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by little_brain
Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Hi again all, I thought I wouldn't be posting on this particular thread anymore but couldn't keep away. I check it regularly to see who has received the good news who is still waiting, best of luck all. Hi researcher-01. Thanks for sharing your experience. This lack of transparency from home office ...
by little_brain
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Ceremony Update Eligibility criteria: 7 Years Legal Residence + 2 years & 9 months ILR Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): IELTS 8.0 (Expired) Current nationality: Pakistani Method of application: RoyalMail (Special Delivery + Self addressed e...
by little_brain
Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: 7 Years Legal Residence + 2 years & 9 months ILR Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): IELTS 8.0 (Expired) Current nationality: Pakistani Method of application: RoyalMail (Special Delivery + Self addressed envelope) Council...
by little_brain
Thu Jun 12, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

I was so calm when i sent my naturalization application but today's passport office news has blown my lid off :evil: . I travel a lot for my job and at every "road works" where there is a ridiculous 50mph average speed camera, I see workmen sitting down, having coffee or one man digging and 3 watchi...
by little_brain
Wed Jun 11, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Could not resist the temptation to call HO.. :).. Called yesterday, connected immediately.. and was promptly informed that they are implementing a new software and they are not in a position to give out updates immediately.. They took my details and somebody from service desk called me today and in...
by little_brain
Wed May 28, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Congratulations to all who have received their approvals and are preparing for ceremonies to finish their journeys :D For the ones that are still waiting like myself, I have been looking at the spread sheet on the previous page and I guess there is a relation between when people receive their acknow...
by little_brain
Fri May 16, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Congratulations ps2012 :D

I am so glad to hear that the approvals have started rolling in. I applied 2 days after you so, hoping my special envelope arrives soon, with the approval of course.

Take care man, enjoy the peace!!! 8)
by little_brain
Mon May 05, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Hi fellows, hope everyone is happy and excited. Got a quick question, did a quick search but didn't find anything in particular. Its been a month since I applied for naturalization and now I want to move to a different address, literally 5 miles away from where I am now. Will the change of address i...
by little_brain
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:57 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Received Documents Back but no approval letter
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Re: Received Documents Back but no approval letter

That's most likely the case pal...
by little_brain
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

I totally understand what you are saying! They are sneaky and if my NCS sent it by special delivery then they should have received it on the 3rd April! Oh well, it looks to be easier to send the money and have done!! Here's to waiting that little bit longer!!! Hey, who knows, you could be getting t...
by little_brain
Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:06 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: 7 Years Legal Residence + 2 years & 9 months ILR Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): IELTS 8.0 (Expired) Current nationality: Pakistani Method of application: RoyalMail (Special Delivery + Self addressed envelope) Council...
by little_brain
Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Just received acknowledgement and they are asking for a further £32 as well as the £874 even though we submitted the application before the rise in fees!!! Anyone else???? @Marie1981 : I submitted the application on the 4th of April but i was asked to pay 906£ as the date on which the home office r...
by little_brain
Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

It's gone very quiet on here!!! Has anyone any updates at all? I am still waiting for my acknowledgement letter, although the money was cleared last Wednesday but since then there has been no sign of anything remotely resembling a letter in the post. I'm not very good at waiting! I have been waitin...
by little_brain
Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Hi Guys I have posted my application on 03/04/2014. However, fees has not been deducted yet. Should I contact them after the easter break or is that common? Best wishes. There is no need to contact them at this point, may be in a couple of weeks if the situation doesn't change. They don't have a ha...
by little_brain
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: 7 Years Legal Residence + 2 years & 9 months ILR Language criteria met (UK degree, exempt countries, PBS used documents, NARIC, or B1 test): IELTS 8.0 (Expired) Current nationality: Pakistani Method of application: RoyalMail (Special Delivery + Self addressed envelope) Council...
by little_brain
Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

jirator wrote:Good luck....I am still waiting to see my balance drop :-)
As of 23:00 15/4/14, my fees haven't been deducted either but i guess the money should go out sometime this week. Seems we are in the same boat pal...
by little_brain
Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 672
Views: 22568

Re: April 2014 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

Eligibility criteria: EEA route . 5 +1 Years English Language Criteria: Completed life in the UK + English test Current nationality: Pakistani Method of application: NCS Date of application: 02/04/2014 Payment method CC/DC, Personal cheque, Bankers cheque etc: CC Date of receipt by UKBA: 03/04/2014...
by little_brain
Thu Apr 10, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: PCN after submission - Urgent Help pls
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: PCN after submission - Urgent Help pls

"Penalty Charge Notice" is not a traffic offence. And as the poster above me said, if it goes through court then you have to inform them otherwise, pay the fine and do nothing, I am pretty sure that is the case.
by little_brain
Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: TOEFL ibt is no longer acceptable
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Re: TOEFL ibt is no longer acceptable

Heads up people! I went to Croydon Council for my naturalization application and I was told that TOEFL ibt which i took for my ILR is no longer acceptable. I was shown an online statement on LSE website which read: PLEASE NOTE: Following concerns about the security of tests administered by ETS, UK ...
by little_brain
Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: language requirement
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: language requirement

I don't mean to be rude but there are at least 2 guidance documents in plain sight on the homeoffice website that answer your question and even on the form where they ask for English Language proof of proficiency will answer your question in a heartbeat. well may be it is still rude when instrucito...
by little_brain
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: language requirement
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: language requirement

I don't mean to be rude but there are at least 2 guidance documents in plain sight on the homeoffice website that answer your question and even on the form where they ask for English Language proof of proficiency will answer your question in a heartbeat.
by little_brain
Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:19 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Expired IELTS - Success stories
Replies: 7
Views: 399

Re: Expired IELTS - Success stories

shiju31 wrote:will that expired IELTS rule apply for FLR M application as a dependant of settled person on 5 year route?
You are in the wrong forum mate, plz post in the correct category. FLR(M) is for visa extensions and not for citizenship. :!:
by little_brain
Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Expired TOEFL ibt for naturalisation
Replies: 4
Views: 723

Re: Expired TOEFL ibt for naturalisation

Thanx a lot for your help... There is so much confusion regarding the acceptable English requirements and their validity... I am applying for naturalisation this week through nationality checking service as I have to travel by the end of this week... The time is so short n now I am doubtful that wh...
by little_brain
Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: REASON TO SURRENDER PAKISTAN CITIZENSHIP
Replies: 17
Views: 9526

Re: REASON TO SURRENDER PAKISTAN CITIZENSHIP

My husband, being Pakistani, often tells me Pakistan would be the best place in the world to live (it is beautiful) if it wasn't for the society. I can't really comment so I only go by what he tells me, that is, immense corruption, hypocrisy and police beatings. My husband has both British and Paki...
by little_brain
Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Expired TOEFL ibt for naturalisation
Replies: 4
Views: 723

Re: Expired TOEFL ibt for naturalisation

Hi everyone, I am applying for naturalisation as spouse of a British passport holder... I came to uk in 2011 n got my indefinite in 2013... I gave TOEFL ibt test before I came to uk in 2010... I used my TOEFL certificate as evidence during entry clearance as well as when I applied for indefinite st...
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