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Can I have business outside Germany while on a Blue card

I've got an offer to move to Germany with a blue card, but I am considering an option to work for my current job as a part-time contractor(the contract will be outside EU IT) I don't understand. Is it ...
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German EU blue card renewal

I was recently issued an EU blue card visa in my passport. The blue card expires when my passport (UK) expires in February 2025. My passport is almost due for renewal as it will be 10 years old in May ...
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Earning from social media while on a blue card

Is it legal to have a full time job on a Blue Card in Germany, and also earn on the side from social media accounts like Instagram and YouTube?
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Possible Layoff on National D 18b(2) Visa's Fiktion Certificate. What to do?

"I was issued a national D visa under Section 18b (2) of the Residence Act (AufenthG) in August to work in Germany. This visa expired in February, and I was issued a fiktion certificate in March. ...
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German residency for dependents when leaving for studying abroad

I moved recently together with my husband and son to Germany (we are non-EU). I have a Blue Card so We were able to move as a family. We enrolled our son in the 1st grade of the nearby school. For ...
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Promotion with a EU Blue Card

I have received my EU Blue Card here in Germany in May of 2023, less than year after that I received a promotion from my employer: from Software Engineer to Senior Software Engineer. Do I have to ...
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What permit types are viable for IT staff in Greece? (successful experience needed)

could you please share experience with obtaining work permits for IT positions in Greece? We've analyzed all available options like Blue card, Intra-Company Transfer, Public interest permit, Senior ...
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Advantages of Blue Card vs. Permanent Residency

Holder of EU Blue Card in Germany. Are there any advantages to holding on to a Blue Card instead of applying for a residence permit, even if eligible for the permanent residency? Is it even possible ...
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Changing jobs before 2 years as a Blue Card holder

I have been working in Germany for 1.5 year as a software engineer with my blue card. The company's name is not written on the blue card, or on the extra paper that came with the card: written on it „...
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Is it possible to apply for a German blue card while living in Germany in a different city from your company?

I've been living in Germany for a couple of years with the 'IT Specialist Visa'. At the moment I do not have a blue card. I currently live in the same city where my company is located. But my company ...
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Can I take parental leave if I worked for 12 months with blue card in Germany?

I have been working in Germany with my blue card for 6 months now. I am pregnant and my due date is beginning of June 2024. I will have 12 months working on May 15th 2024. So, am I eligible to take ...
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Parental leave and reduced income with Bluecard

I have a bluecard in Germany. Will have a newborn soon. If I apply for parental leave, my income will go down below the bluecard threshold. Does this affect a validity of the bluecard permit?
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Change in adress in between blue card delivery

I want to apply for blue card , there are chances that i will change my apartment before my blue card delievered to my current apartment . I am not sure about my future apartment yet . So is there a ...
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Change employer before receiving a blue card in Germany

I currently have a visa type D valid for 1 year and am eligible for a blue card. However, I can apply for it no sooner than 2 months before the visa expires (it is stated on the site with appointments ...
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Can I work more than 40 hours for second employer on German Blue card in 2024

I am on blue card in Germany working for any employer and he is allowing me to work for second employer as well for upto 40 hours. So is it legal to work for second employer in Germany being a blue ...
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Job description for german blue card

I have an upcoming appointment at Embassy for German Blue card. I have all the required documents except for Job description. The employer is on summer vacations and I am unable to reach him. Is it ...
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Living in Switzerland but having employment with a German company

I am a non-EU national and working+living in Germany with a Blue Card permit. I am getting married to a EU national who is working in Switzerland and we are planning to move together. After marriage I ...
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Blue Card Germany surname change after wedding

I have a German BlueCard and I need to change my surname due to marriage. I was advised to change my passport first which I have but I am not entirely sure what are the next steps to apply for a new ...
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Statement of comparability for German blue card

I am applying for German Blue card. My University is listed in Anabin database however my qualification which is Masters of Engineering in Electronics and Communication is not listed . However, ...
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German Citizenship Application for Spouse

My husband has been living in Germany for almost 7 years now. He came as a student, worked on a blue card job and now has PR as well. He should now be eligible to apply for citizenship (with the ...
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Working from EU country for a few days as non EU citizen on a German Blue Card

I am a non-EU citizen working in Germany. I got a Blue Card a few months ago. Can I work from France remotely (for the same company) for 7 days knowing that my company allows it. Officially, am I ...
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Can you work remotely in Germany if you have blue card of another country?

I have an EU blue card from Finland and work for a company there. My company allows me to do remote work. My EU blue card allows me to travel freely in EU and visit other countries for 90 days. So can ...
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Only 8 months remaining in Blue card expiry, am I still eligible to go to Germany?

I was in Berlin in 2020 for 6 months but since the pandemic went from bad to worse I had to come to India to help my family. During these 6 months, I was able to get Blue Card. No, since I came back I ...
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Adding time spent in different EU countries for PR as a dependent of EU Blue Card holder

With an EU Blue Card, it will be easier for you to get long-term residence status, as the rules for calculating the period of time necessary are more generous (you can add together periods of time ...
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Application for NiederlassungsErlaubnis in Germany with Bluecard

I have worked with a blue card from December 2021- (end of April 2022), and from 16th of June 2022 until now. I hold a B1 German certificate. When can I be eligible to apply for permanent residence? ...
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Residency Periods from 2 EU states towards EU Long Term Resident status

To give context to the topic, I'm currently holding an EU Blue Card issued by Italy (Carta Blu) and I currently have a permanent contract (Contratto A Tempo Indeterminato) with my current employer. I ...
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Transfer permanent residence to other country

I live in Czechia, and I'm getting married to a Slovak guy. We are considering moving to Hungary. I have blue card and only a few months till permanent residence in Czechia. My goal would be dual ...
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Blue card rejection because of not having a Masters degree certificate at hand

I completed my Masters (IT) from Germany some weeks ago. By completion, I mean I got the grades of my final thesis. But the actual physical copy of the masters degree certificate will take some time ...
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France visa refusal and Appeal [duplicate]

As mentioned in my previous question, my France long-stay visa was refused (the reason for refusal was "risk to public order/public security/health") in Dec, 2022. My immigration consultant ...
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Validity of 90-day tourist Schengen visa after Blue Card or resident permit expiration

I am wondering about the following scenario: I am the holder of a Residence Permit (Blue Card or other) in a Schengen country (e.g: Germany) My passport normally allows me to stay up to 90 days in a ...
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Family Reunion - Germany

wanted to ask a few questions about family reunion visas. Some context - My partner came to Germany in Oct 2022 for work. She procured an EU Blue Card for this. I also procured an EU Blue Card to come ...
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Non-EU student wants to start working in Germany company right before finishing Master's thesis

I am a student in Munich and in the last stage of my thesis. I got a job (in IT) and my contract starts from June (this date has already been pushed from April and hence no further changes can happen)....
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Non-EU student wanting to start job right before submitting Masters thesis [duplicate]

I am a student in Munich and in the last stage of my thesis. I got a job (in IT) and my contract starts from June (this date has already been pushed from April and hence no further changes can happen)....
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Blue card start date?

I had got a great job offer in germany and moved to Germany on national visa type D for work. It's a long term work visa for skilled workers. I entered Germany on October, 2020 on the above visa. ...
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In Germany, is it possible to get an EU long-term residency (Daueraufenthalt–EU) in 21 months with an EU Blue Card and B1-level German?

In Germany, if you have an EU Blue card, you can get a permanent settlement permit in just 21 months if you also have B1-level knowledge of the German language. (Source: https://service.berlin.de/...
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Traveling for the very first time to Germany

This is my very first time travelling. I am relocating alone to Munich, Germany in a few days. I have obtained a one-year Blue Card visa and I am going to work there as an IT Engineer. I have the ...
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Can I get a Blue Card visa from Germany if I have a probation for cannabis consumption?

Im a software developer from Turkey. I was caught using cannabis and sentenced to 1 year probation (without court) which consists of 3 one-on-one, 10 group sessions and a urine test which I completed ...
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Renewing EU Blue Card in France after resigning

I have an EU Blue Card issued by France since 2019 which expires in April 2023. I was working until December 2021 and then in 2022, I was enrolled in a Masters program in France. I studied while on a '...
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Can I move to another German state before I got my electronic Blue Card?

I have obtained the paperwork for the blue card, but I will need to wait up to eight weeks to receive the card itself. If I move to another state or city, will this affect the process? Do I need to ...
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France long term EU Blue card visa refused on "risk of threat to public order/public security/public health" basis

France D visa for long term on talent passport basis refused on "risk of threat to public order/public security/public health" basis and I have no criminal record and not ever visited ...
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Losing job while waiting for Blue Card

I currently have a Fiktionsbescheinigung certificate that is valid for the next 6 months. If someone loses their job while their application for the blue card is under process, I wanted to ask: How ...
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Do I need to change my residence status [Non-EU citizen working in Poland]

I am an Indian citizen living and working in Poland as a Skilled Migrant worker. I currently work with a bulge bracket bank and have held the EU Blue-Card(Karta Pobytu) for more than 2 years. My ...
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Obtaining Polish permanent residence based on marriage while having Blue Card

I'm non EU-citizen working in Poland and have Blue Card temporary residence permit. I have it for 2 years, meaning that I could apply for a permanent residence (EU long-term residence permit) in 3 ...
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What documents should I submit with the antrag form (Permanent Residence (Bluecard))

The lady from ausländerbehörde asked for the following docs, and also attached application form Rentenversicherungsverlauf Gehaltsabrechnungen der letzten 3 Monate Arbeitsvertrag & Bescheinigung ...
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Permanent residence card Germany

There is a question in my permanent residence form: Haben Sie Pflichtbeiträge zur gesetzlichen Rentenversicherung oder Aufwendungen auf vergleichbare Leistungen einer Versicherungs- oder ...
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Regarding the Blue Card Germany

I am a Blue card holder, paying Social security/unemployment insurance since May 2020; my Blue card was issued mid-September 2020. I applied for unemployment benefit 1. The unemployment office asked ...
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What is the process to convert a residence permit for work to a blue card?

I currently work in Munich, and I moved here with a Type D visa for the purpose of work(contract for a year). I currently have an offer that will make me eligible for a blue card. What exactly is the ...
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Questions Regarding Blue Card Application Procedure Germany - Can I Start Working Right After Blue Card Application?

My situation is as follows: I will submit my MSc. Thesis on December 2022 and present it on January 2023. As a result, I can receive my degree on January 2023 earliest. I have a job offer to start ...
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Abandoning Blue Card Visa - Germany

I would like to know if there is any problem if I give up from a position in Germany after I received the Visa that allows the Blue Card application. I am still in my country, but due to some personal ...
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Losing German job even before reaching Germany?

Imagine, You get a job offer from Germany. Then you get a 6 months validity "National D visa" (blue card category) for that job. You are yet to depart from your home country to Germany and ...
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