Business Visa Facilitation Program (BVFP)

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Overview

The BVFP is currently only for members of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Romania.

Qualifications

Members of the Romanian chapter of AMCHAM are eligible for BVFP appointments. Please contact AMCHAM at amcham@amcham.ro for information on this organization’s membership requirements. The AMCHAM office is located at 11 Ion Campineanu St, Union International Center, 4th Floor, Bucharest – 010031. Phone: + 40 21 312 48 34, + 40 21 315 86 94, + 40 31 2 AMCHAM (26 24 26).

BVFP applicants may seek B visas for their firm's business. B visas are generally issued for multiple entries during a 10-year period of time. No specific U.S. event or invitation is needed for BVFP travel. BVFP firms are encouraged to plan ahead and seek visas in advance for employees who may have a future or indeterminate need to travel.

BVFP applicants include professional, permanent, full-time employees of firms with AMCHAM patron, corporate, or business memberships. Casual, temporary, part-time or contract staff are ineligible. AMCHAM member firms may not submit visa applications for clients, business associates, customers, domestic servants, friends, or other relatives, who must apply in the normal manner by making an appointment online.