Get an overview of the numerous visa types and the related visa process to enter Germany legally.
If you are not a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Norway or Liechtenstein, you need a “residence permit” for a stay in Germany.
If you want to study in Germany, you need a residence permit for the purpose of studying.
When you want to live and work in Germany, you need a residence permit with a work permit.
To establish the family community, family members can apply for a residence permit in Germany.
What is a formal obligation? What kind of commitment do I make with the formal obligation?
If you are a citizen from a country outside the European Union wishing to migrate to a country inside the European Union, then also visit the EU Immigration Portal.
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