It is recommended to apply as soon as you can for a U.S. Visa because the United States officials normally take up to at least 8 weeks for the processing of a Visa B1/B2 online application for Indian citizens. The U.S. nonimmigrant visa Type B1/B2 is a temporary visa for business and tourism.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have an Indian passport, do I need a visa to visit the United States?
What is the US B1/B2 visa?
A US B1/B2 visa is a temporary, non-immigrant visa, which allows the holder to travel to the US for business and tourism purposes.
How long is the US B1/B2 Visa for?
This visa is valid for 10 years after issued.
How many times can I enter the US with a B1/B2 visa?
The B1/B2 visa grants Multiple Entry for a maximum of 180 days Per Entry.
What do I need to apply for a US B1/B2 visa?
For your online application to the interview for the US B1/B2, you will need just a few documents:
Passport (valid for at least six months beyond your period of stay in the United States).
Passport quality photo in digital format.
Travel itinerary (if you have already made travel arrangements).
Dates of your last five visits or trips to the United States, if you have previously traveled there.
Information about your current and previous education and work history.
A credit/debit card or PayPal account.
What are the processing times and prices?
Three options you will have for these:
Standard processing time – your request is processed within 9 days, and you are required to pay USD 200.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing time – the in-between option means that you get your confirmation page in 7 days, and the cost is USD 230.00 (service fees included).
Super Rush processing time – the fastest option at hand means that your application is processed within just 5 days, and the price is USD 250.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the US B1/B2 work?
Here is how it works:
You fill out our simple online form, upload your documents and pay.
With the information you provide, iVisa will submit the DS-160 form on your behalf to the U.S. government.
Where applicable, iVisa handles payment of the consular fee. Unfortunately, in some application countries, payment can only be made in person by the applicant.
After coordinating with you the best time and date, iVisa schedules your interview appointment at your chosen U.S. embassy/consulate.
You attend your interview, ace it, and leave your passport with the U.S. embassy/consulate to issue the visa.
You collect your passport with your U.S. B1/B2 visa in it.
How can I apply for a US B1/B2 Visa?
To fill in the application form will take you less than 10 minutes. It is broken down into three simple steps:
Step number one wants your general information as well as a few details regarding your trip. At this point, you are also required to select a processing time (from the mentioned above).
Step number two wants you to make the payment and review your form.
Step number three covers the supporting documents. You must upload them.
What happens after I have applied?
You will receive an email in the timeframe chosen, to schedule your interview in the Embassy. Before your interview, we will send you a complete package about what to expect from your interview and provide you with a list of documents you should bring along with you on the day of the interview. After your interview, the US Embassy will likely keep hold of your passport to place the visa sticker in it.
I made a mistake on my application. Can the visa be modified after it’s issued?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
If we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.