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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

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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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by zaf1 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:00 am

Application Category: Settlement wife
Priority level: Priority (After 1st refusal due to not submitting specific document :cry: )
Location: Lahore
Application submitted (Online):12/09/2019
Bio-metrics submitted: 19/09/2019
Supporting documents scanned: VFS Manchester UK: 18/09/2019 (by solicitor)
Acknowledge of supporting documents: (Not sure)
Decision making email: waiting
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made: waiting

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by tangocharlieroger » Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:07 am

Application submitted for my wife @ Islamabad: 28-December 2016
Biometrics enrolled at Islamabad : 30-December 2016
Application forwarded to British High Commission on :

Supporting documents sent to Sheffield on : 05 January 2017
Supporting documents received back from Sheffield on : 10 January 2017
Sponsor contacted by UKVI (if applicable)


Contacted with 'decision made' : 08 March 2017
Contacted for Collection : 08 March 2017
Collection made : 10 March 2017
Decision of Application : Granted

Additional Info:

Entry Visa Validity: 06 Mar 2017 to 05 Apr 2017
Date She Entered UK: 18 Mar 2017
Biometric Validity: 27 Feb 2017 to 06 Dec 2017

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by zakali92 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:46 pm

Application Category: Settlement wife (Appendix FM Partner)
Priority level: Non-Priority
Location: Mirpur, AJK
Application submitted (Online - AccessUK): 18/09/2019
Bio-metrics submitted (at Mirpur): 24/09/2019
Supporting documents scanned (Online VFS upload): 20/09/2019
Acknowledge of supporting documents: 24/09/19 (after biometrics appointment my wife got a two texts from VFS:

1. Your application is accepted under ref number: GWF.....

2. The visa application for GWF..... was forwarded to UKVI on 9/24/2019

Decision making email: waiting
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made: waiting

Inshallah fingers crossed!! 🤲🙏

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Post by Adnan2016 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:01 pm

Adnan2016 wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:33 pm
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 Adnan2016 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:05 pm

[quote=Adnan2016 post_id=1827964 time=1568902274 user_id=225269]
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: No email
Contacted for Collection: 23/09/2019
Collection made: 24/09/2019 visa granted thanks to almighty ALLAH

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Post by yousafzai31 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:15 pm

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
involved local MP and they sent letter to UKVI on 24/09/2019 still waiting for decision no email yet
sponsor/employer not contacted yet
Decision making email: waiting
Contacted for Collection: waiting
Collection made: waiting

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Post by Fairynas » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:48 am

Application submitted: 16/07/2019
Biometric: 22/07/2019
Documents sent 23/07/2019
Eco email received: 31/07/2019
Documents returned: 19/09/2019
Decision: still waiting

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Post by CR001 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:09 am

Can members PLEASE respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question, chit chat or discussion posts have been and will continue to be removed.
Char (CR001 not Casa)
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Post by Maryam0401 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:42 pm

[quote=Maryam0401 post_id=1820991 time=1567480622 user_id=181335]
My Application:

Spouse visa: Non- Priority
Application submitted online: 9th July 2019
Biometric booked: 11th July 2019
Documents scanned via VFS centre : 17th July 2019
VISAINFO.SHEFO Email: 23rd July 2019
Spouse Contacted: Not contacted
Sponser Contacted: Not contacted
Employer Contacted: Not contacted

Rang UKVI for update on application: 11th September (They explained that it has not been 12 weeks and my reply should come within 12 weeks- case is open and decision has not been made).

Rang UKVI for update on application: 17th September (They explained that case is still open and decision has not been made).

Decision made: 23rd September
Contacted for collection: 26th September
Collection made: 26th September
Decision: Visa Granted Alhamdullilah! May Allah make it easier for you all insha'Allah! Good luck xx

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by nadeem1992 » Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:38 pm

nadeem1992 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:36 am
nadeem1992 wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:56 pm
nadeem1992 wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:45 pm

Applied using visa4uk

Spouse visa: Non priority
Application submitted online: 5th July 2019
Biometric enrolled: Appointment on 15th July 2019 in Islamabad (was able to get Islamabad date at last) 
Documents sent to sheffield: 18th July 2019
Documents received in sheffield: 19th July 2019
Email received: 24 July 2019 (the email stated they've accepted the documents on this occasion, but won't be doing so after 31 July 2019)
ECO consideration email: 25th July 2019
Spouse recieved text message: The visa application for... was forwarded to UKVI on 8/6/2019.
Documents received back from sheffield: 10th September 2019
Contacted for collection: 30/09/2019
55 working days since Biometric Appointment. Recieved email and text to collect

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