K Visa (K-3, K-4)
The new K-3 Visa (spouse of Amcit) is not available yet. INS is developing the Special Petition needed for this. K-3/K-4 applicants must be beneficiaries of anunapproved I-130 and also beneficiaries of a K-3/K-4 petition filed AND approved by INS-US.Purpose is to bring the Beneficiary to the US as soon as possible, without the need to wait till the visa petition has been approved by INS. (If the I-130 is already at the Consulate, the applicant will be processed using the
I-130 and is not eligible to file the K-3 application).
Eligibility: K-3- Spouse of US Citizen. Must be beneficiary of an IR-1 or CR-1 visa petition which has been filed with INS, BUT NOT YET APPROVED by INS. (K-4 is the child of such a spouse and must also be the beneficiary of an I-130 which has been filed but not yet approved by INS. K-4 must be processed with K-3.)