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My fiances appointment is scheduled for May 14th and I'm planning to get her a place to stay across the street from the embassy. Her appointment time is for 6:45am. If checkout time is 12pm would that be enough time to come back and check out or should I book her an extra day just in case? 

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Which embassy (country)?

 

You did not complete your timeline so we don't know what embassy you are referring to?

 

Also, it could last all day. The 6:45 is the entrance into the embassy. That could mean they let everyone in at that time then start calling people by number for interviews. If there are hundreds of people there, it could last all day.

 

My wife (then fiance) arrived at the the embassy in her country at 5 am and there was already a line around the block. If I can recall, we did not walk out until sometime in the afternoon.

 

I would not limit yourself that short of time for the interview day.


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45 minutes ago, rollitup said:

My fiances appointment is scheduled for May 14th and I'm planning to get her a place to stay across the street from the embassy. Her appointment time is for 6:45am. If checkout time is 12pm would that be enough time to come back and check out or should I book her an extra day just in case? 

A couple of hours typical.   She should be back in plenty of time to check out on time 


YMMV

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23 minutes ago, Unlockable said:

Which embassy (country)?

 

You did not complete your timeline so we don't know what embassy you are referring to?

 

Also, it could last all day. The 6:45 is the entrance into the embassy. That could mean they let everyone in at that time then start calling people by number for interviews. If there are hundreds of people there, it could last all day.

 

My wife (then fiance) arrived at the the embassy in her country at 5 am and there was already a line around the block. If I can recall, we did not walk out until sometime in the afternoon.

 

I would not limit yourself that short of time for the interview day.

Assume Manila since it is posted in regional forum.   Your experience is not how Manila operates.   K1 have appointment times that are honored and therefore not subject to the massive queue


YMMV

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45 minutes ago, rollitup said:

My fiances appointment is scheduled for May 14th and I'm planning to get her a place to stay across the street from the embassy. Her appointment time is for 6:45am. If checkout time is 12pm would that be enough time to come back and check out or should I book her an extra day just in case? 

Being you posted in the Philippines forum I will run with that.

 

Interview process is usually 2 - 2.5 hours on average.  Even if it ran a little long a noon checkout still would not be a problem.   

 

 

http://www.visaconnection-philippines.com/k-1-visa-application.html

 

Don't forget to complete CFO 

 

http://www.visaconnection-philippines.com/cfo-orientation-seminar.html

 

 


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2 hours ago, rollitup said:

My fiances appointment is scheduled for May 14th and I'm planning to get her a place to stay across the street from the embassy. Her appointment time is for 6:45am. If checkout time is 12pm would that be enough time to come back and check out or should I book her an extra day just in case? 

Being a newbie we all understand you are still learning how to navigate the forum and what information is needed when you need help.

 

Many of our answers are predicated on the information you supply in your profile. When we look at the left column and can't determine your timeline OR your Embassy it's hard for us to give you a factual answer. Our answers will sometimes be tailored to a specific Embassy hence the reason for you to complete your profile. If you look at the profile of others here, they have a flag for their country, so it makes it easy for us to reply as we can quickly determine their Embassy. The country that should be used is the country where the interview will take place.

 

So, if you could help yourself out and complete your profile that sure would help us out when we want to reply to your question with factual information.

 

Go to the top right of this page select your name (it's on the upper right-hand corner)>my profile>[below your picture on the right column] edit my profile. Scroll to the bottom and fill in "Immigration Info". There now we can better serve you.

 

Once you finish that then return and you will see a flag in your profile. Select it and see what wonderful information will open up for you.

 

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On 4/7/2019 at 8:25 AM, rollitup said:

My fiances appointment is scheduled for May 14th and I'm planning to get her a place to stay across the street from the embassy. Her appointment time is for 6:45am. If checkout time is 12pm would that be enough time to come back and check out or should I book her an extra day just in case? 

For USEM,  my fiance had her interview on 3/21 and the scheduled time was 710am.  We (I accompanied her) got to the embassy a little before 7.   After 2 rounds of security checks, pre-screen, finger prints, and CO interview, we we're back at our hotel (walking distance) having breakfast around 915am.    The process was very organized.   Everyone's experience is different, but I would think noon hotel checkout should be ample time for the interview process if she's staying across the street.  Good luck!

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For our K-1 interview we had a 6:45 start and we were out of the Embassy a little before 10:00.


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PDOS (Pre-Departure Registration and Orientation Seminar) is for ages 20-59.  Peer Counseling is for 13-19 years of age.

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