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by masha.ketu
Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Urgent
Replies: 9
Views: 1473

My own referee,typed and sent it on a plain sheet of paper. SHe is an employee and cannot use company letterhead for personal issues. Waiting for the outcome.
by masha.ketu
Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: COuntersignatory confirmation?
Replies: 4
Views: 1437

Thanks!
What if the signatory does not have a letter head?
My friend who is an accountant does contract jobs And i am aware she has been out of job since last month. So what happens?
by masha.ketu
Fri Apr 13, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: COuntersignatory confirmation?
Replies: 4
Views: 1437

Thanks for the response. Was told it would take another 2 weeks to get response from the signatory. Was a bit surprised because I used the same person for my AN application. Anyway, have told the signatory to be expecting the letter. Never knew IPS takes as much time as UKBA. But they are more respe...
by masha.ketu
Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: COuntersignatory confirmation?
Replies: 4
Views: 1437

COuntersignatory confirmation?

Hello All,

Please has anyone been a Countersignatory or know any that has received correspondence from IPS.
I just want to know what it entails and what information would be obtained. I just got a response to my enquiry about contacting my counter signatory.

Thanks
by masha.ketu
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 7356
Views: 1024350

Passport for: Adult Application Type: New Method of Application: Check and Send Date of Application: 28/03/2012 Date of Receipt by IPS:29/03/2012 Date of Return of Docs: Date of Receipt of Interview Letter: Date of Passport Appointment: Date of Passport Issue: waiting Date of Receipt of Passport:wai...
by masha.ketu
Wed Mar 28, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: A great honour to be British
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

Re: A great honour to be British

Just had my private citizenship ceremony which took 8 minutes! So glad for the privilege to become a Briton. Now to apply for the passport,I have some queries :- Do I have to send all my passports(expired or not). Also how do you fill the wedding dates of parents if they are old and cannot recollec...
by masha.ketu
Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: A great honour to be British
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

Jambo wrote:Congratulations.

I suggest you read the sticky FAQ - most common questions - Passport.
thanks a lot
by masha.ketu
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: A great honour to be British
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

A great honour to be British

Just had my private citizenship ceremony which took 8 minutes! So glad for the privilege to become a Briton. Now to apply for the passport,I have some queries :- Do I have to send all my passports(expired or not). Also how do you fill the wedding dates of parents if they are old and cannot recollect...
by masha.ketu
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Naturalisation application processing timelines (only)
Replies: 11578
Views: 2415410

Eligibility criteria: 3 Years(Spouse of BC) Method of application: NCS Date of receipt by UKBA: 04/01/2012 Date of debit of fees: 14/01/2012 Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 18/01/2012(dated 14/01/2012) Date of receipt of approval: 17/03/2012(dated 14/03/2012) Date of Ceremony: 26/03/2012 ** I re...
by masha.ketu
Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: General discussion after BC and Passport application
Replies: 3010
Views: 421813

Strange!

Thought I had received a response today but instead got an acknowledgement letter again. So far I have 3 of the same letters.
Just not sure why?
by masha.ketu
Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Approval after 9 months!!
Replies: 34
Views: 5393

just not sure what to believe. Different updates when I call. Was told last week,that there was no record of me applying though I received 2 acknowledge letter at d same time when the fee was taken. Yesterday,it was no details on the system Called again today,and was told still awaiting a case file ...
by masha.ketu
Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Anyone waiting for BC more than 3 months?
Replies: 4
Views: 974

Re: Anyone waiting for BC more than 3 months?

hello everyone, any one wonders why some of us get approved within 6 weeks and others take a lot longer? if we start sharing the common denominator between those of us who are waiting for more than 3 months then we can start to understand how this process works. It would also be good if updates are...
by masha.ketu
Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: can the ho reject the applicaton because of old photo?
Replies: 22
Views: 3325

I did call 4 times and got a consistent answer that there was no need to send a new picture as mine was less than 6 months. Was told if there was any facial change then I would need a new one. I would leave it as it. But would love it in writing. Do they respond to email enquiries? ukbanationalitye...
by masha.ketu
Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Fire at Croydon public enquiry office
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Fire at Croydon public enquiry office

20 January 2012 There has been a fire at Croydon public enquiry office which has impacted their ability to accept payments. This means that the public enquiry office is unable to deal with any customers who have who have booked the premium appointment service for today (20 January 2012). All custome...
by masha.ketu
Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: can the ho reject the applicaton because of old photo?
Replies: 22
Views: 3325

I did call 4 times and got a consistent answer that there was no need to send a new picture as mine was less than 6 months.

Was told if there was any facial change then I would need a new one.

I would leave it as it. But would love it in writing. Do they respond to email enquiries?
by masha.ketu
Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: can the ho reject the applicaton because of old photo?
Replies: 22
Views: 3325

I just discovered I do have the same issue. Submitted my application through NCS and did not get queried about the picture. I did assume that it must be within 6 months. I used the same picture for ILR in August and also apply for visa to Ireland. Only just received my acknowledge today. Do the phot...
by masha.ketu
Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: help Please
Replies: 4
Views: 962

help Please

Hiya

Few questions;-

Do I have to state a caution on AN form?

Can I get a Bank Draft and send with the form?

Please do share your views|
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