Applying for a U.S. Non-Immigrant Visa

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Applying for a U.S. Non-Immigrant Visa

Embassy of the United States
Consular Section
142 Old Hope Road
Kingston 6

TEL:    1 876 702 6000
FAX:    1 876 702 6018-9

To apply for a new visa, the following items are required:

  • - A printed confirmation page of the completed electronic application form DS-160. This form must be completed and submitted online;
  • - After completing and submitting the US Visa application online, proceed to create an account in order to choose a courier pick up location (this is only done as a means of being able to complete the process correctly online, therefore choose the DHL Kingston Location), make payment for the US Visa application by Debit/Credit Card in the amount of US$160.00 and to print the "Courier In Authorization Certificate";
  • Valid BOTC-Cayman Islands passport that will not expire within the next six months. There should be sufficient blank pages available in the passport to affix a visa, should a visa be granted. Each applicant must possess their own passport. (no visas will be issued to children who are added to parentís passport)
  • Expired or other Passport (if held a U.S. visa before);
  • 1 full face photograph (white or off-white background);
  • A recent Police Clearance Certificate for ANY applicant sixteen years of age or older;
  • Any additional documents that may demonstrate the applicantís social and economic ties outside the United States, OR that otherwise help to support or clarify the application.

    - Original Birth Certificate

    - Copy of parent's valid passport data page and valid US Visa (if applicant is a child) - If parent's passport is not a BOTC-Cayman Islands passport, please provide a copy of parent's Caymanian Status Letter/Certificate OR their BOTC Naturalization Certificate

    - Proof that payment for Visa application was successful

    - Courier In Authorization Certificate

Personal Interview

A personal interview at the United States Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica will be required, but is not limited to, the following applicants:

  • If you are 14 to 79 years of age and applying for a US Visitorís visa for the FIRST TIME or RENEWAL
  • Applicants 80 years old and older applying for a US Visitorís Visa for the first time
  • You MUST schedule an appointment time for your interview. Appointments can be made after you have created an account at the following website:
  • Applicants who have made an appointment but has a genuine emergency should now send a request via email to: or contact 1-876-702-6000

The Passport & Corporate Services Office forwards (BOTC-Cayman Islands Passports & British Citizen Passports ONLY) applications weekly to the U.S. Embassy for a non-refundable fee of: CI$50.00 cash (Per Applicant).

Last Updated: 2017-04-05