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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, I applied for 186 visa in the end of June this year. CO was assigned appx on early September. CO contacted me and asked to attach some documentation related to my kids medical clearance. I added these documents on 6th of September, received confirmation and no word since. Is there some...
  2. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi Everyone! Hope you are all having a great day :) I moved to Lisbon in September (Portuguese/Canadian Citizen) with my Brazilian Husband. We applied for Family Reunification at SEF Lisboa and were given a 3 month wait. My face dropped when the SEF worker told us this (lol) and she told us...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I have just submitted my application for a spousal visa. During the process where I am selecting the visa service it gave me two options; 1-standard (incl. priority) visa, 2-Priority Visa. Obviously this looked a bit confusing as the first option appeared to give me 2 choice. I had read...
  4. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello All. I've just submitted everything for Express Entry today. I know the website says they aim to process the application within 6 months, but I wanted to see whether anyone who has submitted their Express Entry has been accepted (or rejected) yet. Thanks!
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Does anyone on here know timelines for regional NSW? Date of application: 20/03/2015 Uploaded documents: 20/03/2015 Application status changed to : 'Application being processed further' on 17/03/2015 Testing center put down as Wagga Wagga, and closest office put down as ACT regional. How much...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Dear all, I am a US finace of UK citizen. We have a wedding date set for 28/2/14 in the UK and I've just submitted the Spouse Visa application to Sheffield yesterday, Dec 10th. 1. I've seen from reading previous forums that the visa processing times got quite long back in the summer months...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I've applied for a settlement visa (USA to UK) and have been waiting for a decision 4 weeks now. My husband and I decided to go ahead and pay the $510 so that we can be processed as priority since wait times are extreme right now. We went ahead and did so today via UK Visa Information -...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone- I've completed my settlement visa application from the USA to join my husband in the UK. Here's what my timeline looks like right now: July 24th - Applied online (non-priority) July 29th - Biometrics appointment July 30th - Shipped documents Aug. 2nd - Received confirmation of...
  9. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hello everyone. We have had some trouble with getting hold of the docs required for our temp work visa application...some police checks went missing and held up our application. Has anyone gone through the temp work visa application?? I was wondering how long it took. My husband has a job offer...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Just wondering if anyone here knows how the UKBA update the processing time details on their site? It clearly states on the site that they update the processing time statistics (and percentages) every month but it appears they still have the information for JUNE 2013? It is Russia's process...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, Having recently applied for a fiancé visa (and waiting) I'd be really interested in hearing anyones experience in the time taken for the applications to go through. We paid for ours to be fast tracked. Applied:19th August- with evidence for all criteria and biometrics done. DHL next...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, With thanks to various people on this forum, we completed out fiance visa application forms and supporting documentation. My fiance took this to Novosibirsk in person in Russia, and according to her, they told her anywhere from 3 weeks to 3 months processing time. We're at 6 weeks now...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I am an Australian citizen living in the UK. I have just received a job offer back in Oz in Rockhampton. My husband is British and we just sent off his partner visa application. I start work in Oz on the 27th May and we were expecting him to be a stay at home dad with our 2yr old. I have...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, Please see below details for my UK Spouse Visa, applied for from Australia: Date of Application: 5th August 2012 Date of Biometrics: 7th August 2012 Date application was sent to Sydney/Manila: 7th August 2012 (no notification of receipt) Does anyone have any recent processing times...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone! My friend has a company in Sydney and he would like to became standard business sponsor (SBS) but he does not know how much time is necessary to became SBS after he apply and provide all the necessary papers. I tried to find it by myself, but I could only find processing times of...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I'm looking for the uk visa processing times statistics of 2011 (each month), but the only one I can see is December. In the past, I remember being able to see the processing times for longer that a month. Is there an extra link for doing so? Thanks. Carlos
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello all, I've been reading night after night and see that there are some knowledgeable people here who give their time up to help others out, so maybe someone would be able to provide a bit of direction in this case... My partner (Australian) and I need to move from the UK with our infant...
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