Documents for VISA Interview


Here is a list of documents you can take for the OFC and VISA interview. There are a lot of documents that can be added to the list. But in general, these documents should suffice. It’s funny because nothing is mentioned about the documents you should carry on the consulate’s website.

OFC/ Biometrics day

  1. Passport
  2. DS 160
  3. Appointment confirmation

Students usually take their I-20 and SEVIS fee receipts as well, but you don’t need them. They will stamp your DS 160 and appointment confirmation. Read our OFC/Biometric Day#1  here for more information.

VISA interview day

  1. Passport
  2. DS 160 (stamped on OFC day)
  3. Appointment confirmation (stamped on OFC day)
  4. Sevis fee receipt

Funding documents

  1. Loan sanction letter from the bank
  2. Passbook of your account
  3. Passbook of parent’s salary account
  4. Income tax return of the parent
  5. PDF Certificate
  6. Your income tax return (if working)
  7. Payslips for the last three months.
  8. Notarized affidavit of support by parents (or whichever family member is sponsoring you)
  9. Asset evaluation certificate (not compulsory to bring)

Other documents

  1. GRE score sheet
  2. TOEFL score sheet
  3. University Original degree
  4. University Original transcripts
  5. Exchange university transcript
  6. Admit/rejection letters from other universities

Carry a photocopy of all the documents other than the ones mentioned above. We believe it is very important to have photocopies of everything for emergency purposes. You don’t need to take a picture of yourself, but having a passport-sized photo doesn’t hurt.