UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Nov 18th 2018, 2:21 pm
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Originally Posted by ChloMaher91
Application is for my Fiance with myself as the sponsor. (Hoping he can return to the UK with me in December!)

Country Applying From: Sydney, Australia
Type of Visa applied: Settlement Marriage (fiance)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority with Passport Pass-back service
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Online Application submitted: 05 October 2018
Bio-Metrics submitted: 09 October 2018
Documents Received at Sheffield: 16 October 2018
E-mail Received: "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 26 October 2018
Original Documents Received back: Week commencing 29/10/2018 (we were away so not sure of the exact day)
Sponsor Contacted: Not Yet
Decision Made E-mail received: Not Yet

Currently 24 business days since Bio-Metrics were submitted...
Originally Posted by ChloMaher91
Decision Made E-mail received: TODAY! 13th November 2018.
We need to take my Fiance's visa in to a VFS office to find out the decision (because we used the Pass-Back service and kept the Passport with us during the process).

Fingers crossed for good news!
Currently 25 business days since Bio-metrics were submitted...

Decision Made : still pending (29 Business days from bio-metrics)

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Old Nov 18th 2018, 11:06 pm
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Country applying from: Vietnam
Type of visa applied for: Settlement Visa - Spouse (wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority:None Priority
Office Location Processing Visa:Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online:30/08/2018
Date Biometrics Taken:05/09/2018
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield:04/09/2018 via Royal Mail
It’s 25 working days sine date of Application,but I still

Hear absolutely nothing from Sheffield or VFS.Very worries but keep my finger crossEd
**Updated**
Document returned 24-10-2018
Got a phone called from vfs today 19/11/2018
Will pick up passport tomorrow
Its 53 working days sine Biometrics

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Old Nov 19th 2018, 8:28 am
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Type: Settlement Spouse Wife (from USA)
Online application: 01/08/2018
Bio-metrics: 27/08/2018
Documents Shipped: 30/08/2018
Confirmation of receipt in Sheffield: 03/09/2018
Status Email Recieved "Awaiting Decision:" 11/10/2018 (28WD)
Status Email (that I did not request btw) "Escalated:" 14/11/2018 (52WD)
Status Email Recieved "Decision made:" 16/11/2018 (54WD)
Email "Documents Dispatched:" Awaiting
Passport Returned: Awaiting

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Old Nov 21st 2018, 2:24 am
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Applying from: Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Visa: Spouse (Non priority)
Online application: 29 October 2018
Biometrics (TLScontact): 08 November 2018
Visa Processing Center: Pretoria, South Africa
Date application received by UKVI: *checked on TLScontact account.

....​​​​​​And so my watch begins...
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Old Nov 21st 2018, 10:07 am
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Country applying from: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Husband)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Date Application Submitted Online: 11 September 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 19 September 2018
Date Documents sent to Sheffield: 26 September 2018
Date Documents received in Sheffield: 27 September 2018
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": None
Documents returned : 21 November 2018
Decision Made Email: 21 November 2018
Passport Collected: 21 November 2018

Visa granted! 53 working days from biometrics.
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Application location: Manila, Philippines
Priority or Non-Priority: Priority (projected time 30 business days)
Online application: 5 October 2018
Bio-metrics and documents scanned at VFS: 12 October 2018
Documents sent to Sheffield: 9 October 2018
Documents receeived in Sheffield: 10 October 2018
Documents returned to sponsor: 18 October 2018
Confirmation email of application being prepared for consideration ECO: 5 November 2018
Decision made email: None from both VFS and Sheffield
Passport returned via courier: 22 November 2018

Visa approved! 29 working days from biometrics to passport returned.

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Old Nov 26th 2018, 10:29 pm
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Type of visa applied for: Spouse settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority, New Delhi, India
Bio-metrics taken: 25 Oct 2018
--Documents sent from UK--
Documents sent to Sheffield: 01 Nov. 2018
Documents received at Sheffield: 02 Nov.2018
Acknowledgment Email from UKVI: None
Documents returned: 08 Nov. 2018
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 15 Nov.2018
Sponsor contacted by UKVI : Not yet
Case not straightforward email - Not yet
Decision made email from UKVI: Not yet
The processed visa application for GWFXXXXXXXXX will be delivered to the chosen address message received : Not yet
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[left]Application location: Melbourne, Australia
Priority or Non-Priority: Non priority
Online application: 20th July 2018
Bio-metrics and documents scanned at VFS: 25th July 2018
Documents sent to Sheffield: 26th July 2018
Documents receeived in Sheffield: 1st August 2018
Documents returned to sponsor: 10th August 2018
Confirmation email of application being prepared for consideration ECO:
Decision made email: 8th November 2018
Passport returned to VFS office: Still waiting

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Originally Posted by 4LUV
Country applying from: Louisiana, USA
Type of visa applied for: Fiance Settlement Visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority (expected 30 BD)
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: Oct 25, 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: Oct 31, 2018
Date documents were forwarded to UKVI: Oct 31, 2018.
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: Nov 5, 2018
Email stating from paying online "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": Nov 6, 2018.
Decision Made Email: Not yet Received
Document and passport received: Not yet Recieved
Your online application has been received at the UK Decision Making Centre. Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer. NOV 27TH 2018
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Country applying from: USA
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority or Non-Priority: Priority
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 28/09/2018
Date documents were forwarded to UKVI: 5/10/2018.
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: N/A received in New York 6/10/18 (confirmed this is normal with UKVI and VFS despite trying to send to Sheffield).
Email stating from paying online "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": Not yet received.
Decision Made Email: Not yet Received
Document and passport received: Not yet Recieved
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Old Nov 28th 2018, 12:34 am
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Country applying from Nigeria
Type of visa applied for Settlement Visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority (expected 30 BD)
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: Oct 29, 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: Oct 31, 2018
Date documents were forwarded to UKVI: Oct 31, 2018.
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: Nov 7, 2018
Documents returned to sponsor: Awaiting
Email stating from paying online "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": Nov 15, 2018.
Decision Made Email: Awaiting
Document and passport received: Awaiting

currently 20WD post-Biometrics

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UPDATE
Type: Settlement Spouse Wife (from USA)
Online application: 01/08/2018
Bio-metrics: 27/08/2018
Documents Shipped: 30/08/2018
Confirmation of receipt in Sheffield: 03/09/2018
Status Email Recieved "Awaiting Decision:" 11/10/2018 (33WD)
Status Email (that I did not request btw) "Escalated:" 14/11/2018 (57WD)
Email Recieved "Decision made:" 20/11/2018 (61WD)
Passport SHIPPED per UPS: 26/11/2018 (65WD)

Recieved 67WD since Biometrics
VISA APPROVED 26/11/2018 - 26/12/2018!!

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Country applying from: TLS VI Lagos, Nigeria
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: Sep 17, 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: Sep 21, 2018
Documents sent to Sheffield: Oct 3, 2018
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: Oct 4, 2018
Confirmation email of application being prepared for consideration by an ECO: Oct15, 2018.
Email requesting for additional information (Bank Statement of April confirm March salary to be supplied within 10 working days) Nov 14, 2018
Additional information sent to them: Nov 15, 2018
Documents returned to sponsor: Awaiting
Decision Made Email: Awaiting
Document and passport received: Awaiting
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Originally Posted by Happykris
Country applying from: Philippines (Manila)
Type of visa applied for: Settlement Visa (Husband)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 19 October 2018
Biometrics Taken : 24 October 2018
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: 26 October2018
Email stating: "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 14 November 2018
Documents sent back to us : 03 November 2018
Decision Made Email: Not yet
Document and passport received: Not yet
Update:
Decision made: 29 November 2018
Outcome: Awaiting

26 BD from biometrics to decision made
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Country applying from: Melbourne, Australia
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Husband)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: OCT 20 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: OCT 22 2018
Date documents were forwarded to UKVI: OCT 24 2018
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: OCT 25 2018
Email stating from paying online "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": NOV 9 2018
Decision Made Email: NOV 29 2018
Document and passport received: Collecting DEC 3 2018

28 BD from biometrics to decision made
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