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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm due to apply for the 2nd half of my spousal visa soon and am wondering if, due to covid there have been any changes in the income requirement? I am a self employed musician so, to say my industry has been decimated is an understatement. I'm fairly concerned with how this will affect my...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, So grateful for this forum as has helped us out so much previously with entrance clearance and FLR in our 5 year Spousal route. My husband will finally be applying for ILR next month via SET M form. Would really appreciate some input on the documents we've prepared to scan/ submit; 1...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey everyone, I hope your enjoying the holidays so far! I’m looking for some help with the best way to marry my Russian girlfriend and have her live with me in the UK (I’m a UK citizen). A little background, we’ve known each other for 3 years and have been dating for around 14 months, over...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, My husband (a British citizen) and I (an American citizen) finally received our marriage certificate back and he will be meeting with our lawyer in London to finalise and send the application this Thursday so I just wanted clarification in relation to what is necessary and what is not...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I've tried searching, but the only thread I've found on this was 5 years ago, so things may have changed - I can hope! I moved to the UK from Aus on a work visa 5 years ago - however I met my lovely wife, and got married in 2015, so switched to a spouse visa (which is due for 2.5 year renewal...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am here on a spousal visa (first 2.5 years). My wife has been offered a job she very much wants BUT the pay is less than the financial requirement. Do we have any options here or is she gonna have to bite the bullet and turn down the job? I am a self employed musician but as I spent the...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, I am planning on marrying my partner next month in a civil ceremony. I am a Canadian citizen and have 6 months left on my Tier 5 visa and he is a British citizen. Combined we earn about £28,000 per year and am just feeling very overwhelmed by the whole immigration and visa process...
  8. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi I need to provide certified copies of some documents (passports, marriage certificate, bills, letters, etc) to VFS in the UK as my wife is applying for a South African spousal visa. Does anyone know if the certification process provided by the UK Post Office is acceptable to the SA embassy...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey, everyone! So I recently went through the process of obtaining the fiancee visa, allowing me to move to London from the US and get married. My understanding has always been that the 6 month fiance visa would prevent me from working until I finished the conversion to the 2.5 year FLR (M)...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone! I am a US citizen on a tier 4 general student visa until January 2019. I am in relationship with a Scottish citizen and today I learned is possible to marry on my visa and then apply within the UK for a spousal visa. Is this true? I read some stories but also found a girl that...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, I'm new to the forum and am looking for some advice, obviously. My partner and I have been been best friends for 20 years, and were previously in a relationship a lifetime ago. She is a US citizen and has lived in the US all her life, I am a UK citizen and have lived here in the UK...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I am currently in the process of renewing my FLRM spousal visa for another 2.5 years. My husband and I lived in a flat at the beginning of my previous (current) visa, and then moved to a home in September 2016. There were two weeks in between the previous tenancy agreement and our...
  13. 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...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I was hoping someone could help please? I am and Uk citizen and my wife is American- I will be applying for the Spouse visa within the next few days. I have gathered all the information needed, I was going to send this to my wife in the states, however my lawyer told me that she can...
  15. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    hi all, in 2009 i successfully applied to emigrate to the USA on an i130visa with my husband, things didnt work out over there and after 2 years we decided to move back to the UK. circumstances have changed and we are now hoping to move back to FL this year, has anyone done a reapplication? is...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Has anyone here used the Edmonton, Alberta biometrics office for their spousal/settlement visa? I'm applying online this coming Monday and am confused on what will be my process in Edmonton. I live 8 hours away, so don't want to miss anything before I go. I heard elsewhere that Edmonton is...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I am married to a British citizen and will be moving to the UK next year on a spousal visa. If I have a child before I become a citizen, am I entitled to maternity pay?
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Thanks for the replies to my first post. I am now preparing my application for submission by April. I have a view concerns though. 1. My wife has been on contracting jobs in the past year. Therefore, we are applying under CAT B. From March last year to October, taxable income was £8,734. From...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am British citizen born in Sri Lanka , I got married last month to my Sri Lankan husband, now I am in the process of sponsoring him to the UK. We have submitted the online application and he has gone for the biometric appointment. Now we are due to send the supporting documents to Sheffield...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey guys! My girlfriend lives in the US, and has decided to finally move to the UK to live with me. She's an American citizen, I'm a British citizen. We only really want to get married so she can move here, and that seems the best route. We've known each other for 3 years and dated for quite a...
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