K-1 Visa

K-1 Visa Attorney in San Francisco

Providing Proficient & Personalized Representation throughout all of California

When you find the person that you want to spend the rest of your life with, you begin to count down the days until the wedding day. At The Law Office of Zhang, we want to help bring that day closer. With a K-1 visa, your fiancé(e) will be able to travel to the U.S. to say "I do." Do not wait any longer, and learn how our legal team can help you begin the next chapter in your life.

For more information about our K-1 visa services, call our San Francisco lawyer at (415) 761-2732.

K-1 Visa Summary

With a K-1 visa, the fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen is able to travel to the U.S. in order to marry their sponsor within 90 days of arrival. Once married, the visa holder can then apply to become a permanent resident. If the visa applicant has eligible children, they can receive K-2 visas.

The K-1 Visa Process

The first step in obtaining a K-1 visa is to file Form I-129F with a USCIS office that serves your place of residence. The form must be filed by the U.S. citizen sponsor within the United States.

Once USCIS approves the petition, the National Visa Center (NVC) will contact you and send your application to the U.S. Embassy or Consulate that serves your fiancé(e)'s place of residence.

Once the petition is at the embassy, the fiancé(e) will need to apply for a K-1 visa. During the application process, the applicant will be interviewed and asked to submit supporting documents.

Documentation that is required includes:

  • Form DS-160
  • A valid passport
  • Divorce or death certificates if either party was previously married
  • Police certificates
  • Medical examination
  • Evidence of financial support
  • Photographs

Call us today at (415) 761-2732 to schedule a consultation for a K-1 visa application. Our San Francisco attorney is also fluent in Mandarin and serves Spanish speaking client by request.

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    - Matthew B.
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