Which steps are necessary on the path towards settling down in Hamburg successfully? Here you will find some useful tips.
In Germany there is the obligation to register the place of residence.
Citizens of the EU/EEA and Switzerland enjoy freedom of movement and have the right to enter and stay in Germany.
Foreigners with an academic degree who want to work in Germany may apply for the EU Blue Card and benefit from advanced or easier legal regulations.
The settlement permit entitles the holder to unlimited residence as well as to any employment in Germany.
The permanent EC resident is an unlimited residence permit and grants you greater mobility options inside and outside the EU.
If you have a recognised university degree, you can apply for a residence permit for job search.
When you want to live and work in Germany, you need a residence permit for employment.
If you want to start a research activity in Germany, you must apply for a residence permit for the purpose of research.
Looking to set up a business in Germany as a foreign national? You'll need to apply for a residence permit that allows self-employment.
If you want to study in Germany, you need a residence permit for the purpose of studying.
To establish the family community, family members can apply for a residence permit for family reunification in Germany.
When applying for a residence permit German language skills may be required.
Whilst submitting a Declaration of Commitment you can enable foreign nationals to enter Germany for a short-term visit or a long-term stay.
Take advantage of the benefits of German citizenship. Learn more about naturalisation.
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