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You will find detailed information about USA Visas in this Wikipedia article. Given your particular situation (Belgium citizen interested in working in the USA by no means of marriage), you may want to further research the H-1B and L1 visas. To my knowledge those two visas are the most common means to start working in the USA. H-1B The H-1B ...


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They would have three citizenships automatically, although you would need to do the paperwork to register them in all the countries. More specifically, all children born in the US are Americans (with some rare exceptions for diplomats etc), and all children born to Dutch or UK nationals inherit those citizenships as well. Belgium would be the exception ...


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You only are obliged to vote IF you register and are listed on the polls. EU expats must register to vote for EU elections If you qualify (See conditions on that page) then you can register, and if you register, then you're compelled to vote. If that's the case, then you will be required to vote in all of Belgium’s local elections too. Compulsory ...


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Disclaimer: I have never had to deal with US Taxes. For me, listening to such stories and general reading about this topic is like watching a vampire horror movie on television - knowing that they will never get out of the screen. I do remember statements being made that corrections to an existing tax return can be made. The advice generaly given was ...


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Like most European countries, obtaining a driving license in Belgium consists of a theoretical and a practical part. You'll probably need (quite) some lessons for both parts before taking the examination. According to the government website, it's possible to do the theoretical examination with the help of an English speaking interpreter provided by the ...


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Your friend would, in any case, need a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) for the vehicle he is purchasing. This is available for every new vehicle sold in the EU since around 1996 and states that the car can be registered in any EU state which drives on the right and uses metric units for the speedometer, without any need for technical modifications. In the ...


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According to Just Landed, there are at least 9-12 telecommunication companies in Belgium. So if this fails, you can try another. However: You can apply for Internet access online or at the chosen provider's store, and you will need to present: your ID or passport proof of address (bill, property rental contract or bank statement) a bank account or ...


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It's possible, under various conditions (having lived together for some time, having sufficient income, accommodation, and health insurance). You must in any case have entered some form of registered partnership but do not need to be married. Detailed information on this (unfortunately only in French). On the face of it, it does sound somewhat difficult. ...


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The Dutch consulate general in New York recommends a nearby photographer. When the consulate moved a year or two ago, they started recommending a different photographer who was nearby the new location.


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I'm an EU national as well, and I only needed my national ID card for the landlord to verify my identity. We used this model contract, which as you can see, only requires your name and address. I also had to sign forms (in quadruplicate!) for transitioning the utility contracts, which asked for my residence registration number. I didn't have one at the time ...


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After doing some research on the Belgium's official work site, I found an article talking about foreigner who want to work in Belgium. You need to take with you: -The visa for your stay in Belgium. -The work permission document from Belgium (which is called "permis de travail"). -Your driving license. http://www.emploi.belgique.be/defaultTab.aspx?id=...


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Unfortunately for you and your mother, it seems that she can't qualify for a family visa: A non EU ascendant can not rejoin for instance his non EU son working in Belgium. Ascendant means parent, grandparent, and so on. Source: http://www.commissioner.brussels/i-am-an-expat/residence-formalities/non-ue-citizen/79-residence-formalities-non-ue/86-family-...


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I actually have never been asked for a residence card in any of my Internet subscriptions and I am currently in the process of changing my Internet connection to a 5th provider (edpnet) (Belgian ISPs are unfortunately not yet on the same level as those in the neighbouring countries :( ) . So I am a bit surprised. Maybe you should not mention your status. I ...


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The fastest way to transport a document is to have the document carried by a human passenger, flying from the Philippines to Belgium. This can be accomplished with a flight duration (including layovers) of less than 24 hours. Second-fastest would be to use an international courier such as DHL or FedEx. A brief look at their websites suggests this would take ...


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I do something very similar. I live in Germany and work in Switzerland (I stay in Switzerland during the week). I am classified in German as a Grenzgänger which is sometimes translated into English as "cross-border commuter" (it is not a term that is often needed in the UK of course). It is quite common in Europe (I have a Dutch friend whose sister does ...


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Resident permits and corresponding work permits are based on national laws. So for 3rd country nationals, assume that persons living/working in both Belgium and the Netherlands must deal with both countries. The best advice that can be given, is to go and ask them if a 'practical solution' exists for this scenario (one never knows...) especially for ...


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Mark Johnson's answer is essentially correct. The income you're speaking of is not likely to be interest income, but the same principle applies: you can file an amended return. To answer the questions posed in the body of the text: Should I have mentioned that I own stock in the company I work for? Since the tax is an income tax, you do not need to ...


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From the Belastingdienst website (emphasis mine): Because you reside in the Netherlands, you have to declare all of your income, even if the tax levy on that income has been designated to Belgium. However, you do not pay tax on that income twice. We first calculate the tax on your entire income. After that, we calculate the tax that you must pay on ...


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I don't know about Belgium-Netherlands taxation specifically, but the general rule is that you are liable for taxation in both countries, but tax paid in one country will be deducted from tax due in the other. The net result is that you end up paying the higher tax rate overall. Commuting across this particular border is very common, so I suggest talking ...


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The Belgian diplomatic mission to the US says that after you receive your work permit from your employer You can then contact the appropriate consular office in whose jurisdiction you are a resident, to apply for a long term visa. Since you reside in the United States, you should apply in the United States. If you try to apply in India, your application ...


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This is a possible scenario. Someone i know had a similar scenario. She had a residence permit in the Netherlands ( based on her husbands work in NL) and had some kind of work permit in Belgium. She pays taxes in Belgium ( works there), Declaring taxes was a little complex so they had a tax attorney to file taxes for them ( Though i think it was not that ...


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It's not a good idea to use a foreign-registered car in Belgium for a significant length of time. You may, for example, have problems with getting insurance for the car, either in France or in Belgium. Your current insurance may also not be valid if you are not resident in France. In general, parking in Brussels is tough if you don't have a garage. I only ...


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I think you need to legalize your marriage and kids birth certificates in the Belgium embassy/consulate in Jakarta. Give them a call and ask. This I think is the most important. Amro


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Generally speaking, it is not possible to apply directly for a residence permit or long-stay visa within Belgium if you entered Belgium on a short-stay visa (i.e. a Schengen type C visa). Instead, you must do that from your current place of residence. There are a few exceptions but they do not apply to your current situation. Furthermore, you current visa ...


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He can register in the Netherlands. There are many grensarbeiders, including foreigners, who live in the Netherlands and work in Belgium or vice versa. However, I recommend he discusses his exact situation with an accountant who is knowledgeable about NL/BE cross border tax rules, to understand what tax he will pay and avoid any nasty surprises.


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There is no reason it should be a problem. He will not qualify as a worker but EU citizens also have a right to reside in other EU countries if they have sufficient income and health insurance (and his Belgian job will take care of that) so he will be covered by the free movement directive even if he does not have a job in the Netherlands. As a cross-border ...


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According to Expatica: If you’re already in Belgium – perhaps because you don't need an entry visa for less than three months, or you have a residence card for another purpose – you should apply at the local Belgian municipal administration offices/town hall (maison communale/gemeentehuis). You’ll need to complete an application form for a long-stay ...


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I've gone through that in the other way, while leaving Germany. Under new regulations in EU, you are obliged to have health insurance in any EU country, which means you are not allowed to unregister until you prove you've got another health insurance. On the other way, you are not allowed to voluntarily register when you have health insurance in other ...


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I was able to get an internet connection from Proximus before I got my residents' card. In fact, I was never asked about my status. I don't think you will have any problems.


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There is a great information from the European Commission: 4. Lawyer The task of the lawyer is to guarantee that the legal position of their clients is not prejudiced. To that end, lawyers provide legal opinions and represent their clients in legal disputes and in court. Lawyers have an obligation to observe confidentiality vis-à-vis their ...


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