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As in most matters, you must look at the whole picture. The amount of currency units being earned alone does not tell the whole story. As a general rule one should assume, that where the earnings (salaries) are higher - so is also the cost of living higher. You must work out the monthly relation between costs (Local Purchasing Power) and earnings in ...


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A work permit for freelance English teachers will legally ONLY permit you to teach English, no side jobs.


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If you are simply renewing your lease, you do not need to make a new Anmeldung.


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No, the time spent in the Netherlands does not count towards either permanent/long-term resident statuses available in Germany.


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The question is too general, since different coutnries may have different permanent residence permits (both regulated by EU or local laws), therefore my answer is first of all related to Germany (since the question mentions it as an example). In such cases, I would (and actually I have already did it) get 2 permanent residence permits in Germany first: ...


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As a general rule a residence permit will become invalid after a 6 month absence (§51(1)(7)) or the impression exists that you have left the country permanently (§51(1)(6)). Exceptions exist for certain types of residence permits and certain conditions (§51(10)), which is then 12 months persons over 60 Blue Card holders Permanent residence permit after a ...


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No, you may not apply for a Blue Card because your spouse has one. You can only apply for a Blue Card if you yourself fulfill the Blue Card conditions. A spouse of a residence permit holder can apply for a dependent residence permit based on § 27 AufthG. Such permits are generally issued in 1 year periods (§27(4)). Exceptions exist for certain residence ...


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Please find here the blog article on the Wohnungsgeberbestätigung - the paper you need for the Anmeldung in Berlin https://crocodilian.de/ba36 You have linked to the German version above :-)


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The paper basically says that they will "prepare" the contract for you and if you won't sign it later, you need to reimburse them the time they spend for the "preparation". Personally, I won't sign anything like this even if I'm in a desperate need of the flat. My arguments are: "Preparing" a contract sounds ridiculous to me. ...


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Answering your questions: According to the relevant ministry (BAMF, see https://www.bamf.de/DE/Themen/MigrationAufenthalt/ZuwandererDrittstaaten/Migrathek/BlaueKarteEU/blauekarteeu-node.html), the degree should be relevant for the job position. I'm not sure how far your particular degree is from IT one. IMHO, "fixing" it with "quick online ...


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As I have received Blue Card finally I am updating the answer for anyone interested: Once you reach Germany on German national Visa, do the following (based on my experience) Get a flat/residence. make a rental agreement. Go to the City office and register to get 'Anmeldung'. Get health insurance and obtain a certificate for the same. Obtain an appointment ...


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Since you plan to move to Germany after you marry, you will need to apply to Germany for a dependent visa or residence permit, derivative of your wife's blue card status. I suspect that you will be able to make the application in Finland. You can approach a German consulate in Finland for more information. In fact, the only diplomatic mission in Finland ...


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The first sentence of § 81a AufenthG reads Arbeitgeber können bei der zuständigen Ausländerbehörde in Vollmacht des Ausländers, der zu einem Aufenthaltszweck nach den §§ 16a, 16d, 18a, 18b und 18c Absatz 3 einreisen will, ein beschleunigtes Fachkräfteverfahren beantragen. The EU Blue card is controlled by § 18b so it is covered by the fast-track procedure (...


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