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.
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).