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Hello everyone. I am having some difficulties filling out the G325a and the I-130. The issue I am having is with Latin(Peruvian specifically) last names and how we would fill out the paperwork after we are married. We will be getting married very soon.

For example purposes I changed our names, but let's say her name is Juliana Catalina Ruiz Torres. My name is Jack Johnson. After we are married her new name will be Juliana Catalina Ruiz Torres de Johnson.

1) Her passport and ID card will have her old name on it. I don't know how long it will take for her new name to be processed by her government but I assume it will be my last name right away since we are married. Is it ok that her new name will not match the passport and id card?

2) Does the following image display the correct format to fill out this form? The spaces left blank are left blank intentionally because we know how to fill those fields out with the correct information.

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3) And is image below correct?

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4A) Her address is similar to: CALLE JUAN PIAZZI 5448 URB. EL PACIFICO SAN MARTIN DE PORRES, LIMA, PERU.

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4B) I don't know how to fill out her address in the space below. Any ideas? I don't know where to put the rest of the address, it won't fit.

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4C) Is everything else correctly filled out based on the information I provided?

INFORELATIVE.png

It may seem easy to some, but I don't want to risk a mistake. Thanks!


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08-03-2013 - Married in Lima, Peru!

10-10-2013 - I-130 petition sent

10-15-2013 - NOA1

03-12-2014 - Notice of transfer to California Service Center from NBC

03-24-2014 - NOA2

04-03-2014 - NVC Received Case

05-09-2014 - NVC Case # Received

xx-xx-2014 - Pay IV and AOS invoices

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All other names used should be Juliana Catalina Ruiz Torres.

Thanks! Can anyone else confirm this or kindly answer any of the other questions?


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08-03-2013 - Married in Lima, Peru!

10-10-2013 - I-130 petition sent

10-15-2013 - NOA1

03-12-2014 - Notice of transfer to California Service Center from NBC

03-24-2014 - NOA2

04-03-2014 - NVC Received Case

05-09-2014 - NVC Case # Received

xx-xx-2014 - Pay IV and AOS invoices

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 - Send in IV and AOS Packages

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Name changes depend on the state/country of the wedding certificate, since name changes may be treated differently in different places using different forms/formats.

What will her new family name be on the wedding certificate? This is the name that should be on the forms as her current name. If it will just be 'Johnson' on the wedding certificate, it should just be 'Johnson' on the forms. If it will be 'Ruiz Torres de Johnson', this is what should be on the forms as the family name.

The advice on previous names used is correct - should be the whole name (though I used the 'FAMILY First Middle' format to make it the same order as entered on G-325a and I-130 forms - for you, I would do 'RUIZ TORRES Juliana Catalina').

Changing the name in passports/etc is not necessary if the name change is completed on the wedding certificate, but can't hurt if it is/isn't completed before the embassy eventually sees her passport. However, definitely complete the form with the new name on the wedding certificate.

For anything that won't fit like the address, write it in by hand, or attach an additional sheet with a reference in the box like 'see attachment'.


31 May 2013 - Sent I-130 to Phoenix Lockbox

03 Jun 2013 - USPS shows package as received

06 Jun 2013 - Received text and email with receipt number

08 Jun 2013 - Received paper I-797C. Received and Priority date - June 3. Notice date - June 5.

17 Dec 2013 - Transferred to Nebraska Service Center.

04 Mar 2014 - I-130 approved

05 Mar 2014 - I-130 shipped to NVC/DOS

17 Mar 2014 - Received by NVC

16 Apr 2014 - Case number assigned

22 Apr 2014 - DS-261 available and completed

23 Apr 2014 - AOS invoice email received
25 Apr 2014 - AOS fee available and paid

26 Apr 2014 - AOS packet sent (delivered 28 Apr, NVC system received 30 Apr)

30 Apr 2014 - IV invoice email received; fee available and paid
01 May 2014 - IV packet sent (delivered 02 May, NVC system received 05 May)

02 May 2014 - DS-260 available and completed

20 May 2014 - received AOS checklist (left mail address blank on I-864EZ)

22 May 2014 - checklist response delivered

27 May 2014 - NVC system received checklist

27 May 2014 - false checklist received

26 Jun 2014 - NVC case complete

10 Jul 2014 - interview scheduled (per phone call)

14 Jul 2014 - receive interview notification email

06 Aug 2014 - interview (approved); visa issued

08 Aug 2014 - passport/visa delivered

30 Aug 2014 - point of entry

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Hello everyone. I am having some difficulties filling out the G325a and the I-130. The issue I am having is with Latin(Peruvian specifically) last names and how we would fill out the paperwork after we are married. We will be getting married very soon.

For example purposes I changed our names, but let's say her name is Juliana Catalina Ruiz Torres. My name is Jack Johnson. After we are married her new name will be Juliana Catalina Ruiz Torres de Johnson.

1) Her passport and ID card will have her old name on it. I don't know how long it will take for her new name to be processed by her government but I assume it will be my last name right away since we are married. Is it ok that her new name will not match the passport and id card?

2) Does the following image display the correct format to fill out this form? The spaces left blank are left blank intentionally because we know how to fill those fields out with the correct information.

TEST.png

3) And is image below correct?

APPLICANT.png

4A) Her address is similar to: CALLE JUAN PIAZZI 5448 URB. EL PACIFICO SAN MARTIN DE PORRES, LIMA, PERU.

ADDRESS.png

4B) I don't know how to fill out her address in the space below. Any ideas? I don't know where to put the rest of the address, it won't fit.

INFORELATIVE.png

4C) Is everything else correctly filled out based on the information I provided?

INFORELATIVE.png

It may seem easy to some, but I don't want to risk a mistake. Thanks!

Her name would be: Juliana Catalina Ruiz de Johnson, it is customary to drop the second last name and add the 'de' + new last name; although I've heard is becoming more common to define how you want the names.

In the address, drop the 'Urb El pacifico'; not needed, it would be as adding a subdivision name to your US address, you can if you want but it is not requried for the snail mail to find its way to your mailbox.

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What do you guys think about this reply that was sent to me through email?

As far as the names on passports, etc., my wife took my last name for our US documents, but did the "de....." for her Peruvian ones. So if you're filling out an American form, do it the traditional American way, but if it's for a Peruvian document, do it the Peruvian way. Don't worry, you're not "falsifying" documents or anything, you're just complying with the rules of the relevant nation.

Cheers!

Also, are you sure that I can get rid of the Urb El Pacifico? Can anyone confirm this?


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08-03-2013 - Married in Lima, Peru!

10-10-2013 - I-130 petition sent

10-15-2013 - NOA1

03-12-2014 - Notice of transfer to California Service Center from NBC

03-24-2014 - NOA2

04-03-2014 - NVC Received Case

05-09-2014 - NVC Case # Received

xx-xx-2014 - Pay IV and AOS invoices

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 - Send in IV and AOS Packages

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Name changes depend on the state/country of the wedding certificate, since name changes may be treated differently in different places using different forms/formats.

What will her new family name be on the wedding certificate? This is the name that should be on the forms as her current name. If it will just be 'Johnson' on the wedding certificate, it should just be 'Johnson' on the forms. If it will be 'Ruiz Torres de Johnson', this is what should be on the forms as the family name.

The advice on previous names used is correct - should be the whole name (though I used the 'FAMILY First Middle' format to make it the same order as entered on G-325a and I-130 forms - for you, I would do 'RUIZ TORRES Juliana Catalina').

Changing the name in passports/etc is not necessary if the name change is completed on the wedding certificate, but can't hurt if it is/isn't completed before the embassy eventually sees her passport. However, definitely complete the form with the new name on the wedding certificate.

For anything that won't fit like the address, write it in by hand, or attach an additional sheet with a reference in the box like 'see attachment'.

I looked at my friends wedding certificate who was married in Peru, like we will be, and his wife's name did not change on the wedding certificate. I guess it is just assumed that afterwards the "de" gets added, followed by the husbands last name.

I found out that her new name will be Juliana Catalina Ruiz de Johnson (no Torres because that gets dropped after the marriage)

So I am guessing on the forms I should put Johnson under family name and previous names put RUIZ TORRES Juliana Catalina.

What do you guys think?


_______________________________________________________________________________

08-03-2013 - Married in Lima, Peru!

10-10-2013 - I-130 petition sent

10-15-2013 - NOA1

03-12-2014 - Notice of transfer to California Service Center from NBC

03-24-2014 - NOA2

04-03-2014 - NVC Received Case

05-09-2014 - NVC Case # Received

xx-xx-2014 - Pay IV and AOS invoices

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 - Send in IV and AOS Packages

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Is it really ok to omit from immigration forms "Urb. el Paciffico" in the address: "CALLE JUAN PIAZZI 5448 URB. EL PACIFICO SAN MARTIN DE PORRES, LIMA, PERU?"

Can anyone confirm this?


_______________________________________________________________________________

08-03-2013 - Married in Lima, Peru!

10-10-2013 - I-130 petition sent

10-15-2013 - NOA1

03-12-2014 - Notice of transfer to California Service Center from NBC

03-24-2014 - NOA2

04-03-2014 - NVC Received Case

05-09-2014 - NVC Case # Received

xx-xx-2014 - Pay IV and AOS invoices

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 - Send in IV and AOS Packages

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Is it really ok to omit from immigration forms "Urb. el Paciffico" in the address: "CALLE JUAN PIAZZI 5448 URB. EL PACIFICO SAN MARTIN DE PORRES, LIMA, PERU?"



Can anyone confirm this?



_______________________________________________________________________________

08-03-2013 - Married in Lima, Peru!

10-10-2013 - I-130 petition sent

10-15-2013 - NOA1

03-12-2014 - Notice of transfer to California Service Center from NBC

03-24-2014 - NOA2

04-03-2014 - NVC Received Case

05-09-2014 - NVC Case # Received

xx-xx-2014 - Pay IV and AOS invoices

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 -

xx-xx-2014 - Send in IV and AOS Packages

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