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Required Forms and Appointment Instructions

Instructions for Completing an Application for a K Visa

The New Interview Scheduling Procedure for all K1/K3 Visa Categories 

  1. Complete your DS-160 Online Visa Application.  
  2. Visit to create an account and print a personalized bank deposit slip.
  3. Take your deposit slip to any Credit Libanais location to pay the visa application fee of $265.
  4. Schedule an appointment for your visa interview online at using your bank deposit receipt. 
  5. Visit U.S. Embassy Beirut on the date and time of your visa interview appointment.

You must bring all of the following to your interview appointment.  Documents must be originals or notarized copies of the original.  All non-English documents must be accompanied by sworn translations into English. 

  • Individual civil record + translation;
  • Family extract + translation;
  • Birth certificate + translation;
  • One photo;
  • Engagement or wedding ceremony photos;
  • Proof of relationship;
  • Beneficiary’s passport;
  • I-134 filled out and signed by the petitioner, along with proof of petitioner’s employment and last year’s tax returns and W2s;
  • Results of Medical Examination;
  • Police certificate(s) from any country(ies) in which you have resided for more than six months after the age of 16 + translation.

Applicants will need to bring to the interview their DS-160 confirmation page, the bank receipt, a photo passport, and all other documents.  Failure to provide the necessary documents will delay the applicant’s interview process and may result in the rescheduling of the interview appointment. 

Hours of Operation

The immigrant visa section of the Embassy conducts K1/K3 interviews, by appointment only, Monday through Thursday mornings. 

Required Documents for Passport Retrieval/Submission of Additional Documentation

Applicants can collect their passports and/or submit documents at the Embassy on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2:00pm to 3:00pm, except holidays and the last Friday of the month.  Passports will be returned only to visa applicants, their immediate relatives, or a representative.

If a family member or representative is collecting your passport on your behalf they must present:

  • Their own original government-issued photo ID for identification;
  • A photocopy of your government-issued photo ID;
  • A letter authorizing your representative to collect your passport.  The letter must contain the following information:    


  1. Your representative's full name as shown on their government issued photo ID 
  2. Your name