Visitor visa is a non-immigrant visa for persons desiring to enter their desired country temporarily for pleasure, visiting relatives or children or friends, or for medical treatment or combination of business and pleasure both.
If the purpose of your trip to visit a country for a short duration for pleasure, tourism, meeting relatives, family or friend, Visitor Visa is the right visa for you.
The consular officer decides if the applicant is eligible or not. The following is the qualification criteria by which the consular may grant the Visitor Visa.
1. Sponsored Trip:
The applicant's trip/ visa may be sponsored. If the applicant's children or other relatives live in the host country, they may sponsor the applicant for a visa. A sponsorship is helpful in cases where the applicant doesn't have sufficient funds/finances to support himself in the host country.
Who can sponsor : Anybody may sponsor visa for his/her parents, relatives, friends. The sponsor must demonstrate willingness to bear expenses required for the applicant's trip.
Sponsorship does not guarantee the grant of visa. Individual applying for visa must meet the specific criteria, set for visitor visa.
2. Self Sponsored:
An applicant may self sponsor his/her trip. Requirements include sufficient funds and proof of financial capability that can justify expenses for the trip.