Questions tagged [spouses]

Questions related to special circumstances of husbands and wives. Such as different visa or entry rules when married to citizens of some countries.

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UK - Spousal Visa Travelling to Mexico for Holiday

I'd like to clarify some information regarding entry to Mexico as tourist. I would greatly appreciate if you could provide assistance to me. I hold a Philippine Passport, however I have been living ...
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How does a non EU spouse apply for spouse reunification visa for Italy to visit Italian husband? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian married to Italian in Italy. Our marriage has been registered in Italy and everything is legit. I live and own a business in Canada and my husband is planning to join me in the future. ...
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Italian resident travelling outside of the Schengen area without having been issued a permesso di soggiorno (residency permit) yet

I'm Pakistani National and I came to Italy on behalf of my husband with long term Visa. I have the receipt issued by the government that I've applied for my permesso di soggiorno (residence permit). ...
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Is the employer letter mandatory for a spouse to file Family reunion long term visa? [closed]

I am currently staying in Belgium on a Long term Type D visa and wish to bring my spouse here. My spouse is currently working in India. My query is whether the employer letter mandatory to file Family ...
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Can my fiance get a marriage visit visa after a 6 month long tourist visa?

I am a British national, currently engaged to a Japanese national. Our intentions are to reside permanently in Japan from next year, but want to marry in the UK first. Our current plan is for him to ...
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Do I need to prove that my spouse is using their right of free movement in order to receive a family member Schengen visa?

I plan to visit Europe some time during the next year (hopefully before a hard Brexit) and want to check what I need to fulfil for Schengen visa as the spouse of a British citizen. My spouse and I ...
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UK Visa For Fiance

I'm on a tier 2 general visa in the UK and I would like to invite my fiance to visit me for 3 weeks. Is it advisable to invite her on a visitor visa instead of Tier 2 dependent visa ? The reason I ...
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UK Spousal Visa Refused [closed]

I was in the UK for seven months. I arrived in UK with my husband (who is a British citizen) on August 11, 2018 after our wedding on August 4,2018. We applied for the Spousal Visa on January 1, 2019. ...
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Visiting my spouse in UK [closed]

I am a Jordanian citizen working as a civil engineer in Jordan. I met my British wife in Jordan whilst she was studying Arabic in my country. We travelled to 5 countries together - including Schengen ...
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Travelling to EU without EU spouse [duplicate]

Me and wife were planned to travel to France to attend a wedding. She is from the EU region and i am not, i apply for schengen visa as an EU spouse which recently is required of her to sign a letter ...
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Uk overstay I apply visa

I came to uk on study visa in 2010 . But my college got blacklisted in 2011 . My college name was Halifax college harrow. Then I applied for new visa . But my agent did fraud with me . He was taken my ...
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spouse and me applying for us visa [closed]

I fill my DS 160 form for us visa but on the confirmation page instead of family member option I select another application for my husband . So, is it OK if i fill separate form instead of a family ...
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Husband and Wife TSA PRE-Check Changes

Both husband and wife travel quite a bit and have always received TSA Pre-Check on both boarding passes until just recently (August 2018). We always book together yet this time one boarding pass was ...
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Can my mother apply for a UK spouse visa while she's on vacation in the UK?

My mother currently holds a tourist visa to the UK. She's now in Manchester with my step father. She wanted to know if it was possible for her to apply for the spouse visa while she is there or does ...
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How to retrieve the DS-160 application of a family member from the US embassy website?

After completing my DS-160, I clicked on application for a family member on the "Thank you" page. New application started and then I went on to the "Getting Started" page just to review. It exited the ...
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Education background and last employment for the spouse in family application (DS 160)

In family application (DS 160) the education background and last employment for the spouse is not required. Is it OK that there is no section for the spouse regarding education background and the ...
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Spouse visa for multiple entry to the US

I am a US citizen living abroad. My wife is a Polish national living abroad. Our child is a dual national. Neither of us intend to live in the US anytime soon, but we would like to visit the US ...
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Looking for advice for my proposed spouse applying for uk visa, using visitor or tier 4 dependant?

I am currently on a tier 4 general student visa in UK as Indonesian (since 29 September 2018), and plan to stay in UK until 14 October 2019. So in my case, I'd like to invite my proposed spouse to ...
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How do I apply for a tourist visa after separation from UK-citizen spouse?

I want to apply for a long-term tourist visa, but my husband and I are no longer together. He is a British citizen and lives in the UK, but he didn't file for me to join him while we were together, ...
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I have a 10-year UK visa ban; how can I visit my wife?

I was banned from entering the UK for 10 years because I didn’t disclose that I was married in my previous application. I have been married to my wife since 2015 and she is a UK citizen but, when I ...
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Can I enter the UK with my EU spouse, marriage certificate, and my German Blue Card?

I am a non-EU citizen and working in Germany with Blue Card residence permit. I got married to an EU citizen after I came here. We want to travel to the UK but, as I read it, the UK lets you enter if ...
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Do marriages in Spain or any Schengen state automatically appear in UK records?

I am a British citizen and got married two years back in Egypt. I moved to Spain right after my marriage, and my wife joined me in Spain on a spouse visa. The marriage is ending soon. Therefore, on ...
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Which visa would be better: UK or EU?

I am married to British citizen who is in the UK. I am in Pakistan and have been for the last 5 years. We are separated but we are still husband and wife. I was issued a 2-year UK visa but I left the ...
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Non-EU visiting UK together with EU spouse and UK marriage certificate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Residence_card_of_a_family_member_of_a_Union_citizen Implementation in the United Kingdom As of 6th April 2015, the non-EU family members of an EU national who ...
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How can my Thai wife get a UK visa?

I am a UK citizen. My Thai wife and I have been married for 2 years. She has been to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa (November 2017 to May 2018). Since then, her applications for a visa have been ...
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Non-EU spouse of UK citizen Schengen visa requirements

I'm a British citizen and my wife is in the UK on a spouse visa. She holds a BRP card. We're planning to visit Germany and some other Schengen countries, and I've got a question around visa ...
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Can husband deported from UK apply again as spouse? [closed]

I am going to the UK with a work permit. My husband got deported from the UK in 2014 because he stayed illegally on a student visa. Can my husband apply again as a spouse?
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What are the requirements for the Marriage Certificate when travelling to UK with an Article 10 Residence Card?

I'm a British citizen and my wife is from the Philippines. We live in Spain and she has an Article 10 residence card with 'Family Member of an EU Citizen'. We'd like to visit the UK in July and she ...
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Applying for USA permanent residency during 10 year ban [closed]

I am an American and my husband overstayed his tourist visa in the U.S. We are married and living out of the country. He has an approved I-130. Can he still receive a green card during his 10 year ban ...
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Can I apply for an EEA Family Permit from within the UK?

I will join my future husband (Spanish) in the UK, entering on a Standard Visitor visa. (I am Chilean). Two months after joining him in the UK, we intend to get married in Spain, and return to the UK....
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Spouse and me applying from different country for US visa

We are a couple living in different countries and are planning to visit the US. It’s not clear anywhere in the form where we can state that we will be in the US together apart from the travel ...
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Entering the US with my wife when we hold a passports from different countries?

My wife has a passport of country A + B1/B2 visa to US (country A citizens need a visa to enter US). I have a passport of country A and also a passport of country B + ESTA (country B citizens don't ...
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Visiting Geneva but booked a nearby hotel in France

I am a UK citizen and my husband has applied for Schengen multiple entry visa through the Swiss Embassy. We are flying to and visiting Geneva but I accidentally booked a hotel which is across the ...
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Visiting UK while spouse visa application pending [closed]

Is it possible for my wife (a non-visa national) to visit the UK while she has a spouse visa application pending? The application was made from outside the UK, in Spain, where we are both resident. ...
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Does an application for a resident permit allow the overstay of a Schengen visa?

I am a non-EU citizen and I have a 90-day EU spouse Schengen visa. Am I allowed to stay for longer than the 90 days in the Schengen area because I have applied for a resident permit in a Schengen ...
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Can my husband board his flight 1 day before visa start date IF he lands in the UK on the start date? [duplicate]

My Husbands Visa is Valid from the 30th Sept (Sunday) I'm trying to find out if he can board a flight on the 29th to land on the 30th or if he must board the flight on the 30th when the visa is ...
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I am an EU citizen. My husband isn't. Can he travel to the UK without a visa?

I am a Lithuanian citizen, my husband is from Colombia and we both live in Norway. He has a residence permit to live in Norway. Written on it is that he is the spouse of [my name]. We want to travel ...
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Can a person enter the EU if he is deported from the UK? [closed]

My husband is being deported from the UK in 2018. He is Lebanese, I am from the EU. Can he go to another EU country after he is deported from the UK, if his wife is from the EU?
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Schengen visa for housewife

How difficult or complicated it is to get a Schengen tourist visa for a housewife / homemaker? My wife and I (Indian passport holders) are travelling to Germany for 10 days. Wife is unemployed. Is it ...
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Can I travel to Germany with my Romanian wife?

Can I travel to germany with my romanian wife without a visa? I also have a Romanian family residency card.
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US Border With British Wife

Hopefully a quick question - I am a US citizen currently residing in the UK on a visa. I am traveling to the US for 2 weeks with my wife, who is a British citizen. We do not yet share a last name (due ...
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Can I travel to the UK with an Afghan handwritten passport?

I have an Afghan handwritten passport. Does the UK issue visas on Afghan handwritten passports? I can't get an electronic passport because I live in Peshawar, Pakistan and the Afghan consulate only ...
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Travel on a Schengen visa stating EEA family member without spouse?

I have a Schengen visa (for five years) which states that I am a family member of an EEA national. I traveled, on this visa, with my spouse (UK citizen) to Croatia in May 2015 with no issues. ...
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Does a non-EU Spouse of a UK national need a visa to visit the Schengen area?

I am a British national resident in the UK. My wife is Jordanian, resident in the UK with me. She has a UK biometric residency permit. We were married in the UK and the marriage is registered in the ...
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Do I need a visa to visit to Spain with my Spanish wife as a non-EU citizen?

I'm a non-EU citizen with Palestinian nationality, married to a Spanish citizen. We got married a few weeks ago in Palestine (we both live in Palestine). She travels to Spain regularly to visit her ...
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What type of visa for UK visit?

I am a UK national living abroad in Colombia. My husband is Colombian. Do we need to apply for a standard UK visitor visa? I'm asking because I answered "yes" to a question in the application, which ...
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Can I visit my British husband in the UK on a tourist visa for 6 months before applying for the spouse visa? [duplicate]

My understanding is that a requirement of the spouse visa is that the British citizen needs to show at least 6 months worth of payslips to prove income above £18,600. I am a US citizen currently ...
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Can my wife visit me in the UK before we apply for a Spouse Visa?

I'm a British citizen and recently got married in Japan to a Japanese woman. Eventually my visa ran out and I had to return to the UK, and the plan is for her to eventually move here. Because it will ...
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What are the exact steps and supporting documents needed to get my non-EU wife a Schengen visa?

I heard I can get my wife a Schengen visa free of charge with no documents except our marriage certificate. Is that correct? Even if I have to apply through VFS? We want to visit family in Italy for ...
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Driving from UK to Turkey, is a French Schengen visa sufficient?

I'm intending to drive to Turkey through EU countries ie; France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. I know I'm ok as a UK national, but the wife is a Turkish citizen with ...