I-129 Cover Letter Sample

It is not a requirement to include a cover letter for Form I-129F, but it might be useful to in helping support your case if you have any unusual circumstances or need to clarify the details about your case. The cover letter will include the statement of intent to marry with the list of all the supporting documents you will be attaching with your application. The cover letter will act as a table of contents of what’s included in your submission package.

[Your Street Address]
[Your City, State Zip code]

Date: [insert date]

Attn: I-129F Officer
[Insert Address]
[address for USPS or Fed Ex/UPS delivery]

Re: I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancée
Petitioner: [insert name]
Beneficiary: [insert name]


I am filing the enclosed Form I-129F, Petition on behalf of [Your Fiance’s Full Name], the beneficiary. I, [Your Full Name], am a U.S. citizen petitioner, and [Your Fiance’s Full Name] is my fiance.

Please find enclosed for filing the following documents accompanying the I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancée:

  1. Check for filing fee in the amount of $535.00 or Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions;
  2. Passport type photographs of Petitioner and Beneficiary (1 Each);
  3. Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancée;
  4. Supplement to Form I-129F: Part 2, Question 34.a., explanation of meeting my fiancée in person;
  5. Form G-1145, Notification of Acceptance of Application/Petition;
  6. Copy of Petitioner’s Birth Certificate (Front and Back);
  7. Divorce decrees of petitioner (if applicable);
  8. Divorce decrees of beneficiary (if applicable);
  9. Statement of Intent to Marry (Petitioner);
  10. Statement of Intent to Marry (Beneficiary);
  11. Proof of having met in person within the past two years (Declaration);
  • List the evidence you are submitting as proof
  • Copies of our plane tickets/boarding passes to Boracay
  1. Proof of ongoing (bona fide) relationship [Optional, but very important to submit up front if your fiancé beneficiary will be interviewing at a post, with a high rate of denials.]
  • List the evidence you are submitting as proof
  • Copies of telephone bills, emails, and chat logs

Please note, the above supporting documents are true, unaltered, and translated (if applicable) photocopies. I further understand that I may be required to submit the original documents to an Immigration or Consular Officer at a subsequent date.

If there are any questions regarding this matter, please feel free to contact me at [insert address]. Thank you in advance for your attention and consideration of this I-129F Petition.

[Petitioner’s Signature]
[Type Petitioner’s Full Name]

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