Visa / Residence permit
Contacting the local Foreigners' Office and providing documents and information is a must for every international student. The employees at the Foreigners' Office are legally entitled to end your stay in Germany and can ask you to leave the country if you do not follow guidelines and cannot provide proofs/documents requested of you.
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Any change in your status has to be reported to the Foreigners' Office of your place of residence in Germany.
Contact them, if you have
Moved house / changed your address in Germany
Want to change your degree programm in Germany
Want to change your university in Germany
De-registered from your university in Germany (Exmatrikulation)
Have received a new passport
International students have to contact the local Foreigners' Office (Ausländerbehörde).
Please download this PDF to get more information for international students (including EU and Swiss nationals).