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August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

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

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UKNatEEAGerm
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by UKNatEEAGerm » Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:31 pm

Eligibility criteria: 8 years PR EEA
Language Criteria: MBA
Nationality: German
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 17 Aug 2018
Payment method: Online Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 20 Aug 2018
Date of debit of fees: 17 Aug 2018 (Online)
Date of Biometric letter issued: 17 Aug 2018 (Online)
Date of biometric letter received: 17 Aug 2018 (Printed Online)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 20 Aug 2018
Date on Approval letter: 30 Oct 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 7 Nov 2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: I think its the same letter as approval letter
Date of Ceremony: 13 Nov 2018
Date of Passport Application: 21 Aug 2018 (NDRS+JCAP)
Date of debit of Passport fees: 12 Sep 2018 (Description: "HM PASSPORT OFFICE")
Date Passport to be received: 22 November 2018 (Issue Date 21 Nov 2018, valid 10years)

2.7 months from application to approval letter received
3.1 months from application to passport received

Chisomekwu
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Chisomekwu » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:58 am

Eligibility criteria: Partner of a BC on 5 year route, ILR held for 5 months
Language Criteria: Masters Degree
Nationality : Nigerian
Method of application: Online/NDRS and JCAP
Date of application: 24 Aug 2018
Payment method: Debit Crad
Date of acknowledgement: 29 Aug 2018
Date of debit of fees: 29 Aug 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 24 Aug 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 24 Aug 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29 Aug 2018
Date on Approval letter: 05/11/2018 :D
Date of receipt of approval: 17/11/2018 :D
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Pending
Date of Ceremony: 23/22/2018
Date of Passport Application: Submitted during NDRS application
Date of debit of fees: 30 Aug 2018
Date Passport to be received: Pending

Application took approximately 3 months from the date of online application which is 24th Aug to the date of ceremony 23rd Nov. Thank you guys for the advice and help. Am now a British Citizen yay :D . I coud not be happier

sebgei
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Germany

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by sebgei » Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:30 pm

sebgei wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:59 pm
Eligibility criteria: 13.5 years with permanent residency since 2011
Language Criteria: IELTS (wife) and US Degree (NARIC Certified, myself) plus LIUK tests
Nationality : Family application - wife Swiss, myself German, two kids with dual Swiss/German citizenship, one kid born in the UK, one born in Switzerland, we all have DCPRs
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 27/08/2018 by tracked and signed mail (received by the Home Office on 28/08/2018)
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 04/09/2018 (letter received 05/09/2018)
Date of debit of fees: 04/09/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 04/09/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 05/09/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/09/2018
Date on Approval letter: 30/10/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 02/11/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 08/11/2018 (dated 31/10/2018)
Date of Ceremony: 11/12/18
Date of Passport Application: N/A
Date of debit of fees: N/A
Date Passport to be received: N/A

On October 1 we received a letter, dated September 21, asking us to submit further evidence (e.g. school reports, doctor's appointments) for our kid born in Switzerland, as well as the birth certificate for my wife who was born to Swiss parents but outside the EU/EAA. We submitted these documents by tracked and signed mail on October 2, the Home Office received them on October 3.

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by nehaniran12 » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:10 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + PR
Language Criteria: B1
Nationality: EEA - GERMAN
Method of application: ONLINE+ NCS(went but didn't give my documents due to low knowledge of NCS staff)+ POSTED on 07th of September.
Date of documents received by Home office: 09th of September 2018
Date of application:25th August 2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 28th August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 25th August 2018
Date of a Biometric letter issued: 25th August 2018
Date of a biometric letter received: 25th August 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 25th August 2018
Date on Approval letter: 08th October 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 11th October 2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 27th of October 2018
Date of Ceremony: 31/10/2018
Date of Passport Application: 08/11/2018 (Online application)
Date of debit of fees:08/11/2018
Date Passport to be received:20/11/2018

epi
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by epi » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:16 am

Final update:
epi wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:30 pm
epi wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:21 pm
Eligibility: T1 + ILR
Language: SELT
Nationality: Non-EU
Method: Online/NDRS+JCAP
Date of application: 30/08/2018
Payment: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 30/08/2018
Date of debit fees: 30/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 30/08/2018
Date of biometric enrolled: 30/08/2018
Date of passport application: 03/09/2018
Date of documents received by HO: 05/09/2018
Date of debit of passport fees: 20/09/2018
Date of approval letter: 06/11/2018
Date of approval received: 16/11/2018

69 days from submission to decision for 4 AN applications sent together. Nailed down, such a relieve at last!

Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 17/11/2018
Date of ceremony: 08/01/2019
Date passport received:
Date of ceremony: 08/01/2019 changed to private on 26.11.2018
Date passport received: 30/11/2018

bcappnil
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by bcappnil » Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:25 pm

Final Update
bcappnil wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:22 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 yrs Tier 2 + 1 yr ILR
Language Criteria: UK Master Degree
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 31/7/18
Payment method: credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 1/8/18
Date of debit of fees: 1/ 8/18
Date of 1st Biometrics letter issued: 31/7/18 (printed from online)
Date of 1st Biometrics enrolled: 31/7/18
Date of 2nd Biometrics letter received: 5/9/18 (dated 31/8/18 saying I have not enrolled biometrics)
Date of 2nd Biometrics enrolled: 6/9/18
Date of 3rd Biometrics letter received: 10/9/18 (dated 5/9/18 saying the biometrics was not successful)
Date of 3rd Biometrics enrolled: 10/9/18
Documents submitted with council: 1/8/18, NDRS + JCAP
Date on Approval letter: 5/10/18 (received email from HO on 8/10/18 confirmed of approval on 5/10/18)
Date of receipt of approval: 15/10/18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: It is a combined invitation + approval in one letter
Date of Ceremony: 4/12/18 (so you are okay to have your ceremony within 3 months from date of approval if you are not in a hurry)
Date of Passport Application: 1/8/18
Date of debit of fees: 30/8/18
Date Passport to be received: 12/12/2018

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