ESC

Click the "allow" button if you want to receive important news and updates from immigrationboards.com


Immigrationboards.com: Immigration, work visa and work permit discussion board

Welcome to immigrationboards.com!

Login Register Do not show

April 2012 - Naturalisation application timeline

A section for posts relating to applications for Naturalisation or Registration as a British Citizen. Naturalisation

Moderators: Casa, JAJ, ca.funke, Amber, Zimba, vinny, Obie, EUsmileWEallsmile, batleykhan, geriatrix, John, ChetanOjha, archigabe, push

PG1983
Member
Posts: 139
Joined: Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:39 pm

April 2012 - Naturalisation application timeline

Post by PG1983 » Mon May 21, 2012 11:19 am

With the closure of the application processing timelines thread I thought I'd start this one to help keep track of April 2012 applications. So here's my timeline so far:

Eligibility criteria: 5 Year Work Permit + 1Year ILR (Single Application)
Method of Application NCS Milton Keynes
Date of application: 17/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 20/04/12
Date of debit of fees: 26/04/12 (credit card)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 28/04/12
Date of receipt of approval: 09/08/12 (dated 04/08/12)
Date of Ceremony: 13/09/12
Last edited by PG1983 on Tue May 22, 2012 8:32 am, edited 1 time in total.

darksun
Member
Posts: 151
Joined: Fri Aug 08, 2008 1:24 pm

Post by darksun » Mon May 21, 2012 12:39 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (WP+Tier1) + 1 Year ILR
Method of application: NCS Hammersmith&Fulham
Date of application: 18.04.2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 23.04.2012
Date of debit of fees: 27.04.2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 02.05.2012 (dated 28.04.2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 17.08.2012
Date of Ceremony: 21.08.2012
Last edited by darksun on Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:29 pm, edited 2 times in total.

MTZ01
Newly Registered
Posts: 16
Joined: Wed May 02, 2012 9:25 pm
Location: Newbie

Post by MTZ01 » Tue May 22, 2012 9:18 am

Eligibility criteria: Indefinate Leave to Enter from 2003

Method of application: NCS Northampton

Date of application: 25.04.2012

Date of receipt by UKBA: 27.04.2012

Date of debit of fees: 01.05.2012

Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 03.05.2012 (dated 01.05.2012)

Date of receipt of approval: awaiting

Date of Ceremony:

genorp
Member
Posts: 125
Joined: Thu Oct 28, 2010 10:32 pm
Location: London

Post by genorp » Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:12 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (WP) + 1 Year ILR
Method of application: NCS Camden
Date of application: 10.04.2012
Date cheque cleared: 23.04.2012
Date of acknowledgement: 17.04.2012 (received 21.04.2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 2.08.2012 (approved 26.07.2012)
Date of Ceremony: 22.08.2012
Last edited by genorp on Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:23 am, edited 2 times in total.

jms_uk
- thin ice -
Posts: 194
Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2011 8:44 am

Post by jms_uk » Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:38 pm


Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: 10yr Long Residence + 1yr ILR
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 17/04/2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 18/04/2012 [Special Delivery]
Date of debit of fees: 23-24/04/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgment: 27/04/2012 [dated 23/04/2012]
Date of receipt of approval: 10/08/2012 [dated 02/08/2012]
Date of Ceremony: 13/08/2012
Last edited by jms_uk on Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:36 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Mauser1905
Member of Standing
Posts: 311
Joined: Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:35 am
Location: NE Scotland

Post by Mauser1905 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:39 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Year Work Permit + 1Year ILR (Joint Application)
Method of Application NCS Edinburgh
Date of application: 13/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 29/04/12
Date of debit of fees: 29/04/12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: Didnt receive
Date of receipt of approval: 15/08/12 (dated 07/08/12)
Date of Ceremony: 21/08/12 (Individual)

Patience paid off. :)
Good luck to all on their applications.
Last edited by Mauser1905 on Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:51 pm, edited 2 times in total.

Last_one_standing
Newly Registered
Posts: 23
Joined: Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Post by Last_one_standing » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:20 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 9 years + 1year IRL
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 26/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 27/04/12
Date of debit of fees: Bank draft
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 27/04/2012
Date of receipt of approval: 10/07/12 (Dated 05/07/12)
Date of Ceremony:26/07/12

Smooth process and efficient responses from UKBA
Last edited by Last_one_standing on Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.

maze_bc
Newly Registered
Posts: 7
Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:12 am

Post by maze_bc » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:19 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 3yr WP + 1 HSMP + 1 Tier1 + 1yr ILR
Method of application: Solicitor
Date of receipt by UKBA: 03/04/2012
Date of debit of fees: 16/04/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 19/04/2012 (Dated 14/04)
Date of receipt of approval: 06/08/2012
Date of Ceremony: 20/08/2012
Last edited by maze_bc on Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:03 pm, edited 1 time in total.

adnan_uk
Newbie
Posts: 41
Joined: Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:32 am
Location: uk

April Club: Approval

Post by adnan_uk » Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:18 pm

Thanks Forum members for all your help and guidance. My Approval letter finally arrived today. The timelines are

Eligibility criteria: WP+HSMP+Tier 1 + 1Year ILR
Method of Application NCS Dudley
Date of application: 12/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: Unknown
Date of debit of fees: 20/04/12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 23/04/12
Date of receipt of approval: 18/07/12 (Dated 09/07/12)
Date of Ceremony: awaiting

BallOfWhacks
Newly Registered
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:37 pm

Post by BallOfWhacks » Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:50 pm

Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: Work Permit > T1 General > T1G extension > ILR
Method of application: NCS Hendon
Date of application: 02/04/2012
Date of debit of fees: 15/04/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 15/04/2012
Date of approval letter: 19/07/2012
Date of receipt of approval: 25/07/2012
Date of Ceremony: TBA

(also posted to sticky timeline. hope thats ok)

allout4noloss
Newly Registered
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:03 pm

Application Timeline

Post by allout4noloss » Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:46 am

Eligibility criteria: Work Permit > HSMP > T1G extension > ILR
Method of application: NCS Yate (Bristol)
Date of application: 26/04/2012
Date of debit of fees: 28/04/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 19/07/2012 (earlier post failed to reach home)
Date of approval letter: Waiting
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

User avatar
banku
- thin ice -
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue Nov 03, 2009 11:55 am
Location: UK
Mood:

Post by banku » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:04 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Year Work Permit + 1Year ILR (Joint Application)
Method of Application NCS Slough (Berkshire)
Date of application: 12/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 27/04/12
Date of debit of fees: 27/04/12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 29/04/12
Date of receipt of approval: awaiting
Date of Ceremony: awaiting


:arrow: Good Luck to Everyone who is waiting for theirs including Me :)

ilrbuddy1
Newly Registered
Posts: 21
Joined: Tue May 15, 2012 12:24 pm

Post by ilrbuddy1 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:21 am

Application Timeline
Type: 5 yrs(WP+HSMP+TIER1) + 1 yr ILR
Date of Application using NCS: 24-04-2012
Method of application: NCS
Acknowledgement Letter Dated:29-04-2012
Date of debit of fees:03-05-2012
Date of receipt of approval: 03-08-2012
Approval Letter Dated: 30-07-2012
Date of Ceremony:TBD

haniffa.s
Newbie
Posts: 31
Joined: Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:37 pm

Post by haniffa.s » Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:54 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5yr WP + 1yr ILR
Method of application: NCS Hounslow
Date of application: 16/04/2012
Date of receipt by UKBA:
Date of debit of fees: 23/04/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 25/04/2012
Date of receipt of approval: 06/08/2012 dated 01/08/2012
Date of Ceremony:

fisayo
Newbie
Posts: 48
Joined: Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:15 pm
Location: MANCHESTER

Post by fisayo » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:51 pm

Eligibility Criteria... PR + 1yr wait
Method of application ... NCS OLDHAM
Date of Application... 03/04/2012
Date of receipt by UKBA... 5/04/2012
Date of debit of fees... 15/04/2012
Date of acknowledgement received... 19/04/2012
Date of APPROVAL ... 25/07/2012
Date i received the APPROVAL 06/08/2012
Date of ceremony.... booked.
I PRAY THAT ALL STILL WAITING WILL RECEIVED THE GOLDEN BROWN ENVELOPE SOONNNNNNNN. : :D

gandhig
Newly Registered
Posts: 11
Joined: Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:06 am

Timeline

Post by gandhig » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:34 pm

Here is my Timeline
Eligibility criteria: Student +WP+Tier 1 + 1Year ILR
Method of Application NCS Harrow (2 AN)
Date of application: 18/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 19/04/12
Date of debit of fees: 29/04/12 (Sunday)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 02/05/12 (Dated 29/04/12)
Date of receipt of approval: 17/08/2012 (Dated 10/08/12)
Date of Ceremony: Awaiting
Last edited by gandhig on Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:09 pm, edited 2 times in total.

londongirl10
Newly Registered
Posts: 17
Joined: Sat Apr 09, 2011 10:30 am

Post by londongirl10 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:21 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (WP+Tier1) + 1 Year ILR (Single Application)
Method of Application NCS
Date of application: 13/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 16/04/12
Date of debit of fees: 20/04/12 (credit card)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 24/04/12
Date of receipt of approval: awaiting
Date of Ceremony: awaiting

Waiting and waiting and waiting :(

Ryco1200
Newly Registered
Posts: 12
Joined: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:04 am

Post by Ryco1200 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:25 pm

Eligibility criteria: WP + 1Year ILR Joint
Method of Application NCS Merton
Date of application: 11/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 12/04/12
Date of debit of fees: 28/04/12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 03/05/12
Date of receipt of approval: 13/08/12 (Dated 06/08/12)
Date of Ceremony: 21/08/12

Thanks to everyone that posted their timelines, it really does help to gauge how long it might take.

Good luck to all waiting, hope it comes through soon.
Last edited by Ryco1200 on Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:56 pm, edited 1 time in total.

naru6705
Newly Registered
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:55 am
Location: Bedford

Got ours today :)

Post by naru6705 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:24 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (WP+Tier1) + 1 Year ILR (Joint Application)
Method of Application NCS, Bedford
Date of application: 17/04/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 23/04/12
Date of debit of fees: 28/04/12 (credit card)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 30/04/12
Date of receipt of approval: 14/08/2012
Date of Ceremony: awaiting


After waiting for so many weeks, finally it arrived today. Good luck to all those who are still awaiting.

darksun
Member
Posts: 151
Joined: Fri Aug 08, 2008 1:24 pm

Post by darksun » Fri Aug 17, 2012 11:43 am

Got the brown envelope! Burst into tears!

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (WP+Tier1) + 1 Year ILR
Method of application: NCS Hammersmith&Fulham
Date of application: 18.04.2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 23.04.2012
Date of debit of fees: 27.04.2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 02.05.2012 (dated 28.04.2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 17.08.2012 (dated 13.08.2012)
Date of Ceremony: 21.08.2012

My prays are going to those who wait...

Locked
cron