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Time lag between NVC case completion and the interview

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Situation: My wife's K3 (immigrant visa) case is complete at NVC, and I will be hearing from them by early next month (May) about when they have scheduled an interview at the US consulate in Mumbai for my wife.

Question: Assuming that NVC tries to schedule the interview in the 2nd week of May, when can I expect the interview? Can I expect it in June? Is that realistic, considering the rush in Mumbai? What is the normal time lag between the time NVC tries to schedule an interview and you actually go for the interview?

Thanks for your help.

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My understanding is that the NVC will now forward your case to the Consulate and they will be the ones who schedule the interview. Check out the regional forum for specific info on Mumbai and probably post your question there for good info from people who are dealing with that consulate.

Congrats and Good luck on the next step.


Service Center : California Service Center
Consulate : Guangzhou, China
Marriage (if applicable): 2010-04-26
I-130 Sent : 2010-06-01
I-130 NOA1 : 2010-06-08
I-130 RFE : 2010-11-05
I-130 RFE Sent : 2010-11-06
I-130 Approved : 2010-11-10
NVC Received CaseFile: 2010-11-16
NVC Casefile Number Issued: 2010-11-22
Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill : 2010-11-23
OPTIN EMAIL SENT TO NVC: 2010-11-23
OPTIN ACCEPTED by NVC: 2010-12-14
Pay I-864 Bill 2010-11-23
Receive I-864 Package : 2010-11-23
Return Completed I-864 : 2011-03-30
Return Completed DS-3032 : 2010-11-23
Receive IV Bill : 2010-12-17
Pay IV Bill : 2011-03-16
AOS CoverSheets Generated: 2010-11-27
IV Fee Bill marked as PAID: 2011-03-18
IV CoverSheets Generated: 2011-03-18
IV email packet sent: 2011-04-4
NVC reports 'Case Completed': 2011-5-2
'Sign in Fail' at the Online Payment Portal: 2011-5-2
Final Review Started at NVC: 2011-5-2
Final Review Completed at NVC: ????
Interview Date Set: 2011-5-5
Appointment Letter Received via Email: 2011-5-6
Interview Date: 2011-6-1
Approved!!!!!

I-751 Sent : 2013-07-02

I-751 Bio Appointment Date 2013-08-02

10 Year Green Card Approved!!!!!

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