Being a vast country the United States has a broad spectrum of beautiful places to offer the visitors. It contains unique destinations ranging from the skyscrapers to the natural wonders and the sunny beaches. The most visited cities include Yellowstone, Alaska, New York, California, Florida, Chicago, and Hawaii.
1. Quick Facts about United States Visa:
Visa Required : Yes
Popular Visa Type : B/1 Visa, B/2 Visa
Visa Processing Time : The minimum time taken for the visa is 5 working days
Flight Booking to Apply Visa : Required
Require Agent/Consultant to apply : No
2. How to Get United States Visa from Pakistan:
In order to apply for the B1 and B2 Visa the Applicant needs to complete the Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application Form known as DS 160.
The DS 160 form can be accessed through the following link:https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/PDF-other/DS-160_Example.pdf
After this the Applicant needs to pay the Visa Fee. In order to pay the fees the Applicant needs to log into the online applicant system and create the profile so that the proper amount is paid. The fee is payable in PKR.
The Applicant should click on Schedule my Appointment option and fill in the steps of Visa Type, Post Visa Category and Visa Class.
Click on the payment options on the Payment Screen and pay the Visa Fee.
The Applicant needs to save the Bank Receipt for the records as the receipt number on it is needed to book a visa appointment.
After the Visa Fee is paid the interview can be scheduled after the next business day at 11:00 am.
The Applicant needs to schedule the appointment and complete the profile with the receipt number.
The fees can be paid at any Allied Bank Branch in Cash only and the Applicant is required to bring their Passport for identification purposes to make payment.
The Applicant is required to Schedule Their Appointment and Apply for Visa.
The Applicant needs his Passport Number, the receipt number, the ten digit barcode number from DS 160 confirmation page.
The Applicant needs to visit US Embassy or Consulate on the date and time of the interview of your visa.
The Applicant needs to bring a printed copy of the appointment letter, DS 160 Confirmation Page, one photograph taken within the last six months and the current and old passports.
The Fingerprints of the Applicant are taken at the Consulate
3. Important Notes about the US Visa:
In case the applicant is applying for B/1 or B/2 Visa it must be demonstrated to the consular that the applicant qualifies for U.S Visa in accordance with U.S Immigration and Nationality Act.
The applicant needs to prove that the purpose of the trip to United States is for business, pleasure or medical treatment.
The Applicant needs to prove that he plans to remain in US for a specific period of time.
The Applicant needs to show that there are is sufficient evidence of funds to cover the expenses of the trip.
That Applicant needs to show that they have a residence outside United States and have strong social and economic ties with their home country and they intend to return back at the end of their visit.