Please do not schedule your appointment at the Consulate before sending us your application and receiving specific instructions from us. We process applications the same day they are received. As soon as your application is complete, we will send you a confirmation email, indicating the reception date of your DS2019 and SEVIS fee receipt.
The DS-2019 number is mandatory to schedule an appointment at your local consulate. We will email you this number along with all the necessary instructions as soon as your application is approved by CIEE. An individual interview with a consular officer is necessary for all J-1 visa applicants. You will have to be in possession of your DS-2019 and SEVIS receipt the day of your appointment.
All appointment scheduling is done via the consulate’s online portal: USA Visa.
The US Consulate in London has created a video explaining the interview process.