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by guido
Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Successful Citizenship Application - Useful Feedback
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Re: Successful Citizenship Application - Useful Feedback

Thank you! I hope the second time is successful Natalie!
by guido
Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Successful Citizenship Application - Useful Feedback
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Successful Citizenship Application - Useful Feedback

Hi All, I always found (find) this forum very useful when applying for visas for my in-laws and more recently for my wife's British Citizenship application so thought I would share some of my experiences which may benefit other people! History Pre-British Citizenship Application - EEA1 Family Permit...
by guido
Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: Applying for British Passport online
Replies: 359
Views: 39376

Re: Applying for British Passport online

Hi All, Just a warning when applying online, as I also see from a lot of other people in this thread, I also received a letter from the HO saying that I had not filled in all the sections of the online form. Upon comparing the hard copy form that was sent with the letter and the PDF copy I saved fro...
by guido
Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel via France on EEA Family Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 3062

Although the document lacks the same statement as it does on the Dutch Embassy's website that the same rules apply for a EEA Family Permit. Careful, this only applies to family permits issued under the previous (2000) regulations. Hmm.. I guess that is out of the window then. I might just give the ...
by guido
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel via France on EEA Family Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 3062

This post is unrelated to your question and current problem. You might want to apply for a Permanent Residence Card for your partner. That is free. I would include a cover letter that indicates you wish the application to be evaluated for the period from [start date] to [end date], where those are ...
by guido
Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel with Residence Card - Success Stories
Replies: 119
Views: 93674

@guido, this thread may interest you. Many thanks for pointing this out to me EUsmileWEallsmile. I might as well share a story.. I have traveled with my wife three times to Amsterdam (air travel) when she still had her "Residence Card of a Family Member of an EEA National" (EEA2 route). The first t...
by guido
Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel via France on EEA Family Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 3062

Although the document lacks the same statement as it does on the Dutch Embassy's website that the same rules apply for a EEA Family Permit. Careful, this only applies to family permits issued under the previous (2000) regulations. Hmm.. I guess that is out of the window then. I might just give the ...
by guido
Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel via France on EEA Family Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 3062

Many thanks for your reply "Directive/2004/38/EC", the blog post you referred to is most helpful and interesting. I am now considering to take a ferry to The Netherlands directly, I was only ever intending to travel through France, as I am more confident that I can resolve any issues with Dutch immi...
by guido
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel via France on EEA Family Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 3062

Thank you for all the replies. Further to my original post above, I note that France has now implemented this directive (Directive 2004/38/EC). It now clearly states on their Consulate General's website; The foreign spouse of a EU national (except French national) may enter France without visa if ho...
by guido
Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: Europe immigration forum
Topic: Travel via France on EEA Family Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 3062

Travel via France on EEA Family Permit

I am a Dutch national and I hold a Dutch passport my wife is Turkish and she holds a Turkish passport with a UK EEA(2) 'Residence Card of a Family Member of an EEA National' and we currently live in the UK. I have contacted the Dutch embassy and they have explained to me that since July 2008 under D...
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