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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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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 ...
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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 ...