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Posted By Aperture

Re: Visa for entering UK to marry and settle

Agreed! Whilst I appreciate the response, it worth pointing out that my original post was from back in February (a new poster revived this thread). I've since received my fiance[e] visa, moved to...
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Re: Visa for entering UK to marry and settle

The Settlement - Marriage visa is specifically for a person who is not yet in the UK, but is intending to get married in the UK to a British citizen. As such, there is no requirement to show that...
Feb 19th 2012, 9:23 pm
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Posted By Aperture

Re: Shipping to the UK (import fees?)

Between the two of us, we have six computers--two desktops, two laptops, and two mini-computers (we're geeks). We're shipping one and the rest are being packed in our checked/hand luggage.
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Feb 19th 2012, 4:09 pm
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Posted By Aperture

Shipping to the UK (import fees?)

My partner and I are moving to the UK. He is a British citizen and I have a fiancee visa (we'll be getting married a week after we arrive, at which point I will apply to switch to a spouse visa).
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Posted By Aperture

Re: Question about FLR(M) - UK spouse visa

Oops! Ignore this. I just saw the BOLD thread at the top of the page called "UK Spouse Visa Information - evidence required etc".

For anyone who reads this thread looking for the answer, here is...
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Posted By Aperture

Question about FLR(M) - UK spouse visa

Hello everyone!

I am Canadian, my fiance is British, and we are currently living in Canada. We are moving to the UK at the end of this month. I just received my fiance[e] visa, so we're good to...
Feb 7th 2012, 6:49 pm
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

My partner is now officially a Permanent Resident of Canada!

We took the train down to Niagara Falls yesterday and he landed at Rainbow Bridge. It took a bit longer than expected because our...
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Posted By Aperture

Re: Visa for entering UK to marry and settle

Does seem like it, doesn't it?

Good news: Just got an e-mail from the British Embassy saying the visa has been issued! (I can't believe how fast that was. Granted, we paid to have priority...
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Posted By Aperture

Re: Visa for entering UK to marry and settle

Hmm, perhaps it would help if I showed what the options are on the visa application website. In order, here are the options after selecting both "Current location" and "Country of nationality" as...
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Posted By Aperture

Re: Visa for entering UK to marry and settle

Oh, God, really? So the British Consulate and WorldBridge were both incorrect in their advice? (When I first spoke with the Consulate, the agent was very, very firm in stating that I must apply for...
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Posted By Aperture

Visa for entering UK to marry and settle

I have spoken to the UK Border Agency, WorldBridge Toronto, and the British Consulate in New York, all of whom have given me different answers to what I thought was a straight-forward immigration...
Feb 1st 2012, 3:30 pm
Jan 31st 2012, 10:12 pm
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Posted By Aperture

Re: Fiance[e] visa - letter of invitation from sponsor

I'm afraid it's still required for us. We have an e-mail from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office listing it as one of the many requirements (including proof that we know each other--the fact that...
Jan 31st 2012, 5:57 pm
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Posted By Aperture

Fiance[e] visa - letter of invitation from sponsor

My partner and I are gathering the supporting documents for my UK fiancee visa. We are getting married in the UK soon and plan to settle there (we currently live together in Canada as common-law...
Jan 23rd 2012, 12:10 am
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Views: 639
Posted By Aperture

Re: "Goods to Follow" with no goods to follow?

Oh, I didn't realise you worked for CBSA! In that case, EXTRA thanks. :thumbsup:
Jan 22nd 2012, 11:21 pm
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Posted By Aperture

Re: "Goods to Follow" with no goods to follow?

Excellent, thank you!

(If others want to pipe in with their no-goods-to-follow experiences, feel free to add to the thread. I'm always reassured by having more responses confirming.)
Jan 22nd 2012, 10:39 pm
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Views: 639
Posted By Aperture

"Goods to Follow" with no goods to follow?

My partner and I currently live in Canada and have done since mid-2010 (I'm Canadian; he was here first on a working holiday visa, then as a visitor whilst waiting for our common-law outland...
Jan 17th 2012, 2:06 am
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Question about COPR:

We just reviewed my partner's COPR document and it says his country of birth is England. In reality, his country of birth is Scotland.

All of the other details are...
Jan 16th 2012, 7:28 pm
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Congratulations! May you be subject to a speedy process through the London VO.
Jan 16th 2012, 7:17 pm
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

victorfoxtrot, thank you! We won't be back from our international journey until after my partner's medicals expire, so we have to land before. We plan to flagpole at Niagara Falls (we've never...
Jan 16th 2012, 6:22 pm
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

COPR = Confirmation of Permanent Residency

Traditionally (for outland applications via London, at least), the order of actions went like this:

Application submitted to CPC-M
Sponsor approved...
Jan 16th 2012, 5:57 pm
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

WE GOT COPR!!!!!!! It arrived in the post today (we live in Canada, but did an outland application).

This is very, very strange as we never got a PPR. Our application arrived at CPC-M on 25 July...
Jan 9th 2012, 2:27 pm
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

Thanks! The wait has certainly been stressful--so nice to know we're in the home stretch. (And, yeah, it does seem like the London VO all but completely shut down in December.)

I do hope we'll...
Jan 9th 2012, 1:15 pm
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Posted By Aperture

re: Timeline For Spousal Sponsorship via London & Inland

PROOOOGREEEEESSSSS! Or so I hope. Just checked eCAS this morning and it says:

We received PARTNER'S application for permanent residence on July 25, 2011.

We started processing PARTNER'S...
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