Over 100k Foreigners Gave Up Their Citizenship to Become German Passport Holders in 2020

By |2021-10-20T16:15:57+02:00October 20th, 2021|Germany Visa/Passport News|

The German population has grown by 109,880 new German citizens through naturalization in 2020, data by Destatis, which is the Federal Statistical Office, show.   The largest group of new German citizens by [...]

Germany Lost €161 Billion Due to Travel & Tourism Restrictions Imposed Last Year

By |2021-04-10T21:05:04+02:00April 10th, 2021|Germany Visa/Passport News|

A total of €161 billion financial loss and 46.9 percent decrease in contribution to GDP in Germany’s travel and tourism sector last year have resulted from the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak, due to which [...]

Germany Closes Half of Its Borders in a Bid to Curb Coronavirus

By |2020-03-27T16:42:49+02:00March 16th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Germany Visa/Passport News|

The Federal German Minister of Interior Horst Seehofer has decided to reintroduce border controls in at the checkpoints with five other Schengen countries, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg and Denmark in a bid to [...]

China Rejects Visas to German MPs Over Human Rights Criticism

By |2019-08-22T10:02:05+02:00August 21st, 2019|China Visa/Passport News, Germany Visa/Passport News|

Critical statements over China's human rights issues have cost to two groups of German lawmakers with their visas. According to the Bundestag, the German Parliament, its human rights committee has been denied entry [...]

Germany Remains Top Favorite for EU Blue Card Applicants

By |2020-01-17T17:30:50+02:00June 11th, 2019|Germany Visa/Passport News, Schengen Visa News|

Despite an overall continuously increasing number of EU Blue Card applications since the program was introduced six years ago, Germany is still the top favorite country for highly skilled migrants. A report published [...]

German Passport Holders Can Now Travel to Uzbekistan Visa-Free

By |2019-08-03T15:18:58+02:00January 8th, 2019|Germany Visa/Passport News, Uzbekistan Visa/Passport News|

Tourists from Germany can now enter Uzbekistan without the need to obtain a visa prior to their trip. On January 15, Germany moves to the Uzbekistan visa-exempt countries and thus joins several other [...]

Germany to relax immigration laws to fill skilled labor gaps

By |2019-08-03T15:20:36+02:00August 23rd, 2018|Germany Visa/Passport News|

The German Interior, Labour and Economy ministries have agreed to facilitate the process of getting a job and moving to Germany for skilled workers. The idea behind the move is to fill job [...]

Sanctioned Putin ally Vladimir Yakunin granted German visa

By |2019-08-03T15:20:36+02:00August 22nd, 2018|Germany Visa/Passport News|

Russian public figure Vladimir Ivanovich Yakunin has recently been granted with a National Visa by the German authorities. The German work visa permits him to unlimitedly stay and work inside the country, as [...]

German Parliament Extends Bill on Refugee Family Reunification

By |2019-08-03T15:24:26+02:00February 2nd, 2018|Germany Visa/Passport News|

The German parliament has voted pro the lifting of the suspension of family reunification for migrants with subsidiary status. The bill, which foresees the lifting of the ban on August 1, passed after a [...]

Around 5 Times Less Asylum Seekers in Germany in 2017 Compared to 2015

By |2019-08-03T15:24:26+02:00January 31st, 2018|Germany Visa/Passport News|

The number of asylum-seekers coming to Germany is the lowest in last three years, annual statistics released by the Interior Ministry of Germany show. The number has fallen by 66% year-on-year, meaning that [...]

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