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question about certificate to contract marriage from USEM,Manila

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hello my fellow VJ members,

I would like to ask how long does it take for my fiancé to obtain a certificate to contract marriage from USEM Manila.

days? a week?

thank you.

Perge


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Petitioner (My Mom)

Beneficiary (My Sister 18 y.o)

06-07-19- Sent I-130

06-11-19- NOA1

02-19-20- "Initial Review, Transferred to another Visa Center"

03-11-20- APPROVED!!!

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hello my fellow VJ members,

I would like to ask how long does it take for my fiancé to obtain a certificate to contract marriage from USEM Manila.

days? a week?

thank you.

Perge

Your US citizen fiance' can get it on the same day. It depends on the number of people applying for the Legal Capacity to Marry. Half an hour to one hour at least.


05/18/07 married

05/29/07 sent I-130s for me & my daughter at CSC

06/16/07 checks for I-130 cashed

06/19/07 sent I-129F not waiting for noa1 but with printed online copies of checks cashed

06/25/07 check for I-129f cashed

06/29/07 transferred I-129f to CSC

07/03/07 received noa1 in the mail for I-129f

10/31/07 approved K3 and my I-130 except for my daughter

11/05/07 received NOA2 in the mail

12/01/07 received mail from NVC/yey we got our case number

12/20/07 went to St. Lukes and had my early medical exam

01/30/08 schedule for medical

02/07/08 interview, approved!

02/12/08 visa pick-up/cfo

02/14/08 POE-LAX

06/19/08 AOS mailed thru USPS

06/22/08 AOS delivered to Chicago IL

06/28/08 check cashed

06/30/08 received NOA1 dated 06/25/08

07/26/08 biometrics appointment

09/09/08 received EAD card in the mail

12/03/08 received interview letter for Jan 21 2009

01/21/09 approved for conditional permanent residence

02/02/09 permanent residence card arrived in the mail

10/21/10 submit form to remove conditions

01/21/11 10 year gc received

03/05/12 mailed my N-400

03/06/12 received email that they have my N-400

04/05/12 biometrics

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thank you for the information... More power to your family!


F2A

Petitioner (My Mom)

Beneficiary (My Sister 18 y.o)

06-07-19- Sent I-130

06-11-19- NOA1

02-19-20- "Initial Review, Transferred to another Visa Center"

03-11-20- APPROVED!!!

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thank you for the information... More power to your family!

but please note, I beleive that there IS a WAITING PERIOD before you can actually use the aquired certificate.


Wishing Everyone Speed, Success, Happiness and Love,

TinTin and Samby

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No waiting period on the LCTM from the embassy, just the normal 10-day waiting period after you get your marriage license before you can get married.

Also the embassy only gives the certificate out in the mornings (from 8am to 10am if I remember correctly)


Ako gugma ko GWAPA asawa Kathlene!

(I love my BEAUTIFUL wife Kathlene!)

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"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."

George Bernard Shaw

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There's no waiting period... my husband got his Certificate to Contract Marriage in less than 30 minutes. Applying for a Marriage License at the Local civil registrar (where the Philippine fiance resides) will require 10-days waiting period (they may have you attend counseling and the family planning seminar, etc...).


HELEN

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22 February 2010 - mailed the N-400 packet

02 March 2010 - Check encashed/I-797C NOA

03 March 2010 - USCIS Acceptance Confirmation via e-mail and text message

06 March 2010 - received I-797C, Notice of Action/Receipt

01 April 2010 - Biometrics Appointment (Biometrics done 4/7/10)

27 April 2010 - received I-797C/ Request to Appear for Naturalization Interview

02 June 2010 - Interview schedule

17 June 2010 - Oath Taking (Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, CA)

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Perge asked in the K3 forum also. Might as well link the two posts: :D

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=106171

Edited by edp333

Naturalization

3/23/14 - N400 package sent to Phoenix

3/27/14 - N400 package delivered

4/3/14 - NOA1 receipt date

4/4/14 - check cashed

04/29/14 - biometrics date

07/01/14 - interview date

xx/xx/xx - Oath Ceremony

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