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kiron1212
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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by kiron1212 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:27 am

Miguel2018 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:37 pm
Kmoney1 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:04 pm
Lucky u man
Non eu tend to wait longer

Hi Kmoney1 I’m from EU, living in UK since 2004 and still waiting a reply as well since 27/10 😢.
Some tend to wait longer for some reason 😢😢😢😢
Hi Miguel,
I am still waiting, in fact, I am waiting for my father's Settled status to come through first then will have to continue to wait for mine to arrive. I called EU resolution centre today and they are saying the application is with the case worker at the moment. And it may take another 2 weeks. It is crazy how inefficient the whole process is.
My Student loan application has already been refused. Running out of time.

Miguel2018
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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Miguel2018 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:55 am

kiron1212 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:27 am
Miguel2018 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:37 pm
Kmoney1 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:04 pm
Lucky u man
Non eu tend to wait longer

Hi Kmoney1 I’m from EU, living in UK since 2004 and still waiting a reply as well since 27/10 😢.
Some tend to wait longer for some reason 😢😢😢😢
Hi Miguel,
I am still waiting, in fact, I am waiting for my father's Settled status to come through first then will have to continue to wait for mine to arrive. I called EU resolution centre today and they are saying the application is with the case worker at the moment. And it may take another 2 weeks. It is crazy how inefficient the whole process is.
My Student loan application has already been refused. Running out of time.
As your Father applied 5 days before me so I hope we have a good news before the end of this year 😢.

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by UKCCPS » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:57 am

UKCCPS wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:18 pm
Hi,
I am a student studying at states school in UK from Sep this year, I applied EU Settlement Scheme on Oct 21 and until now I only received the COA . I submitted the letter which issued by states school to confirm I am living and studying in UK, but I still waiting the Pre-settle confirmation :cry:

Will post again once I get it.

Received the Pre-settled granted today.

Good luck everyone !

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Miguel2018 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:22 pm

UKCCPS wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:57 am
UKCCPS wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:18 pm
Hi,
I am a student studying at states school in UK from Sep this year, I applied EU Settlement Scheme on Oct 21 and until now I only received the COA . I submitted the letter which issued by states school to confirm I am living and studying in UK, but I still waiting the Pre-settle confirmation :cry:

Will post again once I get it.

Received the Pre-settled granted today.

Good luck everyone !
Congratulations 😁

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by UKCCPS » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:48 pm

Miguel2018 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:22 pm
UKCCPS wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:57 am
UKCCPS wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:18 pm
Hi,
I am a student studying at states school in UK from Sep this year, I applied EU Settlement Scheme on Oct 21 and until now I only received the COA . I submitted the letter which issued by states school to confirm I am living and studying in UK, but I still waiting the Pre-settle confirmation :cry:

Will post again once I get it.

Received the Pre-settled granted today.

Good luck everyone !
Congratulations 😁
Hi ! Miguel,
Thank you very much !

bigrich
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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by bigrich » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:09 pm

Hello forum,

Just received Settled Status today 6 December 2019 (in my post on 18 Nov I predicted to receive it the first week of December so that was spot on :D ).

My COA was on 24 October 2019, and I am an EEA citizen. At the time I was offered Pre-settled Status but opted for Settled Status on the basis of my old Council Tax bills that I managed to retrieve from my local council. I included a PDF with pictures of those bills to my application.

So it took the home office 43 days to process the application. For forum user DanielG (EEA) who applied on 16 October it took about 40 days and he also had been offered Pre-settled Status and also added evidence to apply for Settled Status. So for those EEA applicants who submitted additional proof for Settled Status, count on about 7 weeks for your application to be processed.

Note that I did not go through the agony of making any phone calls to the Home Office. I am pretty sure that if they see COA status they will simply tell you that everything is okay and that you have to wait.

For those who despair: Note that according to the statistics issued by the Home Office (https://www.gov.uk/government/collectio ... statistics) so far only FOUR applications were refused. So hang in there!

Good luck!

Rich

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Miguel2018 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:51 pm

bigrich wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:09 pm
Hello forum,

Just received Settled Status today 6 December 2019 (in my post on 18 Nov I predicted to receive it the first week of December so that was spot on :D ).

My COA was on 24 October 2019, and I am an EEA citizen. At the time I was offered Pre-settled Status but opted for Settled Status on the basis of my old Council Tax bills that I managed to retrieve from my local council. I included a PDF with pictures of those bills to my application.

So it took the home office 43 days to process the application. For forum user DanielG (EEA) who applied on 16 October it took about 40 days and he also had been offered Pre-settled Status and also added evidence to apply for Settled Status. So for those EEA applicants who submitted additional proof for Settled Status, count on about 7 weeks for your application to be processed.

Note that I did not go through the agony of making any phone calls to the Home Office. I am pretty sure that if they see COA status they will simply tell you that everything is okay and that you have to wait.

For those who despair: Note that according to the statistics issued by the Home Office (https://www.gov.uk/government/collectio ... statistics) so far only FOUR applications were refused. So hang in there!

Good luck!

Rich
Congratulations Rich😁

kiron1212
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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by kiron1212 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:27 pm

Miguel2018 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:55 am
kiron1212 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:27 am
Miguel2018 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:37 pm
Kmoney1 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:04 pm
Lucky u man
Non eu tend to wait longer

Hi Kmoney1 I’m from EU, living in UK since 2004 and still waiting a reply as well since 27/10 😢.
Some tend to wait longer for some reason 😢😢😢😢
Hi Miguel,
I am still waiting, in fact, I am waiting for my father's Settled status to come through first then will have to continue to wait for mine to arrive. I called EU resolution centre today and they are saying the application is with the case worker at the moment. And it may take another 2 weeks. It is crazy how inefficient the whole process is.
My Student loan application has already been refused. Running out of time.
As your Father applied 5 days before me so I hope we have a good news before the end of this year 😢.

Hi Miguel,

My father just received the settled status (Status Granted on 6th December (COA : 22 October)). I think you will get it by next week. I am still waiting for my settlement application. Still Very very anxious. but atleast good to see it is moving.

Miguel2018
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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Miguel2018 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:36 pm

kiron1212 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:27 pm
Miguel2018 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:55 am
kiron1212 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:27 am
Miguel2018 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:37 pm



Hi Kmoney1 I’m from EU, living in UK since 2004 and still waiting a reply as well since 27/10 😢.
Some tend to wait longer for some reason 😢😢😢😢
Hi Miguel,
I am still waiting, in fact, I am waiting for my father's Settled status to come through first then will have to continue to wait for mine to arrive. I called EU resolution centre today and they are saying the application is with the case worker at the moment. And it may take another 2 weeks. It is crazy how inefficient the whole process is.
My Student loan application has already been refused. Running out of time.
As your Father applied 5 days before me so I hope we have a good news before the end of this year 😢.

Hi Miguel,

My father just received the settled status (Status Granted on 6th December (COA : 22 October)). I think you will get it by next week. I am still waiting for my settlement application. Still Very very anxious. but atleast good to see it is moving.
That is good news 😁. I hope you get yours very soon as well . I hope I receive mine by next week 😬

kiron1212
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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by kiron1212 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:31 pm

Miguel2018 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:36 pm
kiron1212 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:27 pm
Miguel2018 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:55 am
kiron1212 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:27 am


Hi Miguel,
I am still waiting, in fact, I am waiting for my father's Settled status to come through first then will have to continue to wait for mine to arrive. I called EU resolution centre today and they are saying the application is with the case worker at the moment. And it may take another 2 weeks. It is crazy how inefficient the whole process is.
My Student loan application has already been refused. Running out of time.
As your Father applied 5 days before me so I hope we have a good news before the end of this year 😢.

Hi Miguel,

My father just received the settled status (Status Granted on 6th December (COA : 22 October)). I think you will get it by next week. I am still waiting for my settlement application. Still Very very anxious. but atleast good to see it is moving.
That is good news 😁. I hope you get yours very soon as well . I hope I receive mine by next week 😬
Good luck to you. I just received my settled status. What a relief.

Miguel2018
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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Miguel2018 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:16 pm

kiron1212 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:31 pm
Miguel2018 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:36 pm
kiron1212 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:27 pm
Miguel2018 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:55 am


As your Father applied 5 days before me so I hope we have a good news before the end of this year 😢.

Hi Miguel,

My father just received the settled status (Status Granted on 6th December (COA : 22 October)). I think you will get it by next week. I am still waiting for my settlement application. Still Very very anxious. but atleast good to see it is moving.
That is good news 😁. I hope you get yours very soon as well . I hope I receive mine by next week 😬
Good luck to you. I just received my settled status. What a relie
Congratulations, Happy Friday for you two 😁. I hope soon I have good news to share as well .

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Obee786 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:28 pm

srjuanjo wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:48 pm
srjuanjo wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:06 pm
Application for settlement status done using android mobile / passport chip

Tax history indicates that I have been in the U.K. for 5 years after provide my NIN.
I’ll be considered for settlement status.

EU citizen
Application sent on :18/11/2019
COA received same day

Still waiting...
My settlement status has been approved on 02 of December :mrgreen:
LuckY man

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Obee786 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:31 pm

Joy Akanet wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:19 pm
Magus1984 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:13 pm
Joy Akanet wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:10 pm
Magus1984 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:25 am


Hi Joy,
When you called the resolution center 1
1. did you mention that your family permit had expired and that you would struggle to show that you have the right to work or enter the UK if you go abroad?
2. Did they say they would expedite your case?
3. Did they recommend that you apply to a Residence Card using the EA Route? (My residence card is due to expire next week and I am still waiting for a decision so wondering if I should also apply for permanent residency on the EA route, even though this won't be valid after brexit)
Yes I did inform them my visa is expired, but they couldn't fast track my application, they lady only wrote a note on my application saying I intend to travel, I was also informed that applying for a residence permit will take time too, so am just waiting for the decision.
But if you apply for a residence permit at least you might get a COA that would allow you to work? at the moment with the expired family permit I guess you would struggle to proof your right to work/be in the UK.
Working is not my problem, travelling is. I can't enter the UK without a visa and I can't apply for a visa even if I travel because I have already applied for the settlement scheme. They said I cannot even leave the UK until I get a decision.
Its a good question. Can you work upon receiving you COA . Coz decisions and other things are taking longer than expected. And few people might suffer coz of this .!

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by gagerson » Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:30 pm

gagerson wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:05 am
Miguel2018 wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:45 am
gagerson wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:02 pm
Miguel2018 wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:10 pm


Hello Gagerson,
Any news about your application?
Nope, absolutely nothing:( you?
Hello Gagerson,
Any news about your application ? I still waiting 😢
Not a sausage🙁I'm pretty sure it will be down to the large volumes. Not worried too much tho- nothing I can do to speed it up 🤷‍♀️

Just had my confirmation email about 30 mins ago informing me I'm now settled :)

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Icheema85 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:39 pm

CONGRATULATIONS to u Gagerson

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Icheema85 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:49 pm

I think you applied on 23 of October so it means they are somewhere around 23 Oct.

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Magus1984 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:20 pm

Hi,
I went back a few pages and compiled recent timelines from fellow forum users. Please see below in chronological order for your ease.

DanielG
COA 17-Oct
Status 25-Nov (Settled)

UKCCPS
COA 21-Oct
Status: 04-Dec

Bigrich
COA 24-Oct
Status 06-Dec (Settled)

Gagerson
COA 24-Oct
Status 09-Dec

Kmoney
COA 20-Oct
Status: Pending

Miguel2018
COA 27-Oct
Status: Pending

Magus1984
COA 31-Oct
Status Pending

Saa123
COA 01-Nov
Status Pending

Srjuanjo
COA 18-Nov
Status 02-Dec

Joy Ajanet
COA 22-Nov
Status Pending

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Saa123 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:35 pm

Waiting gaaaaaammnnmmme :!:

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Icheema85 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:36 pm

Good work Magus1984
I think they are some where around 23october

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Icheema85 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:43 pm

I (eu national) applied on 06 October
I had COA 06 November (exactly one month) and in the same email decision (settled status granted)
And my non eu husband applied on 28 October
Biometrics done same day 28 October
COA 29 October (no evidence asked ) five years completed but we are married since 2009
But still his status is not granted

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by amaherchandani » Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:33 pm

Icheema85 wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:43 pm
I (eu national) applied on 06 October
I had COA 06 November (exactly one month) and in the same email decision (settled status granted)
And my non eu husband applied on 28 October
Biometrics done same day 28 October
COA 29 October (no evidence asked ) five years completed but we are married since 2009
But still his status is not granted
Hi sorry to say this but it seems that the RC applications and settlement application are processed by one department. I had my biometrics on 7th October and according to the timelines - my decision is due in January/February. You can estimate yours.

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Icheema85 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:30 pm

Can u plz check the above post by Mangus1984 plz

Hi,
I went back a few pages and compiled recent timelines from fellow forum users. Please see below in chronological order for your ease.

DanielG
COA 17-Oct
Status 25-Nov (Settled)

UKCCPS
COA 21-Oct
Status: 04-Dec

Bigrich
COA 24-Oct
Status 06-Dec (Settled)

Gagerson
COA 24-Oct
Status 09-Dec

Kmoney
COA 20-Oct
Status: Pending

Miguel2018
COA 27-Oct
Status: Pending

Magus1984
COA 31-Oct
Status Pending

Saa123
COA 01-Nov
Status Pending

Srjuanjo
COA 18-Nov
Status 02-Dec

Joy Ajanet
COA 22-Nov
Status Pending
Top

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by occ20 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:01 pm

Non EU family member. My partner is eu but has not applied. We got married in 2014 and got my RC 5 years in March 2015.

Timeline
Application on 21st Oct
Biometric 23rd Oct
CoA 24th Oct

Evidence of five year provided during application for both myself and partner together with partner’s ID and marriage certificate plus my RC copy, I also provided additional ( council tax of 5 years) after one month of waiting without any news . Called them on the same day in November and they said a caseworker who has been assigned to my case will look at the information provided. Note that I provided the additional info on my own without any request from H O.

Have called the EU centre a total of 3 times from 22nd Nov and they said everything looks fine that I should wait for my decision. Been waiting since then and no news. Keep checking my email every minute and nothing yet.. guess I just have to keep hoping

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Miguel2018 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:56 am

Miguel2018 wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:27 pm
EU Citizen with permanent resident.
Application Submitted online :27 October
COA: 27 October
Decision; Waiting :roll:
I received my email informing me I'm now settled 😁😁😁. Thanks Everyone for the support 😁

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Re: Settled status processing times

Post by Icheema85 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:12 am

Many many Congrats Miguel 2018

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