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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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 ...