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by chokedup
Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 15047
Views: 4728052

Re: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)

eligibility criteria:10 years (student+eea spouse)+ 1year IRL Method of application: NCS Date of application: 8/04/2015 Date of receipt by UKBA: 11/05/2015 Date of debit of fees: 11/05/2015 Date of Biometrics: in may Date of receipt of approval: 11/09/2015 Date of Ceremony: 29/09/2015 earliest I cou...
by chokedup
Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2888618

Re: 10 years long residence applications

does homeoffice celebrate fools day? they must do :) ....because I have received my letters dated 29/03/2014 with passport and docs today, very pleased, it says in the letter BRP should be with me within 7 working days. Yesssssssssss!!! thanks once again to this forum and its very helpfull users. so...
by chokedup
Mon Mar 03, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2888618

Re: 10 years long residence applications

update: biometric letter received: dated 25/02/2014 Bio submitted 03/03/2014 apparently this is the second letter, the first one went missing (which according to my calculations must have been sent around 1st week of Feb) my story; 6 years student, 2 years PSW, 2 years EEA (family member) docs submi...
by chokedup
Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:06 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2888618

Re: 10 years long residence applications

hi, my story; 6 years student, 2 years PSW, 2 years EEA (family member) docs submitted: 8/01/2014 ack letter received:13/01/2014 payment taken:15/01/2014 thats all for the time being, i have noticed in skydrive that mostly people receive biometric inv letter after few weeks, I wonder why have i not...
by chokedup
Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 years long residence applications
Replies: 22894
Views: 2888618

Re: 10 years long residence applications

hi, my story; 6 years student, 2 years PSW, 2 years EEA (family member) docs submitted: 8/01/2014 ack letter received:13/01/2014 payment taken:15/01/2014 thats all for the time being, i have noticed in skydrive that mostly people receive biometric inv letter after few weeks, I wonder why have i not ...
by chokedup
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Everytime stop by UK Border Officer at airport
Replies: 15
Views: 8586

hi, i was in the same boat as you, until a very nice immigration officer stopped me and advised me what to do; I emailed homeoffice UKBAeuropeanenquiries@ukba.gsi.gov.uk cc: UKBACustomerComplaints@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk write professionally, and explain your problem. and your frustration too. i menti...
by chokedup
Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 year long term residence HELP!
Replies: 6
Views: 793

time spent outside

thanks for clearing it for me,
the other question is how about time spent outside uk with my EU spouse;
I was away between aug 2012 and may 2013, however, did manage to come back to UK for 3 days in that period(jan2013)
Am I still able to apply?
by chokedup
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 year long term residence HELP!
Replies: 6
Views: 793

D4109125 wrote:Was the EEA national exercising treaty rights?
Yes.
-So I can apply but its discretionary.
by chokedup
Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: 10 year long term residence HELP!
Replies: 6
Views: 793

10 year long term residence HELP!

Hi, I need help as I am really confused, I read on various posts that as long as you are legally 10 years in UK you can apply, but then I came across this Time spent in UK with a right to reside under EEA regulations http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/policyandlaw/modernised/oth...
by chokedup
Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: UK Residence Card holder out of UK for sometime
Replies: 10
Views: 1763

Thanks!
I wonder how do they find out If a person has been away for how long!

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Oh. In oct 2013, I would have been 10 years in UK and could have applied PR on 10 year basis! well that is just a dream now.
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by chokedup
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: UK Residence Card holder out of UK for sometime
Replies: 10
Views: 1763

Re: obie justify your answer please

obie any proof to jusfity your answer ie if you are abroad for more than six months your rc will be invalid. I read this on UKBA website: Continuity of residence is not affected by temporary absences (generally not exceeding 6 months per year). Once an EEA national (or their family member) has acqu...
by chokedup
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: UK Residence Card holder out of UK for sometime
Replies: 10
Views: 1763

Thank you. so if i enter UK just before the end of Six months, i dont need to worry? what i mean is Can i keep on doing this every six month and keep RC validated or it counts overall and gets invalidated. would my swedish RC family member of EU card let me enter UK with wife? if in case my UK RC ge...
by chokedup
Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: UK Residence Card holder out of UK for sometime
Replies: 10
Views: 1763

UK Residence Card holder out of UK for sometime

Hello, I would like to ask few questions: I have UK residence permit (family member of EU citizen) visa valid for 5 years issued in FEB 2012. I have been away from the UK since September 2012(nearly 5 months) with my wife, living in Sweden. I am now planning a short trip back to UK for a week with m...
by chokedup
Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: after EEA family visa can i apply for naturlisation
Replies: 2
Views: 715

after EEA family visa can i apply for naturlisation

I need some help here. I came to UK in OCT 2003 on student visa, been extending my student visas until 2009 then got PSW for 2 years, then got married in 2011 and switched to eea family residence permit. I am in UK for 9 years legally. After getting eea spouse visa do you count 5 years from the date...
by chokedup
Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: UK-EEA Family Residence Permit and Lithuania
Replies: 25
Views: 11607

finally it states on their website ...if accompanied by eu family member you do not require visa...yesssss
by chokedup
Wed May 23, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: Residence Card on A4 Sheet of Paper
Replies: 42
Views: 11605

thanks that does look tacky!!! thats the same stamp/visa i got on A4 paper why could they not do it like this in the first place???
On ukba website it says visa vignette transfer is 100 pound dont know what exactly would they do...my passport expires next year so would probably wait till than.
by chokedup
Wed May 23, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: Residence Card on A4 Sheet of Paper
Replies: 42
Views: 11605

thanks, EUsmileWEallsmile, so what exactly i should do? ring them at HO? "The UKBA could affix the vignette to the blue cardboard document similar to the one that they use for EEA nationals. While cheap and nasty, it really does the job, it can be folded over into a nice little booklet. The vig...
by chokedup
Mon May 14, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel to Schengen, without visa, for EEA-family members
Replies: 362
Views: 275305

Hi, i just wanted say thanks for the information provided here, as i have just travelled from London-Sicily-London , I have Residence permit EEA family member issued on A4 sheet. i had no problem going to Sicily as i was travelling with my wife, on my way back the Ryan air check in desk staff got co...
by chokedup
Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1667693

update! finally after a long longggg time i have received my RC on a4 sheet!!! applied on 16/08/2011 received RC on 16/02/2012 issued on 10/02/2012. i would like to thank all of you who replied and helped here on this forum! just dont give up! The person i spoke to yesterday from UKBA said mostly th...
by chokedup
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1667693

some update! i emailed ukba last night and mentioned that i have 2 days left (6months period) and would like to know if i will be receiving it before 18th got call today from ukba that something is in post recorded delivery and i will receiving something tomorrow! i asked if its my RC and she respon...
by chokedup
Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1667693

dont send any documents back to them unless advised to by homeoffice so you saying,you have your and yours partener's passport on you not with home office?nd u didn't send them back...sorry but im bit confused how is gona work with issuing Rc.because i have different situation they sent my partner'...
by chokedup
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1667693

dont send any documents back to them unless advised to by homeoffice
by chokedup
Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1667693

STILL WAITING RC?(':(') My question is to all my friends on this forum,without my eu wife passport with Home office could it be effected on EEA2 application time process or still could i have a chance to get RC soon. I would love to hear some answers. i have both mine and my wife's passport that i ...
by chokedup
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1667693

Yikes, if 6-month-old payslips and bills are required for spouses, then we are truly screwed! I followed the application instructions to the letter, providing two of my husbands payslips, both of which were less than 6 weeks old (which is what is requested in the guidelines). We also provided our c...
by chokedup
Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: EU Settlement Scheme
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1667693

For those who have hit or almost hit the 6-month mark... Have you called/emailed UKBA about your application? If so, how many times? Was it recent? What is the nature of your application (spouse or unmarried partner)? Although I know you can never know for sure what's going on over there, maybe if ...