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**NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by vchiu » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:45 am

Thank you for your support and I would like to share my timeline here.

Application Type : FLR(M) - First time applicant
Application Submitted on: 01/12/18
Postal or In Person Application: In person (Hong Kong)
Payment taken: 01/12/18
Supporting documents posted : 06/12/18 (Royal Mail, tracked signature)
Biometrics Enrolled : 03/12/18
Acknowledgement Received: None
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: 11/01/19
Decision: Approved
Documents Received on: 14.12.18
Passport Received on: 15.01.19

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Dimpubear11 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:43 am

Application Type : FLR(M) - First extension for husband
Application Submitted on: 19/11/18
Postal or In Person Application: Online
Payment taken: 19/11/18
Supporting documents posted to Sheffield: 20/11/18 (Royal Mail, tracked signature)
Biometrics Enrolled : 20/11/18
Acknowledgement Received: 04/01/19 (by post letter dated 31/12/18)
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: 11/01/19 (received by Royal mail (signed for) along with documents on 14/01/19)
Documents Received on: 14/01/19 (documents returned with decision letter in single package)
Decision: GRANTED
BRP Card Received on: 15/01/19 (DX delivery courier - signed for)

Total Time Taken: 8 weeks

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CR001 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:05 pm

Please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question posts have been and will be removed.
Char (CR001 not Casa)
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Please DO NOT send me a PM for immigration advice. I reserve the right to ignore the PM and not respond.

Jemshang
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Post by Jemshang » Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:07 pm

Dec 2 2018 sumitted application online
Dec 3 2018 payment deducted on my bank
Dec 4 2018 biometric done
Dec 5 2018 sent documents to sheffield via recorded delivery
Dec 6 2018 signed received

Until now i am still waiting for any news from home office! Havent received any confirmation letter or whatsoever! I am so stressed already

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by EnnKayy » Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:46 pm

Application Type : FLR(M) - 5year route. 1st application since initial 2.5 years.
Application Submitted on: 13/12/2018
Postal or In Person Application: Online/Postal.
Payment taken: 8/12/2018
Biometrics Enrolled : 13/12/18
Acknowledgement Received: Waiting
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: Waiting
Decision: Waiting
Documents Received on: Still Waiting
BRP Card Received on: Still Waiting

Total Time Taken: Pending....

My timeline seems to be so much longer than everyone elses! :| :(

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by board2018 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:09 pm

Application Submitted on: 20/11/2018
Postal or In Person Application: Online
Payment taken: 20/11/2018
Supporting documents posted : 22/11/18 (Royal Mail, tracked signature)
Biometrics Enrolled : 22/11/18
Acknowledgement Received: 3/1/2019
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: 11/1/2019
Decision: Approved
Documents Received on: 17/1/2019
Passport Received on: 18/1/2019

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by vmncesar » Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:15 am

Application Type : FLR(M) - First application
Application Submitted on: 08/01/19
Postal or In Person Application: Online
Payment taken: 08/01/19
Attended Sopra Steria Centre: 14/01/19
Biometrics Enrolled : 14/01/19
Acknowledgement Received: Pending
Date of Decision: Pending
Decision: Pending
Documents Received on: Pending
BRP Card Received on: Pending

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by blueberrynights » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:05 am

Application Type : FLR(M) - First application
Application Submitted on: 20/12/2018
Postal or In Person Application: In person
Payment taken: 20/12/18
Attended Sopra Steria Centre: 22/01/19
Biometrics Enrolled : 22/01/19
Date of Decision: 22/01/2019
Decision: Approved
Documents Received on: Pending
BRP Card Received on: Pending

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Post by rich186 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:11 pm

Application Type : FLR(M) - First extension for wife
Application Submitted on: 28/11/18
Postal or In Person Application: Online
Payment taken: 28/11/18
Supporting documents posted to Sheffield: 29/11/18
Biometrics Enrolled : 29/11/18
Acknowledgement Received: 16/01/19
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): 22/01/19 - Children's birth certificates
Date of Decision: -
Documents Received on: -
Decision: -
BRP Card Received on: -

Time taken so far: 8 weeks

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by rmz27 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:07 pm

Application Type : FLR(M) -
Application Submitted on: 23/11/18
Postal or In Person Application: Online
Payment taken: 23/11/18
Supporting documents posted to Sheffield: 10/12/18
Biometrics Enrolled : 28:11/18
Acknowledgement Received: 23/1/19
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): N/A
Date of Decision: - 18/01/19
Documents Received on: - 24/01/19
Decision: - Granted
BRP Card Received on: - 24/01/19

mbist
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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by mbist » Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:50 am

Application Type: FLR(M) – First extension for wife on 5 year route
Current Visa Expiration: 17/03/2019

Application Submitted Online: 03/12/2018
Visa & IHS Payment Taken: 03/12/2018
Biometrics Enrolled: 08/12/2018
Documents Sent By Post: 05/12/2018
Documents Received By UKVI: 06/12/2018

Acknowledgement Received: Didn’t receive at all.
Acknowledgement Dated: -

Passport, Documents & Decision Letter Received: 25/01/2019
Decision date of Application: 24/01/2019
Decision: APPROVED
Biometric Card Received: Pending

Time Taken:
7 Weeks and 4 Days

Good luck to all good fellas!

Kevin_0914
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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Kevin_0914 » Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:15 pm

Kevin_0914 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:22 pm
Application Type : FLR(M) - First, switch from T4
Application Submitted on: 4/12/2018
Postal or In Person Application: Online, Standard New Service
Payment taken: 4/12/2018
Attended Sopra Steria Centre Croydon : 06/12/18
Biometrics Enrolled : 06/12/18
Acknowledgement Received: None
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: 22/01/19
Decision: Approved
Decision Letter Received on: 25/01/2019
BRP Card Received on: Still Waiting

Total Time Taken: 36 WD

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by thisisevelin » Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:17 pm

thisisevelin wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:51 am
Application Type : FLR(M) - First extension for 30 months.
Application Submitted on: 03 Oct 2018
Postal or In Person Application: Postal
Documents received by UKVI: 05 Oct 2018
Documents signed for: 05 Oct 2018
Payment taken: 23 Nov 2018
Application deferred for further checks (in person app): N/A
Acknowledgement Received on (for postal app): 08 Oct 2018
Biometric Letter Received (for postal app): 05 Nov 2018
Biometrics Enrolled on (for postal app): 05 Nov 2018
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): 05 Nov 2018 (for payment form resubmission)
Online app status: N/A
Decision of Application: Approved
Date of Decision: 17 Dec 2018
Documents Received on: 17 Dec 2018

-----from apply to receive the decision letter: 11 weeks

BRP Card Received: 08 Jan 2019

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by AJS1315 » Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:46 pm

AJS1315 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:53 pm
Application Type : FLR(M) - First extension
Application Submitted on: 29/10/18
Postal or In Person Application: Online
Payment taken: 29/10/18
Supporting documents posted : 04/11/18 (Royal Mail, tracked signature)
Biometrics Enrolled : 04/11/18
Acknowledgement Received: 21/01/2019
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: 23/01/2019
Decision: Approved
Documents Received on: 25/01/2019
BRP Card Received on: Pending

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Post by GLADNEAL » Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:14 pm

Application Type : FLR(M) 1st Extension on 5 year route for wife
Application Submitted on: 30/11/2018
Postal or In Person Application: In person
Payment taken: 30/11/2019
Attended Sopra Steria Centre: 03/12/2019
Biometrics Enrolled : 03/12/2018
Date of Decision: 23/01/2019*
Decision: Approved
Documents Received on: Non-Submitted
BRP Card Received on: 22/01/2019

Total 7 weeks 5 days
*Funny how the BRP Card was received first before the decision letter! 8) 8) 8)

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Post by EnnKayy » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:29 pm

EnnKayy wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:46 pm
Application Type : FLR(M) - 5year route. 1st application since initial 2.5 years.
Application Submitted on: 13/12/2018
Postal or In Person Application: Online/Postal.
Payment taken: 8/12/2018
Biometrics Enrolled : 13/12/18
Acknowledgement Received: Waiting
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: Waiting
Decision: Waiting
Documents Received on: Still Waiting
BRP Card Received on: Still Waiting

Total Time Taken: Pending....

My timeline seems to be so much longer than everyone elses! :| :(
Hi All,

A tad confused here.
I have received a letter today from HO.
"Thank you for your applicatiom to stay in UK - we will decide ur application within 8 weeks...
also has a CASE ID On there - is this the 'acknowledgement letter'.

Thanks!

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Johnnywoo » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:42 pm

Application Type : FLR(M) 2.5 year extension on 5 year route for wife / Family Route
Application Submitted on: 21 January 2019 20:23 GMT
Postal or In Person Application: In person Super Priority Visa Service (Lancashire)
Payment taken: 21 January 2019 GMT
Attended Sopra Steria Centre: 29 January 2019 10:00 GMT
Biometrics Enrolled : 29 January 2019 10:00 GMT
Date of Decision: 30 January 2019 10:00 GMT - by email with 'visa granted' message
Decision: Approved
Documents Received on: Handed back immediately
BRP Card Received on: TBC

Time Taken - 9 days
Decision made - 27 hours after Super Priority Service UKVAS - but awaiting BRP

CandyLee
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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CandyLee » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:23 am

Application Type : FLR(M) first extension after spouse entry clearance
Application Submitted on : 12/12/2018 (online)
Postal or In Person Application : postal (category F)
Acknowledgement Received on (for postal app) : none
Biometrics Enrolled on (for postal app): 13/12/2018
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): none
Documents Received on: 01/02/2019 (documents returned with decision letter in one parcel)
Date of Decision : 30/01/2019
Decision: GRANTED
BRP Card Received : Still Waiting

Time Taken:
7 Weeks (49 days)

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Re: **NEW** FLR(M) - TIMELINES ONLY

Post by EnnKayy » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:57 am

EnnKayy wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:29 pm
EnnKayy wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:46 pm
Application Type : FLR(M) - 5year route. 1st application since initial 2.5 years.
Application Submitted on: 13/12/2018
Postal or In Person Application: Online/Postal.
Payment taken: 8/12/2018
Biometrics Enrolled : 13/12/18
Acknowledgement Received: Waiting
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: Waiting
Decision: Waiting
Documents Received on: Still Waiting
BRP Card Received on: Still Waiting

Total Time Taken: Pending....

My timeline seems to be so much longer than everyone elses! :| :(
Hi All,

A tad confused here.
I have received a letter today from HO.
"Thank you for your applicatiom to stay in UK - we will decide ur application within 8 weeks...
also has a CASE ID On there - is this the 'acknowledgement letter'.

Thanks!
Application Type : FLR(M) - 5year route. 1st application since initial 2.5 years.
Application Submitted on: 13/12/2018
Postal or In Person Application: Online/Postal.
Payment taken: 8/12/2018
Biometrics Enrolled : 13/12/18
Acknowledgement Received: 30/01/19
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Date of Decision: Letter received 31/01/19
Decision: GRANTED
Documents Received on: Still Waiting
BRP Card Received on: Still Waiting


Goodluck with ur applications everyone!

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Post by Mrs_Blitz » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:17 pm

Application Type : FLR(M) - 1st application on 5-year partner route after Fiancee Visa
Fiancee Visa Expiry date - 05th January 2019
FLR-M Application Submitted on: 04th December 2018
Postal or In Person Application: Online
Payment taken: 04th December 2018
Documents Posted to Sheffield - 05th December 2018
Biometrics Enrolled : 05th December 2018 at the Post Office
Acknowledgement Received: 28th January 2019 (Letter dated 24th January 2019)
Additional Documents Requested on (if any): None
Decision Letter received : 30th January 2019 (Letter dated 29th January 2019)
Documents Received on: 30th January 2019 (Decision letter was in supporting docs bundle)
Decision: GRANTED
BRP Card Received on: Still Waiting.

Good Luck everybody! Special thanks to all those who contribute to these timelines, making sure we all stay sane!

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