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

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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 ...
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Relocating to the UK with spouse

My mother- and father-in-law are permanently relocating to the UK. My father in law is a British citizen, and has resided in the US for the past 20+ years. My mother in law is a US citizen. It is to ...
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Shared flat and Germany family reunification visa for a third-country national?

As per section 3.1.1 of this document, the living space requirement for the German family reunification visa of a third-country national is 12 sqm per person: "Without prejudice to state provisions,...
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Can I travel while waiting for my Swedish residence card?

My wife is an EU Citizen (Irish) and has been given a job in Sweden. I'm South African and have been told that I should apply for a residence card and that the process will take around 15 months. If ...
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Portuguese (Austria resident) to register relationship with a Philippine

Me and my boyfriend want to live together and settle down. I'm from the Philippines and currently working in Dubai and my boyfriend is Portuguese and working in Austria. The plan is for me to move to ...
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Can I keep my family in Germany and work in Finland on a work permit?

I have a residence permit (not a blue card) of Germany until January 2018, and the Rathaus has given me a Fiktionsbescheinigung until May 2018, waiting for me to submit a new contract. Now I have a ...
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I have a UK tourist visa. Can I apply for a NiN as an EEA family member?

I'm married to a Spanish national in Ireland, where I have the Treaty Rights card. I've recently got a UK tourist visa, which is still valid for 4 months. Since we are planning to move to the UK next ...
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EU citizen living in London wants to bring non-EU citizen wife over [duplicate]

I am an EU citizen with full settlement status. I got married to my spouse in Somalia some months ago and she recently moved and is residing in the UAE. She is a Somali national with a Somali passport....
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Stamp date in passport is identical to passport expiry date

We went to India in June for vacation from the US. When we came back to US, the immigration officer put a date in my daughter's passport: 12 December 2017, as her passport was valid until that date. ...
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Do I need to inform UK home office before leaving UK when my EEA family relation ended?

I had an EEA family member residence card in UK based on unmarried partner of an EU national. We broke up few months back and immediately after our break up I decided to leave UK as I wasnt a family ...
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UK residence for a mother of a baby who is UK citizen

I am married to a British person and we are living outside the UK. My child is a UK citizen, do I need a visa to enter the UK?
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Which visa should my aunt send for me to live in UK?

I am from Ethiopia, living in Saudi Arabia with my parents. My father's stepsister lives in the UK and she is a British citizen. My question is: Can she send me a visa to live with her forever (not ...
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“Marriage is not subsisting” - How to defend something like this?

My wife's visa application got refused based on immigration rules 319C(d) and (e), which are: (d) The marriage or civil partnership, or relationship similar to marriage or civil partnership, must ...
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I want to get my Mexican fiance permanent residency in the United States with drug conviction

I am a US citizen who met my Mexican born fiance in Texas 15 years ago. He was deported from the US 13 years ago after serving time in prison for a marijuana charge. He was told that he could reapply ...
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Exercise Community rights in UK (EU national)

Background: My wife and I want to move to the UK. She's from Uruguay and I'm Dutch and we currently live in Spain. We plan to move in 2 months, have booked an AirBnB for the first month until we can ...
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EU citizen from UK wants to live permanently with Japanese citizen, currently living in Germany, having a baby and wants to get married

I (British Citizen) and my Japanese long-term girlfriend (27 years old) live in Germany since July 2017. I use freedom to move EU rights, she uses a working holiday visa (valid 1 year). We both are ...
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Visa Type for a Kenyan Citizen wishing to settle permanently in the UK

I did apply for a job in the UK while in Kenya and the Company (to which I applied for) wrote and guaranteed me that I'll can be given the job as long as I'm present in the United Kingdom . I'm ...
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How to cope with ageing parents/family and not being with them?

For the last 10 years I have been living and working away from my country and for several reasons have only visited my parents and family around every one or two years... Skype and the like are ...
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Is it possible to get a UK visa if you're married to more than one person?

Does anyone have any experience of how UK visas and polygamy interact with each other, if at all? Sadly we can't claim that non-monogamy is a cultural norm for any of us so that doesn't help. We ...
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Can I bring my family, while working in the US on a B1 in lieu H-1B visa?

I'm starting to work in the US with a B1 in lieu of H1 visa and want to bring my family with for the duration of my stay. Is this possible? What is the process i need to follow?