Letter to consulate requesting Visa for Parents, relatives or friend you are sponsoring. This letter must be prepared and signed by the sponsor, and presented to the consulate or embassy by the applicant at the time of the visitor visa interview.
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[Date of visa interview]
[Your Full Name]
(Work): (xxx) xxx-xxxx
(Home): (xxx) xxx-xxxx
E-mail: [email address]
To: The US Consulate General, [New Delhi, India]
Subject: Request for tourist visa for parents
I am [Name], working as a [Job Title] for [Company Name], located at [Company Address], USA. My annual gross income is $[Annual Income]. I would like to invite my [parents/relatives/friend] Mr and Mrs [Name], residing at [Visitor's Address], India, to visit us in USA for  months, starting from [Month] [Year].
The purpose of their visit is social as well as tourism within USA. During [their/her/his] visit, [they/she/he] will stay with us at the above address, and I will bear all [their/her/his] expenses including the round trip air fare to USA, food, housing, travel within USA, medical insurance and all other personal expenses [they/she/he] may incur.
I will make sure that they leave United States before the expiration of their authorized stay. I request you to grant [them/her/him] a tourist visa for USA.
Please do not hesitate to contact me via telephone or e-mail if you have any questions.
[Sponsor's full name]
- Completed Affidavit of Support (Form I-134)
- Copy of my H1B approval notice (Form I-797)
- Copy of my passport, visa, and I-94
- My birth certificate
- Employment verification letter
- Copy of last two pay stubs
- Copy of my recent bank statement and stock asset statement
- Bank account verification letter
- Copy of last two years' tax returns and W2's