A citizen of a foreign country traveling in immediate and continuous transit through the United States en-route to a foreign destination requires a valid transit visa

This visa is useful in travelling in and out of the U.S. when your final destination is in another country, particularly when you need to change airports in the US. Each person transiting the US, including children, are required to have a visa.


  • Passport with valid visa
  • Adequate funds for transit journey
  • Evidence of transportation arrangements to destination.
  • Upon applying for a transit visa, flight reservations and other valid visas to a third country must be already made.

Additional documentation may be required depending on the US Embassy or Consulate