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Visa through New York to the United States

Foreign travelers planning to arrive in New York to travel to the United States must be in possession of a valid travel authorization. There are several types of travel authorization, depending on the purpose and duration of your stay in the USA.

Do I need a visa for New York?

New York is the most visited city in the northern United States. For a tourist stay of over 3 months in the United States, landing in New York, foreign travelers must be in possession of a B2 visa.

For stays of less than 90 days: It is not necessary to obtain a b2 visa for New York. You simply need to obtain a travel authorization by clicking on the ESTA online form.

What is a tourist visa for New York?

A B2 tourist visa for New York allows travelers to land in New York for a stay in the USA. With a B2 visa, travelers can go sightseeing or visit relatives living in the United States. The visa is initially valid for 6 months.

Do I need a visa for a stopover in New York?

To make a stopover in New York, travelers must be in possession of a valid travel authorization. There are several possible travel authorizations.

If the traveler is a national of a Visa Waiver Program member country, a transit visa is not required. Travelers can transit through New York with a simple ESTA authorization.

If the traveler is not a citizen of a visa waiver country, he or she will need to apply for a B2 visa before considering a trip with a stopover in New York.

How much does it cost to obtain a visa for New York?

The minimum fee for a B2 visa for New York is US$185 as of 2023. Fees are payable at the time of visa application to validate the online file. The receipt for payment of the fee must be attached to the supporting documents as part of the B2 visa application procedure.

How to get a visa for New York ?

To obtain a B2 visa for travel to New York, you must complete the USCIS online visa application process. The final decision to issue a visa will be taken following a visa interview at the American embassy.

Who can apply for an ESTA for New York?

A citizen of a country that is a member of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program can apply online for an ESTA for New York. ESTA authorization takes much less time than a B2 visa from an American embassy. An ESTA authorization for New York is valid for 2 years. An ESTA allows you to stay in the United States for a maximum of 90 consecutive days.