Application Category: Spouse - Priority - Husband
Application Submitted Online: 09/06/2017
Biometrics & Passport Submission (Location): Islamabad
Biometrics & Passport Submission (Date) : 14/06/2017
Application Forwarded To British High Commission On : 15/06/2017
Supporting Documents Sent To Sheffield On : 15/06/2017
Supporting Documents Received Back From Sheffield On : 08/07/2017
Sponsor Contacted By UKVI (if applicable): N/A
Status check - Email to UK Visas & Immigration : 06/07/2017 - Application is being considered and awaiting approval
Status Check - Email to UK Visas & Immigration : 02/08/2017 - With an ECO awaiting a decision
Status Check - Email to UK Visas & Immigration : 14/08/2017 - ''In regards to your query about the status of your application, your application is being considered and is currently awaiting a decision.
Please note that UKVI aims to complete all Settlement Visa applications within 12 weeks or 60 working days of the application date."
Status Check - Call to UK Visas & Immigration : 31/08/2017 - Advisor told me still showing as awaiting a decision and that as I haven't as of yet received any emails to say case is on hold/not straightforward that I should expect to hear something by the 60th working day - 6th September
Decided to email local MP regarding matter: 05/09/2017 - He advised me that he called Sheffield on my behalf and they have told him we will receive the decision shortly
Status Check - Call to UK Visas & Immigration : 06/09/2017 - Marks 60 working days since submission of BIometrics - Advised me that a decision was in fact made on 30/08/2017 ?? Asked why this was not mentioned to me on call I made to them on 31/08 and she said it can take a while for them to update their systems. Have been told to expect an email for collection in next few days
Tracker never showed as recognised throughout the whole process, even once decided
Decision Made (As Per Covering Letter Issued By Home Office) : 30/08/2017
Contacted For Collection : 08/09/2017
Collection Made : 08/09/2017
Decision Of Application : ACCEPTED !!!
Validity Of Visa: 06/09/17-06/10/2017
Good luck to everyone else on here, hopefully you'll all get your visas accepted aswell soon!