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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Does EU citizen have to meet financial requirement for non-EEA spouse?

I am an EU citizen working in Britain, self-employed, and I would like to bring my Asian wife here in a couple of months time in 2018. Will the status of "qualified person" help me to do it? Do I ...
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US visa application for tourist - listed in F4 application Of father

In 2007, My wife's uncle filled F4 immigration for my father-in-law. At that time she was 18years old. Now she is married to me and living with me in Canada. She doesn't have US visa. Now we are ...
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F4 visa was granted but my nephews aged out. What can we do?

I applied for the US F4 visa (Family Preference Immigrant Visa) 13 years ago for my sister and her family. Her case was approved in 2009. After that, we didn't hear anything for years until, finally, ...
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Is there any way to track the UK EEA Family Member Residence Card?

I want to ask if there is any way to track UK EEA Family Member Residence card. I am worry about the application of my wife because we sent the documents 2 months ago and I read in internet that the ...
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Is there a type of French visa to bridge the gap between two visas?

My wife (Chinese, currently staying in France on a student visa, titre de séjour) and I (German, living in Germany), after applying for a German visa for family reunification to live together in ...
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Getting a Dutch Passport

Can I get a Dutch passport if my father was born in Holland and both grand parents were dutch? I was born in New Zealand and my father immigrated here in the 1950's. My mother is Kiwi. Dad become a NZ ...
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Apply for Schengen while waiting for Family Reunion visa (Germany)

I've been unable to find any info on this, but is there any way to get a temporary visa to enter Germany before my family reunion visa has been issued? My spouse is going up on a work visa today but ...
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EEA Family Permit refused - No clear reason given, appalling letter

Please can anyone advise how to deal with this? We applied for an EEA Family Permit for my wife to travel from Russia to join me in the UK. We enclosed our passports, my Permanent Residence ...
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Family members traveling with me: DS-160 query

I will be applying for a nonimmigrant F-1 student visa and I'm currently filling out my DS-160 form. My parents plan to travel with me on tourist visas. They do not have a US visa at this point ...
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Canadian “inland” spousal sponsorship and conditions of stay with a study permit

I have Canadian citizenship and my wife is a Chinese citizen on a study permit, studying in a college. I am looking to apply for inland sponsorship for her. At the same time, because of our financial ...
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Belgium visa for dependent mother?

I'm working in a software company in India; next month, I'm going to Belgium on a work permit. I want to take my widowed mother with me (I'm the only son). Is there any other visa apart from tourist ...
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Can a Non EU that obtained the UK residence card for marriage remain in UK working in the case his EU wife return to EU?

I want to ask if it is possible for a non EU with an EEA residence card to remain in UK working after that the EU partner returns to her country (EU country different from UK). I wonder if the Non EU ...
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UK visa for adult son to move to UK

Can my adult South African son join me here in UK. I am naturalised British Citizen of 5 years.
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What's the Canada family immigration sibling rule now?

The wording changed on Find out if you’re eligible to sponsor relatives perhaps in 2015 or so (I checked in the Internet Archive) and I do not comprehend the new one at all. First of all, I checked ...
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Can I ask a EEA family permit in Italy for a second time, 2 months before my current one expires? [closed]

I have a EEA family permit that expires at the end of August. As I need to return to Italy in July, and I will be there 3 weeks, I want to take advantage of that and ask for the EEA family permit ...
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Non-EU family member travelling with EU national! [closed]

I'm an EU national, my mother in law who is non-EU national is waiting for the residency permit as an EU national family member, she had 90 days tourist visa type C which is already expired, my ...
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EU citizen living in a non-EU country issuing citizenship for wife and daughter. Where is easier and faster?

I have read a lot about this topic and even though I am well informed, my case and question is quite specific. I am Argentine and Italian citizen. I want to issue my wife's and daughter's citizenship ...
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Can I keep my passport while I am waiting for the European Economic Area Family Permit Residence Card?

I am a non European, married with an European. We are now living in UK. I have the EEA Family Permit visa for 6 months and it expires in June. I want to ask for the Residence Card in May, but the ...
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Non-EU Citizen. Can I get visa if my father live in Germany?

I know that this maybe is not right website to ask this kind of question, but I couldn't find any better. Maybe if you know, you could recommend me? So here is the situation. My father is living in ...
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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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Biometric Residence permit

I am married with EEA husband and I have been issued a residence card by the Greek authorities. My husband is residing in the UK more than 3 months as a worker. I want to travel to the UK with my ...
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What is a valid document for EEA residence card?

My wife has a family permit visa and we're now applying to get an EEA residence permit. It's required that we send our documents to prove identity: Proof of identity and nationality, such as a ...
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Refusal of EEA Family Permit

My wife is a British Citizen and I am South African and have been living and working (permanent placements) in Ireland for roughly 2 years. My wife was asked about an internal move within her ...
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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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Can a employeer hire me if I have an EEA family permit. What happend if it expires? [closed]

I have an EEA Family permit (EEA FP) until June 2017. Can I work with the EEA Family Permit? In the case that an employer hires me, What happens when the EEA family expires? Do I have the right to ...
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Do I need to pay for my family, who are 'additional applicants' when applying for Australian work visa?

I am from family of 4 (two adults, two children (5 and 7)). I was looking into Australian work visas and was wondering how many persons to I need to pay for when applying for (190) visa... I would be ...
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Bringing wife, children, and mother to Germany [closed]

I need some help. I am a British national and live and work in Germany. I have four children, 9/7/5/1 years old who are British citizens by descent and have British passports. My wife and my mother ...
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How can I send a gift to my homeland quick and easy? [closed]

I need some advice on how to send a gift to my family and friends as now I live abroad. Delivery takes much time, usually. And I need to send gifts asap
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Trying to enter the UK with an EEA Spouse without any visa?

My wife applied for an EEA Family Visa 2 weeks ago, and today she received notice that she has been refused. The letter said that we did not provide enough evidence of our relationship, such as photos ...
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Bringing my Haitian wife and little boy to the UK [closed]

I desperately need advice! I am married to a Haitian woman, we have a 10-month-old son. We have been married for exactly 1 year, and have known each other for nearly 5 years. Currently, I spend ...
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Can I bring my family if I get a working visa to Ireland?

If a citizen of the USA gets a working visa to Ireland, can he bring his wife and under 18 children?
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Wife issued short-term visa for residence in Spain as spouse of EU citizen

I'm a British citizen and my wife is Filipina. She received a visa so that she can come and join me in Spain and live here with me, as is her right as the spouse of an EU citizen. She made it clear ...
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UK EEA Family Permit Refusal for Lack of Communication Evidence

I'm married to an EEA national, a Romanian. We've been together for 3 years and 8 months (44 months), and have been married a year ago, on the 11th Nov 2015. My wife has visited me twice in my country,...
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What are the exact conditions under which an EU citizen may be entitled to bring his (elderly) parents into the EU?

Assuming one is an EU citizen, under which condition are their (non-EU) elderly parents treated as "EU Family Members"? E.g. the Czech Ministry of the Interior says the following: descendant or ...
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UK 'family of a settled person' visa: can apply when in the UK?

On https://www.gov.uk/remain-in-uk-family it states You need a ‘family of a settled person’ visa if you want to stay (‘remain’) with a family member or partner (for example, spouse) who’s living in ...
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UK Appendix FM Income Thresholds and Children

The current income threshold specified in Appendix FM is £18,600. And there is an increment added to the threshold for each dependent child. In the case where the sponsor has children from a ...
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Working with an EEA family permit in UK

I’m not sure about what I have to do in order to work in UK with an EEA family permit in UK. Can a non European work in UK with an EEA family permit? Can I work immediately? What is required in order ...
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What would be the problems to change Tourism UK visa to EEA family permit?

I have a relationship (2 years and 7 months/NotMarried) with an European (I’m from South America, then I need a visa only to enter to UK. We live together in Europe since one year (1 year and 5 months ...
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Type of visa UK

I want to ask which type of visa is better to apply for because I have a stable relationship (Not Married) with an European guy (I am not European and I need a visa to visit him in UK). Now we live ...
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Apply for Family Member of an EEA National [closed]

When I started an application for my wife to join me, I thought the date of arrival in the UK would be around 20 October 2016. Since I hadn't yet obtained a National Insurance Number, I could not ...
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My husband's getting a H1B visa, can I expect any type of work permit in USA?

What kind of visa can I acquire in this situation? Which steps can I now make to get a visa with which I can work full time in the USA?
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I am a Pakistani, in a same sex relationship, applying for a Tier 2 visa soon. What proof can my partner provide to apply for Tier 2 dependent?

I have been living with my partner for more than a year now but we are in the closet so we don't have an address to our name or a joint bank statement. We have lots and lots of pictures but I don't ...
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Family Preference Immigrant Visa (F4 visa) interview not scheduled for a recent 21 year old

My maternal aunt (US citizen) had filed for a Family Preference Immigrant Visa (F4 visa) for my family with a priority date of October 2003. She had petitioned for the following family members: My ...
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Question about family permit for non EU spouse and son

I am a Portuguese citizen through descent. My son is also registered as a EU national. We stay in Goa as I am a computer teacher. I will be shifting to UK in December. I wish to travel with my son and ...
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How can a former holder of ILR return to the UK after 6 years abroad?

I am a Ukrainian national, holding an ILR UK visa. My husband of 10 years and our 2-year-old son are both British. We have lived and worked in Thailand since 2010. My husband has already relocated ...
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Moving from Romania to Sweden with a non-EU partner

I am a non-EU citizen, from Angola and I'm about to marry my Romanian girlfriend who she will come to my country soon to do the marriage papers here in my country, we have intentions to live in Sweden ...
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Can I sue an embasssy for failing to consider my request for family reunification?

As an EU citizen, I have the right to reunite with my family members, even if they are non-EU citizens. So if an embassy isn't fulfilling their responsibilities and never gives a valid reason for not ...
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Getting family permit form for non-EEA spouse in UK

I am an Irish (EEA) National, married to an Australian, living in Canada, and job-hunting in the UK. As I understand it, my wife will need a EEA family permit to come to the UK with me. My question:...
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Austria Family reunification - A1 German level for spouse

I'm in the process of moving to Vienna to work. I'm married and not from an EU country/Schengen. But we don't need a visa to go there (up to 90 days) My work permit would mostly be under the "red-...
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Activities in Vancouver for my visiting sister

I am an expatriate in Vancouver, BC, Canada (PhD candidate at UBC). I would like to invite my little sister to spend a summer (probably in 2016) with me and my wife at Vancouver. My little sister is ...