Contact Us

Common Questions In A Visa Interview

A visa interview may vary in terms of length and the consulate officer may ask a number of questions to determine whether can be granted a non-immigrant visa to pursue your studies in the U.S.
By GPA Admin

Common Questions In A Visa Interview

Common questions in a Visa Interview

Following are several series of questions that may come up in your visa interview. While the best answers are those that reflect the facts and true circumstances, thinking about them in advance will help you organize the information and be more articulate in front of the interviewer. 



Common Questions About the Student:

  1. What’s your name? Why are you here today?
  2. How old are you? 
  3. Have you ever been abroad (to the U.S.)? If Yes, when and what for?
  4. Have you ever lived away from your parents?
  5. What do you often do at free time?
  6. Do you play sports? Which kind of sport do you like best?
  7. Have you ever been granted a U.S. visa?
  8. Have you ever been denied a U.S. Visa?

Common Questions About Family:

  1. What’s your father’s name? What’s your mother’s name?
  2. Do you have any siblings? If you do have, what is his/her name(s)?
  3. How old is your father/ mother?
  4. Are you living with your parents?
  5. Have your parents/ your siblings travelled abroad?
  6. Why don’t your older brother(s)/sister(s) study abroad like you?

Common Questions About Academic Performance:

  1. Where do you go to school now?
  2. Tell me something about your school?
  3. How many classes are there in your school?
  4. What subjects are you good/bad at?
  5. What are your favourite subjects? And why do you like them?
  6. What do you often do after school?
  7. Who is your favourite teacher?
  8. What’s your principle’s name?

Common Questions About Study Plans in the U.S.:

  1. What is the purpose of your trip?
  2. Why do you choose to study in the U.S.?
  3. Which university will you be attending?
  4. Where is your school located? 
  5. Tell me something about your school?
  6. When will your school start? 
  7. What will you study in the U.S.?
  8. What is the tuition fee?
  9. Where will you live in the US?

Common Questions About Finances:

  1. What’s your father’s/mother’s job?
  2. How much do your parents earn a month? How much is your family’s monthly income?
  3. Who will pay for your study in the US?
  4. How can your parents pay for your study?
  5. Do your parents have a saving book/ banking account? How much?
  6. How many houses do your parents have?
  7. Do you parents have a car?
  8. How much will your parents give you a month when you live in the U.S.?

If your parents are employed:

  1. Whom does your father/mother work for?
  2. For how long have your parents worked for this company?
  3. Do you know where your father/mother company is? What’s the company’s address?
  4. What are your father/mother’s company products?

If your parents are self-employed:

  1. Show me your parents’ business registratlion?
  2. How many employees are there in your parents’ company?
  3. How much does this business earn a month?
  4. How long have your parents run this business?

Common Questions About Returning to Vietnam:

  1. Will you return Vietnam when you finish studying?
  2. How can you prove that you will return Vietnam?
  3. What do you want to become after graduation?
  4. What will you do after you finish your study in the U.S.?
  5. How long do you intend to stay in the U.S. after you finish your study?
  6. Do you intend to work in the U.S.?
  7. If you are offered a good job with high salary, will you agree to work?

Other Questions

  1. What make me should grant you a Visa according to you?
  2. What will you do if I said that you are not qualified for a Visa?
  3. Why do you think I should give you a Visa?
  4. Have you ever lived away from you parents? What will you do if you miss your parents?
  5. Do you have any friend in the U.S.? If you do have, tell me something about her/him.
  6. What difficulties do you think you may encounter in the U.S.?
  7. What will you do if your parents ran out the money and could not afford your study well?


<< Previous: How to Pay for Visa Fees in Hanoi, Vietnam                  Next: What to Expect When Coming for a Visa Interview >>


Ask Golden Path

Latest News & Events

Featured News