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itguy_uk
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Re: Got Tier 1 visa stamped in 25days

Post by itguy_uk » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:06 am

xiaowei wrote:
itguy_uk wrote:
itguy_uk wrote:Hi all,

Surprisingly, the Home Office answering machine has moved back today from 29th Aug to 28th Aug.

Whats happening... :o

Has anyone spoken to Home Office people ?

Regards,
itguy_uk
Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 21-08-2008
Applied received on 22-08-2008
Reference letter date : 26-08-2008
Payment detected : 27-08-2008

Spoke to the Home Office just now. My application has been assigned to the case worker on 22nd Sep and the current status is still "under consideration"

Regards,
itguy_uk
Which number did you call to Home Office?
Here is the number
0114 207 4074

The Home Office answering machine has moved forward today from 28th Aug to 29th Aug.

Regards,
itguy_uk :o

xiaowei
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Re: Got Tier 1 visa stamped in 25days

Post by xiaowei » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:20 am

itguy_uk wrote:
xiaowei wrote:
itguy_uk wrote:
itguy_uk wrote:Hi all,

Surprisingly, the Home Office answering machine has moved back today from 29th Aug to 28th Aug.

Whats happening... :o

Has anyone spoken to Home Office people ?

Regards,
itguy_uk
Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 21-08-2008
Applied received on 22-08-2008
Reference letter date : 26-08-2008
Payment detected : 27-08-2008

Spoke to the Home Office just now. My application has been assigned to the case worker on 22nd Sep and the current status is still "under consideration"

Regards,
itguy_uk
Which number did you call to Home Office?
Here is the number
0114 207 4074

The Home Office answering machine has moved forward today from 28th Aug to 29th Aug.

Regards,
itguy_uk :o
thanks mate.
I always use the same number. But I have never got through and it alsways drops the line automatically.

It seems I will probably have to wait for a while as I sent it on 16/9.

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Post by JESSIES » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:38 am

heya i get through very easily everytime I call. I also applied on the 16th/Sept and on Tuesday they said that it was not assigned to anyone yet

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Post by JESSIES » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:46 am

Someone on trackitt who applied within the UK ((WP >T1) got their application approved. They applied on the 3rd of Sept so I guess its moving along even though it seems like they have been on the 28/29 August for a long time!

xiaowei
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Post by xiaowei » Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:12 am

JESSIES wrote:Someone on trackitt who applied within the UK ((WP >T1) got their application approved. They applied on the 3rd of Sept so I guess its moving along even though it seems like they have been on the 28/29 August for a long time!
thanks for the reply. That sounds encouraging.
Really hope we can get our approvals soon. People all say that application within the UK would be quicker. But i think that really varies depending on different cases.

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Post by nits » Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:02 pm

Hi All

I applied for Tier1 HSMP general on 1 September , I have received by stamped passport and papers today , it was very pleasant surprise as home system tele still says they are processing application received till 29th August .

Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 01-09-2008
Reference letter date : 02-09-2008
Payment detected : 02-09-2008
Stamped Passport and Papers received : 09-10-2008

Thanks all for posting very useful information . All the best for ppls waiting for reply .

itguy_uk
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Post by itguy_uk » Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:14 pm

nits wrote:Hi All

I applied for Tier1 HSMP general on 1 September , I have received by stamped passport and papers today , it was very pleasant surprise as home system tele still says they are processing application received till 29th August .

Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 01-09-2008
Reference letter date : 02-09-2008
Payment detected : 02-09-2008
Stamped Passport and Papers received : 09-10-2008

Thanks all for posting very useful information . All the best for ppls waiting for reply .
Many congratulations nits..

Could you please let me know whether the documents submitted for the proof of earnings (payslips, bank statements etc..) and for your qualifications (Degree certificate, etc..) were from UK or from your Home Country ?

Have you sent any Urgent Treatment request?

Thanks and Regards,
itguy_uk

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Post by Sep08T1Applicant » Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:23 pm

Many Congratulation for your visa
i have query that you have written that it has stamped on 09/10/08 so your visa stamping date and receving passport date is same

Regards



nits wrote:Hi All

I applied for Tier1 HSMP general on 1 September , I have received by stamped passport and papers today , it was very pleasant surprise as home system tele still says they are processing application received till 29th August .

Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 01-09-2008
Reference letter date : 02-09-2008
Payment detected : 02-09-2008
Stamped Passport and Papers received : 09-10-2008

Thanks all for posting very useful information . All the best for ppls waiting for reply .
AZ

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Post by WPtoTire1General » Thu Oct 09, 2008 6:39 pm

Hi All,

I got the passport back today.

Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 08-09-2008
Applied received on 09-09-2008
Reference letter date : 09-09-2008
Payment detected : 09-09-2008
Stamp Date :22-09-2008
Passport Received : 09-10-2008

Thanks for everything. Best of luck!!
Last edited by WPtoTire1General on Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:54 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by ob40 » Thu Oct 09, 2008 6:46 pm

WPtoTire1General wrote:Hi All,

I got the passport back today.

Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 08-09-2008
Applied received on 09-09-2008
Reference letter date : 09-09-2008
Payment detected : 09-09-2008
Stamp Date :22-09-2008
Passport Received : 09-10-2008

Thanks for every thing. Best of luck!!
Hi and many congratulations. Did you apply for urgent treatment.

Regards OB40.

itguy_uk
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Post by itguy_uk » Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:44 pm

WPtoTire1General wrote:Hi All,

I got the passport back today.

Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 08-09-2008
Applied received on 09-09-2008
Reference letter date : 09-09-2008
Payment detected : 09-09-2008
Stamp Date :22-09-2008
Passport Received : 09-10-2008

Thanks for every thing. Best of luck!!
Many Congratulations mate..
Regards,
itguy_uk

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Post by WPtoTire1General » Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:50 pm

Hi OB40,
I did not send any Urgent Treatment letter. I claimed the following points.
Degree - 30 - UK degree
Age - 20
Past Earnings 35
Experience 5

Regards,

ob40
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Post by ob40 » Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:58 pm

WPtoTire1General wrote:Hi OB40,
I did not send any Urgent Treatment letter. I claimed the following points.
Degree - 30 - UK degree
Age - 20
Past Earnings 35
Experience 5

Regards,
Hi

Thanks for your reply. The times seem interesting as I applied 22/08 and my application was given to the case worker on 23/09, a day after your visas had been stamped. HO must be working on both ends of the queue :?

Regards OB40

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Post by nevadawipes » Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:46 pm

Dnt even try to understand the HO working pattern, there are people on this site and trackitt.com who have been waiting since may-june and people who applied in SEPT are getting there docs back..... :?:

Only god can help, who are left on HO's mercy!
ob40 wrote:
WPtoTire1General wrote:Hi OB40,
I did not send any Urgent Treatment letter. I claimed the following points.
Degree - 30 - UK degree
Age - 20
Past Earnings 35
Experience 5

Regards,
Hi

Thanks for your reply. The times seem interesting as I applied 22/08 and my application was given to the case worker on 23/09, a day after your visas had been stamped. HO must be working on both ends of the queue :?

Regards OB40

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Post by Jay4you » Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:51 pm

nevadawipes wrote:Dnt even try to understand the HO working pattern, there are people on this site and trackitt.com who have been waiting since may-june and people who applied in SEPT are getting there docs back..... :?:

Only god can help, who are left on HO's mercy!
Nail meets the head!!

Spot on mate!! No point trying to understand how HO work, let's just hope, there's going to be a happy ending for all these wait...

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Post by nits » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:42 pm

quote="itguy_uk"]
nits wrote:Hi All

I applied for Tier1 HSMP general on 1 September , I have received by stamped passport and papers today , it was very pleasant surprise as home system tele still says they are processing application received till 29th August .

Switching from Work Permit to Tier-1 (General)
Applied from UK on 01-09-2008
Reference letter date : 02-09-2008
Payment detected : 02-09-2008
Stamped Passport and Papers received : 09-10-2008

Thanks all for posting very useful information . All the best for ppls waiting for reply .
Many congratulations nits..

Could you please let me know whether the documents submitted for the proof of earnings (payslips, bank statements etc..) and for your qualifications (Degree certificate, etc..) were from UK or from your Home Country ?

Have you sent any Urgent Treatment request?

Thanks and Regards,
itguy_uk[/quote]

Earning (payslip, bank statements ) are from UK , however my Degree certificate is from India .

Visa stamping date is 30 Sep and date of receiving doc 09 Sep

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Post by WPtoTire1General » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:54 pm

Hi ob40,

All my supporting documents are from UK and payslips, employment letter etc are from one compay plus there was no dependent so may be that's the reasons it came out quickly, I guess.

All the best mate. Hopefully you will get yours very soon.

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Post by ob40 » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:13 am

WPtoTire1General wrote:Hi ob40,

All my supporting documents are from UK and payslips, employment letter etc are from one compay plus there was no dependent so may be that's the reasons it came out quickly, I guess.

All the best mate. Hopefully you will get yours very soon.
Hi,

Thank you for the reply. Please dont get me wrong. I am very happy that yours got done so quickly. My case is very similar, HSMP->Tier1, all UK qualifications and salary. Have been in the country 4 years now but as another friend just suggested its best not to try understand the mysterious ways of the HO.

Best wishes OB40

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Post by xxkiasu » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:29 am

xiaowei wrote:I
sent: 17/9/2008;
got confirmation letter: 22/9/2008;
payment taken: 19/9/2008;

by the way I am applying in UK for Tier 1 general.

Hi xiaowei,

I'm pretty much in the exact same boat as you are. Applying for WP -> Tier1 from the UK and waiting anxiously for the approval. Hoping that its soon as I need it rather urgently to commence my new job.

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Visa Approved!

Post by xavire » Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:11 am

I'm a long-time lurker on this forum, but reading through all the posts definitely helped me with my application.

Here are the details:

Application Type: WP -> Tier 1 ( General )
Applied From: UK

Posted Application: August 26th
Payment Taken: August 27th
Confirmation Letter Dated: August 28th
Visa Stamp Date: October 2nd
Documents Received: October 10th

I sent my application by Special Delivery and included a return Special Delivery envelope.

Good luck to all those still waiting! :D

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