Stay for the purpose of an internship

Residence permit for taking up paid or unpaid internship.

Important notes

Documents required

  • valid passport
  • 1 current biometric passport photo
  • Job Description
  • Internship contract
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Proof of livelihood security

Please note

The diplomatic missions of the Federal Republic of Germany in the applicant's country of origin or in the country of their habitual permitted residence are responsible for applying for and issuing a visa.

Procedure & Fees


Depending on the period of validity. Up to one year 100 EUR, over one year 110 EUR. Extension up to 3 months 96 EUR. Extension of more than 3 months EUR 93.

Legal notes

Public Service Disclaimer

Please note: This service on uses machine translations powered by Google. Some content may not be translated accurately or reliably. The translations are constantly being improved. If you have any issues with Google Translate, please visit