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Questions about acquiring or maintaining the right to temporarily or permanently live in a foreign country.

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Lost my job after working 19 months on blue card taking financial help from Agentur fur arbeit would be effect on future PR?

I'm a non EU citizen. Currently I have a German Blue Card residence permit. I'm planning to apply for a permanent residence (after 21 months with B1 German knowledge proof). The problem now is that i ...
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Working remotely for German company, with german residency

I'm looking for new work where Employer allows me to work remotely outside germany (Dubai) for extended periods. Based on my research, a new regulation exception went into force on July 2023, which ...
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Does obtaining a long-term visa in one EU country cancel residence permit in another EU country?

My spouse is a resident of Cyprus and I am a resident of Germany. She wants to stay in Germany for 5 months in a row, but keep Cyprus residency and return back afterwards. Regular Schengen travel visa ...
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Does my spouse need a visa to enter Germany if I am German resident (not a citizen) and she is Cyprus resident (not a citizen)?

Both countries are EU countries, but only Germany is Schengen country. If that is possible to enter without visa, why? And for how long?
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Reimbursement of assurance chomage after contract termination and permanent departure from France- titre de sejour holder

I am a titre de sejour holder (passeport talent). My 2 yrs contract finishes next month (May2024) and residence permit experies in July 2024. I am aware that I am entitled to uemployement money if I ...
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Do I need to apply for a family visa if I have a pre-settlement to remain in the UK?

I am an Algerian passport holder. I moved to the UK in May 2019 to join my wife on a 6-month family visa. Once that expired I applied for a 5-year family visa, which is due to expire in November 2024. ...
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Is there any way I'd be able to study and work (Freelancer) in the UK?

Just like the title suggests, I want to study in the UK while being able to support myself. I saw that it's not permitted to work on a student visa. Is there any other type of visa or a way that ...
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American Citizen trying to get married in Italy but running out of time

Naively, my fiancée (Italian) and I (American) thought that we could get married while I was on the 90-day tourist visa. We've been informed that there is pretty much no chance of that. We have our ...
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Possible Layoff on National D 18b(2) Visa's Fiktion Certificate. What to do?

"I was issued a national D visa under Section 18b (2) of the Residence Act (AufenthG) in August to work in Germany. This visa expired in February, and I was issued a fiktion certificate in March. ...
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EU citizen living in two EU countries, working in one

Let's assume someone is a citizen of the Netherlands, he has a home address there, and has a job there at a Dutch company. Now, this person wants to move to Sweden to live with his partner there. He ...
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Exchanging UK driving licence for Irish licence after 16 months of residency?

What happens if you exchange your UK licence for an Irish licence after living in Ireland for 16 months? I understand you need to exchange it within 12 months. I only bought a car 5 months ago. I also ...
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When did my grandfather lose his Dutch nationality?

Could you help me discover when my grandfather lost his Dutch nationality? Some background info: This all came about when he tried to apply for a Dutch passport back in 2023. My grandfather was born ...
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Simultanous application for extension of residency permit while changing apartment, possible?

A friend of mine is an exchange student who will soon need an extension of the residency permit but will settle to a new apartment (within the same city region!). She will receive the confirmation ...
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Deportation from the US

I was deported from the US in 2017 at the Chicago POE after the immigration officer discovered I had obtained a B1/B2 visa to come work in the US for a short time. I wasn't banned but my visa was ...
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Obtaining a NIE in Spain ! (Foreigners Identity Card)

To transact any Business in Spain as a Non-Resident you need a ‘Foreigners Identity Card’ or a NIE. To obtain this - on the Application Form EX-15 asks for proof that you intend to transact Business ...
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Can a US citizen with a long term residency card from Spain work in Iceland?

My 23 year old son is an American citizen with a US passport. We have been living in Spain for the past 9 years and have a long term residency with the right to work. Can he work in Iceland because he ...
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How long can I stay in Italy after withdrawal from studies?

Due to some problems I have faced with my degree course, I wish to withdraw from my studies and enrol again in another academic year. I would like to know the consequences so that I decide right. To ...
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Advantages of Blue Card vs. Permanent Residency

Holder of EU Blue Card in Germany. Are there any advantages to holding on to a Blue Card instead of applying for a residence permit, even if eligible for the permanent residency? Is it even possible ...
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Do accrued residency years transfer from France to the Netherlands?

I'm moving from France (currently work visa) to the Netherlands (will be partnership visa). I have lived 4 years in France. Will the 4 years I have accrued transfer to the Netherlands towards ...
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British citizen with French residency and French micro enterprise. Can I freelance for UK companies?

I'm British and moved to France for my husband's job. I found work in France but then got made redundant due to the pandemic. So I created a micro enterprise which is the equivalent to a sole trader ...
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Change employer before receiving a blue card in Germany

I currently have a visa type D valid for 1 year and am eligible for a blue card. However, I can apply for it no sooner than 2 months before the visa expires (it is stated on the site with appointments ...
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Leaving country soon, can I leave my bank accounts open?

I am a Tunisian citizen currently residing in Turkey with a work permit. However, due to a restructuring in the startup I worked for, I've been laid off and my work permit will not be renewed. As it's ...
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Danish residency, what are my options for studying in my home country?

I am a British citizen with Danish residency (obtained before brexit), I have been living in Denmark. My partner is Danish and I live with them. I am considering studying a degree, and it feels like ...
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Vacation for 2 weeks out of the USA before applying for N-400, can I still submit the N-400 , or do I have to wait?

If I go out of USA for 2 weeks before applying for N-400, can I still submit the N-400 application, or do I have to wait an additional 3 months before applying?
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Internship in Norway: Which category to report to the directorate of immigration for residency?

I'm a Dutch student enrolled at a Dutch university who is going to do an internship in Norway. The internship will take 4 months, but I will stay there for 7 months in total. Afterward, I'm planning ...
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Income requirements for Botswana residence permit

Several web searches have failed to answer the question.  For a Botswana residence permit, one requirement is proof of sufficient support.  But how much do they consider "sufficient"? ...
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Is it possible to get a Swiss Work Permit (with a job offer) while retaining my German settlement permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis)?

I understand that the rules state: if we leave Germany for more than 6 months consecutively, we would lose the settlement permit If I live in Switzerland (with a Swiss residence permit), and make ...
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Residency Periods from 2 EU states towards EU Long Term Resident status

To give context to the topic, I'm currently holding an EU Blue Card issued by Italy (Carta Blu) and I currently have a permanent contract (Contratto A Tempo Indeterminato) with my current employer. I ...
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Transfer permanent residence to other country

I live in Czechia, and I'm getting married to a Slovak guy. We are considering moving to Hungary. I have blue card and only a few months till permanent residence in Czechia. My goal would be dual ...
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What rights do EU residents (not citizens) have with respect to other EU countries?

Let's say I get a Portuguese Golden Visa. It takes 5 years after getting one to actually become a Portuguese permanent resident or citizen, but until then, I can legally work and live in Portugal. ...
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In Germany, is it possible to get an EU long-term residency (Daueraufenthalt–EU) in 21 months with an EU Blue Card and B1-level German?

In Germany, if you have an EU Blue card, you can get a permanent settlement permit in just 21 months if you also have B1-level knowledge of the German language. (Source: https://service.berlin.de/...
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UK citizen in Georgia — tax, double taxation treaty

I'm a UK citizen, living in Georgia (the country). I'll be living here longer than 6 months, which means I will trigger tax residency: https://expathub.ge/foreign-income-georgia/ The UK and Georgia ...
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How can one become a resident of the United Nations?

I read on the registration form for KLM airline: How can one establish residency in the United Nations? I.e., how can one become a resident of the United Nations?
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How to earn a Romanian residence permit for long distance relationship issues [duplicate]

I have an Egyptian passport and have been in a long distance relationship for three years with a woman from Romania. I have a German residence permit expiring next year which allowed me to go see her ...
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Remaining tax resident in the UK while spending less than half the year in the UK

I'm a UK citizen. So far this tax year, I have been outside the UK for approx 3 months. I now plan to be abroad again, and expect to stay outside the UK for the remainder of the tax year (until 5th ...
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Claiming unemployement before applying for permanent residence in Germany

I am in the process of marrying my German partner, which will hopefully be completed within the next 6 months. I am an American citizen who has been living and working in Germany legally for the past ...
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How to include spouse for Portugal D7 visa?

When applying for the D7 visa for Portugal, how does the applicant include their spouse in the application (as a dependent)? The visa application form does not have a field to include a spouse as a ...
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Non-EU American living and traveling in Europe with dual American-EU spouse and children

My wife and 3 children are dual USA and EU citizens (Dutch). I am only an American citizen. We all live in the USA. We are planning to live in Spain for about 4 months (111 days) for my wife to ...
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How can I drive my EU-registered car from EU to the UK for a short period of time as a resident on both sides

I am a resident in the EU and about to go to the UK for work. My work allows remote-working so I will spend around half time in the UK and half time in the EU. But anyway I assume I qualify as a ...
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Moving to Portugal while my wife has stayed in Schengen area for more than 3 months on the basis of a pending residency permit application in Finland?

I have following situation: Finnish migration office will take close to two years to process a residency application, while we want to move away to Portugal. But due to staying in Finland (Schengen ...
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Are there any limitations for an EU citizen immigrating to Andorra, since it is not in the EU?

I like the nature and the tax scheme, but if I want to live there for longer than three months, it looks like there are some complications. I've read that I need to make a 15,000 investment and they ...
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Staying in Turkey illegally as a Russian - what are the consequences?

My parents are Russian. They are allowed to stay in Turkey legally without a visa for a max of 90 days for every 180 days. They've applied for a 1 year touristic residence permit (ikamet). It was ...
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German residence certificate requirements for EU citizen

Freelancing vs Economically Inactive in Germany as an EU Citizen My wife (US citizen) and I (EU citizen) are moving to Berlin, Germany later this year. I am also changing careers, leaving behind ...
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How can I get a Washington driver's license within 30 days of my move to Washington? [closed]

https://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/moving.html states: By law, you have 30 days after you move to Washington (WA) to get your WA driver license. You will also need your WA driver license before ...
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Work for a foreign company while on a tourist residence permit in Turkey?

I am staying in Turkey on a tourist residence permit (ikamet). I've been told that it's forbidden to work in Turkey on tourist residence permit. I am starting a remote job for an American company soon....
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How long can I stay in France after I quit my French Tech job?

I am from a non-EU country and live in France on a French tech visa - passeport talent - with a 4 year visa. I've put in my resignation notice and am curious if and for how long my visa will be valid.
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Regarding My Revoked Passport

I have a Korean passport and I'm on 3 year PGWP. I'm planning to apply for PR in about 3 months after I gain my 2 year work experience in Canada. The thing is, I have a military duty back in Korea ...
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Irish Citizenship: Residency Requirements

I'm looking at possibly applying for a job in Dublin and would be interested in obtaining Irish citizenship. I'm a UK citizen, so getting job permits for Ireland is pretty easy. I travel a fair amount ...
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Can I get EU residence permit while keeping my current non-EU job and taxation?

I'm not an EU citizen but my job is remote so I can stay wherever I want and with my native country's taxation policy the net salary seems good enough to stay in many EU countries. So I wonder if a ...
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How can I prolong my current Swedish visa to a permanent one after 3 years without a job but studying the local language

How can I extend my visa after 3 years here in Sweden without a job and being currently enrolled in a nurse assistant type of course? I came here from Brazil with my husband who got an IT job. But we ...
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