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Hi, I lived in the UK for 10 months as a student. I came to my country on March 2015 and i did not go back. I applied for UK police certificate and i received it on (Feb 2016). My question is, do I need to get an updated copy from UK for my F2A visa interview at US embassy in the end of 2017 or can I use my old one that I already have? 

I am still In my country and I did not go back to UK. 

please ans if anyone know about this. Thanks....

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yes you will need an updated PCC


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Married December 19, 2014

I-130 Petition sent January 14, 2015
NOA1 date January 20, 2015 (NSC)

NOA2 date May 28, 2015 :dance::dance::dance:

Mailed to NVC June 4, 2015

NVC Received June 10, 2015

NVC Case Number Assigned June 23, 2015

NVC AoS Invoice via Mail June 24, 2015

NVC Selected Agent Over Phone June 30, 2015 (Unable to logon to CEAC)

NVC IV Invoice via email received July 1, 2015

NVC AoS/IV Package Mailed July 2, 2015

NVC AoS & IV Fee Paid Online (CEAC is working) July 6. 2015

NVC Document Scan Date July 6, 2015

NCV AoS & IV Fee marked as paid in CEAC July, 7 2015

NVC DS 260 Completed July 8, 2015

NVC CC July 30, 2015 (24 days after scan date, about 2 months post NOA2)

Interview Scheduled on August 26, 2015

Interview P4 Email Received August 27, 2015

Medical in Islamabad September 2, 2015

Interview Date September 22, 2015 CANCELLED (Embassy is Over scheduled) :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

Interview Scheduled on September 10, 2015

Interview Date October 14, 2015 APPROVED

Visa Issued October 16, 2015, 9 months start to finish

POE JFK October 26, 2015

GC in Hand Jan 8, 2016

RoC I-751 NOA1 August 31, 2017 (Vermont Service Center)

Biometrics October 2, 2017

I551 Stamp in Passport August 2, 2018

18 Month Extension Letter August 3, 2018

Applied for Naturalization N-400 Online July 30, 2018

Biometrics August 23, 2018

10 year GC is in production September 17, 2018

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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I believe the UK PCCs officially "don't expire", so it's really up to the NVC. Otherwise, the rule of thumb is to assume PCC's expire after 1 year.


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Just now, Kumar01 said:

I believe the UK PCCs officially "don't expire", so it's really up to the NVC. Otherwise, the rule of thumb is to assume PCC's expire after 1 year.

Yes, but i dont live in UK anymore and i got my certificate one year after i got back into my country. 

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6 minutes ago, masum said:

Yes, but i dont live in UK anymore and i got my certificate one year after i got back into my country. 

You don't have to visit the UK to get a PCC. You can file it through post or electronically. https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/fees/reciprocity-by-country/UK.html gives you instructions

 


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6 minutes ago, Kumar01 said:

You don't have to visit the UK to get a PCC. You can file it through post or electronically. https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/fees/reciprocity-by-country/UK.html gives you instructions

 

I know that. I applied my PCC online from my country on 2016. My q is can i use this one because its holds all records of my 10months of staying.

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If you haven't visited the UK after you got your latest PCC, then I believe you don't need a new one. A PCC is supposed to cover the entire time period that the applicant was in the country. So, if you haven't been back there, then the last PCC has the correct and latest information. But, of course, that's up to the NVC or Embassy to decide. Like I said before, the rule of thumb is to assume that PCCs expire after 1 year. You may want to contact the NVC/Embassy whoever is currently processing your case to confirm that your last PCC is acceptable.


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I learned the hard way...I hope you don't have to :rolleyes: . Immigration is very interesting

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In general the PCC is good for 1 year, you will need a new one


Spoiler

 

Married December 19, 2014

I-130 Petition sent January 14, 2015
NOA1 date January 20, 2015 (NSC)

NOA2 date May 28, 2015 :dance::dance::dance:

Mailed to NVC June 4, 2015

NVC Received June 10, 2015

NVC Case Number Assigned June 23, 2015

NVC AoS Invoice via Mail June 24, 2015

NVC Selected Agent Over Phone June 30, 2015 (Unable to logon to CEAC)

NVC IV Invoice via email received July 1, 2015

NVC AoS/IV Package Mailed July 2, 2015

NVC AoS & IV Fee Paid Online (CEAC is working) July 6. 2015

NVC Document Scan Date July 6, 2015

NCV AoS & IV Fee marked as paid in CEAC July, 7 2015

NVC DS 260 Completed July 8, 2015

NVC CC July 30, 2015 (24 days after scan date, about 2 months post NOA2)

Interview Scheduled on August 26, 2015

Interview P4 Email Received August 27, 2015

Medical in Islamabad September 2, 2015

Interview Date September 22, 2015 CANCELLED (Embassy is Over scheduled) :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

Interview Scheduled on September 10, 2015

Interview Date October 14, 2015 APPROVED

Visa Issued October 16, 2015, 9 months start to finish

POE JFK October 26, 2015

GC in Hand Jan 8, 2016

RoC I-751 NOA1 August 31, 2017 (Vermont Service Center)

Biometrics October 2, 2017

I551 Stamp in Passport August 2, 2018

18 Month Extension Letter August 3, 2018

Applied for Naturalization N-400 Online July 30, 2018

Biometrics August 23, 2018

10 year GC is in production September 17, 2018

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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On 1/7/2017 at 9:46 PM, Kumar01 said:

If you haven't visited the UK after you got your latest PCC, then I believe you don't need a new one. A PCC is supposed to cover the entire time period that the applicant was in the country. So, if you haven't been back there, then the last PCC has the correct and latest information. But, of course, that's up to the NVC or Embassy to decide. Like I said before, the rule of thumb is to assume that PCCs expire after 1 year. You may want to contact the NVC/Embassy whoever is currently processing your case to confirm that your last PCC is acceptable.

Thanks for your answer 

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