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New Zealand Immigration query on Third party checks after JSV?

Presently living and working in New Zealand, applied for Skilled Migrant Category Residence visa, but they only offered JSV since I don’t have a job offer. Below is my timeline line: Lodgment date: ...
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Work visa rejected twice

I wanted to share my recent experience with my work visa application to Malta through the Maltese embassy in Tunisia. I secured a job offer in the tourism sector from a Maltese employer and submitted ...
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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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Applying for a Health and Social Care visa after the start date in the Certificate of Sponsorship

Can I apply for UK skilled worker visa after the Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) start date without the sponsor changing such date? Please help.
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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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Is it possible to work in Malta with a spouse/family reunification residence-permit?

I am a non-EU national. I have a query that if it is possible to work in Malta with a spouse/family reunification residence-permit. Thank you.
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UK Skilled Worker Visa Refused

I recently applied for a UK Skilled Worker visa and mistakenly used the wrong language test results (normal IELTS, not UKVI). I'm aware it's a mistake one should not make. Naturally, my application ...
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Residence in Belgium, Work in UK?

I'm (about to be) on a spouse residence visa in Belgium after doing MA and PhD here. I am a non-EU citizen. What I am wondering is whether it will be possible to reside with my partner in Belgium and ...
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Overseas income on UK work visa

Which incomes can I receive while in the UK on a work visa? Visa rules don’t seem to allow work outside the main Uk job. Passive income from rental Income from foreign owned business Salary from ...
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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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What are the consequences of cancelling/ending my German work visa?

For various reasons, I am considering giving up my work visa / residence permit in Germany, and returning to my home country. After some initial research, I'm struggling to fully understand the ...
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What (permit?/visa?) is required for a non-EU citizen to work REMOTELY for a Czech company (from abroad)?

I'm a US citizen residing in Finland, where I'm studying for a master's degree. A Czech startup would like to hire me for part-time remote work while I continue residing in Finland, but we are all ...
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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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Can I take parental leave if I worked for 12 months with blue card in Germany?

I have been working in Germany with my blue card for 6 months now. I am pregnant and my due date is beginning of June 2024. I will have 12 months working on May 15th 2024. So, am I eligible to take ...
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Change of employer on type D visa while you are already in Germany

I have moved to Germany and working with Company A but I have received another offer from Company B and I am more interested and aligned to join Company B. Currently, I have a type D visa and want to ...
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Can I change my employers during my initial H1b petition is in RFE and is been answered

I graduated in May 2023 and began working for Employer A on my initial OPT which is valid till May 2024 and is eligible for STEM OPT extension. Employer A filed for an H1B visa on my behalf, and my ...
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I have a work permit visa from the employer in Germany- Berlin. Will my wife get a dependent visa?

Both me and my spouse are Indian nationals. I have a work permit from one of the employers in Germany. I have 3 questions - 1. Is this work permit from the employer, limited only to this company? ie)...
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Visit visa got rejected in 2018. How long should I wait to apply for a new one (Work permit)

I applied for visit visa in 2018 and got rejected - not sure why. Now I am trying to apply for work permit visa and want to check is whether the previously rejected visa will affect the work permit ...
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Ireland - Temporary consulting work needs visa?

Would I legally be able to do consulting work on location in Ireland during a short stay (visa-free under 3 months), billed to my home country as a foreign service provider (rather than being paid a ...
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Can I change employer while H-1B petition is pending? I am currently in the US on F1

I am currently on f1 Visa and graduating in May. My H1b with consular processing has been applied by my future employer. Now I have a very good offer from another employer. Can I change the ...
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Visit visa for UK rejected in 2018 for insufficient funds. Will that affect work permit permit visa when I apply in 2023?

I applied for visit visa in 2018 and got rejected not sure why. Now I am trying to apply for workpermit visa and want to check if that rejected visa will affects my application for workpermit. It's ...
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How feasible it may be to get Australian 491 visa in a year?

I am currently 44. My brother who was working in Australia, very recently got PR. He is ready to sponsor me under 491 visa. Skill, education, experience, English are not a problem for me. What I am ...
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How to bring my girlfriend permantly to Spain without getting married?

I've been reading some posts related but I'm still not quite sure, so I'll just throw my question. I have dual nationality (Peruvian and Spanish). I have been living in Spain for 6 years and have a ...
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Works council approval Germany

Did anyone here need approval from a works council after receiving a job offer? How long did it take? In my case, after 3 rounds of interviews I was offered the position and after accepting it, the HR ...
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Skilled Worker Visa UK: working occasionally in the EU

Does a UK Skilled Worker Visa confer any formal status for the holder occasionally traveling to the EU to work? Would it cause any legal trouble to try?
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UK Visa refusal due to other refusals

Is there anyone whose UK visa was refused due to his/her past visa refusal of Schengen or other countries? In Dec 2022, my French visa was refused on basis of "risk to public security/public ...
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US H1B visa dropbox | Can I change the petitioner details after visa appointment confirmed and fee paid

I have scheduled an H1B and H4 visa dropbox appointment with my old petitioner (old Employer). Now I have a new job with a new employer, and all the petitioner details are changed. (see the image). I ...
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Do I meet the requirements of German work visa and how exactly should I apply?

I'm from Azerbaijan and I've got a software development job offer from Berlin paying 60k+. Thing is I don't have a degree. I've got around 6 years of relevant professional experience (I can show past ...
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Enquiry about refusal of UK visa, is it an entry ban?

I have a problem regarding a visit visa I applied for a visit visa in Feb 2017 and it was refused and the refusal letter was not good. My future application is at risk of being refused for up to 10 ...
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Can a ban in South Africa affect my UK entry even with a job offer/sponsorship?

I traveled to South Africa back in 2018 and was involved in a car accident. Because I was receiving treatment there decided to apply for a visa extension which takes up to 2 months. I was denied and ...
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Travel Outside UK Whilst on Garden Leave & Waiting for New Visa Decision

I am currently on garden leave and have a Tier 2 work visa through September 13. My current employer will notify the Home Office that my job has been terminated by September 23. Fortunately, I have a ...
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Is it allowed to work part time in Schengen countries while having a work permit from an Employer?

If am holding a Schengen work permit am I allowed to do part time Jobs?
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As a non-EU citizen can I get a resident permit via my EU citizen partner in a third EU country?

I am a non-EU citizen and I am living in Belgium via my work visa. I also have a non-Belgian, EU citizen partner that we are living together for 2 years. We both like Belgium and in 2 years I can ...
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Should a 1-year gap in employment/education 12 years ago be mentioned in the ATAS application? If yes, where should it be mentioned?

I am applying for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate in order to start my job as an Assistant Professor at a Russell Group university in the UK. And I would like to know if a 1-...
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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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Can you legally work in Germany with an expired residence permit after travel?

It is my impression that it is legal to leave the Schengen zone Area (specifically Germany) with an expired work/residence permit, then almost immediately re-enter with a passport which grants 90-day ...
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Can I successfully self-petition with an EB-2 visa to the US?

I am currently looking at self-petitioning for an EB-2 visa under Advanced Degree. I have worked in the Telecommunications sector in the UK for almost 6 years with a STEM degree as a data scientist ...
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Work permit doesn't have full name

My middle name is not included in the Estonian short term employment registration, referred to as STER (work permit). It has both my surname and the first name, but not the middle name. The employer ...
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How can I work as Selbstständiger in Germany as a non-EU citizien?

I’m working in Germany on a work visa at the moment. My permit to stay is valid until 2026 at a certain job place. How can I change this to be self-employed in Germany? Should I go to the Immigration ...
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Is it mandatory that I carry my work permit every time I re-enter Canada?

I have an ETA-eligible passport and have recently obtained a work permit. Unlike most other visas it's an A4 document that is quite inconvenient to take with you on trips, since that's one more thing ...
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Blue card rejection because of not having a Masters degree certificate at hand

I completed my Masters (IT) from Germany some weeks ago. By completion, I mean I got the grades of my final thesis. But the actual physical copy of the masters degree certificate will take some time ...
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Passport Talent Family visa application requirement

I am residing in France and have a passport talent card salarie qualifie / enterprise innovante. But my wife is currently residing in Bangladesh. She will need a passport talent family card for which ...
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Change of employer before applying for blue card

I hold a blue card eligible visa (right now entry level D). The company for which I got this has been delaying my starting date ever since. Now I have received a new offer for another German company. ...
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I'm an American currently working remotely for a German company. Can I visit Germany and continue working for them?

I'm currently working remotely for a German company under a short-term contract. Does anyone know if I would run into any issues visiting Germany and continuing to work for this company without ...
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Skilled Worker Visa: Teaching Assistant

I want to be a teaching assistant in the UK and therefore apply for the Skilled Worker Visa in the UK. Does anyone know how much I would have to earn if I am at the start of my career and under 26 to ...
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Work remotely while waiting for visa?

I am a British citizen who is waiting for a French visa (long stay, talent passport). Am I able to work remotely (from the UK) for my French employer while I wait for the visa to come through? (I ...
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Teaching Assistant Visa under age 26

I want to be a teaching assistant in the UK and therefore apply for the skilled worker visa. On the UK website (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/skilled-worker-visa-eligible-salary-if-youre-...
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Is it possible to convert Chinese business visa to work visa in China?

If a Russian citizen is currently living in China on a business visa, is it possible to convert to a work visa without leaving the country? Even if you do have to leave the country to "activate" the ...
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Is it possible to change from a Student Visa to a Work Visa in Germany?

I am from Brazil and I am currently enrolled in a German University, possessing a Residence Permit for the purpose of Studying valid until 2023. I was recently offered a full-time job in the IT ...
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Losing job while waiting for Blue Card

I currently have a Fiktionsbescheinigung certificate that is valid for the next 6 months. If someone loses their job while their application for the blue card is under process, I wanted to ask: How ...

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