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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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 ...
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EEA Family permit- extended family members

I am an Italian full time uni student in the UK and I want my father and sister to visit me here (They are non-eea nationals, but in possession of an indefinite leave to remain in Italy) They have ...
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UK dependant Visa Supporting Documents

I am applying for UK dependant visa under Tier 2 Dependant. Regarding the supporting documents, is marriage certificate endorsement by Ministry of External Affairs required? I am applying from India. ...
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How to manage personal life when deciding to move in another country?

I am an italian guy that wants to move away from my country to Germany (actually Berlin) for a lot of good reasons. I will not list the pro and cons, but just the fact i want to move to become a ...
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Who to list as an emergency contact when living overseas?

When one is living single overseas does it make sense to list an emergency contact who lives in the country of origin (assume it to be at least a 8 hour flight)? Does it make more sense to list a new, ...
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Apply for UK Residence Card for non EEA family member of an EEA national

My wife has joined me in UK (I am an EEA National), after applying for EEA Family permit, she being a Non EEA national. She has 6 months of validity for her EEA Family Permit. And I want to apply for ...
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visa for extended non-EU family members [closed]

I'm an EU (Italian) national. I would like to know if the uncle of my wife can apply for a visa to Italy as non-EU extended family member and live here with us in Italy since he is dependent on us!
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What papers do I need so I can start working in the UK as fast as possible?

I recently posted a question regarding the papers I will need to live legally in the UK with my husband, a Polish citizen. I've got pretty good answers that guided me towards the right steps. So I ...
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EEA Family Permit Refused for Mother-In-Law - next steps?

I have my grand mother who is around 80 and lives in India with my brother. My mom is a Portuguese national and she sponsored my dad to come to UK as my dad holds Indian citizenship. Advised by ...
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An EU Citizen wants to bring a non EU citizen with him to live in Germany [duplicate]

I'm a British citizen married to a non EU, and I want to move to live and work in Germany, my question is what is the easiest why to bring my wife with me to Germany and how can I apply for a ...
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Finances to Settle in the UK under spouse visa new rules (after 2018) as self-employed

This is a complex question as so it seems the rules have not been fully made up for settlement in 2018, but I come from a non-EU country and my wife is a British citizen with no other nationality. We ...
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Moving to Spain with non-EU partner

Me and my boyfriend are both non-EU citizens (I'm a Russian citizen and he is a Colombian citizen). Currently we are living in the Netherlands with working permits as knowledge migrants and we are ...
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Family permit as extended family member of EEA/EU national

I am Pakistani, and I have an Italian work permit for unlimited period. My uncle with whom I live in Italy has Italian citizenship. My questions are: My uncle (brother of my mother) is an Italian ...
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Applying for Family Re Union for Italy while in Italy

I am an Indian. I came alone to Italy for work with proper work permit valid for around a year. Now I want to take my wife and child along with me. I am planning to take a tourist Visa for them and ...
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How to make a marriage certificate valid in the EU (if it was issued in a third country)?

EU law says non-EU spouses of EU citizens enjoy free movement rights. They can move to an EU country* with their partner and work there without a visa. What are the requirements for a marriage ...
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As an African married to Polish lady, what are the conditions for living and working in Norway? [closed]

My name is George, I am an African, married to a Polish lady, we have a child together. I have a residence card( but not on the bases of marriage) what are the conditions i should be expecting when ...
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Applying for EEA family permit to enter the UK, with marriage realized outside Europe

Is a certified translation (made in the country we live in) of the marriage certificate enough? What are the requirements for this translation? I'm asking this because an Italian consulate (I'm an ...
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What are the requirements for an EEA family permit to enter the UK?

Background: The person is married to an EEA citizen. They currently live outside Europe. They're traveling to the UK together. Do they need to show any proof of income, hotel reservation, return or ...
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I got a job offer in Germany. Can I bring my family with me at the same time?

I got a job offer in Germany, and I have an apartment for me and my family (wife and son) - offered by the company. The question is: Can I apply for a national visa (long-stay) for me and my family ...
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What's the minimum amount of money I need to show to be able to support a UK family visa for my kids?

I am an UK passport holder and I have got a job offer in UK. I am planning to bring my family with me (wife has Japanese passport and kids have got New Zealand passport). The kids cannot get an UK ...
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Non EU-husband wants to join EU-citizen wife in Germany, can he work? [duplicate]

I have a question related to work permit in Germany. Wife is a non-German EU citizen with residence registered in Germany. Her husband is non-EU citizen living outside Germany. I know that he would ...
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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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Register flat before moving to it

I signed a sublease contract for the next month but I need to know if it's possible to have a new “Anmeldungbescheinigung” (Registering certificate) before moving to it in order to send document to my ...
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I am (US Permanent resident) Moving back to the UK for a year only and have Paper work questions

I am moving to the UK for a year (for pleasure, not business). I currently live and plan to return to the US after that period, However my wife and son (US citizens) are coming with me and also plan ...
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Is it possible to apply for a new visitor visa to the UK from within the UK?

We are non-EU nationals living in the UK. Our family's Tier 2 visas are due to expire in a year's time. We are not intending to renew our visas, and are planning to leave the country in April next ...
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Moving to Frankfurt with my Swedish wife, I am not EU citizen

I got married in Sweden (Civil Marriage) and I registered my marriage in Sweden. My wife is Swedish but she is working in Frankfurt. Since she is a EU citizen she has registered herself legally in ...
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What is the best way (quickest) for an American Citizen to get a Mexican spouse to the United States?

I am a US citizen, my wife is a Mexican citizen. We got married in Mexico and have a marriage certificate. We have been hearing different ideas from different people. Some say to do a tourist visa and ...
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Bringing wife to Ireland on a Green Card

My wife and I are non-EU nationals. I am currently in the process of obtaining a Green Card, and we should be moving to Cork in December. As far as I can understand, my wife can come with me ...
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Going to USA from France with my girlfriend

I'm looking for an H-1B Visa and it is mentioned that immediate family members (spouse and children under 21 years of age) can get a H-4 Visa. I've been living with my girlfriend for 3 years but we ...
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What should I specify in an invitation letter for parents and siblings visiting UK?

My wife's parents and siblings are planning to visit my family in the UK. We are all Indonesians by nationality. They need to apply for family visitor visas, and one of the documents I need to supply ...
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When returning to the UK from working in the EU, what do you need to show you activated your “Treaty Rights” WRT non-EU family members?

As I understand it, under Directive 2004/38/EC, an EU national who has only ever lived in their own country is governed by national rules when it comes to inviting non-eu family members to join them. ...
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Holidays in US for close relative's funeral in EU?

I live in Hawaii and my grandfather in Czechia had died. I would like to come to the funeral. I can manage to get the plane tickets, but 1) I'll be away for at least 5 days, and 2) I will be coming ...
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Declare marriage and children outside the US?

As a US citizen living abroad, do I need to register anywhere that I got married and had children? Do my children automatically get US Citizenship?