Immigrant Visa Applicants from Denmark and Norway

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Overview

Upon receipt of an interview appointment date from National Visa Center (NVC), Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) or the Immigrant Visa unit in Stockholm, please register your appointment in the calendar of the Immigrant Visa Unit in Stockholm.

All immigrant visa-, diversity visa- and K-visa interviews and adjudications for residents of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden take place at the https://se.usembassy.gov/visas/immigrant-visas/.

FAQ

Below are the answers to frequently asked questions regarding this process:

Q: How many times will I have to travel to Stockholm to complete my immigrant, K-visa or diversity visa processing?

A: Most cases will only require one trip to Embassy Stockholm. This trip will be for the visa interview.

Q: I know I need to visit an approved Panel Physician as part of my immigrant or diversity visa application. Must I visit the physician in Sweden?

A: Residents of Denmark and Norway may visit the panel physicians located in their home countries. The U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will accept results from these visits. Residents of Sweden will continue to visit the physicians in Sweden.

Q: I no longer live in Denmark, Sweden or Norway. How do I schedule an Immigrant Visa appointment in the country where I now live?

A: As part of the standard immigrant visa process, the National Visa Center will coordinate with you to schedule your interview appointment at the appropriate post (now Stockholm) upon receiving your immigrant visa application and supporting paperwork. Similarly for diversity visa applicants, your case interview will be scheduled by the Kentucky Consular Center as part of the standard diversity visa process. If you wish to interview for your immigrant or diversity visa at another immigrant visa processing post besides Stockholm, you may make the request to the National Visa Center or the Kentucky Consular Center, respectively, prior to the time your appointment is scheduled in Stockholm.

Q: In which language will be held my interview?

A: Immigrant visa interviews are only held in English.

Q: My documents are in Swedish/ Norwegian/ Danish. Do I need to translate them?

A: Yes. All documents not in English must be accompanied by certified translations.

Q: How will I get my passport and visa back from Embassy Stockholm after my visa is issued?

A: Passports and documents will be returned to applicants via registered mail. The postage fee is covered by the Embassy.

Q: I’d like to file an application for returning resident status, obtain a boarding foil because I lost my green card, apply for parole into the United States, apply as a follow-to-join refugees or asylee, or renounce my U.S. lawful permanent residence status by completing form I-407. Must I travel to Stockholm for these services?

A: No, the services listed in this question are carried out by the Embassies in Oslo or Copenhagen.

Q: How do I contact the National Visa Center (NVC)?

A: The National Visa Center can be reached by email at nvcinquiry@state.gov and by phone at 603-334-0700. Please make sure to provide all required information in order to ensure a prompt reply: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate.html

Q: How do I contact the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC)?

A: The Kentucky Consular Center can be reached by email at kccdv@state.gov and by phone at 606-526-7500.

Q: I still have unanswered questions regarding the Immigrant Visa application process in Stockholm. Who can I contact?

A: Further questions from Immigrant Visa applicants living in Denmark and Norway can be directed to our customer service center.