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

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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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Ancestry rights to the UK through great-grandparents

I would like to know if I can apply for ancestry to the UK with two of my great-grandparents being born there. Their daughter, my grandmother, was born in South Africa, but both her parents were born ...
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EEA national under article 10 can apply permanent residence card

I would like to ask about EEA national. I am Italian but my father has a Indian passport and he depends on me . My father has a residence card of a family member of a union citizen. Now he came hear ...
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Child born to Portugese and Indian parents in the UK

How to obtain a visa for a child born in the UK to Portuguese and Indian parents so to facilitate them to return to India and re-enter the UK?
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Visa application for non EEA members

I am applying for an EEA family permit with my one-year-old son to the UK, so we can relocate and settle with my husband. How do I fill my son's form since he is one year old? Because the question's ...
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European passport return service - copying other passport pages

My wife will be applying online for permanent residence as an EEA national, and we are including me (non-EEA national) in her application, so we can use the European passport return service. The ...
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Airbnb alternatives for long-term stays in London

I am moving to London from September and was thinking of using Airbnb for the first 4-6 months before finding a more permanent place. But I find Airbnb to be more suitable for vacation and not so much ...
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Tier 2 visa extension

I am currently on a Tier 2 general visa that expires on 14 July 2018. I am planning to submit my application for visa extension tomorrow. On the website they state that the new visa could take up to ...
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Updating address for UK licence

I'm applying for changing the address in my driving licence. I'm filling right now the D1 Form, following the guidelines provided here, the form is the one below I don't have to change either name or ...
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Partner lied on visit visa application. Now married, spouse visa refused. Appealing but can he be banned?

Partner lied on previous visit visa application. We are now married, but his spouse visa was refused as they don't believe we have been together since 2012. We are appealing but can he be banned due ...
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Mexican Wife in UK Registering to Vote for Mex Election July 2018

my wife is Mexican and lives with me in the UK on a Spousal Visa. She has not lived in the UK long (under 4 years) but would like to vote in the 2018 election in July this year. Can anyone tell me ...
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UK spouse 5-year route without settlement

My wife is at the end of her second 2.5 year spousal visa. We have the option to apply for settlement under the 5-year route. We are only planning to stay in the UK for another 2 years. Can we apply ...
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How to gain additional points on the CoS (Tier 2 UK)

I am an Australian speech pathologist who has been offered a permanent full time position with the NHS. I am currently sitting on 40 points for my application for CoS although have been rejected ...
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EEA family permit for non-EEA family members

I'm an EEA citizen (Italian) currently living in the UK and married to a non-EEA member (Ghanian) and we have a one-year-old son.. I want them to join me here in the UK. How do I go about that? Do my ...
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Landlord access into apartment [closed]

I went to a viewing of an apartment, and someone was already living in the one that we were showed. They weren't there during the viewing. Is this allowed? The landlord said they gave the person a 24-...
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Moving to Republic of Ireland with a UK re-entry ban

The background is: I am a UK citizen and my wife is a South African citizen My wife has a ban from the UK for 12 months (due to an overstayed visa, mistakes were made on our end with the dates) I am ...
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Can I claim UK ancestry for a grandfather born in a Crown territory (Rhodesia)?

My grandfather was born in 1921 in Southern Rhodesia while it was a foreign territory and the Crown exercised extraterritorial jurisdiction. My father was born in 1954 in Rhodesia while it was a ...
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By what means can someone with British great-grandparents enter the UK?

My daughter who was born in 1978 in South Africa wants to immigrate to the UK. She has great grandparents who were born in the UK on both sides of the family. Her husband's great grandfather was also ...
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I am a non-UK EU citizen, arriving in the UK before Brexit. Does it matter whether my non-EU spouse joins me before or after Brexit?

I am planning to move to the UK. I am a non-UK EU citizen and I will be a researcher funded by a grant (the grant is coming not from the UK). I am arriving before January 2019, i.e. before Brexit. My ...
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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 husband wants to register as a UK citizen (born to a British mother in South Africa in 1964). Do we need her passport?

The documentation listed as acceptable on uk.gov is: • Your passport; and • Your full birth certificate (one which includes the name of your parent(s), (which should be requested from the relevant ...
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I'm on an EEA FP. Can my spouse who's an EEA citizen travel out of the country while I stay in the UK?

Can my spouse (EEA citizen) travel out of the UK while I stay in the UK? I hold an EEA Family Permit.
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When will my spouse be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain?

My spouse entered the UK on a fiance visa in July 2013 and we married in October of that year. She was granted a married partner visa in December 2013. The married partner visa was valid for 2 and a ...
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Indian passport validity

I'm on a Tier 2 general visa valid till 2020 and I have to go to India for an emergency next week. My passport is valid until October 2018. Will there be any problem during travel at any stage, ...
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UK national with Belgian wife post Brexit [duplicate]

I'm a British citizen who has moved to the US 2 years ago with my Belgian wife (we got married in the US 3 years ago). We plan to move back to the UK, but it will be a couple of years after Brexit. ...
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Freelance visa in the UK [closed]

I am an Indian citizen, currently doing a master's in Italy. I have 10 years experience in videography and video editing. I am looking for a freelance visa in the UK. May I know more details about the ...
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Can a non-resident UK citizen use a foreign driving license inside the UK?

I'm a UK citizen but haven't been a resident there for ten years. I passed my driving test in Thailand. Can I use my Thai license when I visit the UK for holidays. I spend only 30 days or so in the ...
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EEA family member visa for my non-EEA wife

My wife and I are going for a vacation to the UK this summer. I am a Norwegian citizen, my wife is a non-EEA citizen here on a family reunion visa and we live in Norway. She has a residence card, but ...
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EEA family permit

I have 2 sons, 4 and 6 years old, who are EEA citizens. My wife and kids are all Polish citizens, but am not yet. I still only have a Polish permanent residence permit. I want to travel with one of my ...
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Can a UK citizen bring her children to the UK without their father?

The mother, a UK citizen with a valid British passport, has three children under 18. Two children were fathered by one man, the youngest by another. She is divorced and has custody of the children, ...
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Moving to the UK

I'm a senior project manager living in Farmington Hills, Michigan. My company is an automotive component supplier. I got an offer from within the same company in the UK branch. I would retain my ...
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Getting a French passport - born abroad to a French mother

I was wondering if any of you have any experience with this: I am looking at getting a French passport. My mother is French and I was born in the UK. My birth was registered at the French Consulate ...
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What is the safest route to marry your beloved (British citizen) in the UK?

I am an Indian and I have been in a relationship with a British citizen for the past two years. We have never met but we are very serious about getting married by the end of this December. I want ...
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UK marriage visitor visa

I’m in UAE Dubai, and my fiancée in the UK wants to live with me in the UK. When we apply for a spouse visa, there are requirements that are difficult for us (financial). The threshold is £18,600. She ...
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How to change a marriage visit visa to a spouse visa?

I have a marriage visit visa and it is MULT. I got it to get married in the UK last February. Now I am married and I left the UK to go back to my country. My husband is Italian living and working in ...
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Lost BRP card – should I replace it or wait for WP extension to be filed?

I lost my BRP card (I have a Tier 2 ICT visa) and subsequently reported the loss to the Home Office on January 15, 2018. My visa was valid until May 25, 2018. Since my employer was anyway planning to ...
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EEA National Sponsor: EEA Family Permit Online Application

I'm almost through filling the EEA Permit. I have answered every question regarding the applicant's employment, income as N/A. My doubts are in the EEA national section and sponsor's details: Are ...
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EEA Family Permit Application employment questions

I have been filling the online EEA FP to join my wife in the UK. I have obtained several General visit visas to visit her on a regular basis before we got married. For these General visas, I have ...
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Can I land in Dublin and drive up to start my worker visa in Northern Ireland?

I am an American moving to Northern Ireland on a Tier 2 visa. On our official move date, do I need to land in Northern Ireland (UK) or can I land in Dublin and drive up? My concern is getting through ...
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Expat returning to the UK with German husband who is retired

I have been living in Germany for over 30 years with my German husband. We were married in the UK. My husband has a German pension. What happens with our health care when we return? I have not paid ...
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What question should I ask myself before chosing between two internships abroad? [closed]

I am French and I have to make a choice between two universities for an internship and I need advice. I can do a research internship as a visitor in Canada at the University of Toronto or at Royal ...
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Confused about visa question: “Voluntarily elected to depart the UK” ? Yes or No?

I applied and successfully received a student visa from India in October 2017. I traveled to the UK on October 12, but could not register for the course. Since the latest registration date for my ...
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UK settlement visa

Do I have to get a British passport to enter the UK if my father is British? My family is from Singapore, except my father, who is British. We are being relocated to the UK because of his work and I'...
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Travel document for baby born in the UK

My baby was born in the UK, but doesn't have a passport yet. Our tier 2 visa expires soon and we won't be able to get a passport from our country until then. Is there any type of document that allows ...
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EEA family permit application

I am a Filipina and my partner is French. We are unmarried, but we have been living together for 2.5 years now. He will start to work in London in April. I am travelling with him with a standard ...
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NOC for a dependent visa for UK if dependent is serving notice period in his/her organization

So I have got Tier 2 (ICT) to the UK and now I am planning to move my wife also with me to the UK. She has put papers in her current organization and serving a notice period of 3 months. Her ...
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UK Tier 5 visa - does AIESEC-UK contribute in the salary of the person sponsored?

I've learned recently that the UK government offers Tier 5 visas for students wishing to stay in the UK for a period of 12 months, to do internships or to work for a short period of time. These Tier 5 ...