Post-study work visa application: when will I receive confirmation of my submission?

QUESTION: I posted my completed Post-study work visa application form to the UKBA by recorded mail on the 15th of March 2012.

As I could see from my bank statement, the fee for the application i.e., 594 pounds, were deducted from my account on the 28th of March 2012.

Now the issue is that I have not yet received the biometric enrollment. It is already more than a month since the submission of the form. Besides, there has also not been sent any acknowledgement letter. Kindly help me what I should do in this matter? I am very concerned.

ANSWER: There are no exact timeframes by which the Home Office is required to confirm receipt of your application or send you an invitation for your bio-metrics.

If you submitted the application using a tracking delivery method, please track and trace this as confirmation of your application. The fact that the monies have been deducted from your account may show that the application has been received by the Home Office. Although you are not encouraged to contact the Home Office by telephone, you may wish to do so on 0870 606 7766 to see whether they have received the application.

I hope this answers your query and assists with the same, however, in the event that you require further information, please do not hesitate in contacting us.


We wish you all the best.

Paljinder Bath

DBS Law Limited

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