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After NVC receives IV and AOS packets, how long til interview?

#1 mayraandme

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 01:32 PM

The NVC has received the IV and AOS packets. How long, more or less, from this point until the actual interview in Bogota, assuming that there are no RFE's or other problems? My wife already has all her immunizations, only needs the medical and lab work which will be done a couple days before the interview. So as soon as the packet gets received in Bogota we are ready to send in the form stating we have all the documents, etc. DS2100?

I am asking this question because the statistics on this site say the average time from NOA2 until interview for Colombian IR-1/CR-1 is 155 days!!! That is crazy. It has been 30 days so far for us, but they have all info at the NVC at this time. I am hoping that those stats include a lot of slackers who just simply did not turn in their paperwork very quickly.
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#2 Dave and Kinnari

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 02:01 PM

I can't tell you a specific date for Colombia. For India it's around 50 days from NVC complete to Intreview Date.
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NVC Case Closed: 08-23-2011
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#3 miss191209

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 02:57 PM

wow it has been a month for u???

im waiting for about a week now and im starting to worry...

this NVC stage is more frustrating than waiting for the NOA2
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08/12/2010 received NOA1
09/05/2011 received NOA2

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20/05/2011 Called the NVC get NVC number and gave our emails
21/05/2011 DS3032 email Sent /
23/05/2011 paid the AOS fee Bill
25/05/2011 AOS statut PAID
25/05/2011 Sent Request to clear the error in my name (ughhh)
27/05/2011 PAID the IV BILL -statut in process
28/05/2011 got the response for my request to modify the error in my name..== OK
31/05/2011 AOS Package sent via usps express
01/06/2011 IV bill statut " PAID "
03/06/2011 AOS Package received by NVC
03/06/2011 IV Package sent via usps express
05/06/2011 IV Package received by NVC
05/06/2011 fingers crossed
17/06/2011 second stupid FALSE RFE for missing DS230
24/06/2011 SIF SIF SIF SIF YES SIIIIF (Sign In Failed) and Case complete ( CC)

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NVC journey ended after 34 days***
28/07/2011 medical passed===> OK
10/08/2011 interview date==>ok but there is a missing document
21/08/2011 Visa in hand
27/08/2011 POE at CHICAGO O'Hare

#4 Dave and Kinnari

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 03:06 PM

Be happy your not in Ghana. NVC complete to Interview date is 12-16 months!
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I-130 NOA2 : 06-24-2011

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NVC Received : 07-25-2011

NVC Case Closed: 08-23-2011
Medical/VFS/Interview
Interview Date Recieved: 09-02-2011
Medical Completed: 09-16-2011
VFS Fees Paid and Documents Submitted: 10-21-2011
Interview: 11-10-2011

Interview Status: Approved
Visa In Hand: 11-10-2011

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P.O.E- Chicago, IL: 12-16-11
Recieved Welcome Letter: 01-03-2012
Received Green Card: 01-19-2012
Re-applied for SSN: 01-23-2012
Received SSN: 01-27-2012

Apply for Removal of Conditions: 09-17-13

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I-751 Sent (CSC): 11-22-13

Check Cashed: 11-27-13

I-751 NOA1: 11-30-13

Biometrics: 12-23-13
Case Status: Approved
Green Card Issued: 3-14-14

Green Card In Hand: 3-20-14

CITIZENSHIP

Apply For N-400: 9-17-14 

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#5 mayraandme

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 03:18 PM

wow it has been a month for u???

im waiting for about a week now and im starting to worry...

this NVC stage is more frustrating than waiting for the NOA2

It has been a month since my NOA2. Only a day or so since they received my wife's IV packet and about 2 weeks since they received my AOS packet.
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#6 miss191209

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 03:21 PM

It has been a month since my NOA2. Only a day or so since they received my wife's IV packet and about 2 weeks since they received my AOS packet.




oh i see,we did send our AOS package a week ago,(almost) and the IV one was sent on the 3rd of this month...lets keep fingers crossed..
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08/12/2010 received NOA1
09/05/2011 received NOA2

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20/05/2011 Called the NVC get NVC number and gave our emails
21/05/2011 DS3032 email Sent /
23/05/2011 paid the AOS fee Bill
25/05/2011 AOS statut PAID
25/05/2011 Sent Request to clear the error in my name (ughhh)
27/05/2011 PAID the IV BILL -statut in process
28/05/2011 got the response for my request to modify the error in my name..== OK
31/05/2011 AOS Package sent via usps express
01/06/2011 IV bill statut " PAID "
03/06/2011 AOS Package received by NVC
03/06/2011 IV Package sent via usps express
05/06/2011 IV Package received by NVC
05/06/2011 fingers crossed
17/06/2011 second stupid FALSE RFE for missing DS230
24/06/2011 SIF SIF SIF SIF YES SIIIIF (Sign In Failed) and Case complete ( CC)

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NVC journey ended after 34 days***
28/07/2011 medical passed===> OK
10/08/2011 interview date==>ok but there is a missing document
21/08/2011 Visa in hand
27/08/2011 POE at CHICAGO O'Hare

#7 OnMyWayID

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 09:41 PM

It has been a month since my NOA2. Only a day or so since they received my wife's IV packet and about 2 weeks since they received my AOS packet.


If I have read everything correctly there is still one more round of forms for you before getting an actual interview date.. The NVC sends the documents to Bogota who then require a form (DS-2100) to be sent in that basically says "Yes I have all the forms for the interview". They then set up the interview - if they get the form returned in the first two weeks of the month then the interview is scheduled for the following month and if after the two week mark in the month then they set the interview in month after next.

The NVC has everything now.. so say it takes them three weeks to get your paperwork to Bogota and another 10 days for your spouse to send in the DS-2100 form (I think I have read this can be done through email) you would probably have an August interview date.

Standard disclaimer: Just going off what I have read, I'll be watching your timeline to make estimates about my own :)

Edited by OnMyWayID, 09 June 2011 - 09:45 PM.

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#8 Dave and Kinnari

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 09:45 PM

If I have read everything correctly there is still one more round of forms for you before getting an actual interview date.. The NVC sends the documents to Bogota who then require a form (DS-2100) to be sent in that basically says "Yes I have all the forms for the interview". They then set up the interview - if they get the form returned in the first two weeks of the month then the interview is scheduled for the following month and if after the two week mark in the month then they set the interview in month after next.

The NVC has everything now.. so say it takes them three weeks to get your paperwork to Bogota and another 10 days for your spouse to send in the DS-2100 form (I think I have read this can be done through email) you would probably have an August interview date.

Standard disclaimer: Just going off what I have read, I'll be watching your timeline to make estimates about my own :)


I believe this is the DS-2001 form?
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USCIS- (77 Days)
I-130 Sent : 04-05-2011
I-130 NOA1 : 04-08-2011
I-130 NOA2 : 06-24-2011

NVC- (29 Days)
NVC Received : 07-25-2011

NVC Case Closed: 08-23-2011
Medical/VFS/Interview
Interview Date Recieved: 09-02-2011
Medical Completed: 09-16-2011
VFS Fees Paid and Documents Submitted: 10-21-2011
Interview: 11-10-2011

Interview Status: Approved
Visa In Hand: 11-10-2011

USA

P.O.E- Chicago, IL: 12-16-11
Recieved Welcome Letter: 01-03-2012
Received Green Card: 01-19-2012
Re-applied for SSN: 01-23-2012
Received SSN: 01-27-2012

Apply for Removal of Conditions: 09-17-13

ROC- (112 Days)

I-751 Sent (CSC): 11-22-13

Check Cashed: 11-27-13

I-751 NOA1: 11-30-13

Biometrics: 12-23-13
Case Status: Approved
Green Card Issued: 3-14-14

Green Card In Hand: 3-20-14

CITIZENSHIP

Apply For N-400: 9-17-14 

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#9 OnMyWayID

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 12:04 AM

I wasn't sure I was correct, had to look it up :) According to the consulate information page on what needs to be given to the Bogota embassy before the interview is set:

DS-2100 and DS-230 are to be sent back as soon as possible, include your e-mail address on DS-2100 and they say they will notify you of receipt via e-mail. You can then start looking on their website for interview date:

http://bogota.usemba...pointments.html (English)
http://spanish.bogot...res.htm(español)



...So it looks like the DS-2100 (four pages - one page to be filled out) and another DS-230 (only part I). The instructions on the DS-2100 say they can be mailed, faxed, or sent as email attachment.

Edited by OnMyWayID, 10 June 2011 - 12:04 AM.

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#10 Julie y Pat

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 06:39 PM

we had case complete at NVC end of September 2010, and received notification on Dec 5 that my wife's interview was scheduled for Jan 5 2011. The DS 2100 is for K visa applicants. You have already submitted the DS 230 to NVC. NVC will notify the embassy that you have all documents ready for the interview, as you will have already submitted them.
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#11 mayraandme

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 02:21 AM

we had case complete at NVC end of September 2010, and received notification on Dec 5 that my wife's interview was scheduled for Jan 5 2011. The DS 2100 is for K visa applicants. You have already submitted the DS 230 to NVC. NVC will notify the embassy that you have all documents ready for the interview, as you will have already submitted them.

I spoke with NVC today. They said my AOS was received by them and already OK'ed without RFE. Now they are just processing my wife's IV packet and verifying documents. They said this part could take as long as 20 business days....one month. The person I spoke with then said if all was well then they would put us on the list for the Embassy interview. That the NVC does that and not the Embassy itself. The Embassy only tells them the number of available slots there are to be filled.

She then told me that they will post the list for the following month by the 15th of the current month, but sometimes like this month, they will probably post it on June 17 (next Friday). After that they do not add anymore to the list.

So I am hoping they process her papers quickly next week. It has only been in their hands one week, but they processed my AOS papers in less than a week. Got my fingers crossed.
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#12 miss191209

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 07:12 AM

my fingers are crossed too
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08/12/2010 received NOA1
09/05/2011 received NOA2

********

20/05/2011 Called the NVC get NVC number and gave our emails
21/05/2011 DS3032 email Sent /
23/05/2011 paid the AOS fee Bill
25/05/2011 AOS statut PAID
25/05/2011 Sent Request to clear the error in my name (ughhh)
27/05/2011 PAID the IV BILL -statut in process
28/05/2011 got the response for my request to modify the error in my name..== OK
31/05/2011 AOS Package sent via usps express
01/06/2011 IV bill statut " PAID "
03/06/2011 AOS Package received by NVC
03/06/2011 IV Package sent via usps express
05/06/2011 IV Package received by NVC
05/06/2011 fingers crossed
17/06/2011 second stupid FALSE RFE for missing DS230
24/06/2011 SIF SIF SIF SIF YES SIIIIF (Sign In Failed) and Case complete ( CC)

******

NVC journey ended after 34 days***
28/07/2011 medical passed===> OK
10/08/2011 interview date==>ok but there is a missing document
21/08/2011 Visa in hand
27/08/2011 POE at CHICAGO O'Hare

#13 Rushton50

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 07:21 AM

Like others cant say for colombia, but from reciving to case complete in the Uk seems to be around 3-4 weeks then transfered to embassy in London approx 4-6 weeks for interview
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#14 mayraandme

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 12:16 PM

Like others cant say for colombia, but from reciving to case complete in the Uk seems to be around 3-4 weeks then transfered to embassy in London approx 4-6 weeks for interview

OK, that is pretty much what I figured...2 months until interview after receiving all documents and forms. Thanks.
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#15 mayraandme

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 12:18 PM

Like others cant say for colombia, but from reciving to case complete in the Uk seems to be around 3-4 weeks then transfered to embassy in London approx 4-6 weeks for interview

OK, that is pretty much what I figured...2 months until interview after receiving all documents and forms. Thanks.
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