i have received my brown letter received yesterday so i thought to share my details to give you some hope.
i have been a silent member of this page and i was worried about so many things like everyone else but finally got a good news.
Eligibility criteria: Tier1 - 5 years + ILR 1 year.
Language criteria met: B.1test( listening ,speaking) and Life in the UK
Method of application: NCS (Hatfield)
Date of application: 03/06/2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 04/06/2015
Date of acknowledgement : 22/06/15 (dated 20/06/15)
Date money gone off account: 18/06/15
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 26/06/15
Biometrics done: 08/07/15
Date of approval: 12/09/15
Date of ceremony: 21/09/15 :
Date applied for passports:
Date passports received:
wish you all good luck.