What is a K1 Fiancé Visa?
A K-1 fiancé visa allows a U.S. citizen’s fiancé to enter the United States for the purpose of getting married.
What are the benefits of K1 Visa?
- A K-1 Fiancé visa generally has a shorter processing time than a K-3 visa or an IR1/CR1 Immediate Relative immigration petition.
- A K-1 Fiancé can also bring their children under 21 years of age with them on a K-2 visa.
- A K-1 Fiancé can file for an employment permit upon entering the United States.
2 Steps to obtain the K1 Visa:
First Step:The US citizen has to file an I-129F petition for their fiancé with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services(USCIS).
After approval of the USCIS Fiancé Petition, the case is sent to the local consulate for further processing and an interview with the fiancé.
What happens after the K1 Visa has been issued?
After the K-1 visa has been approved, your fiancé will be provided a six month single entry visa for the United States. Upon entry, the fiancé and the U.S. citizen has to marry within 90 days.
Who is Eligible for a K1 Visa?
A U.S. citizen can file a K-1 petition for their fiancé. The US citizen and the fiancé must be free to marry each other. The couple must have met in person within the preceding 2 years prior to the filing of the petition unless there are exceptional reasons why it was impossible to meet. The U.S. citizen must meet the financial requirements to support the fiancé. The U.S. citizen faces additional restrictions if they have previously submitted fiancé petitions or have had a criminal history.
How can we help you with your K1 Visa?
The K1 visa process is deceptively simple. There are many pitfalls in the application process. For petitioners, they hope that this will be the only K-1 case that they will have to submit. An error in the application or wrong documents can cause extensive delays or a denial of their case. We have successfully submitted hundreds of K1 visa cases. We understand what is required for a K-1 visa to be approved.
Why choose us for your K1 Visa application?
We are a registered law firm with multiple offices in Thailand. Our firm has attorney and consultants who are immigration specialists.