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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by CR001 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:45 pm

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Post by zaf1 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:00 am

Online Application submitted (Priority) : 12/09/2019
Biometric: 19/09/2019
Documents Upload vfs Manchester: 18/09/2019
Eco email received: 07/10/2019
Decision: Email/call to collect passport 23/10/2019

Collection: 24/10/2019 Approved :lol: :lol: :o

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Post by nmohsin » Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:40 am

Online application - 26th september 2019
Biometrics - 03rd October 2019
Papers Submitted in Smethwick to Visa Centre -
09th October 2019
Email from ECO - Thank you for your online application which has been received at the UK Decision Making Centre. - 18th October 2019

Waiting for the decision now
Please pray everyone

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by BritishCit » Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:49 am

Non priority
Settlement - husband
Online application: 7th October 2019
Biometrics: 23rd October 2019
Documents submitted at Vfs scanning hub: 23rd October 2019
Email recieved on 23rd October confirming acknowledgment of application.
^^^I received the confirmation email on the same day of biometrics?

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Post by Archer1 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:57 pm

Archer1 wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:23 pm
Archer1 wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:58 pm
Archer1 wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:26 pm
Applied using visa4uk
Application Category: Settlement (Wife) Non-Priority (Standard)
Online Application Submitted: 06/08/2019
Biometrics Appointment Enrolled On: 09/08/2019 (VFS Mirpur)
Documents Scanned and Sent by VFS Centre Mirpur On: 09/08/2019 (Same day Confirmation Text received from VFS)
Application forwarded to UKVI on : 09/08/2019 (Same day Confirmation text received from VFS)
Email Received from VISAINFO: 28/08/2019 Stating; "Thank you for your online application which has been received at the UK Decision Making Centre. Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer."
Application under process at UKVI :
Supporting documents sent to Sheffield on : NA
Supporting documents received back from Sheffield on : NA
Sponsor contacted by UKVI (if applicable):
Employer Contacted on:
Contacted with 'decision made' :
Contacted for Collection :
Collection made :
Decision of Application :
Applied using visa4uk
Application Category: Settlement (Wife) Non-Priority (Standard)
Online Application Submitted: 06/08/2019
Biometrics Appointment Enrolled On: 09/08/2019 (VFS Mirpur)
Documents Scanned and Sent by VFS Centre Mirpur On: 09/08/2019 (Same day Confirmation Text received from VFS)
Application forwarded to UKVI on : 09/08/2019 (Same day Confirmation text received from VFS)
Email Received from VISAINFO: 28/08/2019 Stating; "Thank you for your online application which has been received at the UK Decision Making Centre. Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer."
Application under process at UKVI :
Supporting documents sent to Sheffield on : NA
Supporting documents received back from Sheffield on : NA
Sponsor contacted by UKVI (if applicable): NO
Employer Contacted on: NO
Received and email Today: Application for Ref# GWF........ 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.
Contacted with 'decision made' :
Contacted for Collection :
Collection made :
Decision of Application :
Applied using visa4uk
Application Category: Settlement (Wife) Non-Priority (Standard)
Online Application Submitted: 06/08/2019
Biometrics Appointment Enrolled On: 09/08/2019 (VFS Mirpur)
Documents Scanned and Sent by VFS Centre Mirpur On: 09/08/2019 (Same day Confirmation Text received from VFS)
Application forwarded to UKVI on : 09/08/2019 (Same day Confirmation text received from VFS)
Email Received from VISAINFO: 28/08/2019 Stating; "Thank you for your online application which has been received at the UK Decision Making Centre. Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer."
Application under process at UKVI :
Supporting documents sent to Sheffield on : NA
Supporting documents received back from Sheffield on : NA
Sponsor contacted by UKVI (if applicable): NO
Employer Contacted on: NO
Received and email Today: Application for Ref# GWF........ 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.
Contacted with 'decision made' : 22/10/2019
Contacted for Collection :22/102019
Collection made :24/10/2019 , Islamabad
Decision of Application : Visa Granted
Total 56 Working days and 52 Working days since Biometerics appointment.
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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Sanam13 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:19 pm

Sanam13 wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:38 pm
Sanam13 wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:30 pm
Hi,

I thought priority visas meant they replied in 6 weeks (30 working days) how come it took longer?

Mine has been 16 working days since documents sent and not heard anything. :?


Priority Visa
Application submitted: 12/09/2019
Biometrics: 26/09/2019
Documents uploaded at VFS Manchester: 27/09/2019
ECO email UK decision Centre: 11/10/2019

No further communication received please remember me in your duas hope to receive an answer soon.

It has been 16 Working days since Biometrics and no response yet! Been told takes up to 30 Working days on a priority visa.
contacted for passport: 25/10/2019
Husband will go on Monday keep us in your duas inshallah his visa is granted.

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Post by Macromam » Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:32 am

Type: Non-priority
Application submitted: 01/08/2019
Biometric date: 15/08/2019
VFS Supporting Documents submitted: 22/08/2019 via Edinburgh
ECO Email received 30/08/2019 confirming application.
Contacted for collection: 24/10/2019 text received to wife (The processed visa application for GWF——- was received on 10/24/2019), shortly after receiving email to collect passport.
Passport collection made same day: 24/10/2019
VISA GRANTED ALHAMDULILLAH

Total days since biometric: 51 working days, total days 71 days (around 2 months and 10 days total)

I hope you all have success InshaAllah.

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Re: Spouse Visa Applications - PAKISTAN TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Sanam13 » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:16 am

Sanam13 wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:19 pm
Sanam13 wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:38 pm
Sanam13 wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:30 pm
Hi,

I thought priority visas meant they replied in 6 weeks (30 working days) how come it took longer?

Mine has been 16 working days since documents sent and not heard anything. :?


Priority Visa
Application submitted: 12/09/2019
Biometrics: 26/09/2019
Documents uploaded at VFS Manchester: 27/09/2019
ECO email UK decision Centre: 11/10/2019

No further communication received please remember me in your duas hope to receive an answer soon.

It has been 16 Working days since Biometrics and no response yet! Been told takes up to 30 Working days on a priority visa.
contacted for passport: 25/10/2019
Husband will go on Monday keep us in your duas inshallah his visa is granted.
Collected passport: 28/10/19

Allahamdullah Visa Granted! 21 Days since Biometrics

I pray everyone overcomes this horrible struggle and reunited with their partners/ family soon! inshallah ameen!

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Post by Hypn0toz3d » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:00 pm

Application submitted & biometrics enrolled at : VFS Islamabad

Visa type: priority settlement husband
Application forwarded to HO: 1st october 2019
Documents scanned: 1st oct 2019
Email from ECO: 24 october 2019

Sponsor contacted by UKVI: NO
Employer contacted: NO
Applicant contacted: NO

Contacted with 'decision made' : 29th Oct 2019
Contacted for Collection : 29 oct 2019
Collection made : collecting passport tomorrow

Please pray
Decision of Application :

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Post by H123 » Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:34 pm

Visa Type:- Settlement Husband (priority)
Online application :- 02/09/19
Biometrics:-19/9/2019 Islamabad - priority fees paid at Islamabad visa office
Supporting document sent :- 8/10/19 VFS office Birmingham
Acknowledgement of supporting documents email :-
* Enquired *
23/10/19
ECO email:- ‘Application with Clearance officer 25/10/19
Sponsor contacted :- NO
Employer contacted :-NO
Applicant contacted :-NO
Email to collect passport :- 29/10/19
Received email from :-crmadmin@vfsglobal.com
Collection made:- 30/10/19
VISA granted Allahumdulliah! :) :)

Sincerely, pray that everyone overcomes this nerve wreaking ordeal ! Ameen !

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Post by CR001 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:11 am

@ user ' nav147' - Please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question, discussion or chit chat posts have been and will continue to be removed. If you have questions about your application and circumstances, please start your own topic..
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Post by nylesk » Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:06 pm

Application made for Husband
Spouse Visa: Non Priority
Application submitted online: 2nd May 2019
Bio-metric booked: 21st May 2019 (Islamabad)
Documents submitted to Sheffield: 29th May 2019

E-mail received on: 6th June 2019 your case is being considered by Entrance Clearance Department

E-mail received on: 1st August 2019 stating case is not straight forward and need to arrange interviews.

Telephone interviews arranged for 8th August 2019, for me and my husband at the same time for an hour.

Contacted Home office via Email: 2nd September 2019, asking if any decisions have been made.
Reply received: 4th September 2019 stating - Decision has been made and the passport office will be in touch soon and we are unable to tell you the outcome via e mail.

Contacted Home Office: 19th September 2019 - asking we have not received any documents back nor has the passport office contacted us.
Reply received: 20th September 2019 saying - as previously advised your case is not straight forward and case worker has re- opened your case as for further checks. Case has been escalated to the relevant department and a discession will be made in 15 working days.

Contacted the Local MP and asked them to send e mail to enquirer about my case on 26th September 2019

4th October 2019 - e mail received that a decision hasn't been made and will be in touch after 15 working days.

11th October 2019 - Email received the case will be re escalated on 14th October 2019 to the relevant department and you hear from us within 15 working days.

31st October 2019 - received unknown call at 08:59 from Home Office - they asked questions about my job, where I worked, job history, what the building looked like where I worked. They wanted to speak to my Managing Director and asked for his contact details to be called after me!!




Contact for collection: in shah Allah, please make dua!!
Collection made: :?:
Decision: :?:
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Post by Sonana » Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:48 am

Application submitted
13 sep 2019
Biometric
27 sep 2019
Documents submitted
Application type
Priority
Eco email
17 oct

Contact for collection no
25 working day till no information

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Post by Rameez920 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:19 pm

Type: Non-priority
Application started: 14/08/2019
Application Sumbitted on 29/09/19
Biometric date: 28/08/2019
VFS Supporting Documents submitted: 29/08/2019 via Edinburgh
ECO Email received 19/09/2019 confirming application.

Phoned up on 1/11/19 asking for an update and got told to wait for a phone call or email as decison had been made

Contacted for collection: Wife received a phone call on 04/11/2019 for collection.

Wife is going to pick up passport tomorrow 5/11/19 InshAllah

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Post by Mistah » Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:05 pm

Online Application 27th September 2019

Biometric 16th october 2019

Spouse settlement: standard 

Scanned documents to Sheffield 2/10/19

Eco mail: no email back onky had receipts of how much been taken out 

Decision made: not yet
Collection: not yet

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Post by Asm4422 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:20 am

Online application 25 Oct priority Lahore
Bio 31 Oct
Docs scan vfs London 1 sep
Acknowledge email 1 sep
No more conversations

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Post by Cam123 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:36 am

Type: non priority spouse and child
Online application: 7/8/2019
Biometrics and documents scan : 22/8/2019 Lahore
Eco email: 11/9/2019
Ihs link for child : 30/10/2019
Email for collection: 5/11/2019
Visa granted to spouse and child AlhamduLillah

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Post by CR001 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:12 am

Can members PLEASE respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question, discussion or chit chat posts have been and will continue to be removed. If you have questions about your application and circumstances, please start your own topic..
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Post by Mistah » Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:52 pm

Online Application 27th September 2019

Biometric 16th october 2019

Spouse settlement: standard 

Scanned documents to Sheffield 2/10/19

Eco mail: no email back onky had receipts of how much been taken out 

Decision made: not yet
Collection: not yet

Still waiting next week will be a month from biometer

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Post by butterflypk123 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:15 pm

Type: Priority
Application submitted: 28/10/19
Biometrics date: Husband is due to go on 18/11/19 - delay at Islamabad
VFS Supporting Documents scanned: 28/10/19

Contacted for collection:
Passport collection made same day:

Waiting game... which is hard but it'll be worth it in the end!

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