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Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Old Dec 20th 2015, 3:12 pm
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8th Sep 15 - I-130 Submitted
9th Sep 15 - Receipt Notice for Form I-130 emailed from US Embassy London
23rd Sep 15 - ACRO Police certificate Received (approx 5 days)
30th Oct 15 - I-130 Approval letter arrived (NOA2). States that LND number should arrive in 5 - 8 weeks.
2nd Nov 15 - Received vaccination records from GP (Emailed to me on day of request)
17 Nov 15 - Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
26 Nov 15 - Date of Medical
4 Dec 15 - Return to doctors for 2nd MMR and Tetanus booster. I had no records of a 2nd MMR which was required and no Tetanus in the last 10 years. I could have got these on the day of the Medical except that I was on antibiotics for an ear infection at the time. Doctors confirmed all else was good and medical records were now ready to be sent to the embassy.
4 Dec 15 - Waiting for a letter from my wife's work confirming that she will continue her employment with the same company once she returns to the US.
20 Dec 15 - Notification of Readiness submitted
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Old Jan 12th 2016, 3:06 pm
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28 Aug 2015: I-130 Application sent to Embassy (recorded delivery) for IR1 Visa.
03 Sep 2015: Notice of Approval text message that I-130 is now filed. Payment taken today.
(We spent the next few weeks getting vaccinations, gathering paperwork and getting the ACRO Police Certificate).
24 Oct 2015: Notice of Approval letter from USCIS that application is being transferred to Visa Unit.
17 Nov 2015: Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
18 Nov 2015: Medical Booked.
20 Nov 2015: Medical Finished.
22 Nov 2015: Submitted Notification of Readiness online.
03 Dec 2015: Received letter with Interview Date of January 8th.
08 Jan 2016: Interview attended and approved on the day (it took 2 hours).
12 Jan 2016: Passport and visa delivered by courier!

Total time was 4.5 months from start to finish. It happened faster than we expected, and the Embassy staff were very friendly and professional.
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Old Jan 12th 2016, 6:27 pm
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8th Sep 15 - I-130 Submitted
9th Sep 15 - Receipt Notice for Form I-130 emailed from US Embassy London
23rd Sep 15 - ACRO Police certificate Received (approx 5 days)
30th Oct 15 - I-130 Approval letter arrived (NOA2). States that LND number should arrive in 5 - 8 weeks.
2nd Nov 15 - Received vaccination records from GP (Emailed to me on day of request)
17 Nov 15 - Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
26 Nov 15 - Date of Medical
4 Dec 15 - Return to doctors for 2nd MMR and Tetanus booster. I had no records of a 2nd MMR which was required and no Tetanus in the last 10 years. I could have got these on the day of the Medical except that I was on antibiotics for an ear infection at the time. Doctors confirmed all else was good and medical records were now ready to be sent to the embassy.
4 Dec 15 - Waiting for a letter from my wife's work confirming that she will continue her employment with the same company once she returns to the US.
20 Dec 15 - Notification of Readiness submitted
12 Jan 16 - Interview Letter arrived
12 Jan 16 - Registered for Courier
4 Feb 16 - Interview date.
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Old Jan 22nd 2016, 10:47 pm
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5th June 2015 - Receipt of Petition
28th August 2015 - Received Approved Petition London
12th Jan 16 - Date of Medical Knightsbridge Doctors London
22nd Jan 16 - Notification of Readiness submitted
?? - Interview Letter arrived
?? - Registered for Courier
?? - Interview date
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Old Jan 26th 2016, 10:33 am
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Supporting docs such as ACPO certificate etc requested ahead of petition being sent
Jul 15 - Petition Sent
Aug 15 - Approval of petition received
Process delayed due to work commitments
12/18 - Medical Requested
12/23 - Medical Attended
1/6 - DS-260 Submitted Online
1/8 - Notification of readiness submitted
1/9 - Affidavit of support completed and signed
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Didn't think I'd be posting quite so soon, letter received today:

5th June 2015 - Receipt of Petition
28th August 2015 - Received Approved Petition London
12th Jan 16 - Date of Medical Knightsbridge Doctors London
22nd Jan 16 - Notification of Readiness submitted
3rd Feb 16 - Interview Letter arrived
?? - Registered for Courier
17th Feb 16 - Interview date

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Old Feb 4th 2016, 2:28 pm
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8th Sep 15 - I-130 Submitted
9th Sep 15 - Receipt Notice for Form I-130 emailed from US Embassy London
23rd Sep 15 - ACRO Police certificate Received (approx 5 days)
30th Oct 15 - I-130 Approval letter arrived (NOA2). States that LND number should arrive in 5 - 8 weeks.
2nd Nov 15 - Received vaccination records from GP (Emailed to me on day of request)
17 Nov 15 - Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
26 Nov 15 - Date of Medical
4 Dec 15 - Return to doctors for 2nd MMR and Tetanus booster. I had no records of a 2nd MMR which was required and no Tetanus in the last 10 years. I could have got these on the day of the Medical except that I was on antibiotics for an ear infection at the time. Doctors confirmed all else was good and medical records were now ready to be sent to the embassy.
4 Dec 15 - Waiting for a letter from my wife's work confirming that she will continue her employment with the same company once she returns to the US.
20 Dec 15 - Notification of Readiness submitted
12 Jan 16 - Interview Letter arrived
12 Jan 16 - Registered for Courier
4 Feb 16 - Interview date.
4 Feb 16 - Interview - APPROVED!
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29 Jan 16 - I-130 sent to Embassy by registered post
1 Feb 16 - 1st MMR jab with Doctor (only one M and an R showing on my record!)
2 Feb 16 - Sent off for Police Certificate
5 Feb 16 - Payment taken for I-130
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8th Sep 15 - I-130 Submitted
9th Sep 15 - Receipt Notice for Form I-130 emailed from US Embassy London
23rd Sep 15 - ACRO Police certificate Received (approx 5 days)
30th Oct 15 - I-130 Approval letter arrived (NOA2). States that LND number should arrive in 5 - 8 weeks.
2nd Nov 15 - Received vaccination records from GP (Emailed to me on day of request)
17 Nov 15 - Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
26 Nov 15 - Date of Medical
4 Dec 15 - Return to doctors for 2nd MMR and Tetanus booster. I had no records of a 2nd MMR which was required and no Tetanus in the last 10 years. I could have got these on the day of the Medical except that I was on antibiotics for an ear infection at the time. Doctors confirmed all else was good and medical records were now ready to be sent to the embassy.
4 Dec 15 - Waiting for a letter from my wife's work confirming that she will continue her employment with the same company once she returns to the US.
20 Dec 15 - Notification of Readiness submitted
12 Jan 16 - Interview Letter arrived
12 Jan 16 - Registered for Courier
4 Feb 16 - Interview date. - APPROVED!
10 Feb 16 - Collected Passport with shiny new visa sticker inside it today.
25 Mar 16 - Travelling to USA
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Old Feb 18th 2016, 11:09 am
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5th June 2015 - Receipt of Petition
28th August 2015 - Received Approved Petition London
12th Jan 16 - Date of Medical Knightsbridge Doctors London
22nd Jan 16 - Notification of Readiness submitted
3rd Feb 16 - Interview Letter arrived
10th Feb 16 - Registered for Courier
17th Feb 16 - Interview date - APPROVED!
?? - Received Passport With Visa
wc 21st Mar 16 - Travel to USA

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February 13 - mailed I-130 to London Embassy for husband
February 17 - ordered police certificate
February 22 - credit card charged
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Old Feb 26th 2016, 4:15 pm
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Originally Posted by Maelstrom View Post
Supporting docs such as ACPO certificate etc requested ahead of petition being sent
Jul 15 - Petition Sent
Aug 15 - Approval of petition received
Process delayed due to work commitments
12/18 - Medical Requested
12/23 - Medical Attended
1/6 - DS-260 Submitted Online
1/8 - Notification of readiness submitted
1/9 - Affidavit of support completed and signed
2/24 - Interview Letter Received - 17th March (which was a week i was due to be in the US!!)
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Old Mar 18th 2016, 7:38 am
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2/24 - Interview Letter Received - 17th March (which was a week i was due to be in the US!!)
Attended Interview 3/17 - Approved
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Old Mar 29th 2016, 6:14 pm
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20 Jun 2015 - Applied for ACRO online
27 Jun 2015 - I-130 petition sent
30 Jun 2015 - ACRO certificate arrived (10 days)
06 Jul 2015 - Petition properly filed, payment taken, email receipt received (9 days)
11 Aug 2015 - I-130 approval letter received (36 days)
22 Aug 2015 - Letter with LND number arrived (11 days)
15 Sept 2015 - Everything postponed until April 2016
29 Mar 2016 - DS-260 filed online
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29 Jan 16 - I-130 sent to Embassy by registered post
1 Feb 16 - 1st MMR jab with Doctor (only one M and an R showing on my record!)
2 Feb 16 - Sent off for Police Certificate (arrived a week later)
5 Feb 16 - Payment taken for I-130
7 Mar 16 - 2nd MMR jab (vaccination record now up to date)
31 Mar 16 - I-130 approval letter received (dated 29 Mar)
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