USA K3/CR1 Marriage Visa

19 September, 2014 en

USA K3/CR1 Marriage Visa


What is the difference between the fiancée and marriage visa? The first phase has an equal processing time which you can see on the website which is misleading for K3/CR-1 visa applications. What happens is that there is additional post approval processing which ads on at least a few months of time before the package arrives in Bogota. The time delay is because a K1 visa is a temporary visa, and is not actually a residency visa. The K3/CR-1 visa is a residency visa so it takes longer to process the residency documents. However, some attorneys say the delays are systematic and that put relationships to the test which thins out the number of immigrants.

Bottom line is that a K3/CR-1 visa takes 9 -15 months where a K1 takes between 6-7 months. A K3/CR1 takes more time to prepare than a K1 visa, because immigration likes to see much more documentation. A well-organized K3 Marriage visa will take 9 months to have the visa in your hands. The marriage visa will get approval in the same time frame as a fiancee visa, but they will not send the documents to the embassy right away for the, marriage visa. The marriage visa package will pass through further processing and then it will be passed on to the embassy. This extra processing usually amounts to 2 months worth of delays.

If you are planning to bring your foreign Fiancee or Spouse to the United States, we can assist you. We have a 100 percent success rate and can get your petition approved, we guarantee it. Over the past ten years we have had many happy clients from all over the USA and Latin America.

Other related services we offer:

  • – K1 Visa Legal assistance
  • – Colombian marriage visa
  • – Colombian civil union
Costs for Colombian K3/CR-1 Visa

Professional Legal Services

$1050 USD for Legal assistance with K3/CR-1 Visa process

Certified Translations

$65 – $100 USD for official Colombian documents and witness letters

International Mail, and Notary Fees

$50 – $75 USD for Fedex package to the USA

$3 – $10 USD for Authentications at notary in USA and Colombia


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