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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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Hi, my wife just had her interview and was approved alas we are near the end of a 1.5 year visa journey from hell.

However there is still a final confusion on how to get the passport back, the girl at the embassy told her to register with CGI stanley. I was able to fill out everything including the drop off bank location in shanghai, but at step 8 it asks for the case number to schedule interview date (even though we already had the interview with a date scheduled by NVC). When i typed in the case number it says case not found and won't let me continue.

So i am stuck at step 8 and can't submit, does anyone have any idea how to proceed? Or is every step saved individually and they already have the drop off location as soon as you goto the next step?

thank you again!

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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You have to call CGI stanley to confirm you are in system.

  • Callers in Beijing: 56794700 | Callers outside of Beijing: 010-56794700.
  • Callers in Chengdu: 6273-6100 | Callers outside of Chengdu: 028-6273-6100.
  • Callers in Shanghai: 5191-5200 | Callers outside of Shanghai: (+86) 021-5191-5200.
  • Caller in Guangzhou: 83909000 | Callers outside of Guangzhou: 020-83909000.
  • Callers in Shenyang: 31663400 | Callers outside of Shenyang: 024-31663400.
  • Callers in the United States: 703 665 1986.
  • International callers: +1 703 665 1986.

IR-5 for wife's parents:
3-24-2014: I-130 approved
4-08-2014: USCIS sent to NVC
5-07-2014: Case recieved at NVC
5-15-2014: Case number & IIN Assigned
5-21-2014: Completed DS-261
5-22-2014: Sent ENROLL EP email
5-27-2014: Sent AOS through EP
6-14-2014: Case number change from GUZ to GZO

7-04-2014: Sent DS-260 fee

7-07-2014: Sent Civil Documents

7-08-2014: Completed DS-260

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8-27-2014: Case COMPLETE! YES!...YES!...YES! :joy::thumbs::dance:

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: China
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Hi, my wife just had her interview and was approved alas we are near the end of a 1.5 year visa journey from hell.

However there is still a final confusion on how to get the passport back, the girl at the embassy told her to register with CGI stanley. I was able to fill out everything including the drop off bank location in shanghai, but at step 8 it asks for the case number to schedule interview date (even though we already had the interview with a date scheduled by NVC). When i typed in the case number it says case not found and won't let me continue.

So i am stuck at step 8 and can't submit, does anyone have any idea how to proceed? Or is every step saved individually and they already have the drop off location as soon as you goto the next step?

thank you again!

It could be different for your spouse visa processing, but when we filled out the DS-160 online for the K1 visa processing,

I seem to recall that we had to select the passport delivery location, which could be one of the listed sites or beneficiary's home address.

I don't recall us having to go back and re-register this information after the interview.


10-04-2013 We met online
11-21-2013 We met in person in Shanghai for 2 weeks

12-13-2013 I-129F packet sent via express

12-19-2013 USCIS NOA #1 (text and email) received

12-24-2013 USCIS assigns Alien Registration Number
12-31-2013 USCIS NOA #1 hard copy received
06-02-2014 USCIS web site shows NOA #2 approval
06-06-2014 USCIS web site shows case sent to NVC

06-xx-2014 Fiancee acquired birth, marriage, and police certificates from local police station (wrong)

06-16-2014 NVC creates case with GUZ### number

06-19-2014 NVC sends case sent to Guangzhou, China
06-24-2014 Received packet 3 express mail from embassy
06-25-2014 Completed DS-160 and paid K1 visa fee

06-26-2014 Mailed packet 3 response back to Embassy

06-26-2014 Requested police certificate from Russian embassy

07-08-2014 Received packet 4 email from Embassy

07-17-2014 Picked up Russian police certificate

07-25-2014 Fiancee medical exam (received MMR & Varicella, but they missed required TD shot)

07-31-2014 Picked up medical exam reports

08-01-2014 Request (correct) birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service (GongZhengChu)

08-06-2014 Picked up birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service

08-14-2014 Passed Interview Guangzhou embassy

09-01-2014 Received passport, visa, & sealed envelope

09-13-2014 POE

09-17-2014 Went to CBP office to get (US entry) I-94 updated correctly

09-18-2014 Applied for Social Security Card
09-19-2014 Applied for Marriage License (via online)
09-25-2014 Received Social Security Card
09-30-2014 Picked up Marriage License
10-09-2014 Marriage by Justice of Peace
10-09-2014 Got Certified Marriage Certificate Copies
10-17-2014 Received a letter from SS office that they need the marriage license
10-09-2014 Applied to change the social security card name
10-24-2014 Went back to SS office to provide the marriage certificate documents again!!!
12-09-2014 Submitted AOS, EAD, and AP
12-16-2014 Received 16 emails and 16 text NOA messages
01-05-2015 Received Biometrics appointment letter for (01-12-2015)
01-12-2015 Had Biometrics (fingerprint & picture) - Required Marriage Certificate!!!
02-17-2015 EAD and AP is approved
02-23-2015 Received AP is approval letter
02-25-2015 Received EAD/AP combo card (expires 02/16/2016)
02-27-2015 Applied for SS card name change (they took her SS card)
02-27-2015 Driver's learner permit test was denied since the SS card was given to SS office for name change
03-17-2015 Received SS card with married name
03-17-2015 Started to change all her accounts to married name
03-23-2015 Received potential interview waiver letter
03-27-2015 DMV rejects learner's permit due to "legal status=pending" and vision test failure
04-05-2015 Vision test for learner's permit
04-06-2015 DPS sent us letter that DHS cleared my wife's status to acquire driver's license.
04-10-2015 Passed Driver Learner's Permit
04-22-2015 Received Driver Learner's Permit ID card (expires 02/16/2016)
08-27-2015 Green Card approved
08-31-2015 Received Green Card "Welcome Notice Was Mailed" letter
09-05-2015 Received Green card
10-26-2015 Passed Driver's License Road Test (on 3rd attempt)
11-03-2015 Received Driver's License (expires 02/16/2022)
11-06-2015 Applied to remove conditional work remark on SS card
11-23-2015 Received updated Social Security Card.
- - - - - - - - - - Pending Future Processing - - - - - - - - - -
05-27-2017 File 10 Year Green Card
08-27-2017 2 Year Green Card Expires
05-27-2018 File USC

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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Hey ! newguy05 ! come back, update yer timeline, over at

http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/profile.php?id=168294

Thanks so much, and Thanks in advance !


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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