Does My Spouse have to Apply for an E-2 Visa at the Same Time as Me? Can my Spouse Apply for an E-2 Visa Later?
When a primary applicant is granted an E-2 visa, the spouse and children under 21 can also obtain E-2 visas. While many applicants process their applications at the same time, this is not required. Instead, a spouse and/or children can apply for an E-2 visa after the primary applicant has been granted the visa.
For the dependents to apply, they will need a copy of the primary applicants E-2 visa and documents showing the familial relationship. (eg. marriage certificate and/or birth certificate)
The primary applicant does not have to accompany the dependents to the interview and the dependents do not have to process the visa at the same place as the primary applicant.
The E-2 visa for dependents will be issued for the same amount of time as the primary applicant.
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