Jump to content
jdwrentm

Police Certificate Name Misspelled

5 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

Hi guys.

We're in the last stretch before our interview and my fiancée's UK Police certificate came in the mail with a misspelled middle name. Her first and last are correct but it looks like the middle name was fat fingered (i.e. two letters are transposed). Do you believe it's really necessary to get a new police certificate delivered from the UK (@ a cost of around $150)? Will anyone notice? It is 1 of 2 police certificates she will be giving to the consulate considering her home country is Mexico.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


K1 Visa Journey Texas Service Center

10/25/2014 - I-129F Sent

10/30/2014 - I-129F Arrives in Texas

11/04/2014 - I-129F NOA1 (Email and Text Message) (5 days)

11/05/2014 - I-129F Alien Registration Number Changed

11/08/2014 - I-129F NOA1 (Physical Letter)

06/09/2015 - I-129F NOA2 Electronic Notification!!! (222 Days)

06/15/2015 - I-129F NOA2 Physical Letter

06/19/2015 - I-129F Packet Mailed to NVC

07/01/2015 - NVC Assigned Case/Invoice Number

07/07/2015 - Package Arrives at Consulate (CDJ) *Case Ready*

07/10/2015 - Package 3 Sent out by Consulate

07/17/2015 - Package 3 Received

08/10/2015 - Medical Complete (Mexico City)

08/20/2015 - ACS Biometrics Complete (Juarez)

08/21/2015 - Interview Complete (Juarez) -- APPROVED!!!

08/24/2015 - Visa Printed and Left Consulate

08/25/2015 - Visa Arrived DHL in Mexico City

10/03/2015 - POE: LAX

10/08/2015 - Wedding Santa Barbara

AOS/EAD/AP Journey

12/16/2015 - AOS Sent (w/ EAD and AP)

12/18/2015 - AOS Packet Delivered to Chicago

01/29/2016 - Inquiry on Status of Biometrics Appointment Letter

02/16/2016 - USCIS Response: "Information has been entered into the system"

02/25/2016 - Biometrics Letter Received (March 3, 2016 Appointment)

03/03/2016 - Biometrics Completed (EAD and AOS)

03/21/2016 - Request of Status EAD/AP - "Expect Reply April 6"

04/06/2016 - Submit Second Request for Status

04/12/2016 - Ombudsman Request for Support

04/15/2016 - EAD and AP Approved!

04/19/2016 - EAD/AP Combo Card Mailed from USCIS

04/21/2016 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received

05/23/2016 - AOS Interview Scheduled (6/27/2016)

06/27/2016 - AOS Interview Complete (Recommend Approval!)

06/28/2016 - New Card Ordered / Approved (Formal Notice)

06/30/2016 - Mailed Green Card

07/02/2016 - Green Card Received (2-year conditional)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Since you still have over a month, I'd call ACRO and tell them to sort the name out (for free). With the amount of money they ask for, and the amount of information they need, they could at least do something as simple as double checking their spelling before they send it out.

I had to get 3 police cert, UK, Belgium and Holland and I don't understand why they make the UK one so hard to get, and ask that much money for it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had the same problem with one of the police certificates, where my last name was misspelled. I added an explanation with the document and had no problem at all.

Edited by Rike&Brandon

K1- Visa Timeline
03/13/2015 I-129F petition sent

03/19/2014 NOA1
04/13/2015 received RFE

05/01/2015 NOA2
05/20/2015 Consulate received petition

05/28/2015 received Packet 3

06/11/2015 sent Packet 3 to Consulate
06/25/2015 received Packet 4 (delay due to technical problems with US visa system)
07/09/2015 Interview - approved

07/28/2015 Visa issued (again delays due to technical problems)

07/29/2015 Visa received, FINALLY!

07/30/2015 Flight to US (POE Newark)

08/04/2015 Marriage

08/06/2015 AOS, EAD and AP petition sent

09/01/2015 Biometrics

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had the same problem with one of the police certificates, where my last name was misspelled. I added an explanation with the document and had no problem at all.

What's the difference between police certificate and criminal record? -the latter is the terminology we use here in Denmark by default. Is a police certificate the version for someone who hasn't done anything criminal?


Our Visa Journey (L) (See our Immigration timeline for a very detailed K-1 and AOS process)

 

08/17/2015 - I-129F petition/packet sent off
12/17/2015 - Visa Interview in Sweden. We're APPROVED!!!
01/14/2016 - P.O.E. @ Newark International Airport
03/21/2016 - Got married @ town hall
03/22/2016 - AOS, EAD, AP packet sent off
08/03/2016 - Became a Conditional Permanent Resident
09/2016 and up until present day (2018) - awaiting corrected GC (I-90 in process)
05/07/2018 - ROC packet sent off

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Ask our VJ Immigration Lawyers.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
- Back to Top -


Important Disclaimer: Please read carefully the Visajourney.com Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service you should not access or view any page (including this page) on VisaJourney.com. Answers and comments provided on Visajourney.com Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Visajourney.com does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. VisaJourney.com does not condone immigration fraud in any way, shape or manner. VisaJourney.com recommends that if any member or user knows directly of someone involved in fraudulent or illegal activity, that they report such activity directly to the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You can contact ICE via email at Immigration.Reply@dhs.gov or you can telephone ICE at 1-866-347-2423. All reported threads/posts containing reference to immigration fraud or illegal activities will be removed from this board. If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by contacting us here with a url link to that content. Thank you.
×