There are various types of visas to the USA for temporary visitors. The purpose of your travel will determine what type of visa to the USA is required under U.S. immigration law.
The Department of Homeland Security issues approximately 15 million visas to the USA last year totourists,students, businessmen andskilled workers. Around 3 million of them were refused because applicants did not meet the specified requirements for the type of visa for the USA they applied for. The choice is vast and applicants need to ensure the following points:that they are applying within the correct visa category that they have completed the application form acceptably and accurately that they have submitted all of the correct supporting documents to the right authorities that they have paid the correct fee and undergone biometric tests
Check this table to find more information about the type of visa to the USA you will need for travel, and the steps required to apply for the visa at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad.
Athletes, amateur & professional
Australian professional specialty
Border Crossing Card: Mexico
Diplomats and foreign government officials
Domestic employees or nanny -must be accompanying a foreign national employer
Employees of a designated international organization, and NATO
Foreign military personnel stationed in the U.S.
Foreign nationals with extraordinary ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business or Athletics
Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Professionals: Chile, Singapore
International cultural exchange visitors
Medical treatment, visitors for
NAFTA professional workers: Mexico, Canada
Nurses coming to health professional shortage areas
Performing athletes, artists, entertainers
Professor, scholar, teacher (exchange visitor)
Specialty occupations in fields requiring highly specialized knowledge
Students: academic, vocational
Temporary agricultural workers
Temporary workers performing other services or labor of a temporary or seasonal nature.
Tourism, vacation, pleasure visitors
Training in a program not primarily for employment
Treaty traders/treaty investors
Transiting the United States