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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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Customs requirements for shipping personal belongings from US to Canada via USPS

I am moving back to Canada (where I am a citizen) from the United States (where I have been working for two years under TN status). I have been planning to ship the majority of my personal belongings ...
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What are the import charges or fees moving to the USA?**

What are the import charges or fees moving to the USA? Short Question: I will be moving to the USA on a K-1 Fiance(e) Visa in December, to then get a Green Card. I will be flying with some luggage ...
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What should I do in order to move to the United States?

I have a really generic question and nobody has given me a satisfactory answer: let's say I live in Italy and one day I wake up and I want to move to the USA permanently, what are the legal steps to ...
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Moving household stuff from Bangalore(India) to Nepal(Chitwan district) [closed]

What would be the best way to move household stuff from Bangalore to Nepal? Household stuff includes six medium steel boxes, television, refrigerator and 3 sets of roof fans. My father was working in ...
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I have a job offer in the Netherlands. Can I bring my wife and can she work?

So, I have this very nice offer in the Netherlands (Work permit included). I will be there next week to negotiate, but I really want to know if it possible to take my wife with me and if she will also ...
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USA - Singapore, What do I need to know? [closed]

I'm a younger US citizen with a higher-tier job in the tech sector. My fiance and I have decided that we would like to explore the idea of moving to Singapore in the next five years or so. By that ...
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Moving to Germany

Hello everyone I would like help from someone who has had the same situation. I'm Lebanese and my wife is British. We live in Dubai. My wife got a job in Germany. As a Lebanese citizen, I need a ...
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Moving to Netherlands. Job required documents

My husband was invited to move to the Netherlands to work as IT specialist. We are moving with him (me and 2-year old son). I need to know what documents are required to be translated/apostilled/ ...
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What electrical goods can I bring from the States, and how can I use them?

I hope to move from a 110-volt area (the U.S.A.) to a 220-volt area. I am interested in bringing electrical devices with me but am concerned because my understanding is that some stateside devices ...
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How do I move family items, antiques, art? [closed]

I've been living in New Zealand for about three years. Every time I go visit my home country I take the opportunity to bring to NZ some things I left there. It's been mostly books, small household ...
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Which governmental bodies to inform if leaving UK

My family and I are leaving the UK. Which governmental bodies must I inform about this?
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Why do removal companies ask whether my company or myself is paying for the move?

Why do removal companies ask whether my company or myself is paying for the move? Is the quoted price going to be different? I am moving from the UK to another country within Europe.
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How long have greencard holders to move in the USA?

I have a greencard but I can't find a job in the US so I have never worked there or moved. I just entered with the inmigrant visa snd then received the card in the mail.
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Is there any rule or standard for the names that should go on the mailbox and door bell? [closed]

In Germany my family name goes on the door bell name tag (Türklingel Namensschilder or Klingelschilder) and mailboxes name tag (Briefkasten Namensschild) for identification purposes and for the ...
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How to manage personal life when deciding to move in another country?

I am an italian guy that wants to move away from my country to Germany (actually Berlin) for a lot of good reasons. I will not list the pro and cons, but just the fact i want to move to become a ...
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What are customs requirements when transferring goods through Germany?

We are planning to move away from Switzerland and we would like to ship most of our belongings from Germany. We will have about 25 boxes to be shipped and I was wondering how to approach customs on ...
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How to meet/deal with people when you are from a “special” country?

I am having a problem, big problem. I am from Syria, and as you know, nowadays all the media is on Syria and what's going on there. Now, I am in Europe, I am not refugee at all, I work to support ...
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What U.S. agencies should I inform on leaving the U.S. to live abroad?

I left the U.S. to live and work in Berlin, Germany. I arrived 5 days ago. On the German side, everything is well organized, and moving along. However until now, I hadn't reflected on which U.S. ...
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EU citizen moving to Sweden- declaration?

Let's say a guy with a European ID moves to Sweden. Does he need to declare anything to anyone, or can he just rent a place (assuming you already know a person who would rent it) and live there? If ...
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Studying in the Netherlands for one year; Must my children go to school?

I am going to relocate to the Netherlands next spring and stay there for about a year. I am moving there with my children, and would like to know whether they must attend local school? Is it possible ...
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Dual citizenship uk/us. Moving back with family

I am a UK born that moved to US, married and became naturalized early this year. I've been in the US for 13 years. My husband is a US citizen by birth. I have two elementary aged kids that I believe ...
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Moving abroad for few years, maybe working on a start-up - which countries have reasonable costs of living and good IT infrastructure? [closed]

I'm an IT guy who would like to take some time off work, leave UK (and EU) and spend some time somewhere else. I'd like to work on my own projects/ideas, or just work on open source projects and spent ...
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How to safely apartment hunt remotely in the US?

I'm in the US and relocating across the country for work. I am not able to go to the new location to see apartments in person nor does my employer offer any relocation assistance. In this situation, ...
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Finding temporary accommodation in London

I just recently got a job in the UK and I'm due to relocate to London in October. How would I go for finding some temporary accommodation to stay in for a month or two, until I find a nice and cozy ...
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As an African married to Polish lady, what are the conditions for living and working in Norway? [closed]

My name is George, I am an African, married to a Polish lady, we have a child together. I have a residence card( but not on the bases of marriage) what are the conditions i should be expecting when ...
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How do you find an apartment/property for rent in a major Swedish city?

I've heard about Sweden having a very bad availability of rental places (waiting lists that can span years). I was wondering how to find an apartment or property for rent in Sweden as a foreigner ...
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Requirements to move to EU country as an EU citizen with an Australian (non-EU) spouse?

I'm an EU (Dutch) citizen currently living in Australia with my Australian spouse and daughter. We are planning to move to Europe in the near future and I am wondering how this works with residency/...
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How to get the best price when purchasing large amounts of household goods in the US? [closed]

When moving to the US and outfitting a house with linens, kitchen stuff, and small appliances one can easily spend a couple thousand dollars in a single store like Target or Bed Bath and Beyond. How ...
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Delay in Long Stay Visa Processing (for France)

I have a job offer (as researcher) from a lab in France. The offer was made on the 17th of Jan 2014 and I received the documentation (convention d'accueil) on the 17th of March 2014. I went ahead with ...
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Sending Excess Baggage and Personal Effects from France to USA

I am an Indian citizen and will be moving to the USA on an H1B visa in 2 weeks time. I will be sending excess baggage (personal effects and pre-packaged, dry Indian spices) via sendmybag.com. Per an ...
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Which items should I declare at the customs when returning to the US after several years of living abroad?

Context: I have been living in Japan for about 26 years. I will be moving to a guest house in the US to look for a permanent residence as an US citizen. I will be entering through an airport with hand ...
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Chance to find a job in Amsterdam, NL? [closed]

I am a graphic designer + front-end developer and have more than 8 years of experience in both majors. I am a Turkish citizen who is married to Bulgarian (EU Citizen) wife. Do I have a chance to ...
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Thrift stores or other similar second hand shops in France [closed]

Are there any thrift stores or other similar second hand shops in France, in particular in the Lyon area? Different countries tend to have different variations on these types of stores; some have ...
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Moving to Italy from Denmark (EU Citizen) requirements

I'm moving from Copenhagen, Denmark to Northern Italy (Friuli-Venezia Guilia). What requirements must I meet or check into before moving as an EU Citizen? I will be living with my boyfriend. Not in ...
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Cheap way to move stuff from USA to Western Europe

We (two people) are moving to France from the USA. We can't carry all our stuff in suitcases, it's simply too much. What is the cheapest safe way to move things? Think the usual things one might ...
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Administrative mail keeps coming for a person who moved out of Japan

I continue to receive administrative mail (mostly from insurance and city hall) addressed to a person who has left Japan already. I scan and email her the content every time, but letters keep coming. ...
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Left The Netherlands in the middle of the year. Am I eligible for tax refund?

I worked in The Netherlands at my previous employer from August 2013 until July 2014 and I was granted the 30% ruling. After this, I moved to Ireland for a new job. Should I expect to get some tax ...
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Why is it almost impossible to find a property in UK that accepts pets? [closed]

I've been looking for the last three weeks to get a place to rent in north Kent, as I have to move there for work, and it's impossible to find a property that accepts cats – I'm having two adorable ...
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What do I need to do when moving out of Germany as a non-EU citizen?

After working in Germany as a non-EU citizen for 3 years I am moving to another EU country. I already did the following: got de-registered from city-office cancelled my apartment contract Is it ...
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How to get a car for a one year relocation in UK?

I need to move to UK for a year, and get everything set in less than three weeks. For the time I'll be in UK, I'll need a car. I'd like to find a car lease/rental that can take care of maintenance and ...
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Mobile carriers in France and how they work across the EU

I am planning to move to France and I am a bit curious, how do cellular carriers/networks operate in the European Union? If I have a mobile from Orange, will it stop working once I leave France? Is it ...
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How to book flights when moving to another country?

I am planning to move to a new country this autumn. (In my case from Switzerland to Singapore) However I am not sure, which is the most cost-saving way of buying my air tickets. I can think of the ...
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What are the requirements for an expat to rent a place in Sweden?

When moving to Sweden, what are the (common) requirements imposed by landlords on renting an apartment? Are any deposits required? Paperwork? I'm also wondering if the requirements are different for ...
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Moving & temporarily storing heavy items Cross-Atlantic

I am planning to move from London to San Francisco, I'd prefer to do the rent searching while I'm actually there, such that I can check different places / options out with my own eye (learning from ...