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Old Sep 11th 2007, 3:34 am
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Originally Posted by MillsyandtheTroop
NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!
Surely not 3 month wait for CO?!!! We haven't even been acknowledged yet!!!

Considering having meds and police checks now, but have no idea who to use - is this information on the DICA website? How long do you typically have to wait for an app?

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Ange,

Go to local police station for the PCC forms - the check costs £10 they will give you a form to complete, ask for 2 forms of ID and send off for checks. You will receive a confirmation letter that the request has been received and that you will receive the PCC back within 40 days.

A list of panel meds is available on the DIAC website there are numerous and the prices vary considerably so it is worth phoning a few. Also there is a wait in most places to get them done. We booked at the beginning of July and couldn't go until mid Aug.

With ref the 3 months I saw this on another thread and am looking for confirmation that this is correct - don't quote me on this until someone confirms!

Hope this helps,

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Old Sep 11th 2007, 3:45 am
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Thanks for that Laura! Will look at getting police check and meds arranged this week!!!

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Got the Email this morning guys, Full Aknowledgement, 11 weeks to the day!!
we can now officially join the next queue

The letter attached states that they have been inundated and that it will cause a delay in a case officer being allocated, they give the usual dates for current processing times, if we go by that it will be Oct 2008 when we get the visa

Hope everybody gets theirs soon

Rob, Helen & Caitlain.
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Got the Email this morning guys, Full Aknowledgement, 11 weeks to the day!!
we can now officially join the next queue

The letter attached states that they have been inundated and that it will cause a delay in a case officer being allocated, they give the usual dates for current processing times, if we go by that it will be Oct 2008 when we get the visa

Hope everybody gets theirs soon

Rob, Helen & Caitlain.
Congratulations!!!!

My pre-ack was 27th so fingers and legs x'd for tomorrow - they have to put me out of my misery soon.

Oct 08 - OMG I will definitely have lost plot or at least the will to live by then.

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Old Sep 11th 2007, 6:24 am
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congratulations RobertnHelen! Great news!!! come on Reedy you've got to be next!!!
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Old Sep 11th 2007, 6:42 am
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Congratulations everyone who has got that precious acknowledgment! I'm not jealous - much My pre-ack was received 11 weeks ago tomorrow so fingers crossed that I hear something soon, otherwise I'll be joining some of the Junies in the funny farm. Or at least at the bottom of a large bottle of wine

I wish I had holiday plans to distract me...unfortunately I fly in just over four weeks - to Australia. So when I'm not on the forums here I'm thumbing through my Rough Guides and debating whether to spend money on bridge climbs or winery tours! Arrrgggghhhhhh!

Not such a bad place to be, I guess. But I'm fed up of being a slave to email

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Originally Posted by Reedy
Congratulations!!!!

My pre-ack was 27th so fingers and legs x'd for tomorrow - they have to put me out of my misery soon.

Oct 08 - OMG I will definitely have lost plot or at least the will to live by then.

Laura
Thanks for the congrats.

Hope you hear something tomorrow Reedy, I'll be checking tomorrow for your post, fingers, arms, legs and toes crossed for you!!!

Best of luck

Rob, Helen & Caitlain xx
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Congratulations everyone who has got that precious acknowledgment! I'm not jealous - much My pre-ack was received 11 weeks ago tomorrow so fingers crossed that I hear something soon, otherwise I'll be joining some of the Junies in the funny farm. Or at least at the bottom of a large bottle of wine

I wish I had holiday plans to distract me...unfortunately I fly in just over four weeks - to Australia. So when I'm not on the forums here I'm thumbing through my Rough Guides and debating whether to spend money on bridge climbs or winery tours! Arrrgggghhhhhh!

Not such a bad place to be, I guess. But I'm fed up of being a slave to email

Claire (still hanging on. Grimly)
Hope you hear something tomorrow, everything crossed for you too!!!

Best of luck.

Rob, Helen & Caitlain xx
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Major congrats to all you who have got your ack's... 11 weeks doesn't sound too bad, but I am still not going to get into a panic for another couple of weeks just in case (well, that's a lie as I'm in a panic now, but we should all be experts at waiting by the end of this)

The rest of us will just keep trawling the emails everyday until the good news arrives
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Old Sep 11th 2007, 7:01 pm
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Congrats on your acknowledgements!

I 've been waiting for mine. I sent my visa application on June 20, 2007. Is there anyone in the same boat as me - that sent the appl on 18, 19, 20 of June and hasn't received an acknowledgement yet?
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Congrats on your acknowledgements!

I 've been waiting for mine. I sent my visa application on June 20, 2007. Is there anyone in the same boat as me - that sent the appl on 18, 19, 20 of June and hasn't received an acknowledgement yet?
I sent mine the 11th and it arrived on 19th (according to the pre-ack) and I still haven't received ack. According to the latest email they are acknowledging applications received on 12th June so don't worry yet.....
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I sent mine the 11th and it arrived on 19th (according to the pre-ack) and I still haven't received ack. According to the latest email they are acknowledging applications received on 12th June so don't worry yet.....
Well, we sent ours 1st June and have heard nothing!!!!
Think our form is being used as a coffee mat!
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Originally Posted by MillsyandtheTroop
Well, we sent ours 1st June and have heard nothing!!!!
Think our form is being used as a coffee mat!
I am starting to get slightly paranoid too.... "I'm going slightly mad!!!!

Have to laugh or might cry!!!

We'll both have news tomorrow for sure -don't hold your breath you might go a funny shade of blue!

Patience is indeed a golden virtue
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Hi Laura, just been reading the ack. letter again and nowhere does it say 3 months, just that a co will be allocated asap but they have had a lot of applications and you can front load health and police checks if you want to try to speed things up. hope this helps but it seems pretty random as to how long you wait for a co especially if you look at April and May's applicants but i'm hazarding a guess form other postings that if all is ok and front loaded some people are not getting co but the full visa instead.Fingers still crossed for your ack. Babs.
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Hi Laura, just been reading the ack. letter again and nowhere does it say 3 months, just that a co will be allocated asap but they have had a lot of applications and you can front load health and police checks if you want to try to speed things up. hope this helps but it seems pretty random as to how long you wait for a co especially if you look at April and May's applicants but i'm hazarding a guess form other postings that if all is ok and front loaded some people are not getting co but the full visa instead.Fingers still crossed for your ack. Babs.
It would appear that the 3 months timescale was given via an agent - so I guess this answers my question. Phew.....

April and May are mostly approx 4 weeks aren't they? Hopefully some June applicants will start to get CO's by end of month then we will be able to estimate our timescales.

I've even crossed parts of me I thought were impossible!!!!

My eyes are crossed from constantly reading BE and emails It has got so bad that I have unsubscribed from all threads so that I don't have false hope when logging on to my emails. This morning I had 27 from BE threads..... Oops must be posting too often

Laura xx
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