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Questions tagged [residency]

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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Schengen visa and travel days allowance

I have a question about the 90 days in Schengen within the period of 180 days. My partner and I lived abroad in Malta for one year. I am a European citizen and she is a third country non-EU citizen. ...
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Can I travel around Europe with an expired student visa and Italian Permeso appointment receipt? I also have the expired Permeso card, will that help?

I would like to travel around Europe before I head back to India. But my student Visa has expired and my Italian stay permit is under renewal. I have the appointment receipt and the expired permit as ...
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Does a 1951 Convention travel document become invalid after 6 months in a foreign country?

My spouse was issued a blue refugee passport (1951 Convention travel document) in an EU country within the Schengen Area, but has legally been resident in the UK for more than 6 months. We know this ...
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As a Russian resident, do I require an exit visa?

I'm an Australian citizen and a Russian resident for five years. Do I require an exit visa to leave Russia? If so, where do I get one and how long does it take?
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Traveling within Schengen while waiting for EEA residence card?

My wife is a Russian national. I am a Norwegian national. We lived in Sweden for 10 months. During that stay she got a residence card (EEA family member) and a biometric Swedish ID card from the ...
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Where can I go using a Portuguese temporary residence card?

Can I travel anywhere in the EU with a Portuguese Golden Visa temporary residence permit and my South African passport, i.e, without any Schengen visa?
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Irish Residency

Two questions, does Irish residency give you permission to travel to mainland Europe without needing a visa? Secondly does the Irish residency give you access to the United Kingdom in terms of tourism ...
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Can we enter the UK with Blue Cards issued by Romania?

I am an Irish national and my non-EU wife and son (Indian) have EU family cards issued by Romania (long-term residency valid for 5 years). Can my son and wife travel to the UK for a few days with me ...
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Can I live in Russia for the whole 3 years on a 3 year multiple entry visa? [closed]

I'm an American, considering moving to Russia for a little bit, is there any restriction on that 3 year multiple entry visa that would prohibit me from actually just staying in Russia for the whole 3 ...
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Is a Mexican permanent visa the same as a national identity card?

I am trying to apply for ESTA. I am Japanese living in Mexico, with a permanent visa. Is the permanent visa a National identity card? If yes, there is no expiration date on the permanent visa. What ...
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Travelling without Canada permanent residency card

My boyfriend and I were planning to travel to Germany, his home country, a month from now, but we realized his permanent residency card expires just before then. He is reapplying for his PR card, but ...
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Visitation and Permanent residence in Canada [closed]

I am anticipating entering Canada as a visitor, but might be interested in becoming a permanent resident. Can I apply for permanent residency while on a visitor's visa?
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Travelling with a passport that will expire in less than 6 months [closed]

I am an Australian permanent resident and I have booked a flight to Indonesia in November and by November, I will only have 5 months left before my passport expires. Is it fine to travel with it and ...
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DS-160 home address for EU resident in the UK

I am an EU national and have been studying and working in the UK for the past three years. I am applying to a J1 visa for an internship in the US. My sponsor asked for my permanent residency status ...
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Travelling with Schengen resident permit and non-EU passport

I am from Azerbaijan (non-EU country) and work in Estonia. I am holding a resident permit from Estonia (Schengen resident permit). I am wondering which countries (except the ones my passport lets me) ...
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Residence visa and Schengen visa overlap

I am a US citizen who got a residence visa for Spain. The Spanish residence visa is valid for 3 month (June 1st to Sep 1st). Such a visa allows you to go to Spain and convert the visa into a residence ...
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Iranian citizen with Hungary permanent residency

I am an Iranian citizen with permanent residency in Hungary. Can I travel to non-Schengen countries like Romania, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Serbia, etc? Can my children study in another European country? ...
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Which European Union countries can an Indian citizen with Georgian temporary residence visit without advance application for a visa?

I'm an Indian citizen and do have an Indian passport, presently studying in Georgia, and I possess a temporary resident visa of Georgia for a duration of 5 years which was allotted for study purposes. ...
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Residency checks for Interrail passes?

I have already bought an interrail promotional global pass and paid for it. However, afterall, I found that probably I should buy Eurail pass (I am living in Ireland as an exchange student from Hong ...
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I am a European citizen with temporary residency in Iran travelling to USA

I am a European citizen, working on an international assignment in Iran currently. I am travelling in a few days to the USA. I have a 10-year multiple-entry USA visa, which I got since I was in Iran ...
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Schengen area residence permit

I have a residence permit from Hungary. Can I travel to France if my permit expires in ten days? I'm planning to come back from travel and leave before it expires.
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Uncertain about Schengen visa application question about residency type

I'm on a critical skill permit in Ireland. My son and wife are also with me as dependents. We are registered with GNIB (Garda National Immigration Bureau) cards and have our multi-entry visa. While ...
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Can I apply for Russian tourism visa without residence permit in China, as a foreigner?

I live in China but don't have residence permit as my visa is X2. In order to apply for Russian tourism visa from a third country, you must live there for more than 90 days with valid visa. I have ...
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Canadian citizen staying in the US

I have recently learned from a family friend that if a Canadian citizen is here for 6 months on visa-free terms, after the 6 months are up, they can go back to Canada and stay for one day, then come ...
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Russian citizen with Belgian residency permit enter UK for holiday with UK citizen partner. Visa?

I am a UK citizen living in Belgium on a residency permit (5 yr). My partner is a Russian citizen, who has a 1 yr Belgian residency permit. We are applying for co-habitition in Belgium. What visa/...
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Schengen visa refused as a security and health threat [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan and I travelled to the Schengen area two times in 2015 on business. The visa was issued by the Embassy of Hungary. When I applied again in 2017, for the same business trip, the ...
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Can a student visa holder in New Zealand get a visitor visa to Australia from New Zealand (foreign passport holder)?

Can a student visa holder to NZ get a visitor visa to Australia from NZ (Indian passport holder)?
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Can EU citizens 'border-hop' between Schengen countries to prolong their 90-day maximum stay? [closed]

The European Commission states that EU citizens have the right to reside on the territory of another country "for up to three months without any conditions other than the requirement to hold a valid ...
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Re-entry to Canada

I have a Canadian PR card valid until September 2018. I traveled to Canada first in September 2013 and came back along with my family during May 2014. I was in my home country and never traveled back ...
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Schengen visa application: country of residence vs citizenship

I've found myself in an 'interesting' situation regarding the difference between citizenship and residency requirements for a Schengen visa application. I'm an Indian citizen, and I'm currently a ...
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Can I apply for a US visa in Myanmar as an Indian citizen?

I am a Indian passport holder. I am in Myanmar (Burma). Can I get a visa for the USA from here?
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Travelling from France with a German student residency and a Fiktionsbescheinigung

I have a 2-year student residency in Germany. The residency ends in a few days so I had an appointment yesterday to renew it. Instead of a new residency I got a Fiktionsbescheinigung where the third ...
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Chinese national, UK residency, supported by partner - how to to get a Schengen visa?

I've been reading through various posts here on foreign spouse/UK residency, Schengen visa application - but my situation is a little different so I'm hoping someone can help clarify. I'm a UK ...
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Expired Maltese residency permit and need to leave and return EU while waiting for the renewal [duplicate]

I am currently waiting for the renewal of my expired residency permit from Malta. I have in hand an authorisation to stay in the country. I need to travel back home to Canada before I receive the new ...
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Can I enter the US with a Green Card about to expire?

My Green Card expired in April, however in February I applied for renewal, and it was extended through November. I am travelling overseas and returning on November 28th. Since I have not yet received ...
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Why did a Customs agent ask a US citizen about residency?

I live in Costa Rica but I am a US citizen. The last time I traveled solo back to the States, the customs agent grilled me about how long I live in CR vs the US. He said I needed to reside in the US ...
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Non-EU citizen married to British citizen, wanting to live in Netherlands [closed]

I am getting married to a British citizen in the next year. We have been in a relationship for 7 years and have been living together for 6 years. We are both living in South Africa. We would like to ...
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Can army draft dodgers travel on a different passport? [closed]

I'm assuming they just don't go to the country where they are avoiding the army conscription. Am I right in my assumption? If they have a different passport showing citizenship etc, they can as a ...
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Settlement visa for UK [closed]

If you send your documents to Sheffield, they send them back, saying that you are supposed to resend them to the decisionmaker. I sent them to my country, but they refused to accept them. They said ...
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Travel within Schengen with Titre de Sejour, but expired passport [duplicate]

I am a non-EU national, with a valid Titre de Sejour in France (which is a long-term residency visa). My passport has expired and it takes time to update it. Can I travel (for one week) within the ...
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Do I need a transit visa for an 8-hour layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

I'm a Filipino expat in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. I will be traveling from Jeddah to Tbilisi, Georgia via Dubai with a layover of 8 hours. I will be transferring fromTterminal 1 to Terminal 2 ...
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Can I re-enter Hungary if my residence renewal is in process?

I have two passports, Moroccan and Ukrainian. I got my Hungarian residence permit with my Moroccan passport. Now I am planning to travel to Russia; I will use my Ukrainian passport to travel since no ...
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Time period within which we are required to travel after getting the visa

I am a Pakistani national working in Portugal. My wife was issued a Portuguese resident visa valid for 120 days on 10th June 2017. Due to some unfortunate circumstances she is still not able to travel ...
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Will I be able to return to Amsterdam to retrieve my lost residence permit? [duplicate]

I had lost my wallet at the Amsterdam airport which had my residence permit, issued by a country in the Schengen area. I realized it only when I reached my destination. Luckily, the authorities found ...
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How does a non-EU spouse get his residence permit? [closed]

I am a Swedish citizen, married to a non-EU national. We've been married over 3 years. My husband recently got a one-year visa, issued free of charge, by the German Embassy and we are currently in ...
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Can I leave and return to Spain without having my residence card with me?

I'm an Argentinian immigrant living in Spain. I have lost my residence card/TIE. I already started the process to get a new card but, in the meantime, can I leave the country (and return)? I still ...
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Bulgarian blue card and Ukrainian biometric passport

If I'm a holder of two Ukrainian foreign passports (it is legal in Ukraine) and only one of them is biometric Bulgarian blue card binded to non-biometric foreign passport is it okay to first enter ...
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Sweden UT Card holder can have non-Sweden country as point of entry [duplicate]

I have a Sweden UT card (Resident Permit), and I am a non-EU citizen. Right now, I am in India. I have not used my Sweden UT card before. Is it possible for me to enter any other Schengen country (not ...
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Can a non-EU citizen with an EU residence permit cross the border in the EU citizen channel? [duplicate]

This is the question I am really eager to know. If I already have an EU residence permit from Poland, when I enter into the EU zone, can I line up in the same channel as EU citizens? Or is there any ...
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Leaving and returning to Sweden while awaiting residence card [closed]

Am I allowed to travel while I am in the process of getting a residence card (husband is an EU citizen, kids and I are not)? We got conflicting information from Migrationsverket: "you can," "no, you ...