1

If one has an indian passport with UK residency, does he require a visa to travel to the USA for tourism?

8

You can not visit the USA without a visa if you are not on the VWP list, regardless of where you reside.

UK aside, even if someone is a permanent resident of Canada they still need a visa to enter USA if they are not eligible for VWP.

Permanent residents (landed immigrants) of Canada must have a nonimmigrant visa unless the permanent resident is a national of a country that participates in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), meets the VWP requirements, and is seeking to enter the United States for 90 days or less under that program

  • 1
    The answer is right. Though on the more positive side you're likely to have an easier time getting a visa if you've already got proven good behaviour and residence in the UK since the US/US share a lot of data and there'll be less suspicion of illegal immigration if you're already free to live in a wealthy country. – the other one Mar 2 '18 at 14:05
1

You likely need a visa, since India is not one of the countries on the Visa Waiver Program list. You can always check if you need a visa by using the IATA travel document check website (or I think it used to be called TIMATIC Web): https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.