Fiance versus spouse visa? Choosing which is best

Today’s minute topic is “What is Best, Fiance or spouse visa?

Today’s question is: “What is best, fiancé or spouse Visa?

In reality,there is no simple answer.

There is only choosing the path that matches what your and your partners personal preferences are.

Actually there are just three main Questions that each couple should ask themselves to decide what they want to do.

Number One: How soon should the foreign partner arrive to the USA?

The fiancée visa process is twice as fast as a spouse visa. Currently fiancée visas take about 7 to 9 months compared to spouse visas that take 14 to 18 months.

Number 2: Where should the wedding take place?

One of you probably has a strong preference of where and how to get married.

It’s usually a good idea to go with the stronger desires.

Number 3:  How soon does the foreign partner want to work after arrival in the USA?

A spouse visa permits the foreign spouse to work as early as on the day of arrival.

This compares with a fiancée visa where the fiancé typically cannot work for at least eight months.

This was Fred Wahl the Visacoach

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