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Getting work during your trip, or being allowed to work in a certain country. Some related tags are listed in `tag info`.

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Can I work remotely while being a tourist in Russia?

I have for many years now, spent most of my days, answering online surveys. They pay usually up to £1.00 or so each, and I do them online. Next week I'm going to Russia on a Tourism visa. Can I ...
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What are the considerations for doing a short-term (i.e. two month) work exchange in China?

My friend and I are American citizens and college students who are both studying Chinese. We would like to go to China this summer to improve our Chinese, and have been looking into private work ...
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Can I do unpaid work in Canada on a visitor's visa?

A startup in Canada has offered me in an internship. It will be unpaid work and will last for 6 weeks or so. They don't have enough funds to hire someone and don't offer paid internships or pay ...
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Cross border Canada to USA to trigger work visa

My son is currently in Canada on tourist visa, has his work visa approved while in Canada and wants to know how long he has to cross border and stay in USA for. Can he do in same day? He was ...
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Supervising hardware installation when traveling to the US using VWP

I fly to Florida on Tuesday for a fortnights holiday and have been asked by my employer to return 6 days after I return to supervise installation of video walls supplied by a UK company sold to an ...
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Staying in USA while working for a company as an international courier - possible on ESTA?

I have a chance to live in California but work for a European company and I'm not a US citizen. the work involves constantly leaving and returning from other countries as a courier. I would be paid ...
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Is it permitted to look for a job while visiting the US under the Visa Waiver Program?

We already have a question on whether you can attend a job interview or look for work while in the US on a tourist visa. (Actually it's unresolved with two possibly conflicting answers and no solid ...
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is it legal to be on a b1visa and work with clients in the USA but bill them from my home country?

I have my own consulting company in Europe. Can I be on a b1 visa and work with and get new clients in the USA and bill them from my home country? I will be in the USA for about 4 months per year.
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Is it legal to work remotely in the UK for a non-UK based company? [duplicate]

Assuming a non-EU citizen is visiting the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa (or entered the UK without a visa, if their nationality doesn't require one), can they work remotely for a foreign company? If ...
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American traveling to Switzerland 5 days before work visa is valid [duplicate]

I have a work visa (PhD program in Switzerland) starting from December 20 2015-March 19 2015. It is my understanding that during this time, I must obtain my residence permit which allows me to remain/...
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Remote working for non remote companies, where is the line?

A theoretical that I am curious about. Many people work remotely whilst on travel visas. I know that in many countries this is fine. If you’re in the US and working for a German company on the ...
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How to get work done on a train, if I am easily distracted by others?

I am travelling often across Germany. I would love to use this time to work, especially because there is internet connection on board of the ICE trains. However, I often feel disturbed and cannot ...
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Traveling inspecting flights and customer service

If I'm working as self employed, traveling on airlines and rating their flights and customer service and being paid by that airline, will I need a work visa for USA and other countries. EG flying AIR ...
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How can I find out about jobs at ski resorts in Europe? [closed]

What is the best place/method to look for jobs in a ski resorts in Europe?
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About Visa Waiver Program and B-1/B-2 visa

I'm a Spanish citizen currently a tourist in the Dominican Republic. Before I get into my question, let me list my recent moves, as they are relevant to the case: Lived in California for five years ...
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Work in exchange for food and dorming at a Buddhist temple

For a while, I've been fantasizing about running away to a Buddhist temple for a month or so to work in exchange for hours of group meditation time, dorming, and food. I'm going to be spending the ...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while in Japan for sightseeing?

Assume a US citizen works for a US company remotely and that this person has a passport, but no visa. Let's say they want to go spend some time in Japan for leisure/tourism/sightseeing - no more than ...
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Author visiting the USA for vacation under the Visa Waiver Program - Can they write?

I was wondering if an author of ebooks, who is registered as self employed as a freelance writer in the UK, can visit the USA on the Visa Waiver Program and continue to write, if he or she does not ...
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Work as freelancer while tourist in US for an already existing US client?

I already am freelancing for a client who is from the U.S. We were supposed to file for H-1B this year. Due to unforeseen incidents we were not able to do so. Is it possible to visit US on a tourist ...
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Extension of Schengen visa as a student

As a Turkish citizen I will be going to Czech Republic in February as an Erasmus student for a term. Since the visa will be based on the educational term it will probably end around at the end of June....
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Is Berlin safe for visit/work? [closed]

I am thinking of finding a job in Europe and consequently moving there. Social media draws a quite grim picture of immigrant/ISIS crisis in Germany, a country I first targeted as a place to stay. ...
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May I convert Schengen Business visa into work permit or freelance visa in Germany? [closed]

A German company wants to hire me as a freelancer and to invite me with Schengen Business visa to be in Germany for three months. Can I convert my Business visa into a work permit or freelance visa ...
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US citizen working from india for US company [closed]

I am a US citizen and working for a US company and paid in USD in my US bank. I would like to know how long can I work from India without troubling my company to create a corporate entity for tax ...
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Do I need a working visa to stay in the US but work for a company in Europe? [duplicate]

Sorry If this seems a silly question but I am 19 and have never delved into anything like this before. I am a software developer and have plans soon to work remotely as quite a few companies offer ...
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Which type of visa I should apply for to visit USA as job applicant?

I'm a Russian citizen and have been invited to the interview to United States and plan to go there on a two-day trip. The question is - does anybody know which exactly type of visa I should apply for. ...
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Virtual offices or business centers in Ensenada Mexico?

I am visiting a friend in Ensenada Mexico but I still need to work remotely. The conditions at their place, and most other places like Starbucks, are not ideal for quiet, focused work. Are there any ...
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Visiting Canada for a job interview: tourism or business? eTA or visa?

I am going to Canada for a job interview. I am a little confused about the formalities. The official Canadian website http://www.cic.gc.ca/ suggests that Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is ...
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Visa for performing arts group travelling to India to perform?

Couple of quick questions. What is the best visa for a performing arts group travelling to India to perform (as a group)? Does the Indian consulate (or their outsourced agency) allow for submission ...
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Can I sell the photographs I take on a tourist visa?

I'm a hobbyist photographer that enjoys traveling (combines very well, I can assure you). Usually I just post the pictures I take on social media, but I'm also considering selling some of the better ...
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Long term single entry tourist visa for Dubai: using this can I work in company? [closed]

As company given me this visa and they said that you can work with this and I asked him in that period they will give me salary or not? They said we given offer letter so we'll give you salary. And ...
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What is the simplest visa requirement for a New Zealander to work in Argentina?

Considering this. I gather there's a working holiday visa, but it requires application at the embassy in WELLINGTON, and I'm ... well, on the other side of the world. What would be the simplest ...
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UK visit visa for a job interview- financial and employment proof [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. I plan to go to UK for an onsite job interview with an overnight stay and return back to India next day. I need an advice regarding financial documents submission. I am an ...
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May I wwoof or exchange work for a bed in a hostel in Costa Rica as a tourist?

I am wondering about the rules for WWOOFing (working in an organic farm for a part of the day in exchange for a bed and sometimes a breakfast/multiple meals) or work exchange (same thing but for other ...
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Canadian wants to go to US for meetings

My husband is a 62 year old Canadian. He was contracted by a Canadian company to go to Detroit to monitor a Canadian registered aircraft while it is being maintained by a USA company. He has been ...
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Visa Waiver Program and working within the US [duplicate]

I am employed by a US company but live and work in the UK. I also get paid into a UK bank account. Can I travel to the US with an ESTA and remain under the VWP for business meetings or short term work ...
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Can a US Citizen work whilst travelling in UK? [closed]

I know that a US citizen could potentially remain in the UK for up to 6 months on travel. However, I'm also sure that this wouldn't allow them to work while here. If someone were to be visiting the UK ...
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Is Housesitting Or Petsitting Working? [closed]

I have registered with the company at www.trustedhousesitters.com . I could in the future either be doing house sitting or pet sitting or both, at people's homes. Often, the locations are in various ...
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How to find a co-working space in Lille as a tourist?

In a few weeks time, I'm hopefully going to be spending a few days in and around Lille, some working, some holiday. For the working part, I'd need somewhere to go in the day, ideally some sort of co-...
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Which visa should I get if I am going to UK for a job interview?

I plan to go to UK for an onsite job interview and need an advice about which visa type should I get. "General visitor" and "business visitor" seems like closest matched for me, but descriptions on ...
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Seeking Starbucks in Vienna very near to public transportation

I have searched Google maps and found none, but I saw that in my city many bus stops are not marked, so I hoped you could help me. Less than 300m from public transportation would be great. I am ...
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Legal to hire a model for non-professional pictures under ESTA/VWP?

I recently started to practice a lot my photography skills and I would like to further improve them. I'll be traveling to the US under ESTA and staying in a nice hotel. I'd love to hire a model from ...
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Is it legal to look for work in the US while on a B1/B2 (Business Visitor) visa?

I have got 10-year multiple entry US VISA on my Indian passport. I got it to attend a technical conference. I was curious to know if I give job interview during this visit? I may not have time in ...
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Free work place options in London

When travelling I normally hang out in cafes and pubs when working. Now lately I have had some problems with my neck so the laptop style of working is not ideal anymore. On a trip I have a laptop ...
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Visa Category for tourist and work in the US

I have a B1B2 US visa and have gotten a 3months internship in the US. the Internship is full time and unpaid and I will be going back to my country after that. Do I need to change my visa or will it ...
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Is there somewhere I can work on a laptop in or near London Euston station?

I have a longish layover in London Euston and I have some work to do. Working includes using a laptop, ideally with a power socket, and paper notebooks. Is there somewhere I can work in or near London ...
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Long term vacation on Falkland islands?

Has anyone ever been there? I was wondering if anyone knows any "local" classifieds site there for a somewhat mid-long term accommodation (3 months?) without staying in a hotel. Also, does anyone know ...
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work visa to Qatar [closed]

I have Qatar work visa mailed to me by my employer. It contains my old passport number which has ECR stamp. I then got a new passport issued without ECR stamping, but with different passport number. ...
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How long can I stay in New Zealand as an immigrant with a work and holiday visa?

Many agencies offer the possibility of eligibility of the Work and Travel visa. You get a limited-time work visa, usually from six months to a year, allowing you to work as an immigrant. How many ...
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Can you search for a job when using a tourist visa (B-2) in the US

If I am visiting the US with a tourist visa, can I look for a job in the US?
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Can my brother photograph my wedding as a tourist?

I will be getting married in Guatemala. My brother (a US citizen) is an excellent photographer, and I would love for him to take some photos before and after the wedding (he will be in the best man, ...