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How does a user access his USCIS visa case status?

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An applicant's visa case status is available online at USCIS.gov, according to U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services. Applicants can click the Services tab on the left side of the home page to access the Check Your Case Status link.

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On the Case Status Online page, users are prompted to enter a receipt number without the dashes, explains U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services. Users can get information about the receipt number by clicking the question mark icon located to the right of the Enter a Receipt Number heading. The receipt number is a unique 13-character identifier assigned to each application. After entering the receipt number, click the Check Status link to retrieve visa case status information.

Click the Submit a Case Inquiry link on the Case Status Online page to get additional visa case information, advises U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services. On the Case Inquiry page, applicants can contact U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services with specific concerns regarding visa processing times, as well as lost or missing notices, cards and documents. The Case Inquiry page offers a link to request interview accommodations due to a disability and a link to correct typographic errors on a USCIS document. Users can also make an appointment to discuss a case on the USCIS website.

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