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Old Aug 12th 2017, 3:49 pm   #31
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Application for 1 spouse visa, 2 dependent children visas
Application from Hong Kong
Priority
Online application: 28 June
Bio-metrics and documents scanned at VFS: 5 July
Confirmation of receipt in Sheffield: 6 July
Additional not straightforward email: 30 July ~ 2 dependent children only

IHS payment email for dependent children: paid and acknowledged on 31 July (No reply since then)

Decision made:
My husband case shown DECIDED on 31 Jul (https://contact-ukvi.homeoffice.gov.uk/app/visa_application/displayvisastatus/refnum)
2 dependent children: awaiting

Email to collect documents from VFS:
Husband case: 2 Aug
2 dependent children: Awaiting
Passport collected with approved visa: Husband received on 3 Aug/ Dependent children: Awaiting
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Old Aug 16th 2017, 6:01 pm   #32
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Hi everyone,

we got our visas today.
Biometrics on the 26th May, in Bangkok
Paid priority
Letter from Sheffield on the 31 May
On day 52 we got email asking to pay IHS for children that was missed due to the system error.
Checked on Monday online tracker but was still not recognising numbers.
This morning got sms from bangkok Vfs that papers are ready for collection. On attached letter in passport date is 14th August
Full 55 days waited with priotity.

Ana

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Old Aug 17th 2017, 1:31 pm   #33
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my cousin's wife applied from New Delhi India. Here is the timeline:

*Bio metrics 23rd May
*paid priority service
* UKVI Sheffield sent back her original docs with a letter on 19th June to her husband's address in London
* visa issued 15th of August (valid from 22nd August to 21st September)

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Old Aug 17th 2017, 6:45 pm   #34
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Type of Application: Settlement Fiancé (non priority)
Country applying from: Canada (Vancouver)
Nationality: Canadian
Online application: 25 April
Biometrics: 27 April
Package sent to UKVI (DHL): 27 April
Receipt Acknowledged: 1 May
Non-straightforward notice & request for one further document: 19 July (day 56!)
Document furnished: 53 minutes

GWF tracker status: not recognised
Decision email: none
Return courier tracking: nope
Visa issued: cough
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Old Aug 21st 2017, 10:38 am   #35
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Type of Application: Settlement (non priority)
Country applying from: Bangkok (Thailand)
Nationality: Thai
Online application: 12 May
Biometrics: 16 May
Receipt Acknowledged: 28 May
Non-straightforward notice: 9 August (no request for additional documents) -63 working days
Decision made: Waiting (71 working days)
Email to collect documents from VFS: (71 working days)
Passport collected with approved visa: (71 working days)

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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 12:28 am   #36
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We applied from Hong Kong on 4th July.
Biometrics-4th July
Confirmation email 4th July
Paid for priority service.
Working day 34- no news.

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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 9:19 am   #37
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Type of Application: Settlement (priority)
Country applying from: Hong Kong
Online application: 19th Jul 2017
Biometrics: 27th Jul 2017
Package sent to UKVI (scanned): 27th Jul 2017
Acknowledged for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer: 28th Jul 2017
Non-straightforward notice & request for further document: N/A

GWF tracker status: not recognised
Decision email: nil
Return courier tracking: nil
Visa issued: awaiting
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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 9:40 am   #38
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Originally Posted by wannisadolphin View Post
Type of Application: Settlement (non priority)
Country applying from: Bangkok (Thailand)
Nationality: Thai
Online application: 12 May
Biometrics: 16 May
Receipt Acknowledged: 28 May
Non-straightforward notice: 9 August (no request for additional documents) -63 working days
Decision made: Waiting (71 working days)
Email to collect documents from VFS: (71 working days)
Passport collected with approved visa: (71 working days)
Hi, I have same situation like yours.

Type of Application: Settlement (priority)
Country applying from: Taiwan (Taipei)
Nationality: Taiwanese
Online application: 23 May
Biometrics: 26 May
Receipt Acknowledged: 31 May
Non-straightforward notice: 18 August (no request for additional documents) -60 working days
Decision made: Waiting (62 working days)
Email to collect documents from VFS: n/a (62 working days)
Passport collected with approved visa: n/a (62 working days)
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Old Aug 22nd 2017, 10:12 am   #39
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Hi, My fiance applied for his Fiance Settlement Visa this is our timeline:

Country of Application : Boston USA
Type of Visa: Settlement - Fiance
Nationality American ( I am English)
Biometrics: July 27th
Email confirmation of application and supporting documents : August 2nd
Service : Priority
Decision made: Waiting
Email to collect documents : Waiting
Visa obtained: Undecided

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Old Aug 23rd 2017, 10:09 am   #40
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Type of Application: Settlement (non priority)
Country applying from: China (Beijing)
Nationality: Chinese
Online application: 22 May
Biometrics: 29 May
Receipt Acknowledged: 23 June (!)
Other communication: none
Decision made: Still waiting
Email to collect documents from VFS: n/a
Passport collected with approved visa: n/a
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Old Aug 24th 2017, 2:54 pm   #41
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Timelines are as follows:
Visa type: Settlement (Non-priority)

26 May: online application submitted
22 june: Biometric done and sent off documents to Sheffield
4 July: Received email from Sheffield saying they had received the supporting documents
12 July: Received the returned supporting documents from Sheffield

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Old Aug 24th 2017, 4:11 pm   #42
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Dear all
There is my spouse visa timeline here

Country of Application
:Algeria
Service : Priority
Type of Visa: Settlement visa
Biometrics: June 06, 2017
Email confirmation of application and supporting documents :June 07, 2017
Decision made: Still Waiting fingers cross soon
Im sick waiting
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Old Aug 28th 2017, 1:58 am   #43
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Type off application : settlement (standard)
Biometrics : New Delhi India on 01/05/2017
Acknowledgement email received : 09/05/2017
Supporting documents received by Sheffield : 22/5/2017
Supporting documents returened to sponsor: 24/5/2017
After 60 days no response .
Case escalated : 3/8/2017
Mp involved : 3/8/2017

No response to date
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Old Aug 28th 2017, 2:12 am   #44
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Spouse visa application submitted 19th April 2017.
Received in Sheffield- 21/04/17
Received email on 59th working day stating that my application isn't straightforward and won't be decided within the target 60 working days.
Wife wrote to local MP on 19th July 2017 and she replied saying she spoke to UKVI and they said they have an upper limit of 6 months to complete applications including mine and that this was made clear to me at the time of my application.
89 working days, no decision yet.
Applying from Gambia.
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Old Aug 28th 2017, 2:15 am   #45
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Hi everyone.

You may not realise but there is a good chat topic right HERE about the spouse visa issues , probs and waits.

So if you are cheesed off, concerned, anxious or just plain fed up with waiting pop on over there and have a chat about that. Click on the bold type will take you there.

This thread is Timeline Only for those that just wish to scroll over timelines so talking in the chat topic linked above will save seeing your chat posts removed.

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