If you are engaged to someone in a another country and want to marry your fiancée in the United States the visas you will need are the K1 Fiance Visas. K1 Fiance Visas visa allow people from other countries to come to the United States for the purpose of marrying a U.S. Citizen and to live in the United States. There are generally two categories of visas. Immigration visas and non-immigrant visas they are coded by a system of letters from A-V. Some examples of non-immigrate visas are: tourist visas, student visas and K1 fiancée visas.
Petitions for K1 Fiance Visas are filed at the USCIS Center. If there are missing documents or incorrect paperwork, you will receive a Request for Evidence (RFE). RFE’s will delay the approval of your K1 visa petition. The issuance of your K1 fiancée visa by several months.
Once the USCIS has approved your K1 fiancée visa petition it will be forwarded to the National Visa Center (NVC) where background checks are made on your fiancée. Once completed the NVC will forward your petition to the Consulate that will be handling your fiancée’s visa interview. There is no interview until your fiancée’s background check is successfully completed.