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Jan 17th 2019, 10:08 am
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Posted By john5655

Re: BNO to get British Citizen

In respect of Q1, it seems to me the answer is yes. I found this document which quotes the following:-...
Jan 17th 2019, 9:58 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By john5655

Re: BNO to get British Citizen

Jacky, sorry I was wrong about that. I agree with britinparis.
Jan 14th 2019, 6:15 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By john5655

Re: BNO to get British Citizen

I am not an expert OK? But my wife is BNO so I have some understanding.

I cannot see any need under this law for you to have ILR in order to qualify. Did you read the guidance notes?
Jan 14th 2019, 3:43 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By john5655

Re: BNO to get British Citizen

It's all explained here...

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/475662/B_OTA__Guide_November_2015.pdf

please note that references to...
Jul 14th 2015, 8:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By john5655

Re: Car loans after returning to UK

been a while since OP asked, but I thought my experience may help.

A few years back I made my first "return" to UK so had no credit history. I approached a dealer about a nearly new approved used...
Jul 14th 2015, 5:39 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,203
Posted By john5655

Re: NHS eligibility after very long absence

I just returned to UK and registered with the local doctor, this is what they ask for
Jul 14th 2015, 4:34 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By john5655

Re: Some tips for moving from Canada (with animals)

It's all done with a click using HSBC Global Banking and if you are Premier you get really good rates if the amount is over approx £60K, with a buy/sell spread of about 0.6% and no transaction fees
Jul 14th 2015, 4:26 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By john5655

Re: Shipping quotes from Perth (AUS) to UK

I recently shipped back from Hong Kong, a similar distance by sea, a 20ft container door to door was about AUD8,000, but there's a range of quality in the market, so it can cost a lot more, it all...
Jul 14th 2015, 4:11 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 146,531
Posted By john5655

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

The certificate at gov.uk website is unfortunately it. I had this out with DEFRA on the phone today. The format is a shambles and the accompanying guidance notes contain some errors that I have...
Jul 14th 2015, 4:04 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 146,531
Posted By john5655

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

Hi windsong, I'm joining this section as I am now going about the process of moving my dog and cat back to UK (again, a long story), and I too am discovering the many changes that have been...
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By john5655

Re: Language Requirement - Citizenship

As far as the current rules remain, we will be OK as we visit UK regularly and religiously include her ILE visa details on the immigration landing card. ILE will lapse if she stays away from UK for...
May 5th 2014, 1:06 am
Replies: 91
Views: 10,730
Posted By john5655

Re: NI contributions and catch up

requote from my post from yesterday, yes 3 years is based on Class 3, which is what I have been paying as I am not qualified for Class 2
May 5th 2014, 1:00 am
Replies: 91
Views: 10,730
Posted By john5655

Re: NI contributions and catch up

My apologies to you and Nun. My attempt at humour was obviously a resounding failure. More emoticons needed???:(
May 4th 2014, 10:50 am
Replies: 91
Views: 10,730
Posted By john5655

Re: NI contributions and catch up

Absolutely, but subject to the Dirty Harry Test, "are you feeling lucky", because you need three years of life beyond state pension age to make this a winner, and for some folks.....
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By john5655

Re: Language Requirement - Citizenship

EGGH, can I call you that? Seems you are right, thanks for the reply. I have a downloaded pdf file of the requirements from 2010. They have now been amended as you say. The constantly moving...
Replies: 80
Views: 14,695
Posted By john5655

Re: Wife Settlement Visa Update & details of application

Nigel, don't worry, your application is accepted for sure, just don't understand why it now takes so long? My wife's application was approved in 3 days, but that was when it was done overseas, so...
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By john5655

Re: Language Requirement - Citizenship

I would be very interested to know if I am wrong on this, but my wife obtained ILE in 2010 (i.e. the old rules) whilst we were still overseas but having been married over 4 years. As I understood it...
May 4th 2014, 5:53 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,099
Posted By john5655

Re: Obtaining Bank Account in UK/National Insurance Numbers

I had this problem back in 2010. Fortunately I was with HSBC where I live overseas and they have a system for opening an account with HSBC in UK without you even intending to live there.
May 4th 2014, 5:46 am
Replies: 91
Views: 10,730
Posted By john5655

Re: NI contributions and catch up

This, in my opinion, will never happen because the state pension is "earned" through contributions by individuals as well as, in some cases, employers. It is not a state handout.
May 4th 2014, 5:43 am
Replies: 91
Views: 10,730
Posted By john5655

Re: NI contributions and catch up

Sorry if i'm a tad late with this comment about buying back NICs.

Don't be too hasty in deciding not to do this. If you qualify for Class 2 voluntary NI contributions (but this depends on your...
May 19th 2011, 9:24 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By john5655

Re: Uk settlement visa

this poster has already achieved some notoriety on another forum for hiding the truth

http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/467844-uk-settlement-visa/
Forum: USA
Dec 22nd 2010, 1:32 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,598
Posted By john5655

Re: car insurance - returning to UK

Mummy will not be amused...:rofl:
Dec 22nd 2010, 1:29 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 7,908
Posted By john5655

Re: If we open HSBC account in US ,can we transfer it to UK ?

I looked into using fx trading sites a while back

first of all the site I approached wanted to have an account opened before they would give me a quote, and once i contacted them they got very...
Dec 18th 2010, 2:37 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 7,908
Posted By john5655

Re: If we open HSBC account in US ,can we transfer it to UK ?

HSBC will set up the new account free of charge too

If you are Premier in USA, for example, you can set up the new account in UK as a Premier account without having to meet the UK Premier account...
Replies: 18
Views: 9,563
Posted By john5655

Re: 3 year residency rule for uni

I agree with Sue, this may be a useful avenue but usually it is the parents who are temporarily overseas, not the student, but your case may be helped if you can prove you returned to UK during...
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