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  1. Expat Tax
    I am a Brit and have worked in the US for 20 years. I have a 401K and eligible for SS benefits. I am currently green card holder which I will renounce on returning as I will retire in the UK. I would like advice on how to get payments to the UK and minimize tax.
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I have US and UK citizenship but have lived my life in america, i want to go to university in england and know i will have to pay international fees but am i able to get a UK student loan, are there any loopholes?
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi! I am brand new here. A general thank you for letting me join :) My husband is English (UK) and I am American (USA). We have been married for over 2 years but have never lived together; we both live in our separate homes in our home countries due to school/money/being young adults, etc. (23...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello – I am looking to relocate to the UK from the US with my boyfriend. I am a US citizen living in Philadelphia in the US, while he is a UK citizen, living in Glasgow, Scotland. We met 2 years ago in a bar in Glasgow when I was touring Scotland and Ireland. Since then we make sure to visit...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Is there a time frame where I have to move into the country? My husband and I are applying for a spouse visa next month. I am currently living in the US and he's in the UK. I once applied for a student visa and when I got approval I had to move within a month (if I'm remembering correctly). I'm...
  6. Introductions
    Hello fellow soon-to-be-expats (typed expants just now, hilarious)!!! After a few years of talking about it, worrying over it, wondering if we should be where we are, my spouse and I have decided that it's time to go back to England. I've lived in the Philippines during my college years, but...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hiya good expats! I hope to become one of you soon (the sooner the better), but from the volumes of documents I've read so far, I am already overwhelmed. Forgive my long novella of an intro... :help: First, a bit of history: My UK spouse and I have lived in the Pacific Northwest USA for just...
  8. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi there! My husband and I are weighing up options on whether to move back to the UK or not and would like advice from anyone who has made the jump! I have an adjustment of status in the US and he has a US passport. What kind of paperwork would be involved? Would he be able to work immediately...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi Guys! I hope everyone is doing well. Just a few quick questions: I have a Spouse Visa, due to expire Oct 2014 (got in under old rules). Do I need to apply for ILR and if I do, will that mean I am giving up my US citizenship? I understand that I need to take The Life in the UK test if I...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, This is my first experience on Expat Forum, really hope someone can help! I'm a UK citizen (through birth) and am married to a US citizen. We got married in the U.S. five years ago and have been living out here together ever since. We want to move to the UK but the financial requirements...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, This is my first post on the site and apologise as I know this has been answered many times before (I've read through various threads but I need to double check). Ok, the background is.....I am in the UK and my fiance is in the US. We will be getting married in May this year and she...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, all. My soon-to-be wife will be moving over to the UK on a spouse visa, and we have looked everywhere to try and understand what the term "sufficient funds" means. I am of the understanding that I must be making £18,800 a year, OR that I must have sufficient funds for her to live here with...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey everyone - I couldn't find this anywhere on the site, so apologies if this has been asked before. The UK fiancee visa states that you shouldn't apply for a visa more than 3 months prior to your expected move date. How do they know when you expect to move? I've read that printing out a...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, Hopefully I can gain some good advice here... I am a US citizen in a long term relationship with an EU citizen who has a visa expiring here in the US (non-renewable). So we decided to move to London this fall with the plan that I'd find a job to sponsor me. I have been indeed...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, So I have spent a bit of time looking around this forum and its very helpful! However every case is different so I thought I would ask for some help... Our case is pretty unique in that I am British and came to the US on a B1 visa for 11 (September 2011 - July 2012) months to do voluntary...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, I'm a lurker who is in need of a little guidance specific to my situation. Nothing intensive, I'm just young (25), in love, well versed in the Home Office site, and would appreciate someone to help me along a bit as I'm at the very start of my journey. I've looked around the forums...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there! Moving from Seattle to the UK and hoping to find a good bank. BUT, how do we transfer our savings from country to country without incurring a bunch of fees? We have about $30,000 USD we want to move from the US to the UK... any advice appreciated. and also any suggestions for a good...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, please be nice to me, my 1st post lol. I am a UK guy living in UK, and my girlfriend is in the US, and is a US citizen. Our intention at this time is for myself and her to train for some professional qualifications in the US throughout late 2011 to probably December, then hopefully to...
  19. General Expat Discussions
    Hello, immigration laws and regulations really confuse me, I hope I can get some clarification! I'm a US citizen wanting to live in the UK with my partner who is European (and eventually marry him). He's been living in the UK for a year and in Europe all his life. We're both self employed with...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am a US Citizen. I married my husband 12 years ago in US and had 3 children in the US. He is a British Born Citizen as well as a Canadian Citizen with us permanent residency. We were over here (UK)for a few months and his mother and sister whom we were here to visit were in a...
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