UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

Old Jun 14th 2019, 12:18 pm
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[QUOTE=Redcarpet;12689316]Country applying from: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Type of visa applied for: Spouse, Settlement
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non-Priority as priority service isn't available
Date Application Submitted Online: 2 April 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken: 18 April 2019
Documents scanned to UKVI - Riyadh : 18 April 2019
Text from VFS stating documents has been sent to UKVI: 19 April 2019
Email from Sheffield stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer: 6 June 2019
Decision Made Email: TBC
Passport Returned: TBC
Visa Approved (date on letter): TBC

55 working days since application submission and 42 working days since biometrics and counting :-)

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Old Jun 15th 2019, 2:33 pm
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County applying from: USA
Type of visa: SETTLEMENT/SPOUSE
Priority of non-priority: PRIORITY (with a previous rejection on 18/01/19)
Processing office: NYC
Date application was submitted: 20/04/19
Date biometrics were submitted: 02/05/19 (biometrics delayed due to shutdown of biometrics in the USA during April)
Documents sent: 02/05/19
Documents arrived: 02/05/19
Email stating 'Application currently being prepared for consideration': 07/05/19
Decision made email: 09/06/19
Passport returned: 14/06/19
Visa approval date on letter: 07/06/19
Vignette dates: 14/06/19 to 14/07/19
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Old Jun 18th 2019, 12:57 am
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Originally Posted by adamdrock
Country applying from: USA, San Diego
Type of visa applied for: Spouse, Settlement
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Non-Priority
Date Application Submitted Online: April 24, 2019
Date Bio-metrics Taken: May 7, 2019
Documents sent to UKVI - NY by mail: May 10, 2019
Documents arrived in New York: May 17, 2019
Email stating "Your Application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer": TBC
Decision Made Email: TBC
Passport Returned: TBC
Visa Approved (date on letter): TBC
UPDATE: Email received saying application was being reviewed. 17/6/19
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Old Jun 18th 2019, 9:40 pm
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County applying from: Mexico
Type of visa: SETTLEMENT/SPOUSE
Priority of non-priority: PRIORITY
Processing office: Sheffield
Date application was submitted: 02 May 2019
Date biometrics were submitted: 03 May 2019
Documents sent: 03 May 2019
Documents arrived: 03 May 2019 - scanned in Mexico City
Email stating 'Application currently being prepared for consideration': 16 May 2019
Confirmation of my employment phonecall: 24 May 2019 - note that from some other applicants experiences, it seems as though if you work for established large companies you don't usually get this call, it's mainly just the smaller business' like the one I work for.
Called UKVI for update: 06 June 2019
Called UKVI for update: 10 June 2019 - got told a decision had been made
Decision made email: 11 June 2019
Passport returned: 14 June 2019
Visa approval date on letter: 07 June 2019
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Old Jun 20th 2019, 9:54 am
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Country of application: Pakistan, Karachi
Type of visa applied for: Spouse(Wife) Settlement
Priority/non-Priority: Priority
Date of online application submission:18/5/2019
Date of biometric appointment: 23/5/2019
Date of supporting document received( Sheffield): 27/05//2019
Email stating application being prepared for consideration by an ECO: 05/6/2019
Documents return: waiting
Decision made email: waiting
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Old Jun 20th 2019, 5:32 pm
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Application location: Ottawa, Canada - Priority visa
Application on site and Bio-metric date: 7 May 2019
Confirmation of receipt : 16 May 2019
Decision made: 18 June 2019
No email received from them we had to chase. They replied a decision was made and they could not discuss the result by phone or email. We need to wait for the passport.
Passport being sent by UPS from Ottawa to Quebec City: 20 June

Total: 29 working day until decision
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Old Jun 20th 2019, 9:55 pm
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Country of application: Kingston, Jamaica
Type of visa applied for: Spouse (Husband) Settlement
Priority/non-Priority: Non - Priority
Date of online application submission: 24/03/2019
Date of biometric appointment: 29/03/2019
Date of supporting documents scanned at VFS London: 08/04/2019
Documents returned: 11/04/2019
Email stating application being prepared for consideration by an ECO: 22/05/2019

Decision made email: 20/06/2019

Passport collected 20/06/2019 and visa approved!
Vignette valid from 03/07/2019 - 02/08/2019
(My partner unmarried at the time has also received a six months UK visit visa Nov 2018.. all approved no problem).
55 wds from biometrics.
Good luck everyone 😊 God bless 🥰

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Old Jun 21st 2019, 5:04 am
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County applying from: USA
Type of visa: Fiancé Visa
Priority of non-priority: Non-PRIORITY
Processing office: NYC
Date application was submitted: 23/05
Date biometrics were submitted: 06/06/19
Documents sent: 06/06/19
Documents arrived: 10/06/19
Email stating 'Application currently being prepared for consideration': No email - pending
Decision made email: pending
Passport returned: pending
Visa approval date on letter: pending
Vignette dates: pending
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Old Jun 25th 2019, 12:58 pm
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Originally Posted by OSJG
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
Supporting documents returned: waiting...
Email to UKVI Contact center regarding status of application: 21st June 2019 (day 57)
Response from UKVI contact center confirming decision made: 24th June 2019 (day 58)
Email from TLS application ready for collection: 24th June 2019 (day 58)
Passport pick up: 25th June 2019

Verdict: Visa Approved for wife and step daughter!!!
Total timeline from biometrics to decision made: 58 working days!
Visas valid June 19 - July 19 & July 8 - Aug 7
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Old Jun 25th 2019, 1:46 pm
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[QUOTE=Hasanp2244;12690675]Application location: Istanbul
Application status: Priority
Online application: 7 May 2019
Bio-metrics done at TLS and documents sent to Sheffield: 16th May 2019
Confirmation of receipt in Sheffield and stating its being prepared for ECO: 26th of May
Decision made: 24th of June called them today and said a decision has been made and passport should be with me by Friday.
Email from TLS Of sending documents through post: Awaiting
Passport collected: Awaiting
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Old Jun 26th 2019, 8:59 am
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Country of application: Pakistan, Karachi
Type of visa applied for: Spouse(Wife) Settlement
Priority/non-Priority: Priority
Date of online application submission:18/5/2019
Date of biometric appointment: 23/5/2019
Date of supporting document received( Sheffield): 27/05//2019
Email stating application being prepared for consideration by an ECO: 05/6/2019
Documents return: 25/06/2019
Decision made email: 25/06/2019
Passport Collected: Not Yet
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Old Jun 26th 2019, 10:50 am
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Originally Posted by Britishfiance
County applying from: USA
Type of visa: Fiancé Visa
Priority of non-priority: Non-PRIORITY
Processing office: NYC
Date application was submitted: 23/05
Date biometrics were submitted: 06/06/19
Documents sent: 06/06/19
Documents arrived: 10/06/19
Email stating 'Application currently being prepared for consideration': No email - pending
Decision made email: pending
Passport returned: pending
Visa approval date on letter: pending
Vignette dates: pending
Email stating 'Application currently being prepared for consideration': 26/06/2019
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Old Jun 27th 2019, 7:49 am
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County applying from: Colombia
Type of visa: Spouse (wife)
Priority/Non-Priority: Non-Priority
Application submitted online: 20/03/19
Date biometrics taken: 29/03/19
Documents scanned/sent at VFS Bogota: 29/03/19
Email stating 'Application currently being prepared for consideration': 22/05/19
Decision made email: 21/06/19
Visa approval date on the letter: 19/09/19
Passport returned: 25/06/19
Vignette dates: 26/06/19 - 26/07/19
57 working days from biometrics to decision
Our first application (fiancee visa) was rejected in 2018 due to financial requirement criteria. Best of luck everyone and stay positive!
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Old Jun 27th 2019, 8:02 am
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Country of application: Pakistan, Karachi
Type of visa applied for: Spouse(Wife) Settlement
Priority/non-Priority: Priority
Date of online application submission:18/5/2019
Date of biometric appointment: 23/5/2019
Date of supporting document received( Sheffield): 27/05//2019
Email stating application being prepared for consideration by an ECO: 05/6/2019
Documents return: 25/06/2019
Decision made email: 25/06/2019
Passport Collected: 27/06/2019
visa granted
21 working days from Biometric to decision email.
very quick
Good luck everyone
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Old Jun 27th 2019, 5:32 pm
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[QUOTE=Hasanp2244;12702573][QUOTE=Hasanp2244;12690675]Application location: Istanbul
Application status: Priority
Online application: 7 May 2019
Bio-metrics done at TLS and documents sent to Sheffield: 16th May 2019
Confirmation of receipt in Sheffield and stating its being prepared for ECO: 26th of May
Decision made: 24th of June called them today and said a decision has been made and passport should be with me by Friday.
Email from TLS Of sending documents through post: Awaiting
Passport collected: Thursday 27 June With Visa Approved.
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