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Questions tagged [germany]

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

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Moving to Munich

I have been looking at jobs in Germany and i stumbled across one in Munich that i am very interested in. However i heard that Munich is very expensive in comparison to other cities like Berlin. Also i ...
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Working in Germany

I am an Indian Citizen currently living in Mumbai.My partner recently got admission in WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management for MBA and the program starts in Sep 2019.We plan to get married in ...
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51k Euros annually for a family of 4 in Berlin: Is it enough?

I am a Big Data Engineer in India with 5 years experience. I have been offered a job in a start up in Berlin with 51k euros fixed salary and 5k euros variable annually. I have a family of 4. My wife, ...
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How to get a ZAV

I am an IT professional with 13.5 years of experience in Infrastructure domain. I am interested in relocating to Germany and been contacted by one of the firms in India who can help me get a job there,...
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Brazilian national doing Bachelor thesis in Germany aiming for future job in Germany

I'm currently doing my bachelor thesis (software engineering/AI-related) at a company in Germany and in July I will be returning to Brazil to defend my thesis. The graduation ceremony is 2 weeks after ...
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number of entries using blue card for my home country

I am an Egyptian and I am blue card holder from Germany. How many time I can go to my home country and return back to Germany per year using national visa? And the blue card, is there any limits, ...
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Germany work visa with drunk driving conviction

I am an IT professional with specialization in DevOps. I am offered a permanent position in a German software firm at their Berlin office. They are willing to sponsor my VISA and relocation along with ...
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Do I need to change Work Permit into Blue Card in Germany

After Completion of my Master in Germany, I was issued a Work Permit based on Job contract where salary was not exclusively mentioned but TVL was mentioned. So I was told by officer , there is no ...
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German National Visa (Employment) transfer from one company to another

I have an approved and stamped German Employment National Visa on the basis of an unlimited contract from one company in Germany. My travel date from my country to Germany is third week of April. I ...
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german embassy contacting my german employer

I got a job in Germany. I would like to know if my german company would have to do anything in the german consulate. How will german embassy contact my german employer? What information would my ...
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Веing a tutor in Germany

Imagine one has no work permit and enters Germany with a tourist visa or a job seeker visa or a student visa. Is it legal to be a tutor? What are the legal consequences of tutoring? e.g. may one be ...
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Is there any way i can move from private health insurance to public one without lowering my income?

I moved to Germany 1 year ago and i was tricked into getting a private insurance. Not just trick, i was actually lied to to make me go for private one, but i guess it does not change anything. When i ...
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How to take care of my mental health while preparing to leave

This question will of course get closed as too broad, but I hope I will get a few responses before that. In fact, I hope you guys to hold on a little bit before closing this before I would really ...
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Official German translators in India for visa processing

I am going to apply for a work visa for Germany. My future employer asked me for my university transcripts translated into German. They insist that it should be translated by a lawyer (certified ...
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Germany Blue Card change job/employer

So it has been almost 6 months in Germany with my first job here on the Blue Card. Now I accepted another better offer which wants me to start on Apr 1. So I'm currently in my 2 week notice period ...
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Can an Afghan citizen get the German work visa without interviewing?

Can an Afghan citizen get the work visa of Germany where he is not going be asked for the interview, he is not asked of his bank account, etc.?
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Germany my residency card has expired

My wife is German, and I'm American. We have been living in Germany for a few years now, and my residency card has expired. We have been afraid to try to renew it because we noticed it was expired ...
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Can I travel to EU country after resigning in Germany?

I have resigned from my job in Berlin, Germany. Now I am on notice period. I am planning to do Abmeldung now. So, after doing Abmeldung and after notice period expires, can I travel to an EU country(...
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Immigrating to Germany from India

I am an Indian national and a Software Engineer. I have received a job offer in Germany and they agreed to support me in acquiring the Blue Card. I have never been to Germany before and thus have no ...
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Is there a way to legally refuse to pay the public broadcasting payment in Germany [duplicate]

Recently I've got a 385 Euro bill for Rundfunkbeiträge - it's a payment every German household should pay for public broadcasting. I was frustrated, however my coworkers told me that this is for ...
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Dutch Citizen Marries a non eu citizen studying in germany

I am dutch citizen who is going to marry my long term boy friend who is from pakistan but currently studying in germany on a student visa After marriage i am going to move with him to germany My ...
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Applying for german residence permit after entering

I'm Ukrainian and I hold valid polish residence permit. However, I got accepted for the graduate study program in Germany, which lasts more than 6 months. Am I allowed to enter Germany using polish ...
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Non-eu with contract in CZ but living/working in DE

I have this situation that I would appreciate some guidance/help with. I (non-EU) have been offered a job for working with a Czech company. The problem is that I won’t be living in the Czech Republic,...
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About National D visa withdraw

I got national D visa for study in Gemany but now i want to go france for study where i have already got admission. Please help me out with this. Is it possible to withdraw and then apply to france.is ...
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Can I exchange a UK for a DE license when my UK license is not yet about to expire?

I have a UK driving license that is valid until 2027. The license indicates that I originally passed my test in The Netherlands. Normally, EU licenses are not exchanged before they expire (source). ...
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Schengen visa for Au pairs

I from Kazakhstan and I worked as an Au pair in France for 1 year in 2015-16 then I came back home and tried to get at the university in France but financially it wasn’t possible and I decided to come ...
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Can I go to Netherlands for thesis(6 months) on student visa which I got in Germany?

I am a non-Eu Master student in Germany. For this, I got a student visa (Schengen -type D). I have got an offer from a university in the Netherlands for the thesis. My question is on this visa can I ...
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Can I use my UK credit record in Germany?

When I arrived from Canada in the UK, my letting agent tasked a referencing company to track my Canadian credit record. I will soon move from the UK to Germany. In Germany, the domestic referencing ...
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German tax for couples : choosing appropriate tax class

I have question on taxation and choosing tax classes. It is already complicated enough and now figure out tax classes for couples seem crazy. Is there a proper tool to check for appropriate tax ...
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Is there a cap for the number of Verpflichtungserklärung one can request for friends and family members?

As per §§ 66 - 68 German Residence Act, a German resident got the option to provide his/her third-country friends and family members with a formal obligation document (Verpflichtungserklärung) to ...
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Live in Germany, work in Switzerland as non-EU/EEA national

I want to live in Germany with my wife (same nationality as me), but work in Switzerland (and stay in a flat in Zürich) during the week. I know I will need a Grenzgänger (cross border commuter) ...
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Using International Driving license in Spain, while having residence Permit from Germany

I am a Student from Indonesia, and currently studying in Germany. On March I am going to travel to Spain, and planning to rent a car there. I have a valid International Driving License and Indonesian ...
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What EEA countries are lenient towards EEA citizens bringing their non-EEA parents?

I am a German citizen earning enough to support both myself and my non-EEA mother (who is dependent on my remote support). Unfortunately, the law makes it as good as impossible for me to bring her to ...
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Moving into The Netherlands with my non-EU partner

I am a Dutch/German and Brazilian citizen currently living in Brazil (been living here for 4 years now). Next year I will need to move back to The Netherlands, however, me and my Brazilian girlfriend ...
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Working on a remote job / German work permit/bluecard

I currently live in Germany, been living here for almost a year and got my bluecard some months ago. Recently I've been thinking about getting a remote job to be able to spend more time in my home ...
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Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria from Germany while holding a Type D visa in Germany?

I am in Germany and hold a Type D visa here. Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria while I am here in Germany on this Type D visa?
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tax implications of selling US stock while living in the EU (Germany)

I've found this surprisingly difficult to get a good answer on, but what are the tax liabilities for selling US stocks or ETFs if you're a US citizen living abroad for the long term? I live in ...
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Change from a German dependent visa to blue card?

My partner is on dependent visa with me and recently secured a job in another city. I have two questions regarding this. Can she just move to another city (to Berlin from Niedersachen) for her job? ...
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Expat living in Germany, working abroad

I have very specific situation. I moved to Germany last year, I am EU citizen, I work internationally out of Europe for an American company and I stay most of the time abroad. I have private ...
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Does a speeding ticket or a false parking affect Niederlassungserlaubnis application?

Does a single speeding ticket (Drove 38 kmh in a 30 zone) and a parking fine affect NE application?
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Can a non-German become a police officer in Berlin?

I saw a previous question here about how it's possible for a non-citizen to become an officer in a few different German states, and Berlin mentions: "Nur Deutsche im Sinne des Artikel 116 des ...
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An Upcoming Situation

At the moment I have a German Blue Card after finishing my Msc in Germany, valid till the expiry date of my Passport (05.2021), the problem is that after the expiry of my passport I will not be able ...
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Does changing the residence permit, to Blue Card would help me for migration to Germany?

I got my MSc. Software engineering in Estonia. When i graduated, i received a new residence permit for 5 years (which is not a Blue Card). Generally, I received my residence permit because, I got a ...
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Do I need a recognized university degree to get a visa to work as developer in Germany?

I work as a developer in the Middle East (Lebanon). Lately, I got a job offer and a contract from a great company in Germany, but I found that my university degree is not recognized (actually its H+/-,...
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Is there a minimum duration requirement for employement contract when applying for a Blue Card through Germany?

Company managed to send the contract for 8 months instead of 1 year. I have appointment on Monday. There is a frequent mention of "at least 1 year employement contract" however these are from ...
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EU national living in the UK moving to Berlin with a new job

I am an EU national (Italian passport) who has been living and working in the UK since 2006 and I recently got a job offer that I intend to accept for a new role in Berlin (I have no German and will ...
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Change job with EU Blue Card in Germany

I started my Employment on February 2017, with EU Blue Card in Germany. I want to switch jobs without re-authorization from the German Authorities. Can I do it now? (As it's been more than 18 months.)...
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Do I get an EU Blue Card from Germany if my degree is not listed in ANABIN and my university is listed H+

I've just got a visa of type D for Germany to work for a big company in Berlin. The relocation company that assisting me told me that Kindly note that is has not been issued on the legal basis of a ...
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British national living in Germany for 28 years - what happens after Brexit? [duplicate]

I am a British national who worked for a company for 2 years in the UK before moving to Germany. After marrying and bringing up children, in 2009 I started my present job. I have had an unlimited "...
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Freelance Net “Salary” vs Permanent Employee Net Salary - a Tough Decision [closed]

I have been working in Germany on a salary of 86.000 EUR a year. As someone married and not having my wife working, I am having 4.400 EUR net per month. Now I have the opportunity to accept a ...