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

February 19, 2019

Effective immediately, 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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Employers who may be affected are encouraged to consult their Newland Chase immigration specialist for case-specific advice.

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