Last updated on October 3rd, 2017
What is an Engagement Visa?
An engagement visa, also known as a K-1 Fiancé Visa, is a visa especially for immigrants that plan to marry in the United States. If you have recently got engaged to a United States citizen and you want to know if you need a fiancé visa, you should read our article entitled, “Do I Need a Fiancé Visa?”
Obtaining a fiancé visa can be a long and complicated process. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is responsible for handling the fiancé visa application, Form I-129F. If you are ready to begin the application process, you should first make sure you understand the terms used by USCIS. We have compiled some of the most common immigration terms here.
Next, you want make sure you meet the basic requirements for the K-1 fiance visa. Here is an overview of the entire application process. To make the process a little easier for you and your fiancé, we have put together information about some commonly asked questions that you may want to review. Click any one of the questions to find an answer and more information:
- How old do I have to be to get a fiancé visa?
- How much does a fiancé visa cost?
- Where do I find the fiancé visa application?
- How do I fill out the fiancé visa application?
- Can I get a fiancé visa if I have a criminal background?
- What evidence should I include with my fiance visa application?
- How long does it take to get a fiancé visa?
- Does the fiancé visa expire?