Before you apply
- You should apply well in advance and at the latest 15 days before you plan to travel. You can submit your application up to three months before your planned departure.
- We recommend that you do not buy your ticket until a visa has been granted.
- Before you can hand in the required documentation, you must register your application online. When you come to hand in your documentation, you will be asked to provide fingerprints.
- You may be asked to provide additional documentation or to come for an interview.
In order to apply for a visa in the United States you must either be a citizen of the US or legally reside here.
In the United States applicants for visa or residence permits submit their application at (a) visa application center(s) run by the external service provider VFS Global.