Form DS-157, Supplemental Non-immigrant Visa Application

Form DS-157

Form DS-157 is used to provide supplemental information for aliens seeking to enter the United States with a non-immigrant visa. The Form DS-157 applicant must provide biographical information, including his or her mother and father's full names, and that of his or her spouse. Form DS-157 also requires the applicant to provide contact information while staying in the United States. The Form DS-157 applicant must list all countries he or she has visited in the last ten years and list all countries that have issued a passport to the Form DS-157 applicant.

Additionally, Form DS-157 requires information about the applicant's current and former employers, the job title at the employment, dates of employment and the supervisor's name. The Form DS-157 applicant must provide names of all professional, social and charitable organizations for which he or she has been a member or has worked. The Form DS-157 applicant must indicate whether he or she has any special skill or training with firearms, explosives, nuclear, biological or chemical weapons. Accordingly, the Form DS-157 applicant must indicate all military service for which he or she has been involved and whether he or she has experienced armed conflict either as a participant or as a victim.

Educational and vocation institutions attended by the Form DS-157 applicant must be listed.