Questions tagged [uk-citizens]

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English international driving license

I’m living in Taiwan, need an English international driving license, which runs out yearly. I got this through the post office in the UK before I moved here. The only way to renew it is I have to go ...
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US citizen applying for UK settlement visa/entry (3 part question)

Background: My husband is a UK citizen (by birth, born, raised, etc). We have 3 children together. We all lived together in the US. Recently (May2017) we went to visit family in the UK. Sometime in ...
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Am I British otherwise than by descent?

Here is my situation. My father was British, my mother German. I was born in 1981 in Germany. At the age of 2 we moved to Great Britain. I grew up in Wales and at the age of 17 I got a British ...
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UK citizen returning to the UK from the US as a retiree

I have dual US and UK citizenships and I am thinking of returning to the UK as a retiree with my US born spouse. I have been away from the UK for more than 50 years and I have no NI number. We have ...
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Can I apply for a UK spouse visa before actually being married?

I am an American citizen and my fiance is a British citizen from Scotland.  He is flying to America in a couple of months in order for us to be married here, but I ultimately want to be living in ...
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How to register a daughter

I am a married British citizen living in the U.S. How do I register and get a British passport for my daughter born in the U.S. Prior to 2000?
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Italian citizenship through grandmother, missing birth certificate

Below are the documents I need. Your maternal grandmother's birth certificate from Italy, also known as an estratto dell'atto di nascita Your maternal grandfather's birth certificate Your ...
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How long would it take to get residence permit in UK [closed]

I will be moving to the UK in August with Tier 2 long term visa. I'm an Indian passport holder. How long would it take for me to get a residence permit?
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Lost British Passport number

I migrated to Australia in 1974 with my 5 month daughter on my British passport. This passport expired in 1984, was never renewed, and has been lost for many years. For work reasons my daughter needs ...
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Joining my partner in the UK

Please can anyone help me. I’m 23 years old, live in Albania, Europe and I am in a relationship with my boyfriend who lives in London, UK. He was born there. We have been together for a year and today ...
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Renewal of expat driving licence now living in Greece and over 70, what to do?

Can anyone please advise on the procedure for my renewal i.e. based on the title the renewal form is not so clear as in such the declaration states " resident in UK" What to do? John
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If I have schengen tourist visa, can I marry a British citizen in Germany.? [closed]

I have Schengen tourist visa, I want to marry my girlfriend but she lives in London. If she comes to Germany or the Netherlands can we get married? I have just a one month Schengen tourist visa.
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I-751 - what counts as detained, and a letter of good conduct?

On I-751, it says that if I have ever been arrested or detained I need to submit a statement that no charges were filed. Last year, I was taken to hospital by police after an argument (I had been ...
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What's my tax status?

I am retired, and been living outside of the UK for over 10 years. I spend most of my time in Greece (but under the 183 days tax requirement). The rest of the time, I spend in Asia and the UK, all ...
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British Citizen wanted to marry EU Citizen Partner

Without asking any legal advice at this stage. I was thinking with my partner whether it would be best and less time consuming and probably a better investment if both married this year in London. As ...
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Proving my identity while my passport is being renewed

My UK passport will expire this year, so I need to get it renewed. The process requires me to send my current passport to the UK, and it will be returned by post. However, it will certainly be ...
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What subtype visa for settlement to apply for civil partner [closed]

What subtype visa for settlement to apply for civil partner? Which type of visa (settlement) to apply for where a person already has a civil partnership in the UK, is it family reunion? If it is, ...
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How to make a British-citizen father take responsibility for child in Africa

I am 28 years old, and gave birth to a beautiful girl named Angel. The father is a British citizen. He has recently abandoned me and our little baby here in Cameroon. I wish to know what measures I ...
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Can I attain British citizenship abroad by marrying my girlfriend?

My girlfriend is British, but I am an EU citizen. I would love to become British & naturalise and move to the UK with her at some point in my life, but I'm not sure whether this is possible. If I ...
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Apply for UK spouse visa for wife while we both live in Nigeria

I am a UK Citizen by birth who moved to Nigeria in the early eighties and would now like to relocate back to the UK with my kids (who have British Passports too) and my wife (who is Nigerian). Would I ...
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How can a non-EU citizen become a Danish citizen?

... And how difficult is it/how does it work? I am confused about how you could get a job for a work visa? What happens if your income comes from an independant/freelance career (e.g. like a ...
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Holding ILR and having a child with British citizenship, can I be British before 12 months

I have an indefinite leave to remain in UK since March 2016. I have children born in UK whom I will register as British citizens. If my children have British citizenship, can I apply for the British ...
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Am I a British citizen by descent?

My mother was born in Glasgow Scotland, I also have her birth certificate. My father born Burma but was a British citizen prior to migrating to Australia in 1951. I was born in Australia in 1952. My ...
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UK Citizen working and living in Australia moving to America but continuing to work for Aus company

I am a British citizen and have been living in Australia for three years where I have been sponsored and have been on a 457 visa for the last two of those years. My partner is American and we are now ...
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Am I UK non-resident based on significant ties?

I am a UK and Brazilian citizen with a British and a Brazilian passport. I have lived in Brazil since December 2013 and have not returned to the UK since. In this time, I have worked in Brazil for ...
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German Private Health Insurance since 2004 NOW moving back to the UK

was based in germany and with german HUK COBURG private health care since 2004. Just back to the UK (april 2016) - having NEVER had cause to use it (lucky) BUT what are my options? I will have the ...
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EU - IDP License query!

I am an Australian citizen, my partner is a British citizen, and we want to drive from the U.K. into France and onwards to Berlin for a few days. My license is (obviously) Australian, but I am a U.K. ...
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Ex-pats in the Philippines and the 'Real Property Tax'

I've recently heard about the 'Real Property Tax' in the Philippines. It appears to be a tax based on value of owned 'real property' that goes to the local government. Unfortunately I can't really ...
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Moving from London To California, what are my options?

I currently live in London with my partner and our son, after my first trip to California in September, I am now desperate to move there. I approached a few immigration lawyers/attorneys for advice, ...
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Don't understand the Schengen area visa system, for staying Denmark? Not sure if I have overstayed?

I am a British citizen, have a British passport. I don't know if I have overstayed in Denmark, very confused as I thought originally as a UK citizen I could stay there for as long as wanted unless I ...
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As a UK citizen, can I just turn up in Germany with my Colombian wife, get a job, then get residency for us both?

I am a UK citizen currently in Colombia, and will soon be married to a Colombian. After getting married, we want to move to Germany. I seem to be reading a lot of conflicting information online about ...
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Should I open a US bank account for my study abroad?

I am going to start a year's study in the US, transferring from the UK. I will be staying in San Diego, CA. In the UK, I currently have a student account with Santander and a general account with ...
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Australian spousal VISA refused, grounds to appeal? [closed]

I'm from the UK and my wife is Australian. I applied for a spousal VISA in 2009 which was granted (provisionally). We lived in Australia for about a year before returning to the UK. We then visited ...
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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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W9 Form for non resident dual-national

My son is opening a bank account in France. He was born in the USA, while we (English Parents) lived there for a few years. For the last 20 years (since age 5), he has been back in the UK, and is dual ...
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UK expat bank account [duplicate]

How can a UK citizen open a UK bank account without a UK address? Are there any UK banks which do this? I have recently been told that my UK bank account, used for pension payments, is to be closed ...
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UK Driver's license, in India

Say you have a normal UK driver's license. Say you're in India for some months - you're already in Mumbai. You want to drive... (*) a rental car. Is it possible? (*) the company buys you an old ...
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UK MoT, tax and insurance in Ireland

I have 12 months mot and 2 months tax left on my car and I am planning to move to Ireland with my car, so can I drive with the UK mot and tax or do I have to buy new tax and mot and Can I buy an ...
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NHS Surcharge for UK Fiancé

I am asking about a policy query concerning the new NHS surcharge fee. A British national wishes to bring his partner over to the UK on a fiancé visa. I understand that anyone wishing to apply for a ...
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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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If I live outside the UK for 5 years - is my student loan made void?

I am currently living in Dubai as a British Citizen on Expat work contract. I have heard that if you live and work outside of the UK for over 5 years; all your student loans will be cancelled and ...
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Alternatives for US visa interview in London for disabled person?

My Husband and I are going to try and relocate to the USA. He is British I am American. I will be sending in the petition soon to start the process of obtaining the Visa for him to relocate. I know ...
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How can I quit my job before my 6 month probation and before my 2 years service and jump ship without getting the dubai ban?

If I jump ship for a higher salary before my 6 month probation or better yet; before my 2 years of service at my current employer; I have heard I will be banned for 6 months to work. Apparently you ...
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Did not get National Insurance Number whilst living in the UK [closed]

My wife lived in the UK for 9 years before settling in Canada. She did not work during that time because she was looking after the children while I was in full time employment in the UK. She did not ...
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Are 2 passports valid when one is British and the other applied for in Bulgaria

My daughter who is 4 was born in the UK and holds a British Passport. Her mother who is Bulgarian wants her to have a passport from Bulgaria. Question is will she be able to retain the British ...
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Born in Ghana, West Africa to British parents - can my kids get British passports

I was born in Ghana, West Africa to British parents and registered with the High Commission at birth. We now live in Australia and I have Australian citizenship as well as British and my kids are ...
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Blue British Passport Renewal

Can the blue British passport be renewed? It's written British subject on national status. It belongs to my dad, I want a British passport for myself.
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What is the minimum level of experience required to gain a US H1B visa?

As I understand it, one of the requirements to be granted a H1B US working visa is that you possess a degree from a US college, or 12 years working experience in the relevant field. I've also read a ...
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United Kingdom Difference between NN4B and NHS number [closed]

Read something called NHS number that is like a unique identifier for people used by hospitals. Also the heard that there is something called NN4B which assigns NHS numbers for babies. Question: Is ...
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Is it legal for dual citizens to have two completely different official names in the two countries where they are citizens?

Details: I'm a Hungarian citizen by birth, moved to the UK 3 years ago. Later I came out as transgender and changed my name here via Deed Poll to an English name, which is completely different from ...