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Hi, I hope everyone is ok and staying safe,

I submitted my application on the 20th March and it is still showing as "Recieved" on my Immi Account - does anyone know because of COVID19 that there are long delays in processing times?

Take care x

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Has your citizenship application progressed?  The figures published for May show the number of open applications are much lower, I am hoping that this means processing will speed up. 

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Good luck. I hope that it is approved soon. It is really interesting to see that some applications are being pushed through (on a Facebook site, I saw someone had their application approved within 24 hours) yet others are taking much longer. 😥

 

Are you going to apply to travel on a visa whilst waiting for citizenship to be approved? 

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When did you submit your application?

Cannot believe one was approved within 24 hours!! Lucky them 🙂

No not travelling anywhere until things have settled down (COVID)

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We applied nearly two months ago. When I spoke to the Home Office, I was advised that they were prioritising those without any other citizenship. 

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Did you call to the Global Call Centre or a number in London?

I spoke to the Global Call Centre and they advised I was still within the 90% time frame and basically told me to just wait, which is understandable.

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I have spoken with both the GDC and the High Commission. We are concerned that without citizenship we can't send our kids to school. 

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7 hours ago, CatinAus said:

I have spoken with both the GDC and the High Commission. We are concerned that without citizenship we can't send our kids to school. 

Why on earth would you think that?   What visa would you be traveling on?

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Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

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We will travel on an evisitor visa whilst waiting for citizenship to come through but won't be able to pay international school fees whilst we wait for citizenship. 

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33 minutes ago, CatinAus said:

We will travel on an evisitor visa whilst waiting for citizenship to come through but won't be able to pay international school fees whilst we wait for citizenship. 

So which member of your family needs to get citizenship?


Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

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Kids need citizenship. I am a citizen, sorry that wasn't clear in my earlier post. 

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Morning 🙂

I have received the following email re my application, on my Immi account it is still at "Received" - I have had no messages or requests for additional information, do you think this is progressing all ok?

Many thanks in advance x

Whilst our operations have reduced capacity during COVID-19, your application is progressing and we will be in contact in due course. 

Whilst I am unable to advise of specific time-frames given your application is still under initial assessment, the application is progressing.

 

 

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Hi 

I received this afternoon a request for police clearance for my time living in Spain, does that mean when submitted that it may be granted or is this simply standard procedure?

In my mind was thinking if they are asking for this then everything else will be ok or am I completely wrong?

Any help appreciated x

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