I have a German BlueCard (for the last 2 months) which I got at city X, which is one of my company's several locations. Now my company HQ is in city Y (both X and Y are inside Germany, different states) - will this affect my German BlueCard? The job, position, salary remain exactly same with no changes whatsoever.

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    Does this answer your question? Updating address in Blue Card - Germany – Andrey Sapegin Apr 24 '20 at 21:48
  • No, as the company has not moved, they are moving me from location A to B. – Jishan Apr 25 '20 at 1:37
  • Yes, then if only you moved to another city, this question is really a duplicate of the one I cited. As already answered there, you just need to register at the corresponding Bürgeramt after moving to the new address. Nothing else is needed. If one decides to resettle within Germany (i.e., to avoid drive/travel from city X to city Y), then, disregarding of immigration status, one needs to register at the new flat within 2 weeks after starting living there. De-registration from the old flat and updating address on the Blue Card can be done there simultaneously. – Andrey Sapegin Apr 25 '20 at 10:47

Update 2021: The other answer is not correct, even changing job location requires a re-permission and form fill-up from the Job Authority and re-verification.

It is easy to prove, let us have a look in the documentation that you had to fill for Blue Card:

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Now let us jump to section 5:

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5. Work location

  • Employee is employed in ____________________________.
  • Employee is employed at alternating work/employment locations

Unless you employer had selected the second option, Employee is employed at alternating work/employment locations during your initial Blue Card application, you need to ask for permission for an location change. If your employer did select second option - yay!

Future readers, please verify any change by writing to the immigration office. Laws and requirements can change any day!

Do not rely on this answer!

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    This answer would be more persuasive if it contained or referenced an authoritative, governmental source for the information. – DavidSupportsMonica Jan 26 at 15:07

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