Questions tagged [working-visas]

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

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How long does a Work Permit last in Canada?

My girlfriend is from Sweden. She is coming to Canada with me and has a Work Permit already. Question 1: How long can she stay in Canada on a Work Permit? Question 2: Does she need any other type ...
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Working remotely part-time in Malaysia with student visa

I'm staying in Malaysia with a student Visa and I'm wondering if it is required to have work visa if you are working remotely and getting paid from a company based in a country other than Malaysia. ...
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Answer for “Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?” in academic/postdoc position

The following sentence is asked in early stage of all academic positions and postdoc jobs advertised in US-based universities or institutes: Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? ...
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Work Visa Application Problem with Name?

My real name is (FN MN LN) :: "Rita Daniel Matthews" and the same name is reflected in all of my documents. Now my company is planning me to move to Germany (Europe) for some client project. But my ...
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What is the process of getting a UK visa and a work permit for a non-EU citizen married to an EU citizen?

Me (an Estonian citizen) and my wife (a Turkish citizen) are currently living and working in Turkey, but planning to go to live and work in the UK. Being an EU citizen, I know I don't need a work ...
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Apply for a German working visa without Invitation

I had an interview earlier this morning with a German company; however they told me they don't send any invitation letter (to apply for a working visa). As an Iranian student with a residence permit ...
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As a Canadian, what are the legal requirements for working in the US?

I am considering a semi-permanent job in NYC (1-2 years), which would require moving from Toronto, Canada. I am a Canadian citizen, have no criminal record, and as far as I know am eligible to work ...
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Can a non-EU citizen with a EU partner live and work in the EU?

I'm a South African citizen and have been in a relationship with a Polish girl for 8 years. We have been living in South Africa most of this time - over 6 years now - but we would like to move to ...
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How can I begin my career abroad? [closed]

I'm from Malaysia, 21 and my B.s.c in computing is expected to complete next year. I can speak English and Mandarin. How do I start my career abroad? What is the best place for computer science guys?
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Working remotely until I get visa

My question is pretty basic and tough at the same time. A US company just offered me a job and will apply for my H1B also. But thing is that they want me to work for them as a full time employee in my ...
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Alternative to UK's Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa for Indians [closed]

I want to live and work in the UK. The UK Govt. offers Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa to live and work for 2 years, but these visa type is not applicable for Indians. What is the alternative ...
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Should I find consulting contracts before or after moving to the UK? [closed]

I'm seriously thinking about moving from Canada to the UK for two years, to work as an IT consultant. I want to get a contract before leaving Canada, but pretty much every recruiter I talked to seem ...
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Are there 'cheap' Skilled Migration Visas?

I recently checked out Australia and the visa cost was estimated by their government website around 5230USD for me and my spouse. This is on top of the skill assessment required by ACS costing about ...
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Things to be taken care by first time USA Visitor [closed]

I dont know whether this is a right platform to ask this questions but I would like to know what things one needs to keep in mind if someone is visiting USA for the very first time for long time say a ...
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Which visa for self-employed work in the UK?

Which visa do I need to apply for to work self-employed in the UK, doing some consulting work for companies, on contract? I've done my research on the different visas available to work in the UK, and ...
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How to get a work permit for Moscow, Russia

I am an EU citizen and would like to work in Moscow, Russia. I have been reading that in Russia, foreign citizens must obtain a work permit (aka working-visa) if they want to take up employment. On ...
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Am I eligible for any USA work visas?

I have finished my graduation in 2013 May and since then I took a year gap to pursue other interests including photography, writing and film making. As of April 2014, I have secured a job in USA for a ...
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Am I legally able to do an internship in the US while just operating as a vacationing Canadian?

I received a job offer from a company in Austin, Texas for an internship for the summer. I'm really interested in going to the US and working for the summer, I feel like it'd be a great opportunity. ...
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What is the easiest way to move to New York from the UK? [closed]

I am a UK citizen and I want to emigrate to New York. My grandma is a US citizen but is currently living in the UK. I'm not sure if that helps. And I work as a web developer which is supposedly a job ...
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Moving to the Netherlands on a work visa when serving on a board of a Dutch business

One of my businesses is headquartered at my business partner's location in the Netherland's (but is registered as an LTD in the UK). Suppose I move to the Netherlands on a work visa. Obviously I ...
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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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Is a 401k a good choice for somebody with an L1 visa?

Is opening a 401k in the US a good choice for somebody moving to under an L1 Visa (max time: 5 years) for a few years? I imagine that if you go the green card route, this is a no brainer, but if that ...
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What is the timeline for an H1B visa consulate interview?

I'm in the process of applying for an H1B visa and I already have a company willing to sponsor me, but the instructions state that the application should be received in USCIS after the 1st of April, ...
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What Immigration status do I have in Canada when on International Internship Programme (VIE)

There is this VIE program, so-called International Internship Programme. The principle is to work abroad, and it applies to many European citizens. The work contract is a bit specific. I am ...
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I have a new passport. What to do with regards to my UK visa?

I moved to the UK last year because of work. I have recently had a new passport this year, because my previous passport was expiring. Do I need to have the UK visa sticker on my new passport as well? ...
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What restrictions exist for a KITAS Holder in Indonesia starting a business?

I am a KITAS holder sponsored by my wife. I want to start a business in Indonesia. What are the primary restrictions I am going to run up against? What sort of processes do I need to do to get ...
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Working remotely while under UK Ancestry Visa

One of the requirements in the UK Ancestry Visa overview states: "You can apply for a UK Ancestry visa if: you are able and planning to work in the UK" Would working remotely for my current Canadian ...
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“Address in France” for Long stay french visa for researchers

I am faced with a conundrum. I have recently received my convention d'accueil (or "Welcome document") from the research lab I will be working with betwee 5/14-5/15. I am to take this convention d'...
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Visa when having a Canadian partner (out of marriage)?

It is common to see married people benefiting from dual citizenship. But what about being partner with a Canadian citizen, but without being married? Would it ease the procedures to obtain a work ...
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How can I get a US Greencard through the Diversity Visa Program?

How can I win a resident visa through the Greencard Lottery? Should I go to a US Embassy or can I apply online?
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Are H4 visa holders allowed to do remote intellectual work?

I know that immigrants to the United States holding a H4 visa are not allowed to work. But there is a grey area that I could never find a satisfactory answer to: what if a H4 holder works remotely, ...
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How do countries access criminal information from foreign citizens?

One of the requirements that most (all?) countries have for issuing a work permit is that the applicant does not have a criminal record. On the other hand, I suppose nations do not open the criminal ...
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Working as contractor in USA as foreign citizen (EU)

I'm an EU-Citizen and I'd like to consider opportunity of working in USA as IT-specialist (developer). If I find an opportunity to work there as contractor (freelancer), can I simply register my ...