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Documents to Collect Before You File for a K-1 Fiance(e) Visa

Documents to Collect Before You File for a K-1 Fiance(e) Visa

PUBLISHED ON: December 07

Bringing your foreign fiancé(e) to the United States to start a new chapter of your lives together is an exciting and emotional process. The K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa is designed for this very purpose, allowing U.S. citizens to bring their foreign fiancé(e) to the United States for the purpose of getting married. However, navigating the K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa process can be complicated and overwhelming without proper guidance. That’s where Sverdloff Law Group comes in – your trusted partner in making the immigration process smoother and more manageable.

Understanding the K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa Process

To begin the K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa process, the U.S. citizen petitioner must meet certain eligibility criteria. This includes being a U.S. citizen, having met their intended spouse in person within the past two years, and having a serious intention to get married within 90 days of the fiancé(e)’s arrival.

The Importance of Essential Documents

When applying for the K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa, it is crucial to collect and provide several essential documents to ensure a successful application. These documents not only serve as evidence of your eligibility but also demonstrate your commitment to the process. At Sverdloff Law Group, we understand the significance of each document and guide our clients through the entire document collection process with care.

Let’s take a closer look at the essential documents required for filing a K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa:

  1. Form I-129F: The Petition for Alien Fiancé(e): The U.S. citizen petitioner must complete and file Form I-129F, the Petition for Alien Fiancé(e). This form establishes the petitioner’s intent to bring their fiancé(e) to the United States and initiates the visa application process.
  2. Proof of U.S. Citizenship: As the U.S. citizen petitioner, you must provide evidence of your U.S. citizenship. This can be in the form of a copy of your birth certificate, passport, or naturalization certificate. These documents serve as proof of your eligibility to sponsor your fiancé(e).
  3. Proof of Meeting in Person: One of the eligibility requirements for the K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa is having met your fiancé(e) in person within the past two years. You must provide evidence of this meeting, such as photographs, travel itineraries, or other relevant documentation. These documents demonstrate the genuine nature of your relationship.
  4. Proof of Intent to Marry: The U.S. citizen petitioner must also provide evidence of their intention to marry their fiancé(e) within 90 days of their arrival in the United States. This can be shown through a statement of intent to marry, engagement ring receipts, or wedding venue reservations. These documents confirm that your relationship is not solely for immigration purposes.
  5. Proof of Financial Support: To ensure that your fiancé(e) will be financially supported during their stay in the United States, you must demonstrate your financial capacity. Recent tax returns, bank statements, or employment verification letters can serve as proof of your ability to provide financial support.
  6. Medical Examination: Your fiancé(e) will need to undergo a medical examination by an approved physician to ensure they meet the health requirements for entry into the United States. The results of this examination will be documented and submitted as part of the visa application process.

Trust Sverdloff Law Group to Guide You

At Sverdloff Law Group, we have a history of success in helping clients navigate the K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa process. Our team of experienced immigration attorneys understands the complexities involved and provides personalized guidance every step of the way.

If you are considering applying for a K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with Sverdloff Law Group. During this consultation, we will discuss your specific situation, address any concerns you may have, and provide personalized guidance and assistance.

Don’t let the complexities of the K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa process discourage you from pursuing your dreams. With Sverdloff Law Group by your side, you can confidently embark on this journey towards building a future with your loved one in the United States. Contact us today to learn more.


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