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Applying for a Canadian work-visa, at what stage do I get a UCI? Is this a scam?

I had an emigration consultant offer to help me get a work visa for Canada (I work in IT). It ended up costing a lot more than he initially said (first he said it'll cost $700, he's asked for $3000 ...
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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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How long does a Critical Skills Employment Permit holder have to work in Ireland, before being able to retire in Ireland?

Based on the information I found here, a Critical Skills Employment Permit is issued for 2 years, and if the holder is still employed at the end of that 2 year period, they can convert the work permit ...
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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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Moving to US from Spain

I am a Spanish citizen and I want to go to the US. I am about to finish university and I can do the last semester abroad while working, and that was my plan. I am checking job offers there and I ...
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Can I work in Prague for 8 months for German company with a German work visa?

I am an Indian national with a German work visa, working for a berlin-based startup company that has a collaboration with a company in Prague. They would like me to work in Prague for a period of 8 ...
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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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Can a freelance provide proof of work experience for a work visa in Schengen?

I've been offered by my employer support for a move to Luxembourg - trying to gather the documents needed for my work visa. Under the "work permit" section of their official immigration ...
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Can I reuse the certificate of sponsorship after Tier 2 general visa refusal if the COS status is still "assigned"?

I made an application for UK Tier 2 general visa as I had a valid CoS and other documents as well. I failed to provide UK NARIC report for proof of English language. So, the decision was refusal for ...
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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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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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L2 visa, work remotely for UK company while waiting for EAD

I’m moving to America from the UK with my wife who has an L1 visa. I have an L2 as her spouse and will be applying for an EAD (work permit) to work in the USA. While we wait for the EAD to come ...
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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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EU Blue Card to Germany or Working Visa permit

I'm a bit confused about one of the particular Blue Card requirements - "the job must be relevant to the qualifications, i.e. the skills acquired through the university degree must be at least ...
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Work permit in Poland without returning to Canada

If I want to apply for a work permit to Poland, do I have to come back to Canada and submit my documents to the closest consulate, or can this be done within the EU, where I presently temporarily ...
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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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Can I change student visa to a work visa before I complete my studies in Germany? [duplicate]

I already have a bachelor degree from an EU country, and the degree has been certified by KMK as equivalent to a German degree and thus I can use the degree certificate to further my studies in master ...
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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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Can I work In Germany as a non-EU citizen if I am married to a EU-citizen? [duplicate]

Mi wife is a EU citizen (not Germany). I am not. We are currently living outside the EU. I have non-temporary employment contract with a German company, but I haven't been able to go there, since the ...
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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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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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Skilled worker visa to UK after study visa refusal in 2018

I applied for a Canadian English study visa in 2016 and got refused ( Applied from KSA I am from another country and I am working in KSA ) with the following “You have not satisfied me that you will ...
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Working Remotely in Canada and get paid to a Canadian Bank

So under the Canadian law it is legal to work remotely in Canada while on Visitor Visa, the question I have is about one clause they have in the following rule, can I get paid from my foreign employer ...
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What to write on Current Employer in DS-160 Form when i am unemployed for last 1 year

I finished my PhD in june 2020, now recently I have received a postdoc offer and all the documents to start in the US, and I'm now completing my application for a J1 visa. So in the "current ...
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When can I apply for an Austrian Visa-C after I apply for a Visa-D?

I really need help here! How long can I apply for a C-visa after I apply for a D-visa? Do I have to wait for some time(for example 180 days)? Do I violate any rules if I stay more than 180 days based ...
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Can ASIIN (AQANIE) certificate be a replacement for ANABIN to get blue card in Germany?

I have got a job offer in Germany and I need to apply for a work visa/EU blue card. My university has H+/- status on the ANABIN website. I applied to get the equivalence certificate from the ZAB but ...
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France long-stay visa [closed]

I submitted applications for long stay visa for myself and my wife over a month ago in India. My visa category is talent visa and my wife is going as my family. My work contract in an university as a ...
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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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Which Swiss cantons grant G (cross-border) work permits?

I'm looking for a new job in Switzerland. (I reside in Germany near the border.) I found a good prospect in canton Zug, but I was surprised to discover that they don't grant G permits, as Zug doesn'...
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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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Validity of UK Skilled Worker Visa if employment contract is of one year

I recently got an offer in an UK Institute for one year and I will need to apply for the Skilled Worker Visa. I am an Indian citizen. My question is: How many years of Skilled Worker Visa I will get ...
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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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Working remote for a French company as a non-EU spouse of a EU citizen in Croatia

I was just wondering is it possible to work fully remote for a French company while on a spousal residence in Croatia as a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen, without the need for a French work permit. ...
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Can I stay outside EU with Germany Blue card for more than 6 months [duplicate]

I am currently working for a German company after completing my MSc degree in Germany and have a Blue card valid till 2025. I would like to visit my family outside Europe, so I will be traveling to my ...
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What are the benefits of a Student Visa over a Work Visa [Germany]?

I'm taking a master degree in Germany, and I was going to apply for a Student Visa this week, but in the meantime, I was also looking for a student job, and I got an offer yesterday. From what I can ...
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Netherlands - language requirements for 'highly skilled migrant' visa applicant's family (3rd countries)

I have a very hard time finding accurate info about this. If a Rotterdam company is willing to sponsor me (a non-EU/Turkey country national) for a highly skilled migrant visa and I would bring my wife ...
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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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UK Visa signature at appointment

I'm applying for a skilled worker UK visa. I had my biometrics appointment. The document checklist says I should not sign it until I am "at my appointment". Does that just mean to not sign ...
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Ban on travel to any commonwealth country

How would I know that there is a ban on my travel to the UK or any other country? Is there some means such as an endorsement in the passport or the like? I ask because my Tier 2 visa recently got ...
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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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VFS Visa at doorstep [closed]

has anyone opted for VFS visa at the doorstep in India for German National Visa (EU Blue Card), If you have any information on charges and processing time please revert back
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Is it true that you don't need a degree to work as an "IT specialist" in Germany? What exactly classifies as "IT specialist" in this context?

I've already seen the questions Do I need a degree in IT to apply for an EU Blue Card as a software engineer or is any degree enough? and What's my degree worth in Germany?. Both answers state ...
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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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Freelancing in the Netherlands when residing there with a work permit

In the Netherlands, there are separate visas for freelancers and employees of other companies. As I understand it one is only allowed to work for the company which has the employee permit for the ...
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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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Scientific Researcher Visa Application Letter

I have been offered a researcher position at a university in Ireland, and I preparing to apply for a researcher visa. One of the required documents is a letter of application. The letter of ...
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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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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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