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How Do I Prove I Have a Valid Special Category Australian Visa?

Kiwi here, just started my third job in Australia, have been in and out several times since, and lived in Melbourne and now Sydney. Yep, all you do is present your passport. Recruiters, HR ...
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How Do I Prove I Have a Valid Special Category Australian Visa?

Australia has moved away from physical visa stamps. Whilst it's still possible to get a stamp for some visas there is an additional fee for doing do, and I wouldn't be surprised if even this option ...
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What Visa do we need for the USA as NZ citizens?

If you're just attending meetings, you should be able to enter in B1 or B2 status using the Visa Waiver Program. If you want to stay for more than 90 days at a time, you would need to get a B1/B2 ...
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Exchanging a New Zealand driver's licence for a UK manual car drivers license?

I ended up calling NZTA, the person on the phone seemed to know what I needed. 10 minutes later I had an email from NZTA with a "Letter of Entitlement". I printed this and sent it off with my ...
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What requirements are there to be able to vote in the NZ general election if living abroad?

I sent the same question to "I Vote NZ" (The official NZ Government Elections Facebook page) on facebook a week or two ago. My question: Are we eligible to vote while living outside of NZ? If so, ...
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Remote international contract work - visa requirements

As we are now living in Mexico, I thought I would answer to outline what ended up happening with this. We applied for Resident Status (Visa de Residente Temporal) at the Mexican Consulate in New ...
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Can a foreigner register a car in Baja California (Norte)?

I haven't read/seen a source for this yet, but a lawyer friend of a friend has told us the following: I cannot own/register a car in Mexico without a Mexico driver license. I can drive a Mexican ...
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New Zealand citizen returning to N.Z. after long stay away

After you renew your NZ passport, you may enter NZ and live there with no further paperwork required. Based on what you've said about your age, you would be eligible for New Zealand Superannuation at ...
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Can I (a minor) travel to, live in and study in South Korea by myself?

Here are some things to think about. As a minor, you're probably not going to be able to open a bank account nor sign an agreement for an apartment rental, let open start utilities for the apartment....
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Can I use my NZ PR visa now that I'm a citizen?

It would seem, that since the Immigration Act 2009, this is no longer possible without an NZ Citizen Endorsement in your other passport. Since the application may take up to 31 days, contacting the ...
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Can I go as a Skilled Migrant to NZ without bachelors?

On a purely formal level, not having a Bachelor's degree does not exclude you from the Skilled Migrant visa. The minimal requirements are being aged 55 or under, healthy, of good character, and ...
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As a Kiwi living in Aus who may move back, how does one transfer super?

You can indeed transfer retirement schemes from Australia to New Zealand. The Australian Taxation Office has a page with details about the retirement savings portability scheme. Trans-Tasman ...
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Can a foreigner register a car in Baja California (Norte)?

There are 'expediters' in MX who can assist you with registration of the car in other US states, including providing you with a mailing address in that state with notice forwarding to your address in ...
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New Zealand citizen returning to N.Z. after long stay away

Just be aware that NZ will deduct any overseas pensions from NZ Super when no social security agreement is in place between NZ and the overseas countries you are entitled to draw a pension. If your ...
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Remote international contract work - visa requirements

De jure there are dozens of complex laws and regulations regarding remote employment, under which you may or may not need a special visa in order to work in a given country. Tax laws are an additional ...
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What Visa do we need for Mexico as New Zealanders?

I'm not really qualified to answer this since, while I am a Mexican Permanent Resident, Mexico dramatically changed its immigration system in 2012 and I was grandfathered into that status as part of ...
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