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by ChIrl
Sun May 30, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA2 application - alternate choices
Replies: 7
Views: 3769

1) Took 6 days to get EEA permit. 2) Irish national passport copy + Bank statement + utilitiy bils 3) No. 4) no registration required. 5) I think Irish and UK have some agreements where by it allows Irish national to claims social benefits. But, this needs to be confirmed. Hi ChIrl Can you clarify f...
by ChIrl
Sun May 30, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Naturalisation approval for spouse of Irish citizen
Replies: 6
Views: 1822

Naturalisation approval for spouse of Irish citizen

Folks, Does anyway know what is timeframe for getting naturalisation approval for spouses of Naturalised Irish citizens. I applied for my wife last year (Sept.09) and wondering whether her application will be in the same queue of regular applications or will it be fasttracked. Also, what documents, ...
by ChIrl
Sun May 30, 2010 12:18 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: UK - EEA2 application
Replies: 6
Views: 1626

UK - EEA2 application

Does anyone have an idea about how long does it take to get approval for EEA2 application in UK for spouces (Non-EU) of Irish citizens? Does Ireland have special agreement with UK?

Thanks in advance,

Regards
by ChIrl
Sun May 30, 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Citizenship timeline tracker.
Replies: 8284
Views: 1706902

Folks, Does anyway know what is timeframe for getting naturalisation approval for spouses of Irish citizens (naturalised). I applied for my wife last year (Sept.09) and wondering whether her application will be in the same queue of regular applications and will it be fasttracked. Also, what document...
by ChIrl
Sun May 23, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1368534

I know it's a stupid question to ask looking at this thread. But, can I expect a decision in three months as my wife's case is straightforward as we have lived in ireland for 5 years and have kid? Does it help? If not how can she travel out of UK and return back? Thanks Kafi. Very much appreciated. ...
by ChIrl
Sun May 23, 2010 11:35 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1368534

Thanks Kafi. Very much appreciated. I was not aware of that. I thought WRS was introduced in 2004 for 8 countires who joined EU in 2004. I am an Irish citizen. http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/workingintheuk/eea/wrs/whomustregister/ In any case, how long does it take for registering with WRS and wh...
by ChIrl
Sun May 23, 2010 11:02 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Applying EEA Family permit for UK
Replies: 21
Views: 9464

Sorry, I meant EEA2 for my wife. As I understand that can only be applied once I start working and have an address in UK. How long does it take for straightforward cases? I have opened another thread for queries on that and would appreciate your views on it: http://www.immigrationboards.com/viewtopi...
by ChIrl
Sun May 23, 2010 9:17 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA2 Application Timelines - ONLY 1 TOPIC - UpToDate
Replies: 11906
Views: 1368534

I am an Irish national and moving to UK next month to take up employment. Can I apply for EEA2 for my wife immediately after joining or do I need to wait?

also, do i need to register before I apply for EEA2?

Thanks in advance,
by ChIrl
Sun May 23, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: EEA2 application - alternate choices
Replies: 7
Views: 3769

EEA2 application - alternate choices

Hi I am really surprised to note that EEA2 applications are taking such long time (more than 6 months) in UK. I am an Irish national and moving to UK next month to take up employment. My wife is a non-EU and we lived in Ireland together for more than 5 years and have a child born in Ireland and my w...
by ChIrl
Sat May 22, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Applying EEA Family permit for UK
Replies: 21
Views: 9464

Folks, My wife got EEA Family permit for 6 months this week. We are travelling to UK in June. Just wondering when & where can I apply for Residence permit for my wife? can I apply in UK afer reaching over there on a Family permit? Or Can I apply from Ireland without a residence address in UK? Thanks...
by ChIrl
Thu May 13, 2010 7:22 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA Family Permit for UK
Replies: 19
Views: 4624

Thanks Mark. I am in the process of obtaining EEA family permit. An update Wifey and step-son now have UK "Residence Document" in their non-EU passports.. and YET... France are saying step-son 'needs a visa' and Ireland saying BOTH need a Visa !! Response from EU Citizen Signpost at my 'querying' th...
by ChIrl
Wed May 05, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

I agree with your point regarding directive. But, it will be subject to interpretation of the officer at Border controls. Will be taking Car. But, we don't want any hurdles when we travel. It may be illegal to travel to UK without valid visa. It is not illegal if you (collectively) are entering in a...
by ChIrl
Wed May 05, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

But, we don't want any hurdles when we travel. It may be illegal to travel to UK without valid visa.
Ben wrote:
ChIrl wrote:Not booked tickets yet. But, mostly by ferry.
Then applying for an EEA FP is a pointless waste of time, hassle and money.
by ChIrl
Wed May 05, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

Not booked tickets yet. Plan to travel by flight first and final trip by ferry.

Ben wrote:ChIrl, have you decided on how you intend to enter the UK from Ireland? Plane, ferry, bus or train?
by ChIrl
Wed May 05, 2010 9:28 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

I don't know which form, I was looking at there is a column to specify address and how long you intend to live in UK.
86ti wrote:
ChIrl wrote:Also, for applying [...] Family permit, I will need an address in UK, which I don't have now.
No, you don't.
by ChIrl
Wed May 05, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

I agree that I have received general advice. But, I want to get opinion from persons who has gone thru similar experience in Ireland with British embassy. Also, I want to know the impact of Irish naturalisation application pending for my wife. Also, for applying Residency and Family permit, I will n...
by ChIrl
Wed May 05, 2010 8:39 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

Re: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland

Folks, Can anyone offer their opinion on this? What is the best way to get British visa quickly and apply for longer term i.e Residency later on after reaching there.. Regards ch Hi I am an Irish citizen and would like to apply for EEA family permit for UK for wife. We are married for more than 5 ye...
by ChIrl
Sat May 01, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

Re: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland

I have been advised to apply for Residency Visa for my wife, as we intent to settle down there after I get the job offer. Regards Hi I am an Irish citizen and would like to apply for EEA family permit for UK for wife. We are married for more than 5 years and have been living in Ireland since marriag...
by ChIrl
Sat May 01, 2010 11:35 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EEA family permit for UK from Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 3493

EEA family permit for UK from Ireland

Hi I am an Irish citizen and would like to apply for EEA family permit for UK for wife. We are married for more than 5 years and have been living in Ireland since marriage. I would appreciate if anyone can clarify me the following points: 1) How long it will take to receive EEA family permit 2) How ...
by ChIrl
Sat May 01, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Applying EEA Family permit for UK
Replies: 21
Views: 9464

Yes, it is Britain I plan to go and work and plan to live with my wife. Will be travelling either by Ferry or Flight. I know that there are no border controls for flight, but not sure about ferry. I don't think Republic of Ireland resident are considered as automatically settled in UK. As per law, a...
by ChIrl
Sat May 01, 2010 11:06 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Applying EEA Family permit for UK
Replies: 21
Views: 9464

Thanks once again. Would it be good idea to apply for a Visit or any other visa for my wife for time being, which can be obtained quickly and then apply for Residence permit later, which takes months. My wife's 5 year UK visa (visit visa) obtained along with me before I was naturalised expired very ...
by ChIrl
Sat May 01, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Applying EEA Family permit for UK
Replies: 21
Views: 9464

Thanks very much for the info. Any idea how long it will take to receive residence card? Does the residence card have the same rights as EEA family permit in relations to travel to other European countries? I have seen some forum debats on some countries allowing visa free travel for EEA family perm...
by ChIrl
Sat May 01, 2010 7:37 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Applying EEA Family permit for UK
Replies: 21
Views: 9464

Thanks folks. I am going to UK to take up employment. I already have a job offer. only 6 months valid visa? What is the best way to get long term visa for my wife, as I don't want to apply every 6 months. ChIrl, first things first, in what way do you intend to exercise EU Treaty Rights in the UK? Th...
by ChIrl
Sat May 01, 2010 6:42 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Applying EEA Family permit for UK
Replies: 21
Views: 9464

Applying EEA Family permit for UK

Hi I am an Irish citizen and would like to apply for EEA family permit for wife. We are married for more than 5 years and have been living in Ireland since marriage. I would appreciate if anyone can clarify me the following points: 1) How long it will take to receive EEA family permit 2) How long th...
by ChIrl
Fri Sep 18, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Citizenship timeline tracker.
Replies: 8284
Views: 1706902

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