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by osteophytes
Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Friend recieved citizenship immediately after ILR. Reasons??
Replies: 15
Views: 3298

Re: Friend recieved citizenship immediately after ILR. Reaso

Hi I could not find any document saying; to get citizenship you need to be on ILR for 1 year. Each document says if you stayed here for 5 years, you can apply. There might be 1 year ILR waiting only for whom who got ILR after 4 year of HSMP. As of now all new Tier 1 applicant have to have 5 yrs sta...
by osteophytes
Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Friend recieved citizenship immediately after ILR. Reasons??
Replies: 15
Views: 3298

Re: Friend recieved citizenship immediately after ILR. Reaso

Hi All, One of my acquaintance applied for ILR after completing 5 years. He went in person. Once he was confirmed he has been granted ILR the case worker told him he is eligible for Citizenship. He applied and was granted citizenship. All within 3-4 months. Not sure how he got it. He arrived into U...
by osteophytes
Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: when i can apply for citizenship
Replies: 4
Views: 986

Re: when i can apply for citizenship

gaku wrote:thanks friend12345,
good news so what i need to do first.can you please guide me?
thanks
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/briti ... alisation/
by osteophytes
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: URGENT: Tier1 -> ILR Received, Status of Wife and Child
Replies: 25
Views: 4460

Re: URGENT: Tier1 -> ILR Received, Status of Wife and Chi

We were planning to go abroad next month for a month or so, this is going to jeopardize that trip. But maybe I'll be able to save grace if I move quickly... Her current dependant leave ceases to be valid for travel , as entry is subject to 321A . Thanks, Vinnie. So... What you're saying is that 28-...
by osteophytes
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: HSMP JUDICIAL REVIEW TIME SPENT OUTSIDE UK for Citizenship
Replies: 10
Views: 2379

Hi everybody> My wife is on spouse visa and is due ILR in January 2013. I am a Uk settled person (Have ILR), we have 3 kids one of which is UK citizen by birth. My question is Can my wife apply for citizenship in Jan 2014 ( I will not be a Brit. at that time) . I will qualify for citizenship in Dec...
by osteophytes
Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR - with outstanding tax liability
Replies: 19
Views: 4597

imranb , did you have something to contribute to the thread, or did you simply feel you would like to give a brief lesson in the art of spelling and punctuation? If so, this could have been sent by a PM, unless of course you wanted to make a point openly on your superior use of the English language...
by osteophytes
Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:35 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: ILR + Indian citizenship or British Citrizenship
Replies: 41
Views: 18652

Re: ILR + Indian citizenship or British Citrizenship

Hi Forurm, I will be qualifying for ILR in the UK very soon, and subsequently will be eligible to apply for British citizenship. Now I am in a huge dilemma about whether I should just continue with my ILR status, or register as a British citizen. Here are some key facts about my situation: 1) I may...
by osteophytes
Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:35 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: ILR + Indian citizenship or British Citrizenship
Replies: 41
Views: 18652

Re: Thanks

Thanks for the inputs osteophytes and Imranb. So essentially, once they take BC, the only way they can regain their Indian citizenship is: 1) They have to be more than 18 years of age 2) They should have renounced their British Citizenship 3) They should have help OCI for 5 years, and 4) They shoul...
by osteophytes
Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: ILR + Indian citizenship or British Citrizenship
Replies: 41
Views: 18652

Re: Thanks

Thanks for the inputs osteophytes and Imranb. So essentially, once they take BC, the only way they can regain their Indian citizenship is: 1) They have to be more than 18 years of age 2) They should have renounced their British Citizenship 3) They should have help OCI for 5 years, and 4) They shoul...
by osteophytes
Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: ILR + Indian citizenship or British Citrizenship
Replies: 41
Views: 18652

Re: ILR + Indian citizenship or British Citrizenship

Hi Forurm, I will be qualifying for ILR in the UK very soon, and subsequently will be eligible to apply for British citizenship. Now I am in a huge dilemma about whether I should just continue with my ILR status, or register as a British citizen. Here are some key facts about my situation: 1) I may...
by osteophytes
Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:24 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: General discussion after BC and Passport application
Replies: 3010
Views: 422624

Hi everyone just a quick question i have got my cermoney done and got my naturalisation certificate it says from the date of issue i am granted british citizenship so if i dont apply for my passport am i still british citizen and should i write in any forms now british citizen in nationality column...
by osteophytes
Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: card lost - please help
Replies: 13
Views: 1963

Re: card lost - please help

hello, I applied for british citizenship on 29/02/12 at NCS Barnet. today on 03/03/12 I lost my bank card from where the fees should have been debited. I have spoken to my bank and was advised that the HO has not attempted to take the fees yet and it will NOT go though any more. I will not get my n...
by osteophytes
Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:02 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: LIUK Test Passed In 2007, will it be still valid in 2013?
Replies: 10
Views: 1716

Re: LIUK Test Passed In 2007, will it be still valid in 2013

Hello every one, Me and my wife passed LIUK test in 2007, but it wasn't asked during our ILR application was granted in Feb 2012 due HSMP-JR case. Will LIUK test be still valid in 2013 when we will apply for naturalization :?: Is there any web site where we can find the test center as whether is it...
by osteophytes
Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Precautions for British Citizenship
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Re: Precautions for British Citizenship

Hi I have got ILR recently and am planning to apply for citizenship after 1-1.5 years. Can someone please let me know if there is anything I need to take care of for the next 1 year which might affect the application for citizenship (other than any criminal convictions). Thanks And also avoid any l...
by osteophytes
Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:32 am
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: europe travel
Replies: 3
Views: 1183

Re: europe travel

hello mates, hope someone can answer please i am due for naturalisation shortly. got my ilr stamped june 13 2011 when is the earliest i can apply for naturalisation? also i understand there is a delay in getting the passport. i wud like to travel around eea so can i do that straight after if so how...
by osteophytes
Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: When to apply for Naturalisation (BC)
Replies: 8
Views: 1823

Re: When to apply for Naturalisation (BC)

All, I would be grateful if anyone could let me know on what date I should apply for Naturalisation. Here is my situation:- I received ILR for myself and my family (wife and two kids) on 30 Jan 2012. But in the ILR letter the case worker mentioned that I am free from Immigration Restrictions from 0...
by osteophytes
Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: hi
Replies: 7
Views: 1130

Re: hi

riojamel wrote:me and my wife got ilr last july so i can apply for citizen ship this year in july,please some tell me when my wife can apply for citizenship
thanks
When did your wife come here and on what status?
by osteophytes
Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: time scale when to apply for BC
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Re: time scale when to apply for BC

Hi My wife has her ILR dated 9/05/2011 she has been in the UK since Feb 2009 on a spouse visa before that was in the UK from Sep 2005 to November 2007 then out of the country waiting for spouse visa When can she apply for British citizenship? Feb 2012. 3 years from the date of her entry as spouse. ...
by osteophytes
Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:36 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: I want to be a British citizen
Replies: 28
Views: 921

Hi, thanks for the reply. I started working part time in June 2007 and finished college in June 2008. I was mistaken about my age - I was 18 when I started working but 19 when I finished college. I have not done the Life in the UK test, however, having lived here for 21 years what are the chances I...
by osteophytes
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: HELP please! Applying for British Citizenship
Replies: 4
Views: 1039

Re: help please! Applying for British Citizenship

hi there. my wife and i together with our kids got our ILR last year february. my wife was on work permit visa for 5 years before we got the ILR. now the situation is this month or next month, my wife will be applying for british citizenship, but i am not included in the application for the reason ...
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