Questions tagged [working-visas]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
2 answers
112 views

Overstayed in Germany by a day, applying to work at US university

1 First, can I say whoever helps answer this I owe you extreme gratitude. This is a very important issue for me. I am an Australian citizen who entered Germany in 2019 on a 3-month tourist visa, and I ...
0 votes
1 answer
52 views

How can I work as Selbstständig in Germany as a non EU citizien?

Im working in Germany with a work visa at the moment. My permission of stayment is until 2026 at a certain jobplace. How can I change this to be as selfemployed in Germany? Should I go at the ...
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

L1B visa interview : Getting hired with different team with Internal Transfer

My friend is planning to move to US. He attended interview with different team in same company and they are planning to file L1B visa. Question is what should be our answer for "What is your ...
2 votes
0 answers
49 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
47 views

Owning a car in Japan and changing visa/departing for a long trip

what happens if you: posses a Japanese driving license posses a Japanese car posses a valid parking spot (車庫証明) switch from a working visa to a tourist visa and later go on a trip in Japan, thus stop-...
1 vote
1 answer
307 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
38 views

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 ...
1 vote
0 answers
1k views

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 ...
1 vote
0 answers
47 views

German PR through spouse

I have been living in Germany for around 3.5 years. I came here as a student but I’ve been doing a full time tech based job (with a Blue card) for almost 1 year now. My husband (since Dec 2021) has ...
1 vote
0 answers
17 views

What happens if my current residence permit expires before my application for a new one is processed?

I am a non-EU citizen with a residence permit in France expiring some day soon. I have started the application for a new residence permit (and I believe I have the right documents, if that's relevant)....
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

Changing visa from student to Work permit

Currently i am on student visa in Germany but based on my higher qualifications i have got an offer in the field of credits, i already have experience of 10 years in this field. Can i switch my visa ...
0 votes
1 answer
45 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

tips for blue card appointment Berlin

Currently, I am working in Berlin with a Blue card since almost 1 year. Now, I am changing my job. I applied for an appointment at the immigration office on 8th June. I was supposed to start my new ...
3 votes
1 answer
780 views

How hard is it for a European to work in Brazil?

I majored in computer science (.NET software developer) and I would like to move to Brazil to work there for at least a year. I don't mind doing something else. I was working as labourer/farm worker ...
4 votes
1 answer
659 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

DE / What if I lose blue card job in under 2 years and I find a new job that is below threshold?

Quick question that I wasn't able to get much clarity on. Indian here with an offer from a company in Germany with salary that makes me eligible for a blue card. Say I shift to DE with the blue card ...
0 votes
1 answer
45 views

What is my I-765 category?

I am neither a US citizen nor have ever been in the US. I want to remotely work for US-based companies, and so I need work authorization. When I apply for I-765 online on USCIS, it requests me to ...
1 vote
3 answers
677 views

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)...
2 votes
1 answer
163 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
43 views

Philippines work visa: is it up to the company to do the application or can I do it by myself?

I'm from the EU and I'm planning to move to Manila and to find a job there. As far as I understand, I need a job contract and then I need to apply for a 9(G) visa. I tried to do some research, but I'...
2 votes
0 answers
52 views

Germany: Lost job on D visa

I am a non EU national and found the job in Germany. I started working remotely on freelancer contract meanwhile I got the blue card visa as well. I couldn't find an apartment in Germany and due to ...
4 votes
1 answer
253 views

Combination of I-130 and J1

I am a naturalized US citizen, and this past January I have started the process to sponsor my brother for US permanent residency. His case is still processing and has not been approved yet, it usually ...
4 votes
1 answer
175 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
119 views

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 ...
1 vote
2 answers
96 views

I am a non EU citizen game developer with a working contract in Spain but no university degree, can my visa be rejected?

I am a non-EU resident who's been working remotely (since October 2021) as a senior game developer for one of the biggest mobile game companies in the world with their Spanish (Barcelona) division. A ...
0 votes
0 answers
29 views

Entry date for French Visa "Passeport Talent"

I got a research job in France and am sponsored to apply for Passeport Talent (a type of long stay visa). My job starts on date X (this will be the starting date on the supporting document Convention ...
1 vote
2 answers
95 views

Accommodation Proof, Germany Work Visa

I need to show accommodation proof for Germany Work Visa. I was told by someone that booking.com can help to book without paying any prepayment and if your dates change, you can cancel too without ...
0 votes
0 answers
17 views

Preparation before arrival to Canada on Work Permit

could you advise on whether the following are the things required to be done by a person who has been approved and granted visa to work in Canada (Work Permit), or there're some other things to be ...
2 votes
1 answer
134 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
68 views

Right to work in EU (other than host country) for a Non EU Spouse of an EU national?

I am Indian, my wife is French. We live in Lyon. I have family residence permit (CDS - Vie privée et familiale) which gives me right to live and work in France, but it doesn't automatically give me ...
2 votes
1 answer
94 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
11 views

Student visa to Work visa

I am from India I am 31 years old and have 12+ years of experience in India related to the design field (IT), now I am in Berlin with a student visa valid up to 2025 (Bachelor's degree currently ...
3 votes
0 answers
473 views

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. ...
0 votes
1 answer
83 views

Schengen visa will expire next month

I am working here in Germany I have a valid Working contract but my Multiple Entry Schengen Visa will expire next month. What should I do? I hope you can help me. and if there is a form or office that ...
0 votes
1 answer
68 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

Traveling right after applying for UK visa (Global Talent Visa)

I am in the following situation. I am an EU citizen living currently in my home EU-country. I will start a new job in fall in the UK and the employer will endorse me for a "Global Talent" ...
0 votes
0 answers
45 views

Work visa requirements for Germany

I am in this situation: A IT company is interested to sponsor me work visa in Germany I am also interested to go there ( of course ) I do not have bachelors degree I have 6 month intern + 6 month ...
1 vote
1 answer
377 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
67 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
63 views

Can I hold two work visa in two different countries at the same time?

Currently am working in a country with a valid work visa, is it okay to have another work visa in another country?
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

Required visa category

I want to join a postdoctoral position at Canada. In which category I should apply for visa study permit(from outside Canada) or work permit (from outside Canada)?? And approx how much time it will ...
1 vote
1 answer
195 views

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 ...
0 votes
3 answers
428 views

Relationship between employment start date and visa start date for UK skilled worker visa

Say, my new employer is going to sponsor my UK skilled worker visa. I need some help in deciding a good employment start date. Say, my employer and I agree to an employment start date of April 11, ...
2 votes
1 answer
114 views

Germany: What happens if you lose your job on a national D visa?

Let us say you moved to Germany on a national D visa with job offer. The plan was to get a blue card once inside Germany. But your employer terminates your employment very soon before you apply for ...
1 vote
1 answer
164 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

Am I in trouble because of my FLR application?

I was on FLR (FP) or FLR (HRO) visa (one of the two, can't remember, does it matter?) because I was switching from a Tier 4 student visa to a skilled worker visa, but my employer hadn't received its ...
5 votes
2 answers
1k views

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 ...
2 votes
0 answers
67 views

Will I be able to get a US working visa, as someone who already works for a US company?

I've been working for a US based company for about 3 years now as a VP of Engineering, I'm a British citizen currently living in the UK, because of this I am engaged with the company as an independent ...
1 vote
1 answer
40 views

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 ...
-1 votes
2 answers
254 views

How long does it take for a firm in the US to get an export license for an Iranian F1 student to work fulltime for the firm in the US via CPT or OPT?

I wonder how long it takes for a company in the US to get an export license for Iranian F1 student for them to be able to work fulltime for the company in the US via Curricular Practical Training (CPT)...

1
2 3 4 5
17