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Old Aug 28th 2017, 3:15 pm
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My timeline so far:

August 5th 2016 I-130 mailed with payment $420 to Chicago lockbox
August 11th 2016 Email received indicating case has been accepted and routed to the USCIS Nebraska service centre
August 10th 2016 NOA1 form I-797C received
February 9th 2017 Application approved (checked status online)
February 18th 2017 NOA2 form I-797 received
March 7th 2017 NVC Welcome Letter with case number received via email
March 7th 2017 Form DS-261 (choice of agent and address) completed online and confirmation received via email
March 10th 2017 Email received confirming choice of agent and Immigrant Visa Processing Fee invoice with instruction to pay fees
March 10th 2017 Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application fee and Affidavit of Support fee paid online
March 12th 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Application email sent
March 16th 2017 Receipt for payment of Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application received via email with instructions to complete Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application)
March 16th 2017 Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) completed and submitted online
March 16th 2017 Email received confirming submission of Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) with instructions to submit required financial and civil documents (I-864) to NVC
March 22nd 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Received via post
April 4th 2017 Affidavit of Support I-864 and I-864A mailed to NVC
June 8th 2017 RFE (Lao Police Certificate) received (dated 7th June)
June 8th 2017 Contacted NVC to ask if Lao police certificate was essential (no longer living there and very difficult to get). Told to submit cover letter explaining situation.
June 14th 2017 Mailed cover letter to NVC
July 24th 2017 Called NVC for case status update. Was told that mail was received from us on June 19th and that current processing time is up to 11 weeks
August 21st 2017 Email received from NVC confirming receipt of all necessary documents and the case was now in queue for interview date which would be issued within 3 months

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My timeline so far:

August 5th 2016 I-130 mailed with payment $420 to Chicago lockbox
August 11th 2016 Email received indicating case has been accepted and routed to the USCIS Nebraska service centre
August 10th 2016 NOA1 form I-797C received
February 9th 2017 Application approved (checked status online)
February 18th 2017 NOA2 form I-797 received
March 7th 2017 NVC Welcome Letter with case number received via email
March 7th 2017 Form DS-261 (choice of agent and address) completed online and confirmation received via email
March 10th 2017 Email received confirming choice of agent and Immigrant Visa Processing Fee invoice with instruction to pay fees
March 10th 2017 Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application fee and Affidavit of Support fee paid online
March 12th 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Application email sent
March 16th 2017 Receipt for payment of Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application received via email with instructions to complete Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application)
March 16th 2017 Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) completed and submitted online
March 16th 2017 Email received confirming submission of Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) with instructions to submit required financial and civil documents (I-864) to NVC
March 22nd 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Received via post
April 4th 2017 Affidavit of Support I-864 and I-864A mailed to NVC
June 8th 2017 RFE (Lao Police Certificate) received (dated 7th June)
June 8th 2017 Contacted NVC to ask if Lao police certificate was essential (no longer living there and very difficult to get). Told to submit cover letter explaining situation.
June 14th 2017 Mailed cover letter to NVC
July 24th 2017 Called NVC for case status update. Was told that mail was received from us on June 19th and that current processing time is up to 11 weeks
August 21st 2017 Email received from NVC confirming receipt of all necessary documents and the case was now in queue for interview date which would be issued within 3 months
September 2nd 2017 Interview date received via email from NVC!!!
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My timeline so far:

August 5th 2016 I-130 mailed with payment $420 to Chicago lockbox
August 11th 2016 Email received indicating case has been accepted and routed to the USCIS Nebraska service centre
August 10th 2016 NOA1 form I-797C received
February 9th 2017 Application approved (checked status online)
February 18th 2017 NOA2 form I-797 received
March 7th 2017 NVC Welcome Letter with case number received via email
March 7th 2017 Form DS-261 (choice of agent and address) completed online and confirmation received via email
March 10th 2017 Email received confirming choice of agent and Immigrant Visa Processing Fee invoice with instruction to pay fees
March 10th 2017 Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application fee and Affidavit of Support fee paid online
March 12th 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Application email sent
March 16th 2017 Receipt for payment of Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application received via email with instructions to complete Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application)
March 16th 2017 Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) completed and submitted online
March 16th 2017 Email received confirming submission of Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) with instructions to submit required financial and civil documents (I-864) to NVC
March 22nd 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Received via post
April 4th 2017 Affidavit of Support I-864 and I-864A mailed to NVC
June 8th 2017 RFE (Lao Police Certificate) received (dated 7th June)
June 8th 2017 Contacted NVC to ask if Lao police certificate was essential (no longer living there and very difficult to get). Told to submit cover letter explaining situation.
June 14th 2017 Mailed cover letter to NVC
July 24th 2017 Called NVC for case status update. Was told that mail was received from us on June 19th and that current processing time is up to 11 weeks
August 21st 2017 Email received from NVC confirming receipt of all necessary documents and the case was now in queue for interview date which would be issued within 3 months
September 2nd 2017 Interview date received via email from NVC!!![/QUOTE]

September 4th 2017 Medical booked for 26th September
September 26th 2017 Attended medical at Bentinck Street practice of Knightsbridge
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (I-130 filed in the USA) - TIMELINE ONLY!

My timeline so far:

August 5th 2016 I-130 mailed with payment $420 to Chicago lockbox
August 11th 2016 Email received indicating case has been accepted and routed to the USCIS Nebraska service centre
August 10th 2016 NOA1 form I-797C received
February 9th 2017 Application approved (checked status online)
February 18th 2017 NOA2 form I-797 received
March 7th 2017 NVC Welcome Letter with case number received via email
March 7th 2017 Form DS-261 (choice of agent and address) completed online and confirmation received via email
March 10th 2017 Email received confirming choice of agent and Immigrant Visa Processing Fee invoice with instruction to pay fees
March 10th 2017 Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application fee and Affidavit of Support fee paid online
March 12th 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Application email sent
March 16th 2017 Receipt for payment of Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application received via email with instructions to complete Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application)
March 16th 2017 Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) completed and submitted online
March 16th 2017 Email received confirming submission of Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) with instructions to submit required financial and civil documents (I-864) to NVC
March 22nd 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Received via post
April 4th 2017 Affidavit of Support I-864 and I-864A mailed to NVC
June 8th 2017 RFE (Lao Police Certificate) received (dated 7th June)
June 8th 2017 Contacted NVC to ask if Lao police certificate was essential (no longer living there and very difficult to get). Told to submit cover letter explaining situation.
June 14th 2017 Mailed cover letter to NVC
July 24th 2017 Called NVC for case status update. Was told that mail was received from us on June 19th and that current processing time is up to 11 weeks
August 21st 2017 Email received from NVC confirming receipt of all necessary documents and the case was now in queue for interview date which would be issued within 3 months
September 2nd 2017 Interview date received via email from NVC
September 4th 2017 Medical booked for 26th September
September 26th 2017 Attended medical at Bentinck Street practice of Knightsbridge
October 10th 2017 Attended interview. Approved pending submission of further documentation from the IRS
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (I-130 filed in the USA) - TIMELINE ONLY!

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My timeline so far:

August 5th 2016 I-130 mailed with payment $420 to Chicago lockbox
August 11th 2016 Email received indicating case has been accepted and routed to the USCIS Nebraska service centre
August 10th 2016 NOA1 form I-797C received
February 9th 2017 Application approved (checked status online)
February 18th 2017 NOA2 form I-797 received
March 7th 2017 NVC Welcome Letter with case number received via email
March 7th 2017 Form DS-261 (choice of agent and address) completed online and confirmation received via email
March 10th 2017 Email received confirming choice of agent and Immigrant Visa Processing Fee invoice with instruction to pay fees
March 10th 2017 Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application fee and Affidavit of Support fee paid online
March 12th 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Application email sent
March 16th 2017 Receipt for payment of Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application received via email with instructions to complete Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application)
March 16th 2017 Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) completed and submitted online
March 16th 2017 Email received confirming submission of Form DS-260 (Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application) with instructions to submit required financial and civil documents (I-864) to NVC
March 22nd 2017 ACRO Police Certificate Received via post
April 4th 2017 Affidavit of Support I-864 and I-864A mailed to NVC
June 8th 2017 RFE (Lao Police Certificate) received (dated 7th June)
June 8th 2017 Contacted NVC to ask if Lao police certificate was essential (no longer living there and very difficult to get). Told to submit cover letter explaining situation.
June 14th 2017 Mailed cover letter to NVC
July 24th 2017 Called NVC for case status update. Was told that mail was received from us on June 19th and that current processing time is up to 11 weeks
August 21st 2017 Email received from NVC confirming receipt of all necessary documents and the case was now in queue for interview date which would be issued within 3 months
September 2nd 2017 Interview date received via email from NVC
September 4th 2017 Medical booked for 26th September
September 26th 2017 Attended medical at Bentinck Street practice of Knightsbridge
October 10th 2017 Attended interview. Approved pending submission of further documentation from the IRS
October 10th 2017 Requested for documents from IRS to be mailed out
October 20th 2017 Spouse received requested IRS documents in the mail. Documents scanned and emailed to me
October 22nd 2017 Submitted PDF copies of IRS documents to the embassy via email, as per form 221(g) instructions
October 25th 2017 Email received from embassy requesting clarification of spouse's Social Security number (irregularity on tax forms submitted)
October 25th 2017 Email sent with clarification of spouse's SS number
November 7th 2017 Realised previous clarification should have been submitted via courier, NOT via email. Clarification then submitted via courier. Received by embassy on November 8th 2017
November 13th 2017 CEAC status changed to 'Issued'
November 15th 2017 Email received from embassy saying documents had been released to DX Courier Service
November 16th 2017 Passport and package collected from DX Depot (Bristol)
November 17th 2017 POE New York JFK
Total process time: 15 months and 12 days

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My timeline;


8 May 17 - I-130 pack posted to Phoenix lockbox
13 May 17 - Pack delivered
18 May 17 - Email from USCIS confirming pack received and routed to Nebraska
20 Jan 18 - NOA2, letter dated 11 Jan 18
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17th Feb 2016 – Married my USC wife in DC.
20th Jun 2017 - I-130 pack sent to Chicago Lockbox.
23rd Jun 2017 - Email received from USCIS accepting our case, complete with receipt number and notification that our paperwork is being forwarded to Texas.
4th Jun 2017 - I-797C received (NOA1).
16th Dec 2017- Petition approved.
24th Dec 2017 I-797C received (NOA2).
19th Jan 2018 - Case transferred to NVC.
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My timeline;


8 May 17 - I-130 pack posted to Phoenix lockbox
13 May 17 - Pack delivered
18 May 17 - Email from USCIS confirming pack received and routed to Nebraska
20 Jan 18 - NOA2, letter dated 11 Jan 18
21 Feb 18 - Welcome letter from NVC (email)
21 Feb 18 - DS-261 completed
23 Feb 18 - AOS fee paid
1 Mar 18 - ARCO requested
3 Mar 18 - IV fee paid
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My timeline;


8 May 17 - I-130 pack posted to Phoenix lockbox
13 May 17 - Pack delivered
18 May 17 - Email from USCIS confirming pack received and routed to Nebraska
20 Jan 18 - NOA2, letter dated 11 Jan 18
21 Feb 18 - Welcome letter from NVC (email)
21 Feb 18 - DS-261 completed
23 Feb 18 - AOS fee paid
1 Mar 18 - ARCO requested
3 Mar 18 - IV fee paid
10 Mar 18 - ARCO received
15 Mar 18 - DS-260 completed
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (I-130 filed in the USA) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Arcticfox,

You posted in the wrong timeline. This one is for I-130s filed in the USA. There is a separate timeline thread for I-130s filed directly to London. Please post there.

Thank you,
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Arcticfox,

You posted in the wrong timeline. This one is for I-130s filed in the USA. There is a separate timeline thread for I-130s filed directly to London. Please post there.

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Ah, my mistake. Apologies!
I have looked around, really can't find the London timeline thread you mention?
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Ah, my mistake. Apologies!
I have looked around, really can't find the London timeline thread you mention?
Here: britishexpats.com/forum/marriage-based-visas-35/immigrant-visa-dcf-i-130-filed-uk-timeline-only-843594/page29/

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17th Feb 2016 – Married my USC wife in DC.
20th Jun 2017 - I-130 pack sent to Chicago Lockbox.
23rd Jun 2017 - Email received from USCIS accepting our case, complete with receipt number and notification that our paperwork is being forwarded to Texas.
4th Jun 2017 - I-797C received (NOA1).
16th Dec 2017- Petition approved.
24th Dec 2017 I-797C received (NOA2).
19th Jan 2018 - Case transferred to NVC.
26th Jan 2018 - Case received by NVC.
15th Feb 2018 - NVC welcome letter received.
15th Feb 2018 - DS-261 submitted.
18th Feb 2018 - AOS bill paid.
28th Feb 2018 - IV bill received.
2nd March 2018 - IV bill paid.
12th March 2018 - DS-260 submitted.
19th March 2018 - AOS and IV package sent to NVC.
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My timeline;


8 May 17 - I-130 pack posted to Phoenix lockbox
13 May 17 - Pack delivered
18 May 17 - Email from USCIS confirming pack received and routed to Nebraska
20 Jan 18 - NOA2, letter dated 11 Jan 18
21 Feb 18 - Welcome letter from NVC (email)
21 Feb 18 - DS-261 completed
23 Feb 18 - AOS fee paid
1 Mar 18 - ARCO requested
3 Mar 18 - IV fee paid
10 Mar 18 - ARCO received
15 Mar 18 - DS-260 completed
23 Mar 18 - NVC package mailed
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17th Feb 2016 – Married my USC wife in DC.
20th Jun 2017 - I-130 pack sent to Chicago Lockbox.
23rd Jun 2017 - Email received from USCIS accepting our case, complete with receipt number and notification that our paperwork is being forwarded to Texas.
4th Jun 2017 - I-797C received (NOA1).
16th Dec 2017- Petition approved.
24th Dec 2017 I-797C received (NOA2).
19th Jan 2018 - Case transferred to NVC.
26th Jan 2018 - Case received by NVC.
15th Feb 2018 - NVC welcome letter received.
15th Feb 2018 - DS-261 submitted.
18th Feb 2018 - AOS bill paid.
28th Feb 2018 - IV bill received.
2nd March 2018 - IV bill paid.
12th March 2018 - DS-260 submitted.
19th March 2018 - AOS and IV package sent to NVC.
26th March 2016 - AOS and IV package received by NVC.
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