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Old 10th October 2019, 11:46 AM
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The last post on that thread suggests that the actual issue is that the application was treated as withdrawn as they travelled outside the CTA.
I think the BRP being expired may be a red herring in that situation and that travelling whilst the application was still in progress was the real issue?
That's my understanding from the linked government guidance and it's been pretty standard advice that you can't travel whilst your application is processing - previously when they retained your passport during the application, if you asked for it to be returned to be able to travel, that also withdrew the application.
I'm not an expert but honestly, doesn't seem worth the risk?
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