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Hello! My K1 visa medical tests have the same expiration date as for the visa-2nd May 2017. If we get married on 1st May 2017 and send the documents for AOS maybe few weeks later when get the marriage certificate, then will the medical test be still valid? Because I was reading that it is usually valid for 1 year after you get it...And also is ir possible to get the marriage certificate fast so we don't have to wait several weeks to receive it? Any experience? :) Thank you! 

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If the medical says it expires on a certain date, then that is the expiration. Generally they are good for 1 year. 

 

If you get married 1 day before the expiration, it does not matter. You need to file for AOS before the expiration date or you need to redo the physical. Does not have anything to do with the marriage date.

 

And as for the marriage certificate, it varies by state. You need to search for specifics on your state and county. Ours, for instance, have to get the marriage license, then wait 72 hours before we could marry.

 

Then they took a copy there, but I have to still go and resubmit the filled out marriage certificate again with the county clerk, and ask them for certified copies for the mean time to be able to file the AOS.

 

So to speed things up so to say, get several certified copies of the marriage certificate, that way you don't have to wait for them to mail the original back to you.


08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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