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B-2 Visa - Frequently Asked Questions

5.

Can I apply for change of status on B-2 visa?

Yes, you may apply for change of status from a B-2 tourist visa to another nonimmigrant category provided you can prove that you had no preconceived intent to change status. If you intend to change status to F-1, M-1 or J-1 , you must state your intent while applying for the B-2 visa.

6.

Can I study or work on US tourist visa?

No, you may not study or work on US tourist visa. The consulate, however, may permit you to participate in a short-term training or a company course, provided your sponsoring company takes care of the expenses.

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7.

Are there any travel restrictions on B-2 visa?

If you have a multiple entry visa, there are no restrictions on the number of times you may travel in and out of the U.S. on that B-2 visa. You can stay out of the U.S. as long as you want and re-enter the U.S. before your B-2 visa expires.

8.

Can I bring my dependents on B-2 visa?

Yes, you may bring members of your or your spouses' immediate family or your relatives to stay along with you. You may also bring a domestic or personal servant on nonimmigrant status, provided you can show that:

  • He or she is not abandoning his or her residence in the home country
  • He or she has worked for you for at least one year, or has had an ongoing employment relationship with you, and has at least one year of experience as a domestic servant

Note: Each person traveling must qualify for B-2 visa and obtain his/her own visa.

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