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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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Cori1980
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Cori1980 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:42 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 ILR
Language criteria met: Degree + Life in The UK Test
Nationality: Swiss
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 05 Nov 15
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 10 Nov 15
Date money gone off account: 12 Nov 15
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 04 Dec 15
Biometrics done: 05 Dec 15
Date of approval :
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

patelmehulp1234
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by patelmehulp1234 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:56 am

Approved
Elibility 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 :24/02/2016 (Dated 23/02/2016, arrived in the special delivery envelope together with the documents, supplied at the time of application)
Date of ceremony :letter says wait for council to sent one
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received:

AcrossBorders
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by AcrossBorders » Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:22 am

Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC - 2yr route
Language criteria met: Trinity College B1
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: NCS Ealing
Date of application: 10/11/15
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 11/11/15
Date of acknowledgement : 03/12/15
Date money gone off account: 07/12/15
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 09/12/15
Biometrics done: 11/12/15
Date of approval : 22/02/16
Date of ceremony : WAITING
Date applied for passports : WAITING
Date passports received : WAITING

fbutt50
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by fbutt50 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:29 pm

Eligibility criteria: LR + 1year ILR
Language criteria met: Already met in ILR
Nationality: ---------
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 :
:(
*The gravity*

Rubidium00
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Rubidium00 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:51 pm

CEREMONY BOOKING 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: 02.03.2016
Date applied for passports: Not applied
Date passports received: Not applied

Good luck to those who are still waiting for approvals!

Zoey_C
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Zoey_C » Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:24 am

Zoey_C wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5 years Tier 1 +1 year ILR
Language criteria met: PBC + Degree for equivalent English
Nationality: prefer not to say
Method of application: NCS Hillingdon
Date of application: 20.11.2015
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 24.11.2015
Date of acknowledgement : None
Date money gone off account: 16.12.2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 17.12.2015 (Letter dated 15.12.2015)
Biometrics done:19.12.2015
Date of approval : Received 25.02.2016 (Dated 22.02.2016)
Date of ceremony : Awaiting
Date applied for passports : Awaiting
Date passports received : Awaiting

Mudera
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by Mudera » Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:40 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 Years + 1 Year ILR
Language criteria met: Degree researched in English
Nationality: Nepali
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 04/11/2015
Payment method: D.Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 05/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : 26/11/2015
Date money gone off account: 26/11/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics:26/11/2015, Received 28/11/2015
Biometrics done: 28/11/2015
Date of approval :
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

saanju9
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by saanju9 » Sat Feb 27, 2016 2:54 pm

Update
Hi I am posting on behave of my Mrs

Eligibility criteria: Spouse of BC (2yrs Dependent of Tier 1 + 4 mths Dependent of ILR + 2 yrs ILR)
Language criteria met: TRINITY College London - B1 level - Grade 5 Cerficate
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: NCS (Leeds)
Date of application: 10th Nov 2015
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 11th Nov
Date of acknowledgement : 8th Dec (Dated)
Date money gone off account: 9th Dec
Date of letter requesting biometrics:8th Dec (Dated) came together with ackno letter .. same envelope
Biometrics done: 15th Dec
Date of approval : 25th FEB (received 26th)
Date of ceremony : Yet to Book
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

raomvj
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by raomvj » Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:33 pm

[quote="raomvj"]Eligibility criteria: (5 years Tier 1) + 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: Degree taught in English for myself and trinity college gese grade 5 for my wife
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 11/11/2015
Payment method: debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: Not checked
Date of acknowledgement : Not received
Date money gone off account: 07/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 10/12/15
Biometrics done: 12/12/15
Date of approval : 15/2/16
Date of ceremony : 5/4/16 (booked)
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :[/quote]

visa_query
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by visa_query » Mon Mar 07, 2016 10:55 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 : 07 Mar

Thanks very much for forum contributors for your time and knowledge

irisace
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by irisace » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:41 am

irisace wrote: Eligibility criteria: 10 Years Long Residence
Language criteria met: UK Degree
Nationality: Pakistani
Method of application: NCS - Post
Date of application: 23/11/2015
Payment method: 15/12/2015
Date of receipt by UKBA: 25/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement :
Date money gone off account: 15/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 20/12/2015
Biometrics done: 21/12/2015
Date of approval : AWAITING
Date of ceremony : AWAITING
Date applied for passports : AWAITING
Date passports received

s_saini
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by s_saini » Wed Mar 09, 2016 2:44 pm

s_saini wrote:
s_saini wrote:
s_saini wrote:Eligibility criteria: (5years) + 1year ILR
Language criteria met: Degree in English
Nationality: prefer not to say
Method of application: NCS hillingdon
Date of application: 17/11/2015
Payment method: Cheque
Date of receipt by UKBA: 18/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : 14/12/2015 dated 10/12/2015
Date money gone off account: 16/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics:14/12/2015 dated 10/12/2015
Biometrics done:16/12/2015
Date of approval : 09/03/2016 (Dated 26/02/2016)
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

sega_sai
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by sega_sai » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:14 pm

sega_sai wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5yrs T2 + 1yr ILR
Language criteria met: Trinity college GESE 5
Nationality: Russia
Method of application: NCS (Cambridge)
Date of application: 26 Nov 2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 27 Nov 2015
Date of acknowledgement : 18 Dec 2015
Date money gone off account: 18 Dec 2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 24 Dec 2015
Biometrics done: 8 Jan 2016
Date of approval : 25 Feb 2016 (letter received on 9 Mar)
Date of ceremony : Awaiting
Date applied for passports : Awaiting
Date passports received : Awaiting

david1955
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by david1955 » Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:57 am

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 : 09/03/2016 (Online)
Date passports received :

lynxukauq
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by lynxukauq » Thu Mar 10, 2016 12:14 pm

Approval Update, Wish you all the best and hope you all get it soon.
lynxukauq wrote:I am posting this timeline for my spouse

Eligibility criteria: (3 years Spouse of BC) + 2 year ILR
Language criteria met: UK Naric SOC Letter, Degree, Letter from UNI and Life in the UK test
Method of application: NCS Croydon
Date of application: 11/11/2015
Payment method: Debit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 13/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement :
Date money gone off account: 07/12/2015 (Balance has been reduced)
Date of letter requesting biometrics:
Biometrics done:
Date of approval : 09/03/2016 (Letter Dated 25/02/2016)
Date of ceremony :
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

s_saini
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by s_saini » Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:22 pm

s_saini wrote:
s_saini wrote:
s_saini wrote:Eligibility criteria: (5years) + 1year ILR
Language criteria met: Degree in English
Nationality: prefer not to say
Method of application: NCS hillingdon
Date of application: 17/11/2015
Payment method: Cheque
Date of receipt by UKBA: 18/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : 14/12/2015 dated 10/12/2015
Date money gone off account: 16/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics:14/12/2015 dated 10/12/2015
Biometrics done:16/12/2015
Date of approval : 09/03/2016 (Dated 26/02/2016)
Date of ceremony :Booked for 16/04/2016
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

GraceTheGraceful
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by GraceTheGraceful » Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:14 pm

Approved

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 :03/03/2016 (Received on 05/03/2016 with supporting documents in next day delivery envelope)
Date of ceremony : 30/03/2016
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :[/quote]

rc121
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by rc121 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 5:05 pm

Eligibility criteria: 1 year ILR
Language criteria met: Degree in English
Nationality:
Method of application: NCS
Date of application: 2/11/15
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 3/11/15
Date of acknowledgement : 24/11/15
Date money gone off account: 26/11/15
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 26/11/15
Biometrics done: 1/12/15
Date of approval : AWAITING
Date of ceremony : AWAITING
Date applied for passports :
Date passports received :

sega_sai
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by sega_sai » Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:04 pm

sega_sai wrote:
sega_sai wrote:Eligibility criteria: 5yrs T2 + 1yr ILR
Language criteria met: Trinity college GESE 5
Nationality: Russia
Method of application: NCS (Cambridge)
Date of application: 26 Nov 2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 27 Nov 2015
Date of acknowledgement : 18 Dec 2015
Date money gone off account: 18 Dec 2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 24 Dec 2015
Biometrics done: 8 Jan 2016
Date of approval : 25 Feb 2016 (letter received on 9 Mar)
Date of ceremony : 23 Mar 2016
Date applied for passports : Awaiting
Date passports received : Awaiting

lalitmittal
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Re: November 2015 Naturalization Application TIMELINE ONLY

Post by lalitmittal » Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:50 am

lalitmittal wrote:There are two applications (myself + Wife) with same details.
Eligibility criteria: (5years) + 1 year ILE
Language criteria met: PBC and Life in the UK test
Nationality: Indian
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 11/11/2015
Payment method: Credit card
Date of receipt by UKBA: 12/11/2015
Date of acknowledgement : 08/12/2015
Date money gone off account: 04/12/2015
Date of letter requesting biometrics: 12/12/2015
Biometrics done:19/12/2015
Date of approval : 12/03/2016 (Received on 16/03/2016)
Date of ceremony : AWAITING for letter from Council
Date applied for passports :AWAITING
Date passports received :AWAITING

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