Residence permit for medical treatment at the location Ausländerbehörde Berlin, Standort Friedrich-Krause-Ufer

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Current information on this location

  • Am Standort Friedrich-Krause-Ufer werden die untenstehenden Dienstleistungen erbracht.

  • Für andere Anliegen (insbesondere für die Blaue Karte EU, Studierende, Wissenschaftler, Auszubildende, Au-Pairs, Teilnehmer an Working-Holiday-Programmen, Verlängerung von Schengen-Visa) ist ab dem 04.07.2016 der andere Standort der Ausländerbehörde in der Keplerstraße 2 in Berlin-Charlottenburg zuständig.

Opening hours

07:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
07:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
By appointment only
10:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Payment options

You can pay in cash or with a debit card (Girocard) (with PIN) at this location.

Additional information

Photo booth and copier (charge) are located at the cashier (house A, first floor).

Residence permit for medical treatment

A residence permit may be temporarily issued, if necessary medical treatment in Germany takes longer than the validity of the visa issued for it.

The residence permit may only be issued, if the patient concerned has a serious medical condition and medical treatment is urgently required in the federal territory.

The residence permit may also be issued for those persons accompanying the patient, who have been issued with a visa for this purpose.

The residence permit may not in principle be extended, if the medical treatment is terminated or if further treatment can be continued in the home country.


  • Medically necessary treatment in the federal territory
  • Guaranteed subsistence for the duration of the treatment
  • Main residence in Berlin during medical treatment
    Patients staying in hospital need a written confirmation from the hospital of ongoing In-Patient-treatment.
  • In-person visit
    • Patients not staying in hospital have to attend the appointment in person.
    • Patients staying in hospital do not need to attend the appointment in person. Their representative must have power of attorney and must provide a written confirmation from the hospital of ongoing In-Patient-treatment.

Documents required

  • Passport with a valid visa for the medical treatment
    Passports are also to be produced for the accompanying persons.
    All passports must contain at least two blank pages (no stamps or visas).
  • 1 current biometric photo
    35mm x 45mm, frontal shot with neutral facial expression and closed mouth, looking straight into the camera, light background
  • Form "Antrag auf Erteilung eines Aufenthaltstitels" (filled out)
  • Passport or ID-Card of the authorized person
  • Declaration regarding assumption of costs
    It must be confirmed by the embassy that the payment of the costs of treatment is guaranteed. This includes the costs of the treatment received and future treatment.
  • Proof of a secure livelihood
    If no declaration regarding the assumption of costs can be submitted (direct payers), bank statements are to be produced regarding the patient's own financial resources. Similarly, the payment of the previous treatment costs is to be demonstrated.
  • Consultant's certificate regarding medical treatment
    The illness as well as the nature and expected duration of the necessary medical treatment are to be demonstrated by means of a detailed certificate from the treating hospital, clinic or consultant.
  • Health insurance
    In the case of outpatient treatment, travel health insurance is to be produced for the duration of the treatment up until departure.


  • Adults: 50 euros for the initial issuance; 15 to 30 euros for an extension
  • Minors: 25 euros for the initial issuance; 7.50 to 15 euros for an extension

Average time to process request

The residence permit will generally be issued as an adhesive label in your passport on the same day.