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How long it did take for you before you receive your NOA1?

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We sent our application on October 9, the check was cashed on October 17. Now, we still haven't gotten any response.

Is it normal not to get an email or text notifying us that they get our submission? Also, they said it may take one month before we get the packet containing NOA1, but we still have not gotten it.

 

How long it did take for you before you receive your NOA1?

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right now 6-8 months seems to be average. this time last year it was closer to 10 months. couple of years ago, just a few months.

 

it changes and rapidly sometimes.

 

There is no NOA1 packet. Just a letter. If you got the letter you wont hear anything else until RFE or NOA2.

 

NOA1 comes usually within a few weeks after filing, but sometimes it takes a bit longer

Edited by debbiedoo

5/7/2018 K1       Application mailed

5/9/2018             Application rec'd and signed for (sent via fedex)

5/14/2018          NOA1 Email notification

5/18/2018          NOA1 Paper copy rec'd (i797C)

11/5/2018          NOA2 ❤️ no RFE's

11/19/2018        NVC Received file

 

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5 minutes ago, debbiedoo said:

right now 6-8 months seems to be average. this time last year it was closer to 10 months. couple of years ago, just a few months.

 

it changes and rapidly sometimes.

 

There is no NOA1 packet. Just a letter. If you go the letter you wont hear anything else until RFE or NOA2.

 

NOA1 comes usually within a few weeks after filing, but sometimes it takes a bit longer

Thank you. We still haven't heard anything back since we submitted the Form I-129F on Oct 9

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1 minute ago, cyriloh said:

Thank you. We still haven't heard anything back since we submitted the Form I-129F on Oct 9

you can contact USCIS and ask for the letter if they have cashed your check


5/7/2018 K1       Application mailed

5/9/2018             Application rec'd and signed for (sent via fedex)

5/14/2018          NOA1 Email notification

5/18/2018          NOA1 Paper copy rec'd (i797C)

11/5/2018          NOA2 ❤️ no RFE's

11/19/2018        NVC Received file

 

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1 minute ago, debbiedoo said:

you can contact USCIS and ask for the letter if they have cashed your check

Yes, they did. Yeah, I'll call them tomorrow since they are not open on weekends. I'm just a little anxious because from what I gathered, people get theirs after 2 weeks and that they got an email confirming the submission.

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2 minutes ago, cyriloh said:

Yes, they did. Yeah, I'll call them tomorrow since they are not open on weekends. I'm just a little anxious because from what I gathered, people get theirs after 2 weeks and that they got an email confirming the submission.

did you submit the form allowing electronic communication?

 

and mail gets lost sometimes.


5/7/2018 K1       Application mailed

5/9/2018             Application rec'd and signed for (sent via fedex)

5/14/2018          NOA1 Email notification

5/18/2018          NOA1 Paper copy rec'd (i797C)

11/5/2018          NOA2 ❤️ no RFE's

11/19/2018        NVC Received file

 

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Sorry, I read it as November first! 

 

I see it was in October.

 

No reason to drive by any office you can't just do that.

 

You can try and give them a call to see if they have shipped it out or if they can give you your case number so you can follow your case online.

 

Edited by Georgia16

K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       12/08/18.....ROC window opens

 

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Just now, cyriloh said:

Uhhh... It has been 39 days since I submitted the form.

Already changed it above! :)


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       12/08/18.....ROC window opens

 

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1 minute ago, Georgia16 said:

Already changed it above! :)

Yeah, I am not going to drive by their USCIs office, I am going to call them tomorrow and go to the post office, maybe the letter got stuck there somehow... Thanks!

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2 hours ago, cyriloh said:

We sent our application on October 9, the check was cashed on October 17. Now, we still haven't gotten any response.

Is it normal not to get an email or text notifying us that they get our submission? Also, they said it may take one month before we get the packet containing NOA1, but we still have not gotten it.

 

How long it did take for you before you receive your NOA1?

NOA1 is just a letter. 

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Hi you are the second person I’ve seen with this issue, so seems like something might be happening at USCIS.

 

consider joining the October I-129F filers forum (

I hope everything works out, if they’ve cashed your check all is fine, just sucks no case number. Double check your address was correct on the I-129F submission and then give USCIS a call (earlier the better).

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40 minutes ago, brandonflude1 said:

Hi you are the second person I’ve seen with this issue, so seems like something might be happening at USCIS.

 

consider joining the October I-129F filers forum (

I hope everything works out, if they’ve cashed your check all is fine, just sucks no case number. Double check your address was correct on the I-129F submission and then give USCIS a call (earlier the better).

I will call them as soon as they open their line. I checked the local post office (in my town, our snail mails have to be picked up) and they still haven't gotten my letter. I doubt I will get any :/

 

My fiance is still off the grid because of his work, but I saw on one of the threads that some people actually don't get theirs but the case number is noted on the bank transaction, I will ask him to check it once he's back. Thanks for the reply!

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