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German Entrepreneurial Residency Program

The German Entrepreneurial Residency Program is one of the premium choices for foreign entrepreneurs seeking European residency along-with high quality lifestyle and well-established domestic infrastructure.

Germany is one of the world's most dominant economic powers with a GDP of over EUR 3 trillion. It is the largest and most influential country in Central Europe and is known for its efficient production of high-tech products, innovation and high-quality lifestyle. Germany is a hotbed for investments with many global corporations having a local presence in this region.

Alongside a booming economy, Germany has an internationally renowned education system, playing host to some of the most prestigious schools and universities in Europe. German residents enjoy a very high standard of living, a modern and affordable health service and unrivalled travel infrastructure.

Key facts

  • Germany represents the economic engine of Europe and is ranked in the TOP 3 largest export nation worldwide
  • One of the most politically stable countries in the world
  • Free education system
  • World class Healthcare facilities
  • Excellent domestic infrastructure
  • Stable investment environment
  • International pioneer for climate protection and expansion of clean energy

Highlights

CAPITAL CITY SCHENGEN AREA TOTAL AREA LANGUAGES CURRENCY POPULATION TIME ZONE GDP
Berlin Full Member Since 1958 357,376 Km2 German, English Euro 82.79 Million (2017) Central European Time Zone (UTC+01:00) € 3.23 Trillion (2017)
CAPITAL CITY SCHENGEN AREA TOTAL AREA LANGUAGES
Berlin Full Member Since 1958 357,376 Km2 German, English
CURRENCY POPULATION TIME ZONE GDP
Euro 82.79 Million (2017) Central European Time Zone (UTC+01:00) € 3.23 Trillion (2017)
  • Fast-track application supported by in-house legal counsel
  • Experienced team with local know-how guiding clients at every step
  • Strong relations with the local authorities to offer a stress-free pathway to residency
  • Local partners on the ground to assist in business setup and market research services
  • Creating multiple business opportunities in close cooperation with the local authorities
  • Combined experience of more than 100 years of real estate market in Germany
  • Unique network that brings exclusive off-market real estate deals
  • 100% application success rate with proven track record

The required investment is proportioned in 2 parts

  • Purchase an off-plan real estate starting from EUR 250,000
  • Engage in entrepreneurial activity by contributing an investment of EUR100,000 in upcoming development projects in Germany.

The client will be required to maintain a residential address during the entire investment period. As the real estate development is off-plan, the main applicant is required to rent a property until the development has been completed.

The fees associated with this program cover service and legal representation for the main applicant and all qualifying family members throughout the temporary and permanent residence application process.

All application fees charged by SRG are subject to change. These fees depend on the number of applicants and the complexity of the process. Please contact us if you have any questions or need more information.

Pursuant to the German law, foreign nationals may be granted German residency under Section 21 of the German Residence Act (Aufenthaltsgesetz, AufenthG). The entrepreneur will receive a three-year temporary residence permit, which is then converted into permanent residence in year four. Residency can be extended to spouse and children who are under the age of 18. 

Criteria for being eligible for German residency

  • Engage in entrepreneurial activity
  • Health insurance
  • Residential address
  • Residency program covers the whole family (spouse, children under 18)
  • Free education in schools and universities teaching courses in English
  • Seek exposure to the largest and most stable economy in Europe
  • Freedom to travel across 26 countries in the Schengen area
  • Low entry investment in German real estate
  • Access to world-class healthcare facilities in Germany
  • Stable rental yields, with property prices rising on a yearly basis
  • No requirement to physically move to Germany
  • Eligible for citizenship after 8th year of residence

Our Partners

SRG is the official provider for German Residency Program; below are our approved partners that we work with