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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How long does it take for a Kuwait work visa to be renewed? [closed]

I'm going to work in Kuwait. I have a work visa, but it has already expired. If I renew the visa, how long will I have to wait for it to be issued?
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Can I use an Australia work visa for tourism?

I got a short-term work Australia visa subclass 400. Can I use the visa for tourism in Australia? It was supposed to be used for a short job in WA, but it was postponed. The visa expiry is in Jan ...
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Is there any country in Europe that allows a foreign worker to invite his parents? [closed]

Most countries that I know don't consider parents as family members and don't allow a legal worker to take them with him/her (unlike taking the spouse or children) for the term of the contract. Are ...
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I have a permanent residence card D - EU from Belgium [closed]

I was wondering if I could work and live in the Netherlands.
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Do I need a work visa if I'm freelancing while traveling?

I'm planning to work with a company in the USA while I travel the world (I'm a US citizen). I don't plan to be in any country more than a month, and plan to stay in hotels, hostels, and Airbnb's. ...
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Does immigration know what country you're in when you apply for a visa?

I have an employee currently on holidays in Australia. They are there as a tourist, on a subclass-651 visa. I now require them to do some work for me very urgently (for their home company in England). ...
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Problems at UK border when visiting for job interview without a visa but no right to work?

I am travelling to the UK for a job interview soon and my prospective employer will be reimbursing my expenses. I have a New Zealand passport and have visited the UK several times in the past without ...
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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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Under what visa category does my wife need to travel to the UK with me for two months, if I'm going there on a 1 year work permit visa?

I am resident of India and my UK Work Permit is in stamping process ( 1 year). Since the work requiremnet is for 3-4 months as per company policy, company has not sposored dependant visa for my ...
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Re-entry permit to Japan with a work visa?

I recently received a working visa in Japan. However, I am planning to leave for South Korea for a short trip. I recall hearing something about needing a re-entry permit? Judging from this page it ...
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Minor clerical error- tier 5 mobility visa [duplicate]

I just finished my application, and thought I checked it over pretty well submitted, and printed. I just did another check to realize I entered my mother's year of birth wrong. It's certainly not ...
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Looking for UK visa refusal stories and advice [closed]

I'm a journalist for two UK national newspapers. I'm compiling an article about the difficulties faced by foreign nationals in getting UK visas – the hurdles to jump over, the endless documentation to ...
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US student participating in science research in the UK. What visa do I need?

I am a US student planning to spend 8 weeks working in a university research lab in London during May and June 2017. I am not traveling through any study-abroad program. The primary investigator ...
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I have permit to stay in Italy as a student, can I go to London to work for 20 hours per week as a part-timer? [closed]

I have permit to stay in Italy as a student. Can I go to London to work for 20 hours per week as a part-timer?
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Tier 5 UK visa financial requirement [closed]

One of the requirements for a Tier 5 UK visa is to have at least £945 as savings for 3 months in the bank. Is it acceptable to put that sum in one deposit into the bank account or should it reflect ...
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Does the ICT Short Term visa allow multiple entry?

I am from India and currently in the UK with an ICT Tier 2 Short Term VISA. My COS Start Date is Oct 15, 2013 and end date is Oct 14 2014. For my marriage I am planning to go India in the week of ...
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Is it possible while after having had a South African general work permit, to still enter visa-free for tourism?

Here is my situation. I am a Belgian national and I will be working in South Africa for 2 years on a 24 month general work permit. I will be starting in November 2016 and finishing by the end of ...
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Is it possible to get a Chinese visa if you already possess a valid visa for a different purpose?

If someone has a valid and unused Chinese visitor (L) visa, can they apply for another Chinese visa (of a different type)? A Russian friend of mine recently attempted to apply for a work visa at the ...
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How long can I work in New Zealand on a working holiday visa?

I am from the UK and have heard rumors that if you go to NZ on a twelve month working holiday visa, then you are only allowed to work for six months of your stay. Is this true? I can't seem to find ...
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I've entered the Schengen area as a tourist. Do I need to re-enter the Schengen in order to activate my working holiday visa? [closed]

I am from New Zealand and hold a new Zealand passport. I have a working holiday visa for Germany starting on the 16-10-16 ending 15-10-17. I plan on entering Germany on 19-8-16 on a 90 day tourist ...
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Issue of German visa for job, simultaneously with Amsterdam visa for study [closed]

I resident of India , got admission in study course at Amsterdam, simultaneously got appointment letter from company at German. Since time is limited and I wish to know that can I apply for visa ...
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Visa-free stays involving paid activity in the Schengen Area - how do they work?

Wikipedia mentions that citizens of certain Annex II countries are eligible to work in some parts of the Schengen area during their short-term stay. However several aspects are not entirely clear: ...
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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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Thai work visa cancelled, can i get a tourist visa before leaving? [closed]

If my Thai work visa gets cancelled by the employer, can I apply or get a tourist Thai visa while staying there in Thailand before leaving ? Or is there any other way to renew my visa or stay there ...
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Travelling through the US with Canadian Working Visa

I'm Australian and have obtained my Canadian working visa. However rather than flying direct to Canada I am meeting an American friend in LA and driving across the border. I have a return flight ...
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Must one leave France immediately after quitting one's job? [closed]

I am an Indian citizen in France on a VLS-TS scientifique-chercheur visa. I am a post-doctoral researcher, on a 1-year contract. The visa is valid from 2015 September, upto 2016 August. I have a OFII ...
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Remote Working While Travelling - Visa Requirements?

I am considering leaving my day job to concentrate on setting up my own business. As my business is online based, I can work from anywhere and do not need a physical office. As such, I'm considering ...
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US working visa/ESTA [closed]

I am currently working in the U.S on a H2B visa but I want to stay a couple of weeks longer than what my visa allows. I have a current valid ESTA, can I just stay in the country or must I leave the ...
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Which countries can I visit with my Netherlands work permit? [duplicate]

I have a valid work permit in the Netherlands. And I was just asked to visit Spain to help out a client of the company. Am I allowed to travel to Spain with my Netherlands work permit?
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Canadian visiting family in US while applying for jobs in order to get an interview [duplicate]

I am a Canadian citizen who is going to be visiting extended family in the US. However, on the side, I might also be applying for jobs so that I can at least get an interview. I am highly aware that ...
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Getting job in US on B1/B2 visa [duplicate]

I have a B1/B2 visa to US, can i stay in US as a citizen and for how long?Can i apply for jobs there in US on this visa? What are the chances to get a job there? Can i apply for an H1-B visa while my ...
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Use of scientific visa (schengen short stay scientist work visa issued by France) for tourism related travel to italy

I have a Schengen visa issued by France which is type C short stay scientific work visa (visa stamp has remark: scientific researcher), But i am looking to enter italy (Rome) for 3 day long tourism ...
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Transit stop in Germany on route to USA from Turkey with expired Turkish visa

Friend was in Turkey with a work visa which has expired, he is travelling back to US (not a USA citizen, but has visa to enter the USA), with transit stop in Germany. They are not allowing him to ...
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A question about work life in Japan [closed]

I've recently been offered work in Japan. I love Japan for the food, people and techno-logical advancement. Besides the challenge of learning a new language, I have concerns about the work culture ...
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Work permit (Tier 2) - Impact on schengen application (nonEU)

I have a Work Permit (Tier 2) for the UK for 2 years, and would like to travel to various countries in Europe whenever possible during this time. I have no EU Family Members. Would I be able to apply ...
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Last Minute Extension of Chinese M Visa [closed]

My Russian girlfriend has a Chinese M visa and is currently living in Beijing, working for a school via some type of agency (the school pays the agency, which takes a cut, and then pays my girlfriend)....
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Remaining Employed in Hong Kong While in Australia on a 417 Working Holiday Visa

I have applied for and obtained a type 417 Australia Working Holiday visa. However, should my company in Hong Kong be willing, could I continue working for them while in Australia? I can't find any ...