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Is an EU citizen legally required to hold a passport to resettle in another EU Schengen country?

No, a passport is explicitely not required and a national ID must be accepted for all purposes by other EU countries, even those that do not issue national ID cards to their own citizens.
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Non-EU spouse married to EU citizen who isn't working (Germany, Switzerland)

germany My question is, what are the possibilities and requirements for the non-EU citizen to be the single income earner if the EU citizen does not choose to look for work? This is covered in §2(2)(...
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Applying for a Schengen visa while visiting my family abroad

The Schengen Visa Code (article 6) provides that: An application shall be examined and decided on by the consulate of the competent Member State in whose jurisdiction the applicant legally resides. ...
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Non-EU spouse moving to another Schengen country after 90-day stay

Is there a way for us to legally move to Sweden and request the residence for her there? Taking into account that she is in an irregular Schengen situation right now. Once you become an Italian ...
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Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

The simplest solution is, after the marriage has taken place, is to go to the Italian Immigration office (or local Anagrafe) and apply for an Article 10 residence card (Family member of a Union ...
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What rights do the parents of an EU citizen have to live in the EU?

There is no reason to think EU law has changed because of Brexit and it could indeed be used creatively by British citizens. Note however that freedom of movement rights for parents has always been ...
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Travelling from NL to FR with expired passport

In general, under directive 2004/38/CE, EU citizens have a very broad freedom of movement within the European Union but holding a valid travel document can be required. However, article 5(4) gives a ...
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How to meet/deal with people when you are from a “special” country?

There is no need to try to obscure or downplay where you are from, or feel negatively about it. People who assume that you are a terrorist because you are Syrian are not people you would want to hang ...
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Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

As the spouse of an Italian citizen, your wife will benefit from freedom of movement rights when traveling with you (or to join you), so no ban will be possible. It's very unlikely that an officer ...
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Validity of 10 yr EU resident card if living outside of EU for more than 1 yr

Article 9 of Directive 2003/109/EC provides that Long-term residents shall no longer be entitled to maintain long-term resident status in the following cases: […] (c) in the event of absence from ...
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Getting a drivers licence in US Florida with a valid EU drivers licence and green card

You may have to jump through administrative hoops. Florida's page about getting a drivers license covers your situation: Drivers License for Non US Citizens How to get Your Florida Drivers License ......
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Will British passport expiring soon be a problem leaving Denmark/entering the UK?

I was unaware of the 6 month rule until recently, and to be honest I am confused about where it applies and doesn't apply. The term 6 month rule is misleading. The actual rule, for visitors, when ...
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Can I get public health insurance in EU without being a citizen?

That's not exactly the way it works, health insurance is typically based on residence or (mandatory) contributions. I have varying level of familiarity with the healthcare system in half-a-dozen EU ...
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What's the travel limits for F card (Belgium) travels in EU?

Officialy the 90/180 days rule applies for time outside the country of residence when not travelling with your EU spouse. The Freedom of Movement Article 6(2) applies to a family member when ...
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How long does it take to approve my application for tax relief for moving my personal belongings from the EU to the UK

Having finishd the application, the following information was shown to me (emphasize mine): What happens next We will contact you by email or telephone within 15 working days to let you know if your ...
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Where to find IT freelancers, willing to relocate to join security cleared projects at EU agencies?

I’m going to go with “no”. Please read the Tour and Help pages to see which kind of questions are appropriate for this site. There are sites aplenty for posting job ads - I suggest that you use those. ...
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Unemployment benefits for EU blue card holders in Germany

Please add the exact amount of calender months where contributions have been paid (check your pay slips). Note: a partial calender month counts as a full month: 2021-08-15 to 2021-08-31 and 2022-08-01 ...
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Can I get EU residence permit while keeping my current non-EU job and taxation?

Most European countries - actually the majority of countries - will want residents to pay taxes for all their income they made while within the country. Whether you have a permit usually doesn’t ...
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Can I get EU residence permit while keeping my current non-EU job and taxation?

So I wonder if a residence permit is possible without me getting an EU job […] It's possible but you will need another basis for it. For example residing with a spouse who themselves qualify for ...
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Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

You can absolutely leave safely. The problems may occur when she returns. As mentioned in the other answer - if you both intend to live in Italy, the simplest solution would be to apply for the ...
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Moving belongings from the EU to the UK and then back a few days later. Do I need to apply for tax/duty relief in both directions?

Similar procedures exist in the EU but the details depend on the country in question. It's not really relevant to this scenario, though. You are not transferring your residence to the EU. In fact, you ...
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As a non-EU citizen can I get a resident permit via my EU citizen partner in a third EU country?

This is best answered at your registry office where you and your EU citizen partner are registered. If they recognise your civil partnership, then they will issue you a residence permit as a family ...
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