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Has anyone paid their AOS or IV fee online in the past month? Did it work?

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We already paid our AOS fee a while back and now have our IV fee to pay. When I spoke with them on the phone at the end of May (when the site was still down), they said we'd be mailed our IV bill and that we could pay it by mail. The fee has shown up on the site but we have yet to receive the bill in the mail. We never received the AOS bill in the mail in the past (before the site went down), so I really don't know if I should be expecting the IV one to show up, even though they told me it would. I cant get ahold of them on the phone, its always busy (but I keep trying).

So my question is if anyone has paid online recently and had the payment go through. I'm weary to do this because of the site issues that have been happening.


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11/03/2014: I-130 Package sent
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11/17/2014: NOA1 received
03/31/2015: Case approved by USCIS
04/09/2015: Case Was Sent To The Department of State for visa processing
04/14/2015: NOA2 (I-797) received in mail by applicant
NVC
04/28/2015: NVC Welcome Letter (PAOSF) with cover sheet for documents and invoice + case #.
04/30/2015: DS-261 filled out/submitted online
05/12/2015: AOS fee paid
05/26/2015: DS-261 accepted
05/25/2015: AOS Packet sent
05/29/2015: AOS Packet received by NVC
07/07/2015: IV Packet sent
07/13/2015: IV Packet received by NVC
07/14/2015: IV fee paid
07/16/2015: DS-260 Completed
08/29/2015: DS-260 and documents sent to supervisor for review
09/03/2015: Status letter issued (never received)
09/15/2015: Case Complete
Interview/Consulate
10/27/2015: Medical Exam
11/04/2015: Interview @ Montreal Consulate. Required medical results via mail.
11/13/2015: Medical mailed to Montreal Consulate through Loomis
11/16/2015: Medical delivered to Montreal Consulate

12/01/2015: Visa Issued
12/03/2015: Received Visa and IV Packet
12/10/2015: :PoE/Moving date

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Pay it online do not do it by mail you'll regret it .

Are people still having issues with online payment though?


USCIS
11/03/2014: I-130 Package sent
11/06/2014: I-130 Package Delivered to Pheonix Lockbox
11/17/2014: NOA1 received
03/31/2015: Case approved by USCIS
04/09/2015: Case Was Sent To The Department of State for visa processing
04/14/2015: NOA2 (I-797) received in mail by applicant
NVC
04/28/2015: NVC Welcome Letter (PAOSF) with cover sheet for documents and invoice + case #.
04/30/2015: DS-261 filled out/submitted online
05/12/2015: AOS fee paid
05/26/2015: DS-261 accepted
05/25/2015: AOS Packet sent
05/29/2015: AOS Packet received by NVC
07/07/2015: IV Packet sent
07/13/2015: IV Packet received by NVC
07/14/2015: IV fee paid
07/16/2015: DS-260 Completed
08/29/2015: DS-260 and documents sent to supervisor for review
09/03/2015: Status letter issued (never received)
09/15/2015: Case Complete
Interview/Consulate
10/27/2015: Medical Exam
11/04/2015: Interview @ Montreal Consulate. Required medical results via mail.
11/13/2015: Medical mailed to Montreal Consulate through Loomis
11/16/2015: Medical delivered to Montreal Consulate

12/01/2015: Visa Issued
12/03/2015: Received Visa and IV Packet
12/10/2015: :PoE/Moving date

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Are people still having issues with online payment though?

mostly the issue online with the iv fee was that either like me they paid by mail a long time ago and it won't switch to paid or when you went to click pay now it said 0.00, if when you click on pay now it says 325.00 go ahead and pay it . I just decided to pay online (the second time now counting the first by mail) and it switched finally to in process and the money just got pulled and is a pending transaction from my bank account this morning . Paid mine yesterday morning .

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~~moved to NVC discussion as topic is about NVC payments from IR1/CR1 process and procedures~~


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mostly the issue online with the iv fee was that either like me they paid by mail a long time ago and it won't switch to paid or when you went to click pay now it said 0.00, if when you click on pay now it says 325.00 go ahead and pay it . I just decided to pay online (the second time now counting the first by mail) and it switched finally to in process and the money just got pulled and is a pending transaction from my bank account this morning . Paid mine yesterday morning .

how is the refund coming along? Are you still waiting to hear back from them? Now I can pay online, I really want to do the same but it would be 650 for me ughhhhh

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how is the refund coming along? Are you still waiting to hear back from them? Now I can pay online, I really want to do the same but it would be 650 for me ughhhhh

I'm about to request it as I was waiting to see if it actually went through paying online and it did and I can happily say I was just able to complete the ds260 as well so it worked .

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I'm about to request it as I was waiting to see if it actually went through paying online and it did and I can happily say I was just able to complete the ds260 as well so it worked .

congrats! I knew it would work cuz I clicked on it and it led me to the page where I can put bankaccnt#

Ahhhhhh now I want to do the same but not sure how long itll take to get the refund back :/

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Hope you don't mind me asking but could you please tell me when were you able to see IV FEE online after you got an email? I got IV INVOICE on June 11th and still not able to pay it online.

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Hope you don't mind me asking but could you please tell me when were you able to see IV FEE online after you got an email? I got IV INVOICE on June 11th and still not able to pay it online.

sorry buddy but I got invoiced back on May 8th so forever ago it finally showed up on June 5th .

congrats! I knew it would work cuz I clicked on it and it led me to the page where I can put bankaccnt#

Ahhhhhh now I want to do the same but not sure how long itll take to get the refund back :/

after waiting 2 months I don't even care how long the refund takes to process it was a victory in my eyes lol .

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after waiting 2 months I don't even care how long the refund takes to process it was a victory in my eyes lol .

mine would be 650 (petitioning my parents) what would you do if you were me ? ?? Im thinking wait another week. And If I do the same you did I would have to be prepared for the worst too.. if for any reason I cant even get the refund?

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mine would be 650 (petitioning my parents) what would you do if you were me ? ?? Im thinking wait another week. And If I do the same you did I would have to be prepared for the worst too.. if for any reason I cant even get the refund?

I really don't know if I would do the same in your case as it being double, that's a huge difference to take into account . While 325 isn't cheap either it's easier to play around with then almost 700 dollars . Wiser to probably wait in your case sadly .

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I really don't know if I would do the same in your case as it being double, that's a huge difference to take into account . While 325 isn't cheap either it's easier to play around with then almost 700 dollars . Wiser to probably wait in your case sadly .

very true :/ again you waited 2 months I would have done the same lol. Its only been about 3weeks for me after I paid IVfee.

Anyways, keep us updated :) I'm anxious to know how refund process works out for u.

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My iv fee invoice was emailed to me on 14th june and im still unable to pay it online.. it shows ''$0.00"
So I will pay by mail. Is that a bad idea?


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07/16/2013: I-130 package sent

08/22/2013: Package received by USCIS, informed through an automated message
12/05/2013: Receipt number received (NOA1) P.D - 12/02/2013

02/06/2014: Petition approved (NOA2)

02/20/2014: Case received by NVC

04/26/2014: Called NVC, they said they have sent an email on March 28th. No further processing can be done till priority date is current.

02/25/2015: Welcome letter sent, Invoice ID number included
05/04/2015: DS-261 completed

05/05/2015: AOS Fee paid; status “in process”
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05/21/2015: AOS & IV Package mailed to NVC *Fingers crossed*

05/29/2015: NVC received our documents (SCAN DATE) - Notified through email on 6/4/2015
06/09/2015: DS261 reviewed (found out by calling NVC)

06/14/2015: IV fee bill generated (received email) *cant pay - ceac portal having issues*

06/26/2015: Checklist received for not paying IV fee *waiting to pay online*

07/05/2015: IV fee paid finally website is fixed! *Showed as PAID 7/8/15*
07/08/2015: DS260 submitted

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