Questions tagged [b1-b2-visas]

Applying for and using the combined tourism and business visa for the United States, the most common US visa. It does not allow the bearer to work in the USA.

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Traveling from US to Jamaica, back to US on B1 visa

My parents are in the US on B1/B2 visitor visa and we plan to take a short vacation with them to Jamaica. I read up on the Jamaica website, it mentioned that Indian citizens dont need a visa to travel ...
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Mother’s name and DOB different on her old USA tourist visa and passport

I just moved to USA from Pakistan like 6 months back. My husband is a US citizen and I am a US green card holder (permanent resident). I am pregnant now and I really want my family to be here with me ...
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Should the name on ticket be as per passport or as per visa

My cousin is planning to visit me in USA and has B1/B2 visa approved. Her name on passport goes as: FIRST NAME - AAA LAST NAME - BLANK whereas that on her visa goes as: FIRST NAME - FNU LAST ...
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Can I use my B1/B2 visa to enter US right after I complete my OPT?

I am holding a F-1 and a B1/B2 visa. Can I enter the US right after I complete my OPT employment? I am currently on OPT and it will end in coming November. Once I complete my OPT (F-1), can I leave ...
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Attend Church activity (Camp) [duplicate]

This is my first time applying for a B1/B2 visa, I am 26 year old and I have a regular job here in the Philippines. The airfare, food and accomodation during the camp, which is for 3 days, only will ...
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What happens to a B1/B2 visa after citizenship change?

I have changed my citizenship from Filipino to Italian early this year. In my Filipino passport I have my b1/b2 visa attached and still valid until 2025, but as for now I am only an Italian citizen ...
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B1/B2 Visa for my kids [closed]

I have a valid B1/B2 visa which I've used to travel twice to the United States for work. My question is: I'd love my kids to join me in my next trip, how do I go about their visa application?
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B2 Visa for cohabiting partner of J1 Visa holder [closed]

Situation: Drawing on https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/64098/83034 and the reference therein (https://fam.state.gov/FAM/09FAM/09FAM040202.html#M402_2_4_B_5), it seems appropriate for my partner who ...
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B2 visa work remotely for Indian Employer [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. Employed in India. Travelling to USA on a B2 visa. Can I work for my Indian employer remotely from USA during my visit to USA.
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Green card surrendered, is it necessary to apply for a new tourist visa?

During a multiple entry Tourist Visa (B1/B2) period, my wife obtained a Green Card. After about 5 years, she surrendered her Green card at a US Consulate in India. At this point in time, her multiple ...
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Can I perform on my B or my ESTA for no payment

Can I perform in the theatre on my B1/B2 Visa or ESTA if I am not paid but just receive a stipend for expenses?
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Possibility of getting a ten year visa [closed]

I am an Indian citizen and was issued a B1 visa, valid for 6 months, in last December from the Dubai US consulate. I travelled to the United States and exited before the i94 expired. The previous ...
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Reentering US after overstaying the visa as a Minor

I have found stories related to mine but I have a very different situation. My family and I moved to United states in 2004, when I was 9 years old. We overstayed our visas and after 2 years of ...
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I have a B1-B2 Visa expiring Oct 2019 but will start using ESTA from now on. When should I apply for ESTA?

I have a B1-B2 visa (on my Venezuelan passport) that will expire Oct 12, 2019. I will not renew that visa and will start using ESTA from now on (I am citizen of Spain also). My question is: When ...
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Apply for US visa question

I'm a Vietnamese citizen. In the past, I have applied for US Visa to go study there. But it didn't work out, so I travelled back to Vietnam. The thing is: I didn't show up as the Us Embassy Office ...
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will 10 year old refusals affect current visa application?

I have been refused twice in 2009 and 2010 for J1 visas, it's been almost 10 years now and I want to apply for the B1B2 visa. Will the previous refusal affect the current application even though a lot ...
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Note on the entry stamp by US immigration

I have entered the US using B2 visa. The interview was long and I told the officer I am staying for a few weeks and showed my return ticket. When she stamped me in, I was admitted for 6 months but ...
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Which I-94 date do I believe?

My I-94 permit was renewed early Jan, allowing entry through to July 5. This showed both on the I-94 website and stamped in my passport. I then traveled outside of the US for several months and ...
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Visa renewal to the USA [duplicate]

I have a B1/B2 US visa valid from 18 Nov'14 - 16 Nov'19, however, have not visited the US during this period and do not foresee visiting by the 16th November this year. There were several changes in ...
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Arrive in the US with a Tourist Visa before Student Visa starts [duplicate]

My girlfriend will be starting college in the US in January. Is it possible for her to get a tourist visa so that she can be here more than 30 days before the start of her classes?
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B2 Visa refusal

I am an international student from India, on a student Visa in Australia, currently studying in an Australian university in Melbourne. I had applied for a b2 Visa. And I got rejected under the grounds ...
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How soon I can re-enter in US, with b2 visa, if my previous stay was for two weeks?

How soon I can re-enter in USA with B2 Visa, if my previous stay was for two weeks?
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US Tourist Visa Denial

Anyone please enlighten me on this one. I am a Filipina and i’ve been working in Singapore for 9 years. I applied for a US Tourist Visa sometime in 2012 and got denied which i fully understand why. I ...
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Which rule(s) says a tourist visa holder entering via land border and staying near the port of entry does not need an I-94?

My "friend" (B2 Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa holder) recently entered from Mexico to the USA twice, about 10 days apart. The first entry was via the CrossBorder Express (CBX), over from an inbound ...
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What is the minimum wait before I may I re-enter the USA after a 90 day visit on the Visa B-2 Program?

What is the minimum wait before I may I re-enter the USA after a 85 day visit on the Visa B-2 Program?
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What documents should I take to the interview for my US B2 visa application?

I am an Indian house wife planning to visit USA for 3 weeks with my husband holding B1/B2 tourist visa. He is working as an Engineer in Dubai and visited USA once. I am holding holding UAE residence ...
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B1/B2 rejected twice for business purpose, implications and wait times

I was denied a B1/B2 visa twice in a span of one month for business purposes. 1st application was denied for the fact that my company was sending me for around 3 months. 2nd application i made for 3 ...
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Esta visa- can I obtain 1 if B1/B2 not expired?

My daughter has a B1/B2 visa which expires on 6th Sept 2019. She wants to return to the US in July or August on an Esta visa before the B1/B2 expires. Will she be able to obtain an Esta visa whilst ...
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A note on a B1/B2 visa - any obligations to fly directly into the specified city?

A 16-years old and his father obtained a B1/B2 visa. There is a note on the son's visa saying "Vacation travel with father Los Angeles, CA". Do they have to fly to Los Angeles directly, or can they ...
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Applying for a USA B1/B2 Visa for an alien resident in Germany

I hold an EU Blue Card and an Indian Passport and have submitted a paper to a conference in the USA due to occur in September 2019. The Blue Card will expire in August 2019 but have already obtained ...
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Impact of Jordan/Egypt travel on US/EU/Canada visa application

I am an Indian resident and citizen with no international travel history. I am working in a US tech company with a steady income. Being history buffs, a couple of my colleagues and I are planning a ...
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Regulations about the new requirement to provide social media accounts for US visas

Starting from June 1st of 2019, all applicants to US visas are required to provide information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years. I wasn't able to find any document ...
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What steps should I take to lawfully visit the United States as a tourist immediately after visiting on a B-1 visa?

I'm a Canadian citizen who will soon be starting work with a company with periodic business trips to a US office, most likely on a B-1 visa. I regularly visit the US as a tourist, and the location of ...
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B2 Visa stuck in administrative processing for over 120 days now

My parents applied for B2 visa in February and were granted visa at the interview at Chennai consulate. My dad got his passport back in 2 days with the visa. My mom received a questionnaire on ...
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Is B1/B2 valid US visa will cancelled if I applied for J1 valid US visa?

I already have valid B1/B2 visa (16 AUG 2015 to 12 AUG 2020) and also have valid J1 visa (18 JUL 2017 to 19 MAY 2018)and I used both of it before , so can I visit US using my B1/B2 visa now in JUL ...
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Is my B1/B2 visa for USA from India valid after a name change? [duplicate]

I currently hold a valid B1/B2 visa for the USA from India. However this visa is printed in my old passport and has my old name i.e. Namita Piyus Agarwal. I have changed my name to Namita Asnani, and ...
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US B1 visa; will it be rejected for blank spouse name?

Background: I got married in 2012, my spouse left me within few months. I renewed my Indian passport in 2013. I didn't had marriage certificate that time so renewed passport as single in the ...
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Russian citizen visiting the US [duplicate]

How much money does a Russian citizen have to have to visit the US as a Tourist, and does the visitor have to have a certain amount of cash even if that person can stay at a friends house during the ...
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Found ineligible for a b1/b2 visa, what's next?

I'm a UK citizen and I've been planning a 6 month long road trip around the US for a while, I got my b1/b2 visa all sorted but my girlfriend (UK citizen same as me) is having complications with hers. ...
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US visa application in the UK

Can international students in UK apply for US visa in the UK? I have been refused a US tourist visa before in my home country. But I have travelled in and out of the UK. I have been to the ...
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US Visa was rejected for the first time andI want to apply again

From my title, you probably think that my problem is similar or a duplicate of some cases. But I don't think so. So, please share your thoughts :) I am an Indonesian and living in Germany for 4 ...
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VFS Gold Service UK Visa from USA [closed]

How long is processing time for Gold Service VFS Visa? How long to get passport back to Chicago office to pick up?
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Any further documentation needed to travel to the USA for the first time, with a previously issued visa B1/B2

I had applied for a US B1/B2 visa last year to attend a conference. Since the visa process took very long I could not attend that particular conference. However, the visa was issued with a 1 year ...
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First time traveller from South Africa to USA

I'm traveling to the USA in December. I'm a student visiting her female friend of 6 years now. The problem is it's the friend paying for the plane ticket and all expenses of the trip. My problem is ...
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Visit Canada to apply for B2 visa while in US on VWP

I had a major surgery and my mom came from Italy to support me. She is already in US under the VWP. She would like to stay over the 90 days because my recovery is taking longer than expected. We know ...
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B2 visa for 6 months stay in US [closed]

My girlfriend is applying for a J1 visa to study in Texas for 5 months and 15 days. I want to travel with her and stay with her the whole time. I will not study or work there. I'm Brazillian and ...
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Is the old passport with an expired US visa required?

I have a Canadian PR and am applying for a US Tourist Visa from Canada, however my old passport is back home and no courier co: is willing to send the same. Is the old passport with the US tourist ...
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Filling DS-160 for B1 visa as single, but getting married in a week

I need to fill the DS-160 ASAP for a B1 visa, so I cannot really wait for this. However, I am getting married in a week, which means that during the interview I'll most probably be married. I was ...
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French citizen, did I need a visa in 2004 and 2006 when I visited the US as a child?

Background: I'm French and I was 13/15 years old in 2004/2006. I need a B1/B2 visa this trip because I'll be entering the US in a private plane in August, which does not qualify for ESTA. I'm ...
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I have a valid B1/B2 Visa for US, but is its validity affected by a change of residence?

About 1.5 years ago, I got a B1/B2 visa that's valid for 10 years. I've now moved to a different city within Germany. The new city is entered in the passport. Is there any impact on the validity ...