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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Republic of Austria

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Can I still collect unemployment benefits from an EU country if I move to another EU country?

Let's assume I'm working in Austria and I get fired. If I move to another european country, will I continue to perceive my unemployment money?
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Moving of retirement funds from Italy to Austria

I've migrated from Italy to Austria. I don't trust Italy and I would prefer to migrate the money I have in my retirement fund in italy to austria. Is it that possible in EU? Another option could be ...
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Are there language immersion courses in Austria?

I've seen this question and I'm wondering the same for a different country: Austria. I would like to do a course of German A1 or a course of English B2. Can you advice me how to take courses in the ...
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Is it possible to deduct language course expenses from taxes in Austria?

I am living in Austria and I am wondering whether it is possible to deduct the cost of a language course from taxes. I do not have sufficient German language ability to read the Austrian tax code in ...
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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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If we are unable to open, or keep open, a bank account because of FATCA, what are our other options?

I am a U.S. citizen. I have previously worked and lived in Austria and had offers to work there again. Austria has very strict banking secrecy laws. They cannot reveal a person's bank account details,...
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Websites which offer a comparison of loans in Austria not in German

I'm Italian, and I've been living in Austria for seven months. Since I don't speak German, I need some help finding a website for loan terms comparison in Austria preferably in Italian. I've found a ...
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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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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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I've lost my passport and residence permit while staying in Austria. What are my next steps?

This is a copy of the same question I asked on the travel forum and there they asked me to ask about it here. I am an Indian student residing in Italy, my girlfriend is also a student from India ...
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Is there any unemployment benefit in Austria after working for less than one year?

What happens if someone with a permanent contract in Austria gets fired in the first ten months? I've heard that it requires one year to mature the contribution for unemployment benefits.
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Kindergarten or other preschool care within EU

How do kindergarten or preschool care work for a EU citizen living in a different EU country than his home country? I am interested namely in Germany and Austria. What are the options for a working ...
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How to get legal advice regarding traffic offenses in Austria when I don't speak the language?

When you expatriate in a foreign country to be able to defend your right is really important. The existence itself of the tribunal means you should not always simply pay fines. How do you achieve this ...
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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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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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Non-EU citizen wants to join his EU citizen wife

I'm a Slovak citizen living in Austria (since 14 yrs). I've recently married a Moroccan citizen. How can he apply to join me under EU laws of EU spouse visa?
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How are unemployment benefits working in Austria?

I'm an Italian citizen living in Austria. I know that after 52 weeks of working there is a right to some unemployment benefits, but for how long and for how much money? And what happens if I leave ...
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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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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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Tax deduction in Austria for travelling back home to Italy

I'm an Italian citizen living in Austria for work. I took my residence here but now one of my parents is disabled and I have to go back home every two weeks. It's very expensive and I would like 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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Applying for a work visa in Germany during a stay with Schengen visa

I have visited Austria for an interview and I received a Schengen visa for it. Now I am in Germany and I have a proposed contract for the next few months before I start my PhD (next year) to work here ...
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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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Austria: partial expenses refund for training / education courses

I've heard that in Austria (Tirol) the government provides a 30% refund for training / education courses useful for work. Is it true? Where can I find more details?
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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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Will EHIC (blue) card pay for eye check while I am abroad?

I've got an Austrian work contract, and I'm resident there from more than 1 year, but now I'm in Italy for work and I will have to stay here for some other time. My insurance company is the Austrian ...
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Medical expenses abroad

I'm living in Austria and one of my parents needs neurological rehabilitation. The health system in Italy is strongly suffering for the crisis and I would be interested in bringing the member of my ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Health Insurance in Austria and “Fragebogen zur Unfallerhebung”

I'm from Italy and I've moved in Austria. Since I wasn't born in this country I don't know the language well, and I don't know how stuffs work here. I felt down while skiing and the doctor gave me ...
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Applying for “Aufenthaltsbewilligung – Familiengemeinschaft” from within Austria

I am Iranian and I am going to reunite with my husband (he is Iranian and staying in Vienna under "Forscher=researcher" residence permit) who works as a researcher in Vienna (stay more than six months)...
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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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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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How to obtain a student visa of another country in the Schengen area?

I have come to Poland from India to study in a university. I have a Type-D National Visa, but, no temporary residence card. I am planning to move to a university of another country in the Schengen ...
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Holidays for close relatives assistance in Austria

If one close relative (he is resident in Italy) had suffered a stroke, do the local laws in Austria allow to take holidays to take care of him? I'm resident in Austria and I work there since less ...
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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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AUSTRIA- When can I apply for a Visa-C after I apply for a Visa-D?

I really need help here! How long can I apply for a C-visa after I apply for a D-visa? Do I have to wait for some time(for example 180 days)? Do I violate any rules if I stay more than 180 days based ...
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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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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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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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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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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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After my prolongation of student visa rejection in Austria, can i re-enter Austria and apply for it again inside Austria?

Introduction Hi, I am a 21 years old South Korean student who is currently enrolled in Vienna University, Austria. (Started my Bachelor From 2016Winter semester to this current semester 2019Winter ...
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What type of visa can I apply for, for a long term visit to Austria?

Being a non-EU citizen from a Schengen visa-free country, and with a UK residence permit valid for another year, what type of visa could I apply to be able to stay in Austria for more than 90 days in ...