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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: China
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As far as for the gov. not until she is there but over all... there are fees such as her visa fees, her medical exam fee, and so on...


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P2..............2005/01/10

P3..............2005/04/07

P4..............2005/08/02

Interview.....2005/09/19

Married.......2005/10/29

Filed I-485...2005/12/17

RFE submit...2006/02/27

Interview......2006/08/31

Fingerprint....2006/09/07

wel letter......2006/09/19

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As far as for the gov. not until she is there but over all... there are fees such as her visa fees, her medical exam fee, and so on...

Add onto that the trip to the interview, a safe place to stay, dinning, a gift to show her how much you love her (L) Then the Trip to US. You want to be sure she is comfortable and not waiting for hours in foreign airports, maybe getting lost, a more dirrect flight. More money for her to dine and call an airport person to help her with her heavy luggage to the next terminal.

I would say it will cost how ever much you value this Woman you want so bad you can not live without.

That is how much I am willing to pay!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Mexico
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Count on:

Cost of interview: $100 - usually in local currency - check your consulate/embassy website for details

Medical exam and potential vaccinations depending on what is necessary based on age and whether or not you choose to do them in country or in the US before AOS - check the costs with the approved medical clinic for your consulate/embassy

Cost of passport if you dont have one with 6 months left on it before expiration date

Cost of flights/hotel/food for interview

Cost of flight to US

Cost of Adjustment of Status in US including

Good luck

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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It will also cost $395.00 when it is time for AOS and that includes fingerprinting fee's

But who can worry about putting a dollar value on a life time of love and companionship.


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Germany
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As far as for the gov. not until she is there but over all... there are fees such as her visa fees, her medical exam fee, and so on...

Add onto that the trip to the interview, a safe place to stay, dinning, a gift to show her how much you love her (L) Then the Trip to US. You want to be sure she is comfortable and not waiting for hours in foreign airports, maybe getting lost, a more dirrect flight. More money for her to dine and call an airport person to help her with her heavy luggage to the next terminal.

I would say it will cost how ever much you value this Woman you want so bad you can not live without.

That is how much I am willing to pay!

Oh my god... that is soooooooooooooooooo sweet :yes: !!!!!

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I-129F PETITION FOR FIANCE(E) Vermont Service Center

05/12/2006 Petition

05/27/2006 NOA 1

06/22/2006 RFE received & sent back (IMBRA)

07/10/2006 Case has been approved

07/14/2006 NOA 2

07/14/2006 NVC forwarded case to FRA

07/18/2006 Medical exam Hamburg

07/22/2006 Package 3

07/22/2006 Sent forms & checklist back to FRA

08/23/2006 Interview

08/25/2006 Picked up visa

08/26/2006 Flying home

09/08/2006 Applied for SSN

09/18/2006 Received SSN

09/23/2006 Wedding

AOS

09/26/2006 Filed AOS

10/06/2006 NOA

10/17/2006 Case transferred to CSC (email)

10/23/2006 Case arrived at CSC (email)

10/24/2006 Touched

10/25/2006 Touched

11/02/2006 Biometrics

11/08/2006 Touched

11/14/2006 GC approved (email)

11/18/2006 GC & Welcome letter in mail

08/09/2008 File for Removal of Conditions

ERIC & JENNIFER

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Ukraine
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Do yourself a huge favor...stop counting the dollars now and it will be easier to deal with. However the others are correct on the fees and they do not stop on this side either...AOS change of status fees, EAD fees, Surgeon General fee to certify vaccinations and health, SS application, blah blah blah. Just remember if you receive your one and only and a life of happiness...even though the fee's are expensive...it is a bargain and great investment with excellent returns...Good luck!!!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Nigeria
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Thanks for all the info. I am a woman, my future husband lives in Nigeria.

I know the money can not compare to the joy being together will bring. I am changing jobs and just do not want to get a bill in the mail and not be able to get that money to them overnight. I am just a bit anxious with planning a wedding and raising children. I just do not want any surprises within the next month.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Mexico
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Thanks for all the info. I am a woman, my future husband lives in Nigeria.

I know the money can not compare to the joy being together will bring. I am changing jobs and just do not want to get a bill in the mail and not be able to get that money to them overnight. I am just a bit anxious with planning a wedding and raising children. I just do not want any surprises within the next month.

It's perfectly reasonable to want to understand the costs involved so you can be prepared and plan accordingly. Best of luck to you both.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Brazil
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K1 PETITION $170.00

MEDICAL FOR CONSULATE $100.00 approx.

CONSULATE FEE $100.00

TRAVEL PERMIT (If you want one) $170.00

EAD (If you want one) $180.00

AOS $395.00

Doesn't include transportation, lodging air fare, other medical, etc.


Feb. 2005 - Met in Brazil the first time

May. 2005 - Visited Brazil

Aug. 2005 - Visited Brazil

10/30/05 - Mailed I129F

11/09/05 - NOA1

Nov. 2005 - Visited my fiance in Brazil

02/02/06 - NOA2

Feb. 2006 - Visited my fiance in Brazil

02/24/06 - Packet received at NVC

03/20/06 - Fiance received packet 3 from consulate

04/26/06 - Fiance received appointment letter

05/09/06 - I flew to Rio

5/10/06 - Met fiance at airport

5/11/06 - Medical exam in Rio

05/12/06 - Interview in Rio - APPROVED!!!!

05/17/06 - Received visa in Rio

07/20/06 - POE Miami

10/16/06 - Married!!!!

01/10/07 - Sent AOS and EAD application

01/17/07 - NOA - Receipt

02/02/07 - Biometric appointment

02/09/07 - NOA - Transfer of case to California center

03/22/07 - EAD approved

05/10/07 - AOS approved!!!!

Eulalia and Bill

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I have read several different things about the total cost. We had the I-129F approved for my fiance, how much more can I expect to have to pay in fees?

TIA

Tons.

Visa medical: $100 (pilfering data from eclowjpd)

Visa cost at embassy/consulate: $100 + any service fees

Marriage licence: $30-100 (data I have is for Oakland County, MI at $35; Alexandria, VA at $40; Baltimore and Howard counties, MD at $30)

AOS forms: $745 (breakdown below)

  • I-485 (main AOS form): $395 ($325 for form + $70 for biometrics)
  • I-131 (AP): $170
  • I-765 (EAD): $180


2005/07/10 I-129F filed for Pras

2005/11/07 I-129F approved, forwarded to NVC--to Chennai Consulate 2005/11/14

2005/12/02 Packet-3 received from Chennai

2005/12/21 Visa Interview Date

2006/04/04 Pras' entry into US at DTW

2006/04/15 Church Wedding at Novi (Detroit suburb), MI

2006/05/01 AOS Packet (I-485/I-131/I-765) filed at Chicago

2006/08/23 AP and EAD approved. Two down, 1.5 to go

2006/10/13 Pras' I-485 interview--APPROVED!

2006/10/27 Pras' conditional GC arrives -- .5 to go (2 yrs to Conditions Removal)

2008/07/21 I-751 (conditions removal) filed

2008/08/22 I-751 biometrics completed

2009/06/18 I-751 approved

2009/07/03 10-year GC received; last 0.5 done!

2009/07/23 Pras files N-400

2009/11/16 My 46TH birthday, Pras N-400 approved

2010/03/18 Pras' swear-in

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solo's iyawo,

You should be asking this question in a consultation with an immigration attorney - an immigration attorney who has had experience dealing with the US IV unit in Nigeria. The 'yardstick' for for fraud at IV posts goes something like this - law fraud, medium fraud, high fraud, Nigeria.

Not every Nigerian visa applicant runs into trouble, but a significant number do including a high percentage of the VJ participants who are dealing with Nigeria - typically US women with Nigerian fiances or husbands. Your fiance may need all the help he can get presenting his case and himself to the consular office who will process his visa application.

Yodrak

Thanks for all the info. I am a woman, my future husband lives in Nigeria.

I know the money can not compare to the joy being together will bring. I am changing jobs and just do not want to get a bill in the mail and not be able to get that money to them overnight. I am just a bit anxious with planning a wedding and raising children. I just do not want any surprises within the next month.

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