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by itguy_uk
Fri Oct 17, 2008 9:19 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

JESSIES wrote:hey guys

Does the home office send out the passports via 1-day special delivery or does it take a couple of days?
In my case, HO sent my documents via Royal Mail Recorded delivery - Next day delivery.

Regards,
itguy_uk
by itguy_uk
Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Congrats mate, I applied in 2nd week of june 08 and My case is exactly same and they havent called my previous employers or UNI during this 4 months time. I am still waiting thaugh, wonder what are they doing? Reagrds :) Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) without Dependents Applied from...
by itguy_uk
Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:31 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Hi all, I spoke to the HO just now. One lady picked up the call and after checking in the system, she told me that " Your application is complete and has been sent out on yesterday" . But she declined to tell the decision. I hope that it will be a good news. Waiting for the post and the last minute...
by itguy_uk
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Any Tier-1 (General) new applicants??
Replies: 3407
Views: 640807

Good news from me........:) I got Tier1 approved for three years, valid till Sep 2011. This board has been of immense use in preparing my case. Thanks a lot to everyone who have been providing valuable information to members. When there is a doubt, a confirmation from senior member definately helps...
by itguy_uk
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Dear All, I finally got my passport with Tier-1 visa today. My time lines are, applied - 22 Aug received at HO - 26 Aug ref dated - 26 Aug case assigned to case worker - 23 Sept, approval letter dated - 23 Sept, visas issued - 23 Sept documents posted by HO - 10 Oct documents received - 13 Oct. Num...
by itguy_uk
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:32 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Dear All, I finally got my passport with Tier-1 visa today. My time lines are, applied - 22 Aug received at HO - 26 Aug ref dated - 26 Aug case assigned to case worker - 23 Sept, approval letter dated - 23 Sept, visas issued - 23 Sept documents posted by HO - 10 Oct documents received - 13 Oct. Num...
by itguy_uk
Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Many congratulation ob40 i have a query to ask you that your visa was issued on 23rd of sep so from 23rd sep t0 13th oct did u give a call to HO about your Status what was thier answer that decision has been made or they were just telling you that application is still underconsideration Many Thanks...
by itguy_uk
Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Many congratulation ob40 i have a query to ask you that your visa was issued on 23rd of sep so from 23rd sep t0 13th oct did u give a call to HO about your Status what was thier answer that decision has been made or they were just telling you that application is still underconsideration Many Thanks...
by itguy_uk
Tue Oct 14, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Dear All, I finally got my passport with Tier-1 visa today. My time lines are, applied - 22 Aug received at HO - 26 Aug ref dated - 26 Aug case assigned to case worker - 23 Sept, approval letter dated - 23 Sept, visas issued - 23 Sept documents posted by HO - 10 Oct documents received - 13 Oct. Num...
by itguy_uk
Mon Oct 13, 2008 5:02 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

hey grant, thanks for the info but I am really confused now :( But not to worry, I am going to 'train' myself to not think about anything for at least 2 weeks.I've been on the comp all day looking at visa stuff which is really unhealthy :( I Believe me mate. i have been doing that all aug and sept....
by itguy_uk
Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

grant - from my understand tier 1 and hsmp (before 30 June) are processed differently, therefore the processing time is different If you applied before 30 June your case is getting processed with the 'old' hsmp visas, therefore in theory your waiting time is longer because there are cases from the ...
by itguy_uk
Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

always the reply will be "under consideration" but to me knowldege 35 to 40 working days they are taking for the application posted in UK once the payment is cleared. Thanks a lot senspreet1. I can't really understand the way HO works..Ridiculous I feel my case is pretty straight forward. I have ch...
by itguy_uk
Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Hi Senspreet, Congratulations. Did you call HO between 24 September and 10 October. And if you did what was their reply please. Best Regards Hi all, Those who have got their Tier-1 approved and received the docs, Did you call HO between the stamping date and docs received date ? Here is my details,...
by itguy_uk
Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Hi All I applied for Tier1 HSMP general on 1 September , I have received by stamped passport and papers today , it was very pleasant surprise as home system tele still says they are processing application received till 29th August . Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on ...
by itguy_uk
Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Hi All I applied for Tier1 HSMP general on 1 September , I have received by stamped passport and papers today , it was very pleasant surprise as home system tele still says they are processing application received till 29th August . Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on ...
by itguy_uk
Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Any Tier-1 (General) new applicants??
Replies: 3407
Views: 640807

Good news from me........:) I got Tier1 approved for three years, valid till Sep 2011. This board has been of immense use in preparing my case. Thanks a lot to everyone who have been providing valuable information to members. When there is a doubt, a confirmation from senior member definately helps...
by itguy_uk
Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Any Tier-1 (General) new applicants??
Replies: 3407
Views: 640807

JESSIES Thank U. Only after getting the docs back from HO. itguy_uk I called up HO after 29th Sep 08 , I was told application is in 'Final Stages'. betterlatethannever From UK. Switching from WP to Tier1 Thanks for the information mate.. When i called last week, i had been told that my application ...
by itguy_uk
Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Any Tier-1 (General) new applicants??
Replies: 3407
Views: 640807

Good news from me........:) I got Tier1 approved for three years, valid till Sep 2011. This board has been of immense use in preparing my case. Thanks a lot to everyone who have been providing valuable information to members. When there is a doubt, a confirmation from senior member definately helps...
by itguy_uk
Fri Oct 10, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Visa Approved!

:D Many congratulations xavire .. Did you send any UT request ? Were all your documents from UK or from your Home Country ? Thanks and Regards, itguy_uk Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on 21-08-2008 Applied received on 22-08-2008 Reference letter date : 26-08-2008 Pay...
by itguy_uk
Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Visa Approved!

I'm a long-time lurker on this forum, but reading through all the posts definitely helped me with my application. Here are the details: Application Type: WP -> Tier 1 ( General ) Applied From: UK Posted Application: August 26th Payment Taken: August 27th Confirmation Letter Dated: August 28th Visa ...
by itguy_uk
Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Hi All, I got the passport back today. Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on 08-09-2008 Applied received on 09-09-2008 Reference letter date : 09-09-2008 Payment detected : 09-09-2008 Stamp Date :22-09-2008 Passport Received : 09-10-2008 Thanks for every thing. Best of l...
by itguy_uk
Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Hi All I applied for Tier1 HSMP general on 1 September , I have received by stamped passport and papers today , it was very pleasant surprise as home system tele still says they are processing application received till 29th August . Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on ...
by itguy_uk
Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Got Tier 1 visa stamped in 25days

Hi all, Surprisingly, the Home Office answering machine has moved back today from 29th Aug to 28th Aug. Whats happening... :o Has anyone spoken to Home Office people ? Regards, itguy_uk Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on 21-08-2008 Applied received on 22-08-2008 Refer...
by itguy_uk
Tue Oct 07, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Got Tier 1 visa stamped in 25days

Hi all, Surprisingly, the Home Office answering machine has moved back today from 29th Aug to 28th Aug. Whats happening... :o Has anyone spoken to Home Office people ? Regards, itguy_uk Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on 21-08-2008 Applied received on 22-08-2008 Refer...
by itguy_uk
Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:24 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Current Processing Times - Help us to help you
Replies: 2868
Views: 762984

Re: Got Tier 1 visa stamped in 25days

Hi all, Surprisingly, the Home Office answering machine has moved back today from 29th Aug to 28th Aug. Whats happening... :o Has anyone spoken to Home Office people ? Regards, itguy_uk Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) Applied from UK on 21-08-2008 Applied received on 22-08-2008 Refere...
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