H4 Visa Document checklist for 2015 2016 Interview
- Printout of the finger printing VFS and visa consulate appointment confirmation page
This is the forms with your confirmation number..
- US Visa size photograph
You would have already uploaded while filling the DS160. But still keep few photographs with you.
- Payment receipts
You can take the confirmation page of the payment done through the bank.
- Printout of the Appointment Letter
Get a printout of the page that has the confirmed appointment date and time. Report at least 15 minutes before the interview.
- Your Passport
If your interview was successful the passport will be taken by visa officer , visa will be issued in the passport and sent back through blue dart courier service or can be collected from the collection center.
- Principal Applicant’s Passport copies (photo copies of all pages)
In the H4 visa case the principal applicant is your spouse. So you need to carry his photocopies of all pages in the passport. No page should be missing. You might be asked to submit this.
- Employer Letter
This should be issued by your spouse’s employer to prove that your spouse is working for the company, to prove that he has a job .
- Original Marriage Certificate
Original marriage certificate should be produced to the interviewer if asked. Be careful that the name and address in the passport and marriage certificates match. It will be given back after verification.
- Wedding Invite
Sometimes they might ask for a wedding invite.
- Wedding album
You don’t have to take the entire huge wedding album. That might not even go through the glass counter, there is only a small counter through which you can pass your documents to the interviewer. get a small album, keep all the pictures that shows the important wedding pictures like putting the sindhoor, going around the agni, tying the sacred chain/thaali/mangalsutra.
- Tax and Pay Stubs
This is the tax return statements or the W-2. If any of these are asked you have to produce your spouse’s W-2 and pay stubs.
W-2 form shows the tax returned to your spouse . Pay stub shows your spouse’s salary
- I 129,I 797A, LCA
These are the most important documents to your spouse,. Get the original and a copy. The copy will be taken by your interviewer.
- Bank Statement
This statement shows your spouse’s bank balance .
keep 2 or 3 of your spouse’s utility bill like gas or electric bill or cable. This is for proof of address.