1. A passport valid for travel to the United States and with a validity date at least six months beyond your intended period of stay in the U.S.
(unless country-specific agreements provide exemptions)
2. Original birth certificate
3. Original marriage certificate (if applicable)
4. Divorce or death certificate(s) of any previous spouse(s) for both you and the U.S. citizen sponsor
5. Police certificates from your present country of residence and all countries where you have lived for 6 months or more since age 16
(Police certificates are also required for accompanying children age 16 or older.) Details on obtaining police certificates can be found at
6. Medical examination (Vaccinations are optional.) See the attached instructions for medical exams.
7. Evidence of financial support (Form I-134). Additionally, an affidavit of support might be requested.
8. Two (2) 2x2 photographs for each applicant. See the required photo format explained in Photograph Requirements.
9. Evidence of the relationship between the petitioner and beneficiary (a).
10. Proof of the petitioner’s U.S. citizenship. This might include a birth certificate or U.S. passport.
11. Receipt of payment for USD$240 for each applicant through either the online system or from any BANAMEX or SCOTIA bank branch.
Note: Please validate your Banamex or Scotia bank payment at
12. Consular Interview appointment letter.
13. Confirmation of online submission of form DS-160 for each applicant.
14. If you have obtained non-immigrant visas to enter the United States (i.e. tourist visa, Laser visa, student visa), bring those visas with you
to the interview.
15. The address where you would like us to mail your documents at the end of the visa process
Number 12 is Consular Interview Appointment Letter. What is this? And Where do we get a copy of it? Can we print out the email that says "Confirmación de Cita Programada" and use this or is it something else?
Thanks for any help!!