UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Jan 12th 2019, 2:09 pm
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Decision made: 8th Jan 2019
VFS message on 11th Jan 2019
Passport collected on 12th Jan 2019

Visa approved from biometric - 27 BD

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Old Jan 13th 2019, 4:27 am
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Country Applying From: Barbados
Type of Visa applied: fiancΓ©
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Online Application submitted: 20 November 2018
Bio-Metrics submitted: 6th Dec 2018
Documents Received at Sheffield: 11th Dec 2018
Original Documents Received back: 11 January 2019
Sponsor Contacted: Not Yet
Decision Made E-mail received: Not Yet
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Country Applying From: Hong Kong
Type of Visa applied: Spouse Visa (1st time applicant) - using category B
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Online Application submitted: 1 Dec 2018
Bio-Metrics submitted: 3th Dec 2018
Documents Received at Sheffield: 6th Dec 2018
Original Documents Received back: 14th Dec 2018
Sponsor Contacted: None
Decision Made E-mail received: None
Decision Made Date: 11 Jan 2019
Collection of passport: 15 Jan 2019

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Old Jan 15th 2019, 1:19 am
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Country Applying From: TURKEY
Type of Visa applied: Settlement Visa (2st time applicant)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: NON
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Online Application submitted: 2 OCT 2018
Bio-Metrics submitted: 10th 0CT 2018
Documents Received at Sheffield: 28th OCT 2018
E-mail received: (decision made) 20th DEC. asked my passport back
Original Documents Received back: 9th Jan 2018
Called UKVI : my file has been escaleted

Decision Made E-mail received: ............still no mail
Decision Made Date:............
Collection of passport:
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Old Jan 15th 2019, 10:06 pm
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[QUOTE=fauna;12621823]Country Applying From: TURKEY
Type of Visa applied: Settlement Visa (2st time applicant)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: NON
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Online Application submitted: 2 OCT 2018
Bio-Metrics submitted: 10th 0CT 2018
Documents Received at Sheffield: 28th OCT 2018
E-mail received: (decision made) 20th DEC. asked my passport back
Original Documents Received back: 9th Jan 2018
Called UKVI : my file has been escaleted

Decision Made E-mail received: ............still no mail
Decision Made Date:............
Collection of passport:[/QUOTE

RECEIVED THE MAIL TODAY AND COLLECTED MY PASSPORT GRANTED 13/01/2019

IT SEEMS THEY DEFINITELY WAIT 60 WORKING DAYS BEFORE THEY LET YOU KNOW

GOOD LUCK TO YOU ALL
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Old Jan 17th 2019, 11:37 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: 4th December 2018
Documents Received at NY scanning hub: 5th December 2018
E-mail Received from Sheffield 9th January 2019
Request to escalate 30 days from biometric 18th January 2019
Original Documents Received back:
Decision Made E-mail received:
Passport received

Made request to escalate
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Old Jan 18th 2019, 2:18 am
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Originally Posted by Jess15
Country applying from: USA
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: New York
Date Application Submitted Online: 29 Nov 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 3 Dec 2018
Documents sent: 4 Dec 2018
Date Documents received at New York UKVI Scanning Hub: 5 Dec 2018
Documents arrived in Sheffield: ?
~I sent UKVI an email on 26 Dec 2018 asking if they had received my documents. They responded the same day confirming they did.
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 3 Jan 2019
Decision Made Email: TBD
Passport Returned: TBD
Visa Approved: TBD
escalated via email 18 Jan
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Old Jan 18th 2019, 3:13 am
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Country Applying from: Pakistan
Application Category: Settlement (Wife) and (Step son)
Priority level: Priority for both
Application Submitted Online: 03/01/19
Biometrics & Passport Submission: Mirpur, Pakistan
Biometrics taken: 08/01/19
Supporting Documents Sent To Sheffield: 09/01/19
Supporting Documents Received At Sheffield: 10/01/10
Documents received back from Sheffield: Not Yet -- Done with lawyer so maybe he has received them back.
Email confirmation from UKIV: 14/01/2019 - For both applications received 10 minutes apart stating with entry clearance officer for consideration.
IHS fees for son email: Recvied on the 16/01/19
IHS fees paid and replied as per email instructions: 16/01/19
Employer Contacted By UKVI :
Sponsor Contacted By UKVI :
Decision Made:
Contacted For Collection:
Collection Made:
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Old Jan 18th 2019, 3:19 am
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Originally Posted by ghmw
Country applying from:
USA

Type of visa applied for:
Spouse Settlement

Visa Priority or Non Priority:
Non Priority

Office location processing visa:
Sheffield, UK

Date application submitted online:
22nd October 2018

Date biometrics taken:
26th October 2018

Date documents sent:
29th October 2018

Date documents arrived in Sheffield:
2nd November 2018

Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer":
6th November 2018

Email asking for additional information: TBC
Decision made email: TBC
Passport returned: TBC
Decision: TBC
Decision made email: 17th January 2019 (57 working days from biometrics)
Passport returned: ETA 21st January 2019 (!!!)
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Old Jan 18th 2019, 1:14 pm
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Country applying from: USA
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: New York
Date Application Submitted Online: 22 Nov 2018
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 3 Dec 2018
Documents sent: 3 Dec 2018
Date Documents received at New York UKVI Scanning Hub: 4 Dec 2018
Documents arrived in Sheffield: Never received
*Call to see if documents arrived in Sheffield: 11 Dec 2018 *They said yes and that application was 'in process' **Also said that usually only half of applicants receive an email that documents have arrived
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": Never received
*Call to check progress/ request escalation: 18 Jan 2019 *30 business days from biometrics
-(whoever my husband spoke to said we "should have received a decision by now, should be any day..." -__-
Decision Made Email: TBD
Passport Returned: TBD
Visa Approved: TBD

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Old Jan 21st 2019, 2:11 am
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Type of visa applied for: spouse settlement visa
Country where applied: India (VFS, Chennai)
Priority/Non-Priority: priority
Online Application Completed: 30/11/2018
Bio-metrics taken: 04/12/2018
Documents sent to Sheffield: 04/12/2018
Documents received at Sheffield: not known ( I purchased VFS courier service,so didn't have any tracking numbers)
Acknowledgment Email from UKVI: never
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 31/12/2018
Documents returned :31/12/2018
Sponsor contacted by UKVI (if applicable): N/A
Case not straight forward email : N/A
contacted UKVI 2 times via phone during the process. 1st time was on 30/12/2018 to confirm if they have received the supporting documents.
2nd time was on 11/01/2019 and the person who attended was very helpful and kind. She said it has been 25 days and still in "awaiting decision" status. So she escalated the case.

Decision made email from UKVI: 18/01/2019 on 30th working day from biometrics
Received Passport & Letter : 21/01/2019

Visa approved 😁
Validity from 26/01/2019 to
25/02/2019
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Old Jan 21st 2019, 3:49 am
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Originally Posted by El Capitano
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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updates.
Decision email: 18 January 2019
Passport received: 21 January 2019
Verdict: Approved.
46 days since biometrics.

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Old Jan 22nd 2019, 3:44 am
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Originally Posted by Jess15


escalated via email 18 Jan
22 Jan- Received Email from UKVI " Accept our apologies for the delay in replying to your correspondence...I have escalated your case to the relevant department. Please note that escalation is not to make a decision within escalation period, its to enable relevant department to update you about your application delays as they may need more time or additional information to make a decision...Please allow 15 working days to pass before contacting UK Visas & Immigration"


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Old Jan 22nd 2019, 1:07 pm
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Country applying from: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Online application submitted: 13 December 2018
Biometrics submitted: 17 December 2018
Email Stating "Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an ECO": 19 December 2018
Project timeframe: 4-6 weeks from application date
Decision made email: Waiting
Date Visa Received: Waiting
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Old Jan 24th 2019, 1:09 am
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Country applying from: Mirpur, Pakistan
Type of visa applied for: Settlement Visa (Husband)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 10 December 2018
Biometrics Taken : 18 December 2018
Text comfirming biometrics submitted: 18 Decmeber 2018

Date Documents were sent to Sheffield: 20 December 2018
Email stating: "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 20 January 2019
Documents sent back to us : 12 January 2019
Decision Made Email: Not yet
Document and passport received: Not yet

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