US Embassy releases new video explaining visa application process

April 25, 2014 - 5:42:18 am

DOHA: The United States Embassy released a new video on its YouTube channel that provides viewers with a simple explanation of the visa application process. The video is available in both English and Arabic and can be viewed at

The video shows viewers how all applicants, whether they are traveling to the United States for tourism, study, medical care, or business, should begin the application process by visiting the Embassy’s website at

From there, applicants will find an online visa application, where they will be asked to provide information about themselves, their families, their reason for traveling, and other important details. Applicants are encouraged to fill out the online form accurately and completely in order to avoid delays. Applicants with specific questions can contact the Embassy’s public hotline at +974-4423-1248. The call centre is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week. Members of the public can also email questions to The Peninsula