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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm in need of advice for my computer-illiterate brother, and any help would be greatly appreciated. Here's the situation in a nutshell. An older US citizen (male, 74) flies into London and enters Ireland through Northern Ireland. Being a US citizen he does not have an actual visa but is bound...
  2. Other Europe
    Hi All, My wife and I will be relocating from the US to Ireland and are starting to feel out what sort of rental opportunities there will be for us. We have a few requirements… 1. Pets allowed (we have a cat who we would dearly like to keep) 2. Within city and bus route limits (we don’t plan...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello! I've recently got a 18 month job in Spain, starting in November, after which I'll be moving permenantly to Dublin, Ireland. I'm dual british/irish, living in Scotland with my Japanese wife who is living here on a UK family of a settled person visa, which is due up for renewal in March...
  4. Articles: Europe
    New Zealand is moving ahead to forge more links with other countries around the world at a time when more people than ever before want to not just visit but move permanently to the country. The latest figures show that more than 3.68 million travellers passing through international airports in...
  5. Other Europe
    Hello :) My friend has a Japanese passport. He has been travelling for more than a year in Europe. Never overstayed in any country or Schengen. Something to be noted is that he visited England for almost 6 months and left before his 6 month stamp ran out. After leaving England he has been...
  6. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, I've seen this topic addressed numerous times in other threads here, but our situation has some unique particularities to it, and I was wondering if anyone here can lend some insight.. I'm American, my girlfriend is French. We've been living in Ireland together for over a year--I've been...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all, I'll try to keep this short for now but am happy to provide more details if needs be. I am a native German, who's been living and working in Ireland for the past 12 years. I am working for an IT company here and I have expressed my desire to move to Spain. My company is happy to keep...
  8. Articles: Europe
    Job seekers in the UK went online to look for employment overseas in large numbers in the aftermath of the referendum result in the country voting to leave the European Union. Data from global job search engine Indeed shows a post Brexit spike and an analysis suggests that those looking to move...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all! I'm currently in the process of potentially applying for an Irish Working Holiday Visa. I meet all the requirements set for the visa however I was recently denied an unmarried partner Tier 4 dependent visa to the UK. My boyfriend will be attending a Master's Program in Scotland, so...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all expats, I am an Australian who recently moved to Dublin, Ireland. I came here on a work permit. By law, I HAVE to work for at least one year for the company that I got the work permit for. My question is, if I do switch to a spouse visa as my partner is Irish, would this condition...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm starting a RTW trip soon, and I want to do as follows: Fly into London for about 2 weeks Leave, and go to the Republic of Ireland for 3 months Leave, and go to Northern Ireland for a bit before heading off to the rest of Europe. 1) Are there any problems I would face with visas? 2) Can I...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi there, I'm new to this site and this is my first post, so if it's in the wrong place or if I could get more information that I need elsewhere feel free to let me know. So I've just finished college and have a technology teaching degree for second level education in Ireland (Materials...
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all, I moved to Madrid from Ireland at the beginning of this year and will need to start contributing tax to the Spanish system in a couple of months time. I am a software engineer who is working with an Irish company and have continued to do so remotely from my home in Spain. My company is...
  14. Guides
    After the global economic downturn many people left Ireland who couldn’t find jobs or advance their careers but now these expats are returning home. The latest quarterly survey from Irish recruitment firm CPL shows that 40% of employers believe there is an increase in candidates coming home...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I just have a question about the 6 month time frame I can visit the UK without a visa.I am a US citizen.I visited Scotland for one week the end of February and came through Dublin as airfare was much cheaper.I got an Irish 3 month stamp in my passport.I stayed a week and returned home via...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello there! I moved to Madrid over a year ago and brought my cat with me. We flew with Lufthansa and she came on the flight with me as hand luggage. It was really cheap and the documentation was simple to organise. The only downside was that we had to spend about 9 hours flying, since we had...
  17. Guides
    The authorisation to allow Chinese and Indian citizens to transit through the UK on route to the Republic of Ireland under the Transit Without Visa Concession (TWOV) has been ratified in the UK parliament. UK Minister of State for Immigration and Security James Brokenshire has also announced...
  18. Articles: Europe
    The UK and the Republic of Ireland have signed a memo of understanding to share data and exchange information which will be used to inform and determine immigration decisions. This will mean that visa-bearing visitors from India and China will be able to travel more easily between the two...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi guys, I have a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa and my potential employer is based in London. However I will be required to travel to Dublin for approx 3 days a week for the first 8 weeks onto a client's site. Does anyone know if I need to apply for a separate working holiday Visa for Ireland...
  20. Other Asia
    I had been calling a few Irish Bars like Delaneys and mcSorleys and they aren't showing any of the championship matches. Does anyone know anywhere that definitely plays them? The majority just said they are playing the premiership. I really want to see the Donegal v Dublin game tonight and I'm...
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