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by kchakravarthi
Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:08 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 8904
Views: 1524872

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

took me 12 weeks
Passport Renewel Online(inside UK)
Passport Received: 1st Aug 2022
Passport printed 9:50am on 29 July 2022
Application approved 8:52pm on 28 July 2022
Documents received 5:39pm on 19 May 2022
Application received 1:12pm on 6 May 2022
Application submitted 1:12pm on 6 May 2022
by kchakravarthi
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse visa Refused/Successful after a query-Divorce-India
Replies: 4
Views: 2439

Re: Spouse visa Refused/Successful after a query-Divorce-India

Hi, i applied within 2 months after refusal, so i used the same TB certificate that was used for 1st application. i did not provide house inspection report, but used only the council tax bill on both occasions. in your case since its valid till end of 2019, its hsould be ok. since its priority appli...
by kchakravarthi
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Provisional Driving License for non-UKresidents
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Provisional Driving License for non-UKresidents

First get NI number and then apply online for the provisional driving license. you have to provide last 3 years of address history online. DVLA will send a postal form for you to fill and sign and send it back with the required documents. send a self-addressed postage paid, trackable return envelope...
by kchakravarthi
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: French Schengen Visa for UK spouse-Indian Marriage Cert
Replies: 8
Views: 2573

Re: French Schengen Visa for UK spouse-Indian Marriage Cert

for few embassies they need attested marriage certificate from external ministry and for other embassies its not required.
by kchakravarthi
Sun May 14, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: French Schengen Visa for UK spouse-Indian Marriage Cert
Replies: 8
Views: 2573

French Schengen Visa for UK spouse-Indian Marriage Cert

Dear all, Im going to tell you the procedure for applying French schengen Visa for the indian spouse of a UK citizen. Im a UK citizen and recently got married in India. I have got the Indian marriage certificate from Delhi and got it attested from the ministry of external affairs Delhi. VFS UK does ...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Settlement Visa Applications - INDIA TIMELINES ONLY
Replies: 698
Views: 240183

Re: Settlement Visa Applications - INDIA TIMELINES ONLY

Online application submitted on Priority: 11.02.2017 Application and documents submitted & biometrics enrolled at/on: 15.02.2017, New Delhi VFS Application forwarded to British High Commission on : 16.02.2017 Applicant contacted by UKVI (if applicable): Yes email from BHC: saying decision been made-...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: A decision has now been made on your application - New Delhi
Replies: 1
Views: 6461

Re: A decision has now been made on your application - New D

The Spouse Visa is granted.
by kchakravarthi
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse visa Refused/Successful after a query-Divorce-India
Replies: 4
Views: 2439

Spouse visa Refused/Successful after a query-Divorce-India

Dear all, I gained a lot from this wonderful forum with the help of many kind contributing members. After having gone through all sorts of troubles finally my wife's visa is successful. I want to share my experience as well for the benefit of others. This is purely my personal opinion based on my ow...
by kchakravarthi
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: A decision has now been made on your application - New Delhi
Replies: 1
Views: 6461

A decision has now been made on your application - New Delhi

Dear All, I have benefited from this forum a lot in the past. So wanted to share my experience as well. Im a UK citizen currently in London. I have applied for spouse visa for my wife in India. I have chosen to go for the Priority service. After all the pain and efforts, I got this below message fro...
by kchakravarthi
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: British Citizenship Test Study Guide
Replies: 45
Views: 69653

Nope, i haven't read that book! Yes I will add a caution to my post asking them to read my notes and the official book at their own will! i think my notes will cover 80-90% of the actual questions asked in the test. The amount of effort poeple put for the rest of the questions is their wish. This no...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: British Citizenship Test Study Guide
Replies: 45
Views: 69653

Hi, This is my notes which i prepared by reading various resources on the internet and passed in first attempt. ================ Sex discrimination act 1975 is the right answer. Where is the Equal Opportunities Commission found? machester Within how many months since you started your job should your...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 5324
Views: 1341926

Date Of Acknowledgment 04-FEB-2011 Application Status Photo/Signature Scanned On 07-FEB-2011 Registration Status Granted On 07-FEB-2011 Documents Printing Status PRINTED Documents Printed On 08-FEB-2011 Documents Dispatched to Concerned Mission/Office on 11-FEB-2011 Documents Received at LONDON On 1...
by kchakravarthi
Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI documents and procedure
Replies: 22
Views: 25341

That webpage is for USA guys not for UK ppl.
Here in london they don't ask any Proof of address.
by kchakravarthi
Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI documents and procedure
Replies: 22
Views: 25341

1. https://passport.gov.in/oci/OnlineOCIenquiry.jsp is the site where you can check your status. The acknowledgement receipt provided at the counter when you submit your OCI application has all the reference numbers you need. 2.Yes, you have to self attest all the copies. Just simply put with an und...
by kchakravarthi
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: TIMELINE AFTER NATURALISATION APPLICATION SUBMISSION
Replies: 7793
Views: 2114782

Arey baawa, you are lucky to get some progress on your application if not nothing!.
Don't worry everything would be alright...i guess the council will get the doc first so they will call you first!. Same happend to me! All the best.
by kchakravarthi
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI documents and procedure
Replies: 22
Views: 25341

OCI documents and procedure

Hi, Just to summarize the OCI procedure for all. Get 2 sets of copies of 1. Filled Application form 2. 51x51 photo pasted on the app form 3. Surrender certificate or (Notarized Affidavit+Police Complaint) 4. UK passport photo page only 5. UK Naturalisation Certificate The signature and photo should ...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Notrised Affidavit
Replies: 4
Views: 2044

Update: I went to HCI london and they are not doing notarised affidavits. They asked me to get it done with a notary.
by kchakravarthi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Notrised Affidavit
Replies: 4
Views: 2044

Thanks Man, Can you also give more information like
1. How much does it cost?
2. Can you take the affidavit and submit the OCI form at the same time?

kind regards
by kchakravarthi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Notrised Affidavit
Replies: 4
Views: 2044

Notrised Affidavit

Hi,
Are there any notaries at the indian high commision london?
I need to get a notarised affidavit for my lost passport to apply for OCI.
can someone pl advise?

thanks
Kalyan
by kchakravarthi
Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Passport lost by IPS
Replies: 0
Views: 795

Hi

Hi, The IPS has lost my Indian passport and to get OCI , i have to get a notarised affidavit. i called up the VFS and they say they cant issue a surrender certificate and i have to contact high commission. Can some one pl tell me 1. a sample affidavit for lost passport 2. Any good notary and how muc...
by kchakravarthi
Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: TIMELINE AFTER NATURALISATION APPLICATION SUBMISSION
Replies: 7793
Views: 2114782

Passport Interview Today-Chelmsford

Hello all, I posted the PP application on 1st Dec and it reached the IPS office on 10th. I called IPS on 13th to know the status. They said they have sent back my supporting docs and i can book for the interview. They gave me the ref# and I booked the intvw on 14th at chelmsford as London office is ...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: TIMELINE AFTER NATURALISATION APPLICATION SUBMISSION
Replies: 7793
Views: 2114782

Hi, Yesterday i got the approval letter from home office. Initially my credit card was declined and was mentioned in the ack letter so i sent my another card details(debit card). NCS or Postal: NCS NCS : Ilford Date of submission: 11th October 2010 Date on acknowledgment letter: 13th Oct 2010 Receip...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Query with dependent visa while applying ILR
Replies: 28
Views: 8004

1. in india just 5 months before we got ILR 2. No, she applied as HSMP dependent vaf2 form 3. she applied on the vaf2 form which itself is for dependents. i suggest take a look at the form. in your case im not sure if its possible to convert as dependent as both of you already have hsmp, they may as...
by kchakravarthi
Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Query with dependent visa while applying ILR
Replies: 28
Views: 8004

i think FLR(m) is required when you already have ILR. Its a spouse visa. whereas if you don't have ILR then you bring your wife as dependent and then you both can apply for ILR together. thats what i have done. I don't think this rule is exception to HSMP JR case. Infact when i applied in set(o) for...
by kchakravarthi
Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Was there any successful ILR - SET(O) with scanned P60s ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2015

Payslips are required only from april, not for all years. Employment letters are sufficient to show continuity. As you have bank stst it would be sufficient.
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