Tourist visas are not issues
to pretty young Ukrainian ladies. The US immigration department
knows that if a Ukrainian lady comes to the US as a tourist she WILL
NOT go home. Because of repeated abuse of the tourist visa, if your
lady is from the Former Soviet Union she is not going to get
anything other than a fiancée visa.
Applying for and getting a
fiancée K-1 visa is a long and complicated process but it can be
done. After returning to the United States you will need to provide
INS proof of US citizenship, proof of termination of prior
marriages, proof of meeting, green card photographs, financial data,
and a petition.
After the INS processes your
paperwork it becomes your girlfriends turn to supply her paperwork,
go have a medical examination and finally an interview.
The whole process will
usually take between 6 and 9 months. It will probably seem like
After your fiancées arrival
in the US you will have 90 days to get married or she will have to
Many men are choosing to
marry their fiancée in the Ukraine and apply for a spousal visa. A
spousal visa usually takes between 2 and 3 months. Arranging the
right to be married in the Ukraine is VERY difficult. We have helped
many couples get married in the Ukraine and will be glad to help
you. Please write for details.
Canada, Australia, New
Zealand, and the European Union all have systems very similar to
If you are a UK citizen you can apply for your
Ukrainian friend, fiancée or wife online.
US IMBRA LAW
US citizens and residents will
need to comply with US IMBRA laws. It is important that US citizens
and residents use a marriage agency that is IMBRA compliant or there
may be a good chance your fiancée visa will not be approved. Kiev
Connections is fully compliant with US IMBRA laws. When you make a
visa application your will need to provide copies of documentation.
If you use companies that are not IMBRA compliant you may not be
able to have a visa approved.
Kiev Connections has always
complied with the existing Federal legislation and will of course comply
with the new legislation as well. It is very important for you as a
client that you only use sites that comply with this legislation if you
plan on petitioning the government for a fiancée (K1) visa. If you use a
service that does not comply with this legislation you and your fiancée
may have difficulties getting her visa approved. It is important that
the women receive a copy of your personal background information prior
to the two of you exchanging any personal contact information.
You can see an explanation of the
IMBRA law at:
Because of the increased difficulty
in applying for a fiancée visa probably should have assistance. Many
clients have suggested Fred Wahl. You can see his web site at: