After the people who will be exempt from conducting interviews with the consular officer during the visa process, it will also be important to know which are the cities that will be able to grant an appointment to start the process of this document, but until 2024.
What group of people will not need an interview to process the American visa this 2023
The United States embassy issued a statement in which it recognized that the visit of some visa holders boosts and improves its economy
The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the main reasons why appointments had to be suspended and the process was lengthened for some people in various states of the country. What happened is that the consular offices They were closed in 2022 for a certain period, to avoid crowds and contagion of the disease.
And it is that when reopening and beginning to provide the renewal service or first-time request to acquire this document, the situation became complicated and the sites to do so were saturated.
What are the requirements to obtain an American visa for a minor?
The presence of children is not required during the interview until they are 13 years of age.
Generally it requires the tourist visa B1/B2 to be able to enter the neighboring country of the United States. In this sense, it must be remembered that both the Embassy located in Mexico City and the consulates located in the cities of: Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Matamoros, Mérida, Monterrey, Nogales, Nuevo Laredo, Tijuana have a time of waiting to make an appointment and conduct the interview.
In some cases, the number of days increases considerably up to more than a year of waiting. Below we will reveal what are the cities with the longest waiting list for the process, even CDMX leads the list of locations.
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People who purchased a unit of this type will have a deadline to carry out the process
*Mexico City.- Around 638 days of waiting to schedule an appointment.
*Guadalajara: 579 days
*Ciudad Juárez: 489 days.
*Matamoros: 413 days.
*Monterrey: 385 days.
*Nuevo Laredo: 342 days.
To carry out the American visa process, interested citizens will first have to fill out the form called DS-160. Then they will have to start the process of scheduling an appointment, which will vary depending on the state where the process is required. To start you can click on the following link. Here
Subsequently, you must continue with the procedure that is presented to you until you find the visa payment fee, which will be at least 160 dollars, that is, a little more than 3 thousand pesos approximately.
The next step is to go to the Applicant Service Center (CAS) located in the consulates or embassy of Mexico, as the case may be. At this site, some photographs and fingerprints will be taken, as well as the interview with the consular officer during the time the appointment was requested. It is suggested to arrive at your meeting at least 30 minutes in advance. You will have to arrive at the interview with your current passport and appointment confirmation sheet.
In the embassy or consulates it is prohibited to use the cell phone, so it will be better not to take it. When the process is completed, it will be determined whether or not the visa is granted. In the case of children, parents must take into account a series of requirements for the document to be authorized.