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Case Complete to Interview January 2019

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Welcome to the Case Complete to Interview Monthly thread.

 

 

You can view my spreadsheet Case Complete to Interview Spreadsheet

 

To update your interview date go here. Case Complete to Interview Form

 

For New people to the thread please go Case Complete to Interview Form and input your information in the form and it will be added to the form.

 

Everyone should be clicking on the Portal tab to visit the information for their country. If nothing is there or information needs updating. Update or add.

Its up to all of us to keep this information current, relevant and helpful to others.

Special Note: Different consulates or embassies have strict guidelines as to what type of bags/purses/cellphones etc can be carried in. And whether they provide any lockers (or not) for temp storage. As many travel from far away (by air/train/cars, one needs to specially know what they will not be able to take inside the consulate and where to store their personal belongings.

 

 

 

Here are some FAQ and other tidbits that may be useful to you. Be sure to visit your countries portal and click on the Consular Information and also Consular reviews.

 

FAQ


I just called and got Case Complete how long does it take to get the email as confirmation?
Well it has been taking 5 to 7 days to get case complete email from the date they Case Complete.

How long after Case Complete will I get an interview?
Okay this is the BIG mystery of NVC. How it usually goes is end of the month and first week of month they start scheduling for interviews for the that upcoming month. Since January they have been pretty consistent starting about the last 2 days of the month and finishing that following first week of next month

Do I have to call for my interview date?
NVC has improved greatly since March. The interview letter now comes day of schedule. So call if you want its up to you.

I know someone who got interview in the middle of the month. How is that possible?
Usually when you see someone pop up with an interview outside the bunch its usually the result of a cancellation or the embassy opening up a slot. Just because scheduling stops doesn't mean they filled up all slots. They may have more slots than appointments which is good. So someone gets case complete and immediately they get an interview. It happens.

Remember every embassy has its own slots and schedule. Some like El Salvador are very busy with a long waiting list. Some like Yemen, well it may be a few months to get in. Iceland you get interview immediately scheduled after case Complete.

I need to change our interview date what do I do?
Once you receive your interview date track your casefile. Call NVC ask when your casefile left than you can follow the DHL instructions to embassy. The contact your embassy (email is best) and ask to be rescheduled later, earlier just ask. 

What do I need to bring to interview?
When you receive your P4 Letter (Interview letter) it will have your personalized checklist of things to bring or not. It has been suggested because things have been lost between NVC and embassy to bring everything (Originals) to the interview so if they don't have at embassy you aren't delayed.It's up to you. It doesn't happen much but it does happen.

 

How to expedite at NVC?

Go to this link has good information how to go about it.

http://boureypeatnut...m/expedite.html

Just to remind everyone to revisit the NVC Process Wiki, NVC Process Wiki

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Thanks to Fabian&Ross for spelling this all out. Once you get the interview letter reference this.

 

 

You must bring the following items to the visa interview:

  1. Any original documents the NVC requested that you did not submit (refer to the document list below)
  2. If the physician gives you your medical exam results, bring them to your interview in the envelope sealed by the medical office.
  3. Two passport photographs measuring 2 inches by 2 inches (5 cm by 5 cm) with a white background
  4. A valid unexpired passport
  5. Photocopies of all civil documents
  6. A new police certificate from your current country of residence, if you obtained the police certificate more than one year ago.
  7. Any additional documents listed in the U.S. Embassy or Consulate specific interview guidelines

 

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For those who want to request an earlier interview date here is a template written up by our own TeaCup.
Thank you TeaCup for the Template on how to notify the embassy
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Petitioners Name
Petitioners Date of birth
Beneficiary's Name
Beneficiary's Date of birth

NVC Case #

To whom it may concern,

My name is *********
I am writing to you in order to request an earlier interview. I have originally been scheduled for an Immigrant interview at (name of embassy and give date)
I have completed the required medical exam and I have all the necessary documents necessary for the interview and I am ready.
If it is at all possible for an earlier interview date to be scheduled for me it would be much appreciated.
Thank you for your time

Sincerely.

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Address & Phone Number

 

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CEAC.state.gov Check My Visa Application Status: Status Wiki Thank you, SoerenHelmer,

 

https://docs.google....Min35W08WU/edit

 

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How to pay the Green Card Production fee of $220 on the Elis system.

NO NEED FOR ACCESS CODE, that is for other procedures like getting a copy of a green card, etc.

1. Create the ELIS account here: https://myaccount.uscis.dhs.gov/

2. Go here to pay fee: https://www.uscis.go...g-online-filing

3. Click to pay the USCIS immigrant fee icon.

4.Click "continue" at the bottom.

5.Enter the Alien Number and the NVC or DOS case. Use the same email you used on the ELIS account.

This is critical to enable your created ELIS account to receive your payment information.

6. You will get an email confirming your payment.

7. When you log again on the ELIS account, you will see your case number. (It is added automatically).

8. Login into your ELIS account to track or check the status of your Green Card.

Note: Green Card process starts when immigrant enters USA and is processed at POE.

 

******************Tips about your getting your SSN******************

If you don't have your SSN card within 21 days of your POE,  go IN PERSON to your local SSA office and see if your  application was forwarded by the Immigration officer.   It only works about 50% of the time when you tick  the box on the DS-260. As soon as you have your SSN you  may work.  Your passport visa and the immigration stamp  is the equivalent of your green card. Thank you Sukie in NY


Case Complete to Interview spreadsheet

From now on your VJ Member name will be verified. If the name you put on form to be added to spreadsheet comes up not found, you will not be added to the spreadsheet. If you don't have a timeline you will not be added to the spreadsheet.
Please Please put your VJ member name only. Not nicknames or real names whatever your VJ name is. It's below your profile picture!!

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Come join the current Interview thread: 

 

Case-Complete-to-Interview-February-2019/

Case Complete to Interview Form
Case Complete to Interview Spreadsheet
NVC Filers Wiki Process

 

 

 

 

 

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@dwheels76First of all, thank you for the fine service you are doing for this community! It gives us all a place to be optimistic :)

 

Now, my parents (IR5) had their case complete on 14-Nov-2018, received email on 21-Nov-2018. I have added my details to the spreadsheet today. Waiting (and hoping) for a January interview at the Mumbai consulate, India

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Hello, 

 

Has any one gotten confirmation of a January interview? My CC date is 11/19/18 and PD is 3/7/18. 

 

I called NVC and all they told me was that my case was in line for an interview and that the NVC schedules interviews the last week of the month and the first week of the month. But that’s all I can get out of them. 

 

Im hoping to hear something this week and hopefully everyone else waiting gets something too. Good luck to everyone else as well. 

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50 minutes ago, DGHM82017 said:

Hello, 

 

Has any one gotten confirmation of a January interview? My CC date is 11/19/18 and PD is 3/7/18. 

  

I called NVC and all they told me was that my case was in line for an interview and that the NVC schedules interviews the last week of the month and the first week of the month. But that’s all I can get out of them. 

  

Im hoping to hear something this week and hopefully everyone else waiting gets something too. Good luck to everyone else as well. 

So far I have only seen one person getting interview this week for early January (in the December 2018 post). Let's hope next week many of us will hear from NVC with our interview dates! 

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50 minutes ago, Trif2018 said:

So far I have only seen one person getting interview this week for early January (in the December 2018 post). Let's hope next week many of us will hear from NVC with our interview dates! 

Yes I’m hoping to hear something soon. All this waiting sucks :( 

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Okay everyone on this post. I am returning to church tomorrow. It’s been a while but I think it’s about time. All of you will be in my prayers tomorrow morning. I pray that we all have some progress in this visa journey so we can have a warm happy Christmas this year. 🙏👍👍

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My husband's interview is in exactly 24 hours 10 mins from now 😊😊 all documents are ready. I thought I would have been a nervous wreck but I have a sense of calm over me these last couple of days. We've done all we can, now it's time to get this over with and start our lives together with our daughter. 

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3 hours ago, CJlove said:

Okay everyone on this post. I am returning to church tomorrow. It’s been a while but I think it’s about time. All of you will be in my prayers tomorrow morning. I pray that we all have some progress in this visa journey so we can have a warm happy Christmas this year. 🙏👍👍

May God answer your prayers in the precious name of Jesus Christ amen 🙏🙏

 

5 minutes ago, MsKayC said:

My husband's interview is in exactly 24 hours 10 mins from now 😊😊 all documents are ready. I thought I would have been a nervous wreck but I have a sense of calm over me these last couple of days. We've done all we can, now it's time to get this over with and start our lives together with our daughter. 

I wish him the best of luck 😊

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11 minutes ago, MsKayC said:

My husband's interview is in exactly 24 hours 10 mins from now 😊😊 all documents are ready. I thought I would have been a nervous wreck but I have a sense of calm over me these last couple of days. We've done all we can, now it's time to get this over with and start our lives together with our daughter. 

My God grants him the uncommon favour.....  Pray with him before he goes..... I believe in prayers.. 

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41 minutes ago, Sackeys_2016 said:

Am from Ghana and NVC completed my case on 11th August just waiting for my interview date.....  What at all is the hold up 

Okay so it finally makes sense, even though I was suspicious but now I see the obvious discrimination 

 

Someone from Mexico with cc date of April just got interview for January 

 

Ghana, Nigeria and some India are also waiting for interview date with cc date of several months 

 

3rd world countries are being delayed on purpose, I guess to reduce the number of immigrants from those countries

 

It's not fair but it's all good...

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