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by vin1983
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI centers
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: OCI centers

Can anyone help when to book the appointment? VFS site says slots are opened on friday evening but tried few times and it says all slots are booked.
by vin1983
Mon May 11, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Lost UK passport and OCI
Replies: 2
Views: 288

Lost UK passport and OCI

Hi - looks like in last few days I have lost my UK passport and OCI. I had kept them up for opening a new bank account in India and due to all the covid related chaos, it may have been left somewhere or due to they being within the Xerox copies it may have been binned :( I have just realised and loo...
by vin1983
Sun May 06, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Short term visit for parents
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Short term visit for parents

Hi I am a british citizen and looking at visa process and documents for my parents to come from india for 1-2 months to UK: - Which visa to use - supporting documents to be submitted by parents in india - supporting documents/supporting letter I need to provide to parents which need to be submitted ...
by vin1983
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Not able to rebook VFS Appointment
Replies: 4
Views: 908

Re: Not able to rebook VFS Appointment

You can add a X at the end of OCI number and book it
by vin1983
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI application - UK passport has XXX in given name
Replies: 9
Views: 7605

Re: No Given Names on British Passport

Hi - did your OCI also had name as XXX as forename and actual name as surname ? Thanks Hello Sushdmehta, My OCI application has been processed. In OCI form I put, Given Names : XXX Sur Name : British Indian Summery Again : Indian Passport: Given Name: British Indian Surname: British Passport: Given ...
by vin1983
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Applying for OCI - final list of documents - Please help
Replies: 24
Views: 14939

Re: Applying for OCI - final list of documents - Please help

I submitted my oci application with employment letter mentioning designation, salary etc but no job description and it was fine for acceptance.
by vin1983
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Oci documents- letter from employer
Replies: 18
Views: 12600

Re: Oci documents- letter from employer

I went with my employment letter which only says designation and it was fine at vfs hounslow
by vin1983
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Query on what name will come on passport
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Re: Query on what name will come on passport

Thanks for your quick help :)
CR001 wrote:
such cases has XXX in forename and "actual name" in surname
Yes.
by vin1983
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Query on what name will come on passport
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Query on what name will come on passport

Hi my wife has only one name in her indian passport. Will her british passport also shown only one name or as I have read in some places british passport for such cases has XXX in forename and "actual name" in surname. Any help will be great, thanks
by vin1983
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 11423
Views: 2337824

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

Language criteria met: LITUK + ILR applied post oct 2013 Nationality: Indian Method of application: NCS + Passport separately Date of application: 15/02/17 Payment method: Card Date of receipt by UKVI/HO: 20/02/17 Date of acknowledgement: 20/02/17 Date money gone off account:18/02/17 Date of letter ...
by vin1983
Sun May 21, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Urgent travel help
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Urgent travel help

Thanks, no net yet because no-one was picking up over the weekend. I will try again tomorrow. Will they be ok to return the passport and naturalisation certificate asap? By ASAP will they send by post which means another day atleast or can i collect it in person? Thanks Withdraw your application? Ha...
by vin1983
Sun May 21, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Urgent travel help
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Urgent travel help

Any help from mods or senior forum members? Plz help
by vin1983
Sun May 21, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Urgent travel help
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Urgent travel help

Hi - I am in a very difficult situation. Have applied for british passport with my naturalisation certificate and indian passport. I need to travel to india for an emergency, now I dont have either my indian passport or my new british passport.

What should I do? Any help will be greatly appreciated.
by vin1983
Tue May 16, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Received letter from council but nothing from HO
Replies: 7
Views: 757

Re: Received letter from council but nothing from HO

Thanks all, I got my HO letter the next day which ironically says I should call the council to ask for an appointment. I would suggest just wait for 1-2 days and it should arrive
by vin1983
Tue May 16, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British passport after naturalisation
Replies: 1
Views: 725

British passport after naturalisation

Hi I am receiving my naturalisation certificate soon, for applying the british passport are the below supporting documents enough? This is the first adult british passport after naturalisation: - Naturalisation certificate in original - Original current uncancelled passport - 2 photos, 1 with counte...
by vin1983
Fri May 12, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Received ceremony invite but no approval letter
Replies: 17
Views: 2686

Re: Received ceremony invite but no approval letter

Hi I am also in the same situation. My council letter has arrived today dated as yesterday. No HO communication yet but the ceremony is on 17th :(. How was your experience or how did you got around it? Thanks
by vin1983
Fri May 12, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Received letter from council but nothing from HO
Replies: 7
Views: 757

Received letter from council but nothing from HO

Hi - not sure I am in this peculiar situation, today I received a letter from my local council dated 11th may that my ceremony is on 17th may. I have not received any single communication from HO after my biometrics was done so is this normal or should I wait till monday and give a call to home offi...
by vin1983
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Urgent travel after citizenship ceremony
Replies: 2
Views: 441

Urgent travel after citizenship ceremony

Hi - want to know what are the options available if I have to travel urgently after attending the citizenship ceremony but still not having got the british passport? As I understand within 5 days of ceremony I have to return the BRP card. Can I travel with the old Indian passport and citizenship cer...
by vin1983
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Form AN1 and passport - single name
Replies: 0
Views: 196

Form AN1 and passport - single name

Hi - my wife is applying for naturalisation and passport together via NCS. She only has one name i.e. Karishma without any surname in her current Indian passport.

What should we enter in the form AN1/passport form - Karishma in other name row and keep the surname/family name blank?
by vin1983
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Do I need to declare PCN, if so where? New Guidelines
Replies: 5
Views: 2066

Re: Do I need to declare PCN, if so where? New Guidelines

You dont need to declare PCN as they are part of civil conviction process - only FPN is required as they are part of criminal process
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