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How to Bring your Fiancee from Russia to the USA The K1 Fiance Visa gives your Ukrainian Fiancee permission to travel from Ukraine to enter the USA to marry you. Here I describe the process from I129F Petition submission to USCIS through to medical and consulate interview in Kyiv, Ukraine. For more info please call 1-800-806-3210 x 702 or visit To Schedule your Free Case Evaluation with the Visa Coach visit or Call – 1-800-806-3210 ext 702 or 1-213-341-0808 ext 702 Fiancee or Spouse visa, Which one is right for you? K1 Fiance Visa K1 Fiance Visa Timeline CR1 Spousal Visa CR1 Spouse Visa Timeline Green Card /Adjustment of Status

Fiance visa applications are held only briefly at NVC, just long enough for NVC just long enough for NVC to assign a Moscow case number and forward your file via diplomatic pouch to Russia.

Once her petition has arrived in Russia, your fiancee contacts the consulate requesting they schedule her interview. 

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There are four US consulate service locations in the Russia, but only ONE, the Consulate in Moscow is responsible for the processing of all Fiance visas. So even if your gal lives across the street from a consulate, she will still have to make the trip to Moscow for processing. 

Two weeks before her interview date she undergoes a medical exam at one of the two approved clinics in Moscow 

Finally she attends the visa interview at the consulate in Moscow, to demonstrate she is of good moral character and the engagement is Bona fide. 

A week later a courier delivers her visa, and then she can join you in the USA. 

I make the process sound simple. But its not. It is easy to make rookie mistakes that can derail the entire process. 

By Fred Wahl
Your Personal Immigration Guide