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Just when I was about to give up and go to the Post Office to pay the AOS,

and after over 30 calls to operators...I FINALLY have the IIN.

Was able to login and make both the AOS and IV payments...printed out the receipt pages.

Within my 30 calls, I talked to 3 different supervisors who insisted that they either

don't have the number or can't give it out on the phone. One even said they have NEVER given it out on the phone.

It was really frustrating. But I decided to keep calling, kept my cool, finally talked to an operator (evening)

that gave me the number without any hassle.

I have no idea what their policy is on IIN. I was starting to take it personally...but kept my cool.

You would think I was asking for the President's cellphone number.

I never thought it would be this difficult to pay the government money.

Hope this helps.


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2006-11-01: Met online through common interest in music - NOT Dating Service

2007-01-28: Met in person in Paris

2007-10-02: Married in Tokyo

2008-07-05: I-130 Sent

2008-08-13: NOA2 I-130

2008-10-02: Case Complete at NVC

2008-11-04: Interview - CR-1 Visa APPROVED

2008-12-11: POE - Chicago

2009-01-12: GC and Welcome Letter

2010-09-01: Preparing I-751 Removal of Conditions

2011-03-22: Card Production Ordered

2011-03-30 10 Year Card Received DONE FOR 10 YEARS

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and is based on personal experience or personal knowledge. Sometimes there might not be any information at all in my posts. Sometimes it might just

be humor or chit-chat, or nonsense. Deal with it. If you can read this...you're too close. Step away from the LingLing

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And it appears to have made very little difference.

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It baffles me as well since they should all answer the same way. But again, it seems like the NVC's night crew is a lot more flexible and nicer that the people working the other shift.

Diana


CR-1

02/05/07 - I-130 sent to NSC

05/03/07 - NOA2

05/10/07 - NVC receives petition, case # assigned

08/08/07 - Case Complete

09/27/07 - Interview, visa granted

10/02/07 - POE

11/16/07 - Received green card and Welcome to America letter in the mail

Removing Conditions

07/06/09 - I-751 sent to CSC

08/14/09 - Biometrics

09/27/09 - Approved

10/01/09 - Received 10 year green card

U.S. Citizenship

03/30/11 - N-400 sent via Priority Mail w/ delivery confirmation

05/12/11 - Biometrics

07/20/11 - Interview - passed

07/20/11 - Oath ceremony - same day as interview

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It baffles me as well since they should all answer the same way. But again, it seems like the NVC's night crew is a lot more flexible and nicer that the people working the other shift.

Diana

Diana,

first of all, CONGRATS on your Visa.

Second, thanks for hanging around to help all of us still on the journey.


LingChe NVC Guide

Using this guide may allow you to fly through NVC in as little as 11 days.

visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/LingChe_NVC_ShortCut

--------------------

Our Visa Journey

2006-11-01: Met online through common interest in music - NOT Dating Service

2007-01-28: Met in person in Paris

2007-10-02: Married in Tokyo

2008-07-05: I-130 Sent

2008-08-13: NOA2 I-130

2008-10-02: Case Complete at NVC

2008-11-04: Interview - CR-1 Visa APPROVED

2008-12-11: POE - Chicago

2009-01-12: GC and Welcome Letter

2010-09-01: Preparing I-751 Removal of Conditions

2011-03-22: Card Production Ordered

2011-03-30 10 Year Card Received DONE FOR 10 YEARS

Standard Disclaimer (may not be valid in Iowa or Kentucky, please check your local laws): Any information given should not be considered legal advice,

and is based on personal experience or personal knowledge. Sometimes there might not be any information at all in my posts. Sometimes it might just

be humor or chit-chat, or nonsense. Deal with it. If you can read this...you're too close. Step away from the LingLing

YES WE DID!

And it appears to have made very little difference.

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my Cousin got the IIN in the second try. it all depends on the whom you are talking to on the phone

My cousin got cooties on the first try. It all depends on whom you hang with on the playground.

Seriously though...congrats on your upcoming interview.


LingChe NVC Guide

Using this guide may allow you to fly through NVC in as little as 11 days.

visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/LingChe_NVC_ShortCut

--------------------

Our Visa Journey

2006-11-01: Met online through common interest in music - NOT Dating Service

2007-01-28: Met in person in Paris

2007-10-02: Married in Tokyo

2008-07-05: I-130 Sent

2008-08-13: NOA2 I-130

2008-10-02: Case Complete at NVC

2008-11-04: Interview - CR-1 Visa APPROVED

2008-12-11: POE - Chicago

2009-01-12: GC and Welcome Letter

2010-09-01: Preparing I-751 Removal of Conditions

2011-03-22: Card Production Ordered

2011-03-30 10 Year Card Received DONE FOR 10 YEARS

Standard Disclaimer (may not be valid in Iowa or Kentucky, please check your local laws): Any information given should not be considered legal advice,

and is based on personal experience or personal knowledge. Sometimes there might not be any information at all in my posts. Sometimes it might just

be humor or chit-chat, or nonsense. Deal with it. If you can read this...you're too close. Step away from the LingLing

YES WE DID!

And it appears to have made very little difference.

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I have called twice to no avail. They told me to wait for the paperwork, and the other told me that the online payment is not working...


I-130 Timeline:

12-11-2007- Married my Love

02-08-2008- CSC receives I-130

02-11-2008- Received Hardcopy NOA1

08-14-2008- Approved!!! 216 days...

08-21-2008- NOA2 Hardcopy received

08-27-2008- NVC Receives file, NVC Case Number issued

09-05-2008- AOS Fee Bill and DS-3032 Generated

09-06-2008- E-mailed DS-3032 to NVC

09-11-2008- Received Hardcopy of DS-3032 and AOS Fee Bill

09-15-2008- Mailed Hardcopy of DS-3032

09-16-2008- Paid $70 AOS fee online

09-17-2008- Received E-mail confirming the DS-3032 Agent

09-17-2008- Printed Coversheet for AOS paperwork

09-17-2008- IV Bill Invoiced

12-16-2008- Sent I-864 EZ to NVC

NOW: Debating on current situation...

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Not to give you any bad news, was your IV Bill generated before you paid it? Usually if it hasn't been and you pay it online, it can delay your case because it hasn't been generated. It's happen with a few people here on VJ. Hope this is not the case with you... Good Luck with that!! :thumbs:

Nita

Just when I was about to give up and go to the Post Office to pay the AOS,

and after over 30 calls to operators...I FINALLY have the IIN.

Was able to login and make both the AOS and IV payments...printed out the receipt pages.

Within my 30 calls, I talked to 3 different supervisors who insisted that they either

don't have the number or can't give it out on the phone. One even said they have NEVER given it out on the phone.

It was really frustrating. But I decided to keep calling, kept my cool, finally talked to an operator (evening)

that gave me the number without any hassle.

I have no idea what their policy is on IIN. I was starting to take it personally...but kept my cool.

You would think I was asking for the President's cellphone number.

I never thought it would be this difficult to pay the government money.

Hope this helps.


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NVC

7.22.08 - CASE COMPLETED IN 90 DAYS - THANK GOD!!

Embassy

9.29.08-Interview - AP (2 weeks)

10.15.08 - AP over :) Embassy called hubby to go get his Visa - HAPPIEST DAY!!!

10.20.08 - Visa Issued

11.25.08 - POE (JFK then SFO)

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Not to give you any bad news, was your IV Bill generated before you paid it? Usually if it hasn't been and you pay it online, it can delay your case because it hasn't been generated. It's happen with a few people here on VJ. Hope this is not the case with you... Good Luck with that!! :thumbs:

Nita

I had heard about the risks of sending in documents before they've been generated or requested.

I confirmed that my AOS and IV fee bills were generated....paid online on Aug. 28, shows "PAID" on Aug. 29th.

Now if I can just get the DS-230 and I-864 packages ready...we'll be done soon.

Those entering NVC should have a look at the link below...

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/index.ph...amp;pid=2162701


LingChe NVC Guide

Using this guide may allow you to fly through NVC in as little as 11 days.

visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/LingChe_NVC_ShortCut

--------------------

Our Visa Journey

2006-11-01: Met online through common interest in music - NOT Dating Service

2007-01-28: Met in person in Paris

2007-10-02: Married in Tokyo

2008-07-05: I-130 Sent

2008-08-13: NOA2 I-130

2008-10-02: Case Complete at NVC

2008-11-04: Interview - CR-1 Visa APPROVED

2008-12-11: POE - Chicago

2009-01-12: GC and Welcome Letter

2010-09-01: Preparing I-751 Removal of Conditions

2011-03-22: Card Production Ordered

2011-03-30 10 Year Card Received DONE FOR 10 YEARS

Standard Disclaimer (may not be valid in Iowa or Kentucky, please check your local laws): Any information given should not be considered legal advice,

and is based on personal experience or personal knowledge. Sometimes there might not be any information at all in my posts. Sometimes it might just

be humor or chit-chat, or nonsense. Deal with it. If you can read this...you're too close. Step away from the LingLing

YES WE DID!

And it appears to have made very little difference.

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Hey all,

I tried several times to get an operator to tell me the IIN but to no avail. It all worked out in the end though as I got the letter in the mail fairly quickly. Here was the timeline of events for reference:

Case entered in system: 8/14

AOS fee bill generated / mailed out: 8/25

AVR updated to reflect above: 8/29

Letter regarding instructions to pay AOS fee arrived 8/30

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Keep trying :dance: I have called soooo many times for almost 2 weeks now to no avail but tonight :dance: I'll be danged if I didn't get the goods!

I got 'Matt' at NVC and he not only told me when the DS3032 was sent..(8/29) he gave me the IIN number !!! :dance:

I acted like his best friend and said, 'just 2 quick quesitons...was the 3032 generated?' yes it was on the 29th...great and one last thing...do I have an invoice #?" OH HAPPY DAY!

I feel armed and dangerous now!

Jackie

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Keep trying :dance: I have called soooo many times for almost 2 weeks now to no avail but tonight :dance: I'll be danged if I didn't get the goods!

I got 'Matt' at NVC and he not only told me when the DS3032 was sent..(8/29) he gave me the IIN number !!! :dance:

I acted like his best friend and said, 'just 2 quick quesitons...was the 3032 generated?' yes it was on the 29th...great and one last thing...do I have an invoice #?" OH HAPPY DAY!

I feel armed and dangerous now!

Jackie

HA! I think I got Matt too. He's one of the good ones (at least in OUR book).

Congrats Jackie. Have a look at the link in my signature "post #293, for info on timing.


LingChe NVC Guide

Using this guide may allow you to fly through NVC in as little as 11 days.

visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/LingChe_NVC_ShortCut

--------------------

Our Visa Journey

2006-11-01: Met online through common interest in music - NOT Dating Service

2007-01-28: Met in person in Paris

2007-10-02: Married in Tokyo

2008-07-05: I-130 Sent

2008-08-13: NOA2 I-130

2008-10-02: Case Complete at NVC

2008-11-04: Interview - CR-1 Visa APPROVED

2008-12-11: POE - Chicago

2009-01-12: GC and Welcome Letter

2010-09-01: Preparing I-751 Removal of Conditions

2011-03-22: Card Production Ordered

2011-03-30 10 Year Card Received DONE FOR 10 YEARS

Standard Disclaimer (may not be valid in Iowa or Kentucky, please check your local laws): Any information given should not be considered legal advice,

and is based on personal experience or personal knowledge. Sometimes there might not be any information at all in my posts. Sometimes it might just

be humor or chit-chat, or nonsense. Deal with it. If you can read this...you're too close. Step away from the LingLing

YES WE DID!

And it appears to have made very little difference.

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