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I and my husband will be applying on this basis of self sufficiency- although because i am British does this mean that only He has to prove he is self sufficient? if this is the case then we only need to get him the comprehensive Health insurance and then support the application with our bank accounts as proof of self sufficiency?nonspecifics wrote:If you are a British citizen returning to the UK after exercising Treaty Rights abroad then you could be exempt from the requirement to have sufficient resources.
We both have Health insurance from Switzerland where we both currently live- does this count? or if we will be relocating to the UK we need the UK non-NHS comprehensive health insurance before we apply for the 5 year residence permit?nonspecifics wrote:I agree with the answer that Jambo gave.
Self-sufficient applicants should also have non-NHS sickness insurance for themselves and all family members - either private CSI or provided by another country and proved by EHIC cards or by other means.
I believe you have a point here.nonspecifics wrote:I was hoping someone would advise you on the EIND case.
Yes i am.nonspecifics wrote:Are you exercising treaty rights in Switzerland as a worker?
great advice - thanks for this one!nonspecifics wrote:That's good, because UKBA seem to put a very strict interpretation on the Surinder Singh case law, in that applicants using this route must have been economically active as an employee or self-employed worker when exercising treaty rights abroad.
Eind was also economically active in the UK before returning to his home nation.
If you had been living as self-sufficient abroad then you may have had a long fight through the tribunals and courts to win your case.