You must apply at least 15 working days in advance. In most cases, you will be notified of the outcome of your application within 15 calendar days. It can take up to 30 days if more time is required, and up to 45 days if additional documents are required.
The US B1 Business Visa is intended for short-term business trips to the United States. This visa is usually valid for 6-12 months and is used to support business activities such as attending conferences and conducting negotiations.
Overstaying a period of stay in the United States by 180 days or more but less than one year is punishable by a three-year ban on entering the country. Overstaying for one year or more is punishable by a ten-year ban on entering the United States.
Valid passport with at least two blank pages and a validity period of at least three months beyond the expiration date of the requested visa. 2. A copy of your passport, as well as copies of all visas with entry and exit stamps from the countries visited.
Check to ensure that the information printed on the visa is correct as soon as you receive it (see below). If any of the information on your visa differs from or is incorrect from the information in your passport, please contact the nonimmigrant visa section at the embassy or consulate that issued your visa.
Yes, you may bring friends and family members with you, but due to the nature of an interview, you must attend the interview alone.