Visas for Children

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Questions and Answers

Q: Do children need a visa?
A: Yes, 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, they do.

Q: Do children need to schedule an interview appointment?
A: Yes, every applicant requires an appointment.

Q: Do all children have to come in person for their appointment?
A: Most children under the age of 14 are not required to appear in person. However, all Syrian nationals, including children under the age of 14, must appear.