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I'm responding to a checklist for a police certificate hopefully later this week and if not next week as it's being sent to me from Singapore.

My questions is: Can we get the medical done while I'm in town in mid May?

I was looking at the site for ST Lukes and it's asking for a NVC interview appointment. I thought I read on here that my NOA-2 would be enough.

Please advise?

Thanks!


Consulate Manila, Philippines
Nebraska Service Center

2014-09-26 Marriage

USCIS

2014-10-16 I-130 Received
2014-10-24 NOA 1 Received
2014-11-07 RFE Received Online
2014-12-05 NSO Marriage Certificate received
2014-12-14 I-130 petition approved by USCIS
2014-12-15 Email from USCIS stating file has been sent to NVC

NVC

2014-12-19 NVC received our case
2015-01-23 NVC case number available
2015-01-24 Submitted DS 261
2015-01-26 Paid AOS fee
2015-01-29 Scanned the AOS & IV documents
2015-02-18 NVC IV fee was marked as paid on CEAC
2015-02-18 DS 260 Completed
2015-03-31 Received Expected Checklist for Singapore Police Certificates
2015-04-12 NVC Certificate of Clearance received

2015-05-08 Case Complete

2015 -05-21 Case sent to Manila via DHL

MANILA

2015-05-11 SLEC Medical
2015-05-15 CFO Certificate issued

2015-05-25 Case received by Manila Emabssy

2015-06-04 Interview Scheduled

2015-06-02 Manila Embassy didn't have Hong Kong Police Certificate. Apparently Phil Post didn't deliver it per their tracking.

2015-06-08 Hong Kong Police sent another Police Certificate.

2015-06-23 Hong Kong Police Certificate received by Embassy

2015-07-15 Ready for Interview on CEAC (already had interview)

2015-07-22 Visa ready at 2GO

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I think you need the email from NVC that has your case number. The NOA-2 does not have have your case number in it.

I have the email with the case number, but the instructions state interview letter.


Consulate Manila, Philippines
Nebraska Service Center

2014-09-26 Marriage

USCIS

2014-10-16 I-130 Received
2014-10-24 NOA 1 Received
2014-11-07 RFE Received Online
2014-12-05 NSO Marriage Certificate received
2014-12-14 I-130 petition approved by USCIS
2014-12-15 Email from USCIS stating file has been sent to NVC

NVC

2014-12-19 NVC received our case
2015-01-23 NVC case number available
2015-01-24 Submitted DS 261
2015-01-26 Paid AOS fee
2015-01-29 Scanned the AOS & IV documents
2015-02-18 NVC IV fee was marked as paid on CEAC
2015-02-18 DS 260 Completed
2015-03-31 Received Expected Checklist for Singapore Police Certificates
2015-04-12 NVC Certificate of Clearance received

2015-05-08 Case Complete

2015 -05-21 Case sent to Manila via DHL

MANILA

2015-05-11 SLEC Medical
2015-05-15 CFO Certificate issued

2015-05-25 Case received by Manila Emabssy

2015-06-04 Interview Scheduled

2015-06-02 Manila Embassy didn't have Hong Kong Police Certificate. Apparently Phil Post didn't deliver it per their tracking.

2015-06-08 Hong Kong Police sent another Police Certificate.

2015-06-23 Hong Kong Police Certificate received by Embassy

2015-07-15 Ready for Interview on CEAC (already had interview)

2015-07-22 Visa ready at 2GO

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Probably, they have changed it then. I remember, I had a friend who went for her medical just with the email from NVC that has her case number. It's been 4 years ago. Mu husband, who was in South Korea, didn't have to wait for the interviwe letter from the embassy. As soon as we had the email confirmation from NVC with his case number, he went on for his medical. BUt this was 4 years ago as well.

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Yes you can do an advance medical. No need to wait for an interview letter. Just bring any letter from NVC that has your case # on it. Just be reminded that the medical (if everything went fine) has a validity of up to 6 months only.


USCIS
08/08/2013 filed I-130 for my husband
08/12/2013 Priority Date
08/29/2013 I-130 approved
09/03/2013 received NOA2

NVC
10/11/2013 case received
10/16/2013 submitted DS261 and AOS fee invoiced
10/17/2013 AOS fee paid
10/21/2013 AOS packet sent
10/22/2013 IV fee invoiced and paid
10/24/2013 IV packet sent and AOS packet entered in the system
10/25/2013 submitted DS-260
10/29/2013 IV packet entered in the system
11/19/2013 AOS checklist email notification received
11/20/2013 AOS checklist response sent
11/22/2013 DS260 and IV docs accepted and AOS checklist response entered in the system

12/17/2013 case complete

NVC to US Embassy

01/08/2014 CEAC status "In Transit"

01/10/2014 CEAC status "Ready"

02/26/2014 CEAC status "Refused"

05/14/2015 CEAC status "Issued"

St. Lukes

01/02/2014 medical day 1

01/08,09,10/2014 medical sputum test day 1, 2 and 3

02/04/2014 sputum culture result positive/1st day of DOT

08/18/2014 last day of DOT

03/09/2015 repeat medical

03/27/2015 immunization and releasing

US Embassy

02/10/2014 original interview date (cancelled by SLMCEC)

05/04/2015 new interview date (APPROVED!!!)

5/19/2015 visa on hand

5/25/2015 PDOS
7/04/2015 POE San Francisco, CA
7/27/2015 SS card received

http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/profile.php?id=165713 Click the link to view complete IV journey of my husband.

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About 60 days or so AFTER you send the NVC the documents they requested they will email both the petitioner and beneficiary a 'notice of interview'. The email will have additional information for you to follow. It also includes a summary of all the documents the NVC will send to the embassy, additional documents you need to bring, and original copies you need to bring and of course the date of your interview. Some of the original info is current AOS. There is really no need to proactively do the Medical. Your interview will be scheduled approximately 6 weeks after the date of the interview. I would be more concerned about providing the checklist documents requested. Send the NVC the original copies after making copies for yourself.

You can preschedule your CFO seminar and get that out of the way. Then after you have visa in your pp you can go back to get the 'exit' stamp.

This info is current, only 2 weeks old.


IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Service Center : Vermont Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-17
I-130 Sent : 2014-06-23
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-06-25
I-130 RFE : 2014-08-11 (Wanted NSO Marriage Certificate, not LCR)
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-08-14
I-130 Approved : 2014-08-27
NVC Received : 2014-09-15
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2014-09-17
Pay AOS Bill : 2014-09-17
Submit DS-261 : 2014-09-17
Send AOS Package : 2014-09-19
Receive IV Bill : 2014-10-03
Pay IV Bill : 2014-10-03
Received Interview Letter by E-mail: 2015-03-20 (May 5, 2015)
SLEC completed: 2015-04-22
Visa Approved: 2015-05-05
Visa Issued: 2015-05-15 (221g for no CENOMAR!)

Visa Received: 2015-05-21

POE: Chicago 2015-09-14

GC Received: 2015-11-17

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About 60 days or so AFTER you send the NVC the documents they requested they will email both the petitioner and beneficiary a 'notice of interview'. The email will have additional information for you to follow. It also includes a summary of all the documents the NVC will send to the embassy, additional documents you need to bring, and original copies you need to bring and of course the date of your interview. Some of the original info is current AOS. There is really no need to proactively do the Medical. Your interview will be scheduled approximately 6 weeks after the date of the interview. I would be more concerned about providing the checklist documents requested. Send the NVC the original copies after making copies for yourself.

You can preschedule your CFO seminar and get that out of the way. Then after you have visa in your pp you can go back to get the 'exit' stamp.

This info is current, only 2 weeks old.

You wrote "Your interview will be scheduled approximately 6 weeks after the date of the interview", did you mean something else?


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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About 60 days or so AFTER you send the NVC the documents they requested they will email both the petitioner and beneficiary a 'notice of interview'. The email will have additional information for you to follow. It also includes a summary of all the documents the NVC will send to the embassy, additional documents you need to bring, and original copies you need to bring and of course the date of your interview. Some of the original info is current AOS. There is really no need to proactively do the Medical. Your interview will be scheduled approximately 6 weeks after the date of the interview. I would be more concerned about providing the checklist documents requested. Send the NVC the original copies after making copies for yourself.

You can preschedule your CFO seminar and get that out of the way. Then after you have visa in your pp you can go back to get the 'exit' stamp.

This info is current, only 2 weeks old.

Providing the checklist documents is the obvious priority and it should be here shortly as its bring sent from Singapore. Actually you provide copies and the originals go to the interview. I did give originals on some of my forms originally, but that was because I had more than one.

I woukd like to do it early as I will be in town and would rather make sure she is dropped off and picked up safely. It will also reduce hotel cost. Another reason is there is always a chance of complications. The 6 month rule is not a issue as she will fly out same day visa is issued. I already have the appointment for the CFO while I am there.

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Consulate Manila, Philippines
Nebraska Service Center

2014-09-26 Marriage

USCIS

2014-10-16 I-130 Received
2014-10-24 NOA 1 Received
2014-11-07 RFE Received Online
2014-12-05 NSO Marriage Certificate received
2014-12-14 I-130 petition approved by USCIS
2014-12-15 Email from USCIS stating file has been sent to NVC

NVC

2014-12-19 NVC received our case
2015-01-23 NVC case number available
2015-01-24 Submitted DS 261
2015-01-26 Paid AOS fee
2015-01-29 Scanned the AOS & IV documents
2015-02-18 NVC IV fee was marked as paid on CEAC
2015-02-18 DS 260 Completed
2015-03-31 Received Expected Checklist for Singapore Police Certificates
2015-04-12 NVC Certificate of Clearance received

2015-05-08 Case Complete

2015 -05-21 Case sent to Manila via DHL

MANILA

2015-05-11 SLEC Medical
2015-05-15 CFO Certificate issued

2015-05-25 Case received by Manila Emabssy

2015-06-04 Interview Scheduled

2015-06-02 Manila Embassy didn't have Hong Kong Police Certificate. Apparently Phil Post didn't deliver it per their tracking.

2015-06-08 Hong Kong Police sent another Police Certificate.

2015-06-23 Hong Kong Police Certificate received by Embassy

2015-07-15 Ready for Interview on CEAC (already had interview)

2015-07-22 Visa ready at 2GO

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I'm responding to a checklist for a police certificate hopefully later this week and if not next week as it's being sent to me from Singapore.

My questions is: Can we get the medical done while I'm in town in mid May?

I was looking at the site for ST Lukes and it's asking for a NVC interview appointment. I thought I read on here that my NOA-2 would be enough.

Please advise?

Thanks!

Hi! I had my medical exam last week and i just brought my ds260. They asked for my interview letter but i told them im in for advance medical.And they accepted it.

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Hi! I had my medical exam last week and i just brought my ds260. They asked for my interview letter but i told them im in for advance medical.And they accepted it.

That is useful to know. :)


Consulate Manila, Philippines
Nebraska Service Center

2014-09-26 Marriage

USCIS

2014-10-16 I-130 Received
2014-10-24 NOA 1 Received
2014-11-07 RFE Received Online
2014-12-05 NSO Marriage Certificate received
2014-12-14 I-130 petition approved by USCIS
2014-12-15 Email from USCIS stating file has been sent to NVC

NVC

2014-12-19 NVC received our case
2015-01-23 NVC case number available
2015-01-24 Submitted DS 261
2015-01-26 Paid AOS fee
2015-01-29 Scanned the AOS & IV documents
2015-02-18 NVC IV fee was marked as paid on CEAC
2015-02-18 DS 260 Completed
2015-03-31 Received Expected Checklist for Singapore Police Certificates
2015-04-12 NVC Certificate of Clearance received

2015-05-08 Case Complete

2015 -05-21 Case sent to Manila via DHL

MANILA

2015-05-11 SLEC Medical
2015-05-15 CFO Certificate issued

2015-05-25 Case received by Manila Emabssy

2015-06-04 Interview Scheduled

2015-06-02 Manila Embassy didn't have Hong Kong Police Certificate. Apparently Phil Post didn't deliver it per their tracking.

2015-06-08 Hong Kong Police sent another Police Certificate.

2015-06-23 Hong Kong Police Certificate received by Embassy

2015-07-15 Ready for Interview on CEAC (already had interview)

2015-07-22 Visa ready at 2GO

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