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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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nehaniran
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by nehaniran » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:20 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 application:25th August 2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 28th August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 25th August 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 25th August 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 25th August 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 25th August 2018
Date on Approval letter: TBC
Date of receipt of approval: TBC
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: TBC
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application: N/A
Date of debit of fees:N/A
Date Passport to be received:N/A

longgapilr
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by longgapilr » Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:21 am

longgapilr wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:33 am
longgapilr wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:13 am
Eligibility criteria: 5.5 years Tier 2 General + 1 ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity SELT B1 GESE
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 24/08/2018
Payment method: credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 05/09/2018
Date of debit of fees: 05/09/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 04/09/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 07/09/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled:
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

BritCiti
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by BritCiti » Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:04 pm

BritCiti wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:49 pm
Eligibility criteria: ILR 14 years
Language Criteria: B1 Grade 5
Nationality :Sierra Leonean
Method of application: NDRS/JCAP MERTON
Date of application:02/08/18
Payment method: Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 02/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 02/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 02/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 02/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 02/08/18
Date on Approval letter: 28/08/18
Date of receipt of approval: 01/09/18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 01/09/18
Date of Ceremony: (Private) 07/09/18
Date of Passport Application: 03/08/18
Date of debit of fees:17/08/18
Date Passport to be received:

shankar981
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by shankar981 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:01 pm

shankar981 wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:17 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (Tier 2 General) + 1 Year ILR
Language Criteria: Degree taught in English
Nationality : India
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 16-08-2018
Date of acknowledgement: 17-08-2018 (received as an email)
Date of Biometric letter issued: 16-08-2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 18-08-2018
Date of NDRS/JCAP appointment: 21-08-2018
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 21-08-2018
Date of debit of fees: 07-09-2018
Date Passport to be received:

Java79
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Pakistan

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Java79 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:13 pm

Eligibility criteria:7 years + 2 years PR
Language Criteria: B1
Nationality :non eu
Method of application: online+ jcap
Date of application:1 August 2018
Payment method: card
Date of acknowledgement: 2 August
Date of debit of fees: 2 August
Date of Biometric letter issued: 1 August
Date of biometric letter received: 1 August
Date Biometrics enrolled: 1 August
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 2 August
Date of debit of fees: 29 August
Date of passport received:

longgapilr
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by longgapilr » Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:09 pm

longgapilr wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:21 am
longgapilr wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:33 am
longgapilr wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:13 am
Eligibility criteria: 5.5 years Tier 2 General + 1 ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity SELT B1 GESE
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 24/08/2018
Payment method: credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 05/09/2018
Date of debit of fees: 05/09/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 04/09/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 07/09/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/09/2018
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

billel9
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by billel9 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:22 pm

Eligibility criteria: 3.5 years family member of EU + 4 years PR
Language Criteria: Trinity + life in uk
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: online
Date of application: 14/08/2018
Payment method: credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 14/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 15/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 14/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 14/08/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 15/08/2018
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 14/08/2018
Date of debit of fees:14/08/2018
Date Passport to be received:

cuppid143
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by cuppid143 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:44 pm

cuppid143 wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:29 pm
cuppid143 wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:54 am
Eligibility criteria: 5 years+ 1year PR
Language Criteria: B1 trinity college
Nationality :pakistani
Method of application: NCS
Date of application:22 August 2018
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 04.09.2018
Date of debit of fees: 03.09.2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 03.09.2018
Date of biometric letter received: 06.09.2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 06.09.2018
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

UKNatEEAGerm
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Germany

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by UKNatEEAGerm » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:51 am

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:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 21 Aug 2018 (NDRS+JCAP)
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

billel9
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by billel9 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:31 pm

billel9 wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:22 pm
Eligibility criteria: 3.5 years family member of EU + 4 years PR
Language Criteria: Trinity + life in uk
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: online
Date of application: 15/08/2018
Payment method: credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 15/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 15/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 15/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 15/08/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 16/08/2018
Date on Approval letter: waiting :( :?
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting
Date of Passport Application: 15/08/2018
Date of debit of fees:15/08/2018
Date Passport to be received:waiting

Mrchaany
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Mrchaany » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:12 pm

Eligibility criteria: long residency plus 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: MBA
Nationality : pakistan
Method of application: Online Leicestershire county council Documents return plus Joint passport
Date of application: 16th August 2018
Payment method: debit card online
Date of acknowledgement: 16th August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 16th August 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 16th August 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 16th August 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 16th August 2018
Appointment at council: 22nd August 2018
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date of Passport Application: 22nd August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 11th Sep 2018
Date Passport to be received:
Strong commitment, extreme faith and honesty will recognize your existence.

jennyeye
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United States of America

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by jennyeye » Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:59 pm

Eligibility criteria: spouse of bc, ilr
Language Criteria: usa national
Nationality : usa
Method of application: online, need, jcap
Date of application: 17/8/18
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 20/8/18
Date of debit of fees: 20/ 8/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 17/8/17
Date of biometric letter received: 17/8/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 17/8/18
Documents submitted with council: 28/8/18
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 28/8/18
Date of debit of fees: 13/9/18
Date Passport to be received:

Tier1G09
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Tier1G09 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:20 am

Tier1G09 wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:58 am
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + 1 Year ILR
Language Criteria: UK University MBA
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 16-08-2018
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 17-08-2018 (email)
Date of debit of fees: 16-08-2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 16-08-2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 23-08-2018
Date of NDRS/JCAP appointment: 23-08-2018
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 23-08-2018
Date of debit of fees: 13-09-2018
Date Passport to be received:

dino_ind
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by dino_ind » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:20 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years T2 + 6 Years ILR
Language Criteria: Masters US + NARIC
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online + JCAP
Date of application: 01/08/2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 01/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 02/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 01/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 01/08/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 02/08/2018
Date on Approval letter: 10/09/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 17/09/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Date of Passport Application: 02/08/2018
Date of debit of fees:29/08/2018
Date Passport to be received:Pending

surfuk
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by surfuk » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:11 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years refugee route+ 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity college + life in the UK
Nationality :NO EU
Method of application: paper application via solicitor
Date of application:22/08/2018
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: first via email 05/09/18 then letter dated 04/09/18 received 07/09/18
Date of debit of fees: pending mistake in expiry date just sent a new payment slip
Date of Biometric letter issued: 04/09/18
Date of biometric letter received: 07/09/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/09/18
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date of Passport Application: n/a
Date of debit of fees:n/a
Date Passport to be received: n/a
good luck to everyone :)

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Plzilr » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:24 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 years+ 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK Masters
Nationality :NO EU
Method of application: NCS
Date of application:14/08/2018
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 17/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 17/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 21/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 25/08/18
Date on Approval letter: 13/09/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 17/09/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date of Passport Application: n/a
Date of debit of fees:n/a
Date Passport to be received: n/a
good luck to everyone :)

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Casa » Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:10 pm

cambs68 wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:19 pm
Please respect that this is strictly a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question posts have been and will be removed.
(Casa, not CR001)
Please don't send me PMs asking for immigration advice on posts that are on the open forum. If I haven't responded there, it's because I don't have the answer. I'm a moderator, not a legal professional.

USAtoUK2018
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by USAtoUK2018 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:42 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + marriage to BC
Language Criteria: Native speaker
Nationality : USA
Method of application: NRDS+JCAP
Date of application: 07/08/18
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 07/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 07/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 07/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 07/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/08/18
Date on Approval letter: Still haven't received, but I've been booked into a ceremony automatically.
Date of receipt of approval: Still haven't received, but I've been booked into a ceremony automatically.
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 18/09/18
Date of Ceremony: It's booked in for 21/09/18
Date of Passport Application: 08/08/18 (via NDRS+JCAP)
Date of debit of fees: 04/09/18
Date Passport to be received: Pending

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by usILR » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:26 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years Tier2 + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: Majority English speaking country
Nationality : USA
Method of application: NRDS+JCAP
Date of application: 01/08/18
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 01/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 01/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 01/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 01/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 03/08/18
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 02/08/18 (NDRS+JCAP)
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CR001 » Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:41 pm

CR001 wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:29 pm
A reminder to ALL who contribute on this thread that it is for TIMELINES ONLY. ANY discussion or question posts will be deleted
Char (CR001 not Casa)
In life you cannot press the Backspace button!!
Please DO NOT send me a PM for immigration advice. I reserve the right to ignore the PM and not respond.

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by surfuk » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:36 pm

surfuk wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:11 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 years refugee route+ 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity college + life in the UK
Nationality :NO EU
Method of application: paper application via solicitor
Date of application:22/08/2018
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: first via email 05/09/18 then letter dated 04/09/18 received 07/09/18
Date of debit of fees: 19/09/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 04/09/18
Date of biometric letter received: 07/09/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/09/18
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date of Passport Application: n/a
Date of debit of fees:n/a
Date Passport to be received: n/a
good luck to everyone :)

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Chrissy07 » Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:00 pm

Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity + Life in The UK
Nationality : Zambian
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 30/08/18
Payment method: Card
Date of acknowledgement: 31/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 30/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 30/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 30/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/09/18
Date on Approval letter: TBC
Date of receipt of approval: TBC
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: TBC
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application: 07/09/18
Date of debit of fees: TBC
Date Passport to be received: TBC

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by imnowbritish » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:46 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10+ years EU citizen
Language Criteria: UK Bachelor's degree
Nationality: EU citizen
Method of application: NCS Cambridge (not online and without passport application)
Date of application: 02/08/2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement:
Email received on 14/08/2018
Letter received on 16/08/2018
Date on letter 13/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 15/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 13/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 16/08/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 16/08/2018
Date on Approval Letter: Didn't receive
Date of receipt of Approval Letter: Didn't receive
Date on Ceremony Letter: 10/09/2018
Date of receipt of Ceremony Letter: 20/09/2018 :D
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application: TBC
Date of debit of fees: TBC
Date Passport to be received: TBC

Note: The letter I received was the Citizenship Invitation stating that my application was approved.

It took 39 days from date of application to approval. Plus 10 days to receive of ceremony letter. 49 waiting days total.

It took 25 days from date of biometrics enrollment to application approval. Plus 10 days to receive ceremony letter. 35 waiting days total.

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Chrissy07 » Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:00 pm

Chrissy07 wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:00 pm
Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity + Life in The UK
Nationality : Zambian
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 30/08/18
Payment method: Card
Date of acknowledgement: 31/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 30/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 30/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 30/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/09/18
Date on Approval letter: TBC
Date of receipt of approval: TBC
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: TBC
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application: 07/09/18
Date of debit of fees: 20/09/18
Date Passport to be received: TBC

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by shankar981 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:41 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (Tier 2 General) + 1 Year ILR
Language Criteria: Degree taught in English
Nationality : India
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 16-08-2018
Date of acknowledgement: 17-08-2018 (received as an email)
Date of Biometric letter issued: 16-08-2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 18-08-2018
Date of NDRS/JCAP appointment: 21-08-2018
Date on Approval letter: 17-09-2018
Date of receipt of approval: 21-09-2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 21-08-2018
Date of debit of fees: 07-09-2018
Date Passport to be received:

Good Luck to all who are waiting for the approval!

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