Questions tagged [working-visas]

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

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How soon can my future US employer secure a (H1-B?) work visa (for a UK resident)?

A US start-up is (touchwood) in the process of offering me a job, which would involve relocating to the USA. It is a highly specialised job (Machine Learning, DSP, Audio engineering, ...). They wish ...
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Stamp date in passport is identical to passport expiry date

We went to India in June for vacation from the US. When we came back to US, the immigration officer put a date in my daughter's passport: 12 December 2017, as her passport was valid until that date. ...
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Applying as a temporary representative in Germany for a non-EU company without a German subsidiary

I am a non-EU citizen currently living in Berlin on a post-studies 18 month job search visa, and looking into options to get a residence/work permit. I have the option to work remotely for a non-EU ...
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Change of employer in type D visa in Germany

I have a type D visa, work permit for Germany after travelling from India. I got the visa via processing from the Indian employer. I am on deputation. Now if I find another local employer in Germany ...
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Residence/Work Permit for Company Without Germany Subsidiary?

My employer wishes to send me to Berlin for approximately two years in order to complete a project and later establish a presence in the German-Speaking market. They do not, however, wish to create ...
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Philippine national moving to Austria to live with boyfriend - Visa options

I'm a Philippine national working in Dubai. My boyfriend (who is an EU national) is working in Austria full-time and we want to live together so the plan is for me to move to Austria. I still have ...
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I failed to notify ward office of fixed residence within 14 days. What will happen?

I arrived in Japan on August 2 and now it's October 15. I'm on an Engineer visa (5 years) and I'm working in Japan. It's the first time I entered Japan for work. I failed to give notice to my local ...
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My UK visa application is in limbo, neither approved nor refused. UKVI remain silent. What can I do?

A friend of mine recently applied for a UK "Tier 2 (General) visa", paying €220 for a "priority service" in order to have the application processed within five working days (this in addition to the £1,...
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Limited 180-Day EAD Extension Rule: I-797C Notice of Action for the EAD extension not received, and EAD expiring soon

A non-American individual, waiting for an I-485 to be approved, has an EAD and works in the United States. His EAD expires on November 15. The individual filed for an EAD extension on September 15, ...
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Get BSN and bank accounts in the Netherlands for me and my partner

I found a job in the Netherlands and now my future employer needs to arrange a working visa for me. I will relocate with my partner, and the visa for her has to be arranged by ourselves. She will not ...
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Position offered from 2 universities. One has already started processing my Tier 2 and I would like to withdraw

I had applied for a position at 2 universities. University A (UA) and University B (UB). UA performed their processing after the application deadline very quickly and sent me an invitation for ...
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Tier 2 visa question

I have spent 3 years in the UK on a Tier 2 visa from July 2009 to July 2012. However, I left the UK and since then I am living outside the UK. Now I am getting an opportunity again to work in the UK ...
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Obtaining a German residence permit as a Russian citizen living in the Netherlands

I am currently living and working in the Netherlands as a highly skilled migrant. I am a Russian citizen. If I have a job offer from a company in Germany (that handles everything else legal-related), ...
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Getting Tier2 visa in UK

I am an Indian citizen and I have already an exempt visa since I am working for an international organisation, I need to know what would be visa process if I want to switch job here in UK? Do I need ...
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Non-regulated job in Germany - Regular Work Permit for IT Specialists

In my ZAB certificate, it was mentioned that my foreign degree was not equivalent to a German bachelor's degree ruling me out from getting a Blue card. It was also mentioned that my foreign degree ...
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Requirements for B1 and L1b visa

I am an employee of a British company, an IT consultancy that trains and hires software developers to employ them as contractors for their clients. I am resident in the UK but I have an Italian ...
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Citizenship limitations for E2 visa

The company I currently work for is British and I'm resident in the UK but I have an Italian passport. My company wants to bring me to their office in the US with an E2 visa but they believe that they ...
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What jobs are exempt from the UK £35k requirement?

In the UK, non-EU workers must earn at least £35k/year or face deportation, as reported in The Guardian, the BBC, or The Telegraph. The Guardian article mentions that nurses are exempt. Are there ...
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Can I stay in Bulgaria after divorce with a change in my residence status?

I am from Morocco, and I married a Bulgarian woman in 2014. After I joined her in Bulgaria, I got a 1-year family residence permit, which I then renewed for another year. It will expire in June. My ...
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Can I keep my job as a foreign contractor for a U.S. company, while I am in the U.S. working as a temporary unpaid volunteer?

I am an EU citizen and I work for a U.S.-based company as a foreign contractor. I am planning to go to the U.S. for a six-month project as a Visiting Scholar in a University. I would be on a J-...
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How does employment termination affect German work visa?

I've been hired by an IT company in Germany. Based on the employment contract, I applied for the work visa in the embassy. After few months I got work visa for 6 months and on my passport there are ...
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US Visa for Bulgarian citizens (EU, but not Schengen) [closed]

I was wondering how much time it will take me to get a US visa for work for Bulgarian citizen provided that I will be having my UK bachelors completed at the time of employment (Summer '18) and a pre-...
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How much experience will the Australia Computer Society deduct?

I have done Diploma in computer engineering (3 Years), passed in 2010 I have 7 years of experience as a software engineer experience How much experience will deduct by ACS (Australian Computer ...
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Can my H1B visa be transferred to another company, and before Oct 1st 2017? [duplicate]

Company A has applied for my H1B and it was approved. Now, I have another opportunity from Company B and it is ready to sponsor my H1B visa. Can I transfer my H1B to Company B before Oct 1st 2017 (...
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Poland : work permit application by employer

This is my first question here, don't know if it is off-topic and belongs to travel exchange. After applying everywhere for jobs and countless rejections, I hit some luck and was picked up by a ...
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What are options for H1B after original petition has expired after 1 year of validity?

Last year I had H1B Petition with employer 'A' that was valid for 1 year, I traveled to the US for 2 months on that visa. After that, it expired. Now my employer is not ready to file cap exempt visa. ...
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Working remote while waiting for a visa?

I'm a Canadian who has accepted an offer in Germany. My visa is being processed, but if the visa is processed after the start date I'm unsure what I can do. Would I be able to work remotely for them ...
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How to pursue my IT career in the Philippines? [closed]

I am a software developer with a year of experience in Full Stack Web Development and Android Development. Because of some reasons, I wish to travel to the Philippines and work there. I have applied ...
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How can I explain to New Zealand that I am not barred re-entry to UK? [duplicate]

2 months ago, I was refused entry at the border due not meeting the General Visitor requirements Section 4.2. I was told I was not banned from re-entry to UK and my refusal letter makes no mention of ...
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An Immigrant Wants to Work in Germany as a Contractor -?

After two years living in Germany, working as a Software Engineer, I have been aggressively contacted by recruiters with Contract Jobs, paying rates around 700 EUR per day. However I have no EU ...
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I'm applying for Schengen Visa, while working remotely. Is it Legal?

I work remotely from India for a UK based company and have been staying in India. I am planning to go as soon as possible now because I want to keep travelling (only this time outside India) while ...
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Can I extend my Netherlands Resident Permit while being on notice period?

I hold a Netherlands Resident Permit (RP - High Skilled Migrant) and I am about to switch to another company here (IND registered). But I would have to serve a notice period of 3 months at my current ...
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Tier 2 visa refusal

I received my refusal letter after applying for Tier 2 visa for the second time and the wordings are as follows: On 26/04/17 your previous application for an Entry Clearance under Tier 2 (General) ...
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Quitting my job - Can I stay In Germany if my residence card is valid? [closed]

I am deputed in Germany from an Indian Employer with work permit which is valid till January 2019. But now my employer wants me to come back to India before January 2019. My query is: "Can I stay ...
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H1B extension filed with USCIS and then going back to home country?

My H1B is expiring on 30th September, I have filed for extension but need to go back to home country. Will extension be in progress and will be approved so that I can come back to US after September. ...
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Is it possible to work in Germany with a small criminal history?

I am not yet convicted of a crime but I am being charged with a felony that will most likely be reduced to a misdemeanor with a year probation here in the United States. It's non violent, and not drug,...
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What becomes the start date when a Residence Permit is extended?

I have 6 months until the expiry of my Netherlands Residence Permit (RP) on 31st December. This allows me to start the process of having an extension for another 2 years. If I begin the process now, ...
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USA - H1B Visa Stamping. What salary should I enter in DS 160 form if my W2 wage is more than LCA wage by $27k

I am filling my DS 160 form to schedule visa appointment in India for H1B visa stamping. My W2 wage is more than LCA wage by $27k. What salary should I enter in DS 160 form?
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Permanent work permit for Spain

I'm a non EU citizen, and my girlfriend is from Romania living in Spain. She doesn't have Spanish citizenship but has been living there for last 10 years. We want to settle in Spain together but ...
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Getting work permit for Spain

I'm from India and I want to know if I marry an European girl (Romanian), will I be able to get the nationality and work permit for Spain as she is living in Spain.
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ZAB degree assessment initial review for blue card

I received a job offer for a Software Developer position in Germany. I was asked by the German Embassy to get a ZAB assessment of my bachelor's degree in order for them to grant me a work visa. After ...
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Apply for Schengen while waiting for Family Reunion visa (Germany)

I've been unable to find any info on this, but is there any way to get a temporary visa to enter Germany before my family reunion visa has been issued? My spouse is going up on a work visa today but ...
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Is it possible to maintain the permanent residence in EU and continue to live in your origin non-EU country

I have been working as an academician in a EU country. I am planning to complete my 5 years to apply for permanent residence. However, later in my career I want to return back to my home country, ...
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Apply for Blue card from Home country & the documents required for it

I'm currently applying for a job in Germany. A company asked me to apply for Blue Card so that I'm eligible to work in Germany. Since I'm residing in Pakistan, I'm not sure how to proceed with this ...
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Emigrate to Canada

Can someone without a college degree but with a high-school diploma, some years of specialized work experience (as computer programmer) and a job offer from a reputable IT company, have problems while ...
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USA - H1B visa stamping…221(g) in Vancouver with family.. LCA wage less than W-2 wage by $45K

I came to my H-1B and wife's H-4 visa interview with my family to Vancouver, Canada. This is my third time here, and unfortunately got a 221(g) denial: The reason is my W-2 wage is $45000 more than my ...
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My employment contract as a highly skilled migrant ends; what now?

I'm employed by a Dutch institution after having been granted a work (and residence) permit as a "highly skilled migrant" a couple of years ago. My contract will be up in several months. While it's ...
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Can I work in Georgia if I have a Schengen visa?

I hold a Schengen visa, which is valid for 3 years. Can I work in Georgia on this Schengen visa without having any Georgian visa? If yes, for how long can I work in Georgia on a Schengen Visa?
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Within how many days to enter Bahrain after getting visa

I have been offered a job in Bahrain by a company.They would be applying for a visa for me shortly and have asked to me resign only once I receive the visa. As I have a notice period of 90 days with ...
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How can a Portuguese Graduate work in the USA? [duplicate]

I recently finished my 1st year of MSc in Marketing in Portugal and want to move abroad in order to start an international career in the United States as soon as possible. I'm presenting my thesis in ...