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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CR001 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:29 am

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Can you please desist from posting questions in this topic which is for PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY!!!

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Post by Casa » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:00 am

@Allah786 Please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question posts have been and will continue to be removed.
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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by sabs2019 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:40 am

sabs2019 wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:50 am
sabs2019 wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:11 am
Application Category: Settlement husband
Priority level: Non-Priority (Standard)
Location: Lahore
Application submitted: 18/03/19
Biometrics enrolled: 25/03/2019
Supporting documents sent to Sheffield on : 16/04/2019
Supporting documents received in Sheffield on :
Supporting documents received back from Sheffield on:
ECO Consideration Email : 16/05/19
Case not straightforward Email: 07/06/19
Sponsor and applicant contacted for interview: 10/06/19
interview via video conference for applicant and audio for sponsor at same time: 12/06/19
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made:
Please make Dua we get the Visa soon in sha ALLAH
emailed MP on 3/7/19: they are still waiting to hear back from home office, takes 20 working days for a reply, its over 20 working days.
emailed home office on 24/7/19: generated email of "awaiting decision, if over 60 days provide details etc"
24/7/19: provided details to home office, still not heard anything, they said they will reply after 2 working days, its 5 working days.

home office said that application still in process: 27/08/19

received email saying to collect passport: 11/9/19

VISA GRANTED! Alhamdulillah thank you all!: 12/09/19

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Post by kashmeregoat » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:46 am

Dear All

Application Category: Settlement - Wife
Priority level: Priority
Location: Mirpur, KASHMIR(Pakistan)
Application submitted (Online): 06/08/2019
Supporting documents uploaded on VFS website from UK: 06/08/2019
Biometrics enrolled: 08/08/2019
Text Message Recieved confirming documents forwarded to UKVI: 08/08/2019
Email Received from UKVI for consideration by ECO: 14/08/2019
Contacted for Collection: PENDING
Collection made: PENDING

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Post by Yanush » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:59 pm

Application type: spouse visa for Husband
Priority level: priority
Location: Islamabad Pakistan
Application submitted: 22nd Aug 2019
Biometrics enrolled: 30th Aug 2019
Docs submitted in smethwick Birmingham: 3rd September 2019
Letter confirmation from ECO: Not received yet
Contact for collection: pending
Outcome: pending

Please make dua that my husband gets his visa soon in sha Allah

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Post by JayHussain » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:20 am

JayHussain wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:27 pm
Application Category: Settlement Visa for Spouse (Wife)
Priority level: Non-Priority
Location: Mirpur, AJK, Pakistan
Application submitted (Online): 08/09/2019
All Supporting documents uploaded on VFS website by me (Sponsor) from home: 12/09/2019
Biometrics enrolled: 13/09/2019
Email Received from UKVI for consideration by ECO: PENDING
Contacted for Collection: PENDING
Collection made: PENDING
Application Category: Settlement Visa for Spouse (Wife)
Priority level: Non-Priority
Location: Mirpur, AJK, Pakistan
Application submitted (Online): 08/09/2019
All Supporting documents uploaded on VFS website by me (Sponsor) from home: 12/09/2019
Biometrics enrolled: 13/09/2019
Email Received from UKVI for consideration by ECO: PENDING
Contacted for Collection: PENDING
Collection made: PENDING
Decision: PENDING

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Post by Yanush » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:31 pm

Yanush wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Application type: spouse visa for Husband
Priority level: priority
Location: Islamabad Pakistan
Application submitted: 22nd Aug 2019
Biometrics enrolled: 30th Aug 2019
Docs submitted in smethwick Birmingham: 3rd September 2019
Letter confirmation from ECO: 16th Sep 2019
Contact for collection: pending
Outcome: pending

Please make dua that my husband gets his visa soon in sha Allah

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Post by elahajan » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:35 am

Online Application submitted: 13/06/19
Priority/Non priority: Priority
Location: Islamabad
Supporting documents scanned at IVFS: 28/06/19
Biometrics enrolled at: 24/06/19
Sponsor contacted by UKVI: 02/08/19
Decision made: 13/09/19
Contacted for Collection: 17/09/19
Collection made: 17/09/19
Decision of Application: Granted alhamdullilah
Total working days taken: 60 Working days

I have been following this timeline since July and I must say this was by far one of the most distressing and nerve-wrecking experience we went through however I cannot emphasis enough on the overjoyed feeling you have once the application is complete. We wish each one of you the best on your farewell and sincerely hope everything goes well Inshallah.

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Post by KehiRach » Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:16 pm

KehiRach wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:45 am
KehiRach wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:36 am
Online application : 27th June 2019
Submission : 3rd July 2019
Message sent to ukvi: 3rd July, 2019
Husband Documents sent to sheffield: 5th July 2019
Received by Sheffield: 8th July 2019
Message from ECO: 11th July 2019
Documents sent back : nothing
Message to collect passport : waiting.


May God answer us!
45 working days from biometric date excluding weekends and holiday.
Still waiting . Very wiery now. 😔
53 working days from biometric. Still nothing. Documents haven't been returned, employer not contacted and sponsor not contacted either.
However on 3rd of September : Message sent to UKVI and on 5th September: the sent the usual automated message to say 'application is awaiting a decision '.

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Post by khanji900 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:51 am

Online Application submitted: 13/06/19
Priority/Non priority:Non Priority
Location: Islamabad
Biometrics enrolled at: 01/07/19
Supporting documents scanned at VFS Islamabad: 01/07/19
Letter confirmation from ECO: 8th July 2019
Sponsor contacted by UKVI: N/A
Employer Contacted:N/A
Decision made: 13/09/19
Contacted for Collection: 17/09/19
Collection made: 18/09/19
Decision of Application: Granted alhamdulillah
Total working days taken: 54 Working days since Biometrics

Call Home Office on 12th September to escalate the case.

I have been following this timeline since June and I must say this was by far one of the most distressing and nerve-wrecking experience we went through however I cannot emphasis enough on the overjoyed feeling you have once the application is complete.I wish each one of you the best on your farewell and sincerely hope everything goes well InshAllah.

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by kashmeregoat » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:24 pm

kashmeregoat wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:46 am
Dear All

Application Category: Settlement - Wife
Priority level: Priority
Location: Mirpur, KASHMIR(Pakistan)
Application submitted (Online): 06/08/2019
Supporting documents uploaded on VFS website from UK: 06/08/2019
Biometrics enrolled: 08/08/2019
Text Message Recieved confirming documents forwarded to UKVI: 08/08/2019
Email Received from UKVI for consideration by ECO: 14/08/2019
Contacted for Collection: PENDING
Collection made: PENDING

Regards
Application Category: Settlement - Wife
Priority level: Priority
Location: Mirpur, KASHMIR(Pakistan)
Application submitted (Online): 06/08/2019
Supporting documents uploaded on VFS website from UK: 06/08/2019
Biometrics enrolled: 08/08/2019
Text Message Recieved confirming documents forwarded to UKVI: 08/08/2019
Email Received from UKVI for consideration by ECO: 14/08/2019
Contacted for Collection: 16/09/2019
Collection made: 18/09/2019
Total Working Days from "ECO consideration email": 22

Thanks

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Shazjade123 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:10 pm

Shazjade123 wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:26 pm
Application submitted 10th June.
Bio 28th June at Islamabad.
Emailed UKIV 4th Sept. Told application is being considered and awsiting decision.

50 working days as of today. No calls to myself spouse or employers yet.
Email received saying passport ready for pick up 17th September.
Will be picked up tomorrow.😓
57 working days from biometrics.

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Casa » Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:47 am

Imaan1985 wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:11 pm
Please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. All questions should be posted in a separate topic.
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Please don't send me PMs asking for immigration advice on posts that are on the open forum. If I haven't responded there, it's because I don't have the answer. I'm a moderator, not a legal professional.

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Post by ms1993 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:59 am

Application Category: Settlement Husband
Priority level: Non-Priority
Location: Islamabad
Application submitted (Online): 05/09/2019
Biometrics submitted: 18/09/2019
Supporting documents uploaded on VFS website in UK: 19/09/2019
Email Recieved from ECO:
Contacted for Collection:
Collection made:

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Post by Adam30 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:02 am

Application Category: Settlement Husband
Priority level: Non-Priority
Location: Lahore
Application submitted (Online): 12/07/2019
Biometrics submitted: 18/07/2019
Supporting documents uploaded on VFS website in UK: 17/07/2019
Email Received from ECO: 29/7/2019
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made:

45 working days from Biometrics being submitted :?

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Post by Adnan2016 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:11 pm

Application Category: Settlement wife
Priority level: Priority 
Location: Islamabad
Application submitted (Online): 08/08/2019
Biometrics submitted: 16/08/2019
Supporting documents scanned: VFS birmingham UK: 13/08/2019
Email Received from HO: 04/09/2019 no documents received.
Email to home office with receipt : 08.09.2019
Acknowledge of supporting documents: 12/09/2019
Decision making email: waiting
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made: waiting

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Post by yousafzai31 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:10 am

Application Category: Settlement wife
Priority level: Priority
Location: Islamabad
Application submitted (Online): 24/06/2019
Biometrics submitted: 25/06/2019
Supporting documents scanned: VFS Islamabad UK: 25/06/2019
Email Received case consideration on : 03/07/2019
email case not straight forward on 12/8/2019
another email on 29/08/2019 in you case we are awaiting responses to some of our enquiries
1st escalation on 08/8/2019 2nd escalation on 21/8/2019 still awaiting decision
sponsor/employer not contacted yet
Decision making email: waiting
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made: waiting

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Post by CR001 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:16 am

@ adnan2016Please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question posts have been and will continue to be removed.
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Post by Imaan1985 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:29 pm

[quote=Imaan1985 post_id=1824308 time=1568181486 user_id=224056]
Application Category: Settlement Husband
Priority level: Non-Priority
Location: Lahore
Application submitted (Online): 21/06/2019
Biometrics enrolled: 03/07/2019
Supporting documents to VFS Birmingham scanned from wife: 05/07/2019
Email Recieved from ECO: 11/07/2019
Contacted for Collection: 19/09/2019
Collection made: 19/09/2019
Visa granted - Alhamdullilah allahumma barik

55 working days

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Post by leopard2010 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:48 pm

Application Category: Settlement
Priority level: standard
Location: Lahore
Application submitted (Online): 25-3-19
Biometrics submitted:9-4-19
Supporting documents scanned: VFS UK: 25/4/2019
email case not straight forward on 24-6-19
sponsor/employer both contacted in August
Decision making email:
Contacted for Collection call: 13 September
Collection made: Alhamdulillah granted
totall working days 116

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Post by Shah2019 » Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:23 pm

Shah2019 wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:59 pm
My Application:

Spouse visa: non- Priority
Application submitted online: 12th June 2019
Biometric booked: 05 July 2019
Documents posted: 8 July 2019 (to Sheffield)
Email received: 11 July 2019 confirming documents have been received
ECO Consideration Email: 15 July 2019
Spouse Contacted: No
Sponser Contacted: No
Employer Contacted: No
Documents returned: 30 August 2019
Contacted for collection: Email received 20 September 2019
Email as below.....
From:
CRMADMIN GLOBAL <CRMADMIN@vfsglobal.com>
Dear ??

The processed visa application for GWF reference number - GWF******was received at the UK Visa Application Centre on 09/20/2019
If a courier service was purchased from VFS Global, your processed application will be delivered to the chosen address.
If not, your documents can be collected during the designated passport collection times.
Please note this is an auto generated e-mail. Please do NOT reply to this email.

Collection made: Husband will go on Monday insha'Allah
Decision:


Will keep you all updated and insha'Allah it works out for all of us. Ameen ( Do duaa plz and i will pray also)

(55 days so far) :D

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Post by Adnan2016 » Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:33 pm

yousafzai31 wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:10 am
Application Category: Settlement wife
Priority level: Priority
Location: Islamabad
Application submitted (Online): 24/06/2019
Biometrics submitted: 25/06/2019
Supporting documents scanned: VFS Islamabad UK: 25/06/2019
Email Received case consideration on : 03/07/2019
email case not straight forward on 12/8/2019
another email on 29/08/2019 in you case we are awaiting responses to some of our enquiries
1st escalation on 08/8/2019 2nd escalation on 21/8/2019 still awaiting decision
sponsor/employer not contacted yet
Decision making email: waiting
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made: waiting
Contacted for collection: 23/09/2019
Collection made: will be picking up tomorrow 24/09/2019 insah Allah

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Post by Shah2019 » Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:09 pm

[quote=Shah2019 post_id=1828820 time=1569108226 user_id=222176]
[quote=Shah2019 post_id=1808763 time=1564527581 user_id=222176]
My Application:

Spouse visa: non- Priority
Application submitted online: 12th June 2019
Biometric booked: 05 July 2019
Documents posted: 8 July 2019 (to Sheffield)
Email received: 11 July 2019 confirming documents have been received
ECO Consideration Email: 15 July 2019
Spouse Contacted: No
Sponser Contacted: No
Employer Contacted: No
Documents returned: 30 August 2019
Contacted for collection: Email received 20 September 2019
Email as below.....
From:
CRMADMIN GLOBAL <CRMADMIN@vfsglobal.com>
Dear ??

The processed visa application for GWF reference number - GWF******was received at the UK Visa Application Centre on 09/20/2019
If a courier service was purchased from VFS Global, your processed application will be delivered to the chosen address.
If not, your documents can be collected during the designated passport collection times.
Please note this is an auto generated e-mail. Please do NOT reply to this email.

Collection made: Husband will go on Monday insha'Allah
Decision: VISA GRANTED Alhamdullilah...so happy


Will pray for you all Ameen

(55 days so far) :D

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Post by KehiRach » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:51 pm

KehiRach wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:16 pm
KehiRach wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:45 am
KehiRach wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:36 am
Online application : 27th June 2019
Submission : 3rd July 2019
Message sent to ukvi: 3rd July, 2019
Husband Documents sent to sheffield: 5th July 2019
Received by Sheffield: 8th July 2019
Message from ECO: 11th July 2019
Documents sent back : nothing
Message to collect passport : waiting.


May God answer us!
45 working days from biometric date excluding weekends and holiday.
Still waiting . Very wiery now. 😔
53 working days from biometric. Still nothing. Documents haven't been returned, employer not contacted and sponsor not contacted either.
However on 3rd of September : Message sent to UKVI and on 5th September: the sent the usual automated message to say 'application is awaiting a decision '.
UPDATE
Message to UKVI contact center to check on my application :18/9/2019
Response from UKVI contact center : A decision had already been made on my application
Called to collect passport : 19/9/2019
Passport collection :24/9/2019
OUTCOME : Positve and was granted the visa
Entry clearance is between 25/9/2019 to 25/10/2019.
I bless God for His miracle and strength during this while 56 excruciating weeks . I pray with humility that everyone who is waiting will be blessed to see their family again. Amen.

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Post by KehiRach » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:03 pm

KehiRach wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:51 pm
KehiRach wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:16 pm
KehiRach wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:45 am
KehiRach wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:36 am
Online application : 27th June 2019
Submission : 3rd July 2019
Message sent to ukvi: 3rd July, 2019
Husband Documents sent to sheffield: 5th July 2019
Received by Sheffield: 8th July 2019
Message from ECO: 11th July 2019
Documents sent back : nothing
Message to collect passport : waiting.


May God answer us!
45 working days from biometric date excluding weekends and holiday.
Still waiting . Very wiery now. 😔
53 working days from biometric. Still nothing. Documents haven't been returned, employer not contacted and sponsor not contacted either.
However on 3rd of September : Message sent to UKVI and on 5th September: the sent the usual automated message to say 'application is awaiting a decision '.
UPDATE
Message to UKVI contact center to check on my application :18/9/2019
Response from UKVI contact center : A decision had already been made on my application
Called to collect passport : 19/9/2019
Passport collection :24/9/2019
OUTCOME : Positve and was granted the visa
Entry clearance is between 25/9/2019 to 25/10/2019.
I bless God for His miracle and strength during this while 56 excruciating weeks . I pray with humility that everyone who is waiting will be blessed to see their family again. Amen.
56 working days ***

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