Moving to Hamburg? Here you'll find all you need to know about entry regulations, visas, customs, and much more.
If you're planning on visiting, working or studying in Hamburg, you should be aware of which entry requirements apply to your situation.
Depending on nationality and the duration of your stay, you may need a visa and residence permit.
Find out how to have your foreign documents officially authenticated.
By submitting a Declaration of Commitment you can enable a foreign national to enter Germany for a short-term visit or long-term stay.
Customs duty is a charge for goods that have been transported across a customs border. Find out if customs duty applies to your goods.
Registering your new residence at the city authorities should be one of the first things you do after relocating to or within Hamburg.
Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland enjoy unrestricted freedom of movement in Germany.
Applicants for certain visas and residence permits may have to demonstrate that they can understand and speak German.
Animals are loyal partners in everyday life and often travel with you. All you need to know when entering Germany with your pet.