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Information about Rights & Duties
If you want to enter Germany for a longer stay, you have to apply for a national visa.
If you want to learn the German language and find your way around independently in everyday life, you can take part in an integration course under certain conditions.
If you are registered in the Central Register of Foreigners, you can request that your data not be disclosed under certain conditions.
As a non-profit organisation or association, you can apply for funding for an integration measure for late repatriates under certain conditions.
If you live abroad and have more than one nationality, you can submit a declaration of renunciation of German nationality under certain conditions.
If you live abroad, were once German and would like to become so again, you can apply for re-naturalisation under certain conditions.
Nationals who require a visa for a short stay in Germany or in the Schengen area must apply for one in good time before entering the country at one of the missions of the Federal Republic of Germany.