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Questions tagged [resident-permit]

Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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Couple applying for Express Entry in Canada: Who should be the primary applicant?

I am a BE with 8 yrs of IT experience and my wife is a MS from USA with 6 years of Indian IT experience and we are planning to apply for Express Entry, considering myself to be the primary applicant ...
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Is it possible to enter Canada again after being given removal order?

I was a student in Canada from 2014-2016, I deserted college program in 2015 due to severe depression and couldn't continue the program but I stayed back in Canada till mid 2016 without knowing I ...
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Theoretically elligible for settled status. Does that make newborn daughter British?

I am an Eu citizen living and working in the uK. I believe I am eligible for settled status: I was living for 6 years in the UK until 2013 exercising treaty rights. Between 2013 and 2016 I have been ...
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Do I need a recognized university degree to get a visa to work as developer in Germany?

I work as a developer in the Middle East (Lebanon). Lately, I got a job offer and a contract from a great company in Germany, but I found that my university degree is not recognized (actually its H+/-,...
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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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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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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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Deregistered from Germany and Returned

I used to study in Germany and currently graduated. According to law I have the right to work/reside for 18 months afterwards in Germany. When I was leaving the country I deregistered (Abmeldung) ...
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Born in the US, want to 'repatriate' to grandparent's country

Do any of these countries allow repatriation? My grandfathers were born in Holland and Ireland. My grandmothers were born in Croatia and Germany. They all immigrated as kids around 1910, 1920.
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Change of employer (within 2 years) for non-EU citizen having Blue Card

I am an Indian IT professional who currently lives in Poland. I came to Poland on March 17 (with a work permit), and got my Blue Card on August 17; it is valid until August 2020. I got an offer from ...
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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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Is it possible to get a work permit in Germany without a degree but with solid contract and 7 years work experience on digital marketing?

I am working in a digital marketing agency in Turkey for almost 7 years and I got a job offer from an agency in Berlin, and I signed the contract. On 2005 I started studying university and before ...
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Permanent residency in Germany with an expired passport

In 2020 I will get my PR in Germany, however in 2021 my passport will expire in May and I will have to wait till September to reach 30 years old and be able to apply at my embassy for a new passport (...
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Validity of Chinese residence permit upon work permit cancellation and leaving China

I left China a few months ago after cancelling my WP, but my residence permit is still valid for the next six months (stamped). My ex employer wanted to cancel the residence permit as well, but I was ...
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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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Permanent residence card UK

My family and I are applying for a permanent residence card. We have been living in the UK for 6 years and I was wondering if it convenient to consider the original date when we first arrived 6 years ...
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Netherlands, residence permit, “real and actual work”

I am an EU citizen intending to move to the Netherlands. I work remotely for an Australian company and I am currently resident in South Africa. I am moving to the Netherlands with my non-EU spouse, ...
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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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How long can I stay outside Germany with a regular German work permit?

I am a non-EU citizen. I work for a German company on a common work permit, not the blue card. I am going to be on business trip to South America for 4 to 5 months. At the end of the project I will ...
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Enter UK with Article 10 without EEA Family Permit

I am a family member of EU citizen and holding Resident Card with Article 10. I know that I don't need visa to enter UK. However, after I enter UK with Article 10 Resident Card, can I apply UK ...
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Dutch citizenship by naturalization regulations

I currently reside in the Netherlands as a scientific researcher. I have a valid residence card and employment contract. There are some prospects for me to begin a PhD at a large university here. ...
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French authorities refused to give a carte de séjour to my spouse

Where and how can I legally challenge this issue: Short version: after 12 months and 4 appointments the French authorities refused to give a carte de séjour to my spouse. I am an EU citizen, working ...
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Tier 2 to ILR, what happens to spouse on Tier 2 dependant not yet eligible for ILR?

Background: American citizen (only), wife and infant son (born in UK and now on a Tier 2 Child) American citizens (only). I am applying for my ILR in the UK shortly, having been living and working ...
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Requirements for German work visa

I had an interview in Germany 3 months ago and visited on a Schengen visa. To apply for a Schengen visa, I just needed the interview invitation letter with basic other documents, such as the ...
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What does a non-EU citizen (German residence permit holder) require to live in the Netherlands?

I am a non-EU citizen and work for a German company. We currently have a project in the Netherlands. I have a residence permit for Germany, and I would now like to get a BSN for the Netherlands, as I ...
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Eligibility to work whilst waiting for decision

As discussed in a previous question: When will my spouse be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain? We can make the application for indefinite leave to remain in December 2018. My wife's current ...
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Request passport back while EEA residence card application is pending in UK

I’m a EU resident who applied for UK resident as a EU citizen family member, I’ve done my biometrics and need to travel urgently, will my application be cancelled if I request for my passport?
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Moving to America with my Belgian husband of 6 years

I'm South African and have been living in Switzerland with my Belgian husband for the past 6 years. I currently hold a "family member" residence card for Switzerland, valid for 4 years. We are ...
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Getting permanent residence in Germany under Beschv paragraph 4 Managers and Specialists

I've got a national visa to Germany under Beschv 4 Managers and Specialists instead of the visa for Blue Card which I've applied for. Am struggling now with two questions: 1) can I get standard Blue ...
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My mother is a French citizen through marriage. Can I live in France?

My mother has been in France for the past 15 years. I’m an Israeli citizen living in the US as a green card holder. If I wanted to legally live in France and be with her is there anything that can be ...
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Work Permit with Student Residence Permit in Iceland

I intend to move to Iceland for my graduate studies. Iceland, however does not issue work permits with student visas (student residence permits). My university site says that a part time work permit ...
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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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Swedish ID validity

I lived in Sweden for 2 years until 2008 and have a minor son born there. He resides with me in India on an OCI as I am divorced and my husband moved away from Sweden. Can I bring my son after he is ...
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Requirement to have an address prior to applying for residency seems like a catch-22

I see this requirement in the Germany Residency Permit instructions, however the general situation seems common among multiple European countries: How to Apply for German Residence Permit? ...
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Information regarding ways to freely travel within Europe during renewal of Permit in Italy

My fiancee lives in Austria and I live in Italy. Recently, she went on a trip outside Europe and would be returning soon. I found out today that my permit of stay/residence permit will be expiring one ...
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German spouse visa - Flat belongs to a housing cooperative

I live in Hamburg. I have a blue card. My wife submitted an application to join me here in Germany. After a few weeks, I received a letter indicating that I need to submit some documents, including ...
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Moving from Romania to Sweden with a non-EU partner

I am a non-EU citizen, from Angola and I'm about to marry my Romanian girlfriend who she will come to my country soon to do the marriage papers here in my country, we have intentions to live in Sweden ...
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Carte de séjour in France if I already have a long-stay visa--what's the point?

According to OFII and other resources I've run across, I'm required after entering France to apply for a carte de séjour as well. This isn't a question about how to do that--I've already begun the ...
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Can a employeer hire me if I have an EEA family permit. What happend if it expires? [closed]

I have an EEA Family permit (EEA FP) until June 2017. Can I work with the EEA Family Permit? In the case that an employer hires me, What happens when the EEA family expires? Do I have the right to ...
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Can a British Citizen take his Non-EU spouse and child to live elsewhere in the EU under the freedom of movement regulation?

I live in the US with a non-EU spouse and child (Both Canadian & American.) I plan on registering as a British citizen (to which I am entitled to by descent via a British Born mother before 1983) ...
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German permanent residence permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis) in printing process, can I change job without worrying about visa being revoked?

My German permanent residence permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis) is in printing process since officer said it takes 4 -5 weeks. Now I want to change my job, is there any chance my current employer can ...
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When will my spouse be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain?

My spouse entered the UK on a fiance visa in July 2013 and we married in October of that year. She was granted a married partner visa in December 2013. The married partner visa was valid for 2 and a ...
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WES Evaluation for Canada PR

Background: I wish to apply for PR in Canada. I have completed my bachelor's degree (4-year course) in Computer Science from Mumbai University (oldest and most reputed University in Mumbai) and ...
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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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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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How could I live in Malaysia and work in Singapore? [duplicate]

I hold a Singapore Employment Pass and my office is in Singapore. I want to live in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. What visa, if any, would I need to rent a condo and reside in Johor Bahru? I would travel to ...
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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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Carte de séjour as private tutor

I want to move to Paris, France, with my two home-schooled kids. I have a BSc and TEFL degree. I want to be a private tutor. I am South African and my main source of income is investments. Is it ...
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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 ...