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If I have a residence permit to stay in Spain as a US citizen, can I stay in Bulgaria past my 90/180 visa free stay for US passport holders?

A third-country national who does not have a Bulgarian residence permit or Bulgarian type D long-stay visa is limited to 90 days presence in Bulgaria in any 180-day period. Nationals of some ...
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On a Spanish work visa can I initially enter the EU via another country? Do I have to do something when I arrive in Spain to let them know I'm there?

In general, Spain wants you to register your residence within thirty days of arrival.  Go to the nearest ayuntamiento and ask about empadronamiento and how to do it.  If it doesn’t apply to a work ...
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Does my partner have the right to live & work in Spain if I am a dual national (UK/Bulgaria)?

Is a civil partnership (created in the UK) enough for my partner to be able to join me? Yes. From the Spanish government's page Registering non-EU family members: the family member must submit in ...
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Moving to Switzerland with my EU Husband

Yes you will. See https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/themen/fza_schweiz-eu-efta/eu-efta_buerger_schweiz/faq.html Who may apply for family members to join them and reside in Switzerland? Spouses ...
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Does obtaining a long-term visa in one EU country cancel residence permit in another EU country?

She wants to stay in Germany for 5 months in a row, but keep Cyprus residency and return back afterwards. Does it affect Cyprus residency in any way? If you have a Temporary Residence Permit: yes. A ...
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Does my spouse need a visa to enter Germany if I am German resident (not a citizen) and she is Cyprus resident (not a citizen)?

From the German Embassy, Nicosia If you hold a residence permit of a EU country (temporary or permanent) which is not a member of the Schengen area (e.g. Cyprus) you need a visa to travel to the ...
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Do I need a local German bank account, if I have an account in another eurozone country?

In theory no, in practice yes. My employer in 2024 still requires a German bank account for paying the salary.
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I'm sending my belongings by post from EU to UK ahead of moving. How to handle customs declaration?

The proper way to do it, if you are eligible, is to claim transfer of residence relief, where you should obtain prior approval from UK customs and obtain a reference code, which you should provide to ...
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Does the 6 months validity of non-EU driver's license for new residents of Germany affect their ability to drive in other EU countries?

germany For example, if I were to visit Italy after living in Germany for 2 years, I wouldn't be allowed to drive there with my non-EU license, even if the license is valid and fulfills all of the ...
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On a Spanish work visa can I initially enter the EU via another country? Do I have to do something when I arrive in Spain to let them know I'm there?

I suggest the first thing you do is to obtain NIE: https://www.exteriores.gob.es/Embajadas/telaviv/en/ServiciosConsulares/Paginas/Consular/NIE.aspx In general, when opening a bank account, obtaining ...
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Sending my personal belongings from UK to EU

There's three ways of doing this. If it's a small amount of stuff, then look at parcel companies. They often give you decent rates on slow services. This really only works out if you've got a couple ...
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