Type of visa requested.
- As a general rule, each Consulate has the right to request more documents or request an in-person interview. The validity of the visa is the sole discretion of the Consulate. Due to unexpected backlogs the Consulate may increase their processing time without notice. Certain nationalities or passport holders may result in additional processing time, this is determined by the Consulate. SC-Passport and Visa is not responsible for delays resulting in Consulate matters.