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Questions tagged [united-kingdom]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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UK Ancestry visa - what is 'UK Sponsor' that dependents have to supply?

I applying for a UK Ancestry visa and my wife is also applying. The official immigration channel has advised us to apply for the following visas: Main applicant Reason for visit- Work Visa type: Non-...
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Transfering UK pension to AU super

I will be re-locating to the UK in the near future with the intention of returning to Australia after 3-4 years. If I make contributions toward a UK pension, will it be possible to transfer funds to ...
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Go to uk with marrige certification

My girlfriend and I are going to marry in Brazil next month (she is from Brazil, I am from Hungary - and hence an EU citizen). After we have the translated and apostilled marriage certification, and ...
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Dual Irish/US Citizen. Do I need a work visa to move to the UK?

I'm currently employed as a U.S. citizen in the USA. However, I have dual Irish/US citizenship (and both passports), as my father was born and raised in Cork. I'd like to request a transfer to the ...
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UK Ancestry Visa - which application type for dependents (wife) [duplicate]

I'm struggling to understand which application form to select for the dependent of a UK Ancestry Visa applicant? I am the UK Ancestry Visa applicant and am applying with my wife as a dependent at the ...
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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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70 years old expatriate returning to the UK with expired pink paper GB driving licence

I'm a British Expat who's just turned 70. I've been living and working in Malaysia for the past 5 years. During that time I had no UK address. I'll shortly be returning to the UK to a new permanent ...
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After voluntarily left Uk , will I get visa to go back again?

I had live Uk almost 8 and half years . I had overstayed there like 7 years . Firstly my visa was granted to uk and I went to uk as dependent visa from my country . And after that I just stayed ...
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Italian long time expat and not AIRE registered : how to defend fine and 7 years backdated double taxes? [duplicate]

Anyone Italian expat not AIRE registered (working since 20 years in UK) and got a fine and tax bill for last 7 years of taxes due in Italy. Trying to find out the options to contest paying that? ...
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Pbs Dependant Partner VIsa

I would like to ask about the documents I submit regarding Proof of Relationship.If it's genuine. I submitted Marriage Certificate,Hotel and Wedding Reception Contract,Photo's and video Contract and ...
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Practise driving in the UK as a learner

I recently took my driving test and failed on a very silly mistake. I was thinking about it and the only way to get around that is the drive more often on the road. My instructor has only a fixed pre-...
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Can I apply for an EEA family visa if I have a British aunt and uncle?

My aunt and uncle have been British citizens for a few years now. Am I allowed to apply for an EEA extended family visa (with their permission and cooperation of course)? I will be using my Mauritius ...
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Type of visa required for unpaid industry training

I am from India. Which type of uk visa is required for industry training (unpaid) for a duration of 5 months? Do I need to apply for standard visiting visa or tier 5 visa?
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Renew Spousal Visa UK

just over two years ago, I, a British citizen married and successfully applied for a spousal visa for my Mexican wife. According to her biometic card, (residence permit - leave to remain) it will ...
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Tier 2 Restricted Certificate of Sponsorship is drafted and “Under Review”

Thanks in advance for reading. I'm hoping that someone can shed some light on the Tier 2 UK visa process which seems to have become overly convoluted at the hands of my employer. I prepared my own ...
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My British passport is expired and has been expired for more than 15 years

I was born in England, 1984 Currently have Canadian Passport and reside in the United States I am a permanent resident in the US (Green Card) I have a British Birth Certificate Please find out what ...
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EEA Family status retain

I am EEA citizen, Portugal, and have been living in the UK since 2018 summer. My two children joined me here recently on a family visa and received their UK residency cards. I am planning to leave the ...
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Can an unfinished Integrated Master’s qualify for an H-1B?

I’m at the last year of an integrated Master’s degree in the UK. This means that if this was a normal degree, I would have earned a bachelor’s at the end of last year. Because it’s integrated, I ...
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Waiting time for UK Residence card, Non EU, EAA family member

My husband is working in the UK. Both he and our children have EU passports, even though we've been married for 18 years, we've never lived longer than 5 years in a EU country. I therefore am in the ...
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Will the EEA directives still apply in the UK after Brexit?

I am a German citizen working in the UK and I'd like my non-EEA mother (who is dependent on my financial help) to apply for the EEA family permit. But I am afraid we won't have time to do the ...
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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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ILR set o form(question on previous countries visa refusal)

My wife is on ILR (Indefinite leave to remain) (through tier 2 General)I am qualified to apply for my ilr (Tier 2 dependent) since 21/02/2019 but am having issues with filling and answering a question ...
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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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Car insurance during the move

We will be moving from the UK to France mid-March. We are taking our main car (UK registered) with us, for: 1: The travel down there, and 2: The first 2-3 weeks in France to get around, and will ...
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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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Dependants of ancestral visa

I was hoping someone could help me , I am currently applying for my ancestral visa and I am stuck on which visa type and sub type to choose on the visa4uk site for my kids . For my husband I choose ...
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UK Ancestry to retire

I have lived in the UK for 9 years prior on UK ancestry. My question is : Can I apply for UK ancestry so that I can retire permanently in the UK. I have my own means of financial support and also ...
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EEA UK family permit for partner, I am an EU and UK citizen

I was born in the UK, I have a British passport and a passport from another EU nation. My partner(non-EU national) is currently here on a family visa which is up for renewal in August. This is a very ...
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Driving in the UK After Brexit [closed]

We are driving our spanish car to the uk this summer. We have insurance for EU wide countries but after BREXIT if we are not in the EU, we are UK NATIONALS, our insurance company wont cover us. Any ...
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Is an interview part of EEA Family permit?

my husband applied online for EEA Family Permit to come to UK, and handed in the necessary documents at an Indian VFS office. Does anyone have experience with interviews as part of the application ...
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Intended day of arrival after course start date - UK Tier 4 General Student

I am from Mexico and I have received a scholarship to start a PhD in the UK on 15 March. I have applied for a Tier 4 visa and my biometrics were taken two days ago (20 February). When I filled my ...
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Apply for UK Student Visa in Non Home Country

I am an American citizen currently residing in Madrid, Spain on a student visa (one year durations). I have been living in Spain for the past three years. I have been accepted to study a master's ...
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Ancestry visa tax and NI

Good day I would like to know if there is minimum requirement of hours one on an Ancestral visa or dependant on an an Ancestral visa needs to work. I.e if I only work 10 hours a week and earn £400 a ...
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Exchanging a New Zealand driver's licence for a UK manual car drivers license?

The process for exchanging a NZ drivers license for a UK one seems straight forward. But, how do I go about getting a UK drivers license with being allowed to drive a manual transmission car? It ...
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Dependent can stay in UK till end date of visa if main applicant leave UK before end date of visa?

Main applicant suppose to leave UK before end of visa, how about dependent visa holder staying in UK? Can dependent visa holder can stay in UK without the main applicant till the end of VISA date?
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Exchange limited validity Australian license for UK license

My Australian driving license is valid until April 2019. I have been resident in the UK since Sept 2017. I would like to exchange my Australian DL for a UK DL. Would the fact that my Australian ...
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filing for EEA family permit from abroad

my husband is currently filing the applicaton for EEA family permit from outside the UK. The form is so confusing and I wonder if there is a guide that explains these questions. I was suprised ...
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Settle in England

I'm Italian and want to stay in England for more than three months, but even if I get a job, I'm not sure the employers will emit some certificate showing that I've worked there (this is the worst ...
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EEA Family permit renewal

My husband is from an EEA qualifying country and I am not an EEA national. I have travelled to the UK before through the EEA family permit. We live in the USA and are planning to travel to the UK for ...
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Working on England: NARIC

For working in England, some advices are usually given: To homologate the graduation certificate in NARIC, To have an English Certificate. Question Are those prerequisites very relevant for ...
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Exchanging an EU driving licence for a UK when the EU licence was obtained by exchanging from an “accession” country

I'm resident in the UK and have been for around 1 year, moved here from EU (Belgium) and currently driving in the UK with a UK registered car, insurance etc on the Belgium licence (declared as EU ...
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Academic Documents Attestation in London

I am an Indian citizen and I recently got an admit from one of the universities in France and to complete the admission process, the school requires my undergraduate mark sheets. The hard copy of the ...
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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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Meeting required income for a UK unmarried partner visa while living outside the UK

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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Uk licence / no uk registered address

Have uk driving licence moving to france...when my house sold I wont have a uk address ..is my licence valid to drive on last known address? ..in the interim whilst I get new address ?
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previous unlawful stay in UK- how can my husband ( non EU) get family visa

My husband had been overstaying in the UK for many years before his voluntary departure. Now that we are married, I would like him to join me here in UK, based on the fact that I am EU citizen and ...
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EU citizen ( working in UK) married to non EEA citizen: which application to file?

I am an EU citizen living and working in the UK. I would like to have my husband (non EU citizen) join me. Where can we find the appropriate family/spouse visa application, which he has to file ...
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Am I an English citizen by descent?

My grandfather was born in Cyprus in 1919 and I wonder if I am an English citizen by descend.
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Contract Role or Tier 2 in United Kingdom - UK - Which is easier?

I am a Non-EU experienced Software Engineer, and I am planning to move to London for work. I do know that my two options are either Tier 2 or contract roles. For Tier 2: I am a Mid-Senior Software ...
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Can my child live with me in the UK?

So I am a British citizen, born and bred in the UK. My daughter (1 month old) lives in the USA also born there. I know she is a British citizen by decent. My issue here is that my ex-partner (who is ...