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ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by Da123 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:04 pm

Applied for ILR Route: Set (O) -UK Ancestry- Super Priority Service (ONLINE)
Date application sent: 04 JULY 2019
Document received by HO: N/A
Ack letter received (if applicable): N/A
Date Biometrics Enrolled: 20 JULY 2019 (Earliest appointment available without traveling)
Payment Debited: 04 JULY 2019
Approval/Refusal Received: Approved 22 JULY 2019 :D
BRP Card Received: TBD

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by Aytl » Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:34 am

Applied for ILR Route : Tier 2 General (5 yr) using SET O online form {Priority}
Date application sent : 18th July 2019 - online application
Document received by HO : uploaded scanned documents just before appointment
Appointment Date: 23rd July 2019 (Biometrics enrolled) 8am, completed Biometric and left at 8.20am (Croydon)
Approval/Refusal Received : 23rd July 10.40am
Biometric Letter received : pending
BRP Card Received : pending

Good Luck to All !

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by JawaGP » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:18 pm

JawaGP wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:10 pm
Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set O, Tier 2 (G) + 3 PBS Dependents.
Date application sent : 31 May 2019
Document received by HO : 31 May 2019
Ack letter received (if applicable) : 3 June 2019
Biometric Letter received : n/a
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 20 June 2019, Croydon
Payment Debited : 31 May 2019
Consideration email: 1 July 2019
Approval email Received : Never received one.
Approval letter Received: 19 July 2019 dated 18th.
BRP Card Received : 23 July 2019

Thanks for all the help on this fantastic forum, really helped me do the entire application on my own, it’s much appreciated.

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by mziyabo » Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:40 pm

Applied for ILR Route: Set (M) - Super Priority Service (ONLINE)
Date application sent: 01 JULY 2019
First cheap appointment was booked for 23 July 2019.
Date Biometrics Enrolled: 23 JULY 2019 (Earliest appointment available without traveling) @12pm
Approval/Refusal Received: Approved 23 JULY 2019 @ 15.30

Process is straightforward only partner's Salary and letter were required to meet the threshold on Earnings.

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by tei123 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:51 pm

tei123 wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 8:53 am
Set m 5years standard route
Online application date:16/03/2019
Delivered to home office: 18/03/2019
Biometric done:18/03/2019
Approval:waiting
Biometric card recieved:23/07/2019
Good luck to everyone waiting :D :D :D

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by Southernman » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:18 pm

Applied for ILR Route : Set(M) spouse 2 dependents
Date application sent : 19 March 2019
Document received by HO : Ukvcas scanned on appointment
Ack letter received (if applicable) : after a month
Biometric Letter received :Ukvcas appointment
Date Biometrics Enrolled :22 March 2019
Payment Debited :Paid online
Approval/Refusal Received :Approval 19 July 2019
BRP Card Received :22 July 2019

Very grateful.Wait patiently ,typically 4 months.Thank you Lord.

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by AFairf » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:59 am

Applied for ILR Route : SET (M) spouse from FLR (M), self, no dependents, Super Priority Service
Date application sent : 26.06.2019 online
Document received by HO : scanned and uploaded by myself on 17.07.2019
Biometric Letter received : UKVCAS appointment
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 19.07.2019, Friday at 11:15 at Nottingham Central Library
Payment Debited :26.06.2019
Approval/Refusal Received : email approval received Monday, 22.07.2019 at 14:00
BRP Card Received : 24.07.2019

The whole process was very easy, at the Biometric appointment was only asked for my passport so they can scan it again and appointment confirmation (QR code), no original documents have been looked at.
Best of luck to all!

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Post by ginsengtea » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:55 pm

Applied for ILR Route : Set(M), Spouse 5 year, new service
Date application sent : 27 February, did the online application by myself, scanned and uploaded all my documents then officially submitted at the biometric appointment
Ack letter received (if applicable) : via email 12 March
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 7 March via Sopra Steria Birmingham
Payment Debited : 28 February
Monthly emails: 27 March, 29 April then nothing until biometric permit arrived
Approval/Refusal Received : 9th July
BRP Card Received : 8th July

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by schow » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:12 pm

Hi All,

Applied for ILR Route : Tier 2 General through Super priority
Date application sent : 22-07-2019
Document received by HO : Uploaded documents on 22-07-2019(Online)
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 22-07-2019 @9:00
Ack letter received (if applicable) : N/A
Biometric Letter received :N/A
Payment Debited :22-07-2019
Approval/Refusal Received : Received approval on 22-07-2019 @ 12:52
BRP Card Received :Awaiting

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by rupi85 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:41 pm

Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set O, Tier1 entrepreneur
Date application sent : 31 Jan 2019
Payment debited : 31 Jan 2019
Ack letter received (if applicable) : 1 Feb 2019
Document send by post : 7 Feb 2019
Document received by HO : 8 Feb 2019
Biometric Letter received : n/a
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 4 Feb 2019 in post office
Consideration email: no email
Online status updated ( right to work): 20 July 2019
Approval letter Received: not received
BRP Card Received : 24 July 2019

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by Roofi » Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:19 am

Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set O, Tier1 entrepreneur 50K
Date application sent : 31 Jan 2019
Payment debited : 31 Jan 2019
Ack email received: 31 Jan 2019
Biometric : Booked next day appointment at Sopra steria Croydon paid £100
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 1 Feb 2019
Consideration email: Every month i.e Last day of every month
Approval letter Received: 24.07.19
BRP Card Received : 24 July 2019
Online status updated ( right to work): Status checked everyday but did not change. Even after using ILR BRP number message appeared that “details do not match with UKVI record”. However, ILR BRP number started working after midnight.

Documents Uploaded:

1. Cover letter
2. Application Set(O) Form online
3. Current BRP & Passports all pages
4. Employment: RTI FPS, Pay Slips
5. Employee’s Passport & BRP to show Settled status
6. Companies House Document CAR
7. Registration with HMRC for tax purposes CT600, CT14G
8. Business Bank statement 3 months
9. Life in the U.K. Test
10. Degree for English requirement
11. Declaration to confirm consent for HO to make verification
12. Confirmation of hourly rate
13. Document checklist (online download)

Extra documents:
I changed the name & nature of my business after extension so decided to provide extra documents to satisfy genuine entrepreneur test. Following additional documents were provided to show that business is genuine & actively trading. My business is registered at home address. No interview. No solicitors.

1. Cover letter explaining nature of business & my role
2. Purchase invoices (recent 15 invoices)
3. Storage unit/Warehouse invoices
4. Copy of various Cheques/payments received from clients
5. Business bank statement showing business related transactions
6. Business vehicle (big Van) pictures, Van business insurance, Van DVLA certificate, Van purchase invoice.
7. Employer insurance certificate
8. Company change of name certificate from company house
9. My own salary payslips from company for last three months

Thank you members for great help during the entire journey. God bless

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by rajrea » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:33 pm

Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set O, Tier1 entrepreneur 50K as team and with 1 dependent wife
Fee Paid for Application : 31 Dec 2018
Payment debited : 31 Dec 2018
Application sent (Online though Sopra Steria ) : 4 Jan 2019
Acknowledge letter received (if applicable) : 2 Jan 2019
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 4 Jan 2019 at Croydon Sopra Steria
Online status updated ( right to work): 20 July 2019
Approval letter Received: Waiting
BRP Card Received : Waiting

Its been almost 7 months not received any information called Home Office they staid still processing
Holding my nerves tight

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Post by Silvarichman » Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:52 pm

Silvarichman wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:00 pm
Applied for ILR Route : Set (M) online 8weeks standard service
Date application sent : 12/04/2019
Document uploaded by me : 12/04/2019
Payment debited : 12/04/2019
Date Biometrics Enrolled :26/04/2019
Biometrics enrolled at solihull center
Ack letter received immediately after
Monthly email of application under consideration: N/A
Approval/Refusal Received : waiting
BRP Card Received : waiting

This would be my last time of using a standard service. It's an absolute waste of time. 12 weeks of waiting and all I can say is that am tired of this wait.

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by tei123 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:49 pm

tei123 wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 8:53 am
Set m 5years standard route
Online application date:16/03/2019
Delivered to home office: 18/03/2019
Biometric done:18/03/2019
Approval:26/07/2019
Biometric card recieved:23/07/2019

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by prashatonce » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:28 am

Applied for ILR Route : set O (priority)
Date application sent : 06/06/2019 l(online)
Document received by HO : n/a
Ack letter received (if applicable) : n/a
Biometric Letter received : n/a
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 03/07/2019
Payment Debited : 09/6/2019
Approval/Refusal Received : 03/07/2019 (via email in 3 hrs after submitting biomeyrics and documents)
BRP Card Received : 06/07/2019

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by Ayaannn » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:31 pm

Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set M , Standard
Fee Paid for Application : 13 January 2018
Payment debited : 14 January 2018
Application sent (Online though Sopra Steria ) : 13 Jan 2019
Acknowledge letter received (if applicable) : 14 Jan -13Feb- 13March- 15April and No letter received from May ...
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 25 Jan 2019 at Bristol Sopra Steria
Online status updated ( right to work): Waiting
Approval letter Received: Waiting
BRP Card Received : Waiting

Please update if any one else is in this difficult situation and what advice the can give me?
the situation is very stressful
Its been almost 7 months and no information from Home Office.

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Post by JAHU » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:23 pm

Applied for ILR Route : Set M (super priority) BC Spouse
Date application sent : 13/07/2019 l(online)
Document received by HO : online - uploaded via UKVCAS Sopra site
Ack letter received (if applicable) : n/a
Biometric Letter received : n/a
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 20/07/2019 : Saturday 11am.
Payment Debited : 14/07/2019
Approval/Refusal Received : 22/07/2019 (via email Monday 22/07) 1.28pm.
BRP Card Received : 24/07/2019
HO Letter Received: 25/07/2019 (dated 22/07)

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by mdomarfaruk » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:33 pm

Hello there,

Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set O, Tier1 entrepreneur
Date application sent : 29 Jan 2019
Payment debited : 29 Jan 2019
Ack letter received (if applicable) : 30 January 2019
Document uploaded: 31 January 2019
Document received by HO : N/A
Biometric Letter received : n/a
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 2 Feb 2019 in croydon
Consideration email: no email
Online status updated ( right to work):
Approval letter Received: waiting
BRP Card Received : waiting

Its exactly 6 months no update.

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by tier2GenBot1 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:04 pm

Hi All
Applied for ILR with 5 year Tier 2 Gen , used solicitors
online application submitted : 22 Jul 2019
Latest appointment for biometrics attended on : 26 Jul 2019 8:45 AM at croydon
Decision pending

Used super priority . called HO an they confirmed for appointments on Friday the super priority SLA is Monday EOD . I have not received anything by monday EOD . Just cant wait for this to get over .
Will followup with Solicitors tomorrow morning again .

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by Ahsan1995 » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:47 am

mdomarfaruk wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:33 pm
Hello there,

Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set O, Tier1 entrepreneur
Date application sent : 29 Jan 2019
Payment debited : 29 Jan 2019
Ack letter received (if applicable) : 30 January 2019
Document uploaded: 31 January 2019
Document received by HO : N/A
Biometric Letter received : n/a
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 2 Feb 2019 in croydon
Consideration email: no email
Online status updated ( right to work):
Approval letter Received: waiting
BRP Card Received : waiting

Its exactly 6 months no update.
We are completing Six months today, still have not received anything from HO.

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Post by Ahsan1995 » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:48 am

Ayaannn wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:31 pm
Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set M , Standard
Fee Paid for Application : 13 January 2018
Payment debited : 14 January 2018
Application sent (Online though Sopra Steria ) : 13 Jan 2019
Acknowledge letter received (if applicable) : 14 Jan -13Feb- 13March- 15April and No letter received from May ...
Date Biometrics Enrolled : 25 Jan 2019 at Bristol Sopra Steria
Online status updated ( right to work): Waiting
Approval letter Received: Waiting
BRP Card Received : Waiting

Please update if any one else is in this difficult situation and what advice the can give me?
the situation is very stressful
Its been almost 7 months and no information from Home Office.
We are completing Six months today, still have not received anything from HO.. Just Waiting..

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by jduluoz » Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:35 pm

Hello there,

Applied for ILR Route : 5 year, Set O, Ancestry Visa (super priority)
Date application sent : 23 July 2019
Payment debited : 23 July 2019
Ack letter received (if applicable) :
Document uploaded: 26 July 2019
Document received by HO :
Biometric Letter received :
Date Biometrics Enrolled : Saturday 27 July 2019 in croydon
Consideration email:
Online status updated ( right to work): changed 30 July 2019 to no limit on stay in UK
Approval letter Received: waiting
BRP Card Received : waiting

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by tier2GenBot1 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:08 am

tier2GenBot1 wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:04 pm
Hi All
Applied for ILR with 5 year Tier 2 Gen , used solicitors
online application submitted : 22 Jul 2019
Latest appointment for biometrics attended on : 26 Jul 2019 8:45 AM at croydon
Decision pending

Used super priority . called HO an they confirmed for appointments on Friday the super priority SLA is Monday EOD . I have not received anything by monday EOD . Just cant wait for this to get over .
Will followup with Solicitors tomorrow morning again .
Still no update , today is 4th day , in spite of taking super priority .
My solicitor told me sometimes HO don't send emails with decision we may directly get mail by post , so need to wait .
I don't have BRP for my current Tier Gen 2 , so unable to use the Right to work website .

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by ash2006 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:43 pm

Applied for ILR Route for my wife : 5 year, Set M (super priority service)
Date application sent : 17/07/19
Document uploaded: 17/07/19
Document received by HO :
Biometric Letter received :
Date Biometrics Enrolled : Wednesday 31 July 2019 in Birmingham
Consideration email:not received any email
Approval letter Received: waiting
BRP Card Received : waiting

So far I not had any correspondence no emails,done it through my solicitor, my email
Is registered through the upload document login, waiting game
Spouse Visa
Entered UK 10/06/14
Flrm applied Feb 2017
Expires 19 August 2019
Ilr application submitted 17/07/2019
Appointment bio metric super priority-31 July 2019

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Re: ILR TIMELINES- SET(O) SET(F) SET(M) (not Set(LR) PLS)

Post by ash2006 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:51 pm

ash2006 wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:43 pm
Applied for ILR Route for my wife : 5 year, Set M (super priority service)
Date application sent : 17/07/19
Document uploaded: 17/07/19
Document received by HO :
Biometric Letter received :
Date Biometrics Enrolled : Wednesday 31 July 2019 in Birmingham
Consideration email:not received any email
Approval letter Received: waiting
BRP Card Received : waiting

So far I not had any correspondence no emails,done it through my solicitor, my email
Is registered through the upload document login, waiting game

Just checked the right to work website , it says There is no limit on how long you can stay in the UK. ,earlier on it was showing allowed to work till 20 August 2019
Spouse Visa
Entered UK 10/06/14
Flrm applied Feb 2017
Expires 19 August 2019
Ilr application submitted 17/07/2019
Appointment bio metric super priority-31 July 2019

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