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Hello, I need help. I know my husband will need his Military records from Sweden cause he was in the military and that's where we have lived for 5 years together. But I am confused if I a US citizen need a police certificate from Sweden police since I've lived in Sweden as a permanent resident and do I also need a police certificate from USA. Also does my husband need a police certificate aside from his Military records?

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Police certificates from the US are not needed for either petitioner or beneficiary.  


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He will also need a police certificate from his country.


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  • Case received at NVC: 10/11/2016                               
  • Case # and IIN#: 10/24/2016
  • AOS Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
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  • Scan Date:11/9/2016
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  • Visa  "ISSUED": 5/10/17
  • Visa and Passport in hand/Flight to USA Booked!!!: 5/12/17  
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I've never heard of a USC needing a police certificate so I don't think you need one. You're already a citizen so it doesn't matter your criminal history. All USCIS cares about is your fiance.


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I'm a U.S. citizen but my husband and I and our kids are currently living in Sweden and have been for 5 years. So I was wondering if I the petitioner need a police certificate from Sweden along with my Swedish husband? Since were filing the I-130 Petition for A Alien Relative to come to the USA and his green card while both of us are abroad.

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1 hour ago, Elizabeth Roos said:

I'm a U.S. citizen but my husband and I and our kids are currently living in Sweden and have been for 5 years. So I was wondering if I the petitioner need a police certificate from Sweden along with my Swedish husband? Since were filing the I-130 Petition for A Alien Relative to come to the USA and his green card while both of us are abroad.

NO.  You don't need a police certificate from anywhere.  You are not applying for a visa.  Your spouse is.


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7 hours ago, Elizabeth Roos said:

But do I the petitioner need a police certificate from Sweden since I've lived in Sweden as a permanent residents for 5 years also?

 

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14 hours ago, Elizabeth Roos said:

I'm a U.S. citizen but my husband and I and our kids are currently living in Sweden and have been for 5 years. So I was wondering if I the petitioner need a police certificate from Sweden along with my Swedish husband? Since were filing the I-130 Petition for A Alien Relative to come to the USA and his green card while both of us are abroad.

Nope. I (a USC) just went through the process of sponsoring my EU husband, and coincidentally we too were living in Sweden. I didn't need to supply police certs from anywhere, and I had been in the EU for 15 years (Ireland for 5, Netherlands for 3, Sweden for 7).

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