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Quick question Montreal K1 Fees (265$)?

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Hi and sorry if the question is asked again.

I went to pays the visa fees and I had this message:

Important Notice:
Technical specialists are continuing to work on the Department of State's consular systems. While most applicants are now able to access this site, those who are still having difficulty should wait at least 24 hours before trying again and visit
http://nvc.state.gov/solutionsfor instructions. We expect there could be heavy traffic on CEAC over the next several days as applicants attempt to submit their forms and pay their fees online. Thank you for your patience as the Department continues to resolve recent technical problems with our consular systems.

Immigrant Visa Invoice Payment Center

The National Visa Center has forwarded your file to the US Embassy/Consulate where you are applying for an immigrant visa. Any other required fees must now be paid directly at the Embassy or Consulate at the time of your interview.

did any body had the same message, and is the 256$ in us or canadian?

Im at the packet 3 stage.

thanks for any help


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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Eek. I'm concerned about that as I just sent my packet 3 in. I can't help with that, but I can help with the US/CDN question. It's in US. Which sadly right now, is about $340 CDN. Yay dollar!

Congratulations on FINALLY getting to this stage. I hope you get a fast interview date.


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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Thank you misspearls, good luck to you for the rest of your journey.

I sent the packet 3 today, I waited for montreal us consulate to confirm that they received my file, they did not answer so I waited since july 8, the status at NVC was ready.

so today i decided to send packet 3 by email. hope I did the right thing.


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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Tbqh, we sent our packet 3 yesterday BUT...

It was marked as READY on July 7th, but this morning, the most recent status update was today (Still marked as ready, just a new date on the recent status update), which means they probably logged ours today. Received on the 7th, logged today, luckily we should be fine as they won't even get to our packet email for another few days-weeks.

With that said, mine was received a day before yours, you should be fine.


Also, I'm a little confused. When my fiance filled out the DS-160 and sent back packet 3, he wasn't asked to pay anything and recieved no errors and I've never seen anyone put down a payment for packet 3 MTL. I was fairly confident that you pay the visa fee's on the Packet 4 stage when you're going to schedule your interviews and such and setting up everything..

Are you sure you filled out the DS-160 and not the DS-260?

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Tbqh, we sent our packet 3 yesterday BUT...

It was marked as READY on July 7th, but this morning, the most recent status update was today (Still marked as ready, just a new date on the recent status update), which means they probably logged ours today. Received on the 7th, logged today, luckily we should be fine as they won't even get to our packet email for another few days-weeks.

With that said, mine was received a day before yours, you should be fine.

Also, I'm a little confused. When my fiance filled out the DS-160 and sent back packet 3, he wasn't asked to pay anything and recieved no errors and I've never seen anyone put down a payment for packet 3 MTL. I was fairly confident that you pay the visa fee's on the Packet 4 stage when you're going to schedule your interviews and such and setting up everything..

Are you sure you filled out the DS-160 and not the DS-260?

Thank you Ash.

same thing here:

Status Updated Date: 16-Jul-2015

no I was not asked to pay the fees, I thought I have to pay the visa fees at that stage so I went to the wibside and they ask for case number and invoice number then when I clic next I got the error message.

I think you are right I have to wait until I get the packet 4.

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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How do i pay the fees? received pkt 4 did online form and have an appoinment. I did not see anywhere to make a payment. Can we pay at the consulate in montreal or do we have to pay online? If we have to pay online is there a link?

I'm sure you've found it by now but when you filled out your DS160 there were also links on how to pay online using a credit card.

https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-ca/niv/information/fee


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2015-03-30: Sent I-129F to Dallas lockbox

2015-04-14: NOA1 Packet received, sent to CSC

2015-05-07: NOA2 Approved!

2015-06-15: Received Packet 3 by mail

2015-06-17: Sent Packet 3 to Consulate

2015-07-14: Received Packet 4

2015-08-10: Medical in Toronto

2015-08-16: Received medical envelope

2015-08-24: Montreal interview- APPROVED!

2015-08-27: Visa arrives at Loomis location

2015-08-28: Visa in hand!

2015-09-17: Entered USA

2015-10-23: Married!

2016-01-11: Sent AOS Package I-485, I-765, I-131

2016-01-21: NOA1 Package received

2016-02-19: Biometrics

2016-04-01: AOS interview- APPROVED!

2016-04-07: 2 yr cond green card in hand

2018-03-12: sent ROC

2018-03-19: NOA date, 2018-03-24 letter rec'd

2018-05-18: Biometrics appt waived

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