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by alex132
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: (How to define "a resident of GB") Tier 4 apply Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: (How to define "a resident of GB") Tier 4 apply Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence

The main problem/question is:
How we define:

1 Are you a resident of Great Britain?
by alex132
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: (How to define "a resident of GB") Tier 4 apply Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: (How to define "a resident of GB") Tier 4 apply Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence

I don't think the three given options overlap. a resident of Great Britain a visitor to Great Britain a foreign student studying in Great Britain That is, if you are a foreign student, then you are not a resident of Great Britain, etc. I think the definition they use for a resident of Great Britain...
by alex132
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: (How to define "a resident of GB") Tier 4 apply Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence
Replies: 8
Views: 394

(How to define "a resident of GB") Tier 4 apply Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence

I am holding Tier 4 student visa and I have a Korean Driving License. When I try to search for https://www.gov.uk/driving-nongb-licence It ask: 1 Are you: a resident of Great Britain? I googled "resident of GB", it said: For the purposes of our policies, a UK resident is defined as a person who has ...
by alex132
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Working Part time and P45
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Re: Working Part time and P45

Sorry for late reply. As this post does not shown in my notification. Yes, I worked more than 20 hours per week. What should I do, they did not give me P45 Why are you working more than 20 hours a week? The boss asked me, if not, i am not employee. I am just a student. Then you are in a lot of both...
by alex132
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Tier 4 depedent visa need pay council tax?
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Re: Tier 4 depedent visa need pay council tax?

(ii)a student’s spouse or dependant being in either case a person who is not a British citizen and who is prevented, by the terms of his leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom, from taking paid employment or from claiming benefits Whether the student's spouse/dependant works may be irreleva...
by alex132
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Working Part time and P45
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Re: Working Part time and P45

If you are on PAYE and paid through payroll, if you resign, your employer is required to provide you with a P45. Do you work more than 20 hours per week?? Sorry for late reply. As this post does not shown in my notification. Yes, I worked more than 20 hours per week. What should I do, they did not ...
by alex132
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Tier 4 depedent visa need pay council tax?
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Re: Tier 4 depedent visa need pay council tax?

I am Tier 4 student (no public fund) working part time 20 hours a week.
My wife (Tier 4 dependent visa, no public fund) working part time 20 hours a week.
We both stay in same house in Birmingham, and Birmingham Council ask us to pay council tax even I had shown them my university letter.
by alex132
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Working Part time and P45
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Re: Working Part time and P45

If you are on PAYE and paid through payroll, if you resign, your employer is required to provide you with a P45. Do you work more than 20 hours per week?? Sorry for late reply. As this post does not shown in my notification. Yes, I worked more than 20 hours per week. What should I do, they did not ...
by alex132
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Warm Home Discount is Public Fund?
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: Warm Home Discount is Public Fund?

by alex132
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Warm Home Discount is Public Fund?
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Warm Home Discount is Public Fund?

I am having a Tier 4 student visa and my BRP written "No Public Fund".

Can I apply for Warm Home Discount?
Is Warm Home Discount is Public Fund?
https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme
under ‘broader group’
by alex132
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?
Replies: 7
Views: 580

Re: how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?

Unless you have a British spouse, 12 months after being granted ILR you can apply for British citizenship, assuming you meet the standard requirements. You can only apply for a British passport once you've been granted citizenship. :idea: Thank you for your reply. One more question: So the process ...
by alex132
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?
Replies: 7
Views: 580

Re: how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?

Let say I obtain ILR, how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR? Can I like get ILR and back homecountry? There are no minimum stays - it is an INDEFINITE leave to remain. But, the assumption in an ILR is that you are intending to settle in the UK. So, if you leave the country for more than ...
by alex132
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?
Replies: 7
Views: 580

Re: how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?

seasky wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:52 am
If u leave the UK for more than 2 years (short visits back UK not included) you lose your ILR

I have no idea how the UK knows when u leave/how long away etc.
But UK immigration able to check in their system. When you leave UK, they did record it down.
by alex132
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?
Replies: 7
Views: 580

how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?

Let say I obtain ILR, how long i need to stay in UK to maintain my ILR?
Can I like get ILR and back homecountry?
by alex132
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Working Part time and P45
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Working Part time and P45

Hi, I am holding Tier 4 student visa, I worked part time as waitress in a restaurant. If I left the part time job and join other part time job. Do we need to request P45? My previous restaurant said they did not have P45 form. My friend told me that could be they keep using you as worker to reduce t...
by alex132
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?
Replies: 17
Views: 8080

Re: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?

In the Scheme rules , in Schedule 5, you have to sign this declaration: I am resident in the United Kingdom for tax purposes or, if not so resident, either perform duties which, by virtue of section 28 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (Crown employees serving overseas), are treate...
by alex132
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?
Replies: 17
Views: 8080

"be a UK resident" mean stay in UK?

Just one question, I am holding Tier 4 student visa. I saw one of the requirement for " Help to Buy: ISA " stated that: To qualify for a Help to Buy: ISA you must: be 16 or over have a valid National Insurance number be a UK resident be a first time buyer, and not own a property anywhere in the worl...
by alex132
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?
Replies: 17
Views: 8080

Re: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?

I don't think non-UK citizen is eligible for Government help to buy scheme However, I am able to open this account, Help to Buy Scheme. Doesn't mean you can get it, does it? Let me know if you do Did you get rejected applying Government help to buy scheme when buy house as non-UK citizen? I have no...
by alex132
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?
Replies: 17
Views: 8080

Re: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?

UKLL wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:20 pm
I don't think non-UK citizen is eligible for Government help to buy scheme
However, I am able to open this account, Help to Buy Scheme.
by alex132
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: UK Tier 4 (Student) visas
Topic: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?
Replies: 17
Views: 8080

Re: Tier 2 Visa able to apply house mortgage and buy house in UK?

different bank has different offers and the same bank has different offers too. The interest can be different depending on how many years you want the Morgage for and how many years you want it fixed etc. Different bank has their own rules regarding providing mortgage to Tier 2 holders. When I was ...
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