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by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

OK good news. Wife picked up her visa today. Applied - 27th February 2009 Visa picked up - 20th Mar 2009 I don't know when visa was stamped yet. It took exactly 3 weeks to get passport back. I'm impressed. Like I said the visa processing times are coming down. Thank you everyone for your guidance a...
by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

Hi everyone, Glad to see everyone is hanging in there. I've booked my trip to Pak and I shall be leaving on 3rd April. My wife and I have Gerrys in ISB booked for 8th April. I've been preparing everything with my solicitor and am happy with this second application. Let's wait and see what happens. ...
by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

my wifes passport has been at ISB since 19th february still no reply and nothing on the internet our appeal was granted in september the waiting is killing me im so depressed There is no way of finding status of an appeal decision on the internet, so you are looking in the wrong direction at the st...
by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

Sorry lots of typo mistakes lol....Letter from embassy to state where his living etc. LOL..thats what i thought..coz he certainly doesnt need to tell YOU where he loves..corny! but i couldnt help it :P No, the GP is not entitled to ask you where he lives. The country should be enough for them, so t...
by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

escoba wrote:Riff- By the way thank you for your advice young man. :wink:
Aaah..i wish i was still young :P
by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

Hey everybody! Hows it going? I've just managed to clean up my room and make space for him. His coming on tuesday bham airport..close to home. Boy I'm nervous!!! Shezad- I got incontact with them two weeks after we submitted the papers and then another weeks later. That was only because I couldn't ...
by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Successful Applicants from Pakistan PLEASE Update Here...
Replies: 21
Views: 4515

I couldnt reply earlier because I was in Austria for a business meeting.

I have saved and streamlined your information, so when you come here, give me a buzz and inshallah i will do enough for you to stand on your own two feet and then prosper.

Looking forward to meet you.
by RiFF
Sat Mar 21, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: IMPORTANT !!! Tier 1 (G) Applicants from Pakistan
Replies: 179
Views: 33746

hhsmp wrote:and i have it atlast.

Applied: 04 March 2009.
Stamped: 12 March 2009 - 12 March 2012
Collected: 19 March 2009.

Verification: No verification done from employer & bank.

Thankyou everyone everyone.

Regards,
-hhsmp
Congratulations
by RiFF
Fri Mar 06, 2009 11:24 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: batleykhan
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: batleykhan

nazir wrote:how can i contact you pls and have a chat
LOL !!
by RiFF
Fri Mar 06, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

P.S. If anyone needs any help please feel free to ask, I feel a bit more confident with my advice. :D LOL !!! Her eis some advice for you young lady, though you might not need it as you are intelligent enough to sort it out for yourself :P When your hubby gets there, get his an NINO, an NHS card, b...
by RiFF
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:51 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

escoba wrote:Hey everryone!

Huby got his visa! It was stamped on the 12/02/09. so he has to come by next week. Overall the case took 2weeks. not bad I m impressed. :D
Congratulations!
by RiFF
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:50 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: IMPORTANT !!! Tier 1 (G) Applicants from Pakistan
Replies: 179
Views: 33746

Re: Thanks every one

Hi All Finally I got mine and my family TIER 1 Visa stamped for three years. I m really thankful to all the people on forum who helped me right from the beginning to the visa stamped. but guys once i have acheived this m bit confused from what people are talking abt recession in UK these days. I ha...
by RiFF
Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

shehzad.khan wrote:Hi Escoba,
Just wanted to get some sort of idea on how long it would take.
I wish some one could answer that....
by RiFF
Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

Hey everyone! Hi knightrider. Hey Riff. hope everone is well. I email Islamabad over the weekend I got a reply back saying papers a ready, so huby will be going tomorrow to collect them. Fingers crossed. Knightrider- Whats happing with your case? I'll let everone know the outcome tomorrow. :wink: G...
by RiFF
Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: BHC Islamabad vs. Islamabad OC
Replies: 316
Views: 93080

Re: hi

Ballu wrote:AOA @ ALL

finally today my status is changed from "your application is forwared to ISB OC" to READY FOR COLLECTION after 3 weeks n tomorrow i'll go n collect my passport INSHALLAH
Good Luck
by RiFF
Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Complications involved in Mother's Visa
Replies: 34
Views: 4849

I agree with Batley Khan, because he is talking more logically. You agree with him because he gives you the answers you want ;) despite what people in the know, like Wanderer, are telling you. But save us your lecture on logic. batleykhan, I agree that ECOs have specific guidance on the cultural nu...
by RiFF
Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Masters from Pakistan is not accepted as Masters in UK
Replies: 15
Views: 2875

Tough Luck for you then mate
by RiFF
Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Masters from Pakistan is not accepted as Masters in UK
Replies: 15
Views: 2875

ssoct98@hotmail.com wrote:Masters degree from UET LAHORE/Taxila are equivalent to 35 points.
Yup, so are from GIKI and LUMS.

Somebody who wants to come here, needs to atleast do extensive research....I rest my case
by RiFF
Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Appeal Process
Replies: 19
Views: 3423

True. That might be the case.
by RiFF
Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Appeal Process
Replies: 19
Views: 3423

No you as her representative/sponsor can sign the form, as it is you who is appealing on your wifes behalf Agreed. Though i find this strange Mr. B., as when I downloaded the form from the AIT website for the appeal of my wife, and submitted it, I got a letter from the AIT to submit the correct, ne...
by RiFF
Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Master's Degree is not equivalent to UK masters :(
Replies: 6
Views: 3252

UET, both Taxila and Lahore, LUMS and GIKI have equivalent degrees as per NARIC. I was a little surprised though that IBA is not included in the list.

Masters from all other universities from Pakistan are BS equivalent.
by RiFF
Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Masters from Pakistan is not accepted as Masters in UK
Replies: 15
Views: 2875

I think for Pakistan almost for every university you will get 30 points for Masters degree i.e. equal to Bachelors degree. So, in this case no body from Pakistan holding Pakistani Masters degree will be elligible. This will be a major major change. That is not entirely true. Although I am not Pakis...
by RiFF
Sat Feb 28, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Appeal Process
Replies: 19
Views: 3423

http://www.ait.gov.uk/Documents/FormsGuidance/StandardAppealForms/AIT2form.pdf Download the form from here and complete it. You must have the refusal notice at hand as you will require certain information from there to complete the AIT2 form. Remember you have 28 days from the day you or your partn...
by RiFF
Sat Feb 28, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spousal Visa Application - Pakistan
Replies: 20315
Views: 3132271

I hope the further political in-fighting doesn't cause further delays Islamabad! Not really, because the BHC is already transitioning most of the applications to Abu Dhabi, and in the very near future, all the applications will be handled from Abu Dhabi. So, let the bombs rock Islamabad :P Your app...
by RiFF
Sat Feb 28, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Successful Applicants from Pakistan PLEASE Update Here...
Replies: 21
Views: 4515

Re: Hello

Hi RiFF, Thank you so much for your sincere comments and advises for everyone planning to go to UK soon (specially myself). I will definately give u a call once I reach UK, and yes, I am not going to come before 12th April, I think my journey will be in late April. Sir, I am thinking of getting an ...
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