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throwaway0b1
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by throwaway0b1 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:00 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + 1yr
Language Criteria: University Degree + Life in the UK
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: new online system
Date of application: 03/03/2019
Payment method: online card payment
Date of acknowledgement: 03/03/19
Date of debit of fees:03/03/19
Date Biometrics enrolled: 13/03/19 UKVCAS
Date on Approval letter: 14/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 20/06/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting
Date of Passport Application: not yet
Date of debit of fees: not yet
Date Passport to be received: not yet

Taina
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Taina » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:28 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year PR
Language Criteria: UK degree
Nationality : EU
Method of application:online + UKVCAS
Date of application:06-03-2019
Payment method: online debit
Date of acknowledgement: 07-03-2019
Date of debit of fees: 07-03-2019
Date of Biometric letter issued:n/a
Date of biometric letter received:n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 11-03-2019 Croydon
Date on Approval letter:14-06-2019
Date of receipt of approval: 20-06-2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:n/a
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

The most stressful 3 months wait in my entire life :? :oops:

Jwjagyan1985
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Philippines

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Jwjagyan1985 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:32 am

[quote=Jwjagyan1985 post_id=1764967 time=1554469142 user_id=215482]
Application Timeline
Eligibility Criteria: ILR + Married to BC
Nationality: Non-EU
Language Criteria: B1 from TRINITY COLLEGE + LIFE IN THE UK TEST
Method of Application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of online application submitted: 15/01/2019
Payment Method: Debit Card
Date of debit of fees: 16/01/2019
Date of receipt of acknowledgment: 16/01/2019 (email from UKVI)
Date Biometric Enrollment: 21/01/2019
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 21/01/2019
Date of biometric letter issued: N/A
Date on Approval letter: 20/05/2019
Date of receipt of Approval: 31/05/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:31/05/2019
Date of ceremony:07/06/2019
Date of Passport Application:10/06/2019
Date of debit of fees: 10/06/2019
Date Passport received: 21/06/2019

Salah libya
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Tunisia

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Salah libya » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:00 pm

[quote="Salah libya" post_id=1760309 time=1553560572 user_id=215123]
Eligibility criteria: 5years refugee + 1 year IlR
Language Criteria: Uk master degree
Nationality :non EU
Method of application:online
Date of application:06/03/2019
Payment method:debit card
Date of acknowledgement:08/03/2019
Date of debit of fees:08/03/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued:11/03/2019
Date of biometric letter received:11-03-2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: Sopera Steria service
Date on Approval letter:17/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval:21/06/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:21/06/2019
Date of Ceremony:01/08/2019 but I will call to book private one
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Thanx to all admins for creating this forum and good luck to those who still waiting their approvals. It almost took 3months and 10 days .
Good luck

hogee
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Hungary

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by hogee » Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:56 pm

hogee wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:03 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 years +1year PR
Language Criteria: B1 trinity
Nationality : Hungarian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 22/03/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 25/03/2019
Date of debit of fees: 25/03/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 27/03/2019 (UKVCAS
Date on Approval letter:11/06/19
Date of receipt of approval:21/06/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Passport to be received:

Bilorani77
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Bilorani77 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:04 pm

Approval Update: :

Eligibility criteria: 10 years with 1year ILR
Language Criteria: B1 Trinity Uk + Life in UK Test
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: Post
Date of application: 01/02/2019
Payment method: by Card
Date of acknowledgement: 02/02/2019
Date of debit of fees: 02/02/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: 01/02/2019
Date of biometric letter received: 01/02/2019
Date of supporting documents sent:07/02/2019
Date of Biometrics enrolled: 07/02/2019
Date on Approval letter: 18/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 21/06/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Still waiting
Date of Ceremony: N/A :
Date of passport:

Rhopoul
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Rhopoul » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:08 pm

Rhopoul wrote:
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: 17/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 21/06/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: N/A
Date of Ceremony: TBC
Date of Passport Application: TBC
Date of debit of fees: TBC
Date Passport to be received: TBC

Rubyduchess
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Rubyduchess » Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:55 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + 1yr
Language Criteria: University Degree + Life in the UK
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: new online system
Date of application: 22/06/2019
Payment method: online card payment
Date of acknowledgement: 22/06/19
Date of debit of fees:22/06/19
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/07/19 UKVCAS
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:

Rhopoul
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Rhopoul » Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:48 am

Rhopoul wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:08 pm
Rhopoul wrote:
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: 17/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 21/06/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 21/06/2019
Date of Ceremony: 02/07/2019
Date of Passport Application: TBC
Date of debit of fees: TBC
Date Passport to be received: TBC

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Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by 05balol » Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:20 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + 1yr
Language Criteria: University Degree + Life in the UK
Nationality : Nigerian
Method of application: new online system
Date of application: 01/05/2019
Payment method: online card payment
Date of acknowledgement: 01/05/2019
Date of debit of fees: 01/05/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 22/05/2019 UKVCAS
Date on Approval letter: 18/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 24/06/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 24/06/2019
Date of Ceremony: 16/07/2019
Date of Passport Application: TBC
Date of debit of fees: TBC
Date Passport to be received:TBC

jpock1123
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Australia

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by jpock1123 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:12 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years (Ancestry) + 1year ILR
Language Criteria: UK Degree / English Speaking Country of Origin
Nationality: Australian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 02/05/2019
Payment method: Online by Card
Date of acknowledgement: 03/05/2019
Date of debit of fees: 02/05/2019
Date of sending the Documents to UKVI: 14/05/2019
Date of Bio-metric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of Bio-metric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 21/05/2019
Date Bio-metrics enrolled: 21/05/2019
Date on Approval letter: 18/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 24/06/19

I am overseas so the ceremony and passport part will be pretty slow for me.

This was approved much quicker than I expected!

Best of luck to everyone! These forums have been really helpful and reassuring

alreadyinuse
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South Africa

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by alreadyinuse » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:35 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + spouse of UK Citizen
Language Criteria: CEFR level B1.1
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: new online system
Date of application: 03/06/2019
Payment method: online card payment
Date of acknowledgement: 03/06/19
Date of debit of fees:03/06/19
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/06/19 UKVCAS
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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Ukraine

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by kolomatskyi » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:34 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 year Tier 2 + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK Bsc diploma
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: new online system
Date of application: 22/02/2019
Payment method: online card payment
Date of acknowledgement: 22/02/19
Date of debit of fees:22/02/19
Date Biometrics enrolled: 25/02/19 Croydon
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:

nadiafarhan085
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Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by nadiafarhan085 » Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:16 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + Spouse of British Citizen
Language Criteria: Trinity B1
Nationality : Pakistani
Method of application: new online system
Date of application: 14/06/2019
Payment method: online card payment
Date of acknowledgement: 17/06/19
Date of debit of fees: 14/06/19
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/06/19 UKVCAS
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:

Prem
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Prem » Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:01 pm

Prem wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:02 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 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 : 15/06/2019
Date fees debited : 15/06/2019
Passport receipt date : 25/06/2019
Surrender Indian Passport and OCI Next!
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!

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Puerto Rico

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by zelda113 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:42 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + Spouse of BC
Language Criteria: B1+ Life in the UK
Nationality: Pak
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 23/04/2019
Payment method: Online by Card
Date of acknowledgement: 23/04/2019
Date of debit of fees: 23/04/2019
Date of Bio-metric letter issued: NA
Date of Bio-metric letter received: NA
Date of UKVCAS appointment: 26/05/2019
Date Bio-metrics enrolled: 26/05/2019
Date on Approval letter: 27/06/2019 dated 20/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 27/06/2019 dated 20/06/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 25/05/2019- came before approval letter
Date of Ceremony: 12/07/2019
Date of Passport Application: pending
Date of debit of fees: pending
Date Passport to be received: pending


approx 4 weeks from enrolment of finger prints

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by spaniee » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:44 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5years refugee + 1-year IlR
Language Criteria: B1 CEFR Trinity College + Life in UK Test
Nationality: stateless
Method of application: post
Date of application:10/06/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgment:19/06/2019
Date of debit of fees:15/06/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued:19/06/2019
Date of a biometric letter received:19/06/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 19/06/19
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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Bangladesh

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Saad02 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:03 am

Saad02 wrote:
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: 17/06/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 27/06/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 27/06/2019
Date of Ceremony: 01/07/2019 (Private 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 vaibhav1s » Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:53 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years T2 + 1 year ILR
Language criteria: Trinity College
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: Online UKVCAS
Date of application: 17-3-2019
Payment method: Online
Date Biometrics enrolled: 26-3-2019 UKVCAS Croydon
Date on Approval letter: 17-6-2019
Date for receipt of approval letter: 27-6-2019
Date for receipt of ceremony letter: N/A
Date of Ceremony: N/A

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by ovi981 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:22 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years +3year PR
Language Criteria: B1 trinity
Nationality : EU Romanian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS for myself and wife on the same application (same eligibility as me)
Date of application: 13/02/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 13/02/2019
Date of debit of fees: 13/02/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date of biometric letter received: N/A (UKVCAS)
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/02/2019 UKVCAS Croydon
Date on Approval letter: waiting. :roll:
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:
Date Passport to be received:

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