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by mno2uk
Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation, Date of First Arrival!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1492

Re: A truly tricky question

Cheeky and funny ! God Bless VR ! rana12570, While your predicament is true, and while the first day you ''arrived in uk with an intention to settle'' was that first date with the BC you married, while it will also be a memorable date, which you will remember for life :lol: The question on the form ...
by mno2uk
Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Next step as to naturalisation
Replies: 1
Views: 1918

Re: Citizenship FAQs - Common Questions - Read before postin

Hello Jambo Can you clarify if this part still holds true as of today ? I have got ILR and would like to go for the next step as naturalisation( I believe) is the one.. that you can apply same day or as soon as your ILR starts you can go into the next step ? If married to a BC, you can apply the sam...
by mno2uk
Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR - PEO appointment on 13/12/2013 - CROYDON (Granted :-) )
Replies: 24
Views: 1854

Re: ILR - PEO appointment on 13/12/2013 - CROYDON (Granted :

cheers .. good lord.. Hi, I am applying for ILR (through Tier 1 route for 5 (3+2) years) on 13th Dec 2013 along with my wife. First entry clearance stamp: 20/12/2008 Entered UK: 30/01/2009 Visa validity: 29/12/2013 Since I entered within 90 days of entry clearance I believe my 5 year clock starts fr...
by mno2uk
Fri Oct 18, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Change in ILR Life in UK/Language requirements
Replies: 55
Views: 4803

Thank you for the quick reply Dil

sidhujazz wrote:Hi mno2uk,

Yes. I took the test 2 weeks ago at THE LONDON WELSH CENTRE, 157-163 GRAY'S INN ROAD, KING'S CROSS, LONDON, WC1X 8U.

The certificate arrived in 10 days after the exam and did not pay for the secure service as i was in no hurry.
by mno2uk
Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Change in ILR Life in UK/Language requirements
Replies: 55
Views: 4803

Dil, Quick question : Have you had personal experience of sitting for test with the Trinity college center for GESE exams ? Do their certificates arrive on time in normal order with 1st class delivery royal mail ? Looks like as if they are trying to sell the secure delivery option ! your comments pl...
by mno2uk
Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Change in ILR Life in UK/Language requirements
Replies: 55
Views: 4803

Good luck with it .. Looks like I will be in a similar tight time situation and this Trinity college looks like a better option for me as well as I could find out from the exam center site and college website.. 10 mins .. money given and then certi. comes on time.. - job done .. no ifs n buts .. bet...
by mno2uk
Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: English Language and Knowledge of Life in the UK
Replies: 20
Views: 4039

looks like this way will end up doing both - english and degree comparability as per the call center ppl ..and they dont have much info..just going about by the book .. so cannot answer anything other than that .. as per them both of them will need to be covered.. :( Don't fret if no points are give...
by mno2uk
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Does your degree meet the B1 requirement?
Replies: 164
Views: 19945

may be of use to some other forum members as well ... probably a silly question: Some of them do mention the medium of examination as English .. would that still hold good as medium of instruction ? and of course using the NARIC comparability together with it to satisfy the english language reqt. Th...
by mno2uk
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: English Language and Knowledge of Life in the UK
Replies: 20
Views: 4039

Thank you again : Stumbled upon one of your other excellent post: http://www.immigrationboards.com/viewtopic.php?p=931471#931471 From your replies will get two things sorted - a) masters degree that shows on its face that the medium of instruction was english and b) get the statement of comparabilit...
by mno2uk
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Does your degree meet the B1 requirement?
Replies: 164
Views: 19945

Re: Does your degree meet the B1 requirement?

Thank you for this one. I think its making things clear now.. The new rule changes for settlement and naturalisation from 28-Oct-2013 will require that the applicant has (in addition to LIUK) a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or an equivalent level qualification...
by mno2uk
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: English Language and Knowledge of Life in the UK
Replies: 20
Views: 4039

Hi Guru It looks like there is still alot of confusion about the test for english language and the not so clear documentation around as to who will and will not need to sit for one again. One question here though: Masters degree is not giving any points for English language on PBS calculator(which I...
by mno2uk
Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: SettlementEnglish Language test Clarity
Replies: 0
Views: 291

SettlementEnglish Language test Clarity

Hi Guys from this language text So, for example, a person applying for settlement as a Tier 2 (General) migrant who has already demonstrated a knowledge of English equivalent to B1 level in order to qualify for entry clearance, will not have to take a further test at settlement stage copied over fro...
by mno2uk
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: SET(M) application - Do it yourself or get a solicitor?
Replies: 13
Views: 2752

Thanks Amber but looks like the mention of FLR M has added to the confusion. Like I mentioned my Tier 1 migrant visa was switched to spouse visa as I remember it was some VAF form but not FLR M - maybe I am mistaken.. My understanding says from UKBA info to go for SET M form after 2 year probationar...
by mno2uk
Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Are any of senior members listening ? you're not replying?!
Replies: 4
Views: 386

There have been responses back to clarify the understanding but then its been a cold corner. Still the newer queries have been unanswered.. would you like an example ? http://www.immigrationboards.com/viewtopic.php?p=924268&highlight=#924268 and again you are the ONLY one who has cared to reply back...
by mno2uk
Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Are any of senior members listening ? you're not replying?!
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Are any of senior members listening ? you're not replying?!

Hello All Senior members.. and moderators ?

Are you listening ? I have tried to get answers from the forum posts and even thru PMs to yourselves but no replied back ?

This never took so long..and time is running out for me.. is the board letting me down ?

can you help ?
by mno2uk
Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Confused:Tier1 to Spouse visa and what next ?
Replies: 2
Views: 673

anyone ?
by mno2uk
Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Confused:Tier1 to Spouse visa and what next ?
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Confused:Tier1 to Spouse visa and what next ?

Hello all forum members I am a bit confused about my situation and next step for visa process. Initially came to the UK on Tier1 (General/Highly Skilled) with IELTS done and then got married over here in the UK. So, switched the visa from Tier 1 to Spouse visa. I got the BRP card which will expire i...
by mno2uk
Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ESOL citizenship test for ILR
Replies: 10
Views: 1558

Hello Sushdmehta There is still confusion that I would like to clarify for english language test for someone who is inside UK on tier 1 and then changed to Spouse visa inside country without going back to home country and now after 2 year period which is falling after oct 2013(which means english la...
by mno2uk
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: English october rule
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Ok fair enough and agreed that validity is 2 years. They kept the certificate anyway when it was last used and was near expiry. So now have a read here .. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/182545/statement-of-intent-koll.pdf and the part : English Language Qua...
by mno2uk
Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Family Migration: New rules to be introduced from 09-Jul-12
Replies: 80
Views: 45207

Now does this mean if someone is already in country as switch visa from TTier 1 general to FLR (M) with IELTS exam on first entry into Uk Will need to sit for another english exam in the UK ? there seems to be some mention in an example as such person will not need to sit for it and the test at firs...
by mno2uk
Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: English october rule
Replies: 6
Views: 811

The new requirement applies to settlement and naturilisation. Guru Quick question: Do you know if someone has entered on Tier1 general based on IELTS exam as english language proof and then changed to FLR ( M) So in this case near the end of BRP card period, need to send in application after octobe...
by mno2uk
Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: English language test for ILR
Replies: 0
Views: 340

English language test for ILR

Hello All. Quick question : There is news about the english language test and life in uk test both to be done for ILR application. http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/newsarticles/2013/april/15-settlementrequirements1 now in regards to this in case if someone entered UK (with IELTS certifi...
by mno2uk
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: SET(M) application - Do it yourself or get a solicitor?
Replies: 13
Views: 2752

Emrah Could you please provide a list of documents you filed with your application set. Did the SCS people did the council point out any issues ? How did it all go for you with them some details if possible ? Finance and Co-habitation record - was this done by them ? I just wanted to ask how many mo...
by mno2uk
Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: SET(M) application - Do it yourself or get a solicitor?
Replies: 13
Views: 2752

Excellent!
Wish you all the good luck ..
by mno2uk
Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: SET(M) application - Do it yourself or get a solicitor?
Replies: 13
Views: 2752

Thank you guys.

One question here though - doing it through SCS - would that mean it will have any impact on the application decision/processing times..

Any pointers on the current duration of time taken to decide the applications ?
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