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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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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, ...
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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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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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How to track a settlement visa appeal?

My wife's settlement visa application was refused, but they gave the right to appeal. We have done this and sent the suggested supporting documents. However, it's now been 7 weeks and we have heard ...
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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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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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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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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 ...