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How can a US citizen born in US get a copy of their birth certificate from abroad?

How can a US citizen access an official copy of their birth certificate (born pre-computer era) while living outside of the US? Is there an on-line service? Can a proxy living in the US access it?
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Leaving USA as a Dual national entering Australia without Australian passport

I am Australian and my 4 year old son is a US citizen. We are travelling to Australia VERY soon and I just realised he needs an Australian Passport. I have his Australian Citizenship certificate can I ...
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US Citizen, US Company with UK subisdiary, How to work from UK?

I'm a US citizen and I work for a US company. My company has a subsidiary in the UK where we have at least one person employed. What are my options for working from London? How long can a "business" ...
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W9 Form for non resident dual-national

My son is opening a bank account in France. He was born in the USA, while we (English Parents) lived there for a few years. For the last 20 years (since age 5), he has been back in the UK, and is dual ...
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US Income taxes for salary earned in the Netherlands

I'm considering a job offer in the Netherlands. As a US Citizen, I would be eligible for the 30% ruling in the Netherlands, which reduces my tax burden there. What I'm curious about is how this may ...
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Odd jobs/Tutoring on a UK Tier 2

I am currently on a Tier 2 Worker's Visa in the UK with a Certificate of Sponsorship from a university as a research fellow. I am basically doing research only, and I miss doing some tutoring and ...
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How long can nonresident US citizens visit in the US?

My wife and I are US citizens living in Costa Rica. We have lived in Costa Rica for the last five years, own our home here, and have received our "Permanent/Unrestricted Residency" from the Costa ...
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How can US citizens not residing in the US visit the White House?

US citizens who want to visit the White House are supposed to book a tour through their Representative or Senator. Which Representative or Senator should citizens not living in the US apply to, and ...
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US citizen married to UK citizen, working in UK for 30 years

I'm a US citizen that has never applied for dual citizenship. My husband is a UK citizen. We have worked in the UK for 30 years. What happens if he dies and I am still only a US citizen. My son is ...
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Partnership Visa in EU, move to UK [closed]

I've been looking but can't find the answer to this question. I have a partnership visa in Czech Republic with a UK partner (I'm American). We would like to move to the UK. As we have been living in ...
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Non-EU spouse of EU citizen wanting to travel in EU longer than 90 days

I am a UK citizen and resident. Does my non-EU (USA) spouse need to apply for a special visa to travel in the EU for longer than 90 days in one block? We want to travel (cycle-touring) in the Schengen ...
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US taxation on UK Mortgage Insurance payout

I am a US/UK dual citizen living in the UK. I am married to a UK citizen who does not pay US taxes. We are buying a property in the UK, and the mortgage lender has sold us "Mortgage Insurance", which ...
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Can I work remotely in Canada on a student permit?

I'm planning to study at an accredited university in Canada for 3 years. Can I do remote work for US companies with just a student permit, or will I have to get a work visa? EDIT: Does working as a ...
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Working Remotely in Korea on E-2 visa

I'm a US citizen currently living in Korea as an English teacher on an E-2 visa. My contract ends about a month before my visa expires. Within that time-frame I was going to do a little traveling ...
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US citizen looking to obtain a UK visa

I am looking to relocate to the UK from the US with my boyfriend. I am a US citizen living in Philadelphia in the US, while he is a UK citizen, living in Glasgow, Scotland. We met 2 years ago in a bar ...
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Visa ban for the UK. Does this also affect an application for a US spousal visa?

I was banned from the UK for ten years, for submitting a non-genuine bank statement while applying for a student visa (to the UK). My ban will end in two more years. I am now a spouse of a US citizen....
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How to get US drivers license when returning to US from living abroad

I am a US citizen who has been living in the UK for the past 6 years. Immediately prior to moving abroad I had a PA state drivers license, but it has long expired. Prior to that I had MA and ME state ...
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Can I apply for a work permit while entering Canada, after submitting an application online?

I am a US citizen, going to Canada soon to work for one year (as a postdoc). I applied online for a work permit some time ago, but I haven't heard anything yet, and given the current processing times ...
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Long-term visits to other Schengen countries for US residents

I'm an American working in Finland. This Fall, I'll be in Germany from Sept.–Jan. for work. Since it's longer than 3 months, I know that I need to register my local address. Do I also need to do ...
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U.S. Income tax liability on cash transfers from foreign spouse

I am a U.S. Citizen living and earning an income overseas. My spouse is not a U.S. Citizen or Resident. Question regarding my U.S. Federal Income Tax liability: if my foreign wife gives me cash (in ...
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U.S. Fiance and I (EU) getting married and want to stay in UK. What's the process?

My fiancé and I are getting married in a few months. He is an American currently living here in London on a student visa. I am born in Germany, with a polish passport, so fully EU, living in London ...
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US Citizen with EU Spouse who doesn't yet have a job

My husband is an EU (Irish) Citizen and I am a US Citizen, we're currently living in the US. I have received a job offer from an academic institution to do research in Germany and he has not yet found ...
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Paying taxes as a non-working student abroad from the US

I am not sure if this question should be addressed to this group or the travel group. Sorry if this in the wrong group. I am a student currently living and working in the United States and I going to ...
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What are we required to do under PPACA if we are retired, living outside of the USA and want to come back for a long visit?

We are retired, living outside the USA, earning no income and our retirement income is below the level of needing to pay any taxes. What are the requirements for PPACA if we come back to take care of ...
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Can US citizens work remotely for US-based company while visiting Italy with tourist visa?

I am a US citizen work remotely for a US-based multinational corporation. I will be visiting Italy for less than 6 weeks while visiting friends and doing research to start my own company. Do I need a ...
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Can a nomadic US citizen have “bona-fide resident” status?

“bona fide residence … determined on a case-by-case basis”. If I have no employer (retired), but have income from legal sources in the places I live have no US home and there are three or more ...
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I've been living and working in the UK for the past 1.75 years. do I still need to file state taxes in the last US state I resided in (California)?

I am a US citizen. I quit my job in California and moved to take another job in the UK in October 2013. For FY 2013, I filed both federal and CA state taxes, since part of that year's income came ...
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The US Healthcare Penalty and the UK National Health Service

Dual US/UK nationals have full access to the National Health Service (NHS) by virtue of their British citizenship. They are also required to file US taxes by virtue of their US citizenship. Recent ...
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If I have a ILR how long can I stay away from the UK?

If I have a ILR how long can I stay away from the UK? I have immigrated here and hold an ILR in my US Passport since 1987. I have not paid to have a new ILR stamp in my passport as I felt the £900+ ...
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What do I need to work remotely for US company while living abroad in Ireland with wife on Critical Skills permit?

My wife is transferring with her current employer for two years to Ireland on a Critical Skills work permit. I will be going with her and plan on continuing to work my current US job remotely from ...
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How can a US citizen demonstrate their marital status, to be able to marry in Cape Verde?

I'm a US citizen, trying to marry a Cape Verdean citizen in Cape Verde. At the government registry office, they tell me that I must give them a "Certificado de Capacidade Matrimonial" that certifies ...
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Best way of new grad getting sponsored for Australian Work Visa

I am in the last stages of obtaining my Masters of Science, am young (24), and have been looking at options of getting my first job abroad, specifically Australia has always been that destination for ...
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US driving license when living overseas [duplicate]

I have been living overseas for a few years. How do I keep my US driver's license without a US address since I won't be able to prove residency in any state?
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Does foreign earned, excluded income count as gross income for the filing requirement?

For a US citizen who qualifies for the foreign earned income exclusion, does income excluded in this way count towards gross income, as it relates to having to file an income tax return? I understand ...
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Tax liability of US citizen expat working as an independent contractor for a US company

I am a US citizen living and working in Hong Kong (long enough to qualify for the foreign tax exclusion.) However, I have recently picked up some contractor work with a US company and they are going ...
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Is Dual Residency between the EU & UK Possible with Permanent Residency Visa (ILR)?

I am and American woman who started with a spouses settlement visa and have had ILR for almost 5 years now. I have been eligible to apply for UK citizenship about two years ago but never applied ...
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US employee on a multi year long business trip to China, but paid in the US. Do I get to claim Foreign Earned Income Exception?

I’ve been working in Shanghai, China for an American consulting company for the last year and a half. Because their Chinese studio is technically a Chinese company, I'm paid in RMB and I pay Chinese ...
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Working for a US-Based Company Remotely in the Netherlands

My wife was recently accepted to a graduate degree program in the Netherlands and we are preparing to make the move later this year. I'm wondering what I need to know about continuing to work for my ...
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Cheapest commonwealth nationality to acquire

I have a US citizen friend who is a (legal, permanent) resident in the UK (ie with ILR), who would like to vote, but naturalisation as a British Citizen is very expensive - £906 is the current fee. ...
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I'm a US citizen and I reside in the UK, how do I get my Drivers License in UK? [closed]

So I live in the UK with my British husband and I need to get my license, but I only have a passport?
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Do I have to pay US Tax if I filed my Australian Tax but got 100% of my Australian Tax back

I am a dual Australian and United States citizen, born in Australia having only the United States twice in my life. It has recently become apparent to me that I have to file a United States Tax return....
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As a US citizen can I go to the US and sign up for obamacare for a short period of time?

I did research and I don't see why this wouldn't work. I would like to preface this with the fact that I do have insurance, in fact great insurance that covers the entire world except the USA, and I ...
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What address does a US Citizen living abroad and employed as a consultant by a foreign company put on a W-9 FORM?

I am a US citizen who has lived in Thailand on a yearly-renewable non-immigrant business visa for the past 5 years. I have been religiously paying my dues and filing my Thai income tax returns but was ...
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Authentication of US birth certificate before Guatemalan wedding

The web site for the US Embassy in Guatemala says that to get married in Guatemala, I must present my passport and birth certificate and that Any non-Guatemalan documents presented to the marriage ...
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What countries are easy for a US citizen to move to? [closed]

Are there any countries that are easy for a US citizen to move to? With "easy" I am here not referring to aspects such as that the country is located geographically near continental USA. Rather I am ...
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Dual Citizenship travel to Cuba via America [closed]

This is actually a question a friend of mine had that I couldn't answer directly and really don't know the laws specifically. If a person already has dual citizenship (specifically American and Dutch)...
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U.S. federal income tax exemption for Panama expatriates

If I move to Panama permanently full time what do I have to do to avoid paying U.S. federal income tax on my federal govt pension?
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Do children of UK citizen working for past 23 yrs in US with green card qualify for British citizenship?

American mother and UK father married and living in states for past 23 years. now would like children to have dual citizenship... Do they qualify for British Citizenship, and what is the appropriate ...
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What groups should you / must you disclose?

On the form to apply for US citizenship (N-400) Part 11, item 9A asks: Have you ever been a member of, involved in, or in any way associated with, any organizations, associations, fund, foundation,...
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Selective Service Requirements

I'm currently a green card holder who originally entered the US on a student visa, married an American and got a green card. I'm now looking to get citizenship, but I'm in a bit of a bind about the ...