The non-immigrant visas are issued to foreign nationals seeking to enter the U.S. temporarily as tourists or for business, study or perform some types of temporary work. The type of non-immigrant visa is defined by immigration law and is related to the purpose of the trip.
How to Apply!
1. Using a computer with a printer, complete and submit the online DS-160 visa application, and print the confirmation page with the bar code to bring to your visa interview. Each traveler must complete a DS-160 form. DS-160 form : https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/
2. Register online here (http://uruguay.usvisa-info.com), then download and print the payment slip that you will use to pay the visa application fee at any Abitab (where we pay the bills) location. You must bring this payment slip with you to Abitab. Each applicant must have their own separate slip. Applicants will receive a receipt with a PIN number.
3. Using your PIN number, schedule an appointment for a visa interview online here (http://uruguay.usvisa-info.com) or by calling (598) 2707-6507 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Uruguayan and U.S. holidays. Applicants currently in the United States, as well as family members and associates, may reach the call center at 703-439-2333, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time.
4. When you schedule your appointment, either online or by telephone, you will select the DHL location where you would like to pick up your passport if the visa is approved.
5. Bring the required documentation to your visa interview, including:
The payment receipt from Abitab The DS-160 confirmation page Your personal documents showing labor and economic ties to Uruguay (details below)
6. If the visa is approved, you will receive an email notifying you when you can pick up your passport at the DHL location you selected.
Documents required for the interview:
Valid passport, and any other passports you may have. The Consular Section recommends that every parent who has children included in their own passport apply for an individual passport and visa for each family member. Identity card (or another proof of identity with a photograph). Visa payment receipt from Abitab. The visa processing fee is non-refundable. One photograph size 5x5 cm., taken within the last six months, in color, facing forward, with a white background. Face the camera directly and expose your ears. The face should be completely visible, without hair covering it, and the forehead should be completely visible. The face should cover 50% of the photograph space. If you wear glasses, please remove them. Your head must be uncovered. Babies must have their eyes opened. The photo should be crisp with good contrast. Marriage Certificate and spouse's ID if you are married. Birth certificate of your minor child/children or marriage book with your child/children registered in it. Examples of documents that may be helpful to demonstrate your economic solvency and ties to your country of residency (original documents are required):
(The interviewing Consular Officer may not need to see these documents; nevertheless, you should have them available.)
LETTER OF EMPLOYMENT: include your salary, length of service, job title, and recent pay stubs. IF YOU HAVE A BUSINESS: bring your BPS and DGI payment receipts and other registration documents (planilla de trabajo) etc. IF YOU ARE A LANDOWNER: BPS payment receipts and DICOSE statements. IF YOU ARE A UNIVERSITY STUDENT: bring your registration payment receipt, updated transcripts, letters of acceptance, etc. PROPERTY TITLES: leases, property titles, car registration BANK ACCOUNT STATEMENTS: transaction statements and balances. CREDIT CARD STATMENTS RETIREMENT RECEIPTS AND/OR PENSION: if you are retired and/or receive a pension.