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fmaher
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Post by fmaher » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:55 pm

1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GENERAL
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 24-08-2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
4. Date application posted: 28-07-2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 30-07-12
6. Date payment debited: 16-08-2012
7. Payment mode : DEBIT CARD
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 14-08-2012
9. Biometric letter received: 23-08-2012 (ِDated 20/8/12)
10. Date of first biometrics enrollment: 24-08-2012
11. Date of approval: Waiting
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: Waiting
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid TILL: Waiting
14. Date BRP received: 15-09-2012
Last edited by fmaher on Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:33 pm, edited 1 time in total.

mmymm
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Post by mmymm » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:14 am

1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GENERAL (2 years initial)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 01-11-2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
4. Date application posted: 22-08-2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 23-08-12
6. Date payment debited: 24-08-2012
7. Payment mode : DEBIT CARD
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 30-08-2012
9. Biometric letter received: 07-09-2012
10. Date of first biometrics enrollment: 08-09-2012
11. Date of approval: Waiting
12. Date of return of passport and other documents:Waiting
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid TILL: Waiting
14. Date BRP received: Waiting
Last edited by mmymm on Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:01 pm, edited 4 times in total.

theimmigrant
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Post by theimmigrant » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:05 am

1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GENERAL
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 28-09-2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
4. Date application posted: 27-08-2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 28-08-12
6. Date payment debited:
7. Payment mode : Bankers Draft
8. Acknowledgement letter received:
9. Biometric letter received:
10. Date of first biometrics enrollment:
11. Date of approval: Waiting
12. Date of return of passport and other documents:
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid TILL:
14. Date BRP received:

lesbere
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Post by lesbere » Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:07 pm

1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GENERAL
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 06-01-2013
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 3 ( That hurts money wise)
4. Date application posted: 28-08-2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 29-08-12
6. Date payment debited: 30-08-12
7. Payment mode : Debit Card
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 01/09/12
9. Biometric letter received: 07/09/12
10. Date of first biometrics enrollment: 21/09/12
11. Date of approval: 11/01/13
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 15/01/13
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid TILL: 11/01/15
14. Date BRP received : 15/01/13
Last edited by lesbere on Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:58 am, edited 2 times in total.

gazgaz
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Post by gazgaz » Mon Sep 03, 2012 1:52 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 General (Granted 13th May 2009)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 13th May 2012
4. Date application posted: 11th April 2012 (wrong form filled out) 2nd Application made 16th May 2012 (they took 5 weeks to notify me of this)
5. Date application received at UKBA: Late May
6. Date payment debited: Late May
7. Payment mode : Credit Card
8. Acknowledgement letter received: Early June
9. Biometric letter received: 18th June
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19th June
11. Date of approval: 23rd August
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 23rd August
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 20th August 2012 (not from expiry, WIN))
14. Date BRP received: Awaited 3rd September

Surbi
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Post by Surbi » Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:23 pm

1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GENERAL
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 20-09-2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
4. Date application posted: 16-08-2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 17-08-12
6. Date payment debited: 21-08-2012
7. Payment mode : DEBIT CARD
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 23-08-2012 (Dated: 20-08-2012)
9. Biometric letter received: 05-09-2012 (Dated: 01-09-2012)
10. Date of first biometrics enrollment: 06-09-2012
11. Date of approval: Waiting
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: Waiting
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid TILL: Waiting
14. Date BRP received: Waiting

HIREMANN
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Post by HIREMANN » Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:53 am

Please do not forget to include the following details in your post:
1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GEN
2. Date of expiry of current leave:8 JULY 2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time:0
4. Date application posted:14 JUNE 2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 15 JUNE 2012
6. Date payment debited: 20 JUNE 2012
7. Payment mode : DEBIT
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 24 JUNE 2012
9. Biometric letter received: 28 JUNE 2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 29 JUNE 2012
11. Date of approval: 19 OCTOBER 2012
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 24 OCTOBER 2012
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:AWAITED
14. Date BRP received: Awaited
Many many thanks to the forum.... :D All the best for the every one who are waiting..
Last edited by HIREMANN on Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:17 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Post by nnr21 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:36 pm

1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GENERAL
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 14/05/2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
4. Date application posted: 03/05/2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 05/05/2012
6. Date payment debited: no Idea
7. Payment mode : Banker's Draft
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 25/05/2012
9. Biometric letter received: 18/06/-2012
10. Date of first biometrics enrolment: 21/06/2012
11. Date of approval: 03/09/2012
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 03/09/2012
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid TILL: 30/08/2014
14. Date BRP received: 10/09/2012

mramay
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Tier 1 (General)D extension application processing timelines

Post by mramay » Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:25 pm

1. Current vignette: TIER 1 GEN Dependant
2. Date of expiry of current leave:New Born
4. Date application posted:11 Sep 2012
5. Date application received at UKBA:12 Sep 2012
6. Date payment debited: 13 Sep 2012
7. Payment mode : DEBIT
8. Acknowledgement letter received: AWAITED (Didn't receive)
9. Biometric letter received: 29 Sep, 2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 01 Oct, 2012
11. Date of approval: 07 Nov, 2012
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 07 Nov, 2012
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:AWAITED
14. Date BRP received: AWAITED
Last edited by mramay on Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:39 pm, edited 5 times in total.

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Tier 1 gerenal extention

Post by nipsisdesigner » Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:02 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 (General)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 29/7/12
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
4. Date application posted: 27/6/12
5. Date application received at UKBA: 28/6/12
6. Date payment debited: /30/6/12
7. Payment mode: Debit Card
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 4/7/12 (dated 3/7/12)
9. Biometric letter received: 6/7/12 (dated 7/7/12)
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 7/7/12
11. Date of approval: 21/09/2012
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 26/09/2012
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Waiting
14. Date BRP received: Awaited

Finally got my visa.
Last edited by nipsisdesigner on Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:36 pm, edited 1 time in total.

peshawari
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Post by peshawari » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:29 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 General
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 10/09/2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
4. Date application posted: 10/09/2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 11/09/2012
6. Date payment debited: 17/09/2012
7. Payment mode : Debit Card
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 21/09/2012

9. Biometric letter received: 27/09/2012[update]
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: Letter Saying Biometric should be done Within 15 Working Days in Post Office[update]

11. Date of approval: 17/01/2013
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 17/01/2013
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 17/01/2013 to 2015 (Valid to)
14. Date BRP received: Awaited 18/01/2013

Today I checked UKBA website which mentioned that

This page gives details of the processing time for applications made under Tier 1 (General) of the points-based system.

"We are currently considering applications where the applicant attended a biometric appointment on or before 13 September.

Please note that this date is only a guideline. Some cases may take longer to consider."

Although my Biometrics done on 27/sepetember2012
Last edited by peshawari on Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:24 pm, edited 3 times in total.

yoshi_jp
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Post by yoshi_jp » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:16 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 General entry clearance (British Consulate, Warsaw Poland, 18/09/2009)
2. Expiry of current leave: 18/09/2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
4. Application posted: 12/09/2012 (Royal Mail special delivery)
5. Application received at UKBA: 13/09/2012
6. Payment debited: 14/09/2012
7. Payment mode : Visa Debit
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 18/09/2012 (dated 14/09/2012)

Email from UKBA requesting two photographs: 28/09/2012
Photographs sent: 28/09/2012
(Royal Mail special delivery)
Photographs received by UKBA : 01/10/2012

9. Biometric letter received: 03/10/2012 (dated 02/10/2012)
10. Biometrics enrolment: 03/10/2012

Expedition request faxed to UKBA Sheffield office: 26/11/2012 (passport required for enhanced CRB check)

11. Approval: 28/11/2012
12. Return of passport and other documents: 01/12/2012
13. (New) leave to remain valid from: 28/11/2012
14. BRP received: 04/12/2012 (delivery first attempted on 30/11/2012)
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Nationality: Japan
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shridharms
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Post by shridharms » Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:12 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 General extension.
2. Expiry of current leave: 02/10/2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
4. Application posted: 06/09/2012 (Royal Mail special delivery)
5. Application received at UKBA: 07/09/2012
6. Date payment debited: 10/09/2012
7. Payment mode : Credit Card
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 13/09/2012
9. Biometric letter received: 15/09/2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 17/09/2012
11. Date of approval:
12. Date of return of passport and other documents:
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:
14. Date BRP received:
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sathya_bw
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Tier 1 (General) extension application processing timelines

Post by sathya_bw » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:11 pm

1. Current Visa: TIER 1 General, (1 Main + 2 dependent applications)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: July 10th 2012
4. Date application posted: 25th June 2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 26th June 2012
6. Date payment debited: 29th June 2012
7. Payment mode : DEBIT
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 29th June 2012
9. Biometric letter received: 5th July 2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 6th and 7th July 2012
11. Date of approval: AWAITED
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: AWAITED
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:AWAITED
14. Date BRP received: AWAITED

merkkrazy
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Extension still not obtained (close to 3 months waiting) :-(

Post by merkkrazy » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:24 am

1. Current vignette: Tier-1 (General)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 05-Aug-2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 2
4. Date application posted: 22-June-2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 23-June-2012
6. Date payment debited: A week later
7. Payment mode : Online debit
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 26-June-2012
9. Biometric letter received: 13-Jul-2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19-Jul
11. Date of approval: Awaiting
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: Awaiting
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Awaiting
14. Date BRP received: Awaited

Cheers
Ravish

nareshkumark
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Tier 1 Extension Application with 2 Dependants

Post by nareshkumark » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:29 pm

01. Current Visa - Tier 1 (General), 2 year visa
02. Date of expiry of current leave: 5 Jan 2013
03. Number of Dependents: 2
04. Date application posted: 15 Sep 2012
05. Date application received at UKBA: 17 Sep 2012
06. Date payment debited: - 19 Sep 2012
07. Payment mode: Credit card (2 applications), Debit Card (1 application)
08. Acknowledgement letter received: 21 Sep 2012 (Dated 18 Sep 2012)
09. Biometric letter received: 6 Oct 2012 (Dated 3 Oct 2012)
10. Date of Biometrics enrolment: 8 Oct 2012
11. Date Passport & documents received: 14 Feb 2013
12. Date BRP received: 15 Feb 2013
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid up to: 12 Feb 2016
Last edited by nareshkumark on Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:38 am, edited 10 times in total.

abuzo10
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Tier 1 Extension with 2 dependants

Post by abuzo10 » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:48 pm

01. Current Visa- Tier 1 (General), 3 years
02. Date of expiry of current leave: 8 May 2012
03. Number of Dependents: 2
04. Date application posted: 05 Apr 2012
05. Date application received at UKBA: 12 Apr 2012
06. Date payment debited: - 09 May 2012
07. Payment mode: Debit card (2 applications), Debit Card (1 application)
08. Acknowledgement letter received: 11 May 2012
09. Biometric letter received: 22nd June 2012
10. Date of Biometrics enrolment: 23rd June 2012
11. Date Passport & documents received: 17th Sept 2012
12. Date BRP received: Waiting

wins7031
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Post by wins7031 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:33 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 second phase - 2 year extension
2. Date of expiry of current leave: July 30th 2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: Nil
4. Date application posted: 6th June 2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 7th June 2012
6. Date payment debited: 9th June 2012
7. Payment mode : Credit Card
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 18th June 2012
9. Biometric letter received: 25th June 2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 26th June 2012
11. Date of approval: 17th Sept 2012
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 21st Sept 2012
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 17th Sept 2012 - 2014
14. Date BRP received: 20th Sept 2012

A huge thanks to this forum for all timely updates. I really hope that everyone starts getting their replies quick

fielddrive
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Post by fielddrive » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:53 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 (General)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 02/02/2013
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: None
4. Date application posted: 27/09/2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 28/09/2012
6. Date payment debited: 01/10/2012
7. Payment mode : Credit Card
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 11/10/2012
9. Biometric letter received: 24/10/2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 26/10/2012


11. Date of approval: 22/02/2013
12. Date of return of passport and other documents: 27/02/2013
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 22/02/2013
14. Date BRP received: 27/02/2013
Last edited by fielddrive on Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:14 pm, edited 3 times in total.

patoliyh
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tier 1 general extension - limited company contractor

Post by patoliyh » Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:59 pm

1. Current vignette: Tier 1 (General)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 10/10/2012
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 2
4. Date application posted: 17/09/2012
5. Date application received at UKBA: 18/09/2012
6. Date payment debited: 24/09/2012
7. Payment mode : cheques (3 in total - 1500+750+750)
8. Acknowledgement letter received: 1/10/2012
9. Biometric letter received: 11/10/2012
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 11/10/2012
11. Date of approval:15/10/2012
12. Date of return of passport and other documents:16/10/2012
13. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 15/10/2012
14. Date BRP received: 17/10/2012

I expedited my case due to personal circumstances. Please see thread below http://www.immigrationboards.com/viewto ... ght=urgent
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