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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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imnowbritish
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by imnowbritish » Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:14 am

imnowbritish wrote:
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: 26/09/2018 :D :D :D
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.

Alanran
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Belgium

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Alanran » Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:09 pm

Eligibility criteria: PR + 2 years
Language Criteria: Master degree
Nationality :outside EU
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 2/08/2018
Payment method: cc
Date of acknowledgement: 13/08 by email
Date of debit of fees: 13/08
Date of Biometric letter issued: 13/08
Date of biometric letter received: 16/08
Date Biometrics enrolled: 16/08
Date on Approval letter: 17/09
Date of receipt of approval: 21/09
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: not received , contact the cancel by person and made booking
Date of Ceremony: 28/09
Date of Passport Application: NA
Date of debit of fees:NA
Date Passport to be received:NA

I have applied on 15/03/2018 , been refused on 21/06/2018 due to Home office letter sent on April not replied to , however the letter never received, I contact the HO to send me again the letter ( was requesting more documents ) and I request the HO to send me the LIUK certificate ( arrived 10 days after the request date )
Re apply again on 02/08 , it’s took the approval 45 days from the date of the application and 30 days from the date of the biometric enrolment
Thank you very much for all the advice .

vaibhavg18mau
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by vaibhavg18mau » Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:11 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 year + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK asters Degree
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP (Windsor council)
Date of application: 21/08/18
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 22/08/18 (via email)
Date of debit of fees: 21/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 21/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 21/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/08/18
Date NDRS+JCAP appointment: 24/08/2018
Date Home office received documents: 25/08/2018
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: 24/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 12/09/2018
Date Passport to be received: Pending

Mrchaany
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Mrchaany » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:19 am

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: 17th Sep 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 22nd Sep 2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 17th Sep 2018
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date of Passport Application: 22nd August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 11th Sep 2018
Date Passport to be received:

Alhamdulillah for approval
My last year absence was 98 days.
Strong commitment, extreme faith and honesty will recognize your existence.

seathestar
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India

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by seathestar » Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:53 pm

seathestar wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:39 pm
Eligibility criteria: spouse of BC
Language Criteria: UK NARIC comparer doc -foreign Masters
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: online NDRS JCAP
Date of application: 10 Aug 2018
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 13 Aug 2018
Date of debit of fees: 10 Aug 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 10 Aug 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 10 Aug 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 11 Aug 2018
Date on Approval letter: 13 Sep 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 22 Sep 2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 22 Sep 2019
Date of Ceremony: 10 Oct 2018
Date of Passport Application: 10 Aug 2018
Date of debit of fees: 04/10/2018
Date Passport to be received: TBC

Adeel79
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Pakistan

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Adeel79 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:48 am

Eligibility criteria: BC Spouse + ILR
Language Criteria: UK MASTERS
Nationality : Pakistan
Method of application: NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 6 August 2018
Payment method: CC
Date of acknowledgement: 7 August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 6 August 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 6 August 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 6 August 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 8 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: JCAP
Date of debit of fees: 29 August 2018
Date Passport to be received: Pending

asdopop
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South Africa

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by asdopop » Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:52 am

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Eligibility criteria: 5 years ancestry & 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: trinity college certificate
Nationality : South african
Method of application: Online + NDRS
Date of Online application: 31/08/2018
NDRS appointment: 07/09/2018
Payment method: credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 31/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 01/09/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 31/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 31/08/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 05/09/2018
Date on Approval letter: Will add as soon as I get it (do some ppl never update?)
Date of receipt of approval: "
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: "
Date of Ceremony: "
Date of Passport Application: 07/09/2018
Date of debit of fees: 07/09/2018
Date Passport to be received: Will add as soon as I get it

Mrchaany
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Mrchaany » Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:24 am

» Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:19 am

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: 17th Sep 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 22nd Sep 2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 17th Sep 2018
Date of Ceremony: 3rd Oct 2018 :roll:
Date of Passport Application: 22nd August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 11th Sep 2018
Date Passport to be received:

Alhamdulillah for approval
My last year absence was 98 days.
Strong commitment, extreme faith and honesty will recognize your existence.

Omar123
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Nigeria

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Omar123 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:14 pm

Omar123 wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:29 pm
Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC
Language Criteria: Master's Degree
Nationality : Nigerian
Method of application: Online + NDRS
Date of application: 03/08/2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 06/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 02/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 03/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 03/08/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 04/08/2018
Date on Approval letter:14/09/2019
Date of receipt of approval:24/09/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:07/08/2018
Date of debit of fees:30/08/2018
Date Passport to be received:

daxa
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Poland

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by daxa » Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:54 pm

daxa wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:35 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + 1 year PR
Language Criteria: UK degree
Nationality: Polish
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 08/08/2018
Payment method: Online/Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 09/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 08/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 08/08/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 08/08/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled:20/08/2018
Date on Approval letter: Not received yet
Date of receipt of approval: Not received yet
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 22/09/2018
Date of Ceremony: 16/11/2018 :shock: :roll:

Muyo
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Muyo » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:42 am

Eligibility criteria: 5yrs UK residence
Language Criteria: B1 English test
Nationality :Non EU
Method of application: NDRS+JCAP
Date of application: 19.08.18
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 21.08.18
Date of debit of fees: 19.08.18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 19.08.18 e-mail
Date of biometric letter received: 19.08.18 e-mail
Date Biometrics enrolled: 20.08.18
Date on Approval letter: 18.09.18
Date of receipt of approval: 24.09.18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 24.09.18 (the approval letter was the ceremony invitation letter too)
Date of Ceremony: 23.10.18
Date of Passport Application: 19.08.18
Date of debit of fees: Postal order payable to H.M Passport Office.
Date Passport to be received: To be communicated.


Process from application to receipt of approval letter took 35 days and 28 days from application to date on approval letter. 🙂

Good luck everyone, and thanks so much to everyone on this forum for the eye opening remarks.

MJA411
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by MJA411 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:30 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 Ent. 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity College London
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 30 August 2018
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 31 August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 30 August 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 30 August 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 30 August 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 31 August 2018
Date on Approval letter: 20 September 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 24 September 2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Still waiting
Date of Ceremony: TBA
Date of Passport Application: TBA
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

It was a pretty straight forward application, so glad it took only 21 calendar days from the date of submission. Supported documents were received on 3rd September 2018 by the Home Office. Thanks and good luck to everyone on this forum :D

imaner
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Iran

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by imaner » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:18 pm

Eligibility criteria:5 years leave to remain + 12 month ILR
Language Criteria: B1
Nationality: Iranian
Method of application: Online NDRS+JCAP
Date of application: 6/08/18
Payment method: Online/Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 7/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 6/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 6/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 6/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 6/08/18
Date on Approval letter: 11/9/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 18/9/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 18/9/2018
Date of Ceremony: 25/9/2018 Private
Date of Passport Application: 6/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 31/8/2018
Date Passport to be received: TBA

Tokyokid
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Japan

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Tokyokid » Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:39 am

Eligibility criteria:5 years (Tier 2 General) + 12 month ILR
Language Criteria: UK Degree + LIUK
Nationality: Japanese
Method of application: NCS Islington
Date of application: 28/8/2018
Payment method: Payslip / Credit card
Date of debit of fees: 4/9/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 7/9/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 9/9/2018
Date on Approval letter: TBA
Date of receipt of approval: TBA
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: TBA
Date of Ceremony: TBA
Date of Passport Application: TBA
Date of debit of fees: TBA
Date Passport to be received: TBA

imnowbritish
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by imnowbritish » Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:05 pm

imnowbritish wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:14 am
imnowbritish wrote:
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: 26/09/2018 - it was fantastic and emotional :D :D :D
Date of Passport Application: 27/09/2018
Date of debit of fees: paid at the post office (check and send service)
Date Passport to be received: waiting

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.

Tier1G09
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India

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Tier1G09 » Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:12 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: 20-09-2018
Date of receipt of approval: 28-09-2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 28-09-2018
Date of Ceremony: 3-10-2018
Date of Passport Application: 23-08-2018
Date of debit of fees: 13-09-2018
Date Passport to be received:




Note: Me and my wife applied for naturalization on same day, we both received our separate approval letter.

It took 35 days from date of application to approval. Plus 8 days to receive of letter. 43 waiting days total.

I would like to thank all the moderators and members of these forum for your never ending support!

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by blueflower » Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:43 am

Eligibility criteria: EU citizen
Language Criteria: BSc from UCL
Nationality : Polish
Method of application: in person, evidence checking service
Date of application: 16 August
Payment method: cheque
Date of acknowledgement: 29 August
Date of debit of fees: 3 Sept
Date of Biometric letter issued: 28 August
Date of biometric letter received: 31 August or 1 Sept
Date of postage of the letter requesting correction to biometric letter: 3rd Sept
Date of email confirming to use original info and repeat biometric letter issued: 12 Sept
Repeat biometric letter received: 17 Sept
Date Biometrics enrolled: 17 Sept
Date on Approval letter: 23 Sept
Date of receipt of approval: 27 Sept
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 27 Sept (the approval letter was the ceremony invitation letter too)
Date of Ceremony: 28 Nov

Other relevant info:
- married to UK citizen, but had Residency card before and could have applied on 5 year period if not married
- both references I provided were from the "respected occupations" list (uni lecturer and a charity manager)
- sent in reference letters from current and previous employers

Time elapsed between application and approval: 38 days
Time elapsed between biometrics submission and approval: 7 days

Haven't applied for a passport and won't until it's needed or in 4 years time, whichever is sooner. If I'm having two passports, I want there to be as little overlap as possible :)

Yr206
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India

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Yr206 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:33 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 years (Got ILR 01/08/2018) + Married to a BC
Language Criteria: University Degree from UK
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: online + NDRS
Date of application: 07/08/2018 and NDRS appointment on 08/08/2018
Payment method: Online payment
Date of acknowledgement: 07/08/2018 and tracking number from NDRS appointment. They received my documents on 09/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 07/08/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 07/08/2018 (online)
Date of biometric letter received: 07/08/2018 (online)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/08/2018
Date on Approval letter: 23/09/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 27/09/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Approvao letter had council details. Booked by calling local council
Date of Ceremony: 08/10/2018 (Private)
Date of Passport Application: 08/08/2018
Date of debit of fees: 31/08/2018
Date Passport to be received: Approx. 20 working days from ceremony.

Total Days from application - 46 days :D

jennyeye
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United States of America

Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by jennyeye » Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:41 pm

Eligibility criteria: spouse of bc, ilr
Language Criteria: usa national
Nationality : usa
Method of application: online, ndrs, 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: 19/9/18
Date of receipt of approval: 1/10/18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: still waiting
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application: 28/8/18
Date of debit of fees: 13/9/18
Date Passport to be received:

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Klarae » Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:35 pm

Eligibility criteria: British citizen spouse
Language Criteria: B1 trinity college
Nationality :Nigerian
Method of application: online (myself)
Date of application:28 August 2018
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 29 August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 30 August 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 28 August 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 28 August 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 30 August 2018
Date on Approval letter: 27 September
Date of receipt of approval: 1 October 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

jennyeye
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by jennyeye » Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:43 pm

Eligibility criteria: spouse of bc, ilr
Language Criteria: usa national
Nationality : usa
Method of application: online, ndrs, 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: 19/9/18
Date of receipt of approval: 1/10/18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 2/10/2018 (dated 30/9/18)
Date of Ceremony: 18/11/18 -but rang council to see if there were any appointments sooner, waiting for a manager to phone me back
Date of Passport Application: 28/8/18
Date of debit of fees: 13/9/18
Date Passport to be received:

vaibhavg18mau
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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by vaibhavg18mau » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:44 am

vaibhavg18mau wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:11 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 year + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK asters Degree
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP (Windsor council)
Date of application: 21/08/18
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 22/08/18 (via email)
Date of debit of fees: 21/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 21/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 21/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/08/18
Date NDRS+JCAP appointment: 24/08/2018
Date Home office received documents: 25/08/2018
Date on Approval letter: No letter received (only ceremony invitation letter dated 21-Sep-2018.)
Date of receipt of approval: No letter (only ceremony invitation letter dated 21-Sep-2018)
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 01-Oct-2018. (date on ceremony letter 21-Sep-2018)
Date of Ceremony: 04-Oct-2018 (Private Ceremony hence quick)
Date of Passport Application: 24/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 12/09/2018
Date Passport to be received: Pending
Note- Looking at the approval date on the letter it took only 28 calendar days for my approval. More updates will follow soon once I book ceremony. Good luck all.

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by vaibhavg18mau » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:21 am

vaibhavg18mau wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:44 am
vaibhavg18mau wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:11 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 year + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK asters Degree
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP (Windsor council)
Date of application: 21/08/18
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 22/08/18 (via email)
Date of debit of fees: 21/08/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 21/08/18
Date of biometric letter received: 21/08/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/08/18
Date NDRS+JCAP appointment: 24/08/2018
Date Home office received documents: 25/08/2018
Date on Approval letter: No letter received (only ceremony invitation letter dated 21-Sep-2018.)
Date of receipt of approval: No letter (only ceremony invitation letter dated 21-Sep-2018)
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 01-Oct-2018. (date on ceremony letter 21-Sep-2018)
Date of Ceremony: 15-Oct-2018 (Private Ceremony hence quick) changed my ceremony date to 15 Oct from 4th
Date of Passport Application: 24/08/18
Date of debit of fees: 12/09/2018
Date Passport to be received: Pending
Note- Looking at the approval date on the letter it took only 28 calendar days for my approval. More updates will follow soon once I book ceremony. Good luck all.

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Klarae » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:42 pm

Eligibility criteria: British citizen spouse
Language Criteria: B1 trinity college
Nationality :Nigerian
Method of application: online (myself)
Date of application:28 August 2018
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 29 August 2018
Date of debit of fees: 30 August 2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 28 August 2018
Date of biometric letter received: 28 August 2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 30 August 2018
Date on Approval letter: 27 September
Date of receipt of approval: 1 October 2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 3 October 2018
Date of Ceremony: 4 December 2018
Date of Passport Application: n/a
Date of debit of fees: n/a
Date Passport to be received:n/a

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Re: August 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by imnowbritish » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:59 am

imnowbritish wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:05 pm
imnowbritish wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:14 am
imnowbritish wrote:
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: 26/09/2018 - it was fantastic and emotional :D :D :D
Date of Passport Application: 27/09/2018
Date of debit of fees: paid at the post office (check and send service)
Date of Passport received: 05/10/2018 (no interview required)

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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