If you are a U.S. citizen applying to bring an alien fiance(e), you must file the following with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:
A Filing fee of $340
Payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
fill out and sign the Petition for Alien Fiance
Documents to show that you are a US citizen,
A copy of your birth certificate if born in the United States or If you were not born in the United States, a copy of your Certificate of Naturalization
Intent to marry within 90 days of your fiance's admission to the United States
Copies of cards or emails between the a USC and alien fiance showing your intent to marry within 90 of your fiance entering the United States; Wedding announcements; Evidence that you have been making wedding arrangements
Documentary evidence that shows the bona fide relationship that you have, including
Phone bills; Emails o Chat history; and Pictures that you have taken together
. Fiance meeting statement to be written by USC fiance explaining:
When you met; How you met; How you were introduced; Who introduced you; Why did they think that you would be a good much; What were your thoughts of each other?; Describe about your first time out together; Describe the point in life in which each of you was at the time; What do you like to do together; When you met your fiance's family and what they thought of your relationship; How you spend holidays; What you like about your fiance; Your future plans as a couple
Proof that you met in person, at least once within 2 years or 24 months of filing the K-1 petition, including
Copies of tickets or boarding passes; Copies of passport pages with a stamp; Photos that you have taken together; Credit card statement to show the trips or common experiences that you have had
. Proof that you are legally able to marry
Divorce decree; Annulment or Death certificate from prior marriage, if applicable
Contact through IMB
If you have met your fiance through International marriage broker (IMB), provide a signed, written consent form that the IMB obtained from your beneficiary authorizing the release if his or her personal information to you.
One passport style photo for each of you
Certified Copies of Criminal records
Certified copes of criminal records, if convicted of the enumerated crimes. (see I-129F instruction)
The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006
the Act prohibits a U.S. citizen who has been convicted of any sexual offense against a minor child, from filing a K-1 visa petition. A waiver may be approved upon showing that the U.S. citizen does not pose a threat or harm to the fiance.
Apply for Waivers if you have filed fiance petitions 3 times or more or that you last petitions was approved within 2 years. Among others you could show that your prior petitions were based on bona fide relationships or the prior relationships ended in death, or other exceptional circumstances
fill out G-325 A one each for the USC and alien fiance
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