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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, Wondered if anyone could advise, as a bit confused by the consulate info. I am the son of a French citizen (born in Australia to a French mother), and already have citizenship as a UK citizen (through mother), and I was born in the UK, and reside there now. I am beginning my application...
  2. 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...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I submitted various documents of birth, marriage and my fathers birth certificate. My docs arrived July 18th 2018 mailed from Washington State. Yesterday I get a document from the Cour D'appel De Paris, by way of the consulat generale in LA. They responded the 20th of July, and it is dated...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My wife is Dutch passport holder exercising treaty rights in UK since 2011 (6 yrs). She gained her permanent residence document in May 17 (9 months ago). I myself non-EEA citizen and holding EEA family permit on the basis of my wife from last 6 months. Our child was born last week...my...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi there, I am a British man and I am applying for French nationality which I believe I can obtain because my father is French. My question is: Assuming I am granted French nationality, will that mean my 10-year-old daughter -- she currently has British nationality, British parents and was...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I'm applying for fiance visa for UK to marry to my fiance from . My fiance was born in Northern Ireland, he was born after 1984 and only holds Irish passport. (His parents were both born in Northern Ireland, and they only hold Irish passports) I'm wondering if he is allowed to call...
  7. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    I have acquired Portuguese citizenship through my mother. I have given my birth to be registered in Portugal. How can i check the process? It's been 5 months already.
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am British and my partner is Dutch. Our baby was born in Spain. My question is: what nationality is she? Does she automatically have Spanish nationality, or does she have British and/or Dutch? We have registered the birth here, so she has a Spanish birth certificate. Also, when we get round...
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hey, Wow it's true when they say everything is long and painful when dealing with French policies! I was born in Australia to a mother born in France and a father born in Australia and I am now 21 years of age. I currently live in London and my mother and father live in Australia. Are the...
  10. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Post Brexit I am wondering whether to get a Spanish passport as I have lived in Spain over 10 years and have Spanish residency. Would I need to give up the British passport and nationality if I did that? Is there a way of having both? Thanks for your help:)
  11. Guides
    Half of people around the world now regard themselves more as global citizens rather than defining themselves by nationality, especially in large emerging countries, a new poll has found. The survey, conducted by GlobeScan for the BBC World Service among more than 20,000 people, found that in...
  12. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hello expats, My friend applied for portuguese nationality sometime last year around early April. He waited for some months after which he was asked to supply some additional information within 20 working days. He promptly provided the information. Then he waited for another 3 or 4 months and...
  13. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, My wife demanded French nationality by naturalization in Préfecture du Val d'Oise Cergy (95) almost 1 year ago in February 2015. She is living in France for 16 years and have two children who are already French because their father is French. Today after one year we got a letter by...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! I have been living in UK for more than a year holding a EEA family Residence Card. Recently my circumstances have changed as I got a the Spanish citizenship that I've been claiming for more than 6 years. This means that now I hold two nationalities: the Spanish and the Mexican which I...
  15. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi, I am a UK citizen by birth, my wife is SA by birth/Irish through Grandparents. I am in the process of applying for a UK passport for my daughter born in SA. She will get UK passport through me but I was wondering if there is any benefit/difference in choosing the nationality of her Mother...
  16. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi everyone, I currently live in India and I am under process for applying Portuguese nationality on the basis of my mother's nationality. I want to quit my job, but my company is not allowing me to resign. So I said them I am going to change my nationality from Indian to Portuguese so they...
  17. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    General Info: Spouse of French citizen applying for Spouse Visa / Titre de Séjour Hi all, I had to make a list for a friend of all the stuff we went through moving to France. I thought I'd post it here in case it helps someone with the "well, what now?" question once you've decided to move to...
  18. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    My mother was born in East Timor before 1975, currently living in Australia and is in the process of registering her birth with the Portuguese Consulate in order to attain her Portuguese Nationality. The consulate in Sydney has responded stating the office in Lisbon has reviewed the application...
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, I know this is a personal decision, but we have some doubts. I would appreciate any advice. In two months my wife and I can apply for citizenship after 5 years with green card. Our plan is to apply for us nationality and then go back to our country, Spain, and stay there the rest of our...
  20. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello everyone! I am a young Franco-Ontarian who has just finished his undergraduate degree in French (all schooling has been done in French), and I have been looking into the possibility of moving to France, along with my senior parent who wants to relocate for their retirement. We have a...
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