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

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Anama
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Anama » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:43 pm

Anama wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:37 pm
Eligibility criteria : 5 + 1yr PR
Language criteria: UK University Degree + Life in the UK Test
Nationality: Nigerian
Method of Application: Online
Date of application: 13/01/2019
Payment method : Debit Card
Acknowledgement date: 14/01/2019 (via email)
Date biometrics enrolled: 22/01/2019- UKVCAS
Date on approval letter: 27/02/2019
Approval letter receipt date: 07/03/2019
Ceremony letter receipt date: 07/03/2019
Date of ceremony: 25/03/2019
Passport application date: not yet

Finally, the long journey is over. No more stress and contemplations over immigration issues. In all, it took 44 days from application to approval.

edina19888
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Hungary

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by edina19888 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:31 pm

Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: 5 years plus 1 year PR
Nationality: Hungarian EU
Language Criteria: Trinity English test + life in uk test
Method of application: Postal (Paper form)
Date of application: 26-02-2019( special delivery Royal Mail)
Home office received on the 27.02.2019
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: waiting
Date of debit of fees: 09-03-18
Date of Biometric letter issued: waiting
Date of biometric letter received: waiting
Date Biometrics enrolled: waiting
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Prem
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Prem » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:27 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 : New service appointment scheduled for 16/03/2019
Date on approval letter :
Approval letter receipt date :
Ceremony letter receipt date :
Date of ceremony :
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!

bimiben
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Nigeria

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by bimiben » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:42 pm

bimiben wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:45 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK Degree + LITU Test
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online + New Service
Date of application: 02/01/2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 03/01/2019
Date of debit of fees: 03/01/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: New service appointment scheduled for 03/01/2019
Date on Approval letter: 17/02/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 23/02/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 23/02/2019
Date of Ceremony: 04/03/2019 (called the council and got an earlier free slot instead of 28/03/2019)
Date of Passport Application: 06/03/2019 via the post office
Date of debit of fees: 06/03/2019
Date Passport to be received: 14/03/2019

Sogard
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Romania

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Sogard » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:55 pm

Eligibility criteria : 3 applicants - 5 yr PR + 1yr; 5yr ILR +1 yr; MN1 (PR obtained)
Language criteria: UK University Degree + Life in the UK Test
Nationality: Both EU and non-EU
Method of Application: Online
Date of application: 12/12/2018 (all supporting documents scanned)
Payment method : Credit Card
Acknowledgement date: 13/12/2018 (via email)
Date biometrics enrolled: 21/12/2018- UKVCAS Croydon
Date on approval letter: waiting
Approval letter receipt date: waiting
Ceremony letter receipt date: waiting
Date of ceremony: waiting
Passport application date: not yet, pending citizenship

We submitted our application together - 2 parents (EU and non-EU) plus EU child, born in the UK.

Just a bit over 3 months since the date of the application.

magenta1003123
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by magenta1003123 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:44 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK Degree + LITU Test
Nationality : EU
Method of application: Online + New Service

Date of application: 16/01/2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 16/01/2019
Date of debit of fees: 17/01/2019

Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29/01/2019

Date on Approval letter: 28/02/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 08/03/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 08/03/2019

Date of Ceremony: 15/04/2019 (I was given 3 slots to choose from that were pre-booked 8 April, 15 April, 22 April)

edina19888
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Hungary

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by edina19888 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:50 pm

[quote=edina19888 post_id=1754404 time=1552415472 user_id=214390]
Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: 5 years plus 1 year PR
Nationality: Hungarian EU
Language Criteria: Trinity English test + life in UK test
Method of application: Postal (Paper form)
Date of application: 26-02-2019( special delivery Royal Mail)
Home office received on the 27.02.2019
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 13.03.2019 by email
Date of debit of fees: 09-03-18
Date of Biometric letter issued: waiting
Date of biometric letter received: waiting
Date Biometrics enrolled: waiting
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

visca
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by visca » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:45 pm

Egibility criteria: 9years + 1 year R
Language Criteria: UK Degree + LITU Test
Nationality : EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 24/01/2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 25/01/2019
Date of debit of fees: 25/01/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: 24/01/2019
Date of biometric letter received: 24/01/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 26/01/2019
Email received asking for more information: 06/03/2019
Email sent with the missing information: 06/03/2019
Date on Approval letter: 11/03/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 13/03/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Date of Passport Application: Pending
Date of debit of fees: Pending
Date Passport to be received: Pending

MsSteel
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Belgium

Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by MsSteel » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:18 am

Eligibility criteria: PR (5 years) + 1 year
Nationality: Belgian
Language Criteria: UK degree + Life in the UK test
Method of application: Paper form (Royal Mail Special Delivery)
Date of application: 14-03-2019
Payment method: Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: pending
Date of debit of fees: pending
Date Biometrics letter received: pending
Date Biometrics enrolled: pending
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

Gnikiv75
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Germany

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Gnikiv75 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:04 am

Eligibility criteria : 3 yrs + married to UK citizen
Language criteria: B1 + Life in the UK Test
Nationality: German
Method of Application: Online
Date of application: 12/02/2019
Payment method : Debit Card
Acknowledgement date: 14/02/2019 (via email)
Date biometrics enrolled: 19/02/2019- UKVCAS
Date on approval letter: Waiting
Approval letter receipt date: Waiting
Ceremony letter receipt date: -
Date of ceremony: -
Passport application date:-

Nusratali786
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Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Nusratali786 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:18 pm

Eligibility criteria:10 years ILR + 1 Year
Language Criteria: B1 Selt
Nationality :pakistan
Method of application: online + ukvcas
Date of application:17-1-2019
Payment method:online
Date of acknowledgement: 18-1-2019
Date of debit of fees:18-01-2019
Date of Biometric letter issued:
Date of biometric letter received:28-01-2019
Date Biometrics enrolled:28-01-2019
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval: still waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:16-03-2019
Date of Ceremony: 27-03-2019
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:

Kinan
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Kinan » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:46 am

Eligibility criteria: Refugee 5 yrs + 1 yr ILR
Language Criteria: B1 + LITUK
Nationality : Syrian
Method of application:Online+UKVCAS
Date of application: 10th Jan 2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 10th Jan 19
Date of Bio-metric letter issued: 10th Jan 2019
Date of bio-metric letter received: 10th Jan 2019
Date Bio-metrics enrolled & document submission to Sopra Steira: 17th Jan 2019
Date on Approval letter:12/03/2019
Date of receipt of approval:16/03/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:

Prem
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Prem » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:15 pm

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 appointment & £35 for Document checking)
Date on approval letter :
Approval letter receipt date :
Ceremony letter receipt date :
Date of ceremony :
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!

koconnor
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United States of America

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by koconnor » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:08 pm

Eligibility criteria: 3 yr spouse of BC
Method of application: NCRS Hammersmith 16 Nov 2018
Date of receipt by UKBA: 16 Nov 2018
Date of debit of fees: 16 Nov 2018
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 16 Nov 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 4 Jan 2019
Date of Ceremony: 15 March 2019

HungryRomanian
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Romania

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by HungryRomanian » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:07 am

HungryRomanian wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:08 pm
HungryRomanian wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:51 am
Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year PR
Language criteria : Trinity B1 + Life in uk TEST
Nationality: EU
Method of application: post, Royal Mail
Date of application: 18/02/2019
Date of documents received at the HO: 19/02/2019
Payment method: Debit 05/03/2019
Date of acknowledgement: 05/03/2019
Biometrics letter issue date: 05/03/2019
Date of receipt of biometrics letter: 08/03/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/03/2019
Date on Approval letter: 13/03/2019
Date of receipt of approval :16/03/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of Passport fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Sai0055
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Bermuda

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Sai0055 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:11 am

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General (5 years) + ILR (1 Year 01/12/2017 to 01/12/2018)
Language Criteria: UK Masters Degree + UK Life Test
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: Online + New Service (UKVCAS)
Date of online application Submitted: 02/12/2018
Payment method: Credit Card online
Date of acknowledgement: 02/01/2018 (email from UKVI)
Date of debit of fees: 02/01/2018
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 05/12/2018
Date of biometric letter issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 05/12/2018
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 received:

Not sure what's happening with my application its been more than 3 months till now. :?

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Bangladesh

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Saad02 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:32 am

Eligibility criteria: ILR + Married to BC
Language Criteria: UK Degree
Nationality: Bangladeshi
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of online application Submitted: 03/03/2019
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 04/03/2019 (email from UKVI)
Date of debit of fees: 03/03/2019
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 15/03/2019
Date of biometric letter issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 15/03/2019
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 received:

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by CR001 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:15 pm

Casa wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:25 am
Can members please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question, comment or discussion posts have been and will continue to be removed.
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.

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by fxg » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:18 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year PR
Language criteria : Trinity B1 + Life in the UK Test
Nationality: French
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of online application Submitted: 20/03/2019
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 21/03/2019 (email from UKVI)
Date of debit of fees: 21/03/2019
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 03/04/2019
Date of biometric letter issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled:
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 received:

Raj_ravi_uk
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Raj_ravi_uk » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:31 am

Raj_ravi_uk wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:40 pm
Raj_ravi_uk wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:59 pm
Raj_ravi_uk wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:06 pm
Eligibility criteria: Refugee, 10 year travel document, 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: B1
Nationality : Sri Lankan
Method of application: NCS Ealing council
Date of application: 22-10-18
Payment method: Credit Card
Home office received: 23-10-2018 (Confirmation on Royal mail special delivery)
Date of acknowledgement: : 30-10-18 (VIA E-mail)
Date of debit of fees: 29-10-18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 29-10-18
Date of Biometric letter received: 01-11-18
Date Biometric enrolled: 02-11-18

Date on Approval letter: 25-02-19
Date of receipt of approval: 02-03-19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 09-03-19
Date of Ceremony:13-03-19

Date of Passport Application: 14-03-19 Post Office Paper Check & Send
Date of debit of fees: 14-03-19
Date Passport to be received:

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