The numbers are released – theses are for June interviews.


AFRICA  34,150  (Last month 32,700)

Egypt:24675 (Last month 20,900)
Ethiopia: 30000 (Last month 25,750)

ASIA – 5950 (Last month 5275)

EUROPE – 34125 (Last month 30,300)

OCEANIA – 1175 (Last month 1075)

SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN – 1075 (Last month 1025)
Just as a matter of interest – these were my predictions from my 2NL analysis a couple of weeks ago. I pretty much nailed it – although EU is very slightly above my estimate (by 126 CNs!)

AF – 34XXX – 35XXX

EU – 32XXX – 33XXX

AS – 58XX – 59XX

OC – 1150 – 1200

SA – surprise!



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have the appointment details but simply prompts you to check the ESC website where your 1NL (selected letter) will have been replaced by an appointment letter.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.

May Visa bulletin released