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Apply for a residence permit for urgent humanitarian or personal reasons


They are seeking a temporary stay in Germany, for example for the temporary care of a seriously ill family member, for the performance of urgently required medical treatment or for the completion of vocational training. They are in Germany and are not obliged to leave.

Then you can be granted a residence permit by the immigration authority, as long as urgent humanitarian or personal reasons or significant public interests require your temporary further presence in the federal territory.

The residence permit does not entitle you to work. It may be permitted on request by the immigration authority.

A residence permit may be issued to them.

You are entitled to benefits under the Asylum Seeker Benefits Act.

Family reunification is excluded.

You are not entitled to participate in an integration course. They can only be admitted to participation within available course places.

How do I apply for a temporary residence permit in the event of urgent humanitarian or personal reasons or significant public interests?

As a rule, you must apply for your residence permit in person.

  • Arrange a preliminary meeting with the local immigration authority. You can also find out about the process of the application and which documents you have to submit and in what form on the respective website of the foreigners' website.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken during your appointment.

If your application is granted, the immigration authority instructs the Federal Printing Office to produce the electronic residence permit. The residence permit is in the form of a cheque card with additional electronic functions.

Regarding the duration of the procedure until the residence permit is issued, please contact the competent immigration authority

Contact the immigration authority.

  • Existence of an application for a residence permit
  • You are not obliged to leave the country
  • Urgent humanitarian or personal reasons or significant public interests must require temporary presence in the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Fulfillment of the general conditions for grant
  • There must be no grounds for refusal (no interest in expulsion, no ban on entry or residence)
  • current biometric photo
  • Proof of identity, if any, e.B.
    • Pass
    • ID Card,
    • Birth certificate
    • Marriage
    • Citizenship card
  • If necessary, an employment contract or a binding job offer
  • Proof of your health insurance
  • Lease

Fee for the granting of a residence permit: 100 Euro

For minors: 50 Euro

Exemption from fees for social benefits.

Validity of the residence permit:

  • no more than 6 monthsif you have not been legally resident in Germany for at least 18 months (continuously)
  • up to 3 years if you have been legally resident in Germany for more than 18 months

As a rule, when applying for a residence permit, you are informed by the competent immigration authority of the duration of the procedure (approximately 6 to 8 weeks).

Note: The residence permit is issued as an electronic residence permit.

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Receive from your local immigration authority.

Online procedure possible: no

Personal appearance required: yes

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