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Passport & DS-156 Question

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I'm just looking ahead to the paperwork after the K-1 petition gets approved, and looking at the fact my passport expires in less than a year.

Looking at how fast they're getting the petitions done recently, I'm thinking about sending in my passport to get renewed, but I have a question about it.

If I put my old passport # on the DS-156 (incase I don't get my new one in a month), will they update the paperwork with my new passport # when I go for the interview, or do they not really care for the new # for their paperwork?

Or is it best to wait for the new passport # before sending in the DS-156?

(I'll be going to Montreal for the interview if that matters at all).


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Personally I got mine renewed because they ask you for the date of issuance on one of the forms and you would want it to be the most recent date I would assume. Also, if your passport is already expiring in less than a year you would have to get it renewed regardless because they say in the packet 3 that it has to be valid for more than a year.

And as far as I can remember, you don't send the DS-156 to the Consulate itself, its brought to the actual interview.

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Hm, I thought I read in the FAQs here that one part gets sent, then the other part gets taken there... but regardless I should probably get it done, like you said.

Fill out and sign the DS-230 (OF-230) Part 1 biographical data sheet and send it back to the Consulate, one for the fiance(e) and one for each K2 child. This allows the Consulate to begin actual processing of your case.

(Of course, that doesn't mean Montreal runs that way, but just being safe.)

I'd hate to have to get them to change the info during the interview, I don't really want to be a burden to the people dictating my visa approval... haha.

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No Rhiann, you are right in what you quoted from the FAQ. You send the checklist and the DS-230 part 1 back to the consulate to get your interview date. What you were talking about in your original post was the DS-156. That you bring with you to the interview itself along with all your other documents they require. And don't forget to also fill out the DS-160 online.

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No Rhiann, you are right in what you quoted from the FAQ. You send the checklist and the DS-230 part 1 back to the consulate to get your interview date. What you were talking about in your original post was the DS-156. That you bring with you to the interview itself along with all your other documents they require. And don't forget to also fill out the DS-160 online.

I just noticed that now. The DS at the beginning of both forms must have thrown me off.

Excuse me while I go get a new brain. :wacko:

Oh well, learned something regardless.

Thanks.


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You are also going to need a photo for the DS-160 so when getting your passport photos get one on a cd also for downloading

Ron


09/20/2006 - Sent I-129F

09/22/2006 - Received at NSC
09/28/2006 - NOA-1 (1-797C date )

10/02/2006 - Cheque cashed

10/02/2006 - NOA 1 (I-797C recieved in the mail)

12/08/2006 - NOA-2 in 79 days

12/13/2006 - NOA-2 hard copy recieved

12/26/2006 - Package recieved by NVC

12/30/2006 - Received by Montreal

01/22/2007 - Received Packet 3

04/16/2007 - Returned Packet 3

08/02/2007 - Received medical documentation

08/07/2007 - Received Interview date Aug. 9th

08/09/2007 - Received I-601 and 212 (not approved yet)

02/17/2008 - I-601 approved 212 abandoned

06/2?/2009 - New medical and passport and doc sent to Mtl

07/22/2009 - Recieved request for DS-221 and notarized letter of intent

07/31/2009 - Montreal recieves thier final requested doc.

09/01/2009 - Visa approved and mail out today

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Hm, I got mine quite a while ago.

Drat.

I guess I'm going to have to pay for more.


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Hm, I got mine quite a while ago.

Drat.

I guess I'm going to have to pay for more.

Just scan them and upload them. That's what I did.


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I gave them my only two Canadian ones when I sent the re-application off... but I have American ones still.

Are they okay with those?

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