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Documents to register in Germany (Anmeldung)

Is it possible to download in advance the documents I will need to fill to register in Germany? Since I do not speak German, I might need a bit of time to fill the documents as I will need to ...
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What documents are needed for an EU permanent resident to work in Germany?

Assuming one is a permanent resident of an EU state other than Germany (e.g. Czech Republic), what documents are needed for them to work in Germany? The German Federal Office for Migration mentions ...
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Can you be resident in several countries at the same time?

During the same year sometimes you live in one country, sometimes in another, have apartment in both, driver licence and car in each country and pay taxes in both.
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Initial entry requirement for Australia PR Visa

I was granted Australian permanent residence visa (189) this March. It has an initial entry date for October 2016. I landed Australia in March this year and stayed for 3 days and exited Australia. I ...
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Moving to Detroit temporarily?

I have to shift to the Detroit area for job search as the recruiting companies for my job role are all located in the surrounding area (Farmington Hills, Dearborn, Livonia, Troy, Novi, Plymouth, etc). ...
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Do any Schengen countries allow for residence of foreign pensioners?

A relative of mine who is a non-EU citizen is about to retire with considerable savings. He would like to settle down somewhere within Europe (the Schengen area). Do any Schengen countries allow ...
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Rights of EU/EC permanent residents - can I formally move?

I'm a permanent resident of an EU member state, but not yet a citizen of that country as the process will take another year or so (bureaucracy, sigh). So, I don't think I qualify as an "EU national" ...
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Skilled—Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476)

Hope you all are fine, i have done Msc Operations and Supply chain management from school of engineering and technology University of Hertfordshire Hatfield UK. Moreover, i have checked it that my ...
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Dual Citzen returning to the UK after 20 years can I claim being a resident from day one?

I was born in the UK, I a dual citizen UK/Australian returning to the UK after 20 years. I have a NI number, and will be drawing government OAP next year. Am I deemed a resident of the UK from day one ...
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Overstaying between residence permits

I am an Indian citizen and have a Hungarian residence permit valid till the end of July. My Swedish residence permit kicks in on the 15th of August. Its too expensive to travel back to India and was ...
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In Germany, can I register for an Anmeldung before I have found permanent accomodation?

The Anmeldung (citizen registration) is required for opening a bank account. I am currently staying at an AirBnb. I have read that landlord confirmation is required to receive an Anmeldung. I have ...
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Becoming Expat in Vietnam, How do people retire in Vietnam? What paperwork do I need to be able to live permanently? [closed]

I am planning to temporarily retire in South Eastern Asia, (with my family - wife 2 kids) for a year or two. I am planning to live for about half of year in each Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, ...
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Getting a residency card in Italy as non EU spouse

I am a non-EU citizen in Italy with an automatic Schengen visa (or visa waiver, I'm not sure it's called. But I can stay for 3 months). My wife is an EU citizen, but not Italian. We would like to get ...
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How to register residency in Germany

I'm Italian and I'm moving to Germany for work; I will also take my wife and 4 year old son. How do I proceed to register residency? And once I register can my son go to school right away? Details: ...
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Applying for Netherlands RNI abroad in english

I am moving to the Netherlands and I would like to apply for an RNI (Registratie Niet Ingezetenen) in English online. Is this possible? If not where is the easiest place to book an appointment so that ...
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Where to go to obtain Spanish residency

I am a USA citizen wanting to live in Spain for more than three months. I looked at several websites about it. The process as described by each is fairly consistent except for one detail: some sites ...
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Use of Biometric Residence Permit for multiple visit to UK

I have a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) valid till Feb 2017, whereas vignette on passport is valid till April 2016. Can I visit UK again on BRP I have? If not do I have to follow any other process?
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Driving in the EU on UK licence

I wasn't born in the UK, but I lived there for 4 years, and I have a full UK driving license which expires in 2025. I recently moved to Pakistan. If I travel to another European or Scandinavian ...
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Do I need curtailment letter to apply for Further leave to remain in the UK

I was living in the UK under a tier 2 General work visa, but left my job. I am planning to apply for Further leave to remain as a spouse of a UK citizen (my wife is english), but I haven't received a ...
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Is (current) residence status conditional to one's citizenship(s)? [closed]

Is a residence permit somehow "tied" to the citizenship you have/had when applying for and/or receiving said permit or is it legally independent of it? For example: A person applies for and receives ...
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Michigan driver's license

My wife and I are likely to be in an EU country for 10 months starting in the autumn, and my Maryland driver's license is scheduled to expire during that time. Since all four of our parents live in ...
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Medical insurance for permanent resident parents Canada

I am a permanent resident of Canada. I am planning to sponsor my parents to come and live with me in Canada as permanent residents. Looking at this page, http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/sponsor/...
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Is it possible for the spouse of an EU citizen to work in Ireland while the residence permit application is pending?

I am a spouse of an EU citizen and we are thinking of going to Ireland. I know if I want to stay there more than three months I have to get the Residence Card For a qualifying family member of a ...
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Am I UK non-resident based on significant ties?

I am a UK and Brazilian citizen with a British and a Brazilian passport. I have lived in Brazil since December 2013 and have not returned to the UK since. In this time, I have worked in Brazil for ...
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UK Citizen, Implications of losing my UK Residency?

I was born in the UK, I have a British passport, my parents were married when I was born, are married, both have British passports and I lived in the UK until age 18. I have however lived outside of ...
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Problem with my passport

I am married to an EU spouse and living in Germany. I have my residence permit already. I traveled to my country of citizenship but when I tried to go back to Germany they said I can't fly. They said ...
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J-1 researcher, departed USA in middle of 2015. How to file 2015 tax return?

I was a researcher in J-1 status in the USA. In 2014 I filed a resident tax return. In 2015, I spent only four months in the USA, after which I left and never returned. I did not obtain a sailing ...
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Where am I resident for tax purposes?

I am a dual Australian / British citizen living in the United States on a G-4 spousal visa. I am classed as a non-resident alien in the US so fill out a 1040NR and only pay tax on US based income. ...
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Trying to figure out my tax residency

I'm a Finnish citizen and have spent the last 6 years in the US. I finished a Ph.D. in May last year and I was on a J-1 visa until February last year. At that point I switched over to a G-4 visa due ...
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Canadian Residency

My partner and I just got to Canada and I'd like to live here for the next couple of years. I'm wondering what the best approach is to legally stay in Canada for 3+ years. I'm 29 years old, male and ...
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Non-EU girlfriend (wife?) following me to Germany - how can she work?

I was wondering if anyone of you could help me or give me some advice with the following situation: I am an Austrian citizen currently living with my American girlfriend in the US. In early March I ...
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J-1 visa home country residency requirement

I have read that most of the J-1 visas come with the 2 year home residency requirement. Is it possible to know in advance if my program J-1 visa would have such requirements? I'm a master degree (IT) ...
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Applying for residence permit in Germany with type D visa

I am an exchange student in Germany, with a type D visa for the length of the semester (around 5 months), however, I was offered an internship as well as I am applying for an intensive Germany course ...
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Can stateless individuals in the European Union legally reside and work there?

I am curious if anyone has found a solution to staying in the E.U. as a stateless person, with rights to reside and work? A U.S. citizen is allowed to formally renounce their U.S. citizenship at any U....
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USA: Car rental residency country for J1 holder

I am a Swedish citizen, J1 visa holder in the US since 15 months, so for immigration and tax purposes I am a non-immigrant, non-resident alien. I'm going to rent a car over Thanksgiving, and found ...
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Which is the nearest town to saskatoon(SK) for economic living?

I have a plan to move to saskatchewan(CANADA) with PR status. I would be moving alone to Saskatchewan and my family members would be joining me after my job settlement. I would prefer sharing ...
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Income needed to maintain indefinite leave to stay in the UK

I believe there will be a change in applying for indefinite leave to stay in the UK from 2016 so that minimum income is £35,000. What about maintaining it if I already have it - do I still need to ...
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Can I have two residence permits in two different EU countries?

I currently live in Italy with my wife who is an Italian and I have Italian residence permit card, can I apply for a Norweigian reisidence permit if my mother lives in Norway and is it possible to ...
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Do I qualify as a bona fide resident as a postdoc?

I'm a US citizen who is moving abroad soon to take up a postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship is funded by a non-US university and I'll be living in the foreign country full-time and paying taxes ...
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IELTS for Canadian permanent residence [duplicate]

My IELTS score is as follows Listening 7 Reading 6.5 Writing 7.5 Speaking 7.5 Over all band score 7 Does it qualify for Canadian permanent residence application
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How long can nonresident US citizens visit in the US?

My wife and I are US citizens living in Costa Rica. We have lived in Costa Rica for the last five years, own our home here, and have received our "Permanent/Unrestricted Residency" from the Costa ...
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Register flat before moving to it

I signed a sublease contract for the next month but I need to know if it's possible to have a new “Anmeldungbescheinigung” (Registering certificate) before moving to it in order to send document to my ...
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Green Card Scheme for Denmark Immigration? Financial Requirements?

I am eligible for Denmark Green Card but I am confused with the financial requirements written on immigration official website of Denmark. To obtain a residence permit under the Greencard scheme, ...
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Express Entry : Applying with dependents [closed]

I am planning to apply for Canadian PR via Express Entry under FSW. I am married and have a kid. Please can you suggest : Is it mandatory to include dependents (spouse and son) while applying? If it ...
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US visa cancelled with prejudice, can I apply PR visa for Canada or Australia?

My B1/B2 visa has been cancelled recently (cancelled with prejudice), I want to apply for Australia or Canada PR. Can I apply? I was travelling with my two kids to visit my husband. My husband landed ...
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German Spousal Residency

I'm married to a German national. After living together in Germany for about 1.5 years he had to move to Hong Kong for his work. I was given resident permit each for one year. On my third year when we ...
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UK Biometrics Residency Permits issued overseas

UKVI have started to roll out Biometric Residency Permits (BRPs) for overseas applicants to comply with EU regulations, building on the in-country programme commenced in 2008. The overseas rollout is ...
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Applying for EU permanent residence (immigration for non-EU citizens)

Does any of the EU countries accept applications for permanent residency? I mean immigration application like those of US, Canada, Australia, etc. Application for permanent residency based on ...
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When do you become a permanent resident in the UK?

I am moving to the UK from mainland Europe. The process is staged as follows : Arrive at the UK and live in temporary housing. Start work. Rent a permanent house a couple of weeks later. Get a ...
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Non-EU citizen moving to Germany to live with German girlfriend

I am Brazilian and my girlfriend is German. Some weeks ago she had to go back and we thought about the possibility of me going to Germany so we could live together. For that, our initial plan was me ...