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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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NOC Code for Solution Engineer/Cloud Engineer 2173 or 2174?

I am not sure whether my current duties match Canada's NOC code 2173 or 2174. 2173: Software engineers and designers Software engineers and designers research, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain ...
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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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Status of Highly Qualified Professional visa after quitting the job

I moved to Madrid/Spain (from a non-EU country) with a job that provided the Highly Qualified Professional (Profesionales Altamente Cualificados) visa type recently. Initially, the visa has a one-year ...
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Security Clearance issue for work visa in Germany

I got an employment contract and an appointment at the German embassy. I went with all of the necessary documents and the embassy officer seemed satisfied with everything. After a day, I received a ...
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Will I need a Belgium work permit after Brexit? I have Dutch permanent residency. and I live in Netherlands

I live in the Netherlands, I have a permanent resident permit in the Netherlands ( I am a British national). I have worked in Belgium for 2 years as a full time employee. Will I need a Belgium work ...
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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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Why does Canada issue only Work Permit and not a Visa when you have applied for an extension of an old Work Permit from inside Canada?

When you apply for a Work Permit outside Canada, a Temporary Resident Visa is issued on your passport. Once you arrive at a port of entry, the Immigration officer issues a Work Permit. But when you ...
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German entry visa

I am currently holding a researcher permit in Italy with non-EU passport, now I will move to Germany to take up another researcher position. Is it possible to directly apply for the residence permit ...
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Can you get a US work visa if you have been convicted of hacking?

I did some hacking (for a good cause) a while ago and was convicted of it. I'm kind of sick of this country now and I wonder what my chances are of getting a work visa in the U.S.A? The misdemeanor ...
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What is the total time allowed outside NL (and EU) for temporary residence permit holder

What is the total time allowed outside NL (and EU) for Temporary Residence permit (HSM) holder? My situation: I have stayed (vacation) the following number of months in total outside NL per year for ...
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Do I have to re-apply for work permit if I have stamp-4?

I worked in Ireland for 6 years and I had stamp-4. However, I left Ireland last March and my stamp-4 expired in between. Now I gave a job offer from Ireland and I want to avail that opportunity. Do I ...
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Lost my job in Germany, can I apply for family reunion without turning back to my home country?

I’m a non-EU citizen, and I entered Germany with a D-Type Visa. My visa is valid until February 2021 but I didn't get my residency permit yet. I have visited Foreigners Office 2 weeks ago, and they ...
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Family Based Green card Application, From I-140 needed?

I applied for a family based green card (concurrently filed I-130, I-485, I-131 and I-765), did I need to submit form I-140 as well?
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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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