For Our International Buyers

The United States Government requires residents of some countries to obtain a Visa before entering the U.S. Recent changes to the Visa application process have increased the length of time required to receive your Visa. The information below provides important facts, hints and details that help to make the entire process easier for you and your business.

Visa Application Process

Recent changes to the Visa policy and procedures are expected to increase the amount of time it takes to obtain a Visa. It is extremely important to apply for your Visa early. We recommend that you start the Visa application process as soon as possible. See the Department of State at for the approximate wait times.


Review the U.S. Department of State website for changes to the Visa process that may affect you.

If you need an official Invitation Letter from ANME, please request one from Please include your country of origin and the location of the nearest US Consulate office or US Embassy.

Apply early for your Visa. Download Visa forms at

Check your passport for the expiration date.


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