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I have a few years left on my passport and I have only one page for entry/exit stamps left after my last trip to Philippines.

 

I plan on returning to Philippines in April and going to Thailand for a few days.

 

Surely you don't have to get a new passport, Does the US immigration at an airport can they put some additional blank pages in your passport?

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They discontinued adding new pages to an existing passport.  You would need to get a new passport.  You can order the new passport with more pages on it at no additional cost.  Just got mine.  Was told it could take up to 2 months to get it but received mine in a little over 2 weeks.

Edited by gregcrs2
PS: I had about 18 months left on my old passport.

USCIS

Married: 08/12/2016

I-130 sent: 08/16/2016

NOA1: 08/18/2016

Received email 09/19/2016 that I-130 was approved 09/17/2016.

On 09/21/2016, I-130 approval date changed to 09/19/2016.

I-130 approved: 09/19/2016

Received hard copy NOA2: 09/23/2016

Sent to NVC: 10/11/2016 No text or email from USCIS. Had to log into USCIS account to find out.

NVC

NVC Received: 10/18/2016

Case # and IIN#: 10/27/2016

Choice of Agent -DS-261: 10/27/2016

AOS Fee Invoiced: 10/29/2016

AOS Fee Paid: 10/29/2016

DS-261 reviewed over the phone: 10/31/2016

IV Fee Invoiced: 11/02/2016

IV Fee Paid: 11/02/2016

DS-260 Completed: 11/04/2016

Sent AOS & IV Package: 11/03/2016

Scan Date: 11/07/2016

RFE: 11/09/2016 (NVC wants I-864 instead of I-864EZ)

RFE Response Submittal: 11/09/2016

Case Complete by phone call: 11/10/2016

Case Complete by email: 11/18/2016

Interview Appointment letter by email: 12/01/2016

Left NVC: 12/02/2016

Embassy

Case Ready at Embassy: 12/05/2016

Case Ready and "touched" at Embassy" 12/16/2016

Medical Date: 12/21/2016 Sputum testing required so this sets us back at least a few months.

Interview Date: 01/04/2017  Interview went well.  We are in "administrative Processing" until negative Sputum Test result is received in March.  The consulate will then issue the Immigrant Visa. So there is nothing further for us to do.  We agreed to have the consulate cancel My wife's B1/B2 visa from an older passport and it was stamped "cancelled without prejudice".  We did this now so she would not have to go back to the consulate to have it done later.

Visa Issued:  03/07/2017

Visa in Hand: 03/08/2017

POE:  03/29/2017 Charlotte, NC  Processed quickly at airport (about 20 minutes with CBP) and was not even asked any questions.

Social Security Card:  Received 04/07/2017 (processed through CBP at POE)

Green Card Issued:  4/19/2017

 

Removal of Conditions

File ROC (I-751):  eligible 12/29/2018

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you have to get a new one


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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It sucks, but you'll have to bite the bullet and get a new passport.


Applied for Naturalization based on 5-year Residency - 96 Days To Complete Citizenship!

July 14, 2017 (Day 00) -  Submitted N400 Application, filed online

July 21, 2017 (Day 07) -  NOA Receipt received in the mail

July 22, 2017 (Day 08) - Biometrics appointment scheduled online, letter mailed out

July 25, 2017 (Day 11) - Biometrics PDF posted online

July 28, 2017 (Day 14) - Biometrics letter received in the mail, appointment for 08/08/17

Aug 08, 2017 (Day 24) - Biometrics (fingerprinting) completed

Aug 14, 2017 (Day 30) - Online EGOV status shows "Interview Scheduled, will mail appointment letter"

Aug 16, 2017 (Day 32) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Interview Scheduled, read the letter we mailed you..."

Aug 17, 2017 (Day 33) - Interview Appointment Letter PDF posted online---GOT AN INTERVIEW DATE!!!

Aug 21, 2017 (Day 37) - Interview Appointment Letter received in the mail, appointment for 09/27/17

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Naturalization Interview--- read my experience here

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Oath Ceremony Notice mailed"

Sep. 28, 2017 (Day 75) - Oath Ceremony Letter PDF posted online--Ceremony for 10/19/17

Oct. 02, 2017 (Day 79) -  Oath Ceremony Letter received in the mail

Oct. 19, 2017 (Day 96) -  Oath Ceremony-- read my experience here

 

Applied for US Passport - requested Routine/ Regular Service

Oct. 27, 2017 (Day 00) - Submitted Passport Application, filed in person at Post Office

Oct. 30, 2017 (Day 03) - Online tracker shows application has been received and is under processing

Nov. 08, 2017 (Day 12) - Online tracker shows "in final stages" and projected completion time of 11/13/2017

Nov. 09, 2017 (Day 13) - Passport received in the mail.

Nov. 10, 2017 (Day 14) - Naturalization Certificate received back in the mail.

 

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Yup as mentioned, get a new one. I'm in same boat with only couple pages free from other visas for work and travel for work and all; but even my company just told me go get a new one since they don't add any pages anymore.


08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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On 11/26/2018 at 6:44 AM, gregcrs2 said:

They discontinued adding new pages to an existing passport.  You would need to get a new passport.  You can order the new passport with more pages on it at no additional cost.  Just got mine.  Was told it could take up to 2 months to get it but received mine in a little over 2 weeks.

I got the jumbo size when I got mine renewed in 2016))) It's the size of a little prayer book)))


Not a newbie but lost my old info years ago) I have been through this process before --all the way through naturalization-- This site has always been a great help to me. 

 

 

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20 hours ago, boris64 said:

I got the jumbo size when I got mine renewed in 2016))) It's the size of a little prayer book)))

 

On ‎11‎/‎26‎/‎2018 at 7:36 AM, Chris Duffy said:

I have a few years left on my passport and I have only one page for entry/exit stamps left after my last trip to Philippines.

 

I plan on returning to Philippines in April and going to Thailand for a few days.

 

Surely you don't have to get a new passport, Does the US immigration at an airport can they put some additional blank pages in your passport?

I am going to have to get the jumbo size one when I get my passport renewed next year. Luckily I still have a few pages left in my passport so I can travel a little bit more. But what pissed me off when I was working in Afghanistan is that I had to fly in/out of Dubai in order to get to Kandahar Afghanistan. They would seriously stamp the page twice EVERY SINGLE time going in and going out of Dubai.    So I have many pages of just inbound and outbound stamps into the UAE. 

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1 hour ago, Cyberfx1024 said:

 

I am going to have to get the jumbo size one when I get my passport renewed next year. Luckily I still have a few pages left in my passport so I can travel a little bit more. But what pissed me off when I was working in Afghanistan is that I had to fly in/out of Dubai in order to get to Kandahar Afghanistan. They would seriously stamp the page twice EVERY SINGLE time going in and going out of Dubai.    So I have many pages of just inbound and outbound stamps into the UAE. 

Ukraine was like that. Never saw a page they didn't want to stamp))))


Not a newbie but lost my old info years ago) I have been through this process before --all the way through naturalization-- This site has always been a great help to me. 

 

 

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