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Posted By LBJR07

Re: URGENT - can anyone help? Source of savings

We had more in ours than was needed and only declared the source for what we used for financial requirement. Ours was approved so I wouldn't worry. 😊
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: How long are spousal visas taking at the moment?

It took us quite a bit of time to get the relationship documents, bank info and sorting out how to meet the financial requirement (if using all or partial savings must be in an approved account 6...
Jul 31st 2015, 1:51 am
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Taking a cat from Australia to UK

Yes we are driving the cats ourselves, it'll be a three hour drive and they'll go straight to the cargo facility to be checked in. It worked out much cheaper for us, I'm anticipating some very...
Jul 29th 2015, 10:22 pm
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Taking a cat from Australia to UK

I know it's not Australia but I'm shipping my two cats from the U.S. and going direct with British Airways, they quoted 1182 but that will be subject to change after they are weighed at the cargo...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: completing Main VAF4A again

We submitted both the printed online and hand written version to be on the safe side. Good luck!
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Posted By LBJR07

When to quit work

I am applying for my husbands settlement visa as the sponsor using current employment and a job offer in UK. My question is as long as I am still with my current employer at time of application, am I...
Jun 11th 2015, 7:26 pm
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Applying to jobs before moving back progress so far...

Thanks for the well wishes! I really hope the job situation works out for those of you who are applying.
Jun 11th 2015, 7:20 pm
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Shipping Cats...how to make it to the airport in one piece

How reassuring.....cheers for that. I think I'll chance it though, the alternative would be putting them back into a shelter.
Jun 6th 2015, 12:56 am
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Shipping Cats...how to make it to the airport in one piece

Thanks, these are really helpful suggestions. I was considering the hotel option it all depends on the flight times. How is the drop off at the cargo facility? Was it fairly straightforward?
Jun 3rd 2015, 12:52 am
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Posted By LBJR07

Shipping Cats...how to make it to the airport in one piece

When the time comes to move I will be bringing two cats over from the U.S. I am a little concerned about how they'll do with the journey especially as I am about a 3 hour drive from a major airport....
May 31st 2015, 5:09 pm
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Applying to jobs before moving back progress so far...

So I did secure a job offer! Fortunately I could be in the country for interview, had I not, my application would have been put aside again I'm sure. Interviews seem to be more involved than I...
Apr 25th 2015, 11:56 am
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Applying to jobs before moving back progress so far...

Update:
So I did get called for an interview along with a handful of rejections however unfortunately the interview date wasn't flexible and I couldn't be in the country in time (weren't open to...
Mar 27th 2015, 7:18 pm
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Applying to jobs before moving back progress so far...

I'm looking at the south west area (Bristol to Worcestershire) so not a huge number of higher Ed opportunities, how about you? I'm also looking at similar roles to what I'm doing now. Still no...
Mar 22nd 2015, 3:57 pm
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Applying to jobs before moving back progress so far...

Thanks for kind thoughts!
I've just been applying to jobs directly and using the UK address where needed of where I'll be staying (with family). I've made a point of stating my UK citizenship in my...
Mar 21st 2015, 12:08 am
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Posted By LBJR07

Applying to jobs before moving back progress so far...

So I thought I would post a thread on any progress I make in my mission to move back to the UK. I am in the US with my husband (US citizen) and daughter (dual) and have wanted to head back for a...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: UK Spouse Visa - Documentation Checklist

If you don't mind me asking, did you have any difficulty in finding a job from overseas? Did you interview via skype or fly over? Good luck with your application!
Feb 9th 2015, 4:42 pm
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: Securing a job in the UK before you move back from overseas

I was also wondering about this, I was planning on using my parent's address and home phone for contact although not sure where to go from there. I have a trip planned in May so hoping if I get any...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: How do people do it?!

5.2.1 would actually apply to me, I'll be with my employer over 6 months but do not earn the equivalent of 18600 I do however have savings to supplement. Am I reading it right?
It helps to have...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: How do people do it?!

Ah ok ha after years of dealing with US immigration I still read things as though I am the applicant ;)

It does state that I can supplement my US income with savings to make up the 18600 though...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: How do people do it?!

I was reading the financial requirement document at https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/299103/Financial_Requirement_Guidance_20140324.pdf#page43

Took a few...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: How do people do it?!

The financial document on the uk.gov website does state that you can count the applicant's income toward your earnings abroad for the past 12 months if you are in your current job less than 6 months...
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Posted By LBJR07

Securing a job in the UK from abroad

Hello, just interested to see how people secured their job in the UK whilst continuing to work abroad, were the UK employers flexible with the interview? Did you have to fly back for a face to face...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: How do people do it?!

So after reading and re-reading the financial requirements it seems that as long as the UKC has a job offer at the financial requirement level then there are some flexible ways to make up your income...
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Posted By LBJR07

Re: How do people do it?!

Thanks for the responses at least I'm not alone in feeling like this....my husband's family have roots in the Dominican Rep. so no EU claim there :( my husband is the main income in our house, has...
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Posted By LBJR07

How do people do it?!

So after 4 years in the US with my American husband (I'm the UKC) we have decided to plan for a return to the UK. My husband has never lived there. After looking at the requirements I was a little...
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