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Hamburg Welcome Center Residence Permits (HWCP)

Professionals, researchers and students can apply for their residence permits or register their place of residence with us.


Residence Permits (HWCP)

The Hamburg Welcome Center for Professionals (HWCP) offers an all-round service for foreign self-employed persons and researchers as well as freelancers and employees whose minimum income complies with section 2, paragraph 18b, sentence 2 of the Residence Act (currently 45.552€).

This includes registering an apartment or applying for and renewing residence permits.

Here you can find more information about the HWCP and contact details:

Or are you still looking for the right contact person?
Then please contact our Welcome Desk. We will take your request and forward it to the appropriate contact person.