A US citizen may petition for her fiancé or his fiancée to a receive a K-1 visa by filing an I-129F. The couple must marry within 90 days of the K-1 visa holder's entry into the US. The K-1 visa is an excellent choice for a couple whose marriage is imminent, wish for the ceremony to occur in the US, and will reside in the US after the wedding.
To qualify for a K-1 visa, the petition must demonstrate that the couple:
In addition, a waiver will be required if the petitioning US citizen has filed
Due to the K-1 petition’s precise requirements and timing uncertainties, we strongly encourage anyone wishing to pursue a K-1 visa to seek the counsel of an immigration attorney.Contact us