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Saturday , January 25 2020

163,000 Kuwaiti applied for US visa

US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services, Edward J. Ramotowski

KUWAIT CITY: The United States of America is one of the Kuwaitis’ favorite destinations for tourism, study, business and medical treatment. During an interview with KUNA, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services, Edward J. Ramotowski said that over a 163,000 Kuwaiti applied for US visa in the last five years. “We welcome and strongly encourage the Kuwaiti citizens to visit the US whether for business or pleasure or studying or any other legitimate purpose,” Ramotowski added.

The Deputy Assistant Secretary pointed out that those wishing to obtain the US tourist or student or medical visa can visit the online site to submit the applications and follow the required instructions.

Ramotowski pointed out that the applicants need to book an interview appointment after submitting the online application and then visit the Embassy headquarter with all the required documents, noting that the process takes a week.

He noted that not following the instructions properly, not completing the required forms and submit a photograph that doesn’t meet the requirements are the most common issues that cause a delay for getting the visa. “Students must apply as early as they can because there are periods of time where the Embassy is very busy,” he added. (KUNA)

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