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My documents were received by the NVC on 14th September and I am currently waiting for my interview date at the Embassy in London. The passport requirement for London is that you have 8 months left until the expiry date. For me that means I have to have my interview before 8th November (as my passport expires 8th July 2017). Can I renew my passport and still progress with the application? This will mean my new passport number doesn't match up with my the passport numbers I have provided so far for my application.

Thanks in advance,

Oli

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Yes, you can and should renew your passport. Much easier to do while in your country, than when in the US.


If it isn't difficult, it isn't worth it.

 

K1 process

9/24/15: I129f sent

9/30/15: NOA1

11/2/15: NOA2

Delayed processing due to work

3/15/16: Medical

4/28/16: Interview (approved)

Delayed entry due to work

8/12/16: POE Detroit

 

9/4/16: Wedding!

 

AOS process:

9/9/16: I485/I131/I765 sent

9/14/16: Received 3xNOAs by text/e-mail (day 2)

9/14-18/16: Received 3xpaper NOAs 

9/23/16: Received biometrics appointment letter (day 11)

10/3/16: Biometrics appointment (day 19)

11/4/16: EAD+AP approved (day 53)

11/16/16: EAD status changed to card shipped (day 65)

11/17/16: EAD/AP combo card received (day 66)

12/30/16: Notice of interview scheduled (day 109)

2/1/17: AOS interview (day 142) - APPROVED

2/8/17: GC received (day 150)

 

ROC process:

11/3/2018: ROC window opens

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Definitely renew the passport, Remember when you get your new one with the new number they will give you back your old one as well. So make sure you take both with you to your interview so it can be updated if you can't do it through USCIS in time.

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Renew your passport you are going to want you visa in a passport that won't expire soon anyway. Take both old and new passport to interview. Less stressful also I'm sure to renew it while still in home country than when in the US


Cateogory: CR1

  • NOA1/Notice of receipt: Sept. 15, 2015
  • NOA2/I130 Approved: February 8, 2016 (NO RFE) :)
  • Process slowed down by us
  • Sent documents to NVC: April 11, 2016
  • Scan date: April 14/ May 7th (NVC said both I dont know why)
  • Case Complete: May 31, 2016 (No checklist) :dancing:
August 17, 2016: Visa Approved!!!! :dancing:

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