Olympics Affect Available Nonimmigrant Visas Appointments at London
A limited number of NIV appointment slots for July 1 through August 17, 2012, during the period the Olympics and the Paraolympics, will open up through the Embassy’s Operator Assisted Visa NIV Appointment Booking Service during the third week of June. The number of appointments available per day will be limited to 200, priority will be given to F-1 and J-1 students and exchange visitors and Petition-Based visa categories.
There will be limited B-1/B-2 appointment availability during this time. Applicants who have been refused B-1/B-2 visas in the past six months will only be able to schedule appointments after August 17.