With its strong economy, international population and blossoming startup scene, Germany continues to attract expats from all over the globe. What many don’t realise though is that there can be a massive downside to exploring the country’s bustling metropoles and endless forests: the German bureaucracy.
Figuring out what visa you need, how to register your place of residence or how long until you’ll receive a work permit can be a nightmare, with the infamous “amts” (government offices) causing terror for Germans and non-Germans alike.
Expat organisation and community GLOBALS has published an infographic with the information you’ll need to help make your move to Germany less of a hassle. Read on and start getting organised (click through twice to get the full-sized image)…
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