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Danish residency, what are my options for studying in my home country?

I am a British citizen with Danish residency (obtained before brexit), I have been living in Denmark. My partner is Danish and I live with them. I am considering studying a degree, and it feels like ...
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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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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 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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How do I apply for British Citizenship for my adopted child?

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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When did my British Citizenship expire?

I was born in the United Kindom in 1997, both of my parents were British, but in 2004 we moved to Australia where we have lived ever since. I became an Australian Citizen in 2008 I am now applying for ...
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27 year-old Canadian citizen looking to move to UK (can prove both grandfathers are UK citizens)

Do I need to get a job prior to my application for the UK Visa? The UK Ancestry Visa page says I need an offer, but I'm wondering how firm this is. Can I go the UK and stay for a few months while I ...
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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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What is the best route for a dual EU/UK national to work remotely in Spain?

I am national of the UK and Bulgaria. I currently hold a British passport and live in the UK (since 2004). I do not have a Bulgarian ID or passport, but I believe that I can acquire those relatively ...
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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 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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Irish Citizenship: Residency Requirements

I'm looking at possibly applying for a job in Dublin and would be interested in obtaining Irish citizenship. I'm a UK citizen, so getting job permits for Ireland is pretty easy. I travel a fair amount ...
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Can I be a resident in two countries at the same time? (UK/Denmark)

I am a British citizen. I am registered in Denmark as living here, so I am on the registry with an address. Do I need to de-register from my UK address though? Or can I be registered in both countries?...
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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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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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Will British passport expiring soon be a problem leaving Denmark/entering the UK?

My passport has about 5 months until the expiry date. I want to travel home (to the UK) in February. I was unaware of the 6 month rule until recently, and to be honest I am confused about where it ...
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Drive to UK in my car or fly and use manual right-hand drive car?

My brother is ill so I need to go to the UK. I have lived in France for 20 years and have a left-hand drive car. I haven't driven in the UK for 20 years. I am 71 years old - but not yet gaga. I will ...
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Can I buy a car in New York state and drive with a full UK driving license?

I have just moved to up-state New York. I'm on a J-1 non-immigration visa, and have a full UK driving license, but not international driving permit. I'm struggling to find definite information online ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What tax/social security would I have to pay any UK salary I earn while a US resident?

I'm really confused about this. I read a lot about US residents living abroad and earning. I am not a US Citizen but I am/will be a resident soon. If I owned a company in the UK and got paid a salary ...
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UK citizen living in Europe

I have a Spanish residence, having recently updated my TIE. Can I work in Portugal and spend a few months there every year?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Requirements of an EU but non - German citizen to move and work with EU citizen to Germany?

What would the requirements be to be able to take a non-EU spouse to Germany by a UK Citizen? Moving from a non-EU country into Germany? Does the non-EU need a visa, or can they work upon arrival with ...
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What is the easiest way to move to New York from the UK? [closed]

I am a UK citizen and I want to emigrate to New York. My grandma is a US citizen but is currently living in the UK. I'm not sure if that helps. And I work as a web developer which is supposedly a job ...
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Are children eligible for British citizenship when one of the parents acquire settled status?

I am getting settled status (ILR) this August. My daughter is Indian, and was born three years ago in the UK. Is she eligible for British citizenship once I acquire ILR? Or is she eligible only at the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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