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by Sammie
Fri Oct 01, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 2941790

Re: How can I check progress of a spouse visa?

Hi.. My Brother-in-Law applied for his wifes spouse visa in early June 2010 and as yet he has not heard anything. His wife and him have been checking the status online but it doesnt appear to have chnaged, ever.. They've also tried to call the BHC on 0092 5120 98999 but this number no longer seems ...
by Sammie
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Sample cover letter for spouse's visa
Replies: 4
Views: 39656

Actually.. u have to be a member to view/download.. so PM me your email address and I will forward it to you
by Sammie
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Sample cover letter for spouse's visa
Replies: 4
Views: 39656

Check this link.. Web link removed It needs formatting to make relevant to you and your wife but that shouldnt be too hard/complicated.. I think I had a password on this when I created the document, think the password is immigration (lowercase)... if it doesnt open I will have to have a dig around o...
by Sammie
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 2941790

Re: How can I check progress of a spouse visa?

Hi.. My Brother-in-Law applied for his wifes spouse visa in early June 2010 and as yet he has not heard anything. His wife and him have been checking the status online but it doesnt appear to have chnaged, ever.. They've also tried to call the BHC on 0092 5120 98999 but this number no longer seems ...
by Sammie
Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 2941790

Re: How can I check progress of a spouse visa?

yoda121 wrote:Email these people
UKHUB.PakistanSettlementEnquiriesandComplaints@fco.gov.uk
with your details and see what they say.

You should have heard by now, if not you will very soon.
Thanks.. have sent them an email..
by Sammie
Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 2941790

mkak - Islamabad - 07/06/10 - under process at BHC 18/6/2010 - employer contact 1st week September (wk 13) - email decision made 9/9/10 OUTCOME? Insha Allah good shaq - Lahore - 08/06/10 - bhc 21/06/10 employer contacted-7/09/10-visa decision made(as per visa tracking site)-17/09/10- Granted VISA 21...
by Sammie
Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 2941790

How can I check progress of a spouse visa?

Hi.. My Brother-in-Law applied for his wifes spouse visa in early June 2010 and as yet he has not heard anything. His wife and him have been checking the status online but it doesnt appear to have chnaged, ever.. They've also tried to call the BHC on 0092 5120 98999 but this number no longer seems t...
by Sammie
Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: SET M - Waiting times
Replies: 241
Views: 85195

We received a letter from the home office 2 weeks ago saying we need to provide further evidence that my Husband has gained the relevant KOL/ESOL requirement. Apparently, a City & Guilds certficate is not enough. They wanted to see enrolment letters, reciepts and times of classes attended. Provided ...
by Sammie
Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:27 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 2941790

if i wanted to send a gift with my documents to pakistan, what international delivery options do i have? what companies have people used, whats the price range? I normally use international signed for service via the post office. It's always got there. U can insure it too I think for small premium....
by Sammie
Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 2941790

Hi all... Sorry if this has been discussed already (not read the latest posts) but is there something going at the BHC in Islamabad?.. I heard some rumour that they are being investigated for not processing applications correctly.. Us this true? What's the latest with this?.. Also, does anyone gave ...
by Sammie
Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR postal applications (excluding 10/14 yr.)
Replies: 8894
Views: 1641593

Hi Sammie, You application might be under consideration for 6 month. If after 6 month you have not received no correspondance from UKBA you can contact your local MP by writing a letter to him/her providing all the info and asking to contact UKBA on your behalf. That's plan B.. I have already waite...
by Sammie
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: SET M - Waiting times
Replies: 241
Views: 85195

I have had 2 of my relatives that have sent off their ILR's after ours and they have received their passports back within 3 and 4 weeks.. FRUSTRATING isn't it when folks that have sent their application weeks or months after we have and they have already recieved a decision..!! P.S Is there anyway ...
by Sammie
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR postal applications (excluding 10/14 yr.)
Replies: 8894
Views: 1641593

Well it's gone past 14 weeks and, surprise surprise, when I rang up the UKBA (Immigration Enquiries) I was told the processing time could take anything upto 9 months.. Which is odd as there are a number of people on this forum who posted their ILR SET(m) apps after me and have already recieved a dec...
by Sammie
Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR postal applications (excluding 10/14 yr.)
Replies: 8894
Views: 1641593

Re: For me it was just over a month

Applied for ILR SET(M) - Spouse of British Citizen Document sent - 16th April 2010 Document recieved - 17th April 2010 Payment gone through - 22nd April 2010 Ack letter recieved - in about a weeks time. Documents received - 20th May 2010 (supporting documents recd. saying decision has been made on ...
by Sammie
Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR postal applications (excluding 10/14 yr.)
Replies: 8894
Views: 1641593

It should be anytime soon as mine was on the 22nd March ...perhaps next week? Here is my husbands time line.. ILR SET(m) Postal Application Timeline.. Sent: 25th March Rec'd: 26th March Payment Deducted: 30th March Acknowledgement Letter: Received dated 30/03/2010 Decision: Awaiting.. It's been 28 ...
by Sammie
Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: SET M - Waiting times
Replies: 241
Views: 85195

It's been 45 working days since my husbands application was submitted, so thats about 9ish weeks.. I think I may have inadvertedly delayed his application being processed.. I asked for my Biritsh Passport to be sent back to me so that I could change to my married name before my baby is born (due in ...
by Sammie
Wed May 12, 2010 11:35 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR postal applications (excluding 10/14 yr.)
Replies: 8894
Views: 1641593

Here is my husbands time line.. ILR SET(m) Postal Application Timeline.. Sent: 25th March Rec'd: 26th March Payment Deducted: 30th March Acknowledgement Letter: Received dated 30/03/2010 Decision: Awaiting.. It's already been just over 6 weeks.. Posted form Set (m) on the 15th of April Acknowledgeme...
by Sammie
Fri May 07, 2010 11:36 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: set M, received my document back but not passport
Replies: 7
Views: 1532

We sent my Husbands application before you on 25th March and we are yet to recieve a response.. Oh well..

We must have been allocated a really slow case worker... or u got lucky and had a quicker one..

Congrats!
by Sammie
Fri May 07, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: SET M - Waiting times
Replies: 241
Views: 85195

Just thought I'd add my Husbands SET(M) application timeline.. ILR SET(m) Postal Application Timeline.. Sent: 25th March Rec'd: 26th March Payment Deducted: 30th March Acknowledgement Letter: Received dated 30/03/2010 Decision: Awaiting.. It's been 25 Working days so far.. Goodluck to all those who ...
by Sammie
Fri May 07, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: "Free from Immigration Control"...?
Replies: 5
Views: 2357

It means with no time limit on ur visa, so ILR/BC or PR... So once my husband as ILR, I can answer "No" to all those "Are you under Immigration Control" questions.. YAY!! Thanks wanderer.. !! can u please explain this question i think if ur husband get ilr hes free then and wife cannot kick him out...
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