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Length of vetting

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Hi!
I'm just curious to see how long other applicants vetting took?
I'm 5 weeks into vetting and I'm hoping it's not going to take too much longer, I'm very impatient and excited to start :slbg:
How long did your vetting take and how long did you wait for your start call?
Applied - 06/12/20
Passed online tests - 23/12/20
VARC - 19/02/21
Passed VARC - 22/02/21
Conditional offer - 21/03/21
Vetting started - 01/04/21
Fitness and Medical Passed - 07/04/21

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9 days, so I was very lucky compared to some people.

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My vetting took 4 weeks to get to the “we will be in contact” stage and then once that changed it was 8 days until I received my call

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6 weeks into vetting myself, I am literally fed up, haveing so much issues with them back and forth 🙈 hopefully it won’t take them too much longer!

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About 6 weeks for me, just hang tight people, it’ll come good in the end.

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I’m 6 weeks into vetting too, passed fitness last week.
I’m not expecting any news anytime soon, the suspense and wait is driving me mad :? :slwh:

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I am now glad and relieved that I am not the only one waiting that long! That is the reassuring bit. Got my email confirming passing my fitness today too, took from Monday to come through though!

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Mine was 6 week 3/4 days xx

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Thanks for your replies, it made me more optimistic so far seeing most people waited approx. 6 weeks!
I really hope I'm going to hear some good news soon!
It's such a long wait, I just keep getting excited every time my status changes.
It changed again today to 'referred for a decision'
Applied - 06/12/20
Passed online tests - 23/12/20
VARC - 19/02/21
Passed VARC - 22/02/21
Conditional offer - 21/03/21
Vetting started - 01/04/21
Fitness and Medical Passed - 07/04/21

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I waited 5 weeks for mine!

Tbh my whole process was like October- Feb which I got my start date, and I start mon Monday
Applied: 21/10/2020
ARC: 27/11
Offer: 30/12
Vetting Started: 3/1/2021
Vetting Passed: 10/2/2021
Start Date: 4/05/2021
POELT Start: 17/05/2021

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My vetting took 2 weeks and then had the call 4 days later

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That's great barkingmad, good luck! You will have to let us know how you get on!|
My status changed yesterday again to referred for a decision so hopefully this is it, I can hope :slhe:
Applied - 06/12/20
Passed online tests - 23/12/20
VARC - 19/02/21
Passed VARC - 22/02/21
Conditional offer - 21/03/21
Vetting started - 01/04/21
Fitness and Medical Passed - 07/04/21

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My status changed again today to pre-employment checks. 4th time between “referred for a decision” and “pre-employment checks”.
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21/12/2020 - Applied
26/12/2020 - Passed on-line tests
19/02/2021 - Virtual ARC
22/02/2021 - Passed VARC
22/03/2021 - Conditional Offer accepted
29/03/2021 - Vetting started
29/04/2021 - Medical/Fitness passed

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I'm still being hopeful. Do you know if they contact everyone's references and employers or not necessarily ?
Applied - 06/12/20
Passed online tests - 23/12/20
VARC - 19/02/21
Passed VARC - 22/02/21
Conditional offer - 21/03/21
Vetting started - 01/04/21
Fitness and Medical Passed - 07/04/21

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It sounds like you're in the home straight. Fingers crossed!

I passed vetting weeks ago and know none of mine were contacted. From what ive read here, that seems to be the way it is for the majority of people.

Best of luck!