Quite a few people have asked me for this, it was originally at the end of my first blog post but thought I’d pull it out onto a separate post so it’s easier to find.
US date format
01-04-2017 – I-129f sent
01-06-2017 – I-129f received at Dallas, Lockbox
01-09-2017 -USCIS Receive Date
01-16-2017 -NOA1 (SMS & Email)
01-21-2017 -NOA1 (Hard Copy Received)
04-05-2017 – NOA2 (SMS & Email) [86 days from NOA1 to NOA2]
04-13-2017 -NOA2 (Hard Copy Received)
04-25-2017 -NVC Case Received & Case Number Assigned
04-26-2017- Medical Appointment Booked (For 23rd June)
04-27-2017 -CEAC status updated to ‘In Transit’
04-29-2017 -Submitted DS-160 form, applied for police certificate & completed notification of readiness form
05-01-2017 -NVC hardcopy letter received
05-04-2017 – CEAC status updated to ‘ready’ / Interview booked for 30th June and MRV/courier fee paid
05-10-2017 -Packet 3 received from London Embassy (confirmation letter)
05-13-2017 -Police Certificate received
05-18-2017 -Visit to the US for a week (Yes you can visit!)
06-23-2017 –Medical Appointment
The visa was delivered to my home on the 11th of July & my departure date for the US was the 11th of August.
Side Note: We could of scheduled the medical and interview for sooner but as I had a trip booked to the US in May and wasn’t planning to move over until August, we didn’t want the K1 in my passport too early!
Hope this helps!