Visa United States - Atlanta
Always contact the Embassy or Consulate of the United States in your home country for information on all visa matters.
The US embassy or consulate can inform you on all the procedures on obtaining a valid visa for the United States and on all the specific types of visa.
A visa for the United States is a document, a stamp or a sticker in your passport that shows that you are authorized to enter or leave the United States.
A US visa is subjective to permission for entering or leaving the United States from an immigration official at the time of the actual entry into the United States. A visa is issued by the US embassy or consulate in your home country.
Some persons from certain countries do not require a visa for the United States, such as when certain countries have reciprocal visa treaty arrangements with the US.
A visa always has various conditions of stay. This can be -among others- maximum period of stay, the dates of validity, validity for amount of visits, purpose of visit etc.
A visa generally gives non-citizens clearance to enter the United States and to remain there within the various conditions mentioned for the specific visa.
A visa application in advance at one of the US embassies or consulates around the world gives the government a chance to consider your circumstance, such as reason for
applying, details of previous visits to the United States and financial security.
When this is the case the US embassy or consulate in your home country can inform you about the possibilities to use such an authorized visa service company.
In the case that there is no US embassy or consulate in your home country you have to travel to a neighboring country which does have an embassy or consulate of the United States and try to apply for your visa there. Sometimes it is also possible to apply per post.