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Hey Im just curious what is the total price for the k1 visa after everything is said and done.


10/10/09: Married in Hamilton, Ontario :)

04/01/2010 : I-130 Sent

04/16/10 : NOA1 Issued (Hard Copy)

09/02/2010: File Touched Fingers Crossed

09/24/2010: NOA2 Approval!!!


  • 161 Days since NOA1 - NOA2
    ------------------
    NVC Received File - 10/04/2010
    10/07/2010 Received Case #/Opted into Electronic Processing

    • OPT IN EMAIL CONFIRMATION INTO ELECTRONIC PROCESSING RECEIVED 10/25 TOOK 18 DAYS FROM INITIAL EMAIL SENT
    • DS3032 Sent Following Electronic Proccessing Formats

10/15/2010: I-864(AOS) fee ($88) payment Received

10/18/2010: I-864 (AOS) PAID

10/20/2010: AOS package Sent via Email for Electronic Processing

10/22/2010: IV Bill Invoiced

10/22/2010: IV Bill Paid (Shown Paid Status 8/25/2010)

10/27/2010:DS Forms Emailed Via Email for Electronic Processing

01/06/2011: Sign in Failed

11/23/2010: AOS package review completed

01/05/2011: IV package review completed

01/06/2011: Case Completed (Received case complete Email VIA Electronic Processing)

01/07/2011: Consulate Interview Scheduled

Consulate

02/15/2011: Medical

03/04/2011: Interview

U.S

03/07/2011: POE South of Montreal US-CDN border

03/07/2011: Welcome Letter

03/24/2011: Green Card

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Hey Im just curious what is the total price for the k1 visa after everything is said and done.

I-129F petition - $455

Visa fee - $131

Medical exam - varies by country

Visa delivery fee - varies by country

Document translation - varies if needed

Adjustment of status to greencard - $1010

Removal of conditions (2nd greencard) - $535

Having your SO live with you - Priceless


YMMV

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Hey Im just curious what is the total price for the k1 visa after everything is said and done.

I-129F petition - $455

Visa fee - $131

Medical exam - varies by country

Visa delivery fee - varies by country

Document translation - varies if needed

Adjustment of status to greencard - $1010

Removal of conditions (2nd greencard) - $535

Having your SO live with you - Priceless

Isn't ROC $545?


Removal of Conditions Journey

3/3/2009 - Removal of conditions - sent off packet to CSC

3/5/2009 - I-751 received in CSC

3/9/2009 - Check cashed

3/20/2009 - Biometrics notice received (no NOA1)

4/2/2009 - Biometrics

4/9/2009 - NOA1 date (first undelivered one is 3/5)

4/3/2009 - Touch?

5/6/2009 - ROC Approval - 65 days

6/22/2009 - CRIS Card production ordered email

7/7/2009 - GC arrived!

Naturalization Journey

3/03/2010 N400 sent to Arizona Lockbox

3/15/2010 Check cashed

3/17/2010 NOA1

3/18/2010 - Biometrics notice sent

3/26/2010 Early biometrics done at an ASC different from the one assigned to (Original BIO date was 4/15)

4/30/2010 Yellow letter received and info from USCIS mil line they are working on my interview letter (6/17 appt)

5/1/2010 Text and email interview letter sen

5/6/2010 Interview letter received - scheduled for 6/17/2010 at 10:05am

6/17/2010 Interview appointment - PASSED

6/29/2010 US Citizen

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Hey Im just curious what is the total price for the k1 visa after everything is said and done.

I-129F petition - $455

Visa fee - $131

Medical exam - varies by country

Visa delivery fee - varies by country

Document translation - varies if needed

Adjustment of status to greencard - $1010

Removal of conditions (2nd greencard) - $535

Having your SO live with you - Priceless

+ cost to travel to consulate for visa interview

+ cost to travel to AOS interview

+ cost of copies, getting birth certificates, and other documents

... basically, it's hella expensive.


K-1 Timeline

05/14/08 Engaged on my last day while visiting Bremen

07/03 Mailed 129f package

07/24 NOA1

12/05 NOA2

12/27 Packet 3 received

01/19/09 Medical in Hamburg

03/24 Successful interview at Frankfurt

03/31 Visa received

07/09 POE Salt Lake City

AOS/EAD/AP Timeline

08/22/09 Mailed package

08/28 NOA1

10/28 Biometrics completed; EAD card production ordered

11/07 EAD arrived

12/14 Successful AOS interview in Seattle

12/28/09 Greencard arrived

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Medical exam in Vancouver- 350

Various photocopying/acquiring of documents for interview (police cert/birth cert)-$70

Flight to Vancouver with seat sale- 250

Moving expenses-500

Fees for passport photos (K1, interview+medical, AOS)-100

Hotel rooms for interview (if applicable) -100 or more a night

Payment of bills while unemployed for 3-4 months while waiting for EAD -$2500

K-1-

I-129F 455

AOS 1010

Visa fee 131

ROC- 545

Alot of money!! But so is the CR-1 as well, you miss out on the AOS part as that is done through NVC, but then there is still the travel, medical, fees paid to NVC.


AOS

Sent- 10-21-09

Tracking says Delivered by USPS-10-23-09

Check cashed-10-30-09 (MSC case # on back)

NOA 1 date-10-29-09 (Received Date 10-23-09)

Hard copy NOA - 11-02-09

Touch- 11-03-09

Received bio appt letter-11-07-09(dated 11-03-09)

Bio appt- 11-19-09

Transfer to CSC-11-18-09

Touch on 485/765- 11-19-09

Touch on 485/765- 11-20-09

Hard copy of transfer to CSC- 11-23-09

Touch on 485- 11-24-09 (now processing @ CSC email)

Touch on 485- 11-25-09

Touch on 485- 11-27-09

Touch on 485- 11-30-09

Touch on 485- 12-01-09

Touch on 485- 12-02-09

Touch on 485- 12-03-09

EAD/AP approved-12-18-09

EAD/AP touch- 12-21-09

GC APPROVED!!- 12-21-09

Notice mailed welcoming PR-12-21-09

2nd Card Production ordered email-12-22-09

Approval notice sent-12-28-09

GC arrived in the mail-01-05-10

Done with USCIS until September 14, 2011!!

ROC

Sent: 09-14-11

Received: 09-16-11

Check cashed: 09-21-11

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And after all this is done, don't forget the psychiatrist lol :D:wacko:


Our Timeline:

11/1999 - We met in Ecuador

02/05/00 - Relationship started

09/08/06 - Engaged & Pregnant!

03/13/08 - I filed for Citizenship

07/22/08 - Became US Citizen

08/02/08 - I-129F sent

08/13/08 - Case received by VSC

08/16/08 - NOA1

08/18/08 - Touched

12/18/08 - Touched again exactly 4 mos. after 1st touch!

12/18/08 - Noa2 @ 3PM-Gracias Dios Mio!

12/24/08 - NVC sent pckg. 3 to Embassy

01/02/09 - Pckg 3 rcvd. by Embassy

01/09/09 - Pckg 3 from Embassy received by beneficiary

02/09/09 - Medical exam

02/16/09 - Sent back checklist and docs required by embassy.

03/13/09 - We will fly to see Daddy Gary

03/16/09 - 1 PM Interview (Pray God he gets visa)

03/16/09 - 5PM INTERVIEW PASSED WOOHOO. Thank God.

03/25/09 - Visa on hand! he went to DHL office after phone call received.

04/18/09 - My Cuchi came, (NYC)a wonderful unbelievable moment!:)

04/20/09 - We applied for marriage licence. (Township Municipal Bldg Health Dept.)

04/23/09 - Licence on hand

04/29/09 - Applied for Social Security (He was in system!)

04/30/09 - Wedding day!!! Yeeebaa

05/07/09 - SS card in mail. "valid for work only with DHS authorization"

05/13/09 - Sent AOS paperwork.

06/16/09 - Biometrics Apptmt.

06/25/09 - EAD Card in mail!

06/26/09 - Letter saying case transfered to Cali.

08/08/09 - Residence Card in Mail! Yuuupiiiiiii.

THE END FOR 2 MORE YEARS.

I don´t need patience if I have love. Ah I que Viva mi Guayaquil Carajo!

-Cuchita-

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7.5 million after marriage.


My Advice is usually based on "Worst Case Scenario" and what is written in the rules/laws/instructions. That is the way I roll... -Protect your Status - file before your I-94 expires.

WARNING: Phrases in this post may sound meaner than they were intended to be. Read the Adjudicator's Field Manual from USCIS

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Hey Im just curious what is the total price for the k1 visa after everything is said and done.

I-129F petition - $455

Visa fee - $131

Medical exam - varies by country

Visa delivery fee - varies by country

Document translation - varies if needed

Adjustment of status to greencard - $1010

Removal of conditions (2nd greencard) - $535

Having your SO live with you - Priceless

Isn't ROC $545?

today, but I was anticipating a fee reduction a few years from now by the time the OP got there... my bad


YMMV

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Hey Im just curious what is the total price for the k1 visa after everything is said and done.

I-129F petition - $455

Visa fee - $131

Medical exam - varies by country

Visa delivery fee - varies by country

Document translation - varies if needed

Adjustment of status to greencard - $1010

Removal of conditions (2nd greencard) - $535

Having your SO live with you - Priceless

Isn't ROC $545?

today, but I was anticipating a fee reduction a few years from now by the time the OP got there... my bad

:rofl:


Why is it that the only one who can stop the crying is the one who started it in the first place?



More Complete Story here
My Saga includes 2 step sons
USC Married 4/2007 Colombian on overstay since 2001 of B1/B2 visa
Applied 5/2007 Approved GC in Hand 10/2007
I-751 mailed 6/30/09 aapproved 11/7/09 The BOYS I-751 Mailed 12/29/09 3/23/10 Email approval for 17 CR 3/27/10
4/14/10 Email approval for 13 yr Old CR 4/23/10

Oldest son now 21 I-130 filed by LPR dad ( as per NVC CSPA is applying here )
I-130 approved 2/24
Priority date 12/6/2007
4/6/2010 letter from NVC arrives to son dated 3/4/2010
5/4/10 received AOS and DS3032 via email
9/22/10 Interview BOG Passed
10/3/10 POE JFK all went well
11/11/10 GC Received smile.png


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Medical exam in Vancouver- 350

Various photocopying/acquiring of documents for interview (police cert/birth cert)-$70

Flight to Vancouver with seat sale- 250

Moving expenses-500

Fees for passport photos (K1, interview+medical, AOS)-100

Hotel rooms for interview (if applicable) -100 or more a night

Payment of bills while unemployed for 3-4 months while waiting for EAD -$2500

K-1-

I-129F 455

AOS 1010

Visa fee 131

ROC- 545

Alot of money!! But so is the CR-1 as well, you miss out on the AOS part as that is done through NVC, but then there is still the travel, medical, fees paid to NVC.

Lots cheaper than my divorce, thats for sure.


Based on timeline data, your I129f may be adjudicated between August 7, 2009 and August 22, 2009.

NOA2: July 23, 2009.

Intervew: Sep. 28, 2009 APPROVED

I arrive BKK Oct 29.

Marriage ceremony (non-legal) 6 a.m. Nov 2, 2552 Hua Hin, Thailand.

Arrive PDX Nov 7.

U.S. Marriage: 20-Dec-2009 Salem, OR

AOS filed 06-FEB-2010 (last possible day for valid postmark)

AOS Interview - APPROVED - 06-MAY-2010

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:luv:awwww and the cost for them to get here, {plane} in most cases. but like was said earlier, to have your SO with you here(priceless)

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Hey Im just curious what is the total price for the k1 visa after everything is said and done.

This site does an excellent job of laying out the government fees and when they are paid.

http://www.fianceandspousevisa.com/FEES.html


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