Morning Briefing and Q&A/Discussion: Visa Procedures for Business Travel to the U.S.

Date(s) - 24/09/2013
8:30 am - 10:15 am

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Event Background

In response to a number of AmCham companies, AmCham has arranged this workshop to provide an update on U.S. visitor visa application procedures, visa renewal procedures, and procedures for group visits (incentive tours, etc.).


08:30 am Registration and Refreshments
09:00 am Welcome and Introduction
09:05 am Presentation by Ms. Sara Michael, Nonimmigrant Visa Section Chief
09:35 am followed by Q&A
10:15 am Event Ends


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Sara Michael is the Non-Immigrant Visa Chief at the U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City. Prior overseas assignments have included Monterrey, Mexico; Moscow, Russia; and Minsk, Belarus. She has also served in Washington DC in the Office of Overseas Citizens Services and as a Consular Instructor at the State Department’s National Foreign Affairs Training Center. Ms. Michael is a native of Port Jefferson, New York, and attended Swarthmore College and the University of Illinois. She speaks Spanish, Russian, and Vietnamese.

Information about U.S. Visas from the U.S. Consulate General

Please click here for General Information about U.S. Visas

Visa Renewal Procedures

Temporary visitors, returning students/ exchange visitors, temporary workers and intra-company transferees (B, F, M, J, H and L visas holders) of Vietnamese nationality can renew their visas by dropping off their applications at the U.S. Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City during scheduled drop box hours (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00am – 10:00am), receiving their new visa in as short as three days, without having to come for a personal interview and fingerprinting.

Please click here for Information about Visa Renewal Procedures

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