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I was reading a review on the embassy in the Philippines and I noticed that they bring they cenomar along with all the documents to be checked initially. Do you need a cenomar when you go to the interview? I did not see it on the checklist for civil documents unless I missed it? Thank you in advance for your help... good luck on all of our journey...

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It is always best to bring it just in case so yes.

 


Does cenomar has expiration? Do we need to get a new one? I didn't know that we need cenomar at the time of interview until I read it on the Philippine embassy reviews

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Cenomar has to be updated and probably about 30 days away from the date it was issued. I was asked for it in the interview but the Filipina consul just took a look at it. Better safe than sorry.

Good luck :)


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09.12.2016 --- NOA 1 Text Notification

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09.21.2016 --- Biometrics Letter Received

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12.05.2016 --- I-90 Packet Sent to Phoenix

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12.20.2016 --- NOA 1 Text & Email Notification

12.24.2016 --- NOA 1 Mail Received

01.03.2017 --- SSN (Without Restriction) Received

01.04.2017 --- I-551 Stamp Received (Valid for 1 Year)

01.14.2017 --- NOA1 for ELIS online account activation

01.20.2017 --- Biometrics Letter Received

02.01.2017 --- Biometrics Schedule

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You're right might as well have it ready and bring it in the interview. But how come it was not on the list? Only the marriage certificate. Either way just to be safe we will bring it. Good thing I read the reviews or else I wouldn't find out. Thanks for all of your response.

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Well, if you are already married you don't need it. You need the marriage certificate, I just saw that you're going through CR1. My bad. CENOMAR is just for Fiancee Visas.

Again, good luck and just be calm :)


Adjustment Of Status Timeline:

09.01.2016 --- Received by USCIS

09.12.2016 --- NOA 1 Text Notification

09.17.2016 --- NOA 1 Letter Received

09.21.2016 --- Biometrics Letter Received

10.05.2016 --- Biometrics Appointment

11.05.2016 --- EAD/AP Approved

11.18.2016 --- Combo Card Delivered

11.25.2016 --- Green Card/I-485 Approved (No interview)

12.02.2016 --- Received NOA2 for I-485

12.02.2016 --- GC received

 

I-90 Timeline (USCIS Error: 10 Year GC given instead of 2 Years)

12.05.2016 --- I-90 Packet Sent to Phoenix

12.08.2016 --- I-90 Packet Received by USCIS

12.20.2016 --- NOA 1 Text & Email Notification

12.24.2016 --- NOA 1 Mail Received

01.03.2017 --- SSN (Without Restriction) Received

01.04.2017 --- I-551 Stamp Received (Valid for 1 Year)

01.14.2017 --- NOA1 for ELIS online account activation

01.20.2017 --- Biometrics Letter Received

02.01.2017 --- Biometrics Schedule

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That's what I thought. But I was reading the review on the embassy, and I read that they have given or asked about their cenomar with other documents. I am confused. Maybe I read it wrong that it supposed to be for k1? I need to check that again lol. Again thanks for the info ?

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it would surely be best if you can bring it, most of my friends who have done their interviews already advice me to do the same thing. anyway, since you are married already, the one you have to request is the CEMAR (certificate of marriage). That doc. will show whom a person (the requester) is married to and how many times that person (the requester) got married, it will also show if the requester is annulled or something. the form will still be the pink one (marriage cert/cenomar form).

hope this one helps and good luck. :) :) :)

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So we need to bring that cemar to the interview? Just wondering coz I don't see it on the checklist they requested. Does it really required? Thank you for all your response

Yes, its your proof that the marriage is real and registered legally in the country. Its fast to get it anyway or if you have time, you can order it online.

Good luck :)


Adjustment Of Status Timeline:

09.01.2016 --- Received by USCIS

09.12.2016 --- NOA 1 Text Notification

09.17.2016 --- NOA 1 Letter Received

09.21.2016 --- Biometrics Letter Received

10.05.2016 --- Biometrics Appointment

11.05.2016 --- EAD/AP Approved

11.18.2016 --- Combo Card Delivered

11.25.2016 --- Green Card/I-485 Approved (No interview)

12.02.2016 --- Received NOA2 for I-485

12.02.2016 --- GC received

 

I-90 Timeline (USCIS Error: 10 Year GC given instead of 2 Years)

12.05.2016 --- I-90 Packet Sent to Phoenix

12.08.2016 --- I-90 Packet Received by USCIS

12.20.2016 --- NOA 1 Text & Email Notification

12.24.2016 --- NOA 1 Mail Received

01.03.2017 --- SSN (Without Restriction) Received

01.04.2017 --- I-551 Stamp Received (Valid for 1 Year)

01.14.2017 --- NOA1 for ELIS online account activation

01.20.2017 --- Biometrics Letter Received

02.01.2017 --- Biometrics Schedule

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But don't you have marriage certificate for that proof? Imy just wondering why it's not list on the checklist and then on interview for the embassy you need it? Just confused sorry

You guys are right better safeel than sorry

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I was reading a review on the embassy in the Philippines and I noticed that they bring they cenomar along with all the documents to be checked initially. Do you need a cenomar when you go to the interview? I did not see it on the checklist for civil documents unless I missed it? Thank you in advance for your help... good luck on all of our journey...

Well, if you are already married you don't need it. You need the marriage certificate, I just saw that you're going through CR1. My bad. CENOMAR is just for Fiancee Visas.

Again, good luck and just be calm :)

When my husband had his interview, the Filipino consul asked for his CENOMAR (or in his case, Advisory on Marriage) and also mine. It is on the US Embassy website that those interviewing need to bring their CENOMAR to the interview; when you are already married, NSO will give you an Advisory on Marriage, which is basically an equivalent to CENOMAR. Many people have been given 221g slips and placed on AP because they did not provide the Advisory on Marriage/CENOMAR so I suggest having it to avoid delays.


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Interview date received over the phone: July 26, 2016

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You should receive email from embassy after they recieve your package.

It will list CENOMAR as a requirement.


2013/05/03 Married

2013 CFO seminar to change name

2013 Passport issued in married name

USCIS

2015/06/27 Sent I-130

2015/06/29 Priority Date

2015/0701 NOA1

2015/08/05 NOA2

NVC

2015/08/17 Package received at NVC

2015/08/26 Received DS-261/AOS bill

2015/08/29 Sent AOS/IV

2015/08/31 AOS/IV scan date

2015/09/01 DS-260 submitted

2015/09/21 3 n/a (CC)

2015/09/28 Receive confirmation email of CC waiting interview date

2015/10/01 Interview date scheduled (P4)

Manila Embassy

2015/10/12 SLEC Medical, required to get doctor certificate and return the 30th.

2015/10/19 Went to hospital to get the doctors certificate for SLEC

2015/10/30 Appointment with doctor at SLEC for evaluation

2015/11/03 Completed medical

2015/11/05 Interview scheduled - APPROVED

2015/11/06 CEAC changed to issued

2015/11/11 Passport and visa delivered

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