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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 ...
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Spouse without marriage in Denmark

I am an EU citizen working in Denmark and my boyfriend is also an EU citizen, studying (not working) in Denmark. We are not married, but live together. I recently came across this article and I am ...
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What does “to the exclusion of all others” entail for partner migration to Australia? [closed]

My partners and I are polyamorous: we all have multiple serious dating relationships, with the knowledge and approval of all parties. One of my partners is an Australian citizen living in the state of ...
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UK Resident marrying Mexican student - Necessary Documents for Camden Council

I'm British and I wish to marry by Mexican girlfriend, who I have been dating for two years. The first year was a long-distance relationship, but for the last 12 months she has been living in the UK ...
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My Husband is not American, I live outside America, and I lived less than 4 years at the US. Can he get the nationality?

I am an American. I was born in the US, but I didn't live 4 consecutive years on US soil since then. I married a non-American abroad, and I'm living with him outside America. What is my status in ...
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Canadian citizen moving to Germany. Very specific situation [closed]

My girlfriend is a 22 year old Canadian citizen. We're currently living in Albania, but I recently got hired in a company in Germany, so we're getting ready to move there by next month. I know that ...
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Dutch and French national got married in Sweden and are resident in the UK. Are they legally married in the UK for practical purposes?

I am a Dutch citizen and got married to a French citizen while we were both resident in Sweden in 2012. Presently we are living in England, United Kingdom. How do we inform the relevant authorities ...
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Romanian documents after marriage in Germany

I'm getting married with my fiancée, who is a Romanian girl. Since we live in Germany (I'm not German either - I'm Italian), we chose to marry under German law, therefore we also chose her to get my ...
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Indian citizen working in USA (on a work Visa) planning to get married to a citizen of Ireland

My Irish boyfriend and I are planning to get married soon. He lives in Turkey and I am currently working in the USA (on a work visa). We might get married in court here in The USA. After marriage, we ...
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American marrying an Italian in Italy, then move to London

I'm an Italian national and I live and work in London. I'm marrying my American fiancee in Italy at the beginning of next year, but after getting married we plan on setting roots in London. My ...
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I'm an American, marrying a Brit in the Canary Islands [closed]

Marrying in the Canary Islands and returning to US. What would be next step?
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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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To US with ESTA and then marriage

I live in the US with a green card (over 10 years). My plan is to apply for US citizenship soon and have my girlfriend come to US with ESTA at the end of September (she was already in US in June for 2....
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I am an american and want to marry my Mexican fiance. He lives in Mexico, but has a tourist visa now. Does it matter where me marry?

I am an american living in Ca. My fiance lives in Mexico and is a Mexican citizen. He does have a tourist visa now, but we want to marry in the next 6 months. My question is this: Is there a benefit ...
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Foreigners Marriage in France [closed]

I wanted to ask you some help for marriage. I live in France with a visa Scientifique Chercheur which is soon going to expire on 19 September 2016. Before it expires, I'm going to submit my document ...
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American marrying Italian in Italy- Document Translation and Apostille questions

I'm an American and I'm marrying an Italian citizen in Italy in the middle of September and also moving there. We know that I need to get my birth certificate translated to Italian and have ...