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Old Dec 20th 2017, 6:01 am
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City/Country applying from: Melbourne, Australia
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority : Priority
Date application submitted: 26 October 2017
Date biometrics taken: 9 November 2017 Melbourne, Australia
Date documents were sent to Sheffield: 9 November 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: Unknown

Email confirmation received: Never Received

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks

Decision made email: 5th December (Visa granted)

Date your visa was received: 20th December
Processing time from biometrics to decision email: 18 working days.
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Old Dec 21st 2017, 3:26 pm
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Originally Posted by roja77 View Post
Visa type: PRIORITY Settlement visa
Country applied from: Ahmedabad, India
Biometrics : 20th November 2017
Documents sent to UKVI: 20th november 2017
Confirmation email from Sheffield: 21st November
Documents received back from UKVI: Not applicable
Text msg from VFS to collect passport: waiting
Passport collect: waiting🙏
Update call to UKVI-21/12/2017
Informed that decision is made .
Asked to wait for 10 days for the passport.
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Old Dec 27th 2017, 7:22 pm
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Originally Posted by roja77 View Post
Update call to UKVI-21/12/2017
Informed that decision is made .
Asked to wait for 10 days for the passport.
Final Update:
Email to inform of decision taken: never received
Text and call from VFS for passport collection: 27/12/2017
😊😊Visa granted😊😊
From: 22/12/2017-21/01/2018
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Old Jan 3rd 2018, 10:32 am
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City/Country applying from: Adelaide, Australia
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Wife + 3 Child/Dependant visas
Priority/Non-Priority : Priority
Date application submitted: 21 November 2017
Date biometrics taken: 22 November 2017
Date documents were sent to Sheffield: 22 November 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: Unknown

Email confirmation received: Never Received

Projected timeline given: None

Decision made email: Never received

Date your visa was received: 3 January
Processing time from biometrics to decision email: 20ish business days
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City/Country applying from: San Antonio, USA
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority : Priority
Date application submitted: 27 December 2017
Date biometrics taken: 28 December 2017
Date documents were sent to Sheffield: 3 January 2018 (note: we used a lawyer in London so sent documents to him on 28 December, New Years day, a weekend and 2 day shipping meant he received documents on 2nd Jan. He sent on to Sheffield on 3rd January)
Date documentation was received by UKVI: xxx

Email confirmation received: xxx

Projected timeline given: xxx

Decision made email: xxx

Date your visa was received: xxx
Processing time from biometrics to decision email: xxx

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country applied from :vietnam
visa type: fiance / non-priority
date application submited {online or in person}: 22 september
Date biometrics taken: 6 oct
date documentation was received by UKIV :15 oct
decison made email: waiting
Text msg from VFS to collect passport: waiting
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Old Jan 5th 2018, 5:46 pm
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UK Spouse Visa - Non-Priority

Country applying from: Melbourne, Australia

Application submitted: 15/09/2017 (online in UK by Solictor)

Biometrics taken: 25/09/2017 (VFS centre, Melbourne)

Decision made email: None

Passport/Visa received: 21/12/2017

Total time from Biometrics: 64 business days

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Old Jan 5th 2018, 10:44 pm
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City/Country applying from: San Antonio, USA
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority : Priority
Date application submitted: 27 December 2017
Date biometrics taken: 28 December 2017
Date documents were sent to Sheffield: 3 January 2018 (note: we used a lawyer in London so sent documents to him on 28 December, New Years day, a weekend and 2 day shipping meant he received documents on 2nd Jan. He sent on to Sheffield on 3rd January)
Date documentation was received by UKVI: Unknown

Email confirmation received: 5 Jan 2018

Projected timeline given: 12 Weeks

Decision made email: xxx

Date your visa was received: xxx
Processing time from biometrics to decision email: xxx
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City/Country applying from: Bangkok, Thailand
Type of visa applied for: Spousal Settlement Visa, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority : non-priority
Date application submitted: 10th October 2017
Date bio-metrics taken: 16th October 2017
Date documents were scanned: 16th October 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: 16th October 2017

Email confirmation received: 27th October 2017

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks

Decision made email: 7th January 2018
Email from VFS stating visa has been processed: 7th January 2018

Date your visa was received: 10th January 2018
Processing time from Bio-metrics date: 60 working days

Visa Granted!!!!!!!

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Old Jan 11th 2018, 9:48 pm
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City/Country applying from: Melbourne, Australia
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority : Priority
Date application submitted: 1 December 2017
Date bio-metrics taken: 6 December 2017
Date documentation were sent to UKVI: 6 December 2017 (scanning service)

Email confirmation received: 6 December 2017 (generic email confirming preparation for ECO etc...)

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks

Decision made email: never received

Called UKVI on 11 January 2018 & found out that a decision was made on 21 December 2017...

Email/text from VFS: not received
Date your visa was received: still waiting

So only took 11 business days for the decision to be made, although I'm still waiting to get my passport back! Will update when I can.

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Application location: Vancouver Canada
Application status: Priority
Online application: 17 November 2017
Bio-metrics and documents scanned at VFS: 20 November 2017
Confirmation of receipt of online application: 21 November 2017
Decision made: 11 January 2018
Passport collected with approved visa: 12 January 2018

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ity/Country applying from: Trinidad and Tobago
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Wife
Priority/Non-Priority : Non-Priority
Date application submitted: 10th October 2017
Date biometrics taken: 17th October 2017
Date documents were sent to Sheffield: 17th October 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: Don’t know- VAC sent it for us

Email confirmation received: 27th October 2017

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks

Decision made email: 11th January 3018

Date your visa was received: Awaiting delivery to home but trackable. Est. Delivery tomorrow!
Decision:
Processing time:

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Old Jan 17th 2018, 9:57 am
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Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Visa Type: Spouse Settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Online Application Submitted: 16th October 2017
Date of Biometrics Appointment: 23rd October 2017
Office Processing Visa: Sheffield
Documents Sent to UKVI: 30th October 2017
Email Confirming Receipt of Documents: 2nd November 2017
Timeline Given: 12 weeks
Supporting documents returned: NOT YET RECEIVED
Decision made email: 16th January 2018
Passport Collected: 17th January 2018

Email confirmation -> Decision made Email: 51 working days
Vignette Dates: 19th January - 18th February 2018
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Old Jan 19th 2018, 2:02 am
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City/Country applying from: Kazakhstan
Visa: Settlement - wife
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Online application submitted- 27.09.2017
Date Bio-metrics taken: 20.10.2017
Supporting documents received by UKVI: 23.10.2017
Email Confirming Application at UK Decision Making Centre: 30.10.2017
Decision made notification email: never received. Phoned visa office. They said decision was made on 11.01.2018
Decision made: 11.01.2018
Email to collect passport from centre: 16.01.2018
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Old Jan 19th 2018, 3:04 pm
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Application submitted: Spouse visa settlement (Husband)
Priority / non priority: (Non priority app)
Online app : 17/10/2017
Biometrics: Islamabad Pakistan: 23/10/17
Supporting documents sent to Sheffield: same day 23/10/2017
Acknowledgement email and supporting documents received from Sheffield 31/10/2017
Projected timeline given: 12 weeks
No emails received in between, no on hold or not straight forward email, no emails requesting additional info.
Emailed UKVI for an update on: 15/01/2018 (12th week) was told a decision was made on 10/01/2018 and to wait for official email and passport collection, it’s been 6 days but have not received a decision made email or sms to collect a passport.

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