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What is the difference between “Talent Passport/ICT” and “Passport Talent” in visa category?

I am from India and applying for France visa. My lawyer has suggested applying vfs-global for the purpose of travel in the Talent Passport/ICT category. It makes sense as I have to join the Paris ...
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What is the quickest way to start working in Germany from Russia?

I am a software engineer from Russia with 2 years of work experience,a Masters in Data Science at Skoltech univesity and a job offer from Germany. My university is listed as H+/- in the Anabin ...
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Applied for Niederlassungserlaubnis - why are authorities evaluating my BlueCard?

I am on a Blue Card since 2017 and have applied for the Niederlassungserlaubnis in October 2020 in Germany. Authorities reached out to me in January 2021, saying that the minimum threshold for the ...
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Changing Job with blue card after 18 months

I have a blue card in Germany and I am holding it for 18 months. I am changing my employer. Do I still need to have permission from the authority? My new job is in a different city. If I have to ...
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Blue Card Holder in Poland with two jobs

I have a full-time position in Poland and would like to accept a part-time position via a B2B contract (similar to a freelance contractor). Is this legally possible? In other words can an EU Blue Card ...
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Is it possible to work remotely for a US company without a German legal entity from Germany?

My fiancé recently accepted a job at a large US tech company for a Munich-based team. The company is handling his immigration paper work and he'll receive a blue card. I believe, based on what I've ...
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Job change in Blue Card [duplicate]

I am holding a Blue Card in Germany for 2 years validity and would like to change my job in 1 year. I understand it's possible and I have to get permission from Foreign Department. With the job offer ...
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Transferring to another company as a Blue Card holder [duplicate]

I have been working in Düsseldorf, Germany since June 2019. And now, the company is transferring me to the sub-company. However, there will be no change in my salary, position or job description. ...
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Status of carte de sejour (European blue carte) after leaving France to work elsewhere

I have a France European Carte Blue residence permit. It is valid til October 2024. I have found a job in the UK and will be moving there. I am not being able to find what exactly will be the status ...
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Staying in Germany with expired (non renewed) permanent residence and passport

Both of my German permanent residence and my passport are valid. But, my passport is going to expire after one year. And If I understand correctly, my German permenet residence card's maximum validity ...
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Working multiple jobs on EU Blue Card

I am planning to move to Germany with a job offer lined up, and consequently the EU Blue card, and I am wondering what the rules are on working multiple jobs at the same time. I am thinking of doing ...
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Moving to Germany as an Engineering Entrepreneur: Freelance

I am an Engineer with an advanced STEM Degree (PhD Chem Engineering) with a successful consulting practice outside Germany. I am much above the average wage requirement for a Blue Card. The only catch ...
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Change job for Blue Card EU in Italy

I've been working under Blue Card for 22 months from 2019 to now, now I have a new contract with new company. Does anyone here knows what is the admin process for this change? I read that I need to ...
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Moving to non EU country with plans to move back to EU

Someone who's lived in the EU specifically in Germany for 3 years with Bluecard and contributed to the system with taxes and pension, if they move to a non EU state & decide to come back to EU ...
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Moving to another EU state for work with German BlueCard

I've been working in Germany for the past 3 years for the same company. I'm currently in the process of getting Niederlassungserlaubnis but the process is still in its infancy stage. I've been ...
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Travel within EU with expired passport

I'm a holder of EU Blue Card issued in Germany, my passport expired and couldn't renew it due to embassy closure because of COVID. I need to travel to Prague, Czech Republic to renew the passport. Is ...
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Moving to Sweden from Germany with job before 18 months on blue card

I am a non-EU citizen working in Germany on a blue card for the last 1 year. I recently got an offer from Sweden and want to move there. My question is as I have been working for less than 18 months. ...
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Changing the job/employer in Germany on Blue card

I came to Germany 1.5 year back and I have blue card valid until 31/12/2020, I have an offer (join date on or before 15th Mar 2021) now that I want change my Job I have visa appointment on 15th Dec. I ...
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Is it possible to get the “Carta Blu” in Italy with my 3-year Associate's Degree Diploma (Laurea Breve)?

I am in the process to work in Italy. The prerequisite for working there is to obtain a Work Visa. The Work Visa is called "Carta Blu EU" (Blue Card). The Italian Authority send to me and my ...
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Blue card validity after deregistration

I have a blue card from when I worked for a firm in Germany. I came back to India on the 12th of October 2020, after deregistration (Abmeldung) in Germany. But the blue card validity is until December ...
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Lost my job in Germany, can I apply for family reunion without turning back to my home country?

I’m a non-EU citizen, and I entered Germany with a D-Type Visa. My visa is valid until February 2021 but I didn't get my residency permit yet. I have visited Foreigners Office 2 weeks ago, and they ...
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Seeking a blue card visa, or getting D-type visa first, and then apply for Blue Card visa for Germany

My understanding is: I get a D-type/National Visa from the German Embassy in my country, and once I get there in Germany, I will apply for Blue Card. It was like this until someone told me that one ...
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Working from Outside EU while being Employed in Germany [duplicate]

I work for a German Company with a German Blue Card. I plan to visit India for 3 months. Out of this 3 months 7 weeks would be Vacation. But the rest of the Time I will be Working from home. So my ...
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Contract work on Talent Passport – European Union Blue Card

Is it legal to work on contract work in addition to one's main job while on the passport talent EU blue card? What about while on chomage? It seems it ought to be but I can't find legislation one way ...
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Taxe employeur on Blue Carte renewal

I am in France on a Passport Talent Blue Card. It is time for renewal and my current status is that I am working with a different employer than the original one. I switched after 2 years and 4 months ...
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What happens to dependents when primary visa holder leaves (France)

I am on a European Blue Card in France that is valid for 4 years. My wife and son are on "passeport talent-famille". I have been having trouble getting anything useful in France and am going ...
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Suggestions required: Work Permit or Blue Card [duplicate]

I am living in Germany for 5 years now (complete 5 years today:-] ). I have completed my Masters in 2.5 years and started a full-time IT job after the degree. It's been 29 months that I am working as ...
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Change country with blue card

I have a blue card and I'm living in Germany for the past 6 months. I received a job offer to move to the Netherlands. Do I have to apply for a new blue card in the Netherlands?
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Registering a civil union blue card holder Germany

I am going to Germany with a blue card, but the law in my country does not recognize us until there is a marriage. I want to bring my long-term girlfriend with me to live in Germany. Can I as a blue ...
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Self-Employment in Germany with Blue Card after I quit my job

I am a US citizen with a Blue Card in Germany and held my job in Berlin for two years. I quit and told the Auslanderbehorde. They told me I have 6 months to look for a job. I found freelance ...
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Blue card employer change with English contract

I am currently living in Munich, and I am looking for a change of employer. Even though I arrived to Germany in 03.12.2018 I have the Blue Card since April 2019; so I assume I need to confirm with the ...
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Switching Employers After Traveling on Blue Card Visa and Arriving in Germany

I have a job offer (Blue Card) which I have accepted. However I have recently received another job offer which is extremely exciting and I want to switch over to this. Now since the COVID, visa ...
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How long can I stay outside of Germany to still keep my Permanent Residence Permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis)? [duplicate]

I'm a non-EU citizen. 32 years of age. I did my Masters in IT (3 years) from Germany. After my Masters i've been on a BlueCard visa (3.5+ years). I'm currently eligible for a Permanent Residence (...
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What should I do to benefit from my spouse's Blue Card?

I’m a non-EU citizen who just moved to Germany with a D-Type Visa and I started working 2 weeks ago. My visa is valid until February 2021. I didn’t get my residence permit yet. I have visited the ...
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Apply for blue card in Germany with a non-related university degree

I recently moved to Germany (Aschaffenburg) with a family reunion visa (My wife is a software developer who lives and works in Aschaffenburg). I found a job in Frankfurt two weeks ago as a software ...
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Advance Approval according to § 81a AufenthG & Blue Card for work permit in Germany

If the salary of a future employee (also happens to be a skilled worker) in Germany already qualifies for Blue Card, can the employee still get Advance Approval according to § 81a AufenthG for fast-...
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Advance approval according to § 81a AufenthG for work permit in Germany, is it the right one?

According to the new Skilled Immigration Act, an employer would receive an Advance Approval document from the foreigners registration office in Germany and would pass it on the qualified professional. ...
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Working from India after getting Blue card

I, today got the blue card, now after 10 days I want to go to India and work for 6 months from there for the same German company and with Indian payroll, Would it affect my blue card status? What will ...
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Unemployment with Blue card in Germany

I'm a Blue Card holder in Germany since October 2018, when I started working. In 2019 I switched my employer without problems. Unfortunately, in March of this year I was told my contract would be ...
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Intra EU Mobility - transfer residence permit from one member State to another

Background: I am a non-EU citizen. I have completed my master studies from a recognised German University and later worked in Germany for 3 years. Among the 3 years of work permit visa in Germany, I ...
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Blue Card Renewal

I have applied for Blue card renewal, Immigration office gave me a letter after the appointment stating the law :18b abs 2s. Will i get blue card or normal residence card, as my previous card was Blue ...
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Am I eligible for an EU Blue Card as a Network Engineer? [duplicate]

Please I Have an offer with an annual salary of 50.000 Euro in IT field ( as Network Engineer ) with more than 3 years of experience also I have the approval from the the Federal Employment Agency , ...
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Is a period with national visa counted for Blue Card permanent residence permit?

I entered Germany with a temporary 6-month national visa in September 2018 and started working. The goal of the visit was initially an application for a Blue Card. The appointment for the Blue Card ...
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Do I need to be employed to apply for German permanent residence after 21 months as a Blue Card owner?

21 months already has passed while I worked in Germany (Berlin) as Blue Card owner. Can I just quit the job, pass B1 exam and apply for permanent residence? Or is being employed at the time of ...
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Work/study in Germany on an Austrian dependent-pass

What is the process for a non-EU citizen living in Austria on an Austrian dependent pass to seek residence and employment (or study) in another EU country, specifically in Germany? Does this require a ...
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Leaving to India from Germany without house de-registration

I have got Blue card (residence permit) in Germany. I came from India in March and now wants to leave Germany back to my home country because of all these covid situations. First I will leave my ...
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Germany Blue card - 1 Year Rule vs Certificate 51

I joined a German Company dated 01 July 2016. I was sent to Mexico , by my German Company dated 1 April 2018. The project comes to an end and i have to move back to work in the same company to Germany ...
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Polish Blue-Card to German Permanent Residency

I'm holding a Polish Blue-Card (for almost 2 years). I'm planning to relocate to Germany and apply for Permanent Residency If I move to Germany, will my 2 years of EU Blue-Card (given in Poland) be ...
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May a blue card dependent stay out of Germany for more than six months?

My wife is a pregnant (now in 6th month) and she wants to stay in India for almost 10 months (for delivery, visa for baby too), I want to know is there any article number that allows the blue card ...
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Blue Card additional sheet restrictions - employer name

I am a non-EU citizen currently working in Germany as a software engineer. I entered Germany with an entry visa on which it says "Blaue Karte" and my employer name, and that happened in February. I ...

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