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Living in India as an expatriate

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Regarding the form for renunciation of Indian citizenship

I am applying to CKGS for renouncing my Indian citizenship after I have acquired US citizenship. While filling the form a question asks: spouse's name as in CURRENT US passport. But the US passport ...
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I have obtained vignette sticker from OFII. How long can I stay in India?

I arrived to France from India on a long stay visa with my wife and child as dependents. I have obtained a vignette sticker from OFII (Office français de l'immigration et l'intégration - French bureau ...
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Relocating back to India with my grand piano used for work. Do I pay customs duty?

If I use a piano for work, and I am relocating back to India after being abroad 50+ years, do I pay customs duty on the Grand Piano and what is the pe
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What happens if OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) is not renewed?

I am reading conflicting information. 1) OCI is lifelong. YET- 2) OCI is needed to be renewed each time passport is renewed before 21. YET- 3) OCI card holder can travel to India with OCI on old ...
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Is it possible to renew OCI card for US citizens kids from India?

Is it possible to re-new OCI card from India for US citizens kids, from India ? Or, OCI is only issued abroad ? Can someone point me to the link where OCI can be renewed from India itself?
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How long does it take for a Ukraine work permit visa to be issued?

I applied for a work permit visa for Ukraine on the 7th of September and on the 8th of October, I attended the interview. After the interview, the consular official said it would make its decision and ...
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How many years will be deducted, if education in B.Com and experience as a graphic designer

I have completed my bachelor of commerce degree in India, and I have 5 years of experience as a graphic designer. Now I plan to move Australia as a graphic designer, does the assessment authority ...
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Is the PAN number on a Permanent Account Number card a sensitive piece of information?

Some foreigners living in India may receive a Permanent Account Number card. Is the PAN number on a Permanent Account Number card a sensitive piece of information?
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Teaching in India

I am a physicist and I am planning to take a break and move to India for a year or so. I would love to teach while there, but I don't know anything about the Indian system... are teachers hired ...
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Ambiguous question in visa application: Have you lived for at least two years in the country where you are applying visa?

I'm applying for an visa in India and got this question in their online registration form with a yes/no answer: Have you lived for at least two years in the country where you are applying visa? ...
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H4 visa interview India: new I 797 but old stamp on passport

I will be appearing for my H4 visa interview soon. My husband has had a H1-B transfer when he moved to a new job. His passport however still has the old stamp referring to his previous employer and ...
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Can a cousin be my financial sponsor to obtain long term Spain student visa?

I have been accepted in an institute in Barcelona for a 1-year long course. I now have to apply for a long term Spanish student visa in India. One of the documents required for visa purpose is ...
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Overstay in India with US passport

My wife and I are Indian citizens. My daughter was born in the USA in 2000 during my stay in the USA on H1B visa. I got an Indian visa for my daughter holding a US passport. We all moved to India in ...
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Process to sponsor child - Canada

Parents have Canadian PR status. My spouse is planning to deliver baby in India. Do I need to sponsor new baby for moving baby to Canada? What is the process to sponsor? Does baby achieve PR ...
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What is the equivalent of India's Form 16 in UK?

I need to submit my last three years Form 16 (related to income tax returns) to apply for US visa. But I was in UK for more than a year in last three years span. So I do have Form 16 for the year ...
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Extension of duration of @90days tourist visa (multiple entry-1yr)

I have a 1 year mutilple entry tourist visa for India which allows me a maximum stay of 90 days. About 1 month after I reached India, I have secured a 3 month training at PGI. Now the total duration ...
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Does OCI require pledging loyalty to the Indian Government?

I'm an Indian American born and raised in America. My parents are also American citizens now, although they came from India. Now I am considering applying for Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) status. ...
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How to transport 1992 Enfield motorcycle from Goa(India) to London [closed]

I have changed my nationality from Indian to Portuguese and will be shifting to London shortly. I have a motorcycle out here (a 1992 Enfield Bullet motorcycle) which belonged to my dad. I would like ...
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One way ticket to India

My son is a US citizen and is travelling to India from USA on a one way ticket. He has a valid visa(entry visa, type X). Please let me know if anybody sees any concerns with this journey with respect ...
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J1 visa - Confusion in how to apply

I am a freelancer ( web dev ) and a student from India. The company I work for ( in USA ), asked me for a internship. The company is a bit small ( Don't know much about visa ). I researched in google, ...
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German visa and Blue Card

I have an offer from a German employer and the salary is 63K Euros. I am in India right now, and want to understand the correct visa process and ability to work in Germany. During a conversation with ...
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What are the rules for importing personal items when relocating from Nepal to India?

I will be moving to Nepal from India (Bangalore ) along with household stuff including few old electronics items ( Like 42 inch LCD TV , 2 sets of fans ). Could someone please elaborate the process ...
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Getting married while on H1B Visa

I am on H1B visa and my Visa will expire on 09/2017 . I am getting married soon but my fiance doesn't have passport yet. What is the process to bring my wife ( of course after marriage :) ) to USA. ...
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Moving household stuff from Bangalore(India) to Nepal(Chitwan district) [closed]

What would be the best way to move household stuff from Bangalore to Nepal? Household stuff includes six medium steel boxes, television, refrigerator and 3 sets of roof fans. My father was working in ...
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How can an American citizen working in India easily and cheaply send money to a bank account in the USA?

I am a US citizen who has taken a job in India. I will be there for at least a year, if not longer. I have savings accounts in the USA I want to continue to contribute to, as well as some financial ...
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H1B Amendment required or not?

One of my colleague came to U.S. earlier this year on H1B, now his location and project has got changed and he is working on a different project for a different client who is located in a different ...
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Importing used car form India to Australia

I am planning to move from India to Australia temporarily (4-5 years). I have a used car in India (about 5-6 months old). I would like to know whether I can import it to Australia?. Its a hatchback by ...
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UK Driver's license, in India

Say you have a normal UK driver's license. Say you're in India for some months - you're already in Mumbai. You want to drive... (*) a rental car. Is it possible? (*) the company buys you an old ...
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How Interest is taxed for NRE and NRO accounts for Indians [closed]

I am Indian Citizen and a UK tax resident. My domicile status is still Indian (I don't have a PR here). In India I hold an NRE and NRO accounts with my savings (which is available for all Non resident ...
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Re-entering India repeatedly on a multi-entry business visa

I am currently in India on business. I have a 5 year multi-entry business visa where each stay can not exceed 180 days but I can leave and re-enter multiple times. The company is planning on keeping ...
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My maternal grandfather was from India, my mother was born in India. Can I be an Indian citizen?

My maternal grandfather was from India, my mother was born in India. My father was born in Bangladesh. I was born in Bangladesh. Can I become an Indian citizen?
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Do I need any German work or residence permits for a German company to hire me to work in France? [closed]

I am a citizen and resident of India. I work as an independent software consultant. One of my customers is a company based in Germany. This German company has a client in Paris, France. The German ...
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How to prove I am out of the country - Ministry of External affairs, India and Government of France

I was planning on posting this in the "chat" section but I thought maybe it is a worthwhile question. Here is some background I am an Indian citizen in the USA on an F1 visa. I have received a job ...
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As an OCI card holder, do I count as an “Indian Citizen”?

I'm a US citizen with an OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) card; the closest thing to dual citizenship that the countries have. I apparently have all the rights of an Indian citizen except: The ...
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How to learn and adjust to Indian English, as someone who's used to British English?

I'm a Brit, currently in India. While a lot of the people I meet speak at least some English, and others speak fluent English, there are definitely times when it feels we're divided by a common ...
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Do I sacrifice benefits if leave the country when on maternity/paternity leave?

My wife (Polish citizen) and I (German citizen) are in family planning now. We are both employed in Germany. We would like to spend a year or two living and working in India, and we thought that it ...