Due to the risk of infection with the coronavirus (Covid-19), visits to the foreigners' offices are only possible by appointment until further notice.
To book an appointment please contact your responsible immigration authority.
Foreign students, self-employed persons, researchers or freelancers/employees with a minimum income of currently 43,056 Euros can also make an appointment at the Hamburg Welcome Center.
Due to high demand, there may be delayed responses or longer waiting times for an appointment. We ask for your understanding.
You can find information about the necessary documents in the Hamburg Welcome Portal.
General information on your residence status with special consideration of the consequences of the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) can be found here.
Last updated: May 18, 2020