Step 9: Upload and Submit Scanned Documents
IMPORTANT: Do not send any documents to NVC by mail. However, you must bring every civil document you uploaded and submitted with your application to your visa interview.
To submit documents, log into CEAC and go to the “Start Now” buttons located under Affidavit of Support Documents and Civil Documents. When you have uploaded all the required documents for each section, press “Submit Documents”. The “Submit Documents” buttons will not work unless you have uploaded all of the required documents for each person. Once you press “Submit Documents”, your case will be placed in line for review at the National Visa Center (NVC).
You should only send mail to National Visa Center if explicitly instructed to through an email, telephone call, or letter from National Visa Center. In most cases, this request for documentation will be for a case that is not processing electronically. If necessary for your case, NVC will provide you with a mailing address. Never send original documents to the National Visa Center.
To determine which cases NVC is currently reviewing, please refer to the NVC Timeframes page on the right navigation bar.
Once NVC reviews your case, you will receive an email stating one of the following: