Moving to a new city can be exciting. Inform yourself about visa types, residence permits and regulations to prepare for your arrival in Hamburg.
Moving to Hamburg for a short-term or long-term stay? Here you'll find all you need to know about entry regulations, visas, customs and much more.
Planning to work during your stay in Hamburg? Whether you'll be employed or starting a business, find out here which residence permit you need.
In some cases, residence permits are granted for the purpose of studying, professional training or family reunification.
Find out which authorities are in charge of residence registration and application for residence permits in Hamburg.
If you're looking to stay in Germany on the long term, you could benefit from permanent residency or naturalisation. Discover the options.