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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Visa application - what working status can be used for a freelancer?

I'm applying for a UK visa, and one of question is about my current working status. I'm working as a freelancer (mainly for one company, but I'm not employed). What option should I use? Employed ...
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Do I need a visa to work for a university in the US from Europe?

I am currently working in a university in the US with a J1 visa which is about to expire. I have negotiated with my supervisor to keep working with him for three months more but from my home country ...
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Entering USA on E3 visa more than 10 days before the start of the job

I have a job offer from a USA company and I'm now in the process of applying for the E3 visa. The visa condition states that I can enter USA only 10 days before the start of my job. Is there a way to ...
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What should I do in order to move to the United States?

I have a really generic question and nobody has given me a satisfactory answer: let's say I live in Italy and one day I wake up and I want to move to the USA permanently, what are the legal steps to ...
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Student visa to tourist visa in France

So I'm currently in France on a student visa. Can I stay in France under a tourist visa (for 3 months under the Schengen policy) if I decide to stop studying?
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How to get the US State Department to authenticate my Federal Tax Filing [closed]

I am in the process of applying for permanent residency in a Latin American country. As part of the process, said LA country has requested authenticated copies of my US taxes for the past 3 years. I ...
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J visa: how to handle gap between appointments? [closed]

Suppose the following situation: A postdoc is staying in the USA on a J1 visa at institute X (2 yr home residency requirement applies). She is offered another postdoc position at institute Y. The ...
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Canadian living 6 months in Korea - need advice on ARC (Alien registration card)

I'm going to be living in Korea for 6 months, working remotely for an American company. So I don't have any special study or work visa for Korea. The Korean consulate tells me I need a special visa to ...
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Skill assessments for Australian PR process

I am thinking of applying for an Australian PR (skilled independent visa subclass 189). Both I and my wife are software engineers. For this visa would both of us have to get our skills assessed by ...
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Visa run from Korea to Japan

I am currently doing a paid internship in South Korea and have a 3 Months C4 visa (something went wrong during the 6 months visa preparation). As my internship lasts for 6 Months I have to leave Korea,...
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Getting Schengen visa. Requirements for non-citizens?

Are there any standardized requirements for applying for a Schengen visa in a country, where you aren't a citizen nor permanent resident?
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Swiss stay > 3 months for Australian

I am planning to move to Switzerland to stay with my partner start of next year, and am trying to identify ways to stay for longer than 3 months. I have Australian citizenship and am under 30. I was ...
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Minimum requirements to get visa and work permit in Canada

I am an Indian. Working as a Software Engineer(Java Developer). I wish to work in Canada. I haven't got any job opportunity in this country. If i supposed to get job in Canada. How can I get visa and ...
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Can a UK resident (not citizen) work in Germany without a German visa?

I am a Singapore citizen currently living and working in the UK under a UK spouse visa but my wife's company plans to relocate her to Germany. Would I have to apply for a German visa to be able to ...
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Why can't my father bring us to Canada when he is already a Canadian citizen?

My father who is Pakistani has worked in the US for a few years, then moved to Canada and has been there for a long time. He has been a Canadian citizen for a few years now. But why can't he take us ...
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A Filipino Programmer Getting Permanent Residency In California

So here is the situation: The Philippines as it is doesn't provide much hope for software developers like me. Specially being a Game Developer. There are very few gaming companies in the Philippines ...
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Married to an EU citizen (UK national in the UK), can I work in the UK?

I'm an US citizen, married to a British national and I came into the UK on the Tier 4 visa. The request to stay as his spouse has been denied because we don't meet the financial requirement. However, ...
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Is a K-1 fiancé(e) visa required to enter United States?

I'm reading about the K-1 fiancé(e) visa available to foreign nationals planning to marry a US citizen within the US, and am wondering if its required for someone who has other legal means of entering ...
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US citizen working remotely with a US company wanting to stay in EU country

I found this question here regarding a situation similar to my question except that this guy is getting married. In one of the answers EU Treaty article 39 is mentioned saying that he can also live ...
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How many attestations d'accueil (Welcome letter) for a family of two?

I recently received an attestation d'accueil from my local City Hall. This is to invite my mother and father from India to France for a short visit of less than 90 days. I have received ONE ...
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Does a non-EU citizen with a permanent UK residence need a visa to visit the other EU non-Schengen states?

Schengen member states require Schengen visa. Non-Schengen EU member states which have signed the Schengen acquis allow permanent residence permit holders in Schengen members to visit them for up to ...
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Emigrating from Ireland to Australia. What should I know?

Like the title says, I'm planning on emigrating from Ireland to Australia next year and I'm wondering is there a comprehensive list of things I should know before I go. I have a degree in Computer ...
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Migration to any European country from Sri-Lanka with a medical condition

One of my friends applied to New Zealand migration a few years back and during the medical exam discovered that there was a kidney failure problem, so the application was rejected. Now it's been ...
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Offered Position In United States, Don't Quality For Australian E3 Work Visa, What Are My Options?

I have all but been offered a position with an American company for a software development position. However, I have discovered I am ineligible for an E3 Visa (an Australian resident visa for working ...
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J1 vs H1B visas for scholars in the USA

What are the main advantages and disadvantages of trying to get J1 vs H1B visas to the USA for a married individual applying for postdoctoral positions (i.e. temporary research position)? Consider: ...
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Attestation d'accueil - what in the world is “etat sanitaire” and how do I prove it?

I am an Indian citizen on an EU D/Scientific visa in France. My local mayor's office (mairie) is Gif-sur-yvette. The Mairie has certain documents that need to be produced for a attestation d'accueil ...
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Transferring From Australia Visit Visa to other AU visa

I would like to know if I go to Australia on visit visa (600), can I change to another visa (e.g. work permit-457) while I will be on visit visa inside Australia ? or Do I have to go outside of ...
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Moving to America after marriage in India

I would like to know if the following is possible and with how much ease. My American girlfriend and I would like to get married in India and then move back to America. We have been together for a ...
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I'm at the end of my Australia working holiday visa, do I need to leave the country for study visa?

I'm at the end of my Australia working holiday visa, do I need to leave the country, if I decided to study full time for more than 6 months? But the course will be start after my visa ends. Do I need ...
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Getting asylum due to health reasons?

Let me introduce myself. I'm a Russian citizen, but don't live there last years due to health reasons (I've got chronic bronchitis and asthma, and some unidentified immune problems). That's why I ...
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Requirements to move with US (Non-EU) spouse over to Germany as an EU citizen?

I'm a UK Citizen living in the USA. What would the requirements be to move with my US Citizen spouse to Germany? And is it possible or would I have to move over first then move there.
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Can my girlfriend move with me to Belgium?

Me and my girlfriend come from a non-EU country, we are practically married (living together for two years), but wish not to get married. I got a job offer at Belgium (postdoctoral position), and I ...
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Overstayed on Schengen visa in Denmark, applied for permanent spouse visa, will it be granted?

I stayed 9 days extra in Denmark on a Schengen visa. Unaware of the overstay, I applied for a spouse type in the overstay period. This is when a cop there told me that you are overstaying. Meanwhile, ...
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How can an EU citizen (Belgium) move to the US?

Barring marriage, how can one move to the US? I've been looking into it and the E3 visa for "skilled, professional and unskilled workers" is for Australian citizens only. I'm asking for a Belgian ...
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Private visa agency in Thailand

A family member has contacted us from Thailand saying his visa to visit Thailand expired in April. He wishes to return to UK. He is an Irish citizen. He needs £2000.00 to help him pay fine, bills, ...
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VISA renewal vs Status renewal for US Visas

I am working in USA with H1B visa. I have a question about renewals. What is the difference between visarenewal and Status renewal? How it impacts visa holder?
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Going to USA from France with my girlfriend

I'm looking for an H-1B Visa and it is mentioned that immediate family members (spouse and children under 21 years of age) can get a H-4 Visa. I've been living with my girlfriend for 3 years but we ...
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Diversity Visa Program GreenCard, should it cost?

I applied for a GreenCard lottery using a commerical on LinkedIn, which I thought was reliable. However, when I started searching for it today I can't seem to find it. It seems as though this was not ...
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Schengen visa and 180-day rule [closed]

So I have a question if anyone can help me regarding the finer point of the Schengen visa! I am an australian passport holder and I flew over to Amsterdam with my Australian partner on the 20th of ...
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Does a SEVIS ID on an I-20 contain an alphabet?

A SEVIS ID on an I-20 form issued by the U.S. government starts with a letter N. In the following digits, does it contain a non-numeric letter? Background: I am filling in DS-160 away from home to ...
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Extension of stay in Thailand [closed]

What are the requirements for getting a 90-day extension? Or are there no requirements, other than showing up and paying? What is the maximum extension allowed on an education visa?
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Obtaining a copy of the “attestation d'accueil”

My friends in France obtained and filled out the attestation d'accueil form which I need for my Schengen visa application, however they sent it via the postal service instead of scanning it in and ...
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Is it possible to get a Chinese driver's license, when on a Chinese Q2 visa?

I have a Q2 Chinese multi entry visa, is it possible to get a driver's license with this kind of visa? I don't have and I will not ask a residence permit, but the visa validity is 1 year so I will ...
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Rejoining University after 7 months - under F1 [closed]

I am from India. I went to US a University in Spring 2014 for MS program under F1 Visa. But due to serious health issues, I had to leave US even before the start of the program in US. Now, I have ...
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How long does a Work Permit last in Canada?

My girlfriend is from Sweden. She is coming to Canada with me and has a Work Permit already. Question 1: How long can she stay in Canada on a Work Permit? Question 2: Does she need any other type ...
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Working remotely part-time in Malaysia with student visa

I'm staying in Malaysia with a student Visa and I'm wondering if it is required to have work visa if you are working remotely and getting paid from a company based in a country other than Malaysia. ...
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I am a non-EU citizen, one of 3 directors of a company in the UK. How can I work in the UK?

The situation is that I am one of 3 directors of a digital agency set up in the UK. We are a remote team with multiple UK and Europe based clients, and our team is all over the world. I am not an EU ...
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No last name on documents

I plan to apply for my MS degree in Europe or the United States. The problem is that my name – written in English – becomes a single name with no last name. Persian: حسیب الله English: Haseebullah ...
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How can international student stay permanently in USA upon graduation?

What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies ?
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What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies? [duplicate]

What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies ?