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Old 11-15-2009, 12:16 PM
 
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Visa interview after 2 weeks?

Hi All,

My fiancee has had her interview scheduled for next week. This makes it 2 weeks after we applied. This isn't normal for a high risk country?

Any thoughts? Is this a good thing?


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Old 11-15-2009, 02:09 PM
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Hi Gendron, I'm not sure but I had read somewhere that sometimes interviews are only conducted in some countries once a year so maybe this is the time of year they are there and you were lucky enough to get an interview time. Goodluck

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^ Agreed.

Who knows what their schedules are, and there is absolutly no way to tell what the schedule is of an individual CO. One deduction i made from my experience with my CO:

After almost a month and a half of initial contact, I decided to contact my CO via e-mail to make sure he had been receiving secondary documents (police checks, medicals). He wrote back--"your application is on my desk today....." So from that I deduced this:

CO's get your application, then slot you in for X amount of time after initial contact, and on that exact day, for a specific amount of time (maybe 2 hours) they look at your application and contact you again, and then give you your next contact date. They will not look at your application until they are scheduled to..... does that make sense?

Barrbcow is probably right about you Gendron though, but I just wanted to share what I was thinking...just incase it helps in the future or anyone else.

Good luck to you! Not to worry about the interview either, its a piece of cake! =)


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Old 11-15-2009, 11:45 PM
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CO's get your application, then slot you in for X amount of time after initial contact, and on that exact day, for a specific amount of time (maybe 2 hours) they look at your application and contact you again, and then give you your next contact date. They will not look at your application until they are scheduled to..... does that make sense?
I think that's spot on elkitten. We recently heard back from our CO re a few question we asked, and she told us that our application was currently 'queued' for assessment.

Gendron...what embassy are you applying through? We are on the HR track too...hopefully doesn't take as long as some would say!

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Old 11-16-2009, 07:29 AM
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Gendron,
My husband is also from a High Risk Country and our interview was about a month after we had applied for the visa. We got excited but in fact they needed to get a few things straight, sorted out and things like that. It was nothing about seeing whether the relationship was genuine, that was established through the initial application. It was more about security checks and that sort of thing.
3 months after the interview and still no sign of a successful Visa.

Good luck to you mate.


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Who knows. Our application was very complete. If they asked for 1 of 4 things they got all 4. Pictures of us looking younger and now. Maybe they will just grant it instead of kicking it around the office.

Guess we find out tomorrow


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Old 11-17-2009, 04:43 AM
 
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You are lucky to get an interview time very fast. Others are waiting for months and year. Good luck!


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Old 11-17-2009, 09:13 AM
 
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Hi all,

The interview went well, and they took her passport.

We don't have the visa yet, but this must be a world record for a HR country


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