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In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Only for UK Tier 2 (Employer Sponsored) points system Tier 2

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Morllum » Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:58 pm

Type of application: Extending
Date of expiry of current leave: 30/09/2019
Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
Date of biometrics enrolment: 4/07/2019
Date of approval:27/09/2019
Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 27/08/2019
Date BRP received: 02/09/2019

We received approval email on 27/09/2019 - there was no letter through the post (just the email) and we then received the BRP. It arrived 19:57 and we did not have to sign for it.

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by shue23 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:59 pm

1. Type of application: Switching (normal, did not pay extra for anything)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 23 Dec 2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: -
5. Date application posted: 17 Jul 2019 (online)
6. Date application received at UKBA: N/A
7. Date payment debited: 17 Jul 2019
8. Payment mode: Debit online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
10. Biometric letter received: N/A
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 1 Aug 2019, 1pm (Croydon) - This was the first available date for a free appointment
12. Date of approval: 4 Sep 2019 (5 weeks since biometrics appointment)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A, passport was scanned at Croydon & returned immediately
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 5 Aug 2022 (applied for 3 year visa)
15. Date BRP received: Pending, approval email states that I will receive within 7 days

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by ideotea » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:50 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 (General - Changes of Employment) via Priority Service (5 days decision)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 12 Nov 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 15 Aug 2019 (Submitted Online)
6. Date application received at UKBA: N/A
7. Date payment debited: 15 Aug 2019 (by the solicity)
8. Payment mode: N/A (Done by the solicitor)
9. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
10. Biometric letter received: N/A
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: Fri 23 Aug 2019, 9:30AM (Burnley @ Burnley Library, paid £125)
12. Date of approval: Tue 27 Aug 2019 around 6PM via email (Monday 26th is bank holiday)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 28 Aug 2019
15. Date BRP received: Tue 3 Sep 2019

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by gcrgal » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:53 am

gcrgal wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:39 am
1. Type of application: (Switching) New UKVCAS standard service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 4 General to Tier 2
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 30/04/2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 15/07/2019 (Online)
6. Date application received at UKBA: N/A
7. Date payment debited: 15/07/2019
8. Payment mode: Online Debit
9. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
10. Biometric letter received: N/A
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 18/07/2019 (Edinburgh, paid appointment)
12. Date of approval: 05/09/2019
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Same day of appointment
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: N/A
15. Date BRP received: N/A

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by CR001 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:20 am

@ user 'Jnatarajan' - PLEASE kindly respect that this topic is for TIMELINES ONLY and desist from posting questions, chit chat or discussions in this thread. Any such posts will be removed.
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Please DO NOT send me a PM for immigration advice. I reserve the right to ignore the PM and not respond.

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by mccheb » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:08 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 (General - Changes of Employment) standard service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 14 Oct 2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 2
5. Date application posted: 03 Jul 2019 (Submitted Online)
6. Date application received at UKBA: N/A
7. Date payment debited: 03 Jul 2019
8. Payment mode: Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
10. Biometric letter received: N/A
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 09 Jul 2019 (UKVCAS Croydon paid appointment)
12. Date of approval: 05 Sep 2019
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A
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 juliajing72 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:06 am

1. Type of application: Extending Tier 2 General standard
2. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): 9 July 2019
3. Date application submitted online: 8 July 2019
4. Date payment debited: 8 July 2019
5. Biometrics taken:8 August 2019
6. date of approval email: 3 Sept 2019
7. Residence Permit card received: 6 Sept 2019

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by gcrgal » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:34 am

Final update
gcrgal wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:53 am
gcrgal wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:39 am
1. Type of application: (Switching) New UKVCAS standard service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 4 General to Tier 2
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 30/04/2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 15/07/2019 (Online)
6. Date application received at UKBA: N/A
7. Date payment debited: 15/07/2019
8. Payment mode: Online Debit
9. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
10. Biometric letter received: N/A
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 18/07/2019 (Edinburgh, paid appointment)
12. Date of approval: 05/09/2019
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Same day of appointment
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 05/09/2019
15. Date BRP received: 10/09/2019

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by shamshi223 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:02 am

1. Type of application: (Switching) New UKVCAS standard service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 2 ICT Longterm to Tier 2 ICT dependent
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 19/11/2019
4. Date application posted: 22/07/2019 (Online)
5. Date application received at UKBA: N/A
6. Date payment debited: 22/07/2019
7. Payment mode: Online Debit
8. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
9. Biometric letter received: N/A
10. Date of biometrics enrolment: 02/08/2019 (London, paid appointment)
11. Date of approval: N/A
12. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: N/A
13. Date BRP received: N/A

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Carthic1 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:39 pm

1. Type of application: Extending Tier 2 General standard
2. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): 10 October 2019
3. Date application submitted online: 22 August 2019
4. Date payment debited: 22 August 2019
5. Biometrics taken:05 September 2019 in Cryodon
6. date of approval email: Awaiting
7. Residence Permit card received: Awaiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by vgadling » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:21 pm

1. Type of application: Extending Tier 2 General standard
2. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): 14 Sept 2019
3. Date application submitted online: 08 July 2019
4. Date payment debited: 08 July 2019
5. Biometrics taken:13 July 2019 in Cryodon
6. date of approval email: Awaiting
7. Residence Permit card received: Awaiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by mgolden » Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:08 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 (General - Changes of Employment) standard service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 30 Apr 2020
4. Date application submitted online: 12 Aug 2019
5. Date payment debited: 12 Aug 2019
6. Payment mode: Online
7. Date of biometrics enrolment: 17 Aug 2019 (paid appointment, Birmingham)
8. Date of approval: Waiting
9. Date of return of passport and other documents: Waiting
10. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Waiting
11. Date BRP received: Waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by vgadling » Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:15 pm

vgadling wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:21 pm
1. Type of application: Extending Tier 2 General standard
2. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): 14 Sept 2019
3. Date application submitted online: 08 July 2019
4. Date payment debited: 08 July 2019
5. Biometrics taken:13 July 2019 in Cryodon
6. date of approval email: Awaiting
7. Residence Permit card received: Awaiting
Still waiting after 10 weeks

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Carthic1 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:24 am

Carthic1 wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:39 pm
1. Type of application: Extending Tier 2 General standard
2. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): 10 October 2019
3. Date application submitted online: 22 August 2019
4. Date payment debited: 22 August 2019
5. Biometrics taken:05 September 2019 in Cryodon
6. date of approval email: Awaiting
7. Residence Permit card received: Awaiting
Update:
6. date of approval email: 25/09/2019 ( Mail says 7 days from 25th for BRP delivery )

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by procyon » Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:47 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 general extension, super priority service
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 30 Sep 2019
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
4. Date application posted: 15 Sep 2019 (online)
5. Date payment debited: 15 Sep 2019 (online)
6. Date of biometrics enrolment: 17 Sep 2019 (Birmingham priority lounge)
7. Date of approval: 18 Sep 2019
8. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: not stated, valid until 15 Oct 2022
9. Date BRP received: still waiting as of 25 Sep...

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by shaan_ns » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:21 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 ICT Extension- Standard Service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 08 OCT 2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 2
5. Date application posted: 28 Aug 2019 (online)
6. Date application received at UKBA: N/A
7. Date payment debited: 28 Aug 2019
8. Payment mode: Debit online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: N/A
10. Biometric letter received: N/A
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 31 Aug 2019, 1pm (Croydon) - Paid Appointment- 100 pound per person.
12. Date of approval: 25 Sep 2019 (25 days since biometrics appointment)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A, passport was scanned at Croydon & returned immediately
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: valid until 21 Oct 2020
15. Date BRP received: Pending, approval email states that I will receive within 7 days

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by procyon » Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:18 am

Updated with final information:
procyon wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:47 pm
1. Type of application: Tier 2 general extension, super priority service
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 30 Sep 2019
3. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
4. Date application posted: 15 Sep 2019 (online)
5. Date payment debited: 15 Sep 2019 (online)
6. Date of biometrics enrolment: 17 Sep 2019 (Birmingham priority lounge)
7. Date of approval: 18 Sep 2019
8. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: not stated, valid until 15 Oct 2022
9. Date BRP received: 30 Sep 2019

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Carthic1 » Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:02 am

Carthic1 wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:24 am
Carthic1 wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:39 pm
1. Type of application: Extending Tier 2 General standard
2. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): 10 October 2019
3. Date application submitted online: 22 August 2019
4. Date payment debited: 22 August 2019
5. Biometrics taken:05 September 2019 in Cryodon
6. date of approval email: Awaiting
7. Residence Permit card received: Awaiting
Final Update Update:
1. Type of application: Extending Tier 2 General standard ( Company Sponsored and 2 dependents )
2. Date of expiry of current leave (visa): 10 October 2019
3. Date application submitted online: 22 August 2019
4. Date payment debited: 22 August 2019
5. Biometrics taken:05 September 2019 in Cryodon ( free Appointment )
6. date of approval email: 25/09/2019
7. Residence Permit card received: 30/09/2019

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by maverick88 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:18 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 (General) Dependent Extension, Standard Service [ Main Applicant: ILR via Tier 2 Route)
2. Date of expiry of current leave: 11 December, 2019
3. Number of Dependents applying at same time: N/A
4. Date Application: 08 September, 2019 (Online)
5. Date payment debited: 08 September, 2019 (Online)
6. Date of Biometrics Enrollment: 01 October, 2019 (Birmingham - Standard)
7. Date of Approval: Awaiting :idea:
8. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Awaiting :idea:
9. Date BRP received: Awaiting :idea:

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Keila » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:09 am

1. Type of application: Switching
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 2 to new Tier 2 with new employer
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 10 Oct 2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: N/A
7. Date payment debited: Sep 21
8. Payment mode : Online
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: Oct 3rd under new UKVCAS system (Glasgow)
12. Date of approval: waiting...
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: waiting..
15. Date BRP received: waiting...

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