Sunday, August 1

Month: July 2020

Watch any Streaming content with Friends or Family for free – Netflix / Amazon Primevideo / Youtube
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Watch any Streaming content with Friends or Family for free – Netflix / Amazon Primevideo / Youtube

Metastream is an easy way to share your stream with friends or family, no signup required just install a Firefox or chrome addon. Watch or listen together Start a session and invite your friends by sharing your friend code with them. Build up the queue Browse for your favorite media and add the URL to the queue. A number of popular websites are already supported for playback. Use enhanced features New features are added on top of streaming websites such as real-time chat and timestamp markers.
UK Visa no longer extended due to COVID, Need to return by August end
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UK Visa no longer extended due to COVID, Need to return by August end

Earlier, if you were stuck in the UK with a visa that expired between 24 January 2020 and 31 July 2020, you were able to request an extension. This was in case you were not able to return home because of travel restrictions or self-isolation related to coronavirus. However, as per the latest updates on 30th July, it no longer holds good. Since travel restrictions are now being lifted globally, you are expected to make arrangements to return to your home country or apply to regularize your stay in the UK. The government has given ample time in order to make the necessary travel arrangements. And so, if your visa was due to expire between the 24 January 2020 and 31 August 2020, you’ll be able to stay within the UK up to 31 August 2020.  In case you are unable to leave by then, you may ...
Child Care Allowance (Kindergeld), Germany
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Child Care Allowance (Kindergeld), Germany

If you are living in Germany with children, here’s one more reason to smile :) . You are entitled to Kindergeld, a monthly monetary benefit to help with the costs of raising a child. Who is eligible? Either parent is eligible to receive this amount until the child is 18, and in the below cases until the child is 25. If your child is unemployed and registered as a job-seeker with an Employment Agency.If your child is in education or training.If your child is in education and has a part-time job in addition.If your child has a disability and cannot support themselves (no age limit). How much do I get? The Kindergeld or child benefit is provided by the Family Benefits Office (Familienkasse) at the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur fur arbeit). As of today...
Parent Allowance (Elterngeld), Germany
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Parent Allowance (Elterngeld), Germany

If you are living in Germany, apart from Kindergeld, parents are also entitled to an allowance known as Elterngeld. This benefit is given to new parents to encourage them to spend more time with their new born, thus helping them to cover up living costs. The Elterngeld can be shared between both the child’s parents, therefore enabling both parents to take time off work, for the new child. Who is eligible? If both parents are involved in child care, they can claim a total of 14 months’ parental allowance together. For eg. one parent can claim the allowance for 3 months, and the other for the remaining 11 months. However, you will have to comply with the below mentioned as well: You do no more than 30 hours’ paid work per week while you are receiving the allowance.You live together...
VFS’s On Demand Mobile Visa for UK, EU countries
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VFS’s On Demand Mobile Visa for UK, EU countries

As most of you are aware, VFS Global is an agency to whom several countries have outsourced their visa services. As part of their premium services, they provide On Demand Mobile Visa service, wherein you can go through the entire visa application process from the comfort of your home or office. The service is available for a few countries and that depends on 1. your place of residence and 2. which country are you applying to. The Good news is this service is available in INDIA, UAE among others for visa applicants to many European countries, UK included. Highlights Quick, streamlined and convenient process Date and time is flexibleAvailable to individuals and group applicants (eg, families, businesses, student/summer school parties and tour groups)Ideal f...
Meldebescheinigung, Registration Certificate in Germany
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Meldebescheinigung, Registration Certificate in Germany

The Registration Certificate (Meldebescheinigung) is a document that confirms your official address in Germany. You will need it for various purposes such as opening bank accounts, media & telecommunication contracts, receiving government benefits or even Indian passport services. The Meldebescheinigung includes details such as given names, nationality, religion, date & place of birth, marital status, details of spouse & children and address. This document can be received multiple times from the city office upon request, for a fee of approx 10 euros. Just follow the below steps: Book an appointment with the citizen’s office (Bürgerbüro) for MeldebescheinigungTake your Identity card i.e. passportTake 10 euros From Experience! Some cities, offer you the possib...