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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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Permanent permit

I am a wife of a EU . My 5 years card will expire in a month. Do I have to apply for resident card or am allowed permanent resident and which website should I get the application from. Please help.
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Can I drive a car in the UK if it's leased in Italy and I am resident in the UK?

My car is leased in Italy and I would like to bring it to the UK, but I can't register it there since I am not the owner of the car and the leasing company won't allow me to change the plates. Can I ...
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U.K. visit visa for spouse

Iam a British citizen who lives in U.K. since 15 years. I applied visit visa for my spouse but they refused it because they want some evidences about why she would return back to her country. What ...
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Entering the UK as a visitor, 5 years after tier 4 visa was curtailed

I am hoping someone can assist me, as I am unsure of what to do in this situation: I was a student in the UK 5 years ago. I rushed into the decision of studying abroad and chose a course that was ...
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Acquiring UK permanent residence through a parent for EU citizen

I'm an EU citizen resident in the UK for more than 10 years and am in the process of applying for a permanent residence document to apply for British citizenship. This question relates to my 17 year ...
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Resources to practice for Life in the UK test?

Are there any resources where I can practice for the Life in the UK test? After reading the official book it just seems a lot to memorize, and I'm looking for an interactive way to help remember the ...
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Acquiring work rights in UK

I possess the following document "Carta di Soggiorno di Familiare di Un Cittadino Dell'Unione" (Residence Card of a family member of a Union Citizen, Italy) issued by the Italian authority. My ...
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EEA family permit refusal

Like in the title, my wife got refused her visa application. We know each other from 1 year and we married in March 2017, we haven't done a proper wedding just a family lunch but we have several ...
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is a Senior Web Developer position under Tier 2 shortage occupancy?

I've just been offered a Senior Web Developer position in the UK at a company who are a Tier 2 General A rated sponsor. I was wondering if I am able to apply under shortage occupancy so I can pay the ...
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Dom Nondom Status

When I first arrived in the UK in 2000, I was told about having a Dom-Nondom resident status. I have a friend who is moving to the UK for work. Does the UK still do this?
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Emigrate to UK from Argentina

My Argentinian friend would like to know what to do to live permanently in the UK. According to gov.uk the coalition government handed over visa responsibility to VFS Global. So is it a case of ...
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Is £74k yearly enough for a 3-person family in London?

I have a job offer for a Senior Software Developer position in London. Gross salary is 74k yearly with additional paid medical insurance. I wonder if this amount will be enough for me, my wife and a ...
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Tier 2 to ILR, what happens to spouse on Tier 2 dependant not yet eligible for ILR?

Background: American citizen (only), wife and infant son (born in UK and now on a Tier 2 Child) American citizens (only). I am applying for my ILR in the UK shortly, having been living and working ...
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US French Dual National inquiries about immigrating to UK in wake of events

I'm a dual American French citizen and I'm trying to move from America to the UK, and I have several inquiries regarding what I can and cannot do, with all of the Brexit stuff happening. We're ...
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Certifying Copy of US Passport for UK Bank

I am a former expat in the UK. I have returned to the US and now need to refinance the house I bought while in the UK. The UK bank requires a certitfied copy of my passport which would be simple if I ...
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EEA Family Permit : Previous passports

My wife is about to apply for an EEA Family Permit to join me. She is missing one of her previous passports. Is it mandatory to submit all her previous passports? what should we do if all previous ...
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Deported and banned for 10 years from South Africa. What are the chances if I apply for UK dependent visa?

I had been denied entry, deported and banned for 10 years from South Africa in 2016. The reason was that I hold a fraudulent work permit. Then in my home country I have applied for new passport. But ...
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Am I a British citizen?

The title says it all, I’m 17 years old and have just had my Brazilian passport renewed. I’m afraid I won’t be able to work because of it. I’ve lived in Scotland for 14 years and my dad is Scottish, ...
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Permanent residence card UK

My family and I are applying for a permanent residence card. We have been living in the UK for 6 years and I was wondering if it convenient to consider the original date when we first arrived 6 years ...
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Proof of your dependency if you’re dependent on your EEA family member

I am a Dutch national living in the UK. My wife is from Asia. She is about to apply for an "EEA family permit from outside the UK" to join me. When we look at the "Documents you must provide", there ...
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How to bring my Russian girlfriend to the UK?

I'm a Bulgarian citizen, settled down in the UK. What are my options? And do we need to get married before that?
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Eligibility to work whilst waiting for decision

As discussed in a previous question: When will my spouse be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain? We can make the application for indefinite leave to remain in December 2018. My wife's current ...
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UK Settlement Visa after Tourist Visa

After a particularly tough year in Seoul, my (Korean) wife and I decided to take an extended break and stay with my family in the UK for 5.5 months (with 1-year-old twins). However, after the first ...
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UK Tier 2 visa interview/biometrics and decision time

I am applying for a Tier 2 general visa and I have all my documents ready, except my English language certification, which won't be ready until August 31, but my start date is September 17. I was ...
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Indefinite leave to remain sticker expired and traveled to India

My son had an Indian passport with an indefinite leave to remain sticker on the passport. The validity matched the valid of the passport. I renewed his passport but didn't transfer the indefinite to ...
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Can I work for a Canadian company while living in the UK?

I'm a Canadian citizen going to the UK on a Tier 5 YMS visa in a few weeks. When I put my notice in, my boss surprised me by asking me if I'd be willing to work remotely for the company while I'm ...
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Surinder Singh route at the airport

I am a UK national and my spouse is from Argentina. We have been living in Europe for over 3 years and we are relocating back to the UK. I've been told by an immigration lawyer that as long as you ...
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Long-term stay in the UK

I have been struggling to find concise answers and need to come to a decision regarding my travel. To briefly summarize my situation, I have recently been hired by a company that has offices both in ...
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EEA FP - non-EEA financial & employment information

I am an American in the process of filling out the online application for the EEA FP, to join my Italian husband who has been living and working in the UK for the last five years, currently as a ...
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Request passport back while EEA residence card application is pending in UK

I’m a EU resident who applied for UK resident as a EU citizen family member, I’ve done my biometrics and need to travel urgently, will my application be cancelled if I request for my passport?
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Proof of funds for a Tier 4 UK student visa

My total university fee is GBP 20,800. I have paid GBP 10,400. Thus, when I submit my financial status, do I have to show the proof for the balance of the fee and maintenance? If I have provided the ...
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EEA Family Permit for US Citizen with prior coded landing

I am an American woman in the process of gathering documents and filling in the Visa4UK form for the EEA family permit, to join my Italian husband who has been living and working fulltime in London ...
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Residence in the UK under new EEA regulations

I'm a European who holds EU and UK passports, permanently living in the UK. I registered my marriage with a non-EU citizen in the UK a year ago. She lives in the UK as the spouse of a British citizen, ...
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Entering UK with Article 10 Residency Card

I am curious as to whether or not my partner's Article 10 Residency card (issued in the Czech Republic where we both live) will be sufficient for him to visit the UK with me without requiring a visa. ...
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Settlement visa processing times

I was hoping someone could help. My wife and I applied for a settlement visa, she is an American citizen and I am a British citizen. The visa is for her to come settle in the UK. Her biometrics were ...
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UK car registered in France

I have exported my car from the UK to France. I am in the process of registering in France. I have the CT and French insurance but as yet am awaiting the carte Gris with the new French registration ...
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Family Permit for under 21 child non-EEA citizen

I am a Portuguese national. Currently, working and living in the UK. I have a non-EEA son under 21 that lives outside of EU. I want him to join me in the UK. As far as I understand he can apply for ...
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UK Family visas: can I apply as a parent if my baby is born in UK and partner is UK citizen?

My partner (British) and I (Canadian) are currently living in the UK and just had a baby. I'm currently working on a Tier 2 (General) visa (I was sponsored by the company) but am strongly considering ...
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How does a foreign resident of the UK declare that she got married in her home country?

My fiance and I recently got married in our home country (Egypt). She has been living and working in the UK for about a year now while I live in Germany. When she entered the UK, she was single. Does ...
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EEA Family Permit Application question

I am a Dutch national, my wife is from Asia. I moved to the UK 4 weeks ago. Just completed 1 month in the UK. I don’t have my National insurance number yet. My jobcentre appointment is on 27 July. ...
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EEA Family Permit from South Africa

I would like some advice please on applying for an EEA family permit. Currently my wife and I both live in South Africa. We have been married for 4 months but dated for a year before we got married. ...
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EEA Family Permit - EEA National registration certificate number [duplicate]

My wife is making an EEA Family Permit application to move to the UK. She is doing the application through visa4uk.fco.gov.uk. My wife is from Asia. I live in the UK and I have a Dutch passport. I am ...
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Address for an EEA family permit

I am a Polish citizen. My husband is Egyptian. We live together in Egypt. I have never been to the UK. We are refilling application on the visa4uk website and one of the questions made us a bit ...
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IHS Cancellation of refund request

I have paid the IHS for the UK and after that I couldn't pay the visa application. I requested a refund, but now I can do the payment for the visa application. I want to cancel that refund request. ...
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UK Tier 2 visa validity after I quit my job

I was a UK Tier 2 visa holder from China. I resigned from my position in the UK and got a job in Germany. If I travel outside of the UK, could I still use my Tier 2 visa to enter the country within 60 ...
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Paying health surcharge on Tier2 extension. Should I pay the full 3 years?

I am in the process of submitting my application to extent my Tier 2 General Visa. I have the COS, which is 3 years. I came to the UK in 2014, so I have to do my settlement before the end of the 6th ...
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Accommodation requirements for a UK spouse visa

I have a question regarding the accommodation requirement of a UK spouse visa. My wife is a British citizen but the place she is staying in is under receivership and she has been given a 2-month ...
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Tier-2 ICT refused under 320(7A)

I am currently on Tier-2 ICT in tje UK. My wife applied fo4 a Tier -2 ICT. It was refused mentioning the reason below: On your application form you have stated that you have not received a caution, ...
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What is my country of permanent residence for UK visa purposes?

I am filling out a UK student visa application, and it asks for my "country of permanent residence," but it does not provide a definition for this term. I currently reside outside of my country of ...
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Does a bank letter for a UK Tier 4 visa require one to disclose their exact balance?

One of the UK Tier 4 visa requirements is to provide financial evidence demonstrating that one can fund the cost of their studies and living expenses in the UK. According to Section 227 (iii), one may ...