What Is A DS-160 Form?

Today more and more people desire to get the U.S. visa for number of purposes. In order to get a visa each applicant is required to fill out an application form. A form DS-160 is a document which lets individuals apply for nonimmigrant temporary visas to the United States, including those for tourism, temporary employment or studying etc.

Such application is usually prepared and submitted electronically and doesn`t require any additional forms. On our site you will find a blank ds 160 form sample which can be easily filled out and submitted online. All you need is just to follow the specified instructions.

The document consists of two pages which includes questions and fillable fields for answers. It is important to answer all required questions accurately and completely as well as fill in all empty fields in order to avoid any delays or rejections.

An applicant has to provide the following information in a fillable form:

  • personal details including name, address, date and place of birth, nationality etc;
  • information regarding his/her passport;
  • the reason for obtaining a visa;
  • date of arrival to the U.S.;
  • dates of your last arrivals to the U.S. (if any);
  • other details about a trip;
  • signature and date of preparing a form.

It is necessary to insert an applicant`s photo in a document. For this a person has to upload his/her digital photo. You can easily edit a form in PDF using our tools. After a document is completed, it is necessary to check it for mistakes and sufficiency of information in order DS-160 form to be approved.

Submitting a document electronically is not the last step in a visa applying procedure. Once a form is submitted, an applicant may be asked to come for an interview to the embassy or consulate.

Online methods make it easier to to prepare your document management and supercharge the productiveness of your workflow. Observe the short information to be able to full Form DS-160, refrain from errors and furnish it in a very timely fashion:

How to complete a Form DS-160 on the internet:

  1. On the website while using the type, click on Initiate Now and move to your editor.
  2. Use the clues to complete the related fields.
  3. Include your own facts and phone data.
  4. Make convinced that you enter suitable facts and numbers in suitable fields.
  5. Carefully verify the subject matter from the kind also as grammar and spelling.
  6. Refer to assist segment when you've got any concerns or address our Service team.
  7. Put an digital signature with your Form DS-160 with the support of Indication Tool.
  8. Once the shape is accomplished, push Completed.
  9. Distribute the prepared sort through e mail or fax, print it out or help you save on your equipment.

PDF editor will allow you to make adjustments to the Form DS-160 from any online world connected gadget, customize it in accordance with your preferences, sign it electronically and distribute in different approaches.

Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Form DS-160

Instructions and Help about Form DS-160

Hello and welcome to the video describing how to complete the form d admission to candidacy there are five things you will want to make sure of before you complete your form d first you need to have a three point 0 and all courses listed in your degree program or form bc and your overall graduate GPA second you need to have completed the research tool or the foreign language requirement is specified by the program third you need to have your program of study also known as your forum bc on file with the graduate school forth you will need to complete it at least 15 hours of your program finally you need to complete it all of your deficiencies listed on your program study with a grade of C or better once you've completed these items you are cleared to complete and fill out the form to begin open up the form in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat this is especially important if you are working on a Mac computer start by filling in your last and first name and then your student identification or 800 number with or without dashes fill out your current address if you have a local address it would be better to put that one on this form when completing the form be sure to put your WKU email address this is where all correspondence regarding this form will be sent once you have your WKU email address in the form please check off if you have paid your degree fee payment this is the fee you pay to graduate and also lets us know that you are ready for us to check whether you have completed all of your requirements for your program while it is not necessary to pay your fee at the time of filing your form d you will want to do so at least one semester prior to graduating once you have indicated whether you have paid your degree fee on the form please let us know when you plan to graduate by selecting the month and typing in the year even if you are unsure please give us a month and year this can always be changed later on next complete the information about your degree program check and fill in the degree you are completing if you are unsure or log on to top net and look it up under student services there you will find your current program of study not all programs have mine or see if you do not have one you can leave this section blank fill in the number of hours required for the program and then fill in how many hours you have completed so far but in the box next to GPA which your current overall GPA is at WKU if you need to find this out you can look this up on top net finally be sure to digitally sign the document if you need help

FAQ

On the DS-160 form, how should I fill out the fields where it asks me where I will be staying in the US, if I don't know yet?
You can mention some common hotel names in those fields in that particular area. For instance, Extended Stay America is one of the hotel giants in US which is spread across all the states. You can mention it or any other hotels.During the visa interview, if the Visa Consulate asks you the exact location where you will be staying you can mention that based on the Visa approval you would made your travel plans.
How can I get an F1 visa? I only discovered after my first interview that I made some mistakes in filling out the DS 160 form and caused 214(b).
At any time you can apply again.Correct the mistakesWhat made for 214b?
Is it okay to pay visa fees before filling out the DS-160 form?
No you can’t make visa fee before submitting the DS-160, because once you submit the DS-160 form, it send a email to you with submission confirmation number which is important to synch the payments under your application. Bother how will they ever know who paid for which application.
Do I have to refill the DS-160 form? I remember having filled the "Person paying for your trip" as "Employer in the US", but when I printed out the entire DS-160, it shows a blank for that field. My biometric interview is already done.
Not important, they would know it , anyway as you have filled your application and in your interview they ask your purpose of travel. You can explain there. Just your company is sending you ans they are bearing the expense.
I just discovered that while filling out my DS-160 form, my passport issue and expiry dates turned out to be the same. Can this pose any issue?
You mean both the expiry and issue dates are the same? Very interesting.It means either your passport is showing as issued on a future date. Or your passport is already expired. In either case it is invalid. Best, you can get this error rectified and then proceed. Otherwise there can be problems with your visa application.
What should I have before filling out the DS-160 visa application form?
While filling up the US DS 160 form, keep all the documents ready as per the document checklist. Make sure to enter the same data as mentioned in your documents. There should not be any contradiction of information in the form and your documents.
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