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Would like to know total cost so I get a rough idea of how much I need to put aside.

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plus $355.00 for the I-130, and I am not sure what you will spend for printing stuff, copying stuff, sending stuff via mail, etc etc...

I think all we paid is $70 + $400 or so as fees to NVC.

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Would like to know total cost so I get a rough idea of how much I need to put aside.

Thank youuuuuuu!!! :)

I think all we paid is $70 + $400 or so as fees to NVC.

Plus the $355 to the USCIS to file the I-130

Plus the mailing fees

Plus the passport photo costs

Plus the medical fees (vary depending on Country)

Plus travel to the consulates and possible hotel room for the night

Plus the cost of the Police Certificates

Plus... plus... plus.... it all adds up.

Good luck to you!

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Would like to know total cost so I get a rough idea of how much I need to put aside.

Thank youuuuuuu!!! :)

K-3:

I-130: $355

I-129F: NONE

Consulate (Interview): $131

Adjustment Of Status (AOS) I-485: $1010

($1496) + other fees for mailing, translation of documents, photos, etc., which vary for every country

Also K-3 won't let the beneficiary start work immediately after entering US, as well as getting the GC due to the AOS

CR-1/IR-1

I-130: $355

NVC I-864: $70

NVC Visa fee: $400

($825) + other fees for mailing, translation of documents, photos, etc., which vary for every country

CR-1/IR-1 will allow the beneficiary to get immediately 2/10-year GC and start work after US entry. No need of AOS and extra $700 (1010+131)-(70+400)=$671 :thumbs:

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Would like to know total cost so I get a rough idea of how much I need to put aside.

Thank youuuuuuu!!! :)

plus $355.00 for the I-130, and I am not sure what you will spend for printing stuff, copying stuff, sending stuff via mail, etc etc...

I think all we paid is $70 + $400 or so as fees to NVC.

How much was the AOS and IV fee's?

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Here is our total cost of CR-1 where Beneficiary is in India.

$ 355.00 - I-130 fee

$ 25.00 - UPS Overnight I-130 to NVC

$ 25.00 - UPS Overnight DS-3032 to NVC

$ 70.00 - I-864 fee

$ 400.00 - DS-230 fee

$ 25.00 - UPS Overnight I-864/DS-230 to NVC

$ 175.00 - UPS package to Bangalore,India with copies of I-130,DS-3032,and other papers

$ 100.00 - Medical cost

$ 800.00 - Flight India-to-US

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$1975.00 - Total

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Here is our total cost of CR-1 where Beneficiary is in India.

$ 355.00 - I-130 fee

$ 25.00 - UPS Overnight I-130 to NVC

$ 25.00 - UPS Overnight DS-3032 to NVC

$ 70.00 - I-864 fee

$ 400.00 - DS-230 fee

$ 25.00 - UPS Overnight I-864/DS-230 to NVC

$ 175.00 - UPS package to Bangalore,India with copies of I-130,DS-3032,and other papers

$ 100.00 - Medical cost

$ 800.00 - Flight India-to-US

-----------------------------------

$1975.00 - Total

Awesome info!! real help thank you.

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I would take the last post..... but remember that the medical can cost a lot more. My husband had a skin condition that needed treatment and needed a lot of vaccines.... so we paid a lot more than $100. Also, we had to do a lot of translations of documents for the I-130 and we printed photos.

I then had to fly down to El Salvador for a fraud interview, so that was an extra plane ticket, 3 nights in a hotel, etc.

Also, his whole family wanted to see him off at the airport, which cost around $80.... and money for a good-bye dinner.

Does your spouse have a decent suitcase?

And, don't forget costs for when your spouse arrives. It has been costly to get my husband established. $100 for a driver's license (written test, driving test, and the fee for the license). A $45 deposit to put the electricity in his name. The first cell phone bill that had him on it also cost about $50 more than my normal phone bill.

So many incidentals.

Good luck.

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I would take the last post..... but remember that the medical can cost a lot more.

Ours is about $213 in the Philippines. Vaccines run another $500 or so.

And, don't forget costs for when your spouse arrives. It has been costly to get my husband established. $100 for a driver's license (written test, driving test, and the fee for the license). A $45 deposit to put the electricity in his name. The first cell phone bill that had him on it also cost about $50 more than my normal phone bill.

So many incidentals.

You may also eventually have to get a second vehicle. I know we will. There's the new car payment, plus insurance. There are lots of incidentals.

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Honestly, beyond the standard fees, I really lost track (even though I swore I would keep a running total). My advice, plan for things like photos, vaccines, medical exams, fingerprints, police certificates, cost to obtain original documents if needed, copying, shipping, and travel costs for your spouse to get to the places he needs to go and don't forget the final transportation, driver licenses fees, increased insurance costs, These all add up, just plan on it costing more than you'd think, but know it's worth it in the end.

Sam

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Would like to know total cost so I get a rough idea of how much I need to put aside.

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These are the current fees all the way through the ten year green card. An addition to the government fees, there is 3-5 hundred bucks for medical exam and vaccinations.

Spouse Visa

CR1 or IR1 Filing and Immigrant Visa Fees

When Paid

Agency and Purpose

Amount

Month 1 Dept. of Homeland Security, USCIS - Petition Filing Fee $420.00

Month 4-6 Dept. of State Affidavit of Support Processing Fee $88.00

Month 5-7 Dept. of State Immigrant Visa Application Fee $404.00

Month 28-32 *Homeland Security, USCIS Removal of Conditions Fee $505.00

Total Immigration Fees To Permanent Resident Status $1,417.00

*Does not apply to IR1 or IR2

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These are the current fees all the way through the ten year green card. An addition to the government fees, there is 3-5 hundred bucks for medical exam and vaccinations.

Spouse Visa

CR1 or IR1 Filing and Immigrant Visa Fees

When Paid

Agency and Purpose

Amount

Month 1 Dept. of Homeland Security, USCIS - Petition Filing Fee $420.00

Month 4-6 Dept. of State Affidavit of Support Processing Fee $88.00

Month 5-7 Dept. of State Immigrant Visa Application Fee $404.00

Month 28-32 *Homeland Security, USCIS Removal of Conditions Fee $505.00

Total Immigration Fees To Permanent Resident Status $1,417.00

*Does not apply to IR1 or IR2

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This is the most accurate answer since the fees have gone up.

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