Questions tagged [resident-permit]

Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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Traveling within EU with expired Blue Card but a valid passport

I am a national of Turkey with a valid passport, working in Latvia with a Blue Card that is valid until 4th of December. I already applied for the renewal of BC but it will take some time before I can ...
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90/180 Schengen rule for people with two justifications

If one is a citizen of a Schengen entry visa-free country (e.g. Canada) and has a temporary residence permit from a Schengen country, and the Schengen visa-free days (90/180) have been used up on the ...
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Blue card state for unemployed person

I am a BlueCard holder for 32 months in Germany. I lost my job in the 29th month and registered on Arbeitsagentur immediatelly. Now I want to clarify 3 cases. How long can I stay in Germany maximum ...
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Is getting two residence card possible from different countries?

I have a quite complex situation. I have a temporary residence card (Blue card) as a dependant of my husband from Poland. I got a job offer from Germany and planning to apply for a German D type visa. ...
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I have a work permit visa from the employer in Germany- Berlin. Will my wife get a dependent visa?

Both me and my spouse are Indian nationals. I have a work permit from one of the employers in Germany. I have 3 questions - 1. Is this work permit from the employer, limited only to this company? ie)...
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Advance approval according to § 81a AufenthG for work permit in Germany, is it the right one?

According to the new Skilled Immigration Act, an employer would receive an Advance Approval document from the foreigners registration office in Germany and would pass it on the qualified professional. ...
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EU Blue Card to Germany or Working Visa permit

I'm a bit confused about one of the particular Blue Card requirements - "the job must be relevant to the qualifications, i.e. the skills acquired through the university degree must be at least ...
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Staying in Germany for long period on permanent residency (Niederlassungserlaubnis) without working

I came to Germany 3 years ago on Blue Card from non-EU country. After 3 years, I received my permanent resident permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis). Can I quit my current work in Germany, but still stay ...
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Is it permitted to do remote/freelance work for a non-German company while on a work visa in Germany?

If I was able to get a work permit through a part time ESL teaching job, would I be allowed to keep my 25 hour a week remote job through a US company? Does Germany allow for those on work permits to ...
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Finnish Permanent residence permit to use in Sweden

I have a Finnish permenant residence permit. I intend to go to live and work in Sweden. For that purpose I have contacted the Swedish immigration office. They informed me that in order to have a right ...
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Crossing Schengen: port of entry for residency permit holders?

I have the Red White Red Card (residency card) from Austria. I am flying to the outside of Schengen, and my port of entry back to Schengen is Milan, Italy then back to Vienna as there are no ...
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Request for advice - Validation of settlement permit during absence from Germany

I have a Niederlassungserlaubnis. I am planning to move to my home country for self employment and pursue an external part-time PhD from a German university (will visit Germany once a year for ...
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Traveling from Italy on an expired residence permit [duplicate]

I am traveling back to India from Italy and my residence permit is expiring a day before my intended day of travel. I don’t intend to travel back to Italy immediately. Is this okay or will I face any ...
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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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What do I do if my Recepisse is about to expire and I still haven't received my carte de sejour?

My récipissé is about to expire in two weeks but I still haven't received my carte de séjour. Is there any way to check the status online? I applied from Paris (Cité) and I haven't had any response. ...
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Germany Job Offer Rejection

I reside in Germany with a self employment work permit. Recently I applied for a side job which was rejected, and they have sent me a deportation letter, saying that the job offer does not meet your ...
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Cancelling China residence permit

I work for the same company, but based in US now. I left China without cancelling the residence permit. I need a business visa to travel there, but now I am told that I need to cancel the permit first....
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Travel to other EU countries after resigning from my current Job while on Blue card Germany

I have been living and working in Germany since April 2018 on Blue Card and recently renewed it as the previous one was only valid for 33 months. My new blue card is valid until Jan 2025. I am ...
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Is it possible to open a bank account in Belgium with a Carte E or E+?

Is it possible to open a bank account in Belgium with only a "Carte E", which is given to non Belgian EU citizens?
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China Permanent residence expiration

Please how many days can I be allowed to stay in china after my resident permit expires, can I stay 5 more days
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What are the benefits of a Student Visa over a Work Visa [Germany]?

I'm taking a master degree in Germany, and I was going to apply for a Student Visa this week, but in the meantime, I was also looking for a student job, and I got an offer yesterday. From what I can ...
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I have an EU residence permit for one country does applying for another country cancel my current one out?

I am a non-eu citizen on a spouse temporary visa for Germany. I have been admitted into a Masters course in Italy and need to apply for my visa to start the semester online in September. I won't be ...
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Canada Express Entry - Date you first became qualified to practice in this occupation

I am applying for Express Entry in Canada as a Software Engineer (NOC 2173). In the website it says that this occupation usually requires a university degree. I am ok with that, I got my degree, but I ...
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What happens after divorcing EEA partner in the UK?

I’m a non-EEA (wife) of an EEA citizen, we are both living in the UK we’ve been married for 2 and half years with a 9 months old, but marriage isn’t working anymore so we’ve agreed to divorce but we ...
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How to check the status of carte de sejour Application?

I have applied for Resident card after getting Recepisse and its been 2months already. I haven't got any response from the prefecture too. Is there any way to check the status online?
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Studying in the EU, have Biometric Resident Permit in the UK

I am a student living in London. I was given a residency permit which is leave to remain for 2 and half years. The route I was given is 10 year long residency then I can apply for ILR. This September ...
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Could I be resident in both Belgium and Ireland?

Currently, I am a Non-EU working in Belgium. I have a long relationship with a EU citizen. She got a great opportunity and she has moved to Ireland. We were living together for a while in Belgium and ...
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Can I give a hotel address for my permesso di soggiorno?

I'm going to stay for 5 months in Italy due to work. I already got my work visa at the embassy and I know that I must fill the documents to get a permesso di soggiorno within 8 days of my arrival. I ...
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BRP for change of name and passport still with maiden name

I need to change my Biometric residence Permit (BRP) to my married name, however my passport with my maiden name is still valid (I renewed only last year). Can I apply for the change of name in the ...
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Germany: Request to grant stay outside EU

I'm an expat having Niederlassungserlaubnis, living and working in Germany for the past almost 4 years. I lost my job a few months ago & recently I've found a job outside EU. I've found several ...
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Switzerland, EU-citizen spouse of a diplomat: carte de légitimation or type B residence permit?

The spouse of a diplomat posted to Switzerland normally receives a carte de légitimation, a document that shows that the bearer is entitled to be in Switzerland and possibly enjoys some degree of ...
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Maternity pay in Sweden for a non-EU citizen with a temporary residence permit

I am interested what are my rights to be paid maternity pay after my 1-year residence permit for work in Sweden expires? Specifically, I am due to give birth approximately 7 weeks after my 12-month ...
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Leaving to India from Germany without house de-registration

I have got Blue card (residence permit) in Germany. I came from India in March and now wants to leave Germany back to my home country because of all these covid situations. First I will leave my ...
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Does moving to a second EU country with a permanent residence from the another country, grant permanent residence permit for second country as well?

I found some information here on the Eur-Lex page but was not sure about it. A friend has a permanent residence from Germany, if he moves with it to another EU country for a new job, can he convert ...
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Spouse visa for germany on work permit

I will have valid work permit(residence permit) left for only a month when my husband will appear for appointment in delhi german consulate. Though i have got a local contract and have started my ...
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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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How can I obtain the authorization letter required to apply for a long-term D visa for a post-doc in Switzerland?

I have got a postdoc position in University of Basel and they have given the employment contract. In the swiss embassy page, to apply for visa they have asked to give authorization letter issued by ...
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EU blue card holder applying Niederlassungserlaubnis (Permanent Residence), confused about what happens to my spouse's visa

We are a couple and I have EU blue card. My spouse and I are in Germany living together. My spouse also got a 4 years visa along with my Blue card. It's around 27 months now and I have obtained B1 ...
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US citizen visiting EU spouse living in Germany (stay > 3 months)

I am a US citizen living in the US. My spouse, who is a French (so EU) citizen, is currently living and working in Heidelberg, Germany. I am currently visiting him in Germany, I plan to return to the ...
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Work and live permit as a student in switzerland but I'm a Croatian national

I am currently living in Germany as a Croatian national. In a few short months I will start my higher education in Switzerland and later MBA as well which total duration will be more then 4 years. I ...
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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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Netherlands residence permit while studying in Germany

I am a Masters student in Germany and I have been offered a job in Netherlands. My employer is a recognized sponsor and is applying for my residence visa. They have submitted my documents to IND a ...
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Staying outside of EU on blue card [duplicate]

I have EU blue card from last 2 years and I’m working for a company in Germany. During covid my company allowed to work fully remote and I came to my home country in Asia and working remotely from ...
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EU citizen sponsoring non-EU wife for residence permit in the Netherlands

I recently graduated (MSc from a Dutch technical university) and started working in the Netherlands last February 2021. I earn ~36k/year and I received housing and healthcare allowances during my ...
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Work in one country and live in another one, as a third-country national

I work and live in Luxembourg (non-Blue Card holder), my wife lives and works in Germany (Blue card holder). We want that she lives in Luxembourg but still remains working in Germany. She would be ...
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UK visa for baby born in UK and applying settlement visa from India - Is Tuberculosis certificate mandatory? [duplicate]

I have ILR and my son was born in UK in May 2020. In Jan 2021 we got him an Indian passport and immediately we travelled to India for emergency reasons in Feb 2021. Now in March 2021 we need to apply ...
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Stay in Germany after masters degree

I am going to obtain masters degree in mathematics in Berlin. The market in this field is extremely competitive, so I think about "Plan B". How long can I stay in Germany after graduation? (...
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Change from Blue Card to Aufenthaltstitel in Germany

I'm a non-EU citizen with a Blue Card (HR job) and my contract ends in 6 months (they have budget problems). I started looking for different jobs, but I think that the salary of some jobs that I find ...
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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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Combining freelance work with Kennismigrant work permit in Netherlands

I'm working as a "highly skilled migrant" (or Kennismigrant) in the Netherlands for a company. From time-to-time, I receive requests to do freelance work on the side. How properly (and legally) can I ...

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