Users' questions

How can I retrieve my DS 160 application after submission?

How can I retrieve my DS 160 application after submission?

In order to do so, go into the Consular Electronic Application Center website and select the Embassy or Consulate at which you are applying. Hit “Option C-Retrieve Application” on the Getting Started page and enter your application ID number. From there you will be able to view and print your confirmation page.

How do I open an old DS 160 file?

To open form DS-160 (CEACAA . dat) application you have to go to the Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application. Select a location where you will be applying for this visa. Then you can select an application that you previously saved on your computer.

What to do after filing DS160?

Important Notice to Visa Applicants: After you have completed the DS-160, you must take these next steps below:

  1. Print and keep the DS-160 barcode page. (You will not need to print the full application.)
  2. You must schedule a visa interview appointment.
  3. Pay the visa application processing fee.

How can I retrieve my DS 160 application ID?

From the Retrieve a DS-160 Application page, click the Forgot your Application ID? link. The Retrieve Application ID pop-up appears. Enter the answers to your security questions.

How long DS 160 form is valid after submission?

30 days
The DS 160 form is valid for 30 days from the day you start completing it.

Can I complete DS 160 after scheduling appointment?

Correction of the DS160 confirmation number after you have scheduled an appointment is available until two business days before your visa interview. To correct the number, please log in to your profile, and select “Update profile” or contact the call center for assistance.

Can we use an old DS 160 after visa rejection?

The old DS-160 filled at the time of the original application would still be valid. You do not have to pay the application fees again if you reapply within one year of the earlier rejection. Visa rejection under section 221(g) is not actually a “rejection”. It is a visa ineligibility.

How to view my DS-160 form after submission?

Once you enter your ID and complete the security questions you can view your application including your answers. Once submitted and the appointment is scheduled, you cannot view the submitted application. Only the confirmation page.

How can I Save my DS-160 application?

To save your DS-160 to the Consular Electronic Application Center website, click the “Next” button at the bottom of each page you complete. From DS160 FAQs “You can save your application or return to a partially completed application.

Do you need to print the DS-160 visa application?

Important Notice to Visa Applicants: After you have completed the DS-160, you must take these next steps below: Print and keep the DS-160 barcode page. (You will not need to print the full application.) You must schedule a visa interview appointment.

Can a DAT file be used to amend Form DS-160?

Alternatively, if the applicant saved the DAT file from the original application, the applicant can access and amend the information contained in a submitted application at any time and electronically submit a new Form DS-160 after making any required changes.