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Fiance's house items when should we ship them?

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If and when she has a visa - not before

Service Center : National Benefits Center
Consulate : Sydney, Australia
Marriage : 2012-09-15
I-130 Sent : 2012-10-02
I-130 NOA1 : 2012-10-09
I-130 RFE : NONE
I-130 Approved : 2012-12-14
NVC Received : 2013-01-04
Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill : 2013-01-19
Pay I-864 Bill : 2013-01-27
Receive I-864 Package : 2013-01-19
Return Completed I-864 : 2013-02-21
Return Completed DS-3032 : 2013-01-26
Receive IV Bill : 2013-02-07
Pay IV Bill : 2013-02-08
Case Completed at NVC : 2013-02-28
Email Confirmation of case closed 2013-03-06
NVC Left :2013-03-06
Interview Date :Scheduled for April 30th 2013; Actual date 2013-04-16 (due to early interview request) - Visa Approved

Visa processed and sent 2013-04-17

Visa in hand 2013-04-19

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That's a good question! I was thinking about sending some of my stuff by post to my fiancé within the next 2 months, although the USCIS only just received the I-129 F petition.

When I say "some" I mean about 30kg no more

Edited by smtha81

K1 Visa

24.11.12 Met in Arizona

24.03.13 Engaged!

24.04.13 File I-129 F sent

30.04.13 NAO 1 hard copy

01.08.13 Petition approved!

07.10.13 Medical exam

09.10.13 Embassy interview: Approved!!

11.11.13 POE

17.11.13 Wedding!


14.01.14 AOS application sent

13.02.14 Biometrics

04.04.14 EAD card received

08.04.14 AOS interview - APPROVED! :)



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the whole K-1 Visa process took us some 11 months by the time he was here.... just a heads up! and by the way it looks like they are taking about 8 months just to approve the petition... :|. just a thought.


03/31/2012: I-129F sent to Dallas Lockbox

04/03/2012: I-129F recieved and sent to VSC

04/06/2012: NOA1 text/email.

04/09/2012: Touched.

04/12/2012: NOA1 hardcopy.

09/06/2012: Service request placed- They advised I should hear something by 9/21

09/17/2012: Received letter from USCIS just to be told i'm within' normal processing time bleh.

10/03/2012: NOA2 text received - Best part is it's our 2nd year anniversary!! Great Gift! :)

Sydney Consulate

10/21/2012: Packet 3 Received

11/30/2012: Sent packet 3

12/27/2012: Received packet 4 Interview date :)

01/22/2013: Medical completed

02/05/2013: Interview date status: APPROVED 306 Days!!

02/22/2013: Visa in Hand

02/24/2013: POE- Dallas, TX- then connecting flight home!

Total Time it took to complete our K1 process- 10 months and 3 weeks!!! INSANE! (325 days)

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hello we sent in our i-129f on feb 11 and she is from Australia. it takes 3 months for the container to come. when should she send it over?



When she has the visa in hand.

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

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

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