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Hi I have had a us visa for a few years and have only recently travelled for work purposes and back again a few times for a couple of years now.

The problem is that I didn't start to use the visa until 5 years after it had been issued and have only just horrifyingly discovered that it has a different date of birth on it than in my passport.

I am truly worried about what the embassy are going to say and think when I tell them about it. Are they are going to be very angry and cancel my visa as I have used it to enter the US.

This has been a truly honest mistake and I know that I should of discovered this before now can someone out there please share any advice or experiences of similar circumstances? I'm so worried that I'm not going to be able to use the visa anymore and could end up in trouble.

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    What is your correct date of birth and what is shown on the visa? I ask 'cos (for instance) in the UK we show 4th July 1970 as 04/07/70 but in the USA it's shown as 07/04/70. – canonacer Sep 13 at 6:23
  • My birthday is in June but on the visa it has being printed out as July 😕 – Pandora91 Sep 13 at 15:26
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    @canonacer nice try, but on a US visa the date you mention would be shown as 04JUL1970, so there isn't really much room for confusion. – phoog Sep 13 at 16:50
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    @Kyralessa Past performance does not guarantee future results. Immigration personal have a wide range of options when admitting someone to a country and each transaction you complete with them is a separate and distinct occasion. So while one official may gloss over the difference and let you in, another official may look and go "WTF is this discrepancy?" and not admit you (or admit you after being held for hours). – Peter M Sep 14 at 13:48
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    Do you have time to apply for a new visa before your next trip to the US? – krubo Sep 14 at 17:41

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