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Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

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

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Raj_ravi_uk
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Raj_ravi_uk » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:11 am

Raj_ravi_uk wrote:
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:05-04-19

Finally my 14 year Immigration journey finished, THX every ones posts & advices. And good luck to the one waiting for reply & the one going to apply.

User1234567
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by User1234567 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:43 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: ILR + 2 yrs
Nationality: EU
Language criteria: UK Degree + life in the uk test
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of receipt by UKBA: 25/01/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of debit of fees: 28/01/2019
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 28/01/2019
Date Biometric appointment: UKVCAS 05/02/2019
Date Biometric enrollment: UKVCAS 05/02/2019
Date on approval letter: 01/04/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 08/04/2019
Date of Ceremony: I called today and been informed it will be on the 09/05/2019
Date applied passport: pending
Date passport received: pending

smarioana91
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by smarioana91 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:44 pm

:D :D :D I am so thrilled!!!

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: Permanent Residence + 1 year
Nationality: EU
Language criteria: UK Degree + life in the uk test
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of receipt by UKBA: 01/02/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 01/02/2019
Date Biometric appointment: UKVCAS 04/02/2019
Date Biometric enrolment: UKVCAS 04/02/2019
Date on approval letter: 01/04/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 08/04/2019
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date applied passport: pending
Date passport received: pending

smarioana91
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by smarioana91 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:16 am

smarioana91 wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:44 pm
:D :D :D I am so thrilled!!!

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: Permanent Residence + 1 year
Nationality: EU
Language criteria: UK Degree + life in the uk test
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of receipt by UKBA: 01/02/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 01/02/2019
Date Biometric appointment: UKVCAS 04/02/2019
Date Biometric enrolment: UKVCAS 04/02/2019
Date on approval letter: 01/04/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 08/04/2019
Date of Ceremony: 25/04/2019
Date applied passport: pending
Date passport received: pending

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CR001
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by CR001 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:28 pm

CR001 wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:08 pm
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.

JACKQ66
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by JACKQ66 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:49 pm

Eligibility criteria : 6.5yrs residence + 1yr PR
Language criteria : B1 CEFR Trinity College + Life in UK Test
Nationality : EU Poland
Method of Application : Online
Date of application : 16/01/2019
Payment method : Debit Card
Acknowledgement date : 17/01/2019 (via email)
Date fees debited : 17/01/2019
Biometrics letter issue date : 16/01/2019
Biometrics letter receipt date : 16/01/2019 (online)
Date biometrics enrolled : 17/01/2019
Date supporting documents sent : 17/01/2019 (by Post)
Date supporting documents received : 18/01/2019 (Royal Mail Tracking)
Date on decision letter : 28/02/2019
Decision letter receipt date : 02/03/2019
Ceremony letter receipt date : 08/03/2019
Date of ceremony : 25/03/2019
Passport application date : 26/03/2019
Date fees debited : 26/03/2019
Passport receipt date : 08/04/2019

dhanyaais
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by dhanyaais » Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:13 pm

dhanyaais wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:12 pm
Eligibility criteria: 3yrs + BC Spouse
Language Criteria: LIUK + Educational qualification for Language (accepted during ILR)
Nationality : Non-EEA
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 13 Jan 2019
Payment method: Amex
Date of acknowledgement: 14 Jan 2019
Date of debit of fees: 13 Jan 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 22 Jan 2019
Date on Approval letter: 3 April 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 10 April 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Need to book online with my local council
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Zeebro44
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Zeebro44 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:51 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years refugee +1year ILR
Language Criteria: LIUK + B1 trinity
Nationality : Non-EEA
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 08.04.2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 09.04.2019
Date of debit of fees: 08.04.2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
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 to be received:

Stress game start

Wanderingrooh
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Wanderingrooh » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:17 am

Wanderingrooh wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:50 am
Eligibility criteria: 5 years+3 years ILR
Language Criteria: English Trinity Test certification+ Life in the UK test certificate
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online UKVCAS new service
Date of application: 1 Feb 2019
Payment method: Debit card online on 1 Feb 2019
Date of acknowledgement: 4 Feb 2019 (Email confirmation from UK visas and Immigration)
Date of debit of fees:4 Feb 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of biometric letter received: 1 Feb 2019 via email
Date Biometrics enrolled: 14 Feb 2019
Date on Approval letter: 1 April 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 10 April 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony:waiting
Date of Passport Application:waiting
Date of debit of fees:waiting
Date Passport to be received:waiting
Two long months but its finally here! Good luck everyone, hang in there!

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Wanderingrooh » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:34 am

Wanderingrooh wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:17 am
Wanderingrooh wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:50 am
Eligibility criteria: 5 years+3 years ILR
Language Criteria: English Trinity Test certification+ Life in the UK test certificate
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online UKVCAS new service
Date of application: 1 Feb 2019
Payment method: Debit card online on 1 Feb 2019
Date of acknowledgement: 4 Feb 2019 (Email confirmation from UK visas and Immigration)
Date of debit of fees:4 Feb 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of biometric letter received: 1 Feb 2019 via email
Date Biometrics enrolled: 14 Feb 2019
Date on Approval letter: 1 April 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 10 April 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Incorporated in the approval letter, asked to call council
Date of Ceremony:15 April 2019 (Private ceremony)
Date of Passport Application:waiting
Date of debit of fees:waiting
Date Passport to be received:waiting
Two long months but its finally here! Good luck everyone, hang in there!

S3TM
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by S3TM » Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:33 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + Married to BC
Language: Life in the UK + B1
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online + Post
Date of application: 11-02-2019
Date of acknowledgement: 11-02-2019 (email)
Date of documents posted: 12-02-2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 14-02-2019
Date on Approval letter: 21-03-2019
Date of receipt of approval: 23-03-2019 (pre-paid SD)
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 28-03-2019
Date of Ceremony: 02-04-2019 (private ceremony)
Date of Passport Application: 03-04-2019 (post office check and send)
Date Passport to be received: 11-04-2019

Finally the very very expensive and stressful immigration journey is over. British passport has been received today. Still says European Union on the passport. :D

Huge thanks to this forum especially CR001. Good luck to everyone else.

Klmroyal
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Klmroyal » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:22 pm

Klmroyal wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:15 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year PR
Language Criteria: LITUK + B1
Nationality : NON EU
Method of application: online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 07.01.2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 08.01.2019
Date of debit of fees: 08.01.2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08.01.2019
Date on Approval letter: ?
Date of receipt of approval: ?
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 11 April 2019
Date of Ceremony: 20 may 2019 my need private one
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be receiver

Almos been 3 months still nothing happened:(

Monajasra
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Monajasra » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:25 am

Monajasra wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:07 pm
Route : 5yrs spouse visa
Eligibility criteria : ILR+ 1yr
Language criteria : UK degree
Nationality : Non EU
Method of Application : Online + documents via post
Date of application : 11/02/2019
Payment method : Debit card
Acknowledgement date : 11/02/2019(email)
Date fees debited : 11/02/2019
Date biometrics enrolled : 11/02/2019
Date supporting documents sent : 11/02/2019
Date supporting documents received :12/02/2019
Date on decision letter :10/04/2019
Decision letter receipt date : 13/04/2019
Ceremony letter receipt date : Mentioned not to call local council, will recieve a letter within 21 days
Date of ceremony :
Passport application date :
Date fees debited :
Passport receipt date :

edina19888
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by edina19888 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:11 am

edina19888 wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:50 pm
edina19888 wrote:
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: 13.03.2019 by email
Date of debit of fees: 09-03-18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 13.03.2019
Date of biometric letter received: 15.03.2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 16.03.2019
Date on Approval letter: 10.04.2019
Date of receipt of approval: 11.04.2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Mentioned not to call local council, will receive a letter within 21 days
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:
it took me only 6 weeks to receive the approval letter!!!

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Annie77 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:02 pm

Eligibility criteria: Settled Status+ spouse of a BC
Nationality: Hungarian EU
Language Criteria: Trinity + Life in the UK test
Method of application: Postal (Paper form)
Date of application: 04-03-2019( special delivery Royal Mail)
Home office received: 05.03.2019
Payment method: Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 20.03.2019 (letter dated 15/3)
Date of debit of fees: 18-03-19
Date of Biometric letter issued: 20.03.2019
Date of biometric letter received: 23.03.2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 25.03.2019
Date on Approval letter: 09.04.2019
Date of receipt of approval: 10.04.2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:


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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Wanderingrooh » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:47 pm

Wanderingrooh wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:34 am
Wanderingrooh wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:17 am
Wanderingrooh wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:50 am
Eligibility criteria: 5 years+3 years ILR
Language Criteria: English Trinity Test certification+ Life in the UK test certificate
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online UKVCAS new service
Date of application: 1 Feb 2019
Payment method: Debit card online on 1 Feb 2019
Date of acknowledgement: 4 Feb 2019 (Email confirmation from UK visas and Immigration)
Date of debit of fees:4 Feb 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of biometric letter received: 1 Feb 2019 via email
Date Biometrics enrolled: 14 Feb 2019
Date on Approval letter: 1 April 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 10 April 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Incorporated in the approval letter, asked to call council
Date of Ceremony:15 April 2019 (Private ceremony)
Date of Passport Application:15 April 2019 (Online-sent documents through post office via special delivery)
Date of debit of fees: 15 April 2019
Date Passport to be received:waiting
Two long months but its finally here! Good luck everyone, hang in there!

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Nikmishin » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:05 pm

Nikmishin wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:12 am
Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: EU settled status + BC spouse
Method of application: online + UKVCAS
Date of receipt by UKBA: 01/02/2019
Date of debit of fees: 24/01/2019
UKVCAS Appointment: 01/02/2019
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: none
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of Ceremony:

Rejection letter date: 12/04/2019
Rejection letter received: 15/04/2019
Rejection reason: I do not hold Permanent Residence card
Why this is stupid: I have EU Settled Status which there is not physical document for to submit with application

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Bob456 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:10 pm

Eligibility criteria: Permanent Residence + 1 year
Nationality: EU
Language criteria: B1 Trinity College + life in the uk test
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of receipt by UKBA: 05/02/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 05/02/2019
Date Biometric appointment: UKVCAS 06/02/2019
Date Biometric enrolment: UKVCAS 06/02/2019
Date on approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of Ceremony:
Date applied passport:
Date passport received:

dhanyaais
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by dhanyaais » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:19 am

dhanyaais wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:13 pm
dhanyaais wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:12 pm
Eligibility criteria: 3yrs + BC Spouse
Language Criteria: LIUK + Educational qualification for Language (accepted during ILR)
Nationality : Non-EEA
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 13 Jan 2019
Payment method: Amex
Date of acknowledgement: 14 Jan 2019
Date of debit of fees: 13 Jan 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 22 Jan 2019
Date on Approval letter: 3 April 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 10 April 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Need to book online with my local council
Date of Ceremony: 8 May 2019
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Al0019
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Al0019 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:29 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years refugee +1year ILR (Family)
Language Criteria: Live in the UK + B1 trinity
Nationality : Non-EEA
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 25/01/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 28/01/2019
Date of debit of fees: 25/01/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/02/2019 (UKVCAS
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting
Date of Passport Application: waiting
Date of debit of fees: waiting
Date Passport to be received: waiting

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