Residence permit for the purpose of training Extension for the implementation of a qualification measure

The residence permit for the implementation of a qualification measure is a temporary residence permit. You can apply for renewal of your residence permit if the qualification measure(s) has not yet compensated for the identified deficits of foreign qualifications, because you have to repeat an examination .B or precede the examinations with long waiting times. The conditions for the renewal of the residence permit for the implementation of a qualification measure shall apply as for the grant. In particular, your livelihood should be guaranteed for the entire duration of the qualification measure(s). In the event of renewal, your residence permit will be limited again. The residence permit for the implementation of a qualification measure may be extended by six months. However, the total length of stay for the purpose of implementing the training measures may not exceed two years. 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 Current biometric photo Existing residence permits Proof of livelihood (e.B. blocked account with a bank) Proof of your health insurance lease Evidence of qualification measure, if necessary Training plan


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 implementation of a qualification measure for the purpose of recognition of your foreign professional qualification in accordance with Section 16d paragraph 1 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 The qualification measure is still suitable for the recognition of professional qualifications or access to the profession. Your livelihood is secured.
Central body professional recognition: https://www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de/html/de/pro/zsba.php ( German) https://www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de/html/en/pro/service-center.php (English) Recognition in Germany: https://www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de/html/de/index.php ( German) https://www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de/html/en/index.php (English) 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