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by smithy101
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: UK VISIT VISA HELP
Replies: 1
Views: 110

UK VISIT VISA HELP

Happy New Year.

I am in the process of applying for a visit visa to the UK for a family friend from Jamaica who is self employed.

Does anyone know (or provide a link) as to what supporting documents he will need to provide?
by smithy101
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: First UK Visitor Visa
Replies: 1
Views: 101

First UK Visitor Visa

I am about to apply for a UK visitors visa for my friend (coming from Jamaica) and just have a few questions:- He is a (very successful) business owner and will fund the trip (he has business accounts and bank statements etc), he is also a homeowner and has two young kids who attend school full time...
by smithy101
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Applying from: Jamaica Type of visa applied for: Spouse & Child Settlement (both priority) Date application submitted: 17 June 2019 Date bio-metrics taken: 4 July 2019 Documents sent to Sheffield: 5 July 2019 Documents received at Sheffield: 11 July 2019 Documents returned: ECO email: 15 July 2019 ...
by smithy101
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Yazy lat wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:37 pm
Same!!! sent of my biometrics 25th June and online application on the 4th of July and still waiting. Around 88 working days. :(

When did you apply?
Bio-metrics on 4th July.
by smithy101
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Working day 79! still waiting :(
by smithy101
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Advice needed ...
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Advice needed ...

I applied for settlement visas for both my Husband and Step-son (who he has sole custody of). They completed bio-metrics in Kingston Jamaica on 4th July 2019 and 'priority' was paid for both applications. On 15th July we received an email saying both applications are currently being prepared for con...
by smithy101
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Application submitted: 16/07/19 Biometric islamabad: 22/07/19 Documents sent to sheffield: 23/07/19 Eco email received: 31/07/19 Applied with 2 jobs Sponsor contacted: 7/10/19 interview lasted 55 min First employer contacted: 8/10/19 Second employer contacted: 9/10/19 All the interviews went well O...
by smithy101
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Working day 72.

My MP has now confirmed that he has wrote to UKVI and will write back to me once he has had a response.

Fingers crossed.
by smithy101
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Application submitted: 16/07/19 Biometric islamabad: 22/07/19 Documents sent to sheffield: 23/07/19 Eco email received: 31/07/19 Applied with 2 jobs Sponsor contacted: 7/10/19 interview lasted 55 min First employer contacted: 8/10/19 Second employer contacted: 9/10/19 All the interviews went well O...
by smithy101
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Kingston Jamaica Biometric Appointment for UK Spouse visa
Replies: 13
Views: 459

Re: Kingston Jamaica Biometric Appointment for UK Spouse visa

It is better for the supporting documents to be submitted in one go rather than in batches. My husband had his own evidence to submit and done this at his bio-metrics appointment (for a fee). I had the bulk of it scanned to VFS in the UK. I did have a worry that my submission would override his but...
by smithy101
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Kingston Jamaica Biometric Appointment for UK Spouse visa
Replies: 13
Views: 459

Re: Kingston Jamaica Biometric Appointment for UK Spouse visa

Thank you all very much for the info. Can you please tell me how much the fee is for the biometrics? And do I submit the bulk supporting documents in the UK after my husband does his biometrics? And do I pay a fee for that also? Thanks in advance :-) You do not have the pay extra for bio-metrics. O...
by smithy101
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Still waiting...... We applied for a priority visa for my husband. He went for his biometrics on 06th of August. Our 30 days were up on the 18th of September. Called UKVI and was told that the application was still undergoing checks. They escalated and said to wait a 15 working days before escalati...
by smithy101
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Application online: 17June 2019 settlement non priority (Jamaica) Bio appointment: 04 July 2019 Documents: self uploaded on VFS global online Eco email: 22 July 2019 Email UKVI paid: 17 Sept 2019 email for updated on application received generic email on 18Sept 2019 as usual they don't know nothing...
by smithy101
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

On my 60th working day I received the following in an email ... Unfortunately, the processing of your application has not been straightforward and we will be unable to decide your application within our customer service targets. We are continuing to work on your application and aim to make a decisio...
by smithy101
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

59 working days and nothing .... :(
Bio-metrics done in Jamaica on 4th July.
Priority application for both my Husband and Step-son.

Email from home office on 17/09/2019 stating "I can confirm the necessary checks have been completed and both applications are now awaiting assessment".
by smithy101
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Applying from: Jamaica Type of visa applied for: Spouse & Child Settlement (both priority) Date application submitted: 17 June 2019 Date bio-metrics taken: 4 July 2019 Documents sent to Sheffield: 5 July 2019 Documents received at Sheffield: 11 July 2019 Documents returned: ECO email: 15 July 2019 ...
by smithy101
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Kingston Jamaica Biometric Appointment for UK Spouse visa
Replies: 13
Views: 459

Re: Kingston Jamaica Biometric Appointment for UK Spouse visa

Hi, My husband recently completed this process and took the following:- His Passport Confirmation of his appointment A copy of the application submitted (we applied via access UK and it was advised that a copy of the submitted application was taken to the appointment). He had a few supporting docume...
by smithy101
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Applying from: Jamaica Type of visa applied for: Spouse & Child Settlement (both priority) Date application submitted: 17 June 2019 Date bio-metrics taken: 4 July 2019 Documents sent to Sheffield: 5 July 2019 Documents received at Sheffield: 11 July 2019 Documents returned: ECO email: 15 July 2019 ...
by smithy101
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Still waiting for a decision.....
Replies: 7403
Views: 516350

Re: Still waiting for a decision.....

Applying from: Jamaica Type of visa applied for: Spouse & Child Settlement (both priority) Date application submitted: 17 June 2019 Date bio-metrics taken: 4 July 2019 Documents sent to Sheffield: 5 July 2019 Documents received at Sheffield: 11 July 2019 Documents returned: ECO email: 15 July 2019 ...
by smithy101
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: UK Spouse Visa and escalation
Replies: 0
Views: 164

UK Spouse Visa and escalation

Just after a little advice and or guidance ...... I am on day 33 of the priority service, I have not been advised why my application has not met the timeline therefore, called to request escalation on day 32. I was told I would have to wait 15 working days for a response in respect of the escalation...
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