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

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Spain jobs, relocation packages?

Offered a job in Spain. The relocation package is one way air fare + 2-week hotel for house hunting. Aka no funding to ship goods across Atlantic from Us. Is this pretty typical for Spanish employers ...
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Acquiring British citizenship

I was born in South Africa in 2007 and my mom was born in the UK before 1986. My mom and dad were never married and my mother has full custody of me. My dad was born in South Africa as well. Do I have ...
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Bank of America: solve the requirement for US phone number and address

I have a bank account in Bank of America, which I was maintaining while I was living there, but I have moved to Europe since about 8 years. The bank account still has some active balance, so I would ...
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Can a retired non-EU citizen (resident in Ireland) move to The Netherlands and still have healthcare/social rights?

I am an American retiree living in Ireland. After living here for 5 years, I will be getting a long-term resident permit. At that point would I be able move permanently to another EU country (The ...
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I'm sending my belongings by post from EU to UK ahead of moving. How to handle customs declaration? [duplicate]

I'm moving from France to UK soon and I wanted to send some of my belongings in a parcel to a friend ahead of time, so as to avoid having to travel with too many suitcases. When ordering the shipping (...
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Should I move to Seattle from Switzerland?

My employer wants me to move from Zürich, Switzerland to Seattle. I have two small children and I'm worried that the USA will be substantially less child friendly than Switzerland. Also, I will incur ...
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Temporary Accommodation for Wife employment visa

I am a Third Country National (TCN) with a valid residence permit in Malta. My wife has secured a job in Malta and is currently in the process of applying for her own employment visa. I would like to ...
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Moving from UK to Germany: do I need a customs declaration

I am moving from he UK to Germany in May. I am considering to move my personal belongings (e.g. clothes, books, laptops, electric guitars, lps, and other kitchen things) by van. I read the customs ...
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Freelancer Moving from UK to France

I am a Freelance copywriter in the UK, relocating to France in a couple of weeks (with a spouse visa that enables me to work). My question is about the transitional period between switching being ...
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I'm looking for a place in the U.S. that is like Argentina [duplicate]

I live in Argentina. The cities of Quilmes, Ezpeleta, Berazategui and a few others are my home. I'm moving to the U.S.. I've stayed in Mobile, Alabama for a year, and the place sucked my soul out. I'm ...
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I'm looking for a place in the U.S. that is like Argentina

I live in Argentina. The cities of Quilmes, Ezpeleta, Berazategui and a few others are my home. I'm moving to the U.S.. I've stayed in Mobile, Alabama for a year, and the place sucked my soul out. I'm ...
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Relocating to another Schengen country with Portugal D7 Visa

Suppose I apply for this Portugal D7 Visa, which I hear is a residence permit. Can I use it to relocate to another country like the Netherlands or Spain upon collection?
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Best ways to transport few items within Germany?

I'm an expat living in Munich, Germany. I'm planning to move to a different city within Germany (Karlsruhe) soon and I will need to find a moving service for that. However, my current and also my next ...
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Where is best to get legal advice to get residency in France

We lived in France from 2003 until 2012. I was unfortunately in an abusive relationship so had no choice but to leave France for our safety. I have 3 kids. 2 born in France. Their father is not on ...
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Does Azerbaijan charge customs on personal perfume collection

I am currently living in Malaysia and will move (long term relocation) to Azerbaijan, but I have a perfume collection of over 60 perfumes and raw materials as I am a collector and I do this as a hobby,...
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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 bluecard 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 and 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 and 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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