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Forgot to notify Immigration Bureau of Japan about job transfer

In principle, you could face a fine of up to 200,000 yen (that's in the same category as, for example, not carrying your residence card when you go out); in practice I have never heard of anybody who ...
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Forgot to notify Immigration Bureau of Japan about job transfer

fkraiem has already provided a fantastic answer, I just want to add my personal experience. Yesterday I notified the Immigration Bureau of Japan via their e-system. They said on their site that ...
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Coping with an emotional shock as a Foreign student in France

It's difficult to know exactly what happened. It's entirely possible that you met some rude people and that miscommunication made things worse or that your interlocutors felt bad about the situation ...
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Coping with an emotional shock as a Foreign student in France

I do not find this weird. I am not arguing on the rudeness, I tend to think French people may be rude for no reason. But you should understand that in France, administration and responsibilities are ...
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EU citizens in Germany: is any registration required beyond Anmeldung?

When you are asking if any further registration will be required, the question will be "what for"? When it comes to your right to live in Germany indefinitely, the "Anmeldung" will indeed be all you ...
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Should I resubmit a notification to the Immigration Bureau of Japan?

Your questions are covered in their e-Notification System manual, which can be found here. Q71: Is it possible to view notification (contents of notification) submitted using the "e-Notification ...
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Is a renter of a room in France required by law to provide a proof of residence?

See https://www.service-public.fr/particuliers/vosdroits/F2066 It is mandatory for the owner to give you a 'quittance de loyer' for every rent that you pay. A 'quittance de loyer' can be used as a '...
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Alien registration card in China

As far as I understand it, If you are a non-Indian national residing in India and You apply for a Chinese visa in India (not in your home country) You need an "alien registration card" - presumably ...
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How can I find out if I ever filed an I-485 (a step in the green card process)?

You can file an FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request with USCIS to obtain your file.
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Coping with an emotional shock as a Foreign student in France

Also a 1st year PhD student in France, also can't speak French. Also had very similar experiences. You really need to abuse google and university resources and find out precisely what you need in ...
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What do I write for Försäkringskassans "address in Sweden" question after leaving the country, considering I don't have one?

TLDR; Your most recent Swedish address. I sent an email to Försäkringskassan regarding the address in Sweden on form FK5459, and this was their response: Utdelningsadress i Sverige är din senaste (...
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Coping with an emotional shock as a Foreign student in France

In France, you must accept that it is somewhat common to treat others rudely. And it is typical to get incomplete or inaccurate information from office people. Ask your adviser to help you through the ...
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Insurance to satisfy visa requirements in South Africa

In requiring that you have proof of medical coverage prior to issuance of your visa, you would want to make sure that you have comprehensive coverage, including repatriation. An employer-offered ...
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