VENEZUELA

/VENEZUELA

TOURIST VISA

For a Tourist Visa for Venezuela, the following documents are required:

  • Original Signed Passport + Copy of Bio/Signature Page (s) – with at least 6 months validity beyond intended stay and two (2) adjacent blank visa pages. Please note that passports showing any signs of damage (water damage, tattered, separating, frayed etc.) will not be accepted.
  • Proof of Employment
    • Be printed on the company’s official letterhead
    • Applicant’s title and/or functions
    • Dates of Employment
  • Copy of latest Bank Statement or Letter from Bank – Must show sufficient funds to cover the duration of trip
  • Proof of Travel – copy of itinerary or airline tickets.
  • Copy of Hotel Confirmation

Business Visa

For a Business Visa for Venezuela, the following documents are required:

  • Original Signed Passport + Copy of Bio/Signature Page (s) – with at least 6 months validity beyond intended stay and two (2) adjacent blank visa pages. Please note that passports showing any signs of damage (water damage, tattered, separating, frayed etc.) will not be accepted.
  • Letter of Guarantee – The original letter must have the following details:
    • Be printed on the company’s official letterhead
    • Applicant’s title and/or functions with the U.S company and his/her precise nature of business and activities to be conducted in Venezuela.
    • Name and address of Venezuelan company with which applicant is going to deal/negotiate with.
    • Name of person to be contacted in Venezuela, phone number and his/her/their functions with the Brazilian company.
    • Expected travel dates of trip to Venezuela
    • Responsibility of the U.S. company for applicant’s stay in Venezuela and his/her return to the country of origin.
    • Note that business letters without the above information and/or without original signature will not be accepted and therefore the visa application will not be processed.
  • Letter of Invitation – from the sponsoring company on company letterhead. The letter must include the contact information of the invitee in Venezuela, the address, name, phone number, and activities to be performed while in Venezuela.
  • Articles/ Certificate of Incorporation – from both the U.S and Venezuelan based company (pages 1-3).
  • Proof of Travel – copy of itinerary or airline tickets.
  • If the applicant is of NON-US origin, the applicant must submit a notarized copy of their residency status in the U.S.

WORK VISA

Please note that the representative (s) in Venezuela will need to apply for approval through both the Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Interior & Justice in Venezuela PRIOR to submitting applications in the U.S. The documents that will be required to submit to the Venezuela Ministries are;

  • Degrees, Training Certificates, etc.
  • Employment Contract or Offer
  • Criminal Record Certificate issued by local authorities

Please note that the Ministries do reserve the right to request additional information, if deemed necessary.

Once the approval has been obtained, kindly review and complete the listed items below:

  • Original Signed Passport + Copy of Bio/Signature Page (s) – with at least one (1) year remaining in validity beyond intended stay and two (2) adjacent blank visa pages. Please note that passports showing any signs of damage (water damage, tattered, separating, frayed etc.) will not be accepted.
  • Authorization by the Ministry of Labor solicited by the company or sponsor in Venezuela
  • Authorization by the Ministry of Interior & Justice
  • Proof of Labor Condition  (Academic Degrees, Legalized Training Certificates, etc…)
  • CV / Rig Resume
  • Valid Medical Certificate
  • Criminal Record Certificate issued by the local authorities
  • Employment Contract or Offer
  • If the applicant is of NON-US origin, the applicant must submit a notarized copy of their residency status in the U.S.
  • Proof of Travel – copy of itinerary or airline tickets

OFFSHORE WORK / CREW CHANGE

Please contact The Visa Team USA for guidance and requirements.

Email: info@thevisateamusa.com