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Applying for an extension of the residence permit for mobile researchers

Description

The residence permit for the purpose of research for mobile researchers is a temporary residence title. You can apply for an extension of the residence permit if you want to continue your work at a research institution beyond the period of validity of your residence permit.

Apply for the extension of your residence permit at the foreigners authority responsible for your place of residence no later than eight weeks before the expiry of the time limit.

The same requirements apply to the extension of the residence permit for the purpose of research as to its issue. In particular, you should be able to present a hosting agreement or a corresponding contract with a research institution.

In the case of an extension, your residence permit will be limited again. The residence permit for the purpose of research will be extended for the duration of the research project. However, the stay in the Federal territory may not last longer than one year in total.

As a rule, the residence permit cannot be extended if this was already excluded when the residence permit was issued or last extended.

  • You possess a recognised and valid passport or passport replacement as well as the valid residence permit for the purpose of research for mobile researchers according to § 18f Residence Act.
  • There is no interest in deportation against you.
  • Your stay does not endanger or impair the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • You can secure your livelihood and health insurance cover from your income without claiming public benefits.
  • You can present a hosting agreement or a corresponding contract with a research institution for the implementation of the research project.
  • Passport or passport replacement
  • Existing residence permit
  • Current biometric photo
  • Hosting agreement or an appropriate contract with a research institution to carry out the research project.
  • Tenancy agreement
  • Proof of living expenses (incl. 3 proofs of income for the last 3 months)
  • Proof of health insurance

Extension of the residence permit for the purpose of research for mobile researchers:

  • For a further stay of up to three months: EUR 96
  • for a further stay of more than three months: EUR 93

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

  • Extension of the residence permit: at the latest eight weeks before the expiry of your still valid residence permit for mobile researchers.
  • Objection period: 1 month

about 6 to 8 weeks.

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

  • You can obtain forms from your Aliens' Registration Office (Ausländerbehörde); these may also be available online.
  • Online procedure possible in some cases
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: yes

You must apply for the extension of your residence permit at the aliens' registration office responsible for your place of residence.

  • 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, arrange an appointment with the Aliens' Registration Office.
  • During the appointment, your application will be accepted and your supporting documents will be checked (please bring them with you to the appointment). Your fingerprints will be taken for the issuing of the electronic residence permit (eAT).
  • In the case of an electronic application, the Aliens' Registration Office will contact you after receiving your online application to arrange an appointment for an interview at the Aliens' Registration Office. During the appointment, your documents will be checked (please bring them with you to the appointment) and your fingerprints will be taken for the issuing of the 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 your eAT card from the Aliens' Registration Office.

There are fees for the extension of the residence permit. The time and form of payment varies depending on the authority.

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