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  1. General Expat Discussions
    Hi All, Is anyone aware of any legal paper residencies that do not require many days of physical presence in the country that lead to citizenship in a few years? Something where you would invest in a property or government bonds for example. I have read about a few but does anyone know based...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, Does anyone who is a dual citizen have experience travelling in and out of Australia on their other passport? My family and I have only just received our Australian citizenship (yeah!) but are travelling back to the US for Christmas. There isn't much time to ensure we get our new...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Folks, I and my wife got our passport renewed last year, and it is totally blank as we haven't travelled outside since then. Our previous passport has visa stamped for our respective internationla travels My query is: 1) DO I just need to scan and attach front and back page of renewed...
  4. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    The instruction says that the photo size should be between 900x1200 pixels and 2250x3000 pixels. This is a huge size. Anybody has any idea in centimeters or milimeters? N
  5. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    A question for those who have applied for PR from Zimbabwe. Do you know if VFS/SA Embassy returns your passport when applying for PR or not? My sister wants to apply for PR but she might need to travel in the meantime as these things take a long time. Will this be an issue?
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My south African passport & BRP were stolen while in Spain. Does anyone know if I can get an emergency BRP back to UK? At the moment I'm told I have to get an emergency certificate to return to south Africa, apply for a new passport there and only then a new BRP visa to return to the UK once I...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear Forum, This is my first query here so please ignore my mistakes. My question is My wife's name is changed after marriage and the new name (Her name + My Name) is on the CNIC. For example if her name is Ayesha Ahmad before marriage then her new name is Ayesha Jawad on CNIC. Will this create...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! I have recently married my sponsor and decided to change my name. I'm on a FLR(M) visa (second application, ~2 years until ILR!) It is £161 fee with the home office for this "service," plus the £19.20 BRP fee at the post office. I mailed the application (26 pages!) the beginning of...
  9. Articles: Asia
    Japanese citizens are holders of the world’s most powerful passports in terms of the number of countries they can enter without a visa or getting a visa on arrival, the latest global travel index shows. People with a Japanese passport can enter 190 countries without a visa or get a visa on...
  10. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    My PR for South Africa is ready for collection! :) However how do I collect it, without having to specifically fly to SA? Is it legal to courier my passport internationally from the UK to SA to get the agent to collect my PR? My agent told me this is not legal, but another agent told me in...
  11. 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...
  12. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Has anyone done so ? Seems as well as submitting current passport one needs to send an original proof of residency and /or name and address plus an official translation of this, which can be done only by the UK passport authority recognised translators in each Italian region. One of the...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Friends I am preparing to upload documents for ACS , have a small confusion in regards to the Passport. Is it good to upload all the pages which have stamping or just the first / last page. Please advise. Thanking You in Advance
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello I am applying to renew my FLR(M) in May 2018 (my current one expires on 4 June) and my American passport expires in Feb 2020, which is before the 2.5 years will be up on this new visa. Will this pose any problems for my application? I am not renewing my American passport until later this...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I have started reading the form to apply for naturalisation while I wait for my SET (M) application to be considered :fingerscrossed:. I just stumbled upon a note with information I was not aware of: A British passport will not be issued in a different name from the one in a person’s foreign...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there My UK fiance was told by a lawyer he needs to submit every single page of his British Passport and get them signed/stamped by a solicitor (even blank pages) to submit with my UK Spouse Visa application. Is this true? I'm just worried as I know there is a weight limit to the...
  17. Articles: Europe
    It used to be like a badge of honour, one of the most sought after passports in the world, and now the dark blue covered UK passport will return after Brexit, it has been confirmed. When Britain became part of the European Union the cover of the passport was changed to the burgundy colour that...
  18. Other Europe
    I was wondering if there is a grace period after a residence permit is cancelled? I had one from Slovakia, and I'm wondering if I have 30 days or something as a "grace period" after cancellation.
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Last year, I was living and working in Slovakia legally with a residence permit. I finished my job there in July and moved to Spain to work. My Slovak residence permit was cancelled at the start of August, but I figured there was some sort of 'grace period' for after the permit finished (I never...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    They made me take out the stud I have in my nose when I went for my biometrics appointment here in the US, but I just realised that I did not remove it when I had the additional required passport sized photo taken. That is the one that goes along with all the other documents I am required to...
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