The Interview

After you have completed the steps on the Immigrant Visa Process on, including paying the necessary fees and submitting the required immigrant visa application form (DS-260), Affidavit of Support, and supporting documents to the National Visa Center (NVC), they will review your file for completeness. Once your case becomes qualified for an interview, NVC will work with the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to schedule an interview appointment for you.

You can click here to learn more about the interview process.


If you are an immigrant visa applicant or Green Card holder residing in Gaza and require a permit to attend an interview, please follow the following steps:

  1. Contact us via email at to receive an appointment letter.
  2. We will schedule your appointment and mail you an appointment letter to Gaza via courier. Your letter will arrive more than 60 days in advance of your proposed appointment to allow time for the permitting process.
  3. Immediately apply for your permit to leave Gaza through the District Coordination office (DCO). You should present the appointment letter issued by U.S. Embassy Jerusalem as evidence of the date of your appointment.
  4. The Israeli authorities at Erez will provide a shuttle service on the date of your interview directly to U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Consular Section at 14 David Flusser Street. Same-day return shuttle service is also provided.