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February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

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

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vand3matram
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by vand3matram » Thu May 05, 2016 11:07 am

Eligibility criteria:5 Yr T1 (G)+ 1 Yr ILR along with 2 dependents (spouse & child)
Language criteria met:Met requirements to qualify for settlement after 28/Oct/2013+ PBS Calculator + Copy of Univ degree (from India for self and from Canada for spouse)
Nationality: Indian (Spouse & yours truly) + Canadian (Child)
Method of application: NCS Tunbridge Wells (JCAP -> AN + Passport together)
Date of application:23/Feb/2016
Payment method:Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA:24/Feb/2016
Date of acknowledgement:email only on my address 2/Mar/2016 Letter dated 1/Mar/2016 received on 4/Mar/2016 with request for biometric enclosed
Date money gone off account:1/Mar/2016 per online credit card statement
Date passport fee:4/Mar/2016 per online credit card statement
Date of letter requesting biometrics:Received 4/Mar/2016 dated 1/Mar/2016
Biometrics done:4/Mar/2016
Date of approval:22/Apr/2016 Letter received: 30/Apr/2016
Date of ceremony: 5/May/2016 - Private (£150 for 2 ppl @Weybridge, Surrey).
Date applied for passports:23/Feb/2016 same day as AN
Date passports received:TBD

tknayak
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by tknayak » Thu May 05, 2016 11:15 am

Approval Update

Application for: For me (AN), wife (AN) and son (MN1)
Eligibility criteria: For me, Tier 1 General, then ILR (obtained ILR 4 years ago)
Language criteria met: For me, India qualification + NARIC certifying qualification taught in English
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: JCAP (Joint Citizenship and Passport), Wandsworth NCS
Date of application: 22/02/2016
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 23/02/2016
Date of acknowledgement: 01/03/2016 (by email. One email for all three of us) :lol:
Date money gone off account: 01/03/2016 :lol:
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 03/03/2016
Biometrics done:05/03/2016
Date of approval: Approval letter dated 26th April 2016, received on 5th May 2016
Date of ceremony: Booked for 26th May 2016
Date applied for passports:22/02/2016
Date Passport Money gone off: 7th March 2016
Date passports received:TBC

prasi
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by prasi » Thu May 05, 2016 12:21 pm

Update
prasi wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 12 months ILR
Language criteria met: Life In UK Test + Degree Certificate UK NARIC
Nationality: Indian
Method of Application: NCS [AN + PP] JCAP Application
Date of Application: 22/02/16
Payment Method: Debit card
Date of Receipt by UKBA: 23/02/16
Date AN Fee Debited: 01/03/16
Date of Acknowledgement & Biometric Letter Received: 02/03/16 (dated 29/02/16)
Biometrics Enrolled: 04/03/16
Date PP Fee Debited: 07/03/16
Date of Approval: 28/04/16 (received 05/05/16)
Date of Ceremony: TBD
Date Passport Received:

mq007
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by mq007 » Thu May 05, 2016 1:32 pm

ligibility criteria: 10 yr LR + 1 yr ILR
Method of application: NCS wandsworth +passport
Date Of Application :25/02/2016
Date of receipt by UKBA: 26/02/2016
Date of debit of fees: 03/03/2016
Date of Acknowledgement and bio letter = 07/03/2016
Date of receipt of acknowledgement and bio: 07/03/2016
Date of bio done : 08/03/2016
Date of approval: 05/05/2016 (Dated 01/05/2016) which is weird as it was a bank holiday :)
Date of Ceremony: called local council they have not received my details as yet , so waiting !
Date of passport application : 25/02/2016
Date of debit of fee passport : 08/03/2016
Date of receipt of passport : Tbc

savann
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by savann » Thu May 05, 2016 4:50 pm

Eligibility criteria: 2 years Work Permit + 3 years Tier 1 General + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: Degree Certificate + Life in the UK test
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS Hackney (Joint nationality and passport checking service)
Date of application: 12-Feb-2016
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 15-Feb-2016
Date of acknowledgement: [never received]
Date money gone off account: 24-Feb-2016
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 24-Feb-2016 (recd 26-Feb-2016)
Biometrics done: 27-Feb-2016
Date of approval: 20-Apr-2016 (recd 28-Apr-2016)
Date of ceremony: 05-May-2016 (private)
Date applied for passport: 12-Feb-2016 (along with Naturalization application)
Date money gone off account for passport: 24-Feb-2016
Date passports received:

chrisologist
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by chrisologist » Thu May 05, 2016 4:59 pm

UPDATE 4

Eligibility criteria: 5yrs PR (EEA) + 1 year PR card held
Language criteria met: B1 IELTS + Life in UK Test
Nationality: Austrian
Method of application: NCS Hounslow
Date of application: 29/02/2016
Payment method: Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 01/03/2016
Date of acknowledgement: 09/03/2016
Date money gone off account: 08/03/2016
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 11/03/2016 (dated 08/03/2016)
Biometrics done: 12/03/2016
Date of approval: 15/04/2016 (dated 05/04/2016)
Date of ceremony: 05/05/2016
Date applied for passport: 05/05/2016
Date passports received: --

zahmed05
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by zahmed05 » Fri May 06, 2016 10:27 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Tier1 General + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: UK Degree
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: NCS Brent
Date of application: 25/02/2016
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 29/02/2016
Date money gone off account: 04/03/2016
Date of acknowledgement by Email: 07/03/2016
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 09/03/2016 dated 04/03/2016
Biometrics done: 10/03/2016
Date money gone for passports: 08/03/2016
Date of approval: 5th May 2016 dated 28th April 2016
Date of ceremony: 6th May 2016 Private Ceremony
Date applied for passports: 25/02/2016
Date passports received: TBC

tehminamazher
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by tehminamazher » Fri May 06, 2016 2:43 pm

Updated list Feb 2016 applicants waiting approvals

Applicant----------------Date of Application------Biometrics Done
renifer -----------------26-02-16----------------------12-03-16-------Waiting 55 Days
hadi2012-----------------04-02-16----------------------10-03-16-------Waiting 57 Days
Blueheart7---------------29-02-16----------------------09-03-16-------Waiting 58 Days
chahn01------------------22-02-16----------------------07-03-16-------Waiting 60 Days
So-Lo--------------------16-02-16----------------------05-03-16-------Waiting 62 Days
addy582------------------22-02-16----------------------05-03-16-------Waiting 62 Days
Palen--------------------18-02-16----------------------04-03-16-------Waiting 63 Days
littlemisspoppy----------22-02-16----------------------04-03-16-------Waiting 63 Days
tushar_mars--------------18-02-16----------------------03-03-16-------Waiting 64 Days
srivisaN-----------------18-02-16----------------------03-03-16-------Waiting 64 Days
anais34------------------16-02-06----------------------02-03-16-------Waiting 65 Days
pratibhahudge21----------08-02-16----------------------27-02-16-------Waiting 69 Days
Asazi--------------------12-02-16----------------------27-02-16-------Waiting 69 Days
tehminamazher------------15-02-16----------------------27-02-16-------Waiting 69 Days
Imliohih-----------------10-02-16----------------------25-02-16-------Waiting 71 Days
Mighty Mo----------------09-02-16----------------------20-02-16-------Waiting 76 Days
DRLAD.16-----------------08-02-16----------------------19-02-16-------Waiting 77 Days
luvuaman-----------------01-02-16----------------------12-02-16-------Waiting 84 Days

Most of the applicants have not updated their timelines

manuce
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by manuce » Fri May 06, 2016 5:50 pm

Eligibility criteria:5 years Tier 1 general + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met:UK degree + Life in UK test
Nationality:Pakistani
Method of application: NCS Wandsworth(JCAP)
Date of application:12/02/2016
Payment method:Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 25/02/16
Date of acknowledgement:25/02/16
Date money gone off account:25/02/16
Date of letter requesting biometrics:26/02/2016(dated:24/02/16)
Biometrics done:27/02/2016
Date of approval:letter received 29/04/2016(dated :22/04/2016)
Date of ceremony:30/04/2016(private booked)
Date applied for passports:12/02/2016
Date passports received:06/02/16

srivisaN
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by srivisaN » Mon May 09, 2016 10:44 am

srivisaN wrote:
srivisaN wrote:Eligibility criteria:5y Teir 1 Genral + Yr ILR
Language criteria met: Met language requirement to qualify for settlement on or after 28th October 2013
Nationality: India
Method of application: NCS - Southwark (JCAP: Naturalization + Passport)
Date of application:18-02-2016
Payment method: Debit Card (payment forms)
Date of receipt by UKBA: 22-02-2016
Date of acknowledgement: 28-02-2016 (letter delivered on 03-03-2016)
Date money gone off account (Naturalization): 28-02-2016
Date money gone off account (Passport):
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 28-02-2016 (letter delivered on 03-03-2016)
Biometrics done: 03-03-2016
Date of approval: letter dated: 20-04-2016
Date of ceremony: 17-05-2016
Date applied for passports:18-02-2016
Date passports received:

Uniform
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Uniform » Mon May 09, 2016 11:30 pm

[quote="Uniform"]eligibility criteria : 2 years married to BC +1 year ILR
language criteria: Life in the UK + proved in ILR B1
Method of application : Brent Barnet NCS JCAP
Payment method : Debit Card
Date of application :09/02/2016
Date of receipt by UKBA :11/02/2016 (As per Royal mail tracking number)
Date of debit of fees: 19/02/2016
Date of receipt of acknowledgement by email:
Acknowledgement letter receipt by UKBA : 23/02/2016.
Date of letter requesting biometrics : 23/02/2016
Date of biometrics done : 24/02/2016
Date of approval letter : 20/04/2016 (Issued: 16/04/2016)
Date of ceremony : 21/04/2016
Date applied for passport: 09/02/2016
Date passport received: 07/05/2016

rk_2011
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by rk_2011 » Tue May 10, 2016 1:05 pm

Application for: AN
Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General, then ILR
Language criteria met: UK university degree certificate MSc and PhD.
Nationality: Bangladeshi
Method of application: Sutton NCS
Date of application: 01/02/2016
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10/02/2016
Date of acknowledgement: 10/02/2016
Date money gone off account: Cannot confirm
Date of letter requesting biometrics: Cannot confirm
Biometrics done: Cannot confirm
Date of approval: Approval letter dated 20th April 2016, received on 29th April 2016
Date of ceremony: 5th May 2016
Date applied for passports: 10th May 2016
Date Passport Money gone off: Paid by debit card at post office
Date passports received:TBC

kashmiri_munda
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by kashmiri_munda » Tue May 10, 2016 3:39 pm

Ceremony update


Eligibility criteria: 10 yr LR + 1.5 yr ILR
Method of application: NCS Brent JCAP
Date Of Application :24/02/2016
Date of receipt by UKBA: 25/02/2016
Date of debit of fees: 03/03/2016
Date of Acknowledgement and bio letter = 03/03/2016
Date of receipt of acknowledgement and bio: 07/03/2016
Date of bio done : 07/03/2016
Date of approval: 05/05/2016 (Dated 28/04/2016)
Date of Ceremony: 10/05/2016
Date of passport application : 24/02/2016
Date of debit of fee passport : 08/03/2016
Date of receipt of passport : Tbc[/quote][/quote]

FREU
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by FREU » Tue May 10, 2016 10:18 pm

Hello,
Timeline for two AN applications for French nationals (married couple)

Eligibility criteria: >5 years as qualifed person + >1 year with acquired PR prior to AN application
Method of application: NCS Bucks (Aylesbury office)
Date Of Application :19/02/2016
Date of receipt by UKBA: 22/02/2016
Date of debit of fees: N/A
Date of Acknowledgement and bio letter = N/A
Date of receipt of acknowledgement and bio: N/A
Date of bio done : N/A
Date of approval: 22/03/2016 (invitation letter from Bucks for ceremony dated 31/03/16 and received 01/04/16 but the home office letters arrived only on 03/04/16, so basically we got the news from Bucks offices first)
Date of Ceremony: 10/05/2016 (yes, that was today!)

Native_Lad
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Native_Lad » Thu May 12, 2016 9:16 am

Native_Lad wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 years Tier 1 + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: UK MASTERS
Nationality:
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 11-02-2016
Payment method: Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 15-02-2016
Date of acknowledgement: 22-02-2016
Date money gone off account: 20-02-2016
Date of letter requesting Biometrics: 22-02-2016
Biometrics done: 27-02-2016
Date of approval: 12/05/2016 (For both myself AN and my daughter MN1)
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports:
Date passports received:
Thank you Divine Mercy of Our Lord Jesus Christ :D . God's Grace to all those still waiting.

tehminamazher
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by tehminamazher » Thu May 12, 2016 2:41 pm

Update - Approved

1)AN Application for myself
Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General dependant + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: MBA degree from Pakistan, UK Naric SOC + UK Naric ELA
Nationality: Paksitani
Method of application: NCS + PCS Brent
Date of application: 15/02/2016
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 16/02/2016
Date of acknowledgement: Letter Dated 24/02/2016 received on 26/02/2016
Date money gone off account: 26/02/2016
Date of letter requesting biometrics: Letter Dated 24/02/2016 received on 26/02/2016
Biometrics done: 27/02/2016
Date of approval:04/05/2016 (received 12/05/2015)
Date of ceremony: TBC
Date applied for passports:15/02/16
Date passports received:TBC

2) AN Application for my Husband
Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: MBA degree from Pakistan, UK Naric SOC + UK Naric ELA
Nationality: Paksitani
Method of application: NCS + PCS Brent
Date of application: 15/02/2016
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 16/02/2016
Date of acknowledgement: Letter Dated 24/02/2016 received on 26/02/2016
Date money gone off account: 26/02/2016
Date of letter requesting biometrics:Letter Dated 24/02/2016 received on 26/02/2016
Date of approval:04/05/2016 (received 12/05/2015)
Date of ceremony: TBC
Date applied for passports:15/02/16
Date passports received:TB

3) MN1 Sec 3(1) Application for my daughter
Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General Dependant + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: NA
Nationality: Paksitani
Method of application: NCS + PCS Brent
Date of application: 15/02/2016
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 16/02/2016
Date of acknowledgement: Letter Dated 24/02/2016 received on 26/02/2016
Date money gone off account: 26/02/2016
Date of letter requesting biometrics:Letter Dated 24/02/2016 received on 26/02/2016
Biometrics done:27/02/2016
Date of approval:04/05/2016 (received 12/05/2015)
Date of ceremony: TBC
Date applied for passports:15/02/16
Date passports received:TB

Malik44
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Malik44 » Thu May 12, 2016 9:05 pm

Eligibility criteria: T1 G + 1 yr ILR
Method of application: NCS wandsworth +passport
Date Of Application :16/02/2016
Date of receipt by UKBA: 17/02/2016
Date of debit of fees: 29/02/2016
Date of Acknowledgement and bio letter = 26/02/2016
Date of receipt of acknowledgement and bio: 04/03/2016
Date of bio done : 04/03/2016
Date of approval: 07/05/2016 (Dated 26/04/2016)
Date of Ceremony: 12/05/2016 (Private)
Date of passport application : 16/02/2016
Date of debit of fee passport : 02/03/2016
Date of receipt of passport : Waiting

tehminamazher
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by tehminamazher » Fri May 13, 2016 9:27 pm

Pending February 2016 Applicants
Applicant----------------Date of Application------Biometrics Done

renifer -----------------26-02-16----------------------12-03-16-------Waiting 62 Days
Blueheart7---------------29-02-16----------------------09-03-16-------Waiting 65 Days
chahn01------------------22-02-16----------------------07-03-16-------Waiting 67 Days
So-Lo--------------------16-02-16----------------------05-03-16-------Waiting 69 Days
addy582------------------22-02-16----------------------05-03-16-------Waiting 69 Days
Palen--------------------18-02-16----------------------04-03-16-------Waiting 70 Days
littlemisspoppy----------22-02-16----------------------04-03-16-------Waiting 70 Days
tushar_mars--------------18-02-16----------------------03-03-16-------Waiting 71 Days
anais34------------------16-02-06----------------------02-03-16-------Waiting 72 Days
pratibhahudge21----------08-02-16----------------------27-02-16-------Waiting 76 Days
Asazi--------------------12-02-16----------------------27-02-16-------Waiting 76 Days
Imliohih-----------------10-02-16----------------------25-02-16-------Waiting 78 Days
Mighty Mo----------------09-02-16----------------------20-02-16-------Waiting 83 Days
DRLAD.16-----------------08-02-16----------------------19-02-16-------Waiting 84 Days
luvuaman-----------------01-02-16----------------------12-02-16-------Waiting 91 Days

prasi
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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by prasi » Mon May 16, 2016 9:54 am

UPDATE
prasi wrote: Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 12 months ILR
Language criteria met: Life In UK Test + Degree Certificate UK NARIC
Nationality: Indian
Method of Application: NCS [AN + PP] JCAP Application
Date of Application: 22/02/16
Payment Method: Debit card
Date of Receipt by UKBA: 23/02/16
Date AN Fee Debited: 01/03/16
Date of Acknowledgement & Biometric Letter Received: 02/03/16 (dated 29/02/16)
Biometrics Enrolled: 04/03/16
Date PP Fee Debited: 07/03/16
Date of Approval: 28/04/16 (received 05/05/16)
Date of Ceremony: 11/05/2016 (attended private ceremony as the next available group ceremony is in 2nd week of July !)
Date Passport Received:Waiting...

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Re: February 2016 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by CR001 » Mon May 16, 2016 9:00 pm


A reminder to ALL who contribute on this thread that it is for TIMELINES ONLY. ANY discussion or question posts will be deleted
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