US Tourist Visa

This is the US tourist visa from Thailand. The US visa for your Thai wife is not a spouse visa. If you are visiting the US for a holiday then this is the visa that you will need. The B1 Tourist visa is to be applied for in Bangkok if you are going to the US to attend a meeting or to conduct business with a US firm or a business partner in the United States. The B2 tourist visa however is what you need if your only purpose for visiting the US is for a holiday or visiting friends. The B2 US Visa is the most common visa issued compared to the B1 visa.

US Tourist Visa Requirements

The US tourist visa application can be very difficult to obtain. It requires many supporting documents in order to be granted a US visa. There is also a very difficult interview with the visa officer in Bangkok who will investigate your claims. Also, check to ensure that you are a legitimate tourist.  If they are satisfied then the visa application will be approved. Otherwise failing it will be added to the many US Visa denials in Thailand that you have read of on the internet.

Now in order for you to be granted a US visa in Thailand, you need to establish and be able to show strong economic and social ties to Thailand so they know that you will return. These economic ties can be in the form of employment or having a business in Thailand. You could also show land title deeds or savings in your bank account. all of these should be well documented for the visa application. As stated above if it is your fiancee then apply for a K1 Visa or a K3 Visa if it is for your Thai wife. USCIS is very strict in this regard.

In case you are traveling to the US through a friend’s or relative’s invitation and sponsorship. The inviting US party needs to complete an affidavit of support form. This stating his desire to accommodate and handle all incidental expenses once you are in the US.

US Tourist Visa Package

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– Comprehensive review of your circumstances

– Confirmation on the type of tourist visa

– Complete checklist of documents that you needed 

– Professional preparation of your visa application

– Submission of your application to the US embassy

– Interview training

– Constant update about your application

Our firm has a team of US visa experts who can guide and walk you through the US visa application process. Please contact us today for a free consultation. Note again the the The US visa for your Thai wife is not a spouse visa and US immigration will not allow this.

US Visa FAQ

HOW CAN I GET A TOURIST VISA TO USA?

You will need to complete the DS-160 form and submit this online. You will then need to pay the visa fee. Now you will need to make an appointment online for the interview. The US visa in Thailand may require you also provide proof of employment.

HOW LONG IS A US TOURIST VISA VALID FOR?

The US tourist visa from Thailand will vary from one month to much longer. Most applications in Thailand would be for a once off visit. You will need to check the validity period on the visa when it has been issued, but normally for one month on entry.

HOW MUCH IS A VISA FROM THAILAND TO USA?

You will need to check with the US Embassy in Bangkok or Chang Mai as the cost is normally about $190 for a non-immigrant US visa which this is. Other visas such as the US tourist, business, student, and exchange visa normally cost the same about $190.

HOW DO I GET A THAI VISA FOR MY GIRLFRIEND?

Your Thai girlfriend can apply for a US tourist visa to visit you in America. You cannot use this as a US fiancee visa as it will be viewed as immigration fraud. She can apply online for a US tourist visa from Thailand at about $190 for her application.