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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 documents are needed for an EU permanent resident to work in Germany?

Assuming one is a permanent resident of an EU state other than Germany (e.g. Czech Republic), what documents are needed for them to work in Germany? The German Federal Office for Migration mentions ...
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Bank account for salary in another Euro country

I have a bank account in Euro in a bank in Europe inside the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) where I live an work. I'm wondering if I could relocate to another European country that it also uses ...
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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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Requirements to move to EU country as an EU citizen with an Australian (non-EU) spouse?

I'm an EU (Dutch) citizen currently living in Australia with my Australian spouse and daughter. We are planning to move to Europe in the near future and I am wondering how this works with residency/...
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Working in Luxemburg for non-EU citizen with valid work permit in Germany

Is it allowed to work as student (intern) in Luxemburg given that I hold a valid residence permit and a valid working permit in Germany? Is it also allowed for those who have Blue-Card issued from ...
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Chain Italian citizenship

I'm British and living in Germany with my SO who is also British. The prospect of brexit quite understandably has us in a weird emotional state somewhere between fear, anger and disgust. We don't ...
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When people quote salary figures in Europe*, do they mean after or before income tax?

Do people mean after or before income tax when they quote salary figures in Europe? For example, do salary quotes in glassdoor or other salary sites are take-home salaries? I was wondering this ...
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US citizen working remotely with a US company wanting to stay in EU country

I found this question here regarding a situation similar to my question except that this guy is getting married. In one of the answers EU Treaty article 39 is mentioned saying that he can also live ...
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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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Will a child of a a long-term UK resident EU national, born in the UK, be British?

My wife is Swedish, she's lived in the UK for 10 years and we're pregnant. I assumed her permanent resident status (lived in the UK for more than 5 years) would automatically grant our children ...
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Driving car in France on non-French driving license

I have been in France for 6 months, 3 months as tourist and now for next 3 months onward as a French resident (5 year titre de sejour). I am non-EU citizen and I carry Dubai, UAE driving license which ...
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Options for an Australian to work independently in Europe

I am an Australian citizen, currently living and working in the Netherlands under the Highly Skilled Migrant scheme. If I wanted do independent consulting work around Europe (self-employed), how ...
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Getting married to an EU citizen in the EU on a tourist visa, and staying there

I'm an EU citizen living in a different EU country (French citizen in Sweden) and my girlfriend is non-EU (Russian). We are not married and have not cohabited yet. Can we do the following? She comes ...
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Living in France for 9 months with German wife as a Freelancer/Consultant

My wife is a dual German/US citizen and will be conducting research under a grant funded by the French government in Paris for 9 months. I hope to be able to join her, but would need to work while ...
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American C# developer looking to move to EU [closed]

I am a C# developer and a US citizen. I wanted to explore software development or engineering roles in start ups in EU, in particular in cities such as Amsterdam, London or Stockholm. I have a master ...
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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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Does a non-EU citizen residing in one EU country need to apply for a visa to move to another EU country for work?

Does a non-EU student residing in one EU country need to apply for a visa to move to another EU country for permanent work? Or just landing there with my current residence permit (which allows free ...
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What rights do the parents of an EU citizen have to live in the EU?

Some years ago there was a rather famous court case which led to a change in the Irish constitution. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_v_Home_Secretary Basically before this case if somebody was born ...
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I have a job offer in the Netherlands. Can I bring my wife and can she work?

So, I have this very nice offer in the Netherlands (Work permit included). I will be there next week to negotiate, but I really want to know if it possible to take my wife with me and if she will also ...
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EU spouse with extended passport refused visa

I would like to exercise my right according to Directive/2004/38/EC to permanently move to Portugal with my wife.
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Do I need (can) unregister from Polish address when leaving Poland?

I'm currently living as expat in Germany. While it's probably too late to correct that (I'm returning in a few months) I've heard I should deregister from Polish address in tax office and give them my ...
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What is a valid document for EEA residence card?

My wife has a family permit visa and we're now applying to get an EEA residence permit. It's required that we send our documents to prove identity: Proof of identity and nationality, such as a ...
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Residence permit expires while travelling

I live and work in Austria. I need to travel from Austria to England for a meeting (and come back). However, my Austrian residence permit will expire during my stay in England. I will apply for an ...
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Can an international Blue Card holder take his non registered partner with him?

A little more of background. Two non EU citizens (Serbia) Been in a relationship for 4 years Any form of same sex relationship not recognized in Citizenship Country One partner gets the Blue Card in ...
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Regarding EU family reunification for non-EU family members

I am soon going to naturalize as a Maltese citizen. I have tried to search out but I always found unclear answers. May be my interpretations were vague. Could you please answer: Can my non-EU parents ...
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Valid travel purposes between Romania and Croatia during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Can a Romanian citizen move from Romania to Croatia during this pandemic? My girlfriend would come to live with me and stay until the end of the general lockdown. Croatia has laws saying people who ...
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Does my Spanish work permit relate to an EU Blue Card?

I've been scouring the Internet for an answer to my situation but have come up short. I am a non-EU citizen currently in Spain under Highly Qualified based on the Law 14/2013. I've been told that ...
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EEA Family Residence Card Refused - Should I appeal? [closed]

and thank you in advance to anyone who responds to this post. I applied in November 2015 from within the UK for an EEA Family Residence Card to join my Austrian partner here in London. However, this ...
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Can I own a German car, when residing in the Netherlands while being from Poland

I have a Polish and American passport, but I have never lived in either of those countries, I have instead lived in 6 Asian countries and now the Netherlands. So I am an EU citizen but… I have hardly ...
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Does moving to a second EU country with a permanent residence from the another country, grant permanent residence permit for second country as well?

I found some information here on the Eur-Lex page but was not sure about it. A friend has a permanent residence from Germany, if he moves with it to another EU country for a new job, can he convert ...
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Working remotely for European Company in Argentina - VISA required?

I am an Argentinian national, and I would like to know if I need any type of VISA to work for an European Company remotely from Argentina and other Mercosur countries probably. I have worked for this ...
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What happens if all my identification documents expire abroad?

If I only have Polish passport and Polish ID and live in UK but both my Polish documents expire. What can I do to renew my any Polish document if I need to travel again? I do not have any British ...
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Would moving to Denmark jeopardize US work visas in the future?

I am currently working in India and hold Indian citizenship. I have an opportunity to spend 2-3 years in Denmark and then move to US on a L1B visa which will hopefully lead to a H1B followed by a ...
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Getting married with Polish girlfriend

I am from India and my girlfriend from Poland. We are planning to get married in April 2016. But I just find out that even if we get married in Poland. I am not allowed to live and work in Poland with ...
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Can a British citizen with a Non- EU or Non-UK partner live and work in the EU?

I am British citizen and my partner of 6 years is a South African citizen. We have been living between South Africa and Asia for the past 3 years. We would like to move to Italy or Spain. I know that,...
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Do parents need to be dependent for EU familiy reunification?

I could have asked this as a comment to this question to phoog, but I don't have enough reputation to comment there, so I have asked this as a formal question. EU law allows non-EU Core family members ...
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How exactly can a British citizen exercise EU Treaty Rights. Any particular steps?

I am British and currently settled in England. By the end of the month (28th Feb. 17), I will be settled in the Republic of Ireland and move there and thus would like to know how exactly and what ...
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EEA Family permit application... please help

My wife is filling our her EEa FP and on the EEA National page there is this question "what is your permanent residential address and contact details" my question is who's address do we put there the ...
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Since when has Germany allowed naturalization in other EU countries without loss of German citizenship?

Germany now allows its citizens to acquire the citizenship of other EU countries without losing their German citizenship. For how long has this been the case?
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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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Residence in Germany with an EU spouse - can the non-EU spouse go over first?

I'm a US citizen. My spouse has Hungarian citizenship (as well as US). As such, I know I can apply for permanent residence in Germany. Here's the hitch: I want to go over first, to find us a place ...
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Rights for spouses of EU citizens; French residence permit in a timely manner?

I'm going to write in first person to make it easier to explain the situation, though it doesn't refer to me. I am the spouse of an EU citizen (not Croatian), but I am not an EU citizen myself. We ...
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Short-term internship in UK: Where to be health-insured?

I'm a European (German) citizen who wants to do a short-term (10 weeks) internship in the UK. The main question remains where I need to be health-insured and where I need to pay for it. UK: It would ...
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Driving an Italian registered motorcycle in Denmark as a resident

I moved to Denmark for a job 3 months ago. I am planning to bring my motorcycle (registered in Italy) to Denmark. As a resident in Denmark, I know I have to register it within 2 weeks. If police ...
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Moving to France, American resident (Finnish Citizen who has never lived there)

I know I can technically move to France, but since I have not been living in the EU- is there anything I need to be aware of? For example, how to register as a resident, how to obtain public health ...
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My Polish driver's license was issued 10 years ago, is it valid in EU?

I've got a Polish driver's license, it's older style, so it has unlimited validity. I'm supposed to exchange that for a newer one, with 15 years validity, but officially I have until 2033 to do that. ...
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Non-EU Citizen. Can I get visa if my father live in Germany?

I know that this maybe is not right website to ask this kind of question, but I couldn't find any better. Maybe if you know, you could recommend me? So here is the situation. My father is living in ...
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Non-EU spouse of EU citizen wanting to travel in EU longer than 90 days

I am a UK citizen and resident. Does my non-EU (USA) spouse need to apply for a special visa to travel in the EU for longer than 90 days in one block? We want to travel (cycle-touring) in the Schengen ...
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How does taxation work in the EU if you change countries in the middle of a tax year?

Let's say I spend 10 months working as a regular employee in Czech Republic. Then in November I find a new job in Germany and move to work there. I've spent more than 183 days in Czech Republic so I'm ...

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