US Visa Blog

K3 Visa Interview in Thailand

If you have applied for a US K3 (spouse) visa from Thailand, you will have to appear for a personal interview at the US Embassy in Bangkok. This is the final step in the application process and the visa officer who interviews will make the final decision about whether you will receive your K3 visa.

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Fiancee Visa in Thailand

Thai citizens with US citizen fiances will generally need a K1 visa to travel to the US. The K1 visa is sometimes called the “fiance visa.” It allows a US citizen to sponsor their Thai fiance for a visa so that they can marry in the US.

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US Visas for Thai Citizens

All Thai citizens who want to travel to the US need a valid Thai passport and a US visa. There are two categories of visas: immigrant visas and non-immigrant visas. If you intend to stay in the United States permanently, you need an immigrant visa, but if you only want to visit for study, business […]

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US Visa Interview Appointments

The US Embassy in Bangkok and Consulate in Chaing Mai use a paid visa information service to schedule non-immigrant visa interview appointments and provide automated information about US visas. The service requires that you pay a visa information service fee to obtain a Personal Identification Number (PIN). The PIN will allow you to schedule an […]

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Compare K3 Visa to CR1 Visa

While K3 Visa and CR1 Visa are both visas for spouses of US citizens, there are differences in the application process and the rights and benefits granted to the two types of visa holders.

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US Visa Denied

If your application is denied at the Embassy interview, the consular officer will give you a form explaining why the application was denied and whether you may be eligible to apply for a waiver of inadmissibility. This is true for both immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications.

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Thailand Marriage and U.S Visa

Many Americans get married in Thailand and take their foreign spouse back to the U.S. to live. The easiest way to ensure your spouse can join you in the U.S. is to register your marriage at the district office (Amphoe) in Thailand and apply for a spouse visa  for a foreign spouse.

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K4 Visa Application Process from Thailand

A K4 visa allows the children of a U.S. citizen’s Thai spouse to accompany their parent to the U.S.  K4 visas are only available if the child’s Thai parent successfully applies for a K3 (spouse of a U.S. citizen) visa.  A K4 visa is valid for two years.

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K3 Visa for Your Thai Spouse

If you are a U.S. citizen with a Thai spouse, you can petition for your spouse to enter the United States with a K3 visa, a CR1 visa or an IR1 visa. The K3 visa application process is generally about 2 months shorter than than the CR1 and IR1 visa application process.

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K2 Visa Process from Thailand

A K2 visa allows the Thai fiance of a U.S. citizen to bring their children with them when they travel to the United States to get married.  Your Thai fiance’s children should apply for a K2 visa at the same time your fiance is applying for their K1 (fiance) visa.

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