Monday, July 13, 2009

US Visitor Visa (B2) – Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a collection of the most frequently asked questions for US tourist / visitor / B2 visa. I haven’t tried to provide the answers as most of the answers depend on your personal details or situation.

  1. Why do you want to travel to the USA?
  2. Who is sponsoring you?
  3. Is your income enough to support international travel? What do you plan to do if it is not enough?
  4. What do you do?
  5. When is your retirement ?
  6. What is your annual income?
  7. Have you been to US before ?
  8. Do you have relatives in US?
  9. Have you ever visited any other country?
  10. Do you have leave granted application?
  11. Do you have a credit card?
  12. How many children do you have ? And where are they? What do they do?
  13. Who is there in USA?
  14. How long will you be staying in USA?
  15. Where will you stay in US?
  16. Will you work there?
  17. Will you come back?
  18. How can you assure me that you will come back?
  19. What does your daughter/son/son-in-law/daughter-in-law do?
  20. How much does your daughter/son/son-in-law/daughter-in-law earn?
  21. How long has your daughter/son/son-in-law/daughter-in-law been living in USA?
  22. Which visa is your daughter/son/son-in-law/daughter-in-law on?
  23. Did your son/daughter study in the US?
  24. What visa did your son/daughter enter the US on?
  25. Is your son/daughter married?
  26. Does your son/daughter have any children?
  27. Is your daughter/daughter-in-law pregnant?
  28. Will your wife/husband accompany you on your trip?
  29. When do you plan to travel?
  30. Why do you want to travel at that time?
  31. Have you blocked your tickets?
  32. Do you have return air tickets, medical insurance etc.?
  33. How much expense do you expect from this trip?
  34. What places do you want to visit?
  35. Can't you finish your visit earlier? Why do you want to stay for so long?
  36. When did you last see your son/daughter? When did your son/daughter last visit home country?
  37. When does your son/daughter plan to visit home country next?
  38. Where do you stay in home country?
  39. When did your son/daughter go to US?
  40. What assets/property do you have in home country?
  41. Who will take care of your property in home country while you are gone?
  42. What is your son/daughter's birth date?
  43. When is your son/daughter's wedding anniversary?
  44. Can you tell me your son/daughter's contact details?
  45. What will you do at home when they go to work?

If any of you or your relatives faced the interview recently and were asked any question that is not specified here, you can add it in the comments.