The numbers are released – theses are for April interviews.


AFRICA  30,700  (Last month 27,800)

Egypt:     18200 (Last month 15,700)
Ethiopia: 22550 (Last month 18,900)


ASIA – 4725 (Last month 4,300)

EUROPE – 28450 (Last month 24,000)

NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 6 (Last month 6)

OCEANIA – 975 (Last month 875)

SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN – 1025 (Last month 925)

If your number has become current AND your DS260 is processed, then you can expect an email in about 7 to 10 days from now. The email doesn’t have the appointment details but simply prompts you to check the ESC website where your 1NL (selected letter) will have been replaced by an appointment letter.


If you do not understand how to understand the Visa Bulletin – please read this – How to read and understand the visa bulletin.

Also please see the historical visa bulletin numbers here to compare progress this year to previous years.