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Jean-Baptiste Trannoy
Name: Jean-Baptiste Trannoy
Expert in: Relationships
Title: Dating Coach
Personal Info: Jean-Baptiste is a French dating-lifestyle coach and has been living in Amsterdam since 2003. Originally from Paris, he studied political science and economics at University of Paris-Sorbonne and in Canada. He is a Business Graduate and studied Arts and Heritage at University of Maastricht in The Netherlands. He is also a qualified make-up artist and organises events in Amsterdam with the “Bon Esprit” collective.

Fascinated from an early age by the game of seduction, Jean-Baptiste became a noted dating and relationship columnist for in 2006. He was hailed as a “Master Seducer” by Le Journal Du Dimanche in 2008. He founded Blusher Seduction that same year to help single men and women to create the love-life they really want. Since then, he has been coaching single expats of various ages and nationalities through one-on-one workshops, masterclasses and seminars.
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I’m a single guy and just arrived in Luxembourg for an assignment. I have no idea of what Luxembourg people are like culturally and how I would go about striking up friendships with women. The people seem friendly enough - too friendly almost - and speak loads of languages and I cannot cut through the banter somehow.

Brit in Luxembourg

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Dear Ipek Akalin, I am a Brazilian/Luxembourgian citizen living in Brazil with my Brazilian husband. We decided to sell our company, apt, car, everything and move to Luxembourg for sake. The problem is that I have been dis-encouraged as I wont be able to rent a place as I don't have a job contract. Is that right? Our idea was living on our savings plus my husband's job contract with a huge industry in Brazil at the beginning. Is it impossible to rent without a job contract? Thank you.
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Dear Ipek,

I would like to get a PACS with my girlfriend from FYR Macedonia, is this something you can arrange for us?

Kind regards,

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I am a non-EU citizen who applied for a work permit in Luxembourg. During the process I've married and my last name has changed. My temporary work permit will be granted according to my maiden name because dcuments that I used for application were on my maiden name.. What is the procedure for me to follow to change my name on work permit? What do I need to do to prevent any type of trouble while entering the country or getting my permanent work permit.

Thank in advance.

Read Answer by V.

I am EU citizen in a relationship with non-EU girl (Indonesian). She's a student here (bachelor) and she has a valid visa until 07/2015 - then she'll graduate. She is worried that her visa will not be renewed unless she finds a job before that date. Isn't there any period of time to look for a job after graduation?

My question is - if we will enter in PACS, will here visa be extended even if she won't find a job by then? What would be the requirements for us?

Thank you for your help,
Read Answer by Adam

I am Canadian. I will be relocating to Luxembourg to be with my husband ( a Belgian citizen and permanent resident of Luxembourg). I read that the process to get my carte de séjour is very easy. It looks like I only need to go to the commune with my marriage certificate and passport. Is that really all they need? That seems way to easy to me. Thank you!
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Since 2008, the work permit and the residence permit (for third country national workers) have been merged into a single permit, the Autorisation de séjour. Since 2009, dual or multiple citizenship has been permitted.

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