Lifehack | How to apply for a visa in the USA
Author: Katerina Moskalets
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Don’t know how to apply for us visa and what kind of nuances will have to face? To get started, go to the official website of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow — there is all the necessary information.
In 2017 in connection with the reduction of staff of the us diplomatic mission on the territory of the Russian Federation Consulate General of the United States in Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok began to run in a restricted mode and has resumed interviews only on a nonimmigrant visa. If you are interested in making immigrant visas and green cards, immediately contact the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
Before applying for a nonimmigrant visa the first thing you need to pay the visa fee. This can be done both online and through the Bank. If you stopped on the last variant, first fill out the receipt on payment of consular fee. It is not difficult, detailed instructions are on the website of the Embassy of the United States. Note, payable in local currency, not dollars, and no matter will get you a visa or not, the visa fee is not refundable.
Charges, complete the electronic application for nonimmigrant visa (DS-160) in Russian. Immigration experts advise: giving information about yourself, be as honest, holding nothing back and not embellishing.
The next step is the recording of the interview at the Embassy or Consulate on the official website.
a valid passport;
receipt of payment of consular fee;
barcode, confirming applying for a nonimmigrant visa.
The most exciting 4-th stage — the interview with the immigration officer at the Embassy or Consulate. It is important to come to the interview on time, and even better 15 minutes before him, taking with him:
a printout of the letter c of your appointment,
confirmation page DS-160,
1 recently taken photo,
all current and previously issued passports.
If you successfully passed the interview and become the proud owner of a us visa later via “Pony Express”, you’ll receive a passport stamp.
If you intend to obtain a residence permit in USA, you will need an immigrant visa. Your relative or potential employer from USA draw up a petition, which the Service of citizenship and immigration USA (U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) must approve before you can apply for an immigrant visa. Next, you will need to undergo a medical examination.
The interview for immigration visa is only possible in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. To expedite the processing of immigrant possible under the following conditions:
National visa center have to give the nod to the passage of the urgent interview.
The petition must be filed and approved in Moscow.
Return of permanent resident status in the United States.
That’s the trouble. And remember: the official website of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow is the first source where to turn for reliable information on the processing of us visas.