The U.S. Department of State website provides answers to the most commonly asked questions about U.S. visas. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection website helps assist travelers with entry to the country, and immihelp.com provides information on visa interviews.
The U.S. State Department website should be the first stop for any international visitor. The State Department provides a Visa Wizard to help travelers determine if a visa is needed. The traveler can also search for information based on the purpose of the visit. If a visa is necessary, the traveler can find and complete the necessary forms online. The traveler is also able to determine eligibility for the Visa Waiver Program.
Those who are eligible for the Visa Waiver Program must visit the U.S. Customs website to fill out an application for the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. The U.S. Customs website also provides further information for travelers, including a Frequently Asked Questions section that gives answers about the Visa Waiver Program and the Electronic System for Travel Authorization.
For visitors who must go through an in-person interview before being issued a visa, immihelp.com provides a host of helpful tips, including interview information tips and a list of sponsor documents needed.