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Deregistration from Germany | Guidelines for Expats in Germany

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German Residence Deregistration: Essential Steps Before You Depart Understanding the Importance of Deregistration  Before you move out of Germany, it’s vital to deregister your residence. This action has significant legal and practical implications. Bypassing the deregistration process can lead to unwelcome complications. Dive deeper into… Read More »Deregistration from Germany | Guidelines for Expats in Germany

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Cancelling contracts in Germany

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Cancel contracts when leaving Germany Have you lived in Germany for a few years and are currently planning to leave Germany? Then you have probably already noticed how much organizational effort is involved in such a move. We want to help you with this article… Read More »Cancelling contracts in Germany

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Deregister your vehicle online 

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Deregister your car when leaving Germany Despite recent increases in cycling and a visible consolidation of public transport – at least until the corona pandemic in spring 2020 – passenger transport in Germany is dominated by car use. Cars have long been part of the… Read More »Deregister your vehicle online 

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What is the Rundfunkbeitrag?

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What is the Rundfunkbeitrag? Broadcasting fee in Germany – ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio Beitragsservice (GEZ) The Rundfunkgebühr, commonly known as the “broadcasting fee,” plays a crucial role in financing public broadcasting companies in Germany. Administered by the ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio Beitragsservice (GEZ), the broadcasting fee (“Rundfunkbeitrag”)… Read More »What is the Rundfunkbeitrag?

Leaving Germany: Ultimate Checklist

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Leaving Germany: A Comprehensive Guide Saying Farewell to Germany Leaving Germany: This Comprehensive Guide provides expats our ultimate checklist and invaluable information on the necessary steps to take when relocating away from Germany. Suppose you have been living in Germany and decide to relocate back… Read More »Leaving Germany: Ultimate Checklist

Emigration Vaccination Requirement

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In which country do I need to get vaccinated? Some people want to leave Germany to evade a Corona vaccination requirement. However, there are vaccination recommendations and obligations for many countries beyond Corona. You can find further information at the responsible foreign office or the… Read More »Emigration Vaccination Requirement

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German Deregistration Confirmation

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When do I get a deregistration certificate? Are you planning to leave Germany and start a new chapter elsewhere? Then don’t forget to deregister. The deregistration procedure is a necessary step when leaving Germany. The deregistration certificate confirms that your residence in Germany has ended.… Read More »German Deregistration Confirmation

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Terminating my rental apartment

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Quit an apartment in Germany The termination of a rental apartment is only valid in written form. As a rule, a statutory notice period of three months applies to tenants. However, a shorter period may be agreed upon in the lease. To meet the deadline,… Read More »Terminating my rental apartment

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What is Kindergeld?

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Child benefit payment in Germany Kindergeld is a payment that parents can claim from the German state. This child benefit payment ensures the essential provision for your children from birth until their 18th birthday. It primarily benefits families with small and medium incomes. During a… Read More »What is Kindergeld?

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Parental benefits in Germany

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What is Elterngeld? Parental benefit supports parents who work less or not at all after birth to care for their child. Parental allowance is available for all mothers and fathers. With parental allowance, you can work up to 32 hours per week, and it is… Read More »Parental benefits in Germany

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Mail Forwarding from Germany

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Forward your mail from Germany Pretty much everyone hates the hassle of moving. When you leave Germany, you must think of a thousand different things, like deregistration and forwarding mail to a new address. The forwarding services could also be helpful for you if you… Read More »Mail Forwarding from Germany

Deregister from Germany despite the pandemic

Deregistering despite the pandemic

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The pandemic and German bureaucracy The Corona pandemic proves to be a great difficulty for German bureaucracy. The so-called “living organ” (that’s how Germans refer to their bureaucratic system), which can also be challenging for native citizens, is now bound to create even more difficulties.… Read More »Deregistering despite the pandemic