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by ILR1980
Mon May 03, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: child benefit
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Pakistan

Re: child benefit

Hi My daughter's visa does say "no public funds" but as I am British citizen and when enquired was said I can avail the benefit, so I applied for it as I have the rights to have access to public fund for my dependent. As part of the process I submitted my daughter's biometric card, passport, birth ...
by ILR1980
Mon May 03, 2021 5:47 am
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: child benefit
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Pakistan

Re: child benefit

She is wrong. It's strange that even the Citizen advice bureau are giving wrong advice on child benefit You can usually claim benefits included in public funds for your child if they’re subject to immigration control for benefits and services, but you’re not. This doesn't apply to: Disability Livin...
by ILR1980
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: How can I stop UC.wife on spouse visa
Replies: 15
Views: 1023
Pakistan

Re: How can I stop UC.wife on spouse visa

Thanks for the link and still seem bit tricky to apply UC when one partner is subject to immigration control because advisor at benefits hardly look at it from immigration angles. I dont know why Home office guidance about benefits dont clarify UC in same fashion as they do Child/working tax credit....
by ILR1980
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: How can I stop UC.wife on spouse visa
Replies: 15
Views: 1023
Pakistan

Re: How can I stop UC.wife on spouse visa

Amber wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:07 pm
Then that should be ok.
If one partner is subject to immigration control and other is british then British can claim UC as long as tenancy agreement is on his name ?

Or

this is exception because of COVID ?
by ILR1980
Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Supporting Document Return
Replies: 61
Views: 2586
Pakistan

Re: Supporting Document Return

I got my passport today Friday 11th Dec and tracking on TNT suggest that the supporting documentation is going to be delivered on Monday
by ILR1980
Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7858
Views: 1157838
Pakistan

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Update Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation Applying from: UK Method of Application: Online Passport Office: HMPO Durham Date of Application: 20 Nov 2020 Date Identity Verified: 20 Nov 2020 Date Documents Sent: 20 Nov 2020 Date Documents Delivered: 23 Nov 2020 The document receive...
by ILR1980
Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7858
Views: 1157838
Pakistan

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation Applying from: UK Method of Application: Online Passport Office: HMPO Durham Date of Application: 20 Nov 2020 Date Identity Verified: 20 Nov 2020 Date Documents Sent: 20 Nov 2020 Date Documents Delivered: 23 Nov 2020 Document received status em...
by ILR1980
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Waiting for Passport!
Replies: 55
Views: 3521
Pakistan

Re: Waiting for Passport!

If we get Durham is there a chance to request a different one? I don’t want to go without my only ID for several weeks. Durham seems to have a bad reputation considering all refusal/ holding it for interviews applicant out there :lol: and I live in the south of England and was told to send document...
by ILR1980
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Waiting for Passport!
Replies: 55
Views: 3521
Pakistan

Re: Waiting for Passport!

I think the problem is in HMPO Durham. Complaints procedure https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-passport-office/about/complaints-procedure Not good news if problem is with HMPO Durham because they are handling my application as well. It seem (after looking at passport timeline thread) th...
by ILR1980
Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

I just had my ceremony today. It literally took less than 10 minutes for affirmation and national anthem. Only me, registrar and photographer was there. It was optional to buy photographs but paid £13 for digital photo with queen portrait and british flag and piad £8 for passport size photo which w...
by ILR1980
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

I just had my ceremony today. It literally took less than 10 minutes for affirmation and national anthem. Only me, registrar and photographer was there. It was optional to buy photographs but paid £13 for digital photo with queen portrait and british flag and piad £8 for passport size photo which wi...
by ILR1980
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

So my registras just booked a cermony for me within 3 days without me recieving any invitation letter. They are asking to bring two things 1) photographic ID and 2) Home Office letter confirming my citizenship has been accepted So basically its free private cermony with only me , Superintendent Reg...
by ILR1980
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

So my registras just booked a cermony for me within 3 days without me recieving any invitation letter. They are asking to bring two things 1) photographic ID and 2) Home Office letter confirming my citizenship has been accepted So basically its free private cermony with only me , Superintendent Regi...
by ILR1980
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

#####UPDATE#### I have received a letter from my local registrars today and they are asking few personal details in order to book a time slot for citizenship cermony next week. I still have not received any invitation letter from hone office but it seem they have got all the paper work . My approva...
by ILR1980
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

#####UPDATE#### I have received a letter from my local registrars today and they are asking few personal details in order to book a time slot for citizenship cermony next week. I still have not received any invitation letter from hone office but it seem they have got all the paper work . My approval...
by ILR1980
Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

Many people here with approval in sep already got their invitation letter if you read last few pages. Some july and early August still pending
by ILR1980
Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

I am still waiting for invitation when got approval email on 18th august and my friend who got approved two weeks later in sep got his invitation letter already few days ago. We are living in same town and have same council so it seem there is no proper order of sending the invitation Same here 15 ...
by ILR1980
Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

I am still waiting for invitation when got approval email on 18th august and my friend who got approved two weeks later in sep got his invitation letter already few days ago. We are living in same town and have same council so it seem there is no proper order of sending the invitation Perhaps you c...
by ILR1980
Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

I am still waiting for invitation when got approval email on 18th august and my friend who got approved two weeks later in sep got his invitation letter already few days ago. We are living in same town and have same council so it seem there is no proper order of sending the invitation
by ILR1980
Tue Nov 03, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 5580
Views: 437524
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

Thank you for your email regarding your citizenship ceremony. Following the Government announcement on 31 October 2020 we are dealing with urgent marriage and civil partnership enquiries first. We are still waiting for guidance on whether citizenship ceremonies can go ahead and what format they will...
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