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Do I need to bring an original birth certificate with me when moving overseas?

I have recently accepted a job offer in Japan and am looking at getting my documents in order for moving there to live. Do I need to bring my original birth certificate or will a certified copy be ...
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Can a 16 year old move to Germany with 2 adults that aren't guardians?

My little brother is 16, while I am 18 and my boyfriend is 20. We are citizens in the USA. The three of us want to live in Germany. My mom gave us permission, but she is not coming with us, and we ...
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Can I use “Tell Us Once” to notify various UK Government departments for a death in Australia?

The UK has quite a nice service "Tell Us Once" that lets you notify a whole bunch of Government departments about the death of someone. On the Gov.UK Death Abroad page, it says that the Tell ...
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How to check if one can enter Singapore

I've been working in Singapore for 9-10 years. For my last year, ending my work permit, I just left my company and went back to Johor Bharu. They already cancelled my permit, but I haven't returned my ...
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Understand a German employment visa rejection

I am a non-EU national (Ecuador). I've been working in the EU (not in Germany) for the past 3 years as a risk analyst. I hold a BA from the UK and a MSc from Italy. I received a job offer from a ...
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New Zealander returning to Australian job under COVID restrictions - what documents prove my residency?

I am a New Zealand passport holder and have been living and working in Australia for around 7 months with a 12 month contracted job that, FWIW, I believe will be extended at its completion. With ...
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Declaring a yearly bonus in Germany

I have been working for a year in Germany as an EU national, last January I was paid a yearly bonus in brutto corresponding to the previous fiscal year. I wonder whether should I declare that bonus ...
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Application for Dual citizenship

Is there an application form that needs to be completed. I was born in the UK but have lived in Australia all of my life. We have permanent residency but I would like dual citizenship with the UK and ...
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Job offer without visa sponsorship from employer for Ireland

I got a job offer from a company based out of Dublin, Ireland. The employer told me they won't be able to sponsor visa, but they will be able to help with required documents. I am living in India, ...
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Documentation needed for a Canadian citizen living outside Canada to sponsor their spouse to immigrate to Canada

According to the government of Canada [1], If you’re a Canadian citizen living outside Canada, you must show that you plan to live in Canada when the persons you want to sponsor become permanent ...
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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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What order should I do things in? (Moving country)

My situation: I am 31 years old. I live in the UK and have been a software developer for 5 years (but only 1 year in a really challenging, full stack position). I own a house. I have a fair amount of ...
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Working for a company I co-own in the US while in France (and student visas…)

I am applying for a student visa to take French classes and then (hopefully) enter a 1 year Masters program in Paris. My husband and I co-own a business together here in the US, and the required part ...
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Should I postpone the NINO meeting until I have a stable home?

I have a meeting for the National Insurance Number this Monday in the city I used to live in. But I don't have an actual proper home in the UK yet, I just moved to London. They want proof of address ...
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UK Tier 4 Visa UCSIS/Biometrics Help

I posted a similar question in the travel section, however this is super urgent so possibly someone can help me over here... Basically I had an official appointment at a UCSIS Application Center, ...
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What is the documents legalization process for Dubai work visa in India?

I want to get my documents legalized for a Dubai work visa in India. However, I don't know the exact procedure to legalize the documents for it in India and How do I get my documents attested for it?
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Official German translators in India for visa processing

I am going to apply for a work visa for Germany. My future employer asked me for my university transcripts translated into German. They insist that it should be translated by a lawyer (certified ...
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Immigrating to Germany from India

I am an Indian national and a Software Engineer. I have received a job offer in Germany and they agreed to support me in acquiring the Blue Card. I have never been to Germany before and thus have no ...
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Settle in England

I'm Italian and want to stay in England for more than three months, but even if I get a job, I'm not sure the employers will emit some certificate showing that I've worked there (this is the worst ...
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How to prove you live somewhere when you live at some friend house for the National Insurance Number in UK?

Got a problem : I will apply for the National Insurance Number in UK, I need to prove I live somewhere they ask me for an invoice with my name ... : / Yet I live at my friend's house ... How can I ...
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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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I got a job offer from Germany. What now?

I have been offered a job in Germany and I have received the employment contract as well. I am a software engineer and I have the complete transcript with a stamp which states degree completed. Would ...
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Medium-/long-term housing in Warsaw [closed]

I've been offered a job in Poland (Warsaw) and I have some questions before I accept it. I've been offered roughly 4,000 PLN per month + health insurance. Is this enough to have a confortable life in ...
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Can I get deported?

I’m 18 years old, I live in the U.S. I’ve lived here since I was 8 years old and have never left. I lived in Haiti for a few years before I came to live here at 8. I was born in Canada and currently ...
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Do Australian citizens need any paperwork to work in New Zealand?

Many years ago I'm sure Aussies and Kiwis were free to live and work in each other's country without special visas or complicated paperwork. And I believe that some decades ago that changed to make ...
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How to answer how long you have been at your current job?

I am working on my online application for permanent residency in Canada from the US via Express Entry, and I'm being asked how long I have been at my current job. The form only has a pulldown menu to ...
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Working as a physiotherapist in France

A friend of mine wants to work in France as a physiotherapist. She is a citizen of Hungary and she is currently working as a physiotherapist. She has a bachelor degree in a related field. With these ...
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Overseas FBI Fingerprinting

In order to get an FBI Identity History Summary, you need to be fingerprinted. If traveling to the States isn't an option, what ways are there in order to get the correct type of fingerprinting done ...
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Poland : work permit application by employer

This is my first question here, don't know if it is off-topic and belongs to travel exchange. After applying everywhere for jobs and countless rejections, I hit some luck and was picked up by a ...
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Do I need an Apostille for American documents in France? [duplicate]

I am French, born and residing in the United States. I am preparing my request for a certificat de nationalité française (CNF) / Certificate of French Nationality. Does anyone know if I absolutely ...
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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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How do I correct an error on my submitted IMM 5710E form for my Canadian Post Graduate Work Permit Application?

I would like some urgent advice. I recently submitted my PGWP application (on the 8th of May) to IRCC, I applied online. I am yet to hear back from them. However, I realized that I have made an error ...
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How does one set himself up as contractor in Hong Kong? [closed]

As I understand when one wants to get working permit in Hong Kong he must already have job proposal, as well as... Higher level educational background: a graduate degree and above would be preferable....
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When will the immigration process change in Germany? New Blue Card Model, or Points Bases?

The Residence act in Germany, 19 a, talks about the blue card, and the requirements to obtain it. It is also part of the regulation to consider Work Experience to issue a Blue Card, however, no means ...
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I found a new Job, higher salary - Changing Employers under the Germany's Regular work permit

I work and live in Germany. I am receiving an offer from another employer in Germany. I am an IT Specialist, and this offer is within IT Field. However I don't hold a blue card, because I don't ...
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Can you work on the expiry date of a Canadian Work Permit?

If a Canadian work permit says "Valid until 17 MAR 2017" then when exactly does it expire? If you work nights, does it expire at midnight at the start or at the end of that date?
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Implied Status in Canada

I am almost at the end of my 2-year International Experience Canada (IEC) work permit. I have applied for a change to Visitor Status so that I can stay in Canada a while longer. If my IEC work permit ...
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Settlement Permit in Germany Granted due to High Salary?

I am receiving an offer from a German company as a Software Engineer, and I now have 90k as salary. I am under a normal work permit and have lived in Germany for 1 year and 4 months. If I accept ...
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France Business Visa - Convention de Stage

I am Indian applying for the Business Visa to France (~ 90 days) for a training at my parent company in France, I'm working for its subsidiary in India. All my documents are verified by VFS ...
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When I get my Australian visa points from ASC and SkillSelect will I get same points upon submitting my application to Immi?

I have applied for Australian visa 189 first assessing agency is ACS (Australian Computer Society) which assessed me as suitable for migration Then I have submitted all the paperwork (IELTS, ACS ...
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J-1 Waiver for 2 Year Home Residency Requirement

Has anyone had any luck with the J-1 Waiver of the 2 year home residency requirement, with government funds made available by the US Government? I was part of a high-school exchange program in 2008 ...
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Questions about VAF4A regarding Issuing Authority and visitor stamps

We are filling in the VAF4A application form for family settlement for a spouse visa. We came across a question related to past visas for the UK which asks who was the issuing authority. My wife is ...
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Preparation for moving to Prague: what comes first?

I'm an 18 year old software developer from The Netherlands interested in moving to Prague. I'm wondering in which order I should go about moving to Prague in terms of getting visas, work permits, ...
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How to get VVE (Vereniging van Eigenaars/Homeowner association) contact details in Holland?

I have bought a flat in Rotterdam. I have dealt with getting energy suppliers and other required stuff. When I was signing the contract notary told me that I will be contacted by VVE (Vereniging van ...
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I live in the Netherlands and I hold an EU passport, but my passport is expiring soon and I lost my id card

I have been living in the Netherlands for almost a year and I hold a EU/Bulgarian passport. My passport is expiring soon and I have lost my ID card. Soon, I'll go to my embassy for it to issue a new ...
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How can an ID card holder get a document certifying having legally entered Georgia?

A Latvian guy I know entered Georgia yesterday on his ID Card, having been accepted for a study program at Tbilisi state University. However, to get a residence permit, the public service hall states ...
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Can I buy a car in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and take it to Turkey? [closed]

As a Turkish citizen, would I be able to buy, insure, and register a car in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq? Luxury vehicles (and the petrol/gasoline prices) are much less expensive there than in Turkey. ...
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Lost I-94 number from 2005 (no 'admitted until' date) on the POE stamp

I have a friend who's going through her adjustment of status proceedings. She says they've asked her for her I-94 number from the passport she entered with in Miami in 2005. But she doesn't know it, ...
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How to get a “lack of criminal record” certificate from an Israeli consulate?

Assuming an Israeli citizen needs a "lack of criminal record" while abroad, how can they get one from their local consulate? The official websites are a bit confusing as to how the procedure works.
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Do I have to take my children to Ireland in order to apply for their first Irish passport?

We live in London, their mother is from Northern Ireland. As you know many Britons apply for Irish passports since the referendum results. Do I have to drag the children all the way to Ireland in ...