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DCF I-130 - Embassy address?

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Hi all,

Some background:

My wife is a USC, and I'm a UKC - we're planning to move back to the US, at least semi-permanently,after being married and in the UK for five years.

I believe that as we're both currently outside the UK, we should file via DCF (before the deadline of August 15th), and as such we've got all of the paperwork (I-130, G235a's, et al) completed.

However, I was wondering exactly where to send it. Presumably to <Somewhere> in the London US embassy, but is there a specific department to send DCF applications to?

The mailing address I picked up for the Embassy is:

24 Grosvenor Square

London, W1A 1AE

United Kingdom

but I don't know whom to send it to at that address.

I suspect this is spectacularly obvious, but any help is, of course, gratefully received.

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Can't help witht he exact address, but I assume you meant to say you are both outside the USA, not outside the UK? In any case, as the UK has a USCIS field office, you will be able to file DCF even after the 15th: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=1ac900c262197210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=1ac900c262197210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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Here's the checklist for filing, if you haven't seen it: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/unitedkingdom/164203/dhs/i130-checklist_for_spouse.pdf It gives the link to the page with addresses. http://london.usembassy.gov/dhs/uscis/ You will probably use this address:

USCIS Field Office

American Embassy (DHS/USCIS)

Post Office Box 2444

London W1A 5WT

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The correct address for filing with the US Embassy in London is:

Immigrant Visa Unit

Embassy of the United States

5 Upper Grosvenor Street

London W1A 2JB

If you're in any doubts follow the instructions you can find on the Embassy website at http://london.usembassy.gov/


2006-03-06: married!

2006-05-17: wife moved from USA to UK

2008-05: wife granted Indefinite Leave to remain in UK

2010-09-15: wife became British citizen

2011-02-14: sent I-130 to US Embassy in London

2011-02-17: I-130 filed

2011-02-28: received notification of I-130 filing

2011-06-27: I-130 approved

2011-06-30: received notification of I-130 approval

2011-07-26: medical examination appointment

2011-07-28: sent DS-2001 to US Embassy in London

2011-08-09: received notification of interview appointment

2011-09-13: visa interview

2011-09-29: received request from US Embassy for my passport

2011-09-30: passport sent to Embassy

2011-10-05: received passport containing IR1 visa!

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