FAQ moving to Berlin

FAQ for Expats Moving to Berlin

Moving to Berlin, Germany is a very exciting, yet challenging experience. The whole move in itself may be stressful, however, one of the largest challenges is that you will be arriving in an unkown location, in which you have to start a new life in. Most of the time, ample research and knowledge about the location, makes it easier to integrate and get used to your new way of life!
Finding a Job in Berlin

Finding a Job in Berlin – Resources & Tips

Are you an expat looking for a job in Berlin? Or are you a Berlin Resident pursuing a different career path? There are a...
Activities to Do During Self-Isolation

6 Productive & Fun Activities to Do During Self-Isolation

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the World Health Organization have been advising people to keep social distancing and self-isolate to curb the spread...

Frankfurt: The Ideal Heaven for Young Professionals

Do you know Frankfurt is among the top 10 cities recommended for expatriates? (Ranking by Mercer’s Quality of Life) This ranking is no surprise...
Income Tax Return Germany

Income Tax Return and Refunds in Germany 2020

Many Germans and foreigners working in Germany choose to submit an annual income tax declaration (Einkommensteuererklärung). Generally speaking, if you are employed and subject...
German EU Blue Card

German EU Blue Card Requirements and Application Process 2020

The German EU Blue Card allows qualified third-country nationals to move to Germany on a contract basis. It is essentially a German residence permit...
Munich

Moving to Munich – Your Complete Relocation Guide

Munich offers more than just the famous Oktoberfest. As one of the biggest cities in Germany, Munich offers excellent opportunities, one of the best...
Brandenburg Gate

Top-Rated Tourist Destinations in Germany

Germany has many small cities, places of historical interest, attractive geographical locations, and collections of forests. All these places are great for a German...
driving in berlin

Driving in Berlin – Applying for Driving Licence

Driving is a perfect pastime for anyone who love vehicles. Therefore, if you are an expat, you need to be able to drive around...
tax id germany

How to identify your German tax ID – Steuernummer, Steueridentifikationsnummer and VAT number

The tax system in Germany features various identification numbers. These include the tax number (Steuernummer), the tax ID (Steueridentifikationsnummer), and the VAT number (Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer)....

U.S. to Germany Relocation Guide – Factors To Consider

Relocating from one place to another is a challenge to most people, even those moving within their own country. The moving process is stressful;...

6 Important Things You Should Know About German Hospitals, Doctors and Healthcare 

The German health care system is funded by statutory contributions to ensure free health for all citizens. Health insurance is mandatory by law and...

Planning To Rent In Germany? Here Is A Complete Guide

There is no hard task, like moving to a new place. The whole process is usually both exhausting and challenging, especially if it is...

8 Tips to Developing A Sturdy Business

Expanding your business ideas by utilizing your customer base is crucial to your business. On the other hand, it is a daunting task that...
berlin summer

12 Places Recommended by an Expat to Visit in Berlin, During Summer

If you're looking for the best places to visit in Berlin during the summer, you're in the right place. Despite so many spots to...

Navigating Business Culture in Germany

German Business Culture Among the biggest challenges for an expat are starting a new job overseas and navigating international business relationships. There are many negative...
Set up a Company in Germany

Set up a Company in Germany: A Complete Guide

Setting up a limited liability company in Germany is not a complicated process. These companies can either be registered as UG (Mini-GMBH) or GmbH....
open german bank account

Opening a German Bank Account For Non-German Citizens

There are several obstacles that non-German investors who strive to start their businesses in Germany face. Key among the challenges is opening a German...

Exploring Berlin like a Local

As the capital and largest city in Germany, Berlin is constantly changing and trying out new hats. It brings something to the table for...
German Education System

The German Education System: a Complete Overview

If you're planning to move to Germany with your family, it's important that you know the ins and outs of the German education system....