Questions tagged [working-visas]

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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As a South African travelling to South Africa and returning to live in UK on a BRP what passport validity do I need

My family are travelling to South Africa on 30 Mar 2022, returning on 23 Apr 2022. We live in the UK with BRPs (4 years so far). We only have South African passports, not British Citizenship yet (or ...
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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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What is the benefit of going for administrative review for Tier 5 UK refusal if additional grounds are unjustified? [closed]

I applied for Tier 5 visa (Temporary Worker Government Authorized Exchange). I got a refusal under rule 245ZO (Maintenance) but, surprisingly in the last paragraph, two rules of not attending an ...
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Do I need a departure flight booked to apply for a UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility visa? [closed]

I've booked a one way ticket to the UK and am in the process of applying for a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa. I got a one way ticket as I'm not sure whether I will stay the whole 2 years/if I will move ...
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Canadian SME working in UK for 2 weeks

I want to bring a highly skilled subject matter expert (SME) in aviation regulations to the UK from Canada to provide 2 weeks of classroom-based lectures in his area of expertise. We are paying him to ...
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Do I have to stay the entire duration in Germany with a German Job Seeker Visa?

I am residing out of Germany at the time being and working a full-time job. However, I am planning to find a job in Germany and thus I am considering applying for Germany Job Seeker Visa. As I am ...
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Can I still travel to Australia for a holiday on my Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) visa if I will not be working for my sponsor?

I have an Indian passport and a Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) visa approved for myself and my wife to work in Australia for my sponsoring company. However, I would not be joining my ...
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UK work visa with pending criminal charge [closed]

I have a tier-2 work visa application in progress. I had submitted the application on 24th December and my appointment is on 3rd of January. I am an Indian citizen currently residing and working in ...
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Work remotely from US under L2 visa with my UK employer while awaiting EAD [closed]

My husband is moving to the US permanently with an L-1 visa, and my daughter and I are moving with him with L-2 dependant visas. Currently I am employed in the UK and I will apply to get the EAD (work ...
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Do I need a visa to work in Romania if I have a Bulgarian residence/work permit? [closed]

Does a non-EU citizen (Turkish) with a Bulgarian residence-work permit need a visa to work in Romania? I have been working in Bulgaria for a time and I got a better job in Bucharest. So am I able to ...
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Work visa expiring, can I stay as a tourist? [duplicate]

I'm a citizen of Argentina residing in France with a long-stay visa for an internship, valid from September 5th 2018 until January 5th 2019. As an argentinian, I'm allowed to visit Europe as a tourist ...
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What is the passport validity period requirement for a Kuwait employment visa? [closed]

My passport is going to expire on 30 July 2020, and I have a job opportunity coming up in Kuwait. Will I be eligible to get this visa, which is for a 2-year contract?
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When I enter the UK on a work visa, can my mother go with me on a visitor visa?

I have submitted my application for a Tier 2 ICT employer sponsored visa. While this is in process, can I start the standard visitor visa application for my mother who would be traveling with me and ...
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How to apply for Australian visiting visa while working remotely?

I'm an Indian citizen and an Indian passport holder. I want to travel to Australia for a short period of 3 - 6 month). While researching for an appropriate visa I found that Visitor visa (subclass 600)...
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Can I use MPC when entering the USA with a travel visa?

I am a Canadian national with a TN-1 visa to work in the USA. The lines at passport control are always a huge pain. I want to use the Mobile Passport Control app to bypass the line. It says that ...
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EU Blue card applied and travel back to India

I am an Indian expat living in Krakow and my work visa is valid until December 2018. I have already applied for my as well and my dependant's blue card in May. The process for the blue card is ...
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Re-entering Uk after a work visa ... please help [closed]

I had a work visa in the UK which I left midway to return to America for personal circumstances and to update my ID. It’s now been 1 year I’ve been out of the UK, but my visa originally expired 3 ...
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Can I still visit the UK if my UAE work visa expires shortly after I enter?

My UAE work visa is about to expire on September 30 of this year, but my UK tourist visa is still valid until November. Can I still travel to the UK in September?
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Confusion about required documents for a chilean work visa [closed]

I am looking at the requisites for a temporary work visa for Chile. The official instructions (PDF, in Spanish) mention that in order to get one, you need a photocopy of your last tourist card: 1 ...
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UK Working Visa

We have a talent coming into UK in Q4 to perform. They are from the Middle East. We are not registered as a visa sponsor - must we be? EDIT: Music performer, 2/3 DAY stay.