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Working visas as they interact with other documents for travel of relatively short duration. Long-term visits to any particular country and prolonged work there may be covered at the Expatriates Stack Exchange site.

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Canada visa postdov application country to apply from

I'm an Indian citizen currently employed in Singapore. I have received a Postdoc offer in Canada with LMIA exempted and falling within the category of faster processing of two weeks. I will be soon ...
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Can a UK photographer legally photograph a US wedding if the wedding day shoot itself is unpaid?

First of all, thanks for taking the time to read this. I have scoured the internet and found so many different variations of answers on this topic, but nothing relating directly to my exact situation. ...
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Can a UK Visitor visa be used for a different purpose than when it was first granted?

My partner has a two-year Standard Visitor visa valid until Jan 2025. Up to now he has only used this and previous Visitor visas to enter the UK to holiday with me. It’s possible he may be invited to ...
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While awaiting my Spanish residence card, can I travel through the Schengen area?

I am a non-EU citizen on a Spanish work visa at the moment, and have a 1-2 month wait before receiving my residence card from the local police station. During this period, am I allowed to leave and re-...
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Travel to Romania with only Italy type D visa (work) but my residency permit has not been issued yet

I am in Italy with a D type work visa for two months and I applied for a residence permit card, and I am waiting for the time to deliver my documents. Since my residence card has not yet been issued, ...
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Why can't I apply for a visa from my home country when I am currently resident in another country?

I am a Tunisian citizen. A few years ago, I used to hold a Turkish residence permit and I intended to apply for a student visa to TUM (Technical University of Munich). I asked the German Embassy of ...
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Got an EU Residence permit for work, but was laid off before entering

I am a national of a country that requires a visa to the EU for nearly any purpose (including tourism). I obtained a Portuguese Type D visa for the purpose of eventually migrating there for a company (...
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I am confused regarding the Visa Free Travel [duplicate]

Please could anybody clarify visa free travel? I was issued a work permit by Sweden as I was employed as a singer on a Swedish cruise line for 90 days, I returned to the uk on the 90th day and want to ...
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Can I visit or work in Singapore if I am HIV positive?

I worked in Singapore for 4 years (2004-2007). Through the work permit renewal process, I was found positive for HIV. After that, I was sent back to Malaysia Can I enter Singapore as a visitor? Can I ...
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Can I reenter Brazil as a tourist after a work visa expires?

Can I enter into Brazil as a tourist, after a work visa expires?
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I am a US citizen with a US job that is sending me to work in Germany for 60 days - what visa do I need?

As the title says, I'm a US citizen and I work for a US company. My company has a branch in Germany, and I'll transfer to that branch for 60 days next year. I'll do all the same work I do for the US ...
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Declaring a single justice procedure notice on UK work visa application

I bought a car June this year and I became the registered keeper 2 weeks later. Later, I received a letter from dvla to tax or SORN the car. However, I left the car at the sellers custody to resell ...
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Internship in the UK/US as an Italian [closed]

I am an Italian citizen currently studying in Germany. I have an Italian passport and an Italian ID. I would like to do an internship in the UK or in the US in the next year. When applying, I have to ...
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Do I need a work visa to attend a conference?

I'm a British citizen and my company is sending me to a conference in the EU (the Netherlands) later this month. Do I need to apply for a work visa while I am attending the conference? This is my ...
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Can I apply for tourist visa while living in a different country as an expat?

I am an Indian national who has plans to move to Bangkok, Thailand for a job on a non-immigrant visa. While I am in Thailand, can I apply for tourist visas such as the Schengen or UK Tourist Visas? I ...
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Do I need a special visa to work remotely in Spain [closed]

I work full time (remote) as a software developer for an Australian country. I'm thinking of living in Spain for 3 - 6 months of the year and working remotely from there. Currently I don't need a visa ...
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Can I apply for tourist visa to USA if I am holding Mexico Work Visa as a Indian Citizen

I will be in Mexico some time around this year with Temporary Work Visa. Is it possible to apply USA Tourist Visa while am in Mexico with Temporary Work Visa as a Indian Citizen?
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What form of visa would I require for working remotely for 12 weeks (60 working days) in the USA for my UK-based company?

My stay would be over 90 days as I would be in the US for just over three months. I've been looking online for the answer but it doesn't seem clear.
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Can we work on valid I-797 but enter on B1/B2 visa?

This might be not possible in normal scenario, but we are not normal now, we are COVID victim :). I had visa till July 28th, I already renew my visa and got I-797 till 2025. I am planing to go for ...
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Living in other EU countries while being on a work visa

If I have a work visa from one EU member state and my work is remote, can I live in other EU member states for longer than 90 days out of 180, or is it possible to actually live in other EU member ...
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Can I enter Switzerland from Turkey, on a UK passport with a long stay French working visa? I am vaccinated

I am planning on heading from the UK to Turkey on the 20th of Nov and then from Turkey to Geneva on the 25th. From Geneva, my employer will take us across to France. Is this possible? I am a UK ...
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Which short-term UK visa is applicable for a remote independent contractor working outside of the UK for a UK company?

I have been working for a UK-based company as a remote independent contractor for the last 3 years. I want to do a short-term visit to the UK to meet the team and work from there for a few weeks. The ...
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Can you work remote in Italy for a UK based company with just a tourist visa?

I'm a UK resident and want to vacation in Italy for 2 months in 2022. I work as a software developer so i can work with just my laptop and internet connection. I want to work some days when i am out ...
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What is the correct visa to visit my employer office in USA?

The situation is similar to another question but not identical. I am Brazillian and live in Brazil, my employer is a company with offices in multiple countries, my contract with them is with an office ...
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Getting a work visa at the border of Canada over the Weekend

I have a job in Canada and based on how the paperwork is going, I will need to get a work visa as I cross the border (US citizen taking a temporary position in Canada, so this is okay under current ...
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Why do visa applications require birth certificate? [closed]

It seems for quite some countries (e.g. Japan, Austria), getting a long-term visa (e.g. work visa) requires submitting one's birth certificate. What information do immigration departments require from ...
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Concerns around gracefully handling multiple offers & visa (Germany) [closed]

I have an offer from company Z (in Berlin) & also have a visa appointment coming up on 12th July. I'm also in the final stages of the interviews with another company N (in Berlin) but the ...
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Is it allowed to look for a job (not work) while I'm in the US under Visa Waiver Program [duplicate]

Disclaimer: I know there are similar questions here already but the answers are a bit conflicting and I didn't find quite the same question I have. Most were also quite old. I know that during ...
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Work trip to two Australian clients - letters of invitation and visa extension

My friend is an Italian specialist who travels quite often for work; in April he'll have to go to Australia to fix a problem for Client A. The client has sent him a Letter of Invitation that will ...
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I'm a UK citizen/resident employed remotely by a US company. What's the chances of getting an H1B visa? [closed]

I'm a UK citizen working in London. For three years, I have been a writer employed by a company based in the USA. It's fair to say I'm indispensable but I do not have any formal writing qualifications....
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Can I apply for a UK visitor visa while I am on ICT visa in the UK?

I am currently on an ICT work visa in the UK which is ending soon, but I want to spend some more time with my boyfriend in the UK before going back to my home country, India. Can I apply for a visit ...
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Can Singapore ban me because I left a contract position on short notice?

I worked in Singapore as a healthcare assistant in a hospital starting in 2001. I was an overseas Filipino worker. My contract should have been until 2005 but I went home in 2004 for an emergency ...
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Discrepancy in Father's Name | UK Tier-2 visa

I have been recently hired by a company based in the UK as a software engineer. As my official role is based in the UK, the HR department has asked me to start the visa process. Before starting the ...
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Working remotely on the French work and holiday visa?

Does anyone have any idea if it's possible to work remotely for a non-EU company on the French work holiday visa? I have the working holiday visa for Canadian citizens in France and I'd like to extend ...
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New Zealand Visa : Medicals on Old Visa - Issues to File Visa?

I had done my medicals for New Zealand visa when my old passport was active last month. Then I got a new passport re-issued as I had to change personal details in the passport. Now the medicals have ...
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Single or Multiple Entry for a Turkish Work Visa if I don't know how often I will need to go?

This question is related to: Work Visa and Work Permit Exemption for German citizen in Turkey. Quick summary: I need to go to Turkey for one week in order to configure a system that my employer sold ...
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What does "Ad" and "Soyad" mean on a Turkish visa application?

I have two first names (or a first name and a middle name if you will) and one family name. On the Turkish visa application, there are three name fields: Ad (translated as "Name") Soyad (translated ...
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Work Visa and Work Permit Exemption for German citizen in Turkey for the duration of one week

I am a little bit unclear about some specific visa requirements for a German citizen visiting Turkey on behalf of a German employer providing services to a Turkish customer for the duration of one ...
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Friend wants to work in UK and is qualified but can she do so legally? [closed]

I have a friend who lives in Johannesburg, South Africa and she's 28. She's well-qualified, and currently works as a cop, but wants to quit the job due to illusionment. For the past two years, she's ...
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Getting national visa after getting Work permit in Germany [closed]

I have received the work permit approval from embassy. Below is the message We have received the Approval from Embassy/Immigration Authorities for your application Also i have this message. ...
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Short-term internship visa issued by Austria - what to do if no work-related remark is present on sticker?

I recently got my Schengen short stay visa approved to travel to Austria for an internship for less than 90 days. However my comments / remark section on my visa sticker is just blank. No remarks. I ...
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Chinese VISA Q2 10 year - Tourist to Work

I have a 10 year Q2 VISA for China. I assume it is for tourism only. I will be working in China for my company for five day. Do I require a work VISA? How do I obtain one quickly?
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NZ Visa application: emedical [closed]

I need to apply for a work Visa in New Zealand, sponsored by an accredited employer (research position at a university). I currently live in the US and I am required to provide certain medical ...
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Visa requirements in Bangkok for work Telex processing stamp

I am indian citizen i want go in Bangkok Indonesia embassy for my Work Telex stamp process. I have Telex copy approved by indonesian embassy. Can I enter in Bangkok on tourist visa as Thailand ...
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Remote independent contractor needs short onsite training in US - what is the Visa requirement?

As a small US based firm, we have offered a contract to a candidate as a remote independent contractor, who does not stay or work in the US. We would require the person to attend our in person 1 week ...
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Travelling one way via boat, USA → Turkey

Family is planning on travelling to Turkey for long term (they will work there). They have a dog. They've found a cruise that allows dogs and stops at various ports in Europe. Would they be allowed ...
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Do I require a work permit for the US if I have a B1/B2 Visa

I have a B1/B2 USA Visa, I’m do work for a non US company that pays me as an entertainer/cultural perform. I am asked to work in the US at conference in this role. Do I require a special visa for this....
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What is the best way for a UK citizen to get a Chinese business visa while in America? [closed]

What is the best way for a UK citizen to get a Chinese business visa while in America? Can this be done and where do I have to go?
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Consequences of cancelling a Tier 5 GAE UK visa [closed]

I am a non-EU citizen. I have signed a contract for a summer internship in the UK and the company is going to sponsor a Tier 5 GAE visa for me (so at some point I will have to go to an appointment to ...
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US visa has expired but I am still in the US [closed]

I am a Spanish passport holder. I am living in the US, in the process of getting a Green Card, and have work permit issued by the US Embassy in Spain. The work permit is expired, but I am still in the ...
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