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Info for K3/K4 filers - if you plan to take kids

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Hi all, just in case someone else needs to know, I emailed the Vancouver Consulate as there's not much info out there regarding K4's. My almost 16 yr old son will be coming with me to the US and I couldn't find info for him other than the Consulate will require the DS-157 for him (as well as the other forms) but all that other stuff, no answers anywhere...my reply back from them:

Does he need to have medical done?

· Yes, required by all applicants for K visas.

As well as Police Certificate?

· Yes, for all applicants over the age of 16.

Do we need permission from his biological Dad? (Joint custody, I am the primary custodian-Mom)

· Yes, you need a notarized letter of consent from the biological father.

K visa unit

Vancouver, Canada

I wasn't sure about some of this as originally I read somewhere that if the process started when he was 15, we wouldn't need all this other stuff done...the costs just seem to be going up! I have a REEEEALLY nice car for sale, btw! lol

jen

Edited by hheaven67

effective May 13, 2011 - back in Canada, journey is over

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada
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and i also think that no matter what age... they might be needed at the interview (read that in another post but not specific to canada)


Removal of conditions

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02.24.2011 Biometric

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AOS/EAD/AP from K1

07.23.2008 Send AOS/EAD/AP

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09.25.2008 Card production ordered for EAD (CRIS email) and a couple of touch since (last one 09.30.2008)

09.27.2008 Reception AP

10.02.2008 EAD Received

02.23.2009 Notice for interview (1.5 month late compared to LA statistics)

03.16.2009 AOS Touch

04.01.2009 Interview in LA  // Approved 

04.06.2009 Welcome to the USA Letter

04.13.2009 Reception GC

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada
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No, there is another post on here that states that kids under a certain age do NOT have to attend the interview!! Not sure if the age is 12 or 14!! 12 sticks out in my mind, but I'm sure others will chirp in


Canadians Visiting the USA while undergoing the visa process, my free advice:

1) Always tell the TRUTH. never lie to the POE officer

2) Be confident in ur replies

3) keep ur response short and to the point, don't tell ur life story!!

4) look the POE officer in the eye when speaking to them. They are looking for people lieing and have been trained to find them!

5) Pack light! No job resumes with you

6) Bring ties to Canada (letter from employer when ur expected back at work, lease, etc etc)

7) Always be polite, being rude isn't going to get ya anywhere, and could make things worse!!

8) Have a plan in case u do get denied (be polite) It wont harm ur visa application if ur denied,that is if ur polite and didn't lie! Refer to #1

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USC here. Speaking from experience our 14 and 16 yr olds were required to appear. Our 10 and 12 yr were not. I remember reading some where that children under 14 are typically not required to appear but that doesn't mean the consulate can't or will not.

Edited by Ontarkie

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