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Forum: Portugal
Yesterday, 7:18 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,745
Posted By dmu

Re: Returning to Portugal

Having the French mindset where bureaucracy is concerned, I'm paranoiac about ID and travelling during Covid.
I would imagine that your Residencia would be sufficient if you arrive by air, but you...
Forum: Germany
Yesterday, 7:02 am
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By dmu

Re: Driving UK-Germany recently?

She'll definitely be forced to quarantine upon arrival in Germany. DD1 had to do this after spending Christmas/NY in France and was only able to resume work after a negative Covid-test a week later....
Forum: France
Yesterday, 6:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By dmu

Re: Has anyone received the Brexit carte de séjour yet?

This is what your average French person must do with their ID. You never know when you need to identify yourself. If you don't want to carry the original all the time, why not scan your CdS and carry...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 18th 2021, 7:43 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,745
Posted By dmu

Re: Returning to Portugal

Recent Utility/Internet bills, rental receipts/Property Deed, ..., Driving Licence, the Portuguese equivalent of a Health Insurance Card, would help to confirm your residency and domicile.
As an...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 16th 2021, 8:11 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,745
Posted By dmu

Re: Returning to Portugal

Hi, just to clarify, does this mean that you're a Resident in Portugal or just have a second home there? If the former, then take plenty of proof of Residency for your journey; if the latter, would...
Forum: France
Apr 16th 2021, 8:01 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By dmu

Re: Transiting through France during Covid

Nahe123 said that they'll be going to Italy via Switzerland, so no direct France/Italy border to pass through. They'd have to find out about what will happen at the two Swiss borders involved.
Forum: France
Apr 15th 2021, 4:16 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By dmu

Re: Transiting through France during Covid

But you're not tourists, you're going to Italy to work. As said, one of the "dérogations" on the Attestation is "for professional reasons". Just show your Work Visa and Work Contract if you're...
Forum: France
Apr 14th 2021, 4:02 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By dmu

Re: Transiting through France during Covid

Hi, the present rules in France might change between now and mid-May, but at present, you'd need an Attestation for each person in the car and other solemn declarations, to be found in the first...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 14th 2021, 6:50 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,745
Posted By dmu

Re: Returning to Portugal

Hi from the France forum!
If you wanted to drive and prefer not to take a ferry to Spain, you'd have to pass through France which is currently under nationwide confinement (no travelling for more...
Forum: France
Apr 13th 2021, 10:10 am
Forum: France
Apr 13th 2021, 7:00 am
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By dmu

Re: Tax return trauma

Sorry I can't help much, I just wanted to say Bravo for doing it all on-line for the first time! Suffering from chronic illectronism and having complicated things to declare on the main form, I've...
Forum: France
Apr 11th 2021, 6:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By dmu

Re: Working In France As A British Subject

Hi, this recent article
https://www.lepoint.fr/societe/notre-dame-deux-ans-apres-l-incendie-sa-securisation-s-acheve-11-04-2021-2421632_23.php
gives two names that you might contact:
Général...
Forum: France
Apr 8th 2021, 7:00 am
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By dmu

Re: Moving to France post-brexit/job-hunting on tourist visa?

I'm a bit confused, since you said you lived and worked here last year, but are currently in the UK, wishing to join your gf in Lyon. To benefit from the WA, don't you have to be in France and prove...
Forum: France
Apr 7th 2021, 6:44 am
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By dmu

Re: Driving through France with a dog from the UK

Hi, impossible to know what the Covid situation will be this Summer. We have been promised Summer holidays but there may still be travel restrictions outside of France.
You'd have to keep up to date...
Forum: France
Apr 6th 2021, 6:31 am
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By dmu

Re: Advice please

..... wherever the children live.
My former neighbour's children whisked her back to the UK when they realised how much it would cost them for a French residential home.
Forum: France
Apr 5th 2021, 1:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By dmu

Re: Applying for pensions(GB citizen worked in GB and France)

Without wishing to disclose how old I am:eek:, I applied before the Brexit referendum! Hence I don't know whether Brexit has had an impact since 1st January 2021, or not....
Forum: France
Apr 5th 2021, 1:12 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By dmu

Re: Applying for pensions(GB citizen worked in GB and France)

No idea whether Brexit will complicate things.
You have to apply for your Pension in the last country where you worked. If you think you've done the necessary trimestres during your working life,...
Forum: France
Apr 5th 2021, 7:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By dmu

Re: Fitting UK carpet in Brittany the British way

French people in general don't do fitted carpets, even the couple of British expats that I know in my area have bare flooring with rugs here and there. I would dearly have had a fitted carpet in the...
Forum: France
Apr 5th 2021, 7:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By dmu

Re: Advice please

+1 to everything highlighted. Some one who has been there, done that will be able to recommend a private healthcare insurance company, but the OP's parents could start with their house insurance...
Forum: France
Apr 5th 2021, 6:45 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,878
Posted By dmu

Re: Given up, bye

:thumbsup:
Welcome back!
Forum: France
Apr 4th 2021, 7:37 am
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By dmu

Re: Moving to France post-brexit/job-hunting on tourist visa?

@kas23 If you haven't been following the "Transiting through France" thread which is kept up to date, be aware that the whole of France has been under "outdoor" confinement since this weekend, i.e....
Forum: Spain
Apr 4th 2021, 7:23 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,605
Posted By dmu

Re: Moving to Spain from the UK advice please 😁

Your partner being Polish makes things easier for her, but if there aren't any "partners" in the BE forum who have been there, done that since January, you'd have to check carefully on the official...
Forum: Spain
Apr 3rd 2021, 7:45 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,605
Posted By dmu

Re: Moving to Spain from the UK advice please 😁

Hi from the France forum.
You're being optimistic - apart from the other practical aspects, no one has mentioned Covid.
On Monday, the whole of France goes into "outdoor confinement", with outings...
Forum: France
Apr 2nd 2021, 6:08 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,878
Posted By dmu

Forum: France
Apr 2nd 2021, 6:06 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,390
Posted By dmu

Re: Transiting through France during Covid

It's important to look at the "mise à jour" date on official sites.
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