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Hi could use alittle help my fiance and me are doing a k1 visa we have received our nvc case number a few days ago. We are wondering how long does it take to get the third packet so she can get her police record. She try to get it but they said she needs the checklist before she can get that paperwork. Also wondering if we can start the ds form or not. We are on a tight schedule cause her work visa for Hong Kong expires Nov 7 if she doesn't have her interview by then she has to go back to the Philippines. Any help would be very helpful we have waited so long.

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*** Country-specific thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the Philippines regional 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01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.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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Hi could use alittle help my fiance and me are doing a k1 visa we have received our nvc case number a few days ago. We are wondering how long does it take to get the third packet so she can get her police record. She try to get it but they said she needs the checklist before she can get that paperwork. Also wondering if we can start the ds form or not. We are on a tight schedule cause her work visa for Hong Kong expires Nov 7 if she doesn't have her interview by then she has to go back to the Philippines. Any help would be very helpful we have waited so long.

The 3 rd packet doesn't normally arrive and if it ever does it's 3-4 months from now. So, as long as you have your MNL# then you can pay your visa fee, schedule your appointment, complete the DS160 and continue to gather your documents that are outlined in the Embassy Letter. A little ways down the calendar you can complete the medical just before the interview and then CFO.

If your asking yourself wow, how and where do I go to complete all that stuff. Use the link at the twisting arrow down below in my signature block. Go to the tab "NVC to USEM" and start at the top of the menu and follow down and then onto the next tab when ready.

There is a lot of help here so return with any questions. Good luck and welcome to the Philippines regional thread.


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Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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The 3 rd packet doesn't normally arrive and if it ever does it's 3-4 months from now. So, as long as you have your MNL# then you can pay your visa fee, schedule your appointment, complete the DS160 and continue to gather your documents that are outlined in the Embassy Letter. A little ways down the calendar you can complete the medical just before the interview and then CFO.

If your asking yourself wow, how and where do I go to complete all that stuff. Use the link at the twisting arrow down below in my signature block. Go to the tab "NVC to USEM" and start at the top of the menu and follow down and then onto the next tab when ready.

There is a lot of help here so return with any questions. Good luck and welcome to the Philippines regional thread.

My k1 is in Hong Kong now my code starts with Hnk will this still work heard they are different then Philippines

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My k1 is in Hong Kong now my code starts with Hnk will this still work heard they are different then Philippines

I'm sorry but I am not familiar with HK procedures. I heard from Hank, an expert here and he says that the HK regional thread is not much help. The best thing to do is use the search feature here (upper right hand corner) or google search. Also, go to the embassy website, they usually are quite helpful. Also, try youtube and facebook for videos from the Embassy.

HK will have a different code the Phil. It's a three letter code for the HK Embassy.

Sorry I can't be of much more help then this.


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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I'm sorry but I am not familiar with HK procedures. I heard from Hank, an expert here and he says that the HK regional thread is not much help. The best thing to do is use the search feature here (upper right hand corner) or google search. Also, go to the embassy website, they usually are quite helpful. Also, try youtube and facebook for videos from the Embassy.

HK will have a different code the Phil. It's a three letter code for the HK Embassy.

Sorry I can't be of much more help then this.

I'm sorry but I am not familiar with HK procedures. I heard from Hank, an expert here and he says that the HK regional thread is not much help. The best thing to do is use the search feature here (upper right hand corner) or google search. Also, go to the embassy website, they usually are quite helpful. Also, try youtube and facebook for videos from the Embassy.

HK will have a different code the Phil. It's a three letter code for the HK Embassy.

Sorry I can't be of much more help then this.

I'm sorry but I am not familiar with HK procedures. I heard from Hank, an expert here and he says that the HK regional thread is not much help. The best thing to do is use the search feature here (upper right hand corner) or google search. Also, go to the embassy website, they usually are quite helpful. Also, try youtube and facebook for videos from the Embassy.

HK will have a different code the Phil. It's a three letter code for the HK Embassy.

Sorry I can't be of much more help then this.

Thankyou for telling me. I just want to get everything done before the date cause I know it'll take longer if she has to transfer back to Philippines

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OP, are you looking to obtain a police record from Hong Kong or Philippines. My purpose for asking this question is so your thread can ultimately be placed in the proper forum.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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OP, are you looking to obtain a police record from Hong Kong or Philippines. My purpose for asking this question is so your thread can ultimately be placed in the proper forum.

She needs one from both places she is working in Hong Kong for three years and was born and raised in Philippines

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Upon clarification, thread is now moved to the Embassy/Consulate forum.


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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Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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Sorry, a K-1 visa chaser is NEVER issued a checklist letter from NVC. Not Ever.

So if she is to interview in HKG, it'll be a huge problem without the IV Unit actually generating a request letter on her behalf.

Or

if she is to interview in the PI, It's another huge problem, the PI IV unit is quite slow in getting the proper request letter generated and mailed out to the Police Bureau in HKG.

Where is she to interview? PI or HKG ? your post title and post #1 makes me think she's to interview in HKG. Another caveat - if she returns to the PI after getting a K-1 visa in HKG, she cannot leave the PI without having a CFO intake, paperwork, sticker, certificate, and general blessing from the CFO office [which takes up to a month, if not more]

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Sorry, a K-1 visa chaser is NEVER issued a checklist letter from NVC. Not Ever.

So if she is to interview in HKG, it'll be a huge problem without the IV Unit actually generating a request letter on her behalf.

Or

if she is to interview in the PI, It's another huge problem, the PI IV unit is quite slow in getting the proper request letter generated and mailed out to the Police Bureau in HKG.

Where is she to interview? PI or HKG ?

She is hoping to interview in Hong Kong cause that's were she is working as of right now. We were told she could do that

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ok - what's her plan to get a NBI from the PI whilst still being in HKG ?


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

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ok - what's her plan to get a NBI from the PI whilst still being in HKG ?

She went to the Philippine consulate yesterday and they told her she could get it bit first she needs to get the checklist that is inside the packet three

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ah. now i am in sync. sorry for the lag.

check ceac status online with the hong kong casefile number.

when it shifts to 'ready' then they are ready at the IV Unit to go forward. It's possible to shave a week or two by

EMAILING the IV Unit there and asking for the packet 3 (don't write it as P3) to be sent to her - do this after it shifts to 'READY' status in the CEAC web portal.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

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