You should use either an ink-jet or laser printer to print the
completed application form.
Note: Depending on the speed of your Internet
connection, it may take several minutes to download the initial and
completed copies of the form. Please be
Instructions for completing an electronic visa
Enter the information requested into the appropriate spaces on the
form. Please answer all questions. Your answers must be in
English and must use English characters. Letters like ñ, é,
ü, ç are not recognized by the system. Please enter names like Muñoz
and Sémonin as Munoz and Semonin.
Review the information you entered for accuracy.
Press the Continue button at the end of the form.
Failure to click on the Continue button will result in an
incorrectly formatted application form.
Print the form after it is returned to you and displayed in Adobe
The barcode that prints on the last page contains the information
you entered and will help us process your application more quickly.
Bring all printed pages with you when you come in for your
interview. Please do not fold the printed application
Note: You can save time filling out the
online DS-156 application form for family members by using the
"Generate Family Duplicate" button located at the bottom of the online
DS-156 application form. Once you have completed and printed
your online DS-156 application form, click the "Back" button on
your browser to return to the online DS-156 application form and
then click on the "Generate Family Duplicate" button to copy the values
into a new online DS-156 application form.