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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, Here's my situation: I applied for Indefinite Leave to Remain under the spouse route. I got my days wrong in regards to the expiry date on my card and applied 6 days after my leave to remain spouse visa expired. I was told by immigration that there is a 14 day window period to apply...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi i need help. i am applying for spouse and child dependent visa, i am having problem meeting the meeting the financial requirement. I have worked 5 months, I have a problem at work due to injury at work and bullying by my manager, due to this I have been off work on sick pay (ssp). I'm...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I am going through the process of my spouse visa extension in UK next month. There are a few doubts regarding the 6 items of correspondence. We have lived in the current address from may 2019. We got the following in both our names Joint water bill Joint Energy bill Joint bank...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Thank you all so much for your help so far. Here is our final document list that we will be uploading when we submit our application this week. Would appreciate your feedback. Thank you! Personal Details: · sponsor cover letter · sponsor passport bio page · applicant...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi I'm Ali, I am a student in Pakistan and My spouse is applying spouse visa for Us for UK to get settled there. She is British citizen, I just want to know whether I will be able to study in UK on spouse visa. Will I still be able to apply for fully funded scholarships as an international...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey all! I hope you're all well. So I'm a supply teacher, will be applying for carers allowance soon as a carer for my sister and mother. I will be sponsoring my future husband to come and live with me here in the UK. We aren't married yet but will be very soon. I have heard the financial...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and I've checked out posts here that were realy helpful for me when I was gathering all my docs for the UK spouse visa. Basically, i am british and my husband is nigerian. We got married in Nov 2019 and we have been together for 2 years. We met while he was...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Please help!!! My Partner and I got the fiance visa approved in September 2019. We are currently going through the process to switch to a spouse visa and have a few questions regarding the marriage certificate requirement. After our fiance visa was approved, we headed to Nigeria (my home...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My wife Jan, a US Citizen, has a UK spousal visa after she applied post-wedding in late 2016. Yesterday she had her appointment in Croydon for the extension for another 30 months. We had paid the £35 to Sopra Steria the UKVCAS Customer Services department and our documents were all approved by...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    It will be 5months since my wife spouse Visa application. I have been told that UKVI have to make a decision within 6 months and legally can not take it beyond 6 months to make the decision. Can you please confirm if this is true or not.
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, Apologies I have seen some threads on naturalisation vs ILR requirements, but just wanted to understand the no. of days requirements for naturalisation. I am on an unmarried partner visa (which is the equivalent of a spousal visa). I am going to renew my visa early next year as I...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    A few people have told me that when you make an enquiry in regards to an ongoing application it's results in further delays the officers tend to put it at the bottom of the pile. Sounds fake but has anyone else heard something similar?
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm the sponsor of my wife settlement and I recently received a call from UKVI to ask questions about my employment.* Has it happened to anyone else if so how long did it Take for a response after the call
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone! Collected my passport today and it is a YES!!!! So I’m here to pay it forward. This forum has been an incredible source of help for me. :hug: Regarding financial requirements, I applied using Cat D cash savings; my parents generously gifted me the full £62,500. I really couldn't...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me! I'm hoping this isn't an issue and I'm just overworrying! I'm sponsoring my husband's spouse visa to the UK but my employer has been late in paying me several times over the past 6 months so the payment dates are erratic. I do still have 6 months...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi guys, I am desperately hoping someone can give me some advice on what I should do!! My husband has just passed his IELTS A1 English test and so we have been gathering all our documents so he can proceed with the UK spouse visa process. I was looking at my bank statements and have stupidly...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I have read many threads on here about the process of the UK spouse visa and found all of them extremely helpful. Me and my husband will hopefully, be submitting his supporting documents in the next 2 weeks. My mother has written an accommodation letter and just wanted some advice...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, everyone. I am in the process of doing my husband's spouse visa to join me in the UK, just waiting for his A1 IELTS English certificate to come through. I am 25 years old and earn £19,000 gross per annum, I live in London which is incredibly expensive! And I am worried that I don't have...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, Me and my husband are in the process of applying for his UK spouse visa to join me in the UK. I earn £19,000 gross a year working as a private nanny/housekeeper for a family in their home. My employer organises my NI and tax through Nannytax.com and I get my payslips through...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi Everyone, Please see below our letters to the ECO. We will really appreciate it if someone could let us know if this is okay. Is it too lengthy?? Please help! Thank you so much! Dear Entry Clearance Officer, Re. Settlement Visa (Spouse) application for Mrs [] My name is [] and I am...
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