Normal residence means the palce where a person usually lives, at least 185 days per calendar year, because of occupational ties, or, in the case of a person with no occupational ties, because of other personal ties showing existence of close links between that person and the place where he/she lives.

Meaning of Resident

For apllication of several legal statutes, the concept of resident may be variable.

Example:
For exemption from duty (IA) with respect to persons residing in third countries (ex.: the U. S. A.):
– Usual residency requirement for at least 12 months.

Documents to be submitted

The applicant must be present at the Consulate and submit the citizen card / ID card, indicating “United States” as the placeholder residence, and other documentation to certify the facts (eg for banking purposes: letter proving his/her work for more than 6 months).

Costs:
USD 31.97