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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: India
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I have an question can I pay in cash when I apply for Passport after my oath ceremony in Philadelphia?


I-130 Petition -Timeline

10-04-06 - Petitioner (wife) sent I-130 to USCIS Vermont Service Center

10-14-06 - Petitioner received NOA 1 "Receipt Notice"

01-17-07 - USCIS NOA2 "Approval Notice"

I-129F Petition Timeline

09-22-06 - Married in India

10-19-06 - Petitioner sent I-129F to USCIS Chicago

10-27-06 - Petitioner received NOA 1 "Receipt Notice"

01-17-07 - USCIS NOA2 "Approval Notice"

I-485 AOS Timeline

05/26/07 - Submitted I-485 package to USCIS Chicago

06/01/07 - USCIS sent I-797C NOA "Rejection Notice" and returns cashiers check

06/08/07 - Called USCIS to inquire why check was returned; USCIS confirms correct fee and advises to re-submit check and I-485 package to Chicago.

06/29/07 - NOA2 "Receipt Notice" received from USCIS

07/17/07 - Biometrics appointment at USCIS York, PA

07/31/07 - Rec'd NOA4 (AOS Interview Notice)

09/20/07 - AOS Interview at USCIS Philadelphia, PA

03/04/08 - Green Card received ( Valid till March 04, 2010 )

I-751 ROC Timeline

12/24/09 - Sent Package to Vermont Service Center

12/29/09 - USCIS Received Package

01/02/10 - Received one year Extention letter from USCIS Vermont Center

01/08/10 - Received Biometric Appointment Date - 01/26/10

01/21/10 - Early Biometric done

04/21/10 - Approval letter received

04/23/10 - Green Card Received Valid- March 15, 2020

[b]N-400 Time line

12/02/10 - Sent Package to Lewisville, Texas

12/07/10 - USCIS Received Package

01/05/11 - Early Biometric done originally 01/11/11

02/15/11 - Received Biometric letter

02/23/11 - Interview- Passed

03/02/11 - Oath Ceremony

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I hope this help.

The passport processing, execution, and security fees may be paid in any of the following forms: Checks (personal, certified, traveler’s); major

credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover); bank draft or cashier’s check; money order (U.S. Postal, international, currency exchange),

or if abroad, the foreign currency equivalent, or a check drawn on a U.S. bank

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Filed: F-2A Visa Country: Jamaica
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I have an question can I pay in cash when I apply for Passport after my oath ceremony in Philadelphia?

no.


Current cut off date F2A - Current 

Brother's Journey (F2A) - PD Dec 30, 2010


Dec 30 2010 - Notice of Action 1 (NOA1)
May 12 2011 - Notice of Action 2 (NOA2)
May 23 2011 - NVC case # Assigned
Nov 17 2011 - COA / I-864 received
Nov 18 2011 - Sent COA
Apr 30 2012 - Pay AOS fee

Oct 15 2012 - Pay IV fee
Oct 25 2012 - Sent AOS/IV Package

Oct 29 2012 - Pkg Delivered
Dec 24 2012 - Case Complete

May 17 2013 - Interview-Approved

July 19 2013 - Enter the USA

"... Answer when you are called..."

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Juat a couple of notes regarding this. FIrstly you will have to either visit one of the numerous post offices or city hall in Philly to apply for your passport as there is no representative from the passport agency at the oath ceremony. You can however apply to vote at the Oath ceremony.

Secondary you can only pay the service processing fee ($25) using a major credit card, the actual passport fee ($110) can only be paid with a check or money order (no cash for either).

Although they may tell you at the oath ceremony that they have an agreement with the passport agency for a free Expedited passport (within the first 30 days) for new citizens, nobody will honor that agreement.

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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: India
Timeline

Thanks a lot for the important information. I rather go to the Elizabeth town for my passport as they open on saturday.


I-130 Petition -Timeline

10-04-06 - Petitioner (wife) sent I-130 to USCIS Vermont Service Center

10-14-06 - Petitioner received NOA 1 "Receipt Notice"

01-17-07 - USCIS NOA2 "Approval Notice"

I-129F Petition Timeline

09-22-06 - Married in India

10-19-06 - Petitioner sent I-129F to USCIS Chicago

10-27-06 - Petitioner received NOA 1 "Receipt Notice"

01-17-07 - USCIS NOA2 "Approval Notice"

I-485 AOS Timeline

05/26/07 - Submitted I-485 package to USCIS Chicago

06/01/07 - USCIS sent I-797C NOA "Rejection Notice" and returns cashiers check

06/08/07 - Called USCIS to inquire why check was returned; USCIS confirms correct fee and advises to re-submit check and I-485 package to Chicago.

06/29/07 - NOA2 "Receipt Notice" received from USCIS

07/17/07 - Biometrics appointment at USCIS York, PA

07/31/07 - Rec'd NOA4 (AOS Interview Notice)

09/20/07 - AOS Interview at USCIS Philadelphia, PA

03/04/08 - Green Card received ( Valid till March 04, 2010 )

I-751 ROC Timeline

12/24/09 - Sent Package to Vermont Service Center

12/29/09 - USCIS Received Package

01/02/10 - Received one year Extention letter from USCIS Vermont Center

01/08/10 - Received Biometric Appointment Date - 01/26/10

01/21/10 - Early Biometric done

04/21/10 - Approval letter received

04/23/10 - Green Card Received Valid- March 15, 2020

[b]N-400 Time line

12/02/10 - Sent Package to Lewisville, Texas

12/07/10 - USCIS Received Package

01/05/11 - Early Biometric done originally 01/11/11

02/15/11 - Received Biometric letter

02/23/11 - Interview- Passed

03/02/11 - Oath Ceremony

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So a US passport will cost me $25+$110...Am I right?

For some reason I though this will be another $650+...like all the applications we filed.

What is the additional cost for the expedited passport?

Juat a couple of notes regarding this. FIrstly you will have to either visit one of the numerous post offices or city hall in Philly to apply for your passport as there is no representative from the passport agency at the oath ceremony. You can however apply to vote at the Oath ceremony.

Secondary you can only pay the service processing fee ($25) using a major credit card, the actual passport fee ($110) can only be paid with a check or money order (no cash for either).

Although they may tell you at the oath ceremony that they have an agreement with the passport agency for a free Expedited passport (within the first 30 days) for new citizens, nobody will honor that agreement.

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So a US passport will cost me $25+$110...Am I right?

For some reason I though this will be another $650+...like all the applications we filed.

What is the additional cost for the expedited passport?

Yes, assuming you just want the passport book and not the passport card ($30). Personally I didnt bother which the passport card as you can not use it for air travel and its only valid between the USA, Canada and The Carrabean.

The cost for a expedited passport is $60.00.

Heres the full price list:

http://travel.state.gov/passport/fees/fees_837.html

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Thank you....

Cant the book be used to travel to the Caribbean, Canada etc....

yeah the book is more important..I would rather spend the money on the expedited service than the card.

Yes, assuming you just want the passport book and not the passport card ($30). Personally I didnt bother which the passport card as you can not use it for air travel and its only valid between the USA, Canada and The Carrabean.

The cost for a expedited passport is $60.00.

Heres the full price list:

http://travel.state....s/fees_837.html

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Thank you....

Cant the book be used to travel to the Caribbean, Canada etc....

yeah the book is more important..I would rather spend the money on the expedited service than the card.

Yep the passport book can be used everywhere including the caribbean canada etc, its just the card thats limited. I didnt bother with it as I will already be carrying a United Kingdom/EU and US Passport anyways which takes care of everywhere I might be travelling.

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