US Visit Visa Requirements - Documents, Eligibility & Fees

Indian passport holders who are willing to apply for a US Visitor visa can find the necessary visa information on this page. In the following, you can find USA Visitor 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 Visitor visa documents are mentioned on the page. For further visa consultation, you can contact BTW Visa Executives.

 

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

      The submitted passport must meet the parameters given below

    • It must be original and genuine.
    • It must be provided with a copy of the first and the last page.
    • 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.

  • Bank Statement

      The Bank statement is a mandatory document and it should meet the following criteria

    • It must be evident of healthy balance amount in the account.
    • It should have the seal and signature acquired on every page.
    • It must be provided with authentic seal and signature from the bank.
    • It must be printed on an A4-size paper.
    • It must be original and should have the bank's stamp and signature on every page.

    If the Bank Statement doesn't show enough funds or shows irrelevant expenditure, it could lead to visa rejection on financial means. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Income Tax Returns

      The proof of income tax returns must match the provided parameters

    • The Income tax returns should be specified with an ITR-V for last 3 years.
    • It must be provided with a legitimate documentary proof of the payment of income tax.

    One cannot leave the country if they do not provide appropriate proof of tax payment. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Invitation Letter From Family/Friend

      The letter of invitation submitted should match the following criteria

    • It must be submitted along with a copy of I 134 affidavit support.
    • It must be addressed to the respective diplomatic mission.
    • It must also mention the applicant details as per the passport, the purpose of travel, duration of stay, travel dates, and the relation with the invitee.
    • It must mention the invitee's details such as the contact details, profession details, visa status and citizenship proof.
    • It must specify who is going to bear the expenses of the trip.

    An invitation letter from a family/friend whom you are visiting is essential to ratify the genuiness of your purpose of visit or even provide proof of accomodation.

  • Visa/Resident Permit Copy Of Invitee

      It should be submitted as per the following

    • It must be submitted at the time when the invitee is staying abroad on a resident permit.

    In case the visa permit copy of the invitee is not submitted, the applicant may not be allowed to visit the country providing the purpose of visiting acquaintances.


Eligibility for getting United States Of America Vfr 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 Vfr Visa:

Entry Stay Duration Validity Fees
Multiple entry Normal 6 months 10 years 11840.0
Multiple entry Normal 6 months 10 years 11840.0
Multiple entry Normal 6 months 10 years 11840.0

*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.

Check Visa Requirements List for other country?

Apply Now

Apply for Visa Online

Thanks! we will get back to you soon.