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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I'm back off to Benidorm next January for 3 months. I haven't been for a year, but used to go all the time and stay in my caravan at La Torreta. I struggle to get about now so will be staying in an apartment this time. My question is what's the best way to get British TV? The apartment has...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi Everyone, Firstly thanks to all the amazing contributors of this forum! I have been invited to use the IDV App and the gov website has suggested that all documents can be photos taken from a smartphone: Is there a ruleset for the types of documents that can be photos instead of scans? Here...
  3. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hey everyone. Thanks for taking the time to read. I've been offered a role within my current company to move from the UK to San Jose CA (Office is based in North San Jose - N First street) with my wife and 2 young boys. I'm looking for general advise in regards to what I can realistically...
  4. Other Europe
    Hello, I am a British Citizen looking to work and live in Switzerland. I know Brexit has made this a challenging task but my partner is a Swiss citizen. We are not married or anything but have been together for a number of years. What visa / permit do I need to obtain to be able to start...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi I would really appreciate any help.. I am British and currently live in the UK with my French husband and 2 (dual passport holder) children. My husband is a pilot and will possibly be posted to Spain for 7 months over the summer period. As I understand as he and my children have French...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, I am a British National living in Paris with permanent French residency and I’m moving to Barcelona. From everything I can tell with my French residency I have to right to live and work in Spain, but I keep seeing contradictory statements. Does anyone have any concrete info? The British...
  7. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello to all those that out there, I just signed up and apologies if i have posted in the wrong area. I will try to keep this as simple as possible but, i know Visas/Citizenship's can cause plenty of headaches, which me and my wife have found in the last few years. With the help from members...
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi there. My partner and I would like to move to France as soon as possible and we’d love some help deciphering how to make this happen. A few quick facts about our situation which to set the scene: I am a British citizen My partner is a dual citizen of, and has passports from, both Poland and...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am a native British citizen who lives on the mainland who is considering moving to one of the UK overseas territories. I am wondering if there is any information related to this that could be useful? Also other information that I am seeking is: Housing prices The attitude of locals to...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    So my wife (Japanese) and I (British) have finally collected together all of the documents necessary to apply for her spouse visa. We have been married for 5 years. I was just wondering what kind of file/folder you think we should put them in? I am aware that if the documents aren't arranged in...
  11. Articles: Europe
    Expats moving back to Britain face challenges if they need to find a home to buy with many surprised by the rise in prices in places like London. While many expats, who planned to only work abroad for a set time and rented out their property rather then selling up, there are others who return...
  12. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Has anyone done so ? Seems as well as submitting current passport one needs to send an original proof of residency and /or name and address plus an official translation of this, which can be done only by the UK passport authority recognised translators in each Italian region. One of the...
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi. I'm off on holiday for 2 weeks this week. My dad who does not use the internet at all nor have a smartphone wants to be able to watch BBC MOTD and The Channel 5 Football Show whilst I'm away. He will have access to a laptop as I'll be leaving mine. I could probably show him and leave him...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am confused as to whether my mother can apply for a British Passport. She was born on 12 July 1949 in South Africa, to a South African mother and a British Father (Born in Manchester), they were married before my mother conception and only parted by death. My mother has never lived in the UK...
  15. Articles: Europe
    British people are not known for their proficiency in foreign languages, but a new poll suggests they want to be with one in five planning to do some learning in 2018. One in three intends to try and learn at least some phrases in another language in the year ahead with Spanish the most popular...
  16. Expat Tax
    Apologies if I have posted in the wrong place, I would really appreciate your help. I am a US citizen by birth, living in the UK (citizen/national by residency; I have lived here since 2002). I heard through word of mouth that as I am a US citizen, even though I have never worked there, I could...
  17. Articles: Europe
    While many expats are worried about their status once the UK leaves the European Union, British purchasers are buying second homes in France with a view to making a permanent move to the country. Almost half, some 47%, who took part in a new survey said that their main reason for buying a...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I am doing research on the requirements for the UK spouse visa for my husband and I am rather confused about a few things. The main thing I am worried about is meeting the financial requirement. I am currently working for an agency for temporary admin/clerical workers for the past 4...
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