Questions tagged [residency]

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

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Is it possible to directly apply for residence permit in Germany as non-EU holder of residence permit of another EU country?

I am from a non-EU country and currently stay in Germany at my family. From Portugal, I have a residence permit for the purpose of study according to §91 of Portugal Aliens Act. Recently I have ...
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Transferring German permanent residence permit (Daueraufenthalt-EU) to new passport - documents / proof needed

I'm currently employed and living in Germany. I have a Daueraufenthalt-EU card, whose validity ("kartennutzung bis DDMM2024") is tied to my US passport which expires in 2024. What documents ...
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Niederlassungserlaubnis validity when living in Germany 2 days a week

I am non-EU Person living in Germany and having a Niederlassungserlaubnis. I have got a Job Offer in United Kingdom which means i will working in UK with a UK work Contract for the week and returning ...
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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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How long are the “inburgering” exam results valid for?

Based on the law, after living in the Netherlands for 5 years and passing the integration (inburgering) exam, immigrants can apply for being an official Netherland's citizen. Now the question is: If I ...
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French Naturalization through marriage if living abroad

I'm an Indian citizen and my spouse in France. We are planning to move out of France next year. Can I still apply for French citizenship after 4 years of marriage? Or is 3 year residence in France ...
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Which German language test would be more recognized as demonstrating “command of the language” when applying for the blue card/permanent residency?

In the German Residence Act (Gesetz über den Aufenthalt, die Erwerbstätigkeit und die Integration von Ausländern im Bundesgebiet), it is stated in Section 9 that to obtain a permanent settlement ...
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Long-term (but not permanent) residence for Brazil

According to a source I saw recently (don't remember where), USA citizens are visa-exempt for ninety days in Brazil, with a single renewal possible. It is not clear from http://saofrancisco.itamaraty....
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What if my Red-White-Red Card plus expires before the 3 years period

I am from a "Third country" (non EEA/EU) and have studied and worked (also currently residing) in Austria. I have applied for my Red-White-Red Card plus, which should be valid for 3 years. ...
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Is it possible to live both in Sweden and the UK?

I would like to know if it is possible to live both in Sweden and the Uk at the same time. I am a European citizen, and have permanent resident in the UK. I also have the Swedish Personal Number (...
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European citizen taking residence in two EU countries and seeking citizenship from both [closed]

If for example a Spanish citizen happens to find two houses in two close cities that are close to each other (for example a French city and a Belgian city), applies for residency in both of them and ...
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Do I need to leave Germany after accepting a fully remote job based in the UK?

I currently have a job in Munich with a German company. I am a UK citizen and am claiming residency in Germany under the brexit "Withdrawal Agreement", this allows me to continue to live and ...
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Place of principal residence when J1

I am a French citizen, and have been on a J1 visa in the USA for a year-and-a-half, and will become a "resident alien" the 2nd of July 2017. I will switch to a H1B visa soon, and need to fill a DS160 ...
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Mailbox and City Registration in Germany for telecommuters

I work for a German company but would like to start permanently tele-commuting. In order to not create additional administrative overhead for my employer I would like to keep my tax base in Germany. I ...
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Can I be a resident in two countries at the same time? (UK/Denmark)

I am a British citizen. I am registered in Denmark as living here, so I am on the registry with an address. Do I need to de-register from my UK address though? Or can I be registered in both countries?...
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How can I obtain a Blue Card in Spain?

I'm living and working in Spain with the Work permit and my visa is multiple (Type-D). I want to have a Blue Card as well. I've searched a lot but couldn't find the process on the internet. I want to ...
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Staying outside the US between 6 and 12 months while keeping US employment & US home: will it disrupt the continuity of residence for naturalization?

I read on 8 C.F.R. 316.5(c)(1)(i), echoed by https://www.uscis.gov/policy-manual/volume-12-part-d-chapter-3: (c) Disruption of continuity of residence - (1) Absence from the United States - (i) For ...
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Non-resident UK citizen unclear about residency and income tax

I am an Australian-born UK citizen by descent, through my mother. I will be moving to the UK in March but working for an Australian company for at least six months. The uk gov website says that I am ...
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Working from home in Switzerland for a UK company without becoming a swiss 'resident'?

I am a Swiss citizen and have been in the UK for two years. I am now working from home for my company for the forseeable future. I would like to continue to work for my current employer but from ...
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Rights of UK citizens midway through residency application to EU

I am a UK citizen living in the EU, and am partway through applying for residency in Austria. That is, I have registered my apartment and submitted all the necessary documents (proof of address, ...
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Proof of residence

I lived and worked in Great Britain for a few years and was living in temporary housing and shared houses while waiting for a council house. My latest temporary address was in London. Then I moved to ...
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Think I have overstayed in Denmark, as an EU citizen but I need to apply for residency, what are the consequences?

I am a British citizen so it's fairly urgent (considering brexit). I was getting everything ready to apply for EU residency through the self-sufficiency option. Then I found out that I should have ...
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What do I really need to register as a resident in Italy?

I am looking to go to Italy with my non-EU passport and register as resident (that means doing the inscrizione anagrafica). My passport allows me to stay there for up to three months. Since I am going ...
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Short-term rentals in Italy?

I intend on settling in Italy for a short period (<3 months). From what I've read, it's very hard to actually find people that are willing to rent their apartments for such short stays. Why is that?...
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Mexico Permanent Residency requirements when minor turns 18

We have recently become permanent residents of Mexico (having lived here for the required 4 years as temporary residents). So recent, in fact, that we're still waiting on the new ID cards. We had one ...
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Can I leave my house during the 14 days of self-isolation if I have to take a flight out of UK?

On December the 3rd I will go back in the UK from Italy and, if the rules stay the same, I'll have to self-isolate for 14 days in UK. Does this mean that I cannot leave the house not even to go to the ...
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As an EU/US citizen can I apply for pre-settled status while living in the US?

I lived in the UK 1994-2006 as a US citizen and had Indefinite Leave to Remain status. Living in the US again since 2006, I have lost that status. I am now a dual EU/US citizen, having become an ...
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Tuberculosis test requirement for Netherlands residence permit

As per https://ind.nl/en/Pages/General_conditions.aspx someone applying for a residence permit has to go through a tuberculosis test unless exempt by certain conditions mentioned in the following list....
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UK citizenship and residency requirements

I have a friend who is an EU citizen who lived and worked in UK since 2014. She got her settled status document last year but, sadly, didn't apply immediately for UK citizenship as soon as she was ...
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Am I a New Jersey resident for tax purposes?

For the tax year 2016, am I considered a New Jersey resident? The answer is in this official document but one point in there is not clear to me. I am a French citizen who has lived in NJ since ...
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City Registration in Germany

Is city registration associated with the length of the rental contract? I did my city registration last year when I moved to Germany, My rental contract will end next month which I am planning to ...
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Can I reside in Germany, in case I work for a Belgian company?

I am a Turkish citizen living and working in Germany. I don't have a Blue Card. My wife is also a Turkish citizen living and working in Germany. She will get her Blue Card in 2 months. Recently I got ...
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What does “have adequate means of subsistence” mean for Austrian residency over three months?

I am a dual Hungarian-Canadian citizen and a Canadian resident and once this covid madness is over I would like to spend more than three months in Austria. I was looking at https://www.help.gv.at/...
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Is there any downside in obtaining a US re-entry permit (via I131 Application for Travel Document) if eventually one doesn't stay outside the US much?

Is there any downside in obtaining a US re-entry permit (via Form I-131, Application for Travel Document (mirror)) if eventually one doesn't stay outside the United States much? The potential ...
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Canadian citizen living in US as resident alien; possible to work 7mo/yr in US and 5mo/yr in Canada?

I'm currently a Canadian citizen working for a US company as a resident alien on a TN Visa. According to the definition of work from here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/...
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Is obtaining a re-entry permit of any use to avoid disrupting one's continuity of residence for naturalization purpose when staying >6 months abroad?

Is obtaining a re-entry permit (via I-131, Application for Travel Document) of any use to avoid disrupting one's continuity of residence for US naturalization purpose when staying over 6 months ...
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Can I have 2 EU residency permits at once?

I am thinking to apply for the Portuguese Golden Visa program where I will have to live only 14 days a year in Portugal to maintain my residency, and I am thinking to work and live in Spain, as my ...
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Has the USCIS relaxed the requirements on being present in the US to maintain one's permanent resident status (green card) in response to COVID-19?

Has the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) relaxed the requirements on being physically present in the United States to maintain one's permanent resident status (a.k.a. green ...
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Can the USCIS approve that a stay between 6 and 12 months outside the US doesn't disrupt the residence continuity before staying over 6 months abroad?

Assume the individual is a US permanent resident. Staying outside the US between 6 and 12 months may disrupt the continuity of residence for naturalization. Is there any way to have the United States ...
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Gaining residency in Italy when working for non-Italian employers

I am a UK citizen currently working for both a UK university and a Dutch organisation and I pay UK income tax through PAYE. My partner (also a UK citizen) is currently between jobs but plans to set up ...
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Irish citizenship revoked if I live abroad after naturalization?

One of my initial questions on this site:) I have been searching about Irish naturalization requirements on the internet since quite some time and I see all the usual requirements: 5 years residence, ...
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Is the 21 month period calculated from the Blue card application date or the issue date for Niederlassungserlaubnis?

After completion of my masters in Germany, I got a job in June 2018. I applied for a blue card but it took six months for ABH to issue it, so the date on the blue card is from December 2018. But, for ...
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When shall one provide documentation to establish that one didn't disrupt the continuity of one's residence in the US during an extended absence?

In the case of a stay outside the US between 6 and 12 months while keeping US employment & US home, a green card holder may show that it doesn't disrupt the continuity of residence for ...
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Registering non-EU family member of EU citizen (non-French) in France

I have a question. I am a EU citizen, non-French. My husband is from Costa Rica and he can come to EU/Schengen without any visa for 3 months. If we want to move to France for more than 3 months, let's ...
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What elections, plebiscites or polls do non-citizen residents have the right to vote for in Australia?

As a NZ citizen, I'm not allowed to vote in Australian Federal elections, and I gather, state ones too. In the UK we were able to vote in local elections, and London mayoral ones. Are there any ...
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Requirements for US retiree to move to Canada

We’re not planning to move to Canada, but we’re curious about the requirements.  A government website has a multiple-choice app to tell you if you’re eligible. But it won’t work unless you have a ...
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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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Bringing wife to Ireland on an Irish Green Card

My wife and I are non-EU nationals. I am currently in the process of obtaining a Green Card, and we should be moving to Cork in December. As far as I can understand, my wife can come with me ...
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Working abroad for 3 years on a green card

I am a US citizen, my wife came to the United States on a K1 visa (fiancee visa). She has had her green card for 6 years now, so she is eligible to apply for citizenship. However, she does not yet ...
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Is it possible to apply for a PR/passport if someone doesn't stay in the country?

I am talking about Portugal. As far as I know, Portugal requires a person to stay in the country for 5 years to be eligible for applying for a Portuguese passport. Suppose, someone gets a Portuguese ...

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