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by jotter
Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

All done!! Passport and supporting docs came on the same day. 43 days in total. 40 days from receipt of SMS. Glad I gave it a full 8 week buffer before we needed to travel, even though the delay scandal only broke after my daughter's application was submitted. Passport for: Child Application Type: 1...
by jotter
Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

I am not sure if "examination process" means that it is laying in an untouched pile or if it is on someone's desk being looked at. Note "going through the". Examination is one thing, but "going through the" may include sitting on a pile in a locked room first. If it was being dealt with, they'd mak...
by jotter
Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Update: Passports printed Passport for: Child Application Type: 1st passport Basis: Settled status of parent (EEA Permanent Residency) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 27/05/2014 Date application received by Passport Office (post tracking): 28/05/2014 (Durham office) SMS received (...
by jotter
Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Update - Payment taken Passport for: Child Application Type: 1st passport Basis: Settled status of parent (EEA Permanent Residency) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 27/05/2014 Date application received by Passport Office (post tracking): 28/05/2014 (Durham office) SMS received: 30/...
by jotter
Fri May 30, 2014 11:44 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Update - SMS received Passport for: Child Application Type: 1st passport Basis: Settled status of parent (EEA Permanent Residency) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 27/05/2014 Date application received by Passport Office (post tracking): 28/05/2014 (Durham office) SMS received: 30/0...
by jotter
Wed May 28, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Passport for: Child Application Type: 1st passport Basis: Settled status of parent (EEA Permanent Residency) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 27/05/2014 Date application received by Passport Office (post tracking): 28/05/2014 (Durham office) SMS received: Payment taken: Date of ret...
by jotter
Mon May 19, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Requirements for 1st child passport?
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Requirements for 1st child passport?

Hi all, I would like to double check a few points regarding what I need to provide for my daughter's 1st passport application. Grateful if any expert can confirm whether I've misunderstood anything: 1. For Section 4/8 I believe I need to provide the grandparents full details (birth, marriage dates, ...
by jotter
Mon May 19, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

lauren25 wrote:Has anyone appiled end of April at Durham office for first adult passport and got a interview yet?
Hi, see my post above. My application reached Durham on April 14th and I got my interview letter just last Thursday.
by jotter
Mon May 19, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

All done!! Passport for: Adult Application Type: New (Naturalised) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 12/04/2014 Date application received by IPS (post tracking): 14/04/2014 (Durham office) SMS received: 17/04/2014 Payment taken: 17/04/2014 Date of receipt of interview letter: 15/05/...
by jotter
Fri May 16, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Further update - supporting documents returned by DX Secure (paid the £3 for secure delivery - not sure whether I needed to - whatever) Passport for: Adult Application Type: New (Naturalised) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 12/04/2014 Date application received by IPS (post trackin...
by jotter
Thu May 15, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Received my interview letter and booked my interview. Passport for: Adult Application Type: New (Naturalised) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 12/04/2014 Date application received by IPS (post tracking): 14/04/2014 (Durham office) SMS received: 17/04/2014 Payment taken: 17/04/2014 ...
by jotter
Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Further update - payment taken Passport for: Adult Application Type: New (Naturalised) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 11/04/2014 Date application received by IPS (post tracking): 14/04/2014 SMS received: 17/04/2014 Payment taken: 17/04/2014 Date of return of documents: Date of re...
by jotter
Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:55 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Update - received SMS Passport for: Adult Application Type: New (Naturalised) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 11/04/2014 Date application received by IPS (post tracking): 14/04/2014 SMS received: 17/04/2014 Date of return of documents: Date of receipt of interview letter: Date of ...
by jotter
Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7090
Views: 927147

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Application Timeline Passport for: Adult Application Type: New (Naturalised) Method of application: Postal Date of application: 11/04/2014 Date application received by IPS: 14/04/2014 Date of return of documents: Date of receipt of interview letter: Date of Passport Appointment: Date of Passport Rec...
by jotter
Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline
Replies: 539
Views: 15247

Re: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline

As requested in the October topic, here is the full list that I have that are outstanding from November. Date given is the date I believe the app was received by the HO (not the date the application was sent): Nov 2 - londonboulevard, Harmonica Nov 4 - sameeer Nov 5 - rishahid Nov 6 - ah_kassem, ane...
by jotter
Mon Mar 10, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: October 2013 - Naturalisation Application Timeline
Replies: 1644
Views: 144069

Re: October 2013 - Naturalisation Application Timeline

I think the following are still left: Here is the full list that I have that are outstanding from October (note that many of these I've not heard from since before Christmas, so no idea whether they are really outstanding or the poster never got around to updating us). Date given is the date I beli...
by jotter
Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 11153
Views: 2206563

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

I have heard that people had to sit for an interview before they got the approval. Is that for everyone or just a few and what's the criteria of selecting people for interview ? ~~ thanks i never ever heard this thing from any 1 even on this forum that interview before approval. i think so its tota...
by jotter
Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline
Replies: 539
Views: 15247

Re: Re:

Re-posting as we don't seem to be able to edit at the moment. My ceremony is booked. The reason for later ceremony is not the council, it's me. I have travel booked for late March and didn't want to travel between the ceremony and applying for a passport. Application Timeline Eligibility criteria: E...
by jotter
Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline
Replies: 539
Views: 15247

Re: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline

Thanks Belkhir, This is a great forum and does wonders for the sanity so it's good to give something back. p2kin and I have normally been putting out the tables on a Monday. I'll have to check with him but hopefully we'll keep it up for at least a few more weeks. @amthekkel, Good stuff. We are now u...
by jotter
Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: November 2013 - Naturalization Application Timeline
Replies: 539
Views: 15247

Re:

Approved. :) Application Timeline Eligibility criteria: EEA4 + PR sticker 12+ months Language criteria met: Exempt country Current nationality: Australian Date of application: Nov 14th Method of application: NCS (Nottingham) Payment method: DC Date of receipt by UKBA: Nov 15th (Royal Mail tracking) ...
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