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Apply for a residence permit for general school attendance

Description

As a rule, you can only obtain a residence permit for general school attendance from the 9th grade onwards. In exceptional cases, the residence permit may also be issued for the attendance of a lower grade level.

The residence permit for general school attendance is a temporary residence permit. It shall be issued for the duration of the school ingescost.

During the stay for school, a change of residence is usually only possible in cases where a right to a different residence permit is granted.

You can obtain a residence permit to attend school if you meet certain requirements for this

The residence permit must be applied for with the immigration authority responsible for your residence. The procedure is as follows:

  • If you are not yet 18 years of age, you may not apply yourself. The application must be made by the legal representatives (usually by the parents with joint custody or a parent with sole custody. or other persons who take care of you in place of the legal representatives in Germany.
  • Depending on the immigration authority and concerns, it may be possible to apply via the Internet. Find out if your immigration authority offers the electronic application for a residence permit.
  • If the application is only possible in person, make an appointment with the immigration authority. You must be accompanied on the date by at least one legal representative or another person who will take care of you in place of the legal representative in Germany, if you have not yet reached the age of 18.

During the appointment, your application will be accepted and your evidence will be checked (bring it with you to the appointment). Your fingerprints will be taken for the production of an electronic residence permit (eAT).

  • In the event of an electronic application, the immigration authority will contact you after receipt of your online application in order to make an appointment at the immigration office if necessary. You must be accompanied on the date by at least one legal representative or another person who will take care of you in place of the legal representative in Germany, if you have not yet reached the age of 18.

During the appointment, your proofs will be checked (bring them to the appointment) and your fingerprints will be taken for the production of the electronic residence permit (eAT).

If your request is met, the immigration authority will arrange for the eAT to be produced.

After about six to eight weeks, the eAT can be picked up at the immigration office.

Fees apply for the issue of the residence permit. The timing and form of payment vary depending on the authority.

Contact the immigration authority.

  • You have a recognised and valid passport or passport replacement and, if necessary for entry- a suitable visa.
  • There is no interest in expulsion against you.
  • School attendance is the main purpose of your stay in Germany.
  • Your stay does not endanger or affect the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • The school to be attended in Germany is a
    • public or state-recognised school with an international orientation or
    • a school that is not or not predominantly financed by public funds and prepares pupils for international degrees, diplomas from other countries or state-recognised degrees
  • In the school class, a composition of pupils of different nationalities is guaranteed.

The discrepancies are possible due to agreements between countries and public authorities in other countries on the attendance of domestic schools by foreign pupils.

  • If you have not reached the age of 18: the persons entitled to take care of persons have agreed to your stay in Germany.
  • Your livelihood is guaranteed for the entire duration of schooling in Germany.
  • Valid passport
  • Current biometric photo
  • Visa, where necessary
  • Proof of subsistence (e.B., blocked account with a bank, declaration by parents to secure a living wage for the duration of school ingespenalty, including proof of income, submission of a declaration of commitment by third parties)
  • Health insurance certificate
  • Proof of school attendance in Germany (e.B. by presenting a certificate from the school to be attended)
  • If you have not yet reached the age of 18 - the consent of the person entitled to take care of persons to the planned stay in Germany.

Residence permit issued: EUR 100.00

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

  • The residence permit should be applied for no later than eight weeks before the expiry of your still valid visa.
  • The residence permit is issued for a limited period of time. The validity depends on the duration of the school attendance.
  • Opposition period: 1 month

about six to eight weeks

  • Forms: Forms are received from your immigration authority, if necessary they are also offered online
  • Online procedure possible in some cases
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance necessary: yes

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Ministry of the Interior and Local Government

of the State of Brandenburg

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