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How to Apply for a Visitor's Visa

There are several steps to apply for a visa. The order of these steps and how you complete them may vary at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate where you apply. Please consult the instructions available on the U.S. Embassy or Consulate website where you will apply.

Complete the Online Visa Application

  • Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application, Form DS-160 – Learn more about completing the DS-160. You must: 1) complete the online visa application and 2) print the application form confirmation page to bring to your interview.
  • Photo – You will upload your photo while completing the online Form DS-160. Your photo must be in the format explained in the Photograph Requirements.

Schedule an Interview

While interviews are generally not required for applicants of certain ages outlined below, consular officers have the discretion to require an interview of any applicant, regardless of age.

If you are:

  • 13 years of age or younger - The interview is not required
  • 14 - 79 - The interview is required
  • 80 and older - The interview is not required
You must schedule an appointment for your visa interview, generally, at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the country where you live. You may schedule your interview at any U.S. Embassy or Consulate, but be aware that it may be difficult to qualify for a visa outside of your place of permanent residence.

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@Admin can you provide a list of countries that need to apply for this while just visiting the US for holiday? My nephew was in the United States for a weekend via his holiday in Toronto and he didn’t need to apply for the visitors visa. It seems to vary according to the country that you are traveling from…



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If you are wishing to visit family members, friends or relatives living in the Schengen Zone, then you need to apply for a Schengen Visitor Visa.

There are some documents that are required when applying for a Schengen Visitor Visa. They are-

• Schengen visa application form
• Two identical photos
• Valid passport
• Letter of invitation
• Round trip reservation or itinerary
• Schengen Travel insurance
• Travel itinerary
• Proof of subsistence
• Proof of accommodation
• Proof of family relationship
• Evidence of employment status
• Details of minor travelers

After submitting your Jean visa application you have to wait at least 15 calendar days to get a response. However, each and every case varies from each other and it may take longer to be processed.

In case your application for a Schengen visa for visiting friends or family in Europe gets rejected, then you can apply again and this time try to avoid the mistakes you did last time.

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