Jump to content
Yang&Josh

NSO birth certificate not clear

8 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

Hi this bothers me a lot. I hope you could help me. I have read similar issues already but the answers were different. So these are my issues. Actually, I have 2.

First, my NSO birth certificate is not clear. It is really unreadable that even if you will look closely still you can't read it. I have my Local Birth Certificate which is clear already. Some said that I could just attach my local birth certificate for a back up document. Others said that I need to request from the local office to make my birth certificate in NSO clear. I ordered 2 copies of it from NSO and sad that they are not readable. I am planning to schedule my interview in a week or more when all my papers are ready and good to go. My questions for this are, do I need to request from the local registry for them to change my record into a clear one and then order another copy from NSO or I could just attach my Local Birth certificate? Note that I will be using this record during my visa interview.

Second is that, my NSO birth certificate shows only my First name and my middle name as my last name in the name field. This is because when I was issued this record, my parents were not yet married so I was held illegitimate. But then again, many years ago, my mother requested for an adjustment already that's why now, it's being changed. So this is what happened, it's still my First name and Middle name in the Name field without my last name, but then again on the right side, there's a print that says I am legitimated already and it stated there my full name. When I applied for passport they just highlighted that part without any problems. But I know that embassy is quite strict with the documents so I wanna ask if anyone of you knows what to do regarding this/these situation/s. I am really bothered. If I need to do something about this, I will just go to the local office after the holidays on the 27th. I just need some answers or verifications from the experts here.

Thank you so much and Merry Christmas! ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You need to return to PSA (NSO) and have your document repaired and have clear and corrected certificates to produce at your interview to avoid any delays.


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Double what Greenbaum said.... has to be PSA (was NSO) document. Sucks but you need to get them to make a clear copy, maybe bring your local copy to PSA and see what they say.


Visa chase and citizenship.. DONE!

 

For helpful information  gif animation     CLICK HERE!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Okay thank you Greenbaum and PhSagot. I was there already and process the correction. They gave me 2 weeks to come back so need to wait for 2 more weeks but they said that there is no assurance that the correction to have a clear copy will be approved by PSA Manila. I requested at PSA in my hometown which is Dumaguete. Hope it will go smoothly and I will just see what they'll say. Thanks again and Godbless.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Okay thank you Greenbaum and PhSagot. I was there already and process the correction. They gave me 2 weeks to come back so need to wait for 2 more weeks but they said that there is no assurance that the correction to have a clear copy will be approved by PSA Manila. I requested at PSA in my hometown which is Dumaguete. Hope it will go smoothly and I will just see what they'll say. Thanks again and Godbless.

I have found by leaving a tip can help speed up the process. Do you have any friends you know working where you went?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Yang&Josh how did you make your NSO clear? As what I have understood you went to your Local Civil Registar to request for a clear copy so that PSA (NSO) can give you a clear one. Any requirements that I need to bring at the Local Civil Registrar? TIA



event.png

 

NOA1: September 1, 2017
NOA2: March 2, 2018 (After 182 days including weekends)
NVC Received: March 20, 2018 (Electronic group)
NVC Case No. Assigned: April 2, 2018 (Notified by calling: AT NVC)
NVC Left: April 3, 2018 (Notified by mail: IN TRANSIT)
Consulate Received: April 5, 2018 (READY)

Case Last Updated: April 17, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: May 28, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: June 7, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: June 10, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: June 19, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Packet3 received: June 19, 2018

Interview: July 26, 2018 (received a conditional approval slip after the interview) 

Ceac Status (ISSUED): July 26, 2018

*in a span of 3 hours CEAC status changed from Ready to Application Received to Administrative Processing to Issued*

 

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 hours ago, Xie_xong said:

Hi Yang&Josh how did you make your NSO clear? As what I have understood you went to your Local Civil Registar to request for a clear copy so that PSA (NSO) can give you a clear one. Any requirements that I need to bring at the Local Civil Registrar? TIA

I'm sure they returned to PSA and was able to get a clear copy. I'm not sure what the LR will require but I would start with the copy of the BC you have and some form of ID. BTW the OP has not been here since may.

Edited by Greenbaum

Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 8/25/2017 at 6:43 PM, Greenbaum said:

I'm sure they returned to PSA and was able to get a clear copy. I'm not sure what the LR will require but I would start with the copy of the BC you have and some form of ID. BTW the OP has not been here since may.

Hi Greenbaum thank you :) ..i found her updated post it seemed like she was not given a clear copy of her BC from PSA because it has like a note on the BC itself "Best possible image". She attached her Local birth certificate along with her BC from PSA...



event.png

 

NOA1: September 1, 2017
NOA2: March 2, 2018 (After 182 days including weekends)
NVC Received: March 20, 2018 (Electronic group)
NVC Case No. Assigned: April 2, 2018 (Notified by calling: AT NVC)
NVC Left: April 3, 2018 (Notified by mail: IN TRANSIT)
Consulate Received: April 5, 2018 (READY)

Case Last Updated: April 17, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: May 28, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: June 7, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: June 10, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Case Last Updated: June 19, 2018 (per CEAC website)

Packet3 received: June 19, 2018

Interview: July 26, 2018 (received a conditional approval slip after the interview) 

Ceac Status (ISSUED): July 26, 2018

*in a span of 3 hours CEAC status changed from Ready to Application Received to Administrative Processing to Issued*

 

 

 

 

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.
×