Any foreign person, when wishing to travel to the United States, will need a VISA with the exception of those whose countries of nationality comprise the waiver program, which in this case will only need travel authorization through the electronic system (ESTA) with their valid passport.

  • Non-immigrant visas are granted to foreigners who plan to visit the United States temporarily and fall into different categories: Tourism, Business, Students, Labor and Investor.
  • Immigrant visas are for foreigners who have decided to live in the country permanently.

The issuance of a visa to a foreigner does not grant him an immigration status, nor even constitutes an entry permit, a visa stamped on a valid passport only proves that the Consular Officer reviewed and verified the submitted information, stating that the beneficiary qualifies the necessary conditions to travel to the country, the final decision will be taken by the CBP official at the time of entry to the United States.

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The cost of the appointment is $80.

The $80 appointment is a non-refundable deposit granting an interview with the consultant. In case that the customer decides to move on with the Visa Application with Albatros Consulting, this deposit would be deducted from final price. Actual/Final price vary depending on several factors to be considered during interview.