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Welcome to Magdeburg

Magdeburg, the capital of Saxony-Anhalt, is a cosmopolitan city. Approximately 18,800 foreign citizens live, study and work here.

The legal framework for the stay of foreigners on the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany is very complex, and requires a differentiated assessment of the purpose of stay. We would like to assist you in completing any formalities, and here we have compiled some useful information for you.

Information about the Foreigners Authority

Interner Link: What to bring to your appointment at the Foreigners' Authority
What to bring to your appointment at the Foreigners' Authority
Here you will find information on what do you need to bring with you for your application, and the fees you may incur.
The following ...
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Interner Link: General information for foreign nationals
General information for foreign nationals
Entry, stay, termination of residence
Entry requirements
Tourist visas/ visitor visas
For visiting Germany, foreigners need a visa.
Schengen visa for short stays of up to three months (Section ...
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Interner Link: eAT - electronic residence title
eAT - electronic residence title
Since 1 September 2011, the residence title is issued as a separate document in form of an electronic residence permit (eAT). All residence titles such as the residence permit, ...
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Interner Link: Residence for educational purposes
Residence for educational purposes
Entry, visa application procedure, German language courses, studying, change of subject area
Residence permit for students
Pursuant to Section 16, subsection 1 of the Residence Act (AufenthG), ...
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Interner Link: Entry / residence for the purpose of economic activity
Entry / residence for the purpose of economic activity
Employees, self-employment, research …
General information on taking up gainful employment
You are only allowed to take up gainful employment if your entitlement to work is expressly stated in your ...
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Interner Link: Entry / residence for the purpose of family reunification
Entry / residence for the purpose of family reunification
German nationals and foreign nationals with a valid German residence permit can bring their spouses/registered partners and children to Germany for the purpose ...
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Interner Link: Settlement permit
Settlement permit
The settlement permit is a permanent residence title which grants the holder the right to pursue economic activity.
The settlement title may only be supplemented with ...
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Interner Link: Information for EU and Swiss nationals
Information for EU and Swiss nationals
Nationals of Member States of the European Union* and their family members enjoy the right to free movement, and are granted the right of entry ...
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Interner Link: Declaration of commitment (Verpflichtungserklärung)
Declaration of commitment (Verpflichtungserklärung)
By submitting a declaration of commitment, a third person undertakes to bear the living expenses related to a foreigner’s stay provided that the foreigner does not have the ...
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Interner Link: Integration - Language courses
Integration - Language courses
Promoting the integration of long-term legal residents is the declared aim of the Federal Republic of Germany.
For this purpose, integration courses are available for foreign ...
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Interner Link: Nationality matters
Nationality matters
The following information offers you a short overview. However, the area of law concerning nationality matters is so ample and complex that this information cannot ...
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Interner Link: Changing your name
Changing your name
Wenn Sie ganz offiziell Ihren Familien- und/oder Vornamen ändern oder feststellen lassen wollen, können Sie dies bei uns beantragen.
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Interner Link: Naturalisation
The land of Saxony-Anhalt welcomes, supports and encourages the initiative of those foreign nationals who live permanently in Germany, and would like to obtain German ...
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Wie ist das Wetter?

8 °C
20 km/h
1028 hPa
0,2 mm
07:15 Uhr
17:39 Uhr
Stand: 22.02.2019 03:45 Uhr
Output erzeugt: 22.02.2019 03:45:06




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