1. When is the best time to apply for my Venezuela visa? The best time to apply for your Venezuela visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.
  2. Do I have to send you my passport to get a Venezuela visa? Is it safe to send a passport? You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Venezuela visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa requests cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application and passport to CIBTvisas in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx, UPS, Express Mail or Certified Mail.

 

 

Business Visa Application Requirements for a Venezuela Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for at least 6 months at the date of entry
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact CIBTvisas at 800-929-2428 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a U.S. mailing address. Use the included sample Business Cover Letter to complete your letter.

  4. Visa Application Form

    You must provide one fully completed copy of the visa application form found in this kit. The application form must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  5. Letter of Invitation

    You must obtain a letter of invitation. The organization you will be visiting is responsible for providing the invitation. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be written on company letterhead
    • Include the full local address and phone number of the organization or person to be visited
    • Request the same validity of visa as in the Business Introduction Letter
    • Specify the number of entries you are requesting for your visa

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  7. Proof of Sufficient Funds

    You must provide proof that you possess sufficient funds. Your financial details must:

    • Include your most recent and original monthly bank statement or a letter from the bank showing the current account balance
    • Display your name as it appears in your passport

     

    For applicants who willl have their expenses covered by the company in the US or in Venezuela, you must submit a notarized letter of guarantee outlining who will cover the cost of the trip.  

  8. CIBTvisas Order Form

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

  9. Company Registration Details

    You must provide a copy of the host organization's Company Registration and Certificate of Good Standing.

  10. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, CIBTvisas can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A CIBTvisas expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit https://cibtvisas.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

Tourist Application Requirements for a Venezuela Visa

  1. Direct Submission

    The consulate requires direct submission; for this reason CIBTvisas is unable to assist you with your visa application. You must apply directly to the consulate to obtain your visa. We recommend that you contact the consulate directly to obtain the most current forms and requirements before making a personal appearance at the consulate. Please contact:

    Embassy of Venezuela
    1099 30th St NW
    Washington, DC 20007 
    Telephone:(202) 342-2214

Concierge Service

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Visa Pre-Check

Have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline?  CIBTvisas can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays.  A CIBTvisas expert will review all of your documents to confirm your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly.

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