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  1. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Can I apply for a relative permit if I currently hold a visitor's visa? I think it's the same as change of status, which I've heard is not possible. I just need a 6 month valid visa so that I can apply for my PR, what can I do to get a 6 month visa? My visitor's visa expired during the...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I need some guidance for my case. Any replies will be helpful. Who I am: Indian citizen, 29 years old, single MS from USA + 4 years work exp in the USA (STEM field), Sister is an Australian citizen, As of today I am living and working in the USA on the H1B work visa, My occupation and...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, My husband (European National) is going to apply for PR after 5 years living in the UK. However, during almost 1 year, he was self-employed, doing several activities while he was job seeking and more of the income he received was in the form of cash in hand. In my opinion, this makes the...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I, my wife and our daughter already have an Australian PR visa (issued in 2017) and have already made our initial entry in the same year. We haven't permanently moved to australia yet, but plan to do so this year. This year our second daughter was born, outside australia. Now I want to apply a...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    We are permanant resident of Australia since last one year. My wife delivered baby outside Australia last month. No I want to apply for baby PR so that we can take him with us when we relocate to Australia next year. 1.Should we apply directly child visa sub class 101 or 2.Visitor visa first...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have included the 5 points for state nomination with which I can score a maximum of 70 points right now.Will it be worthwhile to try for NSW state nomination at 65+5 score or will I be just wasting time and money.
  7. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Good day, Unfortunate case of my PRP getting refused over being labelled an "illegal foreigner" because I overstayed my permit. I have a visa exempt passport that allows me entry into RSA for 30 days at a time. My agent received a call from DHA in June asking for proof (passport stamps) that...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    - I have recieved a nomination from my employer to file for PR under 186 category - I have been living in sydney from past two years. Can i apply for PR under 186 and 189 to increase my chances? Which one of them has a shorter wait period? Or Would applying under different categories impede...
  9. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    What visa is needed in order to work remotely in South Africa for an employer in EU (Sweden)? My situation is that me and my wife are thinking of a adopting a second child from SA (our first child is also from SA, and we really fell in love with the country our first time there). After our stay...
  10. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Only people who have received or have seen the message can answer please. On finalization on prp process, whay message does get on vfs website this days?
  11. 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...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, appreciate any assistance/guidance/alternatives on the subject, story as per below: - Me and wife with current NZ PR, which we know means nothing in AUS - We crossed the ditch in 2014 with me as primary holder of 457, then i change job and wife took primary back in Aug 2016. - so Wife as...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hey All, I am an engineer in IT industry. I want to know my feasibility for Australian PR. Can someone please give me some leads. Below is my information: Total Work Experience : 4 years Education: BE, Computer Engineering from a reputed College. Currently working in PUNE. Let me know if any...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, I am a prospective student at the University of Melbourne - Electrical Engineering. I am eligible to apply for PR under SubClass 189 as I meet exact 60 Points (Age 23 , Education :Electrical Engineering Bachelors Degree recognised by Engineers Australia,PTE Academic 79 +) but my query...
  15. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello Folks, Good morning. Question regarding permanent residence. I am Siva Kumar living in Guadalajara for 3 and half years. I am married to a mexican which I think gives me right to apply for permanent residence. I would like to know how hard or easy it is to apply. Is it necessary to have...
  16. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I was told that I have 3 or 4 stages left before getting an outcome for my Permanent Residency. I asked how long that would take and they couldn't say. Anyone know how long this process can take? Been waiting over 21 months now.
  17. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi, I am currently in need of an attorney to follow up a PR application that has delayed for three years. Not sure if the rules allow me to ask if anyone can recommend an affordable attorney in Durban (would this be tantamount to advertising?). The ones I have contacted are requesting high fees...
  18. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi Everyone I need some help please. Could someone please let me know what documents are needed to apply for an ID book based on a PR. Just want to make sure I have it all before I go and stand in a queue. Also I now need to apply for PR for my kids (8 years and 11 years). Their Study visas...
  19. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi I have now received my PR and wanted to check what are the requirements to apply for a ID book/ Smart Card? Can I go to any Home Affairs in CT or does it have to be the big one in Town? Look forward to some help please :) Thanks Sharon
  20. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have successfully got my skill assessment from Engineers australia for Production and plant engineers under mechanical engineer. Now I have 55 points . The question is - What visa should I apply for or which suits me the best? Please suggest me. What are my chances of getting Visa 190?
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