If you need to find out your current status, please use our case status request form.
Please note: all wait times may vary due to the details of each and changes in National Visa Center (NVC) timeframes. An updated list of these can be found here.
Once an application is received it will be reviewed. If you are accepted you will be given a job offer by a Healthcare Facility (HCF).
Initial Information Collection:
Once accepted there are a number of documents and pieces of information which you will be asked to provide so we may bein your immigration process here in the United States.
The first form submitted on your behalf is the I-140. This must be processed and approved by the federal government of the United States.
A number of processing fees must be paid to the National Visa Center (NVC) at this time. This is one of the costs covered by the HCF offering you a position. Once received, these fees must be processed by NVC.
Additional Information Collection:
Kennedy Healthcare may ask that you provide additional information at this stage. This is so we can continue your immigration process with the NVC, via the form DS260.
The DS260 is an all online document. Once you or Kennedy Healthcare Recruiting has filed this document it must be processed and approved by NVC.
NVC Document Collection:
The NVC requires a number of Civil Documents related to you and your identity. We may ask for additional documentation at this time.
Missing Document Requests:
If the NVC does not receive all documents they require, you and Kennedy Healthcare will be notified.
Once all documents are received and processed by NVC you will be declared “Documentarily Qualified”. This means that you may proceed in the immigration process.
Interview Date Set:
Your local embassy or consulate will contact you with your interview date. If you cannot attend at the given time it may be rescheduled.
221G for missing documents:
If any documents expire or are found to be missing between your Documentary Qualification and Consular Interview date a 221G will be sent. This is an opportunity to update the required information and retain your Documentary Qualification.
Your Consular Interview will take place at your local embassy or consulate. If results are satisfactory you will be approved for travel to the U.S.
Travel to the United States:
You will be assisted with travel logistics by KHR.
This must be completed within six months of your Consular Interview.
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