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Hey all,

I'm hoping that this hasn't been asked before, if so, I couldn't find it.¬†ūüė¨¬†

In the London Embassy's step-by-step guide for the visa, it says

Step 1 - Registering with the Courier Service

Step 2 - Application Form (DS-160)

Step 3 - Supporting Documents

Step 4 - Scheduling the Interview

Step 5 - Medical Examination

 

It says in step 4, that you can schedule your visa interview after the medical, right? But then, in step 5, it says to schedule a medical?

Wouldn't the medical be step 4? It's all very confusing...

 

Hope you guys can help!!

 

Link I used: https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/fiancee-2/applying-for-the-visa/

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5 minutes ago, buzzsparker said:

Hey all,

I'm hoping that this hasn't been asked before, if so, I couldn't find it.¬†ūüė¨¬†

In the London Embassy's step-by-step guide for the visa, it says

Step 1 - Registering with the Courier Service

Step 2 - Application Form (DS-160)

Step 3 - Supporting Documents

Step 4 - Scheduling the Interview

Step 5 - Medical Examination

 

It says in step 4, that you can schedule your visa interview after the medical, right? But then, in step 5, it says to schedule a medical?

Wouldn't the medical be step 4? It's all very confusing...

 

Hope you guys can help!!

 

Link I used: https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/fiancee-2/applying-for-the-visa/

Schedule your medical as soon as you get your NVC number then schedule your interview for about 2 weeks after that date to ensure the embassy receives your medical in time for your interview. Hope that makes sense! 

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If I remember rightly (it's been a busy couple of months!) this was more like the right order.

 

Step 1 - Supporting Documents

Step 2 - Medical Examination

Step 3 - Application Form (DS-160)

Step 4 - Scheduling the Interview

Step 5 - Registering with the Courier Service

 

Schedule your medical once you have a LND case number & do your DS-160. Once you submit the DS-160 you can schedule an interview (be sure to pick a date 2 weeks after your medical), and as part of that process you also register with the courier service and can pre-pay for your passport to be delivered to you (otherwise you collect from a depot for free). 

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Keep in mind that once your medical is done, it expires in 6 months....along with the visa.


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48 minutes ago, buzzsparker said:

Hey all,

I'm hoping that this hasn't been asked before, if so, I couldn't find it.¬†ūüė¨¬†

In the London Embassy's step-by-step guide for the visa, it says

 

The London embassy instructions on the website changed recently. Totally screwed up!

 

I would suggest::

  1. Submit DS-160.
  2. Gather documents. (for interview as well as documents for medical appointment). You don't want a looming appointment if you hit a hiccup and won't have what you need for the appointment. 
  3. Book your medical date by calling the clinic. 020 7486 7822. 
  4. Book the courier, pay, and pick an interview date all at the same time on https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-gb/iv.¬†Select ‚ÄúI have received a letter from the consular section with instructions to register or schedule a K visa appointment‚ÄĚ.¬†Leave 10-14 days¬†between medical and interview for best results.

Attend your medical.

Attend your interview.

Wait for visa return

 

Gather documents step is important. See lists:

https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/fiancee-2/required-documents/

http://www.visamedicals.co.uk/us-bring.htm

 

And do read all the information and FAQs on the embassy website instructions. 

 

 

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On 8/16/2019 at 2:12 PM, Wuozopo said:

 

The London embassy instructions on the website changed recently. Totally screwed up!

 

I would suggest::

  1. Submit DS-160.
  2. Gather documents. (for interview as well as documents for medical appointment). You don't want a looming appointment if you hit a hiccup and won't have what you need for the appointment. 
  3. Book your medical date by calling the clinic. 020 7486 7822. 
  4. Book the courier, pay, and pick an interview date all at the same time on https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-gb/iv.¬†Select ‚ÄúI have received a letter from the consular section with instructions to register or schedule a K visa appointment‚ÄĚ.¬†Leave 10-14 days¬†between medical and interview for best results.

Attend your medical.

Attend your interview.

Wait for visa return

 

Gather documents step is important. See lists:

https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/fiancee-2/required-documents/

http://www.visamedicals.co.uk/us-bring.htm

 

And do read all the information and FAQs on the embassy website instructions. 

 

 

All you guys were super helpful, and I definitely did figure it out in the end - not 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 but 2, 1, 3, 4, 5, 4!! ūüėģ
It's all very weird...

But yeah, this is the route I went down in the end and now awaiting my medical next Thursday! 8/29!

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Can i check with you my family have medicals tomorrow IR1 and children IR2 i did their DS260 and  registered them on https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-gb/iv to get interview 

the page made me create a separate file as all on different LND references after picking courier details it asks for payment of $235 just checking this is correct as thought was paid on the day of the interview ? 

 

Also as i have them all on different visa numbers how do i align husband and children's interviews for same time ?    

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2 hours ago, Floridadream2020 said:

Can i check with you my family have medicals tomorrow IR1 and children IR2 i did their DS260 and  registered them on https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-gb/iv to get interview 

the page made me create a separate file as all on different LND references after picking courier details it asks for payment of $235 just checking this is correct as thought was paid on the day of the interview ? 

 

Also as i have them all on different visa numbers how do i align husband and children's interviews for same time ?    

For a good while, DCF people did pay on the day. Maybe because most spouses pay at the NVC and they never got the programmining worked out to ask for DCF spouse payment online like fiances do it. I guess they have worked it out now if it has asked you for payment. You'll get a payment receipt to show at the interview, so no worries about being asked to pay again. BUT the Immigrant Visa fee is $325.00, so the amount is puzzling. Sorry I can't help with the mechanics booking multiple family members in for interviews. 

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30 minutes ago, Floridadream2020 said:

Thanks Wuozopo yes really confused as shows as a MRV fee sorry its $265 or £225.25

A fiancé visa  costs $265

A spouse or child costs $325

 

Did you pick K1 to get into the program so went down the wrong path?

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