Questions tagged [residency]

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

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Dom Nondom Status

When I first arrived in the UK in 2000, I was told about having a Dom-Nondom resident status. I have a friend who is moving to the UK for work. Does the UK still do this?
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Validity and Use of Carte de Sejour

My husband and I have already received our Carte du Sejour (Passeport Talent) here in France which will expire on 2021. My employment contract with my French employer was not renewed so we're now ...
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How long you can stay out of France while you have 10 year permanent resident card?

I am out of France for consecutive 6 months, wanted to know how long I can stay before I lose my permanent resident status. I still need few months to finish my matters abroad before I can return. ...
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Recognition of same Sex civil partnership In Czech Republic for non EU and EU spouses

Dears, I wanted to check something with you. Curently I live in Czech Republic. I am a citizen of Poland and in a relationship with a Brazilian same sex partner. We plan to get married in oncoming ...
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When is an E-3 visa holder considered a resident?

In California, residents have to obtain a driver's permit within 10 days of becoming a resident. For an E-3 visa holder, does this 10 days begin when the plane lands, the day that they begin working, ...
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Got a green card, stayed 6 months, paperwork says she can come back but can she?

My mother-in-law visited me and my wife last year by obtaining her green card. She also got her social security number. She came to the USA in June 2017 and left back to her home country, Iraq, ...
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Pros and cons of working in Singapore as a US Green Card holder vs US citizen

I am a Malaysian currently living and working in the US with a green card issued in 2016. I am thinking of relocating to Singapore and finding a job there. What are the pros and cons being a US green ...
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Ancestry rights to the UK through great-grandparents

I would like to know if I can apply for ancestry to the UK with two of my great-grandparents being born there. Their daughter, my grandmother, was born in South Africa, but both her parents were born ...
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German residency: Unable to apply because file is still at old city and current residency is running out

I'm a non-European and I recently finished my master's degree in Germany and started a job. I needed to relocate to a different city for the job and I did. I currently have a Fiktionsbescheinigung ...
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How can I retain German permanent residence if I need to leave the country?

I am a permanent resident of Germany with Indian citizenship. I have some problems in India and I have to go back to India. If I stay away longer than 6 months, my German status will be cancelled. ...
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How is the interview process for Niederlassungserlaubnis (settlement permit) in Germany?

If you are a Blue Card Holder and you have worked in Germany for 21 months, you can apply for permanent residency if you have a B1 level in the German Language. In my case, I have taken the courses ...
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State residency after green card

I have been living in Illinois since 2012 on my F1 visa. From 2013 to present I have not left the country (I still lived in Illinois). I got married 2 years ago, and my spouse ( U.S. citizen and ...
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What is my 'permanent residence address' when I have no 'permanent' residency anywhere in the world and no place in my home country?

I have not lived in my 'home' country (my country of birth) for more than 9 years now and I have rarely visited it during all these years. And ever since I have lived in four different countries, ...
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Transfer I-485 basis from EB-1b (employer-based) to EB1-A (self petition)?

My previous company filed EB-1b for me, and it is pending. But I was laid off two months ago (it is now pending more than 180 days and they didn't withdraw it- I was laid off before 180 days though). ...
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US citizen residing in Italy

I have been living in Italy for the last 20 years but I go back to the US every year. I still have a US bank account and have renewed my NJ driver's licence when staying in NJ for a month last time, ...
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French 10-year carte de séjour holder out of France for 4 years

My husband is a 10-year carte de séjour holder and he visited Canada, met me and we decided to get married. He applied for permanent resident status here, which took rather long and he ended up ...
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Czech citizenship or residence by blood from great-grandmother?

Czech citizenship can be passed from parent to child even if the child is born abroad. However I've struggled to find out if that can apply to grandchildren (my mom) or great-grandchildren (me). My ...
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Among Schengen countries, which has the “easiest” requirements for getting permanent residence? [closed]

I am an international student from South Asia, studying for a Master's (Computer Science) in a Schengen country. I want to get "permanent residence" in any of the Schengen countries: Austria, Belgium,...
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How long does it take for the carte de séjour (residence permit) to be issued from the date of application?

My spouse and I applied for residency in Nice, France last October 2017. Until now (it's already Mar 30, 2018), we haven't received it yet. What we only have as of the moment is the récépissé, which ...
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Applying for multiple EU residence visas in different countries

I have heard that if you are applying for multiple Schengen/tourist visas in multiple EU countries within a short period of time it may be considered as "visa shopping". How about applying for ...
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Italian residence permit renewal

I have a valid student residence permit in Italy, which will expire in two weeks. Ideally, I am supposed to apply for renewal a month before expiry. The issue in Milan is that when I go to the post ...
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My Iranian passport has expired. Can I still leave Australia?

I'm an Iranian citizen and a permanent resident of Australia and have been living here for nearly 3 years. I will be eligible for citizenship in a year. My Iranian passport expired a month ago and I ...
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What can I do for a pair of kids who are in China with expired passports, expired visas?

An old couple in my neighborhood are caring for a pair of kids, their grandchildren. Apparently the intent was for them to travel from their birth country, Belize, and stay in China under their care ...
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Non-EU citizen marrying a Romanian (EU citizen) working in the UK

I would like to ask for your help, advice, input or recommendations about our situation with my fiance. Here are some our questions: Background: I am a Filipina working in the Philippines and my ...
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Can I travel while waiting for my Swedish residence card?

My wife is an EU Citizen (Irish) and has been given a job in Sweden. I'm South African and have been told that I should apply for a residence card and that the process will take around 15 months. If ...
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What obligations are incurred by registering as a German resident?

I'm a Norwegian citizen, and am considering spending extended periods of time in Germany, potentially to the point of being a resident for some or all of a tax year. I currently live outside the EEA ...
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Canadian citizens, married, considering emigrating to Spain to retire. Is there an EU registration or visa process?

Information from Canadian expat residents of Spain appreciated.
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Residency requirement for French citizenship

I am a graduate student at a French university and I am planning to apply for the French citizenship after graduation. As mentioned on their website, I have to stay in France at least two years. Does ...
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Can an EU national register for residency in Norway while still working in another EU country?

I'm wondering whether I can register for residency in Norway while still working in Spain. I'm a dutch national with a residence permit in Spain (where I'm currently working) and I'm planning to move ...
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Residency, NHS entitlements

I was born in the UK and hold dual citizenship UK/New Zealand and have both passports. I left when I was 4 years old and I am returning indefinitely in my late 40's. How long do I have to be living in ...
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Residence/Work Permit for Company Without Germany Subsidiary?

My employer wishes to send me to Berlin for approximately two years in order to complete a project and later establish a presence in the German-Speaking market. They do not, however, wish to create ...
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Permanent Residency for EU citizen

I have just submitted the application after more than 5 years residency in UK. I am required to send some documents together with the application including my passport. Do you know how long it takes ...
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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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Is a renter of a room in France required by law to provide a proof of residence?

In France every resident is required to possess a proof of residence, which must be a utility bill, and a declaration by the landlord if the bill is not in the person's name. French landlords often ...
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US citizen wants to live in Austria with Iraqi refugee husband [closed]

My questions is regarding forms and if they are different because he is a refugee? Does this mean I give up my US citizenship? Will I be able to travel from Austria to America without a problem, in ...
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Will my experience give me ACS points?

I have completed my engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I'm an IT professional with 5.5 years of experience. My current role is JAVA developer. Will I get any points for ...
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Making a late application for residency as an EU citizen

I have been living in Italy since spring 2015 and working since summer 2016. Due to regular trips to my home country, I have not applied for Italian residency (until recently I believed it was ...
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Am I a permanent resident?

I moved to the UK in 2008 from mainland Europe. I have been working ever since, first as an employee, then self-employed since June 2010. I had a baby in 2011, went on maternity leave, claimed ...
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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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What if someone is unable to pass the computerized speech test?

A BBC article: Irish vet's English fails Australian computer visa test, talks about a speech test for residency visas in Australia. It made me wonder, what if the applicant has a speech impediment ...
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Will it ruin my chances to be PR in Canada if I marry my foreign boyfriend?

I am an international student and graduating next year June and I was wondering if marrying my boyfriend (who will be on a tourist visa) in Canada after my graduation will affect my chance to be ...
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Applying as a resident to another EU country with a still-valid EU resident permit? (Third party national)

I just finished my MA in Germany and have 6 months left on my jobseeker resident permit. I am a non-EU national from Southeast Asia. Recently, I got a call from my old boss in Austria who wants to ...
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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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How does taxation work in the EU if you change countries in the middle of a tax year?

Let's say I spend 10 months working as a regular employee in Czech Republic. Then in November I find a new job in Germany and move to work there. I've spent more than 183 days in Czech Republic so I'm ...
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Have a German Aufenhaltstitel, overstayed more than 90 days in another Schengen country?

Is there anyway for border control Polizei to check if I overstayed in another EU country? I was staying with a friend for more than 90 days for reasons undisclosed and I am returning back to Germany ...
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“Country of Residence” for a Nonimmigrant residing in the US

I am filing FBI form I-783 to request a criminal record check. The form asks for my "Country of Residence". I have been living and working in the US for over a year on a work visa (E-1). What is my ...
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I am 19 years old in USA in J1 visa. I got a job offer, should I apply for green-card?

I came to the US a couple of months ago on a J1 visa. I am a professional freelance developer and have had three clients within three years. I got a job offer, but couldn't find out what the next step ...
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Working in another eu country as a non-eu spouse?

Good Evening, I'm a Turkish citizen, recently married to an Italian. I'm holding an Italian residence permit and I have moved my residency to my wife's address in Italy. Therefore I will be able to ...
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US citizen in Germany - need visa?

Been reading on this on many sites, including the official one (of course) and the wording is such that I'm not sure what the exact answer is. My question: I have entered Germany as a US citizen (so ...
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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 ...