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i call today and got same response i think you and me are on same track i think best wait and hope for bestcollipu wrote:Has anyone called to check today? I got the same usual response!
Both you, me and Sonabacha have similar timelines. I guess we are with caseworker who has a lot of apps to process!john101 wrote:i called HO 2day, the lady i spoke with said still pending, also in process... i just wonder why is it taking so long to hear from HO.. i think we all have to b patient
let see who will win the race firstcollipu wrote:Both you, me and Sonabacha have similar timelines. I guess we are with caseworker who has a lot of apps to process!john101 wrote:i called HO 2day, the lady i spoke with said still pending, also in process... i just wonder why is it taking so long to hear from HO.. i think we all have to b patient
Hahah. Hope all!Sonabacha wrote:collipu wrote:let see who will win the race firstjohn101 wrote:Both you, me and Sonabacha have similar timelines. I guess we are with caseworker who has a lot of apps to process!
Proper happy for you mate! congrats to you and your Mrs. All the best with the remaining part of the whole journey.InUkOnHsmp wrote:Finally, received the brown envelopes in the post today, updated timelines:
Eligibility criteria: 2 yrs HSMP + 3 years Tier1 + ILR (12 months)
Language criteria met: Me - Expires ILETS certificate used at the time of EC, Fresh IELTS certificate for wife
Referees used - Manager at work, and colleague at work
Current nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 16th December 2013
Payment method - Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 17 December 2013
Date of aknowlegment: 24 January 2014 (dated 20 January 2014)
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 21 January 2014 (Balance dropped on 20 January 2014, transaction appeared on the 21st)
Date approval received: 20 February 2014 (dated 11 February 2014)
Date of ceremony: 24 February 2014 (Private)
Thanks for all the support forum members, I appreciate it very much. Now next step passport applications, hopefully next week.
Well done mate! All the best with every other steps.rikken wrote:Just to update my timeline. Received approval today.
Eligibility criteria: UKM
Method of application: Post (RM special delivery)
Date of application: 11/12/2013
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 12/12/13 (from RM tracking service)
Date of acknowledgment: 27/01/14 (dated 22/01/14)
Date of debit or clearance of fees: attempted on 22/01/14 but payment failed, finalised on 07/02/14
Requested return of passport: 28/01/14
Passport returned: 01/02/14
Date approval received: 20/02/14 (dated 18/02/14)
Date of ceremony: to be confirmed
Letter says I need to wait for another letter which will confirm the ceremony date and time.
Many thanks to tier_2_applicanttier_2_applicant wrote:December stats:
Total applications: 68
Fees debited: 63 (92.65%)
Acknowledgement received: 51 (75.00%)
Approval received: 27 (39.70%)
This is correct as @ 18:50, 20 February.
Wow! DofC very quick, did you opt for a private ceremony?somemightsay wrote:Eligibility criteria: HSMP (2 years) + Tier 1 (3 years) + ILR (1 year)
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): exempt country (U.S.A.)
Current nationality: American
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Wandsworth
Date of NCS appointment: 4/12/13
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 5/12/13
Date of acknowledgment: 17/1/14 (letter received on 21/1/14)
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 20/1/14
Date of approval: 10/2/14 (letter received on 19/2/14)
Date of ceremony: 21/2/14
Congrats and well done. All the best with every other remaining steps. Enjoy the moment.somemightsay wrote:Yes, I booked a private ceremony this morning.
Thanks pal, I am sure you will receive your approval soon too, from your previous posts I know its in the post . From my case and rikken's case you can see how reliable royal mail second class delivery is, so keep your fingers crossed .Proper happy for you mate! congrats to you and your Mrs. All the best with the remaining part of the whole journey.
Thanks! Same here I expected it to drag out a bit longer. I requested a different council for the ceremony as to where I live so hopefully that gets sorted out OK.InUkOnHsmp wrote:Also congratulations to rikken, glad to know it ended on a happy note after all the mishaps with the fee debit etc. Good luck for your next steps.