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In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by ursamyn » Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:21 pm

Dependent application for Wife in the UK.

Application posted: 24/12/2014
Application Received at UKVI: 29/12 /2014
Biometric Letter Received: 05/01/2015
Biometric Submitted: 05/01/2015
Application Approved: 20/01/2015
Documents Received: 22/01/2015
BRP Received: TBC

Original Vignette: Tier 1 G Dependent granted on 29/04/2013 in India

I am on ILR.

Any questions welcome.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by unchained » Wed Mar 25, 2015 5:32 pm

Application: Tier 1 Dependent Child Born in UK

Date of application: 12th March 2015
I used the online service to pay the fees and submit the application: https://visas-immigration.service.gov.u ... dant-child
Date of application received by Home Office: 13th March 2015
Date of Payment debited: N/A (it was paid online before submitting the application 1607£)
Acknowledgement letter received: Never
Biometric letter received: 14th March 2015
Biometrics enrolled: 16th March 2015
Date of approval: 21st March 2015
Documents received on: 23rd March 2015
BRP received on: 25th March 2015

Overall the process appeared to be straightforward and efficient (everything done in 13 days!!).

Documents attached

Document checklist (you'll get it after submitting the online application)
Application form (printed from the online service)
Passport size photo
Full UK birth certificate
Short UK birth certificate
Passport
Maintenance funds proof
Father's passport and biometric card copy
Mother's passport and biometric card copy

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by ashehzi » Thu Apr 02, 2015 1:24 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 (General) Dependants
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 1st June 2015
3. Number of applicants: Dependants (Wife & Daughter)
4. Date of Application Online Submission: 06 March 2015
5. Date payment debited: 06 March 2015 (same time as online submission)
6. Date application posted: 12 March 2015
7. Date application received at UKBA: 13 March 2015
8. Acknowledgement letter received: None
9. Biometric letter received: 17 Mar 2015
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19 Mar 2015
11. Date of Approval Letter: 31 Mar 2015
12. Date (new) leave to remain valid till: 23-05-2017 - Same as main Tier 1 (G) holder
13. Date passport and supporting documents received: 31 Mar 2015
14. Date BRP received: 01 Apr 2015

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by Shah1234 » Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:25 am

TIMELINE:
1. Current vignette: Dependent Tier1 General for my wife and son
2. Date of expiry of current leave: Same As Main Applicant
3. Date application posted: 02/04/2015
4. Date application received at UKBA: 07/04/2015
5. Date payment debited: 10/04/2015
6. Payment mode : Credit Card
7. Acknowledgement letter received: Awaiting
8. Biometric letter received:
9. Date of biometrics enrolment:
10. Date of Approval:
11. Date of return of passport:
12. Date BRP received:

Regards,
Rish

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by Shah1234 » Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:29 pm

Shah1234 wrote:TIMELINE:
1. Current vignette: Dependent Tier1 General for my wife and son
2. Date of expiry of current leave: Same As Main Applicant
3. Date application posted: 02/04/2015
4. Date application received at UKBA: 07/04/2015
5. Date payment debited: 10/04/2015
6. Payment mode : Credit Card
7. Acknowledgement letter received: Awaiting
8. Biometric letter received:
9. Date of biometrics enrolment:
10. Date of Approval:
11. Date of return of passport:
12. Date BRP received:

Regards,
Rish
Update on above: Biometric/Acknowledgement letter received: 21/04/2015 (Very late.. I assume because of many postal applications in anticipation of T1-G extension closures before 5th April)

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Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by me786 » Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:10 am

Application: Tier 1 Dependent Partner in UK

Date of application: 23rd March 2015
Used online service to pay the fees £1607 and submit the application.
Date of application received by Home Office: 25th March 2015
Date of Payment debited: N/A
Acknowledgement letter received: 26th March 2015
Biometric letter received: 26th March 2015
Biometrics enrolled: 27th March 2015
Date of approval: 21st April 2015
Documents received on: 23rd April 2015
BRP received on: 23rd April 2015

Documents attached:

Document checklist (you'll get it after submitting the online application)
Application form (printed from the online service)
2 Passport size photos
Dependent's Original Passport including Visa Stamp
Maintenance funds proof - Bank Statement
Main Applicant's passport and BRP copy
Cohabitation Proof - Cover letter, Council tax letters, Travel Tickets, Joint account Bank statements, Copy of marriage certificate etc.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by rachit.girish » Sun May 10, 2015 9:47 pm

Application: Tier 1 Dependent Child Born in UK

Date of application: 19th April 2015
I used the online service to pay the fees and submit the application: https://visas-immigration.service.gov.u ... dant-child
Date of application received by Home Office: 20th April 2015
Immigration Health Sucharge: £200 (paid online while submitting online application)
Date of Payment debited: 20th Apr 2015, it was paid online before submitting the application £1736
Acknowledgement letter received: No
Biometric letter received: 26th April2015
Biometrics enrolled: 29th March 2015
Date of approval: ??
Documents received on: ??
BRP received on: ??

CAN ANYONE Please help us with the above details of the application, by when teh Approval letter will be available, as we need to Visit India by May end 2015.

Documents attached

Document checklist (you'll get it after submitting the online application)
Application form (printed from the online service)
Passport size photo
Full UK birth certificate
Passport
Maintenance funds proof
Father's biometric card copy
Mother's biometric card copy

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by Shah1234 » Thu May 21, 2015 9:03 am

TIMELINE:
1. Current vignette: Dependent Tier1 General for my wife and son
2. Date of expiry of current leave: Same As Main Applicant
3. Date application posted: 02/04/2015
4. Date application received at UKBA: 07/04/2015
5. Date payment debited: 10/04/2015
6. Payment mode : Credit Card
7. Acknowledgement letter received: Never came!
8. Biometric letter received: 21/04/2015
9. Date of biometrics enrolment: 24/04/2015
10. Date of Approval: 19/05/2015
11. Date of return of passport: Should receive on 22 or 23rd May...
12. Date BRP received: 21/05/2015 (Approved for 3 years i.e. until main applicant's visa validity)

Documents submitted:
For my wife:
1. Her original passport (old + new)
2. Bank statements (3 months original) for proof of maintenance
3. Photographs
4. Latest council tax bill (in joint name with main applicant)
5. Main applicant's passport and BRP copies (not original and not attested.... this is not required)
6. Main applicant's sponsorship letter

For my son:
1. His original passport (nothing else as he was already granted PBS dependant visa before and hence we had provided birth certificate at that time)

Regards,
Rish

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by m8madhav » Fri May 29, 2015 2:00 pm

push wrote:A colleague applied for her baby's dependant VISA:

Category - VISA for a baby born in UK

1. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): N/A
2. Date of posting applications using Next Day Delivery: 04 Aug 2010
3. Date application fee was debited: Paid by Postal Orders
5. Date when Acknowledgment letter with UKBA reference number received: No Ackw received
6. Date from which Tier 1 general visa valid: 25 Aug 2010
7. Date passport received : 27 Aug 2010

As UKBA website does not provide separate waiting time for dependant applications, I assume the above could provide an indication of processing times for the (well almost) main applicants as well.

3.8. Statistical Codes
G1 Extension - Spouse is a British citizen
G2 Extension - Spouse holds settled status only
G4 Extension - Spouse is an EEA national

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by laxmipathi » Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:52 am

TIMELINE:
1. Current vignette: Dependent Tier1 General for my wife (within UK)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 21-July-2015
3. Date application submitted online: 06-July-2015
4. Date application posted using Special Delivery: 09-July-2015
5. Payment mode : Credit Card (paid at the time of submitting online application)
6. Biometric letter received: 11-July-2015
7. Date of biometrics enrolment: 13-July-2015
8. Date of Approval: ??
9. Date of return of passport: ??
10. Date BRP received: ??

Online application printed + IHS confirmation email and below documents submitted:

1. Her original passport + copy
2. (Main Applicant) Bank statements (3 months original) for proof of maintenance + copies
3. 2 Photographs
4. Last 4 years council tax bill (in joint name with main applicant) + copies
5. Last 3 months Water bill (in joint name with main applicant) + copies
6. Main applicant's passport and BRP copies
7. Cover Letter
8. Copy of Marriage certificate
9. Rental Agreement Copy

Thanks
Laxmi

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by abhi_011 » Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:59 am

Application approved for my my wife and daughter (Tier 1 Dependant Extension)

Application: Tier 1 Dependent for my wife and daughter

1. Date of expiry of current leave: July 2015
2. Date Application Submitted online: 14-06-2015
3. Date application posted: 19-06-2015
4. Date application received at UKBA: 22-06-2015
5. Payment mode : Credit Card
6. Biometric letter received: 23-06-2015
7. Date of biometrics enrolment: 26-06-2015
8. Date of Approval: 08-07-2015
9. Date Passport & BRP receieved: 10-07-2015

Extended for another 3 years, same as mine.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by Vegeta » Mon Aug 10, 2015 11:24 am

TIMELINE:
1. Current vignette: Dependent Tier1 General for my newborn son
2. Date of expiry of current leave: -
3. Date application posted: 09/07/2015
4. Date application received at UKBA: 10/07/2015
5. Date payment debited: Paid with application 09/07/2015
6. Payment mode : Debit Card
7. Biometric letter received: 11/07/2015
8. Date of biometrics enrolment: 11/07/2015
9. Date of Approval: 04/08/2015
10. Date of return of passport: 08/08/2015
11. Date BRP received: Waiting...

Documents submitted:
1. His original passport
2. My Bank statements (3 months original) for proof of maintenance
3. 2 Photographs
4. His full and short UK birth certificates
5. Main applicant's passport and BRP copies


Thanks
V

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Re: Tier 1 (General) extension application processing timeli

Post by JohnNelson.J » Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:12 pm

This is my wife's tier 1 general dependant extension timeline...

Applied on her own (Main applicant (me) have now become British Citizen, was originally on Tier 1)

Applied online and then posted the print out with supporting documents

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 General Dependant
2. Date of expiry of current leave: Sep 2015
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: None
4. Date application posted: 01/08/2015
5. Date application received at UKBA: 04/08/2015 (Royal mail tracking)
6. Date payment debited: During online submission of application
7. Payment mode : Online Debit card
8. Acknowledgement letter received:never
9. Biometric letter received: 06/08/2015
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 08/08/2015
11. Date of approval:20/08/2015
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 22/08/2015
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:20/08/2015
14. Date BRP received: 24/08/2015

Supporting Docs:
Main applicat's (mine) bank statements
Her passport
Photographs

Did NOT include anything else (like main applicant's passport copy, sponsor letter, marriage certificate)...

Quite a speedy process for us.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's LTR timelines

Post by krisRocks » Fri May 06, 2016 8:17 am

Application: Tier 1 Dependent

1. Date of expiry of current leave: March 2016
2. Date Application Submitted online: 25-02-2016
3. Date application posted: 29-02-2016
4. Date application received at UKBA: 01-03-2016
5. Payment mode : Credit Card
6. Biometric letter received: 03-03-2016
7. Date of biometrics enrolment: 04-03-2016
8. Date of Approval: 14-03-2016
9. Date Passport & BRP receieved: 17-03-2016

Supporting Docs:
Main applicant's (mine) bank statements
Passport
Photographs
Cover letter
Council tax letters

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's LTR timelines

Post by jayacpr » Mon May 09, 2016 8:43 am

Application: Tier 1 Dependent

1. Date of expiry of current leave: March 2016
2. Date Application Submitted online: 24-03-2016
3. Biometric letter received: 05-05-2016
4. Date of biometrics enrolment: 09/05/2016
5. Date of Approval:
6. Date Passport & BRP receieved:

Supporting Docs:
Main applicant's (mine) bank statements
Passport
Photographs
Cover letter
IHS
cohabitation docs.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's LTR timelines

Post by jayacpr » Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:58 pm

jayacpr wrote:Application: Tier 1 Dependent

1. Date of expiry of current leave: March 2016
2. Date Application Submitted online: 24-03-2016
3. Biometric letter received: 05-05-2016
4. Date of biometrics enrolment: 09/05/2016
5. Date of Approval:
6. Date Passport & BRP receieved:

Supporting Docs:
Main applicant's (mine) bank statements
Passport
Photographs
Cover letter
IHS
cohabitation docs.
received my wife visa yesterday 08/06/2016.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by shakirsq » Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:31 pm

Application: Tier 1 Dependent

1. Date of expiry of current leave: October 2016
2. Date Application Submitted online: 26-09-2016
3. Date application posted: 28-09-2016
4. Date application received at UKBA: 29-09-2016
5. Payment mode : Debit Card
6. Biometric letter received: 05-10-2016
7. Date of biometrics enrolment: 08-10-2016
8. Date of Approval: waiting
9. Date Passport & BRP receieved: waiting

Supporting Docs:
Applicant's bank statement
Passport
Photographs
Council tax letters
Marraige Certificate
Water Bills

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by tier1_london » Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:17 pm

Tier 1 dependant (spouse) extension application

Paid for application/health surcharge : 06 -11-2016
Application posted: 14-11-2016
Biometric letter received : 17-11-2016
Biometric enrolled : 18-11-2016
Approval letter received: 22-12-2016 (Dated 20-12-2016)
Passport/Bio metric card received: 28-12-2016

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by namshi5 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:50 pm

Tier 1 dependant (spouse) extension application

Paid for application/health surcharge : Mar 13, 2017
Application posted: Mar 20, 2017
Biometric letter received : Mar 22, 2017
Biometric enrolled : Mar 24, 2017
Approval letter received: Waiting
Passport/Bio metric card received: Waiting

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by T1&IT » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:45 pm

Tier 1 dependant (spouse) extension application (Main applicant is now British citizen)

Paid for application/health surcharge : 16-02-2017
Application posted: 18-02-2017
Biometric letter received : 23-02-2017
Biometric enrolled : 24-02-2017
Approval letter received: 18-04-2017 (Dated 12-04-2017)
Passport/Bio metric card received: 18-04-2017

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by namshi5 » Sat May 06, 2017 11:43 am

namshi5 wrote:Tier 1 dependant (spouse) extension application

Paid for application/health surcharge : Mar 13, 2017
Application posted: Mar 20, 2017
Biometric letter received : Mar 22, 2017
Biometric enrolled : Mar 24, 2017
Approval letter received: May 06, 2017
Date Approved in letter : May 03, 2017
Passport/Bio metric card received: Waiting

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by 70percent » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:54 am

Application: Spouse/Parnter Visa

1. Date of expiry of current leave: 06/06/2017
2. Date Application Submitted online: 10/04/2017
3. Biometric letter received: 25/04/2017
4. Date of biometrics enrolment: 26/04/2017
5. Date of Approval: 30/05/2017
6. Date Passport & BRP receieved: 01/06/2017

The whole process took about 50 days - was pretty slow.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by drkooper » Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:30 am

Application: Tier 1 Dependent for my wife (Main Applicant : British)

1. Date of expiry of current leave: 31st July 2017
2. Date Application Submitted online: 14-07-2017
3. Date application posted: 14-07-2017
4. Date application received at UKBA: 17-07-2017
5. Payment mode : Credit Card
6. Biometric letter received: 21-07-2017
7. Date of biometrics enrolment: 23-07-2017
8. Date of Approval: 7-08-2017
9. Date Passport & BRP receieved: 10-08-2017

Online application printed + IHS confirmation email and below documents submitted:


1. Her original passport
2. Joint Bank statements (3 months original) for proof of maintenance
3. 2 Photographs

NO OTHER DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED. No cohabitation documents or my British passport or any bills were sent. Keep it simple.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by shabell » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:09 pm

Application: PBS Dependent (ILR Dependent via Tier 2 General - 5 years)

1. Date of expiry of current leave: 3rd Jan 2018
2. Date Application Submitted online: 4th Nov 2017
3. Biometric letter received: 4th Nov 2017 (after submitting online application- able to download biometric letter online)
4. Date of biometrics enrolment: 05/11/2017
5. Date of Approval:
6. Date Passport & BRP receieved:

Supporting Docs:
applicant's (mine) bank statements
Passport
Photographs
IHS
cohabitation docs.

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Re: In-Country Tier-1 (G) Dependant's VISA timelines

Post by CR001 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:17 pm

Please note that this is a TIMELINE ONLY topic. Please do not ask questions in this thread.
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