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Do EU residents need visa to travel to USA?

Whether you need a visa to visit the US is based on your citizenship, not your residence. So, as a citizen of Turkey you will need a visa to visit the US.
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Do EU residents need visa to travel to USA?

Your Spanish work permit is not relevant and Turkey is not a US Visa Waiver country, so you need a visa to enter the United States. Here are the official details.
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Problems at UK border when visiting for job interview without a visa but no right to work?

You are a non-visa national wanting to visit the UK for a job interview. You are worried (and rightfully so) that you might get some stick at the control point. The first step is to go to Appendix 3 ...
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Remote Working While Travelling - Visa Requirements?

The precise answer is local law specific, but in general, you cannot work while on a tourist/business visa or visa waiver. There are outlying exceptions, but they wouldn't cover running a business. ...
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How long can I stay in the US on H-1B without having an SSN?

You only need a Social Security number for working and paying taxes. If you're not yet working, you don't yet need the number. But you apply for the number, not your employer. If you're in the US ...
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Living in other EU countries while being on a work visa

In general: You are not covered by the EU freedom of movement (that's for EU citizens and their family). You are not allowed to live in other EU member states on the basis of your visa. You are ...
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Do EU residents need visa to travel to USA?

Turkish citizens do need a visa for the US, as stated in Timatic. Foreign residency is completely irrelevant
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What is the correct visa to visit my employer office in USA?

Most visits to an employer's headquarters are done on a B1 visa. The rules say that you cannot do work on such a visa, and that is true. But immigration takes a fairly narrow view of what is "...
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Remote Working While Travelling - Visa Requirements?

I would imagine the answer here would be country-specific, but it seems that in most countries the immigration rules are not friendly to remote workers, and you do indeed need a work visa if you want ...
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Freelancing in Singapore for less than 30 days, is a work visa needed?

Legally speaking, yes, you probably need a visa, since you are working in Singapore and getting paid for it. In practice, since you're eligible for a 30-day visitor pass on arrival and this is a one-...
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How long can I stay in the US on H-1B without having an SSN?

Many years ago I entered the US on H-1B and managed to rent a flat, open a bank account and get telephone/cable service without applying for a SSN. Since I was being paid outside of the US still, I ...
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Work visa expiring, can I stay as a tourist?

What if I exit the Schengen area and then reenter as a tourist? Yes you can do that. You must exit before or when your visa expires. Go somewhere else and then make your visa free entry request. ...
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How long can I work in New Zealand on a working holiday visa?

The official page is the United Kingdom Working Holiday Scheme page. Working Holiday visa holders from the UK are an exception to the usual rules, where you are able to extend your total stay to 23 ...
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How to apply for Australian visiting visa while working remotely?

If you're planning to work in Australia, even remotely, a tourism or business visitor visa (subclass 600) is not appropriate. You should be applying for the subclass 400 short stay work visa instead, ...
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Short-term internship visa issued by Austria - what to do if no work-related remark is present on sticker?

Okay, I now know the answer to this for anyone reading in the future: The Austrian Consulate made a mistake. You must contact them and send your passport back so they can fix the visa sticker by ...
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What does "Ad" and "Soyad" mean on a Turkish visa application?

Yes, your assumption is correct. Your "Jörg" and the name starts with "W" should belong on the "Ad" (Name) field (seperated with a space of course) and "Mittag" should belong on the "Soyad" (Surname) ...
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Discrepancy in Father's Name | UK Tier-2 visa

Most people know that transliterations may be different, and that Waseem and Wasim are two ways of spelling the same name. In particular, different systems of transliteration fall in and out of favor,...
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Getting a work visa at the border of Canada over the Weekend

Thanks to @jcaron, I was able to figure out what I needed to do and got in touch with an agent at a POE. I was told that it doesn’t matter which POE you come in or when, as long as the border ...
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Does the ICT Short Term visa allow multiple entry?

Here is the UK border agency's guide for the Intra-Company Transfer Tier 2 visa. You can download the policy guidance PDF from the link on the right hand side of the page. Page 52 of that PDF says ...
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Is it possible to get a Chinese visa if you already possess a valid visa for a different purpose?

Yes, you can. I have applied for a business visa while having a still valid visitor visa. Please note that for US citizens China issues a 10 year visitor visas, so according to the friend one could ...
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USA startup visa

Let's start by clearing up some confusion. ESTA is just permission to get on a plane to the US. The thing that admits you to the US is called the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). When googling what you are ...
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UK Working Visa

You do not have to be registered to invite a performer to visit on a Permitted Paid Engagement Visa https://www.gov.uk/permitted-paid-engagement-visa
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Can I use MPC when entering the USA with a travel visa?

The Mobile Passport App site states on its FAQ page that Canadians can use it to enter in B1 or B2 status. The Mobile Passport app may be used by U.S. citizens with a valid U.S. passport and ...
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UK work visa with pending criminal charge

As far as German law is concerned, you have not been charged or convicted of a crime or misdemeanor yet. Those 60 euros you paid are not a fine, they are an increased fare. The police will ...
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US visa has expired but I am still in the US

US embassies do not issue work permits. They issue visas. The visa does not confer any status; it only allows you to apply for the indicated status at the US border. Whether the status remains valid ...
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Do I require a work permit for the US if I have a B1/B2 Visa

Yes, you need a different visa for that, perhaps a P visa.
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Is it possible to get a Chinese visa if you already possess a valid visa for a different purpose?

This could vary from embassy to embassy. The one in Switzerland says on its FAQ page (question 49): Since examination work were done with your application, you have to pay for the single-entry visa ...
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Travelling through the US with Canadian Working Visa

CBP is concerned that visitors to the United States do not intend to live in the US and are not likely to become dependent on public funds. Thus, when you enter, you should be able to show that you ...
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How can I live and work in the UK?

Your question is incredibly confusing and asks several things at once. So let me make some statements that will probably clear up things for you. If you come to the UK as a tourist you are not ...
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Indian passport holder working at European branch. Do I need a visa to work at US branch and if so, which one?

As an Indian citizen, you require a visa to visit the United States. Indian citizens are not eligible for the Visa Waiver Program (which requires ESTA). A business visa (B-1) allows you to come to ...
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