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January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

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

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sajjuz
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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by sajjuz » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:28 am

Alhumdulillah approved

Category: Tier 1 Accelerated Entreprenuer

Received ilr in 3.5 years waited 1.5 yrs to complete 5 yrs
husband and wife
Applied 17 Jan 2017
Biometrics received and done on 21 Jan 2017
Approval received for wife on 15 April 2017 dated 10 Apr
Called for booking citizenship ceremony and found out both our certificates are with them.
Waiting for my letter to book ceremony. Available dates for ceremony are tomorrow and the 26th of April

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Nasheen » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:56 am

[quote="Nasheen"]Eligibility criteria: 2 Years spouse visa, ILR 6 years ,Basis on Marriage
Language criteria met: Trinity College London
Nationality: Zimbabwean
Method of application: Royal mail
Date of application: 20 Jan 2017
Payment method: Cheque
Date of receipt by UKVI/HO: 23 Jan 2017
Date of acknowledgement: 26 Jan 2017 (by email) 27 Jan 2017 by Post
Date money gone off account:31/01/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 27 Jan 2017
Biometrics done: 30 Jan 2017
Date of approval:18/04/2017
Date of invitation letter:
Date of ceremony:

Allah is great, Good Luck to you who are waiting In Sha Allah you will get it soon

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Nasheen » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:56 am

Eligibility criteria: 2 Years spouse visa, ILR 6 years ,Basis on Marriage
Language criteria met: Trinity College London
Nationality: Zimbabwean
Method of application: Royal mail
Date of application: 20 Jan 2017
Payment method: Cheque
Date of receipt by UKVI/HO: 23 Jan 2017
Date of acknowledgement: 26 Jan 2017 (by email) 27 Jan 2017 by Post
Date money gone off account:31/01/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 27 Jan 2017
Biometrics done: 30 Jan 2017
Date of approval:18/04/2017 Letter Dated 12/04/2017
Date of invitation letter: Still Awaiting
Date of ceremony: tbc

Allah is great, Good Luck to you who are waiting In Sha Allah you will get it soon

Why me always
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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Why me always » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:20 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years EEA +1 year PR
Language criteria met : life in the uk test +B1 certificate
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: NCS Bexley
Date of application: 19/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 20 Jan 2017 (Royal Mail Tracking) - (1 Working Day)
Date of acknowledgement: 26/01/2017
Date money gone off account: 27Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics:27/01/2017
Biometrics done:27/01/2017
Date of approval:waiting
Date of ceremony:....
Date applied for passports: ....
Date passports received:....

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CR001 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:47 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
Char (CR001 not Casa)
In life you cannot press the Backspace button!!
Please DO NOT send me a PM for immigration advice. I reserve the right to ignore the PM and not respond.

Why me always
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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Why me always » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:21 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years EEA +1 year PR
Language criteria met : life in the uk test +B1 certificate
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: NCS Bexley
Date of application: 19/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 20 Jan 2017 (Royal Mail Tracking) - (1 Working Day)
Date of acknowledgement: 26/01/2017
Date money gone off account: 27Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics:27/01/2017
Biometrics done:27/01/2017
Date of approval:13/04/2017
Date of ceremony:waiting
Date applied for passports: 19/01/2017
Date passports received:waiting

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Nutmeg » Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:58 pm

Update:

Eligibility criteria: 5 years residence + 1 year with a Permanent Residence (PR) document
Language criteria met: University degree
Nationality: Italian
Method of application: NCS Camden, London (JCAP)
Date of application: 26/01/2017
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 27/01/2017 (Royal Mail tracking)
Date of acknowledgement: 02/02/2017 (email)
Date money gone off account: 03/02/2017 for naturalisation, 06/02/2017 for passport
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 01/02/2017
Biometrics done: 06/02/2017
Extra information request: sent on the 27/03/2017, arrived the 30/03/2017
Extra information: sent on the 06/04/2017, received by HO the 07/04/2017 (Royal Mail tracking)
Date of approval: 22/04/2017 (letter dated 19/04/2017)
Date of ceremony:
Date applied for passports: 26/01/2017
Date passports received:

nick1
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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by nick1 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:45 am

Final Update
Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 (General) 5 yrs + 1 yr ILR
Language criteria met: Met at the time of ILR
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 31/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 01/02/2017
Date of acknowledgement: Email-07/02/2017 , Post-11/02/2017 (letter dated 06/02/2017)
Date money gone off account: 07/02/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 11/02/2017
Biometrics done: 11/02/2017
Date of approval: 14/04/2017 (letter dated 05/04/2017)
Date of ceremony: 17/05/2017

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by sherlock23 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:43 pm

Eligibility criteria: indefinite leave to remain since 2009
Language criteria met: undergraduate british degree
Nationality: South Africa
Method of application: National Checking Service (Westminster)
Date of application: 6th Jan 2017
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 18th Jan 2017
Date of acknowledgement: 18th Jan 2017
Date money gone off account: 13th Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 18th Jan 2017
Biometrics done: 20th Jan 2017
Date of approval: 07th April (letter received 20th April 2017)
Date of ceremony: 24th May 2017
Date applied for passports: 6th of Jan 2017
Date passports received: TBC

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by blessedtoday » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:36 am

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: 12/04/17
Date applied for passports: 17/01/2017
Date passports received:22/04/17 posted through the letter box
Praise God for his faithfulness and I wish you all the best!!!

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by mmw » Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:48 pm

mmw wrote:
mmw wrote:
mmw wrote: Final Update - PASSPORT 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: 18/04/2017 (Public)
Date applied for passports: 03/01/2017
Date passports received: 22/04/2017

Good luck to everyone waiting.

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by wintergarden » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:29 pm

Final update. :D

Eligibility criteria: 5 years (T1 + T2) + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: UK PhD
Nationality: Brazilian
Method of application: NCS Wandsworth (JCAP)
Date of application: 23/01/17
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 24/01/17
Date of acknowledgement: 30/01/17 (email)
Date money gone off account: 27/01/17 (citizenship), 31/01/17 (passport)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 01/02/17 (dated 27/01/17)
Biometrics done: 03/02/17
Date of approval: 01/04/17 (dated 27/03/17)
Date of ceremony: 18/04/17
Date applied for passports: 23/01/17
Date passports received: 24/04/17

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Guruparan » Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:47 pm

[quote="Guruparan"][quote="Guruparan"]Eligibility criteria: 5 years refugee +20 month ILR
Language criteria met : life in the uk test +B1 certificate
Nationality: Srilankan
Method of application: NCS Reading
Date of application: 23/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 24Jan 2017 (Royal Mail Tracking) - (1 Working Day)
Date of acknowledgement: 01/02/2017
Date money gone off account: 27Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics:01/02/2017
Biometrics done:01/02/2017
Date of approval:waiting
Date of ceremony:....
Date applied for passports: ....
Date passports received:....

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Lom » Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:51 pm

Final update

Eligibility criteria: Over 25 years UK residence + 13 years ILR
Language criteria met: Trinity College B1
Nationality: Serbian
Method of application: NCS Hammersmith (JCAP)
Date of application: 12/01/2017
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 13/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 21/01/2017 (letter dated 19/01/2017)
Date money gone off account: 26/01/2017(payment declined 19/01/2017)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 19/01/2017
Biometrics done: 27/01/2017
Date of approval: 10/03/2017 (letter received on 17/03/2017)
Date of ceremony: 05/04/2017
Date applied for passports: 12/01/2017
Date passports received: 26/04/2017

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Justyna2004 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:57 am

Final Update:)
Justyna2004 wrote:
Justyna2004 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 13.5 years in the UK

Update

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: Letter arrived on 06/04/2017, date on the letter 29/03/2017
Date of ceremony: 20/04/2017
Date applied for passports: 25/01/2017
Date passports received: 27/04/2017

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Lanzarote » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:38 pm

Eligibility criteria: 17 years in the UK

Language criteria met: IELTS test B1
Nationality: Spanish
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 26/01/2017
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 27/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 02/02/2017
Date money gone off account: 01/02/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 04/02/2017
Biometrics done: 11/02/2017
Date of approval: Letter arrived on 24/04/2017, date on the letter 19/04/2017
Date of ceremony: Awaiting......
Date applied for passports: It will be done after few weeks after ceremony
Date passports received: N/A

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Guruparan » Mon May 01, 2017 6:16 pm

]Eligibility criteria: 5 years +20 month ILR
Language criteria met : life in the uk test +B1 certificate
Nationality: Srilankan
Method of application: NCS Reading
Date of application: 23/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 24Jan 2017 (Royal Mail Tracking) - (1 Working Day)
Date of acknowledgement: 01/02/2017
Date money gone off account: 27Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics:01/02/2017
Biometrics done:01/02/2017
Date of approval:waiting
Date of ceremony:....
Date applied for passports: ....
Date passports received:....[/quote]

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Guruparan » Mon May 01, 2017 6:17 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years +20 month ILR
Language criteria met : life in the uk test +B1 certificate
Nationality: Srilankan
Method of application: NCS Reading
Date of application: 23/01/2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 24Jan 2017 (Royal Mail Tracking) - (1 Working Day)
Date of acknowledgement: 01/02/2017
Date money gone off account: 27Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics:01/02/2017
Biometrics done:01/02/2017
Date of approval:waiting
Date of ceremony:....
Date applied for passports: ....
Date passports received:....[/quote][/quote]

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Guruparan » Mon May 01, 2017 6:17 pm

Guruparan wrote:On -5 years +20 month ILR
Language criteria met: LIFE IN THE UK TEST + B1
Method of application: NCS reading
Date of application: 23Jan 2017
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: - 24/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 30Jan 2017
Date money gone off account: 27Jan 2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 01Feb 2017
Biometrics done: 01Feb 2017
Date of approval:still waiting
Date of ceremony:still waiting
Date applied for passports: apply for waiting
Date money gone off account: ......
Date passports received:still waiting .....

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Re: January 2017 Naturalisation - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by jjm07 » Tue May 02, 2017 9:11 am

Still waiting for approval :(

Eligibility criteria: EU PR + 1 Year
Language criteria met: UK Master's degree
Nationality: EU
Method of application: NCS Islington
Date of application: 28/01/2017
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by HO/UKVI: 31/01/2017
Date of acknowledgement: 06/02/2017
Date money gone off account: 06/02/2017
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 07/02/2017
Biometrics done: 10/02/2017
Date of approval: TBC
Date of ceremony: TBC
Date applied for passports: TBC
Date passports received: TBC

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