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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi Guys, I have few questions in regards to a spouse visa. I have applied for a visa for my MRS to join me in the UK. I have self uploaded the documents in the VFS website and got the appointment date but I had few questions. Do I need to give the documents file to anyone even though I have...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'm looking to apply for a spouse visa for my wife to come into UK. I'm living with my brother in a property that is in his name (he's still paying mortgage) do i need a paper from him supporting the application advising its okay to live in that property? Thank you
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, We are getting ready to apply for my husband's spouse visa and were looking for some feedback on the support letter I have prepared. We have read various opinions, some saying you should include a lot of details while others say it should be to the point. also, should my husband prepare...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I haven’t posted on this site in a while and apologies for the very long post. Let me explain my situation. I am a US citizen. I lived in the UK for 14 years between 2001 and 2015. I am married to a UK citizen and we have been living in the US the last couple of years (me since...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, My husband is applying for a visa to settle in the UK, at them moment we only have an abridged marriage certificate issued by the department of home affairs in south africa and also the handwritten one that we received on the day of the wedding. He applied for an unabridged marriage...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am looking for some advice on what to submit as proof of subsisting relationship for my husbands visa to settle in the UK. We have mainly communicated through whatsapp and facetime during our 4 year relationship. I have a whatsapp chat which i exported from the first few months of us...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi 2.5 has gone far to fast for me. Its coming to that time of year where I have to start prepping my documentation for my wife's visa renewal. I have Just noticed that in her initial visa the period is from 2/2015 to 11/2017 which is 2.9 years. This whole time I thought it was 2.5 so I was...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My Israeli husband and I are going to be applying for his visa to join me (British Citizen) in the UK at the end of May and I want to get everything sorted now so there are no last minute hurdles thrown at us. We would really appreciate your help on the below questions: I have written a list...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, so i met my fiance over 4 years ago. Hes living in California, I am in the UK. We are planning for him to move here. He has a dependent child, as do I. We are planning on getting married next month in California. I am in receipt of PIP / SDP. My question is, will I be except from the...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am a British citizen by naturalization. Wife is here on a dependent visa. Her visa was issued on 21 Aug 2015. She came to UK in mid September 2015. Visa is valid till 18 May 2018. She is currently pregnant and she would like to deliver the baby in India as there would be more family support...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, Expatforums has been a great help throughout my process of applying to bring my husband over from Bangladesh, but I am struggling to find some answers to my questions so I have decided to make a new post. My Questions FINANCE 1. I am meeting the financial requirement from my UK annual...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I was wondering if people could share their experiences and knowledge with me. My wife applied for spouse visa just before april 2015, was granted 2.5 years visa and as a result did not have to pay nhs surcharge for non-eea nationals which came into affect in April 2015. We are are planning...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, I have to apply for a renewal of my UK (spouse) visa soon. We got married in India, and the marriage certificate was issued there. I'd like to know if the UK home office need my marriage certificate to be apostilled or attested in any way for the renewal of my spouse visa (as if...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello you all. I'm preparing the documents to apply for a spouse visa. And I have this question about how to calculate our income. My husband has two jobs. One is his main job, full time, salaried. His salary is 16117. My question about this income is that he pays 5% of pension (private). On...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I was just about to apply for a spouse visa under category A until I realized that altought my husband (sponsor) is in his current job for the past 6 months, his employers forgot to pay him for his 1st month work, so they paid him double on the 2nd payslip. As it says "6 months worth...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all As my husband's Sponsor am I allowed to complete the online application form or will he have to do it (the Applicant)? It's just that he is awful with anything technical/admin so it would be much better if I could do it for us. Will I need to sign up under his name (is that even legal?)...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello All! I am new to this forum but I've been reading it for a bit now and everyone seems nice and helpful so I thought I give it a go. I am american and my (now) husband is british. We applied for me to join him in the UK on an Unmarried partner visa knowing the only thing we didn't tick was...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Regarding the financial requirement, my wife (sponsor) meets the £18,600 income requirement so that is not the concern. However, she's not been making that income for more than six months which is required at the time of application (6 month mark is the 22nd of Dec.) By the time the...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Dear All, I am a British citizen and my Wife is an Indian citizen and we got married in Kuwait. We stayed in Kuwait for 4 years and returned to UK. She and her son obtained a 2 year multiple family visit visa on our return as I did not had a job in UK and the saving was not enough. She helped...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi! Would it be possible for anyone to take a look at our document checklist for spouse visa. We are submitting it on Tuesday, and would very much appreciate feedback--if there's anything else we need. Thank you! Background: Husband--British - met in March 2014 (online) - husband visited my...
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