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Re: New Immigration Policy

Posted by Dean & Judy on May 7, 2014, 8:35 pm, in reply to "Re: New Immigration Policy"

I just obtained my temporary visa this morning from the consulate in Portland. It is good for up to four years.
These are the requirements as of 2012 for temporary resident.
Bring one years worth of bank statements.
Bring you're passport.
Pay close attention to you're e-mail as they do business by email. They are required to make you an appointment within ten days, that is the law.
They will e-mail you the appointment time.
If you fail to make the set appointment time, you start the entire process over again. New forms, new bank statements, the whole enchilada.
At the set appointment they fingerprint you, both index fingers and take you're photo.
Pay the $36.00 fee in the consulate, leave with you're visa permanently affixed to you're passport.

That's it.....two week process.

Within 30 days of crossing you are required to check in with the local (any) immigration office, which will grant you FMM status. Do not fail this part of the process, the outcome wouldn't be nice.

Find a consulate here.

Hope this helped..

Dean & Judy

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