Question: Can I work in Germany if I am married to a German citizen?

If your spouse is a citizen of a member state of the EU or the EEA. Even if you are a third-country national, if your spouse is a citizen of a member state of the EU or EEA, they are entitled to freedom of movement and can therefore live and work in Germany without restrictions.

Can I stay in Germany if I am married to a German citizen?

General information: If you are married or will get married to a German citizen, or if you are a parent of a German child and wish to seek gainful permanent residency in Germany (or staying in Germany longer than 3 months), you are required to obtain a residence permit in the form of a visa.

Can I work in the EU if I marry an EU citizen?

If you are married or in a registered partnership with an EU citizen that is living, working, studying or looking for a job in an EU country different from the one they come from, EU rules make it easier for you to join them there. This rule applies even if same-sex marriages are not recognised in the host country.

Can I move to Germany if my wife is German?

This visa enables you to travel to Germany and apply to the local immigration office (“Ausländerbehörde”) for a residence permit in order to join your spouse or registered partner.

How do I become a German citizen by marriage?

Spouses or registered same-sex partners of German citizens are eligible for naturalization after three years of legal residence in Germany. They must have been married or in a registered partnership for at least two years at the time of application. The general requirements for naturalization also apply.

What happens if I marry a European?

What happens when you marry an EU citizen? If you marry an EU citizen, you will be granted certain rights under EU law. In the UK, as from 30 June 2021 EU law will no longer apply, where you and your spouse will need to apply for permission prior to that date under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Can I bring my brother to Germany?

German citizens or citizens from non-EU countries who have a Aufenthaltserlaubnis (residence permit) or a Niederlassungserlaubnis (settlement permit) are allowed to bring their relatives to Germany. This is known as reunification of families. He or she does not require a visa or a residence permit.

Does marrying a German citizen give you citizenship?

Spouses or registered same-sex partners of German citizens are eligible for naturalization after three years of legal residence in Germany. They must have been married or in a registered partnership for at least two years at the time of application. The general requirements for naturalization also apply.

How many years do you have to live in Germany to become a citizen?

eight years To be eligible for naturalization, a person has to have lived legally in Germany for at least eight years and possess the appropriate residence permit. Foreigners who have successfully completed an integration course are eligible for naturalization after seven years.

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