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Holding Multiple Schengen Visas

Situation: I am Indian national working and living in UK. I have two trips planned to the Schengen zone: April 11th - 15th, 2024: This trip falls within the validity period of my existing Schengen ...
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Can I apply for residency in another EU country with a recently cancelled Latvian permit?

Hello fellow travelers and legal experts, I recently found myself in a unique situation and am seeking your collective wisdom. On December 23rd 2023, I voluntarily requested the cancellation of my ...
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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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Residency Periods from 2 EU states towards EU Long Term Resident status

To give context to the topic, I'm currently holding an EU Blue Card issued by Italy (Carta Blu) and I currently have a permanent contract (Contratto A Tempo Indeterminato) with my current employer. I ...
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Place of issue of passport

I am a Hungarian citizen, and my sponsoring company is in the process of generating a work visa for me, specifically a certificate of sponsorship. There is a section where they are required to enter ...
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Sending laptop from Pakistan to Germany

Is it possible to send a laptop (macbook) from Pakistan to Germany via DHL? I mean Pakistan has DHL offices so I know we can dispatch from there but what happens when it arrives in Germany? Would it ...
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I've left the EU. Should I keep my bank account and credit card?

I was expatriated in the Netherlands for a little under three years, and am now back in my home country (Palestine/Israel). I don't expect to live in the EU again in the near future. I still have an ...
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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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Does time spent in Germany as a child count towards naturalization or the long-term german EU residency?

I am 32 years of age now. From ages 9-13, I lived in Germany on a valid residence permit as my father worked in the country. I am considering moving to Germany on a skilled worker's visa. I would like ...
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How to ask your employer to be your guarantor in France?

I moved to France, Toulouse, for my PhD studies a year ago. Coming from outside of France, I don’t have a French guarantor (a person earning 2.5-4 times more than my rent in France and willing to ...
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U.S. citizen working in China with earned income from France. Do I need to pay French taxes? I have never been to France

U.S. citizen working in China with earned income from France. Do I need to pay French taxes? I have never been to France. I make $650K U.S. and only file state taxes in California as I have income ...
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What rights do EU residents (not citizens) have with respect to other EU countries?

Let's say I get a Portuguese Golden Visa. It takes 5 years after getting one to actually become a Portuguese permanent resident or citizen, but until then, I can legally work and live in Portugal. ...
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Working more than 20 hours per week on student visa in France

I am a student who came to France last year and for a 1 year course and due to some unfortunate reasons I have failed my degree. Now, I am thinking of doing the same degree in the next year. I was ...
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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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What happens if you don't travel after getting a Schengen visa?

About 3 years ago I had an Italian Schengen visa for travel for a duration of 2 weeks. Due to an emergency I had to cancel my trip and did not travel. The visa was left unused. Will this have any ...
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Is there a possibility to live in France on long term basis under these conditions?

I am a citizen from India and I am living in France since 1 month for my 1 year masters degree. This venture has been possible only because I was given scholarship by the university. I am from a ...
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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 find a room in Lille under these conditions?

I am a student who will move to Lille, France from a 3rd world country. I have checked the websites mentioned by the university, websites mentioned by the Campus France, websites on the guide given to ...
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Is it legal to work as a student assistant in Germany if I'm a student in Italy?

So I have a long residency in Italy and I'm finishing my masters, but I found a good thesis in Germany and they offered me while doing the thesis to work as a student assistant (to be able to cover my ...
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UK citizen marry Romanian citizen in Romania

My fiance and i want to marry in romania. I have my birth certificate and certificate of no impediment legalised (apostilled in the UK) and officially translated in Romanian. We cannot get a clear ...
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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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Traveling within EU with expired Blue Card but a valid passport

I am a national of Turkey with a valid passport, working in Latvia with a Blue Card that is valid until 4th of December. I already applied for the renewal of BC but it will take some time before I can ...
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Can ASIIN (AQANIE) certificate be a replacement for ANABIN to get blue card in Germany?

I have got a job offer in Germany and I need to apply for a work visa/EU blue card. My university has H+/- status on the ANABIN website. I applied to get the equivalence certificate from the ZAB but ...
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How long does it take for the carte de séjour (residence permit) to be issued from the date of application?

My spouse and I applied for residency in Nice, France last October 2017. Until now (it's already Mar 30, 2018), we haven't received it yet. What we only have as of the moment is the récépissé, which ...
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Can I get visa and resident permit as a self-employed software developer in EU?

I am a non-EU citizen and at the moment I am working in Belgium. I see that there are many better job opportunities that I can apply but most of them do not offer visa sponsorship or they are totally ...
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I have a German (D type national visa) but was not allowed entry into another Schengen state

I was travelling from Germany to Hungary on a valid German (D type national visa). The visa mentions Germany in valid for field. However while travelling to Hungary through rail, I was stopped and ...
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How much one can save if they earn 2,500 Euros (tax excluded) per month in Dublin

How much one (single, not with family) can save if they earn 2,500 euros per month? Consider that this amount is after excluding tax, If they live in minimalist lifestyle, shared house in Dublin.
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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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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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Which countries don't have a strong “car culture” (noisy cars & bikes)? [closed]

I currently live in Wales. Like most of the UK, it has a very high rate of people driving extremely loud cars and motorbikes, at all times of the day. Like a lot of people, the noise annoys me, but ...
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Can I live in Europe if I have a full-remote job that will stay remote after Covid?

My job has always been remote, even before Covid. Would it be possible to live in Europe on a non-work visa and remotely work my normal job in America?
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Are there power socket adapters from H to E/F which carry grounding?

Israel has - unfortunately - a unique plug type, Type H: and I'm interested in using some German or Dutch equipment / cables with it. This is trivial to do if you forego grounding, as Type-H sockets ...
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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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How may a Blue Card applicant bring non-EU unmarried partner to Poland

I am trying to find out how I can bring my unmarried partner to Poland to live with me. I am in the process of handing in my documents for a Blue Card application. I am a New Zealand citizen. I ...
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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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How to get a Schengen tourist visa as a nomad freelancer with a foreign company? (Morocco)

I'm a citizen of Morocco and I have a legal US company (in the software industry), and a US business bank account with a decent revenue (i never travelled to US or europe). How can i prove ties to my ...
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How can I obtain a Blue Card in Spain?

I'm living and working in Spain with the Work permit and my visa is multiple (Type-D). I want to have a Blue Card as well. I've searched a lot but couldn't find the process on the internet. I want to ...
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Travel within EU with expired passport

I'm a holder of EU Blue Card issued in Germany, my passport expired and couldn't renew it due to embassy closure because of COVID. I need to travel to Prague, Czech Republic to renew the passport. Is ...
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What do I really need to register as a resident in Italy?

I am looking to go to Italy with my non-EU passport and register as resident (that means doing the inscrizione anagrafica). My passport allows me to stay there for up to three months. Since I am going ...
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If both are possible, is seeking permanent residency better than asylum?

I'm new and I'm sorry if this question doesn't belong to this stackexchange. I happen to be born in a country that is not safe for me personally. And I'm considering moving to Europe. I still didn't ...
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Moving from one EU country to Another for residence

Currently, I am living in Germany for over 3 years. Previously, I have lived in Netherlands for 7 years. Is it possible that these 7 years in Netherlands can be accounted to get permanent residence in ...
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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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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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Pension in the EU when having worked in multiple European countries

I have a few questions about (state) pension plans when having worked in multiple EU countries in your lifetime. First off, EU countries have different requirements in terms of minimum years worked/...
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Questions regarding Belgian/Schengen long stay student visa-D

I’m starting to lose my mind over this so I thought I’d post on a forum to see if someone can help confirm some things for me. This is regarding a Belgian visa specifically but I imagine this rule ...
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Is it easier for a EU resident to open a company in another European country?

I am wondering, is it easier for a non-EU citizen to open a company in a European country if the person holds a residency permit of another EU country? For example, if I hold a residency permit in ...
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(How) does an old criminal record influence getting a working visa in Europe?

I have a class B misdemeanor from about 25 years ago, does anyone know if it will keep me from getting a work visa in countries such as Austria, Germany, or France?
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Jus Sanguinis Italian Citizenship with Residence in Italy

I currently live in France and I am a not-yet recognised Jus Sanguinis italian citizen. I plan on move to Italy next year for about 4 months for an internship, and I would like to have my italian ...
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Validity of Czech driving license for a non-EU national when moving to another EU country

My Bolivian partner currently lives in Czechia through a work Visa and they have a Czechia-issued, European driving license. Now they are thinking of moving to France and they are studying to take ...
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How many days out of 5 years do I need to stay for satisfying the naturalization requirement for Belgian citizenship?

I'm in the research process for possibly naturalizing to be a Belgian citizen in the future. I've found most of the sites say "you'll need to have been legally resident in Belgium for 5 years." This ...