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Seeking a blue card visa, or getting D-type visa first, and then apply for Blue Card visa for Germany

My understanding is: I get a D-type/National Visa from the German Embassy in my country, and once I get there in Germany, I will apply for Blue Card. It was like this until someone told me that one ...
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Immigration authority, foreign authority, alien authority: do these point to the same thing in Berlin, Germany?

Back on Monday, I had my work visa interview with section 81a advance approval document in the German Embassy. My company is in Berlin, so my employer had got the 81a issue document issued by ...
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Since I am unemployed, can I get PR card any faster?

I arrived in Canada on a closed work permit (on GSS) but was terminated in less than a year because of the pandemic. I appeared for IELTS over and over again, and eventually got picked up in express ...
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Working From Home from another Country With Canadian PGWP

I recently graduated from a Canadian University last Summer and thus are eligible for Post-Graduate Work Permit. However, I am currently back in my country and thus have to apply from outside. I ...
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UK ILR rule for switching from Tier 2 general to Tier 2 dependant

I have been in UK for past 2 years on Tier 2 general visa. But now I am planning to switch to my wife's dependent who is also on Tier 2 general. If I switch now, will I be eligible for applying ILR in ...
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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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Guaranteed rejection of citizenship application if non-dom status claimed on a previous Tier 2 work visa?

How does claiming a non-domiciled status by origin in the UK while on a Tier 2 work visa affect future naturalization application? Is rejection guaranteed due to past claim of non-domicile (and hence ...
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Working for a US-based company in Canada as an American citizen

My SO and I are contemplating moving to Toronto soon (within the next year or two) and I was curious as to what the process/restrictions/tax liability would be for us. I am currently a software ...
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What should I do to benefit from my spouse's Blue Card?

I’m a non-EU citizen who just moved to Germany with a D-Type Visa and I started working 2 weeks ago. My visa is valid until February 2021. I didn’t get my residence permit yet. I have visited the ...
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Can I reside in Germany, in case I work for a Belgian company?

I am a Turkish citizen living and working in Germany. I don't have a Blue Card. My wife is also a Turkish citizen living and working in Germany. She will get her Blue Card in 2 months. Recently I got ...
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Advance Approval according to § 81a AufenthG & Blue Card for work permit in Germany

If the salary of a future employee (also happens to be a skilled worker) in Germany already qualifies for Blue Card, can the employee still get Advance Approval according to § 81a AufenthG for fast-...
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27 year-old Canadian citizen looking to move to UK (can prove both grandfathers are UK citizens)

Do I need to get a job prior to my application for the UK Visa? The UK Ancestry Visa page says I need an offer, but I'm wondering how firm this is. Can I go the UK and stay for a few months while I ...
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Advance approval according to § 81a AufenthG for work permit in Germany, is it the right one?

According to the new Skilled Immigration Act, an employer would receive an Advance Approval document from the foreigners registration office in Germany and would pass it on the qualified professional. ...
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Tier 2 dependent visa for child currently outside the UK

My daughter is almost 3 and she was born in the UK - currently out of the UK for over a year with her grandparents. We are stuck at the moment with getting her a TB test because the country in Africa ...
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Can I have 2 EU residency permits at once?

I am thinking to apply for the Portuguese Golden Visa program where I will have to live only 14 days a year in Portugal to maintain my residency, and I am thinking to work and live in Spain, as my ...
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At what point in the application cycle does the UKVI service-standards timeline begin for visa applications made from within the UK?

For visa application made from within the UK, the UKVI's service standards on processing times is as follows: Processing time: 8 weeks, for Customers applying to remain on a temporary basis including ...
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Should I join UK for a job, or should I stay in Germany? [closed]

I am currently getting 80K in my current position, will be 90, or maybe 100K next year. I have an offer from the UK for 55K to 60K including a bonus. I feel comfortable in Germany, but the language is ...
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Dependent Dutch visa but working for US-based company

I'm in the process of obtaining a dependent visa in the Netherlands via my husband who is a current Dutch resident, EU citizen, and working for a Dutch based employer. I am a US citizen (no EU ...
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Can I get visa and resident permit as a self-employed software developer in EU?

I am a non-EU citizen and at the moment I am working in Belgium. I see that there are many better job opportunities that I can apply but most of them do not offer visa sponsorship or they are totally ...
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Is it easier for a EU resident to open a company in another European country?

I am wondering, is it easier for a non-EU citizen to open a company in a European country if the person holds a residency permit of another EU country? For example, if I hold a residency permit in ...
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(How) does an old criminal record influence getting a working visa in Europe?

I have a class B misdemeanor from about 25 years ago, does anyone know if it will keep me from getting a work visa in countries such as Austria, Germany, or France?
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How far before the job start date I can apply for a TN visa

I'm planning to apply for a TN visa at the US border. I'm accompanying my wife, and she is going to study in the US. We are going there a month and a half prior to my job start date and 2 weeks before ...
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What kind of visa do I need? (US)

I’m a mother with a dependent child in Canada. My daughter would love to go to a ballet school in Georgia and we have the means to go if I can find remote work there. I do plan to do work but my ...
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Is it possible to have two jobs: live and work in Spain with Worker visa and work as a consultant for an Irish company remotely?

I live and work in Spain with Highly Skilled Worker Visa, more than a year. 1- My question is, can I also work as a consultant(maximum 6-months) for a foreign company abroad(Ireland)? I mean keep both ...
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Can filling an employer abuse claim affect my chances of citizenship?

I arrived in Canada on a closed(employer-specific) work permit and was terminated. This happened amid the coronavirus pandemic. My employer quickly terminated me after bringing me here on a global ...
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Internship in Germany as a non-EU citizen, do I need the internship visa if I am already living in another EU country with a residence permit?

I am a student from outside the European Union currently starting my Master's in Tallinn, Estonia. I have lived here for 3 years already as I completed my bachelor's, naturally, I have a residence ...
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Validity of Czech driving license for a non-EU national when moving to another EU country

My Bolivian partner currently lives in Czechia through a work Visa and they have a Czechia-issued, European driving license. Now they are thinking of moving to France and they are studying to take ...
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Understand a German employment visa rejection

I am a non-EU national (Ecuador). I've been working in the EU (not in Germany) for the past 3 years as a risk analyst. I hold a BA from the UK and a MSc from Italy. I received a job offer from a ...
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Blue Card additional sheet restrictions - employer name

I am a non-EU citizen currently working in Germany as a software engineer. I entered Germany with an entry visa on which it says "Blaue Karte" and my employer name, and that happened in February. I ...
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US Citizen living in UK with ILR, can I work remotely as freelancer for German company while residing in UK?

I am a US citizen and have Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. I am eligible to apply for citizenship now but I haven't yet. Because of the pandemic I am living in London but I was offered a job ...
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Can I have two resident permits in two Schengen countries if I'm a tax resident in only one and I'm non-EU citizen?

So, this is my situation, I'm from South America and I'm in Norway with a working holiday visa (residence permit), since it's ending I already applied and got a residence visa from Spain (non-...
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Getting a J1 visa during Covid-19

I am a third year postdoc at an American University. This is my third year on a F1-OPT visa. I am supposed to start a new postdoc at a different American University in the Fall. They were planning to ...
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Tax on US income for work days spent in India

I moved to US in May 2019 on a work visa. I am a resident in US and non-resident in India for the respective tax periods. I spent 3 weeks working in India in Dec 2019. My salary was still generated ...
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Is there a way for foreign citizens stuck in the US against their own will to obtain a temporary work authorization?

A friend of mine is a citizen of a developing country who originally came to the US to visit their relatives. Their scheduled flight was cancelled in the end of March after their country of origin ...
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Is it permitted to do remote/freelance work for a non-German company while on a work visa in Germany?

If I was able to get a work permit through a part time ESL teaching job, would I be allowed to keep my 25 hour a week remote job through a US company? Does Germany allow for those on work permits to ...
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In the US and unsure if my Japan residence status is still valid. How should I re-enter Japan for a new job?

My Instructor residence status for Japan is valid until 2022. I left Japan two months ago to visit my country of citizenship, the US, with the intention of returning and starting a new job before 90 ...
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Work Visa Sponsorship in Indonesia

Currently I am on visa sponsorship under a company in Hong Kong, however due to coronavirus I am on the verge of being laid off. So I am currently staying in Indonesia and my family has a business ...
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Job offer without visa sponsorship from employer for Ireland

I got a job offer from a company based out of Dublin, Ireland. The employer told me they won't be able to sponsor visa, but they will be able to help with required documents. I am living in India, ...
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What is the fastest way to start working in the US as highly skilled worker?

I am German citizen and lived in the US from 2012 to Sep 2019 on F1 visa. Despite having nice job offers (via F1-OPT and H1B subsequently) after graduating from PhD, I decided to give up my F1 status ...
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Having a side job with a working permit in Germany

I have a working permit(Aufenthaltserlaubnis) for five years, that is tied to the company which I'm working full time at. I come from a non-EU country. My Zusatzblatt says: "BESCHÄFTIGUNG NUR GEM. § ...
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Does visitor status to Canada require an outgoing flight?

My girlfriend (British Citizen) will be flying to Canada from the UK on an eTA and requesting visitor status from the border official. She plans on possibly applying to extend her visitor status at a ...
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US OPT extension and H1B Visa

If I finish a 1Y course in the USA that offers 1 year OPT extension. After OPT extension is finished I have to vacate the USA or if I have found the job and the company that I am working with can help ...
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Canadian's car in USA

I live in Boston MA with a TD visa. I don't want to buy a car in USA. Can I drive my Canadian car (car registered in Canada) here? How long can I drive it? How about car insurance? Any detailed ...
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non-EEA national with Dutch Resident Permit

I am a non EEA national with Dutch Resident Permit. I am thinking of exploring job opportunities in UK. Would my current status of Dutch RP permit me to work in UK. If no, what are the procedures ...
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What is the time frame for moving to Aus after being approved for Visa 476 (skilled-recognised graduate visa)?

You have to apply for Visa 476 within 2 years of graduating from university but the processing times as shown on the website are: 75% of applications: 15 months 90% of applications: 17 months So ...
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Can someone get paid for live streaming (video games) while on a Canadian Visitor Status (eTA)

My girlfriend will be coming to Canada with me from the UK. She will be on an eTA (Visitor Status) and would like to do video game live streams while she is there. Is she allowed to do so and receive ...
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How to search Anabin website to comply with Germany work visa requirement?

I struggle to find information on how to utilize the search functions in Anabin's website in order to produce the result of my University name and my degree in one search functions. I graduated with a ...
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Paying taxes as a freelancer and as a formal employee in the US

Currently I am working in the US under a TN visa and in 2019 I did some freelancing projects (4 in total) were I got paid (1 in cash and the rest with checks). I am doing my taxes this year and I don’...
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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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Visa options for working remotely for US in France as an American software engineer married to French citizen

My wife is French and has recently moved back to Paris for a new job. I am a US citizen software engineer and have been working for my current company (financial firm) for 4.5 years and they are open ...

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