Expat Forum For People Moving Overseas And Living Abroad banner


  1. Competition for sponsored salaried work in France (U.S. citizen)

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello everyone, I hope this finds you well. I'm a 27 year old U.S. citizen, currently a resident in Spain but interested in relocating permanently to France. I've been researching different paths to French citizenship and finding mixed information online, so I appreciate any clarification you...
  2. Looking for advice in working and living in Asia?

    Other Asia
    Hello fellow Expats! I have just got back from 5 months travelling around Southeast Asia. This has cemented my feelings of wanting to live and work in Asia. I loved all aspects of Asia and was very happy out there. Although I have this wish of wanting to live and earn money in Asia, the...
  3. Germany + Citizenship

    General Expat Discussions
    Can a German citizen lose German citizenship if he works outside Germany for more than five years while still maintaining a German place of residence?
  4. How do I work in the UK over summer as a EU citizen?

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I've searched hours long and I know I ought to get my NI, SIM card and bank account set up asap. The thing is I don't have UK address at the moment and won't have any earlier than 1/7/19. What should I consider and perhaps what can I do to start working the earliest to pay my future housing...
  5. Looking for suggestions on how to move to USA

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    I'm from Australia and am trying to find a way to get to USA to live with my love. We can't marry due medical issues and I am struggling to find an employer to sponsor me so I can stay. Does anyone one have any idea how else I can get there or know of how to find employers willing to sponsor...
  6. HELP NEEDED: How to narrow down options?

    General Expat Discussions
    I am currently in the process of researching potential countries to move to for work; however I do not know how to narrow down my options; any help would be beneficial. BASIC INFO - Age: 25 - Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Management) and Bachelor of Education - Previous Occupations...
  7. FLR-M Time out of the UK

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi I am on my second FLR-m visa and it is valid until the end of December 2019 when I will need to apply for ILR. My partner and I have been travelling for 3 months (90 days) of my visa already and want to do another 3-4 month travelling stint in 2019. Although this will be well over 180 days...
  8. "Must currently reside in Japan" vs "Visa sponsorship available"?

    Japan Expat Forum for Expats Living in Japan
    Hello, My name is Farid, I am living in Chile (therefore I'm a native Spanish speaker, but also fluent in English), I am willing to relocate abroad as soon as possible (hopefully in Japan), but I would like to know some information on this particular situation: I know that in order to get a job...
  9. Tips for finding work

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi guys, Is it possible to get software engineer jobs in Melbourne, Australia via Skype interviews? I have worked in the US and India. I have 8+ years of Software industry experience. I have uploaded my resume at Seek.au but I haven't seen any activity. Any advice will be appreciated. Thanks.
  10. UK electrician moving to Ontario

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi guys :welcome: Just reaching out to see if anyone's a few steps ahead of the same path. I am an electrician with 7 years experience including an apprenticeship. I currently work as a PTS electrician (railway) and come from a domestic/commercial background. I am 25 years old. I'm moving to...
  11. MBA options in France

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I am an IT Engineer seeking to have a Master's degree in IT or an MBA in France. 1. Is it must to know how to read, write and speak French for all courses? 2. Is there a degree that will get over in a year or 15months? 3. When does the academic year start in France? 4. Any suggestions on the...
  12. Work verification EA/DIBP

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I have an issue with my submitted visa. I got SS on 30th July and I received an invitation to lodge my visa on 31st July (ANZSCO:2339xx). My main concern is regarding the points I claimed for my working experience overseas. I worked for 3 companies as follow: 1- ABC company (...
  13. Introducing myself and a question

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Good morning everyone! I am an Italian and I work in the pharmaceutical sector. I would like to thank the administrators for this forum: this places are always an important source of information for those that are new to the country and because of this, that I decided to register here. Here is...
  14. Work Visa Path - Skilled Migration v LTSSL v Essential Skills

    Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hello We are looking at a permanent residence route to New Zealand. I would like to find out which visa (initially) is most suitable once I have found work (IT Management/Software). 1: Skilled Migration Visa: My Points fall short and I require a Job Offer/Job. Means I can't get this prior to...
  15. US citizen w/ EU spouse looking to move to Ireland. Has anyone else been through this

    Other Europe
    My wife and I are interested in relocating permanently to Ireland, and my wife is a French citizen, so we're researching the visa opportunities I have access to as the spouse of an EU citizen. I'm wondering if anyone else who has been through this could help clarify the visa options available to...
  16. What documents do I need to work/live in Spain if I am a dual citizen?

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello everyone, I currently live in Michigan, USA. My mother is from Spain so I am a dual citizen. I visit Spain about every year but I have lived in the USA my whole life. My question is; Since I have dual citizenship, what kind of paperwork do I need to live and work in Spain? Thanks!
  17. Student full-time work after final semester

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello folks, I'm on a student visa at the moment. This is my final semester of the studies here. Usually, after the exams period is over at the end of each semester, I start working full-time. But since this is my last semester, I'm not sure if things will be different this time around. So...
  18. Combining work experience from previous visa for points test

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hope some of you lovely folks can help me on this one: I am looking to move back to Australia after having to leave for medical reasons. My graduate visa has just run after being on the Higher Education visa during my Master in Melbourne. I have an option to return to my place of work but on...
  19. NIE for Spanish

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I have a Spanish passport, although i have never lived or worked in Spain. Now in the process of being employed... I guess I will need some sort of NIE > tax identification number... but not for Extranjeros? Is this what they called a CIF (certificado de identificacion fiscal)? And what...
  20. Any advice on where to advertise services?

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, I'm a dual citizen of the US/Italy. I teach singing and speech to adults in a one-on-one format. Do you have any advice on where I could advertise my services, either online or in print? I previously taught at a one of the top music universities, Berklee College of Music in Boston. I'm only...