The Green Card Scheme of Denmark is a matchless program, which assist qualified highly skilled foreign workers and professionals to get Residence and work permit of Denmark (Europe). There are a lot of benefits of this immigration program, for instance;
On receiving the residence permit you will be registered in the Danish national register. This will be done in the municipal authority where the foreign national decide to live.
If you have obtained a residence permit as a foreign national, the municipal authority or Immigration Service will ensure that you are registered. Once you have been registered, you will automatically be assigned a civil registration number.
This visa is issued for business purposes with a maximum duration of 90 days.
If you are a frequent traveller and wish to apply for a long term validity visa, you can ask for it in the covering letter. The decision to grant a circulation visa remains with the French Consulate.
In accordance with the guidelines of the European Union, any Schengen visa application has to be accompanied by a payment of visa fees.
The fees (Processing + Visa) are to be paid to VFS on the day the application is being submitted. They are not refundable whether a visa is granted or refused.
Schengen visa: 60 Euros (as per current exchange rate) + Processing fees
Visas for overseas territories: 9 Euros (as per current exchange rate) + Processing fees
As of 1st June 2009, holders of long stay visas for France (3 months +) will be exempted from applying for a residence permit (carte de sejour) at the Prefecture after their arrival in France.
Beneficiaries of the reform
Since the 1st of June 2009, long stay visa holders are allowed to reside in France for up to 12 months according to the validity of their visa and purpose of stay. They will no longer be required to obtain a residence permit ("carte de séjour") from the French local authorities ("Préfecture") as long as their visa is valid.
However, long stay visa holders will have to register with the French Office of Immigration and Integration (OFII) within the first three months of their stay in France.
The criteria are defined by the “Commission Nationale des Compétences et Talents”, which meets in France at least twice a year.
The applicant must submit a credible professional project meeting the criteria set forth by the National Commission.
The applicant must supply proof that he/she is in every way capable of carrying out this project.
The application will be accepted/rejected based on:
Skilled workers who wish to come to Norway before they have been granted a residence permit can apply for an entry visa. You are eligible for such a visa if you are a skilled worker and have received a concrete offer of employment from an employer in Norway.
The entry visa does not entitle you to work in Norway, but it does entitle you to stay in Norway while you wait for your application for a residence permit to be processed.
To apply for a D-visa for employment please submit one schengen visa application form along with the same documents as for the work permit you are applying for (see over), together with your passport and the visa fee of INR 3700 paid as a draft.
If you have already got a clearance from UDI to work in Norway, please submit your passport together with one Schengen Visa application form duly filled in, 1 recent passport size photograph with white background and 1 copy of first and last page of passport. Those who applied from New Delhi will only need to submit their passport.
You must be a skilled worker.The term skilled worker covers the following categories:
You are not eligible for a residence permit as a jobseeker if you wish to seek employment as a religious leader/teacher or an ethnic cook.
You must have sufficient funds for the period in which you intend to stay in Norway. This must correspond to salary grade one in the pay scale for Norwegian state employees. This currently corresponds to NOK 107,450 for six months, which amounts to NOK 17,908 per month.
You must have travel or medical insurance that covers expenses incurred at a medical care facility for necessary and acute medical treatment, and for medical repatriation services related to patient transfer. The insurance shall be valid for all the Schengen countries with minimum coverage of EUR 30,000. The insurance shall be valid for the period you are applying for a residence permit.
The permit is not renewable. A new permit as a jobseeker cannot be granted until the applicant has stayed outside Norway for one year.
Norway Exports is a series of publications that market Norwegian export companies abroad. It covers a number of sectors and is distributed to, among other places, Norwegian consulates, a good number of international trade fairs and through our cooperative partners. Norway Exports carries the Ministry of Foreign Affairs design and seal, and it has been a channel for the Norwegian export industry since 1957. Norwegian companies have the possibility to present themselves to foreign parties in one or several pages in these publications. The Norway Exports publications focus individually on certain sectors and contain industry-related articles.
A Schengen visa should be applied from the member state where you will spend the most days. If the same amount of time is to be spent in more than one country, applications should be submitted to the country where you are to visit first.
A Schengen visa for Norway and the rest of the Schengen countries has a maximum duration of 90 days (in any six months period). The visa cannot be extended once the holder has entered the Schengen area. Exceptions may be made if unforseen circumstances arise after your arrival in the Schengen area.
If you intend to work or stay more than 90 days you need to apply for a work/residence permit.
A visitor to the Schengen countries is issued on condition that the applicant leaves the Schengen area before the visa expires. If you remain in Norway for longer than the visa period, you may be expelled from the country. You may also encounter difficulties in connection with any future applications for visa or residence permit. A Schengen visa does not entitle you to work in Norway.
All nationals who wish to enter Norway must meet the requirements of the Immigration Rules. Before applying for a Schengen visa to Norway, you must make sure that your Passport/Travel document shall have been issued within the previous 10 years and should be valid for 90 days after expiry of the visa with at least two blank pages.
A medical travel insurance is required with a minimum coverage of €30.000 which should be valid for 15 days after the return from the Schengen area. Medical health/travel insurance must meets the following criteria:
Norway's weather is warmer than might be expected from its geographical location. Due to the warmth of the Gulf Stream, most of Norway falls within temperate climate.
In Norway, the climate varies considerably from coastal to inland areas. The coastal regions have a climate with relatively mild winters and cooler summer months. Inland areas have a continental climate with colder winters, but warmer summertime (for example Oslo). You can also check the current local weather conditions in Norway.
The Scandinavian country Norway has a climate that easily fluctuates from year to year, especially in its most northern parts. Those are located at the edge of the global temperate zone.
An interesting phenomenon in Norway (and some other parts of Scandinavia) is the seasonal change in the length of day and night. In midwinter, daylight lasts 5-6 hours in southern Norway and in the north, darkness prevails. Those dark days and nights are a Scandinavian phenomenon called the Polar Nights.
In midsummer, daylight takes over and there is no night darkness during June and July, even as far south as Trondheim. The name for this is the Midnight Sun.
The Red-White-Red Card plus is issued in the shape of a bank card and entitles its holder to settlement and unrestricted employment. Holders of a Red-White-Red Card plus may change their employer at any time without needing to apply for a new permit.
Holders of a Red-White-Red Card may apply for a Red-White-Red Card plus if they have been continuously employed in accordance with the requirements decisive for admission for a minimum of ten months within the preceding 12 months. Family members of Red-White-Red Card holders and of holders of an EU Blue Card may apply for a Red-White-Red Card plus from the beginning.
The main criteria for education points will be
Graduation from an institution of higher education, minimum duration of programme: four yearsin the subjects of mathematics, informatics, natural sciences or technology (MINT subjects)
Post-doctoral qualification (habilitation) or PhD.
The Red-White-Red Card is a combination of residence permit and employment permit for qualified third-country citizen workers. It is available for the following groups of applicants:
Residence titles affording the right to gainful employment
Austria covers an area of 83,878 square kilometres with a population of 8,375,290 residents (as of 1st January 2010), including 895,144 foreign citizens (11% of total population). In 2010, an average of 1,543 million people with migration background lived in Austria, that is 18, 6% of the entire population.
Vienna is Austria's most densely populated province with 4,097 residents per square kilometre; the Tyrol is the least densely populated province with 56 inhabitants per square kilometre. In 2009, the average life expectancy was 80 years.
Austria is bordered by Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy.
Austria has a typical central European transitional climate, i.e. warm summers, cold winters and adequate precipitation.
Additionally, there are two distinct climatic regions in Austria:
The Austrian economy grew by 2.1% in 2010 (according to preliminary WIFO calculations). In 2010 the GDP rose by €10.1 billion or 3.7% to around €284.4 billion at current prices. The GDP per capita was €33,900 (+3.4%). As measured by the GDP per capita, Austria is in the upper sector not only within the EU but world-wide (source: Statistik Austria).
The Austrian economic structure is mainly dominated by small and medium enterprises. The most important industrial branches are:
Austria, anyone can take a job from age 15 on, respectively after later completion of compulsory school. Before completion of compulsory school, young people from age 15 on may be employed in certain cases such as an apprenticeship or practical training. Children and young people up to age 18 are covered by child and youth employment legislation.
Part-time working is widespread in trade. Seasonal work is common in tourism and the hotel and catering trade in cities and tourist areas as well as agriculture and forestry. In the building trade, fixed-term employment contracts are also possible. Freelance service and work contracts are replacing conventional employment contracts in all fields of employment.
The type of employment stipulated in the employment contract does not necessarily correspond to the real-life situation: e.g. a contract may state a freelance services contract, althogh the occupation is carried-out in personal dependence, meaning the employed person is bound by instruction, directions regarding working hours, place of work, etc. In this case the contract is in fact a regular employment contract and the respective rules apply.
Full and Part-time work
New self-employed workers
Approx. processing times for applications lodged on or after 1st January 2011 is
Note: All these are indicative processing times only; once an application reaches Irish embassy. It may take longer time, depending on the complexity of the application.
Dates shown on visa are the dates between which you may seek entry to the State of Ireland.
Below is a review of C and D type of Visas for Ireland
C visas are for short visits and are issued solely for tourism, family visits, business meetings and conferences. Maximum duration with a C visa is 90 days.
This visa is for long term stay. Garda Registration Card is issued to a D-type Visa holder on registration with Garda National Immigration Bureau.
Multi-entry visas are issued to persons in the following circumstances.
Please keep copies of all documents submitted along with your application. Original documents like the marriage and birth certificates will be returned where as bank statements, letters of invitation etc will not be returned.
Please submit a list of your documents (that you want to be returned) along with your application for convenience.
Applications can be processed locally in the Irish Embassy, Consulate or Visa Office in the country in which you applied, within few days for some cases.
But, if your application cannot be processed locally, it will be forwarded to Dublin for further processing by the Department of Justice and Equality.
You can file an appeal against the decision by writing to the
Visa Appeals Officer
Department of Justice and Equality
13/14 Burgh Quay
Submit your appeal to the relevant office either in Abuja, Abu Dhabi, London, Beijing, Moscow or New Delhi.
Duly filled up written form can be forwarded to the Visa Appeals Officer. Faxed and emailed comments will not be considered.
Philippines visas are issued according to the purpose of the trip, choose the visa that best describes your trip :
Activities which require a Philippines Tourist Visa
Tourism trip; visits to relatives and/or friends; scientists, professors or researchers attending cultural, technological or scientific conferences, seminars or meetings (services provided must not be paid by organizations/corporations in Philippines, except reimbursement for expenses); unpaid participation in athletic or performing arts events or competitions.
Tourist visa holders are not allowed to engage in any paid activity in Philippines.
Activities which require a Philippines Business Visa
Business trips, except when the trip involves the provision of technical assistance services of any nature.
The validity of a single- entry temporary visitor's visa for both pleasure and business is three months. This means that you should use your visa to enter the Philippines with three months from the date of issuance. Otherwise, you have to apply for a fresh visa.
The validity of a multiple-entry visa temporary visitor's visa for pleasure is six months. This means, that you can use the visa to enter the Philippines many times within six months and stay within the authorized length of stay as indicated in your visa for each visit. Please note that issuance of a multiple-entry visa temporary visitor's visa for pleasure with a validity of more than six months requires the approval from the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs.
The validity of a multiple-entry visa temporary visitor's visa for business is six months OR one-year. This means, that you can use the visa to enter the Philippines many times within six months OR one year from the date of the visa's issuance and stay within the authorized length of stay as indicated in your visa for each visit.
There are 2 types of Visa application:
Type C Visa: This Visa is required for stays of up to 90 days and targets tourism, family and business visits, sports and cultural events participation, and other short duration schooling and education programs. These visa types are valid for all Schengen countries.
Type D Visa: Persons who intend to stay for more than 90 days, need to apply for D type Visa. Type D visas are issued to people who wish to work or study in Switzerland, and is also issued for reasons like family reunification and prolonged medical and health care services.
C Visas: C visas allow for a maximum stay of 90 days.
D Visas: This particular visa is for longer stays, i.e. more than 90 days
Photocopies of all required documents need to be submitted to the Embassy. Documents would not be returned after submission.
Note: You need to carry the originals of all the documents during your interview with the Embassy.
Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will issue work permits, and this department or agency is responsible for dealing with issues related to citizenship and immigration.
There are two different types of work permit, and they are: work permits for those jobs that are required by the Canadian government department for HRSDC (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada) confirmation (HRSDC 2), and thework permits for those jobs that are exempted from the HRSDC confirmation (HRSDC 1).
Yes, if there any conditions that are directly written on your work permit itself. If any conditions are not mentioned, then there no particular conditions for your work permit. Some of the conditions likely to be listed are,
Possibly. If your common law partner or spouse wants to take up a job in Canada, even they have to meet the requirements for work permits and must apply for a work permit on their own.
No, marrying a citizen of Canada will not grant you citizenship. You have to first apply for permanent resident status. Later on, you can apply for Canadaian citizenship and have to meet the requirements just like others who seek Canadian citizenship.
Perhaps. According to the laws of Canada, a Canadian can become a citizen of another country as well as that of Canada. However, some countries will not let you to hold on to their citizenship after you obtain Canadian citizenship. The embassy or consulate of the country you hold citizenship will let you know more about this, if this applies to you.
If the mistake is made by the CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada), you can apply for reissuing the PR card. Please be informed that if your surname name has more than 20 characters, or your name is exceeding 15 characters, the name will be shortened on the PR card. Do not consider this as a mistake and CIC will not make any changes, pertaining to this.
Any person who came to Canada on an immigrant visa is considered as a permanent resident of Canada. On the first date of your arrival as an immigrant, you will be considered as a permanent resident. In order to be considered as a PR visa holder, you must meet the requirements under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
Yes, definitely age is considered. Yet, a lot depends on personal situations and the type of visa you have applied for.
The Australian Citizenship Act 1948 gives the complete information about obtaining citizenship of Australia. There are numerous aspects the Government of Australian considers before granting the citizenship of Australia.
If you are under 50 years of age and have formal tertiary education you can apply for the process of migration.
If they are dependant, they are included on a visa and allowed to visit Australia. However, Indepenadant or Married children do not qualify.
If you are having extraordinary and exceptional talent or outstanding records of performance and achievements in sports or arts you are eligible to apply under that sub class. You must ne nominated by a citizen of Australia, a permanent resident of Australia, a qualified citizen of New Zealand or an organization of Australia of national reputation in the profession, occupation, or activity in which you are having extraordinary talent. The person nominating should fill and complete the application form that includes resume of their own standing in that field.
If you are a Permanent Resident of Australia, you can work and live in New Zealand without the need of for a work or visa permit.
Residence permit that is under the Greean Card Scheme allows you to carry out paid or unpaid work. But, the Ministry of Integration specifies that this residence permit will not give the permission for self employment. To obtain residence under the Danish Green Card, one must have to score a minimum of 100 points. Points can be obtained for language skills, educational level, adaptability, age and work experience.
You can get a residence permit under the Green Card Scheme for up to three years time period. Before this period is to complete you can apply for an extension of 1 year. And, before the end of this period you can apply for an extension of 4 years.
The 5 main areas the applicants are assessed upon are,
The immigration service will not disclose in advance how many points a candidate can score in the given category. If the immigration authorities are unable to assess the level of education, they ask for the Danish Agency for Internation education to assess the education level. You must get the minimum points that are described on the point system.
There are some countries whose citizens are exempt from the visa requirement. The list of these countries is put up on the official immigration authority's web site.
A positive list is a list of the professions currently experiencing a shortage of qualified professionals. Its significance lies in the fact that if the applicant has been offered a position/job in one of these shortage occupations and has the required educational qualifications, etc., he or she can be granted a visa to work in the offered position/job.
There are some conditions to be met for an applicant to be allowed to pursue an educational program in Denmark. These include conditions such as the applicant must have been admitted to a higher educational program, he/she can speak one or more of the following languages: Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German and that he/she can support himself/herself financially with his/her own means for the duration of his/her stay. Further details regarding these requirements can be obtained from the concerned/relevant authorities.
Typically, an applicant who meets the conditions which are set down in the United Nations Refugee Convention, or those conditions of Protected Status as defined in Section 7 of the Danish Aliens Act are granted asylum.
It is not so. The results from 'Self Check' are not at all any kind of official document or a record of the applicant's work authorization status. This is so because, many things may have happened to change an applicant's status. Some of these changes are for example, a change in citizenship status, or the expiration of an immigration status, etc.
It simply means that there are individuals who are authorized to work and those who are not. While natives of the USA, green card holders and some few others are authorized to work, others who do not have a valid kind of visa to work are not eligible.
This is a category of visa through which some businessman/entrepreneur, etc. invests money in an enterprise and creates jobs for US workers.
This option can be availed of by 'individuals of extraordinary ability', or by those who have been granted a 'national interest waiver'.
Long residence' means the person has been in the UK legally for 10 continuous years. Such a person can apply to get permanent residence in the UK.
The applicant needs to provide a current passport, a biometric residence permit, all the passports that the applicant has held during his/her stay in the UK, his/her police registration certificate, 2 passport-size photographs, and certified translation of any documents that are originally not in English or Welsh.
All of the applicants under the 'Tier 4' (General student) category requires a sponsor. And, the sponsor is typically an education provider in the UK.
A student applicant can stay in the UK for the duration of stay granted by the UK immigration authorities a.
Yes, a student in a university can work for up to 20 hours a week. Further to that, an eligible student can also work full-time during vacation periods.
Firstly, the applicant should have been offered admission to a UK-based institution and further to that also satisfy some requirements such as the course of study is full-time (i.e. at least 15 hours a week), show that he/she has funds to pay for the course as well as to support himself/herself during the duration of the course of stay, and demonstrate that the applicant intends to leave the country after the duration of course of study.
The student visa is valid for the duration of course of study of the visa. It (the duration of period of stay) can also be extended by applying for a Further Leave to Remain (FLR).
Australia is diverse in its geography and climate. Our country is located in the southern hemisphere. This means Australia's summer starts in December and winter begins in June. Nearly a third of Australia is in the tropics where the average temperatures are in the mid 20 degrees Celsius. The southern areas are in a temperate zone
The cost can be categorized on the basis of level of programs
Australia offers many different lifestyle and activity choices. These vary depending on your choice of university and community.Both your campus and community will have lots of extra curricula activities on offer. These include music, drama, sports and outdoors activities. Australian Agency can also help you with all travel arrangements to see more of Australia during your down-time.
Currently, assessment levels serve to align student visa requirements to the immigration risk posed by applicants from a particular country studying in a particular education sector.
Assessment Level 1 represents the lowest immigration risk and Assessment Level 5 the highest. The higher the assessment level, the greater the evidence an applicant is required to demonstrate to support their claims for the grant of a student visa.
Further information about student visa assessment levels can be found on the department's website.
The University is required to report all students on a student visa who fails to pay their fees and whose enrolment is terminated by the University.
If you are unable to pay your fees on time, it is very important that you contact either an International student Advisor or the Fees Office for advice and assistance. The Fees Office may be able to grant you an extension of time to pay fees or put you on a payment plan. It is essential that you pay something to show that you are serious about your fees.
If you fail to make contact with the University and your enrolment is cancelled, your CoE will be cancelled by the University International Quality and Compliance team and this may result in cancellation of your student visa.
If you are experiencing financial problems, you should speak to someone before your enrolment is cancelled
The requirement for original documents arises only in case the Australia High commission has requested. Applicants are requested to contact the Agent who can guide you in proper way of setting your documents as per the Australian High Commission.
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