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Hello, I received the packet 3 from the Brasilian Consulate in Rio, and in their explanatory instructions (in portuguese) they said "please return DS-230 I and II with THE FEE and DS-2001 and copy of passport and passport foto"--ok, but it didn't have any other information about how to pay the fee, or what the fee is. I know there is a fee of $380.00 to pay on the day of the interview when we go to Rio, but I think that is for something else.

So--What's this DS-230 fee and where do I pay when doing a Direct Consular Filing for a CR-1 spousal visa?

Also--when should the medical exam be done? The explanatory instructions said that once they mark our interview appointment they will send us a card in the mail with the date, along with instructions about how to do the medical exam. Do we have to wait for this exam, or do the registered doctors (on the list we received from consulate) know what to do?

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
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Visa fee is $400 http://www.embaixadaamericana.org.br/pdfs/visafee2008eng.pdf

Fees should be paid at the U.S. Consulate General in Dollars or the local currency equivalents in cash, checks are not accepted. We only accept full payment in one or the other currency. “Travelers checks” from the beneficiary are acceptable when signed in front of the cashier. International Credit Cards are also acceptable, as long as, the card owner is phisically present at the Consulate. The application fee is not refundable.
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Filed: Country: Brazil
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Visa fee is $400 http://www.embaixadaamericana.org.br/pdfs/visafee2008eng.pdf

Fees should be paid at the U.S. Consulate General in Dollars or the local currency equivalents in cash, checks are not accepted. We only accept full payment in one or the other currency. “Travelers checks” from the beneficiary are acceptable when signed in front of the cashier. International Credit Cards are also acceptable, as long as, the card owner is phisically present at the Consulate. The application fee is not refundable.
http://brasilia.usembassy.gov/index.php?ac...amp;itemmenu=58

Right, we paid a fee at the US Consulate when we did our initial interview in Sao Paulo to lodge the I-130 petition (the old fee of $380). But what do they mean about the fee referred to on the DS-230 form that says should be sent back with the DS-230 I and II form?

Is there a separate fee for:

1. The initial interview to lodge the I-130 petition?

2. The DS-230 application fee?

3. The final interview fee?

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Visa fee is $400 http://www.embaixadaamericana.org.br/pdfs/visafee2008eng.pdf

Fees should be paid at the U.S. Consulate General in Dollars or the local currency equivalents in cash, checks are not accepted. We only accept full payment in one or the other currency. “Travelers checks” from the beneficiary are acceptable when signed in front of the cashier. International Credit Cards are also acceptable, as long as, the card owner is phisically present at the Consulate. The application fee is not refundable.
http://brasilia.usembassy.gov/index.php?ac...amp;itemmenu=58

Right, we paid a fee at the US Consulate when we did our initial interview in Sao Paulo to lodge the I-130 petition (the old fee of $380). But what do they mean about the fee referred to on the DS-230 form that says should be sent back with the DS-230 I and II form?

Is there a separate fee for:

1. The initial interview to lodge the I-130 petition?

2. The DS-230 application fee?

3. The final interview fee?

The DS-230 fee is the visa fee, which should be paid on the day of the interview. I do not know why it's saying that you need to pay it now. When you do DCF, you pay it on the day of the interview. I would prepare the DS-230 and DS-2001 and then give them a call to confirm that the visa fee is paid on the day.


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