Questions tagged [us-citizens]

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How can I smog check my car on Vancouver Island to renew my California Vehicle Registration?

I just moved to Vancouver Island, Canada from California a little over a month ago. I just received the letter for the registration renewal which also says I need a STAR certified smog check for it. I ...
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UK ex-pat looking to move home

I am a UK-USA dual citizen who grew up in the UK but moved to the States thirty years ago. My US citizen husband had been offered a job back in London. Do I have to do anything special as an ex-pat to ...
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As a U.S. citizen, living abroad and not filing US taxes, does earning odd money from the US expose me to additional risk?

I am a U.S. citizen living in Europe. I know I am required to file U.S. income taxes every year, but I don't, and I don't intend to. I do maintain a minimal bank account in the U.S. to pay for ...
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Can I change my address to other country from US, my case is at NVC

I'm F2B category applicant and my case is just landed at NVC and I want to change postal address, as my parents changed address two times after they applied and now they're quite old, so my questions ...
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After Notice of Immigrant Visa Case Creation, whats next

I fall in category F2B, I applied on March 2015 and case approved on May 2015 and on 13th December 2019, I received email of Notice of Immigrant Visa Case Creation in which they provided NVC Case ...
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Obtaining a long-stay / long-term visa to UK or EU as a US citizen

I am a US citizen wanting to study full time (year-round for up to 3 years) at a fine art atelier or a 19th century curriculum art academy in either the EU or the UK. As it stands in my research, I'...
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What's the best and fastest way to bring my Syrian fiance who lives and works in Poland to the United States? ( I'm a US citizen)

I'm a US citizen (age 29), and I met my Syrian fiance (age 31) years ago when we were at school in Syria. After the war, we had to split up. He now lives and works in Poland for a large technology ...
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Can I travel outside UK with new US passport without first updating BRP?

I am a US citizen living in the UK on a Tier 1 visa. I've just submitted a passport renewal application because my US passport expires soon, and assuming there are no hiccups in that process, I should ...
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What taxes does Afghanistan impose on US citizens?

I'd like to know what taxes Afghanistan now imposes on US citizens working there. The last time I was there were none but a friend of mine who has a family member there told me Afghanistan now does ...
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Should I have declared my stocks as foreign income in my US Tax Returns?

I am a US citizen who has never lived inside the US. I was born in Belgium and lived there all my life. This year I became aware of my obligations to declare taxes in the US. Because of this, I went ...
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Do I need to notify UKVI I've renewed my US passport?

I've just moved to the UK on a Tier 1 Exceptional Promise visa. It's good for the next 5 years, but my US passport expires in a few months. Once I've renewed my US passport, do I need to notify UKVI, ...
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Regarding the form for renunciation of Indian citizenship

I am applying to CKGS for renouncing my Indian citizenship after I have acquired US citizenship. While filling the form a question asks: spouse's name as in CURRENT US passport. But the US passport ...
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can you travel out of the EU while waiting for Spanish residency past 90 days?

I'm a US citizen living in Spain with my EU husband and am waiting for Spanish residency and it's taking longer then my allowed 90 day stay. I was told to stay in the country while I wait. However, ...
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Young man in Europe, never paid US taxes. Does this making renouncing citizenship easier?

I'm a young (20 years old) American (with French dual citizenship) living in Europe currently considering renouncing my US citizenship. However, I'm quite intimidated by the amount of paperwork, ...
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Temporary Teleworking (1 month) Abroad While Employed by US employer

I'm trying to get a handle on what the situation is on remote teleworking for short periods of time (one month or less). I am an American citizen employed by a U.S. employer but work fully remotely. I ...
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Can a child born in US to Indian Father and Pakistani Mother obtain an Indian Citizenship or OCI card?

My wife and I are both US citizens are have been living in the US for about 20 years. I was born in India, and my wife was born in Pakistan. We are having a newborn soon and wanted to make sure he ...
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Do USA citizen working as a contractor in Canada need to register anything in either USA or Canada?

I am an American citizen who will be working in Canada for 3 months as a contractor/freelancer. I already have a contract. This is my first time working as a non-salaried employee. Is there anything I ...
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Organising white house tour as never-resided US citizen

US citizens who want to visit the White House are supposed to book a tour through their Representative or Senator. US citizens who reside abroad usually use their last state of residence. Which ...
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Missing Social Security Number for newborn child. Can I still receive Child Tax credit?

My wife and I are US citizens living in the United Kingdom, and we welcomed a baby girl in late December 2018. I am working on my US taxes now (due June 15th for those residing abroad). Since this is ...
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Visa for entering Panama

I am a U.S. passport holder and will arrive in Panama on August 19th 2019 and would like to stay until May 18, 2020 (9 months). Do I need a visa? How long can I legally stay? If I do, where can I ...
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Considering German Residence Permit Types

I am an American citizen intending to relocate with my German partner (unmarried) to Germany in a few months' time. We have been told unequivocally I can only have one of three permit types (an ...
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Is a social security number required for a passport for an adult?

I was born in the USA and at the age of 2 I moved to Mexico City where I lived here all my life. Now I want to have my US citizen passport but don't have the SSN. Do I need to get this Social ...
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USA F-4 family visa and immigration

My priority date is June 2007. My case status is currently case is at NVC. How much more time will it take for our visas? My son was 14 in June 2007. He is now 25 years old. What will happen when ...
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My dual citizen son (US and Australia) wants to marry a US citizen but live in Australia

I cannot find any information on this scenario: My son was born in Australia (and lives in Australia) and received his US citizenship via a Consular Report of Birth Abroad due to me being a US ...
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US citizen studying and earning income in Canada. Do I need to file US taxes?

I am a US citizen studying and living in Canada and being paid by my Canadian university. This year, I filed taxes in both Canada and the US as I had US income and had lived in the US for half the ...
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Waiting for my first titre de séjour, can i visit the USA (home country)

and thank you for any responses. I am waiting for my family titre de séjour (first demand). Visa type d expired in two months ago. I need to visit the USA for family reasons. I did not get a récépissé....
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Passing a border with an infant of a different citizenship

My family is composed of US and French citizens, and lives in the US. My wife, myself and two of our children are French citizen, with an I-765 EAD/AP ("Combo Card") and an H1/H4 visa. We all have ...
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Is there any limit on how often a US citizen studying in Canada can return to the US?

I'm a US citizen currently living in Canada on a study permit. I've been flying back to the US fairly frequently for a variety of reasons, mostly for short trips (a week or so). Is there any limit on ...
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Diplôme en France when renewing titre de séjour?

I have been living in France for three years (at first on a work visa) with my wife who is a French national. I recently had a rendez-vous at my local préfecture to renew my existing titre de séjour "...
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Naturalization interview - US Passport instead of Birth Certificate

We are about to enter the interview process on our Application for Naturalization as part of the United State Citizenship and Immigration Service. We received a letter with the following statement in ...
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Living in Mexico with soon-to-expire US passport

I am a US citizen living in Mexico. My passport will expire before I get back to the US. Must I make arrangements to return to the US to renew or do I have an extension on this?
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Can a non-German become a police officer in Berlin?

I saw a previous question here about how it's possible for a non-citizen to become an officer in a few different German states, and Berlin mentions: "Nur Deutsche im Sinne des Artikel 116 des ...
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Non-EEA national (US citizen) wanting to marry EEA national in UK on a marriage visitor visa without intent to permanently settle in UK

My girlfriend (EEA national/French citizen who is working in the UK) and I (non-EEA national, US citizen) want to get married and live together while she is working in London. We don't intend to ...
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Quitting job under Tier 2 UK and entering as tourist

I'm thinking of quitting my job in the UK. I have a Tier 2 work visa valid until May 2019. I have plans to return to the US in March as my husband has secured a work visa in my home country. If I ...
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US Born, UK Citizen Mother, do I qualify for UK Passport?

I was born in the US before 1983 and my mother was born and raised in the UK. I've never lived in the UK. Do I qualify for a UK passport\citizenship? Even if I do, would I be able to live anywhere in ...
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Can I convert the UK Standard-Visitor Visa to a Fiancee Visa?

I've found a lot of conflicting information regarding this on StackExchange and other websites together and I'd like to know if anyone knew anything definite about this. I am from the United States of ...
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Marriage Visitor Visa - Eventually Settle in UK (US Citizen)

I'm a US citizen intending on marrying my UK citizen fiancé. However, I'm not sure whether my situation will fall under a Marriage Visitor Visit or a Fiancé Visa. I'm still a little new to this but I ...
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Is there a way to get a Masters Degree in CS/IT in the USA while at the same time working part-time?

As a family man currently settled in the Philippines, I want to further my Software Engineering career and success for my family (I want to do it along with my wife and baby as I don’t want to miss ...
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Marriage visitor visa for US citizens with children

Obviously I can come in and out of UK as I have done so in the last 7 years. I have entered UK for multiple times and my longest stay was a month. I and my partner would like to get married and since ...
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US citizen applying for German dual citizenship with German father

I'm was born in the US (1969), my father at the time was a German citizen living in the US with a green card and married. He is now a US citizen. My goal is to obtain a EU passport and still hold my ...
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My father is applying for French citizenship through descent. Can I then do so?

My grandmother was born in France, and moved to the US where she had my father. My father, a US citizen, is applying for French citizenship through descent as his mother did not renounce her French ...
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Can we buy a car in the EU as American citizens?

We want to travel Europe for a year or so in a car we buy over there. Can we do that and what about insurance?
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How can I (a US citizen) set up my bank/money when I move to Portugal?

I'm a US citizen and I've lived in the US all my life. Soon I will be moving to Portugal for 6-12 months. How can I set up my money situation so that I don't have to pay an international fee every ...
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US citizen working for a US company. I want to live in Honduras

I am a US citizen, and I work for a US Company. I want to live in Honduras because I work on the internet . Can this be done even on a temporary basis? I have been away from my wife for 3 months and I ...
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Entering the US while on administrative processing

I change my status to H1B and my wife to H4 at the end of 2017 I came to Mexico and when I went to get my stamps my visa was put on administrative processing . I know this can take severa months and ...
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I am a US citizen applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry (when I fly into Canada). Do I need an eTA to board my flight?

I am a US citizen and I am applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry, when I fly into Canada to immigrate. The CIC website says: In order to apply for a study permit at an air POE,...
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Japan 2-year income tax exemption for teachers/researchers for US national but non-resident

The tax treaty between Japan and US states that US nationals in research and teaching professions are exempt from paying income tax for their first two years working in Japan (and vice-versa). Article ...
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Marrying an Italian citizen in the USA. I want a 4-5-month visa to be with him in Italy. What do I need?

I've looked at the various related questions but mine does not quite fit. I am a US citizen marrying my Italian citizen partner in the USA and want to then go to Italy for an extended stay (4-5 months)...
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Does the time spent in OTHER Schengen countries on a D visa count towards the 90 tourist days?

Situation: I'm a U.S. citizen who studied abroad in France for a year using the type D long stay visa. While studying in France on my visa, I traveled to other Schengen countries for around 90 days ...
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Live in the US, work in Canada

Can an American citizen, living in the US near the Canada/US border, work in Canada legally? What paperwork/permissions are required? (There is a position in the film industry I am interested in and ...

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