If you come from abroad and want to stay or settle down in Germany, you generally need a residence permit. There are many ways to get a residence permit in Germany. It depends on the reason for your stay. You can apply for a temporary or permanent residence permit.
Foreigners basically need a residence title oriented to their purpose of stay.
There are the following types of residence title:
- Residence permit (temporary)
- EU Blue Card
- ICT card
- Mobile ICT card
- Settlement permit (unlimited)
- Permit for permanent residence EU