Atlanta, GA asked in Immigration Law for Georgia

Q: My Nigerian girlfriend and I have not met in person. Could we marry online and get a visa to honeymoon in the US?

I'm a US citizen, she's a Nigerian citizen

Dating 5 years online and considering an online marriage in Utah

We want to consummate our marriage and apply for a spousal visa

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Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL

A: A fiancée visa cannot be issued unless you and your significant other have physically met in person and have proof of that meeting within two years of applying for the K visa. The US immigration laws only allow for marriage to be conducted remotely in very limited circumstances. You should retain counsel for legal representation and advice on your unique situation.

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