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21/01/2014How to get a residence permit in Germany

How to get a residence permit in Germany Living in or moving to Germany? We take the pain out of getting a residence permit.

If you are not sure where to start and which residence permit is right for you, check out our Complete guide to German visas and permits.

And if you already know what you are looking for, take a look at one of our in-depth articles on immigration in Germany:

 

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7 reactions to this article

Alex posted: 2008-10-13 10:20:51

Having just been through this process I wrote up a quick how-to guide at http://www.tapxe.com/2008/10/getting-the-anmeldebestatigung-registering-in-germany/ . I certainly agree with the author of this post that you should photocopy your anmeldebestätigung and carry it with you.

<a href="http://www.tapxe.com/2008/10/getting-the-anmeldebestatigung-registering-in-germany/">Anmeldebestätigung on Tapxe.com</a>

Tom Bane posted: 2009-05-08 21:04:50

hello i have been reading this site and greatly appreciate the information but a month ago i left england to to go see an old friend and well we kinda hit it off and noe i find myself living in germany with her, i really want to stay there and want to get the correct paper work but i have noticed that i need a lease contract counter singed by the land lord how does this work does my name have to be on the contract or can i somehow regester my self at my new partners please any help is very much appreciated if any one can help userba1153@aol.com this is my email address

Manjax posted: 2010-02-16 09:51:17

I and my wife registered in Dusseldorf office without any reference to a house contract. They just need the current address where we are staying (filled in the form). I am going for final residence permit this week 10 days earlier to my actual appointment. I need to know if I can do that without an appointment.

Aleksandar posted: 2010-07-26 17:25:10

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Gideon Wechsler posted: 2012-05-26 13:58:24

Dear Sirs,

Where can you complain about an Illegal worker in Bielefeld?
Thank you

LO posted: 2012-07-06 14:07:16

I have been through so many sites. But none of it have told me the actual process of getting the residence permit. I am an American citizen and is married to a German citizen, I reside here. I have applied for the residence permit. My case worker only speaks German and asking my husband for info is liking watching paint dry. I can not get a straight answer to anything. Since I live in a small town I can not get any help in another town that is larger and has English speaking helpers. My problem is. I am told by my case worker that I need to take the A1 test. She is not a big help with anything and we seem to be the one who is constantly tracking her down. I have taken A1 Deutsche lernen for beginners. Then I have been told by others in situation that I do not need to take the A1 test. So can I please have some real information? Thanks....

hir posted: 2012-08-14 18:30:56

If you need any assistance in starting a business in Holland (Netherlands) and getting your residency permit please visit holland investment residency!

www.hollandinvestmentresidency.com

7 reactions to this article

Alex posted: 2008-10-13 10:20:51

Having just been through this process I wrote up a quick how-to guide at http://www.tapxe.com/2008/10/getting-the-anmeldebestatigung-registering-in-germany/ . I certainly agree with the author of this post that you should photocopy your anmeldebestätigung and carry it with you.

<a href="http://www.tapxe.com/2008/10/getting-the-anmeldebestatigung-registering-in-germany/">Anmeldebestätigung on Tapxe.com</a>

Tom Bane posted: 2009-05-08 21:04:50

hello i have been reading this site and greatly appreciate the information but a month ago i left england to to go see an old friend and well we kinda hit it off and noe i find myself living in germany with her, i really want to stay there and want to get the correct paper work but i have noticed that i need a lease contract counter singed by the land lord how does this work does my name have to be on the contract or can i somehow regester my self at my new partners please any help is very much appreciated if any one can help userba1153@aol.com this is my email address

Manjax posted: 2010-02-16 09:51:17

I and my wife registered in Dusseldorf office without any reference to a house contract. They just need the current address where we are staying (filled in the form). I am going for final residence permit this week 10 days earlier to my actual appointment. I need to know if I can do that without an appointment.

Aleksandar posted: 2010-07-26 17:25:10

Buy a house, Villa, flat, studio or apartments and get residence permit in Macedonia, Europe
Make business in Macedonia and get over 650milion potential European clients.
We can offer also Commercial properties for sale or rent for you business.
Macedonia, beautiful country in Europe, Skopje capitol city, Ohrid - oldest city in Europe with 365 churches and Tzar Samuil Fortress, First University in Europe in Ohrid in X century, Museums, Café bars and Restaurants (with Macedonian traditional and International food), Natural parks Mavrovo near Ski Resort Mavrovo with multi-activities.

Buy a house, studio or apartments and get residency in Macedonia, Europe
Welcome to live in Macedonia, country with lowest living costs in Europe.
Sun country with 2,400sunny hours per year and low living costs Paradise.
We can offer all type of Villas, Town Houses, Studios and Apartments in Macedonia.
For more information's please contact us; E-mail; propertyinmacedonia@gmail.com , Tel; 0038970653965

Gideon Wechsler posted: 2012-05-26 13:58:24

Dear Sirs,

Where can you complain about an Illegal worker in Bielefeld?
Thank you

LO posted: 2012-07-06 14:07:16

I have been through so many sites. But none of it have told me the actual process of getting the residence permit. I am an American citizen and is married to a German citizen, I reside here. I have applied for the residence permit. My case worker only speaks German and asking my husband for info is liking watching paint dry. I can not get a straight answer to anything. Since I live in a small town I can not get any help in another town that is larger and has English speaking helpers. My problem is. I am told by my case worker that I need to take the A1 test. She is not a big help with anything and we seem to be the one who is constantly tracking her down. I have taken A1 Deutsche lernen for beginners. Then I have been told by others in situation that I do not need to take the A1 test. So can I please have some real information? Thanks....

hir posted: 2012-08-14 18:30:56

If you need any assistance in starting a business in Holland (Netherlands) and getting your residency permit please visit holland investment residency!

www.hollandinvestmentresidency.com

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