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You can only apply for AOS after marriage. You need to submit a marriage certificate with the AOS application.


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quick question can you apply for AOS before the wedding ??? our wedding is planned june 6th in mass it takes about 220 days

What do you mean by "in mass"? At a religious ceremony or in the state of Massachusetts?

You must marry within 90 days of entry. If that means having a civil ceremony to legally marry within the 90 days, followed by a church ceremony afterwards, then that's what you'll have to do.

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What do you mean by "in mass"? At a religious ceremony or in the state of Massachusetts?

I think the OP means that at the local office in Massachusetts, AOS takes 220 days.

To the OP, no you cannot apply for AOS before you are married. As menioned you need to supply a marriage certificate with your AOS application. Also, until you are married you have no grounds to apply for AOS.

What you could do is have ALL the paperwork filled out in advance so that as soon as you have a copy of your marriage certificate you can submit the papers.

Submitting an AOS application before you are married will result in, at the very least and RFE.

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Danoco,

On what basis would you apply?

Yodrak

quick question can you apply for AOS before the wedding ??? our wedding is planned june 6th in mass it takes about 220 days

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