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
A: Yes, they do.
Q: Do children need to schedule an interview
A: Every applicant requires an appointment.
Q: Do all children have to come in person for their
A: No. Only children aged 14 or older must appear in person for an interview. Children 13 years-old or younger may remain at home while their parents (or legal guardians) appear for the visa interview on their behalf.