The purpose of your intended travel and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under Immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will have to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.

About Visa:

Visa (word Visa is derived from Latin Carta visa, lit. “the document having been seen”) is a permit given by a country that allows individual to visit that country. A visa is a document that is stamped on a person’s passport by an embassy. It names the kind of visit and says how long the person can stay. Sometimes, people need to go through an interview held at the embassy before they get a visa. Many countries require foreign visitors to have a valid passport and a visa before they can enter the country. Visas are associated with the request for permission to enter/exit the country

We promise to you, the visa applicant, that:

  • We will treat you with dignity and respect in all the circumstances.
  • We will treat you as an individual and your case as unique.
  • We will remember that, to you, a visa interview may be a new or intimidating experience and that you may not be nervous.
  • We will use make optimum use of the limited time available for the interview to get clearest picture at the earliest for your travel plans and intentions.
  • We will maximum use of our available resources to fairly assist all applicants to get appointments to allow travel in time for business, study and other important obligations.
  • We will post detailed and accurate information on visa requirements and application procedures on every Embassy and Consulate website.
  • We will explain the reason for any visa denial to you.

Furthermore, if you are a:

  • Student, we will make every effort to ensure that you get an appointment and if qualified, a visa in time to start classes.
  • Medical and humanitarian emergency traveller: we will expedite processing for those dealing with life threatening emergencies.
  • Business traveller: we will establish appropriate mechanisms to facilitate business travel and expedite cases of particular concern to American business.

At the same time, we expect you, the visa applicant, to:

  • Plan your travel and visa application in advance at the earliest.
  • Complete your application fully and accurately.
  • Be forthcoming about your purpose and plans.
  • Prepare for your interview by being able to clearly and concisely describe your intentions.