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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by ronychy2010 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:07 am

ronychy2010 wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:42 pm
1. Type of application: Extension (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: No
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 20-09-2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 2
5. Date application posted: 03-08-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: 04-08-2017
7. Date payment debited: 04-08-2017
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Nil
10. Bio-metric letter received: 15-8-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 15-8-2017
12. Date of approval: 04-09-2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 07-09-2017
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:04-09-2017
15. Date BRP received:08-09-2017

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by CR001 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:51 pm

This topic is for TIMELINES ONLY, in the proper format (Tier 2 General OR Tier 2 Dependent). Kindly refrain from posting chit chat or questions in this thread.
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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by kumar10486 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:46 pm

1. Type of application: Change of employer (Priority postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: No
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 8-08-2018
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: NO
5. Date application posted: 01-09-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: 04-09-2017
7. Date payment debited:
8. Payment mode :
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Nil
10. Bio-metric letter received: 7-9-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 7-9-2017
12. Date of approval: 09-09-2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 12-09-2017
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:
15. Date BRP received:WAITING

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by KKS10 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:13 pm

1. Type of application: Extension (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: 2nd Extension
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 14/09/2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 27/07/17
6. Date application received at UKBA: NIL ( SENT VIA LAWYER )
7. Date payment debited: NIL ( SENT VIA LAWYER )
8. Payment mode : ADVANCE PAYMENT TO LAWYER
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NIL ( SENT VIA LAWYER )
10. Bio-metric letter received: 15-8-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 15-8-2017
12. Date of approval: 14/09/17 ( NOT SURE. I FOUND THAT APPLICATION STATUS WAS UPDATED AS "DECIDED" ON THE WEBSITE WITH DATE 12/09/17. EMAILED MY LAWER AND SHE IS STILL WAITING FOR UPDATE. HOW CAN WE CHECK OR TELL WHETHER IT IS APPROVED OR NOT. I AM CONFUSED HOW CAN OTHER PEOPLE CAN FILL THE APPROVAL DATE.. IF YOU KNOW PLEASE TELL ME.) :?: :?
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: OUTSTANDING
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:OUTSTANDING
15. Date BRP received:OUTSTANDING

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by KKS10 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:02 am

KKS10 wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:13 pm
1. Type of application: Extension (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: 2nd Extension
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 14/09/2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 27/07/17
6. Date application received at UKBA: NIL ( SENT VIA LAWYER )
7. Date payment debited: NIL ( SENT VIA LAWYER )
8. Payment mode : ADVANCE PAYMENT TO LAWYER
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NIL ( SENT VIA LAWYER )
10. Bio-metric letter received: 15-8-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 15-8-2017
12. Date of approval: 12/09/17
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 15/9/17
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:OUTSTANDING
15. Date BRP received:OUTSTANDING

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Jhay » Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:40 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) EXTENDING (change of employment) - priority service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from
3. Date of expiry of current leave: MAY 2018
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: NONE
5. Date application posted: 15/01/2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: 16/01/2017
7. Date payment debited: 15/01/2017
8. Payment mode : ONLINE
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NOT SURE
10. Biometric letter received: 20/01/2017
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 20/01/2017
12. Date of approval: AWAITING
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: AWAITING
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:AWAITING
15. Date BRP received: AWAITING

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by ustahir » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:58 am

1. Type of application: New Born Tier 2 Child Dependent
2. If switching, category changing (switching): NA
3. Date of expiry of current leave: NA
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 9/08/2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: 10/08/2017
7. Date payment debited: 08/08/2017
8. Payment mode : ONLINE
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NA
10. Biometric letter received: 22/08/2017
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 22/08/2017
12. Date of approval: AWAITING
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: AWAITING
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:AWAITING
15. Date BRP received: AWAITING

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by kirans55 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:17 pm

anyone can tell me how HO sent the post and how long it takes as i see for kks10 has received in 4 days after the updae of status but we have not got anything yet.

Type of application: Extension (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: No
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 25-09-2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 14-08-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: 14-08-2017
7. Date payment debited: 14-08-2017
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Nil
10. Bio-metric letter received: 24-8-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 25-8-2017
12. Date of approval: Unknown as status says decided on 14-9-2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Outstanding
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:Outstanding
15. Date BRP received:Outstanding

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by vt59 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:26 pm

Type of application: Tier 2 (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 01-03-2018
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 20-07-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: NA
7. Date payment debited: NA
8. Payment mode : Lawyer
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Nil
10. Bio-metric letter received: 31-7-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 31-7-2017
12a. Recieved exceptionally complex letter : 14-09-17
12. Date of approval: 17-9-2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 19-09-17
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:Outstanding
15. Date BRP received:Outstanding

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Anna19 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:46 pm

1. Type of application: Extending (standard route)
2. N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 06/10/2017
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 20/07/2017
6. N/A
7. Date payment debited: done by employer
8. Payment mode: done by employer
9. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
10. Biometric letter received: 28/07/2017 (issued 26/07/2017)
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 04/08/2017
12. Date of approval: Date on approval letter 11/09/2017. Online status changed on “Decided” 12/09/2017.
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 15/09/2017
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: assume from 11/09/2017
15. Date BRP received: 21/09/2017

Link to check Status of your application online:
https://contact-ukvi.homeoffice.gov.uk/ ... visastatus

Good luck everyone and lots of patience! :D

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by vt59 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:08 pm

vt59 wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:26 pm
Type of application: Tier 2 (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 01-03-2018
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 20-07-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: NA
7. Date payment debited: NA
8. Payment mode : Lawyer
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Nil
10. Bio-metric letter received: 31-7-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 31-7-2017
12a. Recieved exceptionally complex letter : 14-09-17
12. Date of approval: 17-9-2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 19-09-17
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:01-09-17
15. Date BRP received:21-09-17

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by gholap_sandip » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:06 pm

Type of application: PBS Tier 2 Dependent for my wife and 2 kids : (Standard Application)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave : NA
4. Number of dependants applying at same time : 3
5. Date application posted : 1 August 2017
6. Date application received at Home office : 30 August 2017
7. Date payment debited : 29 July 2017
8. Payment mode : payed by employer
9. Acknowledgement letter received : 2 August 2017
10. Bio metric letter received : NA
11. Date of bio metrics enrolment : NA
12. Date of approval : NA
13. Date of return of passport and other documents : NA
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from : N/A
15. Date BRP received : NA

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by kirans55 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:12 am

got everything :D

Type of application: Extension (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: No
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 25-09-2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 14-08-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: 14-08-2017
7. Date payment debited: 14-08-2017
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Nil
10. Bio-metric letter received: 24-8-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 25-8-2017
12. Date of approval: Unknown as status says decided on 14-9-2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 22-09-2017
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:21-09-2017
15. Date BRP received:21-09-2017
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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Gra » Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:29 pm

Type of application: Extension (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: No
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 15/08/17
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 1/08/17
6. Date application received at UKBA: 9/8/17
7. Date payment debited: 1/8/17
8. Payment mode : credit card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: yes
10. Bio-metric letter received: 11/08/17
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 19-8-2017
12. Date of approval: status: decided on home office web page 16/09/17
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 11/08/17
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 16/08/17
15. Date BRP received: TODAY !!!!! :):):):)


going to standard route was a bad choice, could have paid more and have peace of mind
hope this helps those still wating you will eventually get the brp!!!!!!! if you did everything right so no need to panic good luck

beware of DX since these guys never attempted to make a delivery, I just phoned yesterday to check whether they had anything for me and voila! answer was yes! so I ask the guy for how long they had had my documents and he said for the past 2 days they were just waiting for me to call them to arrange delivery.....crazy

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by nagarjuna04 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:38 pm

1. Type of application: Extension - ISC Exempt (standard postal) - 2nd Extension as My employers license expired
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: NO
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 16-09-2019
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 28-09-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA: NA
7. Date payment debited: 28-09-2017
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NA
10. Bio-metric letter received: NA
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: NA
12. Date of approval: Unknown as status says decided on: NA
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: NA
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: NA
15. Date BRP received: NA


I have applied online and after the final payment I was able to download Biometric Enrollment Letter as well, So, the question is
Can I go to PostOffice to enroll my Biometrics ?
or Do I need to wait for Letter from UKVI?
Please reply

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Bebek-o » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:34 am

1. Type of application: Extension - Tier 2 General (Shortage-Occupation) Extension
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: NO
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 05-10-2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 07-09-2017 (online application submitted on 29th of Aug)
6. Date application received at UKBA: 09-09-2017
7. Date payment debited: null
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NA
10. Bio-metric letter received: 20-09-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 21-09-2017
12. Date of approval: Shown as: Awaiting Decision (last updated: 29th of Aug)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: NA
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: NA
15. Date BRP received: NA

The problem is me and my son have a flight on 20th of October during 1 week school holiday and we are still waiting skittishly. Fingers crossed..

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by katanayi » Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:12 pm

katanayi wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:41 am
Type of application: Extending: Tier 2 General : (Standard Application)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 3rd September 2017
4. Number of dependants applying at same time : 2
5. Date application posted: 29th August 2017 ( online sub: 27th August)
6. Date application received at Home office: 30 August 2017( RM Signed ForTM)
7. Date payment debited : 29th august 2017
8. Payment mode: Online via Debit card
9. Acknowledgement letter received : NA
10. Biometric letter received : 08 sept'17
11. Date of biometrics enrolment : 09 sept'17
12. Date of approval : 25th sept 17
13. Date of return of passport and other documents : 29th sept'17
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from : 18th Sept
15. Date BRP received: 29th Sept'17
Got aprroval just in four weeks

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by eeldar » Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:33 pm

1. Type of application: Extension (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: No
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 30-09-2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 11-09-2017
6. Date application received at UKBA:
7. Date payment debited: 12-09-2017
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received:
10. Bio-metric letter received: 19-09-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 19-09-2017
12. Date of approval: waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 19-09-2017 (w/o extension)
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: waiting
15. Date BRP received: waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Sab4280 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:55 pm

1. Type of application: Extension - Tier 2 General dependent (Shortage-Occupation) Extension with Main applicant on ILR
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: NO
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 28-08-2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 15-08-2017 (online application submitted on 13-08-2017)
6. Date application received at UKBA: 16-08-20179(Royal mail Signed Delivery)
7. Date payment debited: Same date of application
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NA
10. Bio-metric letter received: 26-08-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 26-08-2017
12. Date of approval: 03-10-2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents including Approval letter: 05-10-2017(Royal mail Signed Delivery)
15. Date BRP received:Waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Bebek-o » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:39 am

Bebek-o wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:34 am
1. Type of application: Extension - Tier 2 General (Shortage-Occupation) Extension
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: NO
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 05-10-2017
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 07-09-2017 (online application submitted on 29th of Aug)
6. Date application received at UKBA: 09-09-2017
7. Date payment debited: null
8. Payment mode : Debit Card
9. Acknowledgement letter received: NA
10. Bio-metric letter received: 20-09-2017
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 21-09-2017
12. Date of approval: Changed to DECIDED on 13/10/2017
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: NA
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: NA
15. Date BRP received: NA

The problem is me and my son have a flight on 20th of October during 1 week school holiday and we are still waiting skittishly. Fingers crossed..
I think I will brake my fingers soon.... :)

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