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Pakistani wanted for a crime wants asylum in Austria

Austria does have a bilateral extradition treaty with Pakistan. So the likely answer is yes, they would probably send him back (and not just deport him, but put him in shackles and send him back as a ...
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Military service in Austria

If it is mandatory to do something mainly depends on citizenship, gender and age, and it is relevant to both minors and adults. But even if, this "something" does not have to be military. First, ...
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Applying for a work visa in Germany during a stay with Schengen visa

Germany only allows people from very few countries (e.g. the US, South Korea, or Australia) to apply for a residence permit from within the country. People from other countries – including Iran and ...
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Can I have two different student visas with two different EU countries at the same time?

Probably my answer becomes too late, but this is a great question, so: I would suggest that you do not even need two residence permits, rather you can study in both countries under one residence ...
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Applying for "Aufenthaltsbewilligung – Familiengemeinschaft" from within Austria

According to a government site (http://www.migration.gv.at/en/types-of-immigration/temporary-residence.html), "Foreign citizens applying for a residence permit as a researcher and their family members"...
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Health Insurance in Austria and "Fragebogen zur Unfallerhebung"

I didn't find a convenient official source clearly explaining it all but apparently this is a standard questionnaire that they send for all accidents leading to sick days. If someone else appears to ...
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Ways for a retired US citizen to spend more than ninety days in Austria?

The only way is to apply for D-Visa (National Visa), for a period up to 12 months and generally cannot be renewed. For a financially independent person (sufficient funds), properly insured and who ...
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I've lost my passport and residence permit while staying in Austria. What are my next steps?

The Austrian government’s information for foreign citizens: Social Affairs and Emergencies can help guide you, but you’ve already ticked off all the boxes, and more: Filed a police report Reported ...
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Rights of UK citizens midway through residency application to EU

Their reply was that "it is not a problem, since [I] have already taken advantage of freedom of movement [by coming to Austria before the end of the transition period]". This seems to imply ...
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Non-EU citizen wants to join his EU citizen wife

I have no personal experience with that but your husband must in any case obtain an “Aufenthaltskarte für Angehörige aus Drittstaaten” (see also the website of the Austrian embassy in Rabat). It's ...
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Medical expenses abroad

No, the EHIC serves a different purpose: The European Health Insurance Card (or EHIC) is issued free of charge and allows anyone who is insured by or covered by a statutory social security scheme ...
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Websites which offer a comparison of loans in Austria not in German

No such websites exist in English. Use the Google Translate functionality built into Google Chrome to use German comparison sites.
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How are unemployment benefits working in Austria?

The question is a bit broad but here a few salient points from the website: You must be ready to take up employment for at least 20 hours per week (there are in particular limits if you have kids and ...
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Austria Family reunification - A1 German level for spouse

Just to close this question. I do not know the exact answer to this issue, but I did not fall under the "Highly Qualified Workers" and my wife was required to prove A1 German prior to immigration. The ...
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Austria Family reunification - A1 German level for spouse

The site you quoted says Evidence of adequate German language skills does not need to be provided by: [...] Family members of holders of a residence title “Red-White-Red Card” for Very Highly ...
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Residence permit expires while travelling

Being eligible for visa-free entry in the Schengen area is a huge help here. Travelling for up to 90 days after the expiry of your residence permit is perfectly kosher so airlines should have no ...
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Austria Residence Permit/Visa

According to the Austrian Press & Information Service (in the United States), the application for the residence permit must be approved before you can enter (added emphasis mine). Residence ...
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What's the process for purchasing a used car in Austria?

The parts about buying, insurance, and the Vignette sound fine. Nothing important to add here imo. About the check by Öamtc etc.: Not exactly sure about the insurance requirements, but this is ...
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Can I work in Austria if I have an Italian residency card?

You do not have the same rights as EU citizens, but you do have a right to move to most other EU countries under certain conditions (excluding the UK, Ireland, and Denmark, so including Austria). ...
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Getting a mobile phone contract in Austria

You should check out the austrian contract comparison site durchblicker to find the best contract for your situation. You can check mobile contracts for various situations and everything else ...
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Renting an apartment in Austria: what is a "double broker"?

TL/DR: It's normal. A "normal" non-doppel Makler, when tasked with finding people to buy/rent a realty, is basically a salesperson with the goal to make the landlord happy (and not you). A ...
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Work permit in Austria for a third country national with permanent residence in another EU country

I don't think having permanent residence in Slovakia excuses you from applying for a work permit in Austria, although Austrian national law might have such an exception. Your status as a "long-term ...
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Will EHIC (blue) card pay for eye check while I am abroad?

I don't know all the details but the general idea is that the EHIC only covers unplanned medical care that becomes necessary during the trip. So if you fall ill and have an accident and suddenly ...
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Bringing my pregnant wife to Austria; I am an EU citizen

Assuming that your wife is a citizen of a country whose citizens need visas for short visits to the Schengen area, your wife needs a visa. Assuming that you are not Austrian, the visa should be free ...
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My wife (EU citizen) is moving to Germany or Austria. Can I join her as a non-EU national (Serbia)?

As long as she is entitled to free movement (e.g. working, more details here) then you are entitled to live with her. The procedure is much more flexible than it is for other foreigners or for the ...
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Is there any tax for daily allowance (remuneration) in Austria?

I don't know Austrian rules specifically, but normally it depends on whether the allowance is payment to you for doing the work (i.e. income) or repayment for expenses. For example, if a company ...
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Is there any tax for daily allowance (remuneration) in Austria?

It depends, the rules with regards to allowances and travel allowances etc can be found here and I suggest you read carefully if you qualify. Austra allowance TAX info On the same pages you can ...
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I have two internship offers in Vienna can I apply for more than 180 days in total?

Is this possible to have two consecutive visas at the same time? Yes. If possible, is it ok to stay more than 180 days with two consecutive visas? Yes. With D-type visas the duration of your ...
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Can I bring my wife to Austria on a dependent visa?

VISA D has 3 sub categories. Non of which makes you eligible to get your spouse in Austria. However she can always apply on her own individual criteria to make a tour of Austria. But, If you are ...
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Are loans to be taken from nationalised banks?

OeAD, the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research, describes Proof of sufficient funds to finance your stay in Austria, e.g. savings or bank deposit, proof of ...
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