Self-Employment, Freelancing


You would like to start a business or work as a freelancer in Germany?

By all means, please familiarize yourself with this visa category and its requirements HERE first. Please prepare your visa application as explained in this checklist.

At a glance, these are the main requirements you have to fulfill:

  • Your business idea meets an economic interest or a regional need and is expected to have positive effects on the economy in Germany.
  • You have personal capital or a loan undertaking to realize the business idea.
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