Which Visa Do I Apply For to Attend a Conference or Convention?
If you intend to visit the US to attend a conference or convention, the designated visa is the B1 visa, often manifesting in a B1/B2 visa for travel and tourism. To apply for this visa, the online form is called the DS-160. RapidVisa can assist for the small fee of $149.
You’ll have an interview scheduled at a US embassy to meet with a consular officer who will make a determination. The scrutiny you will encounter from the officer is really trying to make sure your risk of overstay is low.
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