UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Feb 14th 2018, 7:30 am
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Type of Application: UK Spouse Settlement Visa / NON-PRIORITY
Country applying from: USA
Met Spouse: November 2012
Married: October 2017
Online App: 16 November 2017
Biometrics: 22 November 2017
Application Mailed via UPS: 24 November 2017
Application Delivered to Sheffield: 27 November 2017
Application Non-Straightforward Email: NONE RECEIVED
Decision-Made Email from UKVI: 14 February 2018



***61 working-days (excluding the 3 working days of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day) from Online Application to Decision-made Email

***54 working-days (excluding the 3 working days of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day) from Visa Package arrival in Sheffield to the estimated date of UPS delivery of my passport set for 16 February 2018.

Last edited by BEVS; Feb 15th 2018 at 4:54 pm. Reason: update
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Old Feb 14th 2018, 7:34 pm
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Country: Philippines
Visa: WIFE Settlement with 1 Dependent
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Application submitted online: 21st January
Date biometrics taken: 12th February
Sms Received Docs. forwarded to UKVI: 12th Feb.
Documents sent via post to Sheffield: 9th Feb.
Documents received via post Sheffield: 12th Feb.
Email saying Docs. received at UKVI: tbc
Office processing visa: Sheffield, UK
Timeline given: tbc
Original Docs. returned: tbc
Email from UKVI Pay for Dependent IHS: tbc
Sms Of Processed Visa from vfs: tbc
Email Of Processed Visa from UKVI: tbc
Date of Passports Delivery: tbc
Total waiting time: tbc

VISA SUCCESS/APPROVED: tbc

Specified date of entry: 25th May
Vignette validity: tbc

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Old Feb 15th 2018, 10:55 pm
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Success!!!

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: 4-5 Jan 2018

Email confirmation received: 5 Jan 2018

Projected timeline given: 12 Weeks

Decision made email: Feb 8th

Date your visa was received: Feb 12th
Processing time from biometrics to decision email: 24 working days
Processing time from biometrics to visa received: 26 working days
Decision: Approved!

Good luck everyone.
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Old Feb 16th 2018, 3:06 am
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Type of Application: Settlement Spouse Visa (non priority)
Country applying from: Gambia (Banjul)
Nationality: Wife is Pakistani Citizen
Online application: 6 November 2017
Biometrics: 10 November 2017
Package sent by TLS Contact Gambia same day as biometrics��
UKVI receipt of online application: 13-Nov-2017
Escalated on 60 days from biometrics��
Received the below email on: 7/02/2018

Thank you for your enquiry. We cannot give a time scale for when a decision will be made, however, please be assured that we are continuing to work on the application and will make a decision as soon as we are able to.

Non-Straight Forward email: No
Decision made email: 11/2/18
Passport return: 16/02/2018

APPROVED

Visa validity 02/02/2018 TO O4/03/2018

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Old Feb 16th 2018, 1:43 pm
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Type of Application: UK Spouse Settlement Visa / NON-PRIORITY
Country applying from: USA
Met Spouse: November 2012
Married: October 2017
Online App: 16 November 2017
Biometrics: 22 November 2017
Application Mailed via UPS: 24 November 2017
Application Delivered to Sheffield: 27 November 2017
Application Non-Straightforward Email: NONE RECEIVED
Decision-Made Email from UKVI: 14 February 2018
PASSPORT RECEIVED: 16 February 2018 VISA APPROVED



***61 working-days (excluding the 3 working days of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day) from Online Application to Decision-made Email

***54 working-days (excluding the 3 working days of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day) from Visa Package arrival in Sheffield to the date of UPS delivery of my passport on 16 February 2018, Visa Approved.

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Old Feb 17th 2018, 6:12 pm
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Originally Posted by SushiRoll
Applied from: USA
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority

Date application submitted: November 13 2017
 (online)
Date biometrics taken: November 24 2017 (San Francisco)

Date documentation was sent to Sheffield UKVI: November 29 2017 (mailed)
Receipt Confirmation of Online Application from UKVI: November 27 2017

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks (according to email)
Decision Email: Pending
Passport Delivery Date: Pending
Decision made email: 15th February
Passport Delivery Date 19/20th February

About 51 working days from package delivered to decision made (excluding bank holidays over Christmas).

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Old Feb 18th 2018, 1:15 pm
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Type of Application: UK Spouse Settlement Visa / NON-PRIORITY
Country applying from: Singapore
Married: February 2012
Child Born : August 14 (British Citizen)
Biometrics: March2017
Application Delivered to Sheffield: 9th May 2017
Application Non-Straightforward Email: Only after escalating in October
Decision-Made Email from UKVI: Still no decision made

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Old Feb 18th 2018, 2:20 pm
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Originally Posted by pk78
City/Country applying from: Singapore
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Unmarried Partner
Priority/Non-Priority : Non-Priority
Date On-Line application submitted: 9 Nov 2017
Date biometrics taken: 13 Nov 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: 13 Nov 2017
"Not Straightforward" email received: 5 Feb 2018 (exactly 12 weeks from documents received by UKVI)
Decision made email: Pending
Date your visa was received: Pending
Number of working days since documents received by UKVI: 61
Updates: Received SMS and email on 14 Feb 2018 from VFS that my processed application has been received. Went to the VFS centre to collect my documents. Approved! YEAH!
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Old Feb 19th 2018, 11:33 pm
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Originally Posted by SushiRoll
Decision made email: 15th February
Passport Delivery Date 19/20th February

About 51 working days from package delivered to decision made (excluding bank holidays over Christmas).
Visa approved!

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Old Feb 21st 2018, 12:09 am
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Country Applying From:Bangkok/Thailand
Type of visa: Settlement. Husband Born in the UK
Non Priority/Priority: Priority
Application Submitted: 28 Dec 2017
Biometrics : 05 Jan 2018
Email Confirming UKVI Received online Application: 18 Jan 18
Email documents received by UKVI : not had it yet
Documents Returned from UKVI : 15 Feb 18
Decision Made email : Not yet
Date Passport Returned : Not Yet
33 working day from biometrics

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Old Feb 21st 2018, 12:10 am
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Country Applying From:Bangkok/Thailand
Type of visa: Settlement. Husband Born in the UK
Non Priority/Priority: Priority
Application Submitted: 28 Dec 2017
Biometrics : 05 Jan 2018
Email Confirming UKVI Received online Application: 18 Jan 18
Email documents received by UKVI : not had it yet
Documents Returned from UKVI : 15 Feb 18
Decision Made email : Not yet
Date Passport Returned : Not Yet
33 working day from biometrics a

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Old Feb 21st 2018, 3:38 am
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City/Country applying from: Manila, Philippines
Type of visa applied for: Settlement, Marriage
Priority/Non-Priority : Non-Priority
Date On-Line application submitted: 29 Jan 2018
Date biometrics taken: 1 Feb 2018
Date documentation was received by UKVI: 12 Feb 2018
Decision made email: Awaiting result
Date your visa was received: TBC
Number of working days since documents received by UKVI: 9

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1st application:
Type of Application: UK Settlement Visa marriage / NON-PRIORITY
Country applying from: Singapore
Nationality: Philippines (Filipino)
Online App: 9 September 2017
Biometrics: 11 September 2017
Documents scanned in VFS: 11 September 2017
Application received in Sheffield: 11 September 2017
Application Non-Straightforward Email: NONE RECEIVED
Decision-Made Email from UKVI: NONE RECEIVED
PASSPORT RECEIVED: 20 December 2017 VISA REJECTED
Number of days processing: 72 days

2nd application:
Type of Application: UK Settlement Visa marriage / PRIORITY
Country applying from: Singapore
Nationality: Philippines (Filipino)
Online App: 29 January 2018
Biometrics: 31 January 2018
Documents sent to sheffield: 31 January 2018
Documents received in Sheffield: 7 February 2018
Application Non-Straightforward Email: NONE RECEIVED
Decision-Made Email from UKVI: NONE RECEIVED
PASSPORT RECEIVED: 22 February 2018 VISA APPROVED!!!!!
Number of days processing: 16 days

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Applied for: Priority spouse settlement visa

Applying from: Ghana

Application sent: 24th January 2018

Biometrics: 26th January 2018

Received by UKVI: 29th January 2018

Documents sent back: No

Decision made: No

No contact back since they received documents.
feeling very anxious.

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Old Feb 22nd 2018, 4:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Fashon
Country: Jamaica
Date biometrics taken: Dec 1 2017
Documents sent to Sheffield: Dec 1 2017
Type of visa: settlement (husband) non priority
Email confirmation from Sheffield: 4th Dec documents received.

On the 11th of December 3 emails received from Sheffield stating that:
* no proof of English language
* no tb test
* no return envelop.
P.s Jamaica is not in the listed country for tb or English Language proof so none was sent with supporting documents. A letter was sent by my wife of Dec 12 stating that Jamaica was no in list of required country for Those test so none was done.
No further communication from them.
60 working days timeline was given the day I did bio.
Days from bio date: 31 and counting
Visa approved: ***
Date passport returned: ***
56 days since biometrics and still waiting
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