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Hi Everyone,

Here is a question. We received NOA2 on June 1, 2015. I was wondering. Since it is seemingly impossible to get the NVC on the phone as of late. Would it be better to contact the american consulate in the Philipines?

Does the NVC issue a different Case Number than the one on the form NOA2?

Has anyone actually gotten through?

Has anyone tried to email the NVC? What was the result?

Thanks for the advice and support!

Ann and Jason

P.S. I was also wondering how did people find out that the NVC approved them?

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Yes, NVC issues a different case number. I'd suggest you keep calling them to get your case number. Redail will become your friend. I called several times and it took between 2 to 60 redails and hold times of up to 20 minutes.

I've read that NVC will send the petitioner a letter once the case is mailed to the USE but have also read many people never getting this letter, so waiting for it might be a ####### shoot.

Best of luck.

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Its best to call them early like 7am or almost closing time like 11pm eastern time. If u picked morning usually u will get through within half an hour ( based on my case) .. just keep on redialing. The beneficiary can call also. I'm the beneficiary and the one who called them coz my fiance have limited time due to work. Im sure your case is already at the embassy. Us was approved last june 8. The consulate received it on july 1.. anyways goodluck :)

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Hi Everyone,

Here is a question. We received NOA2 on June 1, 2015. I was wondering. Since it is seemingly impossible to get the NVC on the phone as of late. Would it be better to contact the american consulate in the Philipines?

Does the NVC issue a different Case Number than the one on the form NOA2?

Has anyone actually gotten through?

Has anyone tried to email the NVC? What was the result?

Thanks for the advice and support!

Ann and Jason

P.S. I was also wondering how did people find out that the NVC approved them?

You should try around 6:57am EST and continue from there. Redial as much as it takes. I have heard of the NVC being emailed, but it can take a very long time to receive a reply. NVC is also very bad about sending a letter out informing you that the case is at the embassy.


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First met: 12/31/04 - Engaged: 9/24/09
Filed I-129F: 10/4/14 - Packet received: 10/7/14
NOA 1 email + ARN assigned: 10/10/14 (hard copy 10/17/14)
Touched on website (fixed?): 12/9/14 - Poked USCIS: 4/1/15
NOA 2 email: 5/4/15 (hard copy 5/11/15)
Sent to NVC: 5/8/15 - NVC received + #'s assigned: 5/15/15 (estimated)
NVC sent: 5/19/15 - London received/ready: 5/26/15
Packet 3: 5/28/15 - Medical: 6/16/15
Poked London 7/1/15 - Packet 4: 7/2/15
Interview: 7/30/15 - Approved!
AP + Issued 8/3/15 - Visa in hand (depot): 8/6/15
POE: 8/27/15

Wedding: 9/30/15

Filed I-485, I-131, I-765: 11/7/15

Packet received: 11/9/15

NOA 1 txt/email: 11/15/15 - NOA 1 hardcopy: 11/19/15

Bio: 12/9/15

EAD + AP approved: 1/25/16 - EAD received: 2/1/16

RFE for USCIS inability to read vax instructions: 5/21/16 (no e-notification & not sent from local office!)

RFE response sent: 6/7/16 - RFE response received 6/9/16

AOS approved/card in production: 6/13/16  

NOA 2 hardcopy + card sent 6/17/16

Green Card received: 6/18/16

USCIS 120 day reminder notice: 2/22/18

Filed I-751: 5/2/18 - Packet received: 5/4/18

NOA 1:  5/29/18 (12 mo) 8/13/18 (18 mo)  - Bio: 6/27/18

 

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Hi Everyone,

Here is a question. We received NOA2 on June 1, 2015. I was wondering. Since it is seemingly impossible to get the NVC on the phone as of late. Would it be better to contact the american consulate in the Philipines?

Does the NVC issue a different Case Number than the one on the form NOA2?

Has anyone actually gotten through?

Has anyone tried to email the NVC? What was the result?

Thanks for the advice and support!

Ann and Jason

P.S. I was also wondering how did people find out that the NVC approved them?

You need to get the case number from NVC. The easiest is to just call them. If you get a busy signal or message, then simply hang up and immediately dial again. Don't wait 5 min to redial and try again...redial immediately.

You should be able to dial and redial about 20 to 30 times a minute until you get connected. At one time I was over 80 dials before I got through.

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AOS

NOA1:  09/12/2014;  Biometrics:  10/06/2014;  EAD/AP Received:  11/26/2014;

Interview Waiver Letter:  01/02/2015;  RFE:  07/09/2015;

Permanent Residency Granted:  07/27/2015;  Green card Received:  08/22/2015

 

ROC

05/23/2017 -- Mailed ROC application

05/24/2017 -- NOA1 date

05/30/2017 -- NOA1 received in the mail

06/05/2017 -- Biometrics letter received

06/13/2017 -- Biometrics appointment

09/05/2018 -- Approved without interview!

09/13/2018 -- 10 Yr Green card Received

 

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*** Thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the K-1 Case Progress subforum. ***


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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We are also in the same boat. We are stuck at NVC. Our NoA2 was approved on 4th June, case was sent to DOS on 16th June, till now there is no information about case. Today I called to DOS( ph(+12024857600), one lady told that our SRC number is not seen in the system.Can anybody suggest what should we do at this stage

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We are also in the same boat. We are stuck at NVC. Our NoA2 was approved on 4th June, case was sent to DOS on 16th June, till now there is no information about case. Today I called to DOS( ph(+12024857600), one lady told that our SRC number is not seen in the system.Can anybody suggest what should we do at this stage

You don't call the DOS. You call the NVC. 603-334-0700. They are open from 7am-12am EST. Keep dialing if you can't get through, it may take a very long time. Surprised the person didn't tell you to do that or direct you where to go.


K-1 - AOS & ROC Timeline  - Immigration and the Health Exchange Price of Love in the UK Thinking of Returning to UK?

 

First met: 12/31/04 - Engaged: 9/24/09
Filed I-129F: 10/4/14 - Packet received: 10/7/14
NOA 1 email + ARN assigned: 10/10/14 (hard copy 10/17/14)
Touched on website (fixed?): 12/9/14 - Poked USCIS: 4/1/15
NOA 2 email: 5/4/15 (hard copy 5/11/15)
Sent to NVC: 5/8/15 - NVC received + #'s assigned: 5/15/15 (estimated)
NVC sent: 5/19/15 - London received/ready: 5/26/15
Packet 3: 5/28/15 - Medical: 6/16/15
Poked London 7/1/15 - Packet 4: 7/2/15
Interview: 7/30/15 - Approved!
AP + Issued 8/3/15 - Visa in hand (depot): 8/6/15
POE: 8/27/15

Wedding: 9/30/15

Filed I-485, I-131, I-765: 11/7/15

Packet received: 11/9/15

NOA 1 txt/email: 11/15/15 - NOA 1 hardcopy: 11/19/15

Bio: 12/9/15

EAD + AP approved: 1/25/16 - EAD received: 2/1/16

RFE for USCIS inability to read vax instructions: 5/21/16 (no e-notification & not sent from local office!)

RFE response sent: 6/7/16 - RFE response received 6/9/16

AOS approved/card in production: 6/13/16  

NOA 2 hardcopy + card sent 6/17/16

Green Card received: 6/18/16

USCIS 120 day reminder notice: 2/22/18

Filed I-751: 5/2/18 - Packet received: 5/4/18

NOA 1:  5/29/18 (12 mo) 8/13/18 (18 mo)  - Bio: 6/27/18

 

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We are also in the same boat. We are stuck at NVC. Our NoA2 was approved on 4th June, case was sent to DOS on 16th June, till now there is no information about case. Today I called to DOS( ph(+12024857600), one lady told that our SRC number is not seen in the system.Can anybody suggest what should we do at this stage

If NOA2 was June 4th, you definitely need to prod them. You should have a case # by now and a welcome email. As the others have said, it can sometimes take up to 80 tries, though that's not the average. Don't give up.


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Once you get your MNL case number, you can schedule the interview and complete the medical.

The NVC will give you your MNL case number. Try calling them when they open. Be persistent. It worked for me.

At this point, you may be able to get your MNL case number from the U.S. Embassy Manila. It's not much easier calling them, but try calling them when they open.


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Mine was approve on June 25.. Is it right time for me to call nvc to get my case#.. Can I call at us embassy manila too? For my case number? Thanks

Has it been sent to the NVC yet?


Sent I-129F to Lewisville, TX: 10/21/2014
I-129F received in Lewisville, TX!: 10/23/2014

NOA1 - Text/Email: 10/28/2014

ARN updated: 10/28/2014

NOA2: 06/09/2015 (224 days)

Sent to NVC: 06/22/2015

NVC received: 06/30/2015

NVC Case Number received: 07/01/2015

Sent to Vancouver: 07/06/2015

Consulate received: 07/14/2015

Packet 3 sent: 07/14/2015

Packet 4 received: 07/16/2015

Medical: 08/14/2015

Interview: 08/18/2015 - APPROVED!

Received Visa: 08/21/2015

POE: 09/06/2015

Married: 10/25/2015

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Mine was approve on June 25.. Is it right time for me to call nvc to get my case#.. Can I call at us embassy manila too? For my case number? Thanks

I would say it's unlikely to be sent out yet. It's possible, but you would of received notice of such, either via the USCIS website, or from your paper NOA2 (have you received that yet?). Even then it has only been 8 days (exclude the holiday and weekends). I would say wait another week or so, it has to go to the NVC first, before it even gets to the embassy. If you are a California filer, it is also a possibility that getting your case to the NVC will take longer. If you have no information about it being sent to the NVC, you can try and call the USCIS to determine if they have sent it out.


K-1 - AOS & ROC Timeline  - Immigration and the Health Exchange Price of Love in the UK Thinking of Returning to UK?

 

First met: 12/31/04 - Engaged: 9/24/09
Filed I-129F: 10/4/14 - Packet received: 10/7/14
NOA 1 email + ARN assigned: 10/10/14 (hard copy 10/17/14)
Touched on website (fixed?): 12/9/14 - Poked USCIS: 4/1/15
NOA 2 email: 5/4/15 (hard copy 5/11/15)
Sent to NVC: 5/8/15 - NVC received + #'s assigned: 5/15/15 (estimated)
NVC sent: 5/19/15 - London received/ready: 5/26/15
Packet 3: 5/28/15 - Medical: 6/16/15
Poked London 7/1/15 - Packet 4: 7/2/15
Interview: 7/30/15 - Approved!
AP + Issued 8/3/15 - Visa in hand (depot): 8/6/15
POE: 8/27/15

Wedding: 9/30/15

Filed I-485, I-131, I-765: 11/7/15

Packet received: 11/9/15

NOA 1 txt/email: 11/15/15 - NOA 1 hardcopy: 11/19/15

Bio: 12/9/15

EAD + AP approved: 1/25/16 - EAD received: 2/1/16

RFE for USCIS inability to read vax instructions: 5/21/16 (no e-notification & not sent from local office!)

RFE response sent: 6/7/16 - RFE response received 6/9/16

AOS approved/card in production: 6/13/16  

NOA 2 hardcopy + card sent 6/17/16

Green Card received: 6/18/16

USCIS 120 day reminder notice: 2/22/18

Filed I-751: 5/2/18 - Packet received: 5/4/18

NOA 1:  5/29/18 (12 mo) 8/13/18 (18 mo)  - Bio: 6/27/18

 

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