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Welcome Center Germany

Thank you for visiting the Welcome Center Germany. You will find this website is your trusted resource if you plan to move to Germany to work, study or retire. We want to make your relocation to Germany a pleasant experience and reduce the challenges you will face.

Welcome Center Germany was launched in 2015 and we have helped countless people move successfully to Germany, while also assisting with all the chores essential for beginning a new life in a new country.

You will discover the Welcome Center provides links to four different sections, listed at the top of the website. These are Visas and Permits; Living in Germany; Learning German; and Insurance Products. Find out more about each section of the website below:

Visas and Permits

In this section you can find out about visas and permits to live and work in Germany, how to bring family members along with you and discover all about residence permits for Germany and how to become a German citizen. Your questions about making successful applications to live and work in Germany will all be answered when you access this section of the website.

VISA & PERMITS

The EU Blue Card in Germany acts as a residence title for non- EU citizens, somewhat like the Green Card in the USA.   Commenced...
Work Permit

As a foreigner seeking work in Germany you might need a work permit.  Your nationality is a key factor whether the work permit can...
what ist required

Who can apply for the EU Blue Card? Academics from non-EU countries and highly skilled workers can apply for the EU Blue card for a...
Insurance for self employed

People who are entitled to the EU Blue Card are the following: University Graduates A University Degree equivalent to a German Degree is required as a...
How to become a German Citizen

Permission for staying for four years The EU Blue card is valid for the period of the working contract, however, in the beginning the maximum...
Visa Fees Germany

Visa Fees for Germany and other Schengen Countries The standard visa fee for the Schengen countries of the EU, of which Germany is a member,...

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Living in Germany

Find out all about living in Germany by accessing this section of our Welcome Center Germany website. You can read informative articles about properties and how to find accommodation in your chosen location, or research the best German bank accounts and learn how to open a German bank account. Finding a job will be critical to your successful move to Germany, so take time to browse our selection of work-related posts to find out what opportunities are open to foreigners looking for work in Germany and the best ways to handle your applications and job hunting activities.

LIVING IN GERMANY

German Health Insurance

For those planning to live and work in Germany, it's reassuring to know the health...

Available Telephone Services As soon as your German housing status is completed, you need to organise...

Germany has an extensive Internet connectivity with numerous open and private Wi-Fi networks spread all...

With a German SIM card, you can call your friends and fellow students at an...
Telephone Tips for Germany

In many European nations, including Austria, Switzerland and Germany, you know how high the price...
Schools and Child Care

German schools and preschools provide a great atmosphere for your children to learn and enjoy...
How to learn German

When wishing to study for an advanced degree, there are now many flexible options for...
Who awards Scholarship

International schools in Germany are known for their commitment to high-quality education. Many expats choose...
Investing in Property in Germany

Purchasing property is one of the most important, exciting and beneficial investments a person can...
Money transfers Germany

A specific form (Überweisungformular) is required to transfer money directly from one bank account to...

Learning German

Spoken German and learning the German language will be an important cultural aspect for anybody who isn’t already fluent in our language. Find out how to learn German online and read our analysis of German dialects, while finding out more about available German courses that are best suited to your lifestyle.

LEARNING GERMAN

Migration Advisory Services

If you've just moved to Germany, many parts of life can be confusing or scary....
Integration Courses

In integration courses you will not only learn German or improve your German; you and...
Tips for learning German

Top Tips To Make Learning The German Language Easier Expats can certainly get by in everyday...
Learning German

Introduction to German Dialects and Regional Variations Learning German can be a difficult process. Many newcomers to...
How to learn German

Learning the language quickly and effectively There’s many online sites claiming to be able to transform...

Insurances

Our section on insurance products provides all the details needed to set up health insurance in Germany, so you can access our health services, as well as details on private health insurances. If you plan to drive while living in Germany, you’ll need to find out details about car insurances and how to make the best choices from the available marketplace. Self employed and business entrepreneurs will find our information on insurance requirements is an essential read.

We are happy to answer any further questions you may have about moving to Germany if you get in contact.

INSURANCES

German Health Insurance

For those planning to live and work in Germany, it's reassuring to know the health...

If you are thinking about setting up a company in Germany, or looking at insurance...
Bringing your car to Germany

If your car is registered within the EU As long as your car is registered in...
Arranging your motor vehicle insurance

The system in Germany is structured so that all cars, and other vehicles, which are...
Supplementary Health Insurance

Private Supplementary Health Insurance For those already covered by the generic public health insurance, the option...
Health Insurance for Freelancers

The law states that all workers, whether permanent or temporary, should hold a private or...
Private Health Insurance

It can be complicated Paying for medical bills, regarding health insurance Germany, has changed slightly in...
Supplementary Pension Schemes in Germany

Participation in the German state pension scheme, or ‘Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund’, is mandatory for all...
Household Home Insurance

In Germany, the cost of household home insurance, known locally as Hausratversicherung, is determined by...
Term Life Insurance

You should consider getting Term Life Insurance in Germany If you want to protect your family...