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Do you actually have an EU Blue Card Visa, i.e. does the stamp say EU Blaue Karte? Check what type of visa you had received. It is possible that you have a §4 BeschV type visa meant for managers and specialists (colloquially called Specialist Visa). This is typically what they issue to IT specialists with no university diploma or diploma that isn't directly ...


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If either the permanent resident or the citizen is changing his/her name as a result of the marriage, that partner will need to obtain a new social security card, as well as all the other steps in changing one's name. If either or both partners are employed, the employee may wish to file a new form W-4 with their employer so taxes withheld will be more ...


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The only document you need to submit to indicate that you're filing a joint tax return is the tax return itself. If you were married in 2019, the first tax return for which you'll do this is your 2019 tax return, due in April 2020. If you were married earlier this month then you'll have to wait a year; your filing status for your 2019 returns will remain ...


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My answer probably comes too late, but still might contain useful info for people in similar situations. From my understanding, registering your marriage in Germany is not a problem at all. After the question was asked, the same-sex marriage became completely legal in Germany. The problem is to apply for a residence permit (which starts with application ...


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I'm not a lawyer, but here are my 2 cents: 1) IMHO, marriage does not depend too much on your visa / residence permit. If you want to have a marriage, it should be possible. If in Germany it is too complicated, you can probably do it in another country (Denmark? Turkey? India? Embassy?) and later recognise (strictly speaking, in some cases an official ...


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