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Hi does anybody have experience or knowledge on how many business days from interview approval until ready to pick up at the 2go Mall of Asia location? I've seen 3 to 4 days on other posts....wanting to know how accurate that is? Thanks for any knowledge  you could give.

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Ours was 10-11 days total from interview until pick up.

 

CEAC says issued? Ours took 2-3 days from the time is said issued.

 

2go should text you saying it is there and ready for pickup if you gave your cell number.

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08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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13 minutes ago, Ben&Zian said:

Ours was 10-11 days total from interview until pick up.

 

CEAC says issued? Ours took 2-3 days from the time is said issued.

 

2go should text you saying it is there and ready for pickup if you gave your cell number.

You picked your up at the 2go MOA?

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Yes my partner picked up at MOA.

 

And again, see our time line.

 

November 8th approved.

November 18th picked up visa.

CEAC said "Issued" status on 14th-15th.


08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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Country-specific thread is moved from K-1 Case Progress to the Philippines regional forum.


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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I think even with exact pickup locations the times can vary, my fiance had her interview on Dec 19th, and she picked up her visa packet at the 2Go location in her hometown of CDO on the 23rd of December, so I'm guessing it will be same or faster for you since your in Manila. But honestly it could take longer, you really can't predict it ahead of time.

 

Also...your interview was on a Friday....so add more days, ours was on a Monday.

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Can't predict with any certainty when your visa will be available.  Times are all over the place. Just follow CEAC and you'll have a very good idea.


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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]

 

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9 hours ago, jlswank said:

Hi does anybody have experience or knowledge on how many business days from interview approval until ready to pick up at the 2go Mall of Asia location? I've seen 3 to 4 days on other posts....wanting to know how accurate that is? Thanks for any knowledge  you could give.

 

Picking up the visa package at MOA can usually save a couple days.   Embassy states 5-10 days from ISSUED, not the interview, for delivery.. so it could be a couple days less for MOA.

 

As each application is different there is no way to determine HOW LONG.


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1 hour ago, Sagot said:

 

Picking up the visa package at MOA can usually save a couple days.   Embassy states 5-10 days from ISSUED, not the interview, for delivery.. so it could be a couple days less for MOA.

 

As each application is different there is no way to determine HOW LONG.

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