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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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Jus sanguinis Italian citizenship for EU Citizen (But residing in other country of EU)

My case is very specific so I don't think anyone has asked a similar question in here. Also, I don't know if this is the appropriate website (but I think so). I was born in Brazil 20 years ago to an ...
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Which countries in EU guarantee paid lunch break? [closed]

In Poland full time employees have a 15 minutes lunch break that counts as paid work time. Employee can start work at 8 am at leave at 4 pm. In Germany employees have to take a 30 minutes lunch break ...
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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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UK citizen living in EU returning to U.K. With spouse

My UK citizen son has lived in Poland for 2 years with his non-eu wife of 2 years. He has been offered a job in the UK - what visas will they need, to return together to U.K., please?
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Do I need a local German bank account, if I have an account in another eurozone country?

SEPA is supposed to provide for a single Euro payments area, where direct deposits and direct debits are supposed to be unified across the eurozone. IBAN replaces local bank account numbers. A ...
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Partner of EU Citizen working alone in another EU state

My wife and son are Lithuanian citizens and I am a New Zealand citizen with a Lithuanian residence permit. Can I work alone in another EU state without my partner joining me for a few months, or will ...
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EEA Family Permit : Previous passports

My wife is about to apply for an EEA Family Permit to join me. She is missing one of her previous passports. Is it mandatory to submit all her previous passports? what should we do if all previous ...
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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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Can we buy a car in the EU as American citizens?

We want to travel Europe for a year or so in a car we buy over there. Can we do that and what about insurance?
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Situation where EU freedom of movement is restricted by a combination of government red tape and corporate policy

There is a large chain of coffee shops in Sweden. One of their outlets is very near the Norwegian border. Most of the customers in that shop are Norwegians. A Norwegian girl applied for a job in this ...
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Directive 2004/38/EC. Bringing my girlfriend back after she had to go home because of a death in her family

I am German citizen living and working in Sweden where I met my girlfriend, who is from the Philippines. Together we applied for her residence card with the local migration agency in Sweden (...
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EEA Family Permit - EEA National registration certificate number [duplicate]

My wife is making an EEA Family Permit application to move to the UK. She is doing the application through visa4uk.fco.gov.uk. My wife is from Asia. I live in the UK and I have a Dutch passport. I am ...
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Visa application for non EEA members

I am applying for an EEA family permit with my one-year-old son to the UK, so we can relocate and settle with my husband. How do I fill my son's form since he is one year old? Because the question's ...
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European passport return service - copying other passport pages

My wife will be applying online for permanent residence as an EEA national, and we are including me (non-EEA national) in her application, so we can use the European passport return service. The ...
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Can my wife get a Norwegian national identification number before her EU/EEA residence card, or does she have to wait?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My wife is a Russian citizen. In November 2017 we moved to Sweden together. We utilized EU/EEA law and the rights of EEA family members to apply for a EU residence card for ...
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EEA family permit for non-EEA family members

I'm an EEA citizen (Italian) currently living in the UK and married to a non-EEA member (Ghanian) and we have a one-year-old son.. I want them to join me here in the UK. How do I go about that? Do my ...
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EU citizen marrying South African

My daughter is a German (EU) citizen: will her new SA husband be allowed to live in The Netherlands with her?
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Conversion of driving license Non EU--> Hungary--> France

My parents were born in Hungary but they migrated to a non-EU country shortly before I was born. I lived in this country until recently and did there my driving license. I've moved to France and I ...
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UK national with Belgian wife post Brexit [duplicate]

I'm a British citizen who has moved to the US 2 years ago with my Belgian wife (we got married in the US 3 years ago). We plan to move back to the UK, but it will be a couple of years after Brexit. ...
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EEA family member visa for my non-EEA wife

My wife and I are going for a vacation to the UK this summer. I am a Norwegian citizen, my wife is a non-EEA citizen here on a family reunion visa and we live in Norway. She has a residence card, but ...
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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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EEA family permit when EEA national is working whilst studying

"Your EEA national family member must have full health insurance (comprehensive sickness insurance) if they are studying or financially independent." The above states that the eea national must have ...
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EEA family permit application

I am a Filipina and my partner is French. We are unmarried, but we have been living together for 2.5 years now. He will start to work in London in April. I am travelling with him with a standard ...
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Settling in a European country and bringing non-EU family over

I am a British citizen and would like to go to Ireland and work, possibly settle down. I want to bring my non-EU family (mum, dad and 2 sisters, 22 and 17 years old). Can they apply for their visa ...
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US citizen moving to the EU with EU business clients. How to get a visa?

I work for an American software company with clients in several EU countries. I have an opportunity to move to France or Italy to live with my EU girlfriend and basically be there to help her look ...
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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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Finding a software engineering job in Switzerland as a non EU citizen [closed]

So I'm an intermediate software developer currently working in Canada and I want to know how doable finding a job, which in turn means finding an employer that is willing to support you for all the ...
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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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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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EU citizen marrying a non-EU citizen in the UK

I am an EU citizen and started work in the UK a couple of weeks ago. I am planning to stay here for at least 5 years, if not more. My non-civil relationship with my boyfriend (same-sex couple) ...
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Can I travel while waiting for my Swedish residence card?

My wife is an EU Citizen (Irish) and has been given a job in Sweden. I'm South African and have been told that I should apply for a residence card and that the process will take around 15 months. If ...
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What is the cheapest EU passport that can be “bought”?

Many (most? all?) countries allow non-citizens to effectively "buy" a passport, although they may not always phrase it that way. For instance, by agreeing to invest Euro X and start a business ...
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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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UK passport for a child born to a UK citizen mother

I'm a UK citizen born in Austria (my parents are both UK citizens- father born in the UK and mother in India). I have a British birth certificate and a British passport. I now live in Austria and had ...
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Can a same-sex US citizen and UK citizen married couple work in the EU?

We are UK and US citizens who are in a same-sex marriage. We are currently located in the UK. The US citizen is currently in the UK on a student visa only and not a spousal visa. Is it possible for a ...
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EU vehicle (used) - Registration Certificate - registering in the UK

I understand that the owner of a used vehicle, which is brought in the UK from the EU, needs to submit (inter alia) the vehicle's original Registration Certificate from their country of origin, in ...
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EU-issued driver's license - driving while waiting for it to be exchanged for a UK one

I understand one can drive a vehicle in the UK without their GB driver's license, while they are waiting for their new license, after sending it to DVLA to update their address https://www.gov.uk/...
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EU citizen with short-term contract in UK via UK umbrella company. How does pension and taxation work?

I am Italian, i.e. an EU citizen, residing in Italy. I will work in the UK on a short contract (3 months) using a UK umbrella company. In which country should I pay pension contributions? Italy only? ...
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Permanent residency from Sweden while I have permanent residency from Germany due to marriage?

Apparently, getting a permanent residency from a second EU country would make the first permanent residency void. But if I have a German permanent residency due to marriage with a German citizen, and ...
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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 ...
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Dual British/Irish citizen. Can I use my British EU health card in Ireland?

I’ve recently been successful in becoming a dual British/Irish citizen. I currently live in the UK. I’ve tried applying for an Irish EU Health Card, but you have to have a PPS Number to get one. In ...
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EU citizen living in London wants to bring non-EU citizen wife over [duplicate]

I am an EU citizen with full settlement status. I got married to my spouse in Somalia some months ago and she recently moved and is residing in the UAE. She is a Somali national with a Somali passport....
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Can a non-EU citizen contractor travel to the UK for work purposes without obtaining a permit?

I'm a third-country national who is a self-employed permanent resident in the Czech Republic. As far as I'm aware, EU companies are free to post workers to other EU countries, even if those workers ...
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Gay Marriage in the EU

I am an Indian passport holder. I'm in love with a Luxembourg citizen. We have known each other for 2 years. We both are gay. We are planning to get married in a country where gay marriage is legal. ...
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Can an EU resident live anywhere in the EU?

Suppose that someone (non-EU citizen) has permanent residency in one EU country. Can she live in another EU country? What are the risks? If the police say something, can she show the permanent ...
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EU citizen from UK wants to live permanently with Japanese citizen, currently living in Germany, having a baby and wants to get married

I (British Citizen) and my Japanese long-term girlfriend (27 years old) live in Germany since July 2017. I use freedom to move EU rights, she uses a working holiday visa (valid 1 year). We both are ...
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Non-regulated job in Germany - Regular Work Permit for IT Specialists

In my ZAB certificate, it was mentioned that my foreign degree was not equivalent to a German bachelor's degree ruling me out from getting a Blue card. It was also mentioned that my foreign degree ...
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Living in the EU, working remotely for an Australian company

I am currently working for an Australian company, remotely from South Africa. I can move to the EU using my UK passport and possibly still work for this Australian company. This company does not have ...