Questions tagged [resident-permit]

Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Changing German Residence Permit Stamped into my Passport to the Normal Separate Residence Permit Card

When I arrived at Germany for my studies in 2015, I applied for Residence Permit and for some reason got it stamped into my passport rather than obtaining the more common separate Residence Permit ID ...
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What are the requirements for applying for Canadian Permanent Residency?

I'm reading up about Canadian Permanent Residency and it's a bit confusing. There seems to be an "Express Entry" program, where you can apply after 1 year of work experience. But what about other ...
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How long would it take to get residence permit in UK [closed]

I will be moving to the UK in August with Tier 2 long term visa. I'm an Indian passport holder. How long would it take for me to get a residence permit?
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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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Traveling on Polish tourist visa while waiting for Swedish residence permit [closed]

I am waiting for my decision of Swedish residence permit inside Sweden where I am allowed to live until I get a decision, but I want to travel using a Polish tourist visa in and out of the Schengen ...
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What becomes the start date when a Residence Permit is extended?

I have 6 months until the expiry of my Netherlands Residence Permit (RP) on 31st December. This allows me to start the process of having an extension for another 2 years. If I begin the process now, ...
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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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Status of Irish critical skills permit if work from USA office on L1 visa

I am an Indian citizen and hence hold an Indian Passport. I am currently working in Ireland with critical skills employment permit which is valid for 2 years after which I do not need a permit to work ...
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Is it possible to maintain the permanent residence in EU and continue to live in your origin non-EU country

I have been working as an academician in a EU country. I am planning to complete my 5 years to apply for permanent residence. However, later in my career I want to return back to my home country, ...
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EEA Family Permit refused - No clear reason given, appalling letter

Please can anyone advise how to deal with this? We applied for an EEA Family Permit for my wife to travel from Russia to join me in the UK. We enclosed our passports, my Permanent Residence ...
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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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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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Living in the UK with an Article 10 Residence Card

An answer to an earlier post of mine clarified the position of my non-EU wife entering the UK with an Article 10 Residence card. AS a follow-on question, I would like to know if she is required to ...
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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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Applying for a Student visa in Hungary?

I have found my self in a very confusing situation and I really need to plan quickly. I'm an Iranian citizen and I've been admitted in CEU in Budapest for a one year course starting from September. ...
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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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Can I ask a EEA family permit in Italy for a second time, 2 months before my current one expires? [closed]

I have a EEA family permit that expires at the end of August. As I need to return to Italy in July, and I will be there 3 weeks, I want to take advantage of that and ask for the EEA family permit ...
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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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Can the Registration certificate (QP) replace the residence card application of a non EU married with an EU and holding an EEA FM visa?

I am a non-EU citizen married to an EU citizen, holding a EEA FP visa for 6 months. As I want to remain here with my spouse, I need to ask for the residence card. My spouse works for an Italian ...
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What are the eligibility requirements to extend an Israeli A1 visa?

A-1 visas are valid for 3 years, and are apparently extendable for an additional two years (allowing one to stay in Israel on such visas for a maximum of 5 years). According to AngloList (http://www....
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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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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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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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EEA Family permit no longer valid after a divorce and got a 6 months stamp on the border. Any advice on what to do next?

I am a Turkish citizen was married to an EU (Estonian) citizen and got a divorce in Edinburgh (where I live ) couple of months ago. I am currently based in the UK(been living and working here since ...
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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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Australia PR and career transition [closed]

I am an Indian citizen currently living in the US. I have a B. Comm in Management and PGDM (considered MBA in India) in finance and around 7 years of experience as equity/financial analyst. In the ...
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Losing UK Residence Permit when not resident for a year

I have a UK Bio-metric Residence Permit & I will be out of the UK for one year. Is it possible that I will lose my permit? My wife is a UK citizen.
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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 ...