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Applying for the CR-1 Visa while US Citizen is abroad

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hi everyone,

my wife and i were married December 16 of this year and had planned to prepare and send in our application for the CR-1 Visa.

however, we recently changed plans to have her spend the next six months in England with me.

how would we go about preparing the visa while she's abroad?

would we just send it to the embassy in England?

would the process take longer than average? or shorter?

i've searched through past threads and cannot seem to find the answers we're looking for, if you have any insight to any of these questions or just advice about our situation in general, please don't hesitate to respond; we need all the help we can get! lol.

thank you,

nik :)

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The embassy requires residency in their jurisdiction for at least 6 months before you can file it at the Embassy.

You can always file it to USCIS in the states and wait out the process overseas.

http://london.usembassy.gov/immigrant-visas/filing-an-i-130-in-london.html

http://photos.state.gov/libraries/unitedkingdom/164203/dhs/i130-checklist_for_spouse.pdf

http://london.usembassy.gov/dhs/uscis/i130filing.html


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