B Visas are available for nonimmigrant entry for those wishing to visit the United States temporarily for Business or Tourism.
To be eligible for a B-1 Visa, you must prove the following:
To be eligible for a B-2 Visa, you must prove one of the following:
To apply for a B visa, you should begin by completing online nonimmigrant visa Form DS-160. A photo is also required to be uploaded with your form. Once your form and photo have been approved, you will schedule an interview. Interviews are generally only required for applicants between the ages of 14-79.
The following documentation is required for an application interview:
Family of B Visa holders including spouses and children must apply for their own B visa.
The typical allotment of time a person is granted with a B visa is 1 to 6 months, with 6 months being the maximum. If you wish to stay beyond 6 months, complete Form I-539, application to extend nonimmigrant stay.
At Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C., we provide individuals and families with the legal representation they need during the process of obtaining nonimmigrant visas. With over seven decades of combined experience in US Immigration law, we’re here to guide you through the process of obtaining a B visa for your business or tourism needs. Contact a member of our team today at 312.444.1940.