Everything you need to Know about German Residency – Long Term Residency in Germany

When you first arrive in Germany for a long-term stay, you have to register at your local “Einwohnermeldeamt” (aka Bürgeramt). The Anmeldebestätigung that they issue is often required in conjunction with your passport for identification. Make sure you keep this document in a safe place, you’ll need it often. §41 Abs 1 of the AufenthV makes it possible for citizens […]

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German Residence Act – Aufenthaltsgesetz, AufenthG

  Act on the Residence, Economic Activity and Integration of Foreigners in the Federal Territory Residence Act Full citation:  Residence Act in the version promulgated on 25 February 2008 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 162), last amended by Article 3 of the Act of 6 September 2013 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 3556) Chapter 1 General information Section 1 Purpose of […]

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A-Z for Studying in Germany – From Application to Visa and Arriving

  3 steps to Germany Below are the steps on how to get your feet in Germany via study visa. Step 1: Making up your mind and deciding the field of study. (Use www.daad.de to search a university for you) Cost: Free Decide what you want to study in Germany. I am related to computer sciences so in this blog I […]

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Visa Rejected?

If you are of the opinion that the decision of the Embassy was incorrect, please explain in writing, why you have this opinion and request for the re-checking of the rejection of your visa application.You will receive a short explanation in note form regarding the reasons for the rejection of your application when you receive your passport. Please discuss the […]

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LETTER OF MOTIVATION/STATEMENT OF PURPOSE for Germany student visa

LETTER  OF MOTIVATION/STATEMENT OF PURPOSE ( NOW REQUIRED AT GERMAN EMBASSY ISLAMABAD)   “Thoughts lead on to purpose, purpose leads on to actions, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny.” Tryon Edwards   My decision to pursue postgraduate study in the Germany is underlined by my desire to be a part of …………………………. program at your […]

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Preparatory interview questions for the German Student Visa Interview

  Introductory questions: How are you doing?  (This Question to make you comfortable)  Have you ever been to the respective country before? (This is for the visa officer’s records – If yes then it is advisable to remember the date of last arrival and departure from the country of visa application) Questions on your intention and motivation of study in the […]

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Table of countries whose citizens require/do not require visas to enter Germany

  Table of countries whose citizens require/do not require visas to enter Germany Country Entry visa required no/yes Afghanistan yes Albania (5) no Algeria yes Andorra (4) no Angola yes Antigua and Barbuda no Argentina no Armenia yes Austria (2) no Australia (including the Cocos Islands, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island) (3) no Azerbaijan yes Bahamas no Bahrain yes Bangladesh yes […]

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Student visa regulations in Germany

                    1. Regulations and Application Procedure 2. Financial Requirements 3. Work, Language and other matters      1. Regulations and Application Procedure What is the admission procedure for Non-EU-students in Germany? Everybody interested in studying in Germany needs to apply for a visa at a German consulate or embassy before coming to Germany. During […]

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German Student Visa requirements

Study visa Requirments ( Pakistan ) .. may be same for others too   From: http://www.pakistan.diplo.de/Vertretung/pakistan/en/04__Visa__Passport__Legal/2__visa__longterm/2__Study__visa__Seite.html Processing time: several months Required documents: Additional instructions: – application formsFor applications at theEmbassy please provide threeapplication forms.For applications at theConsulate please submit two application forms – signed by the applicant – completely filled out by typewriter/computer application form – long-term visas [pdf, 126,31k] – passport photosFor applications at theEmbassy please provide four photos.For applications […]

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List of health insurance companies for Student Visa/Schengen Visa( Germany )

List of health insurance companies in Pakistan The following insurance companies offer travel health insurance valid for the Schengen states covering a minimum amount of 30,000 Euros for medical treatment and home repatriation in case of illness or death.Please ensure that your insurance policy explicitly covers all Schengen States (not only Germany). Senior Pakistani citizens (over 75) cannot be insured […]

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