Residence permit for the purpose of training Extension for the purpose of school-based vocational training

The residence permit for the purpose of school-based vocational training is a temporary residence permit. You can apply for an extension of your residence permit if your vocational training is to continue beyond the period of validity of your residence permit. Apply to the immigration authority responsible for your residence no later than eight weeks before the expiry of the time limit. The same conditions apply to the renewal of residence permits for the purpose of school-based vocational training as to the issue. In the event of renewal, your residence permit will be limited again. The residence permit for the purpose of school-based vocational training is extended for the duration of the training. As a rule, the residence permit cannot be renewed if this has already been excluded at the time of the issue or the last extension of the residence permit.

Passport or passport replacement Existing residence permits Proof of livelihood (e.g. blocked account with a German bank or commitment) Proof of the training place Current biometric photo Lease Proof of your health insurance


Forms: You can obtain government-specific forms from your immigration authority, if necessary they are also offered online. Online procedure possible in some cases Written form required: yes Personal appearance required: yes

Preconditions
You have a recognised and valid passport or passport replacement as well as the valid residence permit for the purpose of school-based vocational training in accordance with Section 16a paragraph 2 of the Residence Act. The period of validity of your residence permit will expire in the near future. There is no interest in expulsion against you. Your stay does not endanger or affect the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany. Their livelihood is guaranteed for the duration of vocational training. You have a training place in Germany, which leads to a state-recognised vocational qualification in accordance with federal or state regulations.
Section 8 (1) in the sense of the terms of the article, section 16a para. 2 AufenthG

Related Links

You can also get free advice on the topics of entry, residence and work at the "Hotline Working and Living in Germany" from the Federal Government's portal for professionals from abroad. Phone: 030 1815-1111 Service hours: Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Federal Government portal for skilled workers from abroad https://www.make-it-in-germany.com/de/ueber-das-portal/kontakt/hotline/

The renewal of your residence permit must be requested from the immigration authority responsible for your residence. Depending on the immigration authority and concerns, it may be possible to apply via the Internet. Find out if your immigration authority offers the electronic application for a residence permit. If the application is only possible in person, arrange a preliminary appointment with the immigration authority. During the appointment, your request will be accepted and your evidence will be checked (please bring it with you to the appointment). Your fingerprints will be taken for the issuance of the electronic residence permit (eAT). In the event of an electronic application, the immigration authority will contact you after receipt of your online application in order to arrange a meeting at the immigration office. During the appointment, your evidence will be checked (please bring it with you to the appointment) and your fingerprints will be taken for the issuance of the eAT card. If your request is met, the immigration authority will arrange for the eAT card to be produced. After about six to eight weeks, you can pick up eAT card from the immigration office. Fees apply for the renewal of the residence permit. The timing and form of payment vary depending on the authority