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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Frisian » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:31 am

I have waited 8 weeks for my visa and haven’t heard anything back.

1. Type of application: Tier 2 Extension- switch employer (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from:
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 08-12-2019
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 18-06-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA:
7. Date payment debited: online
8. Payment mode : online
9. Acknowledgement letter received:
10. Bio-metric letter received: 18-06-2018
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 23-06-2018
12. Date of approval: pending
13. Date of return of passport and other documents:
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:
15. Date BRP received:

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by ktyagi » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:04 pm

Almost 8 weeks, and still waiting!

1. Type of application: Tier 2 Extension - (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from:
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 23-08-2019
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 2
5. Date application posted: 22-06-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 23-06-2018
7. Date payment debited: online 21-06-2018
8. Payment mode : online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: None
10. Bio-metric letter received: 21-06-2018 online
11. Date of bio-metrics enrolment: 22-06-2018
12. Date of approval: pending
13. Date of return of passport and other documents:
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:
15. Date BRP received:

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Wattsunn » Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:17 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 General Extension -Standard Postal
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Not Switching
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Oct 2018
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 13-07-2018 (online application)
6. Date application received at UKBA: 16-07 -2018
7. Date payment debited: Not sure. Through employer's solicitors
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: No
10. Bio-metric letter received: 13-07-2018 (Online)
11. Date of bio-metrics enrolment: 17-07-2018
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 ktyagi » Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:36 pm

ktyagi wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:04 pm
Almost 8 weeks, and still waiting!

1. Type of application: Tier 2 Extension - (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from:
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 23-08-2019
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 2
5. Date application posted: 22-06-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 23-06-2018
7. Date payment debited: online 21-06-2018
8. Payment mode : online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: None
10. Bio-metric letter received: 21-06-2018 online
11. Date of bio-metrics enrolment: 22-06-2018
12. Date of approval: 14-Aug-2018
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 14-Aug-2018
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Aug-2018
15. Date BRP received:14-Aug-2018

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Jonicolas » Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:08 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending): switching
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from Tier 4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: March/2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 3
5. Date application posted: 29/06/2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 02/07/2018
7. Date payment debited: 29/06/2018
8. Payment mode : Debit
9. Acknowledgement letter received:
10. Biometric letter received: 29/06/2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 29/06/2018
12. Date of approval: waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: waiting
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 Sivaprasadnasika » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:00 pm

I have waited 4 weeks and haven’t heard anything back. I opted for Priority postal, still no response, is there huge delay from UKVI -

1. Type of application: Tier 2 Extension- switch employer (Priority postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from:switching
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 05-11-2018
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 10-07-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 11-07-2018
7. Date payment debited: 11-07-2018
8. Payment mode : online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 11-07-2018
10. Bio-metric letter received: 12-07-2018
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 14-07-2018
12. Date of approval: pending
13. Date of return of passport and other documents:
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:
15. Date BRP received:

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by CR001 » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:29 am

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 syilmazer » Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:05 pm

syilmazer wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:47 am
Just to reinforce as other people having the same issues as well. Today I am completing the whole 8th weeks standard processing times and no update yet.

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) Switching employer (Standard)
2. If switching, category changing (switching): Tier 2 General (from Tier2 again)
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 19.01.2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: None
5. Date application posted: 20th June 2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 20th June 2018
7. Date payment debited: 20th June 2018
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Taken care by caseworker
10. Biometric letter received: 20th June 2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 21th June 2018
12. Date of approval: No update
13. Date of return of passport and other documents:
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:
15. Date BRP received:

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by syilmazer » Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:00 pm

syilmazer wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:05 pm
syilmazer wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:47 am
I wish everyone to be patient till very last minute. Thankfully, I got the approval just now.

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) Switching employer (Standard)
2. If switching, category changing (switching): Tier 2 General (from Tier2 again)
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 19.01.2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: None
5. Date application posted: 20th June 2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 20th June 2018
7. Date payment debited: 20th June 2018
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Taken care by caseworker
10. Biometric letter received: 20th June 2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 21th June 2018
12. Date of approval: 15th August 2018
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 15th August 2018
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Not sure, will check.
15. Date BRP received: 15th August 2018

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by jlu » Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:49 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) Tier 2 Extension
2. If switching, category changing (switching):
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 12.08.2018
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 1st July 2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 3rd July 2018
7. Date payment debited: 1st July 2018
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: None
10. Biometric letter received: 1st July 2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 2nd July 2018
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 CR001 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:15 pm

@ user 'dsouzadlondon' - Please respect that this topic is for TIMELINES ONLY. Kindly refrain from posting chit chat or questions in this thread, which will be removed immediately.
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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by bgupta » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:19 am

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from
3. Date of expiry of current leave:27/08/2018
4. Number of dependants applying at same time:1
5. Date application posted: NOT KNOWN
6. Date application received at UKBA: NOT KNOWN
7. Date payment debited: NOT KNOWN
8. Payment mode : NOT KNOWN
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 
10. Biometric letter received: 
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 28/06/2018
12. Date of approval:AWAITING
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 04/07/2018
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: NA
15. Date BRP received: Awaiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by badhodor » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:45 pm

badhodor wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:33 pm
1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) Switching employer (Standard Postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching): Tier 2 General -> Tier 2 General - Change of Employer
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 12.11.2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: None
5. Date application posted: 20th June 2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 20th June 2018
7. Date payment debited: 20th June 2018
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Taken care by Employer's Lawyers
10. Biometric letter received: 20th June 2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 22nd June 2018
12. Date of approval: 16.08.2018
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Waiting
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Waiting
15. Date BRP received: Waiting

Eligible for ILR - 15.10.2018

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by farazk86 » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:20 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) : Switching employer (priority postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : Tier 2 to Tier 2 (General)
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 15-05-2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 01-08-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 02-008-2018
7. Date payment debited: 01-08-2018
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 01-08-2018
10. Biometric letter received: 01-08-2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 01-08-2018
12. Date of approval: 20-08-2018
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 20-08-2018
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 24/09/2018
15. Date BRP received: Awaiting

Mine took a bit longer than usual because on the 10th working day (expected last day for priority postal) they emailed me asking for further information about my dependants, details of which I provided here

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by abhishekbuzz » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:39 am

My application has been over 8 weeks now. 9th Week running. Still no sign of BRP :( .

1. Type of application: Tier 2 (General) Dependent (standard postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 2 ICT - Long Term
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 19-10-2019
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 21-06-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: Not Known
7. Date payment debited: online
8. Payment mode : online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Not aware. Taken care by Main Applicant Sponsor.
10. Bio-metric letter received: 21-06-2018
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 21-06-2018
12. Date of approval: pending
13. Date of return of passport and other documents:
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Awaiting Details
15. Date BRP received: Awaiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by dsouzadlondon » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:58 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) : Switching employer (priority postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : Tier 2 to Tier 2 (General) Change of employer
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 12-12-2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 06-08-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 07-08-2018
7. Date payment debited: (Done by employer law firm)
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 06-08-2018
10. Biometric letter received: 06-08-2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 06-08-2018
12. Date of approval: Waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Waiting
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Waiting
15. Date BRP received: Waiting

Today is the 10th day :(

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by maddy1215 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:45 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) : Switching employer (priority postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : Tier 2 to Tier 2 (General) Change of employer
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 21.05.2021
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 07-08-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 07-08-2018
7. Date payment debited: (Done by employer law firm)
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 07-08-2018
10. Biometric letter received: 07-08-2018
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 07-08-2018
12. Date of approval: Waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Waiting
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Waiting
15. Date BRP received: Waiting

Today is the 10th day

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Kay28 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:46 am

1. Type of application: Tier 2 general
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: switching from Tier 4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 30-09-2018
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 03-08-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 03-08-2018
7. Date payment debited: online
8. Payment mode : online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 03-08-2018
10. Bio-metric letter received: 03-08-2018
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 04-08-2018
12. Date of approval: 17-08-2018
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 22-08-2018
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 28-08-2018
15. Date BRP received: pending

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by sarahsarah18 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:41 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending): Tier 2 General–Changing Employer-Priority Postal
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: No–Extending/Leave to Remain
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Oct 2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: Friday 03.08.2018 with next day Saturday delivery
6. Date application received at UKBA: Signed & Collected from the PO Box on Monday 06.08.2018 at 1:00am
7. Date payment debited: Friday 03.08.2018 as part of the online application
8. Payment mode: Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: Friday 03.08.2018 (only email confirmation for payments)
10. Biometric letter received: Friday 03.08.2018 (Downloadable/downloaded Online after the application submitted)
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: Friday 03.08.2018
12. Date of approval: 17.08.2018-this is the date on the decision letter. However, the letter was received with the passport and other documents on Tuesday 21.08.2018
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Tuesday 21.08.2018–courier used: UPS
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 17.08.2018
15. Date BRP received: Tuesday 22.08.2018

Additional info:
-After 10 working days (17.08.2018), I requested an update, using the email address provided on the checklist document and also called UKVI contact centre. They escalated the case and sent me an email with the UPS tracking number on Tuesday 21.08.18.
-The IHS was partially refunded on Friday 17.08.2018 but appeared on my account on 21.08.2018. They also refunded the IHS overlap with my previous visa.

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Sivaprasadnasika » Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:14 pm

Sivaprasadnasika wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:00 pm
I have waited 4 weeks and haven’t heard anything back. I opted for Priority postal, still no response, is there huge delay from UKVI -

1. Type of application: Tier 2 Extension- switch employer (Priority postal)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from:switching
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 05-11-2018
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 10-07-2018
6. Date application received at UKBA: 11-07-2018
7. Date payment debited: 11-07-2018
8. Payment mode : online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 11-07-2018
10. Bio-metric letter received: 12-07-2018
11. Date of bio-metrics enrollment: 14-07-2018
12. Date of approval: 22-08-2018
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 22-08-2018
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Waiting
15. Date BRP received: Waiting

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