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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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bh71
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Finally end of the process

Post by bh71 » Wed May 09, 2012 8:25 pm

Eligibility criteria: WP (2.5 years) + TIER 1 (2.5 years) + ILR (1 year)
Method of application: NCS - Brent
Date of application: 10/03/2012 (Saturday)
Date of receipt by UKBA: 13/03/2012 (Tuesday)
Date of debit of fees: 16/03/2012 (Friday)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 20/03/2012
Date of receipt of approval: 05/05/2012 (dated 01/05/2012)
Date of Ceremony:09/05/2012 (Private one)

Overall just under 2 months. Not that bad. Straight forward application, never contacted UKBA in between.

josepha
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Post by josepha » Thu May 10, 2012 12:59 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: (+10yr + 1yr ILR)
NCS or Postal: NCS NORTHAMPTON
Date of submission or posting: 23/01/2012
Date of debit of debit/credit card: 09/02/12 (CHEQUE)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 07/02/2012 Dated: 04/02/2012
Date of decision: 30/04/12
Date of receipt of approval: 05/05/12
Date of Ceremony: 09/05/12 (PRIVATE)

silentray
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Post by silentray » Fri May 11, 2012 10:01 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria:3 years WP + 2 Years Tier 1 + 1Year ILR
Method of application: NCS Harrow
Date of application: 16/02/12
Date of receipt by UKBA:17/02/12
Date of debit of fees:20/02/12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: dated 26/02/12
Date of receipt of approval: 25/05/2012
Date of Ceremony: hasn't booked.
Last edited by silentray on Sun May 27, 2012 9:33 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Mwet
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Post by Mwet » Fri May 11, 2012 11:02 am

Application Timeline
Method of application: Immigration Consultant
Date of receipt by UKBA:12/03/2012
Date of debit of fees:16/03/2012
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

cooldepps
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Post by cooldepps » Fri May 11, 2012 8:17 pm

Eligibility criteria: Joint Application (5yrs - WP+Tier1) + 1yr ILR
Method of application: NCS (Hounslow)
Date of application: 10 - 03 - 2012
Date of debit of fees: 20 - 03 - 2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 26 - 03 - 2012 (Dated 20th Mar)
Date of receipt of approval: 11-05-2012 (Dated 06th May)

Took exactly 2 months to come through.
Good luck everyone and thanks everyone for the help and support.

MTZ01
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Location: Newbie

Post by MTZ01 » Wed May 23, 2012 9:24 am

Application Timeline
Date of Application: 25-04-2012
Method of application: NCS Northampton
Date of receipt by UKBA:27-04-2012
Date of debit of fees:01-05-2012
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of Ceremony:

ilrbuddy1
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Post by ilrbuddy1 » Wed May 23, 2012 1:07 pm

Application Timeline
Type: 5 yrs(WP+HSMP+TIER1) + 1 yr ILR
Date of Application: 24-04-2012
Method of application: NCS
Acknowledgement Letter Dated:29-04-2012
Date of debit of fees:03-05-2012
Date of receipt of approval: TBD
Date of Ceremony:TBD

peace31
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Post by peace31 » Thu May 24, 2012 8:45 am

NCS or Postal: Postal
Date of submission: 24th March 2012
Category: 3 years spouse + another 3 years = 6 years in total .
Date Received: 26th March 2012
Date of debit of debit/credit card: 27th March 2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 31th March 2012 dated the 27 March 2012
Date of receipt of approval: Friday 13/07/2012 dated on the letter 10 july 2012
Date of ceremony: pending
Date of passport application:
Method used:
Date of passport receipt:
Last edited by peace31 on Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:15 am, edited 1 time in total.

Mow12345
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My journey to Bc

Post by Mow12345 » Thu May 24, 2012 8:04 pm

Date applied 20/02/2012
Type of application post
Date of acknowledgment 29/02/12
Date of approval 24/05/2012

got my documents back and letter saying
Thanks for your application, I'm pleased to say your application was successful.

Now, I'm waiting letter from council to have an appointment

OS2006
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Post by OS2006 » Fri May 25, 2012 11:09 am

Eligibility criteria: Married BC
NCS or Postal: NCS
Date of submission or posting: 14/03/2012
Date of UKBA received: 20/03/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 25/03/2012 Dated: 20/03/2012
Date of decision: 21/05/2012
Date of receipt of approval: 25/05/2012
Date of Ceremony: TBA

goonzilla
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Post by goonzilla » Fri May 25, 2012 10:12 pm

Application Type: 10 years + 1 Yr ILR
Application Method: NCS
Application Sent: 28/11/2011
Payments deducted: 13/12/2011
Acknowledge Rec'd: 15/12/2011
Approval recieved : 17/05/2012 ( Dated 14/05/2012)
Date of Ceremony: 22/05/2012(private)
Date of passport application: 23/05/2012 (check & send)

geriatrix
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Location: does it matter?

Post by geriatrix » Fri May 25, 2012 10:19 pm

More than 17 pages of irrelevant posts have had to be pruned from this topic - which has taken considerable time and effort, unnecessarily.

If you wish to post in this topic, please read the opening postof the topic carefully before doing so
, which includes the following:
Do not make more than one post in the topic. If writing initial post before the process is complete), please edit the original post to update - do not create a new post for every update. This will help members looking for approx. timeslines to figure out end-to-end processing time of a given application(s) at one place itself.
Remember the page number of this topic that you are making your post in .. or .. use the search function to find your post in this topic.


Queries, pleasantries, off-topic posts, duplicate posts, multiple posts relating to the same application, request for updates, posts enquiring about current timelines, etc. are not to be posted.
Life isn't fair, but you can be!

kasif
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Post by kasif » Sat May 26, 2012 10:04 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 4yrs HSMP Jr + 1yr ILR
Method of application: Postal
Date of receipt by UKBA: 21st Feb 2012
Date of debit of fees: 03.03.2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 07.03.2012
Date of receipt of approval: 24.05.2012
Date of Ceremony: Awaiting for the invitation letter

rabz_khan21
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Post by rabz_khan21 » Sat May 26, 2012 12:54 pm

CRITERIA - :2 yrs spouse visa+ 2 yrs indefinite stay
NCS or Postal: Postal Royal Mail Special delivery
Date of submission : 12/03/2012
Receipt of fee received: 14/03/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: Never got any
Date of approval: 24/05/2012 Got letter on: 26/05/1012
Date of Private Ceremony: Waiting for invitation letter

manfriday
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May

Post by manfriday » Mon May 28, 2012 9:28 am

Eligibility criteria: 2 year work permit + 5 year hsmp
Method of application: NCS Glasgow
Date of application: 14/05/2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 16/05/2012
Date of debit of fees: Around: 23/05/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 25/05/2012 dated 24/05/2012
Date of receipt of approval: 30th August 2012
Date of Ceremony: 10th October 2012

Thanks to everyone who has shared their experiences it has helped me immensely and the website owner\admin this website is one of the BEST.
Last edited by manfriday on Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.

vid_k
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Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by vid_k » Mon May 28, 2012 2:10 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: (4 Year HSMP + 1 year ILR)
Method of application: NCS (Barking)
Date of receipt by UKBA: 11/04/2012
Date of debit of fees: 14/04/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 17/04/2012
Date of receipt of approval: Eagerly Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Eagerly Waiting

Should I be worried?

meegs81
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Post by meegs81 » Mon May 28, 2012 6:49 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 3yr spouse of BC
Method of application: Postal
Date of receipt by UKBA: 15/5/12
Date of debit of fees: 26/5/12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 29/05/12 - dated 26/5/12
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of Ceremony:
Last edited by meegs81 on Sat Jun 02, 2012 2:02 pm, edited 1 time in total.

oonact
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Post by oonact » Mon May 28, 2012 11:21 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: 4 Year HSMP + 1 year ILR
Method of application: NCS (WANDSWORTH)
Date of application: 17/05/2012
Date of debit of fees: 29/05/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 02/06/2012(Dated 29/05/2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 25/08/2012 (Dated 16/08/2012)
Date of Ceremony: Waiting
Last edited by oonact on Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:32 am, edited 4 times in total.

BSK
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Joined: Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:02 pm

Application Timeline

Post by BSK » Tue May 29, 2012 7:13 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: WP + HSMP + 1 year ILR
Method of application: NCS (YATE)
Date of receipt by UKBA: 18/05/2012
Date of debit of fees: 25/05/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 30/05/2012 (dated 25/05/2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 13/08/2012 and received approval letter from Council as well.
Date of Ceremony: 11/09/2012
Last edited by BSK on Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:21 pm, edited 3 times in total.

MyHSMPApplication
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Post by MyHSMPApplication » Tue May 29, 2012 8:39 am

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: WP + HSMP + Tier 1 G + 1 year ILR
Method of application: NCS (Basingstoke)
Date of receipt by UKBA: 24/05/2012
Date of debit of fees: 29/05/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 02/06/2012 dt 28/05/2012
Date of receipt of approval: 17/08/2012 dt 07/08/2012
Date of Ceremony: 11/09/2012
Last edited by MyHSMPApplication on Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:55 am, edited 4 times in total.

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