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March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

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rakeysh.patel
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by rakeysh.patel » Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:08 pm

Mine is definitely sent via DX
An [Expensive] Immigrant journey has ended 19/08/2015. Good luck to you all out there...

tulip11
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by tulip11 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:45 am

Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): Life in the UK , B1 Test.
Current nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Halifax.
Date of application: 03-03-2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: DC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 5-03-2015
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

T51820
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by T51820 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:19 am

Update on delivery via NCS:

Status: Delivered
Your item with reference SC.........GB was delivered from our LIVERPOOL SOUTH Delivery Office on 05/03/15 .
Naturalisation:
Date of receipt by UKBA: March 5, 2015
Approval: March 17, 2015 (received 23/3/15)
Group Ceremony: March 25, 2015
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Passport Application: March 25, 2015
Passport Appointment: April 2, 2015
Passport Receipt: April 8, 2015

T51820
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by T51820 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:20 am

Eligibility criteria: 10+ years in the UK, 10+ years having ILR
Language criteria met - Life in the UK and Exempt country
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Newbury
Date of application: March 4, 2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: March 5, 2015 via Royal Mail tracking
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
Naturalisation:
Date of receipt by UKBA: March 5, 2015
Approval: March 17, 2015 (received 23/3/15)
Group Ceremony: March 25, 2015
----
Passport Application: March 25, 2015
Passport Appointment: April 2, 2015
Passport Receipt: April 8, 2015

tulip11
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by tulip11 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:25 am

Mine one also delivered today :D now the waiting game beings truly :D

rakeysh.patel
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by rakeysh.patel » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:24 pm

Mine seem to have got stuck in traffic :p
An [Expensive] Immigrant journey has ended 19/08/2015. Good luck to you all out there...

T51820
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by T51820 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:43 pm

tulip11 wrote:Mine one also delivered today :D now the waiting game beings truly :D
Woohoo!
Naturalisation:
Date of receipt by UKBA: March 5, 2015
Approval: March 17, 2015 (received 23/3/15)
Group Ceremony: March 25, 2015
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Passport Application: March 25, 2015
Passport Appointment: April 2, 2015
Passport Receipt: April 8, 2015

T51820
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by T51820 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:45 pm

When click 'full tracking details' .. I see the latest

05/03/15 10:05 DELIVERED05/03/15 WARRINGTON MAIL CENTRE
05/03/15 07:55 DELIVERED05/03/15 LIVERPOOL SOUTH PDO

.......

What does it say when it has actually reached the HO?
Naturalisation:
Date of receipt by UKBA: March 5, 2015
Approval: March 17, 2015 (received 23/3/15)
Group Ceremony: March 25, 2015
----
Passport Application: March 25, 2015
Passport Appointment: April 2, 2015
Passport Receipt: April 8, 2015

rakeysh.patel
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by rakeysh.patel » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:48 pm

T51820 wrote:When click 'full tracking details' .. I see the latest

05/03/15 10:05 DELIVERED05/03/15 WARRINGTON MAIL CENTRE
05/03/15 07:55 DELIVERED05/03/15 LIVERPOOL SOUTH PDO

.......

What does it say when it has actually reached the HO?
was yours sent via DX?
An [Expensive] Immigrant journey has ended 19/08/2015. Good luck to you all out there...

tulip11
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by tulip11 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:51 pm

rakeysh.patel wrote:
T51820 wrote:When click 'full tracking details' .. I see the latest

05/03/15 10:05 DELIVERED05/03/15 WARRINGTON MAIL CENTRE
05/03/15 07:55 DELIVERED05/03/15 LIVERPOOL SOUTH PDO

.......

What does it say when it has actually reached the HO?
was yours sent via DX?
well mine one just shows LIVERPOOL SOUTH PDO

T51820
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by T51820 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:35 pm

rakeysh.patel wrote:
T51820 wrote:When click 'full tracking details' .. I see the latest

05/03/15 10:05 DELIVERED05/03/15 WARRINGTON MAIL CENTRE
05/03/15 07:55 DELIVERED05/03/15 LIVERPOOL SOUTH PDO

.......

What does it say when it has actually reached the HO?
was yours sent via DX?
Not sure what DX is but I track it on Royal Mail.
Naturalisation:
Date of receipt by UKBA: March 5, 2015
Approval: March 17, 2015 (received 23/3/15)
Group Ceremony: March 25, 2015
----
Passport Application: March 25, 2015
Passport Appointment: April 2, 2015
Passport Receipt: April 8, 2015

rakeysh.patel
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by rakeysh.patel » Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:19 pm

Mine finally shows up as delivered! Happy days, not!!!
An [Expensive] Immigrant journey has ended 19/08/2015. Good luck to you all out there...

T51820
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by T51820 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:05 pm

rakeysh.patel wrote:Mine finally shows up as delivered! Happy days, not!!!
Waiting waiting! I hope ours (and future applicants) will be processed as quickly as the February applicants. I've never dealt with immigration before (came here as a child) so this is all new and overwhelming for me. :?
Naturalisation:
Date of receipt by UKBA: March 5, 2015
Approval: March 17, 2015 (received 23/3/15)
Group Ceremony: March 25, 2015
----
Passport Application: March 25, 2015
Passport Appointment: April 2, 2015
Passport Receipt: April 8, 2015

rakeysh.patel
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by rakeysh.patel » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:07 pm

Here's hoping. Wish everyone get their approval soon :D
An [Expensive] Immigrant journey has ended 19/08/2015. Good luck to you all out there...

tulip11
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by tulip11 » Fri Mar 06, 2015 6:03 am

All the best to all of you including me :D

rakeysh.patel
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by rakeysh.patel » Fri Mar 06, 2015 8:31 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Year Route ILR
Language criteria met - Life in the UK and English Test Certificate
Current nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Benfleet, Essex
Date of application: 03-03-2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 05-03-2015
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
An [Expensive] Immigrant journey has ended 19/08/2015. Good luck to you all out there...

goldencreeper
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by goldencreeper » Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:13 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Year Route ILR
Language criteria met - Life in the UK and UK degree
Current nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: West Berkshire
Date of application: 02-03-2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: DC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 03-03-2015 (Special Delivery Receipt)
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

jaweb
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by jaweb » Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:24 pm

[quote="jaweb"]Here is the timeline for my husband

Eligibility criteria: spouse of BC
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): ESOL B1 & LIUK
Current nationality: Algerian
Method of application:NCS
Council name if NCS used: Kingston Upon Thames
Date of application: 02/03/2015
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 03/03/2015
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of fee deducted: 06/03/2015
Date approval received: waiting
Date of ceremony: waiting


Update: they have taken £906 . They are sooo fast. Hopefully the approval comes this fast too :-)
So we will get the acknowledgement letter next week for sure :-)

rakeysh.patel
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by rakeysh.patel » Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:46 pm

wow - thats fast, even by HO standards!!
An [Expensive] Immigrant journey has ended 19/08/2015. Good luck to you all out there...

tulip11
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Re: March 2015 Naturalization application timeline

Post by tulip11 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 7:55 am

too fast .... rest one transactions are enjoying the weekend :D

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