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Old 26th August 2019, 12:38 PM
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I have my appointment booked for next week (a free one).
It says on the website to bring "your original documents" to the appointment.
Does that only mean passports (Applicant current and old and current Sponsors) or does it mean all the documents I've uploaded on the UKVCAS website to be printed out and brought along to the appointment?

Also, I've scanned and uploaded everything in colour. I know it says they prefer it to be in grayscale or b&w but I've been scanning weeks before I booked the appointment, so didn't know about this requirement.

All my uploads are in PDF and the biggest file I have is 658KB which equates to 0.658MB
So I should be OK? Surely they won't reject the application because it's in colour?
I've had no trouble thus far uploading any documents.

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It means take all your original documents to the appointment. They usually only check your passport and BRP but in some cases, they rescan any document that does not appear easily legible, so take them all in case.

Once uploaded documents are no larger than 6mb, you are fine. Many applicants scanned in colour and were accepted as long as each file was no larger than 6mb.
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Hi,

I have my appointment booked for next week (a free one).
It says on the website to bring "your original documents" to the appointment.
Does that only mean passports (Applicant current and old and current Sponsors) or does it mean all the documents I've uploaded on the UKVCAS website to be printed out and brought along to the appointment?

Also, I've scanned and uploaded everything in colour. I know it says they prefer it to be in grayscale or b&w but I've been scanning weeks before I booked the appointment, so didn't know about this requirement.

All my uploads are in PDF and the biggest file I have is 658KB which equates to 0.658MB
So I should be OK? Surely they won't reject the application because it's in colour?
I've had no trouble thus far uploading any documents.
Hi Shuvo Girl!

I had my appointment a couple of weeks ago and brought all the items you mentioned...my BRP card, my passport (old and current), Spouse passport, and all my documents that had been scanned. In the end, he only needed my current passport. He said that it looked like all my docs had scanned ok, so he didn't need any of those. I think if there's a problem with a scan, they'll do that for you there. Bring your stuff just in case. Also, I think I recall reading that B/W is recommended just for size purposes (I think I read that anyway). If all of yours are under 6MB, it shouldn't be an issue. The appointment was easy and quick. They scanned the passport, did my fingerprints, took my photo and that was that. Best wishes for a smooth ILR!
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Just as those above have already said. I had my appointment this morning (already recieved a granted decision woot!) and it went exactly as already described. Have your appointment confirmation and passport at the ready, they took a few extra scans of the passports... then checked to make sure all the docs I had uploaded were okay. They asked if I had anything else that needed to be scanned and I said nope, everything I have hardcopies of I scanned and uploaded.

That was it. They didnt even look at anything else I brought outside of appointment confirmation and passport.

At the end they asked if I was okay to submit application, I said yes, and then left. Very simple appointment.
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Do you need to include the full applicants passport in the uploaded documents if you are not paying for the document scanning service or are these scanned at the appointment separately as standard?

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Do you need to include the full applicants passport in the uploaded documents if you are not paying for the document scanning service or are these scanned at the appointment separately as standard?
Scan every page of the applicant's current and old passport.
Scan every page of the sponsor's current passport.
Do this at home.

If you don't scan at home then they'll charge you at the appointment (45 I think).

Take with you to the appointment:
*Appointment confirmation print out
*Applicant's passports
*Sponsor's passport
*Applicant's BRP
*Signed declaration by the sponsor
*All supporting documents

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