Questions tagged [resident-permit]

Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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Does an accompanying spouse need to pay a fee to study in Denmark?

My wife has a residence permit in Denmark, as accompanying spouse. My residence permit is a normal work permit. This permit is not (yet) permanent; we've moved recently. Is she eligible to study in ...
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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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Refusal of EEA Family Permit

My wife is a British Citizen and I am South African and have been living and working (permanent placements) in Ireland for roughly 2 years. My wife was asked about an internal move within her ...
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I have permanent residence in Bulgaria. Can I live in another EU country?

Can I live in Finland or Sweden if I have permanent residence in another EU country? If I can, Can I get citizenship after 5 years of immigration? I would like to live in Sweden or Finland using the ...
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Will applying for a Dutch residence permit invalidate my French residence permit immediately?

I am a non-EEA citizen finishing my PhD soon in France and have an offer to join a company in the Netherlands. My future Dutch employer informed me that I don't need to apply for a Dutch visa given ...
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Can I keep my passport while I am waiting for the European Economic Area Family Permit Residence Card?

I am a non European, married with an European. We are now living in UK. I have the EEA Family Permit visa for 6 months and it expires in June. I want to ask for the Residence Card in May, but the ...
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Is it easier for a EU resident to open a company in another European country?

I am wondering, is it easier for a non-EU citizen to open a company in a European country if the person holds a residency permit of another EU country? For example, if I hold a residency permit in ...
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Working for German company with French passport talent residence permit

I hold French “passeport talent” four-year residence permit and have already worked in France for last three years. I am being offered a job by a German company who are happy with me working from ...
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Overstaying visa waiver while waiting for residency permit in Belgium?

I'm an Australian citizen who entered Belgium under Schengen Visa waiver program and applied for residency permit (autorisation de séjour) to study here for a year. However, application processing is ...
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Strategies for UK migration as a software dev?

Goal: What would be the easiest way to migrate to the UK and live there permanently? Possible Options I can think of: Option 1: Apply for a job that offers Visa Sponsorship. Then get sponsored to ...
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Bring girlfriend to Germany

I'm Mexican. I have a student visa for Germany. I'm allowed to work and I'm doing Studienkolleg now in order to enter university. I want to bring my girlfriend to Germany. She isn't an EU citizen ...
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Do I risk being expelled from the country?

I am Cameroonian and I arrived in the United Kingdom 3 years ago as a student. I could not pay my tuition (payer ma scolarité) and my visa was canceled. One year ago I had a child with an English ...
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Can I stay in Bulgaria after divorce with a change in my residence status?

I am from Morocco, and I married a Bulgarian woman in 2014. After I joined her in Bulgaria, I got a 1-year family residence permit, which I then renewed for another year. It will expire in June. My ...
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French Work Permit has expired and appointment to get récépissé is almost two months away

My situation is as follows: I have been resident in France for almost five years now, first on a student visa and then on a work permit. A few months ago as the date of expiry of my work permit ...
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Permanent resident of the UK?

I am German but made the move to the UK in January of 1998. For the first two years I lived here as an AuPair, originally planning on returning to Germany. However, I ended up deciding to stay and ...
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American long-term resident of UK retire to France

My husband and I are American citizens with permits to permanently reside in the UK. We have lived here since 2001 (my husband) and 2004 (myself). We wish to move to France for retirement. What ...
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Applying for a Type D (long stay) Schengen Visa for Belgium

I will be applying for a Type D (long stay) Schengen Visa for Belgium this September and I am from Philippines. A host family already contacted me to be their next au pair and we are now discussing ...
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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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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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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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Two residence permits in two different countries?

Can I have two residence permits from Europe at the same time?
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Medical insurance for students in Italy

I am Moroccan. I recently received Italy student visa. I was required to present medical insurance in the application. When I go to Italy, I need to apply for residence permit. To apply, you need to ...
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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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Can I hold a residence permit for Italy and the UK at the same time?

I hold a residence permit for Italy but will be moving to the UK to be with my partner. Can I keep both the permits?
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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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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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Carte de Sejour - Validity after leaving France

I understand similar questions have been asked before but I'd be grateful for any response specific to my circumstances. I'm from a non-EU country (Asian). I hold a Carte de Sejour (Passeport Talent: ...
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Can you relocate to Taiwan after being deported from China?

My Ukranian girlfriend was recently deported from China for a minor offense. A training school arranging to take some kids on a tour to europe invited her to give basic Russian and Ukranian lessons to ...
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Express entry profile doesn't ask for spouse information

I just created my express entry profile and in there I wasn't asked about my spouse's degree, IELTS results and working experience. It just asked if I'm married and then how much money I'd bring. ...
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UK Spouse Visa - Both partners working overseas

I am married to a British citizen. My spouse moved to my home country (non-EU) after our marriage. I have been employed in my country for the last 10 years, and my spouse has also established ...
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What are the rights of single permit holders for non-eu citizens

I've been working for a company in Bulgaria and coming from a non-EU member country. As you can guess, my company provided sponsorship for the Single Permit (resident and work). The question is: If ...
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About National D visa withdraw

I got national D visa for study in Gemany but now i want to go france for study where i have already got admission. Please help me out with this. Is it possible to withdraw and then apply to france.is ...
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Using International Driving license in Spain, while having residence Permit from Germany

I am a Student from Indonesia, and currently studying in Germany. On March I am going to travel to Spain, and planning to rent a car there. I have a valid International Driving License and Indonesian ...
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Can a married couple file for Express Entry if one of us is temporarily not in Canada?

My husband and I are in Canada where he is on a work visa. I have joined him as a dependant. We are planning to file permanent residency by the end of December; my husband will be the primary ...
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What is the minimum Passport validity when applying for Niederlassungsurlaubnis?

If all the criteria are met for the German PR, what is the minimum Passport validity should I have in my Passport when applying? I was told from someone it is at least 6 months but I have not found ...
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Sweden Personnummer

I'm a Pakistani citizen who has previously lived in Sweden for 3 years on permanent residence against my own self employment visa, but I have since moved on. The Swedish version of what is called ...
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Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI)

I'm 65, a UK citizen, married to a non-EU citizen. We have just returned to the UK following a period in Spain and intend for her to apply for a UKRC soon under Surinder Singh provisions. My question ...
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France: New visa application when you are already in the country with another visa

I am an Indian citizen and having stayed in France for a long time (~7 years), holding a residence permit [Carte de Séjour - Salarié en Mission], which I obtained through the company that brought me ...
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Applying as a temporary representative in Germany for a non-EU company without a German subsidiary

I am a non-EU citizen currently living in Berlin on a post-studies 18 month job search visa, and looking into options to get a residence/work permit. I have the option to work remotely for a non-EU ...
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Can I stay in France using a Carte de Séjour Travailleur Saisonnier even when I am not working?

I have lived in France using a season visa for 6 months now and before that I lived in France using a working holiday visa for one year.. my seasonal visa has almost expired. But I have received my ...
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Can the French "long stay" visa be used to acquire permanent residency in France?

The French long stay visa allows one to live in France without working/studying/doing business of any kind, as long as one has sufficient savings. In theory, does this visa allow one to acquire French ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...