To travel to the United States, one of the most important documents is a visa, a type of authorization that will allow you to enter American soil. The US government has announced some changes regarding this request. What is known and when will it start to be implemented? In this note we tell you everything you need to know about it on this topic.
When will the new requirements for obtaining a visa to the United States come into force?
As can be seen on the official platforms of the United States Embassy, the new requirements used to apply for a visa to visit the North American country will come into effect from May 1 this year.
And it is that the United States has implemented new requirements to be able to obtain authorization to travel to that country which actually includes the presentation of the request made by the interested parties.
In particular, the US consulate has indicated that half-completed forms will no longer be accepted, particularly the DS-160 form; Instead, all information provided in the document would be requested, a measure that was implemented because some applicants had omitted data in the initial form and completed it later in the aforementioned interview.
It is also known that the measure announced by the United States Embassy will only apply to Peru.
Another one of the changes announced by the United States government pertains to the payment of visas. Visa applications paid before September 30, 2022 can only be used until October 1, 2023.
This is because these measures have also increased the cost of visa processing; Its previous price was $160, while now it will be $185 by March 30, 2023.
This measure announced by the United States government applies to all countries.
what is visa
A visa, or visa also known as visa, is a conditional authorization granted by a country, usually to a foreign national, to enter and stay temporarily in that country or to leave it.
Regarding this type of document, it is important to remember that these act as a rule of thumb between countries that legalize the entry or stay of people in a country where they do not have a nationality or a country of nationality. There is free transit through bilateral agreements. The person and the country of destination, all based on a well-defined reason.
A visa is a document attached to a passport by the authorities to indicate that the document has been examined and found valid for people entering or leaving a country.
There are a variety of visa types for people who decide to apply for this document. Among them, those that stand out are transit, which are used so that a person who has to stay in one country and then go to another country can stay on this stopover, usually for a maximum of 3 days; Tourist for those who want to visit a country and whose duration is between 1 and 3 months; work, used only for work; students, for those enrolled in an educational center in the country of destination; diplomatic for consular purposes; As a journalist, for those professionals who have to cover some events happening in a country; For marriage, for those who are married to a person who has the nationality of the country of destination; of entry, in particular to be able to appear at an immigration customs office in the destination country, and to request formal entry there; and exit, a type of visa that some countries require of their citizens when they want to travel abroad.
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