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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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rpampana
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India

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by rpampana » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:12 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1(GESE Grade 5) + LiUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 24 Jan 2020
Payment method: Credit Card (Online)
Date of acknowledgement: 27 Jan 2020
Date of debit of fees: 27 Jan 2020
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: UKVCAS Macnhester premium service
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

bantu warrior
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by bantu warrior » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:38 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 5yr Refugee + 1yr ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: MSc + BA UK Degrees + LIUK
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 31 Jan 2020
Payment method: Credit Card (Online)
Date of debit of fees: 31 Jan 2020
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 3 Feb 2020
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: UKVCAS Gloucester premium service 13 Feb 2020
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

Nehasema
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Nehasema » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:41 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR +1year
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1(GESE Grade 5) + LiUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 12 Dec 2019
Payment method: Credit Card (Online)
Date of acknowledgement: 13 Dec 2019
Date of debit of fees: 16 Dec 2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 14 Dec 2019 UKVCAS (£100)
Date on Approval letter: 17 Jan 2020
Date of receipt of approval: 24 Jan 2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 24 Jan 2020
Date of Ceremony: 13 Feb 2020

Thanks for everyone's support!

Vish78
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India

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Vish78 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:18 pm

Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: HSMP + ILR for 10 years

Life in the Uk Test competed
Trinity college English test completed

Method of application: Online
Date of receipt by UKBA: 05/02/2020
Date of debit of fees: 06/02/2020
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 06/02/2020
Biometric enrolled:18/02/2020

Date of receipt of approval: awaiting
Date of Ceremony: awaiting

chinasa12
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by chinasa12 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:19 pm

Application route - 5years + PR
Nationality - Non EU
Application type - Online 14th January 2020
Payment - credit card online
Application confirmation - 15th January 2020
Biometrics - 20th January 2020 Croydon (paid £85)
Approval letter dated - 10th February 2020
Approval letter received - 14th February 2020
Swearing in ceremony - awaiting
Passport - awaiting

Everything just under a month.

cookie1985
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United States of America

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by cookie1985 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:03 am

Eligibility criteria: 10 years residency + 1 PR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degress + Life in the UK
Nationality : Non EU/EEA
Method of application: Online + New Service (UKVCAS)
Date of application: 08-Jan-2020
Payment method: Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 09-Jan-2020
Date of debit of fees:08-Jan-2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21-Jan-2020
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 the debit of fees: WAITING
Date passport to be received: WAITING
Colour of the passport:WAITING

Emailed Home office and no response

jojo1984
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Greece

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by jojo1984 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:14 am

Eligibility criteria: EU Permanent Resident 5 years + spouse of British citizen
Language/LIUK Criteria: LIUK + Uk degree
Nationality : EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 1 Jan 2020
Payment method: Credit Card (Online)
Date of acknowledgement: 2 Jan 2020
Date of debit of fees: 2 Jan 2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 10 Jan 2020 UKVCAS Premium Lounge Mark Lane (£60)
Date on Approval letter: 6 Feb 2020
Date of receipt of approval: 15 Feb 2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:N/A
Date of Ceremony: 24 March 2020 (earliest free available)

sandt1
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Zimbabwe

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by sandt1 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:59 pm

sandt1 wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:59 pm
Eligibility criteria: Lived here since I was 6
Language Criteria: native - But took The life in the UK test and Have degree from Oxford brookes
Nationality : Zimbabwean
Method of application: Online/UKVCAS Sopra Steria
Date of application: 20/06/2019
Payment method: Online
Date of acknowledgment: 24/06/2019
Date of the debit of fees: 24/06/2019
Date of Biometric letter issued: N/A
Date of a biometric letter received: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 24/06/2019
Date on Approval letter: 15/02/2020
Date of receipt of approval: 08/02/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony : 04/03/2020
Date of Ceremony:04/03/2020
it is finally here after a long long wait

jlwk55
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Malaysia

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by jlwk55 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:14 am

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 (5 years) + ILR (1 year)
Language Criteria: University in UK
Nationality : Malaysian
Method of application: Online/UKVCAS Sopra Steria
Date of application: 07/01/2020
Payment method: Online
Date of Acknowledgment: 07/01/2020, online generated after online submission
Date of the debit of fees: 07/01/2020, online generated after online submission
Date of Biometric letter issued: 07/01/2020, online generated after online appointment with Sopra Steria
Date of a Biometric letter received: 07/01/2020, online generated after online appointment with Sopra Steria
Date Biometrics enrolled: 17/01/2020
Date on Approval letter: 15/02/2020
Date of receipt of approval: 15/02/2020
Date of receipt of ceremony : To be arranged
Date of Ceremony: To be arranged

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Casa
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Casa » Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:25 am

@shah4404 Please don't post questions in this TIMELINE ONLY THREAD.
(Casa, not CR001)
Please don't send me PMs asking for immigration advice on posts that are on the open forum. If I haven't responded there, it's because I don't have the answer. I'm a moderator, not a legal professional.

roxanneryan8484
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South Africa

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by roxanneryan8484 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:59 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR + 6 PR
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1(GESE Grade 5) + Life in the UK
Nationality : Non EU/EEA
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 10-Feb-2020
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 11-Feb-2020
Date of debit of fees: 10-Feb-2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 16-Feb-2020 Sopra Steria Manchester premium service £220 - no free appts
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 the debit of fees: WAITING
Date passport to be received: WAITING
Colour of the passport:WAITING

Rimas15
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Rimas15 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:06 pm

Application: 1 AN + 1 MN
Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 + ILR, Child ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1 + Life in the UK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 28-Jan-2020
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 29-Jan-2020
Date of debit of fees: 28-Jan-2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 04-Feb-2020 UKVCAS
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 the debit of fees: WAITING
Date passport to be received: WAITING

BellaDass
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Malaysia

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by BellaDass » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:13 pm

Eligibility criteria: 21 years (ILR + 16 Years)
Language Criteria: University of London (External) + Bar Qualifications + Life in the UK Test
Nationality : Malaysian
Method of application: Online/UKVCAS Sopra Steria
Date of application: 21/01/2020
Payment method: Online
Date of Acknowledgment: 21/01/2020, online generated after online submission
Date of the debit of fees: 21/01/2020, online generated after online submission
Date of Biometric letter issued:21/01/2020, online generated after online appointment with Sopra Steria
Date of a Biometric letter received: 21/01/2020, online generated after online appointment with Sopra Steria
Date Biometrics enrolled: 20/02/2020 at Canterbury, Kent. No earlier appointment. Paid £75.00
Date on Approval letter: Waiting
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony : Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

vsivaraman1980
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India

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by vsivaraman1980 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:11 pm

Applications: 2 AN + 1 MN
Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 + ILR, Child ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1 + Life in the UK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 18-Jan-2020
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 19-Jan-2020
Date of debit of fees: 19-Jan-2020
Date Bio metrics enrolled: 14-Feb-2020 UKVCAS (free appointment at Glasgow core center)
SMS from UKVCAS stating application submitted : 14-Feb-2019 (SMS service requested)
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 the debit of fees: WAITING
Date passport to be received: WAITING

Alisher715
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Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Alisher715 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:15 am

Eligibility criteria: ILR +1year
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK DEGREE + LiUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 17/02/2020
Payment method: Credit Card (Online)
Date of acknowledgment: 17/02/2020
Date of debit of fees: 17/02/2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 18/02/2020
Date on Approval letter: PENDING
Date of receipt of approval: PENDING
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: PENDING
Date of Ceremony: PENDING

one2one2
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Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by one2one2 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:53 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 year Long Residency +1year
Language/LIUK Criteria: Masters Degree + LIUK
Nationality : Non EU/Pakistan
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 15/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card (Online)
Date of acknowledgment: 16/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 16/10/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 05/11/2019
Date on Approval letter: 30/01/2020
Date of receipt of approval: 11/02/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 14/02/2020
Date of Ceremony: 12/04/2020

luqi2020
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South Africa

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by luqi2020 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:16 pm

Application: ILR
Eligibility criteria: DLR 6 YEARS +1.5 ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1 + Life in the UK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 11-JUNE-2019
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 11-JUN-2019
Date of debit of fees: 11-JUN-2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 17-JUN-2019 UKVCAS CROYDON
Approval letter: 10/02/2020
Date of receipt of approval: 19/02/2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: WAITING
Date of Ceremony: WAITING
Date of passport application: WAITING
Date of the debit of fees: WAITING
Date passport to be received: WAITING

NOTE: I was send questionnaire on the 04 of feb which i replied back 09th feb 2020 ( regarding good character)

jona46
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Columbia

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by jona46 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:34 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 year Long Residency +1year
Language/LIUK Criteria: Masters Degree + LIUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 19/01/2020
Payment method: Debit Card (Online)
Date of acknowledgment: 20/01/2020
Date of debit of fees: 19/01/2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 20/01/2020
Date on Approval letter: WAITING
Date of receipt of approval: WAITING
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: WAITING
Date of Ceremony: WAITING

Sinjin
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India

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Sinjin » Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:04 pm

Sinjin wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:02 pm
Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 8yr ILR
Method of application: Online + UKVACS
Date of receipt by UKBA: 31/12/2019
Date of debit of fees: 31/12/2019
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 31/12/2019
Date of Biometric enrolment: 17/01/2020
Date Chased: 03/02/2020
Date of Email approval: Email not received
Date on Approval Letter: 10/02/2020
Date of receipt of approval: 18/02/2020
Date of Ceremony: To be organised

Tao
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Tao » Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:34 pm

Eligibility criteria: 6 years descretionary + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1(GESE Grade 5) + LiUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 6 February 2020
Payment method: Debit Card (Online)
Date of acknowledgement: 7 February
Date of debit of fees: 6 February 2020
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: UKVCAS
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

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