Form I-129F

Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)

Processing Statistics

All Classifications

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Visa Official Name: Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)
Visa Filing Types:
  • All Classifications (K1, K2, K3, and K4)
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Service Request Date and Estimated Time
Service Center
Form Type
Estimated Processing Time
Service Request Date
Type Info
California Service Center [CSC]
134A-K1
7 Months - 9.5 Months
April 24, 2021
K-1/K-2 - Not yet married - fiancé(e) and/or dependent child
California Service Center [CSC]
134A-K3
7 Months - 9.5 Months
April 24, 2021
K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child
Nebraska Service Center [NSC]
134A-K3
5 Months - 7 Months
June 28, 2021
K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child
Potomac Service Center [YSC]
134A-K3
3.5 Months - 7 Months
June 28, 2021
K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child
Texas Service Center [SSC]
134A-K3
4 Months - 7 Months
June 28, 2021
K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child
Vermont Service Center [ESC]
134A-K3
12 Months - 15.5 Months
October 13, 2020
K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child

Determine your service center using the first 3 characters of your receipt number. If your receipt date is before the "Service Request Date" listed for your service center and form type, you can submit a service request due to “outside normal processing time” here.
Last Update: January 13, 2022

Historical Average Processing Times
201320142015201620172018201920202021
- days3.5 mo3.8 mo87 days4.1 mo6.7 mo4.8 mo5.1 mo8 mo
Form I-129F USCIS Approval Rate and Backlog
Historic Approval Rate
Fiancée Petitions [Accepted / Denied]
Historic approval and denial rate for Fiancée Petitions (Form I-129F)
Submission Rate and Backlog
Fiancée Petitions [Pending Backlog / New Submission]
Historic backlog of yet to be processed cases and new submissions for Fiancée Petitions (Form I-129F)

Fiscal year begins October 1 and ends September 30 of the reporting period. Data sources include USCIS, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Performance Reporting Tool (PRT), USCIS Electronic Immigration System (ELIS) and C3 Consolidated


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