UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Nov 2nd 2017, 3:57 pm
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UPDATE

Applying from: Brisbane, Australia
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority

Date application submitted: Online September 18, 2017

Date biometrics taken: September 22, 2017

Date documentation was received by UKVI: September 25, 2017 (scanned via VFS)

Email confirmation received: September 25 2017
Office location processing your visa: Sheffield, UK

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks

Email from VISAINFOSHEFO: 02/11/2017: Stating received my receipt however they have no supporting documents and to please scan everything myself within 5 days.
(even though I scanned at VFS Global in Brisbabe on September 22 which they clearly lost).
Sent scanned documents myself: 03/11/2017

Result - Still waiting
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Old Nov 2nd 2017, 9:44 pm
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Country: Pakistan
Visa: Spouse Settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Application submitted: 5th Sept 17
Date biometrics taken: 7th Sept 17
Office processing visa: Sheffield
Documents sent to UKVI : 11th Sept 17
Documents received UKVI: 12th Sept 17
Email saying received at UKVI: n/a
Timeline given: n/a
Supporting documents returned: 2 weeks from received date
Decision made email:
Date your visa was received:
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Country Islamabad Pakistan
Application date 08/08/2017
Biometrics 15/08/2017
Document sent to Sheffield 17/08/2017 email from UK Visa received 21st of September 2017 email received from UK Visa Sheffield confirmation of documents 26th of September 2017 email received from VFS Global to collectect passport on the 27/10/2017 No email from Sheffield whatsoever I wish you luck guys
Decision made email:no email From Sheffield
Date your visa was received:27/10/2017
Decision made email:27/10/2017

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Old Nov 5th 2017, 8:10 pm
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Applying from: Bangkok, Thailand
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority

Date application submitted: Online September 5, 2017
Date biometrics taken: September 8, 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: September 11, 2017 (scanned via VFS)
Email confirmation received: September 11 2017(Email from VISAINFOSHEFO)
Office location processing your visa: Sheffield, UK
Projected timeline given: 12 weeks
Email chasing status : 30/10/17 (Is the application with an ECO etc and stating it is priority)
Email Reply :31/10/17 stating it is indeed 'awaiting decision'
SMS from UKVI stating application visa application processed and ready to pick up at VFS 2/11/17
Passport (posted) received immigration consultancy office 4/11/17
Result - Approved
Total time taken : 39 working days (from email docs received and being prepared etc etc)
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Applying from: Mumbai, India
Type of visa: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Date application submitted: Sept 22nd 2017 (online)
Date of appointment at VFS: Sept 29th 2017 (document scanned)
Email confirmation received: Oct 2nd 2017 (ECO assignment etc)
Office location processing your visa: Sheffield, UK
Projected timeline: up to 12 weeks
Processed application received by UK office: Nov 7th 2017
Result - Approved
Total time (ECO email to decision): 26 working days
Total time (application online to receipt of passport): 34 working days

Looks like we got lucky!
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Old Nov 9th 2017, 2:38 am
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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 twice.
Received email from UKVI on 25/09/2017 saying they aim to make decision before 31/10/2017.
Received decision made email from UKVI and TLS on 07/11/2017.
Received passport ready for collection on 09/11/2017.
Collected passport with Visa approved today (144 working days/ 29 weeks)
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Old Nov 9th 2017, 5:42 am
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My timeline below:
Online application:4 April
Biometric:10 April
Not straightforward email:11 July
31st oct email received :25 sep
Decision made email:waiting
Passport collection :waiting
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Old Nov 9th 2017, 9:37 am
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Country applying from: Morocco-Rabat
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Online application started: July 10, 2017
Online application payment: August 14, 2017
Travel date: November 2, 2017
Bio-metrics taken at TLScontact: August 18, 2017
Date documentation received by UKVI (tlscontact): August 23, 2017
Email Confirmation from Decision Making Centre (Shuffield): September 7, 2017
Decision made & ready for collection email: November 7, 2017

Date your visa was received: November 8, 2017
30-day Vignette: November 9, 2017 -> December 9, 2017
Processing time (Biometrics->Visa): 58 business days

Thank you so much for your help.
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Old Nov 9th 2017, 4:02 pm
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UK settlement spouse visa
Country: Pakistan
Visa type:standard
Date of online application: 19th august, 17
Biometrics: 24th August, 17
Confirmation email from Sheffield: 9th sept, 17
Original Documents returned:25th oct,17
Email received from UKVI ( visa processed): 8th nov, 17
Received passport: 9th November, 2017---- Visa Granted---

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Old Nov 11th 2017, 12:23 am
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Country applying from: USA
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Online application payment: October 21, 2017
Travel date: November 13, 2017
Bio-metrics: October 24, 2017
Date documentation received by UKVI: November 1, 2017
Email Confirmation from Documents received: November 1, 2017
Decision made & ready for collection email:

Date your visa was received:
30-day Vignette:
Processing time (Biometrics->Visa):
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Old Nov 13th 2017, 5:11 am
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Country: Pakistan
Visa: Spouse Settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Application submitted: 5th Sept 17
Date biometrics taken: 15th Sept 17
Documents sent to UKVI : 23rd Sept 17
Documents received UKVI: 25th Sept 17
Email saying received at UKVI: n/a
Not straightforward email: 9th O
Supporting documents returned: 2 weeks from received date
Decision made email:
Date your visa was received:
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Old Nov 14th 2017, 1:35 am
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Originally Posted by Pkbxi
VAC: India (Chandigarh) Spouse Visa (Non Priority)

Online Application: 15th August

Biometrics: 17th August

Supporting Documents sent to Sheffield: 22nd August

Recieved in Sheffield: 23rd August

Documents returned back: 16th September

Email to us to mention that ECO has acknowledged our application.

No further email to say that case is not straightforward blah blah.

Not heard back yet.

Good luck to all
Decision made 10th Novemeber. 59 working days.

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Old Nov 14th 2017, 4:19 am
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Country applying from: Toronto, Canada
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-priority - big mistake
Online application payment: August 18, 2017
Travel date: Fall 2017, hoping for sooner rather than later
Bio-metrics: August 28, 2017
Date documentation received by UKVI: September 11, 2017
Email Confirmation from Documents received: September, 2017
Email from UKVI received: today, November 14, 2017
Email stating that there was a delay in my visa processing time and the visa is not straight forward
Decision made & ready for collection email:

Date your visa was received:

Processing time: so far 56 buisness days
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Old Nov 14th 2017, 9:31 pm
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Originally Posted by Pkbxi
Decision made 10th Novemeber. 59 working days.
Visa approved 17/11/17 for 33 Months.

59 working days it took from Biometrics 18th August to Decision made on the 10th November
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Old Nov 15th 2017, 1:45 am
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Country: Pakistan
Visa: Spouse Settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Application submitted: 15th Sept 17
Date biometrics taken: 18th Sept 17
Office processing visa: Sheffield
Documents sent to UKVI : 22nd Sept 17
Documents received UKVI: 23 rd Sept 17
Email saying received at UKVI: n/a
Timeline given: n/a
Supporting documents returned: 3 weeks from received date
Decision made email:
Date your visa was received:
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