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I am a eea citizen and my wife is from Belize.

She is going next Wednesday to the Uk embassy in Panama to apply for the era family permit.

We just found out that we submitted the wrong application since we submitted a visa application instead of a eea family permit.

What can we do?

Thanks.

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I am a eea citizen and my wife is from Belize.

She is going next Wednesday to the Uk embassy in Panama to apply for the era family permit.

We just found out that we submitted the wrong application since we submitted a visa application instead of a eea family permit.

What can we do?
Wait until they contact you. Then they will presumably return the application and tell you to resubmit on correct form. Or they may decide to reject your application, in which case you lose all your fees.
 

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Ok I understand. My major concern are not the fees. My major concern is if we can submit the right application once in the UK embassy in the interview.
Do you think is that possible? Or we will have to do all over again?
And one more question. I have herad that sometimes they give you the answer the same day you go to the interview. Is that correct?

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Ok I understand. My major concern are not the fees. My major concern is if we can submit the right application once in the UK embassy in the interview.
Do you think is that possible? Or we will have to do all over again?
And one more question. I have herad that sometimes they give you the answer the same day you go to the interview. Is that correct?

Thank you.
Sadly, you might have to wait for the outcome of the current application, which has a 50/50 chance to be returned or to be rejected. I don't know what factors an Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) might consider to make a decision.

After that, you then can apply for your wife's EEA Family Permit by using form VFA5, and book an appointment for her biometrics, which will be taken at the mobile biometric data clinic in Panama City. UK Border Agency | UK Border Agency in Panama

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Well, actually there is where she is going on wednesday to Panama to the biometric appointment.
Shall we do the biometric thing again?
Can we submit the right application once she is in the meeting with the Eco?

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Well, actually there is where she is going on wednesday to Panama to the biometric appointment.
Shall we do the biometric thing again?
Can we submit the right application once she is in the meeting with the Eco?
So she hasn't given her biometrics yet? Then I'm 99% certain she can withdraw her application without losing her fees, and can reapply using the correct form.
 

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So do you think is better to withdraw the application, make a new one and re-schedule the biometrics? Or should she go to panama and try to explain them what happened?
Phone WorldBridge, explain what's happened and say you want to withdraw the application. Ask if they will return your fees.
 
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