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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    So, I'm moving to France in a few months (if the pandemic allows), and I've heard that a French bank account is pretty important. Also, I'll only be there for about a year. Looking around, it sounds like there are two options: Open an account at an international bank (e.g., HBSC) while I'm in...
  2. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello, I only have a bank account in Thailand that I will be closing, when I move to Mexico City in January 2021. Is there somewhere I can get a prepaid debit card when I arrive in Mexico? Or is it possible to open a bank account when I arrive in Mexico? Thanks so much for any advice.
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Has anyone closed a Bankia account recently? Can it be done in any branch or do you have to do it in the branch where you have your account? What about moving your account to another branch - is this easy to do? Anyone done this before? Can you sort this out in your new branch or do you have...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Would someone be able help please?- My wife and I will be doing the spouse visa, she is in the states and i am in england. I went to the bank and got copies of all the bank statements- they stamped and signed each page, however the most recent bank statement has not been produced officially...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, At the moment I'm working for a Dutch company based in Amsterdam. However, I'll be moving to London in a few weeks for a secondment and will be staying for a little less than 6 months. During this period, the Dutch company will continue to pay my salary and will also pay for the...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, hoping someone can advise on a maintenance funds question. Applying for Tier 2 General work visa, and need to prove that I have maintenance funds of at least 945GBP and have held them for 90 days prior to the date of my application. My online application was submitted on November 21...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I would like to know how to open bank account before flying to Australia (got 190 visa)? Thank you
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dears As I am moving permanently to Australia/Melbourne next month, I have an issue with transferring my savings, and would like to hear your advice. My money is in my bank account in Saudi Arabia, what is the best way to transfer them without loosing much due to the high exchange rate set by...
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I live in Dubai and get eBills for everything. I am trying to open an offshore bank account and getting the document for address proof is a mess. They need an original utility bill or original bank statement that is sent to home address or if it is an eBill, it needs to be certified by qualified...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi again guys! So I'm finding it impossible to open a bank account at the moment as I am unable to provide proof of address. I live with my husband's family so my name will not be on any utility bills, council taxdocuments, tenancy agreements, or any other acceptable proof. Just a note, I've...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear All, I know there are no hard-and-fast rules about the questions I am about to ask but I just wish to know the thoughts and trends. Please let me know if you have any inputs on - which are the best cities in NSW when it comes to searching Oracle Functional Analyst openings and - Any...
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I have a query about the non-residence certificate for Spanish bank accounts. If somebody opened a bank account in Spain many years ago when working there (as a resident) then leaves Spain to return to the Uk to live but forgets to change the bank account to non-resident, what sort of problems...
  13. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Dear all, I am working in the UAE at present and planning to resign from my job and leave UAE in a few months. My visa expires in mid March 2017 and I may have to stay here for further three to four weeks due to personal reasons before I leave UAE. I understand that there is a grace period of...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Does anyone have an experience with setting up an offshore company in UAE? I would very appreciate any hints for the cheapest viable options. just few questions that cross my mind right now: - Do I need an agent, or can I do it mysel? - Do I need to get to UAE to establish the company? - Does...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all I'm applying for a Tier 4 Visa from within the UK, The bank statement I mainly depend on is from a bank from my home country, I couldn't possibly get a physical version here, but I got them to send me one by email, which officially stamped and signed by one of their bankers, am I good to...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Greetings. Can you recommend a bank in Barcelona? We will be direct depositing funds from the US. Thanks in advance.
  17. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    So I know my codice fiscale, I'm registered with the Anagrafe, and yesterday I just got my crisp new carta d'identita. Would anyone mind recommending me a good Italian bank to open a current account please? I'll need web banking, and a smartphone app would be nice to have, and if I can avoid...
  18. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hello I will be moving to Lisbon in a week or so. I found an apartment to rent, fully furnished that I like. I need to sign a lease contract for one year and set up the utilities on my name for it. I will be moving in on the 1st of August and until then I will be in a nearby AirB&B for a...
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hey, I just got a new job and I will move from the UK to Gibraltar. I decided to rent in Gibraltar and not in Spain for the moment. I have a Barclays account in the UK which I plan to keep it. My new employer have said that the UK account is just fine and I can use it for my wage. My question...
  20. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, We're planing to move to Spain (Oliva) in either October 2016 or March 2017. I was wondering how to go about applying for school for our now 8 years old son. What documents do we need? Is passport and birth certificate enough? Or does his English school needs to provide him with some...
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