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Germany: Lost job on D visa

I am a non EU national and found the job in Germany. I started working remotely on freelancer contract meanwhile I got the blue card visa as well. I couldn't find an apartment in Germany and due to ...
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Changing visa from student to Work permit

Currently i am on student visa in Germany but based on my higher qualifications i have got an offer in the field of credits, i already have experience of 10 years in this field. Can i switch my visa ...
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I am a non EU citizen game developer with a working contract in Spain but no university degree, can my visa be rejected?

I am a non-EU resident who's been working remotely (since October 2021) as a senior game developer for one of the biggest mobile game companies in the world with their Spanish (Barcelona) division. A ...
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Entry date for French Visa "Passeport Talent"

I got a research job in France and am sponsored to apply for Passeport Talent (a type of long stay visa). My job starts on date X (this will be the starting date on the supporting document Convention ...
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Preparation before arrival to Canada on Work Permit

could you advise on whether the following are the things required to be done by a person who has been approved and granted visa to work in Canada (Work Permit), or there're some other things to be ...
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Right to work in EU (other than host country) for a Non EU Spouse of an EU national?

I am Indian, my wife is French. We live in Lyon. I have family residence permit (CDS - Vie privée et familiale) which gives me right to live and work in France, but it doesn't automatically give me ...
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Student visa to Work visa

I am from India I am 31 years old and have 12+ years of experience in India related to the design field (IT), now I am in Berlin with a student visa valid up to 2025 (Bachelor's degree currently ...
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Schengen visa will expire next month

I am working here in Germany I have a valid Working contract but my Multiple Entry Schengen Visa will expire next month. What should I do? I hope you can help me. and if there is a form or office that ...
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Work visa requirements for Germany

I am in this situation: A IT company is interested to sponsor me work visa in Germany I am also interested to go there ( of course ) I do not have bachelors degree I have 6 month intern + 6 month ...
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Traveling right after applying for UK visa (Global Talent Visa)

I am in the following situation. I am an EU citizen living currently in my home EU-country. I will start a new job in fall in the UK and the employer will endorse me for a "Global Talent" ...
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Can I hold two work visa in two different countries at the same time?

Currently am working in a country with a valid work visa, is it okay to have another work visa in another country?
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Required visa category

I want to join a postdoctoral position at Canada. In which category I should apply for visa study permit(from outside Canada) or work permit (from outside Canada)?? And approx how much time it will ...
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Germany: What happens if you lose your job on a national D visa?

Let us say you moved to Germany on a national D visa with job offer. The plan was to get a blue card once inside Germany. But your employer terminates your employment very soon before you apply for ...
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Owning a car in Japan and changing visa/departing for a long trip

what happens if you: posses a Japanese driving license posses a Japanese car posses a valid parking spot (車庫証明) switch from a working visa to a tourist visa and later go on a trip in Japan, thus stop-...
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Am I in trouble because of my FLR application?

I was on FLR (FP) or FLR (HRO) visa (one of the two, can't remember, does it matter?) because I was switching from a Tier 4 student visa to a skilled worker visa, but my employer hadn't received its ...
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Will I be able to get a US working visa, as someone who already works for a US company?

I've been working for a US based company for about 3 years now as a VP of Engineering, I'm a British citizen currently living in the UK, because of this I am engaged with the company as an independent ...
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How long does it take for a firm in the US to get an export license for an Iranian F1 student to work fulltime for the firm in the US via CPT or OPT?

I wonder how long it takes for a company in the US to get an export license for Iranian F1 student for them to be able to work fulltime for the company in the US via Curricular Practical Training (CPT)...
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Is refusal to renew passport sufficient for applying as a stateless person in Switzerland

I have a work permit in Switzerland. And it is valid until the end of my passport validity (within another 3 years). My passport is going to expire after 3 years. I can't renew my passport until 2 ...
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Germany: Job Seeker Visa > Tourist Visa

I am an American with a US Passport on a "Job Seeker Visa" that expires on July 15th. If I don’t find a job by July 15th, could I transition from "job seeker visa" into a "...
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Staying in Switzerland with expired (non renewed) passport

I am working in Germany and have a blue card. The blue card will expire in one year. I am moving out to Switzerland (with a valid passport and authorized work permit next month) for work and I think I ...
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Can I renew my blue card (issued in Germany) after moving to Switzerland for work

I have a blue card that has been issued in Germany. It will expire in one year. I am planning to move to Switzerland for work. But, I don't want to lose my blue card too. My questions are: Will it be ...
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Does an Iranian F1 student in the US need an export license to be able to work fulltime for a company in the US via Optional Practical Training (OPT)?

Does an Iranian citizen studying toward a PhD in the United States with an F1 visa need to obtain an export license (or some other paperwork in that spirit) to be able to work full-time for a company ...
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Are German Bologna degrees really not exempt from New Zealand Qualifications Authority assessment?

I'm trying to apply for a Skilled Migrant visa in New Zealand. I was baffled by the fact that German university degrees seem to be exempt from NZQA assessment if awarded under the old Magister/Diplom ...
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German issued blue card visa, employment not yet started and found better job with different employer, am I allowed to join without informing?

As the title states, I have a blue card visa issued by german embassy in india valid from March to Septemeber 2022, my visa does not state my company name anywhere as far as I can see. I found a ...
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Which countries allow express entry immigration like Canada

I'm trying to immigrate out my country after I complete my course this year. Please could you suggest if any country apart from Canada has an immigration pool system? I'm hoping to graduate and apply ...
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What are the steps to leave the UK on a skilled worker visa?

I am planning to leave UK and I am on a skilled worker visa. The steps that I have understood are - My responsibilities - Send a copy of the resignation to UKVI. Include your proposed leaving date ...
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Changing from students visa to permanent working visa

Hellooooo am from Ghana but currently studying in Germany I have diploma certificate in nursing in Ghana but currently studying event management in Germany,but having difficulties in studying because ...
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Do I need a work visa for my time in Germany?

I'm planning a summer trip to see my parents that live in Germany, and wondering if I'll be able to work a couple days WITHOUT needing a Visa. I'm trying to not have to use all my Paid time off. Here ...
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Resigning a job under Skilled Worker Visa UK, then re-enter with Fiancee visa or stay here for Spousal visa?

I have recently resigned from a soul-crushing job in the UK. I have a Skilled Worker Visa until 2024, the notice period I'm serving is one month. My Fiancé (British citizen) and I will get married at ...
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Moving mother to UK from India on a longer visa?

I'm on a general tier-2 work visa in UK. Been living here for more than 4 years. In another 10 months, I'll complete 5 years here. My query is regarding how can I move my mother from India to UK with ...
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Relationship between employment start date and visa start date for UK skilled worker visa

Say, my new employer is going to sponsor my UK skilled worker visa. I need some help in deciding a good employment start date. Say, my employer and I agree to an employment start date of April 11, ...
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Applying for a Canadian work-visa, at what stage do I get a UCI? Is this a scam?

I had an emigration consultant offer to help me get a work visa for Canada (I work in IT). It ended up costing a lot more than he initially said (first he said it'll cost $700, he's asked for $3000 ...
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How long does a Critical Skills Employment Permit holder have to work in Ireland, before being able to retire in Ireland?

Based on the information I found here, a Critical Skills Employment Permit is issued for 2 years, and if the holder is still employed at the end of that 2 year period, they can convert the work permit ...
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Moving to US from Spain

I am a Spanish citizen and I want to go to the US. I am about to finish university and I can do the last semester abroad while working, and that was my plan. I am checking job offers there and I ...
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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?

I am a non-EU citizen and I am living in Belgium via my work visa. I also have a non-Belgian, EU citizen partner that we are living together for 2 years. We both like Belgium and in 2 years I can ...
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Can a freelance provide proof of work experience for a work visa in Schengen?

I've been offered by my employer support for a move to Luxembourg - trying to gather the documents needed for my work visa. Under the "work permit" section of their official immigration ...
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EU Blue Card to Germany or Working Visa permit

I'm a bit confused about one of the particular Blue Card requirements - "the job must be relevant to the qualifications, i.e. the skills acquired through the university degree must be at least ...
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Work permit in Poland without returning to Canada

If I want to apply for a work permit to Poland, do I have to come back to Canada and submit my documents to the closest consulate, or can this be done within the EU, where I presently temporarily ...
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Can I work in Prague for 8 months for German company with a German work visa?

I am an Indian national with a German work visa, working for a berlin-based startup company that has a collaboration with a company in Prague. They would like me to work in Prague for a period of 8 ...
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Can I change student visa to a work visa before I complete my studies in Germany? [duplicate]

I already have a bachelor degree from an EU country, and the degree has been certified by KMK as equivalent to a German degree and thus I can use the degree certificate to further my studies in master ...
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Can I work In Germany as a non-EU citizen if I am married to a EU-citizen? [duplicate]

Mi wife is a EU citizen (not Germany). I am not. We are currently living outside the EU. I have non-temporary employment contract with a German company, but I haven't been able to go there, since the ...
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Working Remotely in Canada and get paid to a Canadian Bank

So under the Canadian law it is legal to work remotely in Canada while on Visitor Visa, the question I have is about one clause they have in the following rule, can I get paid from my foreign employer ...
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Can ASIIN (AQANIE) certificate be a replacement for ANABIN to get blue card in Germany?

I have got a job offer in Germany and I need to apply for a work visa/EU blue card. My university has H+/- status on the ANABIN website. I applied to get the equivalence certificate from the ZAB but ...
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France long-stay visa [closed]

I submitted applications for long stay visa for myself and my wife over a month ago in India. My visa category is talent visa and my wife is going as my family. My work contract in an university as a ...
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Which Swiss cantons grant G (cross-border) work permits?

I'm looking for a new job in Switzerland. (I reside in Germany near the border.) I found a good prospect in canton Zug, but I was surprised to discover that they don't grant G permits, as Zug doesn'...
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Validity of UK Skilled Worker Visa if employment contract is of one year

I recently got an offer in an UK Institute for one year and I will need to apply for the Skilled Worker Visa. I am an Indian citizen. My question is: How many years of Skilled Worker Visa I will get ...
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Skilled worker visa to UK after study visa refusal in 2018

I applied for a Canadian English study visa in 2016 and got refused ( Applied from KSA I am from another country and I am working in KSA ) with the following “You have not satisfied me that you will ...
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Working remote for a French company as a non-EU spouse of a EU citizen in Croatia

I was just wondering is it possible to work fully remote for a French company while on a spousal residence in Croatia as a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen, without the need for a French work permit. ...
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Can I stay outside EU with Germany Blue card for more than 6 months [duplicate]

I am currently working for a German company after completing my MSc degree in Germany and have a Blue card valid till 2025. I would like to visit my family outside Europe, so I will be traveling to my ...
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What to write on Current Employer in DS-160 Form when i am unemployed for last 1 year

I finished my PhD in june 2020, now recently I have received a postdoc offer and all the documents to start in the US, and I'm now completing my application for a J1 visa. So in the "current ...
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