USA Visa

USA Visa

Visit, Tourism, Medical B2 | Dependent L2, H4 and F2

US embassy offers many types of visas, in which we offer you the services of the US B2 visa, USA H4 visa, USA L2, and the US Transit visas. The US B2 visa is for the people who want to tour around the country or for the people who intend to visit someone maybe a relative or family member residing in the US. The United States of America consists of many popular tourist destinations such as the Grand Canyon National Park, Statue of Liberty in New York City, The strip and Casinos in Las Vegas, Hollywood, and the Venice beach in Los Angeles, the Disneyland Park in California and many more. Connect us for US visa for Indian, US visa fees, US visa status, US visa application, US visa appointment, US visa DS 160, US visa interview questions.

USA Visa Requirements

A tourist visa is issued only for tourism and leisure. The B-2 tourist visa is for individuals traveling to the USA for a short duration to visit the tourist and popular attractions in the USA. Many times, the B-1 and B-2 visas are combined and issued as one visa: the B-1/B-2.

Documents Required for USA Tourist Visa Application

    • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable].
    • Proof of Stay or hotel bookings covering the whole duration of the intended stay.
    • Flight itinerary, do not book confirmed flight tickets until the visa is issued.
    • Based on your occupational status, you will need to submit employment or business-related documents.
    • Financial documents showing sufficient financial means for the period of stay.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on USA Tourist Visa.

The B-2 visitor visa is for individuals traveling to the USA for meeting family, relatives, friends and attending graduation ceremonies,.The USA visit visa is meant for paying visits to friends or relatives. This visa can be used for medical treatment purposes. Many times, the B-1 and B-2 visas are combined and issued as one visa: the B-1/B-2.

Documents Required for USA Visit Visa Application

  • Invitation Letter 
  • For Nonimmigrant inviter’s Passport First, last, and Visa Page. 
  • For immigrant inviter’s Passport First, last page, GC card, or Naturalization letter. 
  • Address Proof 
  • Financial documents if sponsoring. 
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on USA Visit Visa.

An H4 Visa or USA H4 dependent visa is given to the spouse and children ( under 21 years of age) of all H1B visa holders who would like to accompany the   H visa holder to the USA. H4 visa validity and status are bound to the principal H visa holder. You are allowed to submit an application along with the principal applicant.

Documents Required for H4 Visa Application

  • For Nonimmigrant inviter’s Passport First, last, and Visa Page. 
  • Copy of principal H1B holder’s approved petition I797, form I-129, and LCA.
  • Kids birth certificate [if the child is accompanying] 
  • Original marriage certificate.
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist and visit visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on H4 Visa.

Spouses and dependent children, of L1 visa holders, can travel to the USA on an L2 dependent visa. L2 spouses must be married to the L1 visa holder, and L2 children must be never married and under the age of 21. L2 visa validity is for an equal period of time as the spouse’s L1 visa. L2 spouses are allowed to work in the USA by applying for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). L2 children are not allowed to work in the US. L2 partners and children can study at a US educational institute either full or part-time.

Documents Required for L2 Visa Application

  • For Nonimmigrant inviter’s Passport First, last, and Visa Page. 
  • Copy of principal L1B/L1A holder’s approved petition I797.
  • Original marriage certificate.
  • Kids birth certificate [if the child is accompanying] 
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist and visit visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on L2 Visa.

The USA F-2 dependent visa allows dependent spouses and children(unmarried, under 21 years old) of F-1 student visa holders to enter the USA. The spouse can join from the start of the course or join later. This visa would allow you to travel in and out of the USA or remain in the USA continuously as long as you maintain valid F-2 status. The individual can stay in the U.S. as long as the principal F-1 visa holder maintains valid status.

Documents Required for L2 Visa Application

  • For Nonimmigrant inviter’s Passport First, last, and Visa Page. 
  • Copy of F1 visa holder’s I-20 form.
  • Birth certificate (if you are the child of an F1 visa holder).
  • Marriage certificate (if you are the spouse of an F1 visa holder).
  • I-20 form.
  • Financial statements as proof of financial stability.
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on F2 Visa.

A C-1 transit visa is required if you need to change airports in the USA or if there is a long delay before you can board your flight to the final destination, instead of waiting in the airport, you can tour the nearby places, visit friends or relatives. A transit visa is also used by a crew member who is working onboard a sea vessel in the United States. Crew representatives who are on a ship that will be traveling through the USA in the air or the water typically use a combination of a transit/crew visa.

Documents Required for Transit Visa Application

  • Financial documents if sponsoring. 
  • Flight reservation or if joining vessel need contract letter and seamen book. 
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on USA Transit C-1/D Visa.

Sanctum Consulting USA Visa Process and Services

  • Our consultants would keep the duly completed application form and the documentation set ready for the USA visa.
  • Sanctum agents will provide all information on the documents to submit as per the USA visa requirement.
  • The team will provide all the required letter formats for the visa.
  • Conduct mock interviews as per your convenience and flexibility. Our consultants can take mock sessions in English, Hindi, Telugu, and Malayalam.
  • We also assist in visa fee payments.
  • Schedule USA visa appointments with US consulate. We provide three free re-schedule options. 
  • Prepare day-wise itinerary coinciding with your hotel bookings and travel plans for tourist visas.
  • Assistance on flight itinerary or a round trip flight reservation.
  • We’ll provide you with refundable/free cancellation/book now pay later hotel itinerary links for USA visa application.
  • The USA Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 1-5 calendar days. The processing time starts to post the visa interview at the US consulate. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 3 months from the travel date. U.S. Embassy or Consulate wait time for appointments is varied upon the application rush. That stated, the earlier the individual schedule your appointment, the more likely you are to be able to get the USA interview scheduled date you want.
  • Administrative Processing 221(G)
    • The timing will vary centered on the individual conditions of each case.
  • Sanctum Processing time would be 2-3 business days.
  • Same day delivery is available at additional cost.
  • We aim to provide you with the best services to ensure that you qualify and apply in a manner that results in visa approval.
  • We understand that every case is different; so we treat each case individually.
  • Same day issuance of travel insurance on actual policy cost.
  • Save Time & Effort at a minimal cost.
  • Visa Updates & Tracking!
  • Your documents are safe, secure, confidential and our process is transparent!
  • Early appointments are available at additional cost.
Frequently asked questions

How can I get a tourist visa for the USA?

  • You need to fill the form and book an appointment with the Consulate for the visa biometric and interview. The visa payment has to be made online before booking the slots. Attend the interview and the decision is given during the interview.

How long is a US tourist visa valid for?

  • The B2 visa for tourist and visiting purposes is generally valid for 10 years with multiple entries. An individual can stay 6 months in the US for every 12 months period.

What are the documents required for a US tourist visa?

  • The primary documents required would be employment documents, bank statements, IT returns, Travel related documents like flight/hotel/day-wise plan.

How much is a tourist visa to the USA?

  • The visa cost is about $ 160 per applicant for the USA visiting or tourist visa. There is no other additional fee that has to be paid to the US embassy.

How much bank balance is required for a US tourist visa?

  • It is recommended to show a good amount of balance in the account. However there are very fewer chances that the documents are checked by the visa officer, still, we would recommend you carry all the requirements with you.

How can I pass a US visa interview?

  • Yes, if you are confident enough to present yourself before the visa officer, most probably one should get through the interview. Consult our team, who can help you with the mock interview sessions.

Do I need an invitation letter for a US tourist visa?

  • No, it is not required, you need the invitation letter in case if you are applying for the USA visiting visa to meet someone residing there.

What do you mean by an H4 visa?

  • The H4 visa for the US is a dependent visa for the applicants who are holding the H1 visa. The partners or children can apply for the H4 visa if their spouse/father is having a valid US H1 visa.

How do I book an appointment for the H4 visa?

  • You need to fill the form first and then book the appointment mentioning the same application number. You need to select the category as H4 while making the visa fee payment.

What is the cost of the H4 visa?

  • The H4 visa cost is about $ 190 for each individual.

 What is the L2 visa for the US?

  •  The L2 visa for the USA is for the dependents whose partners are in the L1 visa. The L1 visa is a work visa, and the L2 visa is the dependent visas that allow the dependents to join the primary applicants as long as their visa is valid.

What is the processing time for an L2 visa?

  • There is no processing time required. The decision of the visa is said at the time of the visa interview.

What are the requirements of the L2 visa?

  • The relationship proof, the work permit of the primary applicant are the two additional and primary documents required. The rest all remain the same as the document list required for the B2 visa.

Explain the transit visa for the US?

  • If an individual wants to travel to a foreign destination and has a layover in the US, where he/she needs to go through immigration in the US, then the person would need a transit visa to transit through the US.

Buy Visa Services

The fee listed below is only the Sanctum Consulting Service Fee + Taxes and does not include a visa fee or any auxiliary cost involved. 

Please refer to the Terms and Conditions page*, before making the payment.

For Individual

INR2800+Taxes

For Couple

INR5200+Taxes

For Triumvirate

INR7800+Taxes

For Quartet

INR9900+Taxes