Moving to Gibraltar – Visa

2018-12-05T09:59:38+00:00 Moving To: Gibraltar|About: |

Gibraltar’s status is unusual because it is a British Overseas Territory. As such, it has its own Parliament and passes its laws. The UK remains responsible for handling its foreign affairs, including its relationship with Europe and the EU.

Indeed, Gibraltar has an exceptional relationship with the EU. If you come from a Schengen country, you will also be able to visit Gibraltar without a visa. However this only allows for […]

Moving to Hungary – Visa

2018-11-29T11:28:38+00:00 Moving To: Hungary|About: |

Hungary joined the EU in 2004, which means any national from one of the member states does not need a visa to live or work within the country.

As Hungary is also part of the Schengen zone, anyone who holds a visa for the Schengen countries can automatically enter Hungary. People originating from outside the EU will need a different visa if they plan on staying longer than 90 days, or if they […]

Moving to Switzerland – Visa

2018-12-03T14:52:04+00:00 Moving To: Switzerland|About: |

Switzerland has a very robust attitude towards immigration, and any non-Swiss wishing to work in the country will need some kind of permit or visa.

EU citizens with a permanent work contract won’t need to apply for a visa, but will still need to obtain a work permit. They can apply for it after arrival and will typically take 2-4 weeks.

Any other nationals wishing to work in Switzerland will require a […]

Moving to Spain – Visa

2018-12-03T13:34:50+00:00 Moving To: Spain|About: |

When you’re moving overseas, you need to consider the need to apply for a visa or other entry documentation. If you’re from the EU or EEA, you won’t need a visa nor any other form of paperwork before your departure.

Other international visitors can apply for a visa in one of three categories: work, student or family/retirement.

You’ll also need to make sure you obtain a Número de Identificación de Extranjero (NIE) […]

Moving to Italy – Visa

2018-11-29T12:28:09+00:00 Moving To: Italy|About: |

As part of the EU, it is simple to move to Italy if you are from a fellow EU country. You do not need a visa, just the usual entry documentation such as a passport, and this will allow you to live and work in the country. Italy has waiver agreements in place for a few other countries including the US and Canada; These benefit from the same arrangements as […]

Moving to Greece – Visa

2018-11-29T10:16:59+00:00 Moving To: Greece|About: |

As part of the EU, it is straightforward for EU nationals to move to Greece; Regardless of the intended duration of stay, they do not need a visa. The only documentation they need to present on entry is either their passport or their identity card.

The same rules for EU members also apply to nationals from Lichtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland. Unlike in some other EU states, visitors from other countries […]

Moving to Estonia – Visa

2018-12-05T08:55:21+00:00 Moving To: Estonia|About: |

If you’ve been asking yourself, “Do I need a visa for Estonia?” you might be pleasantly surprised to discover how easy it is to move to this country. As a member of the EU, Estonia allows individuals travelling from other EU countries. Likewise, citizens from the EEA, Canada, US, Australia and New Zealand won’t need a further visa. As the UK is exiting the EU this may be subject to […]

Moving to Denmark – Visa

2018-11-28T13:56:08+00:00 Moving To: Denmark|About: |

If you are an EU national, you won’t need a visa to live and work in Denmark; You can move there without any permits for the first three months. However, if you plan on staying for longer, you will need to apply for a Residency Permit. You must do so within three months of entering the country. You will need a CPR (personal ID number facilitating proper integration between all […]

Moving to Bulgaria – Visa

2018-11-28T12:15:09+00:00 Moving To: Bulgaria|About: |

The Bulgarian visa requirements match those of the EU since it joined the union in 2007. As such, EU members and selected other countries do not require visas to enter the country for a short-term visit.

If you wish to extend your stay beyond three months, you will need to apply for a residence permit. You will also need to register your presence with the police.

Moving to Czechia – Visa

2018-11-28T13:17:24+00:00 Moving To: Czech Republic|About: |

As Czechia is not just a member of the EU, but also part of the Schengen Zone, movement into the country can be remarkably easy.

EU nationals and those holding a Schengen visa don’t require any separate authorisation to enter Czechia for stays of up to 90 days. A few other select countries are also included in this agreement, including Australia, Canada and the US.

EU nationals wishing to stay for longer […]