Green Cards for Spouses of U.S. Citizens Living in the United States

Step-by-step guide to getting a marriage green card if both spouses live in the U.S.

Concurrent Filing

If you are a U.S. citizen married to a foreign national and you’re both living in the United States (technically called the “Concurrent Filing” process), this guide is for you! We’ll go step by step through the process of obtaining a marriage-based green card.

If your circumstances are different, check out this overview of the marriage-based green card process, explained in plain language.

Costs and timeline

Estimated time
9-12 months to obtain green card

Estimated cost
$2,000 ($1,760 in government fees + $200-$300 for medical exam)