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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hola! We attempted to make an appointment with the Spanish Consulate in San Francisco, however, the website does not work. First, it tells us that our email address is invalid (it is not, the embassy website just isn't up to date). We tried another email address, which worked, but then the...
  2. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    So, to the Miami Consulate. No debt. About $420K immediately liquid. Another ~$120K when the house sells. Total then well over half a million dollars liquid to be disbursed over the 25 years (outside) that I may live. Over $1800/mo SSA. Probably looking at $45K/yr. Result: no visa, too poor...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    For the first time I have to file taxes in the USA while, as a US citizen (dual nationality), I live abroad in Spain and I'm married to a foreign spouse. To do this right and most advantageous to us my foreign wife will need her own US tax id, I know that one can get one through the US consulate...
  4. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hello Everyone, Please dont mind my question, as I have read that SA consulate, Mumbai has a high ratio of rejection as compared to Delhi Consulate. I have got all the necessary documents to apply for the visa. I am yet to get a job offer. I just want to know, If Mumbai consulate will be...
  5. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    quick question...I have a bench warrant for failure to appear for felony probation from 1994. I have been living and working in Mexico since then. I am married and have two daughters born here. We will be traveling to CDMX soon to try and obtain their visas so they can travel to the states...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Re: Hello! Help regarding Family I am 24 years old and my husband who is 27 years old is getting his Portuguese citizenship through descent. We are currently living in Goa, India. We both have never been to Europe. Now after he gets his Portuguese passport, he will live with my aunt who's a...
  7. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My husband and I have been checking the San Francisco consulate site to make an appointment for a visa for over a month and every time we check it says, "We are currently at full capacity. Please try again later." It will not allow me to look at the next month either, just the current one...
  8. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    (did a search for thread titles with "visa form" and then "form" here and found nothing before posting this, so sorry if it's somewhere I didn't see/search) I was looking at a page to get started on getting a temp/permanente visa (think I'd qualify for either - any reason I should go temp...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    hello, I need to get to South Africa by about mid-November - to help my ageing father, So I need to get my SA passport I have my SA birth certificate with ID number, British consulate entry of birth with parents' names but not their birthdate or nationality, and my UK passport I just want to...
  10. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Howdy Gang! As promised, here is my report of our trip to the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock, AR from Broken Arrow/Tulsa, OK. As a run-up to our trip I posted 5 threads over a week ago for your input & advice about the issues we wanted to resolve. They were: 1) "Recovered" Mexican...
  11. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My fiancé and I plan to get married in France. He is a French citizen living in France, and I am an American living in the U.S. He received a list of the documents that his mairie requires of me. I have contacted the French consulate in Pittsburgh, who will sign and verify the documents that I...
  12. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Oh my goodness! Hello forum! I have been reading for months in anticipation of a big move to France next year. Here is my question for the very informed Bev or for other people who have done this: French boyfriend and I are living together in America, sharing bills, doing life in a documented...
  13. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Just wanted to relay my experience at the French Consulate in San Francisco, California. A little background... My husband and I met while traveling, decided to get married in France, fought long and hard battle with the Mairie of Toulouse to be able to do so, and then applied for the visa in...
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I have a few questions I was hoping to get a clearer answer than those that the Consulate has been not giving me over e-mail replies so far. I was told by my fiance's prefecture that based on our case we should apply for the Visa D or the Long Stay Visa. On the San Francisco Consulate website, I...
  15. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi there everyone. I want to relocate to the south of France in the area around Nice as soon as possible. I realize that it is extremely difficult for a non-French, non-EU person to obtain employment in France especially since my French is beginner at best. I am a veterinarian and if I want to...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My fiancé and I are getting our paperwork set for our marriage sometime by the end of this year. He will go the mairie in his region to go to the interview there and I will go to the Consulat in San Francisco to arrange things there. I am extremely nervous about my interview ( who isn't scared...
  17. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hey everyone! I keep feeling like I'm spamming this community with my personal issues. I'm sorry about that. I'm just wondering about when I should start REALLY worrying. So, I applied for my long stay visitor visa last week. I know I should have applied for it earlier, but I'd been trying...
  18. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hey everyone! So I finally succeeded in applying for the long stay visitor visa yesterday. I thought I would share a little bit about what the process was like, since it seems to be different according to the consulate you go to. It was a real ordeal. I don't know why, but it is almost...
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    My husband is considering a job offer in Spain. We are from the US I am just doing a little research on obtaining our visas. His prospective employer says they will handle everything but I am just trying to plan for our families future as far as when he will be leaving. Because I need to stay...
  20. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    but first - Thailand without a Tourist Visa! Arrival by air This applies to the average tourist, put simply in most cases you will get a 30 day stamp Land border crossing points (Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia) For passport holder from: UK, USA, Japan, Germany, France, Canada and Italy - G7...
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