Once the petition is approved, it is forwarded by the National Visa Center (NVC) to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem for further processing. You will receive further instructions from the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, including on what you should bring to the interview and how to schedule your interview.
SPECIAL NOTE FOR APPLICANTS RESIDING IN THE GAZA STRIP
- After completing your DS-160 at https://ceac.state.gov/CEAC and creating a user account at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-il/iv, select the option stating that you reside in Gaza. Then, schedule a Consular Section appointment by selecting the specific date/appointment reserved only for Gazan applicants. Select a date over 60 days in advance of your appointment to allow time for the permitting process.
- Apply for your permit to leave Gaza through the District Coordination Office (DCO). You may present a printout from https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-il/iv as proof of the date of your appointment.
- A shuttle from Erez to be coordinated by the Israeli authorities will take you directly to U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Consular Section at 14 David Flusser Street. Same-day return shuttle service will also be provided.