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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I'm looking for any estimates on Indian passport renewal timeframes (in Sydney) based on the following status updates: I specified a local address for the passport along with proof attested by a JP, and provided my parents address in India as the Indian address for police checks. VFS...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I have been invited from immi to apply for 190 VIC. I found that there is a single character mistake in my mother's name in my Indian passport. Should I apply for re issue of passport and then lodge my 190 application? Or Should I lodge with existing passport and later apply for re...
  3. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi All, Please can anyone tell me if they have received their long term visitors visa application submitted this year in June 2022. If anyone received any kind of visa application decision this year, please let me know , because it has taken so long now.
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Bonjour everyone! I have another question regarding applying for visas and my work permit... My future employer is in the process of applying for a work permit. We've already waited the allotted time of posting on Pole Emploi so all that is left is sending in the application and getting it...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Has anyone obtained a copy of the birth certificate from Indian Consulate via VFS. There is a link on the VFS site https://services.vfsglobal.com/aus/en/ind/apply-consular-services but looks like this is for Indian passport holders but doesn't say it will also be done for OCI card holders. I...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have added my new born baby's birth certificate and Passport and awaiting for HAP ID generation. I have come across VFS Global Buy a service - Online Health Declaration (HAP ID). Does this mean VFS global can generate HAP ID for my new born? Is anyone make use of this service ? Will that...
  7. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi Expats, Just needed a clarity around the below:- I have currently a CSV for 5 years with a company X bounded to it. Date of issue is April 2018 and is valid to April 2023. I just got a better job offer from company Y and i would like to consider this option. I have also recently applied for...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I will be submitting my UK spouse settlement visa online this weekend and have been trying to wrap my head around the submission process/priority VFS global options. I've been reading all the threads I can find about VFS Global but still have a couple of questions. 1. You pay for your...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, my wife is applying for visa to live in the UK with me. She is in the Philippines. I am told that this company, link below.. UK Visa Information - Philippines - Home Page Are the people I should use to apply for her visa. As there are so many scams in the Philippines I wanted to...
  10. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Currently I hold a critical skill visa with X company. But now I switched to company Y and thus applied for critical skill visa - change of employer to Y. But now unfortunately, my change of employer application got rejected with reason that my previous employer i.e.X did not supported for my...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    We're applying for my US fiance to get a UK fiance visa. When we began the process, ie, seeing what we needed to do and in what order and where, it seemed complex but doable... fill in visa form and appendix VAF4A, appendix 2, go get biometrics done, compile and send the supporting documents...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Dear All, My wife have submitted for her spouse visa and her son dependent visa on 14th January 2016 in Mumbai to VFS. She paid for the SMS service and received an SMS on 14th January evening stating that her application has been forwarded but so far she have not received any email or sms...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'm from Argentina and with my partner we are thinking about relocating to the UK. She's an Italian citizen and we are looking into the EEA FP route, we are planing on getting a civil union (we are a homosexual couple) since it's in the UKBA list of recognized unions. I went into the UK...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi Everyone I am from South Africa and I will be here in Dubai till the 2nd of April. I left S.A in December and I couldn't apply for a Schengen VISA as a result of the 3 month rule (trip to Europe is only in Mid -April). I see on the VFS visa website it says an applicant must also submit a...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I am an Australian who is applying for a 5-year Ancestry VISA and looking at using the VFS Fast Track service for my application. I was wondering if anyone has used this service and what 'VISA Category' they included on the application as it isn't clear which one applies? Possible...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all- I'm entering week 5 of waiting for my settlement visa (USA to UK) and my husband and I decided to go ahead and opt for priority due to the long processing times. Three nights ago I paid for retrospective priority via vfs global. I didn't get an e-mail confirmation for my payment, so I...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I've applied for a settlement visa (USA to UK) and have been waiting for a decision 4 weeks now. My husband and I decided to go ahead and pay the $510 so that we can be processed as priority since wait times are extreme right now. We went ahead and did so today via UK Visa Information -...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, new to the forum! My fiance and I have just filled out the visa application for me to move to England under a fiancee visa, which I have understood to be a settlement visa. I am now going to purchase the priority service, for $510. On the VFS page, I select settlement as my visa type...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi I have an appt in Melbourne next week for a marriage visa so I can join my partner in the UK. I've been trying to login and pay for the premium service so we get a quick decision. I'm having trouble with it saying my details already exist and then that my number doesn't exist. It's really...
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