Visitor Visa from India to United States of America

Visitor Visa from India to United States of America Description

  • 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. 

Visitor Visa from India to United States of America Requirements

  • 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. 
Validity: 6 months
Processing Time: 1 - 2 weeks
Cost: Not available

Shantipath, Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110 021



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