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After the I-130 has been approved, how long does it take for the NVC to schedule an interview in the appropriate embassy?

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 01st, 2012 on Immigration - Arizona
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I am a U.S. citizen filling for my Mexican husband. He has never been in the U.S. and we filled on August 9th. On September 21st, the petition was approved and sent to the NVC. We wanted to know approximately how long from now will they schedule his interview?
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Answered on Mar 05th, 2012 at 12:50 PM

The NVC should have already sent out a case number along with fee bills (Invoice) for $492. If not, call 603-334-0700 to find out what the case number is and to get the invoice number. You then pay the fees online and email NVC copies of documents (I-864, copy of his passport, birth certificate and marriage certificate) and he completes the DS-260 form online. Once all documents are considered complete, NVC will schedule the appointment. From case completion until the initial interview in Ciudad Juarez is typically about 2 months.

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