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quick question for the people applied from EGYPT, on average how long did administrative review took for you guys, or if you know the average time its been taking and what is the reason for it???

second quick question how long did it take you guys to get a your case closed in the nvc and get an interview date, or if you also know the average time its been taking??? that would be very helpful thank you soo much :)

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Moved from Process & Procedures to Progress Reports.

Our journey:


September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*


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Married couples have been waiting about 5 weeks from CC at NVC till interview date

Lots of male Egyptians have AP after the interview. Here is a list for the last year of how long people on this website had to wait for their visas to be delivered.

Good Luck

1.Nababdurrahman -------------Nov 20, 2011- told within 7-10 days after more papers------------- HE GOT IT IN 39 DAYS

2.Mero Rob -------------------Nov 22, 2011 -needed to send more papers----------------------------- SHE GOT IT IN 44 DAYS

3.Tp1986 ---------------------Nov 22, 2011 needed more papers-MAN--------------------------------------HE GOT IT 65 DAYS

4.Rami & Yosra----------------Nov 29, 2011 Told you will get it in 7---------------------------- SHE GOT IT IN 8 DAYS

5.pyramids -------------------Dec 4, 2011 -told within 1 week------------------------------------SHE GOT IT IN 10 DAYS

6.TamerA --------------------Dec 6, 2011 She was Told 1-2 weeks-------------------------------- SHE GOT IT IN 10 DAYS

7.Marymina119 ----------------Dec. 8, 2011- told approx 1 week ---------------------------------SHE GOT IT IN 10 DAYS

8.Yesterdaysrain23 -------------Dec 11, 2011-more papers-MALE---------------------------HE GOT THE VISA IN 59 DAYS

9.Zawgyosama -------------------Dec 13, 2011-more evidence needed. MALE------------------HE GOT THE VISA 57 DAYS

10.MagdaEssam(habibi83) ---------Dec 15, 2011-told 10days -2 weeks max---------------------------HE GOT IT IN 14 DAYS

11.Stu_Mathews interview---------Dec 14 told he will get it in 10 days----------------------------------HE GOT IT IN 8 DAYS

12 Sherif23 ---------------------Dec 21, 2011-He was told 2 weeks--------------------------------HE GOT IT IN 20 DAYS

13 Mohamed1980 ------------------Jan 5, 2012-She was told in 1 week-----------------------------SHE GOT IT IN 13 DAYS

14. MahaAhmed --------------------Jan 9, 2012 HE AP 1-2 MONTHS--------------------------------HE GOT IT IN 31 DAYS

15 Soza Joe----------------------Jan 11, 2012 told will get it within 7 days-----------------SHE GOT IT IN 7 DAYS

16 merorafo22 -------------------Jan 12, 2012---------------------------------------------------SHE GOT VISA IN 12 DAYS

17.AhmedAnna---------------------Jan 19, 2012--------------------------------------------------HE GOT THE VISA IN 7 DAYS

18.Emad Desouky -----------------Jan 19, 2012--SUBMIT MORE PAPERS--------------------------HE GOT IT 30 DAYS

19.mariekemo --------------------Jan 24, 2012-HE -more papers and wait 15 days----------------HE GOT IT IN 13 DAYS

20.Ezra Hassan ------------------Jan 30, 2012-HE--TOLD 1-2 WEEKS-----------------------HE GOT IT IN 7 DAYS HE FILED DCF

21.Kokylolo----------------------Feb 13, 2012-TOLD 10 DAYS-----------------------------HE GOT IT IN 12 DAYS

22.J.G.I (DCF FILERS)----------Feb 21, 2012-WAS TOLD 2 WEEKS--------------------------HE GOT IT 7 DAYS LATER

23.Togetherforever13 ------------Jan 19, 2012-HE TOLD 14 WEEKS AP--------------------------He got it in 56 DAYS

24.Shayy17---------------------------interview Feb 7---------------------------------------------------HE 8 weeks of AP

25.Oabdelra-CC ---------------------April 17, 2012----------------------------------------------SHE GOT IT 6 DAYS

26. MoeMN (Mohamed & Nancy) --------------------------------------------------------------SHE GOT IT IN 7 DAYS!!! :

27.amrsoul (Amr and Kymberlie)--------------told 2 weeks------------------------------- GOT IT IN 10 DAYS!!!

28.ahmed_f (Ahmed & Fonda) ----------------told 2 weeks-------------------------------------HE GOT IT IN 6 DAYS

29.ahmedasha-May 16, HE APPROVED with AP----------------------------------------------------HE GOT Visa in 5.5 weeks

30.Angie & Abdo--He interview DCF 6/21/12---------------------------------------------------HE GOT THE VISA IN 7 DAYS!!!

31.Messi10 (Tariq & Hiba)Expedited SHE interviewed June 10th, 2012-----------------------------------SHE GOT IT IN 8 DAYS

32.madanisgirl Jan 12, 2012-HE AP 1-6 weeks------------------------------------------still waiting--GOT IT IN 7 MONTHS AP

33.LOVE2OURBB---------------------------------------------------------------------------Dec 5, 2011- HE 8 MONTHS OF AP

34.jralsibai------------------------------------------------------------------------------Approved in less than 1 month!!!!

35.Moro77 (Mohsen & R) APPROVED ----------------------------------------------------SHE GOT VISA IN 5 DAYS!!

36.A & Y (meno-is-mine)HE interviewed 6/4/12 APPROVED------------------------------------got visa 2 months later.

37.Aly174 12/1/12 interview HE was told possibly 1-2 weeks-----------------------------------Got visa about 8 months later

38.Cami & Eslam(luv4eslam)-----Nov 13, 2011 NO AP. He delayed his visa--------------------He came to USA in July 2012

39.Sherywhite-told 10-14 days------------------------------------------------------------------SHE got in within 2 weeks

40.LOLO & N (lolo5) SHE interview 10/24/12 Approved told 10-14 days---------------------------------SHE GOT IT IN 10 DAYS

41.Wendy<3Ahmed INTERVIEW Oct 2, 2011----------------------------------------------------------HE GOT IT ALMOST 13 MONTHS OF AP

42.Christina_Joseph INTERVIEW 11/1/12-------------------------------------------------------------------- HE GOT IT IN 5 DAYS

43.UmBrighton (ashley and Peter)She lived in Egypt with him-they told him 2 weeks--------------------------he got it in 8 days!!!!

44.CarolBasha (and Ahmed) --------HE-APPROVED with ap.--------------------------------------------He got it over 11 months of AP

May 24, 2011 NOA1

Sept 11, 2011 NOA2-took 19 days to get case number

Sept 30, 2011 NVC number and IIN received Friday-gotta wait till Monday

Oct 13, 2011 Case Completed- 13 days from receiving case number Took 32 days from NOA2

Nov 30, 2011 Notified of Interview date

January 19, 2012 Interview- 240 days from NOA1

INTERVIEW RESULTS-APPROVED WITH 14 WEEKS AP--but he got his visa in 56 days!!!!!!


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