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Loveislovely wrote:Loveislovely wrote:Hi all,Loveislovely wrote:Eligibility criteria: 10 years lawful resident + 1year ILR
Method of application: Made independently, SD
Date sent: 15/10/2013
Date received: 16/10/2013 (check using royal mail tracking)
Acknowledgment letter: 12/11/2013 dated 9/11/2013 [sent from Liverpool]
Deduction of fee: 9/11/2013 (Saturday) Shows on statement (11/11/2013)
Contacted UKBA via email: 31/10/2013
They contacted me back, today, via email,it reads, due to high volumes of application, there is a delay in processing applications and taking payments, if you don't hear from HO within a week or so, please contact us back.
Approval letter sent:
Approval letter received:
I checked my bank account approximately 10.00am, money was not taken out, I later check it at 13.20, to my surprise £874 had vanished from my account, a very good surprise. I am praying that it will be processed quickly, good luck to all of us waiting.
darloGNR7 wrote:Eligibility criteria: 3 yrs spouse of BC (AN + MN1)
Method of application: Royal Mail special delivery
Date of Application: 10/10/13
Date of Receipt: 11/10/13
Date of debit of fees: 31/10/13, cheques cleared 6/11/13
Date of acknowledgement: 31/10/13 received 4/11/13
Date of approval: 12/11/13 received 14/11/13
Date of ceremony: will be 16/12/13 but haven't contacted council yet.
I hope that helps others out in working out their timelines.