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What is the 2-year rule for a K-1 visa?


The 2-year rule for the K-1 visa means you need to prove that you and your fiancé(e) have met in person at some point within the last two years.

This is to ensure your relationship is real before you start the visa application process.

You can use various documents like flight tickets, photos together, hotel bookings, or any other tangible proof of being physically together to meet this requirement. Keep in mind that exceptions may apply, such as cases of extreme hardship or situations where meeting in person would go against specific religious, cultural, or social norms.

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