People from Australia and South Korea can now visit the United States for up to 90 days without a Visa.
Updates about Australian Citizens and South Korean Citizens
According to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australians who are citizens of South Korea may be able to apply for a U.S. visa if they have been in the United States for at least 90 days within a 180 day period ending on the date of application. US VISA FOR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS
Australian citizens who are citizens of South Korea can also apply for a U.S. visa if they have been in the United States for any length of time, provided that their stay does not exceed 180 days in any 12-month period. In order to be eligible for a U.S. visa, applicants must possess a valid passport from their home country and must meet all other requirements set forth by the U.S. government, such as having no criminal record and being able to speak and read English fluently.
For more information on how to apply for a U.S. visa, please visit the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website or contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate in Australia.
How to get a US Visa
If you are an Australian or South Korean citizen and want to visit the United States, there are a few things that you need to know.
It’s important to keep in mind that the US visa process is different for each country, so it’s important to speak with an immigration lawyer who can help you navigate all the different steps.
Here are some updates on the US visa process for Australian and South Korean citizens:
- If you are an Australian citizen, you will need a valid passport and your visa application form. You should also bring your original passport photo, two copies of your visa application form, proof of your income (if you are applying as a business person), and your travel insurance information.
- If you are a South Korean citizen, you will need a valid passport and your visa application form. You should also bring your original passport photo, two copies of your visa application form, proof of your income (if you are applying as a business person), and your travel insurance information. US VISA FOR SOUTH KOREAN CITIZENS
- The US Embassy in Canberra can provide more information about the Australian and South Korean visa processes.
- The US Embassy in Seoul can provide more information
Pros and Cons of applying for a US Visa
Since the travel ban has been lifted for Australians and South Koreans, many people have been wondering if now is a good time to apply for a US visa. While there are some pros and cons to applying for a US visa at this time, the decision ultimately comes down to what you’re most interested in doing in the United States.
The Pros of Applying for a US Visa:
-If you’re planning on traveling to the United States soon, applying for a US visa now may help speed up your process.
-If you have strong ties to the United States – such as being married to an American citizen or having lived in the country for a long time – you may be able to apply for a waiver of the visa requirement.
-There are many benefits associated with obtaining a US visa, such as being able to work and travel freely in the United States.
-If you already have a valid US visa, applying for an extension may still be beneficial. This will allow you more time to explore all that the United States has to offer.
The Cons of Applying for a US Visa:
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How to apply for a US Visa from Canada
If you are an Australian citizen or a South Korean citizen and you want to travel to the United States, you must first apply for a US visa. The visa application process is different depending on where you are from.
To apply for a US visa from Canada, you will need to submit the following documents:
-A completed visa application form DS-160 (available from the US Embassy in Ottawa)
-Two passport-sized photos
-A processing fee of $140 (Canadian currency)
-A valid passport
-Proof of your citizenship (a photocopy of your passport ID page, your birth certificate, or your naturalization certificate)
-Transportation tickets to and from the United States
-Evidence that you have enough money to cover your expenses while in the United States (for example, a bank statement showing that you have at least $1,000 available in cash or traveler’s checks)
It has been a while since we last brought you updates on the US Visa process for Australian and South Korean citizens. Unfortunately, there have been no major changes to report. If you are currently in the US and hold a valid visa, then you should be able to travel as normal. However, if you are not already in the US or your visa has expired, then it is important that you consult with an immigration lawyer before making any travel plans. You can find more information about the visa process on our website or by calling us at (888) 999-9596.