I'm a US citizen and I have applied for my wife's immigration. My I-130 is approved and the application is with NVC currently. When I received correspondence from NVC, they put ' FNU' as my wife's First Name and her actual Full Name as her Last Name. So, it reads FNU Ashley Gill. Her Indian passport has her full name written in the Given Name column and the Surname Column is left blank. So, I think NVC followed that. Can you please guide me on how to correct this problem? Can we write a letter to NVC explaining the whole thing and requesting the correction?
NVC generally goes with the name as listed in the passport. You could certainly communicate with NVC about the issue, but I expect that NVC's answer might be that they follow the name as listed in the passport, and that if you wish to change it, you will need to obtain a new passport with the corrected name. Best wishes to you.
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When your interview comes up for your green card, advise the Immigration Officer at that time about the wrong name with legal documentation. This is a common problem on complex names. Happens often. I would also file an AR11 reverifying the address and put in a note about the wrong name with supporting documentation to fellow at the interview.
NVC and USCIS will use the name on your birth certificate. What is the name on your birthday and remind NVC about this fact.
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