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by samkma
Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.
Replies: 9
Views: 557

Re: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.

QUICK UPDATE: We got the visa for the children. All we did was write a letter informing the situation and got a supporting letter from our lawyer who is acting on our behalf for the divorce. Child minder details here and our willingness to support with childcare. visa was stamped the very next day w...
by samkma
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.
Replies: 9
Views: 557

Re: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.

FM Thank you for your input. The delay is in getting an affidavit notarised by a lawyer. As divorce petition is pending in court. I have enquired about child care provision with a local childminder and a after school club that is open for key workers. Can the response from the above be shown about t...
by samkma
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.
Replies: 9
Views: 557

Re: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.

A quick question, UK decision making has given us 10 days to respond with supporting documents.
Is there anyway to get this date extended?
by samkma
Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.
Replies: 9
Views: 557

Re: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.

Thank you Vinny. I have read the thread and the links you posted. We have asked a lawyer in India to process a lagal document proving that the mother is the sole responsible parent. Regarding the care concern, the grandmother is planning to apply for a visit visa to help care for the children, as a ...
by samkma
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Skilled Worker Visas (UK Employer Sponsored) used to be Tier 2
Topic: Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.
Replies: 9
Views: 557

Skilled Worker Dependent visa for child decision pending. Please help.

Dependent visa was applied via VFS(in India) for 2 children aged 5 and 8. Mother is in UK as a Skilled worker visa. Kids back in India under care of grandmother. Visa is pending decision for the below reason: Mother is a single parent seperated from husband (due to domestic abuse) for last 1 year bu...
by samkma
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Living Separated from husband, visa for children from India
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Living Separated from husband, visa for children from India

Father is in India, no contact for 2 years now, kids lived with mother p, now with grandma as sister got a skilled sponsor visa.
by samkma
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Living Separated from husband, visa for children from India
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Living Separated from husband, visa for children from India

I am posting on behalf my sister, who is currently in UK on tier 2 visa. She is living separated from her husband for over 3 years now, 2 children back in India. Now wanting to bring them over here, does Indian immigration or UK visa require any affidavit from husband as they are not divorced yet.
by samkma
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Entry Visa "X" or Tourist Visa "T" for India
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: Entry Visa "X" or Tourist Visa "T" for India

Hello Folks, Myself and & my wife are on ILR and our son (born in UK) held Indian passport in past but now have British passport. We have to travel India urgently, Can I apply Entry visa "X" type for my son instead of "T" Tourist visa? Is there any special requirement in terms of documents for entr...
by samkma
Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?
Replies: 12
Views: 2198

Re: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?

ban.s wrote:eVisa is being extended to UK citizens from 15th Aug.
Thanks for the update - its official now! United Kingdom is on the list.

https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html
by samkma
Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: 7 weeks - originals not returned, and still 'under process'
Replies: 18
Views: 791

Re: 7 weeks - originals not returned, and still 'under proce

VFS was terrible, no specific information and completely unhelpful. They give you standard information that is available on the website so completely pointless. In fact reason for delays largely attributed to opaque VFS processes [/color][/i] I agree with you, VFS is an absolute joke! A global comp...
by samkma
Sun Jul 05, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Minor Children & Entry Visa to India
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: Minor Children & Entry Visa to India

Is the track your application at http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/ correct, as I have submitted application more than a week ago and there has been no update since then. last time I applied I got the passport back in 4 days. Anyone here applied recently. Timelines please! [/color][/i] The normal timescale...
by samkma
Sat Jul 04, 2015 8:32 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI with affidavit
Replies: 6
Views: 1072

Re: OCI with affidavit

[ quote="satellite"]Hi, My dad became a British citizen in 1968 so his Indian passport wasn't returned to him from the UK home office. The Home Office used to keep the Indian passports that time. He would like to apply for an OCI and he has his Naturalisation certificate, a school education certific...
by samkma
Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Urgent Indian visa for our 2nd child with a british passport
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Re: Urgent Indian visa for our 2nd child with a british pass

I would be grateful if someone could guide us with information regarding urgent Indian visa. This visa is for our 2nd baby who was born in May 2015. He has a British passport. We both parents have ILR and are Indian passport holders. Currently I’m in India and my wife is in the UK. The urgency is b...
by samkma
Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:59 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Emergency OCI question (India) - Please help
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Emergency OCI question (India) - Please help

i thought it is the new rule they have introduced for upto 20yrs you have to apply for re-issuance of OCI every time passport is renewed. OCI Travel Advisory – Re-issue of OCI Card (On getting a New Passport) Re-issuance of OCI is mandatory every time passport is renewed up to the age of 20 years, ...
by samkma
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:18 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?
Replies: 12
Views: 2198

Re: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?

I read on traveldaily that it is set for July 2015, no dates nor confirmation yet.

Not waiting for it anymore applying for entry visa today.
by samkma
Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Emergency OCI question (India) - Please help
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Emergency OCI question (India) - Please help

From my experience just carry the old passport that has the U sticker with you. Have traveled twice without transferring to new passport. It is only a suggestion not a requirement.
by samkma
Thu Jun 18, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?
Replies: 12
Views: 2198

Re: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?

Its published in some Indian Media that UK has been added to the list, but the list does not show the countries mention!! Maybe its not entered into the portal.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city ... 712437.cms
by samkma
Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: 7 weeks - originals not returned, and still 'under process'
Replies: 18
Views: 791

Re: 7 weeks - originals not returned, and still 'under proce

I called and sent several emails to VFS London and Birmingham and got stock responses that any applicant would know, no factual information or clarity. At 8 weeks, I called and sent emails to HCI London and CGI Birmingham who very very professional and responsive. No apologies per se but 1. my orig...
by samkma
Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?
Replies: 12
Views: 2198

Re: Tourist Visa on Arrival in India for UK Citizens?

Are they going to roll this out for UK citizens? could not find UK mentioned on the list of qualified countries (16/06/2015) https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html Anyone knows when this will be rolled out for UK? No Idea (we are dealing with Govt of India LOL!!) Here's a reply i received f...
by samkma
Sat Jun 13, 2015 7:45 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Change baby's name on Indian passport
Replies: 3
Views: 346

Re: Change baby's name on Indian passport

Hi All, I am trying to change my baby's name on his passport. He is 8 months and born in UK, currently holding Indian passport as I am still on Tier 1 visa. I am also close to applying for ILR in August this year. I have been running between pillars to get this done but do not yet have a clear guid...
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