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xxkiasu
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Re: Visa Approved!

Post by xxkiasu » Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:19 am

xavire wrote: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
Hi there,

I've actually not included a return envelope in my application. Will that cause a problem? Thanks

xxkiasu

here4tier1
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Re: Visa Approved!

Post by here4tier1 » Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:09 pm

xxkiasu wrote:
xavire wrote: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
Hi there,

I've actually not included a return envelope in my application. Will that cause a problem? Thanks

xxkiasu
No it's not a problem, HO will send ur documents back by normal recorded delivery. Even I hvnt encld the return env. :roll:

itguy_uk
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Re: Visa Approved!

Post by itguy_uk » Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:13 pm

xavire wrote: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
Many congratulations xavire ..

Did you send any UT request ?
Were all your documents from UK or from your Home Country ?

Thanks and 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

xavire
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Re: Visa Approved!

Post by xavire » Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:56 pm

itguy_uk wrote:
xavire wrote: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
Many congratulations xavire ..

Did you send any UT request ?
Were all your documents from UK or from your Home Country ?

Thanks and 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
All my documents were from the UK except my diploma. Also, I did not send any UTR.

itguy_uk
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Re: Visa Approved!

Post by itguy_uk » Fri Oct 10, 2008 1:21 pm

xavire wrote:
itguy_uk wrote:
xavire wrote: :D
Many congratulations xavire ..

Did you send any UT request ?
Were all your documents from UK or from your Home Country ?

Thanks and 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
All my documents were from the UK except my diploma. Also, I did not send any UTR.
Thank you for the information xavire.

maxmiliano
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Got visa

Post by maxmiliano » Sat Oct 11, 2008 7:08 am

Visa Type : PBS Tier -1 General (Fresh Application)

Applied Date: 19 Sep 2008
Location: VFS, Hyderabad
Integra Check: no idea
Status change in VFS website: Processed application delivered to Blue Dart on 08 Oct 2008
Passport with VISA: Received on 11th Oct 2008 (visa valid upto 2012)

Still haven't come out of shock at the quick turn-around time. All the best to everyone.

RPS2008
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Availability of Funds prrof

Post by RPS2008 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 1:57 pm

Can somebody clarify me whether I need to submit maintenace proof of GBP2800 at the initial application .Can it be done after Initial application. I am confused with Entry clearance. Has it to be taken once hsmp approval letter is received. Please help me on this

jimmylau8080
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Post by jimmylau8080 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:26 pm

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

Posted Application: August 30th 2008
Payment Taken: Sept 1st
Confirmation Letter Dated: Sept 3rd
Assigned to case worker: Oct 1st

I just called HO on Thursday 9 Oct 2008. The customer service seam the phone pass to someone. Guess what that guy says, he says the application is going smooth, will be ready approximately a couple of weeks.

Does it means application approved?

I called one day later. Twice I get the answer 'under consideration'. I a bit confuse now!

itguy_uk
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Post by itguy_uk » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:57 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 .
Hi,

Thanks for the information mate. I am just wondering if HO called your employer during the consideration process or not ?

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
Result : Still under consideration :(

itguy_uk
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Post by itguy_uk » Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:40 am

itguy_uk wrote:
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 .
Hi,

Thanks for the information mate. I am just wondering if HO called your employer during the consideration process or not ?

The Home Office answering machine has moved to 29th Sep.

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
Result : Still under consideration :(

JESSIES
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Post by JESSIES » Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:55 am

I called HO today because I wanted to send additional documents, and to my happiness and horror, my case has been assigned to a case worker so I can't send in the documents. I applied on 16th Sept,

I'm really surprised! I thought they would reach my case in 2 weeks time. Luckily I picked up most of the calls in the office so I'll monitor if HO calls my employer. Got one call today for my employer, should have taken the message :(

WP -> Tier 1
Applying in UK
Applied 16 Sept
Deducted: 16 Sept
Letter: 16 Sept

Status: waiting

waitinggame
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Post by waitinggame » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:28 am

Hi,

I have applied for IGS --> Tier 1 General.

Applied: 02 September
Received by HO: 03 September
Assigned to CW: 29 September
Status: Under Consideration

If you could please tell me once it reaches the CW how long does it take to get resolved. Also they havent contacted my employer for verifying the details . Is this normal. Please help.

Best Regards

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Post by JESSIES » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:37 am

i think they only contact your employer if they have reason to question your payslips or employment. I don't think they call EVERYONE'S employer as that would probably be in thousands

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Post by waitinggame » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:40 am

That sounds positive. But is it normal that they take 3 weeks if they find everything straight forward with an application. Just a bit too curious as I thought my application was straight forward considering all my documents are from UK.

And also have you heard/read of anyone who has called HO and they have replied with a status: Documents sent back... Or does it remain as "under consideration" even when the case is being decided... Again a bit curious and hopeful

Thanks

Best Regards
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Post by Sep08T1Applicant » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:41 am

I have also applied for IGS-- Tier 1 General
Applied = 6th sep
Recevied by HO = 9th sep
Payment Deduction = 9th sep
Confirmation Letter = 10th sep
Today i gave a call to HO and the guy told me that my case assign to caseworker on 6th oct and still is underconsideration :(




quote="waitinggame"]Hi,

I have applied for IGS --> Tier 1 General.

Applied: 02 September
Received by HO: 03 September
Assigned to CW: 29 September
Status: Under Consideration

If you could please tell me once it reaches the CW how long does it take to get resolved. Also they havent contacted my employer for verifying the details . Is this normal. Please help.

Best Regards[/quote]
AZ

JESSIES
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Post by JESSIES » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:49 am

i think i read some in the documents that they will wait 4 weeks to verify a document. Someone can confirm or unconfirm that.

Mine was allocated on the 10th Sept

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Post by JESSIES » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:49 am

i meant 10th of Oct

waitinggame
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Post by waitinggame » Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:00 pm

Hi,

Was wondering if someone got the application approved in september end and got their passport in october. And called HO in between the passport being stamped and receiving it back and got reply from customer rep that your application is still being considered.

Best Regards

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Got IT

Post by senspreet1 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:04 pm

My Timelines:

WP -> Tier1 (General)
Applied: 17-Aug-08
Received: 19-Aug-08
Payment Taken: 19-Aug-08 (UK Postal Order)
Confirmation letter for Payment Taken: 25-Aug-08
Stamped: 25-Sep-08 - Valid for 3 years
Passport Received: 10-Oct-08

Thanks a lot for this forum members!!!!

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Post by waitinggame » Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:06 pm

Hi Senspreet,

Congratulations. Did you call HO between 24 September and 10 October. And if you did what was their reply please.

Best Regards

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