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Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the C-1/D Visa
  • Can I use my C-1/D visa for tourism?

    Can I use my C-1/D visa for tourism?

  • I work for an airline, can I use my C-1/D for an extended layover?

    I work for an airline, can I use my C-1/D for an extended layover?

    • No.  If you are an airline employee and will be on an extended layover, you must enter the country using a B-1/B-2 visa

      An airline employee who needs a B-1/B-2 visa for an extended layover is able to apply for both a C-1/D visa and a B-1/B-2 visa at the same time and only needs to pay one nonrefundable visa application feeIf such an employee applies for the visas at different times, he or she must pay two application fees.

  • Can I change my visa status or extend my stay if I enter the United States on a C-1/D visa?

    Can I change my visa status or extend my stay if I enter the United States on a C-1/D visa?