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Questions tagged [working-visas]

For questions about visas which allows holder to obtain employment in a given country

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Is it possible to change from spouse residence permit to a work permit visa in Germany?

At the moment, I am on a research visa and my husband joined me at the beginning of the year on a family dependent visa. He found a job very soon (he is in the IT sector) as he is entitled to work ...
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As a Mexican, can I change from B2 tourist visa status to TN visa status without leaving the US?

I'm Mexican and I'm on vacation in the U.S, I entered the country with my B2 visa, and while I was here I was contacted for a job offer. My potential employer has started the process to request a TN ...
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How can an American moving to Germany get necessary work and residency permits? Already have job

TL;DR - In what order, and how, can an American moving to Germany get the necessary work and residency permits to (a) ship in his belongings via a moving company and (b) legally begin working? I ...
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German Job seeking visa, Should I request a Diploma recognition?

I'm preparing my request for a job seeking visa, and as the email of the embassy state : 7.Deutscher Hochschulabschluss oder anerkannter ausländischer, einem deutschen vergleichbarer ...
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Germany work permit visa: After arriving in Germany, can I travel to France before my employment starts in Germany?

I'm an Indian national. I have got a job offer from a company in Germany a month ago and my work visa approval is also sent to me via email. I'm in the process of submitting my passport for visa ...
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I am on B1/B2 visa and want to open a BECU checking/savings account in WA. Can I apply for ITIN to do this? Is this a bad idea?

I am on B1/B2 visa and want to open a BECU checking/savings account in WA. My purpose is so that I could have a checking/savings account with 0 USD maintaining balance that I could use to save some ...
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Acquiring work rights in UK

I possess the following document "Carta di Soggiorno di Familiare di Un Cittadino Dell'Unione" (Residence Card of a family member of a Union Citizen, Italy) issued by the Italian authority. My ...
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How to get a job abroad with a PhD Degree but without strong publication lists?

On 25th Sept 2018, 2 days ago, I just officially graduated from doctoral degree program in structural engineering field. However, my phd record is not really outstanding. I mean, I only have two ...
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Can I apply for two J1 Intern visa at the same time?

I am currently looking into doing an internship in the US (I'm from Europe). I might be doing one summer internship and another internship (other company) from september till december. Is it possible ...
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is a Senior Web Developer position under Tier 2 shortage occupancy?

I've just been offered a Senior Web Developer position in the UK at a company who are a Tier 2 General A rated sponsor. I was wondering if I am able to apply under shortage occupancy so I can pay the ...
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Does holding a Canadian citizenship enable a person to get US H1b / L1 much easier than citizenship from third-world countries?

What are the benefits of holding Canadian citizenship in terms of getting a work permit in US/Europe compared to other third world countries? Would Canadian citizen still have to go through H1b ...
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When should my spouse file i-485 (her visa expires in 1 month)

I have applied for NIW program and decided to file my I-485 before my I-140 is approved. However, my spouse who is on F1-OPT visa is still waiting for her H-1B visa to be issued. Her OPT will be ...
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China visa/work permit transfer

If everything goes according to plan, I will transfer from working for a university to working for a local media organization in January. This is in Beijing. To transfer a work permit, the old ...
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Canada- Is work from home possible in Canada on Intra Company transfer visa?

Is work from home possible in Canada on Canadian ICT visa (Intra Company transfer visa)? Is it required for the work permit holder to work from an office (work permit location) even if the rest of ...
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Is it possible to stay in Ireland with a work visa provided by another EEA country?

Hypothetically, if one were working in Ireland and didn't have time for the disorganized Irish government to sort out a working visa to permit full time work, would a working visa from another EEA ...
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Emigrate to UK from Argentina

My Argentinian friend would like to know what to do to live permanently in the UK. According to gov.uk the coalition government handed over visa responsibility to VFS Global. So is it a case of ...
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Is there a way to get a Masters Degree in CS/IT in the USA while at the same time working part-time?

As a family man currently settled in the Philippines, I want to further my Software Engineering career and success for my family (I want to do it along with my wife and baby as I don’t want to miss ...
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Tier 2 to ILR, what happens to spouse on Tier 2 dependant not yet eligible for ILR?

Background: American citizen (only), wife and infant son (born in UK and now on a Tier 2 Child) American citizens (only). I am applying for my ILR in the UK shortly, having been living and working ...
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Is FEA (ZAV) Pre approval mandatory for a software development job in Germany

I have a job offer from a small software startup from Kassel, Germany. I'm a software developer with 4+ years of experience and have a relevant Degree in Computer Science Engineering. My Visa ...
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Trying to get a work permit in Germany without a degree is a waste of time?

I'm a non-EU citizen, with 6+ years of experience on IT but never finished my college degree. I got contacted by a company based on Berlin for an opening, and i would like to know what are my chances ...
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Partner of EU Citizen working alone in another EU state

My wife and son are Lithuanian citizens and I am a New Zealand citizen with a Lithuanian residence permit. Can I work alone in another EU state without my partner joining me for a few months, or will ...
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I am a Brazilian citizen, and I want to marry a Filipino citizen. If I manage to have a work visa to work in Portugal, can she come with me?

I couldn't find this precise information anywhere, so I hereby ask you, is it possible for my future wife to come with me to Portugal and stay for as long as I'm working there holding a work visa?
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UK Tier 5 Visa and cancellation of previous Tier 4 visa

I am now under a Tier 4 Visa expiring on 29 Jan 2019. I need to go back to Canada to apply for a Tier 5 YMS in September. However, I would like my Tier 5 to start only on the 1st of January, to get ...
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Can I apply for a work permit while on Schengen visa?

Sorry if this question does sound redundant, but most posts I read are about applying to work while on a Schengen visa. But my concern is, if I were to travel to Germany under a Schengen visa and ...
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What is a good job site to get a job abroad with a PhD degree?

I am currently having serious depression. I have been applying to lots of jobs online. I want to get a job abroad with a doctorate degree in engineering. I am flexible to work in academia or in ...
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Working rights for non-EU spouse

I would really appreciate your assistance and any tips or resources that you may be aware of. I was born in Ireland and moved to Australia at a young age. I am fortunate to hold dual citizenship with ...
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Can I join the Canadian Forces as a foreigner with a work visa?

I want to join the Canadian Army. I applied for a work visa and received an answer saying that : Votre demande pour travailler au Canada a été approuvée. Un permis de travail vous sera délivré à ...
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Is it possible to obtain permanent residency under an L-1B visa?

Is it possible to obtain permanent residency under an L-1B visa? I was under the impression that L-1B has no dual intent, hence it would be difficult to adjust status to become US permanent residents. ...
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What restrictions do I have with regards to working in Japan?

I have a 5-year Japanese working visa (engineer) and I'm currently working for a Japanese company. I'd like to know what restrictions there are on what work I can do here, but I can't find any sources ...
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Is a NAFTA work permit holder in Canada allowed to bring his spouse from another country (such as India)?

If a US citizen is working under a NAFTA work permit in Canada, can he apply for his spouse (who is a citizen of another country such as India) to join him in Canada?
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Renewal of French work visa

Is my French employer responsible for starting the procedure of renewing my French working-visa or am I responsible?
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Philippines work visa: is it up to the company to do the application or can I do it by myself?

I'm from the EU and I'm planning to move to Manila and to find a job there. As far as I understand, I need a job contract and then I need to apply for a 9(G) visa. I tried to do some research, but I'...
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Travel outside of Canada for four months and return to Canada with Post-Graduation Work Permit

I have a Post-Graduation Work Permit and I am working for a Canadian Company. However, they are planning to send me back to my country for work for four months and return to Canada. Is it possible for ...
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Entering the US while on administrative processing

I change my status to H1B and my wife to H4 at the end of 2017 I came to Mexico and when I went to get my stamps my visa was put on administrative processing . I know this can take severa months and ...
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Is it possible to get a working visa for the USA without sponsorship? [duplicate]

I'm a professional currently working in Europe. I was thinking of moving to the USA, but many jobs state "You must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without ...
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Canadian citizen working remotely, wants to emigrate to America. What are my options? [duplicate]

A little background about me first. I've been working as a software developer for 5 years. I have no post secondary degree, just a high school diploma. I'm a Canadian citizen and I work for a Canadian ...
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Moving to Japan from the US with a visa: How do I prepare for the immigration officer?

I'm asking this question largely as a safety net, in case there's something I'm not seeing that's going under the radar. I got a job recently in Japan, and I received a visa to be able to work there. ...
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Receipt issued by the Italian Post office (Poste Italiane S.p.A)

How long can the receipt issued by the Italian Post office (Poste Italiane S.p.A) certifying the submission of the application for renewal of their residence permit will be valid and is it ok if the ...
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Re-entering the USA with EAD extension receipt and I-797B

I have a situation to which I cannot find an answer by reading articles online. I'm hoping that someone here can help. Listed below are the documents I have. I-797B (i.e. H1 was applied under ...
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From which countries can Australian companies no longer sponsor candidates without testing the local labour market?

A lot of things have changed in March 2018 regarding visas. While I try to stay up to date on these things, one very impacting change blindsided me recently. I've been interviewing with a large ...
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UK Tier 2 visa validity after I quit my job

I was a UK Tier 2 visa holder from China. I resigned from my position in the UK and got a job in Germany. If I travel outside of the UK, could I still use my Tier 2 visa to enter the country within 60 ...
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Combination of I-130 and J1

I am a naturalized US citizen, and this past January I have started the process to sponsor my brother for US permanent residency. His case is still processing and has not been approved yet, it usually ...
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Requirements for German work visa

I had an interview in Germany 3 months ago and visited on a Schengen visa. To apply for a Schengen visa, I just needed the interview invitation letter with basic other documents, such as the ...
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Can I travel to the UK from Dubai with a Portuguese passport but without surrendering my Indian passport?

Two years ago I had applied for Portuguese citizenship (As my father is a Portuguese citizen by descent) while I was in Goa. Then I traveled to the UAE with a visa on my Indian passport. After being ...
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O-1 Visa Expiration Date

My O-1 visa expires next week, so I have to stop working then, but my lawyer says I can stay up to 10 days after my visa expires (My I-94 has the same expiration date as my visa). But I am paranoid ...
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Live in the US, work in Canada

Can an American citizen, living in the US near the Canada/US border, work in Canada legally? What paperwork/permissions are required? (There is a position in the film industry I am interested in and ...
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Renewal of residence and work permit in Spain

I have a work visa in Spain for 3 years, which is about to expire. On my TIE, it says "RESIDENCIA Y TRABAJO". I would like to know the procedure to renew it. My employer is happy to extend my contract,...
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Employment in France after a master's degree

Is it difficult for foreigners over 36 to find a job in France, after acquiring a master's degree there? My wife and I are planning to move to France from India. We already have over a decade of work ...
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German residency with remote employer?

I'm looking to move to Germany. I currently work for a remote U.S.-based employer with no meaningful connections to Germany. Is there a visa that works for me? I don't fit the freelancer category, but ...
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Apply for a Canadian visa while being in the US from another country

A friend of mine is attending a Master's program in the USA. He is also applying for internships and has been shown interest from a reputed institution in Canada. What is the process to apply for A ...