Purpose of Form
To petition to bring your fiancé(e) (K-1) and that person's children to the U.S. for marriage to you or to bring your spouse and that person's children (K-3 and K-4 visas, respectively) to the United States to complete processing for permanent resident status (under the LIFE Act and Amendments of 2000).
Number of Pages
Form 6; Instructions 9.
06/13/13. No previous editions accepted.
Where to File
File Form I-129F at the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility:
For U.S. Postal Service (USPS):
P.O. Box 660151
Dallas, TX 75266
For USPS Express Mail and courier deliveries:
2501 South State Highway 121 Business
Lewisville, TX 75067
• We recommend reading our Lockbox Filing Tips before filing your petition.
• We will send you an email or text when the Dallas Lockbox facility accepts your Form I-129F if you clip a completed Form G-1145, Notification of Acceptance of Application/Petition to the front of your petition.
• Note: A Form I-129F Petition cannot be adjudicated at a USCIS Office abroad.
$340. (There is no fee for petitions for K-3 status based on an immigrant petition filed by the same U.S. citizen.)
U.S. Citizens petitioning for K-3 visas for their alien spouses must include a copy of the Form I-797C, Notice of Action, showing they have filed Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, on behalf of their spouse listed on the form.
In addition, they must provide a marriage certificate, evidencing the legal marriage between the U.S. citizen and the alien.
Your petition must be accompanied by a Biographical Form G-325A for you and one for your fiancé(e) or spouse (not form G-325).
- Additional information about K-1 and K-3 visas is available at these links:
This page can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/i-129f
Last Reviewed/Updated: 07/18/2013