Immigration Requirements

You may be eligible to bring your partner to the United States on a various immigration types if you meet the following requirements:


  • You are a U.S. citizen.
  • You and your partner intend to marry one another within 90 days of their admission to the United States.
  • You and your partner are both legally free to marry (this means you are both legally able to marry in the United States and any previous marriages have been legally terminated by divorce, death, or annulment).
  • You and your partner met each other in person at least once within the 2-year period before you file your immigration petition.
  • There may be a case where you could request a waiver of this in-person meeting requirement.