Are you looking for how to get a America – Us visa in Nigeria? These article is strictly for that. You have a dream of visiting working or staying in the United State?, When some people hear others talk of visiting to the U.S, at a time some others gets frighten and wondering possible. Yes it possible, anyone can can visit any country despite the intention of visiting is of good reasons.
What is a Visa
The U.S Embassy website explained visa as follow. (A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport, a travel document issued by the traveler’s country of citizenship.)
Many reasons prompt people to visit the USA such as going there for holidays, business, seminar, study, conference and medical, what ever the reasons are, there is only one way there, which is get a U.S visa. If your reason of going there is considerate you will be granted a US Visa. It will interest you to know that Nigeria is not amongs the America ban list.
According to the U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington however stressed that in granting of visas, the full process must be followed and not based on the individual’s religion. You can watch video below.
In other to get approve and legalize visit to America you definitely need the America visa which you must go through due process. That is what we are going to look into on these post.
On this article without wasting time we’re going to look deep on how you can get America Visa while you are in Nigeria.
Many people have Fallen victim to scammers that promise America Visa. Some people loses money totally or pay more on what they would have get hold of easily. This has left many people frustrated in going for American Visa.
Today formationhood brings you the process on how you can get American visa easily in Nigerian.
You don’t really need an agent to handle this for you it’s what you can do yourself. If you go deep on your research or search on how you can get American Visa you may likely come across many agents who gives full assurance that it a must you are going to get the visa if they handle it for you, if any does! He/she is close to a lier.
From my research I find out that no agents can guarantee you 100% US Visa, reason is because it’s not them approving you a Visa so guarantying you a Visa is a false hope given to you. In the other hands I’m not saying you won’t get a visa if you go through them but you shouldn’t be 100% sure you will be granted a visa because you are using an agent. The truth with or without an agent you can get American Visa in Nigeria.
55% agents out there are scams still some are working on (lucks). I will explain these below. If you have used an agent before you definitely understand that some of them work on lucks.
The only Advantages of using an agent
To be sincere with you an agent is not who will approve your visa, it’s the America Embassy Direct. And if luck is not on your side you will still be denied of the American visa no mater how much you spend on your agent.
The only major reason why people uses agents is because they want to be lectured of what will be on the interview, the common questions asked and mood of behaviour while going for the interview, an agent will get you informed of questions recently asked on interviews. An agent will make your process of getting your Visa aprove high because they always stay updated on recent interview questions and why some people are been denied visa, to ensure their clients doesn’t make those mistakes, making your chance of getting visa 50%.
How to Get America US Visa in Nigeria – Complete Process
Let’s look at how you can get your American visa yourself without an agent. Before you can start process American visa you must have the Nigerian International passport. If you are yet to, visit the passport office to get yours, it will take some weeks to get ready and the cost is within 25k – 50k, for urgent processing; additional charges may involve.
After getting your international passport go to the nearest GTB Bank and buy American Visa form you can as well apply online. The form cost some thing N54,500 naira or little more. After buying your visa form, it’s time to get your bank account statement and other required documents then proceed with the filling of the form, fill the form properly as required and submit it.
Types of US visas
Before buying your visa you should know that there are mainly two types of US visa, your purpose of going there determine that one you need. Below are the two types of visa.
- Nonimmigrant Visas: Travel to the United States on a temporary basis, including tourism, temporary employment, study and exchange.
- Immigrant Visas: For foreign citizens who want to live permanently in the U.S.
The most commonly approve visa is the tourism visa which fall on the category of Nonimmigrant Visas.
Where to Acquire Passport
You can acquire your passport from any passport office in Nigeria, Lagos office is in Lagos island.
Submit your visa application to the U.S embassy in Nigeria via internet and wait for you to be book for interview. Some cases you will be giving your interview date upon application submission. Note that type or handwriting application may not be accepted.
US Visa Interview
Just be yourself, you know what you are going there to do. But we would advice you don’t mentioned words that look suspicious, it would not be advisable to let them know everything you are going there for if possible , tourism visa is easily granted.
10 Common U.S Visa Interview Questions in Nigeria
The interview questions are real unpredictable and changes time after time, some times it really strange and much more easier than you could think of. However below are some of the questions that definitely must be ask on your interview.
- Why do you want to travel to the US?
This question can be on your interview no mater what, when they ask you these all you need to do is tell them your purpose going to the U.S, you may mention a particular company. If you’re going to study, name the university, etc. Remember that all the information will be computerized, so be careful to say everything correctly, you can start memorising your answer before your interview date.
- How long will you stay in the US?
You know what you are going for and how long it will take you the archive it, so tell about your staying in the U.S period. You may want to be very accurate to avoid future issues.
- Will you come back to Nigeria?
Answer: yes, It’s better not to even say you’re going to stay, even if you actually are. These can ruin your visa.
- Do you have relatives in the USA?
These is one of the important question, over the years these question still proved to be important, It advisable to Give a accurate answer. But never tell about any relatives until they ask you to.
- Will you work in the US?
If you’ve applied for such type of visa, then say “yes”. Otherwise, say no. And tell about the purpose of trip (for instance, tourism).
- Where will you stay?
Every traveller must have in mind his/her place of rest known as where to stay before taking a leave to another city, state or country. Provide them with every detail. It’s better to memorize the address. It also must be the same as in your application.
- Have you booked tickets?
They may ask you these question to or even may not, you just have to the true answer such as yes/no.
- When do you want to go?
Plan your trip before your interview date so you will be able to tell them when you’re taking your leave to the United state. It advisable to mention a month minimum.
- Have you bought visitor medical insurance?
You alone know the answer to this question, but we recommend saying that that you’ll do it as soon as you get visa.
- How will you pay for your trip?
Make sure you’ve all the papers if you pay for everything yourself. If anyone support you, you’ll need sponsor documents.
Interview Required Documents
Travelling is part of cultural and educational developments. Besides, more people than in the past can afford it. It much more easy to choose any country of one’s choice, how ever keep in mind the documentation and requirements for them are different.
- passport (it should have validity date six months more than the planned period of your stay),
- fee payment receipt (pay for visa and get a special paper from GTBank),
- printed confirmation page (we’ll observe in at the text step), (both must be available),
- any documents required by visa class (for instance, I-20 for student visa, etc.).
It will be of good if you put it that, you are going for holiday, Seminars. or conference etc and you stay there won’t be long.
If you are denied of the American visa, you can get the application form again and re-apply.
US Embassy Contact Details in Nigeria
To contact a customer service representative, please visit the GSS Contact Us page for full information or use contact information below:
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: 01-440-6218
Specific Inquiries on visa cases in progress should contact:
Monday through Thursday from 07:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and
Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Consular Section Abuja is closed to the public the second and the last Friday of every month.
Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive
Central Business District, Abuja
Tel: (234) 01-440-6218
Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
U.S. Consulate General Lagos Office
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos
Tel.: (234) 01-440-6218
- If your inquiry concerns a nonimmigrant visa case, please send your email to LagosNIV@state.gov
- If your inquiry concerns an immigrant visa case, please send your email to LagosIV@state.gov
- If your inquiry concerns American Citizen Services, please send your email to LagosACS@state.gov
- If your inquiry concerns a student visa, please send your email to LagosStudentVisas@state.gov
The Us embassy in Nigeria stated it clearly that dor security reasons, they cannot open or read any e-mails with attachments. In other to get response from the embassy you are advised to send only plain text email without any attachment.
These is all we could cover on these topic how to get US visa In Nigeria. Questions are allowed below.