6. Can I extend my stay on K-4 visa?
Yes, you may apply for extension of stay using Form I-539, Application to Extend or Change Nonimmigrant Status, 120 days prior to the expiration of your authorized stay. Extensions will be granted in two year intervals.
7. How do I file for extension of stay on K-4 visa?
Extensions for K-4 status must be filed concurrently with your K-3 parents’ status extension application. In addition, your U.S. citizen parent filing for extension of your K-4 status should file Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, on your behalf.
8. Can my K-4 status be terminated?
Your K-4 status will be automatically terminated 30 days following:
- Denial or revocation of the Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, filed on your behalf
- Denial or revocation of the immigrant visa application filed by you
- Denial or revocation of your application for adjustment of status to that of lawful permanent resident
- Divorce of your K-3 parent from the U.S. citizen
- Your marriage or 21st birthday
Note:The denial of any of these petitions or applications by your K-3 parent also results in the termination of your K-4 status.
9. Can I work on K-4 visa?
Yes, the BCIS may grant you permission to take up employment in the U.S. To obtain Employment Authorization you will need to file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, with the BCIS Service Center which covers your place of residence in the U.S after your arrival there.
10. Can I study on K-4 visa?
Yes, you may study in the U.S. while awaiting the issuance of an immigrant visa.