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March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

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

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terriblescream
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by terriblescream » Wed May 22, 2019 12:08 pm

terriblescream wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 10:51 am
Eligibility criteria: 5yrs Tier2 + 1yr ILR
Language Criteria: UK Degree
Nationality : Non- EU
Method of application: Online + New Service
Date of application: 15/03/2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 18/03/2019 (Email confirmation)
Date of debit of fees: N/A
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of Biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/03/2019 (Appointment booked - Free - Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: 10th May 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 17th May 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 20th May 2019
Date of Ceremony: 29th May 2019 - Private Ceremony - £170 Paid
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Prem
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Prem » Thu May 23, 2019 9:48 am

Prem wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 3:14 pm
Prem wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:29 am
Eligibility criteria : ILR & Married to a BC
Language criteria : B1 CEFR Trinity College + Life in UK Test
Nationality : Indian
Method of Application : Online + New Service
Date of application : 12/03/2019
Payment method : Credit Card
Acknowledgement date : 12/03/2019 (via email)
Date fees debited : 12/03/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled : 16/03/2019 (Paid £50 for Croydon appointment & £35 for Document checking)
Date on approval letter : 10/05/2019
Approval letter receipt date : 20/05/2019
Ceremony letter receipt date : 20/05/2019
Date of ceremony : 12/06/2019
Passport application date :
Date fees debited :
Passport receipt date :
Visa: Spouse
Sub: 24/06/09 Cochin
Result: ISSUED 21/08/09
Visa: ILR
Sent: 08/10/11
Rece: 31/12/11
Citizenship
Sent: 12/03/19
Rece: 20/05/19
Cerm: 12/06/19
Passport
Sent: 15/06/19
Rece: 25/06/19
Surrender Indian Passport and OCI Next!

MDAbbate
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by MDAbbate » Thu May 23, 2019 4:29 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 2year PR
Language criteria : Trinity B1
Nationality: EU
Method of application: Royal Mail
Date of application: 18.03.2019
Date of documents received at the HO: 19.03.2019
Payment method: Credit card
Date of debit of fees: 5.04.2019
Date of acknowledgement: 08.04.2019
Biometrics letter issue date: 10.04.2019
Date of receipt of biometrics letter: 10.04.04
Date Biometrics enrolled: 11.04.2019 (10.33am)
Date on Approval letter: 29.04.2019
Date of receipt of approval: 02.05.2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 01.05.2019
Date of Ceremony: 21.05.2019
Date of Passport Application: 21.05.2019
Passport Supporting Documents Sending to HM Passport Office: 23.05.219
Date of debit of Passport fees: 22.05.2019 (Online Service)
Date Passport to be received:
The longest 2 months of my entire life! Extremely happy! This forum kept my hopes up so thank you all! And good luck to everyone who is still waiting! Hang in there!

Jenny-topsi
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Jenny-topsi » Fri May 24, 2019 5:58 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1year PR
Language criteria : Trinity B1
Nationality: EU
Method of application: UKVCAS
Date of application: O6.03.2019
Date of documents received at the HO: online, private appointment on 08.03
Payment method: Credit card
Date of debit of fees: 06.03.2019
Date of acknowledgement: none
Date on Approval letter: 10.05.2019
Date of receipt of approval: 22.05.2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: none
Date of Ceremony: 04.06.2019 (paid for private)
Date of Passport Application:
Passport Supporting Documents Sending to HM Passport Office:
Date of debit of Passport fees:
Good luck to everyone!

drsamfat
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by drsamfat » Fri May 24, 2019 10:33 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years (Spouse of British Citizen)
Language Criteria: IELTS + UK Equivalent Graduate + Life in the UK
Nationality: Pakistani (Non EU)
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 03/03/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 04/03/2019
Date of debit of fees: 04/03/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 13/03/2019 (UKVCAS) - Manchester
Date on Approval letter: Pending
Date of receipt of approval: Pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Date of Passport Application: Pending
Date of debit of fees: Pending
Date Passport to be received: Pending

cardsman
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by cardsman » Fri May 24, 2019 11:34 am

Hi All,

Thank you to all the moderators and members on this forum. The wait is finally over for me and my wife. Timelines as below:

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Tier 2 + 1 Year ILR (Self) / 5 Years Tier 2 Dependant + 1 Year ILR (Wife)
Language Criteria: UK MSc Degree (Self) / B1 Test (Wife)
Nationality : Pakistani
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 24/03/2019
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 25/03/2019 (Email)
Date of debit of fees:
Date of Biometric letter issued: Booked as part of application submission
Date of biometric letter received:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29/03/2019
Date on Approval letter: 20/05/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 24/05/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 24/05/2019
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Good Luck to all.

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CR001
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CR001 » Sat May 25, 2019 10:21 am

Please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question posts, discussions, general comments and chit chat will be removed by the moderators.
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.

rohil316
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India

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by rohil316 » Sat May 25, 2019 8:42 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years Tier 2 + 1 year ILR
Language criteria: Degree in English
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 12 March 2019
Payment method: Online (Amex)
Date of acknowledgement: 13 March 2019
Date of debit of fees: 12 March 2019
Date of biometric letter issued/received: 12 March 2019 (email)
Date biometrics enrolled: 20 March 2019
Date on approval letter: 20 May 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 24 May 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of ceremony:
Date of passport application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date passport received:

flozzer
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by flozzer » Mon May 27, 2019 9:58 pm

Eligibility criteria: PR + 6 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree
Nationality: German (EU)
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 14 March 2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 15 March 2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21 March 2019
Date on Approval letter: (waiting)
Date of receipt of approval: (waiting)
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 24 May 2019
Date of Ceremony: (offered three dates in July)

lanrezy
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Nigeria

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by lanrezy » Tue May 28, 2019 12:13 pm

lanrezy wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Eligibility criteria: (5 Years Tier 2 General + ILR) and (Dependant (Partner) + ILR)
Language Criteria: Masters Degree for both, LIUK
Nationality : Nigerian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 12/03/2019
Payment method: Visa Debit
Date of acknowledgement:
Date of debit of fees: 12/03/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 15/03/2019 (Appointment - Glasgow)
Date on Approval letter: 13/05/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 25/05/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Called Edinburgh Council Office
Date of Ceremony: 04/06/2019
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

yemco
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Posts: 46
Joined: Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:00 pm
Location: LONDON
Nigeria

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by yemco » Thu May 30, 2019 8:26 pm

yemco
Eligibility criteria:PR+5
Language Criteria:TRINITY COLLEGE+LIFE IN THE UK
Nationality :NIGERIA
Method of application:ONLINE
Date of application:27/3/19
Payment method:DEBT CARD
Date of acknowledgement:27/3/19
Date of debit of fees:27/3/19
Date of Biometric letter issued:APPOINTMENT 08/4/19
Date of biometric letter received:
Date Biometrics enrolled:
Date on Approval letter:21/05/19
Date of receipt of approval:30/05/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:11/06/19
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

kar7hik
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India

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by kar7hik » Fri May 31, 2019 8:49 pm

kar7hik wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:31 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 ILR
Language Criteria: UKNARIC & Life In UK Test
Nationality: INDIAN
Method of application: ONLINE
Date of application: 25th March 2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 26th March 2019
Date of debit of fees: 26th March 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of Biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 1st April 2019 LONDON SOPRA STERIA
Date on Approval letter: 20th MAY 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 31st MAY 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:
ALL THE BEST GUYS!!!!!

preshhh
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Nigeria

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by preshhh » Fri May 31, 2019 9:06 pm

preshhh wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 4:14 pm
Eligibility criteria: 19 Years + 10 Years ILR
Language Criteria: UK Degree
Nationality : Nigerian
Method of application: Paper Application
Date of application: 21/03/19
Home Office Received: 25/03/19
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 13/04/19 received 17/04/19
Date of debit of fees: 13/04/19
Date of Biometric letter issued: 13/04/19 received 17/04/19
Date of biometric letter received: 17/04/19
Date Biometrics enrolled: 17/04/19
Date on Approval letter: 21/05/19
Date of receipt of approval: 31/05/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 21/05/19
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application: N/A
Date of debit of fees: N/A
Date Passport to be received: N/A

sukan
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India

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by sukan » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:41 pm

Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC
Language Criteria: B1 and LiUK
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: UKVCAS (Croydon)
Date of application: 10/03/19
Home Office Received: 11/03/19
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 15/03/19
Date of debit of fees: 11/04/19
Date of Biometric letter issued:
Date of biometric letter received:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 11/03/19
Date on Approval letter: 24/05/19
Date of receipt of approval: 1/06/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application: N/A
Date of debit of fees: N/A
Date Passport to be received: N/A

cocococo
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by cocococo » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:04 pm

cocococo wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:04 pm
Eligibility criteria: Spouse of British National 5 year route
Language Criteria: Life in the UK + UK Degree
Nationality: Non EU
Method of application: Online + (UKVCAS)
Date of application: 06/03/2019
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 06/03/2019
Date of debit of fees: 06/03/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 09/03/2019 (UKVCAS)
Date on Approval letter: 21/05/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 31/05/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Required to call council
Date of Ceremony: TBD
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

O_Relly
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by O_Relly » Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:38 pm

O_Relly wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:23 am
Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 General to ILR. Over 3 years on ILR.
Language criteria: Trinity College GCSE B1
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: Online Application + Sopra Steria, so uploaded all documents online.
Date of application: 13.03.2019
Date of documents received at the HO: Uploaded online and application submitted on 13.03.2019
Payment method: Credit card
Date of debit of fees: 12.03.2019
Date of acknowledgement: 13.03.2019
Biometrics letter issue date: Not Applicable
Date of receipt of biometrics letter: Not Applicable
Date Biometrics enrolled: 13.03.2019 at Sopra Steria appointment
Date on Approval letter: 15.05.2019
Date of receipt of approval: 24.05.2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Called number provided to book ceremony.
Date of Ceremony: 04.06.2019
Date of Passport Application: TBD
Date of debit of Passport fees: TBD
Date Passport to be received: TBD
Cheers,
OR

terriblescream
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Location: London
Pakistan

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by terriblescream » Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:57 pm

terriblescream wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 10:51 am
Eligibility criteria: 5yrs Tier2 + 1yr ILR
Language Criteria: UK Degree
Nationality : Non- EU
Method of application: Online + New Service
Date of application: 15/03/2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 18/03/2019 (Email confirmation)
Date of debit of fees: N/A
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of Biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/03/2019 (Appointment booked - Free - Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: 10th May 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 17th May 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 20/05/2019
Date of Ceremony: 29/05/2019 - Private Ceremony - £170 Paid
Date of Passport Application: 03/06/2019 (Online)
Date of debit of fees: 03/06/2019
Date of Home Office Received Documents: 04/06/2019
Date of Home Office confirmed Receipt of Documents: 05/06/2019
Date Passport to be received: Waiting

anasta-cia
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Re: March 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by anasta-cia » Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:25 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years (British spouse) + ILR
Language Criteria: IELTS B1 + Life in the UK
Nationality: Belarus
Method of application: online
Date of application: 03/03/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of debit of fees: 03/03/2019
Date of Acknowledgement: E Mail Received on 04/03/2019 with Case ID
Bio-metric Letter : Received on 10/03/2019 about appointmens, 19/03/2019 from UKVAS document checking service.
Date Bio-metrics Enrolled: 20/03/2019
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

MDAbbate
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Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by MDAbbate » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:53 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 2year PR
Language criteria : Trinity B1
Nationality: EU
Method of application: Royal Mail
Date of application: 18.03.2019
Date of documents received at the HO: 19.03.2019
Payment method: Credit card
Date of debit of fees: 5.04.2019
Date of acknowledgement: 08.04.2019
Biometrics letter issue date: 10.04.2019
Date of receipt of biometrics letter: 10.04.04
Date Biometrics enrolled: 11.04.2019 (10.33am)
Date on Approval letter: 29.04.2019
Date of receipt of approval: 02.05.2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 01.05.2019
Date of Ceremony: 21.05.2019
Date of Passport Application: 21.05.2019
Passport Supporting Documents Sending to HM Passport Office: 23.05.219
Date of debit of Passport fees: 22.05.2019 (Online Service)
Date Passport to be received:06/06/2019
The longest 2 months of my entire life! Extremely happy! This forum kept my hopes up so thank you all! And good luck to everyone who is still waiting! Hang in there!

shanky
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Location: Wonderland

Re: March 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by shanky » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:38 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5Year + 1 ILR
Language Criteria: Degree
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 10 Mar
Payment method: Vis
Date of acknowledgement: 11 Mar
Date of debit of fees:
Date of Biometric letter issued:
Date of biometric letter received:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 10 Mar- managed to book same day of application paid £100 extra
Date on Approval letter: 25 MAy
Date of receipt of approval: 5 June
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 5 Jun
Date of Ceremony: 10 Jun
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:
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