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by rogerroger
Sat Jun 07, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Travel to India with OCI on old passport?
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Travel to India with OCI on old passport?

Hi, i am applying for OCI sticker transfer for my child who has just been issued a new brtish passport. I am travelling to India end July and i am not sure if i will be able to get the OCI sticker transferred (OCI misc. services) in this time frame. Is it possible for my child to use the OCI sticker...
by rogerroger
Sat Mar 29, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4928
Views: 1228637

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

Hi I had applied for a family OCI (2 adults and a child) in December and the OCI approval has come through. I am actually in India at the moment while my wife and son are back in the UK. Is it possible to send my wife and son's passports for OCI stamping although the 3 of us applied for OCI as a fam...
by rogerroger
Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI Check List
Replies: 27
Views: 9109

OCI Checklist for family (child born British by descent)

Hi All, I plan to submit my OCI Application in person next week, as I am told it will be quicker then posting it. Just wanted to check the documents required when submitting in person and also had a question regarding non-english/hindi marriage certificate: Self: 1. Two sets of completed form Part A...
by rogerroger
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Australia & New Zealand
Topic: visa subclass for australia for IT/telecoms professional
Replies: 0
Views: 1060

visa subclass for australia for IT/telecoms professional

Hi,

I am contemplating working in Australia. have over 10 years of work experience in the IT/Telecoms industry with an MS and am a British Citizen.

What visa subclass can i apply under? do i need to first line up a job and then apply for the visa?
by rogerroger
Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Applying for OIC without surrender cert. (existing PIO)
Replies: 0
Views: 306

Applying for OIC without surrender cert. (existing PIO)

Hi, my wife and myself acquired british citizenship back in 2008. and obtained PIO soon after. we would now like to apply for OIC but are confused about the surrender certificate. we don't have a surrender certificate as these were issued after 2009, do we need to obtain one before applying for OIC....
by rogerroger
Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: census form question
Replies: 13
Views: 2671

will do. thanks for all the advice.
by rogerroger
Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: census form question
Replies: 13
Views: 2671

so i should declare them in the census, but i dont need to declare them to the council, correct?

the council tax for a residence with 2,3,4 or more people is that same, correct?
by rogerroger
Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: census form question
Replies: 13
Views: 2671

thanks for your quick reply, do i need to declare their presence to my local council - i am a home owner. do i need to declare their presence to any other body? Are you claiming single person's council tax discount? Are you receiving rent from the lodgers? Are you receiving any benefits? Are they s...
by rogerroger
Sun Mar 20, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: census form question
Replies: 13
Views: 2671

thanks for your quick reply,

do i need to declare their presence to my local council - i am a home owner.


do i need to declare their presence to any other body?
by rogerroger
Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: census form question
Replies: 13
Views: 2671

census form question

Hello, i have received the census form for 2011 which needs to be filled by 27/03/11. I have 2 relations (studying) staying with me in my house, they are just staying and not paying guests are anything like that. They will be returning to their native countries at the end of their 1 year course Do i...
by rogerroger
Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: when do the changes to british citizenship application star
Replies: 4
Views: 3052

thanks for all the information and clarifications.

much appreciated!!
by rogerroger
Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:56 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: when do the changes to british citizenship application star
Replies: 4
Views: 3052

thanks for the reply, you mean to say if my friend applies on the 20th of january 2010, he can apply for citizenship under the old rules, and hence the probabtionary rule does not apply to him. is the july 2013 date on the home office website when you say the 28th days rule does not apply to citizen...
by rogerroger
Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: when do the changes to british citizenship application star
Replies: 4
Views: 3052

when do the changes to british citizenship application star

hello, when do the changes to british citizenship application start. my friends are eligible for citizenship on the 18th of february 2010 and hence can make the application on the 18th of january (one month before). as per the uk border agency website, the new rules (one year probabion citizenship) ...
by rogerroger
Sun Nov 01, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Claiming Benefits
Topic: child benefit for child currently residing outside uk
Replies: 0
Views: 814

child benefit for child currently residing outside uk

is it possible for me to apply for child benefit for my son who is still out side the UK? my son was born in india 4 months back. we have just received the baby's passport and birth registration certificate from the british high commission. my son is going to be here end of december. if i can get th...
by rogerroger
Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: OCI for for British born child
Replies: 1
Views: 1608

i think one should be eligible as the children are of indian origin
by rogerroger
Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: citizenship of child born outside the country
Replies: 5
Views: 1205

thanks for the replies,

so if the child is being rendered stateless, then the child can acquire british citizenship through the discretionary powers of the secretary of state, correct?
by rogerroger
Sat Aug 08, 2009 11:27 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: citizenship of child born outside the country
Replies: 5
Views: 1205

citizenship of child born outside the country

Hi, If one's parents are british citizens by descent and the child is born outside of the UK, then the child is not entitled to british citizenship, is that correct? however if the child is born in a country where he/she can not acquire the citizenship by birth, then would the child not be left with...
by rogerroger
Sun Apr 05, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: visa status of baby born to pio holder in india
Replies: 0
Views: 1640

visa status of baby born to pio holder in india

Hello, My wife is a british citizen holding a PIO card. my wife is planning to give birth to our baby in india. she plans to stay in india for 8 months. My understanding is that on a PIO card she can only stay for upto 6 months at any one time in india. what happens in case she overstays? i guess sh...
by rogerroger
Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: uk citizen planning to deliver in india
Replies: 4
Views: 1310

thanks for the explanations john.
by rogerroger
Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:45 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: uk citizen planning to deliver in india
Replies: 4
Views: 1310

thanks for the reply John, that is an interesting fact which i did not know about. yes, me and my wife are both citizens after getting naturalised a few years back. so the citizenship/nationality is passed on to our child. however if we were citizens by birth (descent) then our child would not be br...
by rogerroger
Sun Apr 05, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: uk citizen planning to deliver in india
Replies: 4
Views: 1310

uk citizen planning to deliver in india

Hello, My wife (UK national + PIO card holder ) plans to go for her delivery to India and would like to spend her maternity leave there. I imagine that she is going to be in india in excess of 6 months. Our child on account of being born to british parents will be british. correct? i guess we can ap...
by rogerroger
Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:38 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4928
Views: 1228637

Hello, My wife recently btained a british passport. we are planning to go to india in mid-april. i think it will be a race against time applying for PIO or OIC. what i thought was my wife can apply for PIO card and then same day apply for the indian visa. this way the PIO card will be in the process...
by rogerroger
Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: TIMELINE AFTER NATURALISATION APPLICATION SUBMISSION
Replies: 7793
Views: 2076368

here is the timeline for my wife date of application - 31st of march 2007 citizenship ceremony invitation received - july 2007 ( we had moved addresses, hence the citizenship ceremony - september 2007 application for passport - 16th feb interview for passport - 6th march receipt of old passport + na...
by rogerroger
Sat Mar 01, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: TIMELINE AFTER NATURALISATION APPLICATION SUBMISSION
Replies: 7793
Views: 2076368

thanks for the response steve.

i got a letter for an interview, booked an appointment for next week, availability for appointments is good.

the guy from the home office (?) said that it would take upto 5 working days for the passport after the interview and upto 3 weeks for the indian passport.
by rogerroger
Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: British Citizenship
Topic: TIMELINE AFTER NATURALISATION APPLICATION SUBMISSION
Replies: 7793
Views: 2076368

third wave I need my new passport sooner rather than later as I need to apply for an OCI card, which I understand can take months and I am due to travel to India in a few months time.. why dont you apply for a PIO card, the embassy processes PIO cards in 3 weeks or you can apply for an indian visa a...
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