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Dutch citizen living in Germany. Do I have a verblijfsvergunning / residence permit?

The passport/ID-card application form for Dutch citizens living abroad asks if I have a residence permit in the country where I live. I'm a Dutch citizen living in Germany, exercising my European ...
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Relocating inside the EU with pets

I'm an expat partner and we will relocate from Germany to Lithuania. We have two rabbits, one turtle and some fish. What formals have I to do / to respect, to get them with us?
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Can I join my boyfriend and move to Sweden if I am non-EU but he is Dutch?

I am a non-EU citizen, from Serbia, but I have been in a long distance relationship with a Dutch man for 5 years. We have been visiting each other every other month and waiting for both to finish ...
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Dropped out from school on schengen long term student visa, can I change visa country?

I was admitted to a school in France long-term student visa (multiple entry), but I had to drop out after 6 months. Now I have gone to Spain, another Schengen state, and see good schools where I ...
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Can I get job & residence permit in another EU country if my status is as per Portugal's law - article 88 para 2

My Portugal employer wants my entry to Portugal through a Schengen - Business visa, then applying for a residence permit from Portugal in accordance to article 88 para 2, RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR EMPLOYED ...
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Germany Blue Card change job/employer

So it has been almost 6 months in Germany with my first job here on the Blue Card. Now I accepted another better offer which wants me to start on Apr 1. So I'm currently in my 2 week notice period ...
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Exchanging an EU driving licence for a UK when the EU licence was obtained by exchanging from an “accession” country

I'm resident in the UK and have been for around 1 year, moved here from EU (Belgium) and currently driving in the UK with a UK registered car, insurance etc on the Belgium licence (declared as EU ...
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Can I exchange a UK for a DE license when my UK license is not yet about to expire?

I have a UK driving license that is valid until 2027. The license indicates that I originally passed my test in The Netherlands. Normally, EU licenses are not exchanged before they expire (source). ...
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Can anyone tell if an EU driving licence has been exchanged from a non-EU country?

Once you have exchanged (converted) a non-EU driving license (before 1993) to a French driving license, can anyone tell if it has been exchanged? Can you then exchange with another EU country's ...
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What EEA countries are lenient towards EEA citizens bringing their non-EEA parents?

I am a German citizen earning enough to support both myself and my non-EEA mother (who is dependent on my remote support). Unfortunately, the law makes it as good as impossible for me to bring her to ...
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Is it easier to obtain Spanish residency and work permit if my parents are Spanish residents?

I'm a Russian citizen. My parents have Spanish residency via "Golden Visa", which you get i.e. for investment in real estate. Many countries offer less strict requirements and faster proceeding for ...
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Do I need a visa to work in Romania if I have a Bulgarian residence/work permit?

Does a non-EU citizen (Turkish) with a Bulgarian residence-work permit need another visa to work in Romania? I have been working in Bulgaria for a time and I got a better job in Bucharest. So am I ...
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EEA family permit form - how to answer when/where did you first meet if we met online?

On the EEA family permit form it asks: When did you first meet X? Where did you first meet X? I don't understand what to answer here because we first met online on the internet. Or do we have to ...
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Non EU student(Indian), studying at German university,planning to do an internship in Netherlands company

I am a non EU student living and studying in Germany. I am looking at internships(for 6 months) in Netherlands and I was wondering the immigration procedures involved for me? Thank you.
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Working permit in Netherlands

I have a permanent residence permit and working permit in Latvia (EU member). Can I work in The Netherlands with my documents? If not, how can I get a working permit in The Netherlands?
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British and Iranian couple moving to mainland Europe together. Easiest way to get a visa?

Note: I have increased the specifity of this question, as well as adding information which was not available when it was first asked. My partner and I would like to move to mainland Europe together. ...
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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 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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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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Canadian citizens, married, considering emigrating to Spain to retire. Is there an EU registration or visa process?

Information from Canadian expat residents of Spain appreciated.
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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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Living in Sweden while working in Norway, Norwegian government won't give me an S1 form

I'm a Norwegian citizen who lives in Sweden and commutes across the border to Norway for work. My wife is a Russian citizen who moved in with me in Sweden in November. We registered her as an EEA ...