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Can a person with Iranian-German dual citizenship use her Iranian passport to apply for student visa in the Netherlands?

One of my Iranian friends has also obtained German citizenship. Now, she has two passports: an Iranian and a German. However, she wants to just use her Iranian passport to apply for student visa from ...
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German Name Change After Marriage in US - US Citizens

My husband and I were married last month in the United States. We reside in the United States. We changed our last names in the US to a hyphenated double name using both of our birth last names, ie. &...
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Working remotely for Germany while in the US

My girlfriend and I are both German. I've recently been to the US for an internship (3 months). She would have liked to come with me and work remotely for her German employer, but it was our ...
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German living in Switzerland working remotely for German company

Both me and my girlfriend are German. I might have to move to Zurich (Switzerland) to work there for a Swiss company. Unfortunately, my girlfriend's job is specific to Germany (she's a tax advisor) so ...
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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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German Citizenship Application for Spouse

My husband has been living in Germany for almost 7 years now. He came as a student, worked on a blue card job and now has PR as well. He should now be eligible to apply for citizenship (with the ...
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Validity of Naturalisation Test (Einbürgerungstest)

I want to give the German Einbürgerungstest (naturalisation or citizenship test) but I could not find any information regarding the validity of the results. Does the test certificate have an ...
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What happens if I I apply for German citizenship but have to change my city in near future?

I have an appointment for the German citizenship. If I have to change my city of residence do I have to apply again at the new city ? another question is I have decided to start my own business and ...
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Social Security in France and access to medical services for cross border worker with Germany

I am living in Germany and work in France and have to cross the border each day. It’s been like this for a while and I’ve never had problems. But I have received notifications from my doctors that I ...
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Can I still study on a work permit in Germany?

I am about to complete my nursing training in 6 months and am currently on an apprenticeship Visa (non-EU citizen) in Germany. Having begun my masters (student visa) and later switched it to an ...
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Can I bring my old aged parents to Germany permanently?

I have become a German citizen. Can I bring my old aged parents to Germany permanently?
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I am a German citizen living in the UK. Will I have health insurance while visiting Germany?

I am a German citizes living in the UK, I am registered with the NHS and have no further health insurance in Germany. I will visit Germany multiple times over the next months, and I wonder whether I ...
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'Becoming' a German Citizen - who to inform?

[My apologies if this is not the correct location for this question, it seems the best, but not a perfect fit!] I am a British Citizen (with citizenship acquired through birth), currently living and ...
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IT Special Visa clarification [closed]

I am from India and have been living in the UK for last 4 years. I am planning to move to Germany with an IT Specialist visa. Can I apply for permanent residency (PR) after 1 year since I was in the ...
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Out of Germany more than 6 months. Is my Aufenhaltstitel still valid? [duplicate]

I have an Aufenshaltstitel valid till 2020 September (Aufenhaltserlaubnis) (Familienangehoriger), (Anmerkungen §28 Abs.1 s. 1 Nr.1) is what it says on my card. I have been out of Germany for more ...
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Is it legal for a German citizen not to deregister (abmelden) when living abroad?

If a German citizen lives abroad, would it be illegal for him to keep his German registration (Anmeldung) with local authorities? Some of my friends have never deregistered from their parents' house ...
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Did application for Irish citizenship (before 2007) via foreign birth registration cause loss of German citizenship?

German citizenship was generally lost (in the absence of a permit to retain it or the 2007 changes in the law) when a foreign nationality was applied for and received. Specifically, naturalization in ...
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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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What documentation is needed to show German nationality before 1913?

For the purposes of claiming German citizenship through descent, what documents are needed to show that an individual held German citizenship before passage of the nationality law of 1913? Is a birth ...
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Does derivation of US citizenship through parents' naturalization cause loss of German citizenship?

This question is about eligibility for German/US dual citizenship when a minor acquires US citizenship at the time that his parents naturalize. Suppose a child is born outside of the United States to ...
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German job seeker with 4years of experience [closed]

I have a masters degree from a German university in mechatronics plus 4 years of similar field experience. I am planning on going back to Germany but I am a bit skeptical if my job seeker visa will be ...
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Same-sex marriage Egyptian and German immigration

My girlfriend and I are thinking of getting married in Germany. We are homosexual. In my country, Egypt, that kind of marriage is not recognized by law and it can be really dangerous for my life. All ...
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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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I'm German living in the UK - can my British husband become German without ever having lived there?

I am German and living in the UK with my British husband for around 15 years now. Could he apply for a German passport without ever having lived in Germany? As a background: We are looking to move to ...
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How to apply German Employment Visa (Based on Job Offer) for Non-EU National

I am an Indian Citizen and received a job offer from a German Employer to start working as a Software Engineer.They have offered me a permanent job in Germany and shared a signed job offer which i ...
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Travlining with a non-EEA family permit from the UK to France

I am German citizen and my wife is Kazakh. We both live in the UK. She has a non-EEA family permit. The sticker in her passport says that this expired in January but this website https://www.gov.uk/...
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Should I use the German-US tax treaty as a researcher in Boston?

I am postdoc in Boston (USA) doing research for the benefit of the public, and I'm from Germany. I receive a normal salary from my university in Boston (not a stipend). I'm on a J1 visa since July ...
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Live in Germany, employed by US company

I am a German citizen with a US green card, currently living and working in SF. For family reasons, I will have to move back to Germany for a little while. Does anyone have experience with how I would ...
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EHIC eligibility for dual national (British/German)

I receive a UK State Pension. I have dual nationality (British/German)and I live in Germany. Am I still entitled to an EHIC card (for use in Germany) Thanks
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Health insurance for German citizen student without EHIC

I am a German citizen who has been living abroad and never had a health insurance in Germany. Until now I lived in a non-European country, so my current health insurance cannot join EHIC. I am a ...
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US/EU dual national wants to exchange US driver's license for a European one

I am a US/DE dual national living in NL for over a decade now. However, I only have a US driver's license. Is there any way to exchange my US license for an EU (DE) one? Ordinarily, the Europeans don'...
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I'm applying for Schengen Visa, while working remotely. Is it Legal?

I work remotely from India for a UK based company and have been staying in India. I am planning to go as soon as possible now because I want to keep travelling (only this time outside India) while ...
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Does Germany recognize the Surinder Singh ruling?

Under the Surinder Singh ruling, an EU citizen can choose to be treated under EU freedom of movement law in his or her own country after having exercised freedom of movement in another EU country. ...
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If I have schengen tourist visa, can I marry a British citizen in Germany.? [closed]

I have Schengen tourist visa, I want to marry my girlfriend but she lives in London. If she comes to Germany or the Netherlands can we get married? I have just a one month Schengen tourist visa.
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German internship visa to job visa conversion [closed]

I applied for a German internship visa recently and the process is in its final stages. My employer told me today that he would like to hire me full-time after the internship. So is it possible to get ...
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Permanent resident of the UK?

I am German but made the move to the UK in January of 1998. For the first two years I lived here as an AuPair, originally planning on returning to Germany. However, I ended up deciding to stay and ...
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Renewing US visa via mail still possible?

I am currently holding a J-1 visa, which I have to renew very soon in my home country (Germany). Previously, I was able to renew this visa via mail where I just mailed all my documents to the ...
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What Dutch authority can certify my personal details for German agency?

I am a German resident of the Netherlands and need to request a German “erweitertes Führungszeugnis” (extended certificate of good conduct) for helping with a summer camp in Germany. (The organizers ...
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Registration in Russia during 2 year study stay

I (German citizen) will study in Russia for 2 years. Is there a registration in a governmental office (e.g. embassy, police office, ..) required after entering the country with a study visa? Also, ...
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How to activate electronic signature of German 'Personalausweis' (while abroad)

I am living in the US but am a German citizen. Some years ago, I got a new 'Personalausweis' (German citizen ID card), with the new 'electronic signature function' (I chose 'yes' when asked). ...
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Healthcare in Portugal for Germans [closed]

[Question was previously on Travel] I live in Germany, and applied for a job (in science) in Lisbon. My husband (German too), a programmer, would come too. He's insured by TK (the main state health ...
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Canadian Residency

My partner and I just got to Canada and I'd like to live here for the next couple of years. I'm wondering what the best approach is to legally stay in Canada for 3+ years. I'm 29 years old, male and ...
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Can a US Citizen (married to a German) work remotely for a US company and stay on US payroll/benefits and not be an expat? [closed]

I am an American and my boyfriend is German. We plan to get married here in San Francisco before I move to Germany in September, which removes my company from the visa process. My SF company wants to ...
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Options to get parents over age 55 health insurance coverage in Germany

I'm a German national. My mother is German, too but my father is a non-EU national. Both of my parents are older than 55. I'm now thinking of moving to Germany, and some websites claim if I join ...
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Health insurance when moving to Greece

My husband is a German citizen who lived in Japan for 16 years before our marriage. He is now a resident of the US on a green card (2 years now). We are moving to Greece in the near future and have ...
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Waiting time when applying for a German passport abroad?

I've noticed that there are a fair amount of Germans on this website. I just applied for my first German passport at the consulate and they told me that it takes around 8-10 weeks to arrive, which ...
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Get the Argentinian resident permit

I'm from Germany but I have lived in Argentina for a year. I currently use a tourist visa for that, leaving and returning to Argentina every 3 months and don't work here. I don't want to work here. I ...
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