Questions tagged [residency]

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

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Aruba residence permit for Dutch citizens

Would anyone happen to know if I can apply for a residence permit for Aruba while living outside of Aruba? I hold a Dutch passport but the application process can take months to go through.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ex-EEA family member biometric card holder after Brexit

After a divorce with an EU national , Ive applied to retain my rights for residence and been granted a 5 year valid Biometric Residence card by UK Home office. The card I was sent is a residence card ...
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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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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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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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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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Having homes in both UK & Switzerland

I am UK resident, retired with a house in the UK. I am engaged to a Swiss national who is still living & working in Switzerland. Before Corona, we simply commuted back & forward so had no ...
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Germany my residency card has expired

My wife is German, and I'm American. We have been living in Germany for a few years now, and my residency card has expired. We have been afraid to try to renew it because we noticed it was expired ...
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Is it easier to obtain Spanish residency and work permit if my parents are Spanish residents?

I'm a Russian citizen. My parents have Spanish residency via "Golden Visa", which you get i.e. for investment in real estate. Many countries offer less strict requirements and faster proceeding for ...
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An Upcoming Situation

At the moment I have a German Blue Card after finishing my Msc in Germany, valid till the expiry date of my Passport (05.2021), the problem is that after the expiry of my passport I will not be able ...
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I am a Swiss national and want to move to Italy with my Indian husband. What is the process for him acquiring residency?

We both live in India at the moment and wedding was in India as well. We want him to come on a tourist visa, not a family reunion visa as that takes a long time. Does it matter from which country the ...
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Will failure to deregister from Germany cause problems registering 11 years later?

I am a Dutch citizen and I was living in Germany for 6 months 2007–2008 for the purpose of studying. I'm quite sure that I registered as living there at the time, for I had a bank account and I voted ...
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What other documents other than Passport are considered an ID when applying for renewing the residency in Germany?

Is Passport the only acceptable form of ID that I can use to renew my residency in Germany, or there other alternatives that can be presented as an ID? And what if I have to renew my residency but my ...
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Is there a possibility to bring a widowed old parent to Germany if “hardship” is proven?

My mother is in Sri Lanka, and is widowed and old. She is financially and emotionally dependent on me. I am working in Germany on a 3 year blue card. If I prove my mother's hardship, is there a way to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Australia Resident Return Visa (155 and 157)

I am a permanent resident of Australia and my PR status is going to expire in mid of June, 2020. I had been to Australia and stayed for 2 weeks in November 2015. I'm currently living outside Australia ...
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If I go abroad to study after obtaining permanent residency, how can I come visit my parents?

We are a family of 3, all Indian citizens. My father has come to the United States about 4 months ago on an L1 visa, and I as a minor child am on the L2 visa. We're probably going to live here for at ...
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Could my dad still have Dutch nationality

My dad and grandparents were all born in Amsterdam but in 1962 his parents immigrated to Rhodesia where they obtain Rhodesian nationality. Would he be able to regain his Dutch nationality now even if ...
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US Naturalization continuous residency requirement for an absence that is exactly 181 days and not more than 181 days?

I am a UK Citizen, though I have held a Green Card and been a permanent resident of the US since 2013, current Green Card expires 2023. I am currently looking at applying for citizenship through form ...
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Português residence

Hi I'm from Algeria but I'm living in Portugal and I residance permit card of 1 year. May I change it to the island one? And which kind of documents that I need? Thank you
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Tax as an Italian resident

I am a US citizen in Italy and just submitted my documents for dual citizenship. I have residency in the Comune where I am applying. I will now be returning to the US. I was told I need to keep the ...
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Spouse visa for non-Eu spouse of non-Eu Citizen on study visa in Italy

I am a non-Eu on study visa in Italy but will change it to work visa very shortly, and recently I got married to a non-Eu. Can I apply for accompanying spouse visa (or any other if possible) with my ...
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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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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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“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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UK resident driving foreign-registered car

Following information found here: How long can I drive a EU-registered car in the UK? I have a question on this bit: lease an EU-registered car and use this temporarily in the UK What does it ...
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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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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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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 ...