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Behavior of CGI Stanley and Interview scheduling?

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So far here is how far I am.

P4 was an email and fee was paid at CITIC

but now I try to schedule, it only gives me January 3-11, nothing else in future. Does that mean those are my only choices, or can I just stall and check back later for late January like the 25th or so?

It seems too short of a notice to schedule medical in Beijing (I do not even know if the available appointments would be early enough, cant get to the appointment selection part unless I actually book my interview date), find air tickets, hotel etc.

Is the appointments available kinda set a certain week from checking the site? or I have to just take what is left?

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Where is your visa interview going to take place? As you know, most of the interviews are done in Guangzhou. However, you are trying to schedule the medical exam in Beijing? not Guangzhou?

:time: Can't tell or recall what visa you are going for????

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Interview is for K1 visa in Guangzhou.

My Fiancee is in Beijing thus the medical can be done ahead of time at the authorized Beijing Clinic.

She is also out of town for 2 weeks at end of month so January 11 is too close for her to go down to Guangzhou with all necessary items (Medical etc)

I found on another forum that they update the system every Monday and Friday, so more dates open up? correct?

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Sorry, we went through the GUZ prior to the advent of CGI Stanley. Hopefully a more recent "graduate" of the new system will come by and be able to answer.


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They'll probably release more appointments closer to end of December. I'd keep checking for appointments that work with your schedule.

Also, she can go to the interview without medical results. She'll be given 221g for medical and will get her visa issued after they receive them.


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I checked back again, still showing 11 as latest and then one earlier date popped up in December.

Interview appointments are at best released up to a month in advance, if you need a date later than Jan 11. You will need to wait until after christmas, or after the new year to start looking to schedule.

Plan to have your Medical done 2 weeks prior to your interview date to grant as much leeway as possible on the expiration of your Visa.


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