Hermosillo

US Visa Renewal Stamping in Hermosillo Mexico for H1B H4 E3 L1A L1B visa holders
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US Visa Application Fee Payment Services in BanAmex and Scotia Banks for H1B, H4, E3, L1A, L1B, L2, J, K, O visa holders + US Visa Renewal Stamping Interview in Hermosillo, Mexico - Visa - Services - Agents Information

Recent Feedback from our Guests from Sep & Aug 2019

When is passport Return  ?

  • UPDATE : As of Oct 13th 2019 : Info from 2 families with kids.
  • Families with kids can get passport same day as visa interview – you can ask for that during visa interview.(It will be based on VO & based on the number of applicants that day & their workload) ; Else expect next day
  • By Default : Single Guys &  Couples – get passport next day after visa interview.

What does this page cover ?

  • UPDATE : As of Oct 9th 2019 : Out of 40-50 guests from last 3 months. 1 guy got 221g : DS5335 on Oct 1st week as he has worked in Dubai for 3 years. Remaining all guests got approved without any issues.
  • NOTES : Avoid Hermosillo for below scenarios :
  •          H4 to H1B(1st time) stamping ;
  •          If you have been to any Middle eastern countries(Visiting during transit is fine) or worked there(due to possibility of 221g)
  • Passport Return = Mostly Next day as visa interview if visa is approved
  • About Hermosillo location, Visa fee payment help & visa dates booking process.
  • Accommodation  – Guest House & Transportation services information in Hermosillo; How to plan your arrival; When to arrive & Leave Hermosillo ? (Read this full page)
  • How to get reimbursed –  visa fee payment + accommodation & transportation charges – if you are full time employee ?
  • How to plan for your trip to Hermosillo ?
  • Recent (Oct 9th 2019) US visa interview questions of H1B, H4, L1A, L1B, L2 at Hermosillo ? (Scroll to the bottom of this page)

What is the process to get US Visa Stamping completed in Hermosillo, Mexico ?

Hermosillo, formerly called Pitic, is a city located centrally in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora.

If you are Full Time Employee, we can provide you invoice for reimbursement purpose of the visa fee payment + our package charges for accommodation & transportation services in Hermosillo, Mexico.

You might be H1B, H4, L1A, L1B, L2, E3, F1 or F2, J, K, O visa holders. This page helps you to understand how to get your visa stamping completed in Hermosillo, Mexico.

We host our guests in Guest House & provide all amenities as Hotel + we have a family who will cook authentic mexican food for Breakfast +  we will help you with transportation outside to lunch & dinner.

Our team in Hermosillo is very helpful & reliable, please install 
Google Translator“, it will be very helpful. We have tried to find someone in Hermosillo to be part of our team who knows English, but we could not find one, Instead we found a reliable person who helps with transportation services.

we can help you with US visa fee payment for Hermosillo, Mexico + all necessary guidance for filling DS160 form, visa dates booking process, dates scheduling & rescheduling incase of any visa dates changes needed.

You can choose our services for providing your accommodation & transportation services + guidance included for any information you need for Hermosillo until you finish your stamping.

Visa fee payment charges will vary as per your US Visa Application fee payment Instructions form/ amount of pesos. Please refer this link about fee payment & charges for fee payment.

Where do i need to Fly to Hermosillo, Mexico ?

(To Fly Directly to Hermosillo Mexico 

– you must need valid Mexican (or) Any US Visa (or) Canadian (or) Japan (or) Schengen or European visa.

As it’s not a border city – Border permit won’t work.

You can fly to Hermosillo(MX) airport directly from US. Our team will come to airport to pickup at Arrivals & take care of your transportation in Hermosillo for ASC & Visa appointments & drop you off at airport after you finish your passport pickup.

Hermosillo International Airport(Airport Code: HMO) also known by its ceremonial name, General Ignacio L. Pesqueira International Airport, is an international airport located in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

If you fly to Tuscon, Arizona, you can try to take a bus to Hermosillo too

Update : Aug 1st 2019 : We started providing services for Hermosillo, MX.

Visa Fee Payment Charges are separate(as per below link) 

If you want to choose our package for Hermosillo {For Accommodation & Transportation(Both) – Below are the charges

How / When can i pay to book your services ?

 “You must pay package price upfront to book your Hermosillo package with us – Sooner you pay, it gives us better change to make arrangements for your arrival.

Once your visa dates & your flight tickets to Hermosillo, MX are finalized; 

Then you can pay us for below package for booking our services.(Atleast book your services 1 or 2 weeks ahead of your arrival time.

My Employer reimburses for the fee payment + Stay & Transportation charges, can i get Invoice ?

If you are Full Time Employee & can get reimbursed from your employer for all below charges – Inform us – we can give you Invoice for fee payment + accommodation & transportation charges.

NOTE : Below package prices are applicable if you book the package atleast 2 weeks before your arrival date.

Once package amount is paid by you & we book Guest House as part of our package – That plan is finalized & No Refunds.

For Hermosillo, Mexico location –  Pre-Paid Packages will be as follows.

Both pre-paid packages includes Free Breakfast + Wifi + 3 nights Guest House stay + 4 days transportation to ASC / Consular centers in Hermosillo ; Pickup & Dropoff at Airport 

The reason for our preferred Guest House is as is it’s safe & has all amenities that you need + we will help with transportation for lunch & dinner to any good restaurants.

We have contact of good Thai restaurant where we take our guests if they want to have Thai food.

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We offer below packages for Hermosillo Mexico location

*****ACCOMMODATION & TRANSPORTATION PACKAGES ****

1) “HMS-AT-1″- Package (Accommodation & Transportation for 1 person)

2) “HMS-AT-2″ Package– (Accommodation & Transportation for 2 persons)

3) “HMS-TAL-1” package (Transportation alone package – 1 person)

4) “HMS-TAL-2” package (Transportation alone package – 2 persons)

Mention the “package name” to us that you want us to provide

NOTE : Once package amount is transferred to us (You accept that it’s non-refundable)

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Important Timings & Information : As you will stay in our Guest House, There is no time limit for check-in & Check-out

For you to arrive to Hermosillo airport – must be before 9 PM (MST); (Any pickup request from airport after 9 PM(MST) will be considered as special request – 25$ more for handling special requests)

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Package 1) “HMS-AT-PRE-PAID PACKAGE” :  Package starting from pickup from Hermosillo airport(MX) to Hermosillo Guest House – Includes Guest House for 3 nights + Transportation in Hermosillo, Mexico for your appointments & passport pickup; Pickup from airport when you arrive & DropOff at airport while you leave.

1 person (traveling alone)  = 449$

Family –  (husband & wife) = 499$

Family –  (husband & wife) + Until 2 Kids included = 529$

2 friends coming together(sharing room = 549$)

Most cases – you will get passport next day as visa interview in Hermosillo,

Very few cases, you might get passport delay due to any printing delay etc.,

Any Extra nights after the package (3 nights) will cost you 89$ per night stay.

In such cases where you need to stay any extra nights, You can pay for the extra nights yourself at GuestHouse after completing your 3 nights stay pre-paid package. (so we don’t need to charge you anything extra amount)

Note: If you got gap between ASC & Consular dates – we can help to book those extra nights along with your 3 nights stay package + 89$ per extra night stay.

( Ex : You got ASC (Fingerprints) on Aug 22nd & Visa Interview on Aug 25th – That is 4 nights stay = 3 nights stay package + 1 nights @ 89$ per night)

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Package 2) “HMS-TAL”-PRE-PAID PACKAGE

– Transportation alone package ( pickup from Airport until DropOff to Airport – 4 days transportation in Hermosillo) 

If you want to book your own hotels & just want us to help with transportation only, 

yes, you choose any other hotels in Hermosillo of your choice. we are fine to help you with transportation.

For Transportation Only package – for 4 days – includes pickup from Airport + Transportation in Hermosillo, Mexico for your appointments & passport pickup & DropOff at Border

HMSTAL-1”  – 199$ for single person for 4 days;

“HMS-TAL-2” –  349$ for couple (or) 2 friends traveling together. (kids included) for 4 days.

Any extra day If you need only transportation in Hermosillo costs you 39$/ day. (For Taking you to Lunch & Dinner)

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This is how the process will looks like : 

Day 0 – You fly to Hermosillo Airport Border before 9 PM MST. we will come and pickup and take you to the GuestHouse where we provide accommodation.

Day 1- Take your to ASC & Back to Guest House(wait for you outside the ASC center, Hold your bag/any items in our car if you want)

Day 2 – Take you to Visa Interview / Consulate & Back to Guest House (wait for you outside the Visa center, Hold your bag/any items in our car if you want)

Day 3 : Afternoon 3 PM : Take you to passport pickup & Drop you back at the Airport.

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How can i pay for the package (For Accommodation & Transportation Only) ?

To Bank Transfer using Zelle (or) PayPal (Need to add 3% fee of the above package amount)

If you have BOFA or Chase or Wells Fargo or Citi Bank or any Banks that uses Zelle – You can simply transfer us above amounts using our Business Email ID : matamoros.guest@gmail.com

While transferring the Amount 

Enter a Note “Hermosillo -AT- Your Visa Dates”

Business Name : H1B Stamping LLC 

If you want to use your Corporate Credit Card to Pay for our services ; we will accept that too ; Ask us about PayPal Option :  we can give you Paypal link to transfer the amount (But, Paypal charges 3% more fee, that needs to be added to above package prices)

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What are my Next Steps ?

Where do i need to Fly to Hermosillo, Mexico ? (Not a border city to travel using Border permit)

You can fly to Hermosillo(HMO), Mexico airport from USA.

When to Fly / Book my Flight tickets ?

Explained a scenario below that gives you complete idea.

Example: If your ASC(Fingerprints/ Biometrics) is on June 24th

 & Consular(visa interview) date is on June  25. 

Plan to arrive on June 23rd (a Day before Fingerprints) before 9 PM MST to Hermosillo Airport.

Also while return : plan to book flight on June 26th after 6 PM.

When to book my Return Ticket : (Take / Check for Insurance while you book flights- so it might help for any changes)

You can book your return ticket from Hermosillo on June 26th after 6 PM – (or) Just book 1 way & book return flight later

Visa Stamping in Hermosillo - Mexico - Guest House Pictures

1) Guest House is near by to US Consulate, has Wifi, Free Breakfast + Printing facility

2) Near by to  Mall / Many other Restaurants

3) Tip : Install “Google Translator”, so it can be useful for any communication.

Map around our Guest House  at Hermosillo + Locations near Hotel 

Please find below email ID to send email to US Consulate if you have any questions ?

The information printed on an issued U.S. visa should match the information in the applicant’s passport. If you discover an error (misspelling, error in the date of birth, error in the expiration date, etc.) on your U.S. visa, the applicant or a designated proxy can contact the Consular Section via: 

Hermosillo : HermsilloVisas@state.gov

What you can carry & can’t carry to your ASC & Visa interview ? A) Do I need to carry passport or Visa size photos with me ? 

Answer: Not needed, your digital photos will be taken at ASC – Fingerprints appointment. 

B) What can I carry ? What can’t I carry ? 

Answer : The mandatory documents that you should take to the ASC office are: 

*Any Old passport (If Applicable)

* I-797 * Passport 

* DS160 confirmation page But if you have all your documents in 1 file already organized , then take everything with you. 

*VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE:* You are not allowed to take inside to the ASC or consulate offices the following items: 

*Electronic devices such as cell phones ,laptops , headphones , USB flash drives, cell phone chargers, smart watches and any cable adapters. 

* lip balms , plastic combs , nail clippers , scissors, cosmetics, medication, sunglasses, food, water , candies, chewing gums and toys. 

* for women, you are not allowed to take your handbag

RECENT US VISA VISA REEWAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS IN HERMOSILLO CONSULATE MEXICO FOR H1B, H4, L1A, L1B, L2, E3 VISA CANDIDATES

RECENT US VISA VISA REEWAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS IN HERMOSILLO CONSULATE MEXICO FOR H1B, H4, L1A, L1B, L2, E3 VISA CANDIDATES

RECENT US VISA VISA REEWAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS IN HERMOSILLO CONSULATE MEXICO FOR H1B, H4, L1A, L1B, L2, E3 VISA CANDIDATES

Oct 8th 2019 : Our guests Visa Renewal Stamping interview questions  at Hermosillo, Mexico for L1A, L2 Visa Interview folks

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Oct 8th visa interview questions

L1A & L2 : Family attended for their visa renewal stamping in Hermosillo, Mexico.

On entry to the US Consulate:
1. DS-160
2. Appointment confirmation letter
3. Fee payment receipt
4. I-129 Petition
5. Passports (self and spouse)

Next: L1 visa fraud detection and prevention fee payment of $500.
Collect fee payment receipt and head for the interview.

Documents requested during L1 visa interview:
1. Passports (self and spouse)
2. Fraud detection and prevention fee payment receipt

Three sets of the following documents:
3. I-129 Petition
4. Form G-28
5. Form I-129S
6. Employer support letter
7. Resume
8. Educational qualification documents
9. Marriage certificate (please also carry original for verification)

Questions asked:
1. What is your designation in the organization?
2. Who do you report to?
3. How many reportees (direct and indirect)
4. Qualification of reportees?
5. Annual salary

They also asked me a couple of questions on the purpose of my visit to some of the countries for which I have/had visas e.g. UAE
My Answer : “Extended transit”. Had a 4 day vacation in Dubai enroute from India to the US.

Also, don’t forget to collect atleast one copy of the stamped Form I-129S. Please ensure the officer has entered the correct visa validity dates. You will need this document to enter US.

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Oct 8th 2019 : Our guests of Family of H1B & H4 visa renewal stamping interview in Hermosillo, Mexico

EVC model
Got approved
Client letter
Do you have any vendors
What is your salary
What are your job duties

Thank you for all support

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Oct 8th 2019 : Our guests Visa Renewal Stamping interview questions  at Hermosillo, Mexico for L1A, L2 Visa Interview folks

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Oct 8th visa interview questions

L1A & L2 : Family attended for their visa renewal stamping in Hermosillo, Mexico.

On entry to the US Consulate:
1. DS-160
2. Appointment confirmation letter
3. Fee payment receipt
4. I-129 Petition
5. Passports (self and spouse)

Next: L1 visa fraud detection and prevention fee payment of $500.
Collect fee payment receipt and head for the interview.

Documents requested during L1 visa interview:
1. Passports (self and spouse)
2. Fraud detection and prevention fee payment receipt

Three sets of the following documents:
3. I-129 Petition
4. Form G-28
5. Form I-129S
6. Employer support letter
7. Resume
8. Educational qualification documents
9. Marriage certificate (please also carry original for verification)

Questions asked:
1. What is your designation in the organization?
2. Who do you report to?
3. How many reportees (direct and indirect)
4. Qualification of reportees?
5. Annual salary

They also asked me a couple of questions on the purpose of my visit to some of the countries for which I have/had visas e.g. UAE
My Answer : “Extended transit”. Had a 4 day vacation in Dubai enroute from India to the US.

Also, don’t forget to collect atleast one copy of the stamped Form I-129S. Please ensure the officer has entered the correct visa validity dates. You will need this document to enter US.

Sep 9th 2019 : Our guests Visa interview questions at Hermosillo, Mexico

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H1-B visa renewal stamping at Hermosillo Approved.

Sep 9th visa interview questions

Got visa today. Only couple questions asked.
Are you applying for H1B extension?
Explain what do you do?
Where did you obtain your degree from?
Where do you work?
How long have you been with the employer?

Didn’t ask any documents. She filled the blue paper.

Went inside for few minutes
Said my visa is approved and can pick up tomorrow

Picked up passport next day after visa interview

Sep 4th 2019 : Our guests Visa interview questions (Shared by our clients upon our request for other clients reference Only) at Hermosillo, Mexico

Interview questions:
Mine is EVC model
1) who is employer
2) what’s your role
3) do you work for a client
4) where is the client location and what do you do for them
Took 2 minutes typed something
5) looked at my passport my last H1b expired in 2016. Asked why I overstayed until 2019.

This Question puzzled me, I told her even though I don’t have a stamp I was applying extensions in US and I am legally authorized to stay.
She kinda disagreed, showed her all my I-797’s original and she took them went inside came back in 2 minutes and said “all good”.
6) asked if my employer is paying on time, any issues and how long have I been with them.
7) asked for my paystubs of 2018,2019 .
Typed for 2 more minutes and approved visa.

Sep 4th 2019 : Our guests Visa interview questions at Hermosillo, Mexico

Interview Questions for H1B today (Sep – 04) at Hermasillo

1) Who is your Employer .
2) Is it client/employer or due you have any vendor?
3) How long you have been with your employer.
4) How long you have been working in USA .
5) do you have 140?
6) what is the business of your employer. I said uitility board.
7. What do you do for uitility – roles.
8.when are you leaving back to usa.

Total she took around 10mins and did not ask me to show any Documents. She spent most of the time to type something in the system and validating my details. Do right pen print.
. finally she says , your visa is approved and you can pick the passport tomorrow.
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Interview questions for L1B Extension: (Sep 4th 2019)

1.Who is your employer
2. Tell me about your company
3. What’s you role and how long ur working for this company
5. How long you are supporting your Client
6. Did you face any problem with immigration or the law during ur stay in US
7. For my wife they asked me…when did you marry and how many kids.

She went off from the place and came back and she said ur visa is approved and collect the passport tomorrow.

Aug 6th 2019 : Our guests Visa interview questions at Hermosillo, Mexico

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H1-B visa renewal stamping at Hermosillo Approved.

Dates :

ASC : 08/03/2019 / VISA interview : 08/05/2019

ASC : process is straightforward but i did small mistake while filling d-160, forget to include “INC” at the end of the employer name hence i have created new d-160 and took confirmation page print out and explained issues to concerned person he said no issues and took my latest d-160 ,They will call on name wise , in our group we are 6 members they called all six together and sent inside for process ..process will complete in 5mins

 VISA interview : 
 1. are you applying for extension  for same employer 
 2. who is your employer
 3. what are you roles and responsibilites 
 4. in my case i have moved from USA to canada and worked six months in canada for different employer so consulate person asked me why you moved to canada and why coming back to usa
 5. did you worked in employer location with out any project
 6. during tenure period you worked all the time at client location
 7. give me all previous I-797 copies ( Carry originals) of current employer
 8. everything is good , your visa is approved 
 9. consulate person  took latest i-797 copy and told me we need this ,tomorrow we can provide you along with passport ..bit wierd for me
 10. she has given copy of blue slip for collecting passport  

 Interview along 15mins : no need to panic out 10min, she did some searching and document validation at her end.
 Note : i-1797 docs more important for smooth processing of your visa
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July 3rd at Hermosillo : 

Questions asked to me ( mine is L1-A Blanket ) : 

Which company do you work for ?
How long have you been working for it ?
What is the work you do ? 
What is your official title on the employment paper ?
How many people do you manage ? 
How many direct reportees, indirect reportees etc, nature of work etc
What is your salary ? What is your reportees salary ?
Who is your supervisor ? What is your supervisors level ?
*Why did you choose Hermosillo ? 
*Why not India ?*
*What brings you to Hermosillo ? 
* When is your return date ?* 

*Questions to my wife* ( L2 )
How long have you both been married ?
Where did you all meet ?
Is it arranged marriage or love ?
How many kids ?
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Jul 25th 2019 : Our guests Visa interview questions at Hermosillo, Mexico

My VISA interview experience at Hermosillo:
ASC: 7/24 / Interview: 7/25

Interview day at consulate:
Questions:
What’s your role?
How many people reporting to you? 
How long have I been with current company? 

VERY IMPORTANT: they asked for my original petition when I joined my current company. They asked the same thing to another candidate as well. So carry ALL of your old i797. No saying what they will ask. 

What’s my college degree major? 
Why interview in Hermosillo? 
They said VISA is approved and passport can be picked up tomorrow 7/26
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1) What is your employer ?
Ans: Y 
2) How long did you work there ? 
Ans: Working from past few months ( I changed employer from X to Y )
3) Why did you changes to new employer (Y) ?
Ans : Better opporutunity , Good carrier growth ..etc 
4) How  did you find new  job at new employer ?
Ans: vai Website 
5) What is their interview Process?
Ans : Shortlisted the resume, Technical Interiview , Managers interview , HR Interview 
6) What is your roles / Responsibilities there ?
Ans :  Analysis, Design, Developer , Unit testing , COde migrations, Demo to Business , Support to testing teams..etc
7) Did you visited any other countires ?
Ans : Yes , London (UK) , Dubai , Germany ..etc 
8) Your visa is approved , Pick your passport tomorrow at 3 PM (They gave me some slip ) 
Ans  : Thanks ( I will pick tomorrow )

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