Current information on this location
In collaboration with IHK Berlin and Berlin Partner, our Business Immigration Service (BIS) offers Berlin businesses an outstanding relocation service for foreign professionals and executives.
Through the BIS, Berlin businesses, foreign investors and start-ups, managers, highly skilled professionals and their families can quickly and easily clarify any residency issues and can be put in touch directly with the person responsible for dealing with them.
- The service is only available to registered customers and after arranging an appointment with us.
- Therefore we are unfortunately not able to help walk-in customers without an appointment.
- You can find more information about the service of the Business Immigration Service on our website.
No information available.
Information on the address of this location
The postal address differs from the address of the location.
Therefore, please always send letters to Ausländerbehörde, Friedrich-Krause-Ufer 24, 13353 Berlin.
Payment cannot be made at this location.
Residence permit for university graduates looking for employment
Issuance of a residence permit for the maximum of 18 months after the successful completion of studies, for the purpose of finding a job or establishing a business
You must have earned a degree in Germany (Bachelor, Master, Diplom, Magister).
(still valid) residence permit for studying
The residence permit for finding a job (in accordance with section 16 para. 4 AufenthG) can only be issued when it follows / is connected to a residence permit for studying (in accordance with section 16 para. 1 AufenthG).
Main residence in Berlin
A personal interview is required
The interview should, if possible, take place by appointment.
1 current biometric photo
35mm x 45mm, frontal shot with neutral facial expression and closed mouth, looking straight into the camera, light background
Only if an offer already exists.
the form Antrag auf Erlaubnis einer Beschäftigung (Application for an employment permit; only in German language)
In addition to the job offer
the form Stellenbeschreibung (Job description form; only in German language)
In addition to the job offer
the form “Antrag auf Erteilung eines Aufenthaltstitels" (Application for Issuance of a Residence Permit)
A residence permit may only be issued upon formal request.
Proof of a secure livelihood must also include sufficient health insurance. Those with statutory health insurance are sufficiently insured. Those with private health insurance must consider the type and extent of their health insurance. For more information, please read the leaflet "Information on adequate health insurance".
university degree document, testimony or certification showing successful completion
Proof of applying for employment
Proof of a secure livelihood
Statement of earnings certificate, salary slips, bank statements, etc.
Proof of establishing a business
Evidence of efforts can for instance be achieved and demonstrated through negotiations with banks regarding the financing of a business idea, searching for appropriate business premises, etc.
Proof of main residence in Berlin
- Certificate of registration at the main residence or
- lease and written confirmation of occupancy from the landlord
From 1 September 2017:
- 56.00 to 100.00 euros (depending on the technical effort)
- Free of charge for Turkish citizens
Average time to process request
To ensure timely renewal of your current visa or residence permit an appointment should be made 4-6 weeks before the expiry date.
The residence permit will generally be issued as an adhesive label in your passport. Electronic residence permits can at the moment only be issued in exceptional circumstances.