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How much does it cost for.fiance visa

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I want to apply for my fiance. How much does it cost n how ling it will take to bring him here from pakistan.

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Visa issuance at the US Consul -

Time frame? Quite a bit longer than you probably think it should. 7-15 months ... depending on security checks.

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Heard laws have changed or something. Will it bring my process time of 7-15 moths to any shorter time period. I have applied for fiance visa. My process started on march 3rd 2013.

F. J. Capriotti III

F. J. Capriotti III


No, the laws have not changed. Plus, people from Pakistan have to 'endure' additional processing delays due to the extra background checks they conduct on ALL people who's names appear on the forms. Yes, that includes parents and siblings.


Fiance visas are processing in 5-6 months. Then the approved fiance visa is sent to the National Visa Center where they process the matter for several weeks. Then depending on the country where your fiance originates, an interview will be scheduled. The wait time for the interview is unknown as there is no way to gauge the number of cases filed between now and when USCIS approves the fiance visa. As well, Pakistan is a slower processing country due to heightened security checks. Plan appropriately and I'd recommend using counsel for the matter.


Filing fees are as posted on the USCIS website. Attorney fees vary from lawyer to lawyer and on the complexity of the case.

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