Permanent Residency in Germany: Applications and Other Legal Issues
The German permanent residence permit is an unlimited residence title granted to a foreigner to consolidate their residence in Germany. It allows them to live and work in Germany without restrictions, whether as employee or in self-employment. Additionally, permanent residency grants its holder freedom of movement, which allows them to enter and leave the country at any time and without the restrictions in place for other visas and residence permits.
Permanent residency can come about in several manners, and eligibility for permanent residence is based on the residence permit that the individual used to come to Germany. The EU Blue Card, for example, grants its holder permanent residency in under four years, and can even provide permanent residency after 21 months, should its holder reach the required language standards.
Permanent residency should be considered a “must-have” for those who seek to stay long-term in Germany. However, it is worthwhile consulting with an experienced legal professional when making your application. Our team will outline the requirements for German permanent residency and will oversee your application.