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Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2010, 3:20 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By buckers

Re: When to get SSN?

Hopefully for others, it wont be the same, as it was a very frustrating experience when we first entered the country, but definately at the office local to us here in VA, they would not even accept...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2010, 2:57 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By buckers

Re: When to get SSN?

Hi

Only they know i think :confused:
We checked this out several times, and although it doesnt quite state that this is what is to happen, at our local office, they would not process until i had...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2010, 2:29 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By buckers

Re: When to get SSN?

Just so you know when i applied (as the wife of an L1 visa holder) for my SSN i had to wait until i got my EAD to do this. Unless your wife has no intention whatsoever of working whilst over here...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2010, 5:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By buckers

Re: Pre-schools and motoring in DC

Hi

We just used our visa to rent a car. For buying you can pay either the whole lot or the deposit by cheque but for us, it had to be from a bank account in the US (which we had) but i am not sure...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2010, 5:37 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,855
Posted By buckers

Re: Moving to USA - immunisations!

Hi

We moved over to US last Oct, best thing i could suggest is check with the school you are putting your children into. Both our son and daughter (6 and 2) had to get Hep B to start...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2010, 6:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By buckers

Re: Pre-schools and motoring in DC

Hi

Sorry cant help with the schools, we live in Ashburn which is about 30 mins from DC, however car wise we went through the torture of the DMV last month. Things to note

1. You will have to...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2010, 6:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By buckers

Re: Pets on the move!

Hi Sarah

We flew our retriever over at the beginning of Nov last year when we moved over. We didnt enlist the help of any pet agents, it was really quite easy to be honest. You need to check with...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2009, 9:36 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,738
Posted By buckers

Re: Purchasing a car in USA (non resident)

At the very least..............we had to show all sorts of documentation to prove we were who we said we were, and we lived where we said we lived...........the visa itself was not enough, we also...
Dec 7th 2009, 6:00 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By buckers

I-765 processing time L2

Hi All

Sorry as i know there have been previous threads but none seem to be recent so just wondered if anyone could help.

I sent off my I765 form 11 Nov, and have received an appt for my...
Forum: USA
Dec 7th 2009, 5:48 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,738
Posted By buckers

Re: Purchasing a car in USA (non resident)

Hi

I dont live in Arizona, but having justmoved over to Virginia and gone through the whole process, hopefully this may be of some use. We went with Geico for insurance, and from speaking with...
Forum: USA
Nov 25th 2009, 7:24 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,855
Posted By buckers

Re: Relocation packages

Hi

There are loads of threads, search through from about June of this year at least (only because i and others asked the same questions before we moved over in the last month). One thing i will...
Nov 25th 2009, 7:10 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,799
Posted By buckers

Re: How Soon can I go to SS Office?

Hi

Many thanks for all your help but unless i need financial aid etc then it doesnt matter (doesnt say that in the link but when you phone them thats what they say)..........he ho.... thankfully...
Nov 24th 2009, 12:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,799
Posted By buckers

Re: How Soon can I go to SS Office?

Hi

If only, i took our marriage cert, my birth cert, my passport with my visa, something to prove where i lived etc etc and they would not even look at the form unless i had my EAD and we checked...
Nov 24th 2009, 12:31 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,799
Posted By buckers

Re: How Soon can I go to SS Office?

Hi

We got here a month ago with my hubbys L1 visa (i am L2). Hubby waited 10 days (not working days just 10 days) from the day we arrived then went down to the local SSN office with all his docs....
Forum: USA
Nov 24th 2009, 12:25 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,966
Posted By buckers

Re: Electrical Equipment UK/US

sorry meant to say we brought over items that were 110v - 240v, not the 240v items..............long day and all that;)
Forum: USA
Nov 24th 2009, 12:23 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,966
Posted By buckers

Re: Electrical Equipment UK/US

Hi

We moved over nearly a month ago and our Wii and xbox both work with the UK and US games. We checked when we came on our field trip by buying an xbox and Wii game over here and trying it out...
Forum: USA
Nov 11th 2009, 12:21 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,480
Posted By buckers

Re: Made It Over in One Piece

Hey, the OCD kicked in really quickly so we were unpacked, first born at school and Hubby at work by the Wednesday ha ha. Yeah in VA i have to have my EAD apparently before i get my SSN unless i tick...
Forum: USA
Nov 11th 2009, 12:18 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,480
Posted By buckers

Re: Made It Over in One Piece

Hi

I am not sure if it is different state to state, but i came over on an L2 and we went to the local office in Manassas va on Monday hoping i could get my SSN aswell and i was told i had to wait...
Forum: USA
Nov 10th 2009, 5:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,705
Posted By buckers

Re: Buying a car and getting a US license

Hi Sarah

Cant answer from the CA side of things, as we are in VA and its a little different i think. We have been here about 10 days now, and can drive on ours for some time yet (but we have ahire...
Forum: USA
Nov 10th 2009, 5:27 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,480
Posted By buckers

Re: Made It Over in One Piece

my little pooch (well not so little as she is a retriever) came over on Wednesday just gone. She was absolutely fine and seems to have taken it all in her stride and we were in and out of customs in...
Forum: USA
Nov 10th 2009, 5:25 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,480
Posted By buckers

Re: Made It Over in One Piece

Hey Sarah

Glad you got over okay. We got here on halloween, and it has been a whirlwind aswell. My son started school last Wednesday (how quick was that!!!) but he loves it. How early do they...
Forum: USA
Nov 10th 2009, 5:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By buckers

We're here!!!!

Hi everyone

Just wanted to let you all know that we finally arrived safe and sound into the US on 31st Oct. We have moved into the Broadlands area in VA and we got our house on 1 Nov and have been...
Forum: USA
Oct 28th 2009, 7:18 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,379
Posted By buckers

Re: Just found out pregnant (yay) but need advice on US laws

Hi

Does an EAD usually take 3 months!!!! I assume i can apply 10 days after i have arrived in the US??? I can still go for interviews etc before i receive the EAD right? I just cant sign any...
Oct 28th 2009, 10:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 5,068
Posted By buckers

L1 visa and SSN

Hi All

Okay, hopefully final question from this side of the pond before we move on Saturday. Hubby has had his L1 visa approved and we have now received the passports back with the lovely little...
Oct 28th 2009, 9:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By buckers

Re: We got the L1 visa

Hi All

Final update on this...........we got our passports back today (this morning) yay so thats us now..............3 days to flight so might just get repacked today and then take the children...
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