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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Ireland
Timeline

I have seen it before but now cant find the link for the cost of the K-1 visa :bonk:

not the total cost, but a break down of when fees become do ??? and where the money is sent :(

can some one tell me where to find it ???

thank you :thumbs:

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
Timeline

I-129F: $340

visa fee: $350

AOS: $1070


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Cambodia
Timeline

I-129F: $340 when you file

visa fee: $350 at embassy for interview

AOS: $1070 when in the states and married to AOS

Edited by Daniel&Theary

Daniel

K-1 Visa

Service Center : California Service Center

I-129F Sent : Feb 9,2011

I-129F Received :In Texas then sent to CSC Feb 11,2011

Check cashed and in Initial Review : Feb 16,2011

I-129F NOA1 Hard Copy : Feb 15 2011

TOUCHED 04/04/2011 Is it wrong to be happy to be touched by a stranger?

I-129F RFE(s) : None

I-129F NOA2 :05/27/2011

NVC Received :06/09/2011

NVC Left : 06/27/2011

Consulate Received : 07/01/2011

Packet 3 Received : 07/18/2011

Packet 3 Sent : 07/19/2011

Medical Exam : 07/19/2011

Packet 4 Received :07/25/2011

Interview Date :09/13/2011

Interview Result : Approved

Visa Received : 09\16\2011

US Entry : 09\20\2011

Marriage :09/22/2011

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Australia
Timeline

I don't know if you want to include it in a list of I-129F fees too but you'll also have to pay for the medical. I'm having mine in july but the fee is around $300-400 from what i hear, obvs depending on vaccinations that you'll need etc


Finally time for AOS.......

12/07/11 Sent AOS package

12/09/11 AOS package delivered

12/14/11 Received NOA for I-485 and I-765 (we're not applying for AP)

12/22/11 Received letter for Biometrics

01/04/12 Biometrics in Phoenix

01/31/12 Received email update from USCIS saying that we've been scheduled for an interview

02/03/12 Got an email saying card production had been ordered for my EAD...now just to wait for the card...

02/09/12 Received email saying EAD card has been sent

02/13/12 Received EAD card :D :D :D :D

03/06/12 Interview in Phoenix :).....Approved :D

03/14/12 Received Green card in mail.....

....no more USCIS until December 2013

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada
Timeline

Yea medical is $350 in Canada. Not sure about other countries.


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05/09 - Met playing games online

08/21/09 - Relationship changed to more than friends

10/28/09 - 11/05/09 - Flew to Canada, met in person

12/16/10 - My baby flew into US to visit

01/26/10 - He proposed!!!! <3

03/16/11 - I-129F Packet Sent to Texas lockbox via USPS (2-day)

03/18/11 - confirmed delivery to lockbox via usps

03/22/11 - NOA1 issued

03/24/11 - Received email re: application was received and forwarded to VSC and NOA1 mailed out

03/24/11 - Check cashed

03/28/11 - Received NOA1 hardcopy by mail

03/29/11 - "Touched"

05/05/11 - Baby flew home :(

08/10/11 - NOA2 (07/21/11 - 08/03/11 - possible NOA2 estimated dates)

08/13/11 - NOA2 hardcopy received via mail

08/24/11 - Received email response w/ NVC case #

08/29/11 - Called NVC - advised our case is under additional processing :S

NVC Received : 2011-08-24

NVC Left : 2011-09-02

Consulate Received : 2011-09-08

Packet 3 Received : 2011-09-13

Packet 3 Sent : 2011-09-14

Packet 4 Received : 2011-09-19

Interview Date : 2011-11-03

APPROVED!!!!!!

POE: 12-7-2011

GETTING MARRIED 02-06-2012

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Vietnam
Timeline

medical and police certificate fees vary by country


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Australia
Timeline

My australian police certificate was $159


Finally time for AOS.......

12/07/11 Sent AOS package

12/09/11 AOS package delivered

12/14/11 Received NOA for I-485 and I-765 (we're not applying for AP)

12/22/11 Received letter for Biometrics

01/04/12 Biometrics in Phoenix

01/31/12 Received email update from USCIS saying that we've been scheduled for an interview

02/03/12 Got an email saying card production had been ordered for my EAD...now just to wait for the card...

02/09/12 Received email saying EAD card has been sent

02/13/12 Received EAD card :D :D :D :D

03/06/12 Interview in Phoenix :).....Approved :D

03/14/12 Received Green card in mail.....

....no more USCIS until December 2013

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Ireland
Timeline

I-129F: $340 when you file

visa fee: $350 at embassy for interview

AOS: $1070 when in the states and married to AOS

:thumbs: thanks everyone

I was trying to do the math last night,

I need to add in round trip airfare to be at the interview and my loves flight back :thumbs:

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Colombia
Timeline

I have seen it before but now cant find the link for the cost of the K-1 visa :bonk:

not the total cost, but a break down of when fees become do ??? and where the money is sent :(

can some one tell me where to find it ???

thank you :thumbs:

Dont forget to add in all the other incedetals taxis, hotels, flights, food etc it is a lot of things you find out as you are going through the process and these may be something you might do for your SO anyway but it is part of the whole process


06/10/11 Embassy Interview ( Said we were approved but, no visa due to birth certificate correction )

07/12/11 New Appointment to hand in the Original Birth Certificate Finial Approval

07/25/11 Still waiting for Visa to be received

08/04/11 POE at Orlando International

08/20/11 Married

Filed for AOS

Sent AOS,EAD & AP in same package 3/19/2012

Package Tracking Shows it was received 3/21/2012

Check cashed 03/26/2012

Waiting for NOA

Received EAD & AP May 28 2012

Received 2yr green card Sept 15 2012

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
Timeline

It was $355 in July 2009 to apply for 129 and the fees have gone up

so need to check these fees on USCIS site or with your attorney

I-129F: $340 when you file

visa fee: $350 at embassy for interview

AOS: $1070 when in the states and married to AOS

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Filed: Other Country: China
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I have seen it before but now cant find the link for the cost of the K-1 visa :bonk:

not the total cost, but a break down of when fees become do ??? and where the money is sent :(

can some one tell me where to find it ???

thank you :thumbs:

Perhaps this is the information you seek. The direct link is no longer on VJ. There is also a fee for medical exam and possibly a nominal visa delivery fee. both of which would vary by country.

K1 Fiance(e) Visa

K1 US Government Filing and Visa Fees

When Paid

Agency and Purpose

Amount Month 1 *Dept. of Homeland Security, USCIS - Petition Filing Fee $340.00

Month 3-6 Dept. of State Visa Application Fee (paid abroad) $350.00

Month 6-12 Dept. of Homeland Security, USCIS - Adjust Status Fee $1,070.00

Month 27-32 Homeland Security, USCIS - Removal of Conditions Fee $590.00

Total Immigration Fees To Permanent Resident Status $2,350.00

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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It was $355 in July 2009 to apply for 129 and the fees have gone up

so need to check these fees on USCIS site or with your attorney

USCIS reduced the filing fee for I-129F this past November.

The fees that I, Daniel&Theary, and pushbrk quote for I-129F and AOS are quoted directly from the USCIS website. The visa fee is quoted directly from the State Department's website.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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Filed: Other Country: China
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It was $355 in July 2009 to apply for 129 and the fees have gone up

so need to check these fees on USCIS site or with your attorney

No, the I-129F filing fee was $455 at that time and is the only fee that went down.


Facts are cheap...knowing how to use them is precious...
Understanding the big picture is priceless. Anonymous

Google Who is Pushbrk?

A Warning to Green Card Holders About Voting

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/606646-a-warning-to-green-card-holders-about-voting/

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Philippines
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there are many fees missing here:

passport in the country living

birth certificate

Police and Federal clearances in the country

other country specific documents

annulments or divorce paperwork if needed

children paperwork, medical if necessary

Medical was mentioned

Taxis, flights, hotels was mentioned.

marriage license fees

marriage ceremony fees

insurance (Health, dental, car, life)

do not just look at the fees in the K-1... this is what I looked at the first time... and missed a ton of other information.... look at the rest of it...


K-1 Visa Timeline:

02/11/2011 - Engaged at her house by her Godmother.

02/18/2011 - Engagement party with relatives - propose in Visayan.

02/24/2011 - K-1 packet sent.

09/18/2011 - POE, Viva Las Vegas, Baby !!!!! Home to Phoenix.

12/10/2011 - Official Wedding

07/05/2012 - Princess Rose born.

07/07/2012 - AP/EAD received.

07/17/2012 - AOS passed. (Birthday for Mama Rayos)

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Filed: Other Country: China
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there are many fees missing here:

passport in the country living

birth certificate

Police and Federal clearances in the country

other country specific documents

annulments or divorce paperwork if needed

children paperwork, medical if necessary

Medical was mentioned

Taxis, flights, hotels was mentioned.

marriage license fees

marriage ceremony fees

insurance (Health, dental, car, life)

do not just look at the fees in the K-1... this is what I looked at the first time... and missed a ton of other information.... look at the rest of it...

Yes, there will be other costs, which in most cases are dwarfed by travel costs BUT that's why the OP included, "not the total cost, but a break down of when fees become do ??? and where the money is sent :("


Facts are cheap...knowing how to use them is precious...
Understanding the big picture is priceless. Anonymous

Google Who is Pushbrk?

A Warning to Green Card Holders About Voting

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/606646-a-warning-to-green-card-holders-about-voting/

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