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Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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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 ...
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Can I buy real estate in the US and get a visa?

I have no US visa and have never been to the USA, but I want to buy real estate and emmigrate there. I would like to know what process I need to obtain residency in the USA. If I acquire real estate ...
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Reentry permit needed or DACA changed?

My mother in law recently came (home country is Iraq) here on an IR5 (daughter bringing her mother to the US). She was immediately given a green card. This was back in early June. She will be ...
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In Italy am I legally obligated to show proof of return when travelling with a residence permit near expiry?

I am living in Italy with a residence permit renewable permit. I was flying from Italy to Austria last month for a short weekend trip. At that time my permit was near expiry. Four days remaining to ...
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Can I get a German resident permit?

I'm an Algerian, 25 years old and I have a Danish residence permit valid for 3 months. Although I have an Algerian passport, the rest of my family (parents and siblings) live in Germany and they all ...
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Does my EEA partner require CSI to get PR if I'm an EEA worker

Since the Brexit vote it became widely known that, as an EEA citizen, to obtain a Permanent Residence in the UK you either have to be in the Worker or Self-Employed categories. If you are "only" a ...
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Singapore PR status and re-entry permit [closed]

I am a Singapore PR since 2013. Before that, I was studying in Singapore (2005-2011, BEng/MEng). I started working as an engineer in 2011. I left Singapore in 2015 and my re-entry permit will be ...
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Immigrating to Germany as an Israeli citizen with a criminal record and a German spouse

Around 7-10 years ago, I had issues with our army. I deserted due to my health and financial issues, since I had to pay the surgery and the hospitalization and the treatment. So I have been sitting 3 ...
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How long does it take to renew carte de sejour?

I finally got my carte de sejour in France. It took nearly 7 months. It is valid only for 1 year starting from the date of my application, i.e. valid for the next 5 months only. Given that the ...
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As an EU national moving to France, what are the rules about registering?

Within the EU, for EU nationals, there is a right to freedom of movement, which (slightly simplified) means you can visit, live and work in any other EU country. Depending on the country you go to, ...
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Is my UK permanent residence (ILR) at risk?

I have been living in the UK for more than 10 years and received permanent residence in 2009. Since 2015, I have traveled between the UK and my country of origin and, most of the time, I've been ...
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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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How does employment termination affect German work visa?

I've been hired by an IT company in Germany. Based on the employment contract, I applied for the work visa in the embassy. After few months I got work visa for 6 months and on my passport there are ...
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Someone know how is the process and processing times for the European passport return service?

I want to apply for the Registration certificate with my partner. We are married and one is EU and the other is non EU. The Family permit will be expired in 1 month, but we need to travel back and ...
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Benefits of becoming citizen of a Schengen country while being an expatriate?

Currently I'm working at a Danish company located in Copenhagen while being Argentinian, and I'm potentially soon to become an Estonian citizen, given that Estonia is part of the Schengen area, does ...
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Am I going to lose my UK permanent residence and if so, what is the reapplication process?

I am London resident and hold UK Permanent residence. Soon, I will depart for Auckland (I am a NZ Citizen) to live. Is there a chance I will lose my permanent residency in the UK? If so, is ...
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French + Swiss residence permits for a non-EU citizen

I am a non-european studying in France on a Ph.D. and I renew my student residence permit every year. Actually I do an internship for 6 months in Switzerland that was signed as a convention between ...
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lost german aufenthaltstitel while travelling in vienna

I traveled to Vienna from Germany through flixbus showing my Aufenthaltstitels at the border. Unfortunately I lost it somewhere in the bus or afterwards. I registered at all lost and founds in Vienna ...
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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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Can I apply for residency permit in Finland on a Schengen Visa? [closed]

Actually I'm a startup founder from Pakistan and my team will be joining an accelerator program in Finland this Fall, which is hardly 1.5 months. Now the problem is that there is NO Finnish Embassy ...
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UK spouse visa -English language requirements

Hi I am currently on student visa in UK, and in my final year of PhD in UK. The IELTS (academic-has expired two years ago). What are my choices of fulfilling english requirements for Spouse visa?
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Can I stay in Spain after my residence permit expires, but while waiting to get married?

I have a residence permit as a student in Greece, which expires on the 31st of July. I'm currently in Spain, waiting for appointment to get married to a Spanish citizen. We started the marriage ...
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Obtaining German residence permit when someone guarantees

I've heard there is a possibility for obtaining residence permit in Germany if someone else guarantees to be caretaker, and shows enough proof their income is at least 2100 eur. per month. What is ...
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“Residente permanente” - any max period of use limitation?

As far as I know, the "residente temporal" status in Mexico has a limitation for how long you can use it - 4 years; after that you have to abandon it or apply for the "residente permanente" status. I ...
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Austria Residence Permit/Visa

I want to apply for a Austrian Student Residence Permit to join my university. Since the courses have started this week, I want to be there as early as possible. Usually, it takes 3 months to process ...
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Need help to choose area of training for Quebec Skilled Worker Immigration?

I hold BS (Software Engineering) degree and now I am confused which area of training should I choose for my QSW application: Computer Science or Computer Engineering? Am I free to choose any area and ...
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can I use an unexpired student visa to enroll in the next academic year?

I currently hold a one year student visa and a permesso di soggoirno which will all expire in October 2017. The student visa was issued to me last academic year but the DOV of my diploma was delayed ...
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Work experience documents for New Zealand - Skilled Migrant

This is regarding the resident visa application under skilled migrant category. With regards to work experience documents, The check-list expects below information: Am I suppose to submit, 1) ...
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Would permanent residence in Italy mean loss of my US Green Card?

Will I lose US Green Card if applying for Italian Elective residence visa? The Italian Elective Residence Visa is for foreigners – retired persons, persons with high self-sustaining incomes and ...
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My employment contract as a highly skilled migrant ends; what now?

I'm employed by a Dutch institution after having been granted a work (and residence) permit as a "highly skilled migrant" a couple of years ago. My contract will be up in several months. While it's ...
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If my Chinese work permit expires, for how long is my residence permit valid?

I'm a US citizen living and working in China. I have both a work permit ("green book") and a residency permit (it goes in your passport and also functions as your visa). For foreigners working in ...
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Can I just upload High School certificate of my spouse for express entry?

I have recently got express entry ITA for permanent resident. I'm currently at the document upload step. While uploading Education (diplomas/degrees) document for my spouse, I found they asked to ...
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How do I apply for EU Blue Card after receiving job offer from Germany?

I have received a job offer from Germany and currently in the process of applying for visa. My employer has asked me to apply for visa to obtain a residence permit under act 18 (which is for ...
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Can I extend my Netherlands Resident Permit while being on notice period?

I hold a Netherlands Resident Permit (RP - High Skilled Migrant) and I am about to switch to another company here (IND registered). But I would have to serve a notice period of 3 months at my current ...
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Spouse have French and Swedish nationality which residence permit non EU should apply?

I am non EU, we did marriage in Sri Lanka. My wife having Swedish passport now working in France, so I applied my long stay Visa application as a spouse of European National, to live in France, they ...
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Lost residence permit in Austria - can you leave the country and return? [closed]

My sister has a visa for studies in Austria and she lost her permit residence document as well as other documents, but she still has her passeport. She filled the lost report at the police station and ...
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Getting the Permanent Residence Permit In Germany with and without the Blue Card

In this question I asked about new conditions or changes for the blue card: Are there new conditions for Getting the EU Blue Card in Germany? Now I want to know, if I don't have the blue card, and I ...
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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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Will 5 year residency permits be available in Turkey after the new 2014 visa laws take effect? [closed]

I know that Turkey is still issuing 5 year residence permits (ikamet tezkeresi) as of March, 2014. However the whole visa system is changing this April. All the mentions of ikamets in documents I have ...
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German Residence Permit: Extending it for a University Application Period [closed]

I am an Indian undergraduate student living in Germany, and I came here to work on a research project which my undergraduate thesis is based on. My home university, however, is in India and I graduate ...
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regarding brp card

Yesterday, I went to collect my BRP, but the post office would not give it to me because of a spelling mistake on the BRP card. My visa is set to expire in a few days. I have already gone through the ...
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Maintaining permanent residency right in UK as EU citizen

I am an EU citizen. From 2008 until Dec 2015 I lived in the UK, first as student, then employed. My understanding is that after 5 years of residency in the UK, I automatically acquired a permanent ...