Track your UK passport application

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If you have applied online for your British passport then you can now track your passport online. Note that it will require you to wait 3 weeks from when you posted your documents and you will require certain information from your form.

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UK State Pension if you retire abroad

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If you are retired and wish to draw your UK pension in a foreign country then this can be done. Note however that there is a limitation on increases in your pension when you live outside the UK or outside of the European Economic Area or Switzerland. Most British expats tend to retire in Thailand and the Philippines and these ...

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British Nationals Abroad : Insurance Stats

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This year the British Embassy in Bangkok has again highlighted the issue of insurance while abroad. The FCO has come up with the latest stats for insurance issues while Brits are abroad. Always ensure that you have proper travel insurance when you go abroad. It is your responsibility.

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Register Marriage in Antigua and Barbuda : British Nationals

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If you are getting married in Antigua and Barbuda then note that the British government no longer issues a CNI (certificates of no impediment) to countries within the Commonwealth of nations. . You’ll need to explain this if you’re asked to provide a CNI or a similar document to prove you’re allowed to marry. You can contact the British High Commission in ...

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Register Marriage in Angola : British Nationals

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If you are getting married in Angola to an Angolan national then you will need to contact the British Embassy in Luanda for more information. Note their contact details on this website as well as how to book an appointment online with the Embassy. The details below will explain the process.

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‘No Objection Certificate’ for Marriage in India

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If you are getting married in India then you will require a “letter of no objection”. This has changed in 2013 and the British High Commission in New Delhi are not issuing a ‘No Objection Certificate’ for marriage registrations. The process has been listed below.

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Singapore : Local Customs and Laws

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If you are considering moving to Singapore then consider some of the following customs and laws of the country. You can contact the British High Commission in Singapore for more direction and advice or speak to a local attorney at a Singaporean law firm as listed on this website.

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Lawyers in Singapore

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The following is a list of lawyers in Singapore which was released by the British High Commission in Singapore. The list is not an endorsement but only a complimentary list of law firms in Singapore which may be of use to expats and those who require legal advice in Singapore.

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Translators and Interpreters in Singapore

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If you need documented translated then the following is a list of translators and interpreters has been prepared by the British High Commission Singapore. This list does not endorse any of these companies however they are provided as a service to all expats in Singapore than might needs translation services.

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