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What your fiancé(e) needs to do to Prepare for the Interview at the American Embassy!!! Keep in mine that this information may differ depending on which U.S. Embassy your fiancé(e) has her Interview at.

Your fiancé(e) must provide:

  1. A valid International Passport with a photocopy of the first page.
  2. An original birth certificate with photocopy and translation into English.
  3. Police certificates from the local Police Department. The Beneficiary must present police certificates from any place(s) of residence for 6 months or more since attaining the age of 16: original and translation into English.
  4. If applicable, evidence of termination of any prior marriage: original, photocopy and translation into English.
  5. An accompanying child requires a valid passport (or may be included in the parent's passport), a birth certificate and a medical examination. If a child is 16 years of age or over, police certificates are required.
  6. Two photos of passport size for visa.
  7. Two photos of passport size for medical exam.
  8. There is an application fee of $45 (or the ruble equivalent) per person, payable at the Embassy on the day of interview. NO CREDIT CARDS, NO TRAVEL CHECKS, CASH ONLY!
  9. Documents confirming relationship: photos of Petitioner and Beneficiary together, letters to each other, phone bills, emails....
  10. Results of Medical Examination in sealed envelope.
The Petitioner must provide:

  1. Affidavit of Support Form I-134. The child/children (under 21) must be listed in Affidavit of Support.
  2. Employment letter with salary information, Bank Statements and/or a copy of tax returns (Form 1040) for the last year.