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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Parents Visa for USA - Useful Tips

Based on my experience of Jan 2013

Step 1: Submit Online Application (DS-160) at

(before you submit the application ensure that you all the documents ready)

Step 2: Collect Documents

(a) Sponser Documents

  1. Letter to U.S Consulate General
  2. Affidavit of Support, Form I-134
  3. Letter to Parents to visit USA
  4. Copy of my L1B approval (Form I-797)
  5. Copy of Visa along with I-94
  6. Letter of employment
  7. Offer Letter USA
  8. Copies of last three salary / payment slips
  9. Bank Account verification letter
  10. Bank Statement
  11. Copy of Passport
  12. W2-Forms or Form 16
  13. Birth Certificate or 10th Mark sheet

(b) Parents Documents

  1. Passport
  2. Interview Letter (You will get it once you schedule the appointment)
  3. Confirmation Letter (You will get it once you submit the application)
  4. Photographs for visa
  5. Pension Documents
  6. Bank Statement or Passbook
  7. Property Documents 
  8. FD documents (bank and post)
  9. Family photographs 
  10. PAN Card 
  11. Marriage Certificate

Step 3: Pay fees and schedule appointment online at

Step 4: Appear for interview and get the visa stamped.

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