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  1. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hello everyone. I hope some in this forum can share their experiences with me. I live in Cape Town on a spousal visa. I have recently submitted my PR application and know that I have a long wait ahead. I would like to work from home and try to earn some kind of income from online work or local...
  2. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    My partner and I are both German citizens, unmarried, living in South Africa for 6 years, and coming back to Germany in August. I will start regular employment, my partner will continue her South-African-based studies until the end of 2022 while staying in Germany, receiving her stipend in our...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Bonjour! I am an Indian national currently on French Job search/business creation (APS) visa. I got a job offer from a Belgian Company and while I'm in the process of applying for the work permit, it could take 3-4 months for the decision to come. In the meantime, i want to start working as a...
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, I'm really glad I finally found an active platform! I hope to dish out some cool tips on France in near future as well. For now, I am a Canadian (now in Canada but was in France with working holiday visa until last autumn), looking to apply for the cultural talent visa but I have so...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I have been applied Skill Assessment, all my experience and education have been positively assessed. However, the work experience in Australia worked as a contractor/Freelancer was unsuccessful. I have the following documents attached. Employer Reference letter Invoices to Employer...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I am interested to learn more about the business plan required for freelancer/autonomo not owning company but working only online as a Software Developer. Non-Eu country. Please share info about this with example of how to create the business plan. Thank you
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone, I've been living and working in Spain for the last 4 years, but returning to the UK over the summer for small bits of work and have also self-declared each year as I have a tiny amount of rental income. I've had my residency card from when I moved here and was working under the...
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all, I've already made a thread about different visa options but I have a specific question about autonomo/freelance visa requirements and it would be great if anyone is able to offer any guidance. Non lucrative visa and remote working I'm being advised by a couple of different Spanish...
  9. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi! I was thinking about moving to Portugal as a freelance illustrator/concept artist and I was wondering if I can be eligible of NHR tax scheme? In the list of eligible professions there is stated, a “creative artist” which is kind of a vast term, however I am unsure if it is a fit for my case...
  10. Expat Tax
    Hello everyone, I'm hoping someone might be able to help me out with this or at least point me in the right direction. I recently became a resident in Spain, but have been unable to find work here. As such, I am interviewing with a US based company that offers remote interpreting work, which is...
  11. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Wondering if someone could explain the disadvantages (or any potential advantages)... I was offered a position as a country director based in France for a Spanish company. However, since they have not yet opened an office they are asking me to bill them monthly as a freelancer. The pay is good...
  12. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    I'm a US citizen who was living and working in Poland based on my marriage to a Polish citizen. I moved to Germany in January of 2019 and obtained a German residence permit on the basis of marriage (Aufebthaltskarte) which allowed me to work in Germany, and continued to do regular freelance work...
  13. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    HelloI I love this forum; this is my first post and I can't wait to hear your thoughts. We're a family with double citizenship (EU/US for both spouses and 2 school age kids. US residents.) We're starting to explore spending a few years in France. I've been reading all the threads but still have...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I am a software engineer from India and I have some questions regarding ACS Work Experience : 1) I had a proprietorship software company for a few years but I do not have any registration certificate for it. ( A properitorship firm does not need a mandatory registration). But I have Income...
  15. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi everyone, I moved to Paris in March 2016, PACS'd a Frenchman in the same year, and married him this past June. That said, I'm committed and sticking around... As I am adjusting to my relatively new life here, I am also adjusting to the French tax system. I am a self-employed writer with a...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have a 3 months of free lance experieince, earlier I thought that ACS doesn't consider this as part of applicants total experience. But as was going through the Skill assessment guide, so came to know that it is also considered as mentioned below Freelance experience is when you are a...
  17. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    How to work freelance while under a permanent contract? Hi there, Just wondering if any has been in a similar position: I work full time under a permanent contact (in Spain). I also teach yoga, 3 hours per week, and the studio has asked for my automonio details. From my understanding I...
  18. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I recently received an invite from NSW for subclass 190. Here is the problem. However, of the 8 years of experience, recent 6 months are on contract/freelance work relevant to the occupation. I can produce all documents and references for my contracts. However, I want to know if...
  19. Expat Tax
    Hi everyone, and thank you very much if any of you can help me satisfy this nagging doubt - I’ll be very grateful, thank you! I’m a new-ish freelancer, and I’m preparing to move overseas (permanently?) in April. I’m awaiting (with fingers crossed) my Spanish visa now. In the past year, I’ve...
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