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by xyz123
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: FAQs for ILR - Tier 1G/Tier 2/WP/HSMP - Read before posting
Replies: 1
Views: 10829

FAQs for ILR - Tier 1G/Tier 2/WP/HSMP - Read before posting

Hi All This forum is quite popular and used by many. However most questions are just repetitions of what has already been answered. So I have done some FAQs for ILR which would be a good post to start for all. Though below is more applicable for WP/Tier 1/Tier 2/HSMP migrants applying for settlement...
by xyz123
Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: NOW LOCKED - UK Tier 1 (General) Dependent Visas - Pls Post in Immigration for Family Members sub forum
Topic: Tier 1 general extension - income question for self employe
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Tier 1 general extension - income question for self employe

Hi asking on behalf of friend. For tier 1 general visa extension for a existing tier 1 general holders, minimum income of £20,000 is required for points. For someone who is self employed is this gross income or net income after adjusting for any loss? Would appreciate if someone can kindly point out...
by xyz123
Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI for minor - which Original documents
Replies: 0
Views: 168

OCI for minor - which Original documents

hi We need to apply for OCI for our UK born daughter. She never had indian passport. We both have OCI card having had indian passport in past. In terms of supporting documents, this is the list i got from one of the other posts. we will send original full birth certificate. HCI website states not to...
by xyz123
Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: do OCI/PIO require renewal for minor when renewing passport?
Replies: 14
Views: 4824

What is better, OCi, PIO or 5 year visa ? Like with many things, the simple answer is it depends. I started a thread last month with the focus that PIO is better for minors. ban.s suggested that even with PIO, it is "recommended" to transfer the PIO to new passport. So if OCI for minors can be tran...
by xyz123
Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: do OCI/PIO require renewal for minor when renewing passport?
Replies: 14
Views: 4824

My mother renewed her passport last year and she has not changed her oci card. You just have to carry the old passport with the life long sticker in it. Check FAQ no 12 http://hcilondon.in/oci.html That's typical Indian system. One consulate says different than another. HCI London OCI email address...
by xyz123
Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: do OCI/PIO require renewal for minor when renewing passport?
Replies: 14
Views: 4824

OCI certificate needs to renewed each time a passport is reissued upto 20 years of age and once after 50 year. A lot of MHA OCI related links are not working but take a look at FAQ 35A This can be done through OCI misc services. Then is it better to simply get multi year visa or pio for minors, as ...
by xyz123
Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: silly question on OCI form
Replies: 2
Views: 1243

silly question on OCI form

hi - how do we get thumbprint for minor (6 months, no indian passport) for OCI application? do i need to get the "blue ink pad" or similar from somewhere?

ta
by xyz123
Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Mods- FAQ links are not working
Replies: 5
Views: 333

vinny wrote:Updated.
The first link in FAQ with "comparative chart" is still not working. maybe they have removed the document from website.
by xyz123
Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: do OCI/PIO require renewal for minor when renewing passport?
Replies: 14
Views: 4824

can any mods confirm this? there are differing posts on the forum

ta
by xyz123
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Mods- FAQ links are not working
Replies: 5
Views: 333

by xyz123
Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI Application by Post to HCI, London - Status URGENT!
Replies: 14
Views: 2631

Re: OCI

I think the link is incorrect, please try this one https://passport.gov.in/oci/statusEnqury also, remember to enter your British Passport Number and in case if you dont know your OCI application reference, please use the below link to retrieve it https://passport.gov.in/oci/forgotRegis Answering to...
by xyz123
Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Mods- FAQ links are not working
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Mods- FAQ links are not working

as per title, can the mods fix the links in FAQ topic. ta
by xyz123
Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:25 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: do OCI/PIO require renewal for minor when renewing passport?
Replies: 14
Views: 4824

do OCI/PIO require renewal for minor when renewing passport?

hi

as per title, i saw somewhere on this forum where someone mentioned OCI needs to be renewed when minor passport is renewed.

Can someone please confirm either way and if possible provide a link to relevant rules.

does similar apply to PIO?

ta
by xyz123
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Can PIO be converted to OCI in future for minor
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Can PIO be converted to OCI in future for minor

hi coming here after long time! we are british passport holders with OCI. Our daughter was born earlier this year and just got her british passport. she didnt have indian passport. Need to apply OCI or PIO for her. As i understand PIO is little bit cheaper to get and doesnt need to be renewed with p...
by xyz123
Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: multiple-entry Visitor visa - duration between two visits
Replies: 5
Views: 6913

multiple-entry Visitor visa - duration between two visits

hi

my uncle has multi entry 5 year visitor visa. i know he is not allowed to stay more than 180 days in a single visit but is there a limit between the number of days between visits?

ta
by xyz123
Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR for Parent - Practical guidance and where to apply
Replies: 3
Views: 479

anyone can help? to answer previous query, mom is not physically disabled.
by xyz123
Fri May 03, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR for Parent - Practical guidance and where to apply
Replies: 3
Views: 479

ILR for Parent - Practical guidance and where to apply

hi looking to get ILR for my mother who is widowed and lives alone in india. I am the only son. I have british passport. I looked at the sticky post with ILR for parents / older dependant relatives. In the post there is a link to UKBA website which states "relative is wholly or substantially financi...
by xyz123
Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: PAN number for OCI card holders
Replies: 1
Views: 465

PAN number for OCI card holders

can someone please advise on whether its possible to get a PAN number for an OCI card holder and any pointers / link to the procedure to get PAN number will be appreciated.

thanks a lot
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by xyz123
Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI tracking and status messages
Replies: 1
Views: 1675

OCI tracking and status messages

hi while tracking OCI, do i need to put all the data ie. passport number, acknowledgement number and GBRLI no? Which passport number is required? Indian or British? submitted OCI by post to london, about 3 weeks ago. Put the GBRLI number on the tracking website and got following, slightly confusing ...
by xyz123
Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:16 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI queries- help please?
Replies: 4
Views: 1164

Re: OCI queries- help please?

1. OCI fee is per person. I recently applied for my family. I had to pay 4*175(me, my wife and two kids) 2. I think it should be self addressed envelope. I haven't heard about any option to pay the HCI some money for the courier. Did u send just one SAE or 4? And did you send SAE with main applicat...
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