Residence permit Granted for family reunification with Germans Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Children and husbands or wives of Germans can obtain a residence permit for family reasons. This also applies to parents of minors of unmarried Germans with custody. You are allowed to move to Germany and work here. The same applies to the following same-sex civil partnerships: "registered civil partnerships" within the meaning of the German Civil Partnership Act civil partnerships recognised by the state under foreign law, which essentially correspond to the German "registered civil partnership"

Proof of compliance with passport and visa requirements Proof that there is no grounds for expulsion against you Proof that you do not endanger or affect the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany Proof of German nationality and habitual residence in Germany from the person you are following Proof of family affiliation (e.g. birth and marriage certificates, proof of registered civil partnership) in the case of re-entry into a spouse, additionally: Proof of the minimum age of both spouses Proof of simple knowledge of German by the following person


Preconditions
They comply with the passport and visa requirements. There is no grounds for expulsion against you. Your stay does not endanger or affect the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany. The person you follow has German nationality and is usually resident in Germany. in the case of re-entry into a spouse, additionally: Minimum age of both spouses: 18 years simple knowledge of German for the following person

Hints
Since 1 September 2011, you will receive a residence permit in the form of a cheque card with additional electronic functions. For more information, see Electronic Residence Permit (eAT) .