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by cricinfo
Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Documents to Submit
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Re: Documents to Submit

I was granted ILR on 4 Jan 2012 on the basis of spending 5 years on Work Permit and Tier 1 General combined. And I have spent 1 year on ILR now. What documents do applicants usually submit for the application?I could not find a list as such, if there is a list could provide me with a link? From wha...
by cricinfo
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:34 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Passport Application Counter Signatory Verification
Replies: 5
Views: 8318

Re: Passport Counter Signatory Verification

I recently applied for passports (after naturlization) for myself, wife and my child and used same person for counter signing all 3 applications. This morning my counter signatory received a letter from HMPO to his workplace regarding my son's application asking him to confirm in a company letter h...
by cricinfo
Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: April 2013 - Naturalisation application timeline
Replies: 240
Views: 44018

Just wanted some help from the members. When I received back my documents, the evenelope was damaged by Royal Mail so all my documents were exposed. Now I checked if all my documents were returned and only one was missing: the Life in the UK Test Certificate. Do the HO return this certificate as we...
by cricinfo
Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: RE: CITIZENSHIP FEE?????
Replies: 12
Views: 1350

Nothing to worry about sometimes they take longer.. You need to worry if they haven't deducted ur fees for 2 weeks or so. To be on the safer side it's always best to use postal orders. If you have paid by bank I would let my bank to know that there will be a big payment coming out so they don't sto...
by cricinfo
Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Passport Application Counter Signatory Verification
Replies: 5
Views: 8318

Re: Passport Counter Signatory Verification

I recently applied for passports (after naturlization) for myself, wife and my child and used same person for counter signing all 3 applications. This morning my counter signatory received a letter from HMPO to his workplace regarding my son's application asking him to confirm in a company letter h...
by cricinfo
Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Penalty Fare Notice after naturalisation approved
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: Penalty Fare Notice after naturalisation approved

Today I forgot to renew my rail travel pass and when reached the destination I asked the ticket gate that can I renew my ticket He refused and asked me to pay the penaly fare of 20 pounds which I paid immedeliety. They asked me to appeal if required. My naturalisation is application is approved and...
by cricinfo
Tue Jul 16, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Passport documents
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Passport documents

Recently I received British Citizenship and got Naturalisation certificate. I need to apply British Passport. What are the documents need to attach with application form? Your all uncancelled passports and your Naturalisation certificate along with application form. I would suggest you to use PO ch...
by cricinfo
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Letter from Local Authority but not from Home Office
Replies: 6
Views: 1029

Re: Letter from Local Authority but not from Home Office

Hi, I applied for British Citizenship, and a week ago I received a letter from Islington Local Authority congratulating me on obtaining my British Citizenship and asking me to select a date to attend the ceremony. The strange thing is that I have not received anything from the Home Office yet. Is t...
by cricinfo
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:48 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: new born - british passport
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: new born - british passport

Hi All I would be grateful if some one could advice me this please. Myself and wife on ILR. Plan to get british passport for my son. is it best to use post office check and send service. if so what are the documents I need and also what timescale would I get the passport back Many thanks in advance...
by cricinfo
Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship as wife of citizen no certifcate
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Re: Citizenship as wife of citizen no certifcate

Can you apply for a British Citizenship on the basis of British Citizen Husband, when the husband just received a letter of confirmation from HO stating his approval however the actual citizenship ceremony is yet to happen but the confirmation letter of the ceremony is in hand. Thanks I am aware of...
by cricinfo
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: NCS or Self
Replies: 7
Views: 849

NCS off course. Worth every penny!
by cricinfo
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Forgot to declare a foreign trip
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

lifofifo wrote:Just a gentle bump! If you guys have any ideas/suggestions, that'll surely help me sleep better at nights! :)
Well I am not expert with legal matters so can only give my personal opinion. I would recommend you to contact UKBA and let them know about this instead of waiting for them to find out.
by cricinfo
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Approval letter received today
Replies: 4
Views: 767

Re: Approval letter received today

Eligibility criteria: 5yr + 1yr ILR Method of application: NCS Redbridge Date of application: 31/05/13 Date of receipt by UKBA: 04/06/13 Date of debit of fees: 06/06/13 Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 08/06/2013 (Date on Letter 06/06/13) Date of receipt of approval: 20/06/2013 (received approva...
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Confused!
Replies: 6
Views: 490

Fudge wrote:One last question please,if he get his certificate in sep,so can
I still apply in sep or I have to wait till next year.
Once he becomes BC, you can apply exactly 3 years of your intial entry to UK so if you came to UK in 2010 then you can apply this year (permitting if you meet other requirements)
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: When new guidelines for citizenship will be out?
Replies: 5
Views: 658

Re: When new guidelines for citizenship will be out?

I'm due to apply for citizenship on the 28th October; based on the statement of intent issued in April, I'm meant to demonstrate my ability to speak and understand English. I have done my IELTS on last week in order to fulfil this requirement, however The home office have not published any further ...
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: naturaisation and absence
Replies: 4
Views: 369

shaz1980 wrote:R u sure....I think I read on this board from oldest to recent...but can't find that thread...some more input from members...will be appreciated

Thanks
That's what I did when I applied for BC and I received BC without any problem.
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Address change or Redirection?
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: Address change or Redirection?

HI, We applied in April. Now we are moving out to Dubai and will be leaving end of July while the application is still in progress. I have a friend here whose address I can use. Question is Shall I contact Home Office about the change of address ? or just put a redirection from my current address t...
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: naturaisation and absence
Replies: 4
Views: 369

Re: naturaisation and absence

shaz1980 wrote:please can someone explain
how do i fill section about my absence from U.k in last 5 years.... do i start from the oldest absences to recent absences OR do i start from recent absence to oldest absence?

Thank you
I would start from recent to oldest.
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:38 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: DONT HAVE LIFE IN THE UK TEST CERTIFICATE
Replies: 16
Views: 2270

psb wrote:One referee must be British, the other one of any nationality.

One of them must be a professional referee, either of them.
My understanding is professional referee can be of any nationality but personal referee has to be BC (with professional qualification or older than 25 years)
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Can I travel out of country after citizenship certificate
Replies: 5
Views: 711

sage thanks for your reply.... I am not concern about the country I am flying to as they have dual nationality laws in place. The issue here is whether when I return back to UK would I still be able to enter into the country on this basis or my legal status would be none. Also if anybody had experi...
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