News from the Foreigners' Registration Office

Visa - changes regarding the proof of financial means

Please note: The monthly amount required as proof of financial guarantees for getting a visa/residence permit has been raised to 853 €, starting with winter semester 2019/20. The amount will be raised to 861 €, starting with winter semester 2020/21.

Further information on applying for or extending your residence permit

If ever you face problems extending your residence permit, please make use of our consultation offers!

Visa - Important information for first-semester students

If you have to apply for a residence permit following your arrival in Germany, please sign up for an appointment online [de] right now!  Most international students have to apply for a residence permit for the purpose of doctorate/university study (§16 Residence Act). Appointments are available from Monday to Friday, 8 am – 12 pm.

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