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January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

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Gomjaba
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Gomjaba » Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:22 pm

anp wrote:New stats from Home Office (30 June 2015)

Applications between 01-Jan-2014 and 31-Mar-2015

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/ ... ex%201.pdf
wow, pendings almost tripled between Feb and March :shock:

Hopefulimmigrant
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Hopefulimmigrant » Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:22 pm

a5ifkamal wrote:Hi a5ifkamal,
Do you mind passing on the email address you used to contact HO? Thanks

You can find the HO email address on your acknowledgement letter

Many thanks. I will go dig it out.

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Hopefulimmigrant » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:40 pm

Hopefulimmigrant wrote:Eligibility criteria: >10yrs Residence + ILR 4yrs
Language criteria met: ESOL and Life in the UK
Method of application: Self/Post Office
Date of application: 07/01/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 08/01/15
Date of acknowledgment: Circa 15/01/15
Date of debit or clearance of fees: Circa 15/01/2015
Date approval received: waiting
Date of ceremony: waiting

Sorry for only posting now - I've only just being able to sign up - but yes to Knowledge is Power's roll call ..... still waiting since 07/01/15 and the best of luck to us all
UPDATE
HAPPY DAYS!!! IT'S HERE FINALLY. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!! :D

Eligibility criteria: >10yrs Residence + ILR 4yrs
Language criteria met: ESOL and Life in the UK
Method of application: Self/Post Office
Date of application: 07/01/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 08/01/15
Date of acknowledgment: Circa 15/01/15
Date of debit or clearance of fees: Circa 15/01/2015
Date approval received: 17/08/15 dated 12/08/15
Date of ceremony: waiting (not yet received invite)

Also to everyone who in their own little way kept us believing that there IS light at the end of the tunnel, well done and thank you. To those waiting keep positive and it will come

a5ifkamal
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by a5ifkamal » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:47 pm

UPDATE
HAPPY DAYS!!! IT'S HERE FINALLY. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!! :D

Eligibility criteria: >10yrs Residence + ILR 4yrs
Language criteria met: ESOL and Life in the UK
Method of application: Self/Post Office
Date of application: 07/01/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 08/01/15
Date of acknowledgment: Circa 15/01/15
Date of debit or clearance of fees: Circa 15/01/2015
Date approval received: 17/08/15 dated 12/08/15
Date of ceremony: waiting (not yet received invite)

Also to everyone who in their own little way kept us believing that there IS light at the end of the tunnel, well done and thank you. To those waiting keep positive and it will come[/quote]


Congratulations

Hopefulimmigrant
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Hopefulimmigrant » Thu Aug 20, 2015 11:19 am

a5ifkamal wrote:UPDATE
HAPPY DAYS!!! IT'S HERE FINALLY. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!! :D

Eligibility criteria: >10yrs Residence + ILR 4yrs
Language criteria met: ESOL and Life in the UK
Method of application: Self/Post Office
Date of application: 07/01/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 08/01/15
Date of acknowledgment: Circa 15/01/15
Date of debit or clearance of fees: Circa 15/01/2015
Date approval received: 17/08/15 dated 12/08/15
Date of ceremony: waiting (not yet received invite)

Also to everyone who in their own little way kept us believing that there IS light at the end of the tunnel, well done and thank you. To those waiting keep positive and it will come

Congratulations
[/quote]

FURTHER UPDATE
Received invite today ceremony booked for 24/09/15

residentuk
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by residentuk » Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:29 pm

Sill waiting. More than 7 months now. Called HO - and got a call back as well. They are saying nothing but its still under consideration. Straightforward applications. Don't know what is happening?

Applied end of January. Acknowledgment by email on the 5th of February!

Anyone else waiting from January!?

Ilr180
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Ilr180 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:30 pm

residentuk wrote:Sill waiting. More than 7 months now. Called HO - and got a call back as well. They are saying nothing but its still under consideration. Straightforward applications. Don't know what is happening?

Applied end of January. Acknowledgment by email on the 5th of February!

Anyone else waiting from January!?
Yes mate. I'm still waiting. Applied 26th Jan. Called them and received the same response: "still under consideration".

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Lolo44 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:05 am

Applied on the 8th January and still waiting....8 mths

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by wparacha » Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:40 pm

Lolo44 wrote:Applied on the 8th January and still waiting....8 mths

Whats your qualification criteria?

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by wparacha » Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:41 pm

Ilr180 wrote:
residentuk wrote:Sill waiting. More than 7 months now. Called HO - and got a call back as well. They are saying nothing but its still under consideration. Straightforward applications. Don't know what is happening?

Applied end of January. Acknowledgment by email on the 5th of February!

Anyone else waiting from January!?
Yes mate. I'm still waiting. Applied 26th Jan. Called them and received the same response: "still under consideration".
Whats your qualification criteria?

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Lolo44 » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:43 pm

wparacha wrote:
Lolo44 wrote:Applied on the 8th January and still waiting....8 mths

Whats your qualification criteria?
10yrs ILR...straight forward application...

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by A.Jadoon » Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:33 pm

Lolo44 wrote:
wparacha wrote:
Lolo44 wrote:Applied on the 8th January and still waiting....8 mths

Whats your qualification criteria?
10yrs ILR...straight forward application...
I applied 16 june 2014 and still waiting. Straight forward case.

10yrs + 1yr ILR

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Hopefulimmigrant » Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:47 am

Hopefulimmigrant wrote:
a5ifkamal wrote:UPDATE
HAPPY DAYS!!! IT'S HERE FINALLY. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!! :D

Eligibility criteria: >10yrs Residence + ILR 4yrs
Language criteria met: ESOL and Life in the UK
Method of application: Self/Post Office
Date of application: 07/01/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 08/01/15
Date of acknowledgment: Circa 15/01/15
Date of debit or clearance of fees: Circa 15/01/2015
Date approval received: 17/08/15 dated 12/08/15
Date of ceremony: waiting (not yet received invite)

Also to everyone who in their own little way kept us believing that there IS light at the end of the tunnel, well done and thank you. To those waiting keep positive and it will come

Congratulations
FURTHER UPDATE
Received invite today ceremony booked for 24/09/15[/quote]

FINAL UPDATE!!
Thank you all for your help. My final update is that I did attend the citizenship ceremony and applied for my passport the next day. I have since then been called for an interview and have received my passport. :D :D

Ilr180
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Ilr180 » Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:24 pm

Any unlucky soul still waiting since Jan like me? I applied on 22nd Jan 2015 and still waiting ....

residentuk
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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by residentuk » Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:45 am

Ilr180 wrote:Any unlucky soul still waiting since Jan like me? I applied on 22nd Jan 2015 and still waiting ....
Yes ..same here...still waiting. Applied 28th of January 2015. Got a letter saying it will take further 3-6months.

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Ilr180 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:09 pm

residentuk wrote:
Ilr180 wrote:Any unlucky soul still waiting since Jan like me? I applied on 22nd Jan 2015 and still waiting ....
Yes ..same here...still waiting. Applied 28th of January 2015. Got a letter saying it will take further 3-6months.
Did you get in touch with your MP? Any latest update from Home Office on phone?

Each time I approach them, I'm told to wait as enquiries are being made. Absolutely dejected!!

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Re: January 2015 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Post by Khan12k » Mon Jan 11, 2016 3:58 pm

Hi if anybody could help i applied for naturalisation january 2015 nearly 12 months i had 3 pounts on licence as displayed on my counterpart so i declared that apart from that i had 3 previous points back 8 years ago the date i couldnt remember soni didnt declare them points as i thought i naturalisation application considers only 5 years.Now a friend of mine told me the delay is because u needed to declare the previous 10 years points.it was just a confusion not declaring previous 8 years points.can sombody tell me what can i do please any

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