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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Japan
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do we need to prove the officer some kind of engagement ring or receipt during the interview??

does it really matter?

will they reject you because of this?


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I don't know.

I do not have an engagement ring because we want to use the money to buy very expensive wedding rings instead. and therefore I will not be able to show any engagement evidence like that at the consulate.

I think it will not be a problem. I will just show them all the other evidence of our relationship that I have (pictures and a few love letters and plaintickets and the letter of intent to get married). I guess if you have other evidence you will not need an engagementring.

good luck


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loonphang,

An engagement ring is not part of the K-1 requirements.

Buying one is a personal choice and should not come up in the visa interview.

do we need to prove the officer some kind of engagement ring or receipt during the interview??

does it really matter?

will they reject you because of this?

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Colombia
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Hi loonphang,

This varies from country to country and Consulate Officer to Consulate Officer. But I can tell you that at the U.S. Embassy in Colombia it was very important the CO’s asked that in the interview. One particular fiancée said she forgot it in the hotel and the CO told her to go and get it. I am not telling you that is the only thing they look at but that is one of many things some CO look at and if you are border line this may put you over. Of course no where that I have seen it states that you must buy an engagement ring.

Remember you have the burden of proving your relationship.

Good luck,

Peter Miami

Edited by Peter Miami

Johanna & Peter

Colombia / U.S.A.

I-129F / K-1 Fiancee Visa

08-20-02 - Met Johanna in Armenia, Colombia

10-05-05 - K-1 Sent to TSC

10-14-05 - Received NOA1 by E-Mail (Day 9)

12-22-05 - Reveived NOA2 By E-Mail & Mail (Day 78)

03-03-06 - Interview Date! (Day 149) Approved

03-10-06 - Johanna Arrived

05-27-06 - Married

I-485 / AOS (Did not applied for EAD or AP)

06-05-06 - Sent I-485 application to Chicago via USPS (Day 1)

06-06-06 - AOS Package Delivered at 12:29PM

06-12-06 - Received NOA1 by Mail

06-14-06 - Check Cashed

06-22-06 - Received Appointment Notice for Biometrics

06-26-06 - "Request for Additional Evidence" Online, waiting for letter

06-29-06 - Biometrics Done!

06-30-06 - Received RFE Letter by mail. (Missing Birth Certificate)

07-10-06 - Sent RFE by Express Mail USPS

07-11-06 - RFE Delivered @ 10:54AM Sign by D. Atwell

08-28-06 - AOS Transferred to CSC E-mail & USCIS Website (Day 85)

08-30-06 - Touched #1

08-31-06 - Touched #2

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09-01-06 - NOA by Mail Regarding Transfer to CSC

09-05-06 - Touched #4

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