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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

The 3 day application by whoever you spoke to sounds far fetched but mine was the same (from within China) not including interview and logisitcs time.

Is your name on the birth certificate? You...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

Her bc is in both English and Chinese. Luckily the hospitals here in Foshan are pretty English speaking orientated in that sense. I was planning on doing what you said before but then they changed it...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

If anyone is interested I just recieved my daughters first passport in China in less than 2 weeks as opposed to about 6. He was the timeline:

July 31st, interview at H.M visa application office...
Sep 9th 2014, 3:50 pm
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Re: Should Britain give the Falkland Islands to Argentina

Considering Britain colonized it before Argentina even existed as a nation should be enough of an answer.

Little fact left out from the other side of the argument. :rofl:
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

Lol still around, been on a farm we rented the last 5 weeks relaxing while work was quiet.
Got Carmens pp after 7 weeks. Fast as F. shot you an email before i went to the sticks but not sure if you...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

Here in China interviews are conducted by the UK visa office. They have a member of staff who deals with UK passport applications and does the interviews. Should imagine same there in India now.
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

Well been outa the forum for a while but just received an email from the VAC in Guangzhou China that my daughters first passport has arrived and ready for collection on monday.

Interview in GZ...
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Re: Visa options for non EU mother of infant

An ETD would only be for the babs. The problem is mommy. She is not visiting for tourism or vacation. Just accompanying the little 1. Will see what the Visa office say on tuesday. Do you have any Q's...
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Re: Visa options for non EU mother of infant

Cheers mate.

Yea i seen the Family visa but we need a visa for her accompanying the baby. Not visiting. It does not mention that anywhere. You know how they can be. Just accompanying a child....
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Visa options for non EU mother of infant

Hi guys and gals.

Wondering what the options are for a visa for my Chinese gf who is the mother to a British Citizen infant child. I plan on going back to the UK for about 3 weeks and would like...
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Re: Experience of renewing UK passport from overseas

No problem. It is best to cover all bases at the moment. Seems a few people on here after waiting many many weeks (try 3 months) for the passports (mainly child's first) and complaining have their...
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Re: Experience of renewing UK passport from overseas

Only the "bio/info" page. That is all that is needed. May help to get the counter-sign to date and sign the copy to save hassle later.
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

About time mate. Only 3 months roughly. gotta laugh at the good old British efficiency. Pathetic. The country and the service to those who put them in power is a farce.
The whole country needs a...
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Re: Q about passport application printout

ok cool.

So yours was black and white too? Thats a relief. Yea had to travel far to to get the counter sign. Did not want to delay things further by having a local do it. Thought it better have a...
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Q about passport application printout

I think i have messed up at the first point. I am here in China and took the passport application PDF to the local printers to get printed out. I didnt bother looking at it first. The guy printed it...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

Well new HMPO regs state ETD's "will be" issued for those applying for child passports overseas.

you are good to go mate.
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

i have had to use the FCO in a few situations living abroad. They are very professional and do their job to the T. Word of advice, always be polite but firm. Civil servants do what is written on the...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

Ask the Consulate to send an email to HMPO where your docs are being held to verify your details and your sons right of citizenship. They can work wonders. I have used them before to get myself an...
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Re: Experience of renewing UK passport from overseas

Here in China all applicants for a first passport must now go for an interview at the UK Visa office. Hopefully that will speed up applications and take pressure away from the UK passport offices...
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Re: British Citizenship by Descent (1981-2-2)-Crown Service

i am no expert so take this with a pinch of salt but if your parents where "British by descent" then their children would not be British unless they where either born in the UK or your parents spent...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

That sucks. If you are planning on bringing him straight back to the UK rather than staying in nam then you can get him an ETD (emergency travel doc) from your local consulate there. That will get...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

Cool, when it arrives have a celebration drink on me. I got your email yesterday and replied last night. Have not received anything since. If you cant get it pushed through to my gmail (damn you...
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Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

NIce 1 mate. Finally there. Well i worked for DHL a few years ago so if it was sent on the 18th then you should recieve it within about 7 working days give or take. Standard service should be 4 - 10...
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Posted By johno5175

Re: Delays in first passport for child born overseas

What? lol... Really? that is pretty messed up. Well good luck. Least you got through it. How long was your wait for the pp application?
What chinese name will you use? I am thinking of Un Yun or Sum...
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