B1/B2 Visa

 B1/B2 visa interview
Former Visa Officer Insights

It's not just about whether you qualify, but how the Visa Officer perceives your qualifications and how you will use the visa upon arriving to the United States

20-30% of B1/B2 visas are refused

The B1/B2 visa is for tourism or business. It includes business trips, vacations, visiting family, attending conferences, and even receiving medical treatment.

There are very few qualification requirements, which makes it have one of the highest refusal rates of all types of visas.

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"Thank you Argo. My wife and I got our B1/B2 visa approved. It wouldn’t have been possible without your help. I give my heartfelt thanks to the Officer who consulted with me.”

- Rohit Patel, India

Common Issues B1/B2
Visa Applicants have:

Our team has interviewed thousands of B1/B2 visa applicants during our time as Visa Officers, so we know what kind of issues you may run into at your interview.

Relatives in the U.S.

This could be a negative or a positive in your case.

Previous refusals

Visa Officers can see all of your visa history.

Your “story” doesn’t make sense

The Visa Officer needs to feel confident that you will use the visa properly.

Not showing enough ties to home country

This is a non-immigrant visa, so it's critical that you show your ties to your home country.

Weak financial / professional situation

You will need to find highlights to balance the weaknesses in your case.

Know all the details of your DS-160 and travel plans

Make sure all the details are accurate and that you can tell them to the Officer at your interview.

Don’t use one word answers

Visa Officers hate one-word answers. You need to give answers that are thorough, yet concise.

Be confident when talking about your situation

Confidence is key! Being overly nervous will make it very difficult to showcase the strengths of your case.

Be proactive

It's your responsibility to give the Visa Officer the information they need to approve your visa.

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