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Can't use my Dutch bank account in Germany. Is SEPA a total lie?
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What you have found here regarding direct debit is called IBAN discrimination and is against the law. Specifically, against article 9 of EU Regulation 260/2012: A payer making a credit transfer ...

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Switching to statutory health insurance from private in old age in Germany
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If you stop paying private insurance premiums the contract can't be terminated (you still accrue debt) though at some point they will switch you into the Notlagentarif which offers much reduced ...

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Diploma for blue card in Germany
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Your degree Tecnólogo em Análise e Desenvolvimento de Sistemas listed in the Anabin database, which is used to compare foreign degrees to German ones. This database is checked by immigration officers ...

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While waiting for work visa approval in Germany, can I stay or do I have to leave?
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You can stay in Germany, until your application has been processed, see § 81 Abs. 3 Satz 1 AufenthG: If a foreigner who is legally resident in the federal territory and does not possess a residence ...

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Short-term internship in UK: Where to be health-insured?
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For the German system, most likely you can't stay insured there as on the one hand you don't fulfill the criteria for the free family insurance and on the other hand don't work in Germany to be able ...

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German Spousal Residency
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The relevant law for visa of spouses is section 28 of the German residence act (emphasis mine): (1) The residence permit shall be granted to the foreign spouse of a German, [...] if the German's ...

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Register flat before moving to it
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Currently and up until November 1 registration law is state matter. None of the state laws regulate whether you can do so. From November 1 the new federal registration law will be put in place. ...

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Can spouses apply for a resident permit within Germany?
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The answer to this question depends on the specific visa situation of the spouse. Only for cases listed in §§ 39, 41 AufenthV a residence permit can be applied for from within Germany. Among others (...

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Can a private entrepreneur (who is not a EU-citizen) from one EU-country work on a contract project in another EU-country?
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Long term residents (with the most important condition being that you lived more than five years in a EU member state) are granted special rights to work in other member states by Council Directive ...

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Can we apply for dependent visa based on German Job seeker visa?
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According to section 29 clause 1 of the German residence act (which regulates dependent visa) For the purposes of subsequent immigration to join a foreigner, the foreigner must possess a ...

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