Questions tagged [relocation]

the action of moving to a new place and establishing one's home, job or business there.

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Blue card registration from a different city

I got an offer from City A in germany with full remote work. I wanted to rent a house in City B and apply for blue card from City b. Can we do so? Or do I have to apply for bluebird from City A and ...
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What's the cheapest way (to hire another person) to move furniture from Buffalo (NY) to Toronto (Canada)?

I must relocate just my expensive $3K USD office chair, which my employer bought for me. I kept — and can REuse — the manufacturer's original packaging. Rule out driving, crossing the border, and ...
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Which employer's address should I indicate on my N-400 Application for Naturalization Form if I worked at different branches over the past few years?

I worked for the same company but at different locations over the past few years. Which employer's address should I indicate on my N-400 Application for Naturalization Form (mirror)? E.g., the most ...
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What are the steps to leave the UK on a skilled worker visa?

I am planning to leave UK and I am on a skilled worker visa. The steps that I have understood are - My responsibilities - Send a copy of the resignation to UKVI. Include your proposed leaving date ...
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Moving (by van) from Switzerland to UK - Need any EU transit documents?

I plan to move from Switzerland to the UK. I plan to hire a "van with a man" style moving company (much cheaper than a "professional" moving company). I know that I (or they / the ...
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Can I include language course fee into my relocation package?

I have relocated to Paris office of my company. I started taking french lessons in the evening. I am wondering if it is something I can add to my relocation reimbursement package? I have a fix ...
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Deregister in Germany

I've lived & worked in Germany for a couple of years but recently I got an opportunity in another country out of the EU. I decided to pursue it & assess if it's for me therefore I didn't want ...
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Moving belongings from the EU to the UK and then back a few days later. Do I need to apply for tax/duty relief in both directions?

I am going to transfer my normal place of residency from the EU to the UK. To transfer my personal belonging, the plan is to rent a van and move them over myself. I already know that I can (and should)...
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How long does it take to approve my application for tax relief for moving my personal belongings from the EU to the UK

I am going to transfer my normal place of residency from the EU to the UK. For this I need to move most of my my personal belongings over the border. The UK offers a ‘transfer of residence’ (ToR) ...
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Can you keep a Bank of America account with no US phone number?

I recently moved to India from the US and have an active Bank of America account in the US. I was able to update my new Indian address as my mailing address in my contact information but I am not able ...
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Cost of moving from Munich to Vilnius

I am trying to figure out the expected cost for a move from Munich to Vilnius. Unfortunately, the moving companies where I inquired would not give me a quote without knowing exact dates, if they ...
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German Blue Card - Relocation to France

I'm a holder of a Blue Card in Germany more than 18 months, and my company offered me to relocate to France with same employer. Can help me to answer below questions?: Is it easier to attain a Blue ...
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I Received a Job Offer in Berlin [closed]

I received a job offer of 70K in berlin. My wife is a housewife and I have 4 school going kids. I am from South Africa. Will we be able to live a comfortable live? Should I take the offer?
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I'm moving to Germany but want to keep my UK job. Any advice?

I'm moving to Germany in September this year and I would like to keep my UK job (working completely remote). The company I work for is all for this and is currently looking into it themselves too. ...
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Losing indefinite Spanish residency, but reobtaining it after returning years later

I'm a British citizen in possession of a British passport currently living in Spain and have been living here for 19 years. I have residencia here, an A4 piece of paper with my NIE with no expiry date ...
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Work in one country and live in another one, as a third-country national

I work and live in Luxembourg (non-Blue Card holder), my wife lives and works in Germany (Blue card holder). We want that she lives in Luxembourg but still remains working in Germany. She would be ...
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Getting tax refund from Germany to a non-EU bank account after leaving?

I lived and worked in Germany in 2020 and have recently submitted my Steuererklärung for that year. I'm back in my home country (Canada), and have closed my German bank account. Thus, in section of ...
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Relocation to Germany during lockdown

I currently live in the UK and would like to ask how difficult is it in terms of practicalities to relocate to Germany during the current pandemic. Suppose that I have have a job offer in Germany and ...
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Leaving Italy and moving to Germany

I will move to Germany after staying in Italy for over four years. In those four years, three years were register at inps through Gestione Separata and one year as a researcher. Can someone let me ...
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Which kind of stores carry packing materials to use when moving?

I need to move apartments, outside of or within Israel. What kind of stores should I look for packing materials in? Specifically, relevant items can be: Cardboard boxes, at least double-wall ...
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Moving for a new job in England from Germany during Corona

I will start working in London from November and will probably move there from Germany (as a German citizen) few days/weeks before in order to search for a flat or shared house. In the case that ...
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Moving to Canada - Do I need to be physically present when household goods arrive in Canada?

I am currently inquiring with movers to move my personal items/household goods from Hong Kong to Canada. I will be flying to Canada around the same time as the moving of my items and hence will arrive ...
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Should I change my domicile when moving abroad for a year?

I am a Belgian citizen in my twenties. Next year, I'm planning to move to Singapore for work (as a postdoctoral researcher), with a one-year contract, which could possibly be extended afterwards. I'm ...
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Is Singapore a power distant culture?

I live in Europe. I got opportunities to work in Singapore, but I'm worried about the Asian power distant cultures. Here why: Last time I was traveling to Germany for seminars, there was some ...
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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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Sweden: tax on sale of property?

I am an EU citizen and planning to move to Sweden and that includes buying an apartment in Stockholm. The question is, if for some reason i'll have to sell the apartment in the future, what taxes will ...
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Are there any difference in between "Resident Permit" and "Residency"? [closed]

First of all from a linguistic view: "permit" means having right to do something and residency means current place of your stay. Generally, when we are relocating to another country (Lets say ...
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Can you relocate to Taiwan after being deported from China?

My Ukranian girlfriend was recently deported from China for a minor offense. A training school arranging to take some kids on a tour to europe invited her to give basic Russian and Ukranian lessons to ...
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Is it worth using a relocation service to move to the Netherlands?

My family and I are looking to relocate from the UK to the Netherlands ASAP (read pre-Brexit, while we still can). We are looking into using a relocation service but are not sure it is worth the ...
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Shipping personal effects from US to India

I am going to be moving from US to India soon and have about 75-100kg of personal household items which I would like to ship over and above what we can carry as our airline baggage allowance. Most of ...
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Relocating inside the EU with pets

I'm an expat partner and we will relocate from Germany to Lithuania. We have two rabbits, one turtle and some fish. What formals have I to do / to respect, to get them with us?
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What documentation is required to import your personal items when moving to the US?

If one is planning to move from Canada to the US for a long period of time, what documentation is required at the border to import one's personal items? Does it matter if you drive a UHaul truck with ...
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Royal Mail international redirect — what happens to mail sent through TNT Mail, Whistl or other competitors?

I have set up a Royal Mail international mail forwarding to have mail sent to my UK address forwarded to my new German address. There are several competitors, such as TNT Mail or UK Mail, however I ...
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What happens if you leave an unpaid utilities bill in an EEA country you no longer live in?

If a person from an EEA country, for example Denmark, moves to another EEA country for example Portugal, and then moves out of 'Portugal' leaving behind an unpaid power bill, will this unpaid bill be ...
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Car insurance during the move

We will be moving from the UK to France mid-March. We are taking our main car (UK registered) with us, for: 1: The travel down there, and 2: The first 2-3 weeks in France to get around, and will ...
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Consideration of child education before moving to Australia

I am trying to get PR to Australia, I hope it would take some years. My child is 2.5 now and she needs to start her pre-KG this June. Once I get the PR I will need to relocate and find a school for ...
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Bringing USA modem to UK

I've got a Netgear CM400 cable modem and am wondering if I can use it in the UK or if I should just sell it off now. I have looked at the website but it is entirely US-centric. Hoping someone else ...
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Cheap way to move appartment contents from Estonia to Ireland (no urgency)

What's the cheapest way to move a lot of stuff. TV's, Desktop computers, Furniture etc. From Estonia to Ireland. I don't care if it takes a couple of months even if it's cheap. There are some ...
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UK citizen living in canada for three years - do i change my address in the UK to canada?

I am a UK citizen living in Canada on a sponsored work permit for three years. I still have a property in the UK, so should I keep that as my address with banks, credit cards etc or should I update ...
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Moving into The Netherlands with my non-EU partner

I am a Dutch/German and Brazilian citizen currently living in Brazil (been living here for 4 years now). Next year I will need to move back to The Netherlands, however, me and my Brazilian girlfriend ...
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Relocation advice? US TO UK (Aussie, Swedish, American family!)

Just looking for a little clarity, as the internet has us a tad confused. Thanks in advance :) We are a family currently living in the US (both green card holders). I'm an Australian passport holder. ...
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EU national living in the UK moving to Berlin with a new job

I am an EU national (Italian passport) who has been living and working in the UK since 2006 and I recently got a job offer that I intend to accept for a new role in Berlin (I have no German and will ...
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British and Iranian couple moving to mainland Europe together. Easiest way to get a visa?

Note: I have increased the specifity of this question, as well as adding information which was not available when it was first asked. My partner and I would like to move to mainland Europe together. ...
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How can an American moving to Germany get necessary work and residency permits? Already have job

TL;DR - In what order, and how, can an American moving to Germany get the necessary work and residency permits to (a) ship in his belongings via a moving company and (b) legally begin working? I ...
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Using moving boxes as checked luggage?

My wife and don't have much stuff that we want to bring with us when when move. As such I have determined that it would be best just to check an extra piece of luggage each with the airline when we ...
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When leaving an apartment, how does the utilities disconnection work? [closed]

When you leave a (rental) apartment in the Netherlands, you want to stop paying your utility bills, namely: Water LP gas & electricity (often/always go together) Municipal taxes Internet How ...
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Is there a fare aggregator for shipping like there is for personal travel?

I've recently been faced with the challenge of shipping my personal effects, and was missing a web-based service I would think should exist. Ticket fare aggregators - for passenger carriage - are ...
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How should I transport a few cubic meters from TLV airport to where I live?

I'm moving to Israel/Palestine (actually, in my case it's moving back, but it's a part of the cycle of expat life I guess.) I'm flying a few cubic meters of stuff from where I was living before, and ...
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How do you pack a flat-panel display without a custom-fitting box? [closed]

I have a flat-panel display (a computer monitor, but it might have been a TV for the purposes of this question) - but I don't have the box in which I got it, with the styrofoam support structure for ...
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What to expect during PostDoc in France? [closed]

I have been offered a post-doc position in France (I am not from Europe). However, I came to know that post-doc salaries in France are regulated. In view of this, can anyone inform what kind of ...
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