What is a K-1 fiance visa and what are the requirements to apply? Watch attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discuss the K-1 fiance visa below for more information.
– Only a US citizen, not a green card holder, can file a fiancé visa for their significant other
– The US citizen must marry their foreign national fiance within 90 days of their arrival to the United States on a K-1 visa. If the US citizen does not marry the foreign national, they must depart the United States or risk deportation
– In order to apply for a K-1 visa, both the US Citizen and the foreign national must be free to marry throughout the whole process
– The US Citizen and foreign national must have met in person physically. Physical meeting is crucial, however, there are exemptions
-To apply for a fiance visa, you must provide documented evidence of your relationship to prove that it is a bona fide relationship.