Japanese Fiancee Visa I-129F Help
Attached are the instructions provided by the US Embassy in Tokyo/Naha for K1 Fiancee Visa Applications.
The embassy/consulate will directly send your fiancee visa instructions. They should be as follows:
A sample of a completed DS-230 is attached for reference.
Downloadable forms can be found at http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/81807.pdf
B. She should gather all needed documents
Police Certificates (from
2 Visa Photos
Divorce/Annullment/Death Certificates (as needed)
Evidence of Genuine Relationship
I-129F Petition Package (the package I prepared is our best proof as of 6 to 9 months ago, she should bring this and be familiar with the contents)
Updates to Relationship. She should also bring proof that the relationship with you has CONTINUED after the petition was submitted. Samples of emails, phone bills, IM messages, IM logs, receipts for monies or presents received should be brought. Also, if there has been another trip, then more photos, travel itineraries, and the visa stamps from your passport. She can also bring her favorite photos, emails etc from earlier times.
C. You should send her:
I-134 (Affidavit of Support). Attached, sign where indicated.
2x Copies of your most recent Federal Tax Return (including W2’s)
2x Copies of Letter from Your Employer (see sample attached)
D. Medical Exam
She should arrange to have her medical at latest well before her consulate interview. She should bring her Passport, 1x Visa Photo, and her vaccination records.
The following are designated clinics
Seibo International Catholic Hospital
5-1 Nakaochiai 2-chome Shinjuku-ku, TOKYO 161-0032
Drs. Yasushi Nakamura, Yukako Inoue, Daisuke Miyamoto,
Yoshimi Kanai, and Eri Kurakawa
Tokyo British Clinic
Daikanyama Y Bldg. 2F, 2-13-7 Ebisu-Nishi, Shibuya-ku,
Drs. Gabriel Symonds, Kwok Wan
Tokyo Medical & Surgical Clinic
32 Shibakoen Building, 3-4-30 Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku, TOKYO 105-0011
Drs. J.H.T. Marshall, Koichi Fujii, Peter Seez, Nicola Yeboah,
and Keiko Tochikura Martin
Kobe Kaisei Hospital
3-11-15, Shinohara-Kitamachi, Nada-ku, KOBE-Shi, Hyogo 657
Drs. Kouta Yamamoto, Yasuhisa Abe and Kentaro Matsumoto
Okinawa Adventist Medical Center
868 Aza Kochi, Nishihara-cho, OKINAWA 903-0116
Drs. Norris Matsumoto, Darrell L. Vaughan, Atsushi Higa, Yasutsugu Yanami, Yukari Uehara-Dulan and Yuichi Yanami
It is recommended she brings her vaccinations up to date while at the clinic. This is required when she applies for her Green card, so by doing it now she will save herself time later.
E. Your fiancee should complete the following forms. And bring them to her interview at the Embassy
These are available online at Online form is available at http://travel.state.gov/visa/frvi/forms/forms_1342.html
DS-156 (she MUST complete this form directly online, bring Two Copies to interview. A completed sample is attached. ).
DS-157 (sample attached)
DS-156K Do not sign DS-156(K), it should be signed at the interview in front of the consular officer. (sample attached)
All Fiancee visa applicatnts must pay a nonrefundable application fee of $131 per person to cover the cost of applying for a visa. The fee must be paid through a Pay-easy ATM.
For instructions on how to pay.
G. Prepaid EXPACK Envelope
Applicants must provide a self-addressed, pre-paid envelope (EXPACK 500) for the return of passport and documents. The "ExPack 500" is available in convenience stores and post offices throughout
H. The Consulate Interview
Once she has obtained all the documents that apply to your case and filled out remaining forms, she can schedule an appointment.
All required documents on the checklist as well as the remaining completed application forms should be brought to the interview.
- Request a
Fiancé(e) Visa appointment in Tokyo
- Request a
Fiancé(e) Visa appointment in Naha
Her passport and documents will be returned by mail. Processing and mailing time will take approximately one week.
I. Green Card/ Adjustment of Status
Once your Fiancee arrives in the
Encl: I-134 for your Signature
Adjustment of Status,
How to Obtain