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The United States of America is one of the main tourist destinations in the world. You cannot truly see all the country has to offer in one trip. If you have exhausted the things to see in a particular location, the next location brings up a fresh array of things to see. The country has beautiful scenery, entertainment options, magnificent architecture, great tourist sites and so much more. No matter what you are interested in doing, you are sure to get it in the United States of America. National Parks, casinos, beaches, historical sites, movie theatres, trade fairs, shopping malls, restaurants, nightlife are just some of the things you can do in the country. Make sure you enjoy the rollercoaster of fun during your time here.
 
Tourism in the USA is a large industry that contributes greatly to the American economy. The United States of America is the country that attracts the third-largest number of tourists behind France and Spain and this may be attributed to the fact that tourists stay longer in the United States more than they do in France and Spain. The country plays host to about 78 million tourists yearly. Since Donald Trump got elected, the number of tourist visits in the United States has dropped by 4% and has led to the loss of about 40,000 jobs.
 
Citizens of Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Caymans, Australia, Belgium, Brunei, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, South Korea, New Zealand, etc can gain entry to the United States of America visa-free for a certain period of time.

Basic Travel Requirements for Indians visiting United-states-of-america

  • A DS-160 online nonimmigrant visa application form (This is to be completely filled online). 
  • A printed copy of the confirmation page of the visa application form (VAC).
  • An original passport with a 6 months validity beyond the arrival date in the US.
  • Old passports (In case of former travels).
  • Both digital and hardcopy of the applicant's passport photograph. One of each photo are required.
  • Proof of visa application payment (This is a proper receipt for the application).
  • A printout of the US interview appointment at the embassy. 
  • Supporting documents specific to each kind of visa you are applying for.
  • Proof of financial stability to stay for the intended period of time in the U.S.
  • Proof of accommodation for the period you will be staying in the country.
  • Proof of intended repatriation to your origin country. 

Types of United-states-of-america Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Visitor Visa 1 - 2 weeks 6 months
Work Visa 90 days 3-5 years
Student Visa 120 days 3-5 years

Places in Visas of United States of America Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Visitor Visa Not available
Work Visa Not available
Student Visa Not available

FAQs about Places in Visas of United States of America

Do all visa applications follow the same process ?

Except specifically noted, all non-immigrant visa applicants follow the same application process as the non-immigrant visas are tagged temporary visas.

Can I enter the US with a combination of both business and pleasure purposes ?

Yes, applicants have have the reasons for their travel combined and they would be issued a B1/B2 visitor visa.

When is a good time to apply for my US visa ?

A good time to apply for the visa would be months before the intended departure date. It is better to prepare well in advance.

4 Visas of United States of America found

Visitor Visa from India to United States of America
Visitor Visa from India to United States of America

Visitor Visa from India to United States of America

Visitor Visa, Visas of United States of America, Visa

New Delhi US Embassy

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The US visitor visa is a temporary stay visa and is of two types: B1 and B2 visa. B1 visa is for those who want to visit the US for business purposes. It is also for foreigners who want to consult with business partners, attend conventions or conferences, negotiate contracts and carry out professional activities. The B2 visa is for those who want to go into the US for leisure, vacationing and also visiting friends and family. Those who want to visit the US for medical reasons are also issued a B2 visa. Note that you can have a combination of these purposes on your visa and it would be tagged the B1/B2 visa. The visa application form is to be filled online and a confirmation page would be provided after applying. This is to be printed out and taken by the applicants for their scheduled interviews. To obtain any of these visas, travelers must bring proof of the following:         Purpose of temporary stay in the country.         Intended period of time to be spent in the country.         Evidence of funds to support yourself during your stay. Those issued the B1 visa would need supporting documents such as:          Details of your social media accounts          The interview confirmation page          A letter detailing the purpose of the applicant's trip.          Criminal records or a letter from the appropriate authorities showing no prior convictions.          A letter from the company or business body you are getting involved with. For those issued the B2 visa, these are some of the supporting documents to have while applying:          A travel itinerary          A business card (optional)          An original bank statement           Documents reflecting payment of taxes.          Letter of invitation from relatives (For those who want to visit family.  When the visa gets issued, the applicant's purpose of stay would be clearly indicated on the visa. Domestic or personal employees can be issued a B1 visa in cases where they are accompanying a U.S. citizen who lives permanently in India or when a foreign employer in the US who holds a non-immigrant visa. 

Work Visa from India to United States of America
Work Visa from India to United States of America

Work Visa from India to United States of America

Work visa, Visas of United States of America, Visa

New Delhi US Embassy

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The US work visa is only issued to foreigners who have gained employment in the country. For nonimmigrants, they are to be given specific visas based on the type of work they would be doing. The employers or agents are to file a petition to the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)to be approved before the foreigner can work in the U.S. The petition formed is tagged Form I-129 and after it is approved, the employer or agent will receive a Notice of Action (Form I-797). This notice is the approval needed for the foreigner to enter the U.S. When this is done, the next thing is to apply for the visa and pick the specific one that corresponds to what work you want to do. The work visa types include:         H-1B - For Specialty Occupation         H-1B1- Treaty-based Temporary Work Visas         H-2A - Seasonal Agricultural Workers         H-2B - Skilled and Unskilled Workers H-3  - Trainee H-4  - Dependents L-1  - Intra-company Transferees L-2  - Dependents   O    - For those with exceptional abilities   P    - For artists and Entertainers Q    - For International Culture Exchange Indians are advised to apply for their work visa at least 90 days before their employment start date. Note that the presentation of false documents can result in permanent visa ineligibility. This visa is only granted to foreign nationals in situations where there is a shortage in the number of available citizens of United States workers. A certification issued by the Department of Labor which states there was indeed no citizen of the United States of America qualified enough to take up the job you were offered at the time. Other things that can be presented are the qualification and proof of expertise of the foreigner i.e. what is the worker's level of expertise?

Student Visa from India to United States of America
Student Visa from India to United States of America

Student Visa from India to United States of America

Visas of United States of America, Visa, Student visa

New Delhi US Embassy

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Those who have already been approved and accepted by a school in the U.S. are the ones who are given the student visa. This visa is issued in two major types: F1 and M1 visas The F-1 Visa is the most common type of Student Visa. Foreigners who wish to attend an approved school such as a college or university, or private secondary school are the eligible applicants of the F-1 Visa. If you will be undergoing a program that lasts for more than 18 hours a week, this is the visa type for you. The F-1 and M-1 applicants need the Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status) and after visa, payment must have been made. Form I-20 proves that you are legally enrolled in a program of study in the United States. You are required to present the original and copies of academic documents such as school transcripts with grades, public examination certificates, standardized test scores and diplomas during the visa application. It should be stated clearly on the Form I-20 that students have made payment for the educational cost.