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Offline purplepeopleeater

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2017, 03:24:04 PM »
So one more for the April people!

Sent my NON-PRIORITY application on 11 April, and the tracking says they received it at 8:30am today. I got a confirmation email from Sheffield at 9:03am.

And now the waiting! 

More info about me: I'm not a US citizen, I have a green card, although I've been living in this country for about ten years now!  My husband is a Brit, and we have a son together - who, incidentally, has three citizenships: Brit, American, and Filipino!
« Last Edit: April 13, 2017, 03:27:07 PM by purplepeopleeater »
Documents sent 10 April
Received: 13 April
Decision email: 22 May
Status: VISA APPROVED!

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #16 on: April 13, 2017, 03:44:44 PM »
So one more for the April people!

Sent my NON-PRIORITY application on 11 April, and the tracking says they received it at 8:30am today. I got a confirmation email from Sheffield at 9:03am.

And now the waiting! 

More info about me: I'm not a US citizen, I have a green card, although I've been living in this country for about ten years now!  My husband is a Brit, and we have a son together - who, incidentally, has three citizenships: Brit, American, and Filipino!

Welcome!  ;D
March 29th 2013-Moved to UK, husband on spouse visa.Oct 20th 2015-Applied by mail for FLR(M).Feb 1st 2016 FLR(M).

Offline Katoo

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2017, 05:28:52 PM »
So one more for the April people!

Sent my NON-PRIORITY application on 11 April, and the tracking says they received it at 8:30am today. I got a confirmation email from Sheffield at 9:03am.

And now the waiting! 

More info about me: I'm not a US citizen, I have a green card, although I've been living in this country for about ten years now!  My husband is a Brit, and we have a son together - who, incidentally, has three citizenships: Brit, American, and Filipino!

Hi, welcome to the April gang.  Find a comfortable seat in the waiting room.

Offline Monica_40

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #18 on: April 13, 2017, 06:40:05 PM »
Hi, welcome to the April gang.  Find a comfortable seat in the waiting room.


It does feel like a long wait too and its only just been sent to sheffield! wont arrive till tuesday with the bank holidays .. it has been sent priority though so fingers crossed  ;D
« Last Edit: April 13, 2017, 06:41:34 PM by Monica_40 »
UK born and bred, Bringing my partner here from US
Online application: 05/04/17
Biometrics appointment: 12/04/17
Package sent to Sheffield: 12/04/17
Acknowedgement Email: 21/4/17
Decision E-mail: 12/06/17
Visa recieved: 14/06/17

Offline Katoo

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2017, 12:30:23 AM »


It does feel like a long wait too and its only just been sent to sheffield! wont arrive till tuesday with the bank holidays .. it has been sent priority though so fingers crossed  ;D

After sitting in the March waiting room for a whole month and then having to start all over in April, I feel like putting a nice comfy recliner in here.

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2017, 03:36:42 AM »
Like your attitude, Katoo. Hope you're the first one out!
Online application submitted April 5, 2017
Biometrics & shipping to UK April 17, 2017
Email confirmation from Sheffield April 24, 2017
Submitted ToR May 12, 2017
Decision email: June 2, 2017

Offline Katoo

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #21 on: April 16, 2017, 08:05:44 PM »
Happy Easter, April Waiting Room!

May all of the March folks get news on Tuesday.

Offline kateaz04

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #22 on: April 17, 2017, 02:44:54 AM »
Joining the April group! We're officially applying tomorrow. VFS global website has been down for two days, can't get past the "not a robot" verification. Here's to hoping that sorts itself out in time for us to be able to get priority!

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2017, 10:18:52 AM »
It might not be worked on today as it's a National Holiday here in the UK.  Easter Monday (annoying for US folks applying but you'll love it when you are here).
The usual. American girl meets British guy. They fall into like, then into love. Then there was the big decision. The American traveled across the pond to join the Brit. And life was never the same again.

Offline kateaz04

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #24 on: April 17, 2017, 10:42:25 AM »
Yeah I had already figured that one. :/

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Offline Katoo

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #25 on: April 17, 2017, 12:06:16 PM »
Joining the April group! We're officially applying tomorrow. VFS global website has been down for two days, can't get past the "not a robot" verification. Here's to hoping that sorts itself out in time for us to be able to get priority!

Oh yay!  Another Kate.  Welcome to the waiting room. 

Offline jessmed3

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #26 on: April 17, 2017, 06:53:13 PM »
Officially in the waiting room now! Just left "the beast" (my package nickname) at UPS. The guy must've thought I was crazy. I almost forgot to write "PRIORITY" on the envelope.  :o

So my timeline is this:

Met my husband 2002
Married 2004
Have always lived in USA, had 3 kids :)
Hubby got job in UK, started April 3, 2017

Online PRIORITY application submitted April 5, 2017
Biometrics April 13, 2017
Sent to Sheffield April 17, 2017

Now I can "relax" -- ;)
Application: April 5
Biometrics: April 13
Received: April 19
Decision email: June 6
Decision: June 8 -- APPROVED! 😊

Offline AV

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #27 on: April 17, 2017, 09:37:51 PM »
Biometrics submitted today, and package sent off to lawyers!

We did priority, so I'm hoping that we will get an answer in 6-ish weeks. *biting nails*

Still, the burden is off our shoulders. We've done everything we can, and now it's time for us to start getting ready for the big move. I'm slowly collecting stuff to give away, but an awful lot will have to wait until just before I leave. *sigh* I'm scared we'll get the visa with only 10 days' notice, although of course that will be better than a rejection.
Online application submitted April 5, 2017
Biometrics & shipping to UK April 17, 2017
Email confirmation from Sheffield April 24, 2017
Submitted ToR May 12, 2017
Decision email: June 2, 2017

Offline jessmed3

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #28 on: April 17, 2017, 09:53:15 PM »
Biometrics submitted today, and package sent off to lawyers!

We did priority, so I'm hoping that we will get an answer in 6-ish weeks. *biting nails*

Still, the burden is off our shoulders. We've done everything we can, and now it's time for us to start getting ready for the big move. I'm slowly collecting stuff to give away, but an awful lot will have to wait until just before I leave. *sigh* I'm scared we'll get the visa with only 10 days' notice, although of course that will be better than a rejection.

It's a great feeling! I am nervous too, but I think we all have been great resources for one another and the guidance from Ksand and Kfdancer is wonderful. We got this! AV, you're my application buddy now...we should be on the same timeline.  ;D
Application: April 5
Biometrics: April 13
Received: April 19
Decision email: June 6
Decision: June 8 -- APPROVED! 😊

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Re: April Timeline
« Reply #29 on: April 17, 2017, 11:34:39 PM »
Application submitted today! Was able to purchase through VFS...I think I just got lucky and their website came together for just enough time for me to do that.

Biometrics Friday!