UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Mar 29th 2019, 5:02 pm
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UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT
Country Applying From: USA
Type of Visa appplied: Spouse settlement (Priority)
Online Application submitted: Feb 18th 2019
Bio-Metrics submitted: Feb 22nd 2019
Documents sent to UKVI Scanning Hub NY: Feb 22nd 2019
Documents Received at UKVI Scanning Hub NY: Feb 25th 2019

Email stating my documents were recieved at sheffield and my application is currently being prepared for consideration: Feb 27 2019
Decision Made E-mail received: waiting
Passport received: waiting
Decision Made E-mail received: March 27th 2019
Passport received: March 29th 2019
APPROVED!!!
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Old Mar 30th 2019, 4:51 pm
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UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT
Country Applying From: USA
Type of Visa applied: Spouse settlement (Non-Priority)
Online Application submitted: Jan 15th 2019
Bio-Metrics submitted: Jan 25th 2019
Documents sent to UKVI Scanning Hub NY: Jan 31st 2019
Documents Received at UKVI Scanning Hub NY: Don't know

Sent further documents to Sheffield on Feb 5th 2019 explaining why I only had 5 months pay slips from current employer (employed 5 months only) and 0 pay slips from previous employer - also sent 12 months bank statements as had only uploaded 6).
Email stating my documents were received at Sheffield and my application is currently being prepared for consideration: March 18th 2019 - This was received the day after submitting an email querying the status.
Decision Made E-mail received: 27th March 2019
Passport received: 29th March 2019.

Approved!

45 business days from bio-metrics to receiving passport on non-priority from US.
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Old Apr 1st 2019, 12:55 pm
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Applicant: Indian

Applying from: Mumbai North

Visa Type: Fiance Visa (6 month settlement visa)

Non priority

Online App: 30 December 2018
Biometrics: 3 January 2019
Docs received in Sheffield: 11 January 2019
Docs returned to sponsor from Sheffield: 25 January 2019
Email from Sheffield: 3 February 2019 "application is being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer...."

Sponsor called Sheffield for an update: 11 February 2019 - "awaiting decision"

Emailed local MP: 27 February 2019 - wrote to the local MP

Email Sheffield: 28 February 2019 - emailed asking for an update. "awaiting a decision"

14 March 2019 - DAY 50 - Both the sponsor and applicant received an email that we have been requested to attend interviews.

22 March 2019 - Interview conducted: Both of us were interviewed separately on the phone, at exactly the same time, we got asked the same questions

25 March 2019 - Received the "not straight forward" automated email.

1 April 2019 - DAY 62 .....STILL WAITING !!!!!!!!!!!

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Old Apr 1st 2019, 2:35 pm
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Country applying from: Czech Republic
Type of visa applied for: Spouse - wife
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Date Application submitted online: 18th Feb 2019
Date Bio-metrics taken: 20th March 2019
Projected time given: 30 working days
Supporting Documents received in Sheffield: 12th March 2019
Decision made email: awaiting
Supporting docs and passport returned: awaiting
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Old Apr 1st 2019, 8:33 pm
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Country : Nigeria
Settlement visa : Husband
Priority/Non-priority : Priority
Online submission : 6th March 2019
Biometrics date: 14th March 2019
Documents sent to Sheffield: 20th March 2019
Documents received and signed: 21st March 2019
Email: Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer: 28th March 2018.
Currently waiting for further information and update.
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Old Apr 3rd 2019, 1:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Shaeores
Country applying from: United States
Type of visa applied for: Fiancee Visa with a dependent
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Date Application submitted online: 4th February 2019
Date Bio-metrics taken: February 28th & March 13th ( Son)
Projected timeline given: 12 weeks** Typical timeframe
Office location processing visa: New York scanning Hub
Supporting Documents sent: March 3rd 2019( first time) March 12th 2019 ( second time)
** 03/4/2019-rep'd call from scanning hub to resubmit with son's application.
**- 03/06/2019- Rec'd documents and passports back
*** 03/12/2019- Son's Biometric completed
**- 03/12/2019- sent revised documents
Supporting Document; March 19th
Received at Scanning Hub@ New York-
March 13th 2019
Rep'd Application email: March 19th
Decision made email: April 3rd 2019*** new
Passport sent: Waiting
Verdict: Waiting
Rec;'d Email: march 19th 2019- Application being Processed
Decision made email: April 3rd 2019*** NEW

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Old Apr 3rd 2019, 4:08 pm
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Country applying from Hong Kong
Type of visa applied for Settlement Visa (wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority (expected 30 BD)
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 21 Feb, 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 25 Feb, 2019
Date documents were forwarded to UKVI: 28 Feb, 2019
Date Documents were Received in Sheffield: 2 March, 2019
Documents returned to sponsor: 6 March, 2019
Email stating from paying online "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 14 March,2019
Decision Made Email: 1 April, 2019
Passport received: 2 April, 2019 (visa granted!)

Total 27 Working days from Bio-metrics appointment
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Old Apr 4th 2019, 7:44 am
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Country applying from Australia (but US citizen)
Type of visa applied for Unmarried Partner
Visa Priority or Non Priority Priority
Office Location Processing Visa Sydney
Date Application Submitted Online 20 Feb 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken 25 Feb 2019
Documents sent 27 Feb 2019
Documents arrived in Sheffield 4 Mar 2019
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 9 Mar 2019
Decision Made Email 3 Apr 2019
Passport Returned 4 Apr 2019
Visa Approved (date on letter) 29 Mar 2019

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Old Apr 4th 2019, 6:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Shaeores
Rec;'d Email: march 19th 2019- Application being Processed
Decision made email: April 3rd 2019*** NEW
Verdit: APPROVED APRIL 4TH 2019 SO HAPPY BEST OF LUCK TO ALL
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Old Apr 5th 2019, 9:42 am
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Country applying from Uganda
Type of visa applied for Settlement Visa (husband)
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Pretoria
Date Application Submitted Online: 03/032019
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 05/03/2019
Decision Made : 1/04/2019
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assport Collected: 5/04/2019 (we got the visa!)

Total 23 working days from bio to passport collection

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Old Apr 5th 2019, 6:53 pm
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Country applying from New Zealand (Chilean Citizen)
Type of visa applied for Settlement (wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority Priority
Office Location Processing Visa Sheffield
Date Application Submitted Online 17 Jan 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken 21 Jan 2019
Documents sent 21 Jan 2019
Documents arrived in Sheffield 25 Jan 2019
Email requesting shipping label 26 Mar 2019
Documents returned 3 Apr 2019
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 6 Feb 2019
Decision Made Email Not Yet
Passport Returned 4 Apr 2019
Visa Approved (date on letter) 02 Apr 2019
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Old Apr 7th 2019, 2:49 pm
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Country: Brazil
Settlement visa: Wife
Priority/Non-priority: Priority (but delicate situation involved)
Processing office: Sheffield
Online submission: 27th February 2019
Biometrics date: 18th March 2019 (with documents scanned then)
Email "Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 05th April 2019.

Currently waiting for further information and update.
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Old Apr 7th 2019, 5:34 pm
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Country applying from United States of America
Type of visa applied for Settlement (wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority Non-Priority
Office Location Processing Visa New York/Sheffield
Date Application Submitted Online 8 Feb 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken 22 Feb 2019
Documents sent 25 Feb 2019
Documents arrived in Sheffield Unknown
Email requesting shipping label 27 Feb 2019
Shipping LabelSent 25 Mar 2019 (Wife doesn't check emails that often!)
Email sent to verify shipping label was posted to our case number 7 Apr 2019
Documents returned Not Yet
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" Not Yet
Decision Made Email Not Yet
Passport Returned Not Yet
Visa Approved (date on letter) Not Yet
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Country : PK , Islamabad
Settlement visa : Husband
Priority/Non-priority : Priority
Online submission : 6th March 2019
Biometrics date: 14th March 2019
Documents sent to Sheffield: 14th March 2019
Email: Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer: 28th March 2018.

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Country applying from United Arab Emirates (VFS Dubai)
Nationality Iran
Type of visa applied for Settlement (wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority Priority
Office Location Processing Visa Sheffield
Date Application Submitted Online 16 February 2019
Date Biometrics Taken 27 February 2019
Documents sent 27 February 2019 (Scanned)
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 20 March 2019
Decision Made Email None
Passport Returned 7 April 2019
Visa Approved (date on letter) 4 April 2019
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