VISITOR

Visitor Visas

A foreign national who wishes to enter the United States for a temporary period of time either for business, pleasure or both must first obtain a visa. Visa type depends on the reason for entering the United States.

B-1 Visa permits the foreign national to enter the United States temporary for business. The following activities are permitted with a visitor visa:

  • consult with business associates
  • attend a scientific, educational, professional, or business convention or conference
  • settle an estate
  • negotiate a contract

B-2 Visa permits the foreign national to enter the United States temporary for tourism, pleasure or visiting. The following activities are permitted with a visitor visa:

  • tourism
  • vacation (holiday)
  • visit with friends or relatives
  • medical treatment
  • participation in social events hosted by fraternal, social, or service organizations
  • participation by amateurs in musical, sports, or similar events or contests, if not being paid for participating
  • enrollment in a short recreational course of study, not for credit toward a degree (for example, a two-day cooking class while on vacation)

Fees

  • Non-refundable visa application fee-The applicant is required to pay it before the interview.
  • Visa Issuance Fee- When visitor visa is approved, the applicant may also be required to pay a visa issuance fee, if applicable to the applicant’s nationality.

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