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Questions tagged [family]

Questions regarding emigration and immigration of family members including visas, ancestry visas, schools, employment, insurance and related family topics.

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British mother visiting US for about a year

My British mother wants to stay with my sister in Florida for about a year. How can she do this? She doesn't want to become a resident and has a home in the UK. She has been over to the US with an ...
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UK Fiance visa: Do I need a Property Inspection Report?

Here is a list of things my fiance and I have as proof of Accommodation for his apartment that he owns and lives in: Title deed Council tax bill (stating he's the only one who lives there) ...
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EEA Family status retain

I am EEA citizen, Portugal, and have been living in the UK since 2018 summer. My two children joined me here recently on a family visa and received their UK residency cards. I am planning to leave the ...
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Will the EEA directives still apply in the UK after Brexit?

I am a German citizen working in the UK and I'd like my non-EEA mother (who is dependent on my financial help) to apply for the EEA family permit. But I am afraid we won't have time to do the ...
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How much time can my Mexican wife and my son stay with me in the UK while working my 6 months before Family/Spouse visa application?

I hope someone can help. I have read a bunch of posts about family visas, but can't find reference my questions, so I hope someone can give some insight. Some background first. I am a British ...
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UK Fiance visa: Does my American Master's degree need to be recognized by UK NARIC?

I am applying for the Fiance visa in the UK and I need to prove my knowledge of English. I'm originally from Brazil which means my native language is Portuguese, however, I have a MFA degree from an ...
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EEA Family Permit from outside UK after already moving to UK

My wife (Italian citizen) and I (Commonwealth but not EEA citizen) recently moved to the UK. I had done quite a lot of research about the immigration rules before we arrived, but admittedly mostly ...
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EEA UK family permit for partner, I am an EU and UK citizen

I was born in the UK, I have a British passport and a passport from another EU nation. My partner(non-EU national) is currently here on a family visa which is up for renewal in August. This is a very ...
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Would a multi entry schengen visa get cancelled upon applying for family reunion visa?

My wife(non EU) has a 1 year schengen visa issued by the Netherlands. She has used it already twice, once to Netherlands and second time to Denmark/Germany last year. We had got married in Denmark ...
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Is sister eligible for US green card “through your family”?

If I am an immigrant and I have acquired a Green card, is my sister (divorced and living alone in India) eligible for "US Green card through your family" Or do only parents, kids and spouse fall ...
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Is there a cap for the number of Verpflichtungserklärung one can request for friends and family members?

As per §§ 66 - 68 German Residence Act, a German resident got the option to provide his/her third-country friends and family members with a formal obligation document (Verpflichtungserklärung) to ...
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What EEA countries are lenient towards EEA citizens bringing their non-EEA parents?

I am a German citizen earning enough to support both myself and my non-EEA mother (who is dependent on my remote support). Unfortunately, the law makes it as good as impossible for me to bring her to ...
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UK citizen: how do I return to the UK with Kenyan husband and daughter?

My family and I are British citizens. We moved to Kenya in 2011 for a change of atmosphere and new environment from our busy life in London. A few years on and in 2016, I got married to a Kenyan ...
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What is required for a British citizen to return to the UK with Indonesian spouse and children?

What are the rules? My son is living in Bali with his Indonesian wife of almost 9 years. Within the next year or two, he is hoping to move back to the UK with his wife and children and settle here. ...
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Are the parents of an EU Blue Card holder eligible for a family reunification visa?

What are the rules for that would allow the parents of a Blue Card holder to immigrate to Germany?
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UK citizen living in EU returning to U.K. With spouse

My UK citizen son has lived in Poland for 2 years with his non-eu wife of 2 years. He has been offered a job in the UK - what visas will they need, to return together to U.K., please?
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Visa renewal and working Visa

Am having difficulties with my visa renewal at prefecture Lyon France. I am from Nigeria and my husband is currently doing his PhD in France, we both have a long stay visa for three years, My visa is ...
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The meaning of 'sponsor' in the EEA FP application

My brief background: I am a non-EEA national married to a Spanish EEA national. We have been married for 4 years, and I have been a legal Spanish resident since 2010. Our plan is pretty ...
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Can a US greencard winner re-enter alone or can extend of family members visa enter time after 6 month is over?

As a greencard winner(diversity visa 2018) family father, all members got visas but 6 months time is over for my family members except me. Let me explain details. I bought fly tickets to all of us. I ...
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Exercising my treaty rights

My sister and I are both eligible for British passport due to our father having been British. We live in South Africa with my mum. We would like to move to Ireland within the next 18 months, I am 16 ...
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Can I request premium processing for an L-2 when I apply for premium processing on my L-1?

USCIS does not list L-2 as a visa that can be applied for with premium processing, but my petition has been submitted with premium processing.
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dependent visa for japan

I am 24 years old, and my father, mother and sister are in japan they are from last 2 years. So I also want to join them. Is there any possibilities to get dependent visa via my mother ??
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UK Family visas: can I apply as a parent if my baby is born in UK and partner is UK citizen?

My partner (British) and I (Canadian) are currently living in the UK and just had a baby. I'm currently working on a Tier 2 (General) visa (I was sponsored by the company) but am strongly considering ...
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Registration in Germany with an English marriage certificate

My wife joined me last week here in Germany with a family reunion visa. We have an appointment at the district office (Bezirksamt) this week so she can register. The marriage certificates we have are ...
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Visa application for non EEA members

I am applying for an EEA family permit with my one-year-old son to the UK, so we can relocate and settle with my husband. How do I fill my son's form since he is one year old? Because the question's ...
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Minimum length of rental agreement for family reunification visa in Germany

It is hard to find a flat where I live. So I went to agencies that rent for a short duration (the quickest and the only option because I have a deadline to meet). I found a flat and the landlord ...
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European passport return service - copying other passport pages

My wife will be applying online for permanent residence as an EEA national, and we are including me (non-EEA national) in her application, so we can use the European passport return service. The ...
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Can my wife get a Norwegian national identification number before her EU/EEA residence card, or does she have to wait?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My wife is a Russian citizen. In November 2017 we moved to Sweden together. We utilized EU/EEA law and the rights of EEA family members to apply for a EU residence card for ...
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German spouse visa - Flat belongs to a housing cooperative

I live in Hamburg. I have a blue card. My wife submitted an application to join me here in Germany. After a few weeks, I received a letter indicating that I need to submit some documents, including ...
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Processing time for F4 visa

I'm from Lebanon and my brother is a US Citizen. He applied for me for an F4 visa. My priority date was 21 October 2009 and to date I didn't get the visa. Could you advise the processing time and when ...
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What evidence is needed for a dependent sibling of a family member of an EU citizen?

I'm an EU citizen (British) and my wife is Filipina. We live in Spain and my wife is here as a family member of an EU citizen with an Article 10 residence card. Her sister is dependent on us and my ...
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What's the meaning of C21 Visa Class?

I recieved my legal partner's NVC case number and Invoice ID recently. When I signed in to CEAC website, I mentioned that the visa class is C21. I googled the C21 visa class and I found brief ...
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Do you and your family apply for a German visa simultaneously if you have a job offer that entitles you to a Blue Card?

I have a job offer from a German company, and I am currently preparing my papers to apply for a visa (Blue card). I am married and would like to know if both my spouse and I can apply at the same time ...
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Confusion about EEA national section in applying for EEA family visa

I am married to English person and we live in Italy. He works in Italy and I just finished my Masters. My residence in Italy is as a family member, as I am Egyptian. We want to visit his parents and ...
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I'm on an EEA FP. Can my spouse who's an EEA citizen travel out of the country while I stay in the UK?

Can my spouse (EEA citizen) travel out of the UK while I stay in the UK? I hold an EEA Family Permit.
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Work permit for dependent in Germany [closed]

I have two questions: Whether my spouse can work in a dependent visa? If yes, what is the probability for her to get a job? Thank you
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Girlfriend in the US, boyfriend (me) in South Africa

My girlfriend is in America (Kansas). I can't find any good information. I know US citizens don't need visas to visit South Africa (good news for us), but I need one to go there. I have no money, no ...
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EEA family member visa for my non-EEA wife

My wife and I are going for a vacation to the UK this summer. I am a Norwegian citizen, my wife is a non-EEA citizen here on a family reunion visa and we live in Norway. She has a residence card, but ...
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Can I send an EEA national certified copy of passport instead of the original for an EEA Family Permit?

I'm an extended family member of an EEA national (Italy). We are partners, we currently live together in Uruguay with our son. She's accepting a job offer in the UK and we are relocating. My son is ...
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EEA National Sponsor: EEA Family Permit Online Application

I'm almost through filling the EEA Permit. I have answered every question regarding the applicant's employment, income as N/A. My doubts are in the EEA national section and sponsor's details: Are ...
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How to correctly apply for an EEA Family Permit for me and my son?

My life partner is an EU citizen (Italian passport); she was born in Uruguay and we live together with our son (one and a half year old) in Uruguay. We are relocating to Newcastle upon Tyne because ...
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EEA Family Permit Application employment questions

I have been filling the online EEA FP to join my wife in the UK. I have obtained several General visit visas to visit her on a regular basis before we got married. For these General visas, I have ...
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10 days remaining on EEA Family Permit. Can I get back into the UK?

My Family Permit expires on 10 July 2018. I want to leave the UK 5 June 2018 and return on 25 June 2018. Can I do that? Key points: We've been in the UK since early February 2018. I work in the UK. ...
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Expat returning to the UK with German husband who is retired

I have been living in Germany for over 30 years with my German husband. We were married in the UK. My husband has a German pension. What happens with our health care when we return? I have not paid ...
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Bring girlfriend to Germany

I'm Mexican. I have a student visa for Germany. I'm allowed to work and I'm doing Studienkolleg now in order to enter university. I want to bring my girlfriend to Germany. She isn't an EU citizen ...
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Travel document for baby born in the UK

My baby was born in the UK, but doesn't have a passport yet. Our tier 2 visa expires soon and we won't be able to get a passport from our country until then. Is there any type of document that allows ...
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Can my wife enter Germany in order to apply for a family reunion visa?

In another post of mine, it was brought to my attention that my wife would have trouble entering Germany as a Canadian citizen in order to apply for a family reunion visa from within Germany. The ...
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If I am applying for a researcher visa (hosting agreement) in Ireland, could my family apply for family visas at the same time?

I am from Colombia, and I am currently in a recruitment process. I have had 4 interviews and I'm waiting for a formal offer, but it is not clear yet which work permit/visa scheme will be used. As far ...
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My girlfriend is 9 month pregnant, I only have a 1-month visa. How can I extend my Chinese visa?

I am Indian, my girlfriend is Chinese and she is pregnant. Delivery due is in 1 month. I will go to China, however I got only a 1-month visa. Is there any way I can extend to 6 months or more? I know ...
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As US citizen, is there a process to bring my wife into the United States, when we don't spend the majority of our time in the US?

I am a US citizen and my wife is not. She has yet to come to the United States. In the first years of our marriage, most of our time will be spent outside of the States. In a couple of years, we ...