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Applying for a Canadian work-visa, at what stage do I get a UCI? Is this a scam?

You are being scammed. Nothing about this adds up. You definitely do not need to send money in order to prove you have it. Bank statements do the job much better. Sending them money proves nothing. ...
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Is refusal to renew passport sufficient for applying as a stateless person in Switzerland

That's not possible because you are not stateless. You could presumably easily return to your country and serve in the military if you wanted to, that's pretty much the opposite of statelessness. You ...
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Can I renew my blue card (issued in Germany) after moving to Switzerland for work

Will it be possible to renew the blue card from Switzerland? No. It's not possible to reside or work in Switzerland using the German Blue card either. Is there is alternative to the blue card in ...
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Applying for a Canadian work-visa, at what stage do I get a UCI? Is this a scam?

Immigration agents are extremely rarely necessary Still, if you feel the need and you are talking to one that you have not picked from a government website then they are scammers Everyone can fill ...
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Skilled worker visa to UK after study visa refusal in 2018

A study visa is time-limited and requires the holder to leave at the end of the study period. While a skilled worker visa is also initially time-limited (for up to 5 years) it can be extended or ...
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Working remote for a French company as a non-EU spouse of a EU citizen in Croatia

Under the circumstances you describe, you won't be working in France, so you won't need a French work permit. But French payroll systems will generally assume that the worker is in France, so subject ...
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Validity of UK Skilled Worker Visa if employment contract is of one year

The visa duration would be one year plus 14 days. From the “Grant or Refuse” section of the Skilled Worker caseworker guidance published by the UK Home Office: Dates of permission granted For non-EEA ...
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UK Visa signature at appointment

Signing it and mailing it in was correct. This worked.
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Can I work in Prague for 8 months for German company with a German work visa?

No, a German visa is a national visa and only gives you the right to work (with some limitations depending on the kind of visa) in Germany, not in any other EU country. A national visa of a Schengen ...
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Which Swiss cantons grant G (cross-border) work permits?

G permits are governed by the cross-border commuter worker agreements with each neighbouring country. There is a difference between EU/EEA and third country citizens; in the case of non-EU/EEA ...
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Are German Bologna degrees really not exempt from New Zealand Qualifications Authority assessment?

Actually, if you look at the table below, you will see that only some institutions are included and only for specific years. For most of them, degrees awarded after 2010 are not recognised. Some ...
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Right to work in EU (other than host country) for a Non EU Spouse of an EU national?

I just re-read this question and noticed that I had overlooked the key phrase "without moving in there with my spouse." This narrows the question somewhat. It does still leave open the ...
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Relationship between employment start date and visa start date for UK skilled worker visa

Entry clearance would be granted with effect from either the date of decision or a date requested by the you, whichever is later. (This is a change from the previous Tier 2 Rules. There is no longer ...
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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 afraid I only have bad news. So why do I really need a university degree when all the official online facts says otherwise? You're reading all this incorrectly. A Blue card does require a ...
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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?

In the screenshot you highlighted the relevant part: need to prove high level of professional qualifications. University degree is the standard way of doing it. Non-standard is to show that you're an ...
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Germany: Job Seeker Visa > Tourist Visa

If I don’t find a job by July 15th, could I transition from "job seeker visa" into a "tourist visa" (valid for 90 days)? I know that I can not extend the job seeker visa, but I was ...
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Staying in Switzerland with expired (non renewed) passport

As mentioned in comments, you will need to apply for and receive a Swiss work permit (issued by the canton but governed by federal law) before you can work in Switzerland. There is indeed a ...
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Schengen visa will expire next month

What should I do? You need to secure another visa or some sort of residence permit. As explained in @phoog's earlier comment, your current situation is a little unclear but the general principle is ...
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Germany: What happens if you lose your job on a national D visa?

When a German National Visa (D) is issued, a decision has allready been made. The remarks field will contain a text stating was has been granted: §18b AufenthG would be the text for a Blue-Card. The ...
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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?

Your previous answer is absolutely and entirely wrong, so the premise of this question is wrong. The company doesn't need an export license for an Iranian student, the company needs an export license ...
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Relationship between employment start date and visa start date for UK skilled worker visa

My new employer also mentioned that I must join the company within 1 month of the start date on the visa. I think either your employer or you may have misunderstood the rules. The rule regarding 28 ...
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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?

This is best answered at your registry office where you and your EU citizen partner are registered. If they recognise your civil partnership, then they will issue you a residence permit as a family ...
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What are the benefits of a Student Visa over a Work Visa [Germany]?

The main benefit of the student visa is that you don't need a job offer and a work visa! Being able to work without having to deal with this is in fact a perk of the student visa. Even if you want to ...
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Pending OPT for 90 days after graduation

Yes. You can stay in the US as long as your OPT is pending. Time before your OPT is granted, as shown on your EAD, will not count as days of unemployment. See the OPT policy guidance: 7.1.6. What ...
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L2 visa, work remotely for UK company while waiting for EAD

Update: L2 and E spouses are now considered authorized to work incident to status. Therefore, working while in the US without having an EAD is definitely not considered illegal employment. There are ...
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