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  1. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    My partner recently moved to California for a role and we are in a defacto relationship. I understand that we need to get married to apply for an E3D Visa. Does anyone know the process of marriage in California and is a marriage certificate valid in Australia for the USA Embassy application? We...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I hired an agent to assist me in the process of a skillselect sc 189 visa application. I am now halfway in the process, i.e. the application is lodged and CO has requested more information. So far the agent has created the account and uploaded the documents. I am not sure what has to done...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My UK boyfriend and myself (kiwi living in Australia) are looking at applying for the UK UNMARRIED PARTNER VISA. Our background is that I entered the UK on April 25th 2015 on a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa which lasts two years. Within the month I met my boyfriend and from get go were in a...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello everyone, Maybe this question has been raised before, and if you are aware of it, kindly direct me to the relevant thread. As a proof of a de-facto relationship, we need to take declarations from friends and family who can vouch for the relationship. For someone applying from outside...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi guys, My situation is a little bit confusing, and I should go to a proper advisor, but wanted to see if any of you would know the answer to this question... My boyfriend is British and I'm Canadian. We have been dating for two years, but not lived together for cultural reasons. But in order...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Why this thread? I am starting this thread to share my experiences of the grant process. I have followed expat forum religiously over the past 1 year and relied on it for every step in the visa process. However, there isn't adequate information in case someone applies as de-facto couple. I...
  7. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi all, First post from me! :) I'm towards the last stage of getting a job offer in Abu Dhabi. Very keen and excited except for the recent discovery that as a woman, I am not allowed to sponsor my male defacto partner; only males are allowed to sponsor females into the emirate. Getting...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! This forum has helped myself and my partner so much with our UK Visa applications that I thought it was only fair to share our own experiences, the documents we included and our tips for a successful application. My partner, who I am going to call Applicant 1, qualifies for a UK Ancestry...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I am new to this and I am hoping that there is someone who can help me out. My partner and I are planning on submitting our 189 visa application at the end of August. Me as the primary applicant and him as my partner. We have been together since Feb 2013, however, we only have proof of our...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi there I'd really appreciate some advice My new employer is sponsoring me for a 457 and we're hoping to have my boyfriend added as a defacto In the eyes of DIPB what does defacto mean for 457? I've read conflicting evidence it it meaning either living together for 6 months, OR just proving...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I’m a long time reader, first time poster. I’ve read so many threads about de facto / partner visa applications over the last few months and am now just after some clarification, preferably from people who have un/successfully applied for the 309/100 De Facto Visa in the recent...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, A query regarding the 2 year co-habitation I am currently on a youth mobility visa in the UK, living with my partner, a british national, for the duration of my visa (commencing 16 October 2011). My partner and I have made a conscious effort to document our time living together in...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello all.. I've been engaged to to an kiwi girl for about 2 months and been in a relationship for about 5 months. Can I apply for the Subclass 461 visa even though a defacto relationship is way less than 12 months. I've visited a few websites who talk about defacto partnerships & married...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi guys, first time poster. I'm Australian, born there - but my girlfriend is French. We both currently live in Paris but are moving back home to Australia very soon. -6 months. We want to both be able to work in Australia and start to settle down there for the next few years, trouble is she...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi there, I am new to this forum but I'm always kind of lurking in the background reading up on things. Hah... My boyfriend (English) and I (Aussie) have been together for nearly 3 years now. We met in Melbourne and then went country hopping together to NZ, Canada and now are residing in...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I want to marry my girlfriend and want opinion about following options: My Nationality: Indian. My Australian Visa: Permanent Resident since May 2012. My GF Nationality: Indian. Note: I am on a permanent job in Australia. Option 1: -I go back to India. -Get married in India. -Apply for...
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, i will keep this as short as possible. Basically I got sponsored nearly 2years ago and live here on a 457 visa- my partner was de- facto. As i thought i would lose my job recently she applied to get sponsored with myself as de-facto on her visa, we received confirmation of this 6 weeks...
  18. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I have a question about a adding a partner to an existing 175 Visa Application. The defacto rules stipulate that you need to be in a relationship for 12 months (this means living together with shared finances etc.) Me and my partner can only prove this for the last 10 months. The...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello - Im English and have been living in the US for 8 years. We have just applied for my partners unmarried partner visa. Im curious if anyone has had an experience recently of current processing times in the US for this? I think our case is pretty simple - we have all documents etc and also...
  20. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hello Everyone I'm in a bit of a pickle about thai visas, so incase any expat has been in a similar situation, I would really appreciate some advice. I'm an Indian national currently living in Germany. Me and my german boyfriend could soon be relocating to Bangkok (in a few months). My...
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