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Settled status processing times

Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:58 pm
by scigo
According to the EU Settlement Scheme processing times will be updated shortly on the above website.
Reading around google, it should take around 2 weeks to get the approval, 81% of applicants was approved in the pilot have approval in 3 days.
I have submitted my and my wife's application yesterday evening, like many other people did i guess.
I have been pre-approved for Settled Status, wife needed extra info to submit, which we did straight away.
I am intending to post my result when received with dates.

Application submitted: 21/01/2019
Fees taken: not yet
Confirmation email received: immediately 21/01/2019
Confirmation on status: N/A
Any paperwork received: N/A

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:46 pm
by scigo
Application submitted: 21/01/2019
Fees taken: not yet
Confirmation email received: immediately 21/01/2019
Confirmation on status: Phone call from Home Office at 14:00 22/01/2019 to say decision will arrive by email within 2 days.
Any paperwork received: Email received 22/01/2019 14:30 with confirmation of the status.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:59 pm
by mia777
With a biometric permanent residence card, I was granted ILR within 24 hours.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:59 pm
by ikechu
Good Afternoon Great Moderators and Members
Scigo Congratulations on your Settled status Application.
Sligo are you Non EU national holding Biometric Resident card or PR card when You Applied. Please enlighten Me Cos I am non EU national, married to EU national for almost 7 Years. Am holding Renew BRC, Seriously I intend to apply for stattled status ASAP.

Please members Enlighten Me.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:50 pm
by ioana1986
Congratulations.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:21 pm
by ioana1986
Did you already had PR ? what are the questions asked ? and how can i we prove 5 continuous year ?

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:18 pm
by ikechu
Am Holding Renew Resident Card as a Non EU national. Married For almost 7 year with EU national. Can I applied for EU stattlement status?

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:32 pm
by resident001
Applied as an EU national holding document certifying permanent residence.
Applied on 21/01/2019. Received notification email after 10 minutes. Received email that settled status has been granted on 23/01/2019.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:47 pm
by kamoe
resident001 wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:32 pm
Applied as an EU national holding document certifying permanent residence.
Applied on 21/01/2019. Received notification email after 10 minutes. Received email that settled status has been granted on 23/01/2019.
Exact same case than my partner.
As for myself, as the non EU-partner, I have a RC myself but not yet PR. I applied on 21/01/2019 and have yet to receive the result.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:50 pm
by ioana1986
i am non-EU married to my EU partner since 2014. however my RC was refused and appeal was allowed in 2017 and was issued. Does anyone have any idea what will be the outcome of my application ?

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:34 am
by Alinacarolina
I applied on 22/01/2019. Got email confirmation straight away. Waiting for outcome now. I have biometric PR and its been 3 days but still waiting.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:37 am
by Punguru82
I didn’t see the need to start a new thread, as this is not really a time line for settled or pre settled status applications time lines. Still not clear on this to be fair as so many questions to ask due to 2 sub categories issues here;

1 - EEA citizens with already DCPR & their family non EEA permanent resident holders.

2. - EEA citizens without DCPR but have 5 years qualifying period and with Non EEA EEA family members with PR or Resident cards.

Questions are so many;

For those already have DCPR(EEA) and PR (Non EEA) do they receive another form Settled document documents or Another Biometric PR cards?! What abt those PR (Non EEA)cards issued recently discard them or return them?!

Another question is also to those don’t have DCPR will they issue them different as above question or same.





I guess it s a pilot and let’s wait first.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:19 pm
by Alinacarolina
kamoe wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:47 pm
resident001 wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:32 pm
Applied as an EU national holding document certifying permanent residence.
Applied on 21/01/2019. Received notification email after 10 minutes. Received email that settled status has been granted on 23/01/2019.
Exact same case than my partner.
As for myself, as the non EU-partner, I have a RC myself but not yet PR. I applied on 21/01/2019 and have yet to receive the result.
You got any reply from HO?

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:23 pm
by kamoe
Alinacarolina wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:19 pm
kamoe wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:47 pm
resident001 wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:32 pm
Applied as an EU national holding document certifying permanent residence.
Applied on 21/01/2019. Received notification email after 10 minutes. Received email that settled status has been granted on 23/01/2019.
Exact same case than my partner.
As for myself, as the non EU-partner, I have a RC myself but not yet PR. I applied on 21/01/2019 and have yet to receive the result.
You got any reply from HO?
No, nothing yet. You?

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:50 pm
by kamoe
I have the feeling the HO don't know what to do with me.

My EU partner and I applied through the app on Jan 21st, first him, then me, I included his application number in mine (linked them), and we both got informed our application would be considered for Settled Status. We both got CoA immediately, on the same day.

Within 48 hours, he got his confirmation of Settled status. I'm still waiting. I have a biometric RC as his extended family member, and I've got more than 7 years of NI records in the UK.

Here's my timeline:

2009-2011: Tier 4 Student visa (1.5 years)
2011-2013: Tier 1 Post Study Visa (2 years)
2013-2016: Tier 2 Employer-sponsored Work Visa (3 years)
2016-2021: EEA RC (valid for 5 years, but lost in 2018)
2018-2023: EEA RC (valid for 5 years, replacing lost card above) - (effective 3 years 2016 - 2019)

In theory I should have been given Pre-settled status immediately, as I have had a RC card for 3 years and we attached my application to my partner, but this hasn't happened. Wonder why. I thought the HO would have all info they need?

Or... I'm thinking they don't know what to do with me, because the app decided to submit me as Settled status (I have NI records since I started working, so, since 2013, circa 7 years), yet I only have 3 years on the EEA RC (in theory qualifying me only for pre-Settled status).

Anyone in a similar position (non-EU family member, holder of biometric RC) has had any confirmation of status, or know how long this takes after their EU family member has had theirs?

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:14 pm
by Alinacarolina
kamoe wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:50 pm
I have the feeling the HO don't know what to do with me.

My EU partner and I applied through the app on Jan 21st, first him, then me, I included his application number in mine (linked them), and we both got informed our application would be considered for Settled Status. We both got CoA immediately, on the same day.

Within 48 hours, he got his confirmation of Settled status. I'm still waiting. I have a biometric RC as his extended family member, and I've got more than 7 years of NI records in the UK.

Here's my timeline:

2009-2011: Tier 4 Student visa (1.5 years)
2011-2013: Tier 1 Post Study Visa (2 years)
2013-2016: Tier 2 Employer-sponsored Work Visa (3 years)
2016-2021: EEA RC (valid for 5 years, but lost in 2018)
2018-2023: EEA RC (valid for 5 years, replacing lost card above) - (effective 3 years 2016 - 2019)

In theory I should have been given Pre-settled status immediately, as I have had a RC card for 3 years and we attached my application to my partner, but this hasn't happened. Wonder why. I thought the HO would have all info they need?

Or... I'm thinking they don't know what to do with me, because the app decided to submit me as Settled status (I have NI records since I started working, so, since 2013, circa 7 years), yet I only have 3 years on the EEA RC (in theory qualifying me only for pre-Settled status).

Anyone in a similar position (non-EU family member, holder of biometric RC) has had any confirmation of status, or know how long this takes after their EU family member has had theirs?
I haven't got replied yet from HO. When I submited my application the app asked me to provide evidence for my relationship. Which is NOT really required in my case as I have PR. So I tick the option "I cannot provide the proof". I think that's why I haven't got any reply yet.....

When did you start your relationship with my partner? And when did you apply for RC?

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:39 am
by kamoe
Alinacarolina wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:14 pm
[When I submitted my application the app asked me to provide evidence for my relationship. Which is NOT really required in my case as I have PR. So I tick the option "I cannot provide the proof". I think that's why I haven't got any reply yet.....
It also asked me to provide proof, but again that should NOT be required as I have a BRC (it clearly says evidence is required if an unmarried partner does not have BRC). I was tempted to tick the "I cannot provide proof" but instead I just uploaded two files with scanned copies of the two BRC I've had as unmarried partner. That's the only "proof" I have. Same outcome as you anyway, no response yet.
When did you start your relationship with my partner? And when did you apply for RC?
Relationship started April 2012, living together since September 2013, Applied for BRC September 2015, Got BRC February 2016.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:21 pm
by gothical
I do not think they have started processing the Settled Status applications for non-EU. I have been married to my wife for over 7 years now and should get settled status but both of us applied on the 21st late evening and she received her's 23rd first thing in the morning and I haven't received anything. All we can do is wait for now.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:33 pm
by joele1992
kamoe wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:50 pm
I have the feeling the HO don't know what to do with me.

My EU partner and I applied through the app on Jan 21st, first him, then me, I included his application number in mine (linked them), and we both got informed our application would be considered for Settled Status. We both got CoA immediately, on the same day.

Within 48 hours, he got his confirmation of Settled status. I'm still waiting. I have a biometric RC as his extended family member, and I've got more than 7 years of NI records in the UK.

Here's my timeline:

2009-2011: Tier 4 Student visa (1.5 years)
2011-2013: Tier 1 Post Study Visa (2 years)
2013-2016: Tier 2 Employer-sponsored Work Visa (3 years)
2016-2021: EEA RC (valid for 5 years, but lost in 2018)
2018-2023: EEA RC (valid for 5 years, replacing lost card above) - (effective 3 years 2016 - 2019)

In theory I should have been given Pre-settled status immediately, as I have had a RC card for 3 years and we attached my application to my partner, but this hasn't happened. Wonder why. I thought the HO would have all info they need?

Or... I'm thinking they don't know what to do with me, because the app decided to submit me as Settled status (I have NI records since I started working, so, since 2013, circa 7 years), yet I only have 3 years on the EEA RC (in theory qualifying me only for pre-Settled status).

Anyone in a similar position (non-EU family member, holder of biometric RC) has had any confirmation of status, or know how long this takes after their EU family member has had theirs?
I am in exact situation with you. I haven't clicked submit yet as still need to scan more evidences. The app said that I should be considered for settle status as I have record of 6 years working on my NI, but Im only on non EU family member for 3 years. Please let me know how it go with your case, so I can prepare.

Re: Settled status processing times

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:32 pm
by NikiGio
kamoe wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:50 pm
Anyone in a similar position (non-EU family member, holder of biometric RC) has had any confirmation of status, or know how long this takes after their EU family member has had theirs?
Hey Kamoe, glad you were able to apply in the test phase.
The non-EEA people I know are waiting for an answer, having applied on 21/22. Others I've seen posting on Twitter/FB forums are also waiting, having applied more or less at the same time.
Guessing the HO is taking more time on non-EEA applications - probably giving easy cases to less experienced staff, and more complex one to senior caseworkers.