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Old 13th September 2016, 05:50 PM
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Today i tracked"Thank you for contacting UK Visas and Immigration international enquiry
service.

We understand that you would like to know about the current status of your
visa application. I have tracked the status and found that the application
has been processed and a decision has been made and it should be with you
in the next few days. We do not have the visibility to the actual decision
made due to confidential reasons.

Please note that your passport and documentation could still take some time
to reach you whilst being sent back from the decision making centre and
whilst other administrative formalities are completed. The visa application
centre will be in contact with you regarding the collection or delivery.
Congratulations! Hope you receive the call soon to pick up the passport. Let us know how it goes.

My husband is still waiting for the call even though decision has been made since 20/08.
Has he had the official email though

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Dear forum members,

I am in dire need of your guidance. I am a US Priority applicant with the following timeline:

·***** 22/07/2016 – Application submitted
·***** 29/07/2016 – Biometrics taken
·***** 08/08/2016 – Docs received email from the Home Office
·***** 02/09/2016 – Decision made email
·***** 05/09/2016 – Received an email from the Home Office stating “Further to our recent e-mail confirming the receipt of the above application, we have been unable to locate an international courier account number with the documents submitted.* Unfortunately, we are unable to despatch your documents unless an international courier customer account number is supplied….”
·***** 05/09/2016 – Re-submitted in both the email and the online form the UPS tracking and reference numbers/Account Number, as well as provided a new label just in case
·***** 06/09/2016 – Email/call to the Home Office asking for an update*
·***** 08/09/2016 – Email to the Home Office asking for an update. Case escalated
·***** 12/09/2016 – Email to the Home Office asking for an update
·***** 13/09/2016 – Email to the Home Office asking for an update*

They had stated that they would turn around their responses in 24 hours but even the customer service attendant said that UKVI have yet to even respond to their own internal emails re my case. Has this happened to anyone before? Safe to say I am beyond stressed at this point, not having seen my husband in ages and missing out on job interviews.

How can I reach anyone at sheffield aside from the generic email address provided? How can I get an answer?

Thank you in advance. We are very stressed - everyone who has applied at around the same time I have has received their passport. Even our lawyer stated that this is highly unusual and that their hands are tied in terms of what they could do/who they could reach out to.

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Hey guys, it has just been too long since I sent my documents. Has anyone that applied in June NON-PRIORITY heard back yet? It is so stressful. I have not seen my husband since May. I am just stuck here, with no news.. It has been 3 long months.

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yes, i did.
Online Application Submitted: June 17th
Biometrics: 23rd June
Documents received receipt Poof: 28th June
Emailed Sheffield: mid August but no updates
Sent another email 11th September: for updates
Received Email from [email protected]: 12th Sep for kids NHS fee
received another (that one is the reply of my email from [email protected] after an hour on 12th Sep : the application has been processed and a
decision has been made and it should be with you in the next few days.

Please note that your passport and documentation could still take some time
to reach you whilst being sent back from the decision making centre and
whilst other administrative formalities are completed. The visa application
centre will be in contact with you regarding the collection or delivery.

It would be helpful if you updated the timeline thread.

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Hey guys, it has just been too long since I sent my documents. Has anyone that applied in June NON-PRIORITY heard back yet? It is so stressful. I have not seen my husband since May. I am just stuck here, with no news.. It has been 3 long months.


Nope, not me.
Online app 05 June
Bio 08 June
Received by Sheffield 22 June

60 days they have had it tomorrow.


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We are all in this together then KJ_Dubbs. I have no hope they will get back to us this month. I really hope we have news by October.. I just wonder how long each application takes... Mine is pretty straight forward. I don't think is complicated. I am just trying to be with my husband and start a family together.

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Dear forum members,

I am in dire need of your guidance. I am a US Priority applicant with the following timeline:

·***** 22/07/2016 – Application submitted
·***** 29/07/2016 – Biometrics taken
·***** 08/08/2016 – Docs received email from the Home Office
·***** 02/09/2016 – Decision made email
·***** 05/09/2016 – Received an email from the Home Office stating “Further to our recent e-mail confirming the receipt of the above application, we have been unable to locate an international courier account number with the documents submitted.* Unfortunately, we are unable to despatch your documents unless an international courier customer account number is supplied….”
·***** 05/09/2016 – Re-submitted in both the email and the online form the UPS tracking and reference numbers/Account Number, as well as provided a new label just in case
·***** 06/09/2016 – Email/call to the Home Office asking for an update*
·***** 08/09/2016 – Email to the Home Office asking for an update. Case escalated
·***** 12/09/2016 – Email to the Home Office asking for an update
·***** 13/09/2016 – Email to the Home Office asking for an update*

They had stated that they would turn around their responses in 24 hours but even the customer service attendant said that UKVI have yet to even respond to their own internal emails re my case. Has this happened to anyone before? Safe to say I am beyond stressed at this point, not having seen my husband in ages and missing out on job interviews.

How can I reach anyone at sheffield aside from the generic email address provided? How can I get an answer?

Thank you in advance. We are very stressed - everyone who has applied at around the same time I have has received their passport. Even our lawyer stated that this is highly unusual and that their hands are tied in terms of what they could do/who they could reach out to.
Hi Tina, did you not supply the return shipping label with your application ?

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We are all in this together then KJ_Dubbs. I have no hope they will get back to us this month. I really hope we have news by October.. I just wonder how long each application takes... Mine is pretty straight forward. I don't think is complicated. I am just trying to be with my husband and start a family together.


Yep. Same here. Thought mine was pretty uncomplicated. Included in the app was a bunch of photos from our London wedding last year with 60 guests and my husband in full US Marine Officer attire for which he was granted a marriage visa. We also went savings route so paperwork reduced.

Appears to have made zero difference.

I left the states in July with the dog so I could start my new job. Not only missing a husband but missing a fellow dog walker at 6am!


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Yep. Same here. Thought mine was pretty uncomplicated. Included in the app was a bunch of photos from our London wedding last year with 60 guests and my husband in full US Marine Officer attire for which he was granted a marriage visa. We also went savings route so paperwork reduced.

Appears to have made zero difference.

I left the states in July with the dog so I could start my new job. Not only missing a husband but missing a fellow dog walker at 6am!


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It is awfully hard, but the longer the sooner if that makes you feel better??? Please let me know of any updates. I will call at the end of the month again and ask.

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Today i tracked"Thank you for contacting UK Visas and Immigration international enquiry
service.

We understand that you would like to know about the current status of your
visa application. I have tracked the status and found that the application
has been processed and a decision has been made and it should be with you
in the next few days. We do not have the visibility to the actual decision
made due to confidential reasons.

Please note that your passport and documentation could still take some time
to reach you whilst being sent back from the decision making centre and
whilst other administrative formalities are completed. The visa application
centre will be in contact with you regarding the collection or delivery.
Congratulations! Hope you receive the call soon to pick up the passport. Let us know how it goes.

My husband is still waiting for the call even though decision has been made since 20/08.
Did u apply from pakistan?

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