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

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eonatura
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by eonatura » Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:56 pm

eonatura wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:45 pm
eonatura wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:13 pm
Passport for: Adult 1st passport after naturalisation
Applying from: United Kingdom
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport

Date of Application: 6 January 2021
Date Identity Verified: 6 January 2021
Date Documents Sent: 8 January 2021
Date Documents Delivered: 11 January 2021
Date application processing: 13 January 2021
Application Approved: 18 January 2021
Passport Printed and Sent: 19 January 2021
Date Passport Received: 21 January 2021
Supporting Documents Received: expected 23 January 2021

Tina22london
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Tina22london » Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:08 pm

Passport for: Adult 1st passport after naturalisation
Applying from: United Kingdom
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport

Date Documents Delivered: 22 Dec 2020
Date application processing: 24 Dec 2020
Application Approved: 15 January 2021
Passport Printed and Sent: 15 January 2021
Date Passport Received: 20 January 2021
Supporting Documents Received: 21 January 2021

londuk1
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by londuk1 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:38 pm

londuk1 wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:28 pm
londuk1 wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:30 am
Type: First passport after naturalisation/EU Settled Status route
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 4th January 2021
Identity verified: 4th January 2021
Documents sent: 5th January 2021 (Royal Mail 1st class tracked)
Documents received: 6th January 2021
Application being processed: 7th January 2021
Application approved: 18th January 2021
Passport printed and sent: 18th January 2021
Passport received: 22th January 2021
Supporting documents received: 20th January 2021
At last, this journey is finally over. Thank you everyone for your useful insights!

nuelo1970
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by nuelo1970 » Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:25 am

Passport for: First Passport after Naturalisation - Adult
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Date of Application: 31 Dec 2020
Date Identity Verified: 31 Dec 2020
Date Documents Sent: 04 Jan 2021
Date Documents Delivered: 05 Jan 2021
Date Application being processed: 08 Jan 2021
Application Approved: 12 Jan 2021
Passport Printed and Sent: 14 Jan 2021
Date Passport Received: 18 Jan 2021
Date Supporting Documents Received: 21 Jan 2021
Passport Color: Dark Blue

Thelugi
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Spain

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Thelugi » Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:01 am

Thelugi wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:52 am
Thelugi wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:01 am
Thelugi wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:47 pm
Type: First adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 04 January 2021
Identity verified: 04 January 2021
Documents sent: 05 January 2021
Documents received: 06 January 2021
Application being processed: 08 January 2021
Application approved: 18 January 2021
Passport printed and sent: 19 January 2021
Passport received: 21 January 2021
Documents received back: 22 January 2021

TSE8814
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United States of America

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by TSE8814 » Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:42 pm

TSE8814 wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:30 am
TSE8814 wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:31 pm
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Online Application: 15 January 2021
Identity verified: 15 January 2021
Documents sent: 15 January 2021 (Royal Mail Special Delivery)
Documents received: 18 January 2021 (Royal Mail tracking)
Application being processed: 21 January 2021
Application approved: 25 January 2021
Passport printed and sent:
Passport received:
Supporting documents received:

luckyshah
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by luckyshah » Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:58 pm

luckyshah wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:28 pm
luckyshah wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:00 pm
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough

Online Application: 12 January 2021
Identity verified: 12 January 2021
Documents sent: 13 January 2021
Documents delivered: 14 January 2021
Documents received: 15 January 2021
Application being processed: 15 January 2021
Application approved: 20 January 2021
Passport printed and sent: 21 jan 2021
Passport received: 22 jan 2021 ( 5:30 in the morning :shock: )
Colour: dark blue
Documents received: waiting

TSE8814
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by TSE8814 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:17 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Online Application: 12:07pm on 15 January 2021
Identity verified: 1:42pm on 15 January 2021
Documents sent: 15 January 2021 (Royal Mail Special Delivery)
Documents received: 18 January 2021 (Delivered: 7:40am by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
Application being processed: 11:27am on 21 January 2021
Application approved: 12:34pm on 25 January 2021
Passport printed and sent: 8:00am on 26 January 2021
Passport received:
Supporting documents received:

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by onyx_ng » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:10 am

onyx_ng wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:26 am
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Online Application: 19 January 2021
Identity verified: 19 January 2021
Documents sent: 20 January 2021
Documents delivered: 21 January 2021
Documents received: 26 January 2021
Application being processed:
Application approved:
Passport printed and sent:
Passport received:
Documents received:

lifeRockss1
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by lifeRockss1 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:08 pm

NewPort

Application submitted 24 December 2020
Ask someone to confirm your identity 24 December 2020
Email sent to person confirming your identity 24 December 2020
Identity details received 24 December 2020
Application received 24 December 2020
Documents received 30 December 2020
Application being processed 31 December 2020
Application approved 19 January 2021
Passport printed and sent 19 January 2021
Passport Received 26 January 2021
Documents Received 26 January 2021


Liverpool

Application submitted 25 December 2020
Ask someone to confirm your identity 25 December 2020
Email sent to person confirming your identity 25 December 2020
Identity details received 26 December 2020
Application received 26 December 2020
Documents received 04 January 2020
Application being processed 11 January 2020
Application approved 18 January 2021
Passport printed and sent 19 January 2021
Passport Received 26 January 2021
Documents Received PENDING

fandorin
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Hungary

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by fandorin » Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:48 am

fandorin wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:59 pm
fandorin wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:36 pm
fandorin wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:05 pm
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Durham

Online Application: 07 December 2020
Identity verified: 07 December 2020
Documents sent: 07 December 2020
Documents received: 10 December 2020
Application being processed: 15 December 2020
Application approved: 15 January 2021
Passport printed and sent: 18 January 2021
Passport received: 20 January 2021
Colour: Dark blue
Documents received: 26 January 2021

jotaele
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jotaele » Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:01 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation (family of 4)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Durham

Online Application: 25 January 2021
Identity verified: 25 January 2021
Documents sent: 26 January 2021
Documents delivered: 27 January 2021
Documents received:
Application being processed:
Application approved:
Passport printed and sent:
Passport received:
Colour:
Documents received:

Islandson
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Trinidad & Tobago

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Islandson » Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:17 am

Type: Renewal
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Glasgow
Online Application: Jan 5 2021
Documents sent: Jan 08 2021
Documents delivered: Jan 10 2021
Documents received: Jan 13 2021
Application being processed: Jan 20 2021
Application approved: Jan 25 2021
Passport printed and sent: Jan 26 2021 (sad day; rest in power Kobe)
Passport received:
Documents received:

Nature11
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Nature11 » Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:52 pm

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application: 24 December 2020
Identity verified: 24 December 2020
Documents sent: 29 December 2020
Documents delivered: 30 December 2020
Application being processed: 31 December 2020
Application approved: 24 January 2021
Passport printed and sent: 25 January 2021
Passport received: 27 January 2021
Colour: Dark Blue
Documents received:25 January 2021

ilrqs
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by ilrqs » Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:20 am

Application Timeline
Passport for: First Time Adult after Tier 2 & ILR
Method of application: Online
Passport Office: Glasgow
Date of application: 25 December 2020
Date identity verified: 25 December 2020
Documents Sent: 29 December 2020
Documents Delivered: 31 December 2020
Date application received: 7 January 2021 & 13 January 2021 (?)
Date application processing: 14 January 2021
Date of Approval: 20 January 2021
Date printed & sent: 21 January 2021
Date of Passport Receipt: 25 January 2021 (TNT, regular mail would probably have been fine)
Date of return of documents: 27 January 2021

After nearly 7 years I can finally say that's all folks! Thanks UK and good luck to everyone!

TSE8814
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by TSE8814 » Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:05 pm

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Online Application: 12:07pm on 15 January 2021
Identity verified: 1:42pm on 15 January 2021
Documents sent: 15 January 2021 (Royal Mail Special Delivery)
Documents received: 18 January 2021 (Delivered: 7:40am by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
Application being processed: 11:27am on 21 January 2021
Application approved: 12:34pm on 25 January 2021
Passport printed and sent: 8:00am on 26 January 2021
Passport received: 13:42pm 28 January 2021
Supporting documents received:

Musti
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Tunisia

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Musti » Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:07 pm

Passport for: First Passport after Naturalisation - Adult
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Date of Application: 13 Jan 2021
Date Identity Verified: 13 Jan 2020
Date Documents Sent: 13 Jan 2021
Date Documents Delivered: 14 Jan 2021
Date Documents Received: 19 Jan 2021
Date Application being processed: 27 Jan 2021
Application Approved: 27 Jan 2021
Passport Printed and Sent: 28 Jan 2021
Date Passport Received: Pending
Date Supporting Documents Received: Pending
Passport Color: Pending

Al Hamdulillah firstly and foremostly and a big thank you to many.of the moderators and members of this forum, it was a very long, difficult and stressful journey but Al Hamdulillah. Just waiting now for the passport to arrive. Good luck everybody.

westminster1213
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by westminster1213 » Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:23 am

Passport for: First Passport after Naturalisation - Adult
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Date of Application: 21 Jan 2021
Date Identity Verified: 21 Jan 2020
Date Documents Sent: 21 Jan 2021
Date Documents Delivered: 22 Jan 2021
Date Documents Received: 27 Jan 2021
Date Application being processed: N/A
Application Approved: 28 Jan 2021
Passport Printed and Sent: 29 Jan 2021
Date Passport Received: Pending
Date Supporting Documents Received: Pending
Passport Color: Pending

Musti
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Tunisia

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Musti » Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:37 am

Musti wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:07 pm
Passport for: First Passport after Naturalisation - Adult
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Date of Application: 13 Jan 2021
Date Identity Verified: 13 Jan 2020
Date Documents Sent: 13 Jan 2021
Date Documents Delivered: 14 Jan 2021
Date Documents Received: 19 Jan 2021
Date Application being processed: 27 Jan 2021
Application Approved: 27 Jan 2021
Passport Printed and Sent: 28 Jan 2021
Date Passport Received: 01 Feb 2021
Date Supporting Documents Received: Pending
Passport Color: Dark Blue

Al Hamdulillah firstly and foremostly and a big thank you to many.of the moderators and members of this forum, it was a very long, difficult and stressful journey but Al Hamdulillah. Just waiting now for the passport to arrive. Good luck everybody.

Lin87
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Lin87 » Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:27 pm

Passport for: Adult 1st passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: United Kingdom
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough

Date of Application: 11 January 2021
Date Identity Verified: 12 January 2021
Date Documents Sent: 13 January 2021
Date Documents Delivered: 14 January 2021
Date Documents Received by HMPO:15 January 2021
Application Approved: 20 January 2021
Passport Printed and Sent: 21 January 2021
Date Passport Received: 25 January 2021
Supporting Documents Received: 01 February 2021
Passport Colour: Dark Blue

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