After your petition for K Fiancé(e) visa has been approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and completed by the National Visa Center (NVC), the NVC will send your case to our office for final processing.
At this step please follow the instructions below only after you have received the “Visa Instructions for Fiancé(e) Non-Immigrant Visa Application” from the U.S. Embassy Consular Section in Nicosia.
The information below describes how to apply for a K Fiancé(e) visa for the United States.
How to Schedule your K-1 Interview
- Complete, sign and submit Form DS-160 – (https://ceac.state.gov/ceac/) Online Non-Immigrant Visa Application (Remember to print the DS-160 Confirmation page and bring to the interview);
- Visit https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-cy/iv
- Select “Register” then select “I have received a letter/email from the consular section with instructions to register and schedule a K Fiancé(e) visa appointment”;
- Create your account on the Sign-up page;
- Pay the K Fiancé(e) visa fee per person;
- Schedule your visa interview appointment date in the calendar;
- Print out the appointment letter and bring it to the U.S. Embassy on the day of your appointment.
*If during your registration you receive a message: “The Immigrant Visa case number provided is not ready to schedule an appointment”, please allow a few more days until your case is received by this office. This usually happens because you received the Notice of Action before your electronic file is sent to the Consular Section. You must try to register again, but make sure to be registered before your interview date.
What to Bring to the Interview
Passport must be valid for six months beyond your intended date of entry into the United States.
Form DS-160, Online Non-immigrant Visa Application
Completed Form DS-160, Online Non-Immigrant Visa Application. The K-1 visa applicant (and any eligible children applying for K-2 visas) must:
1. fully complete, sign and submit the Form DS-160
2. print the DS-160 confirmation page and bring to the interview
Obtain the original or certified copy (provided by the issuing authority).
A birth certificate of each person named in the application is required. Birth records must be presented for all unmarried children under age 21, even if they are not applying for a visa at this time. The certificate must list both parents’ names.
Marriage, Divorce and Death certificate
If you were married previously, obtain your marriage certificate(s), and divorce decree(s) or death certificate to prove the dissolution of each such prior marriage.
Cyprus Police Certificate
If you have resided in Cyprus for 6 months or more since the age of 16, you are required to obtain a police certificate.
Note: Cyprus police certificates are valid for 12 months only.
Failure to present all necessary and valid police certificates at the time of the interview will incur significant delays to your application.
Police Certificate for other countries
Required for all countries where you have lived for more than 6 months since the age of 16 and any country where you have been arrested, even if you were not resident there. How to obtain Police certificates from certain countries. Police certificates from certain countries are unavailable.
Police certificates from the United States are not required.
If you have been been convicted of a crime you must obtain a certified copy of each court record and any prison record, regardless of the fact that you may have subsequently benefited from an amnesty, pardon or other act of clemency.
Court records should include: Complete information regarding the circumstance surrounding the crime of which you were convicted and the disposition of the case, including sentence or other penalty or fine imposed.
If you have served in the military forces of any country you must obtain your military record. On the day of the visa interview you will be required to furnish either your discharge papers or evidence of terminal leave from the forces. How to obtain a Military records. Military records from certain countries are unavailable.
Evidence of Support - Affidavit of Support, Form I-134
Fiancé(e) K visa applicants are required to provide Form I-134, Affidavit of Support they must show evidence that they are not likely to become public charge while in the United States.
Notes: Be sure to read the following instructions provided by the U.S. Embassy Consular Section
Evidence which may be presented to meet the Public Charge Provisions of the Law Form OF-167;
Sponsor’s Financial responsibility under the Social Security Act (Completed by the Petitioner).
Evidence of Relationship
You will be asked to submit proof of relationship with your petitioner. It is therefore, useful to bring with you evidence of your engagement, letters/e-mails, phone bills, old and current photographs.
All immigrant visa applicants, regardless of age, require a medical examination prior to the issuance of a visa. Only a physician accredited by the U.S. Embassy can perform this exam. It is your responsibility to schedule a medical exam with one of the doctors listed below within ten days prior to your scheduled visa interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy. Medical examination results from other physicians will not be accepted.
Dr. Lakis C. ANASTASSIADES MD, FACP, FESC, FACC
Cardiovascular Diagnosti Centre
Corner 22, Kennedy Ave. & 1, Thassos Street, 1087 Nicosia, Cyprus
THE NORTH OF CYPRUS
Dr. Sibel SIBER
3, Nurullah Atac Street, Koskluciftlik, Nicosia, Cyprus
Items to bring to your medical examination
The doctor will need the following items to complete the medical exam forms:
- Form DS-160 Confirmation page
- Your visa interview appointment letter/email
- Your valid passport
- Four (4) recently taken passport-sized color photograph
- A copy of your immunization records
Any medical examination fees, including x-ray and blood test fees, must be paid directly to the examining physician.
The medical examination will include a medical history review, physical examination, and chest x-ray and blood tests (for applicants 15 years of age or older). The United States also requires tuberculosis (TB) testing for all applicants two years of age and older. Please be prepared to discuss your medical history, medications you are taking, and current treatments you are undergoing.
After the medical exam
When your examination is completed, the doctor will submit the results electronically to our office OR provide you with exam results in a sealed envelope. DO NOT OPEN THIS ENVELOPE. Instead, bring it to your visa interview.
Any CD x-rays taken will be given to you. You DO NOT need to bring the x-rays to your visa interview unless you suffer from tuberculosis (TB). However, you must carry the CD x-rays with you when you travel to the United States for the first time. The medical report must be less than six months old when you enter the United States as an immigrant.
All documents not in English must be accompanied by an official, certified translation in English. The translator must provide a signed statement confirming that the translation is accurate. Only one copy is needed. The translation does not need to be notarized.
Note: Applicants are also required to bring the original document, in the original language.
Petition Affirmation Letter
If your petition expires before the visa interview takes place, you are required to bring to your interview a signed letter from your petitioner confirming that you both remain legally free to marry and that you will marry within 90 days of your arrival in the United States.