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Internet in Belgium without residence card

I have recently moved to Belgium, working here for a year, with a type D long stay visa (I am not European). I rented an apartment and applied for a residence card. However, I was told it is a rather ...
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How long can I stay in Canada?

I am an Irish citizen living in the USA with a permanent resident card. I own a house in Canada. How long can I stay in Canada at one time before returning to USA? And if I return to USA how soon ...
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Do I qualify as a Permanent Resident of the UK?

I'm a German citizen who has lived in the UK since 2006. With Brexit and all, I thought it was about time I got my permanent residence document. I started as a high school student in 2006, and ...
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Carte de séjour in France if I already have a long-stay visa--what's the point?

According to OFII and other resources I've run across, I'm required after entering France to apply for a carte de séjour as well. This isn't a question about how to do that--I've already begun the ...
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Is a residence permit (but not working permit) still valid after being laid off in Germany (US citizen)?

A friend of mine (US citizen) in Berlin was just laid off after 9 days on the job. It was not performance-related, as the company is quite obviously struggling and let go of many people on the same ...
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Can an EU resident live anywhere in the EU?

Suppose that someone (non-EU citizen) has permanent residency in one EU country. Can she live in another EU country? What are the risks? If the police say something, can she show the permanent ...
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Entry into the UK with Article 10 EU residence card

I'm a UK citizen and my wife is non EU. We are currently in Spain and undergoing the residency process. Eventually ( probably after 6 to 9 months' of self-sufficiency in Spain) we will come to the UK ...
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German Citizenship Application for Spouse

My husband has been living in Germany for almost 7 years now. He came as a student, worked on a blue card job and now has PR as well. He should now be eligible to apply for citizenship (with the ...
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Do I need to get a residence permit in Germany if my type D visa covers the length of my stay?

I'm currently in Germany with a type D internship visa that covers the length of my stay (validity dates from arrival to departure, with duration of stay listed as XX). If it makes any difference, the ...
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What is a valid document for EEA residence card?

My wife has a family permit visa and we're now applying to get an EEA residence permit. It's required that we send our documents to prove identity: Proof of identity and nationality, such as a ...
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Irish stamp but living in UK residence card application

I came in on a tourist visa from the states via Ireland to the UK. Due to being blind I was not aware that they gave me a stamp in my passport in Ireland but not when I flew on the same day into the ...
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Spanish visa for non-EU unmarried partners

I (dual NZL/UK citizen) am looking to move to Spain with my non-EU (NZL) spouse and I am finding some of the information out there a little unclear. I'm hoping that someone can check my understanding ...
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Is Civic Integration exam needed for (non-EU) wife of Italian citizen to join him in the Netherlands?

I'm an Italian citizen residing and working in the Netherlands. My wife is Brazilian. Does she need to pass a "Civic Integration exam" in order to join me in the Netherlands and apply for residence? ...
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I've lost my passport and residence permit while staying in Austria. What are my next steps?

This is a copy of the same question I asked on the travel forum and there they asked me to ask about it here. I am an Indian student residing in Italy, my girlfriend is also a student from India ...
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Can I visit to Denmark/Faroe islands with a German blue card (for tourism 3-4 weeks)

Can I visit to Denmark/Faroe islands with a German blue card. I'm planning a trip to Faroe Islands and Denmark for 3-4 weeks and would like to know if need a separate visa for the same. I hold a ...
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Can one have their German Residence Permit Renewal Interview in their home country?

I have my German residence permit renewal interview soon. But since I am sick in my home country, can I reschedule it to be here? Is it possible?
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Working for German company with French passport talent residence permit

I hold French “passeport talent” four-year residence permit and have already worked in France for last three years. I am being offered a job by a German company who are happy with me working from ...
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Can I keep my passport while I am waiting for the European Economic Area Family Permit Residence Card?

I am a non European, married with an European. We are now living in UK. I have the EEA Family Permit visa for 6 months and it expires in June. I want to ask for the Residence Card in May, but the ...
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EEA application for British Spouse - Second time with divorce papers included [closed]

Thanks to everyone who responded to the question about my EEA application in the UK. That first application was refused on the grounds that my wife was on the Home Office records as still married to ...
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EEA Family permit and UK referendum [duplicate]

My wife was recently granted an EEA FP but it is valid from the 21st of June she is only able to get a flight to the UK for the 23rd. If the UK leave the EU will it be a problem for her to get a ...
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Changing the photo on Japanese residence card (zairyu)

I'm moving to Japan next month. I just learned that the photo I sent as part of the visa application will also be printed on my residence card. Is there any procedure for changing this photo, in case ...
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Forgot to pick up my Biometric Residence Permit; what can I do?

I forgot to pick up my BRP card when I was in London. What should I do and how can I get it so I can work?
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What does Spain "do" with the address on an NIE?

I was told that I need an NIE (foreigner's ID number) to rent an apartment but I need a residence address to get an NIE. The advice was to use a friend's address and then change it after getting the ...
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How does settlement for EU nationals in third countries within EU work?

Does an EU citizen need to be issued residence permits (at least initially) in order to stay in an EU country other than their own? In France, for example, an EU national may settle without any ...
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What is the total time allowed outside NL (and EU) for temporary residence permit holder

What is the total time allowed outside NL (and EU) for Temporary Residence permit (HSM) holder? My situation: I have stayed (vacation) the following number of months in total outside NL per year for ...
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In the US and unsure if my Japan residence status is still valid. How should I re-enter Japan for a new job?

My Instructor residence status for Japan is valid until 2022. I left Japan two months ago to visit my country of citizenship, the US, with the intention of returning and starting a new job before 90 ...
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Getting permanent residence in Germany under Beschv paragraph 4 Managers and Specialists

I've got a national visa to Germany under Beschv 4 Managers and Specialists instead of the visa for Blue Card which I've applied for. Am struggling now with two questions: 1) can I get standard Blue ...
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Is there any way to track the UK EEA Family Member Residence Card?

I want to ask if there is any way to track UK EEA Family Member Residence card. I am worry about the application of my wife because we sent the documents 2 months ago and I read in internet that the ...
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Validity of 10 yr EU resident card if living outside of EU for more than 1 yr

I have a question regarding the validity of a "Carte de résident de Longue durée-UE" (10 yr EU resident card) that is issued recently in France. I understand that the card is no longer valid ...
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Question about Permanent residence permit in Germany "niederlassungserlaubnis"

I have just received the "niederlassungserlaubnis". But with very strange conditions. I have passed 3 years working with blue card in Germany with A2 language certificate. The problem is I have ...
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Work permit in Austria for a third country national with permanent residence in another EU country

I have been checking multiple offical immigration government sites in Austria among them migration.gv.at but couldn't find clear explanation of my case. So I am a third country national but I have a 5 ...
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Theoretically elligible for settled status. Does that make newborn daughter British?

I am an Eu citizen living and working in the uK. I believe I am eligible for settled status: I was living for 6 years in the UK until 2013 exercising treaty rights. Between 2013 and 2016 I have been ...
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Travelling to UK and work

I am a third-country national (citizen of a non-EU country) but I have a residence card of the Netherlands. My wife has a British passport. For the last two years, we have been living in the ...
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Deregistered from Germany and Returned

I used to study in Germany and graduated recently. According to § 16 AufenthG I have the right to work/reside for 18 months afterwards in Germany. When I was leaving the country I deregistered (...
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EEA Family Permit from outside UK after already moving to UK

My wife (Italian citizen) and I (Commonwealth but not EEA citizen) recently moved to the UK. I had done quite a lot of research about the immigration rules before we arrived, but admittedly mostly ...
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Is a birth certificate with a different first name acceptable for registration?

I currently live in the Netherlands on a family residence permit. Registration at my local municipality requires a copy of my birth certificate (birth country is different from the country of my ...
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Shall I apply for new a resident card after passport renewal?

I am an Indian citizen working in Warsaw, Poland. I have a temporary resident card, Karta Pobytu, which is valid until December 2020. Last month, I renewed my passport at the Indian Embassy in Warsaw. ...
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Is it possible to have two residence permits (one of UK and one of France)?

I am working in UK and my spouse is working in France. Can I apply for a working permit of UK and spouse permit in France, so I can move between two countries easier? Thank you very much,
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I failed to notify ward office of fixed residence within 14 days. What will happen?

I arrived in Japan on August 2 and now it's October 15. I'm on an Engineer visa (5 years) and I'm working in Japan. It's the first time I entered Japan for work. I failed to give notice to my local ...
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Non-working EU citizen wanting official residency in France

I am a dual UK / Irish citizen currently living in the UK. I am close to retirement age. I am considering spending a considerable period travelling around the EU. Some parts of this plan would be ...
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Entry to France with American passport while waiting on a carte de séjour renewal

We are an expat American family and have been living in France for 3,5 years on our carte de séjour which was provided us by my husband’s company. Since our carte de séjour is expired, the renewal ...
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Return of passport after UK residence card application

My wife will be applying for a UK residence card soon. She is Argentinian. I understand that the HO will keep both of our passports (I am the British citizen) until the decision is made. Is there any ...
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British citizen returning to the UK (from Europe) with non-EU spouse

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/entering-the-uk-as-the-holder-of-an-article-10-residence-card/entering-the-uk-as-the-holder-of-an-article-10-residence-card According to the British law a ...
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Residence in two EU close countries

Let us assume that a Spanish citizen settles with his family in Northern France and then decides somehow to settle also in a city in Belgium and for each country, he gets a residence permit for EEA ...
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Staying in Germany with expired (non renewed) permanent residence and passport

Both of my German permanent residence and my passport are valid. But, my passport is going to expire after one year. And If I understand correctly, my German permenet residence card's maximum validity ...
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Can I visit Sweden while waiting for Residence Permit (US Citizen)?

I have seen similar questions asked but not from American Citizens. My partner is a Swedish Citizen and we are engaged, I would like to know if I can visit Sweden while waiting for a residence ...
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Travelling & working with recepisse for Carte de sejour 2eme demande

I'm a student of Indian origin studying in Paris, France. My carte de sejour is going to expire on 6 Dec 2018 & I've applied for renewal. I've received the recepisse. This is my 2nd request for ...
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Can a British Citizen take his Non-EU spouse and child to live elsewhere in the EU under the freedom of movement regulation?

I live in the US with a non-EU spouse and child (Both Canadian & American.) I plan on registering as a British citizen (to which I am entitled to by descent via a British Born mother before 1983) ...
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Apostille document for from non-apostille countries

I am an indonesian marrying a Mauritian. The marriage will take place in Mauritius. To obtain my residence permit, they are asking for: Full Birth Certificate of applicant duly legalized/...
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Aufenthaltserlaubnis expiry, waiting for passport renewal

My wife is a Russian citizen, living in Germany with a valid Aufenthaltstitel since early 2019. Her Russian passport expires soon, and her Aufenthaltstitel card expires on the same date (just the ...
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