USA Visa Application From China
In order to get the U.S. non-immigrant visa from China, you should follow the following procedures:
- Visa Fees
Pay visa application fee.
You must pay the visa application fee before calling the visa call center to make an appointment. They will ask for the receipt number when making the appointment.
Get a digital photograph (JPEG file) as well as one paper photograph.
- Application Form
Complete online visa application form - DS-160.
Print the confirmation paper that has CEAC barcode on it, as per instructions given in the link for DS-160 form just above here.
- Drop Box or Schedule Appointment
Determine whether you must use drop box, or you may optionally use drop box or you need to schedule an appointment. Most first-time applicants would need to schedule a visa appointment.
Drop Box Criteria
Gather the required documents. Depending upon the category you are applying in, there may be some mandatory and other supporting documents that may be required. Please look into each visa section on this web site to find out the list of documents.
Common mandatory documents
Appear for USA visa interview.
- Passport Return
Arrange for passport return (with visa stamped) through China Post.