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Business Visa Center

Business Visa Center

Since 2005, the Department of State has implemented the Business Visa Center (BVC) as part of our ongoing effort to better facilitate the issuance of visas for legitimate business travelers worldwide.  The Business Visa Center is available to assist businesses in the United States and their partners, customers and colleagues around the world.

The BVC is accessible on the Internet at  The web site outlines the
BVC’s role and the visa application process.  It also provides answers to some frequently asked questions and explains how to contact the BVC.