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The Immigrant Visa Process

Interview Preparation - Required Documents

Gather & Bring All Required Documents

The applicant is responsible to bring all required original documents to the visa interview, except for documents already submitted to the NVC. Failure to bring all required original documents to the interview may cause delay or denial of the visa. The following documents must be available at the interview:

Important Notice: All documents not written in English or in the official language of the country in which the interview takes place MUST be accompanied by a translation in English. Translations must be certified by a competent translator and notarized. Translations submitted to the NVC will be included in the applicant’s case file.

Who's Involved

U.S. Embassies and Consulates

U.S. Embassy or Consulate, nearest your residence abroad, where you will apply and be interviewed for your U.S. visa.

Find a U.S. Embassy or Consulate in your area