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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by msjtargaryn » Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:10 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Extending (Change of Employer) Standard Service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave - July 02 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time - 0
5. Date application posted - October 14, 2019
6. Date application received at UKBA - October 14, 2019
7. Date payment debited - October 14, 2019
8. Payment mode - Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received - October 14, 2019
10. Biometric letter received - October 14, 2019
11. Date of biometrics enrolment - October 18, 2019 (at Croydon Office free appointment)
12. Date of approval - November 11, 2019 (informed via e-mail stating Tier-2 (General) "successful" explicitly)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents - No passport(s) were submitted
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from - January 02, 2020 until July 02, 2020 (then I go for the ILR)
15. Date BRP received - Waiting (letter from the Home Office Atlas mailer says within 7 days by courier from the date of approval mentioned above)

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by gatha_vdm » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:36 am

gatha_vdm wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:56 am
1. Type of application: Tier 2 PBS Dependent (Main Appplicant ILR ) - Standard 8 weeks service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: n/a
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Dec-2019
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: Spouse+ 1 child
5. Date application posted(Online): 01-Nov-2019
6. Date payment debited: 01-Nov-2019
7. Payment mode : Online
8. Date of bio metrics enrollment: 9 Nov 2019, under new UKVCAS system (London Premium Lounge)
9. Date of approval: 13-NOV-2019 - NO EMAIL
10. Date of return of passport and other documents: Approval Letter received 14-Nov-2019
11. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: Waiting
12. Date BRP received: Waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by hag9 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:19 pm

Final timeline
hag9 wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:31 pm
1. Type of application: Extending, standard service

3. Date of expiry of current leave: 14/10/2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 9/10/2019

7. Date payment debited: 9/10/2019
8. Payment mode : Online - credit card


11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 11/11/2019 (Croydon - free appointment)
12. Date of approval: 12/11/2019 - email

14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 12/11/2019
15. Date BRP received: 15/10/2022 - around noon

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by gatha_vdm » Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:14 pm

gatha_vdm wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:36 am
gatha_vdm wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:56 am
1. Type of application: Tier 2 PBS Dependent (Main Appplicant ILR ) - Standard 8 weeks service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: n/a
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Dec-2019
4. Number of dependents applying at same time: Spouse+ 1 child
5. Date application posted(Online): 01-Nov-2019
6. Date payment debited: 01-Nov-2019
7. Payment mode : Online
8. Date of bio metrics enrollment: 9 Nov 2019, under new UKVCAS system (London Premium Lounge)
9. Date of approval: 13-NOV-2019 - NO EMAIL
10. Date of return of passport and other documents: Approval Letter received 14-Nov-2019
11. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 13-Nov-2019
12. Date BRP received: 15-Nov-2019

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Mursh1m » Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:22 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 General Visa extension (with Dependent) Standard service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Feb 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 1
5. Date application posted: 8 November 2019
7. Date payment debited: 8 November 2019
8. Payment mode : Online
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 14 November 2019 under new UKVCAS system (Croydon)
12. Date of approval: 15 November 2019
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: 14 November 2019
14. Date BRP received: 20 November 2019

Surprised that it only took 2 weeks to get the entire process completed via standard service.Approval on the decision was received in less than 24hrs from the date of biometric enrollment and the new BRP was received on the third day from the date of approval.

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by EP17 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:41 pm

1. Type of application: Tier 2 General Visa switching (standard 8 weeks service)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier-4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Feb 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 18 November 2019
7. Date payment debited: 18 November 2019
8. Payment mode : Online
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19 November 2019 under new UKVCAS system (London- Mark Lane)
12. Date of approval: Still waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Still waiting
14. Date BRP received: still waiting

Meiluo
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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Meiluo » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:32 pm

1. Type of application: Switching (Super priority service)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier 2 9 (changing employer)
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 15 Jan 2021
5. Date application posted: 19 Nov 2019
7. Date payment debited: 19 Nov 2019
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 25 Nov 2019 (Croydon)
12. Date of approval: 25 Nov 2019
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: n/a
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 15 Jan 2022
15. Date BRP received: waiting...

I have received an approval email from Home Office on the same day that I applied but nothing else. Should I expect an email from DX delivery?

Thanks for your help!

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by katesiv » Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:47 pm

Application as: A Dependant of A Tier 2 Migrant Under The Points Based System

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Extending
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: - 28/11/2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: - N/A
5. Date application posted: 28/10/2019
6. Date application received at UKBA: 28/10/2019
7. Date payment debited: 28/10/2019
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 28/10/2019 (email)
10. Biometric letter received: N/A
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 25/11/2019
12. Date of approval: 11/12/2019
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A (they didn't take anything)
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from:
15. Date BRP received:

katesiv
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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by katesiv » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:40 am

katesiv wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:47 pm
Application as:
A Dependant of A Tier 2 Migrant Under The Points Based System (Standard 8 weeks route)

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Extending
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave: - 28/11/2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: - N/A

5. Date application posted: 28/10/2019 (Online)
6. Date application received at UKBA: 28/10/2019
7. Date payment debited: 28/10/2019
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received: 28/10/2019 (email)
10. Biometric letter received: N/A

11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 25/11/2019 (The earliest available free appointment)

12. Date of approval: 11/12/2019 (The date on the letter) Received letter on 16/12/2019
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A (they didn't take anything)

14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 20/12/2019-20/12/2022

15. Date BRP received: 28/12/2019

Note: My husband has already got his ILR when I applied for my extension.

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by 2eyedraven » Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:55 am

1. Type of application: Switching
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : Tier 4 General Student (Priority Service - 5 Day)
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 31-Dec-2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0

5. Date application posted: 16-Dec-2019
6. Date application received at UKBA: 16-12-2019
7. Date payment debited: 16-Dec-2019

8. Payment mode : Online
9. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19-Dec-2019 under new UKVCAS system (Croydon)

10. Date of approval: 20-Dec-2019
11. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A
12. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 20-Dec-2019 until 14-Jan-2022
13. Date BRP received: Waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by aczd157 » Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:49 am

1. Type of application: switching
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : Tier 4 General Student (Priority Service - 5 Days)
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 29-Feb-2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 17-Dec-2019
6. Date application received at UKBA: 17-Dec-2019
7. Date payment debited: 17-Dec-2019
8. Payment mode : Online
9. Date of biometrics enrolment: 27-Dec-2019 under new UKVCAS system (Croydon)
10. Date of approval: 31-Dec-2019 (email)
11. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A
12. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 31-Dec-2019 until 19-Jan-2023
13. Date BRP received: Not yet

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by 2eyedraven » Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:16 am

2eyedraven wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:55 am
1. Type of application: Switching
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from : Tier 4 General Student (Priority Service - 5 Day)
3. Date of expiry of current leave: 31-Dec-2019
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0

5. Date application posted: 16-Dec-2019
6. Date application received at UKBA: 16-12-2019
7. Date payment debited: 16-Dec-2019

8. Payment mode : Online
9. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19-Dec-2019 under new UKVCAS system (Croydon)

10. Date of approval: 20-Dec-2019
11. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A
12. Date (new) leave to remain valid from: 20-Dec-2019 until 14-Jan-2022
13. Date BRP received: 6-Jan-2020

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by EP17 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:58 am

1. Type of application: Tier 2 General Visa switching (standard 8 weeks service)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier-4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Feb 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 18 November 2019
7. Date payment debited: 18 November 2019
8. Payment mode : Online
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19 November 2019 under new UKVCAS system (London- Mark Lane)
12. Date of approval: Application refused (wrong SOC code- NQF level) on 02/01/2020
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: N/A
14. Date BRP received: N/A
EP17 wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:41 pm
1. Type of application: Tier 2 General Visa switching (standard 8 weeks service)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from: Tier-4
3. Date of expiry of current leave: Feb 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time: 0
5. Date application posted: 18 November 2019
7. Date payment debited: 18 November 2019
8. Payment mode : Online
11. Date of biometrics enrolment: 19 November 2019 under new UKVCAS system (London- Mark Lane)
12. Date of approval: Still waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents: Still waiting
14. Date BRP received: still waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by klklkl » Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:43 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Switching Standard Service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - Tier 4 Student
3. Date of expiry of current leave - 13 January 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time - 0
5. Date application posted - submitted online 02 January 2020
6. Date application received at UKBA - 02 January 2020
7. Date payment debited - 02 January 2020
8. Payment mode - Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received - 02 January 2020
10. Biometric letter received - 02 January 2020
11. Date of biometrics enrolment - 06 January 2020 (at Croydon Office paid appointment)
12. Date of approval -08 January 2020 (via email)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents - No passport(s) were submitted under new UKVCAS Sopra Steria
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid to- 29 Dec 2022
15. Date BRP received - Waiting (email from the Home Office Atlas says within 7 days by courier from the date of approval mentioned above)

VERY surprised that it only took about 2 working days from date of biometrics enrolment!

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by charli » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:36 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Extending Standard Service (PBS dependent)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave - 03 May 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at the same time - 0
5. Date application posted - submitted online 06 January 2020
6. Date application received at UKBA - 06 January 2020
7. Date payment debited - 06 January 2020
8. Payment mode - Online
9. Acknowledgment letter received - 06 January 2020
10. Biometric letter received - 06 January 2020
11. Date of biometrics enrolment - 10 January 2020 (at Croydon Office £75 paid appointment)
12. Date of approval - Waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents - N/A (Physical copies are not required to send to HO)
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid till - Waiting
15. Date BRP received - Waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by lolo2 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:26 pm

1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Extending (Change of Employer) Priority Service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave - 4 February 2022
4. Number of dependants applying at same time - 0
5. Date application posted - 7 January 2020
6. Date application received at UKBA - 7 January 2020
7. Date payment debited - 7 January 2020
8. Payment mode - Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received - 7 January 2020
10. Biometric letter received - 7 January 2020
11. Date of biometrics enrolment - 9 January 2020 (at Croydon Office, free appointment)
12. Date of approval - 13 January 2020 (Tier-2 (General) has been successful)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents - No passport(s) were submitted
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from - 19 January 2023
15. Date BRP received - Waiting (letter from the Home Office Atlas mailer says within 7 working days by courier from the date of approval mentioned above)

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by Petula » Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:45 pm

Type of application: (Switching): Super Priority Service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - 4 to 2
3. Date of expiry of current leave - 28 February 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time - 0
5. Date application posted - Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Priority Service

11. Date of biometrics enrolment - 13 January 2020 (at Croydon Office, paid appointment)
12. Date of approval - waiting
13. Date of return of passport and other documents - No passport(s) were submitted
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from - waiting
15. Date BRP received - Waiting

Still waiting. We have trip to go... And I don't know if we will make it 😒😒

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by TRMS2020 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:16 pm

Type of application: (Switching / Extending): Extending Standard Service (PBS dependent)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave - 22 January 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time - 0
5. Date application posted - submitted online 01 January 2020
6. Date application received at UKBA - 01 January 2020
7. Date payment debited - 01 January 2020
8. Payment mode - Online
9. Acknowledgment letter received - 01 January 2020
10. Biometric letter received - 01 January 2020
11. Date of biometrics enrolment - 8 January 2020 (at Birmingham Office, Free appointment)
12. Email received for IHS topup of £600 on 20 January 2020
(earlier selected 1.5 year later date on main applicant visa end date)(Main applicant currently ILR)
(paid £600 as IHS on preliminary application)
13. Date of approval - Status changed on (https://www.gov.uk/prove-right-to-work): 21 January 2020
14. Date of return of passport and other documents - N/A (Physical copies are not required to send to HO)
15. Date (new) leave to remain valid till - 21 January 2023
16. Date BRP received - Waiting

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by lolo2 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:59 pm

lolo2 wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:26 pm
1. Type of application: (Switching / Extending) - Extending (Change of Employer) Priority Service
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave - 4 February 2022
4. Number of dependants applying at same time - 0
5. Date application posted - 7 January 2020
6. Date application received at UKBA - 7 January 2020
7. Date payment debited - 7 January 2020
8. Payment mode - Online
9. Acknowledgement letter received - 7 January 2020
10. Biometric letter received - 7 January 2020
11. Date of biometrics enrolment - 9 January 2020 (at Croydon Office, free appointment)
12. Date of approval - 13 January 2020 (Tier-2 (General) has been successful)
13. Date of return of passport and other documents - No passport(s) were submitted
14. Date (new) leave to remain valid from - 19 January 2023
15. Date BRP received - 22 January 2020 (I collected the BRP from DX's warehouse in SE London)

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Re: In-country Tier 2 application timelines

Post by TRMS2020 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:43 pm

Type of application: (Switching / Extending): Extending Standard Service (PBS dependent)
2. If switching, category changing (switching) from - N/A
3. Date of expiry of current leave - 22 January 2020
4. Number of dependants applying at same time - 0
5. Date application posted - submitted online 01 January 2020
6. Date application received at UKBA - 01 January 2020
7. Date payment debited - 01 January 2020
8. Payment mode - Online
9. Acknowledgment letter received - 01 January 2020
10. Biometric letter received - 01 January 2020
11. Date of biometrics enrolment - 8 January 2020 (at Birmingham Office, Free appointment)
12. Email received for IHS topup of £600 on 20 January 2020
(earlier selected 1.5 year later date on main applicant visa end date)(Main applicant currently ILR)
(paid £600 as IHS on preliminary application)
13. Date of approval - Status changed on (https://www.gov.uk/prove-right-to-work): 21 January 2020
Approval letter received 23 January 2020 (no email received for approval)
Letter is dated 21 January 2020
14. Date of return of passport and other documents - N/A (Physical copies are not required to send to HO)
15. Date (new) leave to remain valid till - 21 January 2023
16. Date BRP received - 23 January 2020

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