Final Update: 77 days from date of citizenship application to date of ceremony with two bank holidays in between.
Passport finally arrived today, 28 days after ceremony attended. They say it can take 20 working days from date of ceremony. 105 days from citizenship application to receipt of passport.
All the best everyone.
Eligibility criteria:5 Years And 1 Year PR.
Language criteria met: IELTS B1 + LIFE IN THE UK CERTIFICATE
Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP(Manchester)
Date of application:02-05-2018
Payment method: Debit Card (Online)
Date of Biometric issued:02-05-2018
Date of Biometric enrolled:02-05-2018
Date of debit of fees: 02/05/2018
Date of acknowledgement:03-06-18
Date money went off account:03-05-18
NDRS Appointment date: 04/05/2018
Date of approval letter: 26/06/2018
Date of receipt of approval: 29/06/2018
Date of ceremony letter from Home Office: 27/06/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter from Home Office:09/07/2018( requesting to call to book the ceremony but the ceremony letter from the city council arrived same day)
Date of ceremony letter from City council:06/07/2018
Date of receipt of ceremony letter from City council:09/07/2018
Date of ceremony:18/07/2018
Date applied for passports: 04/05/18
Date of debit of Passport fees: 12/06/2018
Date passports received: 15/08/2018(Received text from DX courier in the morning saying delivery by 16/08/2018, but was delivered on 15/08/2018 itself).