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What (permit?/visa?) is required for a non-EU citizen to work REMOTELY for a Czech company (from abroad)?

I'm a US citizen residing in Finland, where I'm studying for a master's degree. A Czech startup would like to hire me for part-time remote work while I continue residing in Finland, but we are all ...
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CPT / OPT Second Degree

I am about to finish my masters in healthcare (NON-STEM) and planning to go for second master's degree in IT (STEM) without using the present elective OPT period. Can I use the OPT period of first ...
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German Employment Visa Complication

I have recently received and accepted a job offer with a German company in the field I hold a qualification in. The job is unregulated in Germany (Sales Executive) and the salary is 45,000€ annually. ...
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Can an American citizen continue to work as an independent contractor for a Canadian company after moving back to US?

I am an American who moved to Montreal for grad school and then extended my stay with a postgraduate work permit. I have a fully online job with a Montreal-based company that I would like to continue ...
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Is 30% Dutch Tax Ruling Applicable if Resided in Belgium for Less than 6 months?

I have recently got a job offer in the Netherlands, and I was wondering if I am eligible for the 30% tax ruling. My issue is that during the previous 24 months prior to beginning my job, I resided in ...
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Can I get a job offer in the US?

I live outside of the US and I study at a branch of American university in my country. The university has a platform to connect students and employers. Through this platform several employers text me ...
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What is my I-765 category?

I am neither a US citizen nor have ever been in the US. I want to remotely work for US-based companies, and so I need work authorization. When I apply for I-765 online on USCIS, it requests me to ...
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Teaching in Canada

Asking for a friend. She is working in India as a teacher. She has qualification (Bachelor of Education) and Masters (MA History). She intends to immigrate to canada. What is the qualification of ...
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Can a Canadian citizen, with a US Green Card, work remotely for his Canadian (private) employer, but reside permanently in the USA?

I'm wondering if my wife (a US citizen) and I (a Canadian citizen) and our two young children (both Canadian citizens) can move to the US to reside, while I keep my current job working for a Canadian ...
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After quitting job, can a blue card holder Leave Germany, return to wrap up things and travel out of the EU

I hold a blue card and employed from 10 months in Germany. I understand my blue card will be valid for 3 months after I quit my job. I want to quit my job and visit my home country for a month and a ...
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Does a Norwegian company with work in Norway, who hires a U.S. citizen in U.S. (not expat) as remote independent contractor, have to file 1099?

I am a U.S. citizen based in the U.S., working remotely as an independent contractor for Norwegian companies with work in Norway (interpreting and voice over). I have to pay taxes on my income in the ...
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Getting tax refund from Germany to a non-EU bank account after leaving?

I lived and worked in Germany in 2020 and have recently submitted my Steuererklärung for that year. I'm back in my home country (Canada), and have closed my German bank account. Thus, in section of ...
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Live and work in USA but need to move back to Aus - any insight from others regarding continuing employment? (Dual USA/AUS citizenship)

So here's my situation: I currently live and work in the USA, but I've been working remotely since march and recently told my employer I need to move back to Aus, and that I was hoping I could keep ...
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Immigration authority, foreign authority, alien authority: do these point to the same thing in Berlin, Germany?

Back on Monday, I had my work visa interview with section 81a advance approval document in the German Embassy. My company is in Berlin, so my employer had got the 81a issue document issued by ...
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Do I need to be locally based to get a job in Hong Kong?

I am a UK national in my late twenties, currently working in London but planning to move to Hong Kong. I have 4 years experience working in IT consultancy. I work for a global company, but there does ...
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Can I change jobs after 4 months as a Blue Card holder in germany? [duplicate]

I have received a better job offer than the one I'm currently in and I was wondering if it's possible to change jobs?
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if you are fired on an E3 visa does the employer pay for cost of transport home?

If fired on an E3 visa is the employer liable for paying the reasonable cost of transport home? I know this is the case for H1B visas. Is this also true for E3 visas? Is there any legislation someone ...
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Regarding applying for British Army

I am an Indian citizen and i have never visited/resided in Britain, also I haven't acquired passport yet. I want to apply for British Army as a Commonwealth Country's citizen but in the application ...
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What are the things I should do after getting into Germany?

I recently got the type D Visa for the employment purpose. Now I'm confused. What are the things I shall be doing after entering Germany. When I checked my visa I could see the above lines being ...
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US Expat, married foreign girlfriend while on vacation in the US, returned to her home country together. Visa process

I live and work in Hong Kong as a US Citizen. In June of this year I attended a conference in the US, and after my girlfriend flew to the US on a valid tourist visa and we did a vacation trip around ...
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German Employment/Work Visa application submission in Germany and other countries

I am an Indian Citizen and received a job offer from a German Employer (In Munich) to start working as a Software Engineer. They have offered me a permanent job in Germany and shared a signed job ...
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Non-EU citizen with EU Blue Card working outside EU but with address in Germany

I am in a weird situation here and need your advice. I am an EU Blue Card holder and I currently work for a company in Germany. I would like to go back to my home country but remain working remotely ...
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How to get a job in Australia before I go there?

I have been granted permanent residency in Australia (i.e. I can live and work there). I intend to relocate from Ireland in October. Ideally I could have a job line up before I go, as it's a high-risk ...
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Non-EU (Indian) citizen living in the Netherlands and working in Belgium

My wife has been working and living in the Netherlands for the last 8 months; is an Indian citizen; has a residence (and work) permit for the Netherlands. while I myself have been working and ...
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H1B grace period and beginning new employment

Here is my condition right now, I was employed until I got laid off last week, so my 60-day grace period begun on May 30th, 2018. I, however, had a new job offer during the layoff and they are in the ...
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Opening a German bank account remotely from Romania

I have been informed by my new employer that I need to supply them with a valid German bank account. I am starting with them in one month, and have no apartment (in the search for which I also need a ...
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Residence/Work Permit for Company Without Germany Subsidiary?

My employer wishes to send me to Berlin for approximately two years in order to complete a project and later establish a presence in the German-Speaking market. They do not, however, wish to create ...
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Israeli working in the Netherlands for a US company - what's the tax situation?

I'm an Israeli expat living in the Netherlands and am likely to start working for a US company (registered in the US and has no presence in the Netherlands nor in Israel). To make things even more ...
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Blue-sky contract negotiations with a small US startup - what to put in there?

I'm an Israeli expat researcher in the Netherlands, and I'm about to get an offer from a tech company based in Texas. The offer will initially be to work remotely, and at some point (probably when/if ...
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My sister has been offered a job in the US and they want to sponsor her, but would she get the job or not in the US? [closed]

I'm 36, from Bedfordshire, United Kingdom (Luton, actually). My sister's 34 and has worked across the country as a lap-dancer at various lap-dance bars, nightclubs etc. for the past 13 years now. She'...
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Can I keep my job as a foreign contractor for a U.S. company, while I am in the U.S. working as a temporary unpaid volunteer?

I am an EU citizen and I work for a U.S.-based company as a foreign contractor. I am planning to go to the U.S. for a six-month project as a Visiting Scholar in a University. I would be on a J-...
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Status of Irish critical skills permit if work from USA office on L1 visa

I am an Indian citizen and hence hold an Indian Passport. I am currently working in Ireland with critical skills employment permit which is valid for 2 years after which I do not need a permit to work ...
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My foreign bank is requesting I fill out a W-9

I am a U.S citizen who has been living in Argentina for the last 3 years. I am a legal permanent resident here and I work for an Argentine company, get paid in Argentine pesos and pay Argentine taxes. ...
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Travelling for work and refused entry to Germany

I need some help urgently. I am from Mauritius and I have a permanent job confirmed in Dusseldorf, Germany. I have contract and confirmation letter from the company and some other documents from them....
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Is my valid US visa wasted due to the removal of physical visa stamp/sticker on my passport?

I am employed in Thailand with Thai based company. I resigned from my previous employer (Thai based) as I got a better opportunity and gave them my notice period. However previously I submitted to ...
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Can I work in Germany with a foreign (non EU) Engineering degree?

I've been looking for this for a while, I tried contacting people from the German embassy in my country (Morocco) to know more about it, but unfortunately no clear answer was given, since all they say ...
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Where to live in Bangkok to be close to potential employment

What are reasonable areas to live in Bangkok with respect to nearby employment? For example, Silom is the manufacturing district. What other places might I chose to live in to be close to potential ...
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Where can a skilled and upper middle class US citizen work? [closed]

I recently overheard people discussing, "if (X person) became president they would move to Y". I recognize it ignores the privilege americans have in traveling and is insensitive to the many refuge ...
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Internship in France, need to declare income in France or not?

I am a student of another EU country and in 2014 I did a 3 month internship in France, in a French company. I was 22 at the time and the total bonus for the internship was about 3200€, spent less than ...
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Living expenses in Abu Dhabi, for a moderate lifestyle

I got an offer from a Dubai-based company with a salary structure of 10000 AED/Month + Annual Air ticket in economy class + Medical Insurance + Gratuity. My question is, what is the cost of living in ...
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Delay in Long Stay Visa Processing (for France)

I have a job offer (as researcher) from a lab in France. The offer was made on the 17th of Jan 2014 and I received the documentation (convention d'accueil) on the 17th of March 2014. I went ahead with ...
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Possible to get a British passport?

Two questions: 1: I want to ask if it is possible for my sister to get a British passport? She was born in England but we moved before she was one year old. Our parents are not British so is it ...
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Determining employer-employee relationship for H1B visa

I am an Indian citizen with an Indian passport, working in Paris, France on a long stay/scientific visa. I have been offered a job (faculty position) from a US university from which I also hold a ...
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How to read I-797c form (notice of action for H1B)

I am an Indian citizen and currently a resident of France (on Scientific/D visa until 30/04/2015). A university in the USA that hired me as a faculty recently petitioned for an H1B for me. I received ...
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Can I lose my US citizenship for accepting employment with a foreign government?

In my US passport, there's a section entitled "Important Information" located just before the visa pages. Item number 13 deals with circumstances in which one might lose their US citizenship (emphasis ...
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"Address in France" for Long stay french visa for researchers

I am faced with a conundrum. I have recently received my convention d'accueil (or "Welcome document") from the research lab I will be working with betwee 5/14-5/15. I am to take this convention d'...