For those who might be interested…
From confirmed receipt of log book and application packet to issuance of DP certificate and picked up by DHL in London: 43 days. Should have it by day 47.
Notified of approval on day 37. (first and only correspondence by email since delivery confirmation)
Notice of package shipment on day 43.
You can call and they will give you the cert # before they mail it.
“Jakub Szymanski” was very, very helpful when I called to find out what was going on at week 4 or 5.
Your experience my vary. I was lucky and had absolutely no problems or queries regarding my company letters, log book entries, course certificates, application packet.
If you went to Beier Radio and “Maurice” was in any way, shape, or form a part of your class or classes (especially in 2013) or typed/filed your certificate, your experience is almost guaranteed to be painful and much longer.