UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Dec 6th 2018, 11:52 am
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Country applying from: New York, USA
Type of visa applied for: Unmarried Partner Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Online application submitted: 28 September 2018
Biometrics submitted: 1 October 2018
Documents sent to VFS Scanning Hub in NYC: 3 October 2018
Documents received at VFS Scanning Hub in NYC: 4 October 2018
Email Stating "Your documents are being prepared for consideration by an ECO.": 3 December 2018 (I emailed a week after documents were received and got a standard email saying they've received it.)
Decision made email: 6 December 2018
Documents & passport returned: Waiting.

49 working days from biometrics to decision made email. Pretty good for non-priority! Hopefully that doesn't mean it's bad news.

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Old Dec 7th 2018, 8:08 am
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[left]Application location: Sylhet, Bangladesh

Visa type: Settlement, Wife

Priority/Non-priority: Non-priority

Date of application: 16th July 2018

Biometrics submission: 19th July 2018

Documents sent: 19th July 2018

Documents received: 24th July 2018

Confirmation from UKVI: 2nd Aug 2018

Projected timeline given: 12 weeks

Not straightforward email: 9th Oct 2018

Emailed UKVI: 18th Oct 2018

Contacted through local MP: 25th Oct 2018

Decision made email from UKVI: 9th Nov 2018

Text from VFS to collect documents: 11th Nov 2018

Collected passport with approved visa: 12th Nov 2018

Documents received back: 20th Nov 2018

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Old Dec 7th 2018, 1:39 pm
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Here my timeline..

Spouse visa settlement (2nd application)

Applicant Country: bangladesh (Wife)

Non-priority

Online application: 8/10/2018

Biometrics completed: 10/10/2018

Documents returned with letter from UKVI: 3/11/2018

Recieved Email " Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" on 12/11/2018

Recieved Call from UKVI: 7 December 2018

Awaiting results
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Old Dec 9th 2018, 11:17 pm
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UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT
Country Applying From: Florida USA
Type of Visa appplied: Spouse settlement (Priority)
Online Application submitted: Nov 30th 2018
Bio-Metrics submitted: Biometrics done 12/4/18 and sent to NY scanning hub with passport on 12/4/18 arrived 12/5/18
Documents Received at NY Scanning Hub : Supporting documents sent from UK arrived 12/10/18
E-mail Received:
Original Documents Received back:
Sponsor Contacted:
Decision Made E-mail received:
VFS contacted me to collect Passport

Updated - supporting docs sent by UK company to NY scanning hub
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Old Dec 10th 2018, 1:01 am
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Country applying from: Harare, Zimbabwe
Type of visa applied for: Unmarried Partner Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Online application submitted: 16 September 2018
Biometrics submitted: 28 September 2018
Decision made email: Waiting
Documents & passport returned: Waiting.
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Old Dec 10th 2018, 5:07 am
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Country applying from: South Africa
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non-Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 28 September 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 3 October 2018
Date Documents received at Sheffield: 3 October 2018 (Scanned)
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": Never received.
Decision Made Email: 4th December 2018
Passport Returned: 5th December 2018
VISA APPROVED .....FINALLY!

45 business days from biometrics
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Old Dec 10th 2018, 2:58 pm
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Type: Spouse
Residence: Hong Kong
Priority: Yes
Visa4UK submitted: 13 Nov 2018
Biomerict and document collected: 4 Dec 2018
E-mail Received: "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 10 Dec 2018

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Old Dec 10th 2018, 4:44 pm
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Country applying from: Abuja, Nigeria
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Husband)
Visa Priority or Non-Priority: Priority
Date Application Submitted Online: 25 October 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 31 October 2018
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 15 November 2018
Decision Made: 9 December 2018
Passport Returned: 9 December 2018

Finally it’s a yes on a 2nd application
27 Business days from biometrics
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Originally Posted by Warecat
Country applying from: USA
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield
Date Application Submitted Online: 26 October 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 30 October 2018
Documents sent: 1 November 2018
Date Documents received at New York UKVI Scanning Hub:
2 November 2018 (UPS tracking says 'Lisa' in the mailroom signed for it)
Date Documents received at Sheffield:
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 10 December 2018 (I inquired about my application status)
Decision Made Email:
Passport Returned:
Visa Approved:

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Old Dec 11th 2018, 1:46 am
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Country applying: USA
Type of visa: Settlement (Wife)
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Online application submitted: 15 September 2018
Date biometrics taken: 24 September 2018
Documents received at NY-UK Scanning Hub: 25 September 2018
Documents scanned to Sheffield by New York-UK Scanning hub: ?
Centre email- Application received/being considered by an ECO: 2 November 2018
First Escalation: 6 November 2018
Centre email- stating “mandatory checks need to be completed”: 13 November 2018
Second Escalation: 27 November 2018
Centre email- stating “we are continuing to work on your application”: 3 December 2018
Decision made email: 6 December 2018
Supporting documents returned: 10 December 2018
Date visa received: 10 December 2018

Processing time from:
biometrics date to visa decision date: 53 working days
Date visa and passport received: 55 working days

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Old Dec 11th 2018, 3:48 am
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Originally Posted by TF4
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
update
Decision Made Email: 11-Dec-2018
Email for passport collection received: 11-Dec-2018. Will collect tomorrow. Fingers crossed.

Exactly 29 working days from biometrics.
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 5:55 am
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Application location: UK - sent to sheffield
Online application: 1st November
Type of visa applied for: Spouce Visa
Bio-metrics: 2nd November
Documents Sent: 2nd November
Documents proof of postage Royal Mail: 5th November
NO EMAILS RECIEVED AT ALL FROM ANYONE, no updates, no confirmation, no reference numbers - nothing whatsoever

BRP Receieved: 11/12/2018
Documents returned: 11/12/2018
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 11:28 pm
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Originally Posted by TF4
update<br />Decision Made Email: <strong>11-Dec-2018</strong><br />Email for passport collection received<strong>: 11-Dec-2018</strong>. Will collect tomorrow. Fingers crossed.<br /><br />Exactly 29 working days from biometrics.

passport collected. 12 Dec 2018 Visa Approved!!!
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Type of visa applied for: Spouse settlement
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority, Mumbai North, India
Bio-metrics taken: 2 Nov 2018
--Documents sent from UK--
Documents sent to Sheffield: 09 Nov 2018
Documents received at Sheffield: 12 Nov 2018
Acknowledgment Email from UKVI: None
Documents returned: Not Yet
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 14 Nov 2018
Sponsor contacted by UKVI : Not yet
Case not straightforward email - Not yet
Decision made email from UKVI: Awaiting
The processed visa application for GWFXXXXXXXXX will be delivered to the chosen address message received : Awaiting
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Old Dec 12th 2018, 8:17 am
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Originally Posted by Deeboy
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
Decision made: 11/12/2018
Passport collected: 12/12/2018
Decision: Visa approved 16/12/2018 to 15/01/2019
Goodluck to everyone
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