My H1B petition was approved for consular notification. My employer listed Hyderabad as the consulate to be notified, but I actually live near the U.S. Consulate in Chennai. Is it ok if I apply for my H1B visa stamping in Chennai?


Normally, it is possible to apply for an H1B visa “stamp” at a different consulate from the one listed on the H1B petition. This sometimes causes a delay in the visa being issued, but such delays typically are less than 2 weeks. (16.Oct.2019)

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