Moving to Germany

Understand the rules and regulations that might affect your move to Germany...

Legal requirements to visit or stay in Germany might depend on your nationality, reason for entry, intended duration of stay and even income. It is very straightforward for citizens of the EU and their family members to be legally resident in Germany. However for non-EU nationals it can be a lot more complicated. This section guides you through the residency requirements and registration procedures for EU and Non-EU nationals.

Bringing pets? Animals also need to have their papers in order! Find out about the documents and medical checks needed to take your pet dogs and cats with you to Germany.