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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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dhaya_235
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by dhaya_235 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:32 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 (G) 5 Year + 1 Year ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria:UK Masters + LIUK
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 26/02/2020
Payment method:Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement:27/02/2020
Date of debit of fees: 26/02/2020
Date Biometrics enrolled:12/03/2020
Date of receipt of approval: PENDING
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: PENDING
Date of Ceremony:PENDING

sunny007
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by sunny007 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:20 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: Trinity College english + LIUK (Both used for ILR)
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 01/02/2020
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 03/02/2020
Date of debit of fees: 01/02/2020
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: Booked for 03/02/2020 (Free Appointment)
Date on Approval letter:13 March 2020
Date of receipt of approval: 23 March 2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Called the council for ceremony booking, but due to COVID-19 no booking at the moment.

safeerpak
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by safeerpak » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:31 pm

Application on long residence 10 years plus 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: TRINITY COLLEGE B1 test + LIUK test
Nationality Pakistani
Method of application online: 21/02/2020
Fee paid debit card: 21/02/2020
Biometric enrolled: 24/02/2020 at Croydon London Paid service £110
Date on Approval letter: 13/03/2020
Date of receipt of approval: 21/03/2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 21/03/2020
Date of Ceremony: Services and events affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dobo
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Dobo » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:38 pm

Eligibility criteria: ILR (5 years + 1 year ILR)
Language : B1 + LIUK Test
Nationality : Romanian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 20-March-2020
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 23-March-2020
Date of debit of fees: 20-March-2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 26- March-2020 (Sopra Steria - 20 Mark Lane / London - Paid £110)
Date on Approval letter: Waiting
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

nnn15
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by nnn15 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:04 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 5yr Tier 2 + 1yr ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity B1 exam + Life in the UK test
Nationality: Russian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 14/02/2020
Date of email acknowledgement: 17/02/2020
Date biometrics enrolled: 17/02/2020
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: -

qwisnia
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Poland

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by qwisnia » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:43 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: EEA Citizen Residency (5yr) + 14 months
Language Criteria: B1 exam + Life in the UK test
Nationality: Polish
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 11/03/2020
Date of email acknowledgement: 12/03/2020
Fee paid debit card: 11/03/2020
Date biometrics enrolled: 13/03/2020 at Croydon London Paid service £110
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: -

Moha99
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Moha99 » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:59 am

Moha99 wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:35 pm
Moha99 wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:41 am
Eligibility criteria: ILR (5 years )
Language : ESOL B1.1 + Life in UK Test
Nationality : Gambian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 18-Feb-2020
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 18-Feb-2020
Date of debit of fees: 19-Feb-2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 24-Feb-2020 (UKVCAS - Birmigham No Free Appt, £145 paid for premium service )
Date on Approval letter: 11-March-2020
Date of receipt of approval: 23-March-2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 23-March- 2020
Date of Ceremony: 01-April-2020 Cancelled due to COVID19 lockdown. Home Office will extend all ceremonies affected to 6months now. Council advised to check on website in 3 weeks for date updates.

Alhamdou Lillah finally the long wait is over. Good luck to any waiting for response and thank you to the board for all the beneficial info.

khizarm
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Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by khizarm » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:32 pm

Application on long residence 10 years plus spouse of BC
Language criteria met: TRINITY COLLEGE B1 test + LIUK test
Nationality Pakistani
Method of application online: 31/01/2020
Fee paid debit card: 31/01/2020
Biometric enrolled: 03/02/2020 at Manchester Paid service £0 Free service.
Date on Decision: 16/03/2020 not sure just got email that your decision has been made on 16/03/2020
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting.

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by CR001 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:25 am

@ user 'sbhurat' - Please don't post questions in this TIMELINE ONLY THREAD. Any questions, discussions or chit chat will be removed.
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teddyng
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by teddyng » Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:21 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 Years + 1 Year ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK Degree/GESE B1 + LIUK
Nationality : Hong Kong (British National Oversea)
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 05/02/2020
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement: NA
Date of debit of fees: NA
Date of biometric letter received/issued: NA
Date Biometrics enrolled: 07/02/2020
Date on Approval letter: 11/03/2020
Date of receipt of approval: 11/03/2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 11/03/2020
Date of Ceremony: Delayed due to covid19

my72dart
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United States of America

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by my72dart » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:06 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 (G) 5 Year + UK Spouse
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK Masters + English Speaking Country
Nationality : US
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 12/02/2020
Payment method:Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement:12/02/2020
Date of debit of fees: 12/02/2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 15/02/2020 Manchester Paid
Date of receipt of approval: PENDING
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: PENDING
Date of Ceremony:PENDING

Moa7
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Moa7 » Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:39 am

Moa7 wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:09 pm
Eligibility criteria: ILR + spouse of British Citizen
Language/LIUK Criteria: IELTS for UKVI, LIUK
Nationality : Pakistani
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 03/02/2020
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 04/02/2020
Date of debit of fees: 03/02/2020
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 25/02/2020 (Swindon standard appointment)
Date on Approval letter: 9 March 2020 (upon contacting Home Office they responded on 20 April 2020 that my application was approved on 9 March 2020)
Date of receipt of approval letter: Not received
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

khurrum.khan
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Location: UK

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by khurrum.khan » Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:09 am

Sharing Time line for my Wife's Application.

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 (Gen) dependent + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: UK NARIC letter + Ph.D degree + Life in UK Test
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 20/02/2020
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 21/02/2020
Date of debit of fees: 20/02/2020
Date biometrics enrolled: 27/02/2020 (Free appointment Glasgow)
Date on Approval letter: (Email received from UKVI / Home office on 21/04/2020 that decision on Application has been made and letter will be posted shortly)

Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: NA
Date of Ceremony: NA

Doublestarxx
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Doublestarxx » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:14 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: EEA residence permit 5yrs + PR
Language Criteria: Trinity B1 exam + Life in the UK test
Nationality: Nigerian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 27/01/2020
Date of email acknowledgement: 27/01/2020
Date biometrics enrolled: 20/02/2020 (free appointment)
Date on Approval letter: 02/03/20
Date of receipt of approval: 11/03/20
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: N/A
Date of Ceremony: - 19/03/20 (Private ceremony)
Date of passport application: 19/03/20

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by ariskar » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:39 am

Eligibility criteria: ILR refugee settlement + ILR: EU Settled status + BC spouse (I know it is rare combo)
Language Criteria: UK university post-graduate degree
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 23/07/2019
Date of acknowledgement: 24/07/2019
Date biometrics enrolled: 26/07/2019 (UKVCAS Croydon + document scanning)
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: -

Email response: 01/10/2019 - case created, awaiting allocation to caseworker.
Email response: 17/04/2020 - pending external checks... Coronavirus delays... etc.

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by CR001 » Mon May 04, 2020 11:14 am

@ user 'shanny77' - Please don't post questions in this TIMELINE ONLY THREAD. Any questions, discussions or chit chat will 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 Boleroj90 » Thu May 07, 2020 11:57 am

Eligibility criteria: Ancestry + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: Language exempt + LIUK pass
Nationality: Australian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 05/03/2020
Payment method: Amex
Date of acknowledgement: 05/03/2020
Date of debit of fees: 05/03/2020
Date of biometric letter received/issued: 05/03/2020
Date Biometrics enrolled: 13/03/2020
Clarification: Received an email from the Home Office on 07/05/2020 to clarify address history
Date on Approval letter: Pending
Date of receipt of approval: Pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

madihaali_304
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Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by madihaali_304 » Thu May 14, 2020 2:30 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General + ILR
Language/LIUK criteria: UK degree/LIUK test
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 09 March 2020
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 11 March 2020
Date of debit of fees: 10 March 2020
Date biometrics enrolled: 12 March 2020
Date of approval email: 14 May 2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of ceremony:

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by CR001 » Thu May 14, 2020 2:38 pm

@ user 'rozearo' - Please don't post questions in this TIMELINE ONLY THREAD. Any questions, discussions or chit chat will 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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Turkey

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by 38j » Thu May 14, 2020 5:01 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General + ILR
Language/LIUK criteria: Test
Nationality: Turkey
Method of application: Online
Date of acknowledgement: 17 March 2020
Date biometrics enrolled: 17 March 2020
Date of approval email: 14 May 2020
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:pending
Date of ceremony:pending

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