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Hi guys, i'm currently studying abroad and unable to obtain a police certificate in time to complete my NVC supporting document list.

I have my police certificate from all the other countries i've lived in but not my country of nationality (canada)

will they allow me to present this during the interview if i can't send it in right now? has anyone been through anything similar?

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

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I didnt wait for my Qatar PCC just submitted the request form I have and my old PCC. Cant say for sure if o wontbe receiving any checklist since i am still waitig for case complete at NVC


USCIS Process:
Sent I-130 (via USPS): April 28 2016
NOA1 hardcopy received: May 7, 2016
NOA2 approval text & email: July 6, 2016 (60 days from NOA1) :dancing:
Petition Recieved by NVC text & email: July 18, 2016

NVC Process:
Case number and IIN Assigned: August 3, 2016
Choice of Agent (DS-261) completed: August 3, 2016
AOS Fee Invoiced: August 4, 2016
Pay AOS Fee: August 4, 2016
AOS Fee appeared as PAID: August 5, 2016
IV Fee Invoiced: August 5, 2016
Pay IV Fee: August 10, 2016
IV Fee appeared as PAID: August 12, 2016
IV application (DS-260) completed: August 20, 2016
Sent AOS & IV packets (via Express Mail Singapore Post): September 23, 2016
Scan date: September 29,2016

3 NA in CEAC site: October 17, 2016 :dancing:
CC through phone: October 17, 2016
Confirmation of CC email received: October 24, 2016

Case "in transit": November 8,2016

Case "ready": November 17,2016

 

Interview Process:
Interview letter/P4 received via email: November 1, 2016

Medical (Singapore): November 11, 2016

Medical Sent to consulate: November 25, 2016

Interview Date: December 27, 2016

Interview Result: 221g for missing documents

Submit Documents: January 17, 2017

First Update: January 19, 2017

Submit Documents 2nd time : January 22, 2017 ( Approaching Chinese New Year )

Second Update : Feb 2, 2017

Ceac Status AP: until February 5, 2017

Ceac Status ISSUED: February 6, 2017

Visa ON HAND: February 7, 2017

POE: Philadelphia International Airport

US Entry: Feb 24, 2017

SS # received : Mar. 11, 2017

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You should mail NVC a written letter stating why you are not able to submit your PC (this is what an NVC agent advised me to do when it is unobtainable); but will submit one at the time of the consular interview. They will either approve it and close your case (depending on your reason) or issue you a checklist for it. My lawyer wrote on our cover letter that we were unable to obtain one, but will submit one at the time of the consular interview. We were still check listed for a PC. We responded with a letter stating that it is unobtainable from the US and to please close our case. We are still waiting for a response/case closed to that letter. Good Luck!

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Hi! This is my first post, and I hope links are okay.

My husband is in a similar situation. He's studying in France and needs to obtain Police Certificate from Canada. Check out this website, which offers information for obtaining the Certificate while outside Canada: http://www.cic.gc.ca/English/information/security/police-cert/north-america/canada.asp If I'm reading the info correctly, I think a third-party vendor will be able to handle the process. You'll need to get fingerprints taken at a local police station, and then the vendor will digitize them. Read the instructions very carefully though, as they seem very strict!

I did reach out to one of the listed approved vendors, and this was the information they provided: Basically what we would require is a set of your ink fingerprints taken onto the C216 fingerprint form (attached in this email), a completed Third Party Waiver (in the package) and copies of 2 pieces of valid ID (one with photo). I can then take the ink fingerprints and convert them to digital files and submit them to the RCMP, who will process the transaction within 5-10 business days provided there is no criminal record. Once the transaction is complete and we receive the results, I can then courier the results to you. Please note that we are also able to accept fingerprint forms from most other countries, however please check with us first to make sure we are able to process the forms.

Also, if anyone has completed this process before and can share your experience/advice, I would greatly appreciate it!! This is all so stressful, and I don't want to do anything wrong.

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I jusy recently got my case complete without providing the updated Police Clearance from Qatar. As mentioned before i did include a cover leter saying ill bring it with me during the interview. I Have attached the old PCC and my current request form too.


USCIS Process:
Sent I-130 (via USPS): April 28 2016
NOA1 hardcopy received: May 7, 2016
NOA2 approval text & email: July 6, 2016 (60 days from NOA1) :dancing:
Petition Recieved by NVC text & email: July 18, 2016

NVC Process:
Case number and IIN Assigned: August 3, 2016
Choice of Agent (DS-261) completed: August 3, 2016
AOS Fee Invoiced: August 4, 2016
Pay AOS Fee: August 4, 2016
AOS Fee appeared as PAID: August 5, 2016
IV Fee Invoiced: August 5, 2016
Pay IV Fee: August 10, 2016
IV Fee appeared as PAID: August 12, 2016
IV application (DS-260) completed: August 20, 2016
Sent AOS & IV packets (via Express Mail Singapore Post): September 23, 2016
Scan date: September 29,2016

3 NA in CEAC site: October 17, 2016 :dancing:
CC through phone: October 17, 2016
Confirmation of CC email received: October 24, 2016

Case "in transit": November 8,2016

Case "ready": November 17,2016

 

Interview Process:
Interview letter/P4 received via email: November 1, 2016

Medical (Singapore): November 11, 2016

Medical Sent to consulate: November 25, 2016

Interview Date: December 27, 2016

Interview Result: 221g for missing documents

Submit Documents: January 17, 2017

First Update: January 19, 2017

Submit Documents 2nd time : January 22, 2017 ( Approaching Chinese New Year )

Second Update : Feb 2, 2017

Ceac Status AP: until February 5, 2017

Ceac Status ISSUED: February 6, 2017

Visa ON HAND: February 7, 2017

POE: Philadelphia International Airport

US Entry: Feb 24, 2017

SS # received : Mar. 11, 2017

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Hi Ervie and Rob, Thank you for your help and congrats on your progress!

Thanks a ton for all the information you provided Morgs. It was extremely helpful, and thanks to you i contacted one of these agencies as well and will start the process of getting a police check this way.

Graceful81, wishing you the very best with your case!

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