It's no wonder you'd want to introduce your parents to the United States; our great country has a lot to offer. Even if they've been before, there is always more to see and do. Acquiring a visa so your parents can come over is a very simple process.
Things You'll Need
- Employment letter
- Pay stubs
- Bank letter
- Bank statements
- Letter to the consulate
- Invitation letter
- Income tax documents
- Proof of U.S. citizenship
- Proof of legal status of siblings (if you have siblings)
- Spouse documents (if you're sponsoring in-laws)
Print out two copies of Form I-134 (Affidavit of Support Form).
Fill out one of the I-134 forms for each of your parents.
Collect a letter from your employer stating the duration and nature of your employment and your salary; three recent pay stubs; a letter from your bank stating when your account was opened, the total amount deposited in the last year, your present balance and your average balance in the last year; bank statements from the past six months; a letter to the consulate stating you will take care of expenses while your parents are here; a letter of invitation stating you can accommodate them; income tax documents from the last three years; proof of U.S. citizenship; proof of legal status of siblings (if you have them); and if you are sponsoring your in-laws you will need photocopies of all pages (including blank pages) of your spouse's passport and a photocopy of your marriage certificate.
Send the I-134 forms and all of your supporting documents to the required consulate.