Austria > Family reunification

The law is laid out to treat each individual of the family the same way as the other. This means if one member has been granted asylum or subsidiary protection, the other members -should- get it too (unless a member has been convicted of criminal charges).

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Denmark > Family reunification

If you are married, registered partner or cohabiting partner (the requirement for cohabition is normally that you can document more than 18 months of living together) with a person who have residency in Denmark, you can apply for family reunification.

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France > Family reunification

A foreigner living legally in France can be rejoined by members of his family if...

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Greece > Family reunification

Families might find themselves in a situation where one person went first to a specific country, and his/her family-member has remained behind in another European country. In that case, you have the possibility to ask for family reunification. You apply in the country where you are, in order to go where your relative is. Attention! Currently no one can estimate how long the procedure will take until you are out of Greece and reunified with your family as more than 50,000 refugees got trapped in Greece.

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Lithuania > Family reunification

There is the right for wife/ husband and children (under 18 years) of refugees to move to Lithuania, but it is limited with some conditions: family members of the refugee have the right to move to Lithuania only after two years his/her legal stay in the country, the age of the marriage should be above 21 years and family members submitting application for permanent residence permit should pass language and constitution tests.

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Netherlands > Family reunification

Family reunification regulations in the Netherlands...

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Spain > Family reunification

Can my relatives live with me in Spain?

Yes. In Spain you can be reunited with your husband, wife or civil partner, your children (minors) and the minors of your spouse or civil partner, including adopted minors and disabled children of any age. Also your ancestors and those of your spouse or civil partner if they are economically independent.....

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Sweden > Family reunification

In July 2010 new regulations concerning parents who have children in Sweden came into force. Persons applying for affiliation and having children are exempted from having to go to their countries of origin to apply for a residence permit. Despite this change in the law families can still be split up during the applying process. Requirements for passports or other identity documents are very stringent.

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