DS 2019 form

Posted by cardioversion @guneetsidhu, Sep 18, 2020

Hi,
Does anyone have an idea about how much time it takes for the issuance of the DS 2019 form after completing all the formalities?. I got a message on 1st September on the legal cell web portal stating that J-1 with the Case Manager for DS-2019 issuance. So I was wondering when can I expect my DS because till Monday it will be already 20 days??.

Hey,
It generally takes 30-45 days.

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@sidag

Hey,
It generally takes 30-45 days.

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thank you so much. Actually my start date was 26 October and the embassy wait time is also 2-3 weeks these days. So i was a bit apprehensive.

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No worries. You can apply for an emergency appointment with the embassy. You can read the guidelines for emergency visa appointment on their web page and you might be eligible for it. That will cut down the time to just a week, so don't worry much about that.

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@sidag

No worries. You can apply for an emergency appointment with the embassy. You can read the guidelines for emergency visa appointment on their web page and you might be eligible for it. That will cut down the time to just a week, so don't worry much about that.

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thank you so much bother for the guidance.

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I have the same issue, but my start date is later than yours. I am also waiting for DS2019 for 20 days. Thanks for your question and thanks @sidag for your info.

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@huyquach

I have the same issue, but my start date is later than yours. I am also waiting for DS2019 for 20 days. Thanks for your question and thanks @sidag for your info.

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when is your start date?

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@guneetsidhu

when is your start date?

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early December

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I'm also waiting since Sept. 1st. Did you receive it already?

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@renatabudas

I'm also waiting since Sept. 1st. Did you receive it already?

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YES I got it on 22nd September

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@guneetsidhu

YES I got it on 22nd September

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You got it via email or from Fn portal? I am still waiting for it.

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