We are improving our B1/B2 application process to make sure it is up to date with current US visa policy. We will make this product available again soon. In the mean time, below you will find useful information to keep in mind for your US visa application.
It is best for visa seekers to fill out an application early for your U.S. visa because United States immigration representatives usually need a minimum of 8 weeks to process a Visa B1/B2 digital application for Costa Rican citizens. This can still save you considerable time compared to going to the embassy or consulate. The U.S. nonimmigrant visa Type B1/B2 is a temporary visa for business and tourism purposes.
Temporary business is allowed with a U.S. B1 Visa. If you are traveling to America as a tourist, you will want a B2 Visa. For simplicity, it is now easy to apply and receive a combination B1/B2 visa interview electronically which is a visa good for both purposes.
Frequently Asked Questions about the United States Visa B1/B2
What is a U.S. R B1/B2 visa?
The United States Visa Type B1/B2 or B-1/B-2 is a temporary, nonimmigration visa that lets citizens of Costa Rica conduct business and tourism to happen without worrying about having to get two distinct visas.
Can I get my U.S. visa online?
No. Although, iVisa is more than happy to help you schedule your U.S. embassy/consulate interview by submitting your DS-160 form to the United States government for you. It is best to schedule this at least 8 weeks out from your intended arrival into the U.S.
How much does a U.S. multiple entry Visa R B1/B2 cost?
For your interview, it depends on your desired processing time.
If you choose Standard Processing, it will take 9 days, and your visa will cost USD 200.00.
If you choose Rush Processing, it will take 7 days, and your visa will cost USD 230.00.
If you choose Super Rush Processing, it will take 5 days, and your visa will cost USD 250.00.
NOTE: The United States government may add on additional fees after you receive your interview and your visa. One example is the “visa issuance fee” which is a post-interview fee that relies on ‘reciprocity.’ America will charge foreign travelers a fee the same as their home countries charge U.S. visitors when they enter their country.
How many entries do I get into the U.S. with the B1/B2 visa?
Your U.S. R B1/B2 visa gives Costa Rican applicants Multiple Entry.
When does my United States B1/B2 business/tourist visa expire?
Your business & tourist visa for the U.S. will expire 10 years after issued.
How long can you stay in the U.S. with a B1/B2 visa?
With your R B1/B2 visa, you can stay in the United States as a Costa Rican citizen for at least 180 days Per Entry.
What do I need for my DS-160 interview application for the B1/B2 visa?
To fill out your visa interview application, you will need your valid Costa Rica passport, social media information, a relevant U.S. consulate/embassy location, official documentation validating your reasons for traveling to the United States, and personal information like your address and phone number.
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