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Does an unused 120 Days work permit (Zurich, Switzerland) require a cooling off period?

I have a L4 visa for 120 days for my work, but I did not use the visa due to Covid situation. For next year, if I plan to get another L4 visa (120 days), will there be any cooling off period required? ...
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I have Master (Equivalent) and Bachelor degree (Conditionally comparable), which one will be used to assess for German work Visa

I have been offered the role of “Software developer” but my three years master degree is in 'is Equivalent' and my Bachelor degree is 'Conditionally comparable' status in the Anabin database. Both ...
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Germany : application for Spouse visa while applying for work visa at the same time [duplicate]

I have a question, if a spouse visa can be applied when I am applying for work visa in Germany. Little more detail. Currently, I am in Singapore. My spouse is Chinese and I am Indian. I am planning to ...
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Do I risk refusal of a future work permit in France?

I'm a foreigner who has worked a CDD in France with a travailleur temporaire visa. In this past job, I was not allowed to seek any side jobs (it would have been a cumul d'activité not authorized under ...
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Pending OPT for 90 days after graduation

I am a F-1 student (doctoral student) and I am going to apply for OPT one month before my graduation date. I have read that it might take 3-5 months to receive my EAD card. I have also read that I ...
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Does work stay in Germany count as travel history for UK work visa?

I am applying for the UK skilled worker visa and I need to fill out the travel history for myself and my family. I have been staying in Germany on a long term work visa for the last 1-3 years. Shall ...
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Application Canadian Work Permit without LMIA [duplicate]

I have 8 years of IT experience and reside outside of Canada. A Canadian company is willing to offer me a job. Should they require an LMIA to get me to Canada? Are there any options for a work permit ...
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Concerns around gracefully handling multiple offers & visa (Germany)

I have an offer from company Z (in Berlin) & also have a visa appointment coming up on 12th July. I'm also in the final stages of the interviews with another company N (in Berlin) but the ...
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Is a PTE Home B1 test sufficient for a UK Skilled Worker visa application?

I am about to apply for a UK Skilled Worker visa. For that I need to prove proficiency in English, and I chose Pearson as one of the designated providers of English tests. Pearson provides, among ...
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Apply again to a Job Seeker Visa after having had a Blue Card in Germany

When I finished my master's studies in Germany, I got what I think was a job seeker visa (my permit said "16 Abs. 5"). After that, I got a Blue Card (some 13 months ago). My current contract ...
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UK Skilled Worker Visa application - Is my job on the shortage occupation list?

I'm looking to submit my skilled worker visa application. My job title is Teacher of Spanish, French and English. The shortage occupation list for education states that teachers of foreign languages ...
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Which USA visa do I need as a solo artist to work in the USA (dance performer)

I have a dream about coming to the USA after my studies at the end of 2021 and work as a dancer for a few weeks/months. A short info: I am a freelance dancer from Germany. By dancing I mean ...
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Visa questions: I am currently working in France and going to join Germany soon

I am an Indian with a residence talent permit of France valid till Sep end 2021. I am currently in France. I have a job offer from Germany starting Sep 1, 2021. My questions are : Do I need to go ...
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Germany: changing master student visa (after completed bachelor in Germany) to work visa?

Here is a summary of my current situation: Graduated my bachelor course in 2020 in Mechatronics B.Sc in a German University. At the end of my last semester I applied for a Master course at the same ...
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Processing times for L2 EAD H2 2021

My wife and I are relocating to California. I have an L1-A and she has an L2. We are trying to figure out the processing times we can expect for her EAD application. We see a lot of references online ...
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Can I work part-time on a H-1B visa?

Can I work as a part-time employee if I have a H-1B visa from another company? I would still be working as a full-time in the sponsor company.
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US Citizen Living & Working PT with UK Company on Student Visa, Looking to Freelance for US Company

Asked this in the personal finance section but someone recommended I ask here as well. I'm a US citizen currently in the UK (Northern Ireland to be exact) on a student visa, which allows me to work up ...
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Freelancing on highly skilled migrant visa in NL

My husband started working in nl on a highly skilled migrant visa in 2016 and in 2019, he switched to freelancing. At the time he consulted a few lawyers and because his residence card at the back ...
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Will getting UK student visa cancel my current Tier 2 ICT visa?

Background: I am working in UK on ICT Tier 2 Visa which is ending on 31st August. But, I am planning to join university on 14th or 21st September. I can apply for Student visa 3 months prior to start ...
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Drawbacks from applying and acquiring a green card

As a European currently in USA with a working visa, I have been recently offered assistance to file a green card through my employer. While I am happy living and working in USA for the time being, it ...
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Is it possible to directly apply for residence permit in Germany as non-EU holder of residence permit of another EU country?

I am from a non-EU country and currently stay in Germany at my family. From Portugal, I have a residence permit for the purpose of study according to §91 of Portugal Aliens Act. Recently I have ...
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Drivers Employment Contract for ThirdWorld Nationals [duplicate]

it’s my pleasure to say hello to you all. Well after failing to lunch a complaint in the Administrative court of Belin due to the lack of enough funds and time. I came up with a conclusion to re—apply ...
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How can I obtain the authorization letter required to apply for a long-term D visa for a post-doc in Switzerland?

I have got a postdoc position in University of Basel and they have given the employment contract. In the swiss embassy page, to apply for visa they have asked to give authorization letter issued by ...
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Is it possible to change from Student Visa to Work Visa in Germany in order to work full time during studies? [duplicate]

I am from an European country outside the EU/EEA and I am staying in Germany on a Student Residency Permit as a Master student. I got an offer for a full-time position job in my field of study (...
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Is it possible to get EU blue card while on student visa even before starting the studies if I have a valid job offer in Germany?

I am Non EU IT/Software professional. I got admitted to Masters Program in A German University. I then applied to Consulate General in Mumbai for the student visa. I was planning to join university ...
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Filling final US H1B visa petition with USCIS from outside the US

I got selected in the US H1B visa pre-registration lottery and now we have to file the final H1B petition to the USCIS. Deadline for the same is June 29th 2021. My question is: Do I need to be present ...
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Work and live permit as a student in switzerland but I'm a Croatian national

I am currently living in Germany as a Croatian national. In a few short months I will start my higher education in Switzerland and later MBA as well which total duration will be more then 4 years. I ...
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Is it possible to change my residence permit for study preparation to a work visa? [duplicate]

I'm in the following situation. I'm Brazilian and I've come to Germany to study. Currently I possess the residence permit for study preparation. This week I've received an offer (I didn't look for a ...
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Travel to other EU countries after resigning from my current Job while on Blue card Germany

I have been living and working in Germany since April 2018 on Blue Card and recently renewed it as the previous one was only valid for 33 months. My new blue card is valid until Jan 2025. I am ...
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Maintaining a remote side job in the US while working in Ireland under a Visa

I'm a software engineer with US citizenship and will be relocating to Ireland under a skilled workers Visa. I will be bringing my family with me. Currently in addition to day job I'm involved in a ...
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Transfering H1B from academia to industry

I am currently renewing my H1B visa for another 3 years working for the University. Since I am finishing master's this time next year (at the same University), I am looking into finding a job in ...
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I have a job offer in Switzerland, my spouse is an EU citizen, does this affect my chances of acquiring a work visa?

I am a non-EU citizen, currently living in South Africa with my wife who is an EU citizen. I have received an offer for a job in Switzerland and I want to know if my wife's status as an EU citizen can ...
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Marry an EU national, work in her country of origin and live in another country

I am getting married to my fiancee, who is a Dutch national. I hold refugee status in the UK, which means I don't have a valid passport from my country of origin. My fiancee lives and works in Belgium....
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Change from Blue Card to Aufenthaltstitel in Germany

I'm a non-EU citizen with a Blue Card (HR job) and my contract ends in 6 months (they have budget problems). I started looking for different jobs, but I think that the salary of some jobs that I find ...
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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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Is there an age restriction for a Polish student visa?

I am currently working for a finance company with 14 years in data analytics. Now, I see a hard stop to my career and I am interested in an AI/ML course, especially in Poland. Is there an age ...
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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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What is the quickest way to start working in Germany from Russia?

I am a software engineer from Russia with 2 years of work experience,a Masters in Data Science at Skoltech univesity and a job offer from Germany. My university is listed as H+/- in the Anabin ...
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Changing Job with blue card after 18 months

I have a blue card in Germany and I am holding it for 18 months. I am changing my employer. Do I still need to have permission from the authority? My new job is in a different city. If I have to ...
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Working with Student Visa Germany

My German student visa starts on the 1st of March. My studies start from the 1st of April. I will receive my Immatrikulationsbescheinigung after 15th of March. My question is: Can I work as a student ...
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Is it possible to work remotely for a US company without a German legal entity from Germany?

My fiancé recently accepted a job at a large US tech company for a Munich-based team. The company is handling his immigration paper work and he'll receive a blue card. I believe, based on what I've ...
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Changing Company with Blue Cards

I have been working in Germany with Blue Card since 1st of March 2019. My Blu Card was issued on the 6th of August 2019. I got an attractive offer from another company in Germany. Can I change my ...
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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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I'm a UK citizen/resident employed remotely by a US company. What's the chances of getting an H1B visa?

I'm a UK citizen working in London. For three years, I have been a writer employed by a company based in the USA. It's fair to say I'm indispensable but I do not have any formal writing qualifications....
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South Korea Visa Run in Pandemic

I am a British citizen in South Korea on a work holiday (H1) visa. I had an interview at a software company for a full time role and they want to hire me. However I can't work full time on an H1 visa ...
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Question regarding German D-Visa

I have a valid German D-Visa with a validity of 6months and a valid Job Contract for Company A as XYZ for an unlimited period. The Zusatblatt (Supplementary Sheet) mentions I can only work for Company ...
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Working multiple jobs on EU Blue Card

I am planning to move to Germany with a job offer lined up, and consequently the EU Blue card, and I am wondering what the rules are on working multiple jobs at the same time. I am thinking of doing ...
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Can I travel back to Canada on imminently expiring work permit?

It's kind of a strange situation, I'm currently working from Canada on an employer-specific work permit and it is going to expire in February 2021 along with the W-1 category visa, i.e both work ...
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Internship in Germany as a non-EU citizen, do I need ZAV pre-approval letter for a 3-month internship if I already have an Italian residence permit?

I am a non-EU masters student in Italy and I recently completed the recruitment stages for an internship in Germany. Due to the uncertainty (covid-related) around my ability to obtain an internship ...

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