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by ob40
Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: ILR Blunders by PEO - Please Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

Hi, I wrote to them with copies of the original (incorrect) letter they had sent and those of our passports and residence permits. Their address was on the original letter and also on the UKBA website. It took them almost 5 weeks to reply with the corrections. I had almost given up. I hope this help...
by ob40
Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: ILR Blunders by PEO - Please Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

Hello and many thanks for your kind reply. Fortunately the matter got resolved. Birmingham PEO managed to correct the letter and sent it out on Thursday for me to receive on Saturday. Regards OB Hi ob40, Sorry about all these mistakes! I will suggest that you go there personally as normally would fo...
by ob40
Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: ILR Blunders by PEO - Please Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

ILR Blunders by PEO - Please Help

I received ILR for my family and myself from the Birmingham PEO on 6 July 2009 under the HSMP Judicial Review Judgment April 2009. The letter that I was handed at the Birmingham PEO backdating my ILR was only addressed to me. Later when I was studying the application forms for naturalisation, I real...
by ob40
Fri Aug 07, 2009 6:15 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: HSMP ILR Dependent - Application for Naturalisation
Replies: 31
Views: 7463

Many thanks for the reply. She will complete her 5 years nearly at the same time as I as we enter UK just a few days apart, and hence my keenness to apply together. I have decided to get that letter amended. A friend also had a similar problem and he wrote back to the person who had signed his lette...
by ob40
Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:14 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: HSMP ILR Dependent - Application for Naturalisation
Replies: 31
Views: 7463

Many thanks f2k I hope you wont mind suggesting how do I go about getting that letter. Also a friend suggested that it might not be a problem if we apply together and have completed 5 years stay in UK and only if we apply separately, i.e., she has less than 5 years stay in UK that I would need that ...
by ob40
Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:32 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: HSMP ILR Dependent - Application for Naturalisation
Replies: 31
Views: 7463

Hello, I have a small query. I got my and my dependent's ILR on 6 July 2009 under the HSMP Judicial Review Judgement. I got a letter from the Home Office back-dating my ILR to October 2008. However, that letter only has my name on it and not of my dependents. My dependents will be completing 5 years...
by ob40
Thu Jul 09, 2009 7:45 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: ILR PEO Birmingham Success - HSMP/Tier 1 JR
Replies: 4
Views: 1963

Hi Congrats. One question. You mentioned that you had paid the fee after all the verification is done by the case worker. do you know if it is the case with all PEO's? From what i read, in Cryodon, you would be asked to pay the fee after few initial checks at the entrance and before seeing the case...
by ob40
Tue Jul 07, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences
Replies: 44
Views: 8859

Re: ILR - PEO Croydon

Hi Filipinas,

Thank you for your post. I have a question about backdating the ILR, is it the exact date when you would have become eligible for ILR had the rules not changed or different from that.

Thank you

ob40
by ob40
Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:32 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences
Replies: 44
Views: 8859

ob40 wrote:Hi,

Any more experiences on ILR based on HSMP JR ? It will be very helpful to share these for ones who will be applying shortly.

Best Wishes

ob40
Hello,
My experience is at http://www.immigrationboards.com/viewto ... highlight=. I hope its useful.

Regards

ob40
by ob40
Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:24 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: ILR PEO Birmingham Success - HSMP/Tier 1 JR
Replies: 4
Views: 1963

ILR PEO Birmingham Success - HSMP/Tier 1 JR

I had my appointment at PEO Birmingham today. I was applying with 4 dependants. I had prepared thoroughly for the application. I took with me 2 folders alongwith the passports and the filled application form, First one contained the following, 1. Initial HSMP approval letter, 2. 1st extension approv...
by ob40
Fri Jun 19, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences
Replies: 44
Views: 8859

Hi,

Any more experiences on ILR based on HSMP JR ? It will be very helpful to share these for ones who will be applying shortly.

Best Wishes

ob40
by ob40
Fri Jun 19, 2009 8:01 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: ILR HSMP JR) Approved - Croydon PEO - 3yrs 11mnths 10days
Replies: 38
Views: 7109

Hi,

Any more experiences on ILR based on HSMP JR ? It will be very helpful to share these for ones who will be applying shortly.

Best Wishes

ob40
by ob40
Tue Jun 02, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences
Replies: 44
Views: 8859

Re: Letter for back dated indefinite leave

Hi, The following Home Office page (or links from it) may answer your questions (http://www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk/workingintheuk/tier1/hsmp/hsmp-judicial-review-09/) I think they may be right. You have to apply for your refund of the extension fee also. Regards ob40 I apologise if i have come to the...
by ob40
Tue Jun 02, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences
Replies: 44
Views: 8859

Re: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences

Hi,

That is correct. See you there :).

Regards

ob40.
big dada wrote: Hi

I also have an appointment at Birmingham PEO on the same day. Can you tell me the reference number you got while booking started with 477 and is it 6 digits long

Cheers
by ob40
Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences
Replies: 44
Views: 8859

Re: ILR JR - In person PEO and postal experiences

Thank you for opening this thread, I hope people post their experiences here. I am also affected by the JR (arrived in UK 15 July 2004 under HSMP). I have a Birmingham PEO appointment for 6 July with dependents. I had a mishap during my 2nd extension July last year. I had applied thru a consultant w...
by ob40
Fri May 22, 2009 9:59 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: HO starts taking ILR appointments for 4year-HSMP
Replies: 72
Views: 10677

Thanks Rex and kiwi_in_uk, this gives me some hope. Also I hope the rush may subside in the next couple of weeks. However, I will keep trying in the mean time. I am with 2 dependants. I called exactly 8:59 and got through in first attempt. You can also try calling around 4:30 pm everyday to check fo...
by ob40
Fri May 22, 2009 2:47 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: HO starts taking ILR appointments for 4year-HSMP
Replies: 72
Views: 10677

Re: I got appointment today for Sheffield

I booked appointment for 3rd July in Sheffield, they said at 9:05 this morning that they were fully booked in Croydon and Birmingham. I will complete my 4 years on 3rd July as well. Congratulations, are you with or without dependents, I hope you dont mind me asking. I am trying for the past couple ...
by ob40
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:15 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: HSMP->Tier1->ILR - Possible Visa Gap?
Replies: 2
Views: 1110

HSMP->Tier1->ILR - Possible Visa Gap?

I entered UK under HSMP in July 2004. I was supposed to apply for an extension last July to take me to my qualifying period for ILR. However, my immigration consultant filed the application (though 5 weeks before the expiry of the previous visa) with the wrong fee. The Home Office returned the appli...
by ob40
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: ILR Issue because of Gap in stay in UK
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

so in total i am having Work permit and HSMP fore more than 5 years (without any break), but i was not in country for nearly 8 months. This amounts to break in your continuous stay. This is not what you would like to hear, but I guess you will not be eligible for ILR until 2011. Hi, I have a simila...
by ob40
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:32 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: 759541

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Got the documents yesterday with approval. :) My timeslines are as follows Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) without Dependents Applied from UK on 21-08-2008 Application received on 22-08-2008 Reference letter dated : 26-08-2008 Payment detected : 27-08-2008 Assigned to the CW : 22-09-...
by ob40
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:23 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: 759541

Re: Tier - 1 Approved

Got the documents yesterday with approval. :) My timeslines are as follows Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General) without Dependents Applied from UK on 21-08-2008 Application received on 22-08-2008 Reference letter dated : 26-08-2008 Payment detected : 27-08-2008 Assigned to the CW : 22-09-...
by ob40
Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:15 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: 759541

Hi ob40, Many Congratulations. Had just one question. Did they call your employer (if you had your payslips from the UK). Once again congratulations. All the best to rest . Regards, nimi Hi, Many thanks, I dont know if they called or not. I may ask the HR later but I dont think they called otherwis...
by ob40
Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:09 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: 759541

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 ob40
Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:42 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: 759541

ob40 wrote:The agent had helped me get initial clearance in 2008
I meant 2004
by ob40
Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:41 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: 759541

no probs guys, i am in ur situation as well and understand the pain quite well. itguy_uk , as far as i remember from one of ur old posts, u had some problems with payment and u applied through agency first right. when did u apply for the 2nd time and did u do it urself this time. agencies are very ...
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