The latest immigration and visa news for the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and select European countries - straight from the leading immigrant advocates in the Philippines.
Visa for Visas: Mastercard for Those That Cash Can’t Buy
Online Credit Card Transactions for Petitions, Sponsorships
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In an increasingly digitized world, facilitating the processing of visa petitions and applications thru online transactions (using credit cards for example) has emerged as a trusted, secure, practical and easiest method.
Immigration authorities and consular posts prefer online, credit card transactions usually by Visa or Mastercard.
The Immigrant Visa Center has joined the immigration authorities and consular posts in accepting online fees by credit card for the convenience of our clients and their sponsors.
A US citizen spouse or fiancée for example could pay for the filing fee with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom immigration authorities put online and credit card payments on top of their list of payment for visa fees: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club and JCB. The US Department of State (National Visa Center) accepts and encourages online payments for immigrant visa fees, as well as Affidavits of Support fees.
Instead of sending money to the visa beneficiary, the petitioner or sponsor is assured that payment is made for the specific petition or application: paperless transactions that produce legal papers and family reunification faster.
Authors & Contributors
Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.
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