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Spanish visa for non-EU spouse

My husband went to the Spanish Embassy today to submit a visa application in accordance with the EU directive, since I am a European living in Spain. However, he was denied because we don't have a ...
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South African moving to Ireland, practicing EU treaty rights

I'm currently planning to move to Ireland. My husband is in the UK and works there. I would like to know if it's possible that he continues to work in the UK while we rent a place in Ireland and I ...
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Girlfriend in the US, boyfriend (me) in South Africa

My girlfriend is in America (Kansas). I can't find any good information. I know US citizens don't need visas to visit South Africa (good news for us), but I need one to go there. I have no money, no ...
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French 10-year carte de séjour holder out of France for 4 years

My husband is a 10-year carte de séjour holder and he visited Canada, met me and we decided to get married. He applied for permanent resident status here, which took rather long and he ended up ...
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What is the safest route to marry your beloved (British citizen) in the UK?

I am an Indian and I have been in a relationship with a British citizen for the past two years. We have never met but we are very serious about getting married by the end of this December. I want ...
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What are the consequences of a (fake) conversion to islam, for a foreigner visiting Iran?

Apologies if this is not the best SE site for asking this question, but I really wasn't sure which one would match. Posting anonymously because of the sensitive subject. My fiancée and I recently ...
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How can we take our new born baby outside China, or get him a passport?

I am an Indian, my girlfriend is Chinese. Our baby is now just one week old. We went to the hospital for the birth certificate. They told me that we have to submit a marriage certificate in 50 days. ...
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Marriage with Schengen visa in Germany with German citizen

I would like to know if it's possible for my boyfriend to come to marry me in Germany with a Schengen visa. He holds an Azerbaijani passport. It would be very helpful because right now I am pregnant ...
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I am a man married to an Italian man

I have been legally married to my male spouse for eight years. He is Italian, am I able to get an Italian passport?
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Temporary visa changes to spouse visa in Japan

I’m currently studying Japanese in Japan. My current visa is going to expire on 31st March. I will change my visa status from a student visa to a temporary visit visa, and I will get married with my ...
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Italy visa after Marriage

I want to apply for spouse visa after marriage . But in marriage certificate (Nikkah Nama) my wife home adress is change because she is from italy .. in her id card there is two adress one is italian ...
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Non-EU citizen marrying a Romanian (EU citizen) working in the UK

I would like to ask for your help, advice, input or recommendations about our situation with my fiance. Here are some our questions: Background: I am a Filipina working in the Philippines and my ...
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I-485 date of marriage

My wife and I are applying for adjustment of status (form I-485) through work authorization (from I-140 - NIW). I'm the NIW applicant and my wife is my the derivative applicant in the I-485. We got ...
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K-1 Visa. How long can I stay?

If I enter the US on a K-1 / I-129F Visa, to marry my fiancé - do I have to leave after the 90 days granted? After marriage the I-485 visa will also be applied for, do I need to leave until the I-485 ...
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I am married to a Spaniard. Can I apply for my residence while overstaying my Schengen?

We married in the US and then we came to Spain with the idea of getting my residence permit and live here together. But to get the paperwork done took way more than expected and now my Schengen visa ...
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How do we register our child as a Portugese national?

I have been married to an EU national of Portugal. We got married in a non-EU country, whereas I am not from the EU and on a spouse visa in the UK. Now we have a son who is two years old. While ...
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It's proving almost impossible for someone from Afghanistan to come to the UK

There's someone I very much want to be with who lives in Kabul. We tried looking at how we could legally follow a process that would allow us to be together. It feels very much as if it's been ...
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Elected to be treated as a resident for income tax purposes: W-9 or W-8BEN?

A US citizen (A) marries a G-4 visa holder (B) who lives in the US. They elect to treat B as a resident alien for income tax purposes so they can file a joint tax return. After the couple have made ...
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Marriage abroad, how to handle the bank residential address?

I am a US citizen (California) preparing to get married abroad, in a country where the process for marriage is well known for being quite slow, and the marriage visa process is just as long. So I'll ...
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Applying for the Dutch nationality (through naturalisation) outside of the Netherlands - which civic integration exams?

I am Ghanaian married to a Dutch woman for the past 6 years. We are currently living in the UK (since September, 2013) and so have successfully passed the test of 3 years continuous living together ...
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Can I stay in Spain after my residence permit expires, but while waiting to get married?

I have a residence permit as a student in Greece, which expires on the 31st of July. I'm currently in Spain, waiting for appointment to get married to a Spanish citizen. We started the marriage ...
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Traslation of Marriage Certificate in Italy

I have just received my apostilled marriage certificate from South Africa and here in Italy the local authorities (Comune) says it needs to be translated as well. The marriage Certificate is required ...
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Dutch citizenship through marriage

I have been married to a Dutch citizen for 20 years. We live and work in South Africa. Can I apply for Dutch citizenship through marriage?
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Shengen Spouse Visa Extension or Conversion

I came from South Africa on an Italian spouse visa. I arrived on 8 June and the visa is valid for 90 days. I now wish to extend it. My wife is Italian and has residency in Italy and Carta di Identita. ...
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Marriage and double-citizenship

What type of application a foreign potential spouse needs to prepare in order to be legally in the US and marry a person with dual-citizenship?
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Would a Muslim marriage from Indonesia be recognized for a French spouse visa application?

I and my fiancee will get married in Indonesia. I am Mauritian and she is Indonesian and we are both of the same religion. I live in France and after the marriage, she will have to apply for French ...
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Arrived in Italy on Tourist Visa as a Spouse

My South African husband has obtained an free Type C Visa as a spouse of an EU citizen for the duration of 90 days. As soon as I obtain my residency status (Residenza) in Italy on the grounds of ...
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EEA Family Permit refused - No clear reason given, appalling letter

Please can anyone advise how to deal with this? We applied for an EEA Family Permit for my wife to travel from Russia to join me in the UK. We enclosed our passports, my Permanent Residence ...
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Can one stay in Sweden while an application for residency under EU freedom of movement law is processing?

I am asking this community to help me find a written source because various advisors from the Swedish Migration Agency have contradicted each other in their statements. I am a Norwegian citizen. My ...
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Marriage on tourist visa in Germany

I'm an Iranian citizen and my boyfriend is German. We're in love and have known each other for 2 years. He travels to Iran to visit me and my family. We're going to marry in Germany, but I have a ...
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How to bring girlfriend to germany?

I am from Spain, in some months I will start working in Munich for an international organisation, and I want my girlfriend from Colombia to come with me. I have been told by friends living there that ...
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American citizen married abroad: visa for foreign spouse

I am a US citizen living in the EU. Last year I got married in the EU to an EU citizen. At the moment I have not informed the US of our marriage and at the moment we are not planning on moving to the ...
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Getting married in Norway - does my partner need to OWN A HOUSE?

I come from outside EU/Schengen and my Norwegian boyfriend and I want to get married in Norway. I checked the application process and necessary documents. We seem to fulfil all criteria, but there is ...
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Can I marry a resident in Spain if I am not from European Union?

My boyfriend is a resident in Spain. I am a not from European Union. We can't get married in our hometown because of some problems. Is it possible for us to get married is Spain or can he sponsor me?
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Schengen visa to a residency permit for a same-sex marriage in Germany

A few days ago, my boyfriend, who is a German citizen, and I were married in Denmark. Ours is a same-sex union, and we don't know what awaits us in Germany. I am a Yemeni citizen (a third-world ...
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Getting married in the US on an ESTA

I am getting married to my American fiancée in the US this summer. We are currently living together outside of the US (and, should it matter, also outside of my own country of origin, Germany) and ...
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Visa for US citizen's fiancé/husband [closed]

I'm an Italian citizen, in a 4 years long relationship with a US citizen. We would like to get married by the end of this year, and ideally I would initially move to the USA and find a job there. We ...
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Is it possible to use US Direct Consular Filing when not living one's own country?

I'm an Argentine, and my fianceé has dual US/Mexico nationality. There is no USCIS office here in Argentina (only an Embassy), so getting the visa through the DCF process (Direct Consular Filing - ...
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Would UK visa/entry problems affect getting a visa for other countries?

Long story short. Unfortunately, I was removed from the UK by the authorities. I understand that there is definitely going to be a ban on me to the UK. Am I liable to get visa from other countries ...
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Visa bans on Iranians according to new presidential executive order

I am a green card holder. My family and I migrated to USA with EB-5 program. Now I'm married and my wife is in Iran. We started the process of getting a green card for her and have been waiting for ...
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Cannot renew my passport

I'm an Egyptian married to a German, same-sex marriage. I cannot renew my passport at the embassy because I have reached the age of compulsory military. My residency ID in Germany expires with my ...
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Can a foreign spouse move to US immediately after wedding?

I am a US citizen who lives and works in the US. My fiance is a Greek citizen who currently lives in Greece. We intend to get married in Greece later this year and then she will join me as a permanent ...
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Fastest way for EU member to marry non-resident Chinese national? [closed]

A Chinese citizen moved to the Netherlands some years ago to enter a "living together" contract with a Dutch citizen. After some time, they decided to "take a break" due to issues in the relationship,...
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British Citizen wanted to marry EU Citizen Partner

Without asking any legal advice at this stage. I was thinking with my partner whether it would be best and less time consuming and probably a better investment if both married this year in London. As ...
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H1B visa marrying a US citizen: can stay in US and work?

I've been living and working in the US for 1 1/2 years, on an H1-B visa. My employer is a State University (I teach and do research). The visa expires in late June this year. While in the US, I fell ...
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Recognizing US marriage to French citizen in France [closed]

My wife, who is a French citizen, and I (a US citizen) married in the US. We have since moved to France and would like to make sure our marriage is formally recognized in France as well. As I ...
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Dual citizenship and marriage

If a person has dual citizenship (Canada and US), what will the foreign national potential spouse (from Europe) have to go through in order to be legally residing in the US? Would they even be allowed ...
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What forms to submit to change the class from IR6 (through marriage) to another (divorced)?

I entered the states in 2002, got married in 2004 and obtained my conditional green card that way. After about 2 years I received my permanent card which is valid for 10 years. Now that I'm renewing ...
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I need to understand the process for immigrating to the Netherlands [closed]

I am from the Caribbean and my fiancé is Dutch. We plan to be married and stay in the Netherlands. What is the process for me being from the Caribbean? Can I obtain a work visa for the length of time ...
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Maternity in Sweden, on short notice

I have a postdoc position in Sweden starting January next year, and signed the contract already. My fiance and I (we're both German nationals) planned to move to Sweden, me in January, she by the end ...