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November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

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

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by sarahsoko12 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:09 pm

Eligibility criteria: 25 years in the UK. permanent residence European citizen
Language criteria met: trinity college and life in the UK test
Nationality: eu
Method of application:post
Date of application: 17 11 2015
Payment method: cc
Date of receipt by UKBA: 18 11 2015
Date of acknowledgement : 24 12 2015
Date money gone off account: 21 12 2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics:24 12 2015
Biometrics done:30 12 2015
Date of approval :waiting
Date of ceremony :waiting
Date applied for passports :na
Date passports received :na

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by cs95tdg » Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:33 am

SMS Update
Eligibility criteria: 5 years (WP + Tier 1) + 3 years ILR
Language criteria met: UK degree & LITUK Test
Method of application: NCS Brent (Both AN & Passport application Pilot scheme)
Date of application: 18/11/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 19/11/2015 (DX Secure Tracking)
Date of acknowledgement : 23/11/2015 (Received together with biometric letter)
Date money gone off account: 23/11/2015 (Nationality Directorat - Liverpool)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 23/11/2015 (Received on 25/11/2015)
Biometrics done: 26/11/2015
Date of approval : 02/01/2016 (Received on 08/01/2016)
Date of ceremony : 20/01/2016
Date applied for passports : Both AN and Passport application submitted on 18/11/2015
Date passport fee gone off account: 27/11/2015 (HM Passport Office - Liverpool)
Date SMS received: 29/01/2016
Date passports received : awaiting

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by patelmehulp1234 » Sat Jan 30, 2016 1:38 pm

Egibility criteria: main + Spose, 5+1 year
Language criteria met: +UK degree + Trinity college GESE B1
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: Post
Date of application: 25 / 11 / 2015
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 26 / 11 / 2015
Date of acknowledgement : 17/12/2015- Email, only to main
Date money gone off account:18/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 16/01/2016 and 18/01/2016. First letter never received
Biometrics done:20/01/2016 and 23/01/2016
Date of approval :
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received:

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by cs95tdg » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:41 pm

Final Update - Passport received
Eligibility criteria: 5 years (WP + Tier 1) + 3 years ILR
Language criteria met: UK degree & LITUK Test
Method of application: NCS Brent (Both AN & Passport application Pilot scheme)
Date of application: 18/11/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 19/11/2015 (DX Secure Tracking)
Date of acknowledgement : 23/11/2015 (Received together with biometric letter)
Date money gone off account: 23/11/2015 (Nationality Directorat - Liverpool)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 23/11/2015 (Received on 25/11/2015)
Biometrics done: 26/11/2015
Date of approval : 02/01/2016 (Received on 08/01/2016)
Date of ceremony : 20/01/2016
Date applied for passports : Both AN and Passport application submitted on 18/11/2015
Date passport fee gone off account: 27/11/2015 (HM Passport Office - Liverpool)
Date SMS received: 29/01/2016
Date passports received : 01/02/2016

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by GraceTheGraceful » Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:23 pm

[quote="GraceTheGraceful"]Application for 1 Adult & 1 Child

Eligibility criteria: 5 Years (Work Permit) + 2 Years ILR
Language criteria met: IELTS + UK Masters Degree
Nationality: Malawi
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 09/11/2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : Dated 02/12/2015 (Received 20/12/2015 in same envelope with Biometrics letter )
Date money gone off account:02/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: Dated 16/12/2015 (Received 20/12/2015 (Sunday :shock: ))
Biometrics done:21/12/2015
Date original documents returned: 06/02/2016 (in next day delivery envelope I enclosed with my application for returning of my original supporting documents) with letter dated 04/02/2016 requesting me to re-sign and re-date the last page of my application form saying that I did not met the requirement of 5 years from date of application with 4 days which I TOTALLY do not understand as I have been living in UK for the past 8 years
Date re-signed page sent to UKBA: 06/02/2016 ...Received by UKBA on 08/02/2016

Date of approval :
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by maximus9979 » Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:43 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years stay as spouse of Tier 1 ( General Migrant) applied on 01 November 15
Language criteria met: B2 English language met
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: Recorded delivery from Postoffice
Date of application: 02 11 2015
Payment method: cc
Date of receipt by UKBA: 03 11 2015
Date of acknowledgement :20 11 2015
Date money gone off account: 30 11 2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics:10 12 2015
Biometrics done:20 12 2015
Date of approval :04 feb 16
Date of ceremony :15 march 16
Date applied for passports :na
Date passports received :na[/quote]

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by 18august2014 » Sat Feb 13, 2016 6:17 pm

Duplicated post from main timeline thread
18august2014 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 10yr Long Residence + 1yr ILR
Method of application: NCS Lambeth
Date of receipt by UKBA: 18 November 2015
Date of debit of fees: 11 December 2015
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 15 December 2015 (letter dated 11 December 2015)
Date biometrics given: 18 December 2015
Date of receipt of approval: 13 February 2016 (letter dated 06 February 2016)
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Snowborn » Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:45 am

Final update from me

Application Timeline
Eligibility criteria: (5yr Tier1 + 1yr ILR)
Language Criteria:Life in the UK + Eng requirement proved previously
Method of application: NCS Manchester
Date of application: 05/11/2015
Date of receipt by UKBA: 06/11/2015
Date of debit of fees: 30/11/2015
Date of receipt of acknowledgement by Email: 30/11/2015
Date Bio-metrics enrolled: 07/12/2015
Date on Approval letter: 07/02/2016
Date of receipt of approval: 13/02/2016
Date of Ceremony: 24/02/2016

The only strange thing happened is, I have received confirmation letter from council yesterday that they have already booked my ceremony. I had received my approval letter yesterday and even didn't ring council to book. They did it themselves.
anyways
Good luck to all those still waiting.

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Nix » Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:41 am

Nix wrote:
Nix wrote:
Nix wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 years residence (EEA family member) + 1 year PR
Language criteria met: Trinity GESE Grade 5 + LITUK
Nationality: South African
Method of application: NCS (Kingston)
Date of application: 10/11/2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: Unknown
Date of acknowledgement: Letter dated: 09/12/2015; Email received: 10/12/2015
Date money gone off account: 09/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 09/12/2015 (received 12/12/2015)
Biometrics done: 15/12/2015
Date of approval: 08/02/2016
Date of ceremony: WAITING
Date applied for passports: WAITING
Date passports received: WAITING

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by fbutt50 » Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:05 pm

fbutt50 wrote:Eligibility criteria: (5years) + 1year ILR
Language criteria met: IELTS (2013)
Nationality: prefer not to say
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 04/11/2015
Payment method: debit card:
Date of receipt by UKBA: 06/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : 30/11/2015
Date money gone off account: 30/11/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 30/11/2015
Biometrics done: 04/12/2015
Date of approval :
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :
Hi guys! November approvals have started now after long wait. I am happy who had their early approvals and prey for those who are still waiting including myself. :roll:
*The gravity*

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by mamtaraj » Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:11 pm

Eligibility criteria: (5years) + 1 year ILE
Language criteria met: IELTS and Life in the UK test
Nationality: INDIAN
Method of application: NCS(Plymouth)
Date of application: 18/11/2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 19/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : online tracking
Date money gone off account: payment declined 1st time as my debit card expired and new card number sent on 15th dec 2015. Payment taken on 4/1/2016(no acknowledgement by UKBA)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 17th Jan 2016
Biometrics done:18/1/2016
Date of approval :AWAITING
Date of ceremony :AWAITING

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by tulipz » Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:13 am

Hi All,
Here is an UPDATE! The brown envelope arrived today!!

Eligibility criteria: Tier1(G) + ILR (for 1yr)
Language criteria met: Met during ILR
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 17-Nov-2015
Payment method: Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 22-Nov-2015
Date of acknowledgement : 14-Dec-2015 (arrived with Biometrics letter)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 14-Dec-2015
Biometrics done: 19-Dec-2015
Date of approval : 10-Feb-2016 (Letter arrived on 18-Feb)
Date of ceremony : Yet to book..
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Rubidium00 » Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:13 pm

APPROVAL UPDATE
Eligibility criteria: 15 years ILR
Language criteria met: British Council B1 IELTS Test + Life in the UK
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS Camden
Date of application: 24.11.2015
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 26.11.2015 (App was submitted after daily mail cut-off)
Date of acknowledgement: 18.12.2015
Date money gone off account: 17.12.2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics:18.12.2015
Biometrics done: 23.12.2015
Date of approval: 17.02.2016
Date of ceremony: WAITING
Date applied for passports: Not applied
Date passports received: Not applied

Good luck to everyone who are still waiting for approval!

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by david1955 » Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:29 pm

Finally my long awaited letter arrived. Feeling very relieved now
david1955 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Tier 2 + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: UK degree and Liuk Met after oct 2013
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS (Hatfield)
Date of application: 09/11/2015
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10/11/2015 (Dx Tracking)
Date of acknowledgement : 05/12/2015 ( dated 03/12/2015)
Date money gone off account: 03/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 05/12/2015 ( dated 03/12/2015)
Biometrics done: 05/12/2015
Date of approval : dated 11 feb 2016 ( received 18 feb 2016)
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by CR001 » Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:28 pm

Moderator Note : A reminder to ALL who contribute on this thread that it is for TIMELINES ONLY. Any discussion, question or congratulatory posts will be deleted.
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by amjadleeds » Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:10 am

Eligibility criteria: 10 year Birth born child
Language criteria met: N/A
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: NCS( Stockport)
Date of application: 02/11/2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 03/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : online tracking
Date money gone off account: payment declined 1st time as my debit card expired and new card number sent on 24 Nov 2015. Payment taken on 4/12/2015
First BioMetrics submitted 24Nov 2015
Date of letter Second time requesting biometrics: 23 December 2016
Biometrics done:23/12/2015
Date of approval :AWAITING
Date of ceremony : N/A

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Fernam » Fri Feb 19, 2016 1:29 pm

Fernam wrote:
Fernam wrote:
Fernam wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5Y tier 1 + 1y ILR
Language criteria met: IELTS given on tier 1 visa
Nationality: Brazilian
Method of application: Via barnet checking service
Date of application: 31/10/15
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 03/11/15
Date of acknowledgement : 18/12/15 (received 22/12/15)
Date money gone off account: 10/12/15
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 18/12/15 (received 22/12/15)
Biometrics done: 23/12/15
Date of approval : 11/02/16
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by david1955 » Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:31 pm

david1955 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 Years Tier 2 + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: UK degree and Liuk Met after oct 2013
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS (Hatfield)
Date of application: 09/11/2015
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10/11/2015 (Dx Tracking)
Date of acknowledgement : 05/12/2015 ( dated 03/12/2015)
Date money gone off account: 03/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 05/12/2015 ( dated 03/12/2015)
Biometrics done: 05/12/2015
Date of approval : dated 11 feb 2016 ( received 18 feb 2016)
Date of ceremony : 07 March 2016
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

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Post by visa_query » Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:44 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1, 5 Years + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: Trinity College London
Method of application: NCS (weybridge)
Date of application: 24-Nov
Payment method: Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement : 17 Dec
Date money gone off account: 10 Dec (around this date)
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 21 Dec
Biometrics done: 22 Dec
Date of approval : 16 Feb
Ceremony has been assigned to Wokingham Register office [It is not my local register. Not sure, why homeoffice has chosen this]
Received letter from Register office on 17-Feb for Group Ceremony. Date given was 22nd April
Date of ceremony : 19 Feb (Private)
Date applied for passports : 20 Feb
Date passports received :

Thanks very much for forum contributors for your time and knowledge.

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Post by AlbertHung » Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:49 am

AlbertHung wrote:
AlbertHung wrote:Eligibility criteria: AN(10 years + 1.5yrs ILR) + MN1
Language criteria met: UK Masters degree + Life in UK, Child born in UK
Nationality: ----
Method of application: NCS Ampthill
Date of application: 23/11/2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: Documents should be securely posted by NCS on 25/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : None received
Date money gone off account: 21/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics:
MN1 - received 23/12/2015, dated 18/12/2015
AN - 1st letter not received, 2nd letter received 18/01/2016, dated 14/01/2016
Biometrics done: MN1:29/12/2015, AN:19/01/2016
Date of approval : Approval letters received 20/02/2016, dated 12/02/2016
Date of ceremony : Currently awaiting ceremony time/letter from MK council
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

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