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How can I bring my non-EU girlfriend to Austria?

My Filipino girlfriend is currently staying in Croatia. She was allowed to enter the EU and work in Croatia based on a work permit in 2023. Due to bad luck (stolen passport and ID card on the day she ...
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The Austrian government took my daughter's US driver's license

My daughter is living abroad in Austria, a US citizen who is working toward applying for residency and has married an Austria citizen. She went through the long process of acquiring a drivers license ...
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Moving back to Germany from Austria but still working in Austria and making previous years in Germany count towards PR

I am a third country national. I lived in Germany for 3.5 years. At that time, I was an employee (with an employment contract) at a research institute. Also the research worked allowed me to get a PhD ...
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Austrian coming back to Austria from living in USA

I am an Austrian. I have lived in USA for 20 years with green card. I am planning to move back to Austria. How long does it take for me to qualify for public healthcare and any other resident/...
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Documents after surname change

I am a citizen of Ukraine and I entered European Union with one Ukrainian passport and then changed it to another one with a new surname. Am I getting in trouble after leaving Schengen area? What ...
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Can a non-EU Citizen holding an Austrian Resident Permit (Aufenthaltsbewilligung) work in Germany?

I moved to the Austria due to my wife's study in the Uni and I hold a long term Resident Permit in Austria. My question is "Can I find a job in Germany and receive a work permit from Germany?&...
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Necessity for Schengen visa if in possession of a valid red white red card plus

I am an Indian passport holder and have a red white red plus card valid till Jan 2025 (it was issued for 3 years). My employment in Austria ends on the 31st of August 2023 at which point I will move ...
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Can an EU residence permit be rescinded with no notification to the holder?

As described in the title of the question, I am asking if a residence permit already issued to a third-country national by an EU country (in my case, Austria) can be rescinded or invalidated remotely, ...
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Applying for "Settlement permit dependent" in Austria when on visa C

I am currently employed in Austria, and I have a "Settlement permit Researcher". My wife wants to join me here. Both of us are from India. She has applied for the "National visa D" ...
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Ways for a retired US citizen to spend more than ninety days in Austria?

Web pages that talk about visas for Austria tend to tell me how to get the type of visa they assume I want (or tell me I don't need one). Even the most detailed I found didn't have an option that ...
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Non-EU Person living in Germany but working in Austria

I've been trying to find the answer to this question on the internet but not finding anything helpful. The EU calls this situation a "cross-border commuter", but all their advice assumes the ...
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My wife (EU citizen) is moving to Germany or Austria. Can I join her as a non-EU national (Serbia)?

My wife is a Bulgarian citizen and she wants to move to Germany or Austria. What is the procedure in order for me to join her? Can we apply upon arrival? We both hold B2 certificates in German.
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Work permit application for Austria

My fiance has received a work contract from an Austrian company. She has a valid French "titre de sejour" (residence permit) until September 2021. I understand that she has to apply for an ...
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What if my Red-White-Red Card plus expires before the 3 years period

I am from a "Third country" (non EEA/EU) and have studied and worked (also currently residing) in Austria. I have applied for my Red-White-Red Card plus, which should be valid for 3 years. ...
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Residency under EU law for a spouse of an Austrian who is not an EU citizen

My wife and I are citizens of a non EU country and we don't speak German. I have got my Austrian citizenship recently and we want to live and work in Austria. From what I read I know, that in order to ...
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Rights of UK citizens midway through residency application to EU

I am a UK citizen living in the EU, and am partway through applying for residency in Austria. That is, I have registered my apartment and submitted all the necessary documents (proof of address, ...
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What does "have adequate means of subsistence" mean for Austrian residency over three months?

I am a dual Hungarian-Canadian citizen and a Canadian resident and once this covid madness is over I would like to spend more than three months in Austria. I was looking at https://www.help.gv.at/...
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Bringing my pregnant wife to Austria; I am an EU citizen

I am a student in Austria, I have an EU citizenship. My wife is pregnant and is a third world country resident. Can someone explain what my options to bring my wife to Austria are.
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Is there a blog article about how to buy a car in austria

I only found articles in German like https://www.autogott.at/tipps/autokauf I'am searching for an english version. And are there online plattforms like this https://www.autogott.at/ I am searching ...
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Health insurance in Austria?

I am going to be in Vienna, Austria for 4 months. I already have a travel insurance. What health insurance is good for me? I am not from a European country.
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Septoplasty in Vienna

Don't know if this is the best place to ask this question, but if someone is an expat in Vienna and needs to do septoplasty (nasal septum deviation septoplasty), how he can find the right center and ...
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Is there any tax for daily allowance (remuneration) in Austria?

Soon I will be working as a postdoctoral researcher in Vienna for 4 months. I will be paid in the form of daily allowance (remuneration), 75 euros per day. According to the contract, I am "expected to ...
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Apply For Red White Red Card Visa from Sri Lanka

I'm a Sri Lankan with a job offer for Vienna, Austria. I'm just about to apply for my Red White Red Card Visa and wondering about the process. there is no any clear path to apply for the RWR card from ...
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Time gap between short term visa and long term visa Austria

I am currently a resident of Austria (RWR card). My fiance wants to apply for short term visa (visitors visa) to come to Austria just after marriage. Then she is planning to go back to India and apply ...
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When can I apply for an Austrian Visa-C after I apply for a Visa-D?

After how long can I apply for a C-visa after I have applied for a D-visa? Do I have to wait a certain amount of time (e.g. 180 days)? Will I be violating any rules if I stay more than 180 days based ...
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I have two internship offers in Vienna can I apply for more than 180 days in total?

I got two internship offers from different organizations in UN in Vienna. One is 4 months and another one is 2.5 months. The thing is the note verbale will be strictly accorded to my internship ...
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Work permit in Austria for a third country national with permanent residence in another EU country

I have been checking multiple offical immigration government sites in Austria among them migration.gv.at but couldn't find clear explanation of my case. So I am a third country national but I have a 5 ...
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Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria from Germany while holding a Type D visa in Germany?

I am in Germany and hold a Type D visa here. Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria while I am here in Germany on this Type D visa?
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How can I deregister a car in Austria?

I have a car with Austin number plates, and I want to know how it would be better to proceed to do things legally. I'm moving to Belgium for work, and I would like to take the car with me. Should I ...
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What are the options for registering address in Austria?

My friend has a problem in Austria. Because of construction works he needs to leave his appartment as soon as possible. My question is, what are his options? He is looking for something cheap (up to ...
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Pakistani wanted for a crime wants asylum in Austria

My friend is living in Austria. He is wanted in Pakistan because he committed a murder. He wants asylum in Austria. Would the government there let him stay legally, or they would it deport him? Would ...
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Information regarding ways to freely travel within Europe during renewal of Permit in Italy

My fiancee lives in Austria and I live in Italy. Recently, she went on a trip outside Europe and would be returning soon. I found out today that my permit of stay/residence permit will be expiring one ...
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Can I bring my wife to Austria on a dependent visa?

I am from India and I have visa D (long term visa) which will expire in September 2018. I want to bring my spouse to Austria on a dependent visa. Can I bring her here for more than 90 days? What is ...
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Can I have two different student visas with two different EU countries at the same time?

Can I have two different student visas with two different EU countries (Austria and Germany) at the same time? I meant, studying in 2 different countries, 2 different courses, for longer, like 1 year....
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What's the process for purchasing a used car in Austria? [closed]

Can anyone share more information about the process of buying a car privately in Austria? My understanding so far is that I have to: Pay the seller for the vehicle in return for the documentation ...
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Can I work in Austria if I have an Italian residency card?

If I want to work in Austria, do I have the same rights as EU citizens if I have an Italian long-term resident card?
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Portuguese (Austria resident) to register relationship with a Philippine

Me and my boyfriend want to live together and settle down. I'm from the Philippines and currently working in Dubai and my boyfriend is Portuguese and working in Austria. The plan is for me to move to ...
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Austrian citizenship language skills

I have been residing in Austria for 6 years. I also have a long-term EU residence permit. I have mental sickness and I have a certificate from the public health doctor that I can't learn German. Is ...
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Self-employment solution moving from Canada to Austria

I am going to be moving from Canada to Austria next spring. I hold both an EU citizenship and a Canadian citizenship. I currently operate as a sole proprietor in Canada. One of my clients wants to ...
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Getting a mobile phone contract in Austria

I am new to Austria, having arrived in Vienna 2 months ago. I would like an Austrian SIM for my mobile phone, but don't understand how to go about getting the best deal, which for me seems to be a SIM ...
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Philippine national moving to Austria to live with boyfriend - Visa options

I'm a Philippine national working in Dubai. My boyfriend (who is an EU national) is working in Austria full-time and we want to live together so the plan is for me to move to Austria. I still have ...
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Renting an apartment in Austria: what is a "double broker"?

The rental agreement for an apartment I would like to rent in Vienna, Austria mentions that the agent acting for the landlord is a "double broker": Weiters ist festzuhalten, dass das ...
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What are the requirements to teach in an Austrian public school? [closed]

Are there any requirements that one must have to teach in a Viennese (Austria) public school? Such as: Do I need a college degree? Do I need some kind of credentials? I'm an American, For what it's ...
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Are loans to be taken from nationalised banks?

Is it necessary to get a loan only from a nationalised bank in order to secure a visa to Austria?
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Austria - How much if enough [duplicate]

I do not live in Europe, so I have no idea what living costs are. I would like to know whether a salary of about 5000 euro per month would be sufficient to live in Söll, Austria? Now I know there are ...
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Austria Residence Permit/Visa

I want to apply for a Austrian Student Residence Permit to join my university. Since the courses have started this week, I want to be there as early as possible. Usually, it takes 3 months to process ...
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Is Visa D-Mult in Austria renewable? or possible to apply new one while I am inside Austria?

I am in Austria on a Visa D multiple entry, which expires next month. I am a Philippine passport holder, and was in Canada when I applied for the visa. I have not yet completed my German course and ...
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Military service in Austria

I and my family plan to move to Austria. We have underage children. Do they have to join the Austrian military? What they need to do exactly? Is there any way around it? Note: This is intended ...
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Austria Family reunification - A1 German level for spouse

I'm in the process of moving to Vienna to work. I'm married and not from an EU country/Schengen. But we don't need a visa to go there (up to 90 days) My work permit would mostly be under the "red-...
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Residence permit expires while travelling

I live and work in Austria. I need to travel from Austria to England for a meeting (and come back). However, my Austrian residence permit will expire during my stay in England. I will apply for an ...
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