Tourist Validity Request Letter
A Tourist Validity Request letter should be typed in the first person from the traveler and include the following:
- Who you are (Name, Date of Birth, Gender)
- When you are traveling
- Dates of travel
- Reason for travel (generally Tourist Purposes)
- Explicitly state the length of the visa you are requesting
If you are staying with a friend or family, make sure your Validity Request Letter includes Name, Address and Contact information for your host. This information should match the Home-stay Visit Host Invitation letter.
To: Consulate General of (country) (or To: The Embassy of (country))
RE: Visa Application
My name is _________________________. I am a (Male/Female), and my date of birth is
I am planning on traveling to (country- specific state/province(s)) on (entry Date) and leaving (return date). I am traveling to visit your country as a tourist, to visit local landmarks and experience the culture.
[for longer validity visas:] (I am planning on returning to (country) throughout the coming years and, for that reason,) I am requesting a _____ year/month Tourist Visa. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.
(PRINTED NAME and SIGNATURE)