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Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Thanks for your help over the past few months. We have now been granted our spouse visa. Not sure why they don't stamp anything in the passport though as doubtful that certain overseas immigration...
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 12th 2018, 5:25 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 13,455
Posted By mentalist

Re: Moving to Cyprus - brexit question

But you need to invest Euro 2 million!!! Hardly helpful to most of us.
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 12th 2018, 5:15 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By mentalist

Re: Long Term Rentals

LongTermLettings.com appear to have a good choice. We are looking for a 3 bed villa for max £750 per month for 6-9 months. Have you found anything suitable?
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 12th 2018, 2:47 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By mentalist

Retirement Option

Has anybody considered or even implemented a move to Cyprus for retirement purposes? It seems that their government is quite accommodating even with Brexit looming ahead. Unfortunately I cannot find...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Just received a letter from Home Office stating that our application should be decided within 8 weeks of our submission (4 weeks ago). It lists possible reasons for rejection, the first of which is...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

One last issue before posting the visa docs. They ask for a Personal Declaration of the source of my cash savings but I cannot find such a document anywhere, presumably it's to prove I am not a money...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Thanks, presumably with the documents being sent by post.
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Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Just completed the on-line visa application but noticed there is no Additional Remarks section, which I believe there was on the postal version. I need to explain that some of the information (namely...
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By mentalist

Re: How you pay for visa dn NHS fee

Brit in Paris, in Post 2 above, you list the ways to pay the IHS, which includes by cheque (postal applications only). So presumably I can enclose a cheque when submitting my wife's visa extension...
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Views: 360
Posted By mentalist

Re: How you pay for visa dn NHS fee

So if you are applying for the spouse visa extension by post then why do you have to pay the IHS on-line? Why not pay at the same time as paying the £1,000+ visa fee? My reason for asking is that,...
Replies: 36
Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Many thanks. One last thing. We paid USD920 if my memory serves me right for the Immigration Health Surcharge two and a half years ago when applying for the spouse visa. I have no idea if that covers...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Did you mean "you do not need..."? So I can ignore all the questions about income if my cash savings exceed £65K? Where in the form/notes is that figure actually mentioned? Also, where the form...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Just printed out the 79-page form and noticed that it and the Guidance Notes mentions the need for cash savings of at least £16,000 if following the savings route. Surely that should be £62,500 or...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

But surely I have to submit the supporting docs (e.g. original bank statements) by post so why do it on-line too? Are there any reasons not to do so?
Replies: 36
Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Thanks for the advice. So I need to print out the 79 page FLR(M) Application Form and send it with supporting documents to The Home Office, Leave to Remain - FLR(M), PO Box 495, Durham, DH99 1WR no...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

My wife has passed the A2 language test, so now we simply need to apply for the visa extension. Sadly, after moving home twice, we appear to have mislaid the govt gateway reference and password. The...
Forum: Cyprus
Feb 7th 2018, 7:44 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,163
Posted By mentalist

Re: Moving to paphos

Without wishing to start another Thread, can anyone tell me roughly how much is the local bus from Paphos Airport to the town centre and how often they run. Been quoted Euro 30 for a taxi but as I...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Any idea why they only printed a UK Entry Visa in my wife's passport? Although it was valid until Feb 2016, she got a Resident Permit Card valid until Oct 2018 when it has to be renewed. My query...
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Views: 4,128
Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Thanks for the helpful explanation, BritInParis.
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Posted By mentalist

Re: Spouse Visa Application Extension

Many thanks for your help guys. It looks like the EARLIEST we can apply for an extension is only 28 days before her existing permission to stay expires. However, the application process takes 8-12...
Replies: 36
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Posted By mentalist

Spouse Visa Application Extension

We successfully obtained Temporary Leave To Stay for my spouse in Jan 2016 which lasts until Oct 2018. We have now been here in the UK together since then. How do we now extend that for another two...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 30th 2015, 10:49 am
Replies: 124
Views: 9,762
Posted By mentalist

Re: Houses of ill repute

On a similar theme, I have noticed that the two massage parlours nearest my office have recently had No Men Allowed stickers affixed to their doors by the Municipality in bright yellow/red with a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 28th 2015, 10:00 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,743
Posted By mentalist

Re: Why are you here in the ME?

But here in the UAE over 75% of the population is from the Indian sub-continent so we rarely come across locals, as you call them.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 28th 2015, 7:14 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,743
Posted By mentalist

Re: Why are you here in the ME?

Being able to work a 40 hour week for decent money and without stress. Previously in the UK it was nearer a 55 hour week, loads of stress and tax. The warm winters here are nice too, but the summers...
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