Questions tagged [resident-permit]

Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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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 ...
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Schengen visa to a residency permit for a same-sex marriage in Germany

A few days ago, my boyfriend, who is a German citizen, and I were married in Denmark. Ours is a same-sex union, and we don't know what awaits us in Germany. I am a Yemeni citizen (a third-world ...
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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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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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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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How it's possible to obtain a bank account and NINO without Passport in order to get a job?

I have applied 1 month ago to a residence card, and now i got this letter with information that i'm able to work until they will make a decision on my application. Is it possible to open an bank ...
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Swiss work permit regulations [closed]

I am foreigner having a non-European Union citizenship and I own a swiss B permit coming from my previous job. There is no much time left till the end of the permit to find a new job in my profession. ...
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Documents required to begin employment in Sweden

For a non-EU national whose application for a permit to live and work in Sweden has just been approved, the subsequent steps are: visit Migrationsverket (Migration Agency) or a consulate/embassy to ...
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Long expired Canadian residence

My Canadian Residence visa was approved a long time ago. I landed and stayed a week. I never received my residence card at the address given which remained valid even after I left. It may have gotten ...
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Spouse visa with long stay student residence permit in France

Does a VLS/TS long stay residence permit issued for a student (not research scholar), grant rights to bring his/her partner into France? If so, is the partner allowed to work? Please mention if this ...
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Cannot renew my passport

I'm an Egyptian married to a German, same-sex marriage. I cannot renew my passport at the embassy because I have reached the age of compulsory military. My residency ID in Germany expires with my ...
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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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Will I lose my student Aufenthaltstitel if I take an academic leave for pregnancy? [closed]

I am a Ukrainian citizen currently studying in Germany and I have my Aufenthaltstitel valid till October 2017. I am taking academic leave for pregnancy for couple of years starting from the next ...
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Number of times one can renew “carte de sejour” in France as a Visitor

I am an Indian citizen currently staying in France since 1 year with a "visitor" visa without employment. See the link http://www.consulfrance-losangeles.org/spip.php?article799 I also renewed my ...
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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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Temporary Residency in Spain: Is there a better way?

I don't see any duplicates in the suggestions, but some of my previous questions (listed below) are somewhat related. Consulate website says I can have a “duly accredited representative” do my visa ...
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Which EU countries have a well defined process of obtaining a visa + residence permit on the basis of income from remote job for non-EU citizen?

There is a class of residence (but not work) permits (non lucrativa / non-working / visitor / retiree) for people with stable income sources outside of the country. This kind of residence permit ...
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Do I qualify as a Permanent Resident of the UK?

I'm a German citizen who has lived in the UK since 2006. With Brexit and all, I thought it was about time I got my permanent residence document. I started as a high school student in 2006, and ...
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How to get temporary Permesso di Soggiorno?

I am renewing my Permesso di Soggiorno. I want to travel to Germany for Christmas vacation to visit my sister, but I'm waiting for the renewal of my Permesso di Soggiorno to be complete How to get ...

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