If you wish to apply for a permanent residence title, please ensure that you are aware of the requirements before you submit your application.
Above all, the time requirements vary depending on the permanent residence title that you may be able to obtain. It also depends on the purpose for which your residence title was issued (and therefore the section pursuant to which it was issued).
If you fulfill the requirements for a permanent residence title, please file an informal written application to the department that is competent.
The competent department [E 1 – 6 or A 1 / A 5] is determined by your nationality.
Please enclose with your application copies of the required documents. You will either receive an invitation for a personal interview or a notification of charges.
It is possible to book appointments only for the following two permanent residence titles: