Does 221g mean rejection?
Receiving the 221(g) letter does not necessarily mean that a visa application has been rejected nor does lower the chances of receiving your visa. It may simply mean that the officer is not able to determine a final decision based on the documentation provided and additional information you initially provided.
What happens if my B2 visa is denied?
When you’re denied, you have to reapply. One of the things we tell people, even though we usually don’t get involved with visit visas, is you have to let the dust settle. If your B2 or B1 visit visas have been denied we would suggest waiting at least six months, and preferably a year, before you reapply.
What happens if you get 221g?
Refusal under section 221(g) means that essential information is missing from an application or that an application requires additional administrative processing. The consular officer will either tell you that the case has to undergo administrative processing or ask you to submit additional information.
Can you get a 221 ( g ) visa refusal?
Even though the rules for 221 (g) are supposed to be the same everywhere, various U.S. Consulates issue 221 (g) refusal letters in different colors depending upon the type of case. Visa applications for some people may require further administrative processing.
What are the types of 221 ( g ) visa denials?
Nevertheless, the overwhelming majority of 221 (g) denials are overcome and visas issued. There are, in essence, two types of 221 (g) cases: Washington-related “administrative processing”, in which a clearance or approval is required from an interested agency or agencies in Washington, D.C.
When to use Section 221 ( g ) of the Immigration Act?
Section 221 (g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. It is often the case when an applicant for a visa is told that a final decision cannot be made on his visa application immediately. In doing so, the consular officer invokes Section 221(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act and informs the applicant that the case will be put on hold…
Why was my application denied for a US F1 visa?
It is up to consular officers at U.S. embassies and consulates to determine eligibility on an individual basis on the merits of each case. Most of the cases refusal ( 221g) can be just because of any documents missing or any additional information required by the consulate. See a Sample of 221g document.