Requirements for a Fiancé(e) Visas

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If you are engaged to be married to someone who is not a United States citizen, you may apply to have them come into the United States on a fiancé(e) visa.

To successfully obtain this visa, there are several requirements that must be proven:

  • A bona fide intention to marry
  • The ability and willingness to participate in a marriage within the required time period
  • Having met in person within two years of the petition filing (this requirement may be waived if you show that this meeting would have caused extreme hardship or violated strict cultural rules)

Once the visa is issued, your fiancé must enter the U.S. within four months. Your marriage must take place within 90 days following the date of your fiancé(e)'s entry. If this does not occur, the visa will expire and your fiancé(e) and their dependents will be subject to deportation.

Retain an Experienced Immigration Attorney in New York City

When your life with your future spouse depends upon the immigration process, it pays to have the help of a Queens immigration attorney from Musa-Obregon & Associates. You can then rest assured that all possible steps will be taken to increase the likelihood of the fiancé(e) visa approval. At Musa-Obregon & Associates, we are dedicated to helping you and your fiancé to be reunited and achieve your immigration goals.

We can assist with the process within the United States as well as advise on steps that will be needed in your fiancé(e)'s home country. Once your fiancé is in the United States, he or she may apply for conditional permanent residency and we can assist with this also. We are able to provide service in Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Slovakian, Arabic, Hebrew, French, Tagalog (Filipino), Ukrainian, Czech , Slovenian, Haitian Creole, Swahili, and several Nigerian languages.


If your fiancé is a foreign national and you wish to reside together in the United States, contact a New York City immigration lawyer from our law firm as soon as you can.

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