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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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My VJ Peeps,

I'm packing my bags to head down to Bogota for my fiancee interview next Monday (YAYYY!!!) and while putting together all the documentation (killing a few trees in the process) I noticed the embassy asks for "certified photocopies of final divorce decrees". What does that mean?

I have my original divorce decree signed by a judge and stamped by the courts. I have a photocopy of that. Is that enough? Or do I need to get that copy notarized?

Thank you all!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Thailand
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I don't believe you can get it notarized. However, if you go to the court you can get a certified copy. The certified copy is the one you want to bring. It costs a couple of bucks and has the official stamp and clerk's signature on the last page. Good luck!

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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I don't believe you can get it notarized. However, if you go to the court you can get a certified copy. The certified copy is the one you want to bring. It costs a couple of bucks and has the official stamp and clerk's signature on the last page. Good luck!

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Filed I-130: 9/10/12
NOA1: 9/17/12
Transferred to NBC: 9/19/12
Sent to local office for adjudication: 9/21/12
RFE for Beneficiary BC received 12/13/12
Mail BC in response to RFE 12/17/12
NOA2: 12/20/12
NVC case number assigned: 1/29/13
Sent DS-3032 email: 1/31/13
Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill: 2/1/13
Pay I-864 Bill: 2/5/13
NVC Accepted DS-3032: 2/12/13
Received IV Bill: 2/13/13
Send Completed I-864: 2/16/13
NVC Received I-864 Package: 2/19/13
AOS Package accepted: 2/26/13
Pay IV Bill: 2/28/13
IV Packet Sent: 3/2/13
NVC Received IV Packet: 3/4/13
Case Completed at NVC: 3/13/13
Interview date: 4/30/13

APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

POE: pending

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Certified copies should be good. Keep the originals unless asked or required.

Good luck!


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Russia
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My VJ Peeps,

I'm packing my bags to head down to Bogota for my fiancee interview next Monday (YAYYY!!!) and while putting together all the documentation (killing a few trees in the process) I noticed the embassy asks for "certified photocopies of final divorce decrees". What does that mean?

I have my original divorce decree signed by a judge and stamped by the courts. I have a photocopy of that. Is that enough? Or do I need to get that copy notarized?

Thank you all!

Yes


Phil (Lockport, near Chicago) and Alla (Lobnya, near Moscow)

As of Dec 7, 2009, now Zero miles apart (literally)!

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Certified copies should be good. Keep the originals unless asked or required.

Good luck!

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and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours!

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I-130 Sent : 2009-09-29
I-130 NOA1 : 2009-10-06
I-130 Approved : 2010-03-18
NVC Received : 2010-03-23
Case Completed at NVC : 2010-09-16
Interview Date : December 16, 2010
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SSN received: 2/2/11
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Lifting of Conditions NOA 10/9/12
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