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Questions tagged [children]

Questions regarding issues related to children.

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Consideration of child education before moving to Australia

I am trying to get PR to Australia, I hope it would take some years. My child is 2.5 now and she needs to start her pre-KG this June. Once I get the PR I will need to relocate and find a school for ...
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Can my child live with me in the UK?

So I am a British citizen, born and bred in the UK. My daughter (1 month old) lives in the USA also born there. I know she is a British citizen by decent. My issue here is that my ex-partner (who is ...
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Tourist visa for baby born in the UK? (TIER2 parents)

My wife and I are under the TIER2 visa and we had a baby recently. First, we got her passport issued and a few weeks ago, we've applied for the dependent visa, that hasn't been yet issued (the ...
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Would my infant daughter born in UK need a TB screening test to return to UK?

My daughter was born in UK in Fenruary 2018. She left UK on 25 April 2018 with her mother to go back home to Pakistan. I am now applying for her visa to join me in March 2019. Would she need to get ...
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Do I need a tenancy agreement in my name for T2 Dependant visa [UK]?

Im applying for my daughter to come join me in March 2019. She was born in UK but had to travel back for a few months as her mother needed to be back home for some family matters (The mother has a T2 ...
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Visa requirements for children born abroad

just looking for info as I find the Uk gov website confusing regarding visas for children born abroad and I cannot find anything specific relating to my situation. I am a British Citizen not by ...
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Switzerland: Private path to university if they fail to access Gymnasium

It is my understanding that children at 15 are offered access to Gymnasium/Liceo based on their performance of the previous two years. So anyone who fails that will be barred from uni, or at least ...
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Does a child born outside the EU qualify for an EU passport if the mother is from an EU country?

If a child is born to a non-EU member father and an EU-member (egPolish) mother outside of the EU - say in the country of the father's residence - does that child qualify for the same passport as the ...
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Parental leave in Germany, if wife is not working

I have been working in Germany for the past 3 years. My wife is not working but she has a residence permit in Germany and a Blue card just like me. We are expecting a baby in January 2019. We are ...
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Child born to Portugese and Indian parents in the UK

How to obtain a visa for a child born in the UK to Portuguese and Indian parents so to facilitate them to return to India and re-enter the UK?
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Child born to British, Polish & Singaporean parents in the UK

Me (Polish & British citizen) and my wife (Singaporean citizen with ILR) live in the UK, where our daughter was born nearly a year ago. It's clear that she is eligible for all 3 nationalities. We ...
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What visa does a US-born baby need?

I was born in the UK and moved to the US a few years ago to be with my husband. I'm now moving back and will be accompanied by my minor (8 months old) child. They'll be traveling on a US passport. ...
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Too late in applying for childcare allowance in the Netherlands

Our son started daycare in February. We had been wrongly assuming that we could apply for childcare allowance (kinderopvangtoeslag) at the end of the year, with the tax returns. When we found out this ...
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British Nationality for Thai adopted child

My son, now 16, has been living with me since he was 4 years old and was adopted formally under Thai law last year at the age of 15. Apparently the adoption is recognised under UK law, but that does ...
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Can I take my daughter with me for my ILR appointment even if she is not an applicant?

I am applying for my ILR next week. I have opted for same day decision and my appointment is in Croydon center. The appointment is quite early in the morning considering the time it would take for me ...
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Can I obtain citizenship through my great-grandfather?

My father is getting his citizenship through his grandfather who was born in the United Kingdom. As my dad was born in Canada, once he gets his citizenship, can I get my UK citizenship through him?
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Dutch citizenship for my son. His grandmother still has Dutch citizenship

I want to know whether my son is able to be eligible for a Dutch passport. My Grandmother still lives in Holland (she is 108 years old!!) and my mother lives in South Africa. She still has a Dutch ...
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moving to Germany to stay closer to my children

I am recently divorced and our children are staying with my ex-wife for the next 2 years. She moved to Berlin (studying) and that is where my children are now as well. We are all US citizens. I'm ...
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Citizenship for a UK born child from EEA parents after 5 years

These are the things I know: Children born in the UK by EEA parents before they obtained PR status are not British Citizens, but once the parents obtain the status they can register to become one. ...
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How does a newborn baby get a UK visa?

I'm on Tier 2 Sponsorship visa living with my wife in the UK since 2011. They don't count my full-time work on Post Study Work Visa, so that I am not eligible for ILR. My wife is now pregnant and she ...
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What is the UK law about the child born in the UK of an Indonesian citizen? [closed]

I'm an Indonesian single mother with a daughter. I live in in the UK, and have a domestic worker visa. I'll be getting ILR in April. My child was born in the UK and is nearly 2 years old. She has an ...
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Exemption for children in the USA: should I get an ITIN or a SSN for them?

I am a French citizen on a J1 visa in the USA, and recently became a resident alien. As such, I will be taxed. If I read correctly the IRS page, I can claim exemption for my wife and our two kids (all ...
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Passport for UK child born abroad [closed]

I am a British citizen by birth. My wife is a Colombian national by birth and naturalized British. We have just had a child, born in Colombia, where we are currently residing. If I understand ...
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How to make a British-citizen father take responsibility for child in Africa

I am 28 years old, and gave birth to a beautiful girl named Angel. The father is a British citizen. He has recently abandoned me and our little baby here in Cameroon. I wish to know what measures I ...
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Maternity in Sweden, on short notice

I have a postdoc position in Sweden starting January next year, and signed the contract already. My fiance and I (we're both German nationals) planned to move to Sweden, me in January, she by the end ...
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Will a child of a a long-term UK resident EU national, born in the UK, be British?

My wife is Swedish, she's lived in the UK for 10 years and we're pregnant. I assumed her permanent resident status (lived in the UK for more than 5 years) would automatically grant our children ...
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British citizenship of adopted son. I'm British by birth and live in America

I am a British citizen by birth and a US permanent resident holder. Last year my husband and I adopted my stepdaughters baby, who has lived with us since his birth. Is he entitled to British ...
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Gender in USA Childcare vs UK

Context: I am male, 22 years old, and engaged to a lady from Colorado, USA. I have volunteered and worked in playgroups and preschool settings in the UK, and when I am in the US (currently applying ...
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Putting my 14-year-old son in school when moving to to Amesterdam from Sweden

My family is hoping to relocate to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, by this summer. We currently live in Stockholm, Sweden. We are planning on registering our son, who will be 14 and entering 9th grade in ...
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UK passport and immigration

I have a British passort which was obtained afer the birth of my son who is now 5 years old. So I had an indefinite leave to remain when I gave birth to him in Ghana. He lives in Ghana. Can I apply ...
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ILR application for child?

My wife has an UK ILR (Indefinite Leave to Remain) and while a naturalized US Citizen, has been returning to the UK every two years (in fact every year or more frequently). So as far as we know, her ...
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Studying in the Netherlands for one year; Must my children go to school?

I am going to relocate to the Netherlands next spring and stay there for about a year. I am moving there with my children, and would like to know whether they must attend local school? Is it possible ...
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Drop Bulgarian Nationality?

My son was born in Netherlands outside of marriage or registered partnership. Father (Bulgarian) has disappeared with no contact. Is there a possibility to remove the Bulgarian nationality & ...
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Ways to interact with my kid

I'm living in Spain and my kid is with my wife back in Brazil for now (they will join me later). The hardest feeling I have is that I'm not interacting with my kid as much as I would like to, we try ...
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How do I apply for a permission to stay for a child born in the UK?

I live in the UK on a Tier 2 visa, and my son was born in the UK. According to https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general/family-members: If you have children while you’re in the UK, you can apply for ...
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US citizen married to UK citizen, working in UK for 30 years

I'm a US citizen that has never applied for dual citizenship. My husband is a UK citizen. We have worked in the UK for 30 years. What happens if he dies and I am still only a US citizen. My son is ...
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Do children need to pay for residence permit in Denmark?

I cannot seem to find a definite information about this. I know that in Norway children do not need to pay, but is this the case in Denmark? My family and I are non-EU nationals. My children were not ...
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What are the implications of where a couple of different nationalities gets married?

In general, what are the implications of where a couple of different nationalities gets legally married? A few examples I can imagine of possible implications follow, but please don't take this as a ...
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Child Birth record for USA father with a foreign mother

I am an American citizen and married also to an American lady. We have children as well. We live in a foreign country. I had an affairs with a woman who is not a US citizen. She became pregnant and ...
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Do applicants of first time child British Passports in the USA need countersignatures?

I've had a look at the Government Site on overseas applications for the USA, and the checklist for supporting documents too. However over here, it says I need a countersignature. The issue is I just ...
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Does a family from the EU get the status of Familia Numerosa in Spain, if they live in Spain but are not Spanish citizens?

Is it possible to achieve the status of Familia Numerosa in Spain, if you are a family from the EU (but not Spanish) and live in Spain? And if not: Is it enough, if only one parent is Spanish citizen?...
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Do EU citizens get Kindergeld (child benefit) if they live in Germany with their children?

Do citizens of the EU have the right to get Kindergeld (child benefit) for their children, if they (all the family) live in Germany? Or is Kindergeld only paid to German children or German parents? ...
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Unemployment and health insurance in Germany

I am a German citizen who has been living abroad since I was ten years old. I am planning on moving back to Germany in a few month with my family. I have a daughter and non EU citizen husband. I am ...
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Opinions about Dutch school for kids near Delft [closed]

I am considering moving to Delft (or close by) for less than a year - I will have a position at TU Delft during that time. I have two children, a 12 year old (going into 7th grade) and a 4 year old. ...
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Child born in UK to Indonesian citizens

My wife and I are both Indonesian nationals, currently living in the UK on a Tier 2 Visa. We had a baby born in the UK recently. He has a birth certificate and no passport. How do we get him a ...
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Kindergarten or other preschool care within EU

How do kindergarten or preschool care work for a EU citizen living in a different EU country than his home country? I am interested namely in Germany and Austria. What are the options for a working ...
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Benefits of American curriculum schools for US expat children

There are a number of schools in the UK which follow the American curriculum. My son will be starting school this year. We plan on moving back to the US in the next 5 years. Is there any evidence that ...
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US Common Practices with kids that new Immigrant parents should be aware of

There was a famous story back in 1997 about a Danish mother that left her toddler outside the restaurant. Some practices for behavior in public, common and accepted outside the US, might be illegal ...