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How long does it take to get an approval after all documents is submitted to NVC?

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i have seen various times for this. Sometimes a week or more. In my own case it was 6 days after submission that it changed to accepted and an hour or two later i received the CC email.

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My timeline is in my signature, check that out. It's normally not too long unless they're missing something, but keep in mind it varies for each person. good luck!

  • Consulate - Montreal, Canada
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  • I-130 sent - 2017-10-19
  • I-130 NOA1 - 2017-11-02
  • I-130 approved - 2018-06-06
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  • NVC received - 2018-07-24
  • All submitted to NVC - 2018-08-11
  • Case Complete - 2018-08-23 
  • Medical in MTL - 2018-11-20
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Timeline on my signature


submitted mine Oct 19.

some documents got approved on Oct 30 and I have to re submit docs that rejected. Did same day. And today I received an email that all the docs are approved and they will schedule the interview. Approx 2-4 weeks

I30 Petition for my Mother Timeline


SVC: Texas Service Center

Country: Philippines


03/01/2018- Sent Petition to USCIS via USPS

03/05/2018- USCIS received petition PRIORITY DATE

03/08/2018- NOA1

08/31/2018- USCIS Approved Petition

09/03/2018- NOA2

09/10/2018- Case sent to NVC

09/18/2018- NVC received case

10/12/2018- received email from NVC with the case # ( CEAC processing )

10/16/2018- Paid Fees AOS and Visa Fee

10/19/2018- Submitted Documents. Civil Documents/AOS and completed DS260

10/30/2018- received email from NVC. checked my CEAC acct rejected AOS, Police Clearance and Birth Certificate

Reason: some part is cut off and not clear. Resubmitted the same day.

11/08/2018- Received an email from NVC that all the required documents are approved. Its documentarily qualified and they will schedule the interview.

11/19/2018- Received an email that interview is scheduled for December 17

11/22/2018- First day medical

11/23/2018- Second day medical saw abnormality on the xray need to go back for sputum culture.

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