If you are a United States citizen and are engaged to marry a foreign national, you may be able to obtain a K-1 immigrant visa for your fiancé. These “fiancé visas” are designed to help Americans legally bring their fiancé to the United States to get married and live together permanently. To obtain a K-1 visa, there are a few requirements you and your fiancé must meet. These requirements are intended to make sure that the intended marriage is not a sham or forced.
Understanding these requirements can help you decide whether this is the best possible route to getting your significant other a U.S. visa or whether there may be a better path. The immigration process can take some time, and it is often not easy. One of our attorneys can help by guiding you through each step of this frequently challenging process.
What Are the Requirements for a K-1 Visa?
To be eligible for a fiancé visa, you and your spouse-to-be must meet all of the following requirements:...