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November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline

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November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline

Post by wpilr_nov12 » Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:56 pm

Eligibility criteria:
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test):
Current nationality:
Method of application:
Council name if NCS used:
Date of application:
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc:
Date of receipt by UKBA:
Date of aknowlegment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
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Post by p2kin » Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:39 am

I agree wpilr_nov12, adding couple of fields extra would definitely help other members.

A kind request to all posting timeline, could you please follow above template for all timelines posting on or after 28th Oct?

wpilr_nov12, Could you please paste this template in Oct timeline also? So that we'd have people posting from today onward in that thread until 31st?

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Post by wpilr_nov12 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:51 pm

no November applicants yet?
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Post by p2kin » Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:16 pm

Eligibility criteria : 2yr HSMP + 3yr T1G + 1yr ILR
Language criteria met : NARIC Cert
Method of application: NCS Westminster
Payment method : Bankers Draft

Date of application (NCS): 05 - 11 - 2013
Date of receipt by UKBA: 06 -11 - 2013
Date of clearance of fees: 10 - 01 - 2014
Date of acknowledgment : 15 - 01 - 2014
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
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Post by InUkOnHsmp » Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:41 am

Hi wpilr_nov12,

Was your B1 cert a new one, or the one you used at the time of your initial entry clearance and was it expired or still valid?

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Post by innocentdevil » Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:46 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met (UK degree):
Current nationality: Prefer not to say
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used:Rotherham
Date of application:4 November
Payment method DC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 8 November 2013
Date of aknowlegment: No Acknowledgement Received
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 13th Jan 2014
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA


I could have applied before 28th but I was on holidays. The NCS woman was on the phone to UKBA for quite a while to check about the UK degree for language.
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Post by kundan » Fri Nov 08, 2013 1:48 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met (UK degree):
Current nationality: --
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used:Manchester
Date of application:8 November
Payment method Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 11 Nov 2013
Date of aknowlegment: TBA
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 13 Jan 2014
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA
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Post by Amber » Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:33 pm

tea_time wrote:Eligibility criteria : HSMP 2 YEARS + 3 years Tier 1 General + 1 Year ILR
(myself and partner - he was dependent till ILR)

Method of application : NCS CAMDEN

Date of application to NCS: 02 NOV 2013

Date of receipt by UKBA : 04 NOV 2013 (Tracked Using the royal mail tracking number given by NCS CAMDEN).

Date of debit of fee : waiting

Date acknowledged : waiting

Mail Confirmation Regarding Decision : waiting

Date of approval : (letter dated ) waiting

Date of arrival of Approved letter / Council letter : waiting

Date of Ceremony :

Optimistic because friends in a very similar situation, who also applied through Camden NCS early September heard back in about one month and then had their citizenship ceremony one month later on October 31st.
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Post by tricia2020 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 4:36 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: Ielts for myself and my spouse pearson
Current nationality:
Method of application: ncs
Council name if NCS used:
Date of application: 13 nov
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: dc
Date of receipt by UKBA:
Date of aknowlegment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

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Post by jotter » Fri Nov 15, 2013 4:44 pm

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: EEA4 + PR sticker 12+ months
Language criteria met: Exempt country
Current nationality: Australian
Date of application: Nov 14th
Method of application: NCS (Nottingham)
Payment method: DC
Date of receipt by UKBA: Nov 15th (Royal Mail tracking)
Date of debit of fees: Jan 14th
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: Jan 16th
Date of receipt of approval: n/a
Date of Ceremony: n/a
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Post by lizrich002 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:00 pm

Eligibility criteria: 2 yrs HSMP +3 yrs Tier 1 +1 yr ILR (Joint application - spouse was a dependant till ILR)
Language criteria met: PBS documents - both degrees on PBS, print out of page used)
Current nationality:
Method of application: Postal (Recorded delivery)
Application sent: 12 Nov 2013
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 13 Nov 2013 (tracked online)
Date of acknowledgment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
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Re: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline

Post by annad » Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:13 am

Eligibility criteria: spouse of EEA national who has naturalised as BC.
AN application under section 6(2)
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): CAE certificate (2007) level C1
Current nationality: EEA
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: South Lanarkshire
Date of application: 29-10-2013
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA: TBA
Date of acknowledgment: TBA
Date of debit or clearance of fees: TBA
Date approval received: TBA
Date of ceremony: TBA

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November 18, 2013

Post by Shiftingsands » Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:30 am

Eligibility criteria:
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): PBS calculator
Current nationality: South Asia
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Stockport
Date of application: 18/11/2013
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: Special delivery 19/11/2013
Date of aknowlegment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

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Post by Fairychild » Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:08 am

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 5 years + ILR
Language criteria met : IELTS expired
Current nationality:
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used:
Date of application: 18/11/2013
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: DC
Date of receipt by UKBA:
Date of aknowlegment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees: (13/01/2013 in pending transactions) 14/01/2013 probably
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
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Post by Amber » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:02 am

imran2013 I have split your post and created a thread here (click).
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Post by bmowen » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:30 am

Eligibility criteria: 3 Years Work Permit, 2 Years Tier 1 (General), 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): Exempt Country (Australia)
Current nationality: Australia
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Wandsworth
Date of application: 18/11/2013
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 19/11/2013
Date of aknowlegment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:

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Re: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline

Post by Akkylom » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:03 pm

wpilr_nov12 wrote:Eligibility criteria: EE4 plus PR 12 months
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): B1
Current nationality: west African
Method of application:NCS
Council name if NCS used:lewisham Council
Date of application: 18/11/2013
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 19/11/2013
Date of aknowlegment:N/A
Date of debit or clearance of fees:account dropped on the 13/01/2014 - online statement shown £874 pending
Date approval received:N/A
Date of ceremony:
N/A
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Re: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline

Post by Akkylom » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:27 pm

Akkylom wrote:
wpilr_nov12 wrote:Eligibility criteria: EE4 plus PR 12 months
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): B1
Current nationality: west African
Method of application:NCS
Council name if NCS used:lewisham Council
Date of application: 18/11/2013
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC
Date of receipt by UKBA: 19/11/2013
Date of aknowlegment:N/A
Date of debit or clearance of fees:N/A
Date approval received:N/A
Date of ceremony:
N/A

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Post by Sphinxed » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:05 pm

Eligibility criteria: 2 Years HSMP, 3 Years Tier 1 (General), 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: NARIC letter
Method of application: NCS Brent
Date of application: 12/11/2013
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 13/11/2013
Date of debit or clearance of fees: 12/01/2014
Date of acknowledgment: Awaiting
Date approval received: Awaiting
Date of ceremony:Awaiting
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Re: November 18, 2013

Post by Shiftingsands » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:29 am

Shiftingsands wrote:Eligibility criteria:
Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): PBS calculator
Current nationality: South Asia
Method of application: NCS
Council name if NCS used: Stockport
Date of application: 18/11/2013
Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: Special delivery 19/11/2013
Date of aknowlegment:
Date of debit or clearance of fees:
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony:
Date of aknowlegment: Not yet received. It is over a week now.
Date of debit or clearance of fees: No fees taken yet. It is over a week now.
Date approval received:
Date of ceremony

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