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May 27th 2019, 12:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By valspal

How on earth do i do it?

I want to move back but it seems an impossible task. I was going to move back to Windsor (where i'm from) but my mum recently went into a care home and now its up for sale:(
That area is the most...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 8th 2019, 8:43 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,605
Posted By valspal

Re: Your reasons for choosing Portugal

I have been thinking of moving to Spain for a very long time. I go there as often for short visits to explore where, what and how much? But lately without me actively researching or anything...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 8th 2019, 8:33 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,605
Posted By valspal

Re: Your reasons for choosing Portugal

wow speaking my mind and a new thread too!
Sep 25th 2018, 9:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,266
Posted By valspal

Re: Disabled, wanting to move back

Not much response here. Not many people on disability and thinking of moving back. I have been searching the threads too because i am on disability and thinking of moving back. I was hoping for...
Sep 25th 2018, 8:58 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,423
Posted By valspal

Re: Finally going home

Another post that is making me look at Folkestone! It is definitely worth looking into.
Forum: Back Home
Sep 25th 2018, 8:35 pm
Forum: Back Home
Sep 25th 2018, 8:33 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 25,760
Posted By valspal

Re: Why did I not love this country before???????

I vote this post my all time favorite!!!

Folkestone sounds ideal for me too. It has everything i want. How affordable is it? I have wanted to move back but come from Windsor.
Is it easy to get...
Forum: Spain
Jul 22nd 2018, 10:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By valspal

Re: Companions for Winter in Gran Alcant

Hi i may be interested but not sure when at the moment. I am 59 and long term separated and will divorce at some point. I am planning to live in Spain and UK maybe first. Its all complicated and...
Forum: Back Home
Jul 22nd 2018, 9:31 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 9,029
Posted By valspal

Re: Ten days back...observations.

Love this so true!

What's missing? The awful, gnawing feelings of not fitting in, of forever being a stranger in a strange land; the neverending homesickness.
Gone.
It's good to be home...
Jul 22nd 2018, 9:20 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 15,534
Posted By valspal

Re: Voluntary National Insurance payments - How?

Hi i already posted but its not showing so excuse me if its a double>

I have 7 years and have arranged for future direct debits. I also want to pay for past 3 years as lump some or 3 payments...
Jul 22nd 2018, 8:38 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 26,346
Posted By valspal

Re: Leaving Arizona after 32 Years

You put into words exactly what i have always felt here since 1984 only i still can't figure out how to do it. I am from Windsor and wish to return but cannot afford it :(
Happy that you will soon...
Forum: USA
May 3rd 2016, 6:44 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,444
Posted By valspal

Re: Has anyone ever lost their greencard abroad?

Yes if you lose it there you have to apply from the USCIS in Grosvenor Square, London and pay an extra $150 something bucks.
Forum: USA
May 3rd 2016, 3:34 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,444
Posted By valspal

Re: Has anyone ever lost their greencard abroad?

As i can't get the I-155 stamp before i go
Forum: USA
May 3rd 2016, 3:32 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,444
Posted By valspal

Re: Has anyone ever lost their greencard abroad?

Hi its too late now for the Infopass. Im flying May 12th. Ive been trying for weeks and even some time back. It just says no appointments available try later.
Ive started the process of efiling for...
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2016, 11:45 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,444
Posted By valspal

Re: Has anyone ever lost their greencard abroad?

Not sure if i should post here or start a new thread. Anyways its related.
I've lost my green card and tried to apply for citizenship but failed the pre-qualification due to being in UK for a year...
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2012, 9:20 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Re: Passport renewal confused.

There wasn't anywhere on the form to put that. I searched BE and there is a timeline for passports thread. Looks like its taking 3 1/2 weeks on average. I think i'll pay the extra and overnight it...
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2012, 8:58 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Re: Passport renewal confused.

Now i'm nervous i have a flight on July 20th. 5 1/2 weeks. Would have been 6 but wasted a couple of days trying to figure out if i needed a countersignatory. It says on site 4 weeks somewhere. ...
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2012, 8:10 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Re: Passport renewal confused.

Thanks Rich. Do you happen to know what registered post means? Probably not tracking which i'm thinking about. I prefer UPS but usually they are expensive. I hate my local P.O. the woman there is...
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2012, 5:36 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Re: Mail Passport renewal

Most reliable but not too much cost. I'd like to know how others who have done it recently did it and how that was.
(sorry i wanted to mail it today so i reposted new thread to get a quick answer.
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2012, 3:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Mail Passport renewal

What's the best way to mail passport renewal application to Washington?
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2012, 2:39 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Re: Passport renewal confused.

Also whats the best way to mail it?
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2012, 11:35 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Re: Passport renewal confused.

[QUOTE=Jerseygirl;10117688]1. Correct.

2. As far as I can remember you send the fee, the application form, photographs and old passport for a renewal if nothing has changed ie you've got married....
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2012, 11:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By valspal

Passport renewal confused.

Hi i am filling out a renewal and am confused about a couple of things.

1) countersignatory. This is not clear whether i need one. If my appearance hasn't changed significantly (don't think so),...
Forum: Spain
Apr 15th 2012, 1:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By valspal

How long do i have to live in UK to get health in Spain

I live in California and am getting divorced. My husband has spent our retirement fund and savings. I'm trying to figure out where/how to live in UK or Spain. I prefer the weather in Spain and...
Apr 9th 2012, 9:22 am
Replies: 191
Views: 19,212
Posted By valspal

Re: American would love advice re:moving to England

Hi i am from UK but have been living in California for 28 years. I usually go home for a couple of months every year or two. I stay with my mum in Windsor, which is a train ride from London. I...
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