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by ILR1980
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Waiting for Passport!
Replies: 43
Views: 2298
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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: 3331
Views: 236675
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...
by ILR1980
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 3331
Views: 236675
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

according to guidelines A number of public services will also stay open and you will be able to leave home to visit them. These include: the NHS and medical services like GPs. We are supporting the NHS to safely carry out urgent and non-urgent services and it is vital anyone who thinks they need an...
by ILR1980
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 3331
Views: 236675
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

according to guidelines A number of public services will also stay open and you will be able to leave home to visit them. These include: the NHS and medical services like GPs. We are supporting the NHS to safely carry out urgent and non-urgent services and it is vital anyone who thinks they need any...
by ILR1980
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 3331
Views: 236675
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

I didn't receive anything today :x I called my council and they said they haven't received any certificates in the past several weeks. I'm in Southampton. same here in Southampton and got this reply from them " We have not received any paperwork from the Home Office and until we do we cannot book y...
by ILR1980
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 3331
Views: 236675
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

- Date of approval: 1st of July 2020 - 25th of August 2020, I chased the HO for an update in regards to my ceremony letter as I have to apply for my British passport and travel urgently for compassionate reasons. My father is really ill and he has no one to care for him. I requested for my ceremony...
by ILR1980
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19
Replies: 3331
Views: 236675
Pakistan

Re: Citizenship Ceremony cancelled due to Covid-19

It seem people are waiting for long time to get an inviation for cermony. Do we get an invitation from local council ? I applied at the end of July 2020 and recieved approval email on 18th august and when contacted local council about update then got this reply " Once we have received your Certifica...
by ILR1980
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Traveling on Pakistani passport after British citizenship
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Pakistan

Re: Traveling on Pakistani passport after British citizenship

My understanding is you cannot enter the UK using your certificate of British citizenship or old BRP(must return it within 5 days after getting your certificate of British citizenship. You need either British passport or certificate of entitlement for right of adobe in UK
by ILR1980
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 11574
Views: 2413658
Pakistan

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Eligibility criteria: ILR(10 YEARS RESIDENCE) Language Criteria: UK Master degree + Life in UK test Nationality :Pakistani Date of application:, 28July 2020 BIOMETRIC ENROLMENT : 12 August 2020 Decision email with Approval : 18August 2020 Date of Cermony :PENDING I was surprised that just took 6 day...
by ILR1980
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Proof of 5 years residence for naturalisation
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Pakistan

Re: Proof of 5 years residence for naturalisation

CR001 wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:19 am
All biomteric and stamped pages.

No originals are kept or sent.
Ok thanks. Strange that they ask us to put name and date of birth on the back of photos when they cannot see it in copy of referee declaration uploaded which show only front side of the photo as they asked us to glue the photo
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