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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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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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Can a UK Tier 2 dependent work remotely for a US company?

My wife and I are US citizens. My wife is on a Tier 2 visa in the UK. I'm planning to move over as a Tier 2 dependent, and my current US employer has offered to allow me to work remotely while there. ...
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Working on England: homologation and English certificate

For working in England, some advices are usually given: To homologate the graduation certificate, To have an English Certificate. Question Are those prerequisites very relevant for working on ...
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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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Do I need to provide a departure date when applying for EEA family permit? [duplicate]

I am Nigerian married to an Hungarian who resides in UK and I'm applying for EEA family permit. I came across some questions which I don't know how to answer and don't want to give the wrong answer/...
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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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Tier 2 Holder visa working remotely from home country

Im currently hold visa tier 4 dependant and been employed by UK company. I would like to continue working with this company and wants to convert my current visa to tier 2 general visa once before my ...
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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 ...
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Apply for new ICT visa and cancel Tier 2 General visa

I have already got UK Tier 2 General visa am currently based in India. However on handing over my notice my company (in India) has agreed to send me via UK ICT Long term visa. Please let me know the ...
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Tier 4 dependent Visa

I am a student with a Tier 4 visa. I just had a baby in the UK. Can I apply for my baby dependent visa here in the UK or do I have to go back to my country to apply for her visa? My husband is not ...
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Non-EU spouse living in France - travelling alone to UK in a weekly basis

I hold a Malaysian passport and my partner is French. We are both living in the UK as a student. We plan to get married in the UK then move and settle in France for my partner's career. However, I am ...
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PR for Non-EEA if Brexit is delayed

Folks, I'm a non-EEA holding an EEA family RC and it will expire on April 19th. Just wondering if I have to wait to apply for PR/Settled Status on March 29 or now? Can employees allow me to work if ...
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Lost my EU license and need to replace with UK license - help

In a manic dash across a train station in London, I lost my wallet which included my EU driving license (issued in Portugal). Since I'm a UK resident, I need to replace the lost license with the UK ...
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Moving from Germany to UK

I am Adeniyi. I have lived in Germany for three years but I am stateless. I want to move to live with my partner and my son; both live in London. My question is according to the questionnaire read ...
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Getting my first provisional driving licence in uk using my BRP (new arrival non EU citizen)

Hi please need your help, I'm trying to get my first provisional driving licence in uk, given that I should show my adress for the last 3 years,considering I just moved here about few months ago, what ...
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UK citizen living in canada for three years - do i change my address in the UK to canada?

I am a UK citizen living in Canada on a sponsored work permit for three years. I still have a property in the UK, so should I keep that as my address with banks, credit cards etc or should I update ...
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UK Tier 5 Youth Moblity visa never used and is expired, what can I do ?

I'm a Canadian citizen and got a Tier 5 Youth Moblity visa 2 years ago as I thought I would need it but a last minute change made me stay in Canada. This means my visa is no longer valid and has ...
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Giving birth to a child in UK

I am currently in the UK on a visit visa since the 13th of October 2018 with my UK husband. He has British citizenship by Descent through his father. Now I am pregnant and my due date is on the 7th of ...
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is job hunting in the UK harder than in the US [closed]

As a non-EU (non US either) person, is job hunting in maths/physics fields in the UK harder than in the US? The reasons I suspect: UK has a smaller market; UK has stricter interviews. I'm not asking ...
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Can I have dual citizenship?

I was born in England to a British citizen mother. I was adopted by US military family stationed in England when I was a child and later became a US naturalized citizen. Can I get a dual ...
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Can I reuse the certificate of sponsorship after Tier 2 general visa refusal if the COS status is still “assigned”?

I made an application for UK Tier 2 general visa as I had a valid CoS and other documents as well. I failed to provide UK NARIC report for proof of English language. So, the decision was refusal for ...
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(UK - Tier 2 visa) I am a tier 2 visa holder and was overseas (out of UK) when I was dismissed from my job. I am still overseas, can I return to UK?

I am a Tier 2 visa holder employed by a large accounting firm in London, UK. I was dismissed from my job 2 weeks ago whilst out out of the UK (was overseas). I left the UK on 31 Nov 18, was ...
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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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International and EU passport, which do i use for living rights?

I'm asking on behalf of my girlfriend. She holds an Italian passport and a Uruguayan passport. She's looking to either move to or study in the UK to live with me. In regard to living in the UK or ...
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Can a minor (3 year old) apply for UK Tier-2 Dependent visa alone?

I want first to apply for UK Tier-2 general visa for myself.After travelling to UK and settled comfortably (assuming 3 or 4 months later), will apply for my 3 year old daughter's dependent visa. Is ...
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EEA citizen question about “Settled Status” in UK after Brexit. Particularly the 5 years continuous residence requirement

I am an EEA citizen, and have lived in the UK for 22 years. First came in 1995 and started studying and then started working full-time (I was also working part-time during studies). I worked full-time ...
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UK Visa for Plab 2 Financial consideration: Regular Deposits from a Sibling

I’d like to appreciate the help provided by this forum. I’ll be applying for a visa to take the plab 2 exam and I’m not quite sure about whether or not my financial situation poses any “refusal” ...
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I need to know more about applying for a 10 years visa

I am applying for a study visa in the UK I can you tell me if I can do so on a 10 years visa
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How/Will UK customs charge me if I bring my household goods to UK?

I am going to move to UK from Iran and I want to bring my own furnitures, home appliances, carpets and ecetera with my self. I have found a company here which can deliver them by Liverpool port, but ...
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EEA Family Permit - Application form family details

I'm a non-EU-citizen currently living in Lithuania while my Lithuanian wife has been living and working in the UK for 2 months already. My question is, in Family Details, do I have to give my parents'...
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Switch from student visa tier 4 to youth mobility

Is it possible to move from study visa for 3 years under tier 4 to to youth mobility if in the Commonwealth? I should explain: I'm currently studying for 3 years in the UK following which I plan to ...
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Moving to England advice - EU husband, Aussie wife, US child :) [duplicate]

Just looking for a little clarity, as the internet has us a tad confused. Thanks in advance :) We are a family currently living in the US (both green card holders). I'm an Australian passport holder. ...
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Can I add UK and French citizenship to my US citizenship? Mother British, father French

My mother was born in England 1964 and immigrated to the US in 1970 and is a Permanent resident alien. My father was born in France in 1960 to Italian parents, immigrated to US in 1970. My father ...
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Getting a UK visa at Calais [closed]

My mum is a Moldovan national holding a biometric passport which allows her to travel to PARIS. I am a U.K.sitizen. I would like her to visit me at Christmas. Can she get a two weeks entry visa to the ...
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work permit from Sweden to work in UK?

I currently have a Schengen visa and work in Sweden. I have a job offer to evaluate in the UK. Is it possible for me to ask for a temporary permit from Sweden to work in UK? Or do I have to look at ...
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UK citizen: how do I return to the UK with Kenyan husband and daughter?

My family and I are British citizens. We moved to Kenya in 2011 for a change of atmosphere and new environment from our busy life in London. A few years on and in 2016, I got married to a Kenyan ...
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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 German passport,and i want to live in the UK, is that possible? Or do I have to get a visa, or something like that?