Questions tagged [resident-permit]

Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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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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German permanent residence permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis). Can I change professions?

I have been working in the IT field for the last 4+ years and now I got a Niederlassungserlaubnis. Can I change jobs from IT to teaching field / consulting? Also, with a Blue Card I had to inform the ...
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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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Among Schengen countries, which has the “easiest” requirements for getting permanent residence? [closed]

I am an international student from South Asia, studying for a Master's (Computer Science) in a Schengen country. I want to get "permanent residence" in any of the Schengen countries: Austria, Belgium,...
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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 ...
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Maintain Canadian PR while living with husband (CDN citizen) in US?

I am from Hong Kong and married a Canadian citizen in May 2016. We have been living in Canada since June 2015, and I applied for PR in Canada in June 2016. I have not received it yet, but let's assume ...
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Migrating to the Netherlands as a freelancer

I'm a citizen of the Russian Federation. I'm thinking of moving to the Netherlands. I've seen the skilled migrant program, it's pretty cool. But lately I've been thinking of moving to freelance ...
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EEA family permit application

I am a Filipina and my partner is French. We are unmarried, but we have been living together for 2.5 years now. He will start to work in London in April. I am travelling with him with a standard ...
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What kind of visa do I need to move to Italy with my Italian husband?

My husband and I are expats living in Singapore, planning on moving back to Italy. I am an American citizen and would like to know if I need a Visto per Motivi Familiari or tourist visa in order to ...
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Can someone travel to the Isle of Man with BRP and passport and no separate visa?

I am a South African citizen with a valid UK Biometric Residence Permit (BRP). I know I can use the BRP in combination with my passport to leave and enter the UK when travelling. I need to travel for ...
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Job-seeker visa or work permit visa for a low-paying job [closed]

I already have a job in a German company, but the salary is lower than the blue card limits. I know that there is a work permit visa, which does not have salary limits. However, I am trying for ...
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Hong Kong ID card and Chinese Nationality

My two overarching and related questions: What does having a Hong Kong ID card imply regarding my residency status and citizenship? Does having a Hong Kong ID card imply that I am a Chinese national? ...
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Can I work in Austria if I have an Italian residency card?

If I want to work in Austria, do I have the same rights as EU citizens if I have an Italian long-term resident card?
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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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Can a revoked degree cause problems for permanent residence?

Suppose a person has been granted permanent residence in Canada. Further suppose residency was granted partly on the basis of the person's academic degree. Now suppose the degree is revoked by the ...
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Travel within EU with expired German Aufenthaltstitel (Residency Permit)

I am an American citizen living in Germany with an Aufenthaltstitel (Residency Permit), which is pasted in my American passport. The permit was issued on January 13, 2017 and expired on April 15, 2017....
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Germany: Extending residence permit (Aufenthaltstitel) after becoming self-employed

I have lived in Germany with job specific Aufenthaltstitel for more than 3 years. I have worked in two companies in this time, and when I got hired for the second job I went to Ausländerbehörde and ...
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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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Will they renew my Aufenthaltstitel of my passport expires on the same day?

Aufenthaltstitel (German Residence permit) I expiring the same day as my passport. I was wondering if they would deny my new application for Aufenthaltstitel if my passport expires the day I get it ...
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German student residence application with Belgium residence permit

I am an Indian national, currently in Belgium with a Belgium residence permit valid until next year. I have received a PHD project work acceptance from Germany. Can I apply for a German student ...
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Can a mechanical engineer degree holder with Aerospace industry experience apply for Australian PR?

My brother is a Mechanical Engineering degree holder working in a PSU in India in the aerospace field as Manager, and has around 12 yrs experience. He's looking for migration to Australia. ...
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Any benefits of getting EAD while waiting for I-485 approval if priority date already current?

What, if any, are the benefits of filing for an EAD while waiting for an I-485 approval, assuming the applicant is from a country for which there is no wait for visa numbers and has plenty of time ...
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Permanent residency from Sweden while I have permanent residency from Germany due to marriage?

Apparently, getting a permanent residency from a second EU country would make the first permanent residency void. But if I have a German permanent residency due to marriage with a German citizen, and ...
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Can I (an American) join my American boyfriend who works in Germany?

My boyfriend and I are both Americans. He maybe taking a job in Germany. How can I accompany him there even though I'm not a spouse?
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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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Travel to EU with a passport with different number than that on the Bluecard?

I'm asking if there would be any problems for a traveller with such situation: The traveller has a valid EU Blue card and passport, travels to his or her home country for a couple of weeks. During ...
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Netherlands - document requirements

I am in the process of moving to the Netherlands (I am an EU citizen, my wife is South African) from South Africa. We will then apply for a residence permit for my wife once we arrive in the ...
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How to move to a room with 'no registration'

I need some advice about registration. I am currently registered in the Netherlands but want to move to a room that I cannot get registration for. If I were to leave the Netherlands for a few days, ...
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Has the 2014 ikamet changes affected any of the requirements to apply for Turkish citizenship?

As a US citizen residing in Turkey currently holding a 5 year ikamet I was hoping to be eligible to apply for citizenship in 2017. The old laws required a period of continuous residency in order to be ...
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Can an EU resident live anywhere in the EU?

Suppose that someone (non-EU citizen) has permanent residency in one EU country. Can she live in another EU country? What are the risks? If the police say something, can she show the permanent ...
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Switching between a Schengen visa and a residence permit in Germany

So the situation is as follows: I am from the USA. I entered the Schengen Area on August 6, 2017. I applied for a German language course that runs from October 16, 2017 through December 12, 2017. I ...
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How can I apply online for a UK Residence Card?

I'm an extended family member of an EEA National (British citizen living in the UK) and I'm from Pakistan. I want to apply for a Residence Card as an extended family member of an EEA National living ...
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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 ...