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What type of visa? Tourist visa to India? Tourist visa to US? Immigrant visa to US? etc.

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AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received





12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received



4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017



5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE



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37 minutes ago, rajvinder kaur said:

Tourist visa to India.


My agent charge me $ 585 for multiple tourist  visa for Indiafor ten years and $585 for my 14 years old son. I want to know if it is a right charge for get 10 years tourist visa for India. 

Thank u.



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11 hours ago, rajvinder kaur said:
I want to know if it is a right charge for get 10 years tourist visa for India.

Is at least 1 parent of the child either an Indian citizen or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholder? If yes, than the child can apply for an OCI card, which basically is a life long Visa with some other privileges attached: https://www.indianembassy.org/pages.php?id=168 An OCI card costs less than $300. https://www.in.ckgs.us/oci/how-to-apply:


A foreign national can apply for an OCI Card:

  1. Who was eligible to become a citizen of India on 26th January, 1950; OR
  2. Who belonged to a territory that became part of India after 15th August, 1947; OR
  3. Who is a child or a grandchild or a great grandchild of such a citizen; OR
  4. Who is a minor child of such persons mentioned above; OR
  5. Who is a minor child and whose both parents are citizens of India or one of the parents is a citizen of India is eligible for registration as OCI cardholder; OR
  6. Who is a spouse of foreign origin of a citizen of India or spouse of foreign origin of an Overseas Citizen of India Card holder.

For USA applicants, the CKGS website has been customized through a widget so that the website, documents, forms and letters requirements are as per the instructions of the Embassy/Consulates of India in USA.

Also see: https://www.in.ckgs.us/faq/oci/my-family-member-is-applying-for-an-oci-card/1042/i-want-to-get-an-oci-card-for-my-child#1042 "Q.3. I want to get an OCI Card for my child. How do I do this?"

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