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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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Sand6
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Sand6 » Mon May 20, 2019 8:22 am

Eligibility criteria:ILR 1 year
Language Criteria: Trinnity college B1
Nationality:
Method of application: post
Date of application: 17/05/2019
Recieved by VKVI: 20/05/2019
Date of acknowledgement email:
Date of acknowledgement letter:
Date of debit of fees:
Date of Bio-metric letter issued:
Date of Bio-metric letter received:
Date Bio-metrics 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:

CoolGirl1984
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by CoolGirl1984 » Mon May 20, 2019 9:50 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years plus 1 year PR
Language Criteria: B1 CEFR Trinity College + Life in UK Test
Nationality : Polish EU
Method of application: Online + New Service
Date of application: 05/03/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 06/03/2019 e-mail
Date of debit of fees: 06/03/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A new service
Date of biometric letter received: N/A new service
Date Biometrics enrolled: 15/03/2019 UKVCAS new service appointment
Date on Approval letter: 08/05/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 18/05/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Received on Saturday, will contact the council on Monday
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

saahib_ali
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by saahib_ali » Mon May 20, 2019 9:58 am

Following is my timeline.

Eligibility criteria: ILR + One Year
Language: UK Degree
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 08-01-2019
Date of acknowledgement: 09-01-2019 (email from UKVI)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21-01-2019
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 21-01-2019
Date on Approval letter: Waiting
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

Onesie2017
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Onesie2017 » Mon May 20, 2019 12:10 pm

Eligibility criteria: Refugee 5yrs + 1yr ILR
Language Criteria: B1 + LITUK
Nationality : Nigerian
Method of application:Online+UKVCAS(1adult+2children)
Date of application: 6th feb 2019
Payment method: Online (MasterCard debit)
Date of acknowledgement: 6th feb 2019
Date of debit of fees: 6th feb 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: 6th feb 2019
Date of biometric letter received: 6th feb 2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 8th feb 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:

Still waiting....

ROHAAN7
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by ROHAAN7 » Mon May 20, 2019 1:49 pm

Eligibility criteria: PR +1year
Language Criteria: Live in the UK + B1 trinity
Nationality : Non-EEA
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 11/05/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 11/05/2019
Date of debit of fees: 11/05/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 14/05/2019 (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

Prem
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Prem » Mon May 20, 2019 3:39 pm

Prem wrote:
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 : 10/05/2019
Approval letter receipt date : 20/05/2019
Ceremony letter receipt date : 20/05/2019
Date of ceremony : Closed at 4pm, Will have to ring tomorrow, shame you can't book online.
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!

sparrow007
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by sparrow007 » Tue May 21, 2019 11:17 am

Eligibility criteria : 25 years in UK, British spouse, Settled Status
Language criteria : UK degrees
Nationality: EU
Method of Application: Online
Date of application: 30/1/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Acknowledgement date: 30/1/2019
Date fees debited: 31/1/2019
Biometrics letter issue date: 30/1/2019
Biometrics letter receipt date: 30/1/2019 (online, as part of application)
Date biometrics enrolled: 8/2/2019
Date supporting documents sent: 8/2/2019 (as part of biometrics, new service: Swinton)
Date supporting documents received: (as part of biometrics, new service: Swinton)
Date on decision letter: 14 weeks and counting/waiting...
Decision letter receipt date:
Ceremony letter receipt date:
Date of ceremony:

azdino7
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by azdino7 » Tue May 21, 2019 3:47 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years plus 1 year PR
Language Criteria: B1 CEFR Trinity College + Life in UK Test
Nationality : non EU
Method of application: Online + New Service
Date of application: 11/02/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 11/02/2019 e-mail
Date of debit of fees: 11/02/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A new service
Date of biometric letter received: N/A new service
Date Biometrics enrolled: 15/02/2019 UKVCAS new service appointment
Date on Approval letter: waiting :shock:
Date of receipt of approval: waiting :shock:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

more than 3 months and still no answer :shock: :x

kamalkamal
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Oman

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by kamalkamal » Wed May 22, 2019 2:51 am

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Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 4years PR
Nationality: Non EU
Language criteria: language+life in the uk tests
Method of application: paper application
Date of receipt by UKBA: 08/04/2019
Payment method: credit card
Date of debit of fees: 27/04/2019
Date of acknowledgement: 29/04/2019 (by email)
Date of Biometric letter issued: 21/05/2019
biometric letter received: 27/04/2019 (by email after i contact them=> by email*** for a late biometric letter)
Biometrics enrolled: 27/04/2018 (at post office)
TBC...

kamalkamal
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by kamalkamal » Wed May 22, 2019 3:04 am

kamalkamal wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:24 am
kamalkamal wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:20 am
kamalkamal wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:33 am
Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 4years PR
Nationality: Non EU
Language criteria: language+life in the uk tests
Method of application: paper application
Date of receipt by UKBA: 08/04/2019
Payment method: credit card
Date of debit of fees: 27/04/2019
Date of acknowledgement: 20/04/2019 (by email)
Date of Biometric letter issued: 21/05/2019
biometric letter received: 21/05/2019 (by email after i contact them=> by email*** for a late biometric letter)
Biometrics enrolled: 21/05/2018 (at post office)
TBC...

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by huqqapani » Wed May 22, 2019 10:53 am

Eligibility criteria: ILR + BC Spouse
Language Criteria: Life in the UK + B1 trinity
Nationality : Non-EEA
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 18/05/2019 (online)
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 18/05/2019
Date of debit of fees: 18/05/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 20/05/2019 (UKVCAS - Premium Lounge London)
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

shreejiswami
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by shreejiswami » Thu May 23, 2019 10:53 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1year ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity GESE B1 Grade 5 exam
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: Online + UKVICAS
Date of application: 01/03/2019
Payment method: Online by Card
Date of acknowledgement: 05/03/2019
Date of debit of fees: 05/03/2019
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 12/03/2019
Date Bio-metrics enrolled:12/03/2019
Date on Approval letter: 16/05/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 22/05/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: N/A ( Booked by calling council)
Date of Ceremony: 28/05/2019
Date of Passport Application: pending
Date of debit of fees: pending
Date Passport to be received: pending

It has been really long and silent journey . I must say big thank you to Immigration board for all the help. I cannot emphasise enough significant contribution immigration board has played in this long journey. Kudos and Long live Immigration board !

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Rhopoul » Fri May 24, 2019 8:25 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1year PR
Language Criteria: UK Degree + LIUK
Nationality: EU
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 18/04/2019
Date of debit of fees: 18/04/2019
Date of acknowledgement: 23/04/2019
Date Bio-metrics enrolled: 03/05/2019
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:

cardsman
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by cardsman » Fri May 24, 2019 11:35 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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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by an3874 » Fri May 24, 2019 4:23 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years Tier 1 + 6 years ILR
Language Criteria: Native speaker
Nationality : Non-EEA
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 05/03/2019
Payment method: debit 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: 12/03/2019 (UKVCAS)
Date on Approval letter: 08/05/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 18/05/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: booked online
Date of Ceremony: 22/05/2019
Date of Passport Application: 23/05/2019
Date of debit of fees: 23/05/2019
Date Passport to be received: waiting

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Rainbow19 » Sun May 26, 2019 10:12 am

Eligibility criteria:5 years refugee plus 1year Ilr
Language Criteria: Trinnity college B1
Method of application: post
Date of application: 9/02/2019
Recieved by UkviI: 12/2/2019
Date of acknowledgement email:
Date of acknowledgement letter:1/3/19
Date of debit of fees:
Date of Bio-metric letter issued: 1/3/19
Date of Bio-metric letter received:
Date Bio-metrics enrolled:7/3/19
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:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by CR001 » Sun May 26, 2019 3:08 pm

@ 'SALAH LIBYA' - 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 katyatash » Tue May 28, 2019 11:08 am

katyatash wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:37 am
Eligibility criteria: 5 years + ILR (just received) wife of BC
Language criteria : IELTS C2, MSc in London + Life in uk TEST
Nationality: Russian
Method of application: online, new service
Date of application:21/03/2019
Payment method: Debit 22/03/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: scheduled for 25/03/2019 London Premium Lounge
Date on Approval letter: 20/05/2019
Date of receipt of approval : 28/05/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:28/05/2019
Date of Ceremony: booked for 30/05/2019 private
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of Passport fees:
Date Passport to be received:

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by drali444 » Tue May 28, 2019 6:54 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 Year ILR
Language Criteria: UK university degree
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online + New Service (UKVCAS)
Date of application: 11 Feb 2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 12 Feb 2019
Date of debit of fees: 11 Feb 2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: n/a
Date of biometric letter received: n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 16 Feb 2019
Date on Approval letter: Still waiting 21 May 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 28 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

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Tuna2014 » Tue May 28, 2019 10:39 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + ILR (in March because my husband is BC)
Language Criteria: UK university degree
Nationality: Somali
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 03/05/2019
Date of acknowledgement email: 07/05/2019
Date of acknowledgement letter:Not sure
Date of debit of fees: 03/05/2019
Date Bio-metrics enrolled:22/05/2019 (free)
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:

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