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DS-160 confirmation number invalid please help

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Hi my Fiance and I have completed the DS-160 form. We have received an automated confirmation email from the embassy assigning us our case number. Once we complete the details needed through the website (usvisa-info.com) to schedule our k-1 visa interview, we receive an error message stating that this DS-160 number "has already been taken". We are eager to schedule our appointment but we cannot because of this error. We have contacted the embassy explaining what is happening here through email but we have not heard anything back. The strange thing is how this number can be already taken yet we were sent an automated email with this special number immediately after we completed the DS-160. Has anyone experienced this before? 

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13 minutes ago, Ruca27 said:

Hi my Fiance and I have completed the DS-160 form. We have received an automated confirmation email from the embassy assigning us our case number. Once we complete the details needed through the website (usvisa-info.com) to schedule our k-1 visa interview, we receive an error message stating that this DS-160 number "has already been taken". We are eager to schedule our appointment but we cannot because of this error. We have contacted the embassy explaining what is happening here through email but we have not heard anything back. The strange thing is how this number can be already taken yet we were sent an automated email with this special number immediately after we completed the DS-160. Has anyone experienced this before? 

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Thread is moved from the IMBRA subforum to the Embassy/Consulate forum -- topic involves a DOS form.


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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