Questions tagged [resident-permit]

Questions regarding permits to reside long term in a country.

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QSW (Quebec Skilled Workers) program area of training points [closed]

I applied for the QSW (Quebec Skilled Workers) program last May 2014. Based on my previous assessment, I am eligible for the program. I got my file number last August 2014. Unfortunately, the Quebec ...
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Working in the Netherlands as a Spanish resident

I am a Spanish resident (not a Spanish citizen yet) that would like to work for the summer up to 6 months in the Netherlands. Can I do it and what it will be the procedure?
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Going independent in France (already resident and salarié)

I'm presently employed in France. I did a masters degree in France, and then applied for a residence + work permit and got a job in a large retailer. I don't have EU citizenship. My intention is to ...
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Quebec skilled worker program 2015

I had been through the newsletter about QSWP program that is yet to launch in month of April, 2015. As per the selection factors given here, below is my score chart as single applicant, Education: 12 ...
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Do I need any German work or residence permits for a German company to hire me to work in France? [closed]

I am a citizen and resident of India. I work as an independent software consultant. One of my customers is a company based in Germany. This German company has a client in Paris, France. The German ...
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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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Tier 2 (General) visa and indefinite leave to remain

According to the website www.gov.uk: You can’t stay in the UK under a Tier 2 (General) visa for more than a total of 6 years. Does this mean that once a person has stayed in the UK more than 6 ...
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Applying for ACS skills assessment and student visa [closed]

I have applied to few colleges in Australia for my masters degree and I am expecting to study there starting from August. For this to happen I will also be applying for a student visa in a couple of ...
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Obtaining UK Residence Permit

I am a citizen of Mauritius married to the UK citizen and I have a child with him. According to UK immigration law, to be abe to sponsor his family for residence he needs to earn £18,300 per year, ...
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Entering the UK with a valid EEA Family Permit about to expire

I am a Turkish citizen married to an EU (Estonian) citizen, with whom I recently moved to the UK. I am currently based in the UK and holding an EEA Family Member Permit, which will expire by 5th of ...
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First draw results from Express Entry pool - Canada

I learnt that first draw of Express Entry pool(Canada) will happen in last week of Jan. Looks like Canada immigration process is not as strong/stable as New Zealand immigration process in terms of ...
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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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Query on immigration - New Zealand [closed]

This is the principal applicant, applied for "Skilled migrant category - Expression Of Interest - New Zealand" with spouse(non-skilled), where application has been selected from the pool. My ...
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Skilled Migrant - Expression Of Interest - New Zealand

I am selected under "Skilled Migrant - Expression Of Interest" for New Zealand. The latest message that i received: Congratulations. We are very pleased to confirm that your Expression of ...
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Is ECA required for spouse education - Express Entry

ECA is done for principal applicant (that is me). Principal applicant would like to immigrate with family (spouse & daughter). Does it require to perform ECA (Education credential evaluation) ...
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Minimum IELTS score for Danish immigration [closed]

As per this link, it requires to have IELTS score 6.5 to gain 20 points. There is no clear information about overall band score or score per ability. Is it the overall band score 6.5 ? or Is it ...
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Query on re-apply in Express Entry system

If an applicant is dropped in end of Jan 2015 Express Entry pool draw due to poor scoring, Can the applicant re-apply with a new express entry profile with better IELTS score in the same year?
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Query on “Certificate of qualification (trade occupations)” - Express Entry

In this link, I would like to understand the meaning of "Certificate of qualification (trade occupations)". For NOC code - 2713("Software Engineer"), What kind of certification is required despite ...
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Query on foreign work experience

As per new point system for Canada, Does foreign work experience does not add any value? As mentioned With Canadian work experience and foreign work experience in this link, Do we require 1 year ...
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Query on comprehensive ranking system - Express Entry

I have two IELTS score with two attempts. ability Listening Reading Writing Speaking IELTS Test 1 6.5 5.5 6.5 7.0 IELTS Test2 6.0 ...
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International driving permit validity after residency

I have a fairly specific question regarding my international driving permit that I picked up at AAA. My family and I recently moved to Spain for my job. Shortly after arriving we received our Spanish ...
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Non-EU citizen wants to join his EU citizen wife

I'm a Slovak citizen living in Austria (since 14 yrs). I've recently married a Moroccan citizen. How can he apply to join me under EU laws of EU spouse visa?
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Canada: How to create Job seeker account in Job Bank?

As per the news letter received from CIC Canada, Below is the point mentioned: To complete your online Express Entry profile, you will need to create a Job Seeker Account with Job Bank so you can ...
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Query on point system of Express entry Canada

I got an IELTS score being Non-English as primary language: Listening-6.5 Reading-6.0 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 My wife has an IELTS score: Listening-7.0 Reading-5.5 Writing-6.0 Speaking-6.0 How ...
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Is it possible for an Indian citizen with matriculation to get US work permit?

I am 26 year old and work as PHP developer. I have passed matriculation. How can or what are the steps i should take to get work permit in USA or at any developed country for that matter?
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Studying in another EU country as a EU long-term resident

I have the status mentioned in the title and I have obtained this permit in the Netherlands. The directive that created this status (2003/109/EG and later 2011/51/EU) states that I should be able to ...
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Can a non-EEA student with Dutch residence permit do a fulltime internship in Prague?

Do I have permission to work in Prague (Czech Republic) under an internship provided the following conditions: I'm a non-EEA national (Vietnamese) with a valid Dutch residence permit, for 'study' ...
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Police background checks when applying for residency [closed]

I am wondering if the Immigration Dept in South Africa can check your police criminal history from another country or do they just go off the police check document that you must provide when applying ...
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Moving to Germany with fiancée (both EU citizens) because of work reasons. What if she does not find a job?

Both me and my fiancée are EU citizens (born in Italy, currently living there). So, we have the right to enter/exit Germany without a visa for short periods. Now, I have the opportunity to relocate ...
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Does a non-EU citizen residing in one EU country need to apply for a visa to move to another EU country for work?

Does a non-EU student residing in one EU country need to apply for a visa to move to another EU country for permanent work? Or just landing there with my current residence permit (which allows free ...
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Consequences of changing Ukrainian for Russian Citizenship for an Expat living in France

I am an Ukrainian Citizen married to a French citizen and living in France of a French Residence Permit for as yet limited validity, obtained based on my marriage certificate + Spouse Visa as granted ...
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Can a non-EU citizen work in one EU country and reside in another?

I am a non-EU citizen software developer, which means I should be considered highly skilled migrant practically everywhere in the EU. I want to move to Czech Republic (my girlfriend lives there as a ...
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Do I need a resident permit to study in Germany as an EU Citizen?

I am an EU citizen (Italian if that matters) planning to move to Germany to study at a university, that is for one year long period. Do I need to apply for a residence permit or some related document?...
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What is the process of getting a UK visa and a work permit for a non-EU citizen married to an EU citizen?

Me (an Estonian citizen) and my wife (a Turkish citizen) are currently living and working in Turkey, but planning to go to live and work in the UK. Being an EU citizen, I know I don't need a work ...
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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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What is the process for a Dutch citizen (but non-resident) to get a NIE + Social + Residence card in Spain?

I was born in Canada and acquired Dutch citizenship (by birth) while living there. I have never resided in the EU, but have recently relocated to Spain. I have secured legitimate employment, to ...
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Is there an advantage of acquiring permanent residence in Norway?

For EU citizens, after five years of residency, one can acquire a permanent oppholdstillatelse with the local authorities in Norway. Is there a particular advantage in getting such a permit other than ...
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Get the Argentinian resident permit

I'm from Germany but I have lived in Argentina for a year. I currently use a tourist visa for that, leaving and returning to Argentina every 3 months and don't work here. I don't want to work here. I ...
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How will my lifestyle/disposable income in Alberta compare to my current situation in Singapore?

I'm an expat living in Singapore from 8 yrs and now have a permanent job offer in a mid size firm at Calgary to do web development. They are willing to pay me upto CAD 60K/annum before taxes. When ...
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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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What are the advantages of having a biometric resident permit (BRP) rather than just a visa sticker on the passport?

I recently found out that in the UK, there is this card called the biometric resident permit (BRP), which I suppose functions like the visa sticker on the passport. Since I do not have a BRP, is it ...
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Reinstatement of Singapore permanent residency

I used to be a Singapore permanent resident, but lost my Singapore permanent residency while living in another country. What is the likelihood of getting my permanent residency back if I go back to ...
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Is there Schengen resident card for non-residents?

We have a family member who doesn't have citizenship of a Schengen country. She lives in South America and has no intention in moving to the EU other then regular visits. This is now done on Schengen ...
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On what grounds can an EU country deny entry to other EU citizens?

In Belgium it is election time and politicians are trying to show that they are standing strong. In a recent newspaper articles it was mentioned that the current minister of immigration was successful ...
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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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Combining freelance work with Kennismigrant work permit in Netherlands

I'm working as a "highly skilled migrant" (or Kennismigrant) in the Netherlands for a company. From time-to-time, I receive requests to do freelance work on the side. How properly (and legally) can I ...
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What documents are actually required to obtain a HKG permanent residence ID?

The Hong Kong Government lists the following requirements for foreign residents that want to get a permanent HKG ID: Proof of 7 years continuous ordinary residence in Hong Kong immediately ...
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In which EU country does an EU citizen need a resident permit?

I currently hold a resident permit for Belgium. When in France, I was told that a "carte de sejour" for EU citizen doesn't exist. The civil servant even asked me why I bothered "C'est l'europe". In ...

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