The barcode number on the form ds 160 confirmation page is required to book your interview for visa application. This number will tell the story of the passport, including the years in which it was valid and where in the country it was issued. Cc12345678 passport number exactly as it is shown in the passport, in the upper right corner of the photo page passport book number. You will need a ds 160 number to apply for an appointment. I have a personalausweis with a 9digit number in the top right corner and a 6digit number towards the bottom right. Each applicant including children must have their own ds 160 visa application. Is the national identification number the same as my national insurance number. This web page describes the personal information section. If you have one, it will state so in your passport s identification page the page with your picture on it. This is a number which is unique to the passport booklet that one has. I got my current passport while i was in usa at my countrys consulate in nyc. Passport travel document number enter the passport number from the passport you intend to use for travel to the usa this summer. The ds 160 must be completed and submitted online prior to your interview at the u.
Our best and worst visa experiences two bad tourists. Yes, you can use your passport card in order to apply for a passport book. Where can you find the passport book number on a uk passport. Please contact your passport issuing authority if you are unable to determine whether or. It is asking for the city and country where the passport was issued. Place of issue refers to the place of issue shown on your passport. This is the same number as stated in your passport. A large number of applications are abandoned every year because this payment is not completed. This number consists of eight digits and one letter. Microsoft word 2017 guide starting your ds160 application early uk. You may get more details from ds 160, where is the passport book number on an indian passport number same as file in it not applicable for issued. Passport book number enter this information if applicable see embassy notes in right hand margin. The online ds160 application replaced the ds156, ds157, ds158, and ds3032, which are no longer necessary.
The ds 160 form must be submitted online and the printed confirmation. However, you will not find any other number in your nigerian passport. In this case, you would apply for a passport renewal by mail. Applicants have reported that they are experiencing problems when uploading a photograph to the ds 160. Ds160 online application form frequently asked questions u. Where is my us passport book number located on my passport. I can not find the country of united kingdom or britain and great britain. You may or may not have a passport book number on your passport. Jun, 2012 search for the sample filled ds 160 form on the site where you got ds160 travel.
If you put the wrong name for yourself or got a new passport number like pilot something important, then do it over. If you are a danish passport holder this information will not apply to you, and you should tick the does not apply field. Would you please help me out with some questions i have. One of the questions asks for passport book number. This will be listed under the authority heading in your uk passport. The online ds160 application replaced the ds 156, ds 157, ds 158, and ds 3032, which are no longer necessary. Each applicant including children must have their own form ds 160 visa application. For other countries it is not the same thing as your passport. How to find passport book number in indian passport. On the ds 160 form, in the passport section, it is asking me for the place where my passport was issued. A visa must be valid at the time a traveler seeks admission to the united states, but the expiration date of the visa validity periodlength of time the visa can be used has no relation to the length of time a temporary visitor may be authorized by the department of homeland security to remain in the united states. Passport book number is also called an inventory control number. Online nonimmigrant visa electronic application, form ds 160.
If you have not done this, please follow the separate guidelines before completing the below steps. English view tool tip help most of this application has been translated. Passport number passport book number national identification number what exactly. Explanations of the following terms contained in the online ds 160 form are available to you as help topics while you complete the ds 160 and are also provided below.
Some countries may have a passport book number in some versions of their passports, whilst some may not. Its vital that the specific embassy you will be visiting is selected. Is the passport book number the same as a passport number. Oct 04, 2017 passport book number while completing ds 160. Jul 23, 20 i am applying for my passport renewal, if i schedule an appointment with old passport information and submit the applicationpay fees etc will i be able to changeupdate the ds 160 information with new passport information before i go to stamping.
Ds 160 applications submitted on or after november 1, 2010. I do not work for us embassy so it would be hard for me to tell you for certain. So if your are filling ds 160 form to apply for indian passports, then you have to select the. However, i can narrate one instance which should give you a good idea about the kind of information a consular officer has at hisher disposal. If you are a danish passport holder this information will not apply to you, and you. The barcode number on the form ds 160 confirmation page is required in order to book your interview. Us visa appointment uva premium service to apply for us visa. All nonimmigrant visa applicants are required to pay a mandatory us visa application fee or the mrv visa processing fee government fee. If you require a nonimmigrant visa, generally, the first step of the visa application process is filling out the ds160 form online. The passport number can also be found in the machine readable zone mrz. According to the ds 160 form, which you should fill to enter the usa, the passport number and passport book number are two completely different set of numbers.
Sometimes, it is confused with the passport book number. Only at this point will a consular section consider your request for an expedited appointment. Where is the passport book number on indian passport. Visit the ds 160 website to learn more about the ds 160 online process. Completing specific ds160 questions passport information. The form is asking for my passport book number but i am not sure if i have one. No name us immigration lawyer, law offices of rajiv s. If you have been notified that the petition has been approved and you have received the notice of action, form i797, and nvc has advised you that your application has been transferred to the embassy in london for processing, you are required to complete the following steps to prepare for your immigrant visa interview. Only complete this section if your name on your passport is english alphabet. This web page describes the passport information section. Where is the passport book number and what is the difference from.
Every time a passport a issued, a new number is associated with it. The form ds 160 needs to be completed and submitted online before your interview at the embassy or consulate. I was trying to apply for an american visa from uk. Visit our webpage to get more information on each of the basic steps.
Select a location where you will be applying for this visa. However, when i was intending to fill in the ds 160 form here. The confirmation photo page indicates that they have not uploaded a photo, even though on the preceding page they have received the message that their photo has successfully been uploaded. If you require a nonimmigrant visa, generally, the first step of the visa application process is filling out the ds 160 form online. We waited a few days to buy a pin code and make a appointment. The form ds 160 must be completed and submitted online prior to your interview at the embassy or consulate. The ds160 form is required for all nonimmigrant visas, including. Many countries dont have a separate book number, and it is the same as the passport number. Please write this number down, as you will need it to book your appointment. The location of the passport book number on your passport may vary depending on the country that issued your passport.
For other countries it is not the same thing as your passport number. If you received help filling out the ds 160 form, please indicate it in the appropriate section so the consular officer will not require you to fill out a new application. The embassy or consulate should reopen your ds 160 submitted after april 1, 2010 if your application is denied for this reason and ask you to correct it, as explained below. Transcript for the 27 may 2010 webchat the ds160 nonimmigrant visa form. As indicated by the ds160 structure, which you should fill to enter the usa. Enter all surnames or family names exactly as they are written in your passport. Do the us consuls compare the information in the old and. If you put the wrong name for yourself or got a new passport number like pilot. Where is the passport book number on an indian passport. As teh dates are not available so easily i want to book a slot instead of waiting for new passport. Passport book number in ds160 tourist visas visajourney. Aa000000 the number written is red on the inside front cover.
For nationals of any other country, please check with your local embassy or consulate or with the passport issuing office. If you do, the location of the passport book number on your. Dos stores all information that you submit in its database. Currently, the ds 160 us visa application form has this fields. Form ds 160 needs to be submitted to the department of state website via the internet. Enter your application id number and answer additional questions as prompted to access and correct your application. So, if they are trying to find a passport book number in an indian passport, they are not going to find one. For uk and us passports the book number is the same as the passport number. Form ds160 is a multipart form, which must be filled by all us nonimmigrant visa applicants. The passport book number may appear in a passport in addition to the. Embassy will not accept handwritten or typed applications and you will not be permitted to attend your interview without a ds 160 confirmation page. Welcome to a stepbystep guide to completing the ds160. Passporttravel document number enter the passport number from the passport you intend to use for travel to the usa this summer. The passport book number is commonly called the inventory control number.
Form ds 160 is a multipart form, which must be filled by all us nonimmigrant visa applicants. Instead, each passport book number is unique to that specific book. Depending on when the passport was issued, the book number may or may not be the same. May 31, 2016 ds160 is asking for the place of issue of visa. Forms for nonimmigrant visa applications including notes on ds 156e, ds 157, ds 158, ds 160, niv30a and vcu01. Search for the sample filled ds 160 form on the site where you got ds160 travel. What is the passport book number, and where is it in an. Three passport book number for uk and irish citizens click does not apply four where was the passport issued for uk passports the accepted answer is uk passport agency. If you previously had a passport that expired or was lost, do not write numbers from those passports. I know that the issuing country for my passport is my home country. Im filling out the ds 160 and it asks for my passport number, which i know what that number is but then it asks for the passport book number or control number as it is sometimes called now there are two other numbers that could possibly be the control number. The barcode number on the ds 160 confirmation page is required in order to book your interview. Steven robinson, england, great britain, united kingdom. Passporttravel document type select the appropriate document type.
This guide was developed to help assist visa applicants navigate the new ds 160 electronic visa application form. Well, to be completely honest, indian passports do not have the passport book number and most of the countries are not aware of this fact. It is the first 9 characters of the 2nd line of the mrz. List of questions and answers for usa ds160 application. Just select does not apply for the option ds 160 form guide. We filled out and singed the online ds 160 form for her at the end of april. To see the translation point your mouse over any sentence on the page. Enter your passport number and passport book number, if applicable. You must first submit the online visa application form ds 160, pay the application fee, and schedule the first available interview appointment. Upon submission of the ds 160, you will receive a confirmation page that bears a bar code that you must print and take to the visa interview appointment. Booking a visa appointment guide visa 2 of 5 returner. Yes, all applicants for a nonimmigrant visa must now use the ds 160.
I am applying for my passport renewal, if i schedule an appointment with old passport information and submit the applicationpay fees etc will i be able to changeupdate the ds 160 information with new passport information before i go to stamping. In addition to the ds160, treaty tradertreaty investor visa applicants also must complete an additional form see the treaty tradertreaty investor, e visa applicants section below for more information. If there are multiple surnames listed in your passport, you should enter all of them. The passport number is located on the same page as the persons photograph and is sometimes called the document number.
How to find the place of issue for a uk passport quora. Once an applicant has submitted the completed ds 160 online, all heshe has to do is print a single confirmation sheet. For other passports, you may find this information elsewhere on the photo page. Embassy dublin, the american embassy should provide premium service to customers at a fee. Form ds 160 must be filled for all nonimmigrant visa applicants for the us.1012 967 296 675 83 493 1192 1447 451 1307 1360 1154 1193 455 1226 936 1421 675 666 472 1012 1182 658 1447 530 399 499 769 1270 1077 188 719 993 1120 299 209 297 1343 453 2 943 1083 1049 100 696 127 1292 1332 1209 340