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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Switching to Spouse Visa after doing SSR

Thank you so much for all your comments. I have just checked on here this evening so sorry for my lack of comments.

Just to give a bit more background. Before my husband and three children...
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Switching to Spouse Visa after doing SSR

Yes that is correct. We have been back 14 months so not qualified for PR.
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Switching to Spouse Visa after doing SSR

Thank you for your responses.

Yes my husband has an EEA residence card.

Yes I do agree that I found it interesting also and had never heard about this until the lawyer informed us.
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Posted By Fair Lady

Switching to Spouse Visa after doing SSR

Our family entered the UK through the SS route last year after spending almost a year in Ireland. The non-eu family members now have UK RC but I have been advised by a lawyer that since my husband...
Forum: USA
May 5th 2016, 10:51 pm
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Obtaining American Passports in the UK

I would not mind but the appointments for a passport are only before 10 am which means leaving really early to get into London. Surely the US have a better system than this or are they just trying to...
Forum: USA
May 5th 2016, 10:48 pm
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Obtaining American Passports in the UK

I think it is different for children under 15. In fact they request that both parents attend too and if not that you get a form notarised. Last time I had to get documents notarised, the ONLY place I...
Forum: USA
May 5th 2016, 10:10 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By Fair Lady

Obtaining American Passports in the UK

Hope I am posting in the right place.

My children who have dual cit. need new US passports. Are we still required to visit the US Embassy in person in London or is it now possible to apply...
Jul 1st 2015, 11:10 pm
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: NHS Charges while visiting the UK

Actually yes, in the part of the UK we were staying, they have admitted to me that they have little experience so I am to bear with them as they figure out how to treat him. The US is different and...
Jul 1st 2015, 10:23 pm
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Views: 4,565
Posted By Fair Lady

Re: NHS Charges while visiting the UK

My son was not admitted by the Dr. He had a sickle cell crisis, his oxygen levels were extremely low and blood levels low also, he had a high fever and was shaking uncontrollably. The staff panicked...
Jul 1st 2015, 10:13 pm
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: NHS Charges while visiting the UK

I have contacted the hospital to discuss the break down of the bill so that we might know what it is exactly we are paying for. We are awaiting their response.

I would have applied for my son to...
Jul 1st 2015, 10:57 am
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: NHS Charges while visiting the UK

Yes there has been a 50% charge from the 6th April. I was personally informed that this is why the cost was so much.

Thank you though for your responses.
Jul 1st 2015, 10:50 am
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: NHS Charges while visiting the UK

Thank you for being more understanding than the other posters.
Jun 30th 2015, 9:19 pm
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: NHS Charges while visiting the UK

I understand what you are saying. It was an emergency and he was admitted in the ER and had I known I would not have stayed. I just wish that I would have been informed at the time so that I could...
Jun 30th 2015, 8:22 pm
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Posted By Fair Lady

NHS Charges while visiting the UK

While visiting the UK this spring, my son who has sickle cell was admitted into the hospital overnight. I have Brit. cit. but my son who is 3 has american. We discovered afterwards that we were...
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: SS Route-Ireland,question about customs

When entering Ireland to do SSR, simply state that you as the EU Cit. is exercising treaty rights to live and work in Ireland and your non-eu family members come under this also. Say that you...
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: British Driving license question

Not been here long in Ireland so at least the US one is valid. That is good to know about exchanging my UK one for an Irish license. Might just do that then. Thank you for the links, appreciate that.
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: British Driving license question

Thanks BritinParis. Mine is the photo card with paper counterpart. I used to have just the old paper license then it was changed to this when I needed to change my surname and address. I have to be...
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Posted By Fair Lady

British Driving license question

Please move this if in the wrong section. Was not sure where to post. I am living in Ireland and prior to that lived in the US for four years. Just noticed that my British driving license expired in...
Mar 16th 2015, 8:40 pm
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Posted By Fair Lady

Electrical appliances

We are planning to move to Ireland in a couple of months and wondered if it is cheaper to buy electrical items there or here in the UK? Thanks!
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Anyone know about FLR (Further Leave to Remain)?

Thank you everyone! Look like the SS route is the way we are going to go.

Does anyone know of the name of group on FB that we can join for SS route?
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Anyone know about FLR (Further Leave to Remain)?

Just that this could be an option for us if we could financially do this. Apply for FLR based on the fact that we are here in the UK and have three adopted children also with US passports. She said...
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Views: 1,854
Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Anyone know about FLR (Further Leave to Remain)?

Yes he is American. Yes his great Grandparents were born in Italy but I do not think we can obtain the paperwork to apply for Italian cit. We have friends who are presently doing this so know the...
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Anyone know about FLR (Further Leave to Remain)?

Yes he was last living here almost five years ago. The lawyer definitely said FLR and not returning resident visa which we know we would not qualify for.

I do think that the SS route is the best...
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Posted By Fair Lady

Re: Anyone know about FLR (Further Leave to Remain)?

Thank you Not2old. The SS route does seem to be the better option.

Did I read somewhere that the FP does not cost much and then the Resident cards are 55 pounds each? It does not seem like much...
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Posted By Fair Lady

Anyone know about FLR (Further Leave to Remain)?

I have posted many times on here in the last year since I joined. You have all been very helpful.

Our family left the USA last year (after four years living there this time) and then we spent...
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