ESC

Click the "allow" button if you want to receive important news and updates from immigrationboards.com


Immigrationboards.com: Immigration, work visa and work permit discussion board

Welcome to immigrationboards.com!

Login Register Do not show

Search found 228 matches

by cricinfo
Thu Jun 20, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Can I apply for Schengen after applying for naturalisation
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: Can I apply for Schengen after applying for naturalisati

CR001 wrote:
cricinfo wrote:NCS would ask you to contact UKBA if you are travelling within 5 working days of appointment with NCS.
There is no longer a requirement to wait 5 days, the OP can travel on the same day he attends NCS if he wishes.
Thanks for the update. It was the rule when I applied for my BC.
by cricinfo
Thu Jun 20, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Passport countersignature predates citizenship certificate
Replies: 27
Views: 3956

Re: Passport countersignature predates citizenship certifica

psb wrote:Can the date of a passport countersignature predate the date of issue of the citizenship certificate? Or the date should be left blank and completed after the citizenship ceremony?
I would put the date on form the same date or the post date off the date on certificate.
by cricinfo
Thu Jun 20, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Can I apply for Schengen after applying for naturalisation
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: Can I apply for Schengen after applying for naturalisati

Hello, I am planning to apply for naturalisation using the local Nationality Checking Service. This means that I will get our (incl family) Indian passports back on the same day. Can I then apply for Schegen Visa and travel to Switzerland while I am waiting for the response? Regards, Mehul Yes you ...
by cricinfo
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Applying for Passport after naturalisation
Replies: 8
Views: 854

Re: Applying for Passport after naturalisation

I have 2 very old and expired passports (not been used in over 15 years) however they have not been cancelled. Problem is they are somewhere overseas and I have to get my parents to locate them and send them to me here in Britain, and I want to urgently apply for a new British Passport, so ideally ...
by cricinfo
Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: ETSA
Replies: 0
Views: 790

ETSA

I am British Citizen for the past one year or so. My mother lives in USA permanently and I want to visit her with my family. I applied US visa about 9 years ago when I was not UK citizen but then my visa was refused. Do I stand any chance to get ETSA approval to visit my mother in USA ?
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Has anybody ever got weekend / eve. appointment for passport
Replies: 8
Views: 653

Re: Has anybody ever got weekend / eve. appointment for pass

Hi, I was just looking through the appointment centers for passport appointment and could not believe that they are open from 7am to 9pm and also on saturdays. So, just wanted to check the fellas out here if you ever managed to get saturday or early morning or late evening appointments? cheers. One...
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Referees for Naturalisation
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: Referees for Naturalisation

MCMXXIV wrote:Hi everyone,

I would like to know if a Legal Consultant registered at the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC), is accepted as a professional to act as a referee?


Thanks
A solicitor can act as professional referee but don't think legal consultant registered at OISC office can
by cricinfo
Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: New Born Passport - Documents required Help Please
Replies: 10
Views: 930

Re: New Born Passport - Documents required Help Please

Hi I have got my ILR in december 2012 and my wife has a dependent visa for another 2 years. I want to apply for british passport for my new born daughter. could you please suggest me the documents required to apply for a passport as i am confused that on the application it asks for Mothers details ...
by cricinfo
Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: correspondence address
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: correspondence address

I am due for my naturalisation in august 2013.I want different correspondence address not my current living address.In the application form there is no space for correspondence address. shall I attach one cover sheet with my application to tell them about my correspondence address. Please advice me...
by cricinfo
Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Booking Passport Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 638

Re: Booking Passport Interview

lynxukauq wrote:Hi

Does anyone know what is the number to contact to book passport interview?

Kind regards
It should be on the letter of invitation for interview which you have received from IPS
by cricinfo
Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Payment
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Thanks both of you. Bank draft is accepted as it is a form of cheque. I will pay by Debit card then
by cricinfo
Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Payment
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Re: Payment

anybody have any idea ?
by cricinfo
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Passport Delivery
Replies: 8
Views: 4071

Re: Passport Delivery

Do you receive your passports by normal post, special delivery or courier? I had applied for my children's passport 3 weeks back and have received the original documents (Indian Passports and Registration certificates) by DX courier more than a week back, but am still waiting for the British Passpo...
by cricinfo
Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:07 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Passport Delivery
Replies: 8
Views: 4071

Re: Passport Delivery

Do you receive your passports by normal post, special delivery or courier? I had applied for my children's passport 3 weeks back and have received the original documents (Indian Passports and Registration certificates) by DX courier more than a week back, but am still waiting for the British Passpo...
by cricinfo
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Payment
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Payment

I am planning to apply naturalization for my wife. I have a question, is there any benefit of paying by credit/debit card over payment by cheque/bank draft. I am planning to pay by bank draft for her application as have seen some issues with paying by credit/debit card for some applicants. Is paying...
by cricinfo
Thu May 30, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: British Passport - Referee cross check
Replies: 4
Views: 761

Re: British Passport - Referee cross check

Thanks legalalien. They did cross checked the referee in case of my Kid's passport application and I heard they do more in case of kids as there is no interview process and it was via post. But not sure about Adult applications. They were in touch with my sons countersignee as he did't provide pass...
by cricinfo
Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: To apply for BC, should spouse have PR?
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Re: To apply for BC, should spouse have PR?

Hi Team, I am not sure if this is a duplicate query but wanted to clarify if Spouse needs to hold a PR before applying for BC under 3 years residential category. I hold BC already and was thinking to skip the PR step for my wife but the requirements section says applicant needs to have hold PR. I a...
by cricinfo
Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Citizenship query for baby.
Replies: 5
Views: 739

Re: Citizenship query for baby.

Greetings of the day everyone ! I have a 16 month toddler who was born in India and she got her ILR on 7th Feb 2012. At the time of her birth me and my husband were on ILR. I brought my baby in UK on 26th April 2012. My husband has got his naturalisation certificate on 13th February 2013. My query ...
by cricinfo
Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Do I need to send my passport?
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Re: Do I need to send my passport?

Dear all, Sorry this question may have been asked before and did try to search before posting but I couldn't find the answer. On Monday (11/02/13) I received a letter from Home Office confirming my application for ILR has been successful and hopefully I will receive the bio-metric card shortly. I h...
by cricinfo
Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Question on Naturalisation as spouse
Replies: 7
Views: 752

Re: Question on Naturalisation as spouse

Thanks for your response. I did make arrangements for applying for Naturalisation, however I had a bit of of doubt in my mind that may be she needs to be here as a spouse of british citizen for three years before applying. So am i right in saying that one can become naturalised as British Citizen i...
cron