UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Dec 5th 2017, 8:47 am
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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: didn't get one
Date your visa was received: 05/12/2017 (Yet to see the wife's passport/vignette dates)
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Old Dec 5th 2017, 8:53 pm
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Country: Nigeria
Type of application: Settlement(wife) but we put in Settlement(marriage) - mistake
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Application Submitted: September, 28 2017
Biometrics Taken: October 4, 2017
Application received by UK Immigration: October 5, 2017
Office processing visa: Sheffield
Documents sent to UKVI : October 10, 2017
Documents received UKVI: October 11, 2017
My wife discovered the mistake made in the application type. Wrote them a letter explaining the error and asking them for the IHS link : October 24, 2017
Got an email requesting for payment for the IHS : November 22, 2017
Decision made email : December 1, 2017
Collection Email: December 4, 2017
Date visa was received: December 5, 2017
30-day Vignette: December 4, 2017 -> January 4, 2018
Processing time (Biometrics->Decision): 42 business days
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Old Dec 6th 2017, 2:19 pm
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Update Dec. 6

[QUOTE=mvk;12371054]Joined: Oct 2017
Location: New York City

City/Country applying from: NYC, USA
Type of visa applied for: Spousal Settlement Visa, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority : Non-priority
Date application submitted: 23 October 2017
Date biometrics taken: 27 October 2017 (Long Island City)
Date documents were sent to Sheffield: 27 October 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: 30 October 2017

Email confirmation received: 1 November 2017

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks
Date Decision was made: 27 November 2017

Decision made email: 30 November 2017 - Visa Approved!

Date your visa was received: 1 December 2017
Processing time from VSF confirmation email to decision email: 22 working days!
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Old Dec 6th 2017, 3:02 pm
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Update December 6, 2017

City/Country of application: Toronto, Canada
Type of visa applied for: Spousal settlement Visa, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-priority
Date application was submitted: 18 August 2017
Date biometrics taken: 28 August 2017
Date documents were received at Sheffield: 11 September 2017
Email saying there was a delay/not straightforward application: 14 November 2017
Email saying documents were shipped: 4 December 2017
Approved Visa Received: 5 December 2017
72 working days
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Old Dec 6th 2017, 3:39 pm
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Country: Kenya
Visa: Spouse Settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Online Application submitted: 30th Oct 2017
Date biometrics taken: 2nd Nov 2017
Office processing visa: Pretoria
Documents received UKVI: 3rd Nov 2017
Decision made email: waiting
Date your visa was received: waiting
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Old Dec 6th 2017, 5:22 pm
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City/Country applying from: Virginia, USA
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Fiancee
Priority/Non-Priority : Non-priority
Date application submitted: 1 August 2017
Date biometrics taken: 10 August 2017 Chesapeake, VA
Date documents were sent to Sheffield: 14 August 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: 16 August 2017

Email confirmation received: 16 August 2017

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks
Not straightforward email: 27 October 2017
Escalation: 1 December 2017, followed by 2nd not straightforward email
Sponser employer/sponser contacted: No

Decision made email: 6 December 2017

Date your visa was received: should be 8 December 2017
Processing time from biometrics to decision email: 86 business days
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Old Dec 10th 2017, 11:53 pm
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Country: Sydney, Australia
Visa: Spouse settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Application submitted: 26 Oct 17
Date biometrics taken: 1 nov 17
Office processing visa: Sheffield
Documents sent to UKVI : 1 nov 17
Date your visa was received: 8 dec 17
27 business days from date biometrics were taken and documents were submitted
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Old Dec 11th 2017, 5:07 am
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Hi guys,
My timeline: (spouse visa - wife)
Application location: Viet Nam
Application status: non-Priority
Bio-metrics and documents scanned at VFS: 20 Sept 2017
Confirmation of receipt in Sheffield: 25 Sept 2017
Decision made: Awaiting
(77 days)
Project time given: 12 weeks ( 90 days )

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Old Dec 11th 2017, 10:10 am
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VISA granted 8th Dec

Originally Posted by asadq7
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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Old Dec 12th 2017, 4:36 pm
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Timeline: Country - Nigeria
Visa Type - Settlement (Priority)
26th October - Biometrics
26th October - Documents to Sheffield
27th October - Application received at Sheffield
31st October - Additional Documents sent to Sheffield
28th November - Email to Sheffield for update
6th December - Email to Pay dependants IHS (Payment made same day)
10th of December - Decision Email from TLS Contact (On a Sunday @ 11:39 am)
11th December- Email from TLS Contact to pick up passports
Processing time from date of Biometrics to Decision - 31 Working Days
Processing time from date of Biometrics to Passport pickup - 32 Working days
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Old Dec 13th 2017, 1:06 pm
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Country applying from: India
Type of visa applied for: Settlement spouse Visa
Priority/Non-Priority : Non Priority
Date application submitted online: 19th May
Date biometrics taken: 30th May
Date documents sent to Sheffield: 8th June
Documents received in Sheffield: 9th June
Email from Sheffield Stating your Application has been received in Sheffield: 23rd June
Documents returned: 30th June
Application not straightforward email from Sheffield: 18th August
My spouse got a call from Sheffield (INTERVIEW): 9th September
Got an email from Sheffield stating We aim to make a decision on your application before 31 October: 25th September
Status Check Email .1 (Reply: awaiting a decision): 17th October
Email from Sheffield stating We are still working on your application: 30th October
Application not straightforward email from Sheffield (AGAIN) : 4th November
Status Check Email .2 (Reply: awaiting a decision): 9th November
Status Check Email .3 (Reply: awaiting a decision..... ESCALATED) : 17th November
Email from Sheffield stating We aim to make a decision as soon as possible: 21st November
Status Check Email (Reply: awaiting a decision): 28 November

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Old Dec 14th 2017, 5:49 pm
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Hi guys,

Application location: Dubai
Nationality: Filipino
Application status: non-Priority (wife-settlement)
Bio-metrics and documents scanned at VFS dubai: Nov. 14, 2017
Confirmation of receipt in Sheffield: documents was sent in British embassy in Abu dhabi not sheffield
Decision made: December 4, 2017
Passport was asked back: December 5, 2017
Passport gave back at VFS: December 10, 2017
Date your visa was received: December 14, 2017
22 business days from date bio metrics were taken and documents were submitted
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Old Dec 17th 2017, 9:27 pm
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Visa type: spouse/ partner
Location: Jeddah Saudi Arabia
Nationality: Yemen
Date of biometrics: 15th of October 2017
Confirmation application received at center 16th October 2017
Decision made: 13th December 2017
Email to collect documents: 14th December 2017
Passport collected with approved visa: 14th December 2017

Total: 43 working days from 16th October
Visa valid for 30 days

Best of luck for all.

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Old Dec 18th 2017, 10:17 am
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City/Country of application: Shanghai CHina
Type of visa applied for: Spousal settlement Visa, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-priority (they say priority not available)
Date application was submitted: 11th Oct 2017
Date biometrics taken: 11 Oct 2017
Date documents were received at Sheffield: 25 Oct 2017
Timeline given 60 working days
Approved Visa Received: Still Waiting
So far 50 working days
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Old Dec 19th 2017, 4:48 pm
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BACK FOR UPDATE:
Bio and scaned docs sent and recieved : 25/9/2017
( no email decision made )
( email said the result sent to uk application centre : 18/12/2017 )
Visa approved : 19/12/2017
Fingers crossed everyone
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