Writing a US Visa Invitation Letter can be quite challenging.  Not that writing a letter is challenging, but that you don’t want to make a mistake and you wish you could find a sample. This is what this site is all about. In writing an Invitation Letter for US visa (Tourist visa) what is most important is to ensure that all the required information is in the letter.

In 2011 alone the USA issued over 7 million non-immigrant visas to visitors all over the world. Most of this visas were issued based on the belief that these visitors would leave the United States of America at the end of their visit. Although you would not see an invitation letter among the list of documents required for the issuance of a B2 Visa, it is highly suggested that you have one with you when attending a visa interview.

There is no specific method or style for writing an invitation letter. However, you must ensure that all the required information is visible in the letter. Please note that the consulate does not require an invitation letter for the issuance of a B-2 Visa. An invitation letter is a good document to have because it gives more details about the reason for your intended visit to the USA.

In summary, the following should be in the letter of invitation.

Your letter should include the following information about the person being invited:

  • Complete name.
  • Date of birth.
  • The person’s address and telephone number.
  • Your relationship to the person being invited.
  • The purpose of the trip.
  • How long the person you are inviting intends to stay in the United States of America.
  • Details on accommodation and living expenses.
  • The date the person you are inviting intends to leave the USA.

 

Your letter should also include the following information about the person writing the letter:

  • Complete name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Address and telephone number in the United States.
  • Occupation.
  • Your status in the United States
  • A photocopy of a document proving your status in the United States.

 

 

 

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