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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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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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 ...
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Does a UK residence card count as an Article 10 residence card?

My wife and I are travelling to Iceland later this year. I am an EEA national (British) and my wife is a non-EEA national (Chinese). We live together in the UK where she is on a spouse visa and holds ...
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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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I married a US citizen and then came back to the UK, can I re-enter the US on an F-1 student visa? [closed]

I visited Spokane WA in December 2016 and got married there to a US citizen. Then I returned to the UK to sort out finances while awaiting a spousal visa. I felt I needed more direction in life so I ...
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entering Greece with blue paper [duplicate]

I applied for a Greek residence permit two months ago and got my blue paper. In the meantime, I returned to my home country and my Schengen has expired. Now, I will go to Athens to collect my ...
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Does permesso di soggiorno override the visa?

I am currently in Italy and I have a student's visa that is valid until the beginning of October and I received my permesso di soggiorno that is valid until the end of the year. Can I stay here after ...
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Entry to Germany with Swiss national visa, staying for a week [duplicate]

As far as I know, it is possible to freely travel inside the Schengen zone with visa D of some EU country, using 90/180 rule (up to 90 days in 180 days). However, I have the following question: I have ...
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How can I live and work in the UK? [closed]

I'm a Mexican computer science engineer, and an entry-level pen tester. I would like to emigrate to the United Kingdom. Initially, I would like to enter on a work visa but, ideally, I would like to ...
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How strict are the residency checks for Interrail passes for non-EU citizens?

Assuming a non-European resident/citizen purchases an Interrail pass despite not being eligible, can they count on getting away with it regardless? How strict are the residency checks? The question ...
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Country of Residence for Booking a Train Ticket for Intra-Schengen Travel

I intend to travel to France from Belgium,I have a Long Stay (Type D) VISA and I have applied for my residence permit but not received it yet. While booking a train ticket on Thalys via GoEuro.com, ...
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Can I apply for a Thai visa from Australia as a non-resident?

I am Nepalese citizen (Nepalese passport bearer) in Australia on a Tourist Visa , I'm palling to visit Thailand on my way home to Nepal. Can I apply for a Thai Visa from Australia?
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Green Card Holder Re-Entry

What documents does a Pakistani national green card holder need when re-entering the United States?
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Can a person residing in Singapore on a 5-month Employment Pass apply for a Schengen visa?

I'm an Indian student currently in Singapore as a Research Associate with a TEP valid for five months and have just been selected for an internship in Switzerland this summer. Is it possible for me ...
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Can I cross EU internal borders without a permit card, but with proof of residence approval?

I'm non EU-citizen, living in Belgium. I've have positive decision from the Belgian authorities granting a residence permit to stay in the country, but I haven't yet received the actual card. Is it ...
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Traveling to the US as a Canadian citizen with US green card, after over a year away [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen and US green card holder. After receiving my green card I have been almost constantly away, studying in Europe for the last five years, and coming back to the US to visit my ...
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With a single entry visa, can I visit Ghana and return to India?

I am a student in India with a single entry student visa, a resident permit valid for one year. I am from Ghana. I want to go back to my country for two weeks and come back to India. Can I exit and ...
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Does the UK know whether I am currently there or not?

Just curious if they keep track of me entering / exiting the UK and whether that's saved somewhere? I want to apply for citizenship, and will be asked to provide information on my travels / when I was ...
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Do I need my old passport for Canadian permanent residence application? [closed]

I am applying for Canadian PR and the form asks for my travel history of the last 10 years. Unfortunately, one of my old passports has been misplaced, although I do remember my travel dates. Do I need ...
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Can I apply for residency in the Schengen Zone after overstaying my visa? [closed]

Okay, before anyone judges me, please let me explain why I've overstayed my visa. If you don't care then you can skip this. I'm originally from the US, but I left as soon as I turned 18 because I am ...
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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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Will a green card holder have problems returning to the USA after more than six months away? [closed]

I have had a green card since 2013. I left the United States on the 2nd of January. I have both German and Iranian citizenship. I was in Iran in August 2016. Can I return to the United States ...
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Spouse of EU citizen returning to EU with transfer within Schengen: need visa?

Consider a (so far hypothetical) situation like this: Jack is a non-French EU citizen living in France. Jin, his spouse, is a Chinese citizen. She has a French residence card (titre de séjour ...
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EU spouse traveling to Ireland, having Swedish residency and Russian passport

If Russian citizen, has a EU spouse (traveling together) and Swedish permanent residency. Does he/she still required a visa to Ireland? Family member of EU national: If you are a non-EEA national ...
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Can I travel with 10 days to Expire EU resident permit to Sweden

I have a Spanish permanent residence permit and it will expire in 10 days time and I have put in for renewal, the thing is that I want to travel to Sweden for my friend's wedding, is it possible to ...
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Transit visa or air transit visa via London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am a research student from India working in European funding project in University of Pisa, Italy. My Schengen visa will expire on Jan 8 2017. But I have scheduled to stay until February 8 2017 in ...
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Is it possible to apply for a UK visa without being a local resident?

I am a Zimbabwean passport holder travelling to Denmark. I wanted to confirm if it is possible for me to apply for a UK visa while in Denmark?
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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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Residence permit for PhD student [closed]

I am not an EU citizen and currently I am doing a PhD in Switzerland possessing a B permit. I plan to terminate my contract and start PhD anew in Prague (3+ years). As I understood my B permit will be ...
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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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Can you apply for a Schengen visa in Singapore without being a local resident?

A bit of an urgency, I am Indian, currently in India. I need to urgently fly to Singapore next Monday, and I will be back in a week. This won't give me enough time to apply for my Schengen visa from ...
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Re-Entry in Italy (lost residence permit before leaving italy - permesso di soggiorno) [duplicate]

I had a flight for my home country (Pakistan) in last days. On the day of departure, while going to airport, I lost all my documents including passport and permesso di soggiorno. I filed a loss report ...
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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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Can I apply for a Cuban visa without being a resident?

I would like to travel to Cuba and I need a tourist card (visa). Right now I am a visitor for a few weeks in the UK and I will not return to my residence (EU) country before travelling for Cuba. Can ...
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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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Can I travel around the EU with an Italian resident permit (humanity), without a passport?

I have an Italian resident permit (for humanity reasons). Can I travel around the EU with this resident permit, without a passport?
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Is my Finnish Schengen residence permit (issued for work) still valid if I'm no longer employed?

I have a residence permit (Finland), the valid days as per permit card is until June 30, 2016. I de-registered my SSN and moved out of Finland on October, 2015. Now I would like to travel to Germany, ...
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Does my spouse (non-EEA) with UK Residence card need a visa to spain? [duplicate]

I have an Italian passport, currently residing in the UK with my wife, who only has a South African passport & UK Residence card. We are planning on going to Spain for a week, however I have been ...
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Possessing two residence IDs of different schengen countries [closed]

I am a Non EU citizen, residing in Belgium as a dependent to my spouse. Recently I got admitted to a Masters course in Netherlands for fall 2016. The university will be applying for my student visa/ ...