Questions tagged [eu-citizens]

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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US Citizen with EU Spouse who doesn't yet have a job

My husband is an EU (Irish) Citizen and I am a US Citizen, we're currently living in the US. I have received a job offer from an academic institution to do research in Germany and he has not yet found ...
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Moving to Frankfurt with my Swedish wife, I am not EU citizen

I got married in Sweden (Civil Marriage) and I registered my marriage in Sweden. My wife is Swedish but she is working in Frankfurt. Since she is a EU citizen she has registered herself legally in ...
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What is the process of getting a UK visa and a work permit for a non-EU citizen married to an EU citizen?

Me (an Estonian citizen) and my wife (a Turkish citizen) are currently living and working in Turkey, but planning to go to live and work in the UK. Being an EU citizen, I know I don't need a work ...
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EEA family permit & EEA National Registration Certificate Number

Good day all. I am polish national living in UK. My wife is about to apply for an EEA FP to join me. In the application they ask for my EEA National Registration Certificate Number, I do not have ...
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When returning to the UK from working in the EU, what do you need to show you activated your “Treaty Rights” WRT non-EU family members?

As I understand it, under Directive 2004/38/EC, an EU national who has only ever lived in their own country is governed by national rules when it comes to inviting non-eu family members to join them. ...
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How can my non-EU citizen wife settle with me in the UK?

I am an EU citizen, married to non-EU citizen. We currently live in the Caribbean and are planning on moving shortly to London. What will I have to do to enable my wife to accompany, and stay with ...
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Moving to Germany with fiancée (both EU citizens) because of work reasons. What if she does not find a job?

Both me and my fiancée are EU citizens (born in Italy, currently living there). So, we have the right to enter/exit Germany without a visa for short periods. Now, I have the opportunity to relocate ...
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On which elections in Germany can I vote?

I know that as a EU citizen I am allowed to vote for European Parliamentary candidates. But are there any other elections in Germany on which I can vote too?
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Exchanging an American driving license for a French one

A friend of mine is a dual US / UK citizen, but did his driving test in the USA so holds an Ohio driving license. He has been living for some time now in France. Recently, he's been finding some ...
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EU citizen and EU child, non-EU spouse - Netherlands visa

I am an EU citizen (not Dutch), with an EU child, married to a non-EU spouse (South African). I am moving to the Netherlands and am trying to understand the process. I asked an initial question about ...
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If I obtain a driver's licence in Germany as a non-German EU-citizen, would I have to revalidate it after leaving Germany?

I'm temporarily living and working in Germany. I'm an EU-citizen (Poland). If I get my driving licence in Germany, would I have to revalidate it in Poland after leaving Germany? As far as I know, ...
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Does Germany recognize the Surinder Singh ruling?

Under the Surinder Singh ruling, an EU citizen can choose to be treated under EU freedom of movement law in his or her own country after having exercised freedom of movement in another EU country. ...
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EU citizen, EU child, non-EU spouse

I am a dual citizen (born in the UK, living in South Africa, dual UK / South African citizenship. My child is also a British citizen. However, my wife is not and only has South African citizenship. ...
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How to request official documents from France of deceased parent?

My father was born in 1958 and adopted. He traveled from France as a baby and moved to Germany. He is deceased. What pieces of identification or official french documents (besides the acte de ...
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UK visa for parent of EU citizen

It's come to my notice that getting a dependent visa for a parent of an EU citizen for the UK is very difficult. Does anyone have any knowledge in this matter? I am a Portuguese citizen and would like ...
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Finding work in the Netherlands with no experience

I'm an 18-year old French citizen looking forward to working and living in Amsterdam. Given that I don't have any work experience nor degrees and a very limited amount of money (I'll barely have ...
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Working in the EU: I come from USA and I have Italian passport

I recently got my citizenship in Italy through jus sanguinis. I live in the USA, but have an Italian birth certificate and passport. How hard would it be now for me to get a job in the EU? And by hard ...
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EEA spouse residence card refused. What can I do? [closed]

My wife is British and also an EEA national exercising her treaty right. We came back to UK and I applied for a residence card but has been refused on the grounds that I did not prove my wife's ...
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How can an EU citizen (Belgium) move to the US?

Barring marriage, how can one move to the US? I've been looking into it and the E3 visa for "skilled, professional and unskilled workers" is for Australian citizens only. I'm asking for a Belgian ...
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Is it possible to become a policeman in Germany as a non-citizen?

Are non-citizens allowed to become police officers in Germany? Are there any restrictions? Are there any advantages for EU-citizens?
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Holidays in US for close relative's funeral in EU?

I live in Hawaii and my grandfather in Czechia had died. I would like to come to the funeral. I can manage to get the plane tickets, but 1) I'll be away for at least 5 days, and 2) I will be coming ...
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Can EU citizens participate in European Parliament elections when living outside the EU?

As a EU citizen living outside the EU. Can I participate in elections for the European Parliament? Does it depend on my country of citizenship? My citizenship is Dutch.
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UK provisional driver's license without sending passport by post

I am looking to obtain a provisional driver's license in the UK, so I can start taking lessons. All the forms and documentations indicate that they need to be mailed to Swansea along with your ...
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An EEA returning to original country does “EU law” or “Domestic law” for Family Reunification

My wife is German, we have been living in Mexico (I am Mexican) and she got a job in Belgium. As we understand: in our case, Family Reunification will be governed by "EU law" since she is an EEA ...
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2004/38/EC: Applying for EU Family Member Residence Card (Verification Against EU Law) in the Netherlands After More Than 90 Days In-Country

TL;DR (because this has turned into a MUCH longer post than I anticipated - sorry!): should we be concerned about my non-EU boyfriend submitting an application for verification against EU law (namely ...
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Is it possible as an EU citizen to get a driver's license in Germany without knowing German?

I'm an EU citizen. Is it possible for me to get a driver's license in Germany without knowing German? I don't already have a driver's license.
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Costs of life for 12 month stay in Southern Poland

It seems that I'll be staying for a year or more at Southern Poland (actually Upper Silesia's capital city -- Katowice). What are the medium costs of living there? I perfectly understand that these ...
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EEA Family Permit Application employment questions

I have been filling the online EEA FP to join my wife in the UK. I have obtained several General visit visas to visit her on a regular basis before we got married. For these General visas, I have ...
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UK visa for parent of EU citizen [duplicate]

It's come to my notice that getting a dependent visa for a parent of an EU citizen for the UK is very difficult. Does anyone have any knowledge in this matter? I am a Portuguese citizen and would like ...