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When to file the DS-230 part I and II?

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Hello VJ members. I am a little confused as to when to submit the form DS-230 with my I-130? Does it go in with the petition? or later on? Thanks.

Ds230 not sent with i130.

I130 sent to uscis.

After approved and case sent to nvc, then you need the ds230

Have you looked at the guides?

I130

http://www.visajourney.com/content/i130guide1

Nvc flow chart

http://www.visajourney.com/examples/NVC_Process_Flowchart_v1-2.pdf

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: England
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Ditto what bule&cantik said. A lot of people get confused when first starting out, and understandably so. Some important things to remember..

The I-130 is to prove Petitioner's US Citizenship/LPR and Relationship to the Beneficiary. That's basically it.

(it's like getting pre-qualified to show eligibility)

The DS-230 is the actual Visa application for the beneficiary (aka: applicant) to complete later in the NVC stage. Fill out entirely but only sign Part I.

(a lot of the other stuff happens in this stage also, and that's when you really have to be on the ball)


Married Sept.3,2010

02/11/2011: I130 Sent

02/21/2011: NOA1

06/22/2011: NOA2

06/30/2011: NVC

07/05/2011: DS-3032 email received

07/05/2011: DS-3032 emailed

07/06/2011: AOS Bill received

07/06/2011: AOS Fee Paid

07/09/2011: I864 Sent

07/11/2011: IV Fee Bill received

08/30/2011: IV Fee Paid

09/30/2011: IV Pkg Sent

10/24/2011: RFE (we dragged our feet from here on)

(forget all this for now, let's go on holiday!)

03/13/2012: NVC CASE COMPLETE!!

04/05/2012: Received interview appt email

06/22/2012: Medical @ Knightsbridge

06/29/2012: Interview 8am-Result: Pending

??/??/????: I601 Filed at Lock-Box

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: England
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Married Sept.3,2010

02/11/2011: I130 Sent

02/21/2011: NOA1

06/22/2011: NOA2

06/30/2011: NVC

07/05/2011: DS-3032 email received

07/05/2011: DS-3032 emailed

07/06/2011: AOS Bill received

07/06/2011: AOS Fee Paid

07/09/2011: I864 Sent

07/11/2011: IV Fee Bill received

08/30/2011: IV Fee Paid

09/30/2011: IV Pkg Sent

10/24/2011: RFE (we dragged our feet from here on)

(forget all this for now, let's go on holiday!)

03/13/2012: NVC CASE COMPLETE!!

04/05/2012: Received interview appt email

06/22/2012: Medical @ Knightsbridge

06/29/2012: Interview 8am-Result: Pending

??/??/????: I601 Filed at Lock-Box

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