Curso de Redacción en Inglés




UNIT # 58

Applications for visas

Quienes viajan a otros países a veces necesitan una visa para ingresar. En muchos casos se debe presentar una carta comúnmente llamada 'solicitud de visado' (visa application).

Aquí tienes seis modelos de presentaciones con variedad de conceptos:


Dear Sir or Madam,


I am planning to visit Israel next summer and should be grateful if you would let me know what I have to do to get a visa.

Yours sincerely,


Dear Sir or Madam,


I have to pass through Persia on my way from Turkey to Pakistan and back, and shall consequently need a transit visa each way. Would you please let me know what I have to do to get them?

Yours sincerely,


Dear Sir or Madam,


Thank you for the application forms you sent me. I am returning them herewith duly completed and with the necessary photographs attached.

Yours sincerely,


Dear Sir or Madam,


Thank you very much for your information. Herewith enclosed you will find my passport: please return it by registered post.

Yours sincerely,


Dear Sir or Madam,


I have received my passport with your visa for which I thank you. I enclose a cheque for 150 pesos in payment of your charges and confirm that I have the necessary international health certificate.

Yours sincerely,


Issuance of Visitor's Visa

Aquí tienes un modelo de carta en la cual se solicita la emisión de una visa temporaria de visitante:


Jorge Vargas Ochoa
125 Collins Avenue,
Wallas, NJ, 08130 USA


November 30, 2008

American Consulate General Buenos Aires
1830 Colombia Street
Buenos Aires 1425, ARGENTINA


Sub: Issuance of visitor’s visa to my parents

Dear Sir/Madam,


I, Jorge Vargas, work as a Personal Assistant at Burkos Ltd. located at New Jersey and earn $50,000 per year. I would like to invite my parents, Mr. Roberto Vargas and Mrs. Marina Ochoa, to visit United States for tourism purpose and to meet me. They will be staying with me at my home at the above-mentioned address for 6 months.

During their stay in United States, I will bear all responsibilities including financial responsibilities, return air ticket fare to travel from Buenos Aires to United States and back, travel expense within United States, medical insurance, housing and food.

I will personally make sure that they leave United States before the expiration of their authorized stay. So, I respectfully request you to grant my parents’ visitor visa.

Yours faithfully,


Jorge Vargas Ochoa


En la segunda parte de esta lección podrás analizar varios modelos de solicitudes de membresía.

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