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How long can a F-1 Student drive in the US with an Indian License in Maryland state

Whoever told you that you would have a year's use of your Indian license was wrong. Driver's license eligibility is controlled by each individual state. Maryland DMV ("MVA") says that a new ...
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Child born outside USA to Green Card Parents

If your child is born after your wife's immigrant visa is issued, your child can travel to the US together with your wife when she enters with her immigrant visa, and your child can enter the US as an ...
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Do I need a visa to enter the UK as the non-EEA spouse of an EU citizen?

You should apply for an EEA family permit. When you apply, be careful to include the fact that you and your wife have a child together. There is apparently a strong tendency for applications to be ...
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Green Card for Indian spouse

You can file the petition while you are in India, but you have to intend to re-establish domicile in the US concurrently with, or before, your wife enters the US. Yes, a standalone I-130 filed from ...
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Can a person get Social Security benefits who worked in the USA for 14 years but is an Indian citizen and reside in India?

The Social Security Administration FAQs indicate that benefits claims are initiated from within the US. Can noncitizens living outside the United States receive Social Security benefits? In ...
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New born baby - Landing in India

The child is eligible for Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI). This will allow the child to live in India without being subject to foreigner registration.
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Can I drive in Germany with UK license even though I am not a UK permanent citizen?

Official advice from German Ministry of Transport In short: Your UK driving license is valid in Germany. German officials don't like it how some people get around the residency restrictions of the EU ...
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Applying UK student visa while on visitor visa in the US?

Unfortunately NO you cannot apply for a student visa from the USA where you are just a visitor. Per Guidance ECB05: : Where to Apply Applications for visit visas and EEA family permits You can make ...
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Does OCI require pledging loyalty to the Indian Government?

No. There are no oaths required of any kind. You just have to qualify for the status and be patient with Indian bureaucracy. It can take a while. On a side note: Make sure you get all of your details ...
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Can I drive in Germany with UK license even though I am not a UK permanent citizen?

Since you have done your driving license in the UK, which is part of the EU, while living legally there, your driving license is both valid in Germany, and also you can exchange it to a German one ...
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Should I buy health insurance before visa appointment for German National Visa

I checked with the Embassy, as well as the visa officer at the time of my appointment at the embassy that health insurance is required at the time of approval only. Update: I have received my visa ...
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What is the difference between “Talent Passport/ICT” and “Passport Talent” in visa category?

Those are indeed different categories, with slightly different rights and requirements: Salarié détaché/ICT only applies to people transferring internally within the same company/group. I don't see ...
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Get Visa using approval letter

In the letter you received, it directs you to visit the Maltese Consulate (Delhi) to obtain your visa. High Commission of Malta N60 Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017 Hours: Monday to Friday ...
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I'm applying for Schengen Visa, while working remotely. Is it Legal?

Since UK doesn't come under Schengen area you are good. Be sure to show adequate employment proof and a detailed itinerary with focus on your return to continue your work in India. I had applied for ...
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Overstay in India with US passport

India does not allow dual citizenship hence the requirement of the PIO card you mentioned. But please note that the PIO card is being replaced by the OCI card; and, by October 2018 you will not be ...
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Can a non-Indian spouse claim rights/share in Indian financial establishments/properties on divorce?

Property division in a divorce is handled by the court in the jurisdiction where the divorce is granted. However, it's possible that if an Indian citizen is divorced overseas, a transfer of that ...
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I-20 name in opposite order

As the comment says, contact the university's international student office or admission office that issued the I-20. If it was their mistake, they should expedite correcting it. It's best to have a ...
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Traveling to Europe on UK biometric resident permit (BRP)

No, since an Indian citizen needs a Schengen Visa to enter the Schengen Area, you are still required to get a visa. Only residence permits of a Schengen country can be used as a visa replacement when ...
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Indian father, Bangladeshi mother, baby to be born in Ireland

We need to consider each citizenship separately. Whether the child has Irish citizenship: No. For a child born on the island of Ireland after 2005 to have Irish citizenship at birth (assuming that ...
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Driving Motorcycles in Mexico City with Indian License

I can't find an authoritative source, so take this with the appropriate grains of salt, but it appears to be the case that you can drive in Mexico with a foreign driver's license until it expires. ...
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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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Work Visa for Canada

This is probably a scam. If a company has offered you a job, they often do apply for visas on your behalf, and they would need this information. However they would virtually never ask you to pay ...
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Can an Indian national get married to an EU citizen while living in the UK on a student visa and work in UK on a dependent visa?

Can I get married in the UK while I am here on my student visa? If you're already legally in the UK, and you can legally remain in the UK until you are married, then yes, you can marry in the UK. ...
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Number of times one can renew "carte de sejour" in France as a Visitor

There is no hard limit, but you have to renew the permit every year. This means that the authorities will reevaluate whether you meet the requirements and could refuse to renew it. If you still have ...
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Applying for US student visa (F1) from a foreign country

(I just want to provide a closure to this thread) I did apply from Canada with all the valid documents. It was a gamble and it paid off. I got the visa. Thanks for providing all the answers.
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How should a couple apply for Express Entry when both qualify?

You should apply as the primary applicant because you'll be able to get more points. If the application is approved, both of you will get permanent residence and the right to work. You should both ...
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UK visa for baby born in UK while parents on Tier 2 ICT

Babies who are born in the UK who do not have a claim to citizenship or permanent residence have a special status which, for lack of a better word, is "tolerated". So they don't need a visa initially, ...
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My girlfriend is 9 month pregnant, I only have a 1-month visa. How can I extend my Chinese visa?

The only real possibility is to enlist for a language course. There should be a university (and probably several), where you girlfriend lives, that teaches Chinese. You would need to hurry though, as ...
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Remote working for indian citizens

A visa is a country's permission that you physically enter that country. If, for example, you wished to travel to the US, you would need to have a visa. Without a visa, you'd be turned away at the US ...
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Getting (motorcycle) driver's license as a foreigner in Japan?

After your IDP is no longer valid, you will need to get a Japanese license. The written test for cars may be taken in English. For cars, the driving (practical) test is conducted in Japanese. I ...
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