ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING/ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/CHECK STATUS

Information for applicants with a technical or scientific background who interviewed in Branch Office Tel Aviv

 

Visa applications for individuals who work or study in scientific and technical fields may be subject to additional processing. This process, on average, requires three to four weeks to complete.

Applicants who present detailed information at the time of their interview help U.S. government officials process their cases more expeditiously and efficiently.  We suggest applicants prepare the following detailed information (in English) for the interview:

  1. Applicant: Name and passport number 
  2. Work Experience: Detailed description of current and past work; Resume/Curriculum Vitae: A detailed resume/CV that includes:
    -Present and previous work, including dates.
    -Educational background, including institution, dates, fields of study, degree, research topic and funding  sources.
    -List of publications including titles, topics, and dates.
    – Research expertise, military service, computer training or other specialized training.
  3. Educational/Research Background: Name of institution(s), dates of attendance, field(s) of study, degree(s) obtained, and research topics;
  4. Publication List (as applicable): Titles, topics, dates of publication, and brief abstracts or summaries;
  5. Travel: Countries visited in the past 5 years – list the year and country.
  6. Trip itinerary: Date(s), location, and purpose of the visit and any relevant addresses, and contact information (as applicable) of companies, conferences, and/or institutions.

If the purpose of your travel falls under one of the following categories, please bring also the items below: 

□     CONFERENCE:

Name of Conference
City
Dates
Your Presentation Topic
Previous Attendance? YES/NO

□     PROCUREMENT:

Name of Item
Model, Type, Make
Export License? YES/NO
Export License Number

□     TRAINING:

Invitation Letter
Name of Training
Description of Training
Location
Name of Trainer
Dates

□     BUSINESS MEETINGS: 

Invitation Letter
Name of Business to Meet:
Dates
Major Topic
Export License? YES/NO
Export License Number:

□     RESEARCH:

Detailed Research Proposal
Name of Faculty Advisor
List of Advisor’s Publications
Advisor’s CV
Invitation letter including research details and access to labs

 

□     RETURNING STUDENT:

Changes to Research? YES/NO
Changes to Advisor? YES/NO
What changes?

 

Administrative Processing: Check Status

Below are the numbers of applications which required administrative processing and are now ready for visa issuance. If your number does not appear below, your case is still pending administrative processing. Please do not contact Branch Office Tel Aviv to inquire further. This list is updated daily.

Check if your application number is listed below. Perform a CTRL+F function to search for your application number.. The confirmation number is on your DS-160 application (this number also features below the barcode on the sticker on your passport, or on the form given to you by the consular officer). If your number appears on the list, your visa is ready to be issued and you should return your passport to the Branch Office.

Send your passport to Branch Office Tel Aviv if you are traveling in more than two weeks’ time:

  • Log in to your account with the Visa Information Service.  You should log in to your existing account, which you previously created when you registered your application and paid the fee.
  • Select Consular Section Instructed me to Send More Documents from the menu bar. Check the box next to the name of the applicant who is required to send in a passport.
  • Complete the Reason for Request window and click Send Request
  • Click on Continue
  • Print the Courier In Certificate
  • Take your passport and the Courier In Certificate to one of the 14 Israel Post Courier Services points of sale:

You will receive your passport and visa about 10 days later at your delivery address (or pickup location).

Bring your passport to the Branch Office if you are traveling in less than two weeks’ time:

  • Come to the Branch Office between 14:00-14:30, Monday –Thursday, bringing your passport and the letter given to you by the consular officer.
  • You will receive your passport and visa about 10 days later at your delivery address (or pickup location).
  • In limited circumstances, we may be able to issue your visa for pick-up sooner, but we will not be able to issue your visa the same day. Please bring your travel itinerary to confirm upcoming travel.
DS-160 Barcode number Status Update Date Send Passport Until
AA008O9CM4 March 22, 2019 June 20, 2019
AA008FZE60 April 12, 2019 July 11, 2019
AA008SDM8D April 12, 2019 July 11, 2019
AA008MS5RK April 22, 2019 July 21, 2019
AA008R7GSW April 30, 2019 July 29, 2019
AA008N4VOK May 2, 2019 July 31, 2019
AA008OCXVW May 2, 2019 July 31, 2019
AA008F8CXA May 2, 2019 July 31, 2019
AA008OM0VI May 2, 2019 July 31, 2019
AA008RKJ7G May 6, 2019 August 4, 2019
AA008SG6KZ May 6, 2019 August 4, 2019
AA008IG8I4 May 6, 2019 August 4, 2019
AA008JRTJY May 6, 2019 August 4, 2019
AA008OIKMQ May 8, 2019 August 6, 2019
AA008ON48Q May 15, 2019 August 13, 2019
AA008RB0RG May 15, 2019 August 13, 2019
AA008D2XH6 May 16, 2019 August 14, 2019
AA008JUDJK May 24, 2019 August 22, 2019
AA008T0JCP May 30, 2019 August 28, 2019
AA008PARNS May 30, 2019 August 28, 2019
AA008V50PX June 3, 2019 September 1, 2019
AA008UO6CX June 5, 2019 September 3, 2019
AA008ZWFN9 June 12, 2019 September 10, 2019
AA008TX58V June 12, 2019 September 10, 2019
AA008ZWFN9 June 13, 2019 September 11, 2019
AA008MXNP6 June 13, 2019 September 11, 2019
AA008X3M7T June 13, 2019 September 11, 2019
AA008UEO4N June 14, 2019 September 12, 2019
AA008PDH8A June 21, 2019 September 19, 2019
AA008NPFPU June 28, 2019 September 26, 2019
AA008KXUSY July 1, 2019 September 29, 2019
AA008VZHOP July 2, 2019 September 30, 2019
AA008SJNDV July 3, 2019 October 1, 2019
AA008WN8TZ July 5, 2019 October 3, 2019
AA008OOTVO July 5, 2019 October 3, 2019
AA0082ZBZ6 July 9, 2019 October 7, 2019
AA008X0UNZ July 9, 2019 October 7, 2019
AA008XVDVR July 10, 2019 October 8, 2019
AA008GIKNO July 10, 2019 October 8, 2019
AA008W1IKJ July 10, 2019 October 8, 2019
AA008J09HY July 10, 2019 October 8, 2019
AA008Q81NG July 11, 2019 September 19, 2019
AA0086K9V2 July 16, 2019 October 14, 2019
AA007D9WPM July 17, 2019 October 15, 2019
AA008XASZJ July 17, 2019 October 15, 2019
AA008ZJU03 July 17, 2019 October 15, 2019
AA007AOFUA July 17, 2019 October 15, 2019