Questions tagged [uk-citizens]

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Required duration of excursion from US so as to not forfeit Article 20 UK US tax treaty benefits

An answer would be great but pointers to information would also be greatly appreciated: I am a researcher from the UK, currently in the US on a J1 visa. Article 20 of the UK-US tax treaty gives me a 2 ...
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What differences are there between the implications for immigration status between marriage to different nationals?

If you marry a British citizen is the situation different than if you marry a non-British EEA citizen on "treaty rights"? I have gotten the impression that the terms of immigrating as the ...
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Gaining residency in Italy when working for non-Italian employers

I am a UK citizen currently working for both a UK university and a Dutch organisation and I pay UK income tax through PAYE. My partner (also a UK citizen) is currently between jobs but plans to set up ...
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Can I use “Tell Us Once” to notify various UK Government departments for a death in Australia?

The UK has quite a nice service "Tell Us Once" that lets you notify a whole bunch of Government departments about the death of someone. On the Gov.UK Death Abroad page, it says that the Tell ...
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Immigration for adult child into the United Kingdom

I’m Brazilian and moved to the UK 10 years ago with my mother. We are both UK citizens. I was only 16 years old when we moved from Brazil. My sister was already 18 years old and our lawyer couldn’t ...
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Will my non EEA wife get British citizenship when I get mine?

I'm an EEA national who's been living in the UK since 2016 and I brought my non EEA wife here in 2017. We both have pre-settled status and I'll qualify for settled status in 2021. At that point, will ...
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Transferring large amount of money into a bank account for a spouse visa [duplicate]

If the financial requirement for the spouse visa sponsor is 18,600 GBP a year, does it matter if my bank statement have an overdraft every month of the 6 months I am issuing the statement for? And is ...
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Is Appendix 2 for sponsors who have settled in the UK only?

In my Spouse VISA application i found out that there is Appendix 2 that i have to fill and it says Use the appendix 2 (financial requirement form) to tell us how you meet the financial requirement ...
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Can my girlfriend go to Canada on a visitor Visa while waiting for a working holiday visa?

My girlfriend is British and has has entered the visa pool (she waits to be picked to apply, then will have to submit her application). She wants to come with me, but we have to wait until she is ...
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UK CITIZEN/AUSTRALIAN WIFE WITH AUSTRALIAN PASSPORT

Is it possible to travel Europe together for one year France, Germany, Italy, Spain , Portugal etc without requiring a visa for my wife?
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UK ex-pat looking to move home

I am a UK-USA dual citizen who grew up in the UK but moved to the States thirty years ago. My US citizen husband had been offered a job back in London. Do I have to do anything special as an ex-pat to ...
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Regarding applying for British Army

I am an Indian citizen and i have never visited/resided in Britain, also I haven't acquired passport yet. I want to apply for British Army as a Commonwealth Country's citizen but in the application ...
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UK Citizen wanting to move to Mexico

I would like some advice: I am a UK Citizen/national wanting to move to Mexico. I would like to get a work or temporary residence visa but I am not eligible for either.(Financials) I can stay in ...
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Living in italy with old paper UK licence, need to update

How do I go about updating my UK licence when I don't have a photo card licence. I can put a uk a address of my parents for delivery etc. but can I do this, what do I need to complete etc.
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British mother visiting US for about a year

My British mother wants to stay with my sister in Florida for about a year. How can she do this? She doesn't want to become a resident and has a home in the UK. She has been over to the US with an ...
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Travelling to the UK without a UK passport

So my son is a Bolivian citizen, but we are applying for his British citizenship this week (any idea on how long that’s taking at the minute would also be appreciated!) Bolivia doesn’t do passport ...
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Should I get an Italian driving license / type of visa?

I am a British citizen and am UK Tax resident. I have had a holiday home in Italy for 16 years (spend approximately 120 days a year there). I have an Italian registered car which is taxed etc. in ...
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Staying in US over winter every year

We are considering buying a villa in Florida with a view to using it between November and March in retirement and returning to the U.K. for the rest of the year. So really a 5 month vacation every ...
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Meeting required income for a UK unmarried partner visa while living outside the UK [duplicate]

I'm a UK citizen. I have been living with my partner in her home country for a few years now. I'd like to go back to the UK to study, so we're looking at getting her an unmarried partner visa to come ...
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Do I need to apply for H1B lottery if the company wants to hire me?

I have developed a software for the client's needs (as a freelancer) and now the owner decided to create a business and expand it to sell to others. At this point, they want me to move to the US and ...
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What is the status of children of a person who is British by descent?

My son, born in Rome, is British by descent. He has a newborn in China who he wants to register as British. He has been declined a passport for her as you cannot apparently pass on British ...
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What we need to do exactly to move to the UK?

I’m non-EU, Egyptian, and my wife is British and we want move to the UK. We been officially married for 3 years and we moved to Malta 8 month ago. Now I have a resident card in Malta, valid for 5 ...
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UK citizen: how do I return to the UK with Kenyan husband and daughter?

My family and I are British citizens. We moved to Kenya in 2011 for a change of atmosphere and new environment from our busy life in London. A few years on and in 2016, I got married to a Kenyan ...
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Is it easy to move to Singapore as a UK citizen for a career in programming/business? [closed]

Looking to migrate or looking for experience to start a new life.
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What is required for a British citizen to return to the UK with Indonesian spouse and children?

What are the rules? My son is living in Bali with his Indonesian wife of almost 9 years. Within the next year or two, he is hoping to move back to the UK with his wife and children and settle here. ...
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Do I need a tenancy agreement in my name for T2 Dependant visa [UK]?

Im applying for my daughter to come join me in March 2019. She was born in UK but had to travel back for a few months as her mother needed to be back home for some family matters (The mother has a T2 ...
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Changing nationality

I am a British national (yeah, I don't like admitting to it so please forgive me). My dream is to win Euromillions so that I can buy a plot of land in Cyprus, build a nice villa with pool and move ...
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How do I apply for British Citizenship for my Child that was adopted?

Hoping somebody here has insight to offer. I did email the UK Home office but their response was to effectively point me to their website - or an immigration consultant. Thank you for your further ...
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“Given Name” when scheduling a consular interview

The Department of State Visa Appointment Service web site asks for "Given Name" and pre-populates it with only my first name from when I created an account on the site. And the tip says "Enter the ...
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Visa requirements for children born abroad

just looking for info as I find the Uk gov website confusing regarding visas for children born abroad and I cannot find anything specific relating to my situation. I am a British Citizen not by ...
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I am a British citizen and I want to move to Ireland with my Thai wife

Currently, I live and work in Turkey with my Thai wife. I would like to move to Ireland with my wife. Is it hard to get a visa, how long does it take to get a visa and can we apply for the visa in ...
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South African national looking to get British dual citizenship

My husband is a South African national currently working in South Africa. I am a British citizen and we have just had a child together. I am currently still living in the UK. My husband served in the ...
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Wanting to move to USA and stay

This has probably already been asked before but I can't find it so apologise in advance. I recently travelled to Florida on your typical theme parks holiday and I have fallen for the USA and have ...
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Child born to British, Polish & Singaporean parents in the UK

Me (Polish & British citizen) and my wife (Singaporean citizen with ILR) live in the UK, where our daughter was born nearly a year ago. It's clear that she is eligible for all 3 nationalities. We ...
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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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Would my UK fiancé have to get a visa for the US for more than a month?

I have a fiancé who is a UK resident and would like to visit me for just over a month. Would he need to get a visa if he is to stay that long?
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Can a British Citizen take his Non-EU spouse and child to live elsewhere in the EU under the freedom of movement regulation?

I live in the US with a non-EU spouse and child (Both Canadian & American.) I plan on registering as a British citizen (to which I am entitled to by descent via a British Born mother before 1983) ...
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Is it possible for a UK Citizen to apply for his non EU wife and child to come to Britain but apply from outside Britain?

I see only examples of applicants already living in Britain. My husband is planning on registering his British Citizenship (South African mother who was born in England) from within the US. Assuming ...
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Can a UK citizen bring her children to the UK without their father?

The mother, a UK citizen with a valid British passport, has three children under 18. Two children were fathered by one man, the youngest by another. She is divorced and has custody of the children, ...
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Living in Japan for 25 years, how can I change the address on my old paper license?

I need the new UK ID card license to apply for a Japanese license here in Tokyo. My old paper license is still valid. In going through the process via GVT-UK online, I was met with the problem that my ...
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AUS/UK dual citizen entering the UK on AUS passport with student visa and taking partner as dependant

I've been accepted on a full scholarship to do my Doctorate in the UK in Oxbridge. I am a UK/AUS citizen but my partner is only an AUS citizen. Can I apply to enter the UK under my AUS passport with ...
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Can I work outside the UK under Surrinder Singh ruling?

I am a British national working in an EU member state. We will soon be applying for the EU permit for my non-EU wife and step-daughter. Do I have to stay in the UK with my family for the first six ...
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My father was naturalized: am I British otherwise than by descent?

I am a British citizen who was under 18 when my father applied for naturalization in 1979. I was registered on his form, and then I (as well as my father) was given citizenship when the naturalization ...
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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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Definition of “descent” when applying for British citizenship

I was born in 1956 in Southern Rhodesia and live in South Africa since 1987. My mother was born in Southern Rhodesia in 1931. She has always held a British passport and is still living in South Africa....
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Surinder Singh route

I am British living in the UK. My husband is a non-EU citizen living in Germany with 3 year resident permit. I want to know the exact way for the Surinder Singh route. I’ve just recently found about ...
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Explain the Surinder Singh route

If I live with my husband in an EU country for a minimum of 3 months, and I am a British citizen, are we required to work there and not be on benefits? I'm trying to understand how the Surinder ...
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Which visa is required to move to the UK as a US citizen married to a UK citizen with our child born in the US?

My fiance is a UK citizen. I want to move there with my daughter. We are both US citizens. I understand I will need to apply for a join partner visa, which I need to apply for our daughter. Her father ...
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UK passport for a child born to a UK citizen mother

I'm a UK citizen born in Austria (my parents are both UK citizens - father born in the UK and mother in India). I have a British birth certificate and a British passport. I now live in Austria and ...
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How can I claim British citizenship for my child while we live in India?

My unborn child's father is a British citizen. We are expecting our baby end of January 2018. I am in India and the father is in UK. We are not married yet as he is financially very unstable and is ...