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Hi all...

Just got a quick question... My husband is completing the I-130 for me and my son. I have just read that the fees have been reduced to $240, but we were confused on whether we only send one fee of $240 as they are being processed together or we had to send $480?

Porsha


02/17/02: KH & PH started dating

11/11/06: Married in the UK

05/10/12: Sent off I-130 via Express Mail

05/11/12: I-130 signed for at Chicago Lockbox

05/11/12: Priority date for I-130

05/21/12: Received NOA1 hardcopy VSC

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The visa fee has been reduced not the petition fee. If you send the visa fee it will be returned as denied for insufficient payment.


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The visa fee has been reduced not the petition fee. If you send the visa fee it will be returned as denied for insufficient payment.

Thank you, so that's $420 for filling


02/17/02: KH & PH started dating

11/11/06: Married in the UK

05/10/12: Sent off I-130 via Express Mail

05/11/12: I-130 signed for at Chicago Lockbox

05/11/12: Priority date for I-130

05/21/12: Received NOA1 hardcopy VSC

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how are you applying together for the child and spouse ? Doesnt each person need their own I 130 and hence individual fees for each petition ?

There are two I-130 forms, but they will be filled together it will all be in the same folder. I figured as they are not being filed seperately I wouldnt have to double the fee.


02/17/02: KH & PH started dating

11/11/06: Married in the UK

05/10/12: Sent off I-130 via Express Mail

05/11/12: I-130 signed for at Chicago Lockbox

05/11/12: Priority date for I-130

05/21/12: Received NOA1 hardcopy VSC

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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: Thailand
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There are two I-130 forms, but they will be filled together it will all be in the same folder. I figured as they are not being filed seperately I wouldnt have to double the fee.

Each petition will be paid for as will all other fees that pertain to being granted a visa.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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will need TWO I-130 petitions, TWO fees @420 each.

the VISA fee is for the DS-230, the VISA application, not the I-130 petition.

Good Luck !


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Jamaica
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will need TWO I-130 petitions, TWO fees @420 each.

the VISA fee is for the DS-230, the VISA application, not the I-130 petition.

Good Luck !

Darrnell, where is the info on the changing fees? I cant seem to find it for the DS230.. <3


Service Center :California Service Center

Consulate :Jamaica

I-130 Sent :2011-12-14

I-130 NOA1 :2011-12-16

I-130 RFE :2012-06-18

I-130 RFE Sent :2012-06-25

I-130 Approved :2012-08-06

NVC Received :2012-08-06

Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill :2012-09-06

Pay I-864 Bill 2012-09-06

Receive I-864 Package :2012-09-06

Return Completed I-864 :2012-09-10

Return Completed DS-3032 :2012-09-06

Receive IV Bill :2012-09-20

Pay IV Bill :2012-09-22

Case Completed at NVC :2012-10-04

Packet 4 Received :2012-10-12

Interview Date :2012-11-13

Interview Result :APPROVED!

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Darrnell, where is the info on the changing fees? I cant seem to find it for the DS230.. <3

The link is here showing the new fees http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1263.html#perm


02/17/02: KH & PH started dating

11/11/06: Married in the UK

05/10/12: Sent off I-130 via Express Mail

05/11/12: I-130 signed for at Chicago Lockbox

05/11/12: Priority date for I-130

05/21/12: Received NOA1 hardcopy VSC

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