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by oldmankensey
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

really happy to see so many of the 'old timers' getting approval. we all stuck through it together! Blitz spirit! Fingers crossed for those still waiting. I got my refund so wanted to explain what I did, as people's minds are turning more to that now. I got a mailing address off this thread (from w...
by oldmankensey
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

really happy to see so many of the 'old timers' getting approval. we all stuck through it together! Blitz spirit! Fingers crossed for those still waiting. I got my refund so wanted to explain what I did, as people's minds are turning more to that now. I got a mailing address off this thread (from wa...
by oldmankensey
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

Hi All: I have finally received an email this morning confirming my ILR application. It took 6 1/2 weeks in total. I'm very relieved but also angry at the fact they took £600 for a 24 hr service. I ahve requested a refund via their complaints e-mail. A few to things to note and to sum up: - Biometr...
by oldmankensey
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Strange annotation on UK 6-mo. visitor visa?
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Strange annotation on UK 6-mo. visitor visa?

by oldmankensey
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

I just got off the phone with UKVI (helpline) re: super priority. Here is what I found out about Set(m): - It is possible for your visa to be approved in the 28 days prior to your "qualifying date" (that is the date on which you reach your time requirement in the UK). So if your qualifying date is ...
by oldmankensey
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

I’m a spouse of a British citizen so I can go ahead with citizenship immediately. Plus with Brexit on the horizon I thought I would just get it sorted as soon as possible.. Go for it now if you can!! atleast you will get the burgundy passport and not the blue ones!!! No one really knows what is goi...
by oldmankensey
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

oldmankensey, will you be applying for citizenship now, or have you had enough ? !! I’m going to apply for citizenship next...wanted to see if anyone from this forum will be joining me...😁 Are you applying now for citizenship? Don't you have to wait like 6 months or 1 year after ILR? I’m a spouse o...
by oldmankensey
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Pregnant Japanese wife and i want to move back to UK
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: Pregnant Japanese wife and i want to move back to UK

can I ask what is it that has persuaded you that life in the UK will be better?

Is it push or pull? Are you unhappy with your life in Japan or is it more a case of wanting to try things in the UK?
by oldmankensey
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

someone will have to take over my list editing duties :) oldmankensey, will you be applying for citizenship now, or have you had enough ? !! I’m going to apply for citizenship next...wanted to see if anyone from this forum will be joining me...😁 Yes, my wife will be doing the passport next, but pro...
by oldmankensey
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

someone will have to take over my list editing duties :)
by oldmankensey
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

What does the email say exactly? Dear XXX I am pleased to confirm that your application for indefinite leave to remain has now been granted. You will receive your decision letter and biometric residence permit (BRP) in due course and these will confirm your immigration status. Thank you for using o...
by oldmankensey
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

yeah, sorry, too delirious writing that message out, email obviously today 03/01/19

I need to find out the best way of claiming a refund on the extra £600 because we'll certainly be doing that.
by oldmankensey
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Submitted Online Form today - have I applied to early?
Replies: 74
Views: 4880

Re: Submitted Online Form today - have I applied to early?

My wife just got her ILR acceptance email - nearly two months of worry is finally over.

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by oldmankensey
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

wow again, something happened today Route: SET(M) Online submission: 12/11/18 Wife eligible to apply from 28/11/18 (5 yrs from entry to UK minus 28 days) Premium appointment: Mark Lane, London 30/11/18 Four escalations Email confirming ILR granted: 01/01/19 I think the logjam might finally be cleari...
by oldmankensey
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

Wow, I actually got a response from the complaints@ email address that I wrote to on the 12th December! Just requesting a consent form to show my wife is happy with me acting on her behalf. I stressed in my reply that our priority is to ensure the application hasn't been mis-categorised as a Standar...
by oldmankensey
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

Here is version 3 of the big list. I actually didn't make that many changes to it, maybe 10-12 alterations since Dec 27th! Number still waiting per calendar week: Nov 12-18 - 1 waiting out of 1 Nov 19-25 - 1 waiting out of 4 Nov 26-Dec 2 - 13 waiting out of 22 Dec 3-9 - 7 waiting out of 18 Dec 10-16...
by oldmankensey
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

I will update my list again tomorrow

gives me something to do while we wait...
by oldmankensey
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

Not happy to report that I still have not had any result from my application (17th november and apparently the current high score holder for longest processing time) SET M 5 years unmarried partner of a EEA national that turned into married to a British citizen (who is still a EEA National) Self em...
by oldmankensey
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

I think I have written to every single UKVI email address that's ever been posted on this forum...about 6 in total. I have never received a single thing from any of them apart from the usual auto-reply just after you send. Even ones I contacted a full month ago (where they promise a reply within 20...
by oldmankensey
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UKVCAS Super Priority Service
Replies: 3022
Views: 185834

Re: UKVCAS Super Priority Service

I think I have written to every single UKVI email address that's ever been posted on this forum...about 6 in total. I have never received a single thing from any of them apart from the usual auto-reply just after you send. Even ones I contacted a full month ago (where they promise a reply within 20 ...
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