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by wp2tier1
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Long term visit visa. Overstay due to Covid
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Re: Long term visit visa. Overstay due to Covid

Hi asifshaik04,

I am in a similar situation. Did you go for any of other visa options?
by wp2tier1
Tue May 12, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Birth certificate required for OCI?
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Birth certificate required for OCI?

Hi Just a question regarding documents needed for OCI. Do we need birth certificate as well for OCI application? Vfs website mentions it under "other necessary documents" Surrender certificate should be enough to prove Indian origin. Can people who have recently got oci please clarify if vfs asked f...
by wp2tier1
Tue May 12, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4928
Views: 1229388

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Hi All, Just a question regarding documents needed for OCI. Do we need birth certificate as well for OCI application? Vfs website mentions it under "other necessary documents" Surrender certificate should be enough to prove Indian origin. Can people who have recently got oci please clarify if vfs as...
by wp2tier1
Tue Aug 19, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Which indian visa is most appropriate after gaining BC
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: Which indian visa is most appropriate after gaining BC

Thanks very much for your reply ban.s. Can you or someone else here give me an idea how long it takes to get the 5 year long term visa? I couldnt fund a thread for application timelines for this visa.
by wp2tier1
Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Which indian visa is most appropriate after gaining BC
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Which indian visa is most appropriate after gaining BC

I have recently got british passport and have surrendered my indian passport. I have to travel to India in about 1 month so I want to apply for OCI after i come back. I just wanted to know what is the best short term Visa to apply for India visit? It isnt very clear from the VFS website. It will be ...
by wp2tier1
Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Surrendring Indian passport
Replies: 986
Views: 288272

Re: Surrendring Indian passport

Can some one please help me in this query about Surrender certificate form? Surrender certificate Form asks spouse name(as per indian passport) Now i don't have spouse's name entered in my passport So this field is blank in my passport. Should i leave it blank in surrender certificate? I am worried ...
by wp2tier1
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success Croydon - 6th Jan - WP + Tier 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Hi wp2tier1 Congrats on getting ILR sorted. I am also in process of applying and got similar case as you. I was reading the form and have got few questions, if you can answer any of these: 1) Form page 34, point 10G: It mentions that we should show personal earnings during our stay in UK. I don’t h...
by wp2tier1
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success Croydon - 6th Jan - WP + Tier 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Hi wp2tier1, For cohabitation proof, is my wife's bank statement for the past 2 years with the same address as mine sufficient? I am asking this because, in the FAQ experts have advised to look in the SET(M)/ FLR(M) forms to find what documents are acceptable. But in those documents, it is said to ...
by wp2tier1
Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success Croydon - 6th Jan - WP + Tier 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Congrats! Got questions for you: Is absence a requirement for dependent as well ? I know it is a requirement for main applicant, but it wasn't mentioned anyway ( app form and guidance ) that if same criteria ( single absence no more than 3 months and 6 months in 5 yrs etc ) applies to dependents......
by wp2tier1
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success Croydon - 6th Jan - WP + Tier 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

"Employer letter for Tier 1 applicants - Until couple of days back I assumed Tier 1 applicants dont need employer letter. I just decided to get one to be safe. As mentioned above I was specifically asked for it. Not sure what the case worker might have done if I didn't have that letter. " congrats ...
by wp2tier1
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success Croydon - 6th Jan - WP + Tier 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

ILR Success Croydon - 6th Jan - WP + Tier 1

I got my ILR today at Croydon. Here are details and my experience: Case - Arrived in UK in Jan 2007 on 1 yr WP, Got it extended for further 1 year, Got Tier 1 in 2008, Extended Tier 1 in 2010 Valid until mid 2013. No of depandants - 2 No of employers - 2 absences - 114 days - all paid vacations Had ...
by wp2tier1
Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Workpermit paper work missing
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Paper that home office provides describing their decision and type of visa etc. Check with your first employer as they should have a copy of the work permit approval letter. Why do u need that? Visa stamp in passport should be ok i think. Mine is similar case . I dont have any home office letter fo...
by wp2tier1
Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Do Dependents need to go with me for Same Day Service ILR
Replies: 19
Views: 3166

The wordings in the appointment confirmation are 'bring all the dependants registered in your application with you to this appointment'. No mention of mandatory or not. I am still in 2 minds whether to take my young kids or not. Hi imranb, Its similar case for me, I have 1 kid 2 . From the experien...
by wp2tier1
Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Do Dependents need to go with me for Same Day Service ILR
Replies: 19
Views: 3166

common sense. if it says not mandatory then its not. The wordings in the appointment confirmation are 'bring all the dependants registered in your application with you to this appointment'. No mention of mandatory or not. I am still in 2 minds whether to take my young kids or not. Hi imranb, Its si...
by wp2tier1
Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Do Dependents need to go with me for Same Day Service ILR
Replies: 19
Views: 3166

common sense. if it says not mandatory then its not. The wordings in the appointment confirmation are 'bring all the dependants registered in your application with you to this appointment'. No mention of mandatory or not. I am still in 2 minds whether to take my young kids or not. Hi imranb, Its si...
by wp2tier1
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Do Dependents need to go with me for Same Day Service ILR
Replies: 19
Views: 3166

Its not mentioned anywhere that it is not mandatory
by wp2tier1
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:00 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: wp proof for ILR (wp + Tier 1 + Tier 1 extn case)
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Obie wrote:You will be fine to apply anytime in January, from 31th December in fact.
Thanks Obie. Can you please suggest about work permit querry?
by wp2tier1
Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: wp proof for ILR (wp + Tier 1 + Tier 1 extn case)
Replies: 2
Views: 597

wp proof for ILR (wp + Tier 1 + Tier 1 extn case)

I am applying for ILR in jan 2012 at Croydon. I entered UK on 28th Jan 2007( 1 yr wp), Got wp extended in jan 2008(1 yr extn), Got Tier 1 in April 2008( 3 yrs),got Tier 1 extended in april 2011(2 yrs). changed employer in jan 2009. questions: 1. Am I Ok to apply for ILR any time in Jan. 2. I only ha...
by wp2tier1
Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Do Dependents need to go with me for Same Day Service ILR
Replies: 19
Views: 3166

Does anyone else have any inputs or advice or expereince please?
by wp2tier1
Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Point based system for previous earning
Replies: 4
Views: 841

Re: ILR Point based system for previous earning

Hi, I am applying for ILR in Jan 2012 and I am a self employed under General Tier1. I came in Dec 2006 as Work Permit and got my First Tier1 in May 2007. Then I got extension of Tier1 in May 2011. In point based system in ILR I need to choose one option.. one is : Applications for indefinite leave ...
by wp2tier1
Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Payslips and bank statements query
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Respected members, I have a similar query. I am applying for ILR around 2nd week of Feb. My monthly bank statement from HSBC is created on 1st working day of each month b'coz I get paid last working day of the month. Problem is that my bank statement doesn't reach me until after 12th of everymonth....
by wp2tier1
Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:18 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Payment method confusion for ILR at PEO
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Payment method confusion for ILR at PEO

The form says that following: Credit card - Visa (including Electron), Master Card, AMEX Debit Card - Delta, Maestro ( including solo) my question: I have Lloyds TSB Visa debit card. According to above mentioned in the form only debit cards acepted are Delta and Maestro. Does anyone have any exepere...
by wp2tier1
Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Do Dependents need to go with me for Same Day Service ILR
Replies: 19
Views: 3166

It is not mendetory to bring your dependents with you to PEO, but it is suggestable to bring them with you. which will be helpful for you at case processing time during your Premium service at PEO. Sorry, can you please clarify what you mean by being helpfull. In what way is taking family helpful i...
by wp2tier1
Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Do Dependents need to go with me for Same Day Service ILR
Replies: 19
Views: 3166

I am in a similar situation. The problem is its quite difficult for kid to travel that far and then remain there for almost whole day and that too in this cold. I had someone on this forum(couple of weeks back) who told that he travelled alone and it was fine , since it is not a biometric visa famil...
by wp2tier1
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Payslips and bank statements query
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Thanks for the link. According to that document I should be OK with both of these.
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