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April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

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

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lastfalcon
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by lastfalcon » Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:05 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10y + 1 ILR
Language criteria met : UK degree
Current nationality: Maltese
Method of application: Via Agency
Date of application: 02/04/2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA:07/04/2015
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of Biometrics:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

"" just want to add that I've been discharged bankruptcy 5 years ago and my chances is 50/50 to get approved but I have to try , never seen yet anyone was bankrupt before and get approved (please correct me if I was wrong) .. thank you
Last edited by lastfalcon on Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:36 pm, edited 1 time in total.

hsshagor
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by hsshagor » Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:11 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5y + 1 ILR
Language criteria met : B1
Current nationality: Bangladesh
Method of application: Via NCS ( Ealing )
Date of application: 28/03/2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA:31/04/2015 ( Royal Mail Tracking )
Date of debit or clearance of fees: TBA
Date of acknowledgment: TBA
Date of Biometrics: not required
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA

mianrm
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by mianrm » Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:37 pm

2 adults and 2 kids

Eligibility criteria: 5y + 1 ILR
Language criteria met : B1 and LIUK
Current nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: Via NCS ( Hatfield )
Date of application: 15/04/2015
DX Tracking Status : Delivered (16/04/2015)
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: DC
Date of receipt by UKBA: TBA
Date of debit or clearance of fees: TBA
Date of acknowledgment: TBA
Date of Biometrics: not required
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA
Last edited by mianrm on Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:23 am, edited 2 times in total.
Date of application Delivered (16/04/2015)
Date of Approval: 16/10/2015 dated:12/10
Date of Private Ceremony Booked: 20 / 10 / 2015

PG1983
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by PG1983 » Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:14 pm

My wife has applied through NCS on Monday.

Eligibility criteria: Wife of British Citizen
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 13/04/2015
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Biometric Appointment Request
Biometric Appointment:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

syedimran83
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by syedimran83 » Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:04 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 year Tier 1 + 1 year
Language criteria: LIUK + Degree taught in English
Current nationality: India
Method of application: NCS
Council name - NCS Redbridge
Date of application: 09/04/2015
Payment method: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10/04/2015
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of Biometrics Letter Recieved:
Date of Biometrics Done:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

bosh83
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by bosh83 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:33 am

blooms wrote:Eligibility criteria: EEA Permanent Resident + 1 year
Language criteria met: Exempt country
Current nationality: United States
Method of application: NCS
Council name - NCS GLOS
Date of application: 08/04/2015
Payment method: Debit
Date of receipt by UKBA: 09/04/2015
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

I am one of the first with the new forms. Not only is the fee increased but they have added a biometric requirement.
I'll update my timeline with that as well when applicable.

bosh83
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by bosh83 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:40 am

Mera23 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 years + ILR 2 year
Language criteria met level 3 + certificate of huger educational level of biomedical science
Current nationality: Etitrean
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Camden
Date of application: 27/10/2014
Payment method : direct debt
Date of receipt by UKBA: 27/10/2014
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 17/11/2014
Date of acknowledgment:15/11/2014
Date approval received: still waiting after 5 moths and 11 days
Date of ceremony: wel still waiting too...

Now is too much I cant take it any more... I have been patient so far, as they say it may take up too 6 moths ... Am not sure if I will be neutralised ... Any suggestions guys , I would appreciate it . Thank you
try to give them a ring

Cammrc
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Cammrc » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:03 am

ligibility criteria: ILR + 3 year
Language criteria: LIUK + Degree taught in English
Method of application: NCS
Council name - NCS Cambridge
Date of application: 07/04/2015
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 8/04/2015
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of Biometrics Letter Recieved:
Date of Biometrics Done: Already taken in 2011
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

zimlady
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by zimlady » Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:39 pm

Number of application : 1
Eligibility criteria: 5 years RC (EEA Spouse) + 1 year PR
Language criteria met : Knowledge of Life in UK, B1 test
Current nationality: Zimbabwe
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Hammersmith
Date of application: 15/04/15
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA : 16/04/15
Date of debit or clearance of fees: : TBC
Date of acknowledgment : TBC
Date of Biometrics : TBC
Date approval received: TBC

hsshagor
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by hsshagor » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:54 pm

hsshagor wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5y + 1 ILR
Language criteria met : B1
Current nationality: Bangladesh
Method of application: Via NCS ( Ealing )
Date of application: 28/03/2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA:31/04/2015 ( Royal Mail Tracking )
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 16/04/2015
Date of acknowledgment: TBA
Date of Biometrics: not required
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA

Still.Waiting
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Still.Waiting » Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:16 pm

Still.Waiting wrote:Eligibility criteria: 3 Yrs British Spouse.
Language criteria met - Life in the UK & IELTS. (Expired in 2011)
Method of application: NCS
Council name if: Kingston (London)
Date of application: 27 March 2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 31 March 2015 WARRINGTON
Date of acknowledgment: TBA
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 16 Apr 2015
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA

5fifty5
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by 5fifty5 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:38 am

Number of applications : 1
Eligibility criteria: 5 + 1
Language criteria met : Knowledge of Life in UK
Current nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Brent
Date of application: 02/04/15
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA : 07/04/15
Date of debit or clearance of fees: : TBC
Date of acknowledgment : TBC
Date of Biometrics : TBC
Date approval received: TBC

Lakhi2485
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Lakhi2485 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:00 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 year Tier 1 dependent + 1 year ILR
Language criteria: Life in UK & IELTS expired, used for ILR
Current nationality: India
Method of application: NCS
Council name - NCS Ealing
Date of application: 17/04/2015
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of Biometrics Letter Recieved:
Date of Biometrics Done:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

Loughborough
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Loughborough » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:22 pm

sabeekj wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 year Tier 1 + 1 year
Language criteria: India degree + PBS print out
Current nationality: India
Method of application: NCS
Council name - NCS Wandsworth
Date of application: 08/04/2015
Payment method: Debit
Date of receipt by UKBA: 09/04/2015
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
Sabeekj - You must have provided the biometric details. Did the NCS Wandsworth return the original Biometric Card after photocopying that? Thanks.

sabeekj
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by sabeekj » Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:51 pm

Hi Loughborough,
Yes they did return my original BRP card and send the photocopy with my application..

Pidigni
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Pidigni » Fri Apr 17, 2015 11:19 pm

Eligibility Criteria: British spouse + ilr
Language Criteria: Esol B2+ Life in the UK test
Current Nationality: Pak
Method of Application: NCS Wandsworth
Date of Application: 15/04/2015
Payment Method: CC
Date of Receipt by UKBA: 16/04/2015
Date of Fees Clearance: waiting
Date of Acknowledgment:
Date of Biometrics Letter Received:
Date of Biometrics Done:
Date Approval Received:
Date of Ceremony:

Pidigni
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Pidigni » Fri Apr 17, 2015 11:28 pm

Gud luck My fellows April applicants

Neiljm
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Neiljm » Sat Apr 18, 2015 12:49 am

Eligibility criteria: 11 years ILR (settlement visa to join parents) with BRP also
Language criteria met: UK Degree, B1, Life in the UK Test
Current nationality: Philippines
Method of application: Post
Council name if NCS used: N/A
Date of application: 8/4/2015
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by: Pending
Date of acknowledgment: Pending
Date of debit or clearance of fees: Pending
Date approval received: Pending
Date of ceremony: Pending

hsshagor
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by hsshagor » Sat Apr 18, 2015 11:44 am

UPDATE
hsshagor wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5y + 1 ILR
Language criteria met : B1
Current nationality: Bangladesh
Method of application: Via NCS ( Ealing )
Date of application: 28/03/2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA:31/04/2015 ( Royal Mail Tracking )
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 16/04/2015
Date of acknowledgment: 18/04/2015 by post
Date of Biometrics: not required
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA

Miangee
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Miangee » Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:12 pm

hi
My time line is applied by post on 01-04-2015
Received to HO on 02-04-2014
No Acknowledgement yet
and i am still waiting fees to be deducted but there is no sign yet its nearly three weeks now

any one applied on same date or in old rules got any progress

bit bored and worried too this waiting game never ends

ChOudhry1
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by ChOudhry1 » Sat Apr 18, 2015 3:00 pm

Miangee wrote:hi
My time line is applied by post on 01-04-2015
Received to HO on 02-04-2014
No Acknowledgement yet
and i am still waiting fees to be deducted but there is no sign yet its nearly three weeks now

any one applied on same date or in old rules got any progress

bit bored and worried too this waiting game never ends
I have the same dates, applied through NCS Nottingham on 1st April and was received on 2nd April, checked through tracking. No news uptill now. Let's see
Choudhry

Buzz bee
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Buzz bee » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:33 am

Hi all,

Acknowledge update to my application
Buzz bee wrote:
Number of applicaion : 1
Eligibility criteria: 5 years ( Tier 1+ ILR )
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): PBS print out, Letter from university for Degree taught in english, Degree Certificate, Life in the UK test certificate
Current nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Sutton
Date of application: 30/Mar/2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: DC
Date of receipt by UKBA : 31/Mar/15 (DX Tracking)
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 17/Apr/2015
Date of acknowledgment:20/Apr/2015 via email
Date of Biometrics : N/A
Date approval received:

Cammrc
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Cammrc » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:39 am

Cammrc wrote:ligibility criteria: ILR + 3 year
Language criteria: LIUK + UK degree
Current nationality: Chinese
Method of application: NCS
Council name - NCS Cambridge
Date of application: 09/04/2015
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10/04/2015
Date of debit or clearance of fees: pending
Date of acknowledgment:pending
Date of Biometrics Letter Recieved: 2011
Date of Biometrics Done: Already taken in 2011
Date approval received:pending
Date of ceremony:pending
Date was wrong, now corrected :)

Lakhi2485
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by Lakhi2485 » Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:30 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 year Tier 1 dependent + 1 year ILR
Language criteria: Life in UK & IELTS expired, used for ILR
Current nationality: India
Method of application: NCS
Council name - NCS Ealing
Date of application: 17/04/2015
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 20/04/2015
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of Biometrics Letter Recieved:
Date of Biometrics Done:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

caffeine
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Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Post by caffeine » Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:35 am

ChOudhry1 wrote:
Miangee wrote:hi
My time line is applied by post on 01-04-2015
Received to HO on 02-04-2014
No Acknowledgement yet
and i am still waiting fees to be deducted but there is no sign yet its nearly three weeks now

any one applied on same date or in old rules got any progress

bit bored and worried too this waiting game never ends
I have the same dates, applied through NCS Nottingham on 1st April and was received on 2nd April, checked through tracking. No news uptill now. Let's see
Same timeline as you two. No news yet....
Received by HO : 02-04-2015
Fee deducted : 22-04-2015
Acknowledgment Email: 23-04-2015
Approval Letter : 10-10-2015

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