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Applying for a residence permit for the purpose of research for beneficiaries of international protection

Description

You can obtain a residence permit for the purpose of research if you are recognised as a person entitled to international protection or a person entitled to international protection in an EU member state and have resided in this state for at least two years after being granted protection.

The residence permit for the purpose of research for beneficiaries of international protection is a temporary residence title. It is issued for the duration of the research project.

The residence permit entitles the holder to take up research activities at the research institution specified in the hosting agreement and to take up teaching activities. Changes to the research project during the stay do not lead to the lapse of this entitlement.

  • You have a recognised and valid passport or passport replacement.
  • There is no interest in deportation against you.
  • Your stay does not endanger or impair the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • You have concluded a hosting agreement or a corresponding contract to carry out a research project with a research institution in Germany.
  • You have the status of a person entitled to international protection or of a person entitled to international protection in another EU member state where you have resided for at least 2 years after the granting of the right to protection.
  • A declaration of cost absorption by the research institution is available.
    In principle, the research institution must commit itself in writing to assuming costs, the public authorities up to six months after the termination of the hosting agreement or contract. These include the costs of the foreigner's subsistence during an unauthorised stay in an EU member state and for deportation. In certain cases, the declaration of assumption of costs is not required. Please contact your competent foreigners authority in this regard.
  • You can secure your livelihood and health insurance cover from your income without claiming public benefits.
  • Valid passport
  • Current biometric photo
  • Visa, if required
  • Proof of the status of the beneficiary of international protection in another EU Member State
  • Proof of the duration of residence in the EU member state granting the protection status.
  • Hosting agreement or a corresponding contract with a research institution to carry out the research project
  • Proof of subsistence
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Rental contract

Issuance of a residence permit for the purpose of research for beneficiaries of international protection: EUR 100.

Under certain conditions, a fee reduction or fee exemption may be considered.

  • Application for a residence permit for the purpose of research for beneficiaries of international protection: at the latest eight weeks before the expiry of your still valid visa.
  • Objection period: 1 month

about 6 to 8 weeks.

If you have concluded a hosting agreement or a corresponding contract with a research institution that is recognised for carrying out the special admission procedure for researchers in the Federal territory, the Aliens' Registration Office must issue the residence permit within 60 days of submitting the application.

The list of recognised research institutions and the information on this can be found under "Further information".

The foreigners authority responsible for the applicant's place of residence

  • Forms specific to the Foreigners' Registration Office can be obtained from your Foreigners' Registration Office; these may also be available online.
  • Online procedure possible in some cases
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: yes

The residence permit must be applied for at the aliens' registration office responsible for your place of residence. The procedure is as follows:

  • Depending on the foreigners authority and your concerns, it may be possible to apply via the internet. Find out whether your foreigners authority offers electronic application for the residence permit.
  • If the application is only possible in person, make an appointment with the Aliens' Registration Office. During the appointment, your application will be accepted and your supporting documents will be checked (bring them with you to the appointment). Your fingerprints will be taken for the production of an electronic residence permit (eAT card).
  • In the case of an electronic application, the Aliens' Registration Office will contact you after receiving your online application to arrange an appointment at the Aliens' Registration Office if necessary. During the appointment, your documents will be checked (please bring them with you to the appointment) and your fingerprints will be taken for the production of the electronic residence permit (eAT card).
  • If your application is granted, the Aliens' Registration Office will arrange for the eAT card to be produced.
  • After about six to eight weeks you can collect the eAT card from the Aliens' Registration Office.
  • The eAT card must always be collected in person.

There are fees for the issuing of the residence permit. The timing and form of payment vary depending on the authority.

Section 18d (6) Residence Act

Ministry of the Interior and for Local Affairs of the State of Brandenburg

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Authority
Landkreis Harz - Sachgebiet Ausländerbehörde
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 42
38820 Halberstadt, Stadt
03941 5970-4544
03941 5970-4160
Monday:08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00
Fridayclosed