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Will I be able to surrender my Indian passport

I'm changing my citizenship to Portuguese but I don't want to surrender my Indian passport in India as I would also have to cancel my voter id and other documents. However if I surrender my passport ...
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Will my Danish residency permit be revoked if I end my Danish researcher's position earlier and if not, will it allow me to work outside Denmark?

I'm non-EU citizen doing a postdoc at a US university, and I'm not from one of the countries with a relatively strong passport. My goal is to get a job in a EU country that issues a Blue Card and ...
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Permanent resident in France with Job offer in Germany [closed]

I have a permanent resident permit in France ( I am an non EU national), that is it is valid for 10 years renewable. I am working full time on CDI for one employer in France since 6 years. Have been ...
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Internship in Germany as a non-EU citizen, do I need the internship visa if I am already living in another EU country with a residence permit?

I am a student from outside the European Union currently starting my Master's in Tallinn, Estonia. I have lived here for 3 years already as I completed my bachelor's, naturally, I have a residence ...
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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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Moving to Berlin [closed]

I am an American, and I recently took a job in Berlin. I have a few questions regarding how to perform a transatlantic life transplant (see what I did there?) What is the best way I can move my ...
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What is the simplest way for a Canadian to obtain EU citizenship?

I have a Canadian citizenship and currently live in the UK with the YMS visa. I was wondering what is the simplest way to get a citizenship to be able to live/work in the EU. I'd like to move here ...
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UK passport for a child born to a UK citizen mother

I'm a UK citizen born in Austria (my parents are both UK citizens - father born in the UK and mother in India). I have a British birth certificate and a British passport. I now live in Austria and ...
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Does U.S. citizen that also has EU citizenship and is living in the EU pay taxes to the U.S.?

If a person has both U.S. and EU citizenship (say Germany), and is currently living and working in the EU, pay any taxes on income to the U.S.? Also, apparently no matter what, the person needs to ...
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Do any Schengen countries allow for residence of foreign pensioners?

A relative of mine who is a non-EU citizen is about to retire with considerable savings. He would like to settle down somewhere within Europe (the Schengen area). Do any Schengen countries allow ...
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Rights of EU/EC permanent residents - can I formally move?

I'm a permanent resident of an EU member state, but not yet a citizen of that country as the process will take another year or so (bureaucracy, sigh). So, I don't think I qualify as an "EU national" ...
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Dropped out of 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 would ...
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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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EU citizen from UK wants to live permanently with Japanese citizen, currently living in Germany, having a baby and wants to get married

I (British Citizen) and my Japanese long-term girlfriend (27 years old) live in Germany since July 2017. I use freedom to move EU rights, she uses a working holiday visa (valid 1 year). We both are ...
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Can my non-EU parents receive social benefits in an EU-state?

I'm a German citizen and I'm moving to another EU state for work, Austria. My parents are non-EU and living in their country of origin and are dependent on me health-wise and financial-wise. My new ...
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Different rules/procedure for new EU citizens (for less than 5 years)

Can anyone please explain what this document's page 5 second paragraph means: "If you are an EU citizen for less than five years please submit copy of your passport showing permission to remain ...
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EU citizen for less than 5 years can't exercise free movement rights to Ireland

I had read an official document in the past that stated that EU citizens exercising their right to free movement within the EU must be a citizen of (or have lived in) an EU country for at least 5 ...
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Non-EU permanent resident of Italy seeking to settle in another EU country while naturalisation is pending

My father is a non-EU permanent resident in Italy and he's concerned about his PR, since he's waiting for Italian citizenship and the latter is basically necessary for him in order to get this ...
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How can I switch from a Tier 4 Visa to EU Pre-Settled Status in the UK?

I am currently resident in the UK on a Tier 4 Student Visa in a non-EU passport. I was recently granted simplified naturalisation in an EU country on the basis of my ancestry. Thus, I now hold dual ...
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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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Are there any visa exemptions available for an Australian wanting to work for a year in the Schengen area who has a dual-citizenship girlfriend?

My girlfriend and I are looking to live in Europe, somewhere in the Schengen region, for one year from mid 2017. I'm aware of the 90 of 180 days allowance within these countries for people without EU ...
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What are the exact conditions under which an EU citizen may be entitled to bring his (elderly) parents into the EU?

Assuming one is an EU citizen, under which condition are their (non-EU) elderly parents treated as "EU Family Members"? E.g. the Czech Ministry of the Interior says the following: descendant or ...
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Do I have to apply a EEA family permit prior to the application of UK Residence Card?

I'm from a non-EU country and I have been in a Civil Partnership with my Spanish spouse for three years. We plan to move to UK together. Do I have to apply a EEA family permit prior to the UK ...
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German Blue Card - working for a project in Sweden

I have a German Blue Card since 1.4.2015 for company ABC. I just received a project in Sweden under ABC's contract for company XYZ (as the client of my company). Do I need to apply for a working visa ...
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Married to an EU citizen (UK national in the UK), can I work in the UK?

I'm an US citizen, married to a British national and I came into the UK on the Tier 4 visa. The request to stay as his spouse has been denied because we don't meet the financial requirement. However, ...
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EU national living in the UK with settled status applying for EU family permit married to non-EU spouse - financial evidence needed

I’m a EU national with a settled status living in the UK, I'm married to a non-EU spouse residing in an EU country as a refugee who works full time, I’m questioning about the financial part, I’m ...
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What is your legal status as PhD researcher in Spain?

I have a question that I have not found any related source, and my question is mostly focused on these group of people: "People of origin from Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, ...
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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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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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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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Driving a car in the UK which registered to a family member in another EU country

As a european visiting the UK, am I allowed to drive a car registered to a family member in another EU country or does the car have to be registered to me? I have found information on the links below, ...
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I live in the Netherlands and I hold an EU passport, but my passport is expiring soon and I lost my id card

I have been living in the Netherlands for almost a year and I hold a EU/Bulgarian passport. My passport is expiring soon and I have lost my ID card. Soon, I'll go to my embassy for it to issue a new ...
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What documents are needed for an EU permanent resident to work in Netherlands?

Assuming one is a permanent resident of an EU state other than Netherlands (e.g. Czech Republic), what documents are needed for them to work in Netherlands? The Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation ...
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Question about family permit for non EU spouse and son

I am a Portuguese citizen through descent. My son is also registered as a EU national. We stay in Goa as I am a computer teacher. I will be shifting to UK in December. I wish to travel with my son and ...
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Family permit as extended family member of EEA/EU national

I am Pakistani, and I have an Italian work permit for unlimited period. My uncle with whom I live in Italy has Italian citizenship. My questions are: My uncle (brother of my mother) is an Italian ...
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Cheap way to move stuff from USA to Western Europe

We (two people) are moving to France from the USA. We can't carry all our stuff in suitcases, it's simply too much. What is the cheapest safe way to move things? Think the usual things one might ...
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Is it possible to pay no income tax by moving in EU? [duplicate]

Many of the EU countries that I know require one to stay in their territory for 183 days before one become eligible for paying income tax. Amusing that A, B and C are among the EU countries that ...
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Medical expenses abroad

I'm living in Austria and one of my parents needs neurological rehabilitation. The health system in Italy is strongly suffering for the crisis and I would be interested in bringing the member of my ...
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Finnish Permanent residence permit to use in Sweden

I have a Finnish permenant residence permit. I intend to go to live and work in Sweden. For that purpose I have contacted the Swedish immigration office. They informed me that in order to have a right ...
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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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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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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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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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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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UK citizenship requirements for EU nationals with PR - should you be working?

I am an EU national holding a (indefinite leave to remain - permanent resident status)= PR since October 2016. I would like to apply for UK citizenship. In the AN citizenship form it asks for job/...
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Turkish New Driver's License

I was issued a new driving license in Turkey. Could I use my new Turkish Driver's License to rent a car in Portugal from Avis?
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EU Temporary Residence Card and Visa application

Suppose, I have a TRC from Germany. Then, I go to London,UK for a job. Now, can I apply for a Canadian student Visa from London?
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Working remotely with US company in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands or Germany

My husband and I would like to relocate to Europe for several years. Our lives are busy and we would like to give our children (11 and 4) some real culture and change in pace. Having visited Ireland ...

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