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October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

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

Moderators: Casa, JAJ, ca.funke, Amber, Zimba, vinny, Obie, EUsmileWEallsmile, batleykhan, geriatrix, John, ChetanOjha, archigabe, push

traveller666
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India

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by traveller666 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:18 pm

traveller666 wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:19 am
Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK MSc Degree + LIUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 02/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 03/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 02/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: Booked for 07/10/2019
Date on Approval letter: 21/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 02/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Yet to book
Date of Ceremony: Yet to book

lab86
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by lab86 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:20 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years EEA + 1 year PR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + LITUK
Nationality: EU
Method of application: online
Date of application: 29/10/19
Payment method: card
Date of acknowledgement: 31/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 30/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/11/19
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

carbonz
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India

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by carbonz » Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:15 pm

Eligibility criteria:Non-EU PR + Spouse of British
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK MSc + Life in the UK Pass
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 30th Oct 2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 31st Oct 2019
Date of debit of fees: 30th Oct 2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 2nd Nov 2019 ( GBP 75 paid Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: Waiting
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

VanessaMaths
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China

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by VanessaMaths » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:30 am

VanessaMaths wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:44 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 year FLM +ILR 3 months, BC spouse
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + LiUK exam passed
Nationality : non-EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 09/10/2019
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 10/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: could not remember
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 28/10/2019 earliest appointment I could find without traveling
Date on Approval letter: 28/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 06/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: did not have one, I need to call to make an appointment
Date of Ceremony: 07/01/2020 (private £140, I am travelling during Christmas so couldn't book for any appointment in December, and I am back to country on 6th Jan. This council has very limit free appointment, next now will be in march.

Thank you for everyone here. This is not my ending on this forum. I will meet problems when I apply for passport, I am using my husband's last name for last 5 years, but my Chinese passport is still with my maiden name. Will need to dig this forum throughly about passport to find if there is a solution ^_^

svmuta
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Zimbabwe

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by svmuta » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:12 am

Eligibility criteria: .ILR 10 years route
Language/LIUK Criteria:UK degree
Nationality : Zimbabwean
Method of application: online
Date of application:18/10/19
Payment method: credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 21/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 18/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled:30/10/19.free app at Birmingham
Date on Approval letter:WAITING
Date of receipt of approval: WAITING
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: WAITING
Date of Ceremony: WAITING

Krimo
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Algeria

October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Krimo » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:43 am

Eligibility criteria: spouse visa + ilr for 9 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: life in the UK + b1
Nationality : algerian
Method of application: online
Date of application: 29/10/2019
Payment method: direct debit
Date of acknowledgement: 29/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 29/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 22/11/2019
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval:waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

meneab
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by meneab » Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:18 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years Tier 2 (General) + 1 year ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + LITUK
Nationality: non-EU
Method of application: online
Date of application: 20/10/19
Payment method: card
Date of acknowledgement: 21/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 20/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/11/19 (paid appointment £100, Manchester)
Date on Approval letter: 29/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 07/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

HO HO HO, I have received my best ever (early) Christmas gift! Thank you so much to everyone in this forum for such a great job. Best wishes to all of you :)

claire 52
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by claire 52 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:31 pm

claire 52 wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:30 am
claire 52 wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:37 am
I cant see the OCTOBER Naturalisation Timeline sorry but I will move it there once created ,thanks
Eligibility criteria: Spouse/Partner
Language/LIUK Criteria: CEFR level B.1 English Test Trinity / LIUK Cert
Nationality : Guinea
Method of application: online
Date of application: 19 October 2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 20 October 2019
Date of debit of fees: 19 October 2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 24 October 2019 in Birmingham Core Centre £100 appoint , no free ones
Date on Approval letter: 3 December 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 9 December
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

Moderator note : it was created at the beginning of the month, as all timeline month threads are. Post split from September and merged with October!
Thank you

Typa75
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Typa75 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:22 pm

Typa75 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:40 pm
Eligibility criteria: EEA National + PR dated 2015
Language/LIUK Criteria: trinity college B1 + Life in the UK test dated November 2014
Nationality : Italian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 07/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 08/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 08/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 31/10/19 - UKVCAS Victoria - £60
Date on Approval letter: 20/11/19
Date of receipt of approval:02/12/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: N/A
Date of Ceremony: 19/12/19

Quite quick. Shame I missed the date to register to vote!

UA2015
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by UA2015 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:34 am

UA2015 wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:26 am
Eligibility criteria: PR + 1 year
Language/LIUK Criteria: Degree + LIUK
Nationality : Non -EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 23-10-2019
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 24-10-2019
Date of debit of fees: 24-10-2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29-10-2019 ( 100£ Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: 06-12-2019
Date of receipt of approval: 12/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
But error on place of birth. Will go with ceremony and change it after as have to travel and need my BRP.

Morningstar1983
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Morningstar1983 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 3:40 pm

Morningstar1983 wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:56 pm
Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK MSc Degree + LIUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 22/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 22/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 22/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: 22/10/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: Booked for 23/10/2019
Date on Approval letter: 4/12/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 12/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 12/12/2019
Date of Ceremony: waiting

nomader
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by nomader » Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:08 am

nomader wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:58 am
Eligibility criteria: EU PR + 3 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: Two UK degrees + Life in the UK test
Nationality: Denmark
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 23/10/2019
Payment method: AMEX
Date of acknowledgement: 23/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 23/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: 23/10/2019
Date biometrics enrolled: 29/10/2019 at UKVCAS Croydon (£75 - no free appointments until late November)
Date on approval letter: 3/12/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 12/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Included in the approval letter
Date of ceremony: 21/01/2020

P0bulo
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Nigeria

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by P0bulo » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:23 pm

Eligibility criteria: Dependant Tier 2 General + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: English Test Trinity + LIUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 17/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 17/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 17/10/2019
Date of biometric letter issued/ received 17/10/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled:23/10/2019 @ CROYDON
Date on Approval letter: 03/12/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 13/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:N/A
Date of Ceremony: 08/01/2020

Many thanks to all the moderators on this forum. You have all made the ‘journey’ easier with all the information. I wish all those still waiting good luck!

billz89
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by billz89 » Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:46 pm

billz89 wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:33 pm
Eligibility criteria: PR - Family Member of an EU national
Language/LIUK Criteria:B1/ LIUK
Nationality : Non - EU
Method of application:Online
Date of application:25/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement:28/10/2019
Date of debit of fees:25/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled:06/11/2019 ( £100 for an early appointment which in my opinion was a rip off considering it is all self- service and they dont do much to help. Documents scanned and uploaded myself.)
Date on Approval letter: 10/12/19
Date of receipt of approval: 14/12/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:14/12/19
Date of Ceremony: 21/01/2020

New member to this board but it has always been great help. Thank you to all who post and advise !
God is Great ! Marks an end to my journey. Thank you and Goodluck everyone ! :)

Love_GB
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Love_GB » Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:01 am

Eligibility criteria: Set (P) +12 months ILR for 5 applicants (family application)
Language/LIUK Criteria: LIUKT/UK Certificates
Nationality :Non-EU
Method of application:Online
Date of application:27/10/2019
Payment method: Card
Date of acknowledgement: 28/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 27/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 09-11-2019 Paid appointment £100/applicant
Date on Approval letter: 09-12-2019
Date of receipt of approval: 14-12-2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: to be confirmed tomorrow when contacted the local council
Date of Ceremony: to be confirmed by phone tomorrow.
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Our journey has come to the end ,too much love and respect to everyone who has been a part of this journey. Thank you to everyone who has helped in this great forum , , it's been really interesting, exciting and challenging journey with tremendous experience and knowledge , I believe now being an active member with valuable contribution does make a difference.
wish everyone who is still waiting all the best and success

SosoU
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Belgium

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by SosoU » Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:44 am

Eligibility criteria: EEA national + 12 months PR card
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + life in the UK test
Nationality : EEA national
Method of application: online
Date of application: 04/10/2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 07/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 07/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 11/10/2019 - paid appointment, £100
Date on Approval letter: 08/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 15/11/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 22/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: 16/12/2019

Jonu25
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India

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Jonu25 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:13 am

Eligibility criteria:Total 6 years in the UK with 1 year Student Visa + British Spouse 5 year SETM- ILR for 5 days obtained on 22/10
Language/LIUK Criteria:UK MSc Degree + LIUK
Nationality :Non-Eu
Method of application:Online
Date of application:27/10/2019
Payment method:Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement:28/10/2019
Date of debit of fees:27/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:NA
Date Biometrics enrolled:30/10/2019 Birmingham Core £100 Fees
Date on Approval letter:5/12/2019
Date of receipt of approval:14/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:Called council they offered 08/01/20 but changed to private on 17/12/2019 for £170
Date of Ceremony:17/12/2019 Private

Emailed FMT on 3/12 after 5 weeks for an update received reply from FMT on 9/12 “will be contacted in 21 working days by post” (which means good news). Council received the certificate on 13/12 - 6 working days after the approval date.

Thanks everyone for your feedback and advice . Good luck to others who are still waiting.

Ayeakamara
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Ayeakamara » Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:43 pm

Ayeakamara wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:03 am
Eligibility criteria: PR/Settled Status married British citizen
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1 test/Life in Uk
Nationality : Nigerian
Method of application: online
Date of application: 08/10/2019
Payment method: bank card
Date of acknowledgement:09/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 09/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: 08/10/2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 12/10/2019 premium
Date on Approval letter: 9/12/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 16/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 16/12/2019
Date of Ceremony: waiting
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YouKTier
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by YouKTier » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:27 pm

Eligibility criteria: LR + 1 year ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: Degree certificate + LIUK
Nationality : Non-Eu
Method of application: online
Date of application: 24/10/19
Payment method: Visa debit
Date of acknowledgement: 25/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 25/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29/10/19 (UKVCAS - Enhanced centre ) at Swinton
Date on Approval letter: 02/12/19
Date of receipt of approval letter: 13/12/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 16/12/19 (letter received via email as I booked pvt ceremony through the phone with the council)
Date of Ceremony: 18/12/19 (pvt ceremony)

Although the wait wasn't too long, I am glad the wait is over. Thank you forum and good luck to those that are still waiting for their outcome.

Ronald
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Burundi

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Ronald » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:29 pm

Eligibility criteria: 2 x DLR Visas & 1 Year ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: English B1 Test & Life in the UK test
Nationality : Burundi
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 22/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 23/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 23/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 28/10/2019 (free appointment at Birmingham Core Service Point)
Date on Approval letter: 6th December 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 11th December 2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 17th December 2019
Date of Ceremony: 9th January 2020

I thank everyone here for their advise. It is now a relief and my immigration chapter finally comes to an end.

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