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My wife learned recently they she needs her new passport before she goes to the medical exam because they put a stamp on it. So she is going to cebu this week and we are going to pay to have it express processed. I was wondering though in Manila is it required that you could go to the medical exam 2 weeks before the interview. Cause her interview is Feb 11. so even if we get the passport in 10 days, will be cutting it really close to get the medical exam 2 weeks before the interview. Anyone have experience with CR1 in manila and knows if we can do it later than that.

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My wife learned recently they she needs her new passport before she goes to the medical exam because they put a stamp on it. - What stamp given during medical?? Passport should be at least 6 months valid that is the only rule.

So she is going to cebu this week and we are going to pay to have it express processed. I was wondering though in Manila is it required that you could go to the medical exam 2 weeks before the interview. - that was what suggested, to give time just in case there were problems with the medical. Feb 11 interview is still far out, she can do the medical anytime from now.

Cause her interview is Feb 11. so even if we get the passport in 10 days, will be cutting it really close to get the medical exam 2 weeks before the interview. Anyone have experience with CR1 in manila and knows if we can do it later than that.I have seen your previous post, the passport is still more than 6 months valid right? 10 days expedite processing is only applicable in DFA Manila, not from the province. She can go to Manila now, do the Medical then after the medical renew her passport for expedite processing then have it delivered in Cebu via courier.


AOS/ AED/ AP:

(California Service Center, Chula Vista, San Diego, CA)

Filed: Aug 29

Receipt Date: Sept 2

NOA 1 Date: Sept 12 (received text/email)

NOA 1 copy rcvd: Sept 16

Biometrics Notice Date: Sept 17, received Sept 24

Biometrics Sched: Oct 5

Successful walk-in: Sept 26

Oct 13- Case ready to be scheduled for interview

EAD/AP approved - Nov. 1/2 / Received EAD/ AP Combo Card- Nov. 15

50days from NOA1/ 64 days from receipt date.

January 30-  USCIS Ap update, Interview sched on March 3, 2017

Jan 31 - received USCIS letter/ Notice for interview 

March 3- Interview, approved on the Spot

March 8 - received GC

Dec 2018 - To file ROC

 

My Blogs:

I-129F Petition Process

Medical Requirements

Medical Exam Experience

US Embassy Manila K1/K2 Interview Preparation Requirements and Instructions

Interview (K1 with 2 K2s)

CFO Guidance and Counseling (applicable to applicant from Philippines only)

My K1 Visa Journey

8 August 2015 - Sent I-129F Packet thru USPS

17 August 2015 - I -797C Notice date

20 August 2015 - Received printed copy of NOA1 dated Aug 17.

2 September 2015 - APPROVED! (14 working days from receipt date)

Dec. 21-22 - Medical DONE!

Jan 11, 2016 - Interview- APPROVED!

Jan 15 - Visa ISSUED!

Jan 21 - VISA ON HAND! (8 working days from interview)

March 21 - CFO / PDOS for K2s

June 1, 2016 - POE

July 18, 2016 - Married

I am his and he is mine from this day until the end of my days..

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Well she heard u need the current passport at the medical exam and they put so ething on ur passport is this not true

The passport she has now expires in july

I did my medical (in K1) and there was nothing attached to my passport. ID IR/CR1 different? it was in the CFO that they will put a sticker on your passport, that I know.


AOS/ AED/ AP:

(California Service Center, Chula Vista, San Diego, CA)

Filed: Aug 29

Receipt Date: Sept 2

NOA 1 Date: Sept 12 (received text/email)

NOA 1 copy rcvd: Sept 16

Biometrics Notice Date: Sept 17, received Sept 24

Biometrics Sched: Oct 5

Successful walk-in: Sept 26

Oct 13- Case ready to be scheduled for interview

EAD/AP approved - Nov. 1/2 / Received EAD/ AP Combo Card- Nov. 15

50days from NOA1/ 64 days from receipt date.

January 30-  USCIS Ap update, Interview sched on March 3, 2017

Jan 31 - received USCIS letter/ Notice for interview 

March 3- Interview, approved on the Spot

March 8 - received GC

Dec 2018 - To file ROC

 

My Blogs:

I-129F Petition Process

Medical Requirements

Medical Exam Experience

US Embassy Manila K1/K2 Interview Preparation Requirements and Instructions

Interview (K1 with 2 K2s)

CFO Guidance and Counseling (applicable to applicant from Philippines only)

My K1 Visa Journey

8 August 2015 - Sent I-129F Packet thru USPS

17 August 2015 - I -797C Notice date

20 August 2015 - Received printed copy of NOA1 dated Aug 17.

2 September 2015 - APPROVED! (14 working days from receipt date)

Dec. 21-22 - Medical DONE!

Jan 11, 2016 - Interview- APPROVED!

Jan 15 - Visa ISSUED!

Jan 21 - VISA ON HAND! (8 working days from interview)

March 21 - CFO / PDOS for K2s

June 1, 2016 - POE

July 18, 2016 - Married

I am his and he is mine from this day until the end of my days..

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