Interview with US Embassy for short-term visa

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Interview with US Embassy for short-term visa

Post by Kimi » Sat, 24 Sep 2005 12:47 pm

Anybody ever had to go to the interview with the US Embassy's immigration officer to be granted the short-term visa?
What kind of papers one needs to bring and more importantly what kind of questions they're asking?
I have been told that all papers I gave my travel agent is enuff already but I'm still a little apprehensive about the assurance...
Cheers in advance.

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Post by babykasim » Sat, 24 Sep 2005 8:15 pm

Hey Kimi,

I did the interview last March.

Basically its question like your intention of visiting US, duration of stay and where do you stay. They will want to look at your tickets and hotel reservation as well

If you are working get a letter from your company stating your intention of visiting US and you will continue to work with them upon your return.

I went there for business, so they didn't ask for my bank statement.
I saw ppl being asked to produce this - but Im not sure if this is needed knowing that you apply via travel agent

Actually you can go to US embassy's website and read more abt it there.

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Post by riversandlakes » Sat, 24 Sep 2005 9:21 pm

I had my interview over two years ago; and it's basically as babykasim said. Since you're going there for vacation, your travel agent is the best to advise you as such.

I think it's reasonable to assume the visa officer will want to see the return ticket, with the paranoid atmosphere hanging heavy at US Embassies I've seen.

I was there for business, and the most important document they wanted, and saw, was the US company's letter.
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