Questions tagged [visa]

A visa is a document issued by a country's government allowing the holder to enter or to leave that country.

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Ukrainian citizen, living with Blue Card in Germany - can work remotely in Austria?

Right now we want to employ a programmer / IT specialist who has Ukrainian nationality and citizenship but is living in Germany (and has a Blue Card from Germany since 6 months ago). Is he allowed to ...
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Changing my visa (student to work permit) - Germany

I`ve finished a master degree here in Germany. I concluded my degree on october/20 but because the corona situation I received a certificate just on the the middle of January. Then, the company I ...
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UK visitor to fiancé visa transfer

I'm looking for some guidance on transfering from a UK visitor visa to a fiancé visa. I have read multiple posts that state that you have to return home and reapply for this particular visa but I did ...
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Visa to remote-work in Spain for a few weeks

I am a British citizen, living in the UK, working for a UK company. We have an office in Spain, and I'd like to work in the Spanish office where the rest of my team is based for 6 weeks taking my ...
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What is the difference between “Talent Passport/ICT” and “Passport Talent” in visa category?

I am from India and applying for France visa. My lawyer has suggested applying vfs-global for the purpose of travel in the Talent Passport/ICT category. It makes sense as I have to join the Paris ...
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Is there any way to move and take a job (as a barista) in the United States as a foreigner?

I am considering moving and working in the United States for a period of three months. However the job position that I would like to apply for (barista) does not allow me to get a work visa. (I am not ...
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Australia PR 190 - relocate to a different state after applying EOI

I recently got a competent English score in PTE which gives me 70 points without state sponsorship. So I am planning to apply for VISA 190 (with state sponsorship it will be 75) But the problem is my ...
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Fresh I-539 Reapplication after denial of Change of Status

I entered the US on 24th February 2020, my visa expires 2nd April 2020. I applied for Change of status from B2 to F1 Student Status on 8th June 2020 even though my I-94 expires on 23rd August. I was ...
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Job change in Blue Card [duplicate]

I am holding a Blue Card in Germany for 2 years validity and would like to change my job in 1 year. I understand it's possible and I have to get permission from Foreign Department. With the job offer ...
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Indian passport expires before H1b visa

Indian Passport expiry- Sept 2023 H1B visa expiry- Oct 2023 Should I renew my passport before H1b stamping (planning to visit this year)? I read that there is an agreement between USA and India for an ...
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French citizenship of an ancestor who died in Algeria before Independence

My grandpa lived and worked in France for a good amount of time and he sadly passed away and was buried there when Algeria was French which means it was still colonized. I was wondering if there's a ...
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How to get a Schengen tourist visa as a nomad freelancer with a foreign company? (Morocco)

I'm a citizen of Morocco and I have a legal US company (in the software industry), and a US business bank account with a decent revenue (i never travelled to US or europe). How can i prove ties to my ...
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F1 Interview after 2 Tourist denials

My gf applied for Tourist visa in 2018 and got denied twice (in a span of 1 month) with 214b (insufficient ties) first time and for no significant change in the second attempt. [We realized that this ...
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DV1 Visa entry to USA

Can I enter USA with DV1 visa? I live in Macedonia and I have the DV1 visa but I am not sure if I can enter USA or not?
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Australia 476 Visa Application Processing times - from UK

The Australian Subclass 476 skilled-recognised graduate visa for engineers states processing times of: 75% of applications: 12 months 90% of applications: 16 months and you can't apply until after ...
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Moving to Germany as an Engineering Entrepreneur: Freelance

I am an Engineer with an advanced STEM Degree (PhD Chem Engineering) with a successful consulting practice outside Germany. I am much above the average wage requirement for a Blue Card. The only catch ...
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Work remotely in Germany for non-EU company for only two months

I'm an EU citizen living in Berlin, and my partner is visiting me in few months. He wanted to stay for the full three months (as tourist) due to my depression. However, my partner only have one month ...
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Moving to non EU country with plans to move back to EU

Someone who's lived in the EU specifically in Germany for 3 years with Bluecard and contributed to the system with taxes and pension, if they move to a non EU state & decide to come back to EU ...
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Moving to another EU state for work with German BlueCard

I've been working in Germany for the past 3 years for the same company. I'm currently in the process of getting Niederlassungserlaubnis but the process is still in its infancy stage. I've been ...
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Thai School says they have cancelled work permit, but has ignored me since

I have worked at a school in Thailand for 6 months, and just obtained my work permit last week, but quit a few days after (it's a long story). This school has various locations across the country. My ...
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German 81a AufenthG skilled residence permit (family reunion)

I have a job offer from a German employer and they are initiating the 81a accelerated visa process for me since normal work visa takes a lot of time. I am from Pakistan and comes under the Islamabad ...
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As a US citizen, how can I establish Portugal residency without losing my German visa?

I am an US citizen currently working in Germany on a Blue Card. I wish to establish residency in Portugal to eventually attain dual US-Portuguese citizenship. I know that having 2 EU long-term visas ...
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Confusion on the “5-month” Rule for I20

On the official government site, it is stated that a student's SEVIS record will be terminated if he/she "spent more than five months outside of the United States during an absence from school&...
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Consequences of informing bank about leaving country

I left USA in 2019, but did not inform Bank of America about this. I am currently in Canada, continue to operate my BoA account for payments, and have substantial balance in the bank account in US. I ...
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Can I file STEM extension on my 1st masters?

I did two masters degrees which both are in STEM courses. After the first masters was completed, I started my second masters and after completion of second masters I obtained OPT ON Basis of second ...
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Do I need to fill the “Part-3 processing information” of form I-539 if I am changing status from F1 to J2?

I am changing my status from F1 to J2 and filling I-538 form, I have confusion in some points What data should I put here. I-539, Part 2. 3b. New status and affective date of change. Do I need ...
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French student visa rejection

I am an Indian who was selected into a good French University for sports and tourism. I am going for my masters. But my father is an pensioned retired police officer. He is the sponsor for my studies. ...
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How can I help my uncle with a developmental disability to move to the US from Mexico?

My eldest uncle died earlier this summer, but he often cared for my younger uncle, who is unable to take care of himself. Our family got together to help come up with a plan. Because of the COVID ...
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Does J1 Visa Transfer require physical presence in the US?

I am a visitor in the US on a J1 visa. I want to transfer my Visa from Institution A to Institution B. Do I need to be physically present in the US so that this transfer can happen? Suppose I leave ...
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Starting another Ph.D. position in another country in Europe

I am Iranian and studying for a Ph.D. in Poland. I started this position with a scholarship around 2 weeks ago. I have a D type Schengen visa. Now, I have been offered a position in the Netherlands. I ...
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Can you obtain OCI for minor US born child if you do not have a valid H1B visa stamped on passport?

To apply OCI for minor born in USA, using VFS San Francisco - ( not CKGS ). The document requirement clearly states under passport section "In case of a Minor, parents are requested to provide a ...
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Germany Visa Rejection

Recently after receiving a job offer of a parcel delivery driver in Germany I started the process of visa processing. All required documents were provided to the Embassy but unfortunately I was ...
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Anyone ever tried Canada Immigration Express?

I'm trying to migrate to Canada, and I was sent a link to a private agency called Canada Immigration Express, from a mate who got it from an ad, I registered and paid 20$. Finally they called me two ...
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How does the USA evaluates “EB-1 visa” specially for the students who work in a big collaboration?

I'm a Ph.D. student in Physics and an F1 student from Srilanka. I'm working in a big collaboration (70~80 people and they are from different universities) where we expect to have our first publication ...
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The visa officer at US embassy said my visa is approved but when I check the status, it is saying refused

I have applied for an F1 visa. After being interviewed by the visa officer, they said my visa is approved and gave me a blue leaflet. They didn't say anything about administrative processing. Here is ...
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Does Chinese Z visa obtained with a PU Letter restrict you to a province or city within China or are you free to travel from one province to another?

I have an employer that will submit PU letter request for me, the employer is based in Chengdu and I also have a person that I want to see and stay with for a while after I enter China, the person is ...
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New Zealand SMC Job Search Visa to Residence Visa

My wife is the primary applicant and our SMC Visa application got lodged in July 2019. Since we do not have a Job Offer and we are offshore, She is eligible for a SMC Job Search Visa. My Question is: ...
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Consequenses of DV lottery visa if being rejected on later phase?

If I applied for DV lottery visa and then got selected at first phase but got rejected in later phase like interview or similar(after fillling DS- 260 immigration form). Then will it affect my chances ...
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Has any one had sambo visa experience?

My GF and I decided to applicate for a sambo visa for Sweden but I still don't know what kind of questions they going to ask us. Anyone here had that experience?
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UK tier 4 visa: Language test

I have received a PhD offer from a UK university. Since I do have my MSc from a Canadian university (but I am not canadian), the conditional offer letter does not ask me to provide any english ...
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What makes an individual's processing time?

Currently, the processing time mentioned for sponsoring a parent to come to Canada is 20-24 months. As I understand it, it represents the fact that may be around 50-75% applications are processed ...
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A unique case of living in Canada indefinitely without PR or citizenship

How long do (grand)parents have to wait after leaving Canada after a 2 year stay in Canada on the Super visa before reentering the country for a yet another 2 year stay? Canada provides negligible ...
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Traveling internationally (outside US) during pending J1 transfer

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, I am currently outside of the US, but still work for my US institution. I find conflicting information regarding the possibility to do a J1-transfer, while being outside ...
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Have been deported from the US and trying to get visa for Canada. The consequences?

I was deported from the US in 2015 for 'F-1' student visa violation. I worked outside without a work permit. Point: They didn’t catch me from any working place. For some reason I was called into ...
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Medical insurance for students in Italy

I am Moroccan. I recently received Italy student visa. I was required to present medical insurance in the application. When I go to Italy, I need to apply for residence permit. To apply, you need to ...
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Do I have to leave Canada if I leave my job on a “Work permit”?

I know that in the US, someone has to leave within a grace period after quitting a job, even if the visa is still valid (for example, 30 days for F1-OPT). How is the situation in Canada? I have a work ...
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Haven't recieved a text for collection of CDS

I had applied for my CDS last month August, and havent yet recieved the text message from them for the collection of the card. Would they send an email or just a text for the collection?
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Canada: will my student visa still be valid after I finish my studies?

I am a Swiss citizen and I used to be a student in UBC, Vancouver, Canada. I finished my PhD recently and moved back to Switzerland. For various reasons, I need to get back to Vancouver at some point. ...
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Switching Employers After Traveling on Blue Card Visa and Arriving in Germany

I have a job offer (Blue Card) which I have accepted. However I have recently received another job offer which is extremely exciting and I want to switch over to this. Now since the COVID, visa ...
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J-2 visa renewal

Im a J-2 visa holder and Indian citizen. My husband is canadian and J-1 holder. Both our DS-2019 are valid. But visas expired. I had to travel to canada recently and now im here. In order to reenter ...

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