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I am a non-EU citizen, one of 3 directors of a company in the UK. How can I work in the UK?

The situation is that I am one of 3 directors of a digital agency set up in the UK. We are a remote team with multiple UK and Europe based clients, and our team is all over the world. I am not an EU ...
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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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My Polish driver's license was issued 10 years ago, is it valid in EU?

I've got a Polish driver's license, it's older style, so it has unlimited validity. I'm supposed to exchange that for a newer one, with 15 years validity, but officially I have until 2033 to do that. ...
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Do I need a visa to study in Germany as a holder of Netherlands residence permit?

I came to Netherlands one year ago for my studies in Hospitality Management (Euro BA). There is one year in Netherlands, a second year in Germany and a 3rd year in UK. I have a Netherlands residence ...
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Is he still a US national after giving up his US citizenship?

I have some doubts on the definitions of US national and US citizenship. Let's suppose: A man was born in Los Angeles, CA. So he was a US national and US citizen. When he was 18 years old, he gave up ...
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Returning To The US - Tax Considerations?

US citizens living abroad need to file income tax (American citizens living abroad still have to pay tax to US - legal ways to avoid?) but there is a Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (http://taxes....
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Has the 2014 ikamet changes affected any of the requirements to apply for Turkish citizenship?

As a US citizen residing in Turkey currently holding a 5 year ikamet I was hoping to be eligible to apply for citizenship in 2017. The old laws required a period of continuous residency in order to be ...
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Can I quit my job in Dubai and go to my home country?

I have been working for a company for the last 5 months. Can I quit this job and go to my home country? As I want to leave Dubai and go to my country. I have heard that, I have to pay visa fees or 1.5 ...
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Claiming US citizenship from UK. Anyone done this?

I would like to know if anyone has been in the same situation as me and has a little guidance. Basically I'm a British citizen, living in the UK. My father is a US citizen. He lived half of his life ...
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To Canada From Switzerland for a PhD: principal versus secondary residency?

I am currently living in Switzerland (I have a swiss Passeport) and am leaving to Vancouver, BC, Canada next September to start a PhD. I am asking for general advice to the question "Should I announce ...
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Exchanging an American driving license for a French one

A friend of mine is a dual US / UK citizen, but did his driving test in the USA so holds an Ohio driving license. He has been living for some time now in France. Recently, he's been finding some ...
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A Pakistani citizen with temporary Polish ID

I am a Pakistani citizen. I have been married to a Polish citizen for the last 5 years. I have Polish temporary ID (no Polish passport yet). It's valid for 1 year. For 1 year I have been in Poland. ...
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Indian license and learning permit in California

I have a car and have given the written test in California. So ideally I know that I can drive with one person with a permanent license with me. I wanted to ask whether my friend from India who has ...
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Can I travel using one-way ticket when going to China on a Z-visa?

I have got Chinese Z-Visa. Is it essential for me to buy a round trip ticket or is a one-way ticket OK? I am planning to travel using Thai Airways and I will fly from Lahore, Pakistan holding a ...
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Is registering a vehicle in Great Britain and using it in and outside of Britain possible?

Here are the details. I work both in Britain (own a British Limited Company) and outside of Britain. I am not a permanent resident in Britain but live permanently in another EU country. My question is ...
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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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Child born in UK to Indonesian citizens

My wife and I are both Indonesian nationals, currently living in the UK on a Tier 2 Visa. We had a baby born in the UK recently. He has a birth certificate and no passport. How do we get him a ...
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What is the process to change your US name while on a green card?

Having arrived in the US (California state), and received a green card, I now face an obnoxious problem: my first name is neither pronounciable, nor memorable for Americans. This poses a serious ...
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Waiting time when applying for a German passport abroad?

I've noticed that there are a fair amount of Germans on this website. I just applied for my first German passport at the consulate and they told me that it takes around 8-10 weeks to arrive, which ...
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Obtaining Russian citizenship

As far as I can tell one can obtain Russian citizenship but I can't find a procedure on how. One way is through marriage but are there any others?
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Getting a UK Provisional (learners) driving license, as a newly arrived EU Citizen?

From the Can I drive with my EU driving license in United Kingdom? question, we know that a newly arrived EU citizen with an EU country issued full driving license is fine to drive on it in the UK. ...
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Is the VFS's city relevant from where you apply for a UK visa?

Following the completion of my short term work visa, my organization has asked me to return to India to apply for a United Kingdom ICT Tier 2 Long Term work visa. I already have the paperwork ready, ...
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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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Reclaiming Social Security Money from EU when relocating?

As an Indian national residing in Spain for 6 years, I have been paying a lot towards Social Security (health, unemployment & pension). Now am deciding to resettle in India forgoing any future ...
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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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No last name on documents

I plan to apply for my MS degree in Europe or the United States. The problem is that my name – written in English – becomes a single name with no last name. Persian: حسیب الله English: Haseebullah ...
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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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How can international student stay permanently in USA upon graduation?

What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies ?
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What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies? [duplicate]

What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies ?
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What should I specify in an invitation letter for parents and siblings visiting UK?

My wife's parents and siblings are planning to visit my family in the UK. We are all Indonesians by nationality. They need to apply for family visitor visas, and one of the documents I need to supply ...
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EU Friendly bank to use in Thailand

I am an EU citizen and I'd like to spend some month in Thailand (which may extend to years). I'd like to open an international bank account before leaving so that I have access to local branch in ...
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Until what date do you have to pay rent in France when vacating a flat?

As I came to understand, when you are vacating a flat in France, there can be many key dates: The date on which you would like to leave, that you write in your letter, The actual date that ...
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UK residency for Japanese wife of British citizen

I'm asking this on behalf of a good friend, who is a retired English army officer. He has been married to a Japanese woman for 15 years, and they have a 14-year-old son. He has for many years been ...
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What is the Home Office reference number? [closed]

I am filling a tax credit form, and it asks for my Home Office reference number. What is the Home Office reference number, and where do I find it? I have a Tier 2 UK Visa.
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How can I not be afraid when my appearance is different from the locals?

I am Asian, and I have lived in the UK for one year now. There have been a few occasions where I met some young people sneering at me. This has happened to my wife as well, when she was out with the ...
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Am I eligible to migrate as skilled worker?

I am 28 years old, Brazilian and I graduated last year (February 2013, to be more exactly) as a Bachelor in Computer Science. I'm reading about the migration process and I want to migrate to Australia ...
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Unmarried Canadian Partners - I am sponsored, will my partner be able to obtain a visa join me in the USA?

Me and my partner are both Canadian citizens and have been living together for about 2 years, we're not technically common law yet (although I don't think that has any bearing) and not quite ready to ...
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Transporting a large number of books from USA to UK

I moved from USA to UK over 10 years ago, but I still have a large number of books left at my mom's house in the USA. My mom is planning to move from Massachusetts to California next year and is ...
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My father is French can I get French citizenship?

My father was born in France (to French parents) and has a French passport. I am a 26yo Australian citizen. Can I get French citizenship? I have read a lot about it on various forums but was unable ...
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In which languages can I take the theory exam for driving license in Germany?

As far as I know it's possible to take the theory exam for your driving license in a foreign language, but I don't know in which languages. Does it cost more than the exam in German?
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Tax refund after leaving Germany

I am Italian and last year I worked 6 months in Germany. Therefore I paid the taxes in Germany. I have heard that if you stay in Germany less than one year you may reclaim the tax refund. Is it true? ...
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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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Transferring Australian superannuation to United Kingdom (for Australian citizen)

I am an Australian citizen now permanently resident in the UK, while I lived and worked in Australia my employers contributed to my superannuation fund. A) Is it possible to transfer my ...
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Visa for a PhD (and TA) in Canada for Swiss citizens

I am a Swiss student (Citizenship + Nationality + Place of Birth: Switzerland) and I just got accepted by a PhD program at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. There is tons of ...
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Can my local consulting agency obtain an L1-visa

I have been employed as a software engineer, for several years now, at local consulting agency in the Netherlands. I am currently performing software development activities for a large multinational ...
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A EU remote worker operating via a LLC in the USA

I'm currently based in Germany (but originally from another EU country) and will be working remotely as a software developer for a US company on and off for a few months in a year. They suggested that ...
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Employment insurance for temporary residents — what are the limitations?

I'm a temporary resident in Canada and I have a work permit corresponding to a 3-year project. I am employed at a university. Each year, employment insurance is deducted from my salary. I see that ...
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Postal Service in France

I am having a really tough time in France since my French is survivalist at best and that doesn't seem to work with locals. I thought I'd post this on expats.SE and hope that I receive help. ...
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US visa appointment wait time inconsistency

I am trying to make an appointment for an American F1 visa interview in Vancouver, Canada. I am a Third Country National resident in the US with Australian citizenship. The wait time on this website ...
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Websites which offer a comparison of loans in Austria not in German

I'm Italian, and I've been living in Austria for seven months. Since I don't speak German, I need some help finding a website for loan terms comparison in Austria preferably in Italian. I've found a ...

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