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by bbreddy
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: January 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY
Replies: 125
Views: 37045

Re: January 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Eligibility criteria: ILR + BC Spouse (3-years route) & 1 child (under 18) Language Criteria: Life in the UK Nationality : Non-EU Method of application: Online & UKCVAS Date of application: 14/01/2019 Payment method: Credit card Date of acknowledgement: 15/01/2019 Date of debit of fees: 14/01/2019 D...
by bbreddy
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Experiences using new UKVCAS for naturalisation/citizenship applications
Replies: 460
Views: 41614

Re: Experiences using new UKVCAS for naturalisation/citizenship applications

Hi All We are about to submit our biometrics next week. Can you please let me know the below from your experiences: 1) do we need to carry any passport size photos? 2) do we still need to stick them on the reference pages? 3) do we need to scan and upload the signed reference forms? 4) is there any ...
by bbreddy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4613
Views: 1071444

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

OCI Timeline for Application of 1 child VFS Center: VFS Goswell Rd, London Application Date: 10/12/2018 Date of acknowledgement: 11/12/2018 Original docs Received: 17/12/2018 Documents Printing Status: 03/01/2019 Dispatched From NEW DELHI: 03/01/2019 Document received At London : 03/01/2019 PASSPORT...
by bbreddy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: November 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY
Replies: 135
Views: 33160

Re: November 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 + ILR Language Criteria: Masters degree in UK Nationality : Non-EU Method of application: Online, NDRS+JCAP Date of application: 23/11/2018 Date of acknowledgement: 26/11/2018 (email) Date Biometrics enrolled: 23/11/2018 Date of NDRS+JCAP: 26/11/2018 Date on Approval let...
by bbreddy
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Biometrics for Child (Under 5 years) when applying for British Citizenship (in the UK)
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: Biometrics for Child (Under 5 years) when applying for British Citizenship (in the UK)

Thank you, SidG
by bbreddy
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4613
Views: 1071444

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

HI All,

I submitted original passport for OCI printing (after online status changed to "Document received At London").

But they haven't given me any confirmation that they received the passport and special delivery envelope.

Is this normal?
by bbreddy
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Biometrics for Child (Under 5 years) when applying for British Citizenship (in the UK)
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: Biometrics for Child (Under 5 years) when applying for British Citizenship (in the UK)

Thank you very much CR001
by bbreddy
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Biometrics for Child (Under 5 years) when applying for British Citizenship (in the UK)
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Biometrics for Child (Under 5 years) when applying for British Citizenship (in the UK)

Hi All, If all goes well, I would like to apply for BC for our 3 year old daughter shortly (inside the UK). I was wondering if she needs to: (1) Submit her bio-metrics? is it a must? As per the below link, https://www.gov.uk/biometric-residence-permits/personal-data What children need to do Children...
by bbreddy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Citizenship - New Online Application
Replies: 857
Views: 143607

Re: British Citizenship - New Online Application

Thank you very much. I just can't understand why the HO increases fees, but removes the existing services?

It just so seems like the rail fares these days. Pay more & more to get less & less service...
by bbreddy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Citizenship - New Online Application
Replies: 857
Views: 143607

Re: British Citizenship - New Online Application

Hi All, We are about to make an application shortly, and have the following queries in relation the new online app form. (1) When will we be able to 'register' for booking online appointments in the website -https://www.ukvcas.co.uk There is only login option, but no such option to 'register'. Will ...
by bbreddy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: November 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY
Replies: 135
Views: 33160

Re: November 2018 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Eligibility criteria: 5 years + 1 year ILR Language Criteria: LITUK + UK Uni Degree Nationality : India Method of application: Online + NDRS + JCAP Date of application: 23/11/2018 Payment method: Card Date of acknowledgement: 26/11/2018 Date of debit of fees: 23/11/2018 Date of Biometric letter issu...
by bbreddy
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4613
Views: 1071444

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Hello everyone i hope you can help us with oci family application we want apply for oci for family of four(two adults and two minors), i been reading information on this forum and other places that their is a option on oci website for family or individual application. For some reasons I can not fin...
by bbreddy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 6557
Views: 735233

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Application Type: First child passport after registration (for ILR Parents) Method of Application: Online Date of Application: 28/11/18 Declaration Form Sent HMPO: 28/11/18 Application Received HMPO: 29/11/18 (special next day delivery) Online status change to Dispatched: 06/12/18 Date Text Received...
by bbreddy
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4613
Views: 1071444

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Ok thank you very much
by bbreddy
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4613
Views: 1071444

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Thank you again, jfrusc. That is very informative. One last Question - is there a max time limit for us to - (1) surrender Indian passport after getting BC and (2) applying for OCI from the time of getting naturalization certificate (in case of change of nationality in our case)/British passport (in...
by bbreddy
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4613
Views: 1071444

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Whats ILR? On the other question yes you can submit your passport at a different centre. I submitted our applications at Goswell as they are the only ones that do walk in service. But then submitted the passport at Hounslow. OCI were received fine. Thank you jfrusc. ILR = indefinite leave to remain...
by bbreddy
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4613
Views: 1071444

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Our son has just got his British Passport. But we (parents) are still on ILR. Can you please advise on the below: Can I submit my OCI application just for my son (only) for now? or Do I need to wait for at least one of the parents to be British? Due to our travel plans, we want the OCI to be back as...
by bbreddy
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: General Discussion During Naturalisation Application Process
Replies: 3735
Views: 255949

Re: General Discussion During Naturalisation Application Process

very informative i found it other member,s forum. Process according to xxxx Page (Deputy Chief Caseworker) (iv) Case goes into queue awaiting consideration by a caseworker. Queue is in date-of-receipt order. Can you please clarify the 'date-of-receipt' order? Is it the (online) application form? or...
by bbreddy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Naturalization Queries
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: British Naturalization Queries

Thank you very much CR001, as helpful as ever. Yes I am physically present in the UK on 23 Nov 2013. So as per your message it should be fine? Thank you, will match them. I didn't update HO after my recent address change, but is updated in the voters list. Is it ok? Ok, will ask HMRC for 10 year his...
by bbreddy
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Naturalization Queries
Replies: 2
Views: 245

British Naturalization Queries

Hi all, This forum has been of immense help in getting my ILR last year. Now, I want to clarify the below points in view of my eligibility for BC in Nov, 2018. I would be grateful if you could let me know your views. I got my ILR on 23 Nov 2017 (letter handed at PSC). But the issue date on the BRP i...
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