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January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CR001 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:24 am

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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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by magics » Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:33 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 yrs (EEA permit) + 1 year PR
Language criteria met: Msc from British university
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 20 Jan 2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: -
Date of acknowledgement: 30 Jan 2017
Date money gone off account: 27 Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 01 Feb 2017
Biometrics done: 02 Feb 2017
Date of approval:
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports: 20 Jan 2017
Date money gone off account: 31 Jan 2017
Date passports received:

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by replyback80 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:48 pm

Eligibility criteria: Long Residence + 2 year ILR
Language criteria met: Degree
Nationality:Pakistani
Method of application:By Royal Mail
Date of application:16/03/2017
Payment method:Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UK:17/03/2017(Online Tracking)
Date of acknowledgement:?
Date money gone off account:24/03/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics:?
Biometrics done:?
Date of approval:?
Date of ceremony:?
Date applied for passports:Did Not Applied Passport
Date passports received:Not Applicable Yet

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by triple x » Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:18 pm

Update 4

Eligibility criteria: EEA, PR dated Oct/2003
Language criteria met: Trinity London
Nationality: Portuguese
Method of application: NCS - Hammersmith
Date of application: 18/Jan/2017
Payment method: Visa
Date of receipt by UKVI/HO: 19/Jan/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 24/Jan/2017 (by email)
Date money gone off account: 24/Jan/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 26/Jan/2017
Biometrics done: 27/Jan/2017
Date of approval: 25/Mar/2017
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports:18/Jan/2017
Date passports received:

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Lalex » Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:54 pm

Lalex wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 yrs (T1G) + 1 year ILR
Nationality: Non-EU
Language criteria met: Trinity College + LITUK
Method of application: NCS Hammersmith&Fulham
Date of application: 07 January 2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 10 January 2017 (Royal Mail tracking)
Date of acknowledgement: 14.01.2017 (Acknowledgement by email)
Date money gone off account: 16.01.2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 17.01.2017 (dated 14.01.2017)
Biometrics done: 18.01.2017
Date of approval: 20.03.2017 (letter received on 25.03.2017)
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports: 07 January 2017
Date passports received:

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by magics » Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:22 pm

magics wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 yrs (EEA permit) + 1 year PR
Language criteria met: Msc from British university
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 20 Jan 2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: -
Date of acknowledgement: 30 Jan 2017
Date money gone off account: 27 Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 01 Feb 2017
Biometrics done: 02 Feb 2017
Date of approval:25 March - letter dated 20 March 2017
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports: 20 Jan 2017
Date money gone off account: 31 Jan 2017
Date passports received:

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by blessedtoday » Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:35 pm

blessedtoday wrote:UPDATE "blessedtoday"]Eligibility criteria: 14 years residence and 8 months ILR now married to BC
Language criteria met: Uni degree
Nationality: NON-EU
Method of application: NCS Hertfordshire inc Passport
Date of application:17/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 18/01/2017 DX Secure
Date of acknowledgement: 25/01/2017
Date money gone off account: 21/01/2017 showing in my acc (Saturday) Citizenship only
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 28/01/2017(letter dated 24/01/2017
Biometrics done: 28/01/2017
Date of approval: 17/03/17 letter received 25/03/17
Date of ceremony: 15/04/17
Date applied for passports: 17/01/2017
Date passports received:
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Praise God for his faithfulness

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by cluelesss » Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:30 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General 5 years + 3 yrs ILR
Language criteria met: UKNARIC
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: Windsor NCS
Date of application: 24-Jan-2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by Email HO/UKVI: 02-02-2017
Date of acknowledgement: 04-02-2017
Date money gone off account: 29-01-2017
Date passport money gone off account: 04-02-2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 04-02-2017
Biometrics done: 06-02-2017
Date of approval: 22-03-2017
Date of approval received by post: 26-03-2017
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports: 24-01-2017
Date passports received:

P.S. Good character
1- FPN SP30 4 yrs ago
2- FPN CD10 + Section 59 4(b) Vehicle Seizure warning. 3 yrs ago
3- 3 PCNs, 2+ yr old,
4- 1 customs warning 5 yrs ago for bringing extra fruit

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Aliaban » Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:05 pm

Language criteria met: UK Degree
Nationality: Kenyan
Method of application: NCS
Date of application:22/01/2017
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI:23/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 28/01/2017
Date money gone off account:28/01/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 28/01/2017
Biometrics done: 02/02/2017
Date of approval: 21/03/2017 dated 12/03/2017
Date of ceremony: TBC
Date applied for passports:TBC
Date passports received:TCB

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by askhan » Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:46 pm

[quote="askhan"]Update 1 Update 2 Update 3 Update 4 Update 5

Alhamdulilah !!
Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 +ILR ~(Husband + Wife)
Language criteria met: Degree + LIUK + B1 from trinity
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: NCS Islington (JCAP)
Date of application:16 January 2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 18 January 2017 [2 days]
Date of acknowledgement: 23 January [7 days]
Date money gone off account:20/01/2017 [4 days]
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 20 January
Biometrics done: 25 January 2017
Date of approval: 20 March 2017
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports:16 January 2017
Date passports received:
Kind Regard,
A.Khan
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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by ALI97 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:16 am

Mn1 for 3 kids born outside uk
Language criteria met: n/a
Nationality: not to say
Method of application: postal
Date of application:03 January 2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 11January 2017
Date of acknowledgement: never
Date money gone off account:11/01/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 20 January
Biometrics done: 24 January 2017
Date of approval: waiting
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports:waiting
Date passports received:

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Justyna2004 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:00 am

Eligibility criteria: 13.5 years in the UK
Language criteria met: Trinity college English test B1
Nationality: polish
Method of application: NCS - joint application - citizenship and passport
Date of application: 25/01/2017
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 26/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 31/01/2017
Date money gone off account: 31/01/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 02/02/2017
Biometrics done: 03/02/2017
Date of approval: TBC
Date of ceremony: TBC
Date applied for passports: 25/01/2017
Date passports received: TBC

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Reckon » Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:01 pm

Reckon wrote:
Reckon wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 yrs (Tier 1 General) + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: Trinity College
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS Rutherglen (Glasgow)
Date of application: 20th of Dec' 2016
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 21st of Dec' 2016 (tracked online on Royal Mail)
Date of acknowledgement: 5th of Jan' 2017 (email)
Date money gone off account: 5th of Jan' 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: Around 9th of Jan' 2017
Biometrics done: Around 9th of Jan' 2017
Date of approval: 1st Feb' 2017 (got letter on 10th Feb' 2017)
Date of ceremony: 7th of March' 2017
Date applied for passports: 7th of March' 2017
Date passports received:

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Post by nandun » Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:41 am

APPLICATION MADE ON: 10 Jan 2017 ----------------- PASSPORT RECEIVED ON: 29 Mar 2017

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General Migrant (5 Years + 1 Year ILR)
Language criteria met: Met during ILR in Nov 2015 (Masters Degree taught in English)
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS Hillingdon (Joint Application for Naturalisation and Passport)
Date of application: 10 Jan 2017 - (0 Days)
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 11 Jan 2017 (Royal Mail Tracking) - (1 Working Day)
Date of acknowledgement: 18 Jan 2017 by e-mail - (6 Working Days)
Date money gone off account: 18 Jan 2017 - (6 Working Days)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 21 Jan 2017, dated 18 Jan 2017 - (9 Working Days)
Biometrics done: 21 Jan 2017 - (9 Working Days)
Date of approval: Letter requesting to attend the ceremony received on 17 Mar 2017 - (48 working days)
Date of ceremony: 22 Mar 2017 (51 working days)
Date applied for passports: 10 Jan 2017 (Joint Application for Naturalisation and Passport)
Date passports received: 29 Mar 2017 (56 working days)

TOTAL TIME TAKEN TO GET NATURALISATION CERTIFICATE - 51 working days from the day of application
TOTAL TIME TAKEN TO GET BRITISH PASSPORT - 56 working days from the day of application

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Post by Yso » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:56 pm

Yso wrote:
Yso wrote:
Yso wrote:Eligibility criteria: British spouse + ILR (over 10 years of UK residence)
Language criteria met: Trinity College B1 (2016) + LTUK (passed in 2008 for ILR)
Nationality: Russian
Method of application: NCS Basingstoke (Naturalisation + Passport)
Date of application: 04 Jan 2017
Payment method: Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: unknown, NCS said they would inform me, no confirmation received
Date of acknowledgement: 12 Jan 2017 (email)
Date money gone off account: 13 Jan 2017 (Both naturalisation and passport fee)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 14 Jan 2017 (letter dated 11 Jan 2017)
Biometrics done: 16 Jan 2017 (now the wait begins...)
Date of approval: Yay, confirmation of approval!!! 10 March 2017 (dated 8th March 2017) - Letter from council confirming ceremony date. 11 March 2017 (dated 1st March) - letter from HO.
Date of ceremony: 25th April 2017 (original booking, not attending) 23 March 2017 (private)
Date applied for passports: 04 Jan 2017 (Naturalisation + Passport)
Date passports received: 30 March 2017 :D :D :D
Thank you all on this forum! And good luck whoever still waiting!
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Post by panda1234 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:04 pm

UPDATE! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
panda1234 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5.5 years of residence plus 1 year of Permanent Residence Card
Language criteria met: Trinity College
Nationality: Polish
Method of application: National Checking Service
Date of application: 03/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 04/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 11/01/2017
Date money gone off account: 11/01/2017 for application, 16/01/2017 for passport
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 11/01/2017
Biometrics done: 11/01/2017
Date of approval: 11/03/2017
Date of ceremony: 22/03/2017
Date applied for passports: 03/01/2017
Date passports received: 30/03/2017

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Reckon » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:57 am

Reckon wrote:
Reckon wrote:
Reckon wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 yrs (Tier 1 General) + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: Trinity College
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS Rutherglen (Glasgow)
Date of application: 20th of Dec' 2016
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 21st of Dec' 2016 (tracked online on Royal Mail)
Date of acknowledgement: 5th of Jan' 2017 (email)
Date money gone off account: 5th of Jan' 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: Around 9th of Jan' 2017
Biometrics done: Around 9th of Jan' 2017
Date of approval: 1st Feb' 2017 (got letter on 10th Feb' 2017)
Date of ceremony: 7th of March' 2017
Date applied for passports: 7th of March' 2017
Date passports received: 29th of March' 2017

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by bestprint » Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:47 pm

Allhumdulillah.

Thanks Allah for completing the Long Journey

Eligibility criteria: 10yr + 1yr ILR
Method of application: NCS :- Hammersmith and Fulham - London
Date of receipt by UKBA: 24.01.2017
Date of debit of fees: 30.01.2017
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 30.01.2017 by Email
Biometric Done:- Saturday 04.02.2017
Date of receipt of approval: 31.03.2017 dated 22.03.2017
Date of Ceremony: Waiting for council letter

Waiting is the only solution. Waited long to get approval letter. Good luck for those who waiting. Allah will help you and you will get it very soon. InshaAllah.

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Post by mmw » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:52 pm

mmw wrote:Update 2 - APPROVAL RECEIVED :D
mmw wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Refugee Status + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: University Degree + LITUK
Method of application: NCS (JCAP)
Date of application: 03/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 04/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 14/01/2017 (Dated 11th)
Date money gone off account: 11/01/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 14/01/2017 (Dated 11th)
Biometrics done: 14/01/2017
Date of approval: 30/03/2017 (Dated 22nd)
Date of ceremony: Waiting for council letter
Date applied for passports: 03/01/2017
Date passports received:
Good luck to everyone waiting.

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Post by Paso83 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:03 pm

Paso83 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 10 Years + ILR 3yrs
Language criteria met: UK BSc Degree
Nationality: non EU
Method of application: postal
Date of application: 12/01/17
Payment method: credit card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 18/01/17
Date of acknowledgement: 18/01/17 - email
Date money gone off account: 19/01/17
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 20/01/17
Biometrics done: 21/01/17
Date of approval: 30/03/17 (Letter dated 29/03/17)
Date of ceremony: Waiting for invitation letter
Date applied for passports:
Date passports received:
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