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The act of establishing or maintaining a residence in a given place. Questions tagged here are about residency as an official word and its status while traveling.

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Flying within Schengen with a British passport

I am a British national living in France with the post-Brexit titre de séjour (i.e., it never expires). I don't have any other kind of French ID, nor French nationality. Do I need my French titre de ...
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Missing re-entry stamp after stay in Bulgaria

I recently traveled from Denmark to Sofia in Bulgaria. I work in Denmark, but I am a non-EU citizen. When traveling to Sofia, I got a passport stamp after exiting the Schengen area, but upon my exact ...
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UAE residency holder 6 months re-entry

I have residency in UAE, and to keep it active, I cannot be outside the country for more than 6 months (consistent). In case I travel to UAE, and leave on the same day, would I extend it for 6 more ...
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Exiting EU after cancelled residency permit

I find myself in a complex situation and could use some guidance from those who might have faced similar circumstances or have knowledge in this area. To give you a brief overview, I had a Latvian ...
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Kurdistan, Iraq, including Sulemania, for Resident Visa HCV Hepatitis quality and quantity

If an applicant's HCV Hepatitis Test shows a positive result, do the government and medical centers in Kurdistan, Iraq, including Sulemania, immediately reject the visa application, or does the ...
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Can a country learn I have two passports from another country? [closed]

I'm a resident of this country. During residence renewal or naturalization process, would they learn that I have two active passports* from another country? I only presented one passport to this ...
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Will I appear as if I were in a Schengen country despite being absent, if I have no new stamps in my passport? [duplicate]

I have a resident permit of Schengen country X. I enter Schengen directly from X with stamp from X. I leave Schengen area without a stamp. I come back to X from a Schengen country that doesn't stamp. ...
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Valid D-Visa no residency permit appointment (Germany)

I have a valid D-visa for another couple of months. I have been living in Germany for less than 90 days, but that will soon go over the 90 day limit. I have been unable to find an appointment for a ...
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Schengen visa for non-EU citizen traveling to EU country for marriage with an EU citizen?

Let’s suppose that Jane is a non-EU citizen and is planning to travel to an EU country (on a tourist Schengen visa) to get married to her partner John, who is a citizen of that country. As part of the ...
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For which tax(es) do the country of residence matter for Alaska Airlines' Fly & Buy Miles™?

I read on https://www.alaskaair.com/Booking/Seats/SelectSeats: Your country of residence determines what taxes, if any, are applicable to any additional purchases such as Fly & Buy Miles™. Do ...
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When does a Schengen residence card validity terminate?

My wife has an Italian residence card. We recently moved to the UK and she has now been granted pre-settled status and accordingly got her UK residence card. While waiting for the UK residence card, ...
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Status of Schengen visa when getting EU residence permit, and when it expires

I got a 5-year multiple-entry Schengen visa from one of the Schengen countries. Next year I received one-year residence permit in another Schengen country. Is my Schengen visa still valid? (want to ...
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Can you apply for a Schengen visa for and in the country you currently live in?

Is it possible for someone to apply for a Schengen visa for the country in which they currently live but plan to move away from in the near future? If so, how would this work, given that you normally ...
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Why do some Schengen countries not stamp passports of residence permit holders?

You're a resident of Schengen country A. You're entering or exiting Schengen via Schengen country B. B doesn't stamp your passport while entering/exiting. Why is that? Doesn't this complicate things ...
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Do airlines of other Schengen countries share PNR data with a Schengen country?

Let me give an example. You are a resident of Greece. You fly with a Dutch airline from Belgium to (or from) Serbia. Would Greece know about that flight? Would Greece know about that flight after ...
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"Visa" or "Other" in a UK visa questionnaire for EU Blue Card residents

I am a citizen of a European non-EU country, living and working in and being a resident of an EU country. I want to obtain a UK visit visa for tourism (primarily to visit certain places of interest in ...
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Does the 90/180 rule still apply after obtaining a visa?

I am from Egypt, went to Romania on a German residence, stayed there for 80 straight days, and I went back to Egypt. Does obtaining a long term visa to Romania make me able to travel back to Romania ...
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Will transit through another Schengen country to a country that allows visa-free stay cause overstaying Schengen?

I'm planning on going to Germany. I'm in a Schengen country awaiting a residency permit which is accepted but not issued and won't be for months due to needing to apostille the background check. If I ...
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Can I get Fiktionsbescheinigung outside Germany in the EU after schengen expires?

I'm in another Schengen country in the EU waiting for a residence permit. But I changed my plans because now I want to go to Germany to study. Since I don't have the residence permit yet, I can't ...
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Can a foreigner with permanent residence status in Mexico fly within MX with only the permanent residency card, or is the passport also required

I am a US citizen who lives full time in Mexico with Permanent Resident status. If I fly, say from Mexico City to Oaxaca, can I do it with my residency card alone, or must I bring my US passport as ...
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Does "authorized stay" which is not a residency permit nor a visa, count toward the resetting of the 90/180 Schengen rule?

I am in a Schengen country, and I arrived via another Schengen country. I used up most of my time before arriving and this was NOT a Schengen country when I came. It became a Schengen country after I ...
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Are holders of a temporary residence permit from an EU country eligible for free admission to the Louvre?

The website for the Louvre mentions the following regarding ticket prices: Admission is free for the following visitors: –18 year olds Present official piece of ID. –26-year-old residents of the ...
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Traveling from Egypt to Romania with German residence

I had a schengen visa that was expired last April but I extended my residence and now I got a german residence card until next April (I am a student in Germany at the moment) My question is, if I ...
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What does "country of residence" mean in flight reservations given its different meaning in different contexts?

Some airlines (for example American Airlines) ask for "country of residence" during the booking process. However, the word "residence" has many different definitions in different ...
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How do consulates verify documents?

My friend is a HNWI (+$1 million in liquid financial assets) but she's not working. Her unemployment disqualifies her for various visas. So she's wondering how consulates verify documents such as bank ...
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Exit Schengen with residence permit (no exit stamp on tourist visa) - Implications on choice before travel and where to get married?

I'm an EU citizen, my fiancee got a Schengen tourist visa valid for 14 days (she's not resident in the same country as me). We plan to marry very soon (in the next month, we have been planning this ...
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Staying after residency permit expires - Sweden [closed]

My residency permit for Sweden expires on the 17th of June, but I am wanting to stay for longer after this date. Can I utilise the 90 day rule from the 17th and on, or do I have to leave Sweden on ...
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Residence permit no. or equivalent on a visa free stay

I am a non-EU national currently staying in the country of Georgia on their one-year visa-free program which includes my country. I have been living here for 7 months but do not have any official ...
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Re-entering Germany after visa expire

I had a Type D Study Schengen Visa that expired on 25 April 2022, I planned to re-enter Germany on 24 April but the prices were extremely high. I had already applied for residence permit and I have ...
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Transit through US without being a resident of any country

Since this year, 2022, I am not a resident of Germany anymore. I am officially unregistered, and I haven't visited my home country since then. That doesn't mean that I gave up citizenship, however. I ...
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trying to stay abroad under the limit

I'm trying to find the best option to be able to stay outside for the maximum allowed time and under the six-month limit (re-entry is not preferred since it will delay my citizenship). From another ...
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Is a residency permit for non-EU nationals a valid travel document in Portugal?

Is a temporary residency card issued by Portugal enough to satisfy the "Passport or any other valid travel document" requirement listed here? https://imigrante.sef.pt/en/renovar-residencia/...
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What is the meaning of 'national' as in e.g. 'Australian national'? [closed]

From this academia se question: I am an Australian national and want to live in Australia long term. What exactly is the meaning of Australian national? like student visa? or actual citizen? or ...
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Can an American apply for an Israeli A2 visa from a third country?

I am an American who has been hired as a researcher at an Israeli university. I have scheduled an appointment at the nearest consulate to receive an A2 visa, though the appointment was greatly delayed,...
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What kind of proof of residency is accepted by Disneyland?

Disneyland is set to reopen on April 30th for California residents: Until further notice, only California residents may visit the parks, and in groups no larger than 3 households, in line with ...
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Greece Residence / SA Passport / Rep Ireland Visitation

I have a residence status from Greece but have a South African Passport. May I go to Rep Of Ireland without my spouse?
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Residence permit card in Finland sent while travelling back to U.K

I have been granted a residence right in Finland based on the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement. My card, however, will be posted in January 2021 to my address in Finland. As Christmas is coming up, it would ...
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How does one prove one's residency to a given US state when flying to Costa Rica?

I read on : https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php (-> Costa Rica): Costa Rica. > Published 15.10.2020. Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to: [...] residents of ...
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Does a UK citizen need a visa to travel to and from the EU after Brexit?

I'm a UK citizen and am about to move to the EU (Austria, specifically). Since the Brexit transition period lasts until the end of the 2020, I can travel without a visa for now, and my current ...
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Travel for UK Residents to the Schengen Area

During the COVID crisis, all UK nationals are allowed to travel to the EU. I am a South African national with long term residence in the UK and would normally require a Schengen visa to travel to ...
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No residency for Australian visa application

I am wanting to apply for an Australian working holiday visa and one of the questions is my usual residence and asks for an address. Here's the thing. I don't have a usual country or residence. I ...
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I am a Malaysian. Can i travel to other countries besides Schengen while my Poland TRC is in progress?

I am a Malaysian. Can i travel to other countries besides Schengen while my Poland TRC is in progress? I am planning to go for a vacation in India in November this year, which is this time the Poland ...
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What does the letter code on a UK biometric residence permit indicate? [closed]

What does the letter code indicated on a British Biometric Residence Permit refer to? What are the different possible codes?
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Proof of Marriage for independent Finnish Residence Permit [closed]

My wife currently lives in Finland and she has a valid Residence Permit. Now recently I am in talks with a company to move there with an Independent Residence permit. But however, when I am filling up ...
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Limits on Denmark's permanent residency [closed]

What is required to remain a permanent resident of Denmark? I'm a U.S. citizen considering a long-term move. If I were to earn permanent residency and then be called back to the U.S., how long could I ...
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Czech Residency and Re-entering Schengen

I am a Canadian living in the Czech Republic on a study visa. I have lived there since September 2018. I renewed my visa in late 2019, and it was approved. However, I could only make the document ...
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Do I need an Apostille on my Romanian Birth Certificate for use in Portugal?

My situation is: I am an EU citizen, born in Romania I am living in Portugal, with my residence certificate already established My partner (co-habitating > 2 years) is an American citizen, born in ...
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Am I allowed to stay in Turkey beyond the period of my tourist visa if I have applied for the residence permit online but am not yet interviewed?

I have been in Turkey for 2 months and 25 days on a 3 month tourist visa. I have applied online for the short term residence permit 3 days ago but am not yet appointed for an interview. Can I stay ...
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Travel Visa for Mexico (residing in UAE) Indian Passport holder

I hold an Indian passport however residing in UAE(Dubai) Visa of Employment, what are the documents needed to apply for Mexican visa for travel/tourism purpose?
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Residency Visa about to Expire and will travel to Russia soon

Im on a Non Lucrative Residency Visa for Spain while I wait for my spanish citizenship (and passport) to finally be done. I plan to go to Russia now and I want to make sure they will let me back into ...
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