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by mktsoi
Sat May 14, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Citizenship timeline tracker.
Replies: 8284
Views: 1711586

Dear Friends Not sure what to say here. I was disappointed and was about to leave Ireland for good. Even I accepted job in Australia and booked flights. But this morning I received that letter I was waiting for last 4 years. Now cancelled my flight till August. For benefit of members my timelines a...
by mktsoi
Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Stamp 5 / work permit cross country
Replies: 1
Views: 570

Stamp 5 / work permit cross country

I found the following link: http://jobera.com/ireland-work-permit/countries/ireland/ireland-work-permit.html it said "Non-EEA workers who are legally employed in one member state and temporarily working on contract in another member state do not require a work permit for the duration of the contract...
by mktsoi
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

Greenie wrote:Have you been out of the UK for a total period of 18 months over the last 10 years?
nope
by mktsoi
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

Visitor status may be included though the onus is on the applicant to provide evidence of his stay in the UK during the 10 years in consideration. 1. On how many instances (approx.) in the last 10 years have you not travelled to UK mainland within 6 months of the last visit there? 2. Have you spent...
by mktsoi
Wed Jan 12, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR long residence refused - help!
Replies: 6
Views: 4814

Thanks bb21. I forgot to mention that I am a British National (Overseas) passport holder, which I was told counts as a commonwealth citizen. Does being a commonwealth citizen help in this case? Also, inside the passport it does say In accordance with the United Kingdom immigration rules, the holder...
by mktsoi
Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

How long do you spend on each visit to your house in the UK, ie how many days a year have you been in the UK in the past few years? I would say I spend average 1.5 months per year there. Here is the question. If Leave to Enter as Visitor does not count towards to 10 years. Than I can wrap up all th...
by mktsoi
Wed Jan 12, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

See also 3 more months left to complete 10 year long residence but.. I just spoke to Home Office in Croydon. The lady told me over the phone that Leave to Enter Visitor status or Travel between UK and any common travel area is not included even I do or dont have any Leave to Enter Visitor status. A...
by mktsoi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

vinny wrote:Did you keep receipts of the travel tickets, boarding cards, etc.?
I think I should be able to find most of the tickets anyway, but I would be more concern if they would take all these into account since the common area arrangement. Any idea?

Thank you
by mktsoi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

See also 3 more months left to complete 10 year long residence but.. Thank you for the information. I am a non visa national so I can travel to UK prior getting a visitor visa. I was studying in UK lawfully for few years than I went off to work in Ireland. My problem is about my visitor stamps. Act...
by mktsoi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

sushdmehta wrote:See also Long residence (276A-276D).


regards
Sorry, I mean this link

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitec ... chapter18/

It is a PDF file from UKBA
by mktsoi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

See also Long residence ( 276A-276D ). regards Thank you for the link. I read that already. I live in Republic of Ireland but I am non Visa National. I do have a house in UK and I go over to see it few times a year. I read that all the common travel area will be excluded from long residence calcula...
by mktsoi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR with Leave to Enter
Replies: 16
Views: 3043

ILR with Leave to Enter

I read some info in UKBA website already. I did not understand all of it about ILR. I had few years Leave to Enter as student in UK. After I left UK, I enter UK every 6 months with limited Leave to Enter as Visitor for 6 years. I was wondering. If all those time I had added up for more than 10 years...
by mktsoi
Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR and Indefinite Leave to Enter
Replies: 5
Views: 1281

ILR and Indefinite Leave to Enter

I know about Indefinite Leave to Remain and how it works. What about Indefinite Leave to Enter? Is Indefinite Leave to Enter same as Indefinite Leave to Remain? If it is different, what are the differences?

Thank you
by mktsoi
Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: WCATT stamp 5
Replies: 9
Views: 3642

Stamp 6 is mostly for Irish Nationals with dual nationality. It enables people in that category to use their non-eu passport, without the need to obtain a visa or re-entry visa On getting Stamp 5 do one still need re-entry visa? If one still need re-entry visa then there is no different to Stamp 4 ...
by mktsoi
Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Irish passports among most difficult to get in EU
Replies: 87
Views: 17954

for me so what if someone applied for socail welfare but on the bases that they are working hard,some non eus come to ireland and apply and dont have a job. That tax money goes on little things like running the country. Free education, maintaining roads, providing drinking water, emergency services...
by mktsoi
Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: British citizen married to Irish citizen...citizenship query
Replies: 30
Views: 9848

The UK ain't going to get rid of NI when a substantial part of that community wants to remain in the UK. Majority of the people in Hong Kong wanted to remain with UK and colonies. The UK Government handed back everything to China which was included certain part of Hong Kong that suppose to remain w...
by mktsoi
Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:41 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: British citizen married to Irish citizen...citizenship query
Replies: 30
Views: 9848

i totally agreed with JAJ. things can change anytime. just look at the Trans Tasman agreement between Australia and New Zealand. Australia changed it if any New Zealander wants to have government subsidies education. they have to be Australian Citizen but years ago. kiwi can come an study here and h...
by mktsoi
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Chinese person applying for naturalization in Ireland
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Nope, Irish rules allow for dual citizenship. Him/Her acquiring a second citizenship will only be of interest to the Chinese. Super, thats a big weight off my mind, thanks very much scrudu. hey, irish gov will not force you to give up your chinese citizenship. by the chinese nationality law. if you...
by mktsoi
Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: Australia & New Zealand
Topic: Australia ??
Replies: 5
Views: 2237

chris123 wrote:He can go Australia from Uk there is no issue at all i tell you he will get good job over there because Australia was territory of Queen till 1997.So he will get preference in getting job but try to apply from India.
It is still territory of HM here. When did Australia left Commonwealth?
by mktsoi
Sat Jun 12, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Help! Naturalisation application
Replies: 7
Views: 2178

1st yr - "13/1" stamp (work holiday authorisation) 2nd yr - "15/1" stamp (Work Permit) 3rd & 4th yrs - "13/1" stamp (Green card) 5th yr - Stamp 4 the numbers there are only the dates, like from ... to.... there are no actual numbers on the stamps. info on stamps is here: http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/I...
by mktsoi
Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Challenge to Naturalisation refusal
Replies: 12
Views: 4446

Rely on UK? Well, in uk there is no appeal for naturalisation refusals, hence there is no case law as such at all. I have tried to see if there have been any Judicial Reviews of the naturalisation, but just cant manage to find any information. Even if there was a JR case, it wont be binding on UK g...
by mktsoi
Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:38 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Challenge to Naturalisation refusal
Replies: 12
Views: 4446

Rely on UK? Well, in uk there is no appeal for naturalisation refusals, hence there is no case law as such at all. I have tried to see if there have been any Judicial Reviews of the naturalisation, but just cant manage to find any information. Even if there was a JR case, it wont be binding on UK g...
by mktsoi
Sun May 30, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Citizenship timeline tracker.
Replies: 8284
Views: 1711586

mad wrote:No I have been in Ireland since 1998. So thats how 12 years. It took me almost 4 years to get citizenship approval.
so you lived for sometime and than you left and you came back and submitted your application and it took them 4 years to process. are you one of the 2006 applicant as well?
by mktsoi
Sun May 30, 2010 1:57 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Citizenship timeline tracker.
Replies: 8284
Views: 1711586

Gandhai and Nana, I am sorry I use this website on my idiot-phone and the tiny screen hampers typing :) I meant I applied for a passport on the 10th of may and received it today on the 27th. @ Nanette. Yes I checked it atleast 10 times :). I have been waiting for it for 12 years :). I am going to p...
by mktsoi
Fri May 28, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: republic of ireland + north ireland plz help me
Replies: 19
Views: 3556

Ben wrote:
badr-amiche wrote:so what you think about this house ,can i buy it and will get a visa to uk or not
Yes, please buy this house and ask the seller to throw in a UK visa.
haha Ben, you are a funny man!
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