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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What's the best way for me to get unrestricted access to Brazil? [migrated]

I want to live in Brazil, permanently. I know about how to get investment visas or marriage visas and that kind of thing. But I was thinking maybe there was a cheaper or easier option. For example ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions?

I'm a citizen of country A who would like to apply for a Schengen visa at a consulate in country B. When is this possible?
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Are you allowed to book two appointments for Schengen visa at German consulates in different countries?

I understand that booking multiple Schengen visa appointments at the same German consulate is discouraged and they even say that your appointments would be automatically canceled if you do so. But, ...
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I have a valid B1/B2 Visa for US, but is its validity affected by a change of residence?

About 1.5 years ago, I got a B1/B2 visa that's valid for 10 years. I've now moved to a different city within Germany. The new city is entered in the passport. Is there any impact on the validity ...
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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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Non-EU family member re-entering Schengen without residence card

My husband and son are EU citizens but I am not. We lived for the past nine years in Germany where I had the regular Aufenthaltskarte (residence card; not the Daueraufenthaltskarte for permanent ...
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Multiple residencies along with multiple citizenships

Can a person have multiple residencies and each one in the country he/she is a citizen of? And can he/she have these residences printed each one in the respective country he/she is a citizen of? For ...
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Residence permit for visitor visa in uk

I am Italian permit card holder. My parents are Italian citizenship holder. And right now my father is living and working in UK. My mother and sister will be joining him within few days. Being a self ...
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Entering Germany with a Fiktionsbescheinigung

I have a US passport. My 90/180 days visa-free stay in Europe is ending soon, and then, under normal circumstances, I will be able to return to Europe only in January 2017. I have to leave the ...
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Is living in Thailand on a dependant visa termed as living in that country or visiting?

I want to apply for a Canada tourist visa, and we have a question under previous travel that asks Since the age of 18 or during the past 5 years, whichever is most recent, have you travelled to any ...
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What are the residence requirements to use a foreign driving licence in California?

On the back of Driving license in California, and as per California's DMV on International Driving Permits: California does recognize a valid driver license that is issued by a foreign ...
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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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Can a student visa holder in New Zealand apply for a visitor visa to Australia while still in New Zealand?

Can a student visa holder to NZ get a visitor visa to Australia from NZ (Indian passport holder)?
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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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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 visit the UK with an EU permanent residence card?

I am non EU national, living in a Schengen country for past 5 years. I hold Indian passport and EU permanent residence card valid for 5 years. Can i go to UK for few days to visit friends without a ...
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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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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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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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Can I travel to US with the Italian carta d'identita?

I'm a citizen of Nigeria but am living in Italy as an immigrant. Recently I got the Italian carta d'identita (11 year residence permit). Can I use this to travel to the US? How do I apply and what ...
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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 I travel within the Schengen area if I currently don't have a valid visa or residency permit?

I googled all over and couldn't find a definitive answer on this. I arrived to Poland on a Schengen visa and applied for a temporary residence permit on my 88th day in the Schengen area. I got my ...
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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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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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I lost my Italian residence permit abroad, how can I obtain a duplicate so that I can fly back to Italy?

Sweden is going to ban me from flying if I can't show them my lost permesso di soggiorno from Italy. It was issued in Florence because my old one expired while I was in school. How do I get a copy?
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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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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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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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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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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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Travel within Schengen and Romania with French carte de séjour

I am not an EU citizen and I am moving to France. I received a 90 days visa saying "type C" on it with an attached but unstamped note saying that: 1) this in fact is a "D type" (long stay) visa 2) as ...
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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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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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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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How to apply for a Schengen visa from the UK if my visa expires in less than 90 days?

This is what Schengen countries say on their visa page UK residence permit (original and copy): valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen area. Reference : http:...
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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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Can the US still be entered on a tourist visa after permanent resident status is denied/expired?

I originally posted this question on expatriates.stackexchange.com, and another user suggested that I ask the question on this site because he felt it is more closely related to travel... My wife was ...
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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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Does Avianca actually check your residency status if you fly on a residents-only fare in Peru?

When booking flights with Avianca directly, and when arriving via Google Flights, clicking the Purchase conditions link followed by the Full Rule Text brings up this condition: SR.SALES RESTRICT ...
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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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Travelling with the application receipt for a French residence permit?

I want to know whether I can continue to travel, if I have the receipt (récépissé) but am still waiting on the residence permit (carte de séjour)? That is, can I leave the French territory to go to ...
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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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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 ...