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My fiancé and I are filling out the I-129f to petition for a K-1 Visa for him.  He is from Chile, and the name of his town (Coyhaique) is the same as the name of his province (also Coyhaique).  However, he thinks that the region (Region de Aysen) in which he lives is crucial for his mailing address.  Should I put his region in the blank for province?

 

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Katie & Benja

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Yes.  


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Ha! I was just scanning the google map of Chile yesterday following the motorcycle route of a friend of mine, and noted the town of Puerto Aysen, near to Coyhaique.

 

I don't know about Chile, but I know the province is important for mailing addresses in Colombia. We included it in my wife's application 4.5 years ago.


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We didn't have this particular problem as Valparaiso is in both the province of Valparaiso as well as the region of Valparaiso. But yes, provincia is really more equivalent to county in the US whereas region is more equivalent to state or province... don't translate it literally. I would put Aysen.

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