Austria and Switzerland do not use this designation. Comparable residence permit hot in both countries residence permit → Main article residence status (Austria) and main article residence status (Switzerland) .
The legal system in the United States of America does not recognize a residence permit in the European sense. Temporary residence rights are usually granted via a visa , which can also be valid for a longer period, from the respective US mission abroad (embassy, consulate). Extensions usually require a return to the home country and a new application. Only the unlimited United States Permanent Resident Card is similar to the residence permit in the European sense.