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My petition was approved on 16th of April , based on the approval letter my case should be in the NVC by now but its not in the System yet as i called them and said that it takes up to 35 days , So my question , can i send the AOS and IV packages once i get the Welcome letter form NVC and and choose the agent ? or do i have to pay AOS and IV then send the Package ?

Hope you guys have a wonderful journey with NVC :)

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Here is My TimeLine for my VisaJourney :

Note : This is a US.Citizen applying for relatives category

  • Service Center : Vermont Service Center
  • Consulate : Morocco
  • Marriage (if applicable):
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-11-16
  • I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-23
  • I-130 RFE : 2015-03-26
  • I-130 RFE Sent : 2015-03-30
  • I-130 Approved : 2015-04-16
  • NVC Received : 2015-05-04
  • Assigned Case Number : 2015-05-14
  • Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-05-19
  • Pay AOS Bill : 2015-05-29
  • Send AOS Package : 2015-05-27
  • Receive I-864 Package : 2015-05-14
  • Submit DS-261 : 2015-05-28 ( The website was down for almost 3 weeks , no one was able to log in )
  • Send IV Package : 2015-05-27
  • Checklist: 26 June 2015 [ Non-submission of DS 260] i was not able to submit it due to the website issue ]
  • Submit DS-260 05 July 2015
  • Case Completed 05 August 2015
  • Interview scheduled on 9/11/2015
  • Interview shceduled for 10/14/2015
  • Interview Status : Approved

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After you pay the AOS fee you can send both packages together, AOS envelop in one envelope, IV package in other envelope and both of them together and one big envelop

Thanks , how do i know that NVC received my case ? based on what they told me , they have 35 days to put it in the system but i just want to know if it has been received or not ?

Thanks


Here is My TimeLine for my VisaJourney :

Note : This is a US.Citizen applying for relatives category

  • Service Center : Vermont Service Center
  • Consulate : Morocco
  • Marriage (if applicable):
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-11-16
  • I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-23
  • I-130 RFE : 2015-03-26
  • I-130 RFE Sent : 2015-03-30
  • I-130 Approved : 2015-04-16
  • NVC Received : 2015-05-04
  • Assigned Case Number : 2015-05-14
  • Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-05-19
  • Pay AOS Bill : 2015-05-29
  • Send AOS Package : 2015-05-27
  • Receive I-864 Package : 2015-05-14
  • Submit DS-261 : 2015-05-28 ( The website was down for almost 3 weeks , no one was able to log in )
  • Send IV Package : 2015-05-27
  • Checklist: 26 June 2015 [ Non-submission of DS 260] i was not able to submit it due to the website issue ]
  • Submit DS-260 05 July 2015
  • Case Completed 05 August 2015
  • Interview scheduled on 9/11/2015
  • Interview shceduled for 10/14/2015
  • Interview Status : Approved

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I would continue to call them! I called EVERY SINGLE DAY, and got my case number after 8 days and my AOS invoice the next day....consistency is the key :)

you mean if i keep calling constantly , i ll rush them to put it in the system ?


Here is My TimeLine for my VisaJourney :

Note : This is a US.Citizen applying for relatives category

  • Service Center : Vermont Service Center
  • Consulate : Morocco
  • Marriage (if applicable):
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-11-16
  • I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-23
  • I-130 RFE : 2015-03-26
  • I-130 RFE Sent : 2015-03-30
  • I-130 Approved : 2015-04-16
  • NVC Received : 2015-05-04
  • Assigned Case Number : 2015-05-14
  • Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-05-19
  • Pay AOS Bill : 2015-05-29
  • Send AOS Package : 2015-05-27
  • Receive I-864 Package : 2015-05-14
  • Submit DS-261 : 2015-05-28 ( The website was down for almost 3 weeks , no one was able to log in )
  • Send IV Package : 2015-05-27
  • Checklist: 26 June 2015 [ Non-submission of DS 260] i was not able to submit it due to the website issue ]
  • Submit DS-260 05 July 2015
  • Case Completed 05 August 2015
  • Interview scheduled on 9/11/2015
  • Interview shceduled for 10/14/2015
  • Interview Status : Approved

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Thanks , how do i know that NVC received my case ? based on what they told me , they have 35 days to put it in the system but i just want to know if it has been received or not ?

Thanks

They will give you a NVC/DOS case number and IIN. You use that to log onto the CEAC website to do the DS-261 and pay the AOS fee when they become available. https://ceac.state.gov/ceac/


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Calling them constantly does not help you. It can hinder you. They do keep a record of how often you call and the last thing you maybe want to do is annoy the people who you want help from. :) I've read quite a bit about people being told, Look Mrs Blank, you called yesterday, and the day before, and the day before that. We said it would take 30 days, please give us the time we need. Thank you.


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

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Calling them constantly does not help you. It can hinder you. They do keep a record of how often you call and the last thing you maybe want to do is annoy the people who you want help from. :) I've read quite a bit about people being told, Look Mrs Blank, you called yesterday, and the day before, and the day before that. We said it would take 30 days, please give us the time we need. Thank you.

hhhh if that the case i should have been told " stop calling twice a day" , as it become now a part of my daily activities .

well i give them a break now till monday evening then i ll start calling them once a day :) :)


Here is My TimeLine for my VisaJourney :

Note : This is a US.Citizen applying for relatives category

  • Service Center : Vermont Service Center
  • Consulate : Morocco
  • Marriage (if applicable):
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-11-16
  • I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-23
  • I-130 RFE : 2015-03-26
  • I-130 RFE Sent : 2015-03-30
  • I-130 Approved : 2015-04-16
  • NVC Received : 2015-05-04
  • Assigned Case Number : 2015-05-14
  • Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-05-19
  • Pay AOS Bill : 2015-05-29
  • Send AOS Package : 2015-05-27
  • Receive I-864 Package : 2015-05-14
  • Submit DS-261 : 2015-05-28 ( The website was down for almost 3 weeks , no one was able to log in )
  • Send IV Package : 2015-05-27
  • Checklist: 26 June 2015 [ Non-submission of DS 260] i was not able to submit it due to the website issue ]
  • Submit DS-260 05 July 2015
  • Case Completed 05 August 2015
  • Interview scheduled on 9/11/2015
  • Interview shceduled for 10/14/2015
  • Interview Status : Approved

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Hi Guys

My petition was approved on 16th of April , based on the approval letter my case should be in the NVC by now but its not in the System yet as i called them and said that it takes up to 35 days , So my question , can i send the AOS and IV packages once i get the Welcome letter form NVC and and choose the agent ? or do i have to pay AOS and IV then send the Package ?

Hope you guys have a wonderful journey with NVC :)

Did the NVC tell you that they have your package from USCIS yet? Mine took two weeks with USCIS AFTER APROVAL and then about another week in transit to NVC. So first thing first, determine if they have actually received your petition. If they have then you can bug them so you can get your information once they enter it in the system.

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Did the NVC tell you that they have your package from USCIS yet? Mine took two weeks with USCIS AFTER APROVAL and then about another week in transit to NVC. So first thing first, determine if they have actually received your petition. If they have then you can bug them so you can get your information once they enter it in the system.

in the Approval letter that i got from the USCIS , it is stating that they have sent my original petition case on that 16th , so i assumed that the case should have been at the NVC already but they have not put into the system yet . is there any other way to know if they have received the case or not yet ?

Thanks


Here is My TimeLine for my VisaJourney :

Note : This is a US.Citizen applying for relatives category

  • Service Center : Vermont Service Center
  • Consulate : Morocco
  • Marriage (if applicable):
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-11-16
  • I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-23
  • I-130 RFE : 2015-03-26
  • I-130 RFE Sent : 2015-03-30
  • I-130 Approved : 2015-04-16
  • NVC Received : 2015-05-04
  • Assigned Case Number : 2015-05-14
  • Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-05-19
  • Pay AOS Bill : 2015-05-29
  • Send AOS Package : 2015-05-27
  • Receive I-864 Package : 2015-05-14
  • Submit DS-261 : 2015-05-28 ( The website was down for almost 3 weeks , no one was able to log in )
  • Send IV Package : 2015-05-27
  • Checklist: 26 June 2015 [ Non-submission of DS 260] i was not able to submit it due to the website issue ]
  • Submit DS-260 05 July 2015
  • Case Completed 05 August 2015
  • Interview scheduled on 9/11/2015
  • Interview shceduled for 10/14/2015
  • Interview Status : Approved

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in the Approval letter that i got from the USCIS , it is stating that they have sent my original petition case on that 16th , so i assumed that the case should have been at the NVC already but they have not put into the system yet . is there any other way to know if they have received the case or not yet ?

Thanks

Its highly unlikely they sent it out the day it was approved. Call NVC and establish if they actually have your case there and move from there.

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Its highly unlikely they sent it out the day it was approved. Call NVC and establish if they actually have your case there and move from there.

i think even though they stated that they have sent the case but it still in the transit , it is just Vermont Center that is taking this long to send out the approval petition comparing with other Centers , im really disappointed.


Here is My TimeLine for my VisaJourney :

Note : This is a US.Citizen applying for relatives category

  • Service Center : Vermont Service Center
  • Consulate : Morocco
  • Marriage (if applicable):
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-11-16
  • I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-23
  • I-130 RFE : 2015-03-26
  • I-130 RFE Sent : 2015-03-30
  • I-130 Approved : 2015-04-16
  • NVC Received : 2015-05-04
  • Assigned Case Number : 2015-05-14
  • Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-05-19
  • Pay AOS Bill : 2015-05-29
  • Send AOS Package : 2015-05-27
  • Receive I-864 Package : 2015-05-14
  • Submit DS-261 : 2015-05-28 ( The website was down for almost 3 weeks , no one was able to log in )
  • Send IV Package : 2015-05-27
  • Checklist: 26 June 2015 [ Non-submission of DS 260] i was not able to submit it due to the website issue ]
  • Submit DS-260 05 July 2015
  • Case Completed 05 August 2015
  • Interview scheduled on 9/11/2015
  • Interview shceduled for 10/14/2015
  • Interview Status : Approved

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Ok the case has been received by NVC on 5/4/2015 and i was told to allow another 4 weeks to get the case number but to be honest with you i dont trust them as i have seen many approval petition have been assigned a case number in a week or two


Here is My TimeLine for my VisaJourney :

Note : This is a US.Citizen applying for relatives category

  • Service Center : Vermont Service Center
  • Consulate : Morocco
  • Marriage (if applicable):
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-11-16
  • I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-23
  • I-130 RFE : 2015-03-26
  • I-130 RFE Sent : 2015-03-30
  • I-130 Approved : 2015-04-16
  • NVC Received : 2015-05-04
  • Assigned Case Number : 2015-05-14
  • Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-05-19
  • Pay AOS Bill : 2015-05-29
  • Send AOS Package : 2015-05-27
  • Receive I-864 Package : 2015-05-14
  • Submit DS-261 : 2015-05-28 ( The website was down for almost 3 weeks , no one was able to log in )
  • Send IV Package : 2015-05-27
  • Checklist: 26 June 2015 [ Non-submission of DS 260] i was not able to submit it due to the website issue ]
  • Submit DS-260 05 July 2015
  • Case Completed 05 August 2015
  • Interview scheduled on 9/11/2015
  • Interview shceduled for 10/14/2015
  • Interview Status : Approved

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