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  1. 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...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am already submitted my tier 2 leave to remain application. But there is no place in entire form summary where it allows me to get info about APPLICATION TRACKING How do I know status of my application? Will my employer get this info instead? E.g. when I submit my docs to UKVI, will my...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I''m hoping to apply for leave to remain as an unmarried partner to a British national from within the UK. By the time I apply, we will have been in a relationship for 3 years and 3 months. We will have lived together throughout the duration of my time in the UK on a T5 Youth...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am making an application as the spouse/partner (Non-EU) of a British Citizen from within the UK and I have a few questions that I would really appreciate help and advice on from this amazing community. So many of the other posts here have been super helpful. I'll spread my questions into...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi There This is more so a favour to ask,But I was wondering if anyone has a spare moment to assist me with my Visa application for Limited leave to Remain under the Armed Forces route, After phoning various Lawyers, Citizens Advice, Home Office Inquiry line and even calling the Local MP in my...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My partner and I are planning to buy a house together, using our joint income. My partner is a British citizen and I have leave to remain as a partner for 2.5 years (recently granted). I have been in the UK for 26 months now. Does anyone have any experience with getting a mortgage while on...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone! I haven't posted in a while. Many of you were kind to help my wife and I through our initial fiancee visa application process toward the end of last year. With your help, my application was successful! I moved here to the UK in February and our wedding was just over two weeks...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! I've recently arrived in the UK with leave to remain on a spouse visa. My biometrics card says no recourse to public funds. Can my husband who is a British citizen apply for housing benefit without affecting our next visa? Thanks in advance!
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there! I trawled quite a few pages of history and couldn't find an easy answer, apologies if this is a repetitive thread! My husband was granted FLR as a spouse on 24/05/2012 and so is coming to the end of his visa now (expires 24/04/2014). We had been under the impression that he would...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I have three FLR(M) questions that I am stuck on. I have numbered the three questions below: Question 1: Is this the first time you have applied for a visa or extension of stay in one of the above categories (including previous leave granted as a fiance or proposed civil partner)...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am an American currently applying for leave to remain in the uk with the form flr(m). We have six months of the sponsors bank statements which show that we meet the financial requirement. We had posted to us also six months worth of my (applicants) bank statements but after four weeks they...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am an Indian Citizen, currently working in California, USA. My wife is a British Citizen. We just got married last year. Before marriage, I used to travel on a UK Tourist Visa that just expires last month. Now I am looking to apply for a UK Spouse visa. What are the requirements for me...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, My name is Nancy, and I am a Canadian living in the UK. I came here to do a PGCE, and I stayed on a post study work visa. My PSW visa ends at the end of November. In March 2012 I was diagnosed with breast cancer in London, and I had a mastectomy in May 2012. I have been waiting for...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am a US citizen married to a Brit for many years. I had residency in the UK 1994-2000 through work (indefinite leave to remain). We have lived overseas (outside the US and UK) since then and my UK residency has expired. I own a house jointly with my spouse in the UK and pay UK taxes. I...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, Filling in FLR (M) for Leave To Remain, converting a Fiance visa to Spouse. Is there a period of time we have to wait after getting married before we can apply to change status? I was pretty certain we didn't need to wait but the wording of one of the questions is cause for doubt...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, We're planning for my fiance to come over on a fiance visa after a few more visits and we have a question about the syle of wedding. I'd prefer a really small, stress-free affair - maybe even elope to Gretna Green (thats always sounded romantic and far less hassle). I'm recently divorced...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi forumeurs, I really hope someone can shed some light on the situation myself and my wife are in before we go ahead and splash out £800+ for a visa. A little about me/us: I'm British, 31 years old, been living in China for 2 and a half years, have a job lined up if I can go back to the UK...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello There. I'm posting here, as I read some of the past forums and the answers look very proffesional and helpful. I'll be very grateful if you can give me a real advice since people has different versions about the unmarried visa. I've been in UK since March 2008. I got inside the country...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am a US citizen living in the UK under a work permit scheme. I am in my third year of a 5 year permit, and still work with the company that attained my permit. I was married in 2010; my wife is a French citizen. We have two daughters together and are all living here in the UK. I want to...
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