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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Non-EU Person living in Germany but working in Austria

I've been trying to find the answer to this question on the internet but not finding anything helpful. The EU calls this situation a "cross-border commuter", but all their advice assumes the ...
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What documents are required to extend a German Aufenthaltserlaubnis as a research assistant working towards a PhD?

The applicant is an Indian national in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and has already booked an appointment with the local authority. The applicant's contract as a research assistant (...
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I am a German citizen living in the UK. Will I have health insurance while visiting Germany?

I am a German citizes living in the UK, I am registered with the NHS and have no further health insurance in Germany. I will visit Germany multiple times over the next months, and I wonder whether I ...
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When you transfer your blue card to a new passport, do they take the old card away from you? (Germany)

I am in the position where I am trying to renew my passport and blue card before I make a trip home during Christmas. To be clear, my residence title is not expiring, just that the blue card is ...
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May I apply for Germany blue card visa with a remote work contract?

I have received a remote job offer with a six-month trial period from a German company. Can I apply for a BlueCard visa with this contract?
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Can ASIIN (AQANIE) certificate be a replacement for ANABIN to get blue card in Germany?

I have got a job offer in Germany and I need to apply for a work visa/EU blue card. My university has H+/- status on the ANABIN website. I applied to get the equivalence certificate from the ZAB but ...
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Do my student years in Germany count for applying for a citizenship?

I am a non-EU citizen, I moved to North-Rhein Westphalia and studied Computer Engineering. Also: I have lived on a student visa for 5 years (because of part-time work). The official study duration is ...
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Having German Blue card, working in Luxemburg, getting Germany permanent residence permit

I hold a German Blue Card and got a job offer from a company in Luxemburg. My question is that if I stay in Germany (Trier) and work in Luxemburg, can I finally get Germany permanent residence after 3 ...
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Do we need to notify ABH if my wife, with a Blue Card dependent visa, gets a job? Can she work in a city other than that of the main Blue Card holder?

We are registered in Frankfurt under the Blue Card category. My wife has a job offer in Berlin. Wanted to know: Should we need to notify the ABH in frankfurt about her job offer? (Blue Card states ...
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Blue card interruption - Germany - Pregnancy

I was hired for a position in Germany starting from the 1st of December, 2021 and I will be moving there from Turkey. I will apply for a Blue card. I am married. My husband is in a job search right ...
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Germany Job Offer Rejection

I reside in Germany with a self employment work permit. Recently I applied for a side job which was rejected, and they have sent me a deportation letter, saying that the job offer does not meet your ...
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I have a German (D type national visa) but was not allowed entry into another Schengen state

I was travelling from Germany to Hungary on a valid German (D type national visa). The visa mentions Germany in valid for field. However while travelling to Hungary through rail, I was stopped and ...
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Is a vaccination certificate from India valid in Germany?

I will be moving to Germany from India in September on blue card visa. I'm fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca vaccine. It is sold under the brand name Covishield in India and that's why it is mentioned ...
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Can I stay outside EU with Germany Blue card for more than 6 months [duplicate]

I am currently working for a German company after completing my MSc degree in Germany and have a Blue card valid till 2025. I would like to visit my family outside Europe, so I will be traveling to my ...
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Derivative Naturalization for Spouse and Children (Germany) for Non EU Citizens

I am a non EU citizen and would like to apply for citizenship for me and my family in Germany. Do the requirements like B1 language level for naturalization also apply to your spouse and children? If ...
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After quitting job, can a blue card holder Leave Germany, return to wrap up things and travel out of the EU

I hold a blue card and employed from 10 months in Germany. I understand my blue card will be valid for 3 months after I quit my job. I want to quit my job and visit my home country for a month and a ...
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What are the benefits of a Student Visa over a Work Visa [Germany]?

I'm taking a master degree in Germany, and I was going to apply for a Student Visa this week, but in the meantime, I was also looking for a student job, and I got an offer yesterday. From what I can ...
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What are the consequences if you do Abmeldung 2 weeks before?

I am moving out of Germany. I understand that "Deregistration shall be possible no more than one week before moving out". I want to do Abmeldung / Deregistration 2 weeks before actual move ...
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How to know who made a negative entry on my Schufa?

Currently I am looking for a new flat and I need to have a Schufa to do that. To my surprise, I have a negative entry here. This: (The pink things are identification data removed by me) With text: ...
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Moving to the UK as a German, but keeping the German residency. Is this a bad idea?

I am a German and I will soon move to the UK to work there. Because my partner is still living in Germany, and I will visit regularly, I plan to keep my residency (Hauptwohnsitz) registered in Germany....
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Cost of moving from Munich to Vilnius

I am trying to figure out the expected cost for a move from Munich to Vilnius. Unfortunately, the moving companies where I inquired would not give me a quote without knowing exact dates, if they ...
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Moving from Poland to Germany for Master studies as a Non-EU resident

My brother has citizenship of a non-EU country which requires one to get a visa to enter Germany for purpose of study (long-term stay). However, he has recently completed his bachelors from a ...
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US Citizen Overstayed German Tourist Visa while applying for Family Reunification Visa

My husband and I are both American citizens and moved to Germany approximately 5 months ago. I have a work visa from my job, but my husband does not (he's received a work-study offer, pending his ...
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Dual British/German citizenship after Brexit

My understanding is that generally, German citizenship is lost upon intentionally receiving another citizenship. There is an exception for this rule for other EU countries, and there is a possibility ...
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Taxes on salary from income in Germany and the UK

I am moving to the UK for the long term and starting a new job from October, 2021. I would be on vacation for the most of October and my German employer would be paying out at the end of the month. I ...
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VFS Visa at doorstep [closed]

has anyone opted for VFS visa at the doorstep in India for German National Visa (EU Blue Card), If you have any information on charges and processing time please revert back
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Is it possible to get a Germany job seeker visa, as a tourist visa holder?

The embassy interview schedule is full in my country and the soonest time to get an appointment is more than a year away. I was wondering if it is possible to enter Germany as a tourist, and then ...
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Girlfriend is in Cameroon and I want her to join me in Germany

I am looking at this https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/kurzmeldungen/EN/2020/08/einreise-unverheirateter-paare-en.html It looks promising for me to bring my fiance from Cameroon to Germany. I have ...
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I have Master (Equivalent) and Bachelor degree (Conditionally comparable), which one will be used to assess for German work Visa

I have been offered the role of “Software developer” but my three years master degree is in 'is Equivalent' and my Bachelor degree is 'Conditionally comparable' status in the Anabin database. Both ...
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Change of employer after 2 years working in Germany

I recently got a new job in Munich and it starts from the 1st of August. I have been working with my old employer (also in Munich) for more than 2 years now since February 2019. In the beginning I got ...
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Germany : application for Spouse visa while applying for work visa at the same time [duplicate]

I have a question, if a spouse visa can be applied when I am applying for work visa in Germany. Little more detail. Currently, I am in Singapore. My spouse is Chinese and I am Indian. I am planning to ...
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Need steps to be taken to work from India but employed in Germany

I have a Niederlassungserlaubnis and am employed in Germany. The company is remote first currently so working from home is not a problem. I would like to work from India for 3 months and take a month ...
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Does work stay in Germany count as travel history for UK work visa?

I am applying for the UK skilled worker visa and I need to fill out the travel history for myself and my family. I have been staying in Germany on a long term work visa for the last 1-3 years. Shall ...
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Concerns around gracefully handling multiple offers & visa (Germany)

I have an offer from company Z (in Berlin) & also have a visa appointment coming up on 12th July. I'm also in the final stages of the interviews with another company N (in Berlin) but the ...
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Have I been refused entry into the Federal Republic of Germany?

Due to a change of address, my German residence permit became invalid. They sent my residence permit to an officer in Frankfurt. Thats when he said that my visa is not valid due to a change in address....
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Apply again to a Job Seeker Visa after having had a Blue Card in Germany

When I finished my master's studies in Germany, I got what I think was a job seeker visa (my permit said "16 Abs. 5"). After that, I got a Blue Card (some 13 months ago). My current contract ...
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Am I allowed to work remotely for a German Company in another EU country in a 90 days framework?

It seems that my question might resemble some already posed, but I'll ask anyway… I'm a non-EU citizen living in Germany and working for a German Corporation. I'm a EU Blue Card holder with over 24 ...
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German Blue Card - Relocation to France

I'm a holder of a Blue Card in Germany more than 18 months, and my company offered me to relocate to France with same employer. Can help me to answer below questions?: Is it easier to attain a Blue ...
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Germany: Request to grant stay outside EU

I'm an expat having Niederlassungserlaubnis, living and working in Germany for the past almost 4 years. I lost my job a few months ago & recently I've found a job outside EU. I've found several ...
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Germany Blue Card after 2 years - can I change to a job not related to my degree?

I've been on a Blue Card in Berlin for over 2 years (current position matches my uni degree). Now I'm interested in getting a job in a new field which is not relevant to my degree (job - IT, degree - ...
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Visa questions: I am currently working in France and going to join Germany soon

I am an Indian with a residence talent permit of France valid till Sep end 2021. I am currently in France. I have a job offer from Germany starting Sep 1, 2021. My questions are : Do I need to go ...
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How to freelance in Germany while studying, I'm on contract

My master's program starts next October, I'll be living on a student visa. In my spare time I'm freelancing on reddit, and I got an official contract with a client, but as I know, in Germany I cannot ...
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Can I keep my settlement permit in Germany & have a residence permit in Switzerland (for 2 years)?

I already have a settlement permit in Germany, and I'd like to accept a job offer for a Swiss company (and get a Swiss residence permit e.g. Basel). Can I keep my settlement permit in Germany (along ...
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Germany: changing master student visa (after completed bachelor in Germany) to work visa?

Here is a summary of my current situation: Graduated my bachelor course in 2020 in Mechatronics B.Sc in a German University. At the end of my last semester I applied for a Master course at the same ...
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Which visa and/or work permit do I need to enter and work in Germany as a foreign researcher?

I accepted an offer for a three-year postdoc in Germany. It is not clear to me if I need to apply for a work permit/EU Blue Card in addition to my researcher visa. Where can I learn more? (Or do I ...
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Taking EU blue card from France and living in Germany

I am a non EU citizen. I am applying for a Blue card in France but the location I want to live in is in Germany Berlin. How does that apply in my case, working for a certain EU country and living in ...
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German Tax Implications for a US Citizen/German Spouse who Maintain a Part-time Residence in Germany

I am a US citizen with a German citizen spouse. We have resided in the U.S. for the past 25 years with my wife having a US Green Card. I'm considering purchasing a second home in Germany and residing ...
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Remote job for Swiss employer but stay in Germany

Wish to know what kind of visa or process can allow me to take this ahead: I finished my masters in Berlin between 2017- 2020 Worked as a working student in Germany Worked as a freelancer in Germany ...
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Am I taxable in Germany even I did not live there?

Last year I received some bonus payments from my previous employer (I worked in Germany the year before and lived/worked Germany until the end of that tax year). The bonus was deposited in my German ...
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My wife (EU citizen) is moving to Germany or Austria. Can I join her as a non-EU national (Serbia)?

My wife is a Bulgarian citizen and she wants to move to Germany or Austria. What is the procedure in order for me to join her? Can we apply upon arrival? We both hold B2 certificates in German.

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