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by umb
Tue May 14, 2013 11:23 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: NICOP Card for Pakistanis
Replies: 2
Views: 873

Re: NICOP Card for Pakistanis

Hi

Please follow the link below to get the information that you require

http://www.phclondon.org/nadra/nicop_ap ... nually.asp


Thanks
by umb
Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 8050
Views: 1217623

Passport for: Adult Application Type: First passport after naturalisation Method of application: Check & Send - Post office Method of payment: Card Date of application: 02 Nov 2012 Date application received by IPS: Not known Date payment taken: 02 Nov 2012 Date of return of documents: 08 Nov 2012 Da...
by umb
Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalization but using ILR to travel
Replies: 9
Views: 2285

Hi Guys, I was in the same situation. I recently got British citizenship, but I had to travel to US for business reasons. Hence I travelled on my original passport (with ILR). I however took my nationality certificate with me and on my way back at the US airport I showed them my ILR and it was fine ...
by umb
Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 12234
Views: 2779122

Application Timeline

Application Timeline Eligibility criteria: 5 years WP + 1 yr ILR Method of application: NCS Enfield Date of application: 11-JUL-2012 Date of receipt by UKBA: 13-JUL-2012 Date of debit of fees: 23-JUL-2012 Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 27-JUL-2012 dated 23-JUL-2012 Date of receipt of approval: ...
by umb
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR ! For Kids
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

Re: ILR ! For Kids

Hi There, I have got 2 kids and they born in UK, I am on HSMP(Tier1) JR and applying for my ILR in End of November 2011. My question is "If i dont apply ILR for my kids at this time and straight away apply for their british passport after getting my ILR ? How long does it take to get their passport...
by umb
Wed Sep 28, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 8050
Views: 1217623

Passport for: Child Application Type: New Method of application: Check & Send Date of application: 15 Sept 2011 Date application received by IPS: Not sure Date of return of documents: 27 Sept 2011 Date of receipt of interview letter: NA Date of Passport Appointment: NA Date of Passport Receipt: 27 S...
by umb
Sat Sep 03, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: MN1 (registration) application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 3293
Views: 554749

Eligibility criteria: Section 1(3) Method of application: NCS Enfield Date of receipt by UKBA: 17th July, 2011 Date of debit of fees: 4th August, 2011 Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 6th August, 2011 (dated 4th August, 2011) Date of receipt of approval: 3rd September, 2011 Date of receipt of reg...
by umb
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Can i apply in NCS ! day early
Replies: 8
Views: 1145

My friend had appointment 2 days earlier with NCS. They took the application and posted it later. So it is possible if NCS is willing to do it.

Thanks
by umb
Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: ILR Child Benefit Documents
Replies: 1
Views: 1423

Re: ILR Child Benefit Documents

Hi All, Apologies if this has been posted before couldn't find information I have recently got ILR and planning to apply for child benefit.Do i need to send my original passports or can i just send a copy of my passports along with child's original birth certificate. You need to send copy of your p...
by umb
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: guidance forapplying for british citizen after ILR
Replies: 7
Views: 1926

Re: guidance forapplying for british citizen after ILR

- I am going through the council nationality checking service so would I be able to keep my passport and go in/out of country once application has been submited...? as I know it takes around 6 months to process the application. They will return your original documents after photocopying. But you ha...
by umb
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR SOC confusion
Replies: 3
Views: 957

Alrite, I know what SOC stands for ... silly me, Standard Occupational Classification which is mentionted in the same document that I was talking of in my first post. But for my second question, can anyone advice please? Thanks Hi, You can find the details for your job here . Just search for it in ...
by umb
Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:54 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: HELP!! Missing Entry stamps
Replies: 4
Views: 894

skaa10 wrote:I have entries to France but no exits.
You may not have exit stamps from France, but for that day do you have entry stamps for UK?
by umb
Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR queries regarding biometric and criminality threshold
Replies: 2
Views: 831

Re: ILR queries regarding biometric and criminality threshol

This is really a great forum. I was on WP and now on tier 2(ICT). I never had biometrics so please can you help in providing information whether I need biometrics before applying for ILR. For in person ILR appointments do I need to present biometric info/certificate? I have another question regardi...
by umb
Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success Croydon 11/07 - WP + Tier 2(Transitional Arr. A)
Replies: 2
Views: 632

congratulations and thanks for sharing. could you please send me the format of the employer letter via PM hi smaganti, I used the letter format that is present as sticky to this forum with a little modification. Letter was as Date: <Date> To Whom It May Concern: This is to state that <Applicant Nam...
by umb
Sat Jul 16, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success Croydon 11/07 - WP + Tier 2(Transitional Arr. A)
Replies: 2
Views: 632

ILR Success Croydon 11/07 - WP + Tier 2(Transitional Arr. A)

Hi I came to UK in July 2006 under WP(arrived 3 months + 1 week from EC issue). In March this year I applied for extension using Transitional Arrangements A and was granted extension. Had an appointment last week for ILR(For my self and wife. Didn't include children in the application as going to ap...
by umb
Sat Jul 16, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: WP Salary Issues and your ILR Experience with the Home Offic
Replies: 10
Views: 3065

The rule of thumb in this matter is that the salary should be above or equal to the one specified in SOC for the designation at the time when the person applies for ILR. If you can't find your exact SOC code try to find the one that is closest to your job description. If salary is low, it is highly ...
by umb
Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: advice required on cohabitation requirement SET(o)
Replies: 6
Views: 1580

The documents don't need to be in joint name. They can be in separate names as well. In my case only our bank statement was in joint name rest of the documents were in separate names and they were accepted. Open up a joint savings account. This is the easiest way to have a document in joint name. P...
by umb
Fri Jul 15, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: advice required on cohabitation requirement SET(o)
Replies: 6
Views: 1580

The documents don't need to be in joint name. They can be in separate names as well. In my case only our bank statement was in joint name rest of the documents were in separate names and they were accepted. Open up a joint savings account. This is the easiest way to have a document in joint name. Pu...
by umb
Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: some ILR and SET-O questions - WP holder
Replies: 5
Views: 1333

Re: some ILR and SET-O questions - WP holder

There are quite a few pages in the SET-O form that obviously a Work Permit holder does not need to fill. Personally I would only print the ones that will need to be filled and leave out the others. Or is one required to print out the whole 42 something pages of it? I hate to waste natural resources...
by umb
Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR Success in July 2011 at Solihull
Replies: 18
Views: 5643

Re: ILR Success in July 2011 at Solihull

I had not added my wife as a dependant on the ILR application because as per the rules she was not yet eligible. She is currently on a Tier-1 dependant visa which is valid till March 2012. She came to UK in Jan 2010 and hence would complete her 2 years only in Jan 2012. Hi, Congratulations on havin...
by umb
Thu Jun 09, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Work Permit holder going for extension/switching to Tier 2
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

Re: Work Permit holder going for extension/switching to Tier

Hi All, Could you please guide me in right direction please. I got work permit(i.e. non-points based) on 04th dec 2006 and it expires on 04th dec 2011. I have entered UK on 27th dec 2006. so, i will be eligible to apply for ILR from 30th of november 2011, just 3 days i have. I'm bit worried to go f...
by umb
Tue May 17, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Postal order for in person ILR application
Replies: 6
Views: 3053

If you are unsure about payment with credit/debit card you can post them cheque instead of paying 100 extra for postal orders. This will only add little extra time for application processing as the cheque have to clear before they can process the application.
by umb
Sat May 14, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR fee payment with HSBC credit card
Replies: 6
Views: 1748

It is not specific to HSBC but this is more to do with CC providers fraud protection measures where they tend to block the payment over certain amount in single transaction. So it is better to call them in advance and inform then about the date and payment you expect to go though so that they can m...
by umb
Sat May 14, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Period of leave for Extension under Transitional Arrangement
Replies: 9
Views: 2784

Just an update on the issue. I got extension for my application and the leave to remain is valid for 2 years from previous date of expiry. The timings of application can be found here So just for the benefit of others who might be in the same situation if anyone is on old work permit and wish to ext...
by umb
Sat May 14, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: In-country Tier 2 application timelines
Replies: 2272
Views: 555901

1. Type of application: Extending 2. Category changing: Work Permit to T2-General 3. Date of expiry of current leave: 03-APR-2011 4. Date application posted: 11-MAR-2011 (Royal Mail next day delivery) 5. Date payment debited: 14-MAR-2011 6. Payment mode: Credit Card 7. Date passport received: 07-MAY...
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