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Permanent residence permit for qualified professionals

Sect. 18c AufenthG was created to encourage qualified professionals to settle in Germany for a very long time.

If you have completed your vocational training or your studies in Germany the period to hold a residence permit may shorten to two years and to make compulsory contributions to the statutory pension plan ist reduced to at least 24 months.

Please note:

Applicants which apply for a permanent residence permit as a qualified professional have to prove their knowledge of the legal and social system and living conditions in Germany. If you pass the "Life in Germany" test you will receive a certificate to provide proof. You can apply to sit the test at every integration course provider. The test is a necessary condition for the application.

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