Your United Stated Visa Application - South African Passport Holders
To start your US Visa Application you'll need to complete a D 106 Application Form on line.
First go to their website http://southafrica.usvisa-info.com
- Click on Nonimmigrant Visas and select the “Before you Apply” dropdown window
- Step 1 – Complete the Nonimmigration Visa Electronic Application
- Select Location (South Africa Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban depending which is closest to you)
- Click on Start an Application
It will then give you an Application ID (eg AA012W4UMR), save this ID, you will need it to get back into your application form at a later date
It will also ask you a security question (eg. Your mother’s mother’s name). Remember the answer!
Do not sign off your Application Form until you are 100% satisfied that it is complete!! If you do not know the answers to some of the questions, save it, you can come back to it at a later stage when you have the answers.
You will need your passport and credit card details to complete the application.
If you have any problems you can make use of their help line - 087 550 2160
Non-South African Passport Holders
Some countries qualify under the Visa Waiver Program. These include Britian, Europe, Australia and New Zealand (amongst others). If you have a passport from one of these countries, you will need to do an on-line ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) clearance. Please go to the following website for more information on this procedure -