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last updated on 2018-09-29 by Plumley042

Phone Number: +64 9 303 2724. Extn: 2810
E-Mail: AucklandIV@state.gov
Address: 3rd Floor
Citibank Building
23 Customs Street
Auckland
New Zealand
Working Hours: 7:45am - 12pm Monday - Friday for appointments/ walk in. 2pm-4pm Monday - Friday for phone inquires.

Best Contact Method: Phone - +64 9 303 2724. Extn: 2810
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 1 - 3 weeks
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: Packet 3 is emailed.
*K1 visa instructions checklist
*New Zealand Police vetting instructions (as these have changed)
*Medical check forms to be taken to your medical check, includes addresses and contact details of approved medical centres.
*Form to request grant of appointment
*Form for biographic information

ALL DOCUMENTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES MUST BE TRANSLATED TO ENGLISH! Translates must be qualified.

You are advised not to make any travel plans or give up your job.

ARRANGE YOUR MEDICAL APPOINTMENT NOW.
Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known): Packet 4 is emailed.
*Letter with interview date which you need to keep and take to the interview with you.

Forms to Consulate? ** MAKE COPIES OF EVERYTHING FIRST**

When you receive packet three, you should return the following ASAP:

- Complete your Police vetting form and send to the NZ Police email address (vetting@police.govt.nz)
- Fill out online DS-160 (this online form now replaces forms: DS 230,DS156,DS156K and DS 157. Once you have completed your DS 160 online, print a copy of the confirmation page containing the AA# barcode and send to the consulate. Your NOA2 hard copy received by your petitioner will instruct you of the website to complete the DS 160 or it can be found travel.state.gov website
- 2 x additional passport photos (each 50 x 50 mm square).
- A copy of valid passports biographic pages. (page with your photo etc).
- Form to request grant of appointment
- Form for biographic information

THEN ONCE YOU HAVE ALL THE BELOW REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SEND IN:

- Your Birth Certificate - the original. Birth certificate must show both parent names. (Original will be given back to you at the interview).
- Birth Certificates for children under 21, even IF NOT travelling with you. An original is required.
- ORIGINAL certified copy of divorce or death certificate of any previous spouse(s) for both applicant and petitioner.
- Police Certificate for all places lived for over ONE year (12 months) since the age of 16. The NZ Police checks will be sent directly from NZ Police to the US Consulate. You will not get a copy of this.
- Evidence of Financial Support - I-134 - co-sponsors also accepted - but ALWAYS complete a form for the petitioner even if you have a co-sponsor. Proof of income from your US Finance is required - we had to supply the W-2 and the 1020.
- Pre paid courier envelop - A4, I recommend courier post A4 tracked package. SELF ADDRESSED.
- Proof of your own funds, bank statements etc + Current Resume/ C.V.
- SIGN THE FORM PROVIDED TO AGREE YOU HAVE ALL THIS AND SEND IT IN.

NOTE: The consulate WILL NOT schedule your interview UNTIL you have sent ALL of the above documents to them.
Other Forms (if any)? You will take the following to you interview:

- Current Passport, ensure it has one year validity + all previous expired passports with USA entry stamps / visas in them.
- FEE: NZ$397.50 payable by cash or US$265 if paying by credit/debit card
- Evidence of relationship (photos, letters, etc) (Consulate doesn't ask for this directly but is freely accepted) updated letters of intent (not necessary but got positive response for providing renewed ones)(BRING THIS TO INTERVIEW DO NOT MAIL IN)
Direct Consular Filing Offered? No
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? All
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Same_Day
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? 5-10 working days .
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? YOU WILL NEED 6X PASSPORT PHOTOS FOR MEDICAL, NOT 4 AS BELOW (Drop down does not offer 6 as an option)

Wellington
Approx $360 for medical, $71.30 for X-Ray and there are a number of vacciantions needed depending on age. The price ranges from $40-$80.
blood tests which cost $80-$220. Blood test costs will depend on whether a blood tests are required to determine your vaccinations history if this is not available. $15 courier fee for results to be sent from Medical centre to consulate
Auckland
$340 for medical + x-ray and vdrl blood test at citymed (auckland CBD). vaccinations are additional, prices are $40+
CityMed $412 for exam, UA/Blood test and x-ray. Vaccinations additional
Christchurch
$370 for medical including vaccinations if required and vdrl blood test at High Street City Health X-ray at Christchurch Radiology Group $99

NOTE: You can schedule your medical as soon as you have your case number from NVC
List of doctors? AUCKLAND
Dr. Megan Corbett : (CityMed, Ground Floor, )
Dr. Donna Marshall : (Quay West Bldg. ) : (09) 377-5525*
Dr. Lidia Nowak, : (Cnr Albert St & Mills Lane )
Dr. Lisa Searle, : (Auckland 1 )
*They tell you to fill out an online form if you call, so just go to http://www.citymed.co.nz/immigration-medicals/us-immigration and fill it out, then wait for them to call you.

Dr. W. L. Daniels : (320 Remuera Road, Remuera Doctors ): (09) 524-6504
Dr. Anton Wiles : (Remuera, Auckland 5 )

Dr. Marcus Stone : Remuera Med. Center, 377a Remuera Road : (09) 520-1565
Remuera, Auckland 5

WELLINGTON:
Dr David Hingston : (The Terrace Medical Clinic, Level 1 :(04) 499-3236
Dr Edwin Whiteside : ( 50 The Terrace

CHRISTCHURCH
Dr. Michael Ozimek : (High Street City Health, : (03) 341-8780
& Dr. T. Wilson : (62 Riccarton Road, Riccarton 8011
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 2
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 30 minutes - 3 hours. packet 4 states at least 2 hours Get there on time and have all your paper work in order.
Vaccination requirements? VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS: Immigrant visa applicants are required to obtain certain vaccinations
(some of which are listed below), prior to the issuance of an immigrant visa. Panel Physicians are required
to verify that immigrant visa applicants have met the vaccination requirements. The required vaccinations
listed are dependent on the age of the applicant. You should take any prior vaccination record
with you to the consular physician, who will advise you which vaccinations/immunology are required
and whether you require further vaccinations:
MUMPS, MEASLES, RUBELLA, POLIO, TETANUS & DIPHTHERIA TOXOIDS,
PERTUSSIS (WHOOPING COUGH), INFLUENZA TYPE B (HIB), HEPATITIS B,
VARICELLA (CHICKEN POX), PNEUMOCOCCAL, AND INFLUENZA.
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Oaks Hotel in Gore Street - Around $100 - $140 per night, $25 for a carpark. This is one block from Consulate.
wyndham - right across the street
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