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  1. Inviting Brother to Visit UK

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'm a British Citizen and working full time on a Permanent job. I would like to invite my younger brother (Nationality: Pakistani) to visit UK for 3-4 weeks on the Family Visit visa to celebrate Eid with my family. - I will be sponsoring his tour, so I have maintained my Bank statement...
  2. Visa change means increased opportunities for foreign doctors and nurses in the UK

    Articles: Europe
    Qualified doctors and nurses from outside the European Union will find it easier to get a job in the UK after the Government announced more visas will be made available. The country has a shortage of doctors and nurses, but until now applicants from outside of the EU were limited by a cap on...
  3. Britain is still the most popular nation for European job seekers despite Brexit

    Articles: Europe
    The UK is still the most popular country for European jobseekers with a third still wanting to work in the country, but fewer are searching for jobs, probably due to uncertainty over Brexit. No one wants to start a brilliant new job and then find that after Brexit at the end of March 2019 the...
  4. Uk Citizen Marrying US Citizen...Help!

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I've seen a few posts asking how to go about Marrying a UK citizen or marrying a US citizen, but I cant seem to find one about marrying in the US and then staying in Britain. Can anyone steer me in the right direction?
  5. Britain doubles number of visas for talented individuals

    Articles: Europe
    The British Government wants to attract more talented people to move to the UK and has announced that the number of visas for individuals who show promise in technology, science, art and creative industries is being doubled. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said that the move is part of a realisation...
  6. URGENT - UK VISA application documents

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I have the Russian citizenship but normally live since 13 years in Germany. I have the residence permit of Germany. So I am allowed to travel thought all Shengen-countries. At the moment I live in France as a volounteer for one year in a subcity of Paris. I am awared that I am not...
  7. Life in the UK Test - ID and Proof of postcode

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, Wondering if anyone might know about the requirements for the test. To register I will use my maiden name as it is the name I use for my visa application, and I will use my passport as ID as it also shows my maiden name (although it has a note that includes my husband's surname). The...
  8. UK likely to be tough on post Brexit immigration from day one

    Articles: Europe
    As the Brexit negotiations continue it has been revealed that whatever new arrangements are agreed upon could come into force on the day that the UK actually leaves the European Union. While a number of documents have been prepared on what is likely to happen in terms of freedom of movement and...
  9. British people buying in France still want to move there permanently

    Articles: Europe
    While many British expats are worried about their status once the UK leaves the European Union, new research suggests that people still want to make a permanent move to France. France is a big favourite with British people who have bought holiday homes and lived in the country for decades and...
  10. Top British research universities call for clarity on Brexit

    Articles: Europe
    Universities in Britain could lose talented academic teaching staff because there is still no clarity about the rights of EU citizens after Brexit, according to a new report. The Russell Group, which is made up of 24 of top research universities in the UK, including Oxford and Cambridge, says...
  11. MPs report calls for guarantee for EU academics working in the UK

    Articles: Europe
    The House of Commons education committee in the UK has called for the rights of 32,000 university staff from European Union countries to be guaranteed post Brexit as a matter of urgency. The report says that the Government should be prepared to unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU nationals...
  12. EEA Family Permit Help

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am a Indian national who is married to a Portuguese citizen. We have a minor child and we live in India. My husband acquired Portuguese citizenship through naturalization in December. My husband is moving to London and he wishes that we accompany him. So we applied for EEA family permit for...
  13. Healthcare worries main concern of British expats in EU countries

    Articles: Europe
    Expats from around Europe have explained to a British parliamentary group their fears surrounding the decision by the country to leave the European Union, especially over healthcare. The representatives of expat groups in Spain, France, Belgium, Italy, Poland and Romania, voiced their concerns...
  14. Very complex case. Would appreciate advice/help

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, Just a heads up. This is a bit complex and probably a bit unusual so I would welcome any and all advice. I've also done my own research but I'm also pretty stumped I am a UK citizen and my girlfriend of 2 years is an illegal mexican immigrant living in the US. She was taken over by her...
  15. British expats looking to buy investment property thanks to falling currency

    Articles: Europe
    British expats are taking advantage of the fall in Sterling since the UK voted to leave the European Union and buying property back home as an investment, research suggests. One lender who specialises in mortgages for British expats has recorded an 80% increase in mortgage applications from...
  16. Travel documents

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am purchasing my tickets tonight to go and visit my boyfriend in the UK from November 30- February 21st. I am very very very nervous about the documents for border patrol to allow me to stay, I have gone and visited him on a normal tourist visa in august with no problem, but that was only for...
  17. Understanding Property

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My husband and I along with our 2 year old son will be travelling to UK on EEA family permit. I'm just trying to understand how to search for properties. How do I search for places that allow children. I would prefer a flat. I am confused though because on the websites there are sharing basis...
  18. Desperate for visa advice

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I just need any advice anyone can give me at this point Me and my fiance just want to be together an live together indefinitely in the UK, we have been apart for 2 years and now finally spending a few weeks together in the UK we want to make things official. We have tried the route of a fiance...
  19. EEA Family Permit

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My husband and I live in Goa, India. He recently acquired Portuguese nationality through naturalization. We are planning on moving to the UK together with our 2 year old son but the EEA family permit form that has to be filled is so confusing. some questions I have are: 1) The EEA nationals...
  20. Spouse Citizenship - with a view to emigrate in future

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, I initially posted this over in the NZ forum but was told it was probably more suitable here. Thanks for taking the time to read my post. I've been here many times in the past and everyone's been a great help. I'm going to waffle a bit at the start so if you want to get straight to...
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