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Time duration of residence card of Eu

Hello,
Does any one know how long it takes for the EU citizen to get the residence card of Malta.
Thank You.

Ada Yousuf :

Hello,
Does any one know how long it takes for the EU citizen to get the residence card of Malta.
Thank You.

Nowadays not very long, when we moved our replacements took about three weeks, not like when they were first issued when it took months.

any rough idea ???? as its been 2 months now still waiting.

There is not a set time it's all down to how busy they may be and whetherot say there are any queries with applications so sorry cannot say other then keep contacting them.

Sorry should read whether there are

thanks

GozoMo :

There is not a set time it's all down to how busy they may be and whetherot say there are any queries with applications so sorry cannot say other then keep contacting them.

Actually, there is a set time.

Please see excerpts: ‘……..Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens.............2.   The deadline for registration may not be less than three months from the date of arrival.  A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

Source: Page 19 -: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/Lex … 123:en:PDF

Fionn :
GozoMo :

There is not a set time it's all down to how busy they may be and whetherot say there are any queries with applications so sorry cannot say other then keep contacting them.

Actually, there is a set time.

Please see excerpts: ‘……..Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens.............2.   The deadline for registration may not be less than three months from the date of arrival.  A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

Source: Page 19 -: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/Lex … 123:en:PDF

All the regulations and laws mean nothing over here.

Sorry  I didn't get it, once my papers are in process for e- residence. Am I allowed to travel to the third national country?

GozoMo :
Fionn :
GozoMo :

There is not a set time it's all down to how busy they may be and whetherot say there are any queries with applications so sorry cannot say other then keep contacting them.

Actually, there is a set time.

Please see excerpts: ‘……..Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens.............2.   The deadline for registration may not be less than three months from the date of arrival.  A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

Source: Page 19 -: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/Lex … 123:en:PDF

All the regulations and laws mean nothing over here.

On the contrary, those ‘e-Residence Card’ applicants who are aware of the regulations in the first instance are better placed to obtain their ‘e-Residence Cards’ more swiftly than those who are not.

You can quote your normal rules as many times as you like but not every department over here will take any notice.

GozoMo :

You can quote your normal rules as many times as you like but not every department over here will take any notice.

You’d be surprised by how many that do.

For instance, many will recall the arduous practical consequences for Gozo-based non-Maltese EU ‘e-Residence Card’ applicants before the Victoria/Gozo ‘e-Residence Card’ office was eventually opened in December, 2013: a 5 hour round trip each and every time they were required to personally attend the Department of Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs in Valletta / Malta - laden with all manner of personal documentation.

Well, in this regard, please see:

1) Cause -: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/ … 788758532/

and

2) Effect -: http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 18#3666662

Ada Yousuf :

Sorry  I didn't get it, once my papers are in process for e- residence. Am I allowed to travel to the third national country?

Yes.

thx

Fionn :
GozoMo :

There is not a set time it's all down to how busy they may be and whetherot say there are any queries with applications so sorry cannot say other then keep contacting them.

Actually, there is a set time.

Please see excerpts: ‘……..Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens.............2.   The deadline for registration may not be less than three months from the date of arrival.  A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

Source: Page 19 -: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/Lex … 123:en:PDF

Your quote refer to Union Citizens, the OP is a TCN!

'Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens'

Ray

F0xgl0ve :
Fionn :
GozoMo :

There is not a set time it's all down to how busy they may be and whetherot say there are any queries with applications so sorry cannot say other then keep contacting them.

Actually, there is a set time.

Please see excerpts: ‘……..Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens.............2.   The deadline for registration may not be less than three months from the date of arrival.  A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

Source: Page 19 -: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/Lex … 123:en:PDF

Your quote refer to Union Citizens, the OP is a TCN!

'Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens'

Ray

@F0xgl0ve

On the contrary, my response is wholly relevant to the OP's (Original Poster's) question which is:

‘Ada Yousuf

23 September 2017 17:43:29

#1

Hello,

Does any one know how long it takes for the EU citizen to get the residence card of Malta.

Thank You.’

Source:

http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 75#3878162

Fionn :
F0xgl0ve :
Fionn :


Actually, there is a set time.

Please see excerpts: ‘……..Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens.............2.   The deadline for registration may not be less than three months from the date of arrival.  A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

Source: Page 19 -: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/Lex … 123:en:PDF

Your quote refer to Union Citizens, the OP is a TCN!

'Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens'

Ray

@F0xgl0ve

On the contrary, my response is wholly relevant to the OP's (Original Poster's) question which is:

‘Ada Yousuf

23 September 2017 17:43:29

#1

Hello,

Does any one know how long it takes for the EU citizen to get the residence card of Malta.

Thank You.’

Source:

http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 75#3878162

It is not 'wholly relevant' as with most of your posts, which are cut and paste from EU legislation, this is factually correct but irrellevent when looked at in the context of the way things work in Malta & Gozo!

Ray

F0xgl0ve :
Fionn :
F0xgl0ve :

Your quote refer to Union Citizens, the OP is a TCN!

'Article 8 Administrative formalities for Union citizens'

Ray

@F0xgl0ve

On the contrary, my response is wholly relevant to the OP's (Original Poster's) question which is:

‘Ada Yousuf

23 September 2017 17:43:29

#1

Hello,

Does any one know how long it takes for the EU citizen to get the residence card of Malta.

Thank You.’

Source:

http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 75#3878162

It is not 'wholly relevant' as with most of your posts, which are cut and paste from EU legislation, this is factually correct but irrellevent when looked at in the context of the way things work in Malta & Gozo!

Ray

@F0xgl0ve

Response: Incorrect.

Members of this forum are perfectly entitled to be aware of the law and its relevance.

In the first instance, because ignorance of the law is no defense and secondly, because knowledge of it better enables forum members to successfully negotiate solutions to issues such as this one.

Fionn :
F0xgl0ve :
Fionn :

@F0xgl0ve

On the contrary, my response is wholly relevant to the OP's (Original Poster's) question which is:

‘Ada Yousuf

23 September 2017 17:43:29

#1

Hello,

Does any one know how long it takes for the EU citizen to get the residence card of Malta.

Thank You.’

Source:

http://www.expat.com/forum/viewtopic.ph … 75#3878162

It is not 'wholly relevant' as with most of your posts, which are cut and paste from EU legislation, this is factually correct but irrellevent when looked at in the context of the way things work in Malta & Gozo!

Ray

@F0xgl0ve

Response: Incorrect.

Members of this forum are perfectly entitled to be aware of the law and its relevance.

In the first instance, because ignorance of the law is no defense and secondly, because knowledge of it better enables forum members to successfully negotiate solutions to issues such as this one.

When will you actually post from your own experience of Malta and not just copy EU legislation parrot fashion.

You can quote as much as you like and, yes people are entitled to know what the law is, but this forum is meant to be useful and practical.

Cut and paste of EU legislation is pointless in Malta.

Many just want to get things sorted which matter to them, in real terms, and are not looking to start getting involved with legislation against the Maltese establishment.

You really do need to look at giving advice from real life IN MALTA!

F0xgl0ve :
Fionn :
F0xgl0ve :

It is not 'wholly relevant' as with most of your posts, which are cut and paste from EU legislation, this is factually correct but irrellevent when looked at in the context of the way things work in Malta & Gozo!

Ray

@F0xgl0ve

Response: Incorrect.

Members of this forum are perfectly entitled to be aware of the law and its relevance.

In the first instance, because ignorance of the law is no defense and secondly, because knowledge of it better enables forum members to successfully negotiate solutions to issues such as this one.

When will you actually post from your own experience of Malta and not just copy EU legislation parrot fashion.

You can quote as much as you like and, yes people are entitled to know what the law is, but this forum is meant to be useful and practical.

Cut and paste of EU legislation is pointless in Malta.

Many just want to get things sorted which matter to them, in real terms, and are not looking to start getting involved with legislation against the Maltese establishment.

You really do need to look at giving advice from real life IN MALTA!

@F0xgl0ve

Though passionate and doubtless, sincere, your view that “Cut and paste of EU legislation is pointless in Malta” is irrelevant for the simple reason that Malta is an EU Member State.

Because this forum is meant to be useful and practical, its members are perfectly entitled to be aware of the law - as opposed to mere personal opinion.

In the first instance, because ignorance of the law is no defense and secondly, because knowledge of it better enables forum members to make informed decisions and successfully negotiate solutions to issues such as this one.

You should be aware by now that even though Malta is a full member of the EU it only takes notice of EU Law when it suits them or benefits them financially!
EU Legislation may say that residence documentation should be issued immediately,

' A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

but in real and practical terms the eResidence card can't be as it has to be manufactured, so a receipt which acts as temporary documentation is issued immediately.

Ray

F0xgl0ve :

You should be aware by now that even though Malta is a full member of the EU it only takes notice of EU Law when it suits them or benefits them financially!
EU Legislation may say that residence documentation should be issued immediately,

' A registration certificate [‘e-Residence Card’] shall be issued immediately……..’

but in real and practical terms the eResidence card can't be as it has to be manufactured, so a receipt which acts as temporary documentation is issued immediately.

Ray

@F0xgl0ve

I wish you well in your endeavours to impart the best advice you can to members of this forum.

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