Tagged by: Move to Scotland

How Can a US Citizen Get UK Residency Through Marriage

Date Posted: May 19, 2017
Posted in: Edinburgh Expat, Expat Life, Personal

How to get UK residency for a US citizen through marriage

Moving to new countries comes with a whole range of logistics to figure out and to check off a list. But by far the most important part of becoming an expat is the legal requirements involved. These are the details I can offer for how this US citizen got UK residency through marriage to an EU National. Please keep in mind that my experience will be different from yours, but this can at least offer a guideline from my perspective.

Moving to new countries comes with a whole range of logistics to figure out and to check off a list. But by far the most...

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An American Expat in Scotland

Date Posted: April 26, 2017
Posted in: Edinburgh Expat

An American Expat in Scotland

Moving to a new country can be daunting…finding new friends, figuring out which items you like from the grocery store, hell, just finding a grocery store can be a challenge! You’ve uprooted yourself and plopped down into a whole new environment. Luckily, for an American expat in Scotland, the transition really actually isn’t that hard.

Moving to a new country can be daunting...finding new friends, figuring out which items you like from the grocery store,...

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New Expat Home in Edinburgh

Date Posted: June 21, 2016
Posted in: Edinburgh Expat, Personal

We’ve been living in Scotland since last October, but we’ve finally made the move into Edinburgh! Our new flat (see how Scottish I am now?) offers me the chance to more easily explore my new expat home. From here, I can wander this gorgeous city by foot or public transport, and I can easily head out for a day trip with the convenience of a train station only a few minutes’ walk away.

We've been living in Scotland since last October, but we've finally made the move into Edinburgh! Our new flat (see how...

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US Citizen Married in Scotland

Date Posted: February 14, 2016
Posted in: Edinburgh Expat, Expat Life

Having just gone through this process myself, I thought it only appropriate I pass along my newfound knowledge as a US citizen married in Scotland. While I was married in Scotland and the rules do differ slightly for the rest of the UK, this is at least the basic outline of steps you could expect everywhere.

Having just gone through this process myself, I thought it only appropriate I pass along my newfound knowledge as a...

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Edinburgh 101: Learning my new city

Date Posted: December 2, 2015
Posted in: Edinburgh Expat, Travel Tales

Edinburgh 101 castle city view

Having already visited Scotland twice in as many years, I’ve spent enough time in Edinburgh to have a vague map of the city in mind. I knew that old town and new town combined into a still fairly small city – the mostly residential areas notwithstanding. I also knew how to get into and around the city for the most part.

Having already visited Scotland twice in as many years, I've spent enough time in Edinburgh to have a vague map of the c...

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