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I want to ask if AOS and IV package have to be send together? Or AOS first? And then IV? we paid all the bills and got just D261 and we are waiting already a month for IV package to be activated so we could mail our package (AOS and IV) ......Anyone of you knows if AoS forms/info must be sent in order to activate IV Application?

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Go ahead and send them now, together, with the AOS barcode sheet. The IV fee doesn't have to be paid before you send them in. In the meantime, call NVC and tell them you've filled out the DS-261 and are waiting to pay the IV fee. They should be able to review the DS-261 over the phone for you, which will activate the IV invoice.


 

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05-01-2013: FINALLY MET IN PERSON! in Canada
05-04-2013: finally became a couple
06-14-2014: got engaged
08-08-2014: got married in Canada
09-18-2014: sent I-130 via UPS, 142 pages in total
09-19-2014: I-130 arrived and signed for
09-24-2014: NOA1 text & hard copy received same day, Vermont Service Center
11-20-2014: NOA2 (I-130 approval!) hard copy received, 57 days from NOA1


12-08-2014: NVC received case
01-14-2015: case number and IIN number received via email
01-14-2015: DS-261 submitted
01-14-2015: AOS fee paid
01-22-2015: IV fee paid
01-24-2015: DS-260 submitted
01-25-2015: AOS and IV documents submitted electronically
02-18-2015: petitioner's proof of US domicile submitted electronically
02-25-2015: email confirmation received (31 days after sending!), scan date of 01-26-2015 <--60 day wait starts
03-24-2015: email confirmation received (34 days after sending!), scan date of 02-18-2015 <--60 day wait starts (a 2nd time)
03-31-2015: case completed at NVC! 2/18 documents got reviewed with the 1/26 ones, 64 days from original scan date

 

04-07-2015: case complete email received
04-22-2015: interview date email received
05-13-2015: medical in Montreal

05-19-2015: picked up medical results
05-20-2015: interview in Montreal --- APPROVED!, 238 days from NOA1

05-25-2015: passport/visa received!

05-30-2015: POE, Calais/St Stephen land crossing, 248 days from NOA1

06-03-2015: paid ELIS fee

06-10-2015: SSN received

07-02-2015: green card received!


03-13-2017: sent I-751 via USPS to Vermont Service Center, 156 pages in total 
03-14-2017: I-751 arrived and signed for

03-23-2017: NOA1 received, dated 03-16-2017

04-07-2017: biometrics appointment letter received 
04-18-2017: biometrics appointment 

02-05-2018: I-751 approval received!, dated 02-01-2018

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Thanks for your answer, but we payed for both and both payments say "PAID". But we dont have access to the IV Application yet. The button has not yet been activated. What should we do? We called NVC million times they also agree it's weird, but nobody tell us how to get it activated. We tried open it on different computers different explorers... Different countries.... Thought maybe it's our internet....Still doesn't work!

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Oh, my mistake, I misread and thought you were asking about the IV fee.

That is weird and I'm really sorry the reps offer no help!

Still, send in the AOS and IV packages now because once you get your scan date it's at least 60 days before you hear anything about it. Better to start that sooner rather than later. Hopefully in the meantime the DS-260 would open up or I'd suggest asking to speak with a supervisor if all they tell you is "oh that's weird." Always unhelpful, the reps are. :bonk:


 

~12-25-2006: met online (a blog site)
05-01-2013: FINALLY MET IN PERSON! in Canada
05-04-2013: finally became a couple
06-14-2014: got engaged
08-08-2014: got married in Canada
09-18-2014: sent I-130 via UPS, 142 pages in total
09-19-2014: I-130 arrived and signed for
09-24-2014: NOA1 text & hard copy received same day, Vermont Service Center
11-20-2014: NOA2 (I-130 approval!) hard copy received, 57 days from NOA1


12-08-2014: NVC received case
01-14-2015: case number and IIN number received via email
01-14-2015: DS-261 submitted
01-14-2015: AOS fee paid
01-22-2015: IV fee paid
01-24-2015: DS-260 submitted
01-25-2015: AOS and IV documents submitted electronically
02-18-2015: petitioner's proof of US domicile submitted electronically
02-25-2015: email confirmation received (31 days after sending!), scan date of 01-26-2015 <--60 day wait starts
03-24-2015: email confirmation received (34 days after sending!), scan date of 02-18-2015 <--60 day wait starts (a 2nd time)
03-31-2015: case completed at NVC! 2/18 documents got reviewed with the 1/26 ones, 64 days from original scan date

 

04-07-2015: case complete email received
04-22-2015: interview date email received
05-13-2015: medical in Montreal

05-19-2015: picked up medical results
05-20-2015: interview in Montreal --- APPROVED!, 238 days from NOA1

05-25-2015: passport/visa received!

05-30-2015: POE, Calais/St Stephen land crossing, 248 days from NOA1

06-03-2015: paid ELIS fee

06-10-2015: SSN received

07-02-2015: green card received!


03-13-2017: sent I-751 via USPS to Vermont Service Center, 156 pages in total 
03-14-2017: I-751 arrived and signed for

03-23-2017: NOA1 received, dated 03-16-2017

04-07-2017: biometrics appointment letter received 
04-18-2017: biometrics appointment 

02-05-2018: I-751 approval received!, dated 02-01-2018

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after it says "paid" you should be able to do the DS-260 within a week.

Make sure you're using internet explorer.


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1. the only thing that activates the DS-260 availability

is

the inclusion of the DS-261 into the casefile, by NVC staff.

2. I suggest you shift to doing Electronic Processing for Guangzhou, at NVC, instead of thinking of other paper forms. OK ? Shaves 2 to 5 months of waiting for the interview appointment after 'case-complete' timetick at NVC - NVC sets the appointment then, not GUZ IV.


We paid AOS fee and IV application fee very first day we got the invoince. It was one month ago. .

smells like there was a G-28 in place then, with the I-130 - you've an attorney attached to the case?

it's very rare, otherwise, to see and pay both on same day.

With a G-28 in play, there is no need to file the DS-261. Something else is strange - I suggest you talk with your attorney and a supervisor at NVC. In the end, if you are using EP for Guangzhou at NVC - you should be prepping your filesets for pdf.

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