I just married outside the
U.S. Please let me know how to bring my foreign citizen wife into US as
soon as possible. I have heard a K-3 visa. How the K-3 visa works? and
can we apply for the K-3 visa for my wife?
The K-3 Visa is a
non-immigrant temporary visiting visa for a spouse of a U.S. citizen to
come to the U.S., while his/her permanent stay case is still pending.
The K-3 visa must be filed and the visa must be issued in the country
where the marriage took place. After the visa process has been
completed, and the visa is issued, the spouse can travel to the United
States to wait for the processing of the immigrant visa case.
- File for K-3 visa at nearest
U.S. consulate ( unmarried children of spouse, age under 21 can get K-4
- After coming to U.S. file
for Adjustment of Status (AOS) by filing Form I-485.
- File for EAD (Employment
- File for Social Security
Number at the social security office.