UK Spouse Visa STRICTLY TIMELINES ONLY - NO CHAT

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Application location: TEXAS but Filed from: Birmingham, UK (via Lawyer// VFS New York)

Visa type: Spousal (Settlement)

Priority or non-priority: Priority

Date online application made: November 22, 2019 (Made a mistake with dates)

Date biometrics taken at ASC: (biometrics taken at Houston, Texas) November 27, 2019

Date Application/Bundle sent via UPS TRACKING & SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION: November 27, 2019

Date VFS confirmed Application/Bundle receipt: December 02, 2019 (Received by Jarvis UPS Tracking & Signature)

Date of email confirming Entry Clearance Officer was assigned: November 28th, 2019 (Email from Lawyer Forwarded from VISA INFO email)

Date of any non-straightforward notices/requests for further document request: NONE

Date when decision was made: 12/17/2019 (BALL OF NERVES NOW)

UKVI decision made –12/17/2019

Date when passport collected (MAILED WITH UPS) with approved visa: 12/17/2019

Receiving Passport and the entire process – 12/19/2019 .. APPROVED!!!!!!

Granted leave from Jan 2020 to Oct 2022
Permission to enter Jan 03,2020 - Feb 02,2020

16 WD from biometrics && 19 WD from Visa application.

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Old Dec 20th 2019, 12:56 pm
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Country applying from: USA
Country of citizenship: USA
Type of visa : Spouse Settlement & Dependant
Visa Priority or Non-priority : Priority
Online application submitted : 3rd December 2019
Biometrics taken : 9th December 2019
Documents sent to NY scanning hub : 9th December 2019 (tracking shows received on 10th December 2019)
Email "Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer.": not received
Email requesting dependant NHS Fee : 20th December 2019
Decision made email: pending
Documents and passport arrived: pending
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Country applying from: Qatar , Doha
Type of visa applied for: Spouse Settlement visa
Visa Priority or Non Priority: Priority
Date online application submitted: 20 November 2019
Date bio-metrics taken: 27 November 2019
Documents scanned and collected:27 November 2019
Email confirmation received: 28 November 2019
Decision made e-mail: no
VFS Email & Text: 22 December 2019
Receiving Passport and the entire process:23 December 2019

17 WD from biometric day
Visa is Approved


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Old Jan 2nd 2020, 1:44 pm
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Country applying from: USA
Country of citizenship: USA
Type of visa : Spouse Settlement & Dependant
Visa Priority or Non-priority : Priority
Online application submitted : 3rd December 2019
Biometrics taken : 9th December 2019
Documents sent to NY scanning hub : 9th December 2019 (tracking shows received on 10th December 2019)
Email "Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer.": not received
Email requesting dependant NHS Fee : 20th December 2019
Decision made email: 2nd January 2020
Documents and passport arrived: pending
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Old Jan 16th 2020, 10:33 am
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Country applying from: USA
Country of citizenship: USA
Type of visa : Spouse Settlement & Dependant
Visa Priority or Non-priority : Priority
Online application submitted : 3rd December 2019
Biometrics taken : 9th December 2019
Documents sent to NY scanning hub : 9th December 2019 (tracking shows received on 10th December 2019)
Email "Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Clearance Officer.": not received
Email requesting dependant NHS Fee : 20th December 2019
Decision made email: 2nd January 2020
Documents and passport arrived: 4th January 2020

APPROVED!! 😁😁
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Uk spouse visa: Priority
application submitted online:17 dec 2019
biometrics enrolment n papers scanned:23 dec 2019
ECO email that your case is considering to an entry clearance officer:10 jan 2020
collection text n email:17 jan 2020
collection made: on monday
20 working days from submission of application
16 working days from biometric

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Old Jan 17th 2020, 7:53 pm
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Application location: Los Angeles, USA
Visa type: Spouse Settlement
Priority or non-priority: Priority
Date online application made: November 27 2019
Pay IHS Fees: November 27 2019
Date biometrics taken at ASC: December 3 2019
Date of email confirming Entry Clearance Officer was assigned: December 4 2019
Date package dropped off at UPS store: December 4 2019
Date UPS confirmed package delivered: December 5 2019
Date VFS confirmed application/bundle receipt: December 10 2019
Date of any non-straightforward notices/requests for further document request: N/A
Date when email received stating decision was made: January 16 2020
Date when passport delivered: January 17 2020

Visa approved.

Approximately 29 working days from Biometric Appointment to Decision Made Email.
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Old Feb 2nd 2020, 4:08 am
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Application location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Visa type: Spouse Settlement
Priority or non-priority: Priority
Date application made: January 3rd 2020
Date biometrics taken: January 6th 2020
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ate of email confirming Entry Clearance Officer was assigned: January 24th 2020
Date of email informing passport is ready for collection: January 30th 2020
Date when passport collected: January 31st 2020, all good!

19 working days from biometrics to passport back.

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Application location: Toronto, Canada
Visa type: Spouse Settlement and Child Dependent
Priority or non-priority: Non-Priority
Date online application made: December 17, 2019
Date biometrics taken at VFS: January 10, 2020
Date of email confirming Entry Clearance Officer was assigned:February 4, 2020
Date of email asking for IHS child dependent payment: February 4, 2020 (Payment done same day I received email)
Date when email received stating decision was made: TBD
Date when passport delivered: TBD
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Country requesting: Colombia
Type of visa requested: Spouse settlement visa
Visa Priority or non-priority: Priority
Date the application was submitted online: January 09, 2020
Date the biological metrics were taken: January 16, 2020
Documents scanned and collected: January 16, 2020
We receive confirmation by email: January 16, 2020 ("Your application is currently being prepared for consideration by an Entry Authorization Officer")
Visa approved: February 6, 2020 (email sent by the home office)
Documents and passport arrived: pending
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Application location: Los Angeles, CA USA
Visa type: Spouse Settlement
Priority or non-priority: Non-Priority
Date application made: December 29 2019
Date biometrics taken: January 6th 2020
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ate of email confirming Entry Clearance Officer was assigned: January 28th 2020
Date of email informing passport is ready for collection: TBD
Date when passport collected: TBD
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Spouse visa from: Lebanon (husband was born there and has lived there is whole life however, has an Egyptian passport as that is is fathers nationality)

Priority

Online application submitted: 16th January 2020

Biometrics appointment: 23rd January 2020 (husband took all the supporting documents with him and they scanned them at the appointment)

Confirmation application received: 23rd January 2020

Email to say application received at UK decision making centre: 3rd February 2020

Emailed received to say Passport is ready for collection: 17th February 2020

Passport collected; 18th Feb (today)

Visa was approved! We were both in tears on the phone as SO happy and relieved!!!

Total of 16 working days from biometric appointment to passport returned.

Wishing everyone the best outcome with their applications
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Application location: Toronto, Canada
Visa type: Spouse Settlement and Child Dependent
Priority or non-priority: Non-Priority
Date online application made: December 17, 2019
Date biometrics taken at VFS: January 10, 2020
Date of email confirming Entry Clearance Officer was assigned:February 4, 2020
Date of email asking for IHS child dependent payment: February 4, 2020 (Payment done same day I received email)
Date when email received stating decision was made: February 13, 2020 (I received an email for my visa decision but not for my child)
Date when passport delivered: February 18, 2020 (Thankful but still waiting for my child's visa)
Spouse Visa: Approved
Dependent Visa: Pending
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Application location: Toronto, Canada
Visa type: Spouse Settlement and Child Dependent
Priority or non-priority: Non-Priority
Date online application made: December 17, 2019
Date biometrics taken at VFS: January 10, 2020
Date of email confirming Entry Clearance Officer was assigned:February 4, 2020
Date of email asking for IHS child dependent payment: February 4, 2020 (Payment done same day I received email)
Date when email received stating decision was made: February 13, 2020 (I received an email for my visa decision but not for my child)
Date when passport delivered: February 18, 2020 (Thankful but still waiting for my child's visa)
Date when email received for dependent's case escalated: February 24, 2020
Spouse Visa: Approved
Dependent Visa: Pending
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Type of application: Non priority Delhi
18-10-2019 Date of online application (Through Immigration Solicitor )
23-10-2019 Bio metrics
25-11-2019 I received an email requesting IHS surcharge paid and emailed them same day for dependent
16/01/2020 Not straight forward email to Solicitor
16/01/2020 MP letter sent
21/01/2020- email saying that they have escalated the case with 15 working days timescale.
11/02/2020- Email from Home Office saying Sorry for not replying in 15 days Timescale. We will escalate to relevant department.
25/02/2020 Processed Application was received at VFS
26/02/2020 Passport received by courier
Visa approved 85 Working Days

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