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What happens if I quit my job? France on long-stay visa

I've been searching and haven't been able to find a definitive answer to this question. I'm currently in France on a long-stay visa which bears the statement "travailleur temporaire." My contract is ...
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On a Canadian work permit, which number is the work permit number?

A work permit issued by Canada has some numbers that are not labelled explicitly. an 11-digit number (like BB123 456 789) in red ink at the top right, in a rounded box a 10 digit number (like ...
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How common it is for the IT companies in US to hire candidates from abroad?

As the person would need to wait for a long time (several months to years) to get an H1B visa before s/he can start working in US. Usually not many companies would be interested to wait for long time, ...
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Germany work visa with drunk driving conviction

I am an IT professional with specialization in DevOps. I am offered a permanent position in a German software firm at their Berlin office. They are willing to sponsor my VISA and relocation along with ...
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Bluecard vs Long-Term Visa

I currently work in the IT field (as an Security Analyst) and I am in the works of moving to Germany. I've got a job offer from my employer but unsure whether I qualify for an EU Bluecard. All the ...
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Conversion of work permit into blue card

I am a software engineer with 9 years of experience in India and a Bachelor's degree recognized in Germany in the same domain moving to Germany for 1 year, for an "on site" role. My employer ...
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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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I have a Polish work permit and a type-D national visa from a company I decided not to join. Can I travel to the Schengen region?

Some months back I was issued a Polish work permit and I used it get a Type-D national visa. After that, I decided to work for some other company (Not located in Europe) and rejected the Polish ...
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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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Blue card - Work Visa Germany

I received my national Type D visa from the Germany consulate, the process was only one week. While submitting my documents to the consulate, the lady there told me that my university as per anabin ...
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With Bachelor of Engineering Degree from India, Can I apply for Blue Card Visa in Germany?

I have been recently offered a job in Berlin and am looking for starting my Visa process. I have Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from India(VTU University). I am not sure what ...
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Change of status in visa Japan

I have work visa of Japan. I am going to marry in the month of April. It takes some time to get the marriage certificate, so my wife will come with me on tourist visa. Can we convert to dependent visa ...
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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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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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Applying for German work visa - is different spelling of my name in passport and in contract going to be a problem?

I'm applying for German national visa, and after taking a look at my contract again, I noticed that my name spelling in contract and in my passport is different. In the passport it's Aleksandr, but in ...
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Working for US-based company remotely in Canada

I am a citizen of the Philippines. I am currently employed by a US company and working remotely for them as a contractor. Is it possible to immigrate to Canada and maintain the same setup? I will be ...
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Is compulsory health insurance (Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung) mandatory for German Employment Visa?

I will be applying for German Employment Visa within few weeks. I have received the signed contract from my employer but I dont have this document "Certificate about compulsory health insurance (...
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Can I change from standard service to priority service after application? UK

I've submitted by T5 temporary worker (GAE) visa extension application using the standard service. Is there any way I can change this to the priority service? When I was applying, the website said you ...
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What are the rights of single permit holders for non-eu citizens

I've been working for a company in Bulgaria and coming from a non-EU member country. As you can guess, my company provided sponsorship for the Single Permit (resident and work). The question is: If ...
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Am I eligible for H1B visa after undergraduate studies?

I am a college student about to graduate in April 2018 from India. I have 3 years of freelancing experience and 5 months J1 internship with a company in the USA. I was offered a full-time job by the ...
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USA L2 EAD processing

Some questions about LS EAD processing: How long is the processing time? Filed mid-September still no response. What are the formal ways of finding out on the status of the EAD application?
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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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Tier 1 Investor Visa UK on a suspended sentence

What are the chances for an individual who committed a white-collar (Financial Fraud) crime and was offered settlement to get an investor visa (Tier 1) for the UK? The settlement is almost fully (90%)...
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non-US citizens on foreign driver licenses

It is sometimes stated that non-US citizens can drive up to one-year on their foreign country license (as long as that country is part of the Geneva Compact), the one-year date being computed from the ...
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Health Insurance for National D Visa (Poland) under work category

I have received a work permit for a position in Poland and will shortly be applying for a residence visa. One of the requirements states that I must have health insurance for the duration of the stay....
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Got orientation visa in Netherlands, got offer before moving, does 30% apply?

I currently reside in the US, I will be moving to work in Amsterdam. Before I got the job offer, I have applied for orientation year visa. I got a positive decision today. If I enter Netherlands using ...
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Can I apply for a German registration certificate [Meldeschein] as a resident of a flat-share?

I'm a U.S. software developer looking to re-locate to Berlin. I will be seeking a limited residence permit (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) which requires a local registration (Meldeschein.) I understand that ...
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EU Spouse - Proving right to work in UK

A few facts to note : I am the spouse of an Irish/EU citizen, so we are part of the Common Travel Area. I have a resident card for Ireland, valid until 2021, at which point I can apply for ...
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Chances of German work visa rejection

I'm currently working in India. I have got a work offer from a German company and they have sent me the contract. I need to now apply for a work visa from here. I have got the offer as a software ...
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Should I buy health insurance before visa appointment for German National Visa

I have an appointment at German Embassy for German National Visa this Monday. The purpose is a new employment (Got a job in Germany). I was going through the checklist and found out about the travel ...
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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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New Zealand Visa : Medicals on Old Visa - Will there be Issues to File Visa?

I had done my medicals for New Zealand visa when my old passport was active last month. Then I got a new passport re-issued as I had to change personal details in the passport. Now the medicals have ...
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How to apply for a Portugal work permit?

I want to apply for a work permit in Portugal. Currently I’m staying in another Schengen country (Latvia). What is the procedure and requirements for applying Portugal work permit?
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How long between UK Tier 5 GAE visa?

I'm currently in the UK on a Tier 5 Temporary work visa (Government Authorised Exchange). My sponsor has indicated that they want me to stay an extra year but I'm having problems with visa options as ...
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How can I obtain a Blue Card in Spain?

I'm living and working in Spain with the Work permit and my visa is multiple (Type-D). I want to have a Blue Card as well. I've searched a lot but couldn't find the process on the internet. I want to ...
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National visa expiring before applying for EU Blue Card

I am working in Germany for 4 months with national visa and currently in process of applying for an EU Blue card. Unfortunately I got an appointment only in December 1st week of 2018 and my national ...
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Niederlassung Renew

I have a unique situation. I graduated from a German University and was working full-time for three years post graduation. During this time I received the EU Blue Card and later the ...
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How exactly do we apply for the $27,000 which is being offered to move to Italy?

According to this we can move to certain small villages in Italy in exchange for 700 EUR per month for 3 year, if we agree to start a business there to help the locals: https://www.cnn.com/travel/...
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How to update EU Blue Card to Permament Residency In Germany

I am about to complete my 33 months with my EU Blue-Card in Germany. I will be eligible for Permament Residency. Where should I apply to update it? Should I have an appointment from Einwohnermeldeamt?...
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ANZSCO occupation

I am a Computer Engineer with 6 years of experience. Applying for New Zealand's "Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa" Points can be gained for recognised work experience, that is matches the ...
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Travel insurance (and flight tickets) for Long Term Schengen Visa

I am going to apply for a Long Term Schengen visa soon for a job I am going to start in Luxembourg. And I am unable to determine whether I need to get travel insurance or not. The VFS website says I ...
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Germany Work Permit and German Master Degree Question

I had a BBA degree and one year experience working as the data analytics back in my home country, however, recently I just attend the MBA degree in Germany. I will look for Data(IT oritend) job ...
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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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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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Can a Canadian corporation work in the USA remotely (working with Canadians only) without having to apply for a US work visa?

I am in the USA as a full-time graduate student and will be for the next 2 years. I am a Canadian citizen and I have a Canadian incorporated business which I need to continue to operate to generate ...
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AUSTRIA- When can I apply for a 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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Regarding long stay work permit for France ( Renewable) for Permanent job offer for an Indian

If an Indian citizen gets a job offer ( permanent position ) from a employer in France, which work visa should the person apply , how much time it may take to get the visa and whether that permit(or ...
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Is there any company who helps to come into UK to work from outside EU/EEA with Tier 2 Working visa sponsorship?

I have a friend in Nepal who is a lab assistant, working in a hospital. She would like to come to UK to work, but lab assistant is a low paid job (Band 2) in the UK so no company/hospital would ...
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Made a mistake while filling the employment details in IMM 5710E for my PGWP

Just noticed that i made a mistake while filling the employment details in IMM 5710E for my PGWP. The field where it asks for current employment details i have filled in my previous employment details ...