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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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Would my infant daughter born in UK need a TB screening test to return to UK?

My daughter was born in UK in Fenruary 2018. She left UK on 25 April 2018 with her mother to go back home to Pakistan. I am now applying for her visa to join me in March 2019. Would she need to get ...
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Can I live in the UK with a German passport?

So i have a Germann passport,and i want to LIVE in the UK,is that possible? Or do I have to get a visa or something like that?
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Will I have to pay duty on silver brought into the UK?

We are travelling to the UK for a three-year stay and not able to get a clear idea of how many silver items can be carried without paying duty fees. We are planning to take the following: all ...
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EU (non-UK) citizen moving out of United Kingdom. How do I unregister to vote?

I am an EU (Dutch) citizen currently resident in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. I am currently registered to vote. I will move to Germany soon. According to ...
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EEA family permit form - how to answer when/where did you first meet if we met online?

On the EEA family permit form it asks: When did you first meet X? Where did you first meet X? I don't understand what to answer here because we first met online on the internet. Or do we have to ...
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UK tier 2 extension processing time? [duplicate]

Anyone know how long it takes to receive an extension to a Tier 2 general visa? This was submitted from within the UK. They say it could be 8 weeks from your biometric appointment. But does it ...
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UK visa for non-EEA child of British mother

My wife and I are living in Brazil and intend to immigrate to the UK. We are trying to figure out what is the best way to obtain a visa for our child so she can move with the family. My wife is a ...
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Theoretically elligible for settled status. Does that make newborn daughter British?

I am an Eu citizen living and working in the uK. I believe I am eligible for settled status: I was living for 6 years in the UK until 2013 exercising treaty rights. Between 2013 and 2016 I have been ...
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Drive in the UK on Indian licence

I moved to UK exactly 12 months ago for work reasons on a Tier 2 General visa and the government website tells me that I can drive for 12 months since I became a resident. How is the resident part ...
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What is the best time-interval to send follow-up email to a prospective employer in UK?

I have been offered a job in UK by a company which is in the process of acquiring a sponsorship license right now. So I would be able to get a tier 2 visa and work there. I understand that the ...
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EEA Registration Certificate to Resident permit to UK Citizenship

I'm slightly confused about what documents do I need to apply for. I already have a EEA Registration Certificate and now I'm trying to apply for British Citizenship. It say that I must have a ...
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Can a UK Tier2 dependent work in other EU countries with valid work permit and schengen visa

I am currently working in Belgium with valid Work Permit and Resident Permit. My wife is working in UK with Tier 2 General Visa. Can I get UK Tier2 dependent visa and work in Belgium with my current ...
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My wife is from the UK, I'd like to visit with her and work

I'm from Australia and my wife and I are planning on settling in Australia so we live here, she is going back to the UK for 6 months and id like to go with her and work for that time. Is there any ...
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Is the validity of a foreign driving license for a new UK resident 12 months from issue of RP or arrival?

If you get your provisional license during that first 12 months, you are not required to show L-plates during that first 12 months (the time that your foreign licence is still valid). You also don't ...
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BRP for change of name and passport still with maiden name

I need to change my Biometric residence Permit (BRP) to my married name, however my passport with my maiden name is still valid (I renewed only last year). Can I apply for the change of name in the ...
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Strategies for Finding Employment as Scrum Master / Project Manager in England or Ireland?

I recently paid off my mortgage so this would be a good time. I'd really like to work in an English speaking area in Europe so that I could travel around on weekends and holidays while I'm still young ...
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can I drive a uk registered car with my greek driving license?

Just moved to the UK for a maximum period of 12 months. If I buy a second hand car can I drive it using my greek driving license? Does the license need revision or accepted as is? How is regulated the ...
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How can I drive my Greek registered car in the UK

I just moved to the UK with the intent to work but with a short term contract of 12 months (internship position). I realized that the working place is in a very isolated area without public means. The ...
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Strategies for UK migration as a software dev?

Goal: What would be the easiest way to migrate to the UK and live there permanently? Possible Options I can think of: Option 1: Apply for a job that offers Visa Sponsorship. Then get sponsored to ...
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Applying for a Sweden student visa while in UK as a student for an Indian citizen

My question is similar to Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen? I am a student in UK enrolled in a Masters program. I recently finished my Masters (September, ...
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Get Permanent Residence now, or wait until March 2019?

I'm in kind of dilemma right now and confused. So beginning of this November, 2018, I just completed my 5 years residency in the UK but my non-EEA family RC will expire in April 23rd. I'm married to ...
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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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UK comparability diploma for IT council

I am Portuguese and I am also a bachelor of Information Systems. I would like to make a comparability assessment of my degree to join some university in the UK. Does anyone have more accurate ...
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Third-party citizen married to EU citizen to work in the UK

I am a Brazilian citizen married to an Italian wife living in an EU country and I've got a job offer in England while outside the UK and we are willing to go. I understand EU citizens have free-...
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Is it neccessary for doctoral students to register car in a different EU country to their home country?

I'm about to start a Phd in France, moving from the UK, and am looking to get a car for when I am there. I would like to know if it is necessary to register a car bought in the UK, in France under ...
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Non EU citizen living in the uk

I have been in the Uk on different visas for nearly 12 years now and have been married to an EU citizen for 4 and a half. Am i now allowed to apply for a permanent visa? if so what do i need ? Thank ...
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Can you please give me the email address to send documents from India to Sheffield

I am looking for the correct email address to send documents to Sheffield for a UK visa application. I have been asked to submit my criminal record certificate which I had already scanned at visa ...
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Can we get same sex fiance visa even if we only met once?

I have a boyfriend who is from germany but he is currently working in UK... We've been together for almost 6months and he wanted me to go with him in UK.. We wanted to get married in the future.. ...
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What type of visa do I need?

My husband has an EEA passport and he currently has a permanent job in the UK. I would like to join him with our kids, but we do not have EEA citizenship. What kind of visa do I need (and for our ...
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What kind of visa should i get to participate in UK entrepreneurship programs?

I am a citizen of Iran. I like to participate in some UK startup programs like this https://www.joinef.com. It's a 4 months program, that individuals can participate and find a co-founder to establish ...
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Separated Status / UK Work Permit

I am applying for a UK work permit. My marital status is "Separated" (I am in the process of getting a divorce from my wife). Will this status impact my application for a Work Permit to UK?
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UK Citizen, wife and son are Canadian- can they be in the country while waiting for a visa?

I am a UK citizen and my wife and son are Canadian citizens. I was living in Canada for the past five years and have recently moved back for work and obviously, I would want my wife and son to join me ...
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The meaning of 'sponsor' in the EEA FP application

My brief background: I am a non-EEA national married to a Spanish EEA national. We have been married for 4 years, and I have been a legal Spanish resident since 2010. Our plan is pretty ...
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Disabled UK Citizen

In Liverpool -1973, my brother (Geoff) was disabled in a car accident. Shortly afterwards, our family emigrated to Canada. If Geoff moves back to the UK, will he be eligible for health care and ...
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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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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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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, ...