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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I am a British Citizen and my husband is South African. We have been married for 4 years in South Africa and wish to relocate to England. We have no jobs lined up and our current SA salary's don't meet the requirements (SA currency...) but we do have 70,000.00 tied up in our home. I...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I'm from the USA and will be going the Category D (cash savings) route to join my wife in the UK. I understand that I must submit bank statements showing that the balance in my accounts has not dropped below 62,500 GBP in the previous six months. I also understand that I must submit a...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I have finally been able to schedule the appointment with VFS to this next Wednesday. I will apply using our savings that come from the selling of our apartment which we have owned for more than 6 months. Also, this is why there is no information regarding employment or salary. I...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, I got an invite and now i am really confused whether to apply for a PR in first place. I really need your help to decide further. Invited on Oct 4th 2017: Yet to apply for Visa. Let me explain my current status and my intentions for moving to Australia. I am working as Technical...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I am French and my partner is Brazilian. My partner has a EEA family permit valid for 6 months and now needs to apply for a residence card. As I am currently unemployed, I want to prove I am self sufficient. Does anyone know if bank statements from foreign countries are accepted as a...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Does anyone have a saving acc. with them? Is it any good? I have 0 financial knowledge and l want to open a saving acc. somewhere :) I have a bank acc. in laCaixa but they don't seem to have much savings options.. :tea: Thanks :)
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I am on an Australian PR with a job offer of 65K (including super), with a wife and kid (2 yo) to support. I know it's not the top of the line salary, but I am trying to break into the market, before I eventually try elsewhere. My question being - how tough/easy would it be to...
  8. Other Asia
    I'm moving to HK in April. I intend to continue to save money each month as "savings". I'll be bringing these savings back to the UK when I return in a few years. In the latter half of 2016, GBP weakened to approx £1 = HKD10. Prior to that, for many years, £1 = >HKD12. Whilst I'm in HK, my...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, I have a few questions pertaining to financial gifts to meet the savings requirement. Thanks as always for your help! So my husband and I are applying for a spouse visa under categories A & D. This question is about money that has been gifted to him (the sponsor.) In November 2015...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, relatively new poster here. I made a post when I first joined detailing my plans to bring my wife over to the UK from the USA. Initially, I had wanted to supplement my income with a bursary given from a separate non-salaried employer. However, after further deliberation and having...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    We are applying for fiance visa - category D with savings in the account. I am looking into obtaining proof that the savings came from his family member's account, but as with the financial documents does this bank statement have to be within the last 28 days? Or does that only apply for my...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, My fiancée and I would like to get married and settle in the UK – she’s Russian and I’m a UK citizen. The financial requirement rules for company directors are rather onerous, so I’m thinking of using my savings. I understand I’ll have to show the maximum amount (£62,500), as mixing...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    So, I'm new to the whole visa process but I'd like to apply for a maraige visa, the issue is finances. First of all I've recently I've been diagnosed with Myocarditis (a heart disease) and therefore I can't yet work. I have no idea when I will be able to, so I know that with a large amount of...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have been offered job as Back Office Executive in Al-Shirawi Facility Management LLC in Dubai/Abu Dhabi with basic salary of 3500 AED/month. Contract Duration is of 2 years initially. Other benefits includes :- 1) Free Shared Accommodation with 1 person in Company's residency apartment. 2)...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I stopped in at Fidelity Investments to ask if it would be possible to get officially printed statements for prior months. I was hoping to be able to get statements that would *be* exactly what I would have received if I had not become a "paperless" customer. That is, originals, and not copies...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    hi we have our savings into our bank account 6 months ago, since october 30, we want to apply now for the fiancee visa, but the bank emited statments the 23 of each month, so, we got from the bank a temporary statment dated in may 1st showing we still have the money, The question is, if it is ok...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I am from Brazil and I lived in London two years ago, in 2011, but in 2012 I came back to Brazil and my girlfriend came back with me. I knew her in London and she is Brazilian as well but her family is Spanish and she has Spanish citizenship. In 2013 she came back to London and I kept on...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hullo! I popped this message on one of my really old threads so I figured I would start a fresh one so people might see it! Sooooooo, the time is here and I'm currently visiting my husband in the UK and we're getting everything ready to go! Just a brief bit about our situation: My UK husband...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone can help as we are both stressed out a bit over upcoming visa requirements ! I am a UK citizen and have come to Malaysia to get married here and then take my new wife back to the UK with me. I met my fiancé in the UK and she has been working in a highly paid...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi I am applying for a spouse visa to join my husband in the UK. I am a Chinese national. We plan to meet the financial requirement through the pension and cash savings route. We were hoping to put in the application this month but my savings have not remained constantly above the required...
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