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|USA Visit Visa Part 4 by LadyGuinivere: 11:31am On Mar 27, 2019|
The ministry is growing! Bigger! Better! Stronger!
Welcome to part 4 of this thread. Old things must pass away, and new things take effect!n (Although the info in Parts 1, 2 and 3 remain priceless and Must/Ought to be read by any serious applicant.Part 2 was wonderful. Lots of lovely people offering great advice. Each in their own unique style. You guys rock!!! You know yourselves.
For enquiries relating to likely interview questions and self evaluation, kindly go through both parts 1 and 2 of this thread so you have a fair knowledge of answers to such questions.
Kindly note that this is a do it yourself thread. Nobody here is an agent. Nobody is a VO, hence cannot authoritatively predict your chances of visa success .
Happy reading and good luck to all the honest visa seekers!
Please see part 1 here for reference:
See part 2 here for reference https://www.nairaland.com/2656320/usa-visit-visa-part-2
For part 3
Due to the fact that some questions are frequently asked, repeated and retreated, the links to the questions are contained herein for easy reference
For instructions and documents required for the application
To book appointment and fill DS 160
Note:The steps for the whole process is set out step by step. For your own good, adhere. If not, a possibility exists that the final ds 160 number will be different from the one used to book the appointment . Applicants in those situations will neither be allowed to enter the embassy nor will they be interviewed.
In the event of such an occurence, kindly call/email the embassy to sort it out .
Peraventure you wish to change a detail in an already submitted ds 160, fill a new one, submit and call/email the embassy
For US embassy contact Nos and email
For video interviews with actual VOs on frequently asked Questions
For documents : http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/mobile//non-immigrant_visas.html
For sample transcripts of some interviews (as posted by the users of this thread) Please check this link https://www.nairaland.com/download/4692218
Finally, Lying on your ds 160 or during the interview is misrepresentation and a crime. This thread's aim is not to teach / coach applicants on how to lie. The truth is ALWAYS the best course of action no matter the situation. Please DO NOT ask about how to misrepresent on this thread.
I'm grateful to God that I am alive to create this new part. And for the several friends I have made hereon.
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|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by seyewest(m): 11:40am On Mar 27, 2019|
LadyG for President..... Welldone
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Agbaletu: 11:51am On Mar 27, 2019|
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by NothingDoMe: 11:58am On Mar 27, 2019|
If i say Part 3 nor rough make i bend.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Josmila(m): 12:14pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Present! A lot happened in part 3 sha. Hoping part 4 will be filled laughter
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by OmoBendel24: 12:59pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Registered and following! Coming with update.... All hail LadyG of life!
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|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Chukwuka16: 2:41pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Many thanks to folks on this platform. You give alot of information freely. Only God will reward you guys. My recent Visa renewal was a little harder than before. It will shock folks to know that it was my CV that bailed me out. Funny enough when my colleagues went next day for theirs (3 married and 1 unmarried) their interviews were mere formality. Like oh you are married and is he also going with you to the workshop. I realised that the Visa officer matters and one should just be calm answering questions. Visa interview was around February and location was London.
Me: good morning (can't remember if I handed passport or it was already collected).
VO: what are you going to the us for?
Me: to attend xyz workshop.
VO: are you a student here?
Me: No. I work as an academic.
VO: are you going to work there?
VO: why are you attending this workshop?
Me: to develop capacity in abc and lead research in that area for my lab.
VO: why are you attending this workshop?
Me: repeats answer with a little explanation.
VO: not satisfied why you should attend this workshop.
VO: are you going to work there?
Me: no. I'm attending a workshop.
VO: are you presenting a paper there?
Me: No, it's a workshop with training sessions.
VO: do you have anything with you that shows the kind of work you do?
Me: just my CV.
VO: can I have it?
Me: presents CV
VO: oh you have a PhD in Computer Science. That's what I meant.
Me: I just shrug like I'm confused.
VO: your Visa has been approved. You will have your passport in Bleep days. Hands me a card with some info and I'm out.
3 years ago the interview was more seamless and the questions were not like this. Also, I could relate with the questions and not be a mind reader. Maybe because my sponsor then was an IOC compared to an HEI in this instance.
All in all I thank God for favour that day.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by BarristerAlarig: 3:46pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Please, If one was denied a visit visa which was applied for by an agent, what relevant information should the applicant request from the agent to reapply??
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Shalolo: 4:55pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Good afternoon all. Pls my USA B1/B2 Visa was cancelled 4years ago at the point of entry in Abhu Dabi. 22 CFR41.122(E)(3) was boldly written on the visa page. I have applied thrice but was refused. Pls what can I do to obtain another USA visa? Thank you
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by seyewest(m): 5:03pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Good news all the way.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by vista411: 5:14pm On Mar 27, 2019|
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Mizwisdom(f): 6:18pm On Mar 27, 2019|
I was here
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Leetunechi: 6:32pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Hello guys. I'm about applying for visiting visa to the United States. I had a sister who is living there for over 8 years now and she just give birth.
Please what and what should I need to know because I'm really scared of not being approved. I'm spending my hard earned money. Please someone help me out
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Chukwuka16: 6:50pm On Mar 27, 2019|
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Beautyaddy: 6:54pm On Mar 27, 2019|
So a part 4 of this thread has been started.
The part 3 is still open and people are still posting on it.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Synkells: 7:00pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Hello House, I am new in here. I went for my B1 interview in Lagos, it was successful. The VO handed me the white paper and said I should pick up my passport in 3 working days. I allowed for up to 6 working days. Went to DHL and the staff said my passport isn't ready. Asked why and she said status on the US site states my case is on administrative processing. I was shocked and confused as my travel date was in 3 days time. I sent emails and called with no reply. I have been checking to track my passport ever since then and it's still on admin processing. My travel date as indicated on the DS 160 has passed, those who invited me for a business conference said I can attend another in July 2019. My questions please are:
1. How is it that after VO asked I pick my passport in 3 days but its still in admin processing, tomorrow will make it 2 weeks?
2. Now that my travel date has passed, what is the implication on my Visa....will they have to reassess my case?
3. Will the change in travel to July pose problems at the port of entry?
4. How long more should i wait? What can I do to fast track or even contact the embassy for my case, I have sent emails but with no response.
5. Has anybody had a similar case before.
Thank you guys.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by carnal: 9:01pm On Mar 27, 2019|
BarristerAlarig:Request for your DS160 form. I guess that's the most important
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by BarristerAlarig: 9:34pm On Mar 27, 2019|
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by OmoBendel24: 9:49pm On Mar 27, 2019|
For those that get worried about visa renewal because they didn’t use the last one that was issued them
Cc: Pmandzin too
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by seyewest(m): 10:18pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Remember anything that concern Naija is different.
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|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by icanfixitmyself: 10:29pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Hello house, how do I apply for a renewal of my daddy's US visit visa? His current visa expires on 2nd of April...do I need to wait till the visa is expired b4 submission or I can go ahead with the submission via Dropbox right now?
Thank you all in advance of your kind advise...
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|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by groovychik(f): 10:43pm On Mar 27, 2019|
My Mum did her dropbox before her visa expired and it was issued. So I guess you can apply whenever you want as long as it does not exceed a year after expiration. Good luck.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Nobody: 11:15pm On Mar 27, 2019|
Please guys I applied for visit in 2016 in Lagos but I want to apply with my resident permit in SA now , is that going to be a problem for me ?
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by Nobody: 12:44am On Mar 28, 2019|
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by jericho2006: 9:33am On Mar 28, 2019|
what was said at the border at abu dabi? such an action is not done lightly.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by ayenikunle: 10:15am On Mar 28, 2019|
Good to be here. Make me see comment for front page.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by flourishing247: 11:23am On Mar 28, 2019|
What exactly happened?
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by iyaaliyah: 1:26pm On Mar 28, 2019|
LadyG, how far na. longtime.
seyewest, omobendel, chloe, justwise and all sitting tenants (loll), i hail ohh.
part 4, new era. Goodluck to everyone
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by jammyunn(m): 2:32pm On Mar 28, 2019|
Please I filled my form with a passport photo as the photo was rejected. I have now gotten a new photo but I can't upload on the form because probably I have signed it. Can I now attach the photo to the form? Is it acceptable for interview? Thanks
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by seyewest(m): 3:35pm On Mar 28, 2019|
No, you have to fill another form and update your profile page.... Hope your interview is not near.
|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by nattybanta(m): 3:36pm On Mar 28, 2019|
Good. We back here again. More blessings and favours to follow us in part 4
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|Re: USA Visit Visa Part 4 by mrprolifik: 4:00pm On Mar 28, 2019|
It's similar to my case . The passport photo I uploaded was rejected online so on the day of my appointment I took 4 copies of passport photograph to the embassy and they collected 2 from me. So you don't have to worry about anything. At the end I was still granted visa
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