How long does it take to get an immigrant visa for a spouse? Average time – Between five and 14.5 months to get a Form I-130 petition (Petition for Alien Relative) approved by USCIS as of early 2022; another six to 11 months or longer to get an immigrant visa to come to the United States.
Is spouse visa an immigrant visa? A “spouse visa” in this article is a term to refer to an immigrant visa (green card) for spouses. The U.S. government may issue a spouse visa to the foreign national spouse of a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
What are the requirements for a spousal visa? A CR1/IR1 visa allows a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident (green card holder) to sponsor their foreign spouse to come to the United States. Specific requirements include: The sponsor must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. The couple must be lawfully married and provide a valid marriage certificate.
What is the fastest way to bring my spouse to us? Historically, family reunification has been the easiest and fastest way of bringing your loved ones to the United States.