US Tourist Visa
Sample answers to common questions during the US tourist visa interview are given here. The exact questions may vary, but this article can give you some idea of what to expect during the visitor visa interview.
Q:Why do you want to travel to the USA?
A:For tourism purposes and to visit our son/daughter.
We want to visit places such as Niagara Falls, Chicago, Detroit, and Pittsburgh. These are within a driveable distance from our daughter’s town. If possible, we will also like to visit Las Vegas and California. (Change your answer accordingly.)
Q:Why do you want to visit only at this time?
A: Our son/daughter has arranged for his/her leave from work during that time frame. We are planning to visit the US in the summer months when the weather will be good for tourism. Also, we want to visit the US before we get old, so that we can enjoy all the tourist places fully.
If planning to visit during the winter months, you can say you would like to experience fall colors, snow, celebrate Christmas and New Year in the US, etc.
Q:How long will you stay in the US?
A:X number of months.
Q: Why do you want a 6-month visa? Can’t you finish your trip in a shorter time?
A: The US is a large country and there is a lot to see. At an old age, we can’t visit many places in a hurry. Moreover, our son/daughter can not take leave from work for a long period at one time. We would like to experience different seasons in the US and also spend some time with our son/daughter and their family. We want to see fall colors/snow or celebrate Christmas, Independence Day (fireworks), New Year, etc. in the US However, a shorter visa would also be acceptable if you feel that is appropriate.
Q:Where will you stay in the US?
A:At XYZ street, city, state, zip. Memorize the address and make sure it is the same as the one you provided in your visa application.
Q:How much do you expect this trip to cost?
A:My son/daughter is going to take care of all the expenses. Be prepared to show all the sponsor documents.