Common Interview Questions

  1. What is your name?
  2. What is your date of birth?
  3. Are you married?
  4. How long?
  5. Do you have children?Where do you currently reside?
    1. How many?
    2. How old?
  6. Have you ever come to the consulate before?
    1. Why?
  7. Have you worked in the US before?Have you ever traveled to the US?
    1. Where?
    2. Here you can expect the same types of questions as you would in the ‘current occupation’ section
  8. Have you applied for a visa in any other country?
  9. Have you traveled before?
  10. Do you have any family in the US?
  11. When was your passport issued?
  12. Are you a student/enrolled in classes at this time?
  13. What are your qualifications?
  14. Where did you go to school?
  15. Which university did you attend?
  16. What is your highest level of education?
  17. What was your field of study?
  18. Do you hold any certifications outside of your diploma?
  19. Where are you working now?
  20. How long have you been working here?
  21. What is your current job title?
    1. Were you promoted at any time?
      • If so what was your previous job title?
  22. What is your salary at your current position?What duties do you perform at your current position?
    1. Do you receive any bonuses/additional compensations outside of your base salary?
  23. Are you a member of the management team?Is this a x based company?
    1. How many people do you oversee?
  24. Why do you want to leave this position?
  25. What is your purpose in applying for this visa?
  26. Why do you want to work in the US?
  27. Why are you changing jobs?
  28. What are your plans at the conclusion of your visa?
  29. When will you return to X country?
    1. Why will you return to X country?
  30. Have you applied for any other Visas?Have you visited countries outside of X country before?
    1. What other countries?
    2. When (if within the US)?
    3. What were the results?
  31. Have you ever visited the US before?
  32. What company are you working for in the US?
  33. Where is this company based?
  34. Tell me about the company?
  35. What is their field of specialty?
  36. What does this company produce?
  37. What kinds of projects does this company work on?
  38. How long has this company been in operation?
  39. When was this company founded?
  40. Who is the founder of this company?
  41. Who is the current CEO/President?
  42. How many employees does this company employ?
  43. What is the annual turnover at this company?
  44. How did you find out about this company?
  45. How did you contact this company?
  46. With whom did you apply for the position?
  47. When was your interview?
  48. What is the name of your interviewer?
  49. Who is your contact at this position?
  50. What is your title at this company?
  51. What is your role going to be, supervisor/worker/etc?
  52. What will your duties be at this company?
  53. How do these duties compare to what you are doing at your current employment?
  54. What is your salary going to be at this company?
  55. When did you receive your offer letter?
  56. Who paid the fees for the H-1B visa? (ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS answer the employer)
  57. When will you be leaving for the US?

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