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In general, age difference by itself is not a reason for denial, but I expect any CO would scrutinize the relationship closer with an age gap of almost 30 years when the K1 application reaches the consulate stage.  Therefore, I would make sure when you get to the NVC stage of the K1 processing, you provide a lot of evidence of your relationship.

 

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14 minutes ago, ebergg said:

Hello, if I submit the necessary paperwork for a k1 visa how much does this affect the chance of approval?

I'm 60 and she's 34.

Thank you. 

What consulate 


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14 minutes ago, ebergg said:

Hello, if I submit the necessary paperwork for a k1 visa how much does this affect the chance of approval?

I'm 60 and she's 34.

Thank you. 

What country?


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5 minutes ago, ebergg said:

She's from Vietnam. 

Not that big of a deal.  We got approved for a spousal.   27 years difference.


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47 minutes ago, ebergg said:

Hello, if I submit the necessary paperwork for a k1 visa how much does this affect the chance of approval?

I'm 60 and she's 34.

Thank you. 

Shouldn't be a big deal.

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1 hour ago, ebergg said:

Hello, if I submit the necessary paperwork for a k1 visa how much does this affect the chance of approval?

I'm 60 and she's 34.

Thank you. 

Age difference wouldn't be a determing factor of the application approval.  

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have your fiancee practice Qs wrt to petitioners history, living conditions, why she loves you, future living conditions etc.   Photos, visits, pictures of friends together, know the names of friends and family members of petitioner etc.

 

 


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1 hour ago, Siaa said:

What's a funny world... Imagine the Woman Is 60yrs and the guy is 34yrs.. - You will see a lot of negative comments in here.... Shaking my head.. -

Depends on local customs. In many countries it also would not be an issue. IN certain countries, that kind of age gap is extremely uncommon and would be considered a red flag - meaning additional scrutiny.

But yes, age alone is not a reason for refusal. It is just one factor in the CO's decision if the marriage is bona fide.


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7 hours ago, flfreddy said:

have your fiancee practice Qs wrt to petitioners history, living conditions, why she loves you, future living conditions etc.   Photos, visits, pictures of friends together, know the names of friends and family members of petitioner etc.

 

 

All good.  Did you have a traditional engagement ceremony.  Your age difference is not uncommon for Vietnam, but she may well be asked extra relationship questions and questions about your life, family, ex wive(s) and work.  Provide plenty of relationship evidence when filing the petition with focus on evidence of time spent together in person and the engagement party.

 

 


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You need to attend the interview in Saigon. Our age difference (21 years older than my then-fiance) was an issue during the interview. I don't think it will prevent you from getting the visa, but I'd bet against you if you do not attend the interview. It seems that attending the interview is almost a guarantee of success. With her going it alone, not so much. You'll likely see a lot of denials while waiting for her turn at the window. It's an interesting process, but one that seems to favor the American that shows-up to support the fiance and answer questions. I probably answered as many - or more - questions than she did. It seems daunting, but it's worth the time, money, and effort to attend the interview. Most of all, she will need the support and the folks at the consulate seem to appreciate your effort, too. Go to the interview and you'll be fine. Good luck!

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