Many people look to apply for Visa of the United States. They look to apply for different classes of US Visa such as student visa, tourist visa, Work visa, green card lottery visa. Several foreigners migrate to the US in order to reside there for a temporary or permanent basis. Millions of citizens for different parts of the world apply for different forms of visas which are categorized into two forms i.e. immigrant visa or nonimmigrant ESTA VISA.

US Visa is required under the following circumstances:

- If the domicile is not known to be the permanent citizen of 27 republic countries that are under the Visa waiver program.

- If they are not considered to be the enduring inhabitant of Canada or Bermuda.

- The concerned person is not allowed to travel to the USA due to involvement in a criminal case or criminal record that has been registered against the concerned person.

The classifications of US Visa are as follows:

- Immigrant visa- US Immigration visa is provided to those citizens of the country who have the desire to reside permanently in the United States. The visa applicant needs to be sponsored by a resident of America if he is looking to apply for a US Immigrant visa. An affidavit needs to be submitted in the US Embassy regarding the financial capability of the person residing in the USA who is ready to sponsor the visa applicant.

- Non-Immigrant Visa- US non-immigrant visa is provided to those people who are inhabitation outside the domestic circle of United States of America but are looking to enter the territory of America for some specific purpose for education, medical treatment, commercial meeting, etc.

How to apply for US Visa

- Appointment needs to be taken by Visa consulate in order to visit the US Embassy. Appointment can be taken through telephone, mail service, internet. Fees for US visa interview need to be confirmed before approaching the embassy. Don't forget to ask the mode of payment through which fees will be accepted by US Visa consulate.

- Take all the necessary documents to the US Embassy such as valid passport, completely filled the application form, documents to support the application form which contains details of employment, specific reason to travel USA, financial capability. Proof needs to be submitted to the visa consulate regarding payment of visa fees.

- Submit the visa application form along with passport and other documents supporting visa application at the US Embassy or to Visa consulate. The visa is provided to the applicants after 4 weeks. There is no guarantee to get the visa as it is entirely dependent on the interview with the Visa officer.

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