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Where you are not an EU citizen yourself, but your spouse or long-time partner is.

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American Citizen trying to get married in Italy but running out of time

Naively, my fiancée (Italian) and I (American) thought that we could get married while I was on the 90-day tourist visa. We've been informed that there is pretty much no chance of that. We have our ...
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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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Does my partner have the right to live & work in Spain if I am a dual national (UK/Bulgaria)?

My girlfriend and I want to move to Spain. We both reside in the UK, however: I have dual nationality (UK & Bulgaria) She is a UK national only We are not in a "formal" relationship (i....
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Travel through Europe while waiting for residence permit (with visa)

I've spent quite a lot of time looking for an answer to the following question, I and also tried to call my local police office but I didn't get a real answer. So hopefully I'll find some help here. ...
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EEA pre settled status retained rights: evidence of termination of relationship

A third-country person has pre-settled status based on being married to an EEA national. They lived together in England from 2018 but the latter left the UK in 2022. They never divorced. The third-...
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Residence in Belgium, Work in UK?

I'm (about to be) on a spouse residence visa in Belgium after doing MA and PhD here. I am a non-EU citizen. What I am wondering is whether it will be possible to reside with my partner in Belgium and ...
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Have I applied for my Carte de Sejour incorrectly? Does having a long stay visa affect my application?

I am a UK citizen, married to a German citizen residing in France. I tried to apply for carte sejour earlier when I first joined him in April. But he did not have the required documents for employment ...
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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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Leaving Spain meanwhile the application is pending

I am trying to look for more info, but I don't see any evident guideline. Spanish national, is going to require a family reunification visa for her non-eu spouse. They travel to Spain and make the ...
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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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Can my spouse work while her Carte de Séjour is being processed?

I am an EU citizen, my wife is not. We are looking into a move to France, and are trying to figure out how early she would be able to start working after the move. She would be getting a Carte de ...
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I'm an Italian; can my wife stay in Italy for 6 months without establishing residency?

Ciao amici! I am an Italian citizen residing in the United States. My wife is an American. Our marriage is transcribed in Italy and at my consulate in the US. We want to return to Italy this year for ...
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Can someone married to a EU citizen work for a month from another country?

Companies allow you to work from other countries where you are registered to pay taxes for some restricted period (usually a couple of weeks). This is usually done so that expats can return to their ...
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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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Non-EU spouse married to EU citizen who isn't working (Germany, Switzerland)

I am a US citizen (non EU) married to a dual citizen of an EU member state (Luxembourg). Currently we are living in the US and are starting to look for jobs in Luxembourg/Germany/Switzerland. Here in ...
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Traveling with EU spouse to his home country with expired residence card

I'm a non-EU married to EU citizen in France overseas. I have a temporary residence card from his home country but it's few weeks expired and I exceeded my 3 months stay in France overseas. My ...
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Non EU citizen working for Austrian company in Austria and has main residence in Germany

Well, my situation is a bit different from others and would like to know how I could keep my job. I have a Rot-Weiss Rot plus visa from Austria and I am moving to Germany soon. (My husband is EU ...
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What's the travel limits for F card (Belgium) travels in EU?

As is noted that EU resident are entitle to travel within EU countries. I'm wondering what's the limits for the maximum length of the period when traveling in another EU country other than the country ...
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Do I need to apply for Portuguese residency visa in UK or Portugal when married to Portuguese citizen?

I am planning to move with my husband from the UK to Portugal, I am a UK citizen and my husband of 11 years is Portuguese and we have 2 children with duel citizenship. Do I need to apply for a visa ...
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Rights for spouse of skilled worker in the UK

I am an EU citizen (non-Irish) with a non-EU spouse, currently living within the EU. Here my spouse has very similar rights to myself: they can work in any type of job without needing a special visa, ...
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Non-EU spouse moving to another Schengen country after 90-day stay

I'm a non-EU citizen about to become an Italian Citizen by descent. My wife, also non-EU citizen is with me but has already overstayed her 90-day Schengen visa-free entry. We would like to permanently ...
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Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

I am an italian citizen 🇮🇹. My Brazilian 🇧🇷 girlfriend came to Italy last year as a tourist, and overstayed the 90-day period by about 6 months. We are getting married next week and we are ...
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Working remote for a French company as a non-EU spouse of a EU citizen in Croatia

I was just wondering is it possible to work fully remote for a French company while on a spousal residence in Croatia as a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen, without the need for a French work permit. ...
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EEA pre settled status marriage and retained rights

If a third-country citizen marries an EEA national in the UK with pre-settled status in 2022. What visa will they apply for. And what about retained rights after 3 years rule? Will this policy ...
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Traveling inside Schengen zone while waiting for residence permit

I am an American citizen (Married to a French citizen) and have been in France since December - so around 7 months. I entered with a standard 90-day visa with the intention of moving permanently and ...
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Getting a job in the EU with an EU spouse

I live in Europe, I work in a field of IT that is quite in demand at the moment and industry wide is keen on remote working. There are quite some opportunities out there and I'm giving a bit of ...
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My wife (EU citizen) is moving to Germany or Austria. Can I join her as a non-EU national (Serbia)?

My wife is a Bulgarian citizen and she wants to move to Germany or Austria. What is the procedure in order for me to join her? Can we apply upon arrival? We both hold B2 certificates in German.
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US citizen visiting EU spouse living in Germany (stay > 3 months)

I am a US citizen living in the US. My spouse, who is a French (so EU) citizen, is currently living and working in Heidelberg, Germany. I am currently visiting him in Germany, I plan to return to the ...
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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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EU citizen sponsoring non-EU wife for residence permit in the Netherlands

I recently graduated (MSc from a Dutch technical university) and started working in the Netherlands last February 2021. I earn ~36k/year and I received housing and healthcare allowances during my ...
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Marry an EU national, work in her country of origin and live in another country

I am getting married to my fiancee, who is a Dutch national. I hold refugee status in the UK, which means I don't have a valid passport from my country of origin. My fiancee lives and works in Belgium....
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while living in Germany?

I am US citizen that moved to Germany with my wife who is a German citizen. She works in Germany.I am new to the country and would like to apply for for a remote US job. Would I need any special ...
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Work from home (remotely) in the Germany for an Indian company as a dependent?

I am planning to move to Germany on a Spouse Visa. My partner (also Indian) is working in Germany. Is it possible to work for an Indian company remotely in Germany?
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Can I enter Germany from the UK before my Family Reunion Visa starts?

I am Colombian, I have a residence card in the UK and recently got a family reunion visa type D to move with my EU-citizen partner to Germany. So, I am in the UK and because of the current situation, ...
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UK Spouse visa: implication of not applying for extention?

I currrently live in UK as a spouse with leave to remain residence permit which is expiring in May 2021. Due to personal reasons, we have decided to move from UK. So I will not be applying for a ...
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I have an EU residence permit for one country does applying for another country cancel my current one out?

I am a non-EU citizen on a spouse temporary visa for Germany. I have been admitted into a Masters course in Italy and need to apply for my visa to start the semester online in September. I won't be ...
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Residence card of a family member of EEA national

I am married to an Irish wife. I am living in the UK for almost 5 and a half years and my 5 year visa is about to expire. I have a visa says residence card of a family member of a EA national. Am I ...
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US citizen expat with EU citizen wife and kids moving to the US- residence ans/or citizenship

I am a 48-year old US citizen that lived in the US only for a few years of my early childhood. My parents are Argentinian and also left the US with me about 40 years ago. My wife and 3 kids are ...
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Effect of Previous UK Removal of non-EU spouse on EU-national

I am a Pakistani national married to an EU national. I have been deported from UK. My wife has left the UK with me and now we wish to move together to another EU state. Would my deportation from UK ...
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Moving to Switzerland from France, with non-EU wife

I am Indian and my husband is French. We are currently living in Haut-Rhin, France. But I have been having trouble finding jobs, mainly because of language but also lack of opportunities. And due to ...
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Greek citizen wants to immigrate to Ireland with her South African husband. What is required?

I am a Greek EU citizen living in South Africa wanting to move to Ireland with my non-EU citizen husband who is South African. What do we need for access to live and work in Ireland?
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Living in the UK as US spouse of pre settled EU citizen - which of the various visa options is right for me

I am from the US. My German spouse works in the UK and has the EU settlement scheme pre settled status. What do I need to move to the UK permanently and live (not work) there? Various pages on the ...
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Time to obtain Italian spouse visa?

If one marries an italian citizen how much time does it take for the spouse to join him in Italy ? The spouse needs a visa to visit Italy.
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Appendix 2 for UK Spouse visa

Do I still have to fill Appendix 2 of VAF4 (financial requirements) for UK spouse visa if i am applying in 2020 ?
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Moving to the United Kingdom with my non-EU spouse

I’m a Nigerian living in Germany with German permanent residence. I have been married to my Polish wife for 2 years. She has my surname on all her documentation. We are living together as a married ...
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Work authorization in Spain

I am a non-EU national married to a Spanish citizen and I hold a national visa for Germany. I am applying for a Tarjeta de familiar ciudadano de la union in Spain. I would like to know if this card ...
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British national living in EU with non EU spouse

I am living and working in Austria and tend to visit the UK twice a year with my British children and non EU wife who is permanently resident in Austria. We normally apply for eea family permit valid ...
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EU Spouse - Proving right to work in UK

A few facts to note : I am the spouse of an Irish/EU citizen, so we are part of the Common Travel Area. I have a resident card for Ireland, valid until 2021, at which point I can apply for ...
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Does my spouse from Africa need a visa to enter UK as family member of EEA

I am a Spanish citizen living in the UK, and my spouse is a Gambian national living in Gambia, I am intending to apply for him to join me in to the UK. I am currently in Gambia with him and I heard ...
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