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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am finishing my 2.5 year FLR(M) family visa and now applying for the second one. Since the first application I have had a child with my spouse. The child is a British citizen (since my spouse is) and is my only child. There is a question on the form I'm confused about even though I think the...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I have a quick question about using a digital tenancy agreement for cohabitation proof for my first FLR(m) application. My partner and I are using our first tenancy agreement as our earliest proof of cohabitation/correspondence. However, it was digitally signed with docusign (we were not...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! My unmarried partner (sponsor; UK citizen) and I (applicant from USA) are just about to submit our FLR(M) application (I am currently on a Tier 4 visa) and I wanted to get some opinions regarding our cohabitation correspondence evidence. Thank you in advance for your input! Because we...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I am hoping to get some advice on a issue that is causing me a bit of stress. I am due to apply to renew my FLR(M) at the end of June and have been acquiring bank statements from RBS by visiting them in branch. I have extensively checked the guidance on bank statements and know that...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm coming to the end of my second 2.5 years of FLR(M) this spring. I'm planning to go back to Canada for a month and my return date to the UK is about a week before my FLR(M) expires. I will have completed 5 years under FLR(M) so will be applying for ILR under SET(M). My plan is get most of...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I have searched several times on google and this forum but have struggled to find an answer as a lot of people seem to have different time periods on their biometrics cards. I was granted my first FLR(M) on 24/08/2017 so I am aware my 30 months limited leave to remain is coming up...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I hope you're all well. I'm about to upload my wife's FLR(M) documents and I have a few questions: My circumstances: - Wife is the applicant and I'm the sponsor - We're living in a 7 bedroom house with parents and sponsor's siblings - All utilities, council tax, and tv licensing bills are...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'm about to apply for FLR(M) after 2.5 years on a spouse visa, just wanted to check two final things before applying: 1. For the correspondence evidence, if there's a letter with multiple pages, do you need to show every page, or is the first page with the name and address sufficient...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I’m in the process of filling in the online application and have become stuck. As the partner of the applicant, I held two employments in the last 12 months which are well above the income threshold. However when filling in the application there is no way to indicate these are both now...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all :) My wife is nearing the end of her 2.5 year spouse visa, and we are preparing the checklist for the next 2.5 years. After reading through the gov website & forum, I've provisionally come up with the following checklist. Is there anything I'm missing / any info that is unnecessary /...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am preparing to submit an FLR (M) application for my wife. She was granted her initial spouse visa in August 2016 and her visa expires mid May 2019.We have completed the online application (Category A) and come up with the below document list to submit, we have based this off the list...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, all -- I am currently preparing documents for my FLR(m) application that I will be submitting this month and I have a question regarding the 6 required joint items of correspondence. The following is the list of correspondence that I've compiled (I arrived in the UK in August 2016)...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am an American citizen living in the UK on an unmarried partner visa. - My first Unmarried Partner visa was issued April 2014 - I renewed an FLR(M) in 2016 and it is due to expire in April 2019 which will be my 5 year anniversary - My British partner and I married in April 2017 whilst I...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am a Canadian living with my husband in Manchester, UK. I moved to the UK on a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa in January 2018 that expired in April 2018. The plan was to apply for spousal sponsorship via For Leave to Remain Marriage FLR(M) before my visa ran out in April. My husband is a student...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, I know it sounds like a silly question, but: I've just applied via the online application form and am gathering the documents to follow up. I was just about to print off the actual application form, but nowhere does it mention any requirement to send it in. We had also expected to...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am literally losing it. On July 3rd I received a refusal letter due to my application being 8 days late. I had misplaced my BRP card and was sure my leave didn't expire until May 30th, I know, I am an idiot. We filed an appeal and the hearing date was set for Sept. 4th. On August 31st I...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey all, My husband is from Canada, and we recently applied to extend his current 2.5 year FLR (M) visa onto the 5 year one. Unfortunately, I made an error and when I thought I printed the new version of the form (7/2018) I accidently printed the old file for the 2.5 year visa (04/2015). We...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi I am currently on a 6 month marriage visa (fiance) and applied within the UK for my first FLR(M) 2 months ago. I applied via a premium appointment on 18 June and was told after about 4 hours that they required further information and we were sent home. After a couple of days, I received a...
  19. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi everyone, my first post here. After reading some threads online there seems to be some good experience pooled here and so I am hoping someone can help. I am (finally, after 10 years) able to apply for ILR (LR). My wife doesn't yet qualify so we will be submitting her FLR(M). Timings are...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am having serious problems booking an appointment for a premium service center to get a FLR(M) for my spousal visa. I cannot see any appointments anywhere in the UK. I've looked after midnight, and pretty much every hour after that for three whole days desperately hoping for an appointment...
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