Germany Residency Program

Passport Rank


Investment Amount​


Processing Time

up to one and a half months

About Germany


Germany, or the Federal Republic of Germany as it is officially known, is one of the countries of Europe and one of the most prominent countries that occupy a leading position in the world thanks to its thriving economy and advanced industrial sectors. It offers an ideal environment for living, as it provides its citizens and residents with a high standard of living and distinguished educational and health care systems. And advanced infrastructure.

  • Language: German
  • Currency: Euro
  • System of government: Federal
  • Total area: 357,592 km²
  • Capital: Berlin

About the Germany Residency Program


Self-employed individuals can obtain a residence permit in Germany for up to 3 years, and this program targets foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish a business in Germany and foreign entrepreneurs seeking to establish an overseas branch of a pre-existing company.


Benefits of Germany Residency Program


  • Obtain a residency period of up to 3 years.
  • Inclusion of family members (children up to 18 years).
  • Ability to stay outside Germany for a maximum of 6 months per year.
  • Freedom of movement between Schengen Area countries.
  • Benefit from the educational and healthcare system in Germany.
  • Possibility of obtaining permanent residency under certain conditions.
  • Possibility of obtaining German citizenship under certain conditions.

Requirements of Germany Residency Program


  • The business idea must positively impact the German economy.
  • A comprehensive business plan must be submitted.
  • A capital investment of at least 360,000 EUR is recommended.
  • Financing must be done through capital or a loan.
  • At least 5 German citizens must be employed.
  • The applicant’s criminal record must be clean.
  • Proof of fixed income from a retirement fund for foreigners older than 45.

The cost of Germany Residency Program


There is no minimum investment because it depends on the type of investment, but it is recommended to invest a capital amount of no less than 360,000 EUR, and there are other costs, such as the cost of issuing a visa.

Procedures and steps


  • Signing the contract and collecting documents and work plan.
  • Applying for an arrival visa
  • Applying for permanent residency according to conditions.
  • Obtaining the right to reside in Germany
  • Applying for German citizenship according to certain conditions.

Our Services


  • Providing advice on the possibility of applying for the program under the laws.
  • Providing advice on the required papers, procedures, and costs.
  • Monitor and review necessary paperwork during the application process and advise on any additional requirements.
  • Assist in preparing the business plan and submitting the application to the competent authorities.
  • Coordination to provide biometric appointments with relevant authorities.
  • Opening a bank account in Germany.
  • Follow up on the procedures of the concerned authorities.
  • Advice on additional requirements, if any.


  • How do I obtain residency in Germany?

    One of the ways to obtain residency in Germany is to apply for the self-employed program there.

  • Does a residency in Germany by business investment program give me permanent residency?

    You can obtain permanent residency in Germany but under certain conditions.

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