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Hi every body,

when I enter the case number at CEAC website to check the status of my petition I had the message below, what the mean about the instructions?

U.S. Department of State

IMMIGRANT VISA APPLICATION

At NVC

Immigrant Visa Case Number: MTLxxxxxxxx

Please follow the instructions you received from the National Visa Center (NVC) for the next step in the processing of your visa petition. If you have misplaced the instructions sent to you by the NVC or did not receive them, please contact us at http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/info/info_3177.html for additional information.
thank you for your help
Edited by Mag&Chef

NOA1 date: 9-22-2014

RFE: May 02,2015

RFE letter received:May08,2015

RFE response may 17, 2015

NOA2:June 12,2015

Hard copy received:June 18, 2015

Sent to NVC: june 22, 2015

NVC recv: July,01,2015

CEAC case Ready: july 8, 2015

consulate rec: July 16

Packet 3 re-sent : July,20

Packet 4: July 29,

medical: September 1st

interview: September 18/ approved

visa received: September, 24, 2015

POE: October,5,2015

AOS

Applied for SS card: october,14.2015

received: october 19

Marriage, October,17, 2015 (03 working days for M.licence)

DL: october 21 (valid 06month),

AOS/EAD/AP: October 29,2015 rec: Nov05,2015

Biometric: Dec 01, 2015

EAD/AP approved:01/26/2016 card received: 02/02/2016

AOS approved:02/02/2016

02/05/2016 case status update: I-485 my card was mailed to me

02/08/2016: card was picked up by USPS

02/09/2016 GC received

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That they still have the case at NVC (didn't sent to the Embassy yet) and it probably mean about the instructions that they "mailed" to you. Idk if they send it by email or hardcopy. I got my case number today, so as far as I been reading and seeing in different pages, that's what I understand.


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My K-1 Fiancée Visa Journey

USCIS:
2015-04-09: I-129F Mailed out overnight to Lewisville, TX
2015-04-10: Case received by USCIS. Routed to California Service Center
2015-04-14: Received our e-mail of NOA1
2015-04-21: NOA1 Hardcopy on hand!
2015-06-12: Case was approved! NOA2
2015-06-19: I797 Hardcopy on hand!
National Visa Center (NVC):
2015-07-06: BNS Case number assigned!
2015-07-07: DS-160 Completed
2015-07-07: Visa FEE paid off
2015-07-11: Case updated at CEAC to "in Transit"!
2015-07-13: Case updated at CEAC to "Ready"!
Argentina's U.S. Embassy - Consular Section:
2015-07-15: Embassy received the package hardcopy from NVC by DHL
2015-07-16: Vaccinations done
2015-07-17: Police certificate done
2015-07-21: Medicals done
2015-07-23: Packet 3 documentation set
2015-07-24: Received packet 3
2015-07-27: Handed in packet 3 to the embassy
2015-08-21: Received packet 4
2015-09-07: Re-done police certificate, required by the USBA IV unit.
2015-09-08: Received package of affidavit of support, sent by UPS from Roland to Argentina
2015-09-10: Interview APPROVED!!!!
2015-09-11: Case status updated at CEAC to "Administrative Processing"!
2015-09-14: Case status updated at CEAC to "Issued"!
2015-09-23: Passport ready to pick up! Scheduled for September 25th.
2015-09-25: Visa on hand
2015-10-02: Departure from Ezeiza, Buenos Aires
Department of Homeland Security (DHS):
2015-10-03: POE - Atlanta, GA
2015-10-16: Got married at Denton, Caroline County's Courthouse

My AOS Journey

Social Security Administration:
2015-10-26: Applied for SSN at Cambridge Social Security Administration
2015-11-23: Called SSA after four weeks mark. They re-send the forms because it was the wrong one.
2016-01-12: Visit SSA and been told that there was a mail sent to me according the situation. Received it later in the afternoon.

2016-01-13: Finally got my SSN card!! (Yayy!! after 80 days!!)

USCIS:
2015-12-17: Forms I-485, I-765 & I-131 Mailed out by USPS Priority mail
2015-12-20: Package delivered

2015-12-30: Received three NOA1's e-mails and sms (I-485, I-131 and I-765)

2016-01-05: Received three NOA1's hardcopies on hand!

2016-01-06: Received biometrics appointment letter.

2016-01-19: Biometrics appointment @ Dover, DE. (Successful! Took only 10 mins.)

2016-01-25: RFIE notification :cry:

2016-02-02: RFIE hardcopy mail received. (I864 form needed to be corrected + additional documentation)

2016-03-08: Overnighted the RFIE response with UPS

2016-03-09: Package delivered

2016-03-10: Received RFIE reception notification

2016-04-08: EAD & AP been approved!

2016-04-11: Received AP & EAD approval e-notification!! (woot woot!!)

2016-04-12: EAD card is being produced

2016-04-13: EAD card been mailed

2016-04-15: Combo card on hand!

2016-XX-XX: (GC interview/approval notice!?!?!??!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!) :clock:

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You're lucky!

Our case number didn't even show up into the system until July 4th (Case number around June 26), but it's already in transit, I'm just waiting for the READY to show on it. Not everyone even gets the "At NVC" status, but it simply means that it's currently at the NVC and luckily for you, they've put it in the system.


Whenever it ships out, it should change to "In Transit" and then when your consulates recieved it, it should change to "Ready".


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11/09/15 -  ISSUED!!                                                              
11/10/15 - Passport received                                                
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Spoiler

04/08/16 - I-485, I-765, I-131 AOS Application recieved by USCIS
04/12/16 - 3 NOA1's received in mail
05/14/16 - Biometrics for AOS and EAD
06/27/16 - I-485 Case to changed to "New Card being produced"  (Day 77)
06/27/16 - I-485 Case changed to Approved! (Day 77)
06/30/16 - I-485 Case changed to "My Card has been mailed to me!"
07/05/16 - Green Card received in mail! 

 



ROC 

05/09/18 - Mailed out ROC to CSC

05/10/18 - CSC Signed and received ROC package
06/07/28 - NOA1 

06/11/18 - Check cashed

06/15/18 - NOA received in the mail

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Hi every body,

when I enter the case number at CEAC website to check the status of my petition I had the message below, what the mean about the instructions?

U.S. Department of State

IMMIGRANT VISA APPLICATION

At NVC

Immigrant Visa Case Number: MTLxxxxxxxx

Please follow the instructions you received from the National Visa Center (NVC) for the next step in the processing of your visa petition. If you have misplaced the instructions sent to you by the NVC or did not receive them, please contact us at http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/info/info_3177.html for additional information.
thank you for your help

Well you just got approved not to log ago it looks like by your timeline and arrived at NVC you put July 1st. So its just saying following the instructions NVC sends you. When they send it to you. You got your case#. Have you checked your email to see if you got a welcome letter yet?

You can call NVC until midnight Eastern time you will still need the IIN to log into the ceac.gov site so you can pay your AOS fee and submit your DS-261 once its invoice.

Here is the NVC Process wiki to tell you all that's going on at NVC.

http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process


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You're lucky!

Our case number didn't even show up into the system until July 4th (Case number around June 26), but it's already in transit, I'm just waiting for the READY to show on it. Not everyone even gets the "At NVC" status, but it simply means that it's currently at the NVC and luckily for you, they've put it in the system.

Whenever it ships out, it should change to "In Transit" and then when your consulates recieved it, it should change to "Ready".

Thank you Ash.1101

I don't consider myself lucky, since I m september 2014 filler :clock:

we got the case number on july 1st but shows up in the system today july,6

Good luck to our journey


NOA1 date: 9-22-2014

RFE: May 02,2015

RFE letter received:May08,2015

RFE response may 17, 2015

NOA2:June 12,2015

Hard copy received:June 18, 2015

Sent to NVC: june 22, 2015

NVC recv: July,01,2015

CEAC case Ready: july 8, 2015

consulate rec: July 16

Packet 3 re-sent : July,20

Packet 4: July 29,

medical: September 1st

interview: September 18/ approved

visa received: September, 24, 2015

POE: October,5,2015

AOS

Applied for SS card: october,14.2015

received: october 19

Marriage, October,17, 2015 (03 working days for M.licence)

DL: october 21 (valid 06month),

AOS/EAD/AP: October 29,2015 rec: Nov05,2015

Biometric: Dec 01, 2015

EAD/AP approved:01/26/2016 card received: 02/02/2016

AOS approved:02/02/2016

02/05/2016 case status update: I-485 my card was mailed to me

02/08/2016: card was picked up by USPS

02/09/2016 GC received

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Well you just got approved not to log ago it looks like by your timeline and arrived at NVC you put July 1st. So its just saying following the instructions NVC sends you. When they send it to you. You got your case#. Have you checked your email to see if you got a welcome letter yet?

You can call NVC until midnight Eastern time you will still need the IIN to log into the ceac.gov site so you can pay your AOS fee and submit your DS-261 once its invoice.

Here is the NVC Process wiki to tell you all that's going on at NVC.

http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Thank you dwheels75, no I did not receive the welcome letter yet. but I got the 3 numbers (case number, invoice number, beneficiary number) by phone on july 1st.

by the way Im a K1 visa filler


NOA1 date: 9-22-2014

RFE: May 02,2015

RFE letter received:May08,2015

RFE response may 17, 2015

NOA2:June 12,2015

Hard copy received:June 18, 2015

Sent to NVC: june 22, 2015

NVC recv: July,01,2015

CEAC case Ready: july 8, 2015

consulate rec: July 16

Packet 3 re-sent : July,20

Packet 4: July 29,

medical: September 1st

interview: September 18/ approved

visa received: September, 24, 2015

POE: October,5,2015

AOS

Applied for SS card: october,14.2015

received: october 19

Marriage, October,17, 2015 (03 working days for M.licence)

DL: october 21 (valid 06month),

AOS/EAD/AP: October 29,2015 rec: Nov05,2015

Biometric: Dec 01, 2015

EAD/AP approved:01/26/2016 card received: 02/02/2016

AOS approved:02/02/2016

02/05/2016 case status update: I-485 my card was mailed to me

02/08/2016: card was picked up by USPS

02/09/2016 GC received

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Thank you Ash.1101

I don't consider myself lucky, since I m september 2014 filler :clock:

we got the case number on july 1st but shows up in the system today july,6

Good luck to our journey

yeah I just saw ya'll are TSC. At least it's done and on the next steps!

For Montreal specifically, the plan should be that it'll say AT NVC, then IN TRANSIT, then READY. When it says READY you or your fiance (which ever one is the canadian) can either wait for Packet 3 to come in the mail, or go ahead and e-mail Montreal and confirm that they have it and it's in their system (according to recent threads here, they only accept e-mails at montreal for K1.). Once they have it in their system (Again, either confirmed by recieving Packet 3 in the mail or checking with the consulate via E-mail), you can go ahead and e-mail them back the info for packet 3. SOME people do NOT get packet 3 in the mail, so it's important to make sure you keep an eye on how much time has passed and be patient but reasonable.

After you e-mail them packet 3 back, you SHOULD get packet 4 and that will allow you to schedule medical and the interview! After that it's best wishes and congrats on your future marriage!

For reference: Packet 3: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/canada/303578/montreal/Packet3-K1-MTL.pdf

Packet 4: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/canada/303578/montreal/Packet4-MTL.pdf

For packet 4: make sure to use the K-1 Visa checklist, not the immigrant visa checklist.

Good luck and best wishes on your journey! It's possible your fiance/you will be having your/their interview around the same time as my fiance!

Edited by Ash.1101

*More detailed timeline in profile!*
 
Relationship:     Friends since 2010, Together since 2013
 

Spoiler

Met online: June 2010
Started dating: March 20, 2013
Engaged: November 27, 2014
Married: Feburary 20, 2016



The K-1 Process:    Done in 208 days                                               
 

Spoiler

04/27/15- NOA1 Recieved                                                    
06/02/15 - NOA2 Recieved
09/22/15 - Interview       (221g for more documents (a SECOND cosponsor), see profile for more details!)                                            
11/09/15 -  ISSUED!!                                                              
11/10/15 - Passport received                                                
02/20/16 - Wedding!              


                                                
 AOS   Done in 77 days                                                                            
 

Spoiler

04/08/16 - I-485, I-765, I-131 AOS Application recieved by USCIS
04/12/16 - 3 NOA1's received in mail
05/14/16 - Biometrics for AOS and EAD
06/27/16 - I-485 Case to changed to "New Card being produced"  (Day 77)
06/27/16 - I-485 Case changed to Approved! (Day 77)
06/30/16 - I-485 Case changed to "My Card has been mailed to me!"
07/05/16 - Green Card received in mail! 

 



ROC 

05/09/18 - Mailed out ROC to CSC

05/10/18 - CSC Signed and received ROC package
06/07/28 - NOA1 

06/11/18 - Check cashed

06/15/18 - NOA received in the mail

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yeah I just saw ya'll are TSC. At least it's done and on the next steps!

For Montreal specifically, the plan should be that it'll say AT NVC, then IN TRANSIT, then READY. When it says READY you or your fiance (which ever one is the canadian) can either wait for Packet 3 to come in the mail, or go ahead and e-mail Montreal and confirm that they have it and it's in their system (according to recent threads here, they only accept e-mails at montreal for K1.). Once they have it in their system (Again, either confirmed by recieving Packet 3 in the mail or checking with the consulate via E-mail), you can go ahead and e-mail them back the info for packet 3. SOME people do NOT get packet 3 in the mail, so it's important to make sure you keep an eye on how much time has passed and be patient but reasonable.

After you e-mail them packet 3 back, you SHOULD get packet 4 and that will allow you to schedule medical and the interview! After that it's best wishes and congrats on your future marriage!

For reference: Packet 3: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/canada/303578/montreal/Packet3-K1-MTL.pdf

Packet 4: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/canada/303578/montreal/Packet4-MTL.pdf

For packet 4: make sure to use the K-1 Visa checklist, not the immigrant visa checklist.

Good luck and best wishes on your journey! It's possible your fiance/you will be having your/their interview around the same time as my fiance!

Thank you Ash101, Im the petitionary, from Montreal.


NOA1 date: 9-22-2014

RFE: May 02,2015

RFE letter received:May08,2015

RFE response may 17, 2015

NOA2:June 12,2015

Hard copy received:June 18, 2015

Sent to NVC: june 22, 2015

NVC recv: July,01,2015

CEAC case Ready: july 8, 2015

consulate rec: July 16

Packet 3 re-sent : July,20

Packet 4: July 29,

medical: September 1st

interview: September 18/ approved

visa received: September, 24, 2015

POE: October,5,2015

AOS

Applied for SS card: october,14.2015

received: october 19

Marriage, October,17, 2015 (03 working days for M.licence)

DL: october 21 (valid 06month),

AOS/EAD/AP: October 29,2015 rec: Nov05,2015

Biometric: Dec 01, 2015

EAD/AP approved:01/26/2016 card received: 02/02/2016

AOS approved:02/02/2016

02/05/2016 case status update: I-485 my card was mailed to me

02/08/2016: card was picked up by USPS

02/09/2016 GC received

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