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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by yesh66 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:44 pm

TIER 4 General Student to TIER 1 Entrepreneur switch (Initial application)
Applied - Oct 30, 2017
Biometrics submitted - Nov 9th, 2017
BRP received - Mar 28, 2018

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by Zimba » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:57 pm

:!: ATTENTION :!:

Please refrain from asking ANY questions or starting discussions in this topic. This thread is ONLY to post your timelines, in the correct timeline format.
Any other posts will be removed without any notice from this thread :!:
Advice is given based on my personal research and experience only. DO NOT contact me via private messages for advice

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by glosnat » Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:11 pm

Tier 1 Entrepreneur
Extension Application
200k
Applied: 12 February 2018
Bio Done: 08 March 2018
BRP received: 29 March 2018

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by tarun_shreeji » Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:55 am

Application ( Team 50K ) date : 23/02/2017
Complex Issue letter : 01/04/2017
Interview at our Office ( Home ) : 15/09/2017
IHS refund : 01/03/2018
Document received : royal mail special delivery return to HO, coz our solicitor move to different address.
BRP received : 29/03/2018 ( Dated : 27/03/2018 )
Nqf level 4 business

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by fardad » Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:00 am

Hi,
I was silent member of this group.This group helped me in many way and answered my queries.
i had applied my visa and finally got approved.
Below is my timeline
Applied - 03 june 2017
Received by HO: 05 june 2017
Fees Deducted by HO: 8 june 2017
Bio Letter - 10 june 2017
Bio Done - 16 june 2017
Complex Letter Rcvd - email received on 18 june 2017
IHS Refund: 06 Feb 2018
Approved -31 March 2018
BRP Received - awaiting
It was a long journey . I contacted Home Office many times but not get any outcomes.
Dont panic whats yours is yours. So stay calm and enjoy your life.
Thanks to all the gurus and respected members.

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by sardarge » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:42 am

Applied on 03/03/2017
Received Application By Home Office : 06/03/2017
Fees Deducted on : 13/03/2017
Bio metric letter and acknowledge: 21/03/2017
Bio metric submitted: 25/03/2017
Received letter for complex issue on: 03/04/2017
IHS Refund on : 24/02/2018
Decision: 29/03/2018 documents and passport received with approval letter
bpr : not received yet

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by mohsensari » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:20 pm

Applied :08/03/2017
Received complex letter: 26/04/2017
Mp emails on 14/9/2017 and 16/10/2017
Interview call and email :17/10/1017
Interview on my retail store :19/10/2018
Applied for SAR :27/1/2018
IHS Refund on : 27/02/2018
Received reply for SAR: 7/03/2018
Complaint sent :14/03/2018
Decision: 03/04/2018 documents and passports received with approval letters
bpr : waiting

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by Ovssolutionsltd » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:58 am

Applied :13/05/2017
Received complex letter: 20/06/2017
Email received for Interview :04/01/2018
IHS Refund on : 10/01/2018
Interview on VFS office london :18/01/2018
Email receied for additonal documents : 27/01/2018
Documents send : 16/02/218
BRP received : 12/04/2018
Documents and passports received with approval letters : 13/04/2018
Thanks every one

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by Mr laptop » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:35 pm

Alhamdulillah, by the grace of Allah Almighty, my tier 1 ent extension (Team 50k psw route) has been approved after almost 11 months. Below is the extension application processing timeline
Applied 24/05/2017
Application received by HO 25/05/2017
Application fee (Main Applicant and dependant) debited from the account 30/05/2017
Bio letter received 08/06/2017
Bio given 08/06/2017
Complex letter received 10/06/2017
kept on checking visa application status online from June to till the HO removed this service from their website (status was always AWAITING DECISION)
Email to HO @ public.enquiries 02/12/2017 (did not get reply from HO in 20 days)
Contacted to MP 18/12/2017
Team mate Contacted to his MP 01/01/2018
both MPs received the same response in Jan & Feb from HO that applicants have been sent a letter stating that their application raises some complex issues and they can not decide within the normal time
Frequency to call HO: Once in a month since November 2017 to March 2018
Interview call & email received 19/03/2018
Interview 23/03/2018
Did not contact to HO after interview
Received Documents, passport and approval letter 18/04/2018
BRP still awaiting
Partial Refund for me and dependant received 18/04/2018
The end of painful and stressful era :lol: :D
Best of luck to all applicants awaiting for the decision

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by MT0362 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:50 am

Hello Everyone,
Here is my Tier 1 entreprenure extension time line.

Application date: 09/02/2018*(Not all documents)
Biometric Given : 11/04/2018
IHS refunded: 17/04/2018
*(Documents sent ) on 18/04/2018
Now waiting for the update :roll:

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by tier1positive » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:37 pm

Hello all,
My TIMELINE as below

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extension
50k Single Director - Share Capital

Applied - 21 July 2017(posted)
Received by HO: 24 July 2017
Bio Letter Dated - 31 July 2017
Bio Done - 07 August 2017
IHS refund - 26 March 2018
Visited my website - 20 April 2018
No Complex Letter Received
No Interview invite
Decision - Waiting

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by QueryforT1 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:49 am

Team application (£50k) for Tier 1 Extension approved after 16 months

Timeline

30/11/2016: Application sent by post
01/12/2016: Application received by Home Office
06/12/2016: Biometric letter received for 1 Team Member
08/12/2016: Biometric letter received for other Team Member
10/12/2016: Biometrics submitted at Post Office
10/02/2017: IHS refund of £200.00 received for 1 Team Member
13/02/2017: IHS refund of £200.00 received for other Team Member
17/02/2017: exceptionally complex issues letter received for both applicants (dated 14/02/2017)
13/06/2017: interview letters received
27/06/2017: interviews completed
27/03/2018: HO requested further documentation ( Bank statements showing employee salaries, corporation tax payments, money coming in from clients)
09/04/2018: Documents sent
27/04/2018: BRP received

Documents and passports awaited

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by K_delboy » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:21 pm

Hi,
I was silent member of this group.The group members helped me in many way in resolving my queries.
My VISA finally got approved in 11th month.
Below is my timeline

Sole Application: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extension (200K)
Applied - 15 June 2017
Fees Deducted by HO: 17 june 2017
Bio Letter - 23 june 2017
Bio Done - 23 june 2017 (same day)
Complex Letter Received by post: 1 july 2017

-----never contacted HO regarding my case as I was busy with my business------

IHS Refund: 10 Feb 2018
Interview Invite in Bradford VISA centre: 18th Feb 2018
Interview Date: 28th March (Interview went amazingly well :D )
Additional Documents requested: Last 12 months Bank statements and Proof of money transferred for investment in 2 weeks time
Documents Sent: 11th April 2018
Application Approval Letter from HO: 25th April 2018
BRP Received - awaiting
I must say that It was a long journey of over 10 months. But, I never contacted Home Office as I heard lot of stories about case getting spoiled because of this.

I just remained positive about my application (thats what I think and I know it is not easy)

Lastly, I want to Thank all the experts here on this forum for having an outstanding platform. It helped me a lot!

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by soli62 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:19 pm

Tier 1 Entrepreneur extension
50k single director

Applied : 10.07.2017
Received by HO: 12.07.2017
Bio letter received: 18.07.2017
Bio done: 19.07.2017
Contacted MP: 7.12.2017
HO sent a complex letter to my MP: 18.01. 2018
IHS refund 20.03.2018
passport, documents and approval letter received 30.04.2018 :)
BRP waiting

soli62
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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by soli62 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:45 pm

soli62 wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:19 pm
Tier 1 Entrepreneur extension
50k single director

Applied : 10.07.2017
Received by HO: 12.07.2017
Bio letter received: 18.07.2017
Bio done: 19.07.2017
Contacted MP: 7.12.2017
HO sent a complex letter to my MP: 18.01. 2018
IHS refund 20.03.2018
BRP, passport, documents and approval letter received 30.04.2018 :)

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by CR001 » Wed May 23, 2018 7:56 am

Riverthamess wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 9:53 pm
ILR SET O application
Tier 1 Ent 200K

Posted - end January 2018
HO asked additional docs and we were given 10 days to provide docs - end April.
ILR granted - mid May
Waiting time - 3.5 months :D

Application was for main applicant, dependants will apply later using premium service.

Thanks to marchath, his/her posts are very helpful :!: /
Kindly post your timeline in the ILR sub forum as it is not relevant to the tier 1 visa processing timeline topic.
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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by mandjiny » Wed May 23, 2018 3:56 pm

Extension Application
Tier 1 Entrepreneur
50K , Two director
Applied on: 28th July 2017
Bio Letter: 03rd Aug 2017
Bio Done: 11th Aug 2017
Complex Letter Received: 19th Aug 2017
IHS refund: 04 April 2018
Approval letter and documents received: 18 March 2018

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by rangers » Thu May 24, 2018 2:58 pm

Hi guys
My ent ext 50k has been granted
Timeline: applied 25.10.17
Bio:02.11.18
Brp and pass received 24.05.18
No complex letter or interviews
best wishes for everyone waiting for their well deserved leave to remain

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by Sim978 » Fri May 25, 2018 12:34 pm

Hi! Everyone

Great relief today!!
Tier-1 Entrepreneur visa.

Application sent--- 8/June/2017
biometric done ---19/June/2017
status update--- Awaiting a decision ---24/June/2017
complex issue letter --- 27/June/2017
letter for Interview --- 29/Oct/2017
Interview ----- 9/Nov/2017
additional doc requested-----13 /Jan/2018
Docs sent/received ----- 23/jan/ 2018 - 24/Jan/2018
Applied for SAR ----31/jan/2018

no updates after that

Contacted MP 19/April/2018
HO didn't reply anything to MP . MP called and HO gave no info at all.

SAR received----- 12/may/2018

Public enquiry email sent 23/April/2018 (Received no response)
Second Public enquiry 23/May/2018 (No response from HO)

BRP received today 25/may/2018
(Received DX email early morning)

Documents not received yet. Hopefully will arrive soon.
No IHS refund for me

It was a hell of a rollercoaster ride. Best of luck to all.


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Sim

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Re: Tier 1 Entrepreneur Processing Time

Post by nickonline9 » Mon May 28, 2018 1:14 am

Time line.
got Entry clearance from IND in nov 2013. 24th feb 2017 submitted for Extension.
10th march 17 biometrics letter.
16th march complex letter.
1st oct interview email and call.
9th oct interview given at my office.
13th march IHS return
14th march received email for 2nd interview at wilson street.
23rd march TOEIC interview at wilson street for 10 min
received letter on 24th april received biometrics.
and three days later received docs.

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