When you have applied for a US visa you need to attend an Embassy interview in Bangkok. You have to bring with documents to the interview which would be requested beforehand and which your lawyer in Thailand will have prepared for you. The purpose of the interview is to ensure that the relationship exists and is real. These are the basic sample questions at the interview which they may ask which has been listed below.
Q: Why are you going to the US?
If this is for a tourist visa they will want to know that you will not overstay your visa while in the US. If it is for a fiancée visa or spouse visa they will ensure that you know what has been applied for and that there is no fraud.
Q: Where will you stay in the US?
If this is for a tourist visa they want to ensure that you have a place to stay beforehand and that you do not have any other intentions like getting married without the appropriate visa. If it is for a K1 Visa for a K3 visa then they want to see how much you know about your fiancée or spouse. It’s a good indication of the relationship.
Q: What does your son/daughter-in-law do?
They would ask this for a fiancé/spouse visa to see how much you know about your in-laws. Again it shows that the relationship is real and that there is no fraud.
Q: Where did you meet?
This is a good question as it will tell them what you did before. If you told them we met at a restaurant where I was working and you employment shows employment at a restaurant then it’s a good indication of a valid relationship and good employment. If for example you mentioned the word ‘bar’ then it raises many issues. Not only about the relationship but also about your character as the Embassy has become very strict.
The questions are basic however they also want to ensure that you have not committed fraud, that the relationship is valid and also that you meet what the US government would consider to be of ‘good character’. US visa applications can be very difficult so it is best to ensure that all the documents you have submitted is correct as your answers. For a tourist visa they would ask questions such as:
Q: Who will take care of your property while away?
Now if you said you are giving it away or selling it that would indicate that you are not going to return to Thailand. That is a purpose of the questions for a tourist visa – ensuring your return to Thailand once your holiday is done.
If you have any questions about a US tourist visa, US Fiancée visa or a US Spouse visa then call us toll-free from the US or walk into any of our offices in Thailand for further information and assistance.