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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all. I've been looking for an answer to this and am hoping someone can shed light. Basically I'm on a UK ancestry visa and will be applying in a month for my ILR as it's coming up to 5yrs. When I was checking out the process I noticed there is a section for adding my boyfriend to the ILR...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I am a South African living in the UK on an Ancestry visa and have a question w.r.t the ILR process. During my 5 year process, I was out of the country for an extended period of time and due to this I would need to renew my Ancestry visa and live in the UK for another 2.5 years so as...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My company is, sadly, requiring me to move out of the UK (after only having been here for about 1.5 years) and I am here on an ancestry visa. I would guess there are things I need to do before/when leaving. Does anyone have any idea/experience about this? Also, if I leave am I able to move back...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, :) I am wondering if anyone who has recently applied for an extension could shed some light on this as I am having a hard time getting in touch with someone at the office. I have browsed the forums already and haven't been able to find some of this information, but I am sorry if I...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I hope someone can help! I wanted to apply for my Ancestry visa and dependency for my fiance tomorrow (1 March 2017). I do have lots of paperwork proving at least 2 years cohabitation etc, but I decided to call a reputable immigration agency yesterday to ask a few questions. I was...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I am a UK citizen, living with my New Zealand wife in Asia. I'll finish my contract here in March and return to the UK. My wife will likely return to New Zealand for a short break to see her family and prepare to join me in the UK. She qualifies for an ancestry visa through a...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I apologize in advance if these questions have been asked before, I could not find an explicit answers to them. I will be applying for a UK Ancestry visa in a couple months through my grandfather. The documents I am planning to submit are: (3) Birth Certificates (grandfather's...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    hello! i have a question regarding applying for an ancestry visa. I am currently in the UK on a tier 5 working visa which expires May 2017. I plan on returning to australia in March to apply for the ancestry visa so i can return to my british partner. Unfortunately i did a stupid and terrible...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, this is a very helpful place... Hope someone can answer my question. I have gathered all the relevant information for my Ancestry Visa. But Canadian long form birth certificate (British Columbia) doesn't list the parents date of birth. This is also a question in the on-line...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I'm from New Zealand and planning to apply for the UK ancestry visa, however I am wondering if there are options for bringing my adult children with me as dependants. Secondly, if I returned to NZ at a later time, would they have to return with me? Thank you.
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I will be applying for my uk ancestry visa in May or June and am currently trying to obtain all the necessary documents however my mother's marriage certificate was destroyed. I am worried that they will be unable to grant my visa because I have my fathers last name and will be unable to provide...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, I am in the UK on an ancestry Visa and my unmarried partner currently on a Youth Mobility Visa which runs out 1 March 2016. We submitted an application for her to remain in the UK as my unmarried partner approximately 6 weeks ago thinking it would be done in 8 weeks (standard service...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, My partner and I have just submitted our visa applications and have our interviews next week. He has applied for the Ancestry visa and the application was fairly straight forward. However I am worried that I have made an error on my application, on the final screen it asks for sponsor...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey, I got my ancestry visa but the valid from date was two weeks after my travel date. So I arrived using my student visa which is still valid and got in no problem. Now I need to activate my ancestry visa on the 27th of October. I just want to know if the customs at dover with the ferry are...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am currently completing my online application for the UK ancestry visa and am unsure of a couple of questions, hopeful some knowledgeable folks here might be able to provide some feedback. Appreciate any advice. Thank you. Application questions: Q: How long do you intend to stay in the UK...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I will be applying for my ancestry visa very soon. I am currently employed and will continue to remain employed by the same company when I move to the UK (I will work remotely and may eventually work on site at one of their customer's offices in the UK). When I apply for my UK ancestry visa...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am planning to move to the UK, from Canada, by applying for the ancestry visa. I am currently assembling the necessary documentation for my visa application. My wife, of almost 10 years, will also be joining me to live there. I am currently employed and my employer wants me to be stationed in...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi! I have seen you helping in a lot of posts regarding the Ancestry Visa! I had some questions :) One, Do you think approx. 1600GBP would be sufficient funds if I include that I will have accomidation over in the Uk? Would providing my resume and possible jobs prove intent to work or would more...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Re: UK Ancestry Visa. Where to apply & using dual passports. Hello All!! I have a couple questions about UK ancestry visa. 1) I am Canadian. Can I apply in Ireland if my residency is in Canada? 2) Can I enter the UK with my American passport and just have my Canadian passport with the...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I have two questions, I will be applying next year for the Ancestry visa and I was wondering how much money I would need to have saved up to prove I have the funds to support myself? Also is the fact that I am moving in with someone who has a job change anything in that sense? Also how would I...
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