US Visa Requirements - Documents, Eligibility & Fees

Indian passport holders who are willing to apply for a US visa can find the necessary visa information on this page. In the following, you can find USA visa requirements which mainly include the visa documents and eligibility criteria. General guidelines to be followed at the time of submission of United States Of America visa documents are mentioned on the page. For further visa consultation, you can contact BTW Visa Executives.

 

Following is the general list of documents required for US visa for Indians.
  • Passport

      The submitted passport must meet the parameters given below

    • It must be original and genuine.
    • It must be valid for 6 months ahead of the span of stay.
    • It must have minimum of two blank pages for the visa stamp.
    • It must not be torn, ripped, split, or damaged in any kind of way.

    One cannot cross international boundries without the passport. It is considered a criminal offense otherwise.

  • Old Passport

      If available, the old passport must also be provided meeting the given criteria

    • If the traveller has an old passport, it must be submitted along with the latest passport.
    • It must be original and in a good condition to access the required information.

    Without the old passport, you cannot get the visa stamp. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Photo

      The photographs must be provided as per the given photo specifications

    • It must have a matt finish
    • It must be provided with two colored copies
    • It must be clicked on a white background
    • It must cover the face in 70% of the frame.
    • It must be clicked on a white background.
    • It must be provided with two coloured copies.
    • It must be of dimensions 50mm x 50mm.
    • It must have a matt finish.
    • It must be a recent photograph.
    • The expressions on the face must be neutral, there must not be any kind of smiling of frowning in the photograph.
    • Any kind of glasses must not be worn in the photograph.
    • The hair must be tied back so that the face is clearly visible.
    • The ears must be visible clearly.
    • It must not have any headgear worn apart from religious reasons.
    • It is to be taken care that your teeth do not show in the photograph.

    Recent pictures are mandatory as old pictures can cause the authorities to reject your application.


This is a common list of documents. For specific purpose visa choose from following:

  • Tourist Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Study Visa
  • Work Visa
  • Dependant Visa
  • Visit Visa
  • For detailed information, Please go through US Visa for Indians - Step-by-step Guide

    Eligibility for getting United States Of America Visa:

    In order to be eligible to travel to the country on a visa, you will have to meet the following eligibility criteria.

    1. Be a genuine traveller-You must have a valid and good intention behind travelling to the country.

    2. Eligible to bear all expenses -You must possess sufficient funds to support yourself and any dependents throughout the stay.

    3. Reasons to return - You must have strong ties in your home country that will ensure that you will return after your stay.

    4. Be of good character - You must have a clean criminal track record and be of good character. You may have to provide PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) for the same.

    5. Be in good health -You must at least meet the minimum health requirements required by the authorities.

    Visa Fees for United States Of America Visa:

    Entry Purpose Stay Duration Validity Fees
    Multiple entry Normal Q 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal B2 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal R 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal B2 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal R 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal B2 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal R 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal B1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal B1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal B1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Urgent B1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Urgent B1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Urgent B1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal H1b 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal P3 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal L1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal H1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal Q 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal E2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal H1b 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal P3 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal L1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal H1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal Q 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal E2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal H1b 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal P3 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal L1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal H1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal E2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal F1 2 years 2 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal F1 2 years 2 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal F1 2 years 2 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Urgent F1 2 years 2 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Urgent F1 2 years 2 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Urgent F1 2 years 2 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal H4 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal F2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal L2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal K1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal H4 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal F2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal L2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal K1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal H4 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal F2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal L2 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal K1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Multiple entry Normal C1d 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal C1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal C1d 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal C1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal C1d 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal C1 6 months 10 years 13440.0
    Multiple entry Normal M1 2 years 2 years 15960.0
    Visa J 5 years 5 years 13440.0
    Visa J1 5 years 5 years 15540.0
    Visa J2 5 years 5 years 13440.0

    *Important Note:

    Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted, so It's recommonded to get the professional visa consultation. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your visa application .

    Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

    To know all details like process, eligibility, fees etc. Please refer US Visa for Indians

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