UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Apr 8th 2019, 12:01 pm
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[QUOTE=artnoise;12657015]Country applying from: Berlin, Germany

Country of Origin: Australian

Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa - Fiancé

Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority

Office Location Processing Visa: TLSContact, Berlin

Date Application Submitted Online: 5 February 2019

Date Bio-metrics Taken: 28 February 2019

Supporting documents sent: e-mailed on the 1 March 2019

Date Documents received at Sheffield: No e-mail received

E-mail Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer: 20 March, 2019

E-mail to UKVI asking about progress 1 April 2019

UKVI e-mail response: 2 April 2019 "With regards to your enquiry about the status of your application, I can confirm that your application is being considered and is currently awaiting a decision."

E-mail from TLS Contact Centre to collect passport: 8 April 2019

Collected passport: 8 April 2019

APPROVED!!! Worth every tear and painstaking minute waiting - stay strong and thank you!
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Old Apr 11th 2019, 3:52 pm
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Country applying from: Malaysia
Type of visa applied for: Spouse - wife
Priority/Non-Priority: Priority
Date Application submitted online: 28 Feb 2019
Date Bio-metrics taken: 4 March 2019
Supporting Documents sent to Sheffield: 5 March 2019
Email saying online application has been received at the UK Decision Making Centre: 12 March 2019
Projected timeline given: 12 weeks
Decision made email: 9 April 2019
Passport collected: 10 April 2019

27 working days!

Good luck everyone!

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Old Apr 12th 2019, 5:50 am
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Originally Posted by mrajmani
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.
Mail for collection: :11/04/2019
Collection Made: :12/04/2019
20 working days since bio metrics


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Old Apr 12th 2019, 8:56 pm
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Country: Vietnam
Type: Spouse Settlement - Priority
Online application: 26/1/2019
Biometric taken: 1/2/2019
Document sent:7/2/2019
Document return: 12/2/2019
Email received for “your application is being processed”: 12/3/2019
Call Visa office for update: 18/3/2019 - still pending
Call again and Escalation: 25/3/2019 (which takes 3 weeks to get a response)
Decision made: 10/4/2019 (9 weeks from submission)
Passport return: 11/4/2019 - APPROVED








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Old Apr 14th 2019, 4:28 pm
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Country applying from: Ukraine
Type of visa applied for: Fiancée Visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non-Priority
Date Application Submitted Online: 18 January 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 29 January 2019
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": 27 Feb 2019
Extra documents sent to UKVI Sheffield : 1 March 2019 (all my documents were scanned at visa center but after ECO email we remembered that we forgot to send some extra documents. So sent them ourselves to Sheffield in the hope they accept them and they DID!).
Email requesting more documents: 1 Apr 2019
Email from visa center stating that “Decision was made by UKVI and please, resubmit your passport”: 4 April 2019 (“keep my passport” service was paid)
48 Working Days in total!
Passport submitted: 5 Apr 2019
Passport collected: 12 Apr 2019
Decision: APPROVED !!!

Expected date of travel selected : 30 Apr 2019
Vignette Date : From 23 Apr 2019
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Country applying from: Canada (Vancouver)
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Husband)
Priority or Non-Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 4 February 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 12 March 2019
Received at UKVI by ECO email: 29 March 2019



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Old Apr 15th 2019, 10:21 am
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Country applying from: Lagos, Nigeria
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement - Wife & Stepchild
Priority/Non - Priority: Non - Priority
Application submitted online: 23rd March 2019
Biometrics taken: 29th March 2019
Supporting Documents sent: 1st April 2019
Supporting Documents received and signed: 3rd April 2019
Email confirmation from UKVI; application received & being prepared for consideration by ECO: 15th April 2019
Projected timeline given: 12 weeks
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Old Apr 15th 2019, 10:54 pm
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Country applying from New Zealand
Nationality (New Zealander)
Type of visa applied for Settlement (Husband)
Visa Priority or Non Priority Priority
Office Location Processing Visa Sheffield
Date Application Submitted Online 1st March 2019
Date Biometrics Taken 7th March 2019
Documents sent 7th March 2019 (Supporting docs sent to Sheffield and passport to Auckland)
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 20 March 2019
Decision Made Email None
Request for further information (1 last statement showing final pay prior to application landing in bank account) 3rd April 2019
Further information submitted 4th April 2019
Passport Received 15 April 2019
Visa Approved (date on letter) 4 April 2019

Total working days from biometrics - 26 working days for receipt of passport back!!


Thanks for all the people that have submitted information in here - very very helpful!!
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Old Apr 16th 2019, 10:18 am
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Originally Posted by Mountain Man
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" 11 Apr 2019
Decision Made Email Not Yet
Passport Returned Not Yet
Visa Approved (date on letter) Not Yet
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Old Apr 16th 2019, 11:14 pm
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Originally Posted by Omedan

Country applying from: Canada (Vancouver)
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement Visa (Husband)
Priority or Non-Priority: Priority
Office Location Processing Visa: Sheffield, UK
Date Application Submitted Online: 4 February 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 12 March 2019
Received at UKVI by ECO email: 29 March 2019


Passport received and visa approved 16 April 2019
25 working days

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Old Apr 23rd 2019, 10:14 am
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Country applying from NIGERIA
Type of visa applied for SPOUSE
Visa Priority or Non Priority NON Priority
Date Application Submitted Online 8 Mar 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken 14 Mar 2019
Documents sent 20 Mar 2019
Documents arrived in Sheffield 21 Mar 2019
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 2 Apr 2019
Decision Made Email 17Apr 2019
Passport Returned 18 Apr 2019
Visa Approved (date on letter) 17 Apr 2019
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Old Apr 23rd 2019, 2:00 pm
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UPDATE:

Country applying from: Philippines 🇵🇭 (Cebu via Manila)
Type of Visa applying for: Fiancé Visa
Priority/Non priority: Non priority
Application submission: 1st February 2019
Bio-metrics taken: 12th February 2019
Documents sent to Sheffield: 13th February 2019
Docs received at Sheffield/ECO email: 20th February 2019
Documents received back: 6th April 2019
Decision made email: None
Text message decision made: 23rd April 2019
Passport collection: 23rd April 2019

48 working days in total

THE LONG WAIT IS FINALLY OVER! Keep the faith and good luck everyone!
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Old Apr 23rd 2019, 7:14 pm
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Country applying from Belarus (TLS Contact in Minsk)
Nationality Belarus
Type of visa applied for Settlement (wife)
Visa Priority or Non Priority Priority
Office Location Processing Visa Sheffield
Date Application Submitted Online 04 April 2019
Date Biometrics Taken 08 April 2019
Documents sent (DHL) 08 April 2019
Documents received at Sheffield 09 April 2019
Documents received back Not yet
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer" 15 April 2019
Decision Made Email Not yet
Passport Returned Not yet
Visa Approved (the date on letter) Not yet
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Old Apr 23rd 2019, 8:49 pm
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Applying from: Manila, Philippines
Type of visa applied for: Spouse (non-priority)
Date application submitted: 22nd Jan 2019
Date biometrics taken: 29th Jan 2019
Documents sent to Sheffield: 2nd Feb 2019
Documents received at Sheffield: 4th Feb 2019
Documents returned: 23rd Feb 2019
ECO email: 27th Feb 2019
Decision made sms received: 10th April
Decision made email received: 11th April
Passport delivered: 12th April
Decision: APPROVED

Just like everyone else has said, most stressful/nervous wait of our lives but it was all worth it in the end!
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Old Apr 24th 2019, 1:43 am
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Time line from Dubai
Passport: Pakistani
Application Type: Priority
Online application: 10 March 2019
Biometrics: 26 March 2019
Email stating application is under the process of being considered: 16 April 2019
Decision made: waiting

Waiting time: 22 working days from biometric, still awaiting a decision
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