Friday, September 4, 2009

P3!

Another small paperwork update! I called the Visa status center this morning and our P3 packet has been sent, which is one more step in the process that I can cross off!

If I understand it all correctly, The P3 packet is a bunch of Visa paperwork that is sent to Korea. Korea does whatever processing it needs to do with it and then it's sent back to the US (which takes aproximately 2 weeks) and once they receive it they can schedule the Visa interview, which is the big thing we're still waiting for. Once the Visa interview is complete, they'll issue a travel certificate for Clarissa and then they'll call and tell us to get on a plane and go get her!

We're getting close! It's time to get back to work on all my projects!! :)

8 comments:

My5Blessings said...

How exciting! You all must be sooooooooo excited!!!

My5Blessings said...

Are you all going to Korea to get her or just you and Shawn?

Kristin said...

How exciting!

What do you do at the Visa interview? Is it something you and Shawn actually go to? Or is it something different?

Wendy said...

The Visa interview is actually something that takes place in Korea. A representitive from the adoption agency goes to the embassy and goes over the visa paperwork with a government worker so that they can verify that she qualifies for a visa. It's kind of formality that they require before they'll issue a visa. Fortunately it's nothing that we have to do!

We're not taking Josh and Matthew to Korea with us. I REALLY wish that we could, but due to the expense, the chaos of the trip and the fact that we'd have to take them out of school for a week we decided not to. We're all hoping to go back to Korea as a family when Clarissa is a little older.

Amanda said...

I am getting SUPER excited for you and your whole family. it's so weird that I feel like I know you...when I don't. I hope the rest goes fast and smoothly:)

Big House Creations said...

Wow! You deserve this quick and no hassle paperwork trail with the long wait you had to get your referral! I can't wait to see your family complete!

Melissa said...

Is there an email address I can email you at? I've commented before and watched your blog for a while. I'm pretty sure I know you from some photography boards, too-my site is www.melissagphotography.com My husband is military and we just found out today after months of waiting that we got orders to Mountain Home, Idaho!! NOT what we expected! lol Totally came out of left field. I'm not even sure where you are in the state, but thought I'd email to see if you can give advice on the area if you're around there. Our report date is not until July 1st, so we'll leave here (Florida) in June since the drive will probably take a week!

Wendy said...

That's exciting!

We live in Boise and Mountain Home is about 45 minutes from here. You can e-mail me at Wenders11@aol.com. I'd love to chat about Idaho! :)