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February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

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

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kernell
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by kernell » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:23 pm

update1
Eligibility criteria: 10 years long residency + 5 yrs ilr
Language criteria met: MBA UK University
Nationality: non EU
Method of application: NCS (Newham)
Date of application: 14/02/2017
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 16/02/2017 (Tracked via Royal Mail)
Date of acknowledgement: 21/02/2017 (e-mail) 20/02/2017 (letter dated) received 23/02/2017
including biometrics
Biometrics done: 24/02/2017
Date of approval: waiting (still waiting) :(
Date of ceremony: waiting (still waiting) :(
Date applied for passport: 14/02/2017
Date passport received:

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tariq4u
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by tariq4u » Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:11 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: B1 and life in UK
Nationality: non EU
Method of application: NCS Birmingham + JCAP
Date of application: 27/02/2017
Payment method: credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 02/03/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 03/03/2017 (by email) 03/03/2017 and by post
Date money gone off account: 04 March 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 08/03/2017 (arrived in post)
Biometrics done: 11/03/2017
Date of approval: 01/06/2017
Date of ceremony:22/06/2017
Date applied for passports: 27/02/2017
Date passports received: waiting
Thank you to all members for help and guideline

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ram80
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by ram80 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:49 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: English Degree + LIUK
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 27-Feb-2017
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 29-Feb-2017
Date of acknowledgement:
Date money gone off account: 03-Mar-2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 01-Mar-2017
Biometrics done: 04-Mar-2017
Date of approval: 01-Jun-2017
Date of ceremony: 21-Jun-2017
Date applied for passports: TBC
Date passports received: TBC

Bond002
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Bond002 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:10 pm

Update 2

Eligibility criteria: EEA PR
Language criteria met: MEng,BEng from a UK univeristy
Nationality: Polish
Method of application: NCS and JCAP - Kent (Bexley)
Date of application: 23/2/17
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 24/2/17
Date of acknowledgement: 6/3/17 by e-mail, letter received 8/3/17 dated 3/3/17
Date money gone off account: the letter stated the that the card was declined - contacted my bank and they blocked a transaction on 3/3 because of incorrectly entered security code (I've checked the copy of what I originally sent to HO and everything was correct :roll: :roll: :roll: Called the HO to pay over the phone and got as far as "you need to send a new payment slip and i did. However I e-mailed FurtherNationalityEnquries asking them to call me and they did and took the money over the phone :roll: :roll: 10/3/17
Date money gone off account - passport: 9/3/17
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 8/3/17 dated 3/3/17
Biometrics done: 9/3/17
Date of approval: 25/5/17, received 2/6/17
Date of ceremony: 22/6/17
Date applied for passports: 23/2/17
Date passports received:

Hurray!

Namy
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Namy » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:59 pm

Namy wrote:UPDATE
Eligibility criteria: refugee 10yrs + 1 yr ILR
Language criteria met: Trinity B1
Nationality: Somali
Method of application: JCAP NCS
Date of application: 09/02/2017
Payment method: Card
Date of receipt by UKVI/HO: 10/02/2017
Date of acknowledgement letter and email : 15/02/17
Date debit of fees : 13/02/17
Date debit of passport fees : 17/02/17
Date of letter requesting biometrics:14/02/2017
Biometrics done: 14/02/2017
Date of approval and return of documents : dated 06/05/17 Recived 11/05/17
Ceremony invitation letter : 08/05/17 received 20/05/17
Date of ceremony: 01/06/17
Date applied for passports: 10/02/2017
Date passports received: 07/06/17
119 days from start to finish 3 months and 30 days

I am so happy thank you all from this forum you really helped me fill up a successful application
Bless you all

RaVNa0
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by RaVNa0 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:13 pm

Eligibility criteria: EEA - 5y + 1y
Language criteria met: GESE Grade 5 (B1, Trinity)
Nationality: EU
Method of application: Solicitor
Date of application: 22/02/2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 24/02/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 02/03/2017
Date money gone off account: 01/03/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 02/03/2017
Biometrics done: 06/03/2017
Date of approval: 02/06/2017 (letter received on 08/06/2017)
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports:
Date passports received:

jakub79
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by jakub79 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:41 pm

jakub79 wrote:Eligibility criteria: PR (EEA)
Language criteria met: Life in the UK Test + Trinity College London
Nationality: Polish (EEA)
Method of application: NCS (JCAP) Camden
Date of application: 28/02/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HM/UKVI: unknown
Date of acknowledgement: 06/03/2017
Date money gone off account: 10/03/2017 (unsure: +- 2 days)
Biometrics done: 11/03/2017
Date of approval:30/05/2017 (received 08/06/2017)
Date of ceremony: TBC
Date applied for passports: 28/02/2017
Date passports received: TBC

vbadal
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by vbadal » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:24 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: MBA degree in UK
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS
Date of application:16-Feb-2017
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 23-Feb-2017
Date of acknowledgement:
Date money gone off account: 24-Feb-2017
Biometrics done: 03-Mar-2017
Date of approval: 01-Jun-2017
Date of approval letter received: 09-Jun-2017
Date of ceremony: 28-Jun-2017
Date applied for passports: TBC
Date passports received: TBC

This forum has been extremely useful for me to know when to expect the approval. Thank you.

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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by gauravh1221 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:56 am

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 (G) 5 Years + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: UK Degree + LITUK
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: OISC approved advisor
Date of application: 22/02/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 23/02/2017 (Royal Mail tracking)
Date of acknowledgement: received on 14.03.17 (dated 01.03.17)
Date money gone off account: 01/03/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: received on 14.03.17 (dated 08.03.17)
Biometrics done: 14.03.17
Date of approval: 18.05.17 received on 22.05.17
Date of ceremony: 08.06.17
Date applied for passports:
Date passports received:

Zhonor
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Zhonor » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:48 pm

Approval Received!!

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years RC + 1 Year PR
Language criteria met: UK Degree
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: NCS + JCAP
Date of application: 22-Feb-2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 23-Feb-2017
Date of acknowledgement: email: 01-Mar-2017, letter received: 03-Mar-2017
Date money gone off account:01-Mar-2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 28-Feb-2017, received: 03-Mar-2017
Biometrics done: 04-Mar-2017
Date of approval: 30-May-2017, letter received 09-Jun-2017
Date of ceremony: 20-Jun-2017
Date applied for passports: 22-Feb-2017
Date passports received:

iamfatsogracia
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by iamfatsogracia » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:53 pm

FINAL UPDATE
iamfatsogracia wrote:
Eligibility criteria: - Married to a British citizen (also > 5 years residency plus ILR since 2013)
Language criteria met: - Trinity College London SELT
Nationality: - Filipino
Method of application: - NCS Southampton + JCAP
Date of application: - 16 February 2017
Payment method: - Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKVI: -
Date of acknowledgement: - 22 February 2017
Date money gone off account: - 23 February 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: - 22 February 2017
Biometrics done: - 28 February 2017
Date of approval: - 05 May 2017 (Received 18/05/17)
Date of ceremony: - 23 May 2017
Date applied for passports: - 16 February 2017
Date of money taken by HM Passport: - 27 February 2017
Date passport received: 09 June 2017

silvergrey
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by silvergrey » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:34 pm

:D
Eligibility criteria: PR since 2008
Language criteria met: B1
Nationality: EEA
Method of application: NCS Nottingham
Date of application: 16/02/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI:
Date of acknowledgement: email 23/02/2017
Date money gone off account: not sure anymore, around end Feb'
Date of letter requesting biometrics: dated 21/02/2017 received 25/02/2017
Biometrics done: 27/02/2017
Online Status Update: 'Decided' (updated 26/05/17)
Date of approval: 30/05/2017 received 09/06/2017
Date of ceremony: private ceremony tbc
Date applied for passports: 16/02/2017 (joint application)
Date passports received:tbc

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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by leo10 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:08 am

leo10 wrote:
leo10 wrote:Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General Migrant (5 Years + 1 Year ILR)
Language criteria met: Masters Degree taught in English
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS Northamptonshire (Joint Application for Naturalisation and Passport)
Date of application: 28th Feb 2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI:
Date of acknowledgement: 06th March email 08th March by post
Date money gone off account: 06th March
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 8th March dated 5th March
Biometrics done:9th March
Date of approval:
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports: 28th Feb 2017 (Joint Application for Naturalisation and Passport)
Date passports received:

online status on 7th June: 'Awaiting a decision' last updated 25 May
online status on 9th June: 'Decided' last updated 30 May

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Casa
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Casa » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:54 pm

CR001 wrote:
A reminder to ALL who contribute on this thread that it is for TIMELINES ONLY. ANY discussion or question posts will be deleted
(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.

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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by PeaSouper » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:13 am

Update

Eligibility criteria: 5 years (from Tier 1 visa) + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: National of English-speaking country
Nationality: Canadian (non-EU)
Method of application: NCS (JCAP) Hackney
Date of application: 22/02/2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HM/UKVI: 24/02/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 01/03/2017
Date money gone off account: 01/03/2017
Date biometrics letter received: 03/03/2017 (dated 28/02/2017)
Biometrics done: 13/03/2017
Date of approval: 30/05/2017 (letter rec'd 12/06/2017)
Date of ceremony: 02/08/2017
Date applied for passports: 22/02/2017
Date passports received: TBC

kernell
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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by kernell » Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:12 pm

update1 update2
Eligibility criteria: 10 years long residency + 5 yrs ilr
Language criteria met: MBA UK University
Nationality: non EU
Method of application: NCS (Newham)
Date of application: 14/02/2017
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 16/02/2017 (Tracked via Royal Mail)
Date of acknowledgement: 21/02/2017 (e-mail) 20/02/2017 (letter dated) received 23/02/2017
including biometrics
Biometrics done: 24/02/2017
Date of approval: 12/06/17 (letter dated 30/05/17) :D
Date of ceremony: 14/06/17 (private) :D
Date applied for passport: 14/02/2017
Date passport received:

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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by silvergrey » Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:24 pm

silvergrey wrote::D
Eligibility criteria: PR since 2008
Language criteria met: B1
Nationality: EEA
Method of application: NCS Nottingham
Date of application: 16/02/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI:
Date of acknowledgement: email 23/02/2017
Date money gone off account: not sure anymore, around end Feb'
Date of letter requesting biometrics: dated 21/02/2017 received 25/02/2017
Biometrics done: 27/02/2017
Online Status Update: 'Decided' (updated 26/05/17)
Date of approval: 30/05/2017 received 09/06/2017
Date of ceremony: update 1: private ceremony 15/06/2017
Date applied for passports: 16/02/2017 (joint application)
Date passports received:tbc

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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by leo10 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:51 pm

leo10 wrote:
leo10 wrote:
leo10 wrote:Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General Migrant (5 Years + 1 Year ILR)
Language criteria met: Masters Degree taught in English
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS Northamptonshire (Joint Application for Naturalisation and Passport)
Date of application: 28th Feb 2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI:
Date of acknowledgement: 06th March email 08th March by post
Date money gone off account: 06th March
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 8th March dated 5th March
Biometrics done:9th March
Date of approval: 1st June received on 12th June
Date of ceremony: 28th June
Date applied for passports: 28th Feb 2017 (Joint Application for Naturalisation and Passport)
Date passports received:

online status on 7th June: 'Awaiting a decision' last updated 25 May
online status on 9th June: 'Decided' last updated 30 May

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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by nat17 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:29 pm

[quote="nat17"][quote="nat17"][quote="nat17"][quote="nat17"][quote="nat17"]
UPDATE1: in BLACK UPDATE2: in GREEN UPDATE3: in RED
Eligibility criteria: 5 yrs + 1.5 yrs ILR
Language criteria met: uk degree
Nationality:Pakistani
Method of application: ncs + jcap
Date of application: 17-02-17
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 21-02-17
Date of acknowledgement:24-02-17 by email also Received acknowledgement letter by post with BIometric finger prints request on 27-02-17
Date money gone off account: 24-02-17
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 23-02-17
Biometrics done: 01-03-17
Date of approval:10-05-2017 and letter received on 22-05-2017
Total days: 94 days from beginning till approval received
Date of ceremony:14-06-2017
Date of money taken by HM Passport: 28-02-17
Date applied for passports: 17-02-17
Date passports received:..............WAITING......
I would like to thank for the management of this website, it is indeed really helpful in order to follow up application times. This website is really doing a lot for many people. I would like to congratulate and really appreciate for people behind it.

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Re: February 2017 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by RaVNa0 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:52 am

RaVNa0 wrote:Eligibility criteria: EEA - 5y + 1y
Language criteria met: GESE Grade 5 (B1, Trinity)
Nationality: EU
Method of application: Solicitor
Date of application: 22/02/2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 24/02/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 02/03/2017
Date money gone off account: 01/03/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 02/03/2017
Biometrics done: 06/03/2017
Date of approval: 02/06/2017 (letter received on 08/06/2017)
Date of ceremony: Local Council invitation to the ceremony received on 14/06/2017 with Ceremony date 19/07/2017 however formal Home Office Ceremony Invitation Letter still pending. Home Office contacted by email on 15/06/2017
Date applied for passports:
Date passports received:

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