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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all! Long-time lurker, first time poster. Behold my complicated scenario: I am Canadian living in Canada, my boyfriend is South African living in Northern Ireland on a Tier 4 (student) visa. I have been visiting for the summer and he proposed! Now we want to get married in Northern Ireland...
  2. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi there, I am a South African living in New York. I have been in the US for more than 183 days so now I am classed as a permanent resident. I need to file taxes and would like a recommendation for a CPA that has experience with expat taxes. Is there anyone that can help? Any South Africans...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there! Please help! Don't even know where to begin.. We want to move to the UK. My husband is a Mechanical Engineer. We are under 30 with 2 young kids and want to move to the UK to save some money as soon as possible. How do we get a job offer without a visa? We don't have any family...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, so I've gotten myself in a bit of a predicament and I guess this would be the most appropriate forum to try find some answers. I originally moved to London back in 2006 on a work/tourist visa from South Africa. By June 2008 my French girlfriend and I were married and enjoying life. After a...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all! Made it to the UK a few weeks ago on my ancestry visa and couldn't be happier :) So I started looking into exchanging my South African drivers for a GB licence and got the D1 forms today. I wanted to get clarification on a few things from folks with experience in the matter: Do...
  6. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Does anyone know of any South African owned businesses in the Vila Moura / Albufeira / Faro areas? Thanks :)
  7. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi I'm South African and my fiance is Irish and although we've known each other for six years and have been a couple 2 1/2 years we've only lived together for 3 months and then again 6 months. As he is an EU citizen who has only lived in the UK for 2 years and I have been there before on a...
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi All, Im very new to this but the short story is my husband has been made a job offer in France. His employer is providing us with accommodation in Bethune which is a plus. The thing is we have a 2 year old son and expecting a baby in October this year. We love SA and are only considering...
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Sorry if this is a repost, but I haven't seen anything addressing this question specifically. My husband and I are South African citizens and we arrived in Paris two months ago on long stay visas. My husband is on a Scientific visa, and I am (or will) be on a Vie Privee et Familiale. My...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, I am relatively new to brisbane having moved over from South Africa and would love the opportunity to broaden both my professional and personal network. Does anyone know of any good South African Networking Events in Brisbane? Or any great networking events for that matter? doesnt...
  11. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi Good people Im Tumelo, 24 yrs of age and willing be heading to France in August, will be there for 2yrs for post grad studies. I just feel that I might find myself not fitting in and homesick. Im just wondering how easy it is to assimilate into the french culture, especially being black...
  12. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    anyone around?
  13. US Members Lounge
    Hey everyone, I'm A durban gal lookign to connect with other South African that live in and Around the Charleston area. I love In New York and SC. please help :) Cheers everyone Yasmin
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    hello I'm a South African married to a French citizen.We are currently living in SA,but planning on moving to France (Lyon) sometime next year.What is the best way for me to get a VISA and work permit?There are lots of info online, but very complicated and contradictory. regards crispin
  15. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I need to urgently find out the cost of living in Dubai at this day and age 2011. I have been offered a job there, a package of 15800 AED p/m. This is made up of 6000 AED home allowance and 1500 transportation allowance. I need to find out if this is sufficient to live a decent life. Is...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    So you have decided to go to the UK and realized that your best way to do so is applying for a Tier 1 (General) visa. After reading the guidance notes, you realize that there is too much information to digest. To limit the risk of over looking important factors, you decide that its best to make...
  17. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Hi to All South African's living in Italy. I will be moving to Italy in November to stay with a host family in Viterbo, Tuscany, working as an au pair. I will be starting the Visa application process on Monday, and would like any input, or help on the best way to do this. What visa you used...
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