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Hey guys who had previous interview this march. I got question about the cenomar. I will have my interview this coming march 30 and my cenomar dated feb. 5,2015 that would be ok? Or do i have to get a fresh one? Thank you in advanced


01-11-2015: Submitted I-129F petition

01-15-2015: USCIS received the package i-129f

01-21-2015: Received notification with receipt no.

01-27-2015: Received hard copy of NOA1

02-02-2015: Approved petition (yay!!! So fast)

02-06-2015: Received hard copy of NOA2

02-18-2015: Assigned MNL case #

03-03-2015: Received hard copy of NVC Letter

03-16-2015: Medical

03-17-2015: Medical result passed!(Thank god)

03-30-2015: Interview (Passed! Thank god)

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Hey guys who had previous interview this march. I got question about the cenomar. I will have my interview this coming march 30 and my cenomar dated feb. 5,2015 that would be ok? Or do i have to get a fresh one? Thank you in advanced

Actually, the validity period is six months, so yours is certainly "fresh" enough. I attended my fiancée's interview last March 23. We are now awaiting delivery of the visa

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Actually, the validity period is six months, so yours is certainly "fresh" enough. I attended my fiancée's interview last March 23. We are now awaiting delivery of the visa

How old the cenomar of your fiancee when she had her interview last march 23?


01-11-2015: Submitted I-129F petition

01-15-2015: USCIS received the package i-129f

01-21-2015: Received notification with receipt no.

01-27-2015: Received hard copy of NOA1

02-02-2015: Approved petition (yay!!! So fast)

02-06-2015: Received hard copy of NOA2

02-18-2015: Assigned MNL case #

03-03-2015: Received hard copy of NVC Letter

03-16-2015: Medical

03-17-2015: Medical result passed!(Thank god)

03-30-2015: Interview (Passed! Thank god)

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Hey guys who had previous interview this march. I got question about the cenomar. I will have my interview this coming march 30 and my cenomar dated feb. 5,2015 that would be ok? Or do i have to get a fresh one? Thank you in advanced

NBI or CENOMAR cannot be over 6 months old or a 221(g) will be issued.

Actually, the validity period is six months, so yours is certainly "fresh" enough. I attended my fiancée's interview last March 23. We are now awaiting delivery of the visa

The CENOMAR is good for one year but USEM will not except anything over 6 months there for technically it's not good for the interview if it is older than 6 months.


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How old the cenomar of your fiancee when she had her interview last march 23?

Well, we had one that was a little over 4 months old, but my fiancée didn't want to take any chances, so she got a new one. It was only 4 days old at the interview.

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Well, we had one that was a little over 4 months old, but my fiancée didn't want to take any chances, so she got a new one. It was only 4 days old at the interview.

Thanks for the info. Im just curious also coz it say on the certificate "marriages enrolled in the database as of january 31,2015" meaning to say february is not on the database already?


01-11-2015: Submitted I-129F petition

01-15-2015: USCIS received the package i-129f

01-21-2015: Received notification with receipt no.

01-27-2015: Received hard copy of NOA1

02-02-2015: Approved petition (yay!!! So fast)

02-06-2015: Received hard copy of NOA2

02-18-2015: Assigned MNL case #

03-03-2015: Received hard copy of NVC Letter

03-16-2015: Medical

03-17-2015: Medical result passed!(Thank god)

03-30-2015: Interview (Passed! Thank god)

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Thanks for the info. Im just curious also coz it say on the certificate "marriages enrolled in the database as of january 31,2015" meaning to say february is not on the database already?

You said your CENOMAR was dated Feb 5th, 2015. So likely no, all the Marriages for the Month of February were not in the Database yet.


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Dec 11, 2014 - NOA1: Not sure what to put here, Dec 11, 2014, Dec 24, 2014 or something in between.

Dec 24, 2014 - NOA2: I called USCIS @ USEM on Jan 5, 2015 and was told the I-130 was approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you Santa!

Jan 13, 2015 - MNL Case Number & Packet 3 Received via email (I emailed the IV Unit-Manila requesting these on Jan 5, 2015 and Jan 12, 2015)

Jan 21, 2015 - NOA2: Mailed (via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to our place here in Manila.

Jan 22, 2015 - Packet 3: Mailed (again via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to out place here in Manila.

Feb 24 & 25, 2015 - Day 1 & Day 2 of Medical @ SLEC. Immunizations given on Day 2, thankfully

Mar 5, 2015 - USEM Interview Appointment - IR-1 Visa Approved! (CEAC Status updated to ISSUED afternoon of interview day)

Mar 10, 2015 - 3pm - Received SMS saying IV Package ready for pickup at 2GO MoA. Picked up at 5pm. (Shipped/Picked Up/In Hand on 3rd Business Day post interview)

Mar 13, 2015 - CFO Manila - Done

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You said your CENOMAR was dated Feb 5th, 2015. So likely no, all the Marriages for the Month of February were not in the Database yet.

Yah its dated feb 5,2015 so my cenomar its just going to be two months old on april 5,2015.. But my interview is on march 30,2015.. Shoud it be ok?


01-11-2015: Submitted I-129F petition

01-15-2015: USCIS received the package i-129f

01-21-2015: Received notification with receipt no.

01-27-2015: Received hard copy of NOA1

02-02-2015: Approved petition (yay!!! So fast)

02-06-2015: Received hard copy of NOA2

02-18-2015: Assigned MNL case #

03-03-2015: Received hard copy of NVC Letter

03-16-2015: Medical

03-17-2015: Medical result passed!(Thank god)

03-30-2015: Interview (Passed! Thank god)

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Yah its dated feb 5,2015 so my cenomar its just going to be two months old on april 5,2015.. But my interview is on march 30,2015.. Shoud it be ok?

Three people above and now me say yes. That's four who say you'll be okay as long as your interview doesn't get delayed until August 6, 2015 (6 months and a day after the date of your CENOMAR).


"Ad Astra Per Aspera"

"Audentes Fortuna Adiuvat"

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Dec 11, 2014 - Filed I-130 via DCF @ US Embassy Manila (...and we're on the clock...) - Read about my experience filing DCF here > http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/527064-filed-dcf-i-130-for-ir-1-at-us-embassy-manila-aar/

Dec 11, 2014 - NOA1: Not sure what to put here, Dec 11, 2014, Dec 24, 2014 or something in between.

Dec 24, 2014 - NOA2: I called USCIS @ USEM on Jan 5, 2015 and was told the I-130 was approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you Santa!

Jan 13, 2015 - MNL Case Number & Packet 3 Received via email (I emailed the IV Unit-Manila requesting these on Jan 5, 2015 and Jan 12, 2015)

Jan 21, 2015 - NOA2: Mailed (via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to our place here in Manila.

Jan 22, 2015 - Packet 3: Mailed (again via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to out place here in Manila.

Feb 24 & 25, 2015 - Day 1 & Day 2 of Medical @ SLEC. Immunizations given on Day 2, thankfully

Mar 5, 2015 - USEM Interview Appointment - IR-1 Visa Approved! (CEAC Status updated to ISSUED afternoon of interview day)

Mar 10, 2015 - 3pm - Received SMS saying IV Package ready for pickup at 2GO MoA. Picked up at 5pm. (Shipped/Picked Up/In Hand on 3rd Business Day post interview)

Mar 13, 2015 - CFO Manila - Done

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Now disposing/selling/giving away/shipping to the US stuff from 14 years in the PHL and 4 years together before heading to POE.

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What's really the validity of cenomar? I researched a lot i see different answers some say 3 months some say 6 months. Then some say it should be 3-4 weeks old prior to the interview. Oh my gosh this is so ridiculous. Why dont they just add to the requirements of USEM the validity of everything including cenomar,NBI etc.


01-11-2015: Submitted I-129F petition

01-15-2015: USCIS received the package i-129f

01-21-2015: Received notification with receipt no.

01-27-2015: Received hard copy of NOA1

02-02-2015: Approved petition (yay!!! So fast)

02-06-2015: Received hard copy of NOA2

02-18-2015: Assigned MNL case #

03-03-2015: Received hard copy of NVC Letter

03-16-2015: Medical

03-17-2015: Medical result passed!(Thank god)

03-30-2015: Interview (Passed! Thank god)

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Three people above and now me say yes. That's four who say you'll be okay as long as your interview doesn't get delayed until August 6, 2015 (6 months and a day after the date of your CENOMAR).

Thanks i feel relief now. :)


01-11-2015: Submitted I-129F petition

01-15-2015: USCIS received the package i-129f

01-21-2015: Received notification with receipt no.

01-27-2015: Received hard copy of NOA1

02-02-2015: Approved petition (yay!!! So fast)

02-06-2015: Received hard copy of NOA2

02-18-2015: Assigned MNL case #

03-03-2015: Received hard copy of NVC Letter

03-16-2015: Medical

03-17-2015: Medical result passed!(Thank god)

03-30-2015: Interview (Passed! Thank god)

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What's really the validity of cenomar? I researched a lot i see different answers some say 3 months some say 6 months. Then some say it should be 3-4 weeks old prior to the interview. Oh my gosh this is so ridiculous. Why dont they just add to the requirements of USEM the validity of everything including cenomar,NBI etc.

No more than 6 months. People may get them renewed sooner if due to medical problems the interview gets delayed or if due to whatever reason their interview gets delayed.

I suppose they assume that you'll get the required documents when it's close to the time of the interview. So for whatever reason you have a 5 year old CENOMAR or a 2 year old NBI Clearance, you'll need one that's relatively "fresh".

For all they know, you have another marriage that may have been registered with NSO a few months back. Or you're Janet Napoles' daughter who just had some serious charges filed against her and wouldn't therefore show up on an NBI Clearance until just now.

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"Ad Astra Per Aspera"

"Audentes Fortuna Adiuvat"

==========

Dec 11, 2014 - Filed I-130 via DCF @ US Embassy Manila (...and we're on the clock...) - Read about my experience filing DCF here > http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/527064-filed-dcf-i-130-for-ir-1-at-us-embassy-manila-aar/

Dec 11, 2014 - NOA1: Not sure what to put here, Dec 11, 2014, Dec 24, 2014 or something in between.

Dec 24, 2014 - NOA2: I called USCIS @ USEM on Jan 5, 2015 and was told the I-130 was approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you Santa!

Jan 13, 2015 - MNL Case Number & Packet 3 Received via email (I emailed the IV Unit-Manila requesting these on Jan 5, 2015 and Jan 12, 2015)

Jan 21, 2015 - NOA2: Mailed (via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to our place here in Manila.

Jan 22, 2015 - Packet 3: Mailed (again via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to out place here in Manila.

Feb 24 & 25, 2015 - Day 1 & Day 2 of Medical @ SLEC. Immunizations given on Day 2, thankfully

Mar 5, 2015 - USEM Interview Appointment - IR-1 Visa Approved! (CEAC Status updated to ISSUED afternoon of interview day)

Mar 10, 2015 - 3pm - Received SMS saying IV Package ready for pickup at 2GO MoA. Picked up at 5pm. (Shipped/Picked Up/In Hand on 3rd Business Day post interview)

Mar 13, 2015 - CFO Manila - Done

==========

Now disposing/selling/giving away/shipping to the US stuff from 14 years in the PHL and 4 years together before heading to POE.

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No more than 6 months. People may get them renewed sooner if due to medical problems the interview gets delayed or if due to whatever reason their interview gets delayed.

I suppose they assume that you'll get the required documents when it's close to the time of the interview. So for whatever reason you have a 5 year old CENOMAR or a 2 year old NBI Clearance, you'll need one that's relatively "fresh".

For all they know, you have another marriage that may have been registered with NSO a few months back. Or you're Janet Napoles' daughter who just had some serious charges filed against her and wouldn't therefore show up on an NBI Clearance until just now.

How long before NSO updated their database?


01-11-2015: Submitted I-129F petition

01-15-2015: USCIS received the package i-129f

01-21-2015: Received notification with receipt no.

01-27-2015: Received hard copy of NOA1

02-02-2015: Approved petition (yay!!! So fast)

02-06-2015: Received hard copy of NOA2

02-18-2015: Assigned MNL case #

03-03-2015: Received hard copy of NVC Letter

03-16-2015: Medical

03-17-2015: Medical result passed!(Thank god)

03-30-2015: Interview (Passed! Thank god)

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Have the new CENOMARs been updated to include 2015 in the body of the letter? Fiancee's January 2015 CENOMAR was only dated through the end of 2014 in words, though dated the second week of January at the top of the letter.

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