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by vikramrajpal
Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI card
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: OCI card

Thanks Rajesh,

I read somewhere in the blog that we can still use the Indian passport for a grace period of 3 months or so from the date of issuance of citizenship or British passport. that's why I asked - but not sure
by vikramrajpal
Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI card
Replies: 4
Views: 214

OCI card

Hi All, Please could you help me with my questions on Travel My status - Child 1: British passport only - Child 2: British passport (received today 28/03/14) + Indian passport - Parents: Both have Indian passport and have just applied for naturalization. Q1 : Can Child 1 apply for OCI card at this t...
by vikramrajpal
Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: National Checking Service question
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: National Checking Service question

Yes I agree, the NCS service send all applications the same day or the next day in most cases. I just submitted mine so that's how I know.
by vikramrajpal
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Travel advice
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: Travel advice

Thanks sidhujazz and ban.s for your time and speedy inputs. Really appreciate that...

On the safe side I'll apply an Indian VISA for both my kids.

Regards
Vikram
by vikramrajpal
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Travel advice
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Travel advice

Hi All, May I please seek your advice on my family's travel. Here's my status: 1. My wife and I are ILR holders and have applied for Naturalization last week. 2. Child 1 has a British passport (born in the UK on 11/11/13) 3. Child 2 has an Indian passport (VISA status 'Tier 2 ICT Dependent' that exp...
by vikramrajpal
Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success @ Solihull 22nd Jan
Replies: 10
Views: 2230

Folks, Sorry for not replying back in time. I was off sick for a few days but better now. Thanks for all your wishes, I've got my BRP as well today. @ ilrseeker : I had the following absences in 5yrs and 9 months here in the UK: - Consecutive absence: 124 days (7th Oct'07 - 10th Feb'08 ) - Annual Le...
by vikramrajpal
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success @ Solihull 22nd Jan
Replies: 10
Views: 2230

ILR Success @ Solihull 22nd Jan

Folks, First and foremost a sincere thanks to all in this forum and especially to those who cared to reply to my queries. Here's a brief of my experience: My Case - Entered UK in Apr'07 on WP - Converted to Tier 2 ICT in Apr'2009 - Extension of Tier 2 ICT in Apr'2011 I first went to solihull on 5th ...
by vikramrajpal
Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: What is the earliest day I can apply for ILR?
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Thanks for your reply - apologies I didn't mean to repeat my question. In my earlier post I got "opinions" of experienced folks but here in this post I wanted to clarify the "rule". I looked at a couple of recent posts regarding the 28 day rule and I couldn't find the answer so out of curiousity I t...
by vikramrajpal
Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: What is the earliest day I can apply for ILR?
Replies: 2
Views: 371

What is the earliest day I can apply for ILR?

I arrived in the UK on 10th Feb'08 and will complete 5 yrs on 10th Feb'13. My current Tier 2 ICT VISA expires on 24th Apr'13. Please could you help in clarifying whether the earliest I'll be able to apply for ILR is 28 days before completion of the qualifying period, i.e., 28 days before 10th Feb'13
by vikramrajpal
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: What times are the best to book PEO appointment?
Replies: 15
Views: 1380

Appointments could be available throughout the day so if you're lucky you'll find one but generally speaking if you login at 12 midnight and keep refreshing your browser for 1hr till 1:00am for 5 days in a row, you'll most probably get one.
by vikramrajpal
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Rejection at Solihull, reapply at Croydon, is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

Thanks for your reply mulderpf. I booked the Solihull appointment earlier in Dec but didn't see it updated on the website under My Account although I did recieve a confirmation email. Thinking that the appointment would be invalid, I booked another one in Croydon. Later I checked with online support...
by vikramrajpal
Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Rejection at Solihull, reapply at Croydon, is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

hi wpilr_nov12, Thanks for your reply...however, your argument is difficult to infer Could you please elaborate. My doubts were based on my specific case; the fact that on 22nd Jan @ Solihull my total absences would be 304 whereas on 13th Feb the total absences would be 179 because I would've surpas...
by vikramrajpal
Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Rejection at Solihull, reapply at Croydon, is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

Rejection at Solihull, reapply at Croydon, is it possible?

Friends please advise, I'm on Tier 2 ICT and I have two appointments: 1. At Solihull (22nd Jan) - Qualifying period Apr'07 - Apr'12 - Paid business trip outside UK: 125 (7th Oct'07 - 10th Feb'08 ) - Annual leaves: 179 - Total absences: 304 2. At Croydon (13th Feb). - Qualifying period Feb'08 - Feb'1...
by vikramrajpal
Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: PEO app booked but not updated on website,is it still VALID?
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Hello, I just got a reply back from UKBA confirming that the appointment is still active. Very prompt response from them as I wasn't expecting a reply this soon. Here's an extract from the email, "We are aware that some customers are experiencing some issues regarding confirmed booked or rescheduled...
by vikramrajpal
Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: PEO app booked but not updated on website,is it still VALID?
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Thanks cs95tdg for sharing the email id. I have sent an email now - let's see what they have to say.
by vikramrajpal
Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:02 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: PEO app booked but not updated on website,is it still VALID?
Replies: 3
Views: 408

PEO app booked but not updated on website,is it still VALID?

Hello, I booked an appointment for SET(O) at Solihull, I got an email confirmation regarding the date, tim, and no. of dependents but the appointment is not reflected on the UKBA website under My Account. What can I do to confirm that the appointment is still valid? Is their somebody I could call or...
by vikramrajpal
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Queries about Section 6.1 and 6.3 of SET(O)
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Thanks for your reply cs95tdg. I came here in the UK on a Work Permit in 2007 -2009, converted to Tier 2 ICT 2009-2011 and presently at Tier 2 ICT 2011-2013 which will expire on 24th Apr'13.
by vikramrajpal
Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Queries about Section 6.1 and 6.3 of SET(O)
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Queries about Section 6.1 and 6.3 of SET(O)

Hello, Could someone please help me with the below queries. Many thanks! SECTION 6.3 1. I have an absence (paid annual leaves) of a total of 179 days over the last 5 yrs. I heard that one doesn't need to submit evidence from employer in the case where absences are < 180. Mine are anyway spread acros...
by vikramrajpal
Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Sanity check for 13th Feb PEO @ Croydon
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Sanity check for 13th Feb PEO @ Croydon

Hello folks - please could somebody do a sanity check on my ILR Application (applying for self and spouse) and comment on my chances of success especially with the rule changes on 13th Dec. I previously applied for ILR in Solihull on 5th Oct but I was asked to convert my application to Postal becaus...
by vikramrajpal
Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Sanity Check - 5th Oct PEO and Solihull
Replies: 21
Views: 2431

Hi All, Thanks for your response - it's encouraging. @Jack I first came to the UK on 16th Apr'07. Went back offshore on 7th Oct'07 and came back on 10th Feb'08. I don't have an urgent situation just that I would like to be done with this. I'll be delaying this a second time now. @wpilr_nov12 I think...
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