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H1-B Visa Drop Box facility in India at Stanley Office(Bangalore)

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H1-B Visa Drop Box facility in India at Stanley Office(Bangalore)
 
Qualifications/Criteria to avail Drop Box facility:
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How to Apply:
-----------------------------------------------------
 
Documents collected at Stanley Center
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1. DS160 Confirmation Letter
2. 2 Photos( as per US Visa Specifications)
3. 1797 Approval Notice current and previous photo copies only(Note. previous is important as well)
4. Drop Box letter with Barcode( Carry 2 Copies)
5. Passport current and old(If any)
 
Team Stanley Locations in India
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Status can be tracked in 2 ways:
----------------------------------------------
1. Passport Tracking(PT) at ustraveldocs using Passport Number
 
2. Visa Tracking(VT) at CEAC website using DS160 Application ID/Case Number
 
My Experience at Bangalore Stanley Office
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Basic Info at the Center
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1.Cellphones are allowed which should be switched off to carry inside.
2.Backpacks and bags are allowed
3.Laptops and Tablets are not allowed
4.If there is a long Q, just go up to the door and say that you are here for Drop box. The Q would most likely be for Passport collection.
5. Photo center and copier is available at the center at nominal cost.
 
1. Token was provided and security check was done.
2. Token has Token Number and Counter at which one has to go.
3. When my turn came I approached the counter and the staff behind the counter collected the Documents, He checks for  drop box qualifications. Once verified is in compliance he will stamp the second copy of drop box letter.
4. Done for the day.
 
Tracking Log
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I submitted on 16-Dec-2013 at Stanley Office Bangalore
16-Dec-2013 
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PT-Your passport is being delivered to post
VT-No Status
17-Dec-2013 
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PT-Your passport is being delivered to post
VT-No Status
18-Dec-2013
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post
VT-No Status
19-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Ready( Ready for Interview)
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
20-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Ready( Ready for Interview)
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
23-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Ready( Ready for Interview)
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
24-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Admin Processing
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
Status Updated : 24-Dec-2013
25-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Admin Processing
26-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is being delivered to post 
VT-Issued
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
Status Updated : 26-Dec-2013
27-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-passport ready for pickup
VT-Issued
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
Status Updated : 26-Dec-2013
Email Notification: Yes
 
Passport Collection at Stanley office:
----------------------------------------------
Carry ID proof and a photo copy( The copy will be sealed, signed by you and collected at the center)
 

 

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Thank you so much. We are planning a trip MY husband needs to get his passport reissued  first and then his visa. 

I hope it will be okay if we send both the passports, older one with the expired stamp and the reissued one.

 

 

 

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Can anyone of you confirm if OFC appointment (for biometrics) is needed if you qualify for the dropbox program ? 

 

 

 

H1-B Visa Drop Box facility in India at Stanley Office(Bangalore)
 
Qualifications/Criteria to avail Drop Box facility:
-------------------------------------------------------
 
How to Apply:
-----------------------------------------------------
 
Documents collected at Stanley Center
-------------------------------------------------------
1. DS160 Confirmation Letter
2. 2 Photos( as per US Visa Specifications)
3. 1797 Approval Notice current and previous photo copies only(Note. previous is important as well)
4. Drop Box letter with Barcode( Carry 2 Copies)
5. Passport current and old(If any)
 
Team Stanley Locations in India
-----------------------------------------------
 
Status can be tracked in 2 ways:
----------------------------------------------
1. Passport Tracking(PT) at ustraveldocs using Passport Number
 
2. Visa Tracking(VT) at CEAC website using DS160 Application ID/Case Number
 
My Experience at Bangalore Stanley Office
-------------------------------------------------------------
Basic Info at the Center
----------------------------------
1.Cellphones are allowed which should be switched off to carry inside.
2.Backpacks and bags are allowed
3.Laptops and Tablets are not allowed
4.If there is a long Q, just go up to the door and say that you are here for Drop box. The Q would most likely be for Passport collection.
5. Photo center and copier is available at the center at nominal cost.
 
1. Token was provided and security check was done.
2. Token has Token Number and Counter at which one has to go.
3. When my turn came I approached the counter and the staff behind the counter collected the Documents, He checks for  drop box qualifications. Once verified is in compliance he will stamp the second copy of drop box letter.
4. Done for the day.
 
Tracking Log
--------------------------------
I submitted on 16-Dec-2013 at Stanley Office Bangalore
16-Dec-2013 
------------------
PT-Your passport is being delivered to post
VT-No Status
17-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is being delivered to post
VT-No Status
18-Dec-2013
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post
VT-No Status
19-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Ready( Ready for Interview)
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
20-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Ready( Ready for Interview)
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
23-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Ready( Ready for Interview)
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
24-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Admin Processing
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
Status Updated : 24-Dec-2013
25-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is still with post 
VT-Admin Processing
26-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-Your passport is being delivered to post 
VT-Issued
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
Status Updated : 26-Dec-2013
27-Dec-2013 
-----------------
PT-passport ready for pickup
VT-Issued
Case Creation Date : 19-Dec-2013
Status Updated : 26-Dec-2013
Email Notification: Yes
 
Passport Collection at Stanley office:
----------------------------------------------
Carry ID proof and a photo copy( The copy will be sealed, signed by you and collected at the center)
 

 

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Thank you so much. We are planning a trip MY husband needs to get his passport reissued  first and then his visa. 

I hope it will be okay if we send both the passports, older one with the expired stamp and the reissued one.

 

 

 

 

Hi, I am in same situation. Will go for dropbox next month. Any update? Please share your experience.

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