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How long is a student residence permit valid and can I renew it?

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

A student residence permit is valid for at least one year and for a maximum of two years. The permit can be extended if the course of study has not yet been completed but can [...]

How do I apply for a student visa?

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Fee: €60 To apply for a German long-term visa for study purposes you must personally visit the local German consulate or embassy in your home country and apply with the following documentation: A filled out [...]

Can I come and apply for a study course in Germany?

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

You can apply for a study application visa (Studienbewerbervisum) if you would like to come to Germany to complete your German study application. The visa can be valid for up to 9 months (including extensions), [...]

General Questions

What is a residence permit and do I need one?

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

If you wish to stay in Germany for a longer period of time you will need a residence permit. They are issued for specific purposes of stay - for example employment, studies or family reunification. [...]

Short Term Visas

Schengen visa requirements and application procedure

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Application form: Schengen Visa or the electronic application system The visa fee varies but is normally €60, €35 for children between the ages of 6 and 12 and nationals with visa facilitation agreements. Moreover the [...]

Work Visas & Permits

Joining with your partner or family in the UK

September 16th, 2017|0 Comments

If you have legal status in the UK or are a British citizen and you want your foreign family members from outside the EEA (visa national) to come and live with you here on a [...]

Student Visas & Permits

How long is a student residence permit valid and can I renew it?

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

A student residence permit is valid for at least one year and for a maximum of two years. The permit can be extended if the course of study has not yet been completed but can [...]

Family Reunification

How and where can I apply for family reunification?

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Fee: €60 for adults and €30 for minors You must apply for family reunification at the German embassy or consulate in your home country prior to entering Germany and only if your relative in Germany [...]

Arrival & Settlement

What rights does workers in Germany have?

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

As an employee in Germany you have a number of basic rights, including the right to paid holidays, the right to receive wages during periods of illness and on public holidays and the right to [...]