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by PG1983
Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Surrender certificate + OCI
Replies: 25
Views: 9581

Re: Surrender certificate + OCI

Just the surrender certificate should be sufficient.
by PG1983
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Surrender certificate + OCI
Replies: 25
Views: 9581

Re: Surrender certificate + OCI

Once you have acquired citizenship (ie naturalization certificate) you can surrender your Indian passport
by PG1983
Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY
Replies: 1748
Views: 38616

Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

We finally received the approval for my wife on Saturday and the invitation for the ceremony today. Its been a long and frustrating wait but thankfully its over now. Eligibility criteria: Wife of British Citizen Method of application: NCS Date of application: 13/04/2015 Payment method: Credit Card D...
by PG1983
Tue May 19, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY
Replies: 1748
Views: 38616

Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Update Eligibility criteria: Wife of British Citizen Method of application: NCS Date of application: 13/04/2015 Payment method: Credit Card Date of receipt by UKBA: 21/04/15 Date of debit or clearance of fees: 15/05/15 Date of acknowledgment: 15/05/15 Biometric Appointment Request: 19/05/15 (dated 1...
by PG1983
Wed May 13, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY
Replies: 1748
Views: 38616

Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

PG1983 - might be worth checking with bank/cc. I was worried that mine would get flagged up with fraud protection so I phoned cc and they told me it was authorised on 11th even though it didn't appear on statement/balance until today. If you paid by cheque, I suspect that it would take longer to go...
by PG1983
Wed May 13, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY
Replies: 1748
Views: 38616

Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

Hi all! Congrats on progress so far! My application was via NCS on 14/4 and the NCS lady said that UKVI would receive it on 15/4 via DX. But I still have not had fees taken and it is worrying me that others received by UKVI on 16/4 have had fees taken. Anyone else? Same here, we applied via NCS on ...
by PG1983
Tue Apr 21, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY
Replies: 1748
Views: 38616

Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

My wife has applied through NCS on Monday. Eligibility criteria: Wife of British Citizen Method of application: NCS Date of application: 13/04/2015 Payment method: Credit Card Date of receipt by UKBA: 21/04/15 Date of debit or clearance of fees: Date of acknowledgment: Biometric Appointment Request...
by PG1983
Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY
Replies: 1748
Views: 38616

Re: April 2015 Naturalization application Timeline ONLY

My wife has applied through NCS on Monday. Eligibility criteria: Wife of British Citizen Method of application: NCS Date of application: 13/04/2015 Payment method: Credit Card Date of receipt by UKBA: Date of debit or clearance of fees: Date of acknowledgment: Biometric Appointment Request Biometric...
by PG1983
Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Applying for my wife
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: Applying for my wife

NCS have just advised that a new AN form has been released so we'll need to fill a new form for our appointment on 13th April and get the referees to sign again.
by PG1983
Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Applying for my wife
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: Applying for my wife

Thanks for that. I'll take both just in case.
by PG1983
Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Applying for my wife
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Applying for my wife

My wife will be applying through NCS in 2 weeks. I was naturalised in 2012 and my wife is applying as my dependant. Her ILR was granted in 2010 along with mine. The only reason she hasn't applied till now is because of long stays outside of UK when we had a baby so she has only now got over the 270 ...
by PG1983
Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI Application Photos
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Yes just one photo is enough
by PG1983
Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI Card Postal Application. Please help.
Replies: 3
Views: 1489

1. Do I need to send in my original British passport? I already filled the online form and printed out teh part a and part b of OCI registration. No, you only send the British passport once the status on the website has changed to 'Ready for collection' 2. Is just one photograph enough? Yes 3. what ...
by PG1983
Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Eligibility of OCI for wife- strange case
Replies: 1
Views: 591

This is only applicable for minors. Adults applying for OCI are judged on their own merit.
by PG1983
Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: New UK Citizenship test
Replies: 13
Views: 2001

I don't think that anyone who has already passed the old test can be asked to take the test again.
by PG1983
Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Applying for Indian passport and dependent Visa
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Have you tried getting an update from Home Office about how long the visa will take? You might try requesting it early citing the emergency in a detailed letter.
by PG1983
Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Indian Passport Renew: Address change & Spouse Name quer
Replies: 5
Views: 2523

What I experienced when getting my wife's surname changed in her passport: I gave them our marriage certificate as evidence of name change plus in the column for permanent address in India, we gave my parent's address. The consul staff automatically changed the address on her passport without any pr...
by PG1983
Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4785
Views: 1165386

I received my OCI yesterday so its the end of my journey finally :D . But now it all begins again when my wife applies for her naturalization later this year. Anyway here is my timeline for OCI process. Everything was done through post and I must say that it was completely hassle free apart from the...
by PG1983
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: OCI and diplomatic help (in India) !!!
Replies: 1
Views: 570

As OCI is not classed as full citizenship, OCI and PIO holders can expect full diplomatic help from UK consulates in India. Help for British nationals British Consular staff in India provides support to British nationals visiting or living within India, including those with OCI or PIO status. Please...
by PG1983
Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4785
Views: 1165386

OCI for 1 adult

Application Date : 3 Nov 2012 (postal application)
Date of acknowledgement : 22 Nov 2012
Photo/Signature Scanned : 27 Nov 2012
Registration granted : 13 Dec 2012
Documents printed : 14 Dec 2012
Dispatched from Delhi : 19 Dec 2012
Documents Recd London : not yet
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