What are some of the questions that the consular officer might ask during a tourist visa interview?

 

While the consular officer has the authority to ask a very broad range of questions, here is a list of 20 possible questions that may come up.
  1. Why are you traveling to the U.S.?
  2. Do you have any relatives in the U.S.?
  3. Have you ever applied for a U.S. visa before?
  4. How long do you intend on staying in the U.S. for?
  5. What is your current job?
  6. How long have you been in your current job for?
  7. Do you have any immediate relatives in the U.S.?
  8. Do you have any children?
  9. How much is your annual income?
  10. What are your travel dates?
  11. Have you booked your tickets?
  12. What is the guarantee that you will depart the United States and not overstay?
  13. Are there any specific things that you plan on doing while in the U.S.?
  14. Who is paying for your trip?
  15. Can you provide the name, address and telephone number of your contact inside the U.S.?
  16. Do you have any plans of eventually living and working permanently in the U.S.?
  17. How will be you getting around the U.S.?
  18. After your trip, do you plan on traveling to other countries or straight home?
  19. Have you ever been refused a visa to any country?
  20. Do you have medical insurance in the event you get sick while in the U.S.?