Germany | Launch of the online application process for Ukrainian refugees – BAL

The German government has spear an online application process for Ukrainian refugees applying for a residence permit.

Key points:

  • Ukrainian refugees can now submit their applications for residence permits online via this portal.
  • These individuals must still appear in person at a local immigration office to complete identity verification and submit their biometrics. Candidates will receive an invitation for an appointment via the online portal.
  • Since April 27, online application is available for people applying in the listed districts and communes here.

Further information: The online application is part of a pilot program that includes more than 50 immigration offices from ten federal states. More information about the pilot program is available here.

BAL analysis: The German government continues to consider further immigration concessions for Ukrainian nationals and their family members. We remind employers and employees that measures taken in the wake of the war in Ukraine may change with little or no notice.

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