B1/B2 Tourist Visa Information

The U.S. tourist visa, otherwise known as the B1/B2 visa, is specifically for persons wishing to enter the United States for business, pleasure, tourism, or medical needs.


This visa is appropriate for:

  • Athletes participating in a 4A Sports Academy program with non-academic component.


Applying for a Tourist Visa

Each individual applying for a tourist visa must submit the following documentation their local Embassy:

  1. The DS-160, online application for nonimmigrant visa;

  2. A passport valid for at least 6 months after the applicant’s intended period of stay

  3. One 2×2 photograph.

  4. Required visa application and issuance fee.


Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application (DS-160)

     If you are the parent of a student attending 4A Sports Academy, we can issue you a letter stating your child’s name and the dates of enrollment in order to support your case at the Embassy.

To request a letter:

  • Please email a copy of your passport picture page to "" and let us know your reservation dates at 4A Sports Academy.

  • Please allow 5 business days for the letter. The letter will be emailed as a color PDF that you can print out and take to the Embassy.

      If you have already made a reservation and deposit with 4A Sports Academy, we can issue a letter stating your name, the dates of your reservation and an explanation of what you will be doing while at 4A Sports Academy.


     4A Sports Academy can issue factual letters but cannot go into detail regarding your character or intentions while in the U.S.  However, we will do our best to guide you through the Embassy process and to answer any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to contact "" with any concerns or questions. If your visa is denied, please contact us if you plan to re-apply so we can discuss any specific Embassy situations.