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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone, Hope you are well. Its my first post here and would like to have some information on how much of this law is real or if it is in effect. If it is, can you please tell me how to pursue this route? I look forward to your response. Best Regards N.
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I am in desperate need of answers to some questions. My finance is a British citizen living and working in the UK, I am an American citizen currently working and living in the U.S. We have been together for 3 years and have met 4 times totaling almost a year in real life together. He was...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am applying for my spouse's settlement visa on Tuesday 15th March, 2016. I am a self employed person and all of my documents are complete except NOC letter from Landlord. I live in one bedroom flat, occupied solely by myself and have got Property inspection report as well which is...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi! I've been employed since January 5th 2015, my gross salary started at £25,200 then raised to £25,800. We have just applied for my wife from USA to come over on the settlement/spouse visa. I have 7 months pay slips, 7 months of bank statements showing pay going in, employment letter, etc...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Details: Applicant: Sierra Leonean Currently Living: UK Arrived: 12 years ago Visa Type: None Marital Status: Engaged to a UK Citizen Length of Relationship: 5 years + Scenario: My friend arrived to the UK on a 6mth visitors visa in 2001 to visit her brother who paid and arranged for her...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am a British Citizen and my partner is from India. We have been dating now for 3 years. She comes quite often to the UK to visit me and I go to India frequently to visit and stay with her. We now wish to marry in the UK as most of my family is based here. She has a very good job in India with...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi. Apologies, I know there have already been a few posts about this but I wanted to check there have been no major changes recently. I have been living in the UK for the past two years. I received my Unmarried Partner visa and BRP three months ago. In two weeks time, my good friend is having...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello guys and Ladies, I am new to this forum (well as a poster) but have been observing and reading other people's post for a while now. I got married to my wife, who resides in Nigeria a couple of weeks ago and have heard we Nigerians (For our fellow country men's sins) get the hardest stick...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I was looking for a thread the other day where people put their experiences of going through immigration at the border with or without visas, so I thought I'd start one here in the event someone else wanted to share their experience for others as well. I recently was granted a marriage...
  10. Philippines Expat Forum
    Can anyone share any tips, advice, warnings about how to go about getting my Filippina wife over to the UK. I can't retire and move to Phil for many years but meantime the separation is killing us. I really don't want to give more money to the Hyenas... sorry.. Immigration Lawyers but maybe that...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Does anyone know whether cash savings alone can be enough to meet the financial requirements for UK Settlement? I have over 100,000 in cash in a building society account and own my home in the UK outright. I have worked for my employer abroad for 5 years but am concerned that it might be hard...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everybody, I have been told by a friend, that if i get married to my british gf and then applied for a spouse visa but in case we dont meet the financial requirement (as her salary is less than 18600 per year), i would be given a 1 year work permit, to help us get the financial requirement...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am Jordanian and my GF is from n. Ireland. we are planning to get married soonish and apply to a spouse visa to join her in the uk. but we are worried that we are not meeting the financial requirements. I used to live in the UK for a year and a half doing my masters studies, after that i...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am new to this forum, but desperately hoping somebody might be able to offer me some advice. I am a UK citizen, I married a American citizen in 2011, I have a Green Card and have been living in Orlando, Florida since July 2011. However, I am trying to find a way for both my husband and...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    We met in Sydney in 1979, my wife was resident and worked in UK 1980-2001, she has government and work pensions in UK, we were married in UK in 1986, we have been in Australia since 2001. I am a UK citizen and we now need to move back to UK because the children and grandchildren are all there...
  16. Articles: Europe
    A temporary cap on people from outside the European Union coming to work in the UK will go ahead this month in advance of more permanent measures next year, it has been confirmed. The number of workers from outside the EU/EEA will be limited to 24,100 between July 16 and April 2011 when the...
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