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  1. UK Citizenship as American - then applying for UK husband's green card?

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, Please let me know if this needs to be posted exclusively in the USA forum. I have cross posted it there for now because I'm just not sure at this point where it belongs as it involves two countries. I am a US citizen married to a UK citizen and living in the UK for 5 years now. I am...
  2. USA H1B to Australian PR?

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I need some guidance for my case. Any replies will be helpful. Who I am: Indian citizen, 29 years old, single MS from USA + 4 years work exp in the USA (STEM field), Sister is an Australian citizen, As of today I am living and working in the USA on the H1B work visa, My occupation and...
  3. Latest advice for visiting family in the U.S. from UK?

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm a U.S. citizen who lives in London, am married to a British citizen and want to visit my family in California. Based on the latest COVID-19 rules I've been able to find, it seems like this is possible, but I'm not sure. Going the one way, there's a U.S. rule under Presidential Proclamation...
  4. Travel to US

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am searching for someone who may be traveling to the USA from Spain who might be able to take one of my dogs. Airlines only allow one pet per passenger in the cabin and I have two dogs. My original plan was that my son would come to fly back to the US with me out of Barcelona, but it does...
  5. How many years of FBAR?

    Expat Tax
    Hi, I'm a UK citizen currently resident in the UK. During 2019 I lived and worked in the US for long enough that I count as a "US Person" for tax purposes for that year. I had not been to the US for nearly ten years prior to the start of 2019. I have savings in the UK. The accountants who have...
  6. Getting a car in the US

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hey, I will be living in Massachusetts for several months on a J1 visa and I need to get a car. I found out on MA website that you can drive on a foreign drivers licence provided you have it translated. Is that right? Also - whats the best option to get a car for 5 months there? I checked...
  7. USA wanting info for Americans visiting Spain

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    hi everyone, it seems that most of the post are for British citizens. We got a Visa for France a couple of years ago and spent 15 months there. It was a very expensive process and it seems like Spain is even more expensive to get a permanent Visa. We are considering just coming for 3 months and...
  8. US tax on unearned Australian income

    Life in Australia
    This might be too arcane for this forum, but I thought I'd give you all a go since clarification on this topic has been hard to come by. Background: Living in Australia as a permanent resident (just applied for citizenship... woohoo!). My partner in a physician - so a high wage earner, while I...
  9. UKM from US documents and biometrics

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I have finally helped my mom fill out and submit the online application for UKM. I currently live in the UK and she lives in the US. She gave me her passport ages ago and now I have realized that it is likely she will need it in order to do her biometrics in the US! Eek! I have all...
  10. Statutory declaration for ACS - Indian Employee & USA manager

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, Hope you are all having a great start to the year ! I have a couple of queries regarding the Statutory declarations and request someone to provide suggestions based on their knowledge/experience. I am compiling the documents to be sent to ACS and am seeing a bump as i try to...
  11. PCC details required- USA + India

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Friends, I am preparing myself to apply for the 189 subclass visa. My question below is regarding the PCC that i need to get - 1. I have lived in Arkansas - USA from June 2016 to September 2018, that makes it around 2 years 3 months. Currently living in Bangalore- India a. I need to get...
  12. Fbar/fatca

    Expat Tax
    I am working on preparing my FBAR filing for 2017. I am a US person living abroad. I am a 39% owner in a company and also a signatory on its bank account. The company took a loan that was deposited into the account. should the maximum value of the account be reported including the loan or...
  13. Visitor visa with no financial documents?

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, Can anyone offer some advice on whether it will be possible to get a tourist visa for someone with no financial documents? I have been in a long distance relationship with a Vietnamese national who has a greencard visa to reside as a permanent resident in the USA. I have been to Vietnam...
  14. Returning Resident

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I know this has been discussed a number of times but I am wondering if anyone has insights that they can provide into my situation. sorry for the long post but I want to give as much info to help with replies as I can. I am a USA citizen and 43. I moved to the UK in 1999 where I attended Uni...
  15. Applying for EOI for 189 visa after getting USA tourist visa rejected

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi guys, I was checking EOI eligibility on homeaffairs.gov.au and The website says:- "You might not be eligible to apply for this visa if you have had a visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia." I am confused if this is for Australian visa or Any visa as I applied for a tourist...
  16. San Francisco is the most expensive city for overseas students

    Articles: Americas
    San Francisco in the United States is the most expensive city for overseas students in terms of living costs, amounting to $37,428 for tuition fees and living costs for the first semester, new research has found. The least expensive is Bangalore in India at $2,922, according to the index from...
  17. Getting a job with L2 Visa

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi - We moved to the USA from the UK a year ago, my wife got a work transfer and a L1 visa good for 5 years. I have an L2. I've received authorisation to work from Homeland security I'm struggling to get a job on a par with my UK middle mgmt job. Interviews go well but no offers. Of course it...
  18. Excess baggage shipping to USA

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi, Is there any dependable option for shipping excess baggage from India to USA? I have to move some personal items like books, few decorative wooden statues from India and the total weight will be less than 100 KGs. I am seeing many excess baggage shipment companies, but, can't really find...
  19. US citizen w/ EU spouse looking to move to Ireland. Has anyone else been through this

    Other Europe
    My wife and I are interested in relocating permanently to Ireland, and my wife is a French citizen, so we're researching the visa opportunities I have access to as the spouse of an EU citizen. I'm wondering if anyone else who has been through this could help clarify the visa options available to...
  20. What documents do I need to work/live in Spain if I am a dual citizen?

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello everyone, I currently live in Michigan, USA. My mother is from Spain so I am a dual citizen. I visit Spain about every year but I have lived in the USA my whole life. My question is; Since I have dual citizenship, what kind of paperwork do I need to live and work in Spain? Thanks!
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