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Renewing a passport during K-1 process

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My passport expires early next year but I was thinking to renew it now. I am still awaiting my case number from the NVC as my I-129F just got approved last week. However, I am not sure if I should keep my current passport throughout this process or renew it. Since it will expire soon I was thinking to get a new passport so that way when I receive my visa attached to my passport I won't have to worry about it expiring.

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I would do it now.

The visa gets printed in the passport and I don't think they will print in it if it is about to expire.


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

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Yes, definitely. My fiance did the same thing. There should be at least 6 months left before your passport expiration prior for visa issuing. It is a good idea to renew prior to completing the DS160.

My fiance renewed his passport a little early no problems.

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Yes, definitely. My fiance did the same thing. There should be at least 6 months left before your passport expiration prior for visa issuing. It is a good idea to renew prior to completing the DS160.

My fiance renewed his passport a little early no problems.

Okay, I was worried about running into any issues.

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