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A section for posts relating to applications for Naturalisation or Registration as a British Citizen. Naturalisation

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mo_jo
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Post by mo_jo » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:49 pm

Eligibility criteria: 3 Years, married to a BC
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 16 November 2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 20 November 2012
Date of debit of fees: 28 November 2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 01 December 2012 (Letter dated 28 November 2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 28 January 2013 ( Letter dated 21 January 2013 )
Date of Ceremony: 09 March 2013
Last edited by mo_jo on Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:07 am, edited 1 time in total.

sarwar74
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BC

Post by sarwar74 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:22 pm

Eligibility criteria:6 years EEA +1yr PR
Method of application:NCS Sandwell
Date of receipt by UKBA: 27-11-12
Date of debit of fees: 07-12-12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: TBC
Date of receipt of approval: TBC
Date of Ceremony:TBC



This timeline is for my wife

raj221003
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Naturalisation Timeline

Post by raj221003 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:05 pm

Eligibility : HSMP 5 years+1 year ILR
Method of Application : NCS (Brent)
Date of Application: 16/11/12
Date of receipt by UKBA : 19/11/12
Date of Debit of fee : 27/11/12
Date of receipt of Acknowledgement : 29/11/12 (Dated 28/11/12)
Date of Approval : Waiting
Date of Ceremony : Waiting

barnaby
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Post by barnaby » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:06 pm

Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC, ILR 2 years, 11 years in UK.
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 4/4/2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 5/4/2012
Date of debit of fees: 15/4/2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 19/4/2012 (dated 15/4/2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 7/12/2012 (dated 4/12/2012)
Date of Ceremony: 6/2/2013
Last edited by barnaby on Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:43 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Edikleo
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Naturalisation timeline

Post by Edikleo » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:54 pm

Eligibility criteria: (wp4yr+1yr tier2 general)=5yr + 1yr ILR;
Method of application: NCS (lewisham ) 02/11/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 05/11/12
Date of debit of fees: 08/11/12
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 08/11/12
Date of receipt of approval: 08/12/12 Dated 02/12/12
Date of Ceremony: tbc
:D

seanjoe
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Post by seanjoe » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:38 pm

Application: Joint
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years, 1 YR WP + 4 YRS HSMP/Tier 1
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 19 November 2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 22 November 2012
Date of debit of fees: 03 December 2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 04 December 2012 (Letter dated 03 December 2012)
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
sean

mlove
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Post by mlove » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:21 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: Ancestry Certificate
Method of application: NCS (Harrogate)
Date of application: 1 November 2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 2 November 2012
Date of debit of fees: 2 November
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 9 November 2012
Date of receipt of approval: December 3, 2012 ( received December 10 )
Date of Ceremony:December 12, 2012 ( private ceremony )
Last edited by mlove on Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:16 pm, edited 1 time in total.

abimmigrate
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Naturalisation application timeline - Nov 2012

Post by abimmigrate » Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:37 pm

Joint Application : Family - Husband + Wife + 2 child

Eligibility criteria: HSMP(Judicial Review -5 Years) + 1 year 3 Months ILR
Method of application: NCS (Redbridge)
Date of application: 15 November 2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 16 November 2012
Date of debit of fees: 20 November 2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 23 November 2012 (Dated 22 November 2012)
Date of receipt of approval: pending...
Date of Ceremony: pending...

nervous
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Post by nervous » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:18 pm

Joint Application : Family - Husband + Wife + 1 child

Eligibility criteria: 5 years Work Permit + 1 year ILR
Method of application: NCS (Ealing)
Date of application: 17 November 2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 20 November 2012 (per Royal Mail Tracking)
Date of debit of fees: 11 December 2012 (cheque)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 7 December 2012 (Dated 4 December 2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 7 Janaury 2013 (dated 31 December 2012). received a letter from council stating application was approved on 4 January 2013.
Date of Ceremony: 12 January 2012 (private)
Last edited by nervous on Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:36 pm, edited 1 time in total.

ruthie
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Post by ruthie » Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:20 pm

Eligibility criteria: HSMP(Judicial Review -5 Years) + 1 Year ILR
Method of application: NCS (Colchester)
Date of application: 4 Dec 2012
Date of receipt by UKBA: 5 Dec 2012
Date of debit of fees: 11 Dec 2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 15 Dec 2012(dated 11 Dec 2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 17 Jan 2013(dated 8 Jan 2013)
Date of Ceremony: 13 Feb 2013
Last edited by ruthie on Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:22 am, edited 3 times in total.

Dimplez1
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Post by Dimplez1 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:22 pm

Eligibity Criteria: 10yrs long stay plus 1 yr ILR
Method of Application- Solicitor post
Date of Application- 28/10/12
Date Received by UKBA- 30/10/12
Date of Debit of fees- 3/11/12
Date of receipt of Approval - 10/12/12 Approved -28/11/12
Date of Ceremony- 14/12/12(private)

:D I thank God this immigration journey is finally over!!! Its been a long 11yrs plus..And to the creators of this group and its moderators God keep blessing you all, youve comforted a lot of people.

oh by the way I tried calling my council with the number given to book my ceremony it rings and rings to a voice mail my cousin told me to just call the council and complain that I have been calling since thursday last week and ive left messages no reply, i got put immediately to sum1 who apologised and booked my ceremony (lol I only started calling yesterday).. so for those of you with lewisham council ...thanx...Best of luck to every one..patience it would come through :wink:

Akky2000us
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Naturilasation

Post by Akky2000us » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:29 am

Docterror wrote:My final post-

Application Timeline :
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Family member of EEA national (Automatic PR)
Method of application: NCS Stockport
Date of application: 6th June 2011
Date of debit of fees: 15th June 2011
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 27th June 2011
Date of receipt of approval: 14th October 2011 dated 3rd October 2011
Date of Ceremony: 16 November 2011 (Public)
Hi docterror, I just received my PR last month as family member of EEA national and my spouse and myself(as non Eeu )have been exersice treaty right in UK for 5 .5 yrs .. Could pls tell me if I can apply for naturalisation now without waiting till Nov . 2013 or our 6yrs marriage which is July 2013 . Thanks

Akky2000us
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Re: Naturilasation

Post by Akky2000us » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:36 am

Akky2000us wrote:
Docterror wrote:My final post-

Application Timeline :
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Family member of EEA national (Automatic PR)
Method of application: NCS Stockport
Date of application: 6th June 2011
Date of debit of fees: 15th June 2011
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 27th June 2011
Date of receipt of approval: 14th October 2011 dated 3rd October 2011
Date of Ceremony: 16 November 2011 (Public)
Hi everyone , just received my PR last month as family member of EEA national and my spouse and myself(as non Eeu )have been exersice treaty right in UK for 5 .5 yrs .. Could pls tell me if I can apply for naturalisation now without waiting till Nov . 2013 or our 6yrs marriage which is July 2013 .
I will appreciate anyone with sincerely and correct information about my question .


Thanks

nmbd
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Re: Naturilasation

Post by nmbd » Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:48 am

Akky2000us wrote:
Akky2000us wrote:
Docterror wrote:My final post-

Application Timeline :
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Family member of EEA national (Automatic PR)
Method of application: NCS Stockport
Date of application: 6th June 2011
Date of debit of fees: 15th June 2011
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 27th June 2011
Date of receipt of approval: 14th October 2011 dated 3rd October 2011
Date of Ceremony: 16 November 2011 (Public)
Hi everyone , just received my PR last month as family member of EEA national and my spouse and myself(as non Eeu )have been exersice treaty right in UK for 5 .5 yrs .. Could pls tell me if I can apply for naturalisation now without waiting till Nov . 2013 or our 6yrs marriage which is July 2013 .
I will appreciate anyone with sincerely and correct information about my question .


Thanks
I got BC based on the marriage date but it did take 3 months and 2 days compare to some others within 6-8 weeks!

Short answer is yes you can apply based on your marriage date.

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Post by spoiled brat » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:17 pm

Eligibility criteria: long residence and 1 yr ILR
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 11 October 2012
Received by UKBA: 12 October 2012
Date of debit of fees: 17 October
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 22 October (dated 17th)
Date of receipt of approval: 12/12/12 (dated 7th/12/12)
Date of Ceremony:

Akky2000us
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Re: Naturilasation

Post by Akky2000us » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:54 am

nmbd wrote:
Akky2000us wrote:
Akky2000us wrote:
Docterror wrote:My final post-

Application Timeline :
Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Family member of EEA national (Automatic PR)
Method of application: NCS Stockport
Date of application: 6th June 2011
Date of debit of fees: 15th June 2011
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 27th June 2011
Date of receipt of approval: 14th October 2011 dated 3rd October 2011
Date of Ceremony: 16 November 2011 (Public)
Hi everyone , just received my PR last month as family member of EEA national and my spouse and myself(as non Eeu )have been exersice treaty right in UK for 5 .5 yrs .. Could pls tell me if I can apply for naturalisation now



without waiting till Nov . 2013 or our 6yrs marriage which is July 2013 .









Hi nmbd, thank you For acknowledge and comment , i rally appreciatie it bit My question is that did you already have PR b4 you applied For BC and when u applied For BC ,your marriage date was it 5 or 6 years.
I will appreciate anyone with sincerely and correct information about my
question .

Look forward to hearing From you .

Akky2000us


Thanks
I got BC based on the marriage date but it did take 3 months and 2 days compare to some others within 6-8 weeks!

Short answer is yes you can apply based on your marriage date.

Alex_Sashas
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Post by Alex_Sashas » Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:23 am

Naturalisation:
Date of Naturalization Application: 14 Sep 2012 (National Checking Service)
Date of Naturalization Fees blocked: 20 Sep 2012
Date of Naturalization Fees debited: : 22 Sep 2012
Date of confirmation letter receipt by me: 27 Sep 2012
Date of invitation to Ceremony receipt by me: 23 Nov 2012 (dated 17 Nov 2012)
Date of citizenship ceremony: 29 Nov 2012 (private ceremony. First available general ceremony was in January)

imageo25
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Application Timeline

Post by imageo25 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:01 am

Eligibility criteria: 10yr + 1yr ILR
Method of application: NCS (Edinburgh)
Date of Application: 7/12/12
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10/12/12
Date of debit of fees: 09/01/13 (by Cheque)
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 22/12/12
Date of receipt of approval: 02/02/2013 (date received - 14/02/2013 )
Date of Ceremony: Private (booked)

Thank you to all the members and moderators of this amazing forum and good luck to all applicants still awaiting approval.

I'm over the moon!
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ThunderBolt67
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Post by ThunderBolt67 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 Years Long Residence + 1 year ILR
Method of application: NCS Leeds
Date of application : 24th Oct 2012
Date Payment Taken: 30th Nov 2012
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 2nd Nov 2012 (Dated 30th Oct 2012)
Date of receipt of approval: 30/11/2012 dated 27/11/2012
Date of Ceremony: 10/12/2012 Private. Leeds Council

Good Luck to Everyone Else!!

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Post by mba » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:46 pm

Eligibility : WP+HSMP+Tier1 =5 years+1 year ILR
Method of Application : NCS
Date of Application: 3/12/12
Date of receipt by UKBA : 4/12/12
Date of Debit of fee : 10/12/12
Date of receipt of Acknowledgement : 15/12/2012 (Dated 10/12/2012)
Date of Approval : Waiting
Date of Ceremony : Waiting
Last edited by mba on Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:30 am, edited 1 time in total.

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