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Welcome to the website of the Berlin Foreigners Registration Office.

Do you want to know more about us?

Departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit)

Link to: Departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit)
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The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union at midnight on 29.03.2019 (so-called Brexit). British citizens already living in Berlin can submit their application for a residency title online. More information

Services of the Foreigners Registration Office

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Requirements, documents, fees, booking appointments… More information

Booking an appointment

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Information on the booking of appointments for the application or renewal of residence titles More information

Entry

Link to: Entry
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Visa procedure, issuance of a residence title after entry and declarations of commitment (Verpflichtungserklärung). More information

Residence in Germany

Link to: Residence in Germany
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Temporary and permanent residence titles, expiry of a residence title during a stay abroad, electronic residence title (eAT) More information

Permanent residence titles

Link to: Permanent residence titles
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Are you interested in a permanent residence title? More information

Studying for a degree in Germany

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Visa, residence permit, work... More information

Economic activity

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Information on employment and self-employment More information

Information for nationals of the European Union, the countries of the European Economic Area or Switzerland

Link to: Information for nationals of the European Union, the countries of the European Economic Area or Switzerland
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Are you from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland? More information

Advice Services and Partners

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Special services offered by the Foreigners’ Registration Office and its cooperation partners, as well as further useful information. More information

Declaration of commitment (Verpflichtungserklärungen)

Link to: Declaration of commitment (Verpflichtungserklärungen)
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Third parties with sufficient creditworthiness (who undertake to cover the applicant’s subsistence expenses) can submit a declaration of commitment (Verpflichtungserklärung). More information

Public notifications

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Public notifications about expulsions or any other administrative acts that may terminate a lawful residence More information