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Is there any case of applying for a blue card and receiving regular work visa?

I applied for blue card, stellar application with top notch education, way above the salary requirement and lots of schengen visa etc. However my contract was for 7 months. I dont know why company ...
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An Upcoming Situation

At the moment I have a German Blue Card after finishing my Msc in Germany, valid till the expiry date of my Passport (05.2021), the problem is that after the expiry of my passport I will not be able ...
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Is there a minimum duration requirement for employement contract when applying for a Blue Card through Germany?

Company managed to send the contract for 8 months instead of 1 year. I have appointment on Monday. There is a frequent mention of "at least 1 year employement contract" however these are from ...
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Change job with EU Blue Card in Germany

I started my Employment on February 2017, with EU Blue Card in Germany. I want to switch jobs without re-authorization from the German Authorities. Can I do it now? (As it's been more than 18 months.)...
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Do I get an EU Blue Card from Germany if my degree is not listed in ANABIN and my university is listed H+

I've just got a visa of type D for Germany to work for a big company in Berlin. The relocation company that assisting me told me that Kindly note that is has not been issued on the legal basis of a ...
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Contract work in addition to employment on EU Blue Card (France)

This question is specifically for a French issue Blue Card. I am aware that to maintain status one has to be employed as per the requirements of the EU blue card. However, I want to know if one can ...
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At what point in employment process with blue card does one determine/declare tax category?

I am a non-eu citizen married to a EU national. I was offered a gross salary with an additional info on net amount. Using some online tools for German tax rates, I understand that the Net amount ...
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Eligible for German Blue Card. University is H+ on Anabin. However B.A.LL.B is not

B.A.LL.B is quite a popular degree in India, being issued since the 80s. Although my university is H+ the degree it issued is not. Do I need to write to ZAB? Any suggestions on a workaround?
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If Non EU citizen with Blue card become unemployed, can he get back to student status again?

If a Non-EU citizen with Blue card and pursuing master degree simultaneously. In case he becomes unemployed, can he get back to student status again in case Blue card is of 1year?
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EU Blue card application from Italy

I've seen multiple questions regarding the EU blue card but I had additional queries. I am an Indian working as a User Experience designer in Italy for almost 2 years. I do get paid more than the ...
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EU Blue Card with changing employers within Germany

I've worked in Germany for 3 years with the same employer/title. I had an EU blue card for 15 months when I was first here then lost it when I renewed my permit (after an increase in income ...
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Blue Card France

I have seen plenty of answers for the the following question for Germany but I am specifically asking for France. What happens if a person quits/losses their job in France after the initial 2 yrs but ...
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What is the minimum Passport validity when applying for Niederlassungsurlaubnis?

If all the criteria are met for the German PR, what is the minimum Passport validity should I have in my Passport when applying? I was told from someone it is at least 6 months but I have not found ...
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Is it possible to apply for a work visa (blue card?) for Germany while you have a French D-Category (family reunion) visa?

I have an interesting situation here. I am a non-Schengen country citizen while my wife is a French national. We decided to move to France and obtained a family reunion visa with a year duration ...
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Non-EU citizen with EU Blue Card working outside EU but with address in Germany

I am in a weird situation here and need your advice. I am an EU Blue Card holder and I currently work for a company in Germany. I would like to go back to my home country but remain working remotely ...
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What other documents other than Passport are considered an ID when applying for renewing the residency in Germany?

Is Passport the only acceptable form of ID that I can use to renew my residency in Germany, or there other alternatives that can be presented as an ID? And what if I have to renew my residency but my ...
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Are the parents of an EU Blue Card holder eligible for a family reunification visa?

What are the rules for that would allow the parents of a Blue Card holder to immigrate to Germany?
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EU Blue Card travel validity after leaving country for good

I (Indian Citizen) was working in France on EU Blue card from Nov 2016 - Oct 2017 and then I left France for good but I still have my EU Blue card with me which expires in Nov 2019. My question is can ...
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Is there any possibility to obtain German Citizenship before 6 years without marriage?

I read many times that the minimum requirement for period lived in Germany is 8 years and can be dropped to 6 years (I am talking about non-married to German citizen). My question is, can this be by ...
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Change of employer (within 2 years) for non-EU citizen having Blue Card

I am an Indian IT professional who currently lives in Poland. I came to Poland on March 17 (with a work permit), and got my Blue Card on August 17; it is valid until August 2020. I got an offer from ...
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National visa expiring before applying for EU Blue Card

I am working in Germany for 4 months with national visa and currently in process of applying for an EU Blue card. Unfortunately I got an appointment only in December 1st week of 2018 and my national ...
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Will bringing my mother in visitor visa to Germany cause any problems when I try to bring prove her hardship?

I am planning to bring my mother in visitor visa to Germany for a couple of months. At the moment she is staying with my wife in Sri Lanka. Later I planned to file a hardship case and see if I can ...
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Getting mom sponsored through her brother for Schengen

I am in Germany with a 1 year contract which is ending in March. I have been promised an extension but it may take a couple of more months. But I thought of bringing my mom to Germany on schengen visa ...
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Permanent residency in Germany with an expired passport

In 2020 I will get my PR in Germany, however in 2021 my passport will expire in May and I will have to wait till September to reach 30 years old and be able to apply at my embassy for a new passport (...
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How can an American moving to Germany get necessary work and residency permits? Already have job

TL;DR - In what order, and how, can an American moving to Germany get the necessary work and residency permits to (a) ship in his belongings via a moving company and (b) legally begin working? I ...
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Is it possible to get a work permit in Germany without a degree but with solid contract and 7 years work experience on digital marketing?

I am working in a digital marketing agency in Turkey for almost 7 years and I got a job offer from an agency in Berlin, and I signed the contract. On 2005 I started studying university and before ...
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Do I need Federal Employment Agency approval for a Blue Card in a high salary shortage occupation?

In Berlin, Germany, the Blue Card requirements says the following: When engaging in employment with an annual gross income of at least EUR 52,000 (or gross income of EUR 4,333 monthly) or, ...
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Changing jobs in national visa

I am a non EU national currently working in Germany and in my 3rd month here. I am qualified to apply for EU Blue card but I have not started the process yet. Due to certain personal circumstances ...
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Contact requirement for blue card when changing job

I have a blue card. Non-EU citizen. I want to change my job and I have a new contract. It meets the minimum salary requirement but it's a limited time contract for 12 months. My questions are: How ...
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What is the minimum salary required for a Blue Card visa in Germany for a software developer (from India)

Question 1 : I have a prospective employer from Germany, Frankfurt who is ready to send me an employment offer letter anytime now. I live in India and I'm a software developer. What should be the ...
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Would founding a company by E-residency (in Estonia) create a conflict with my Blue Card in Germany?

As far as I know, I don't have rights to found a company while working under Blue Card permit in Germany. I've been working full-time with my Blue Card permit close to two years, and I don't have ...
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How long can I stay in Germany after I resign from my work before getting a blue card?

I’ve been working in Berlin for 3 months and I have applied for a Blue card 3 weeks ago. I still didn’t receive the approval yet. However, I’m considering resigning from my current role before ...
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Renewal of expired blue card (more than 2 years overseas)

I am a PhD graduate from Germany. Later, I worked in Germany for a year. I have had a blue card since 2015, which can be used to work in any company in Germany until 2020. But I left Germany and went ...
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Associate degree for EU Blue card in Germany

I have received a job offer in Germany, I from Brazil, but I live now in Czech Republic, I have a working Visa here. I would like to know if my diploma affects my application, since it is a 2 and ...
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Do you and your family apply for a German visa simultaneously if you have a job offer that entitles you to a Blue Card?

I have a job offer from a German company, and I am currently preparing my papers to apply for a visa (Blue card). I am married and would like to know if both my spouse and I can apply at the same time ...
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German long-term work visa: work contract starting earlier than the visa interview date. Is that a problem?

I have received a job offer from a company in Germany. The work contract states that the job starts in early August. However, the earliest date I can secure for my visa application interview is mid-...
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Is my degree recognized in Germany for Blue Card?

I am going to move to Munich and will start working as of June 1. I currently have another visa but would like to change to a Blue Card immediately. I finished a 4-year bachelor's degree (Bachelor of ...
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Can I change my Italian work permit to a blue card?

I am from outside the EU. I came to Italy to study and I found a job as a software engineer. My salary is more than 28,000 euro per year, but my resident permit type is Lavoro subordinato. Based on ...
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Moving to Spain from Germany with an EU blue card

I am an EU blue card holder living in Germany for about 4 years. Recently I got a job offer in Spain as Java Developer, which I intend to take. But the company and I are oblivious to the visa process. ...
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Time for changing jobs with Blue Card

I have a Blue Card valid for 4 years, starting 2017, ending 2020. No employer is written on card or Zusatzblatt. After 15 months of working for my first employer, I'm changing employment. If I change ...
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Blue Card for non-EU nationals already living in Europe

Regarding the Blue Card for Germany, is the application process easier or somehow different if you are already living in the EU under another high-skilled worker visa scheme? Let's say for example you ...
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Working in Germany and job offer in Italy

I am Indian citizen. I am currently working in Germany. I got job offer from a company to work in Italy. They are ready to apply for an entry visa and blue card. Since I am already in Germany and have ...
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for long term job : France CDI contract or Germany blue card , which is better?

To start employment , which is best France CDI contract or Germany Blue card visa? I am from India and would like to know about which country is best for long term opportunity. Both are offering ...
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Change company on an EU blue card visa

I have a situation and I would appreciate your help. I had an offer from a startup company in Germany and after they mailed me the signed contract, I went to the German embassy and applied for a blue ...
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EU Blue Card Germany without degree [duplicate]

About me: I finished my computer engineer career in 2016 but don't have the degree because i still haven't delivered my thesis ( i'm unable to do so at the moment). I also have 3 years of experience ...
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If I receive a pay cut, will I lose my Blue Card immediatelly?

I'm a Brazilian computer scientist. I have had a Blue Card since August. My probation period with the company I'm working for ends on the 23rd, and suddenly they want to reduce my pay by 55% (which ...
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Will my Bachelor's degree be recognized if it's missing in the Anabin database?

So I have just submitted my documents for EU blue card in Germany. I hold a Bachelor's of Science degree from a H+ Doctoral university from USA. But my major - Computer Engineering is not in the ...
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EU Blue Card Without Formal Education - Software Engineer

I'm in quite the rut. I've been wanting to move to Spain to work as a software engineer -- scoping out Glassdoor for openings in Barcelona and Madrid. From what I've gathered, I should qualify for an ...
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EU Blue Card - Working for a German company while living outside of EU

I have had an EU Blue Card for a couple of years and was working as an employee for a German company while living in Germany during that time. At the moment, I'm interested to move out of Germany to ...
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Travel to EU with a passport with different number than that on the Bluecard?

I'm asking if there would be any problems for a traveller with such situation: The traveller has a valid EU Blue card and passport, travels to his or her home country for a couple of weeks. During ...