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C and D category visa in Italy

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Submitted by gulshan1981 on Wed, 10/04/2017 - 20:59
Destination: Italy
Hello sir , I am from india. I come italy August month. I come italy on nulla osta Work permit. But in india Italy embassy give me C category visa on nulla osta and same owner on other nulla osta India italy embassy give D category visa. Please tell me, can I change my work after 3 month on C category visa and can I apply my second sojourn first owner or second owner?

Breast cancer treatment in Cyprus

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Submitted by Adrian expat on Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:40
Destination: Cyprus
Hi, My wife and I are looking to retire to Cyprus in the near future. My wife is receiving ongoing treatment for cancer in the form of Herceptin (Breast cancer) and we are desperate to find out if this treatment can be continued if/when we relocate? Any advice on this matter would be gratefully received Many thanks Adrian

Considering relocating to Cyprus

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Submitted by jeffcaz2302 on Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:55
Destination: Cyprus

Hi we that is me & my husband just about 50yrs old are considering relocating permanently to Cyprus. Were not fussed where to locate ourselves. What im wanting to know is will my husband find permanent work, hes been in the catering world most of his adult life. He did work and train after school as a baker & confectioner. When the owner retired and shut down the shop he joined the navy where he was for 17years as a chef, Therefore he is looking for this type of work.

Best areas to live in Kuala Lumpur?

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Submitted by tompitman on Mon, 10/02/2017 - 17:43
Destination: Malaysia
Hello - I have a job offer by my existing company and am seriously considering a move to Kular Lumpar in January. Can you advise if KL is a good place to live with a young family (wife plus two small children)? What are the best areas in the city to live with good access to schools? My work would be in Bukit Bintang and we'd like to live in a suburb, ideally in a detached house if possible rather than an apartment. Also, should we be thinking about enrolling children into an international school in advance.

Legalities of part time work while on a Z visa in China

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Submitted by Hey9999 on Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:58
Destination: China

Hello, I work in Beijing. I teach at a public school which sponsored my visa.

My question is: Is it necessarily illegal for me to work part-time for a different employer? My contract stipulates that I can only work for another employer if the school gives me permission. Do they have that discretion? If so, do they need to take any specific action?


Best International Schools in Bengaluru

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Submitted by Newbee on Mon, 09/25/2017 - 18:52
Destination: India
Hi All, We are planning to move to Bengaluru from Silicon Valley, USA. We have 2 kids 7 1/2 and 3 1/2. Requesting for recommendations for schools and general insights so that the move is easy school wise. Our daughter has just started grade 2 and the curriculum is pretty simple here. Any tips/advice would be much appreciated. Best, Priya

Healthcare provision for early UK retirees in Austria?

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Submitted by Jane Sharps on Sat, 09/23/2017 - 15:20
Destination: Austria
My husband and I have recently moved to Austria to look after our 4 year old grandaughter while her parents work. My husband is 64 and in receipt of a work pension, he will be eligible for UK state pension June 2018, I am 61 and will not qualify for state pension until 2022, are we able to use our UK EHIC cards for health treatment or do we have to get private health insurance?

Salary in Bangkok Vs US-Silicon Valley

Destination: Bangkok
Dear Members, Just relocated to Bangkok 2 months ago and starting to reach out to recruiters and filling out online forms and the question comes up: What is the salary range? I'm a professional in HW Operations, Product Development mgmnt and such. How does the Bangkok Tech Industry compares, Salary wise, to Silicon Valley? I percentage or feedback from experts would be very helpful. Thanks for any of your feedback and most of all time. Regards, Iyad

What happens with Nulla Osta and Permesso di Soggiorno if I change a job in Italy

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Submitted by KatarinaMil on Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:18
Destination: Italy
Hello, I currently live and work in Italy with work permit and I am wondering what do I need to do with Nulla Osta and work permit if I change a job? Do I need a new Nulla Osta? And what is the process to renew work permit? Best regards, Katarina

How risky is it to move to Florida with all these hurricanes around?

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/13/2017 - 08:22
Destination: Miami
Hi everyone

I've been offered a great job in Florida, and in light of all these recent hurricanes, I'm rethinking it. I know it's hurricane season and such, but if I'm constantly worrying about evacuating every year, I don't know if it's worth it. I'm also not from a place where natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes occur, so I have no experience or any idea if the media frenzy about it has any merit.

So a question to people living in Florida: how bad does it really get? Is it a constant fear? Should I be looking for a place with a bunker? 

Where can we meet British and international expats in Abu Dhabi?

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Hi, we have just moved to Abu Dhabi from Singapore and would like to get in touch with British and international expats. We were members of the British Association in Singapore. Does something like this exist in Abu Dhabi? Thank you in advance for your help!!!

Medicine/Pharmacy question in Madeira

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Submitted by Jotunhammer on Fri, 09/01/2017 - 20:05
Destination: Portugal
So, Im going for a extended stay in Madeira. and I am taking some painkillers called Citodon in swedish, they are 500mg paracetamol and 30mg codein and I was wondering if that is possible to attain in Portugal/Maderia through the local pharmacy and how hard it is to get, I do have prescription in sweden, in swedish. How would I go about attaining that while I am in Madeira?

is it possible to be granted a work permit for Israel without a degree / tertiary qualification?

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Submitted by jim81 on Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:57
Destination: Israel
I have been offered a job in Israel, and my potential employer is arranging the work permit for me. I am a mecahnical designer working in the engineering industry, and have around 10 years experience. I have no "higher" qualification, only time served experience (apart from secondary school qualifications, of course).

Applying for Codice Fiscale in Italy before/after moving?

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Submitted by hewhoisdom on Wed, 08/30/2017 - 23:57
Destination: Italy
Greetings! I'm just beginning my journey to Italy. I'm going to go slow about this because it's going to be a big change for me. I am a USA/Italian dual citizenship (with passports) residing in the USA. My first question regards Codice Fiscale. Is it wise to obtain this before moving to Italy? I would move there over a year from now. Thanks in advance for your advice.

A visa in Canada only for living, not working.

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Submitted by Lone Wolf on Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:22
Destination: Vancouver
From next year, I will have the possibility to work in an American company as a service technician. The company will provide me the working visa for USA. I want to live in Vancouver, BC - Canada (the company policies allows me that). What kind of visa do I need in order to live in Canada and how can I apply for it? I don’t want a working permit for Canada, only a permit to live there for me and my family (wife and 6 years old kid). Thanks, Dan

Grantham UK?

Destination: The United Kingdom
Hello all, I've read that the town of Grantham in Lincolnshire is reasonably commutable to London and offers rather affordable housing. Can anyone tell me what the town is like? What it's reputation is (if it has any)? Is it a crime riddled area and that's why the housing cost seems low or an undesirable place to live? Thanks for any info or resources! -nancy

Starting a Business in Mexico

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Submitted by mich03 on Fri, 08/25/2017 - 08:24
Destination: Mexico
Hi! I'm a University student, studying a business and innovation topic and was interested in interviewing someone who does business (owner or worker) in Mexico. I have read the page on starting a business in Mexico but am required to actually interview someone for an assignment. I would really appreciate it if someone could spare some of their time and first hand knowledge!!