I got an expired US visa, or my US visa is going to expire, could I apply for extension?


However, you should meet fully below regulations before submitting the visa application form:

  • Do not use the passport in the approval process
  • Must be a Vietnamese citizen or staying permanently in Vietnam
  • Currently available in Vietnam
  • Get the visas marked as R, E, H, L, P
  • Current visa not expired more than 48 months
  • Applying for new visa having same category with the previous one
  • Must submit original current US visa
  • Do not be denied visas in recent interview
  • Paid visa extension fee

If the current US visa has been lost, the applicant must apply for a new visa as the original.

May I apply for review or appeal once my application is denied?

According to the United States Department of State, once the visa dossier has been denied, it won’t be reviewed and no complaint.

Fortunately, the applicant can ask for new interview, they will prepare the dossier as the first one they did and pay visa fee. Nevertheless, the American Embassy recommends that the applicant should submit the new dossier after 6 months since the day they failed application, unless their circumstance changed significantly, otherwise visa application will be denied.

If I got a sponsor in America, can I get easily US visa?

The guarantor in America is not the key factor to help you get visa. The main factors shall depend on what the applicant provided including information in visa application form and the interview.

Does the American Embassy ask me to provide more documents?

It is not necessary. All the information required to provide has been presented in visa application form. The submitted documents for Embassy are not the key factor to get visa successfully.

How long do I know my result of US visa application?

Right after you finished the interview, you shall receive your visa result.

Can foreigners in Vietnam apply for US visa?

Yes. But the Embassy does not encourage this matter because it is very hard for them to verify the applicant’s biding at his/her country, and normally the Embassy officials will refuse to grant visa.

How can I pick up my visa?

Issued visa shall be sent by post once you paid visa fee for Consulate. You also are required to provide contact information to get your visa.

Is it alright if I would like to get back my passport for a while in the processing time of Australian visa application?

No, it is not allowed.

Do I have to apply for US visa by myself?

All applicants including children must present for filing and interview.

What are the necessary requirements for US visa?

For US visa, the information on employment, property, family, finance…shall be required to provide for online visa application form and then the Consular officials shall check out this information in advance.

The interview shall be the key to get visa successfully.

How valid is US visa?

Generally US visa is valid for 1 year, single entry, maximum residence not over 6 months every entry.

How long to process the US visa application?

The normal time for processing US visa is 4 to 5 working days.

Where to apply for US visa?

Normally, for choosing where to apply visa, the Consulate shall base on place of birth on passport and registered places of permanent residence. However, US visa is not for 2 such reasons.

To apply visa in HCMC or Ha Noi, the applicant must stay in 2 cities or neighboring provinces and prove their current job here. For the case of no job, they must prove that they own houses and lands here