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I've read people saying they have received a fake checklist. Can somebody tell me if this is true or fake checklist? I have passed all of these documents last March 15, 2015. I called NVC and talked to a rude rep. a while ago. She insisted that I never sent these things and they only got an AOS of my joint sponsor (1st checklist) on their system. She even let me choose either I sent these papers again and wait for 30 days AGAIN or she escalates this to her supervisor and wait for 42 days without a guarantee that she could fix it. Some good choices! Ugh! This is unbelievable! How would I get my first checklist if I haven't sent these documents in the first place?
______CORRESPONDENCE INSTRUCTIONS:_________________________________
When responding to the National Visa Center, please include the bar code sheet that came with this
letter. Failure to include the bar code sheet may cause a delay in the processing of your case. The bar
code sheet should be placed on top of all documents being submitted for this case and mailed to the
address provided.
______5 - MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE:____________________________________
Please send a copy of this applicant's original marriage certificate or a copy of the certified marriage
document.
Documents must be from the appropriate issuing government authority. Failure to provide the correct
document will delay your case and may result in rescheduling of your interview, or refusal of a visa.
For many countries, the U.S. Department of State has established country-specific criteria for ensuring
that applicants submit documents appropriate for visa processing. Please go to http://nvc.state.gov/to
determine if the U.S. Department of State has issued any country-specific guidelines for the requested
document.
All documents not in English, or the official language of the country where the visa application will be
processed, must be accompanied by a certified translation. Your translation must include a statement
signed by the translator that states the following:
Translation is accurate
Translator is competent to translate
If the certificate is a certified copy of the original it must come from the issuing government authority
and it must contain annotation by the issuing government authority indicating that it is an extract from
the official records. If the applicant's marriage record is unobtainable because records have been
destroyed or the appropriate government authority will not issue one, please obtain a certified statement
from the appropriate government authority stating the reason your record is not available.
______3 - BIRTH CERTIFICATE:_______________________________________
Please submit this applicant's photocopy of the original document listed above. Each applicant must send
a photocopy of the original birth certificate issued by the official custodian of birth records in the country
of birth, showing the date and place of birth, and the parentage of the alien, based upon the original
registration of birth.
Documents must be from the appropriate issuing authority. Failure to provide the correct document will
delay your case and may result in rescheduling of your interview or refusal of a visa.
The certificate must contain the following information:
Person's date of birth
Person's place of birth
Names of both parents, and
Annotation by the appropriate authority indicating that it is an extract from the official records
If the certificate is a photocopy of the certified original document, it must come from the issuing
government authority and it must contain annotation by the issuing authority indicating that it is an
extract from the official records.
- A baptismal certificate that contains the date and place of birth, as well as both parents names
(providing the baptism took place shortly after birth)
- An adoption decree for an adopted child
- An affidavit from a close relative, preferably the applicant's mother, stating the date and place of birth,
both parents names, and the mother's maiden name
Suitability of Documentation for Immigration Purposes:
For many countries, the U.S Department of State has established country-specific criteria for ensuring
that applicants submit documents appropriate for visa processing. Please go to our website
http://nvc.state.gov/to determine if the U.S. Department of State has issued any country-specific
guidelines for the document requested.
All documents not in English or in the official language of the country where the visa application will be
processed must be accompanied by a certified translation. Your translation must include a statement by
the translator which includes the following:
Translation is accurate
Translator is competent to translate
______PASSPORT:____________________________________________________
Please submit a copy of the biographic data page of this person's
passport, including the expiration date of the passport. The
passport must be valid.
______10 - PHILIPPINES NBI CLEARANCE:______________________________
POLICE RECORDS
Available and reasonably reliable. Philippine-born immigrant visa applicants 16 years and over are
required to furnish certificates issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). The green NBI
certificate annotated for travel abroad is the correct certificate. Other colors are for local use only.
Foreign-born applicants who have resided in the Philippines for six months or more may be issued NBI
clearances upon application either in person or by mail. Applicants residing outside the Philippines
should send requests for certificates together with money orders or bank drafts for the fees and postage
to IRD-Mailed Clearance Section, National Bureau of Investigation, Taft Avenue, Metro Manila,
Philippines. Philippine Embassies abroad can assist Filipinos in obtaining NBI police clearances. The
NBI has its own fingerprint charts and personal data forms that it will send to the requesting applicant
for execution. Most applicants abroad find it more expeditious to have a relative or friend in the
Philippines assist them in obtaining their certificates from the NBI. In that instance, a letter of
authorization is required. The applicant may also submit a copy (“personal copy”) of a prior NBI
clearance to facilitate the processing of a new clearance. Posts are advised that not all arrests and
convictions occurring outside of Manila are reported to the NBI. NBI’s criminal records database is not
foolproof and the remarks provided on reports require explanation.* Manila and major Philippine cities
have computerized records.
FEES
Application in person: 115 pesos
Application by mail: 200 pesos which must be paid through money order or bank draft (negotiable in the
Philippines and payable to the Director of the National Bureau of Investigation).

I-130

10-07-2013: USCIS Received I-130 (CSC)/ Priority Date

10-28-2013: Received RFE (NSO Marriage Certificate Copy)

11-06-2013: Sent RFE

11-08-2013: RFE Received by USCIS

11-19-2013: I-130 Approved (Processing Time: 43 days) :dancing:

11-25-2013 NOA 2 Hard Copy Received

10-03-2014: Applied for tourist visa (B1/B2)

10-21-2014: US Embassy Interview in Manila (Approved) :yes:

10-25-2014: Received Passport with US Tourist Visa (Granted 10 years Multiple Entry) :dance:

11-17-2014: First arrival in USA :dancing:

NVC

12-03-2013: Case Received at NVC

12-18-2013: Received Case Number and IIN (through phone)

02-20-2015: Completed Choice of Agent (DS-261)

02-21-2015: Received AOS Fee Invoice

02-25-2015: Paid AOS Fee

03-15-2015: Sent AOS forms with civil documents

03-17-2015: Documents received by NVC/ Scan Date

04-14-2015: Received IV Fee Invoice

04-15-2015: Paid IV Fee

04-16-2015: Received 1st checklist :cry:

04-17-2015: Filled-up DS-260 and received confirmation via email

06-08-2015: Responded to 1st checklist

06-13-2015: Scan date for 1st checklist

07-13-2015: Received 2nd checklist :protest: :ranting: :angry:

07-16-2015: Responded to 2nd checklist

07-17-2015: Scan date for 2nd checklist

08-11-2015: Case complete; interview letter received via email :dancing:

09-03-2015: Medical check-up done

09-16- 2015: Interview day! APPROVED! :dance::dance::dance:

09-19-2015: Passport with visa received; paid for green card online thru ELIS

09-28-2015: Attended PDOS (only in the Philippines :rolleyes:)

10-09-2015: Arrived in POE (JFK, New York)

Thanks to all VJers! I wouldn't have done it without you! To those who are still in the process, just have faith. There's always a reason for everything.

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it does seem specific, but it references ALL of the CIVIL docs.

if you already sent them in,

then

they are stuck in one of the various queues. there are several, before it gets to a reviewer's desk.

Sorry, queues abound.

I say wait 2 weeks, then revisit it.

Edited by Darnell

Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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it does seem specific, but it references ALL of the CIVIL docs.

if you already sent them in,

then

they are stuck in one of the various queues. there are several, before it gets to a reviewer's desk.

Sorry, queues abound.

I say wait 2 weeks, then revisit it.

HI Darnell. Thanks for the reply. You think so? You see, I'm in the US now on tourist visa and I can't get my hands on those documents they need since my return trip would still be this September. That's why I'm so frustrated right now.


I-130

10-07-2013: USCIS Received I-130 (CSC)/ Priority Date

10-28-2013: Received RFE (NSO Marriage Certificate Copy)

11-06-2013: Sent RFE

11-08-2013: RFE Received by USCIS

11-19-2013: I-130 Approved (Processing Time: 43 days) :dancing:

11-25-2013 NOA 2 Hard Copy Received

10-03-2014: Applied for tourist visa (B1/B2)

10-21-2014: US Embassy Interview in Manila (Approved) :yes:

10-25-2014: Received Passport with US Tourist Visa (Granted 10 years Multiple Entry) :dance:

11-17-2014: First arrival in USA :dancing:

NVC

12-03-2013: Case Received at NVC

12-18-2013: Received Case Number and IIN (through phone)

02-20-2015: Completed Choice of Agent (DS-261)

02-21-2015: Received AOS Fee Invoice

02-25-2015: Paid AOS Fee

03-15-2015: Sent AOS forms with civil documents

03-17-2015: Documents received by NVC/ Scan Date

04-14-2015: Received IV Fee Invoice

04-15-2015: Paid IV Fee

04-16-2015: Received 1st checklist :cry:

04-17-2015: Filled-up DS-260 and received confirmation via email

06-08-2015: Responded to 1st checklist

06-13-2015: Scan date for 1st checklist

07-13-2015: Received 2nd checklist :protest: :ranting: :angry:

07-16-2015: Responded to 2nd checklist

07-17-2015: Scan date for 2nd checklist

08-11-2015: Case complete; interview letter received via email :dancing:

09-03-2015: Medical check-up done

09-16- 2015: Interview day! APPROVED! :dance::dance::dance:

09-19-2015: Passport with visa received; paid for green card online thru ELIS

09-28-2015: Attended PDOS (only in the Philippines :rolleyes:)

10-09-2015: Arrived in POE (JFK, New York)

Thanks to all VJers! I wouldn't have done it without you! To those who are still in the process, just have faith. There's always a reason for everything.

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ya, give it two weeks. you're certain they were sent in,

and

there are several queues at NVC, between hitting the mailroom door and landing on a reviewer's desk.

I know March 2015 is a long ways off, prior history stuff - usually 60 days is minimal, 90 days is max, and it's past the max queue load duration gap. (my label for it)

you send it in with tracking? there's a tracking # on the carrier/courier/service? what do they report?


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

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ya, give it two weeks. you're certain they were sent in,

and

there are several queues at NVC, between hitting the mailroom door and landing on a reviewer's desk.

I know March 2015 is a long ways off, prior history stuff - usually 60 days is minimal, 90 days is max, and it's past the max queue load duration gap. (my label for it)

you send it in with tracking? there's a tracking # on the carrier/courier/service? what do they report?

Got two tracking numbers last March and June. 1st was for all the civil documents, second was for my first checklist response. It said they were all sent, were received and signed by some person. There must be really something wrong with their system. Ironic how they made it really easy for my tourist visa but they're making it real hard for this permanent visa. I'm not sure if I should be happy about it.


I-130

10-07-2013: USCIS Received I-130 (CSC)/ Priority Date

10-28-2013: Received RFE (NSO Marriage Certificate Copy)

11-06-2013: Sent RFE

11-08-2013: RFE Received by USCIS

11-19-2013: I-130 Approved (Processing Time: 43 days) :dancing:

11-25-2013 NOA 2 Hard Copy Received

10-03-2014: Applied for tourist visa (B1/B2)

10-21-2014: US Embassy Interview in Manila (Approved) :yes:

10-25-2014: Received Passport with US Tourist Visa (Granted 10 years Multiple Entry) :dance:

11-17-2014: First arrival in USA :dancing:

NVC

12-03-2013: Case Received at NVC

12-18-2013: Received Case Number and IIN (through phone)

02-20-2015: Completed Choice of Agent (DS-261)

02-21-2015: Received AOS Fee Invoice

02-25-2015: Paid AOS Fee

03-15-2015: Sent AOS forms with civil documents

03-17-2015: Documents received by NVC/ Scan Date

04-14-2015: Received IV Fee Invoice

04-15-2015: Paid IV Fee

04-16-2015: Received 1st checklist :cry:

04-17-2015: Filled-up DS-260 and received confirmation via email

06-08-2015: Responded to 1st checklist

06-13-2015: Scan date for 1st checklist

07-13-2015: Received 2nd checklist :protest: :ranting: :angry:

07-16-2015: Responded to 2nd checklist

07-17-2015: Scan date for 2nd checklist

08-11-2015: Case complete; interview letter received via email :dancing:

09-03-2015: Medical check-up done

09-16- 2015: Interview day! APPROVED! :dance::dance::dance:

09-19-2015: Passport with visa received; paid for green card online thru ELIS

09-28-2015: Attended PDOS (only in the Philippines :rolleyes:)

10-09-2015: Arrived in POE (JFK, New York)

Thanks to all VJers! I wouldn't have done it without you! To those who are still in the process, just have faith. There's always a reason for everything.

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did you put your Case Number at the upper right portion of each civil docs that you sent to NVC?


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05/03/2014 - sent I-130 to lockbox
05/08/2014 - received NOA1 via email
08/27/2014 - received NOA2 via email

NVC STAGE:

09/28/2014 - received case number from NVC
06/24/2015 - received NVC Welcome Letter
06/24/2015 - done with ds261 over the phone
06/24/2015 - sent AOS Fee payment thru mail
06/29/2015 - Confirmed thru phone AOS payment posted
06/30/2015 - Sent IV Fee thru mail
07/07/2015 - IV Fee Payment already posted in CEAC
07/07/2015 - done with DS260
07/10/2015 - sent AOS and Civil docs
07/13/2015 - received in NVC NW
07/28/2015 - Verified Case Complete by phone
09/30/2015 - Interview Schedule verified over the phone

xxxxxxxxxx - Visa status " READY"
11/09/2015 - Interview at USEM

xxxxxxxxxx - received VISA

xxxxxxxxxx - POE

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did you put your Case Number at the upper right portion of each civil docs that you sent to NVC?

Yes, I did. Upper right and every single page of it. Checked twice and double checked by my husband. That's why I'm really wondering why. I don't know if this makes sense to them but why didn't they include these civil documents on my first checklist IF they had problems with it or never received it in the first place? Why do they have to separate it with a second checklist? Whyyyyyyyy??? Starting to be whiney... :cry::crying:


I-130

10-07-2013: USCIS Received I-130 (CSC)/ Priority Date

10-28-2013: Received RFE (NSO Marriage Certificate Copy)

11-06-2013: Sent RFE

11-08-2013: RFE Received by USCIS

11-19-2013: I-130 Approved (Processing Time: 43 days) :dancing:

11-25-2013 NOA 2 Hard Copy Received

10-03-2014: Applied for tourist visa (B1/B2)

10-21-2014: US Embassy Interview in Manila (Approved) :yes:

10-25-2014: Received Passport with US Tourist Visa (Granted 10 years Multiple Entry) :dance:

11-17-2014: First arrival in USA :dancing:

NVC

12-03-2013: Case Received at NVC

12-18-2013: Received Case Number and IIN (through phone)

02-20-2015: Completed Choice of Agent (DS-261)

02-21-2015: Received AOS Fee Invoice

02-25-2015: Paid AOS Fee

03-15-2015: Sent AOS forms with civil documents

03-17-2015: Documents received by NVC/ Scan Date

04-14-2015: Received IV Fee Invoice

04-15-2015: Paid IV Fee

04-16-2015: Received 1st checklist :cry:

04-17-2015: Filled-up DS-260 and received confirmation via email

06-08-2015: Responded to 1st checklist

06-13-2015: Scan date for 1st checklist

07-13-2015: Received 2nd checklist :protest: :ranting: :angry:

07-16-2015: Responded to 2nd checklist

07-17-2015: Scan date for 2nd checklist

08-11-2015: Case complete; interview letter received via email :dancing:

09-03-2015: Medical check-up done

09-16- 2015: Interview day! APPROVED! :dance::dance::dance:

09-19-2015: Passport with visa received; paid for green card online thru ELIS

09-28-2015: Attended PDOS (only in the Philippines :rolleyes:)

10-09-2015: Arrived in POE (JFK, New York)

Thanks to all VJers! I wouldn't have done it without you! To those who are still in the process, just have faith. There's always a reason for everything.

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When corresponding to immigration, copy all documents you send, enclose a letter of what is enclosed, always remember the bar code page and send it certified, keeping the signed receipt. And yes, put case number in upper right hand corner of each and every page including photos. Cover your butt

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