Notice to Those Traveling to America This Summer – Visa Application

For those of you who plan to study in U.S. from this summer, have you applied for a visa?

Summer is the peak season for visa applications. Visa appointment wait times may be longer. Please plan ahead and apply for a visa once you get your I-20 or DS2019 from your school.

For those of you who plan to go to U.S. this summer, have you applied for visa? The following are common reasons why your visa photo may not be accepted: 

X Background is not white

X Wearing glasses

X Taken before the last 6 months

X Shadows in the background or face

X Eye is covered by hair

For those of you who plan to go to the U.S. this summer, have you made a visa appointment? Make sure your documents are in the following order to make your appointment go smoothly:

1. Passport

2. DS-160 confirmation page

3. Supporting documentsEach visa type requires different supporting documents. Visit “Required Documents Checklist” on the Embassy’s website for more details.

4. Appointment confirmation letter