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GERMANY: Skilled Immigration Act Comes into Effect

March 5, 2020

The ‘immigration act for skilled personnel’ (Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz), which applies from 1 March 2020, is intended to facilitate immigration and employment for foreign skilled workers.

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GERMANY: Minimum Salary Increases for EU Blue Card

January 3, 2020

The German government has increased the minimum salary requirements for European Union (EU) Blue Cards, effective 1 January 2020.

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GERMANY: Minimum Salary Increases for EU Blue Card

January 3, 2020

The German government has increased the minimum salary requirements for European Union (EU) Blue Cards, effective 1 January 2020.

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GERMANY: Long Waiting Times for Visa Appointments at German Missions in India

October 17, 2019

The German authorities have published current waiting times for visa appointments at the various German missions around India.

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GERMANY: Amended Document Requirement for Work and Residence Permit Renewal Applications

February 19, 2019

The German labour office has updated its application form for renewal applications for residence permits for employment purposes. The application must now be supported by the applicant’s first two and latest two monthly payslips, rather than only the latest three payslips as previously.

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GERMANY: Plans to Introduce Transition Period for UK Nationals to Regularise Immigration Status After a No-Deal Brexit

February 6, 2019

The German federal government has announced its plans for UK nationals in Germany after 29 March 2019, in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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GERMANY: Closer Scrutiny of Academic Qualifications for Blue Card Applications

September 4, 2018

The German immigration authorities (Ausländerbehörde) will require official evaluation of university diplomas submitted in support of EU Blue Card applications, according to the Frankfurt authorities, who are already implementing this new rule.

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GERMANY: New Intra-Company Transfer Permits Introduced

September 11, 2017

Germany has introduced new processes for intra-company transfers, which implement the European Union intra-company transfer (ICT) directive (Directive 2014/66/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15th May 2014 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer”). There are three new routes available for […]

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Egypt and Germany: Security Cooperation Agreement Signed

July 14, 2016

It has been announced this week that Egypt and Germany have signed a security cooperation agreement, which will involve the sharing of information between the two countries and will strengthen efforts to prevent crime and reinforce security. The Egyptian Minister…

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GERMANY: New Registration Act

November 12, 2015

The implementation of the Federal Citizen”s Registration Act on 1st November 2015, means that all citizens of Germany, including foreign nationals, are now subject to a uniform registration act. Under this new law, all residents of Germany must provide written…

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