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Is there any benefit in having two EU nationalities?
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Inside the EU, they should have the same benefits, so if you don't plan on leaving the EU, it should not matter. However countires outside of the EU doesn't look at the EU as a single country, so ...

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How long can I drive a EU-registered car in the UK?
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If you are a resident in the UK (which for this purpose includes if you just moved there with the intent of working and living in the UK), you cannot drive a non-UK car in the UK. Since there are no ...

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BBC licence fee if I don't watch TV
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No, if you never watch any kind of Live TV, nor the BBC iPlayer, you don't need to pay the TV Licence fee. This means that you will not be able to watch any kind of Live TV, even if it's not the BBC (...

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Can I get a UK passport?
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As you were born before 1983 and your father was a British Citizen, section 5 of the 1948 nationality act applies to you. Based on this act you are considered a British Citizen by descent, if your ...

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On which elections in Germany can I vote?
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As an EU citizen you are entitled to vote on both the European Parliamentary candidates and on the local/municipal elections. This is true for all EU countries, as it's part of the EU citizen voting ...

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Do Italian Citizens living abroad have to pay taxes to Italy?
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Most countries don't tax their citizens, only their residents. The most notable exception is the US. In the EU countries however you only need to pay tax if you are a resident there. More specifically ...

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Do differences between NTSC and PAL matter with modern TVs?
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With the advent of Digital HD TV the difference between NTSC and PAL is practically limited to the framerate of the display which is 23,975p/30p/60i on NTSC and 25p/50i on PAL standards. Modern, ...

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Is it possible to find buckwheat in Germany?
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You should try to search for Turkish or Russian grocery stores in your neighborhood, both of them usually sell ingredients for other Eastern-European and Mediterranean food, and (especially Turkish ...

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How to become an expat at 22 in a stable 1st world country
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11 votes

While there might be very specific agencies that handle the research for you globally, the best thing for you is to first limit the list of countries, and more importantly cities / regions where you ...

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Born abroad to a British mother, can I get British citizenship?
11 votes

Based on the information you provided the Government's citizenship checking site is actually quite helpful (it's sometimes not so helpful if you were born before 1983, but in your case it's actually ...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU. How does this affect UK/EU (and other) citizens living/working in the UK and vice-versa?
10 votes

TL;DR The UK will most likely remain a member of the EU until at least 2018, potentially leaving the bloc 29 March 2019 11pm UK time. All of the current EU/EEA laws still apply until that date. No ...

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Can dual nationals have two completely separate surnames?
10 votes

The "problem" of naming children as an expat is usually quite complex, but for your actual problem it's fortunately quite simple: yes, it's possible to have the child's British passport contain ...

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UK residency for Japanese wife of British citizen
10 votes

Because of the old age of your friend it is possibly not be the best option, but people in similar situation try to take the Surinder Singh route. Here they first emigrate to another EU country (like ...

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No last name on documents
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To immigrate to the US based on this site you should put your first name to the last name field, and put FNU to the first name. No first/last name Some people in South India have only one ...

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Healthcare in the UK, if you're not entitled to free use of the NHS?
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NHS has a page where you can check whether you are eligible for free treatments or not. Note, that GPs are free, but they don't have to accept new patients. Also going to an A&E, Walk-in centre or ...

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Is there any form I should fill for taxes in the UK
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If you are an employee, then you'll get your P60 form around the end of the tax year (5th April). Usually (if you are a basic employee, e.g. not self-employed or similar) you don't have to do anything ...

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Can I trade in a left hand drive car in the UK?
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9 votes

There isn't really a market for European LHD cars in the UK (there is however a niche market for American cars though). I assume you'll have a basic European, and EU registered LHD car (otherwise some ...

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What would happen with my pension if I leave Europe and never return?
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Gaël Laurans already did a good job explainig the generics, I'll add some UK specific information. First of all, the government has a page on how to claim the State Pension when you are living abroad....

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How can I compare cost of living in different countries?
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Numbeo's comparison site is usually useful, and it already shows a lot of aspects you have to consider when moving between countries. Here is an example comparing Budapest, Hungary with London, UK. ...

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Exchange from EU to UK driving licence: is it worth it? Will that make the insurance cheaper?
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Insurance companies can decide what to penalise or not. The best way to figure out what your quote would be whether you have a full UK or just a full EEA licence is to get a quote for both of them and ...

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How to open up your first UK bank account without proof of address?
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The way they handle customers can change a lot, and not just between banks, but between branches as well. From what me and some of my friends went through I think the following apply: It is easier to ...

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Is Dual Residency between the EU & UK Possible with Permanent Residency Visa (ILR)?
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ILR means that you have rights to stay in the UK as a resident permamentaly, as you think you want to settle down there, and live there for the rest of your life (or at least for a long time). ...

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UK Citizen, Implications of losing my UK Residency?
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Since you have a British passport, you are very very likely a British citizen, hence you don't need a visa to enter the country, nor would you ever need one. You can simply enter the country with your ...

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Moving to Sweden – social security for my wife?
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Everyone who works or lives in Sweden is entitled to social security. The social security system comprises residence-based insurance providing minimum guaranteed benefits and earnings-related ...

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Is there a residency permit that would allow a US citizen to live/work in the UK or rest of Europe?
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First of all note, that while both Germany and the UK are EU Member states, the former is part of the Schengen area, while the latter is not, which might complicate things if you want to move from one ...

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Choosing between private and regular health insurance when moving to Germany
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Disclaimer: this is the English translation of the wikipedia site that compares private and state health insurances, and might contain translation errors. If you find some, please fix them. ...

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Is there an elaborate resource in inter-EU difference in traffic rules?
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The majority of the laws and signs will be very similar on mainland Europe, as the traffic laws were somewhat standardized in the last century. That said there might be slight differences. There are a ...

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What are countries where a French citizen can live long term without visa struggles?
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As an EU citizen you can live long term in any other EU country. For less than three months you don't need to do anything (apart form having your passport or National ID with you). For longer terms ...

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In which languages can I take the theory exam for driving license in Germany?
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@GaLa's answer contains all of the languages that are accepted when doing the test: Arabic Croatian English French German Greek Italian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Spanish Turkish However you ...

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Dutch and French national got married in Sweden and are resident in the UK. Are they legally married in the UK for practical purposes?
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6 votes

Generally you just say you are married when anyone asks you, in most cases they will just simply believe you. If they need proof you just have to show them your foreign marriage certificate. If it ...

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