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Hi VJ Family,

I notice other people mentioning the DS-230 form but I don't know if it is needed for the Lagos consulate. My fiance has downloaded the necessarily forms for Nigeria but DS-230 is not in the packet. Is this needed for the Lagos consulate? My fiance and I don't want to be denied just because he didn't have a form that was NOT in the packet. I have heard how tough Nigeria is.

Thanks for all your replies.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Nigeria

Great! Thanks for all you replies. I was just getting confused seeing other VJ folks mention the DS-230 part 1 for K-1 filers.

It's not for K1 filers....it's for IR1/CR1 filers...it's an immigrant visa application. The K1 visa is technically a non-immigrant 1-time entry visa.


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