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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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Bees08
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Bees08 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:04 pm

Eligibility Criteria: 5 Years + Spouse of BC
Language Criteria: UK Masters Degree + LIUK test
Nationality: Non EU
Method of application: Royal Mail
Date of application: 05/07/2018
Date Received by HO : 06/07/2018
Payment method: Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 24/07/18
Date of debit of fees: 23/07/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 23/07/18
Date of biometric letter received: 26/07/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 27/07/18
Date on Approval letter: Pending
Date of receipt of approval: Pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Date of Passport Application: Pending
Date of debit of fees: not applicable

babyface18
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by babyface18 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:29 pm

Eligibility Criteria: 10 Years Legal residence (Student + EU Spouse) + 1YR ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity College + LIUK test
Nationality: Non EU
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 16/07/2018
Date Received by HO : 17/07/2018
Payment method: Payment Slip (Card details provided)
Date of debit of fees: 27/07/18
Date of acknowledgement:
Date of Biometric letter issued:
Date of Biometric letter received:
Date Biometrics enrolled:
Date on Approval letter:
Date of receipt of approval:
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
Date of Passport Application:

I will provide more update probably next as soon as I have it.

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by dadageer » Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:30 pm

My wife's application Timeline:

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + Spouse of BC
Language Criteria: LIUK + Trinity College GESE 5
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 19/07/2018
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement email/letter: 19/07/2018 (case Id given)
Date of debit of fees: 19/07/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 19/07/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled:20/07/2018
NDRS appointment:25/07/2018
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date of Passport Application: 19/07/2018
Date of debit of passport fee: pending
Date Passport to be received: pending
Not all those who wander are lost...

topdamiano
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Poland

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by topdamiano » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:51 am

Eligibility criteria: 12 Years + 2 years PR
Language Criteria: Trinity College
Nationality: Poland - EU
Method of application: NCS Birmingham
Date of application: 16/07/2018
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement email/letter: pending
Date of debit of fees: 27/07/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued:pending
Date Biometrics enrolled:pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

akela1984
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Hungary

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by akela1984 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:12 am

akela1984 wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:14 pm
Update
akela1984 wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:24 am
Eligibility criteria: EU 5yrs + 1yr EEA PR
Language Criteria: IELTS Life Skills B1 + Life in the UK
Nationality: EU, Hungarian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 31/05/2018
Payment method: Card
Date of acknowledgment: 04/06/2018
Date of debit of fees: 04/06/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 31/05/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 31/05/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 03/06/2018
Date on Approval letter: 15/07/2018 :mrgreen:
Date of receipt of approval: 19/07/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 26/07/2018
Date of Ceremony: 15/08/2018
Date of Passport Application: (Online) ?
Date of originals posted: ?
Date of debit of fees: ?
Date Passport received on: ?

- Days waiting for approval letter: 50
- Days waiting for passport from ceremony date: ?

atul4sap
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by atul4sap » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:04 am

Eligibility criteria: HSMP + Tier 1 (General) + ILR (received in 2016)
Language Criteria: IELTS
Nationality : Indian
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 29.06.2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: N.A.
Date of debit of fees: 18.07.2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 17.07.2018
Date of biometric letter received: 21.07.2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 28.07.2018
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 debit of fees: Waiting
Date Passport to be received: Waiting

mumUsaUk
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India

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by mumUsaUk » Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:57 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + I Year ILR
Language Criteria: USA and UK Degree
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 22/06/2018
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement email/letter: None
Date of debit of fees: 22/06/2017
Date of Biometric letter issued: 22/06/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled:30/06/2018
NDRS appointment:29/06/2017
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Date of Passport Application:
Date of debit of passport fee: pending
Date Passport to be received: pending

topdamiano
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by topdamiano » Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:02 pm

topdamiano wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:51 am
Eligibility criteria: 12 Years + 2 years PR
Language Criteria: Trinity College
Nationality: Poland - EU
Method of application: NCS Birmingham
Date of application: 16/07/2018
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement email/letter: 30.7.18
Date of debit of fees: 27/07/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued:pending
Date Biometrics enrolled:pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

bern541
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Ghana

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by bern541 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:12 pm

bern541 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:04 pm
Eligibility criteria: 14 years ILR
Language Criteria: UK degree
Nationality : Ghanaian
Method of application: Online Application
Date of application: 01/06/18
Payment method: Debit card (£1330)
Date of acknowledgement:
Date of debit of fees: 01/06/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 01/06/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/06/2018
Date on Approval letter: 17/07/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 19/07/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 30/07/2108
Date of Ceremony:08/08/2018
Date of Passport Application:08/08/2018
Date Passport received: TBC
:D

Nur125
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Bangladesh

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Nur125 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:34 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: (5yr + 1yr ILR; with spouse .)
Method of application: NCS (council) by Postal 10th May 2018
Date of receipt by UKBA: 15th May 2018
Date of debit of fees: 14th June 2018
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 16th June 2018
Date of receipt of approval: 26/07/2018 (dated 18/07/2018
Date of Ceremony: 30/07/2018 (private)
Date of passport application: 30/07/2018 post office
Date of debit of (passport) fees: 30/07/2018
Date of passports received: waiting
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krish_only4u
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by krish_only4u » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:10 pm

Final update
krish_only4u wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:51 pm
Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 ICT + ILR 2.5 years
Language Criteria: Degree taught in English + NARIC Letter
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NDRS + JCAP
Date of application: 16/05/2018
Date of NDRS appointment: 21/05/2018
Payment method: Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 17/05/2018
Date of debit of fees: 16/05/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 16/05/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 16/05/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled: 19/05/2018
Date on Approval letter: 11/07/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 16/07/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 17/07/2018
Date of Ceremony: 21/07/2018
Date of Passport Application: 21/05/2018
Date of debit of fees: 03/07/2018
Date Passport received: 31/07/2018

jmmo20
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by jmmo20 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:49 pm

Eligibility Criteria: 5 Years (1.5 years as PR)
Language Criteria: BSc Hons degree
Nationality: EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 27/07/2018
Date Received by HO : 30/07/2018
Payment method: Credit card
Date of acknowledgement: Pending
Date of Biometric letter issued: 27/07/18
Date of biometric letter received: 27/07/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: Pending
Date on Approval letter: Pending
Date of receipt of approval: Pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Date of Passport Application: Pending
Date of debit of fees: not applicable

angel25
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Sri Lanka

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by angel25 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:16 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years PR +1 year
Language Criteria: Trinity College
Nationality :NON- EU
Method of application: Online (NDRS +JCAP) 16.05.18
Date of application: 16.05.18
Payment method: debit card
Documents sent : 22.05/2018 (NDRS+JCAP appointment)
Date of acknowledgement: 17.05.18
Date of debit of fees: 16.05.2017
Date of Biometric letter issued: 16.05.18
Date of biometric letter received: 16.05.18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 17.05.18
Date on Approval letter: 13.07.2018
Date of receipt of approval: 19.07.2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 19.07.2018
Date of Ceremony: 24/07/2018 (Private for £200 in Cambridge)
Date of Passport Application: 22.05.2018
Text message from HMPO :07.07.2018
Date of debit of fees:11/07/2018
Text message : 31/07/18 from DX informing passport delivery tomorrow
Date Passport to be received: 31/07/18
Thank you for everyone on this forum for sharing. All the best!
Just to let everyone know only mention last 6 years employment and last immigration application on the online form.

topdamiano
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by topdamiano » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:50 am

topdamiano wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:02 pm
topdamiano wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:51 am
Eligibility criteria: 12 Years + 2 years PR
Language Criteria: Trinity College
Nationality: Poland - EU
Method of application: NCS Birmingham
Date of application: 16/07/2018
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement email: 30.7.18
Date of debit of fees: 27/07/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 29.7.18, Received: 1.08.18
Date Biometrics enrolled:1.08.18
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Gnt27 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:48 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language Criteria: Trinity College + LIUK test
Nationality : non-EU
Method of application: NCS Camden
Date of application: 21/05/ 2018
Payment method: Debit card 
Date of acknowledgement: 18/06/2018 (email)
Date of debit of fees: 15/06/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 15/072018
Date of biometric letter received: 21/06/2018
Date Biometrics enrolled:21/06/2018
Date on Approval letter: 20/07/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 28/07/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 30/07/2018
Date of Ceremony:01/08/2018

ashwin1393
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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by ashwin1393 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:12 pm

Update...

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR
Language criteria: UK Degree
Nationality: India
Method of application: Online (NDRS + JCAP)
Date of application: 28/05/2018
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 29/05/2018 (email)
Date of debit of fees: 28/05/2018
Date of biometric letter issued: 28/05/2018
Date of biometric letter received: 28/05/2018
Date biometrics enrolled: 29/05/2018
Date of documents sent via NDRS: 30/05/2018
Date on approval letter: 03/07/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 07/07/2018
Date of ceremony: 25/07/2018
Date of passport application: 30/05/2018 (NDRS + JCAP)
Date of debit of (passport) fees: 25/06/2018
Date of passports received: 01/08/2018

Thank you everyone. Good luck.

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Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by blaxoid » Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:14 pm

Eligibility Criteria: 5 Years (1 years as PR)
Language Criteria: English speaking country Passport
Nationality: EEA German
Method of application: Islington NCS
Date of application: 26/07/2018
Date Received by HO : 27/07/2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: Pending
Date of Biometric letter issued: Pending
Date of biometric letter received: Pending
Date Biometrics enrolled: Pending
Date on Approval letter: Pending
Date of receipt of approval: Pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Date of Passport Application: Pending
Date of debit of fees: Pending

Alex-makedon
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Azerbaijan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Alex-makedon » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:13 am

Eligibility Criteria: 5 Years (2 years as PR)
Language Criteria: Trinity College, Life in Uk
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: Enfield, NDRS+JCPS
Date of application: 08/06/2018
Date Received by HO : 11/06/2018
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 12/06/2018
Date of Biometric letter issued: 08/06/18
Date of biometric letter received: same
Date Biometrics enrolled: 08/06/18
Date on Approval letter: 25/07/18
Date of receipt of approval: 02/08/18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Date of Passport fee gone : 31/07/18. There where problem with bank card, received letter from HO to call and make payment over phone.

Naw2012
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Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Naw2012 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:11 am

Eligibility Criteria: 1 year ilr
Language Criteria: Trinity college + LIUK test
Nationality: Non EU
Method of application: Online application JCAP+ NDRS
Date of application: 13/06/2018
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 14/06/18
Date of debit of fees: 13/06/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 13/06/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 13/06/18
Date on Approval letter: 24/07/18
Date of receipt of approval: 03/08/18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 03/08/18
Date of Ceremony: 04/8/18 ( private )
Date of Passport Application: 14/06/18
Date of debit of fees: 20/07/18
Text from HMPO: 21/07/18

Michone2
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Trinidad & Tobago

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Post by Michone2 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:39 am

Michone2 wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:04 pm
Eligibility criteria: 4 years work permit + 4 years Tier 2 + 1 1/2 ILR
Language Criteria: English speaking country
Nationality: Trinidad & Tobago
Method of application: Online (NDRS +JCAP)
Date of application: 15/05/18
Documents sent : 24/05/18 (NDRS+JCAP appointment)
Date of acknowledgement: 16/05/18
Date of Biometric letter issued: 15/05/18
Date of biometric letter received: 15/05/18
Date Biometrics enrolled: 21/05/18
Text message from HMPO: 03/07/2018
Debit of passport fees HMPO: 04/07/2018
Date on Approval letter: 16/07/18
Date of receipt of approval: 24/07/18
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 23/07/18
Date of Ceremony: 31/07/18
Date of Passport Application: 24/05/18
Date Passport to be received: 06/08/18
Thanks to everyone who have posted as it was helpful to me!

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