After five years of being a German Resident, you can become a citizen of the country. This allows you to stay anywhere in the EU or Germany.
Staying outside the EU you require a residence permit to stay in the country longer than three months. Since the paperwork is essential and will be scrutinised you will do better using professionals to speed up the process or to avoid being rejected. Germany has several residences permits for various time periods.
Germany offers a variety of options for potential residents and workers. You may find further information related to Self Employment, Work, Job Seeker, Family visas in Germany, as well as the advantageous EU Blue Card below.
This permit allows you to stay in Germany for 12 months, but it can be extended too. Applicants need to state the reason for staying in Germany, which is predominantly for studying or employment purposes.
The permanent residence permit is also called a settlement permit and with this permit you are not tied to living and working only in Germany. This permit entitles non-EU and individuals with an EU Blue card to become citizens after five years. German language proficiency is very stringent when applying for a permanent residence permit, and contributions and taxes must have been paid for five years. Spouses and dependents can live in Germany after an initial temporary residence permit that lasts a few years.
Since the paperwork is essential and will be scrutinised, you will do better using professionals to speed up the process and to avoid being rejected. Germany has several residences permits for various time periods.
If you wish to start a business in Germany, you can get a visa if there is commercial interest or regional demand for your products and services, your business activity is creating jobs and you have secured financing for your business.
If you already have a recognised qualification such as a university degree or vocational qualification, and you already have a contract, you can apply for a work visa.
With a Job Seeker visa you can stay for up to six months in Germany to find a job corresponding to your academic qualification. You need a recognised university degree. Once you find an adequate job, you can get a residence permit.
We will make an application for 3 years permit for you. At the end of 3 years, we will help you with the preparation of the necessary documents and you will be granted indefinite leave to remain in Germany, which provides with the ability to do business or work freely in any of the 27 countries in the EU.