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How many months is the processing time for H4 extensions these days? I am trying to plan for visa stamping in summer during kids holidays. The applications were sent out on January 10. My H1 extension is already approved.

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Anywhere between 8-10 months. We are still waiting on our petition from last Sep. They’ve removed the biometrics step for H4 which is helping a little, but there is still a huge backlog they are catching up on. Go to USCIS H4 processing times site, select I-539 as the form, and your processing center, that will give you the exact date on where the line is..

You don’t need that. With approved H1, H4 can also get stamped

Will the visa be extended till old I797 expiry date for H4 or my extended I797 date?

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