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For questions pertaining to citizens of the European Union member states - where the specific country (eg Spain) is not important, but where rules for EU members as a whole may be distinct.

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Can I use the Cambridge in Advanced English certificate as a proof of knowledge of English for the purpose of applying for the British Citizenship?

From the page Apply for citizenship if you have indefinite leave to remain or 'settled status' I read that I must prove my knowledge of English. In June 2017, I passed the exam for the Certificate in ...
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When can/should I, an Italian citizen, send an application for the British citizenship?

tl;dr Two different parts of the relevant page seem to suggest that I should apply after 5 years and after 6 years respectively. What is the truth? Full question I am an Italian citizen, and I intend ...
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Benefits of Zambian spouse visa

I am a European citizen, married to a Zambian spouse. The Zambian government gives a quite specific list of requirements for a so-called spouse visa. However, I cannot find the benefits of such a visa....
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Child of EU parents settled in the UK

My wife and myself are citizens of EU countries, and we used to live in the UK (for quite a long time) back in the day: we both attended universities there and then stayed on to work. We obtained the ...
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Hello, I am Ugandan Citizen, currently residing in Netherlands on an Orientation Resident permit), how do I apply for a Germany student Visa?

I got an admission to study in Germany, how do I generally go about the student Visa application, Should I apply from Uganda, Netherlands or Germany?
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Is this a valid investment strategy as EU/US dual citizen with EU residency?

I'm a US citizen that was born and raised in Belgium. I have an SSN and file taxes annually. Due to my US citizenship, my investment options are more limited. In an ideal world I would just buy and ...
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Which EU countries require EU citizens to register in order to stay there for more than 3 months

Which countries require EU citizens to register in order to stay there for longer than 3 months?(https://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/residence/documents-formalities/registering-residence/index_en....
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I’m a EU citizen with a job offer in Switzerland. Will my non EU spouse be allowed to work there automatically?

My company is transferring me to Switzerland and I am a Spanish citizen. Will my spouse, who is not an EU citizen, automatically have work rights in Switzerland? Would it be easy for him to get a job ...
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Schengen overstay penalty and then becoming EU citizen

I am a Brazilian citizen currently in the Netherlands on a tourist visa. I have already had a favorable court decision granting me Italian citizenship almost a year ago. The problem is, they are ...
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EU citizen living in two EU countries, working in one

Let's assume someone is a citizen of the Netherlands, he has a home address there, and has a job there at a Dutch company. Now, this person wants to move to Sweden to live with his partner there. He ...
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Can we drop our attempts at getting residency in EU member state and leave after 630 days?

Me (EU national, non-Cypriot) and my husband (non EU national) moved to Cyprus in mid 2022 in order to relocate ourselves and our business here. We attempted to contact the immigration department for ...
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When did my grandfather lose his Dutch nationality?

Could you help me discover when my grandfather lost his Dutch nationality? Some background info: This all came about when he tried to apply for a Dutch passport back in 2023. My grandfather was born ...
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Study in the Netherlands for an non-EU citizen who lives in another EU country

I am a non-EU citizen teenager who has been living in an EU country for almost five years. I have come across this bachelor's degree course in another EU country that I really like. I want to apply ...
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Lost EU Driving licence

I lost my Romanian driving licence in the UK and it is not clear to me if I can still drive in the UK for a month until I go to Romania and replace it. I called the Warwickshire Police and the agent ...
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Acquiring French citizenship

My father was a French citizen. I have his old passport and his livret de famille. He left France in the 50s, and I was born in 1970. He died 5 years ago. I’ve been told that I lost my claim for ...
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What is tuition fee and type of residence permit for the spouse of EU citizen for a Dutch Master degree after the completion of the pre-Masters?

I am non-EU citizen who is spouse to an EU citizen (non-Dutch working in the Netherlands as expat). A few days ago I got accepted to the pre-Master program after the successful completion of which I ...
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Decision time for residence permit of family member of EEA citizen

Within EEA countries, family members / spouses of a citizen of another EEA country can apply for a residence permit under favourable conditions. This is explained here on europa.eu specifically for EU ...
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What happens if you live in an EU member state and lose EU citizenship?

Freedom of movement means that citizens of countries within the European Union can freely live and work in other countries in the EU without restriction. Denmark has a rule where citizenship of ...
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Skilled Worker Visa UK: working occasionally in the EU

Does a UK Skilled Worker Visa confer any formal status for the holder occasionally traveling to the EU to work? Would it cause any legal trouble to try?
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Einbürgerungstest results waiting time

Has anyone from Berlin recently appeared for the Einbürgerungstest? What would be the approximate time for receiving back the results? I gave the exam in Volkhochschule Marzahn, Berlin and we were ...
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Received a 3-year EU Schengen ban due to an overstay. But I am married to an EU citizen

Last year, I received a three-year EU Entry ban as a consequence of an overstay. At that time, my EU citizen wife and I were not yet married. However, we have since married (about 11 months ago), and ...
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Validity of Naturalisation Test (Einbürgerungstest)

I want to give the German Einbürgerungstest (naturalisation or citizenship test) but I could not find any information regarding the validity of the results. Does the test certificate have an ...
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As an EU citizen, working remotely for an Irish company, can I keep my job if I move to another EU country?

I am a permanent resident in Ireland, holding Italian citizenship. I'm an employee of an Irish company and currently working remotely. I'm considering moving to another EU country, like Spain or Italy,...
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Non-EU American living and traveling in Europe with dual American-EU spouse and children

My wife and 3 children are dual USA and EU citizens (Dutch). I am only an American citizen. We all live in the USA. We are planning to live in Spain for about 4 months (111 days) for my wife to ...
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What is the best route for a dual EU/UK national to work remotely in Spain?

I am national of the UK and Bulgaria. I currently hold a British passport and live in the UK (since 2004). I do not have a Bulgarian ID or passport, but I believe that I can acquire those relatively ...
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Where to find IT freelancers, willing to relocate to join security cleared projects at EU agencies? [closed]

I'm a sourcer looking for adventurous freelancers, who like travelling to differnet European cities and would like to obtain security clearance and join short- term and long-term EU projects. Can I ...
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How to replace EU driving licence with a UK one when the first one has been lost?

I am a EU person living in UK. Lost my driving licence in UK. How can have it replaced by a UK one ? How is it possible to prove that I have a driving licence at all? I can't get a replacement from my ...
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Are there any limitations for an EU citizen immigrating to Andorra, since it is not in the EU?

I like the nature and the tax scheme, but if I want to live there for longer than three months, it looks like there are some complications. I've read that I need to make a 15,000 investment and they ...
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German residence certificate requirements for EU citizen

Freelancing vs Economically Inactive in Germany as an EU Citizen My wife (US citizen) and I (EU citizen) are moving to Berlin, Germany later this year. I am also changing careers, leaving behind ...
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Emigrating to Finland without a job

I will (hopefully) finish my PhD by the end of the year and want to emigrate to Finland to live and work there. However my current rental contract ends July 31st. Before I start looking for a short ...
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EU National - Can I present an EU ID to register in Switzerland?

I am an EU national (Italy) moving soon to Switzerland to work. I will need to register with the cantonal authorities. The issue is that I don't have the passport (only an ID card) and it's not ...
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Identification pieces for EEA nationals issued by EEA countries

I do know that an EEA national needs only their passport to live and reside in an other EEA country, but do all EEA countries issue any piece of ID upon request of the interested EEA national? For ...
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German piece of Identity for EU nationals

I wonder whether Germany issues residence cards for EU citizens (even though unrequired) like France, Italy or Belgium. So are these issued in Germany to EU nationals that want them or are the latter ...
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Working for the EU

I'd like to ask the following and I truly hope to receive an answer that somehow fulfills the present enquiry. Workers in the EU institutions and varying sub-branches are under a hierarchy or level ...
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EU Citizen living in France, Part-time remote work for Swiss university

I am an italian citizen living in France. I will soon start remote work for a Swiss University (located in the canton of Zurich). The work is part-time and will be done alongside my studies in France. ...
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Residence in two EU close countries

Let us assume that a Spanish citizen settles with his family in Northern France and then decides somehow to settle also in a city in Belgium and for each country, he gets a residence permit for EEA ...
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Is it possible to open a bank account in Belgium with a Carte E or E+?

Is it possible to open a bank account in Belgium with only a "Carte E", which is given to non Belgian EU citizens?
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I recently became an EU national from a country different of the one I live. How do I get insured?

I originally came from Brazil and settled in France two years ago. I did the basic inscription on the "Securite Sociale" but nothing more than that (never got the "Carte Vitale" ...
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US/EU dual citizen, move to the Netherlands while working for US company

I work remotely for a US company and am currently located in Houston. I am an American citizen. I happen to have a Spanish citizenship, hence am also a EU citizen. How feasible would it be to continue ...
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How to prove dependency of a family member on EU citizen?

I'm a German citizen living & working in Austria. My parents are non-eu. I want to practice my right and invite them to live with me in Austria according to the Freedom of Movement Act/EU. However ...
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Switzerland, EU-citizen spouse of a diplomat: carte de légitimation or type B residence permit?

The spouse of a diplomat posted to Switzerland normally receives a carte de légitimation, a document that shows that the bearer is entitled to be in Switzerland and possibly enjoys some degree of ...
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Obtaining citizenship and then "overstaying" old visa

I live in France and I am a third-country national (Brazil). I entered France in 2019 with a one-year visa, then renewed it in 2020 and got a two year visa until August 2022. I will soon recognise a ...
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How to find out the name of the person that an IBAN number belongs to?

If you have someone's IBAN number in another European country than the one you're in (therefore, no local branch of their bank of where you are), is there a way to find out the full name of the person ...
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Does a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen need to pay international tuition fees for a MSc in the Netherlands?

My wife is a US citizen and we’ll reunite in few months. I’m a EU citizen and currently living and working in the Netherlands. She just got admitted to a public research university in the Netherlands (...
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Transfering H1B from academia to industry

I am currently renewing my H1B visa for another 3 years working for the University. Since I am finishing master's this time next year (at the same University), I am looking into finding a job in ...
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I have a job offer in Switzerland, my spouse is an EU citizen, does this affect my chances of acquiring a work visa?

I am a non-EU citizen, currently living in South Africa with my wife who is an EU citizen. I have received an offer for a job in Switzerland and I want to know if my wife's status as an EU citizen can ...
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Emergency insurance without clear residence of a country

I am German citizen (having official secondary residence there, I.e. an address) but haven’t lived there for ten years (no job and insurance). This is where I physically reside at the very moment. But ...
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Living in Switzerland as Italian

I’m an Italian citizen. I want to travel to and live in Switzerland with my children, who have card residence eu limite from Italy. Do they require a visa or are they covered under free movement?
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How much easier it is to immigrate to Switzerland if you are an EU citizen?

I am a non-EU citizen by jus soli and a jus sanguinis citizen of Italy, though not recognised. I currently live and study in France and I will obtain a diploma from an engineering school from here. My ...
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Postdoc in Paris with foreign funding

I am moving to Paris for a postdoc in spring 2021 and I have received funding from Denmark for two years. I am considering whether administering the grant myself or having it administered by INSERM. I ...
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