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AFTER nvc approval how long before they schedule an interview

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4 hours ago, Uptown said:

All my payment and documents were accepted by nvc please how long before they schedule an interview 

When NVC see everything is fine with documents submitted (with no checklists), case will then be close and you will be put in the queue for an interview..For example, I submitted everything to NVC on December 23, 2017, case was closed 1/13/2018, received interview letter January 31, 2018, and interview was March 12th..That should pretty much give you an idea, but with everything being so slow, who knows...

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52 minutes ago, Uptown said:

Thanks for the info ...mine was closed and put on queue for interview on September 19  am hoping my interview comes up on time because my wife will be having our baby second week of December... I just want to be by her side because it’s our first child 

Congratulations on your upcoming arrival...I hope you are there in time to make it for the delivery..Again, congrats!

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Two or three months if all goes well.  The process is never certain, things can always take longer or be denied, it is impossible to know for sure.  Each case is unique and different, each consulate is different.  Hope for the best, but don't count on anything.  Good luck!

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