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by namastelondon
Sat May 26, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: NHS registration tourist visa
Replies: 2
Views: 730

NHS registration tourist visa

My mom has been a regular visitor to UK. She is on 10 year visitor visa now. I have moved to a new GP and asked them about the process for visitors. They told me that I can get her registered as she comes regularly. I am also fine for paying for her GP/Nurse visit. I went to GP again today asking if...
by namastelondon
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation Application refused
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: Naturalisation Application refused

Where did you get your degrees? The wording of the refusal would be of considerable use here. Just thought of replying to help in case someone was in same situation as mine. My application was refused last year and I applied for reconsideration in Dec 14 and got approval on Oct 2015. My case was cl...
by namastelondon
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 12100
Views: 2720604

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Eligibility criteria: 5years + 1yr ILR Language criteria met: B1 + LITUK Test NCS used: Brent Date of application: 02/08/2014 Payment method Debit Card Date approval received: 01 Oct 2015 Date of ceremony: 15 Oct 2015 It took me around 14 months. It was refused initially and I requested for reconsid...
by namastelondon
Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 12100
Views: 2720604

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Thanks so much for your kind replies. Recent FOI figures showing a huge backlog and I think average time is around 8/9 months now except the lucky ones who are getting the decisions quicker. Surely, they is a way to raise our protest at a public forum where our concerns can be heard and reach out t...
by namastelondon
Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7962
Views: 1188610

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Application Type: New (Naturalised Citizen) - Adult Method of application: Check & Send Date of application: 17/01/2015 SMS confirming receipt by IPS: 22/01/2015 Date of return of documents:23/01/2015 Date of receipt of interview letter: 23/01/2015 Date of Passport Appointment: 30/01/2015 Date of Pa...
by namastelondon
Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation Application refused
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: Naturalisation Application refused

Where did you get your degrees? The wording of the refusal would be of considerable use here. These are the wording. "The document you have submitted do not satisfy the new requirements which are detailed in information sheet(English qualification sheet available on UKBA) You hold a degree of Bache...
by namastelondon
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation Application refused
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: Naturalisation Application refused

Where did you get your degrees? The wording of the refusal would be of considerable use here. These are the wording. "The document you have submitted do not satisfy the new requirements which are detailed in information sheet(English qualification sheet available on UKBA) You hold a degree of Bache...
by namastelondon
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation Application refused
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: Naturalisation Application refused

I was referring to your comment saying "....though I am the main applicant" which implies main+dependent. The letter I received from caseworker says my wife as dependent name. Clearly they are handling it like a joint application. They are referring to me but talking about my wife's qualification t...
by namastelondon
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation Application refused
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: Naturalisation Application refused

Can you post the full text of what the refusal says?? Did your wife get an approval or also a refusal? I am the main applicant There is no 'dependent' category for naturalisation. Each applicant, even spouses applying together, have to meet all the requirements individually. Did your wife meet all ...
by namastelondon
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation Application refused
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: Naturalisation Application refused

Where did you get your degrees? The wording of the refusal would be of considerable use here. These are the wording. "The document you have submitted do not satisfy the new requirements which are detailed in information sheet(English qualification sheet available on UKBA) You hold a degree of Bache...
by namastelondon
Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation Application refused
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Naturalisation Application refused

Hi, To cut the story short. I applied for Naturalisation on 2nd Aug 2014 through NCS Brent Council and refused for English qualification. I have applied with my spouse. The documents sent. for me 1. Life in Uk Test. 2. PBS calculator with 30 points for Degree and 10 points for Engish for me being Ti...
by namastelondon
Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 877

ILR Success 17 Jan 2013

I got ILR today in sheffield. Thanks to all members of the forum who have shared their experience. While browsing through some posts in this forum, I was getting confused due to some answers. I think success messages posted by members were very useful as it provide checklist of documents required an...
by namastelondon
Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Help me in calculating date
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Thanks all for your reply. Although my case was straight forward but there are some misleading posts which was creating confusion. I have to go through the guidance notes and some of the success stories of ILR.
by namastelondon
Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Help me in calculating date
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Re: Help me in calculating date

wpilr_nov12 wrote:
namastelondon wrote:Hi All,
Nothing wrong. Assuming there is no break/big absences in between.
thanks wpilr_nov12 for your reply. I do not have many absences so it should be fine.
by namastelondon
Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Help me in calculating date
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Help me in calculating date

Hi All, I have seen some topics regarding the same but just want to confirm it. Here are the dates: HSMP Stamped - 13 Feb 2008 Came to UK - 7 April 2008 (54 days after getting visa) Visa extended and Tier 1 valid till 13 Feb 2013. I have booked PEO appointment for ILR on 17 Jan 2013 exactly 28 days ...
by namastelondon
Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: family visit visa near expiry of my Tier1 visa
Replies: 2
Views: 543

No, but he (the visa officer in your words) may have the capacity to curtail the grant to match the expiry of your leave. However, I don't this this would happen. If your mother's independent circumstances (which she must demonstrate) makes her eligible for a general visit visa, she should be eligi...
by namastelondon
Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: family visit visa near expiry of my Tier1 visa
Replies: 2
Views: 543

family visit visa near expiry of my Tier1 visa

Hi, I want to apply family visitor visa for my mother this month. She will travel in Jan 2013. I want the visa also to start from Jan 2013. The issue I have got is that my visa is going to expire in Feb 2013. I am going to apply for ILR but I am not sure that my Tier 1 visa expiry date is going to c...
by namastelondon
Sun Jul 24, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Interview patterns in UK
Replies: 6
Views: 2902

Re: Interview patterns in UK

Hello, I have attended 3-4 interviews in UK in last 2 months..My query is how do they assess? In ALL my interviews , no technical questions were asked . I was asked a)about my past exp, b)some brief about my self, c)what would you do under certain scenario? d)Your strengths and weakness etc Basical...
by namastelondon
Mon Jul 11, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Newly Arrived in UK - General How To queries (NO immigration/visa/ILR queries)
Topic: Travel with 2 months left on validity of passport
Replies: 2
Views: 1412

Travel with 2 months left on validity of passport

I am planning holidays and was wondering whether there will be a issue if I have only 2 months left on the validity of my passport during end of my travel. I got a ticket from a travel agent but it says that "The passport must have atleast 6 months validity from before the date of departure". Any in...
by namastelondon
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Job Openings
Replies: 0
Views: 1341

Job Openings

I can forward your profile for these openings: If you have security clearance then you will have edge over others. There are more opening and I do not want to paste everything here. Search for these jobs on internet and you will find the company name. Go through the job description and if you are su...
by namastelondon
Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:09 am
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Permanent or contract job
Replies: 30
Views: 11151

I know, from personal experience, finally shutting shop and returning is a very difficult thing to do - but thats human nature and will always be a tough day when you leave a country that was home for so many years. KP Anyway we did that when we came to UK. I know for sure many people who live here...
by namastelondon
Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Permanent or contract job
Replies: 30
Views: 11151

Dude, Investment strategies are left to an individuals choice and only time can tell if the decision was right or wrong. Yes times do change fast, and thats the very reason why NRIs should invest in india before its too late:p I'm not saying you don't enjoy your life here, you just need to plan it ...
by namastelondon
Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Consultancy jobs
Replies: 0
Views: 702

Consultancy jobs

Hi, Can anybody explain me the office culture of consultancy companies. I am asking in reference to Accenture or Logica in UK. What kind of profile one will have after working in these companies. What kind of salary we can expect as a consultant in these companies(with overall 7 year experience)? I ...
by namastelondon
Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Unable to understand British Accent
Replies: 10
Views: 3709

Re: Unable to understand British Accent

Hi , I am in UK Job Search. I have got all the technical skills of most UK job openings in my technical stream. I am unable to understand clearly what recruiters and interviewers accent speak. I see this is the only hinderance for me to get a job in UK. Please suggest me a way to get rid of this pr...
by namastelondon
Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:53 pm
Forum: Employment offers and job seekers
Topic: Got Job In UK
Replies: 3
Views: 1359

Re: My Job search Exp in Uk

Hi I have 7.5 yrs of Java/J2ee exp. I came to Uk on 3rd Sept. I got two jobs on Sept 23rd. My Interview experince: In UK, Java/J2ee jobs are there, but lot of competation. for 1 job, around 100 people are attending for interview. Here every company is conducting minimum 3 to 4 rounds of interviews....
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