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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I have dual citizenship (South African & Netherlands) and have settled status in the UK. My mother (South African) will be turning 65 in February 2022 and will be required to retire from her permanent job in South Africa (this is mandatory). As she will no longer be able to work (she...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I'm about to be divorced from my wife who is an EEA living in the UK. We have a child under 18 and she lives with my ex but we have visiting and I support my daughter financially. What form do I apply for after living here almost 5 years to remain a resident? Best to apply as a...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I am looking for some guidance on how I can provide appropriate evidence in order to get my South African mother who is 62 to live with me in the UK. To summarise, prior to moving to the UK (in 2015) my husband & I both lived with my mother in South Africa and contributed to the...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am an EEA National and my wife a non-EEA national are planning on migrating together to the UK, she is applying for a 6 month visit visa. I have the following questions: 1. I am planning on going for the self-sufficiency qualification, so do I have to wait after the initial 3 months to...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I've had my EEA EFM card since 2016 as an unmarried partner to an Irish citizen (I'm American). We recently got engaged and will be getting married next year. I'm wondering if I'll need to change the name on my EEA card and passport or if I can just keep it as is? If I change it, is that...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Me and my partner have been in a long distance relationship for a little over 2 years, he is an EU national living in the UK(working) and I am US citizen. We are planning to marry here in the US sometime this year and apply for the EEA spouse permit right after. From what I've read online, it...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, My question is related about EEA2 application. I've already read a lot about the process but I am wondering one question. Let's make a scenario. Imagine, I came to UK with EEA1 but EEA1 will expire in one month So, I don't want to apply for EEA2 visa without proper supporting documents...
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  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum. Please I am holding an EEA family permit, married to an Italian, originally from Malaysia. We married on 20th May 2013 and got my EEA family permit on November 2013, however we separated this March and on the very early stage of divorce at the moment. I...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone, Me and my fiance are planning on marrying here in the US and then move to the UK from here. He is currently living in the UK and is a qualified" person, he is a Polish national exercising treaty rights and I am a US Citizen. After receiving the marriage certificate, would we be...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone! I finally received my EEA2 residence card which is valid for 5 years after 6 months waiting. I am have now booked tickets from UK to Spain for a long weekend. We will be travelling with Easyjet, and I have checked in online and printed boarding passes off. I presume that passport...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I need some advice regarding an application for an EEA Family Permit. My partner and my 2 kids in the Philippines will be applying for an EEA FP. I am Finnish and I have been living and working in the UK since Aug 2015. I currently rent a room sharing with my sister and I intend to move to...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, My Japanese wife has to go back to Japan for an emergency. I (French) cannot go with her. We (me, wife and 2 boys) applied for a EEA(PR) back in November 2016 and she got her Certificate of Application (CoA) in January 2017. (quite late because the first Biometrics letter did not reach...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, was wondering if anyone could help me with some clarification on the "Life in the UK" section of the era family permit form. Just to give u a brief my wife is a Bulgarian national living in the UK since Sept 2013 and I am and Indian national residing in Bahrain. while we intend to stay...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I (non EEA national) am currently filling in the EEA FM form and I am stuck on the "personal reference number" section of the form. I have two questions that I would like to ask. 1) Does the Home Office reference number refer to the number used in previous visa applications, such as the...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My sister has double citizenship - french and algerian (she was born in France , I have only algerian). We would like to travel to UK together. As she has french citizenship, can we make eea family permit , so me as her brother could enter country together with her?
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello I have a couple of question about the family permit. My husband who is a non eu wanna join me in uk. I am gonna be his sponser, currently i am working, and i have a full time job. i started on jan of 12. i just wanna ask, how many months of payslips do i need to show and what else do i...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My current situation - I am a non-EEA national living and working in the UK. In late 2013 my EEA national boyfriend (now husband) and I moved to the UK - I entered on an EEA Family Permit (on the basis of partnership equivalent to marriage) and in early 2014 I got my 5-year residence permit on...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey there, this forum has helped me a lot in the recent weeks when preparing to submit the application for the EEA Family Permit. So far I have been a silent reader but there are a few questions I have left so I wanted to ask them real quick before we send in the application. The situation is...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm American and my wife is Italian. We got married in June, traveled a bit, then moved to Germany two months ago. Before June, my wife had lived in the UK for ten years, so she has attained the right of permanent residence. I haven't gotten the German residence card yet, because it took 8...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, good day to everyone here :) I'm from Philippines but living and working now in Japan. I would like to ask about the documents for EEA Family Permit application that I need to submit. I checked the form VAF5, it says in Part 5 ''Finances and Employment'' that if you're a spouse you do...
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