A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States of America (USA). For those interested in visiting the States, it is important to understand your visa requirement situation prior to travel.

Who Needs a Visa to visit the USA?

The U.S. Department of State website has a helpful wizard programme, which can help you determine your likely visa requirements based upon your citizenship (passport) and purpose for visitation.

U.S. Visa Wizard - (Do you need a visa?

What if I Need a Visa Prior to the USA?

If you are required to apply for a U.S. tourist (or other) visa prior to your intended travel to the USA, you should make direct contact with the U.S. Embassy or Consulate nearest to your place of residency to determine the exact visa application process, requirements, timing and associated fees.

U.S. Embassies & Consulates (complete list)

Visa Waiver Program

Citizens of certain nations quality for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, allowing them to travel to the USA without obtaining a visa prior to their arrival.

For more information on U.S.A. Visas and Visa Policy

U.S. Department of State - U.S. Visas

Wikipedia - U.S. Visa Policy