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Old Oct 4th 2017, 6:17 am   #91
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Has anyone got any news?? I’m still waiting...feeling so hopeless now don’t know what I can do.
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 7:05 am   #92
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Has anyone got any news?? I’m still waiting...feeling so hopeless now don’t know what I can do.
Many April May applicant heard recently. Hopefully we hear good news by the end of this week. Hang on positive there it will come.
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 11:19 am   #93
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Has anyone got any news?? I’m still waiting...feeling so hopeless now don’t know what I can do.
How long you ve been waiting? Im feeling hopeless too trying to keep positive thoughts
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You'll definitely hear back this month! I feel the positive vibes!
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Old Oct 4th 2017, 3:47 pm   #95
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You'll definitely hear back this month! I feel the positive vibes!
I really hope so for all of us 😀😀
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I really hope so for all of us 😀😀
It's coming, this month, every single day there will be mass decision made emails.
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Has anyone got any news?? I’m still waiting...feeling so hopeless now don’t know what I can do.
Was contacted yesterday by Bangkok embassy asking for employment letter that i have already provided , but i sent a new one anyway this morning!

It does show that our application at least has been taken away from sheffields incompetent hands and returned to Thailand!
Hoping to receive visa in the next few days
And hoping its not just another stalling tactic!
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Today marks 103 days for us...
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Today marks 103 days for us...
My today 102 working day
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My husband just got a call from the British embassy in Bangkok asking for entry date and saying he should get his visa next week!!
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114 days since 26th April
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Please guys confirm if you received an email from sheffield visa section and not decision making department. Saying sorry for not responding to your queries on August. What do you guys think i should say back to them. The query was a hospital letter and escalation but i dont think this helped anyway..i dont know what to reply?
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My husband just got a call from the British embassy in Bangkok asking for entry date and saying he should get his visa next week!!
Awesome!

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Please guys confirm if you received an email from sheffield visa section and not decision making department. Saying sorry for not responding to your queries on August. What do you guys think i should say back to them. The query was a hospital letter and escalation but i dont think this helped anyway..i dont know what to reply?
I don't even know what you can reply back to them with, i guess emailing them each time is costing you?
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Awesome!



I don't even know what you can reply back to them with, i guess emailing them each time is costing you?
I would reply to her email(female sender) which shouldnt cost me i guess but honestly after 6 months this is what i get i thought our file with the decision team as confirmed by MP and email from decision team. I am not going to reply to her i know visa is not ready and that is my only concerns
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Sharing timeline. I hope this helps someone
Applying from: Bangkok
Biometric date: 28th April
Receipt from Sheffield: 5th May 2017
No contact for 12 weeks then not straightforward email and asked for documents within 7 days: 24th July

Documents sent: 26th July

No news whatsoever for several weeks. Phoned call centre hundreds of times, escalated 5-6 times (useless), contacted MP MANY timed. My husband had a meeting with MP too. He didn't give up.
Got another not straightforward email end of August (since we demanded an answer from call centre/ or from MP enquiring, I think?)

Received email that they will aim to do it before 31st October (even though 24 weeks is 13th October). This was a blanket email to many on 25th September.

Received phone call from Bangkok embassy asking for the same documents that Sheffield had asked for: 3rd October
(Resent to them right away)

Another call from embassy asking new travel intention date: 4th October

Got Decision made email (from VFS not Sheffield): 4th October
*not recognised shows on the tracking page & appears inactive for months now

Received visa by post: 6th October
VISA GRANTED!

Total 22+ weeks till decision was made. 23 weeks exactly till I got my passport back

I have to say, keep calling your MP to follow up. I think that makes a difference. Also trust in the Lord. It will come!

I remember reading others' positive news and wondering if my turn will ever come.
It has been a very stressful time - thank you everybody for your support on these forums. I hope my experience will help give someone hope too.
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