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quillcentaur
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Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by quillcentaur » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:42 pm

I'm going to apply under this RP soon. https://migri.fi/en/intimate-relationship

Please share your experience! :) Was there an interview? Anything extra you had to submit?

My partner and I are planning to rent an apartment together in finland + get a joint bank account.

It looks like there are only a few people who applied under this RP, but there are still more people approved than denied. :) Statistics: http://tilastot.migri.fi/#decisions/212 ... &start=582



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heretostay
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by heretostay » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:53 pm

The biggest hurdle for most is proving you have lived together for at least 2 years.


quillcentaur
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by quillcentaur » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:05 pm

heretostay wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:53 pm
The biggest hurdle for most is proving you have lived together for at least 2 years.

It's Intimate Relationship RP, not cohabiting partner. :) So it's for those who haven't lived together for 2 years but planning to continue their life together in Finland/get married/have family.


Sharkbait4
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by Sharkbait4 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:52 pm

quillcentaur wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:42 pm
I'm going to apply under this RP soon. https://migri.fi/en/intimate-relationship

Please share your experience! :) Was there an interview? Anything extra you had to submit?

My partner and I are planning to rent an apartment together in finland + get a joint bank account.

It looks like there are only a few people who applied under this RP, but there are still more people approved than denied. :) Statistics: http://tilastot.migri.fi/#decisions/212 ... &start=582
Hi. I had my interview on the spot at the Embassy (not in my home country). It was a no brainer. The Embassy official just asked about our story from the very beginning up to present (mind the dates and places). My partner accompanied me at the Embassy since she was on her holiday vacay, spent the holidays with me and my family (my home country). They asked to see her passport after I submitted all my documents. I e-mailed Migri two months before applying for the RP to clarify a lot of things. I gave/submitted them the following (fyi):

- Bank Certificate with 17,000 € (approx). I gave them the original one and they accepted it.
- Documents of my one bedroom flat which I am renting out like a rental/AirBnB business. I included the full payment certificate (paid it in full 2017 upon turnover), monthly payment receipts (bought pre-selling not RFO, 20 months total), notarized deed of sale, master deed copy, sample invoice from booking.com, photos, and other related documents (for my additional income, not much, around 600€ - 800€ depending on the circumstances each month AND the conversion rates).
- Documents of the other property I own (planning on selling this and the one bedroom flat in a couple of years to set-up our own business in Helsinki).
- Skype logs/screenshot everyday for a year (well, as Skype permitted).
- WhatsApp summary (approx 74,000 messages in total) and a couple of screenshots of our convos
- An Authenticated certificate that I have never been married before and her document from "Extract from the population information system in Finland" together with her rental contract. She has never been married before as well.
- Section C5: Detailed (and I mean detailed) TIMELINE of our relationship AND future plans.
- A LOT of photos of us (by month).
- Facebook screenshots (posts, tags, albums, etc).
- Copies of ALL the pages of our passports with stamps (proof of when and where we met, for how long, etc.). I included the front and back as well (personal details, etc.).
- Copy of my old passport with previous travels and all the documents related to that travel
- Copies of ALL the flight itineraries, hotel confirmations, etc.
- Engagement photos
- Application Payment: Deposit/Payment Slip showing the amount, account name (Embassy), deposit reference number, and date. They took the original.
- We met online so it was a good thing I extracted the whole conversation from the website way back when as I needed to submit it as well (as appendix).
- Probably other minor documents that I forgot to mention here :?

Everything has to be organized (of course). They have the discretion to reject it so make the application as organized as possible. I had so many appendices and supporting documents that I needed to submit it like a Thesis. Just imagine how thick my application was! :lol:

I e-mailed Migri two weeks ago. They said they still have a lot of pending applications and will start processing mine in 2-3 months (I submitted my application second week of December).

I wish you luck on your application. Kindly update us and I will do so as well! :)


Sharkbait4
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by Sharkbait4 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:17 pm

Update:

Exactly two months after applying, my fiancé just got a physical mail from Migri. The mail includes eight (8) questions in total and they are giving her two weeks to finalize everything. :D
Last edited by Sharkbait4 on Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:18 pm, edited 2 times in total.


quillcentaur
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by quillcentaur » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:21 am

Congrats! Keep us updated!!


acyborgkitty
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by acyborgkitty » Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:36 am

Hi,

I'm also getting ready to move in with my partner in Finland and apply under the Intimate Relationship RP. Thank you so much for sharing all the documentation you prepared - I'm going to use it as a reference. I have one question for anyone with experience, I'm currently in the process of getting a divorce (it should be finalized by the summer, but it takes a while here) and my partner in Finland has been divorced for a few years - do you think this will impact our chances?

Thanks for any advice!


Sharkbait4
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by Sharkbait4 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:45 pm

acyborgkitty wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:36 am
Hi,

I'm also getting ready to move in with my partner in Finland and apply under the Intimate Relationship RP. Thank you so much for sharing all the documentation you prepared - I'm going to use it as a reference. I have one question for anyone with experience, I'm currently in the process of getting a divorce (it should be finalized by the summer, but it takes a while here) and my partner in Finland has been divorced for a few years - do you think this will impact our chances?

Thanks for any advice!
Hei,

I want to help others as much as possible. :) Hmm, I'm not sure about your concern but all I can share is that they asked my fiancé if I got married before, what was the name and location of that former spouse, and if I have biological/adopted/foster kids. Never married and have no kids yet. :) Also, I didn't get any additional questions by mail/e-mail (supplement). She only got it (freaked out too) :lol: . However, they did ask my fiancé to give them MY six months bank statement and rental property documents (bank certificate and rental property already included in my application docs).

It would be best, in my opinion, to submit ALL legal documents about the divorce - yours and your partner's. When my fiancé got the questions, especially the part about MY financial standing and personal documents, we both felt they were really just testing/digging deeper on the "established relationship" part. Of course they are....and they will. :)

Update us please, and let us know how it goes! :D


quillcentaur
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by quillcentaur » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:46 pm

Applied for this in Finland. :)

Submitted:
- coloured copy of my passport
-coloured copy of my partner's passport
-clarification of income and everything related to it
- 6 months bank statement
-bank certificate
-cover letter
-timeline of dating and living together
-photos of me and my partner
-form with passport-sized photo
-leases
-flight tickets
-form mp_1 for applicants already in finland

Now just waiting :)


quillcentaur
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by quillcentaur » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:50 pm

@Sharkbait4 any update with your application?


Sharkbait4
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Re: Intimate Relationship RP (Share your experience)

Post by Sharkbait4 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:41 am

quillcentaur wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:50 pm
@Sharkbait4 any update with your application?
No updates yet. :( Maybe yours would be quicker since you're already in Finland? I don't know. Stressful, really.


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