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Congratulations! I remember you were going through the first visa process the same time I was back in 2014 and you were a huge help then. I'm just about to kick off my process so it's good to hear you had a positive experience. I'm going to be doing the Priority service as well, but is it definitely worth the 800 price tag?

One question, when you pay for the fee, do you pay for the priority service at the same time? Just working out payment methods for this...
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I'm so happy for you!!! I will start my process this weekend and your post is so helpful!
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Congratulations, finally, you can enjoy your life fully with your family in the UK now.
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Congratulations! I remember you were going through the first visa process the same time I was back in 2014 and you were a huge help then. I'm just about to kick off my process so it's good to hear you had a positive experience. I'm going to be doing the Priority service as well, but is it definitely worth the 800 price tag?

One question, when you pay for the fee, do you pay for the priority service at the same time? Just working out payment methods for this...
While it is a huge chunk of money, if you can swing it, Super Priority is WELL worth it.
I don't know how much the waiting for FLR took away from my family, me, etc. My kids
were even stressing about it. For me it was waaaay worth it.

You pay for the base fee and super priority all in one shot. Once that is done, I actually
paid another 125. to get an appointment at Sopra Steria that was within a few days,
'rather than waiting 3-4 weeks for a free one. The 125 was separate from the fee for ILR.
Hope this helps, good luck!

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I am very happy for you. I apply for ILR in September, I remember your posts along our journeys.
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I am very happy for you. I apply for ILR in September, I remember your posts along our journeys.

Even though you can't apply yet for ILR, you can start your application now and save all of your information. It can be a daunting process, and this takes some of the pressure off.
Just a suggestion. I did that and came back to the application every week or so to add or edit things. Good luck-
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Hey guys -

Quick question about ILR. Can I pay with a CREDIT card? I'm working out how to pay for all this! Of course, I can't really tell until I hit "pay" and that's too late!

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Thanks for this write-up as it was immensely helpful for me!

I paid for the super fast processing and uploaded my documents this Monday, booked an appointment on the next morning (Tuesday) in Croydon. Showed up, biometrics taken and documents checked. I received my approval email 6 hours later.

The online application and service centres are on it! The whole process was so smooth.

Now I shall wait for my BRP and will move on to naturalisation.

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Congratulations! It does seem that the new system is generally working very well.

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Thanks for this write-up as it was immensely helpful for me!

I paid for the super fast processing and uploaded my documents this Monday, booked an appointment on the next morning (Tuesday) in Croydon. Showed up, biometrics taken and documents checked. I received my approval email 6 hours later.

The online application and service centres are on it! The whole process was so smooth.

Now I shall wait for my BRP and will move on to naturalisation.
Well done!

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