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Hello,

I have received a K1 visa. I will be travelling to the US on Feb 3 and plan to get married on the 31 of March. What should I do in regards to health insurance? Is there some general good advice for me?

I think most insurances are travel insurances, meaning they are for people that are not residents in the US. I don't know when I will become resident in the US, will it happen after I get married? I know that I have to declare my intention to change residency to the US before I leave my municipality. I am italian by the way, I don't know if someone can help me.

THanks!

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what kind of job does your spouse have? does their job have health benefits?.. that means, employee and their spouses are eligible for insurance thru the company..


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Hello,

I have received a K1 visa. I will be travelling to the US on Feb 3 and plan to get married on the 31 of March. What should I do in regards to health insurance? Is there some general good advice for me?

I think most insurances are travel insurances, meaning they are for people that are not residents in the US. I don't know when I will become resident in the US, will it happen after I get married? I know that I have to declare my intention to change residency to the US before I leave my municipality. I am italian by the way, I don't know if someone can help me.

THanks!

if you spouse has a good health insurance he/she can add you. However you cannot apply for medicaid. Good luck


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Ok,

I am sure that after we get married my fiances job will cover me. I will need to be a resident to get health insurance, when will I be able to get residency?

Thanks.

you need to ask your fiance to contact his insurance.. its up to them.. they are not all the same..


K101/17/2012.....I-129F ..... sent to Dallas, Texas

01/25/2012.....NOA1 (text & email) ..... sent to Vermont Service Center

01/28/2012.....NOA1 Hard Copy in Mail

07/31/2012.....NOA2.. 188 days update@USCIS

08/03/2012.....NOA2.. Hard Copy

09/04/2012.....Sent Email to Caracas Embassy for Interview date.. they had not contacted her

09/05/2012.....Embassy response.. with interview date!!

10/17/2012.....INTERVIEW @Caracas Embassy!

10/17/2012.....INTERVIEW @Caracas Embassy... APPROVED!!

12/31/2012.....POE.. Miami, arrived to AUSTIN next day smile.png

02/16/2013.....Married!!

AOS - K1

05/06/2013.....I-465 & I-765 sent USPS priority mail

05/14/2013......Email, Text of Receiving package on 5/11

05/16/2013......Hard Copy of NOA1 received: I-465 and _I-765 Application for employment

05/20/2013...... Bio-metric hard-copy.
05/29/2013...... Biometric scheduled. . Austin office

07/15/2013...... EAD card arrived in mail today smile.png

10/20/2013...... Green Card approved! NOA hardcopy received!

10/31/2013...... Green Card Delivered!!

ROC-I-751
07/21/15 90 day Window Opens

07/24/15 I-751 Mailed to Cali. Service Center
09/03/15 Biometeric scheduled and completed

01/26/16 ROC Letter arrived
01/30/16 10 yr Green Card arrived

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Ok,

I am sure that after we get married my fiances job will cover me. I will need to be a resident to get health insurance, when will I be able to get residency?

Thanks.

Once married you are his wife and entitled to be placed on his insurance.

Not sure what you mean here.You ARE a resident after you arrive.

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Each entity has its own definition of resident. You will be a resident of the state as soon as you arrive.

Travel insurance is usually for those returning, you are not.


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Look into short term health insurance. This would cover major things (if you had an accident etc), which is really all you need until marriage and cover by your then-husband's employer.


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Ok,

I signed up to travel insurance for 2 months before I get married. I called them, explained my situation and they were like, we don't care if you weren't a tourist as long as you are a resident in italy. In italy, changing residency is an official sort of thing, you have to go to an office and tell them and so forth.. Therefore, I believe after I get married and etc, I will have to go to the italian embassy/consulate and declare my change of residency..

Thanks for your help.

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