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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can a permanent resident file I-130 & I-485 for spouse concurrently if final action date is current and spouse lives in the US?

The Visa bulletin for July 2020 lists the final action date for the F2A category as current. Does that mean my permanent resident spouse and I can file the I-130 and I-485 forms concurrently? I have ...
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Registering non-EU family member of EU citizen (non-French) in France

I have a question. I am a EU citizen, non-French. My husband is from Costa Rica and he can come to EU/Schengen without any visa for 3 months. If we want to move to France for more than 3 months, let's ...
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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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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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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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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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EU national living in the UK with settled status applying for EU family permit married to non-EU spouse - financial evidence needed

I’m a EU national with a settled status living in the UK, I'm married to a non-EU spouse residing in an EU country as a refugee who works full time, I’m questioning about the financial part, I’m ...
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EEA Family permit online application

I am Nigerian and my son is Irish and goes to school in a UK boarding house. He is 16 and just started his A levels in September 2019. My husband and I are have been his carers since he was born, and ...
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EEA Family Permit Application unmarried partner

I am a Portuguese passport holding South African citizen. My Girlfriend and I(non-EEA/EU member) South African passport holder would like to apply for a EEA family permit. We have been told that the ...
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How do I register my Italian marriage (outside of country where we were married)?

I am a US citizen who married an Italian citizen in 2014. We were married in New York and lived together before we decided to move to Europe. He moved back to Italy and I moved to the UK for my career....
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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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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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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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British citizen wants to bring his wife and children from Afghanistan

What other options are available under the immigration rules and directives, for a British citizen to bring his wife and two young children to UK from Afghanistan? He cannot satisfy the income ...
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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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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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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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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 ...