Visas for Children

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Questions and Answers

Q: Do children need a visa?

A: All travelers, including children, need a visa to travel to the United States or must qualify to travel without a visa through a special program, such as the Visa Waiver Program.

Q: Do children pay the same application fee as adults?

A: Yes.

Q: Do children need to schedule an interview appointment?

A: Every applicant requires an appointment.

Q: Do all children have to come in person for their appointment?

A: Yes, all children have to come in person for their appointment.  Unless an applicant 15 or older is applying at the same time on the same date with his or her parents or legal guardians, he or she must enter the US Embassy alone.