Residence permit

A residence permit (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) is always temporary. Once the permit has expired, you can apply for an extension. Whether or not your application will be approved depends on various conditions, such as regular attendance of an integration course. You can apply for a residence permit for the following purposes: 

  • Education 
  • Work 
  • On humanitarian, or political grounds or based on international law 
  • Family

A residence permit (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) is always temporary. Once the permit has expired, you can apply for an extension. Whether or not your application will be approved depends on various conditions, such as regular attendance of an integration course. You can apply for a residence permit for the following purposes: 

  • Education 
  • Work 
  • On humanitarian, or political grounds or based on international law 
  • Family