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Waiting on new passport for K1 interview

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Hi guys, I think this is the right section to ask this question. I was wondering if there was a deadline to file the DS-160 application and schedule an interview for my fiance? We just received the letter and notice from the embassy saying they were ready but in a weird twist we're waiting on her new passport because her old one expired as I was filing the petition.

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Filed: Other Country: Philippines
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Hi guys, I think this is the right section to ask this question. I was wondering if there was a deadline to file the DS-160 application and schedule an interview for my fiance? We just received the letter and notice from the embassy saying they were ready but in a weird twist we're waiting on her new passport because her old one expired as I was filing the petition.

Well there is, sort of, a deadline for filing the DS-160, it is best to have it completed at least a day before the interview. ;)

For the K-1 process in the Philippines follow the flashing arrow below. Once your fiancee gets her new passport things can move very fast!

Oh, pop over to the Philippines forum for better answers relating to the visa process there.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/129-philippines/


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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ecuador
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*** Thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the Embassy/Consulate forum -- topic involves that stage. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Hey everybody, thank you for the replies. After a lot of searching and then finally getting the instructions I think it will be pretty simple. I never had to send a copy of her passport to USCIS so we are doing ok there and the instructions for setting up an appointment that I found on the embassy website actually had numbers and the website for Philippine passport renewal in the event that it has happened like that. I am going to guess that this has happened a lot so I'm going to relax a little and give the embassy a call to make sure on Monday.

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