Are you traveling to the US? Process your laser visa: Requirements and how to process it

Do you plan to travel to the United States with the purpose of getting to know the country? We tell you that you can process the tourist or laser visaas it is also known.

According to the website of the United States Embassy in Mexico, this type of visa is also known as B1, B2 or Border Crossing Card (BCC), that you must present when entering the country.

The advantage of this border crossing card is that it simplifies the entry processes, whether by land or air. Not all countries can request it.

What countries have access to the laser visa?

The laser visa allows people to stay in the United States for up to 30 days. Citizens who can requesting it are those whose country of origin Germany, Australia, Canada, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Another advantage of the laser visa is that when entering the United States, people are not required to present their passport.

The cost of the laser visa is 185 dollars or 3 thousand 106 Mexican pesos. With the document, people will be able to carry out activities such as: shopping, family visits, tourism, attending conferences, resolving property matters and conventions. You will not be able to study or work.

The issuance of this practical document It can be processed at the United States Office of Consular Affairs and is valid for 10 years.

How to process the 2024 laser visa and what are the requirements?

Although you will not have to present your passport to enter the United States with your laser visa, yes you must have it current. Furthermore, you must not exceed the established visit time, that is, 30 days.

Also you must prove you live in Mexico, verify social and economic ties with the country, for example, that you have an indefinite employment contract and that your family lives here.

It is important to check that the reasons for visiting the northern country are due to business and tourism, since for other activities, you must obtain different types of visas. Finally, you must verify your residence outside the United States, which is located in Mexico.