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by mstevens
Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Proof of date of entry
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: Proof of date of entry

Did you apply for a residence card immediatly when you arrived? If not Nino when did her name first appear on a bill council tax electric etc? How long did it take for the card? We applied for a RC card 5 months after she entered the UK. We have kept the airline ticket confirmation for when she ent...
by mstevens
Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Surinder Singh - naturalisation
Replies: 6
Views: 492

Re: Surinder Singh - naturalisation

Is this what you are looking for? http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/britishcitizenship/eligibility/naturalisation/spouseorcivilpartnerofcitizen/ Scroll down to European Economic Area nationals and Swiss nationals So does that mean you can apply for naturalisation straight after 5 years? thanks for ...
by mstevens
Thu Jan 09, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Surinder Singh - naturalisation
Replies: 6
Views: 492

Re:

1. Immigration time restrictions You must be free from immigration time restrictions on the day you make your application. 2. She can apply directly. PR Confirmation is optional. 3. Nope. Current rate is £851. Everyone need to pay including EEA nationals. 4. Yes. Jambo - thanks for your response he...
by mstevens
Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: visit visa for in-laws
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re:

If they are coming to stay with you and being looked after by you then a family visa. If they are staying in hotels and traveling around then a tourist visa. They must prove they have a definite reason to return to their own country after their holiday. In other words show that they are returning t...
by mstevens
Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Proof of date of entry
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Proof of date of entry

Hi All I’m a British Citizen. My wife is non-EU. She entered the UK under Surinder Singh and now holds a Residence Card. On the 5th anniversary of her date of entry, we want to apply for naturalisation for my wife. The problem is that she entered from Ireland and as a result, when she landed in the ...
by mstevens
Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: visit visa for in-laws
Replies: 2
Views: 386

visit visa for in-laws

Hi there Would be grateful for any assistance. I am a British citizen, my wife is non-EU and holds a UK residence card (a Surinder Singh case). My wife's family are all non-EU and based in a non-EU country. They require visas to visit my wife and I here in the UK. Should they apply for a family visi...
by mstevens
Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1309814

I don't suppose anyone has any other suggestions on the below? Thanks Hello people There are 18 days left until we reach the 6 month deadline for my wife's ongoing RC application. We have not requested our documents back at any point during the application so far. I am wondering whether it is now wo...
by mstevens
Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1309814

Hello people There are 18 days left until we reach the 6 month deadline for my wife's ongoing RC application. We have not requested our documents back at any point during the application so far. I am wondering whether it is now worth it for us to request our documents back, in the hope that it will ...
by mstevens
Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA4 - a query about the form itself
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Thank you very much both of you

:)
by mstevens
Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA4 - a query about the form itself
Replies: 3
Views: 656

EEA4 - a query about the form itself

At section 7 of the EEA4 form, it states that this particular section does not need to be filled in if: "If your EEA national family member has a document certifying permanent residence" Now, in the event that the EEA national is a British citizen (i.e. a 'Surinder Singh' type case), should it be co...
by mstevens
Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EU Commission takes the UK to court
Replies: 161
Views: 38819

Finally received a response from the UKBA to my FOI request. See response here: http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/127782/response/324127/attach/3/2012%2010%2023%20FOI%2024070%20response.pdf Have read through. The response seems like a complete palm off but want to get other people's thoughts on ...
by mstevens
Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EU Commission takes the UK to court
Replies: 161
Views: 38819

The ICO is completely ignoring me and my complaint re: UKBA.

Next step?
by mstevens
Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EU Commission takes the UK to court
Replies: 161
Views: 38819

no response from ICO yet re: my complaint.... I would also strongly suggest that we write to: Mina Andreeva (+32 2 299 13 82) and Natasha Bertaud (+32 2 296 74 56). They are the spokespersons for the European Commission behind this press release: http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?referen...
by mstevens
Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EU Commission takes the UK to court
Replies: 161
Views: 38819

a complaint has now been sent to the ICO A reminder has been sent to UKBA Should I not get a response to my FOI request - what should I do? Anyone have any experience in this? Send them a reminder that you have not had a reply. Ask them when they will reply. Repeat that once or twice. Worst case ask...
by mstevens
Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EU Commission takes the UK to court
Replies: 161
Views: 38819

A reminder has been sent to UKBA
Directive/2004/38/EC wrote:
mstevens wrote:Should I not get a response to my FOI request - what should I do?

Anyone have any experience in this?
Send them a reminder that you have not had a reply. Ask them when they will reply.

Repeat that once or twice.

Worst case ask for an internal review.
by mstevens
Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EU Commission takes the UK to court
Replies: 161
Views: 38819

Should I not get a response to my FOI request - what should I do? Anyone have any experience in this? today is the deadline, but my money is on either no reply, or some nonsense I see there is another request similarly ignored http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/honouring_residence_cards_from_e#ou...
by mstevens
Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EU Commission takes the UK to court
Replies: 161
Views: 38819

Re: EC's Reasoned Opinion to the UK dated 26 April 2012

i have done a freedom of information request on this. see details here: http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/eu_commission email them again! Dear All, I was interested to see the result of the EC reasoned Opinion regarding transposing 2004/38/EC into the UK's national Legislation. Time was due on 2...
by mstevens
Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Residence Card query
Replies: 10
Views: 1738

agniukas wrote:You get a stamp in your passport (stamp 4 for 5 years or till the expiry of your passport), and you will get a GNIB card with STAMP 4EUFAM on till for the same duration as the stamp in the passport
Many thanks for this info :D
by mstevens
Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: UKBA finally acknowledge 'Eind' case!
Replies: 8
Views: 1753

UKBA finally acknowledge 'Eind' case!

Hi guys, I sent a Freedom of Information request to the UKBA regarding their handling of the 'Eind' case. Their answer is quite comprehensive and confirms that case workers have been trained to deal with Eind cases. Take a quick look at it and let me know your thoughts: http://www.whatdotheyknow.com...
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