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Honestly, I never really had a problem with calling them. Sure you wait a while and you have to call multiple times, like hit redial consistently, but most people I talked with were helpful.


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I always called in the morning right when they open which is 7 am for me too. If you do not know yet I will tell you when you are at the nvc you will do a lot of calling do not wait for info from them if you ever want to know something call


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Hi everyone. We received our NOA 2 last March 26, 2015. Can we call NVC now to ask for our case # or should we wait a few days/weeks more? Thank you! :)

I always have the best luck after 9 pm eastern. If your case follows the timeline that mine and a few others have then you should already have the case # when you call and your packet should be there next week.

My timeline....and I know of two others that are almost exactly the same. You're almost there!!!

NOA 2 3/20/15

Sent NVC 3/27/15

Received NVC 4/3/15

Sent to Phils 4/9/15

USEM Phils Rec 4/13/15

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Hello. My fiance called nvc yesterday morning and his call was answered by a very disrespectful employee. Anyway, the agent said they still dont have our case yet and to call on April 29 (35 days after our NOA2). I guess TSC has a different timeline when it comes to sending cases to NVC and CSC is a little bit delayed...


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05-21-2015: Issued! ?
06-25-2015: US entry

AOS
09-16-2015: Sent AOS, EAD and AP packets
09-22-2015: NOA

10-15-2015: Biometrics

11-20-2015: EAD and AP approval

12-21-2015: Interview

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11-02-2017: I-751 sent

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Hello. My fiance called nvc yesterday morning and his call was answered by a very disrespectful employee. Anyway, the agent said they still dont have our case yet and to call on April 29 (35 days after our NOA2). I guess TSC has a different timeline when it comes to sending cases to NVC and CSC is a little bit delayed...

There is a really rude lady during the daytime. I always get her when I call during the day, that's why I started calling at night.

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Oh gotcha. I'll tell my fiance to call at night. That agent ruined his day yesterday and i dont want that happening again for the next days (or weeks). Thanks!


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02-25-2015: I-129f sent
03-03-2015: NOA1
03-25-2015: NOA2
04-29-2015: Medical (passed)
05-18-2015: Interview (approved) yay!
05-21-2015: Issued! ?
06-25-2015: US entry

AOS
09-16-2015: Sent AOS, EAD and AP packets
09-22-2015: NOA

10-15-2015: Biometrics

11-20-2015: EAD and AP approval

12-21-2015: Interview

12-30-2015: AOS approval :)

 

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11-02-2017: I-751 sent

11-07-2017: NOA1

11-30-2017: Biometrics

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The lady agent also told my fiance to call after 35 days. I was just wondering how come some have a fast processing while others take time? Saw some updates that they got theirs already but we received our NOA2 earlier. Anyways, best of luck to us. I hope we all get approved and be with our loved ones.:)

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The lady agent also told my fiance to call after 35 days. I was just wondering how come some have a fast processing while others take time? Saw some updates that they got theirs already but we received our NOA2 earlier. Anyways, best of luck to us. I hope we all get approved and be with our loved ones. :)

I believe the timelines you saw, with NOA2 later than ours, who already got their case numbers are from TSC. CSC seems to be slower than TSC during this part of the process.

I really don't think we need to wait 35 days after NOA2 to call again. Hang in there, we will get our case numbers soon. :)


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02-25-2015: I-129f sent
03-03-2015: NOA1
03-25-2015: NOA2
04-29-2015: Medical (passed)
05-18-2015: Interview (approved) yay!
05-21-2015: Issued! ?
06-25-2015: US entry

AOS
09-16-2015: Sent AOS, EAD and AP packets
09-22-2015: NOA

10-15-2015: Biometrics

11-20-2015: EAD and AP approval

12-21-2015: Interview

12-30-2015: AOS approval :)

 

ROC

11-02-2017: I-751 sent

11-07-2017: NOA1

11-30-2017: Biometrics

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I believe the timelines you saw, with NOA2 later than ours, who already got their case numbers are from TSC. CSC seems to be slower than TSC during this part of the process.

I really don't think we need to wait 35 days after NOA2 to call again. Hang in there, we will get our case numbers soon. :)

Thanks for the answer. My fiance said he will call again next week to check. I advised him to call after 35 days from ths day we were approved. But he said he'll call by next week. May all go well for us. Got lots of question. but ill search or post here once in a while.:)

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