UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Sep 3rd 2018, 2:11 pm
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Country applying from: Jamaica
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: July 21st, 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: July 27th, 2018
Date Documents sent to Sheffield: July 27th, 2018
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: July 30th, 2018
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": August 28 2018 ( very late)
Escalation: Not done yet but, as it's reaching 30 working days, might be escalating soon
Decision Made Email: Pending

Total Processing Time: 26 BD since Biometrics
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Old Sep 4th 2018, 8:31 am
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Country applying from : Nigeria Lagos

Type : settlement fiancé visa

Priority : No

Date of application : 17/03/2018

Biometrics : 21/03/2018

Documents sent : 31/03/2018

Documents received email: 13/04/2018

Application not straightforward : 14/06/2018

Email requesting payment of IHS Fee : 25/06/2018 (payment done immediately)

Escalation by MP : 18/07/2018

Escalation by email 1 : 19/07/2018

Escalation by phone call : 25/07/2018

Escalation by email 2 : 09/08/2018

Escalation by email 3 : 17/08/2018

MP reply confirming visa approved : 21/08/2018

Decision made email : 23/08/2018

Ready for collection email : 24/08/2018

Passport picked : 03/09/2018

Visa dated from : 21/08/2018 - 21/02/2019
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Country applying from: Vancouver, Canada
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 21 August 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 23 August 2018
Date Documents received at Sheffield: 24 August 2018 (Scanned by VFS)
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": Waiting
Decision Made Email: Waiting
Passport Returned: Waiting
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Old Sep 6th 2018, 12:21 am
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Originally Posted by IsItSconOrScone
Country applying from: USA
Type of visa applied for: Spouse - Settlement (Husband)
Priority/Non Priority: Priority
Office location processing your visa: Sheffield, UK
Projected timeline given: Waiting

Date application submitted (online): July 16th, 2018
Date of biometrics (USCIS): July 24th, 2018
Application submitted via UPS (VFS Round-trip Courier): July 24th, 2018.
Documents received at Sheffield (Delivery confirmation): Waiting
ECO assigned: Waiting
Decision made email: Waiting
Documents returned - Waiting

APPROVED!

Date application submitted (online): July 16th, 2018
Date of biometrics (USCIS): July 24th, 2018
Application submitted via UPS (VFS Round-trip Courier): July 24th, 2018.
Documents received at Sheffield (Delivery confirmation): July 27th, 2018.
ECO assigned: July 27th, 2018.
Decision made email: September 3rd, 2018
Documents returned - September 5th, 2018


Biometrics to decison made e-mail: 29 business days (including 1 bank holiday)
Biometrics to visa received: 31 business days.

Vignette on my birthday!!!! Thank you ECO LOL!!!! Woohoo
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Old Sep 6th 2018, 11:37 am
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Country: USA (Seattle)
Visa: Settlement - Spouse (Wife)
Priority: Yes
Visa office: Sheffield, UK

Biometrics (USCIS Seattle): 15 Jun 18
Documents at Sheffield (ParcelForce): 20 June 2018
Email "prepared for consideration by ECO": 27 Jun 18
Email "did not include airway bill": 27 Jun 18
Call to escalate after 30bd: twice, no reply

Email "decision made": 3 Sep
Documents returned (to UK): 5 Sep
Passport received (UPS): 5 Sep

(48th bd from "application being prep'd for ECO" email.)

Visa valid from: 10 Sep
BRP pickup from: 17 Sep
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Old Sep 7th 2018, 12:57 am
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Country applying from: Canada (Toronto)
Type of visa applied for: Spouse - Settlement (Unmarried Partner)
Priority/Non Priority: Priority
Office location processing your visa: Sheffield, UK
Projected timeline given: 8-10 weeks

Date application submitted (online): July 16th, 2018
Date of biometrics: July 19th, 2018
Documents received at Sheffield (Delivery confirmation): N/A
ECO assigned email: August 22, 2018
Escalation email (30 business days): August 30, 2018
Escalation email received (and sent to correct department): August 30, 2018
Request for more information: N/A *never asked for more information
Decision made email: Never received
Documents returned email: September 5, 2018
Document pick-up: September 6, 2018
Approved! *
35 business days from biometrics to passport pick-up.

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Old Sep 7th 2018, 11:37 am
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City/Country applying from: China Shenyang
Type of visa applied for: Settlement (husband)
Priority/Non-Priority : Non-Priority
Date On-Line application submitted: 26 December 2017
Date biometrics taken: 28 December 2017
Date documentation was received by UKVI: 3 January 2018
Being prepared by ECO email: 23 January 2018
Date documentation was sent back from UKVI: 26 January 2018
"Not Straightforward" email received: 20 March 2018
Received call from Home Office calling both sponsor and employer confirming the employment and general details: 22 March 2018
1st Escalated by email to UKVI:19 April 2018
Email from Home Office stating application in final stages :26 April 2018
2nd Escalated by email to UKVI:25 May 2018
Email from Home Office stating unable to make a decision within usual timescale:4 June 2018
Sent online complain: 1 July 2018
Received repaly about the complain said due to my medical condition,my husband application be completed as a matter of priority: 12 July 2018
3nd Escalated by email to UKVI:17 July 2018
Received refuse letter: 21 July 2018
Made complain about the refuse letter:2 August 2018
Received email about refuse decision had been overturned: 21 August 2018
Resubmitted passport to Visa Application Centre: 22 August 2018
Received passport with visa:1 September 2018
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Old Sep 8th 2018, 3:04 am
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Originally Posted by nur78
Country applying from: Malaysia
Type of visa applied for: Settlement +1 dependent
Priority/Non Priority: Priority
Office location processing your visa: Sheffield, UK
Projected timeline given: 6 weeks (30 Working Days Priority)
Date application submitted (online): 5th june 2018
Date biometrics taken : 6th june 2018
Documents received at Sheffield (Delivery confirmation): June 08th june 2018
ECO assigned: 14thJune 2018
Escalated 1- Called UKVI - 27th july 2018
Email from UKVI on 24th July -
The application is in the final processing stages and a decision will be made soon. Further Investigation is required and you
will be contacted directly once concluded.
8th August- contacted MP and she spoke to HO and
told me that the application is now in the final stages and you should not have to wait too much longer.
13thJune 2018- contacted again MP and she told me decission will be made soon
Documents received: Never received

50 working days since biometric date
update
27th August’2018- Received email to collect the passport. Finally after 58 working DAYS - APPROVED! Vignette-21th august-20th september’18-
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Old Sep 8th 2018, 11:12 am
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City/Country applying from: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Type of visa applied for: Settlement for my wife and her 2 children
Priority/Non-Priority : Non-Priority
Date On-Line application submitted: 6 June 2018
Date biometrics taken: 13 June 2018
Date documentation was received by UKVI: 21 June 2018
Date documentation was sent back from UKVI: 19 July 2018
ALL 3 VISAS APPROVED
Received passport with visa: 7 September 2018
Number of business days since documentation received in Sheffield: 55 BD
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Old Sep 8th 2018, 8:08 pm
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City/Country applying from: Lagos, Nigeria
Type of visa applied for: Settlement for wife
Priority/Non-Priority : Priority
Date On-Line application submitted: 7th July 2018
Date biometrics taken: 13th July 2018 at TLS CONTACT V.I
Date supporting documents was sent to Sheffield: 17th July 2018 (sent to my husband in the UK by FEDEX from Nigeria, who then used royal mail to send to Sheffield)
Date application was acknowledged by UKVI: 30TH July 2018
Received Mail requesting for one additional document: 24th August 2018
Document scanned and sent to email provided: 24th August 2018, same day .
Date mail received saying decision has been made: 3rd September 2018
Date Passport and visa collected: 4th September 2018

Total processing time: 52 days ( 36 Working days)
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Old Sep 8th 2018, 8:26 pm
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Mine was submitted on 3rd June 18
biometrics 20th of june
decision was made on 7th September
12 weeks total time from submission
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Old Sep 9th 2018, 9:47 am
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Originally Posted by Mo1995
Re: UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT
Country applying from: Bangladesh, Sylhet
Type of visa applied for: Spouse settlement visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: non-Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 19th of june. Solictor did it
Date Biometrics Taken: 27th June
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: ?
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 3rd of August
Decision Made Email: Waiting

52 days since biometrics
15 days since email stating that ECO is preparing for consideration




decision made. No email, when I called they told me that decision has been made. 03/09
wife will pick it up tomorrow. So decision unknown.

50 working days since biometrics. (Excluding the 2 bank holidays)
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Old Sep 9th 2018, 6:46 pm
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Country applying from: USA (Miami)
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Wife)
Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 6 August 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 9 August 2018
Documents sent by UPS to Sheffield: 9 August 2018
Date Documents received at Sheffield: 13 August 2018
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 15 August 2018
Decision Made Email: ...
Documents returned: ...
Approval: ??
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Old Sep 10th 2018, 3:43 am
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Originally Posted by Mo1995



decision made. No email, when I called they told me that decision has been made. 03/09
wife will pick it up tomorrow. So decision unknown.

50 working days since biometrics. (Excluding the 2 bank holidays)
visa approved. 51 WORKINGING DAYS FROM BIOMETRIC
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Old Sep 10th 2018, 6:01 pm
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Country applying from: Bogota, Colombia
Type of visa applied for: Fiance Settlement Visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 11 July 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 13 July 2018
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 14 August 2018
Escalation: 4 September 2018
Decision Made Email: Still Waiting...

It has been 41 business days since biometrics appointment (not including bank holidays).
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