The only fear that I have is, since what might happen over the next couple of weeks / months is, that I will earn less then I used in the US, just because I need to find more clients here in the UK, my US clients are phasing out a little...
Could it be a problem then, if I don't earn as much as before, and the income is not enough to support me and my wife, can they deny the residence card because of that? Also, I want to get the residence card for my wife asap, so she can apply (and actually get) any job she wants!
Ok, sounds all good! One last thing I was wondering about. We both have an interview at the local job center on Oct 3rd for the national insurance number.
1. They say, we would need proof that we are looking for work to get it. So, I will bring my first bank statement, my first invoice. My wife (American) is looking for jobs / internships, so do you think that would be enough evidence for them, if she prints out the email correspondance etc. or does she have to go to the job center and register as jobseeker
2. I think they want a proof of our address too. Problem is, we don't pay any utilities right now, all I have is a email printout, where it states, that we rented a place over the internet, all utilies included for Sept/Oct. I guess for me, we have the business bankstatement in my name, to prove my address. However, I don't have anything to give my wife for her interview. Maybe I could just write a letter, declaring, that she lives with me Sept/Oct. ?
3. Should I already be paying NI contributions? Since I haven't registered with HRMC (I need the NI number first) I thought I wait with all this until I get it...
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