Questions tagged [usa]

Large English-speaking country in North America between Canada and Mexico, and Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Used for questions on traveling from, to, or through the USA. For general questions about North America, use the [north-america] tag but be more specific (eg State) where relevant.

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How can I find out if I am admissible to the USA?

I am currently a Canadian citizen, I got my citizenship in 2015. In 1998 I entered the US under tourist Visa Program B2 Visa, I was an Algerian citizen at that time. In 2000 I got married to a US ...
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B2 visa: not allowed for biometrics due to wrong passport number in appointment confirmation page. Is that visa application considered rejected?

My father had an appointment for biometrics today for his United States B2 visa, but was not allowed inside, as the passport number in the appointment confirmation was wrong. (I made the mistake of ...
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What countries in the Schengen area accept US travel document (form I-571)

I'm planning a trip to Europe this summer (Italy, Spain and Portugal) and will be using my travel document (Form I-571) that I have based on asylum from Syria. I had a visa appointment at the Spanish ...
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Missing biometric info from US Passport

My daughter has the US Global Entry but since we have obtained a passport for her as a baby she's missing biometric information. How does one go about getting the passport with the biometric ...
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Riding PVTA buses (in Amherst)

From https://www.umass.edu/transportation/how-much-bus-fare: Bus drivers will not collect fares/passes, but passengers are expected to have either a valid Five College student, faculty or staff ID ...
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As a US green card holder & Russian citizen, Do I need to fill out an exit day in the immigration card upon arrival in Russia?

I'm a Russian citizen with a US Green card planning to visit Russia, will stay at my parents home. Upon arrival in Russia everyone has to fill out an immigration card. The question is: do I need to ...
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UK visa Upgrade from normal to Premium Service

As per the recent suspension of biometrics enrolment for UK visas at US Application Support Centres, I wanted to upgrade from normal to premium service to use the New York Premium Application Centre. ...
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German citizen, US LLC, living in Germany: Can I use an VWP?

So: I am a German citizen with no US visa status I am one of two members of an US LLC (the other member is US citizen) I am getting paid in the form of member distributions in USD My questions are: ...
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Must US-issued enhanced driver licenses have a full middle name?

I understand that a US-issued enhanced driver license (or ID card) is a special form of REAL ID. The difference from regular REAL ID is the holder not only had to prove legal presence in the US, but ...
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Is it recommended to fill the “Online Presence” in the online ESTA application?

The ESTA application has an "Online Presence" optional field, where one can provide his identifiers for various websites (example: Facebook, Instagram,...). As the field is optional, I decided to not ...
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Error in name on passport and visa?

My passport had an error where my first name is blank and my last name has been mistakenly printed as "Actual_First_Name Actual_Last_Name". When I went for my B1/B2 visa interview, I was asked by my ...
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Can I bring carved antler items into the US

I hope to purchase small carved reindeer antler weaving tools (heddles, shuttles) in Latvia. Will I be able to bring those back to the US? I will be in Russia and Europe between Latvia and the US. ...
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VWP Visit to USA- visiting Girlfriend

I would just like some clarification on a travel plan I have in a few weeks. I have been in a year long relationship with a girl from Chicago, USA. We met in London last year and have done a number of ...
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German Schengen business visa for H1B holder with expired US visa

I am an Indian citizen working in the US on H1B with an approved I797 till May 2021. But Visa stamping on my Passport expired in Aug-2018. I am planning to apply for a German visa (Schengen Single ...
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Bypass six month passport-validity rule when already in country

Two of my family just arrived at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru (from the U.S.) for a vacation (tourism), but one of them has a passport that expires in two months. Peru follows ...
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Do you need to update form DS-160 if you visit the US once again after making a visa appointment?

A friend of mine is extending their US B1/B2 visa. He filled out form DS-160 which among other things asks about the last 5 visits to the US. Now he is going to travel to the US once again in the time ...
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Canada visitor visa proof of relationship with inviting friend

I am planning to visit Canada for about a week from US. I am in US for about 1.5 months with B1-B2 Visa. I have applied for Canada visa in visit (6 month or less) category. My friend, who is ...
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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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Russian tourist visa from USA for a non-USA citizen

I am a Bangladeshi student studying at Columbia University in New York. I wanted to go to Russia this winter to see my uncle, who emigrated there in the 80s and currently lives in Moscow with his ...
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US Embassy ds 160 form for B1 visa in london

I applied for a B1 visa and attended the visa interview at the London site on 02/07/2019. It was approved by the officer and he said I should receive it in a few working days. However, the photo I ...
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How to place Walmart pickup orders as a traveler?

When placing a Walmart pickup order as a non-us resident traveling the us you need to specify a US billing address and US phone number. How should you use this service without those things. From ...
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Skiplagged - Beijing to USA destination

So I leave from Beijing going to (for example) LA USA. Using Skiplagged, the routing puts me as a final destination of Las Vegas. So... BEIJING > LA > LV Skiplagged claims you should not check ...
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My wife was given limited stay stamp in USA and came back in time

My wife has a visitor visa for the US (10 year validity) which she got 2 years ago. She gave birth to our son in the US and came back along with the baby. A month ago she went again to the US to visit ...
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Primary occupation for the US visa - student or full-time employee?, I'm both

I have been a full-time software developer working for a private company for the last 2.8 years, I'm also a college student in the middle of an academic grading term (I study at night). I'm filing DS-...
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USA Visa Schedule for Spouse Only

My wife and I applied for US Visa in March 2019. For that, we filed DS-160 on https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/, created profile on https://cgifederal.secure.force.com/?language=English&country=...
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Re-enter USA, forgot I797

I’m on the H1b visa. Currently traveling internationally but heading back to the USA in the next couple of days. I’ve forgotten my form I797 but have access to a photocopy, and of course I have my ...
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Family 2 adults and 3 children visiting Yellowstone National Park

I am starting to plan a trip to the USA, there are 5 things I would like to see, the distances are not like Europe, everything seems to be so far from each other. In order to ask an objective ...
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Are medical prescriptions for medical imaging or physiotherapy sessions written by physicians located outside the United States recognized in the US?

Are medical prescriptions written by physicians located outside the United States recognized in the United States? I'm interested in medical imaging (e.g., MRI or x-ray) and physiotherapy sessions. ...
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Grasshopper on International Sim Cards

Will IP Phone Software Services such as Grasshopper or the like, function with an international Sim Card and no phone number (except the international Number)? We jump from country to country ...
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I traveled to the USA with an ESTA and left after 30 days but it is showing that I am still in the USA

I have left the USA but just got an email that saying I have not left. I also checked the https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/ and it shows that I am still in the USA. Also checked my British passport and it was ...
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Arriving one day before the “annotation” date on a US Visa

I recently obtained a US visa (B1/B2) for a week-long vacation. The visa is valid for 3 months, and this fully covers my week-long travel. However, there is an "Annotation" field on the visa that ...
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Spouse and me applying from different country for US visa

We are a couple living in different countries and are planning to visit the US. It’s not clear anywhere in the form where we can state that we will be in the US together apart from the travel ...
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Business trip to US on B1/B2 for two weeks

I am a Chinese citizen holding B1/B2 visa which will expire in 2022. I have entered US multiple time for leisure. I am a landed immigrant in Canada and hired by a Canadian accounting firm. My firm is ...
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Can I use MPC when entering the USA with a travel visa?

I am a Canadian national with a TN-1 visa to work in the USA. The lines at passport control are always a huge pain. I want to use the Mobile Passport Control app to bypass the line. It says that ...
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When can I apply for a US B2 visa if my current visa is about to expire?

I hold an Indian passport and a 10 year B1/B2 visa, expiring in October 2019. I hope to travel to US in December 2019. Can I apply for a new B2 visa right now, while my current visa is still valid? Is ...
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Booking via wotif.com using US bank account permissibility

Can I book a hotel in the USA using a bank in the USA via an Australian website, wotif.com? Does this exchange work?
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Valid H1B visa but not stamped. Want to attend a conference in Spain. Am I eligible to get schengen visa and re-enter US?

I have a valid H1B visa though not stamped yet as I have not traveled to India since then. I got an invitation to speak at a conference in Spain next year. Am I eligible to get a schengen business ...
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Documents required by UK citizens traveling to the US by train

I am a British citizen and I will be traveling from the UK to Toronto and staying in Canada for couple of weeks and then traveling by train from Montreal to New York where I will be staying for 4 days ...
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Place of birth typo in ds 2019

My ds 2019 form has a typo stating my place of birth as Raidur but actually in my passport it is correct i.e Raipur. I have a visa appointment in a couple of days. What should I do? I have contacted ...
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Driving in Canada with a US probationary license

I am holding a US probationary driving license in US (Issued in New Jersey) and I planned to visit Canada (British Columbia) soon. I know that if you hold a full driving license, then it can be used ...
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UK visitor visa while having US I797A

I am currently in US on H1B visa. I have I797A approved, but do not have visa stamped yet. I plan to go my home country, get US visa stamped before traveling to UK. UK visitor visa asks for evidence ...
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B1/B2 visa for conference and tourism

I am an Indian citizen working in Germany at the moment and I hold a German residence permit. I applied for the US tourist visa in 2017 which was rejected for not having sufficient ties with Germany. ...
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UK visa application in USA through visa4uk or gov.uk?

If anyone has experience with this, I'd love some help: what's the difference between applying for a UK visa through visa4k and through the main portal gov.uk? Which is better and which is more ...
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Work remotely for a US employer - Travel to US on tourist visa - Work remotely from hotel/friends part time

My girlfriend is a Taiwanese citizen works for a US based company from Taiwan. She wants to visit me for up to 90 days on an ESTA tourist visa. While shes here she wants to sightsee, hang out with ...
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How do I update my family application for a B1/B2?

How can I update the application id for my family? I used an unsubmitted application id to schedule an interview for a B1/B2 visa. Now i am unable to retrieve the ones used to schedule the interview. ...
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Visa denial under section 214(B)

I applied for a B1/b2 visa for a clinical elective. I'm a medical student I still have 1 year to finish university, I live with one of my parents and I have a sick brother who I take care of… in the ...
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Is it mandatory to club all DS160's?

Below is my situation. I am on H1B in US. While I was processing H1B for me I had processed H4 for my kid and it was approved. But, she couldn't come with me and that petition is expired now. I got a ...
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Booking Disney World in Orlando tickets online

I am from Buenos Aires Argentina and I am planning my next vacation to Disney World Orlando. I am trying to do my hotel reservation and buy my tickets for the parks. I have a Disney account in the ...
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Do i have to pay visa fees again for a new DS 160 form?

When i arrive at the embassy, i was told that i have not completed my DS 160 form. I returned home and tried to complete it but i could not retrieve the file from the internet. I have completed ...
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Traveling to Mexico via land - problem when coming back to the US?

Had planned a flight to Indonesia out of US, but plans changed and we gone to mexico instead. But I heard that when you go to mexico by land it doesn't tells the US border system that you left the ...