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Visa Interview Example Questions
for the USCIS and US Department of State



The following sections have example questions that were asked of real life applicants. When available the location* that the questions were asked is noted. These questions are not an inclusive list and should only be used to get a "feel" for the types of things that will be asked. Indeed many interviewers may ask more or less questions, easier or harder questions, and in general many things that this list does not include. Please only use this as a general guide to help you understand in what types of things may be asked.



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K-1 Visa Interview Example Questions
K-3 Visa Interview Example Questions
K-4 Visa Interview Example Questions
Adjustment of Status Interview Example Questions

*Remember that the locations that the questions were asked at is only for reference and these questions are generic across all locations for the same benefit type.

K-1 Visa Interview Questions

Location* Question
Germany How long do you know your fiance?
Germany How did you meet?
Germany Have you ever been to the US?
Germany When is the last time you have seen your fiance?
Germany When will you leave for the US?
Hong Kong (China) When did we meet in person?
Hong Kong (China) When did my fiance propose?
Hong Kong (China) Why was my fiance's first marriage not working out?
Hong Kong (China) Does my fiance have any kids? How many, how old, who do they live with?
Hong Kong (China) When did my fiance divorce?
Hong Kong (China) What is my fiance's birthday?
Hong Kong (China) What is my birthday?
Hong Kong (China) Does my fiance's have any brothers and sisters?
Hong Kong (China) Do I have any brothers and sisters?
Hong Kong (China) Where do my fiance's parents live?
Hong Kong (China) What does my fiance do for a living?
Hong Kong (China) Where does my fiance live?
Hong Kong (China) Where was he born?
Hong Kong (China) What do I love about my fiance?
Hong Kong (China) When am I going to leave?
Hong Kong (China) When are we going to have the wedding?
Hong Kong (China) Have I ever applied for a traveling visa?
Hong Kong (China) Where did my fiance visit when he was here?


K-3 Visa Interview Questions


Location* Question
Canada Where did you meet?
Canada Has he been to Canada?
Canada Have you ever lived in the USA?
Canada Where does he work and what position does he hold?
Canada How did you meet?
Canada Where did you meet the first time?
Canada How long have you known each other?
Canada What does he do for a living?
Canada What do you do for a living?
Canada Does he have children? Have you met them?


K-4 Visa Interview Questions


Location* Question
Canada Have you met your step dad?
Canada What does he do?
Canada Does he have children? Do you know how old they are?


Adjustment of Status Questions

Location* Question
Various Name and address.
Various Name and Date of Birth of Spouse.
Various When and where did you meet your spouse?
Various Describe this 1st meeting.
Various Did you make arrangements to meet again?
Various Did you exchange phone numbers?
Various When did you meet next?
Various Where were you living at the time? Where was your spouse living?
Various When did you decide to get married? Where were you at the time?
Various Did you live together before marriage?
Various When and where did you get married? How did you and your spouse get to the church, courthouse, etc.?
Various Who were the witnesses to the ceremony?
Various Did you exchange wedding rings?
Various Where had you purchased these rings? Did you and your spouse purchase them together?
Various Did you have a reception after the ceremony?
Various Where was it held?
Various Do you have any photos of the ceremony and /or reception?
Various Describe the reception.
Various Did any of your, and your spouse’s, family members attend? If so, who?
Various Did you go on a honeymoon? If so, when and where?
Various If you did not have a reception, what did you do after the wedding ceremony?
Adjustment of Status Questions Continued...
Location* Question
Various Where did you live after the wedding?
Various Describe the place where you lived right after the marriage. Number of bedrooms and bathrooms; furnishings; color of walls, floor coverings, appliances, etc; type of air conditioning, heating, etc; # of telephones, televisions, etc. Do you have cable television?
Various Where did you get the furniture? Was it already there, did you buy it, was it a gift, or did it come from your, or your spouse’s, previous residence?
Various If brought to the house or apartment, describe how it was transported.
Various Describe your bedroom. Where do you keep your clothes? Where does your spouse keep his or her clothes? Where are the bathroom towels kept? Where do you keep the dirty clothes?
Various Where is the garbage kept in the kitchen?
Various On what day of the week is the garbage picked up?
Various Where do you shop for groceries? Do you go together with your spouse? How do you get there?
Various Where do you work? What days of the week do you work?
Various What hours do you work? What is your salary?
Various What is your telephone # at work?
Various When was the last vacation you had from work?
Various Did you and your spouse go anywhere together at that time?
Various When was the last vacation you and your spouse took together?
Various Where did you go? How did you get there? Describe it.
Various Where does your spouse work? What days of the week? What hours? What is the salary, if you know?
Various What is your spouse’s telephone # at work?
Adjustment of Status Questions Continued...
Location* Question
Various When was the last time your spouse got a vacation from work?
Various Do you or your wife have any scars or tattoos? If so, where on the body?
Various Do you know your spouse’s family members? If so, which ones? If your spouse has children from a previous marriage, their names, ages, where they live, and where they go to school, if applicable.
Various Where do you live now? (If different from where you lived right after the marriage, then go over the same questions as above). How much is the rent? When is it paid? How do you pay it?
Various Do you have a bank account together? Where? What kind of account? (Checking, savings).
Various Are both of you listed on the account? (Do you have a bank letter, cancelled checks, etc.?)
Various Did you file a joint tax return this year? Do you have a copy with you?
Various Do you own any property together? What property? Did you bring copies of the documents with you?
Various What kind of automobile do you and your spouse have? Describe them.
Various Do you have an insurance policy listing your spouse as the beneficiary? If so, do you have a copy?
Various Have you taken any trips or vacations together? Do you have photos from these trips?
Various Do you have any utility bills, or receipts from items you have purchased together?
Various What other documentation do you have to show that you are living together as husband and wife?
Various Do you have any pets? What kind, what are their names, and describe them?
Various What did you do for Christmas, New Year’s, your anniversary, or you or your spouse’s last birthday? Did you exchange gifts? If so, what kind of gift?
Various Did you or your spouse go to work yesterday? If so, at what time did you and/or your spouse leave the house and return?
Various Who cooks the meals at the house?
Various What is your spouse’s favorite food? What is your favorite food?
Adjustment of Status Questions Continued...
Location* Question
Various Does your spouse drink coffee? If so, does he or she use cream and/or sugar?
Various Did you eat dinner together last night? Did anyone else have dinner with you? What did you have?
Various What time was dinner served? Who cooked it?
Various Did you watch TV after dinner? What shows did you watch?
Various At what time did you go to bed? Who went to bed first?
Various Did you have the air conditioning or heater on?
Various Who woke up first this morning? Did an alarm clock go off?
Various Did you or your spouse take a shower?
Various Did you come to the interview together? Who drove?
Various Did you have breakfast? Where and what did you eat?


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