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USCIS Increase fees Adjusting Immigration Benefit Application and Petition Fees (k1 green card)

USCIS K1 Fee Increase

#USCIS has increased the fees for US petitions.

“The new fees will be effective Dec. 23. USCIS is almost entirely funded by the fees paid by applicants and petitioners for immigration benefits. The law requires USCIS to conduct fee reviews every two years to determine the funding levels necessary to administer the nation’s immigration laws, process benefit requests and provide the infrastructure needed to support those activities.

Fees will increase for the first time in six years, by a weighted average of 21 percent for most applications and petitions. This increase is necessary to recover the full cost of services provided by USCIS. These include the costs associated with fraud detection and national security, customer service and case processing, and providing services without charge to refugee and asylum applicants and to other customers eligible for fee waivers or exemptions.”

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I–129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) NEW fees: 535 USD OLD: 340
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative NEW fees: 535 USD OLD: 420
I–485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status NEW fees: 1,140 OLD: 985
N–600/N–600K Application for Certificate of Citizenship
NEW fees: 1,170 OLD: 600/550
Biometric Services Fee SAME FEE: 85

Sources:
https://www.uscis.gov/forms/our-fees
https://www.uscis.gov/news/news-releases/uscis-announces-final-rule-adjusting-immigration-benefit-application-and-petition-fees

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I admitted drug use at St Lukes Medical Exam for US Visa Interview

Admitting Drug use in medical exam for US visa leaf

I admitted drug use at my St. Luke’s Medical Exam.  There was not reason for me to do this since I was not arrested and I am not addicted to drugs.  I just felt at the time that it was best to tell the truth.

If I could go back, I would NOT admit to the drug use.  When I admitted it, they had me go to ANOTHER medical exam which cost another fee.  I was also questioned AGAIN about it when I got to the US and did the USCIS green card interview.  All of this could have been avoided if I had NOT admitted to it.

I was still approved but not it is in my record.

If there you have never been arrested or gone jail for drugs, there is just not reason to admit it.  It seems like the medical exam and USCIS want to make sure that you are not addicted to or selling drugs.

 

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K-1 visa processStep 4

221g visa denial email : Request for more Evidence

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 Form 221g Request for more Evidence
 We are unable to complete the processing of your Immigrant Visa application under Section 221(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended, until you present the following documents or complete required action from your end:


FROM APPLICANT(S)
– Annulment/Divorce Decree between the petitioner with his first and second marriage



WHAT TO DO NEXT:
* SUBMISSION OF REQUIRED DOCUMENT(S): Please use the 2GO courier service to return document to the Immigrant Visa Unit. Information on the procedure may be found at http://supplychain.2go.com.ph. This service is free of charge.

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Please register your delivery address online. Failure to designate a delivery address will result in delayed delivery of your passport and/or visa. To register online, click on the “Select Document Delivery Address” link under the Immigrant Visas section of our website (http://www.ustraveldocs.com/ph/). Once there, click on the appropriate link to register a delivery address for the first time, or to change an existing delivery address. If you have any question(s) on how to register a delivery address, please contact Manila’s Visa Information and Appointment Service Center at (632) 976-8500, (632) 976-8501 or (632) 976-8502.



Sincerely,

U.S. Consular Officer



WARNING: THE LAW REQUIRES THAT YOUR CASE BE TERMINATED IF YOU TAKE NO ACTION ON THE ABOVE REQUEST WITHIN 1 YEAR.



Please be advised that this account is unable to receive messages. DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS E-MAIL. For inquiries you may send an e-mail to support-philippines@ustraveldocs.com or call the Embassy’s Visa Information and Appointment Service at (632) 976-8500, (632) 976-8501 or (632) 976-8502 Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Manila time), except on Philippine and U.S. holidays. Callers in the U.S should call (703) 520-2235, from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

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Visa Approved k-1 visa process Medical Examination Dec 2015

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This is the actual experience of a member of the Visa Approved group at St. Luke’s Medical, Manila going for the Embassy medical exam (k1 visa).

Location: St. Luke’s Extension Clinic, Manila Philippines

Medical Examination Date: December 1, 2015

Vaccination Date              : December 2, 2015

 

My first day at St. Luke’s:
Arrived there at around 4:35AM with hundredths of people outside. It took as almost an hour before we got inside. Took our St. Luke’s online preregistration form photocopy, copy of interview appointment letter, 4 pcs US visa photo, passport and the 1 passport biopage photocopy (upright position).

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Medical processes: 1st Day:

1st : Blood extraction at the laboratory
2nd : Chest Xray
3rd: Vital signs, height, weight and eye test ( you will be ask if you are wearing an eye glasses or any contact lense
4th: Physical Exam ( the doctor will interview you all about your medical history. Instruct you to take off all of your clothes including underwears and lay flat on bed. She will check your whole body excluded the genital area.
IN MY CASE, SINCE I HAVE AN ACUTE PEPTIC ULCER AND HYPERTHYROIDISM, I WAS ASKED TO SUBMIT THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE FROM MY DOCTOR AND GOOD THING I BROUGHT IT WITH ME AND SHE CHECKED ALL OF MY MEDICINE PRESCRIPTIONS AND LABORATORY EXAMS DONE.
5th: the Immunization interview ( you will be asked about your illness history and what vaccines you received since birth. If you have the scar or BCG and chickenpox, you have to show it to them.
6th. Check out counter ( they will instruct you to go back the next day)

2nd day of Medical:

I was instructed to proceed to counter A and submit the receipt. Less 30 minutes I was called to proceed at room N ( so nervous if everything was wrong and to my surprise, they just asked for the photocopy of my medical certificate lol and back to waiting area again and waited to be called). I waited almost 3 hours to be called and instructed to go to 2nd floor and get vaccinated ( you cannot imagine how happy i am since it is an indicator that we passed the medical exam)
I went down and waited again for my name to be called for the release of medical results. It took almost an hour to wait finally i was with a big smile on my face on my way to the releasing. But the staff told me she cannot release my medical records because my doctor misspelled my name on the medical certificate and I did not noticed it ever since so I feel like ” oh my God what I’m going to do I cannot go home with that long hours of trip just to go to my doctor and have my name correct). Good thing she told i can go to a Notary Public and make an Affidavit of Discrepancy. I went out and thanks to God coz there is a Notary outside so i got it in just 5 minutes and paid 50 pesos for it.
I went back to St. Lukes and gave the affidavit of Discrepancy and i waited another more than an hour to be called, finally they gave my medical records!

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K3/K4 Visa Interview Preparation Instructions (Philippines)

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Here is a copy of the K3/K4 Interview Preparation Instructions.  This is sent to a K3/K4 applicant once the I-129F visa petition approved by the USCIS and sent to the US Embassy.

Link to K3/K4 Visa Interview Preparation Instructions

K3-K4 Applicant Interview Preparation Instructions – English _February 2015_

Dear K3/K4 Visa Applicant:

This is to inform you that an approved I-129F visa petition has been received by the Embassy from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) according you nonimmigrant status as the spouse of a U.S. citizen (K3) under Section 101(a)(15)(K)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended. This allows you and your unmarried minor child(ren) (K4) to enter the United States as nonimmigrants and later apply for adjustment of status as permanent residents. You are now eligible to be scheduled for a visa interview. You must pay the K visa application fee before you can schedule an interview appointment.

 

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K1/K2 Visa Interview Preparation Instructions Philippines

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This is the 2015 K1/K2 Visa Interview Preparation Instructions issued by the US Embassy Manila, Philippines.

2015 K1/K2 Visa Interview Preparation Instructions

K1 and K2 Interview Preparation Instructions – English _updated 04 Feb 2014_

Dear K1/K2 Visa Applicant:

This is to inform you that an approved I-129F visa petition has been received by the Embassy from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) according you status as a fiancé(e) under the provisions of Section 101(a)(15)(K) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended. You are now eligible to be scheduled for a visa interview. You must pay the K visa application fee before you can schedule an interview appointment.

The application fee for a K1 or K2 nonimmigrant visa is US$240, payable only in Philippine pesos at the prevailing exchange rate. There are three ways to pay the K visa application fee: cash payment at any Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) branch; online payment bill option provided by BPI to their clients; or online payment through Bancnet.

All K visa applicants are required to present a U.S. visa application deposit slip to pay the K visa fee. They must print the applicable U.S. visa application deposit slip which can be downloaded from the online appointment website:

http://ustraveldocs.com/ph/ph-niv-paymentinfo.asp, and take it to the bank to pay the fee.

For K1/K2 visa payment instructions, you may visit a link to our website at http://manila.usembassy.gov/wwwh3023.html.

The visa fee is non-transferrable and is valid for one year. Once you have paid your visa application fee, you may schedule your appointment for your visa interview. To do so, please visit the U.S. Embassy in Manila’s Visa Information and Appointment Service online at http://www.ustraveldocs.com/ph or call (632) 982-5555 or (632) 902-8930. The Visa Information and Appointment Service is open Mondays through Fridays, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., except on Philippine and U.S. holidays. Callers may speak with an English-, Tagalog-, Ilocano-, or Cebuano-speaking operator. Applicants, agents or petitioners calling from the United States may also use this service by calling (214) 571-1600. All K visa applicants should review application instructions and complete the Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application (DS-160) located on this website:

http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/types/types_1315.html.

You must bring the following documentation when you come to the Embassy for your interview:

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. It is important that you submit ALL of the following documentation to facilitate the processing of your application. You may be asked to return for another appointment if you fail to bring any of these documents:

 

a. NONIMMIGRANT VISA ELECTRONIC APPLICATION (DS-160) CONFIRMATION PAGE. You must print the DS-160 Confirmation Page that contains the barcode information to bring to your interview.

b. PASSPORT. You must have a passport valid for at least six (6) months. If you do not have one, you should apply in person at the Department of Foreign Affairs – Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA), Aseana Business Park, Bradco Avenue corner Macapagal Boulevard, Paranaque City. Applicants may set an appointment by going on line at www.passport.com.ph or by calling 02-737-1000. The DFA website is http://www.dfa.gov.ph.

c. BIRTH CERTIFICATE. Your birth certificate should be a copy issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) on security paper (not from the Local Civil Registry Office). If applicable, you should also submit NSO birth certificates for all your children, even for those who are not applying for a visa. You may call the NSO Information Center at 02-737-1111 to inquire on securing a birth certificate or visit their website at http://www.census.gov.ph. If the NSO does not have a copy of the birth certificate, you must obtain a statement about its unavailability from the NSO and obtain a certified original copy (not an extract) of the birth certificate from the local registrar in the town where you were born.

d. NBI CLEARANCE (Green Form). Applicants aged 16 years and older must have a valid Record Clearance (for travel abroad purposes) from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). Clearances should be in the applicant’s current name, birth certificate name, maiden name and any aliases or nicknames used, including different spellings you have used of those names. An official letter of explanation from the NBI is required for any notation of “No criminal record” or “No pending case”. For immigration purposes, an NBI clearance is valid for one (1) year from the date it was issued. The NBI website is http://www.nbi.gov.ph.

e. OTHER COUNTRY POLICE CERTIFICATES. Applicants aged 16 years and older must also present police certificates from other countries where they have lived for six (6) months or more after reaching the age of 16. As with NBI clearances, foreign police certificates should be obtained in any maiden names, aliases or nicknames used while in the country in question, including different spellings you have used of those names. Country-specific information on how to secure police certificates is available on the State Department’s website at http://travel.state.gov/visa/fees/fees_3272.html.

f. COURT AND PRISON RECORDS: Applicants who have been arrested, charged or convicted of a crime must present copies or transcripts of court or prison records relating to the crime or offense.

g. MILITARY OR POLICE SERVICE RECORDS: Applicants who served in the military or police should present certified copies of their military or police service records.

h. EVIDENCE OF A GENUINE ENGAGEMENT. You must be prepared to prove to the consular officer that you have a genuine relationship with your petitioner and a clear intention to marry within 90 days of admission into the U.S. In the past, successful applicants have submitted photographs, letters, e-mails, phone records, bank records, and remittance records as evidence supporting their relationships and intent to marry.

i. PROOF OF TERMINATION OF A PRIOR MARRIAGE. If applicable, official documents (divorce decree, annulment decree or death certificate, etc.) that prove all prior marriages contracted by you and the petitioner have been legally terminated prior to the filing of the petition must be submitted.

j. CERTIFICATE OF NO MARRIAGE RECORD (CENOMAR). If you have never contracted marriage, a CENOMAR (Singleness) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) and printed on NSO security paper should be submitted. You may call the NSO Information Center at 02-737-1111 to inquire on securing a CENOMAR or visit their website at http://www.census.gov.ph.

k. EVIDENCE OF SUPPORT. You should be able to demonstrate that you will not become a public charge or be a burden on the U.S. taxpayers for financial support. A completed I-134 Affidavit of Support Formwith original signature will be useful to the consular officer to evaluate your petitioner’s ability to be financially responsible for you. You should also submit your petitioner’s most recent U.S. Federal income tax return (Form 1040) and wage statements (Form W-2). Employment letters stating salaries and bank statements may be included to substantiate the I-134. Download Form I-134 at http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis.

l. VISA PHOTOGRAPHS. You must bring three (3) color photographs; two are for the visa and one is for the medical report. Size and format specifications must be strictly observed: Photos should measure 2 by 2 inches (roughly 50 mm square) with a white background and the head centered in the frame. The head (measured from the top of the hair to the bottom of the chin) should measure between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches (25 mm to 35 mm) with the eye level between 1 1/8 inch and 1 3/8 inches (28 mm and 35 mm) from the bottom of the photo. See http://travel.state.gov/visa/visaphotoreq/visaphotoreq_5334.html for detailed instructions.

m. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS) DOCUMENTS: If you have applied for any benefit, such as a change of status, adjustment of status, or asylum, before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), or have been the subject of any enforcement proceedings, such as deportation or removal proceedings, by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), please bring all documents pertaining to such matters with you to the interview.

n. MEDICAL EXAMINATION. All K1 and K2 visa applicants must complete a medical examination at St. Luke’s Extension Clinic at least a week before the interview appointment. Refer to the instructions (see separate page) regarding the medical examination.
IMPORTANT REMINDERS Come To The Embassy On Your Appointed Interview Date. If you are eligible for a K1 or K2 visa, your passport with the approved visa will be delivered to your designated delivery address at no additional cost.
The Embassy uses a guaranteed courier service to handle visa deliveries. 2GO commercial courier is the new Embassy’s authorized courier service provider for the visa units. Delivery should be within two weeks from your visa issuance. Applicants also have the option to pick up the visas at any 2GO branch. If we have questions about your application, we will send a letter and ask you to submit additional documents, or to return to the Embassy for another interview. No Embassy representative is authorized to tell you that a visa has been approved until a consular officer authorizes printing of the visa. For the safety and security of all applicants and employees, visa applicants are no longer permitted to bring cell phones or other electronic devices into the U.S. Embassy. Applicants who bring such devices will be denied entry. Please make arrangements to leave your electronic equipment in a safe location off Embassy grounds during your interview appointment. We will try to return documents that you submitted and asked us to return, but do not give us anything that cannot be replaced. Make copies of important documents and submit copies along with the originals you want returned to you.

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i-129f petition Slec form

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Note: You cannot appear for your US embassy interview without your medical examination and vaccination first.

Medical Requirements for SLEC:

– Payment in Peso 245$-250$ (depends on US embassy dollar rate)

-4 Pieces 2×2 Visa Passport Pictures (for USA)

-Valid Passport

– 2 copies photocopy of passport biopage
-2 copies SLEC Online Registration Form
-2 copies USEM interview Appointment
-2 copies NVC letter or Screenshots MCN status “Ready”
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If you are going to your medical appointment at St Luke’s Extension Clinic (also known as SLEC), you have an advantage if you fill out the pre-registration online form (found here: at http://www.slec.ph/).  A pregistration online form serves as their record and so you won’t have to fill out a lot of forms when you arrive at the clinic.  It will ask about your personal information as well as your case number that was given to you by National Visa Center.  It is also written in the letter that the US Embassy is supposed to mail to you.  To fill out the form, you have to go to their webpage at http://www.slec.ph/.  On the front page, you will see the options to choose different countries.  Select the country you are being petitioned to go to.  For example, if your fiance is from the US and you are going to the US, then choose the USA.  If you are going to Canada, then choose that country.  Click online registration: i-129-petition-slec

Once you click online registration, it will take you to another page.  It also shows the specific instruction on what you need to do. Browse below:

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The website will ask for your case number and your interview date if available.  Also, place your personal information as indicated in your passport.  Review all the details before submitting to SLEC. Once you are done, you can now print it out.  Make at least 2 copies of your forms because they require 2 copies during your medical examination.

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SLEC Experience TIPs:

  • Arrive as early as 4:30 am so you wont be stuck in St lukes all day.
  • Prepare all the requirements needed before going there. Click the link for requirements. http://efilipinowomen.com/k-1-visa-process-slec-medical-examination-july-21-2014/
  • Do not be nervous. Just be honest with the doctor.
  • If you had experimental drug use and have not been convicted of a crime and are not addicted, do not mention it.
  • Bring cash or withdraw it in a nearby atm. The medical exam fee is $245.00 for adults and $185.00 for kids. Convert it to peso. Last year, their rate was P45.00 per dollar.

 

 

 

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k-1 visa process Places to stay Near SLEC Medical Center

k-1 visa process hotel near SLEC

TITLE: k-1 visa process Places to stay Near SLEC Medical Center

(browse below to read my personal experience)

  1. Cherry blossoms.  Cherry blossoms is a few steps away from SLEC. It is next to a seafood market. The rooms are clean, decent and spacious. Cherry blossoms also offers complimentary breakfast buffet at the lobby. Average room per night is P2000.00.

http://reservations.directwithhotels.com/reservation/selectDates/16121/campaign/ppc/k-1 visa process hotel near SLEC

  1. Hotel Soriente.  Soriente is 20-30 steps away from SLEC medical center. Although it is very near, I have read many bad reviews about it.  My uncle stayed there and I asked him if the reviews about small cockroaches was true. He said yes.. it is true.  Ew ew :(. Anyway the standard room price starts at P1500.00

    image: myphilippinelife.com
    image: myphilippinelife.com
  2. Ralph Anthony Suites. While researching this place I learned that it is packed for a month (October).  I’m not sure if there is a specific event in October in Manila but I know it is rainy season in the Philippines (October Fest?! ;p ).  The Superior room cost is $ 71 (P2800.00)k-1 visa process hotel near SLEC
  3. Waterfront Manila Pavilion.  The Waterfront’s rooms are normally carpeted with a relaxing ambience. This hotel looks new and quite beautiful. Room rates are P3000.00 (75 usd) and above. Prices may change depending on the season.k-1 visa process hotel near SLEC
  4. Casa Bocobo Hotel. I have chose Casa for both of my two trips to Manila during the fiance visa process. The receptionist are welcoming, pretty and friendly. Casa Bocobo is quiet with a clean environment.  I love the staff.  They made me feel better even if it sucks to be there (in Manila).  They have a cafe next to the lobby. There’s only a few option for food but it tastes good.  I would recommend staying in a room opposite to the roadside because the traffic outside can gets very noisy.  Average room price is P 1500 for the petite room (single occupancy).k-1 visa process hotel near SLEC
  5. Paragon Tower Hotel.
  6. Lodging Houses, Inns and guesthouse.  There is a guesthouse across from SLEC but it is nasty.  It is cheap around P 1000.00 (25 usd). It is so crowded around SLEC area and dirty too. I met a cebuana during my medical exam and she said that her and her mom where staying in a lodging house.  She said it had now A/C and it cost P700. I know lodging houses in the Philippines are dirty so I didn’t even consider staying in one.

Here is a google map for restaurants, hotels and other buildings around SLEC medical Center: https://www.google.com/maps/place/St.+Luke’s+Medical+Center+Extension+Clinic/@14.579186,120.9818631,19z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x7d39c1b9fcf628f7

Personal Opinion:

During my stay in Manila, I walked around a bit to check for hotels around the area.  I was looking for convenience and resources such as banks, money remittance locations and restaurants.  I have to be honest and say that I never felt safe around that area. However, I knew I had to complete the medical examination and there is no other place to do it. It was very crowded there everyday. I stayed at Casa Bocobo Hotel which is walking distance from SLEC. It was quiet and the receptionists were nice. They serve free breakfast too during your stay.

I noticed that some people were coughing within SLEC.  I would advise on buying a mask before you enter the building. They also start early around 5am so you have to line up at 4am to get a priority number. The customer service is poor. The staff and the doctors are also exhausted by 9am.  They have to attend to hundreds of people every single day.

During the rainy days, the roads were muddy and the area is very polluted. Taxi drivers want to rip off their passengers.  During my each of my two trips to Manila for medical and interview, only one out of several taxis were honest or even nice to me.  I also went to Robinson’s Mall which is a few steps away from St. Lukes.  The customer service at Cabalen Restaurant was not good and the food was average.  I cannot recommend it. Just prepare yourself.  Do not expect much during your stay in Ermita, Manila.  Anyway, have a safe trip  and just get over it and be home soon after the obstacle ( SLEC):-)

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k-1 visa process SLEC Medical Examination

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k-1 visa process SLEC Medical Examination, July 21, 2014

Note: SLEC is first come, first serve. There is no scheduling of medical apointment. You have to be there to get your priority number for them to perform the medical examination on the same day. No credit cards accepted. The payment is only in cash.

In the year 2015, St Luke’s Extension Clinic now gives the medical result to the applicants to take to the US embassy interview.

For women, do not go there if you are on your menstrual period. They do not conduct medical examination if you are have menstruation.

What should You do before entering the SLEC building?

  • Eat breakfast! lol. Food is not allowed inside the building.They check the bags and are quite strict about it.
  • Bring a mask. People keep coughing and you might catch diseases from SLEC.
  • Prepare the requirements needed that are mentioned below before you get to the counter

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    SLEC view from Kalaw Avenue intersection

Note: Admission of drug use leads to an additional payment of P1000.00 for psychiatric test which takes 4-5 working days of evaluation. Ensure that you are healthy before you do your medical examination as it can delay you from your interview and getting your visa. Applicants should do medical exam atleast 2 weeks before the interview because SLEC only send results once a week.

 

DAY 1

1. Go there at exactly 4 am to get a priority number early.Senior citizens
are prioritized.

2. Prepare two photocopies of passport. It must be in short bond paper, not enlarged and photocopied vertically.

 3. Prepare 2 photocopies of NVC, the letter that the embassy sent for guidelines.
4. 2 copies of 2×2 visa photos with complete name at the back of the picture.
5. 2 photocopies of the appointment letter.
6. 2 copies of slec registration online. Click here to pre-register in St. lukes online. 

What is the sequence of the medical for K-1 fiancee?
Along the process, passport should be ready as it is presented at all times.

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1. Submit your requirements at the ground floor. It opens at 6am.
2. Pay the medical fee of P 9,812.00 on the 5th floor. People affected by Typhoon Yolanda (which is Tacloban, Leyte Cebu and other part of Visayas) and earthquake victims in Bohol have a discount of 20%.
3. Proceed to 3rd floor and fill up the form for chest xray.
4. Proceed to 4th floor for taking the blood test.

5. Next is the physical examination. All applicants must take their clothes off and wear a hospital gown. The doctor will ask questions about medical history, allergies, medicines taken and previous drug use. I know they say to be honest but here is the reality: If you had experimental use but not a drug addiction and do not have criminal record, its best not to admit because it delays your medical result and you must undergo a psychiatric test. Other question which an applicant must not deny is, have you given birth?

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SLEC 5th floor

There was one case where a woman got denied her fiancee visa because of lying about having children. Another woman I met who denied giving birth got caught too and was confronted by the doctor to tell the truth as it can affect her visa.  She told the truth and got approved during interview.

How did the female doctor find out?

They do check parts of your body including vagina and can tell if it had given birth or not. They also check scars in your body and wrist to see if you had suicidal attempts in the past.

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6. Proceed back to the 3rd floor and wait for x ray result.

7. If there are no problems regarding the medical, you can proceed for
vaccination the same day or next day.

 

Day 2 Medical Examination

Note: They need 4pcs 2×2 visa photos. 2 during registration and 2 in the releasing area.

1. Vaccination , you will be interviewed by the physician and nurses to confirm
if you have had cancer, diseases, and more history of previous illnesses. He/she will make you sign a piece of paper to confirm that you are not pregnant during the vaccination.

2. The physician will ask you of your last first day of menstruation
and will make you sign another piece of paper to confirm the vaccination and that you are not pregnant.

3. She will also remind you once more that you cannot get pregnant
for 4 months. It varies depending on how many shots you get. I got 3 shots. Others who had 1 or 2 shots are advised not to get pregnant for a month.

4. After the shots, you can proceed to the releasing area at the ground floor.

5. Wait for your name to be called. They will ask for 2 more 2×2 visa
photos and the passport.

6. Wait again and they will call you for releasing the copy of your
vaccination paper, X-ray cd and passport with the date, patient number and stamp of SLEC.

SLEC medical stamp

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