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Apply For A U.s. Visa - Transit - Ship Crew Visa - Philippines (English)

A foreign country traveling in immediate and continuous transit through the United States (US) towards a foreign destination requires a valid transit (C) visa

Exceptions to this requirement include those travelers eligible with permission to transit the U.S.

without a visa under the Program of the Surrender of the Visa (VWP) or travelers who are nationals of a country which has an agreement with the U.S. without a visa. If the travel is seeking the privilege of briefly for purposes other than the transit in the U.S, such as to visit friends or for sightseeing, the applicant will have to qualify for the type of visa that you need for such purposes, such as a B- visa. VisaIsang member of the crew that serves aboard a vessel or aircraft in the United States (U.S.) needs a crewmember (D) visa. The crew member of an aircraft or ship that crosses through the United States or its enclosing area in the sea and air uses a combination transit - crew visa. However, in some cases, the individual may only require a D visa. For crew members working aboard vehicles that are within the Outer Continental shelf, a pagwawaksing B- visa can be issued in lieu of a crew visa. Members of the crew who will be entering the United States is in the dead time between flights or cruises should also obtain a B- B- visa to use during personal vacation days. Each applicant must present an interview appointment letter confirming that they have the appointment through this service.

The applicants may also bring whatever supporting documents they feel are necessary to support the information that they have given to the consul, for example evidence which shows the purpose of the the trip, intent to depart the United States, and arrangements made to cover the costs of the trip.

The applicant without sufficient funds to support themselves while in the U.S.

must provide convicting evidence that an interested person will provide financial support(financial). Depending on individual circumstances, applicants may provide other documentation substantiating the trip's purpose and specifying the nature of binding obligations, such as family ties or employment, which would compel their return from abroad. The supporting documents are only one of many things that will be considered a consular officer in your interview. The officers of the Consular looks at each application individually and consider professional, social, cultural and other factors. The Consul general may consider the specific the intention of the applicant, the situation of the family, and long-range plans and prospects within his or her home country. Each case is examined individually and it is given in consideration pagsangguini in the law. Note: Do not submit fake documents Fraud or misrepresentation can result in permanent loss of the right to obtain a visa. If confidentiality is of concern, the applicant should bring the documents to the Embassy in a sealed envelope.

The Embassy will not let that your information is available to anyone and will respect the embassy the confidentiality of your information.