Jump to content
Haran??1933

Timing from interview to visa issued (k-1)

3 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

My fiance had his interview and submitted his passport on November 15 at the Jerusalem consulate. The status on the CEAC was updated from Ready to Administrative Processing. Then a few days ago it was changed back to Ready so we emailed them to ask what is going on. They said that they are in final processing of the case. And then said it can be 2 weeks or longer. From what I have read on this website, most people seems to get their visas within a week to 10 days from when the embassy has all the information. Can anyone give any insight? This process is so frustrating and difficult. We are a very straightforward case. I would think all of the issues are addressed prior to the interview and that the interview is the last step.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It always varies case by case, embassy to embassy.

Sounds like you should get "issued" soon.

It's normal for CEAC to stay as "Ready", then even to a "Ready(Open Status)", then "AP", then sometimes back to "Ready" or straight to "Issued".

The Jerusalem embassy might just be a bit slow compared to others, hard to say, or if they had to do extra checks.

Sounds like you should be seeing "Issued" soon though.

Good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's possible for the timelines for the consulates to fluctuate, depending on the volume or depending on the case itself. Just keep checking every day, I am sure you will see a status change soon.

At least they have responded to your email and it sounds like you have been approved. I completely understand, it can be annoying to wait. Even after my fiance and I saw the status change to "Issued" it still took several days (over a week) to get the visa in hand.

I recommend not making your travel arrangements until you have the visa in hand!

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.
×