The October Visa Bulletin is an annual newsletter which provides a list of visa application processing deadlines that apply to the United States as well as foreign countries. It also provides information on visa waiver programs and special-interest credit card offers. For those who are planning to visit the United States this year, the information provided in this issue will help them secure their visas before the deadline.
In this issue, the most important information to know about visas is that they are not granted on the basis of nationality. A valid passport and a letter from the applicant's employer or the Department of State should be submitted along with the application for visa eligibility. The applicant should not submit an application by fax, unless they have an actual employer willing to fax the application. Some countries only accept online applications. The applicant can only receive a visa if they have submitted an application with the correct information in it.
The October Visa Bulletin provides the best visa rates for all categories of travelers. Those who will be visiting the United States during the summer months need not worry about their visas going through the roof. It is best to get at least six months' worth of visas before the official start of the academic year. It may take up to two months for visa eligibility to be determined, depending on the specific country.
The October Visa Bulletin does not provide information on tourists or international students. It is best to contact the Department of State in the country where the student or tourist would like to travel to get more information about a student or tourist visa requirements.
For students and tourists, the visa bulletin provides updated guidance and information about the different types of student and tourist visas that may be available. The information also includes details about the visa waiver programs and student and tourist credit card programs that may be available to American students. The October Visa Bulletin also provides information on special-interest credit card programs and other credit card offers.
Students and international students should contact the Department of State or the US embassy, where they wish to study to determine whether they may acquire a student or tourist visa to attend their school. The requirements for each visa type vary and are subject to the school's policy, including location, course schedule, duration and academic program.
The October Visa Bulletin provides a detailed overview of the Department of State's Visa Waiver Program, which can provide up to 60 days of visa eligibility. for certain nonimmigrant workers and certain students or tourists. In the United States, a visa is issued for up to six months at a time, while in some countries the visa is extended to 12 months or more.
The Department of State's Visa Waiver Program can be accessed online or by calling toll free number (800) 673-9100. In order to maintain your eligibility, you must apply for at least one visa per calendar year. If your application is approved, you will receive notification. In addition, the Department of State provides information about the process for international students and other special interest groups as well as other visa requirements.
In the United States, there are two different types of student visa – F-1 and F-2. The F-1 student visa requires the student to have received either a high school diploma or a GED, and the F-2 student visa requires that the student is enrolled in an approved institution of higher learning.
The October Visa Bulletin provides information about student visa requirements and visa waivers for certain international students. In particular, the October Visa Bulletin provides information on credit cards for international students, student and tourist visas for workers who wish to stay in the country for at least a year, and certain types of student or tourist visas for students who want to travel abroad on a temporary basis.
The Department of State provides the same October Visa Bulletin in an electronic format as well as a paper version for a low cost. You can access these free of charge as well as print them off if you choose.