Ministry of Labour, Social, Family Affairs and Integration

Information Event: 17.07.2018 Getting Started in Hamburg

The Hamburg Welcome Center invites you to a presentation about the topics registration, taxes and social security system.

Getting Started in Hamburg

If you come to Hamburg from abroad, many things are new and unknown. We give you an overview of your obligations after arrival and the topics insurance and taxes. You will get answers on the following questions:

  • Where do I go to register and to apply for a residence permit? What documents do I need?
  • How is the tax system designed in Germany? How do I get my personal tax identification number?
  • How is the social security system structured in Germany?

5 pm on 17 July 2018
Duration is one hour. After the event is time for the participants to get in touch.

Chamber of Commerce (Handelskammer Hamburg), Adolphsplatz 1
Room: “Alsterzimmer”
Please walk through the main entrance, turn left and go up the stairs to the first floor. Turn right and go to the end of the aisle. You will find the room on the right side.

Public transportation: Please check and type in the address.

Attending is free of charge. Please sign up until 16 July 2018 by sending an E-Mail to, if you wish to attend the event. Guest list is limited - you will receive a written confirmation.