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Other forms needed at the Auslanderbehorde for work visa in Germany?

I'm a US citizen applying for a work visa at the Auslanderbehorde in Berlin. Aside from the listed required forms (registered residence, passport, passport photos, residence permit application, job ...
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What visa type should I select when applying for a ancestry visa? (For the UK)

I am an Australian citizen and my Grandfather was born in the UK and am therefore eligible to apply for an ancestry visa. However when applying there does not seem to be an ancestry visa category. ...
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Work permit and visa for Portugal? [closed]

I'm a non-EU national, currently residing on a Critical Skills work permit in Ireland, together with my spouse. A company in Portugal (I'm in IT) is going to make me an offer this week, to relocate ...
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Satisfying Ancestry Visa working requirements

I'm currently in the UK and 3.5 years through the duration of my Ancestry Visa. I am employed full time as a web designer and have been since approx. 8 months after my visa was issued. I now have an ...
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Work Visa Application Germany - How do I turn in my certified Copy of Diploma?

I'm a recent graduate with an internship offer in Berlin, Germany. I'm putting together my visa application and it appears they would like proof of my qualifications (which I'm guessing is my college ...
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Change China tourist visa to work visa

Is it possible for a Russian national to convert a Chinese visitor (L) visa to a work (Z) visa while in China? The visitor visa expires in February.
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Does a student coming to Canada for less than 6 months with a travel allowance need a work visa or study permit?

Why I'm coming to Canada: I'm currently a fourth year undergraduate engineering student holding an Indian passport. I've been accepted for a 6-month thesis at Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec. ...
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Tier 2 UK Visa for university lecturer position

What NFQ level is a university lecturer position? It is a PhD level post.
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Good School for teaching English [closed]

Does anyone here know a good school on where I can study a course to like TEFL for me to teach English in Thailand?
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Can I be in Australia on an ETA while my Subclass 457 in under review?

My employer is going to be sponsoring me to transfer from Canada to Australia under a Subclass 457 visa and will be lodging it shortly. Before this even came to be, I was planning a trip to Australia ...
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Blue card doubt and financial evidence

I hope someone can help me untangle this: Husband: Non-EU citizen, from Brazil. High qualified engineer. Wife: EU citizen - Portuguese. She is unemployed right now, taking care of our toddler. ...
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How does H1B role change works?

I am in United States on H1B Visa on a "Computer Programmer" role. If I change my role to something other than Computer programmer when my H1B goes into extension than do I need to go for LCA only or ...
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Travel outside Canada while waiting for Post-Graduation Work Permit

I applied for a post-graduation work permit two months ago. Current processing times seem to be between four and five months, while my study permit expires at the end of this month. So there will be ...
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Is Biometric Residence Permit issued in UK actually a visa?

I am a non EU citizen living in UK since 2012 on a Tier 2 General Migrant visa. I got my visa extended in May 2015 through my company lawyer and was issued a BRP (Biometric Residence Permit). The BRP ...
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Applying for jobs in Singapore without Employment Pass?

I'm an Australian citizen looking to work in Singapore. I believe I would meet the requirements for an Employment Pass. According to the self assessment tool I met the criteria. I've noticed some ...
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Is a residence permit (but not working permit) still valid after being laid off in Germany (US citizen)?

A friend of mine (US citizen) in Berlin was just laid off after 9 days on the job. It was not performance-related, as the company is quite obviously struggling and let go of many people on the same ...
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Moving to Spain with non-EU partner

Me and my boyfriend are both non-EU citizens (I'm a Russian citizen and he is a Colombian citizen). Currently we are living in the Netherlands with working permits as knowledge migrants and we are ...
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Free gap time between two employers for expat in the Netherlands [closed]

I’m an expat in the Netherlands and staying here as a high skill immigrant. Today I received a mail from IND (Immigration department), which saying that I must take action, otherwise they will revoke ...
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Applying for SSN with TN visa or Tourist visa

I live in Canada and work at my company's Canadian office. My company also has an office in the USA which I have already worked at and have a valid TN visa. My question is I want to get a SSN for ...
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Converting Study visa Schengen to Work visa for short period? [duplicate]

I have a valid study Schengen visa. I stay in EU country. I have finished my studies and I have got an internship for 120 days in Switzerland. Do I need another work visa? If yes, should I be applying ...
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Have valid study visa from a Schengen country. Do I need work visa for Swiss for a short internship?

I have study visa (Italy) which is valid for half year more. I am done with my studies and got an offer to work in Switzerland for 120 days, internship. Do I need a work visa to work there? If I need ...
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Question of Tier 2 Work Visa - UK

I was on a UK Tier 2 Work Visa which was issued for three years and which has just expired. I left the UK permanently on the day before the expiry date of the visa. The position I was working in (...
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Offered contract while visiting husband who teaches in England on Tier 2 visa. Options?

I am a US citizen visiting my spouse who teaches in the UK on a Tier 2 visa and have been offered a consulting contract (and temporary visa sponsorship) with a college in the UK for the next 2 months. ...
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Australian freelancer moving to France

I am a freelance medical writer/editor and would like to live and work in France. I would plan to keep working for my Australian clients. In that situation would I need a visa to live in France? I can ...
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Is it legal for UK Tier 2 General migrant to have extra income by means of online services like Udemy? [closed]

I am currently in the UK on a tier 2 general visa. This visa prevents you from undertaking a second employment unless you satisfy some rules. But the policy guideline does not say clearly whether such ...
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Treaty Question between Egypt and the USA? [duplicate]

In the US-Egypt treaty, there is a condition that a person should come to the US for a period not expected to exceed 2 years. Is this decided based on the visa duration, the initial guaranteed ...
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Can I use my Bachelor's Degree as qualification to find a job in Germany, even if I do a Master's Degree there in another field?

This seems to be slightly confusing to me, because the regulations state that the job that a foreign student graduated from a Germany university can take "should be related to his/her field of study" ...
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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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Blue Card vs Work Permit for IT Specialists

I see here lots of questions regarding the Blue Card for Europe and Germany. I have been researching a lot about the blue card and work permit for the purpose of employment in Germany and so far, I ...
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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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Do I need to take my Work Permit while passing through immigration?

I got a job offer from China. I received the hard copies of Work Permit and invitation letter. Now, I am going to apply for Chinese Z VISA (work VISA) at Kolkata, India with these hard copies in ...
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How long can I stay outside Germany with a regular German work permit?

I am a non-EU citizen. I work for a German company on a common work permit, not the blue card. I am going to be on business trip to South America for 4 to 5 months. At the end of the project I will ...
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Working as ESTA while J2 application is pending

As of August 1st, my wife has a J1 visa as a post-doctoral student in the USA. As of the same date, I found a job at a consultancy firm in the USA. I applied for the J2 visa early August, but it has ...
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Does an Australia ETA (subclass 601) or eVisitor (subclass 651) visa ever have a no further stay condition?

We are planning to return to Australia and I was wondering if the ETA (subclass 601) or eVisitor (subclass 651) can have the "no further stay" condition attached (as could be the case with Work & ...
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P and O visas for performers [duplicate]

I am a circus artist from Canada and I currently have a P1 visa, where I perform in the USA as part of a performance team. I am applying for an O-1B visa because I have been offered another employment ...
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After employer change, do I have to go to US Embassy for visa stamping again?

I got my H1B Visa stamped last year and it is (was?) valid till 2017. It was through my earlier employer ABC. I have changed the job and my new employer got my Visa transferred. Now, it is valid till ...
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Can I have a P1 Visa and O1-B visa in the USA at same time?

I am a circus artist from Canada and I currently have a P1 visa, where I perform in the USA as part of a performance team. I am applying for an O-1B visa because I have been offered another employment ...
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Regarding Aufenthaltserlaubnis German visa

I am having Aufenthaltstitel visa with Aufenthaltserlaubnis status the validity as mentioned on the visa is 16-08-2017. I worked at Germany for 9 months after that I came to India and stayed for more ...
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What is the earliest that a Tier 2 (General) Visa to the UK can be applied for?

My company is sponsoring my Tier 2 visa to the UK. They are saying that the visa application cannot be submitted earlier than 45 days from the intended date of travel. Although, this website says that ...
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Australian Skilled Independent Visa - What are the chances of my application getting accepted

I am planning to apply for the Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) Australian Visa over the next few years. I have read about the process of applying for this visa on the Australian immigration ...
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Working remotely for an offshore company while on a working holiday visa

I am an Australian, looking to move to Ireland on a Working Holiday Authorization. My question is not taxation related. Can I possibly work for my company in Australia remotely (over the internet) ...
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travel restrictions associated with UK working visa

I am an Italian citizen resident in the UK. My partner is a US citizen with a working visa in the UK that is due to be renewed in January 2016 (after 3 years). Is it correct that he can't leave the UK ...
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Australian Skilled Independent Visa - How can I prove I have been employed in my nominated skilled occupation

I am planning to apply for the Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) visa in the next few years. The Australian immigration page writes that one might get plus points if the applicant has been working in ...
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Will loan enforcement notice (namsfogden) affect my visa renewal? [closed]

I have been served a notice for not paying the loan by the enforcement department in Norway which comes under Police since 2007. I have a visa renewal appointment in 4 days. Will it affect my renewal? ...
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Residence/work permit in Germany when working remotely for US company without German subsidiary

I am a US citizen moving to Berlin, Germany at the end of this month, and I'll be employed full-time by a San Francisco Bay Area-based technology startup, helping them to establish a presence in the ...
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NAFTA profession and position title

We have NAFTA list of Professions for Canadian Citizens to work in US. If I need TN visa, should name from this list be present in the offer letter? What is relation between position title and ...
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Australian 457 partner same financial support and health insurance?

What does it mean that your partner must have same levels of financial support and health insurance on the 457 Australian work visa? I should mention I am from the UK and I don't have health insurance ...
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Applying for jobs in the EU as a non-EU spouse

I would like to know if as a married spouse of a EU citizen, I am entitled to apply for jobs in other EU countries or if I am only entitled to apply in the country where I was granted a permit to live ...
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Working but not studying with a student visa in Canada

I have a 4-year-long Canadian student visa (issued in August 2014). I have both a French and a Swiss passport and I used my Swiss passport when I applied for my student visa. I love my life in Canada ...
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Applying for work permit in Germany when I have outstanding debt

I was previously using a VPS from HostEurope. After few months, I asked for a cancellation. I stopped paying bills but, somehow, my account was not cancelled and I started receiving legal notices. I ...

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