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Schleswig-Holstein

Request change or cancellation of the residence regulation of the residence permit

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you are in possession of a residence permit and are subject to a residence regulation and wish to move, this is possible under certain conditions.

If, as a foreign person, you are subject to the residence obligation for a certain place, you can, under certain conditions, have this residence obligation lifted or changed if you wish to move to another federal state. To do this, you must submit a corresponding application to the responsible immigration authority.


Process flow
  • If you would like to apply for the change or cancellation of a residence requirement of your residence permit, you must first submit an application for this to your competent immigration authority.
  • Please discuss in advance which documents you need to include with your application.
  • The immigration authority will review your application and usually ask the immigration authority of your new place of residence for approval.
  • After the review has been completed, you will receive a corresponding decision.
Competent authority

In the place of residence responsible immigration/foreigners authority of the district or independent city.

Requirements

The requirements can also be met by a family member of the applicant.

Person entitled to asylum, refugee or recognized as being in need of subsidiary protection.

  • Employment subject to social security contributions (at least 15 hours per week and a net income of at least 820.00 (as of April 2022)) or an income that ensures subsistence
  • Training or study place
  • The person in a marriage with you, your registered civil partnership, or the minor child with whom you are related and live or have lived together as a family lives in another place of residence
  • Avoidance of hardship (e.g., humanitarian reasons).

Other foreign person who is subject to a residence regulation

  • An income that ensures subsistence
  • Training or study place
  • The person in a marriage with you, your registered civil partnership or minor child lives in another place of residence

Other humanitarian reasons

Which documents are required?

The required documents always refer to the particular reason for the request to move. The prerequisites must be proven. The requirements can also be fulfilled by a family member of the applicant. In addition to the documents listed below, the responsible immigration authorities may request further documents from you in individual cases.


Person entitled to asylum, refugee or recognized person in need of subsidiary protection

  • Gainful employment
    • Employment contract or job offer for an employment subject to social insurance contributions with a scope of at least 15 hours, through which at least an income in the amount of the monthly average need according to the Second Book of the Social Security Code for an individual is generated
  • Place of study or training
    • Training contract or certificate of study
  • Residence of the person/partnership/minor child in a marriage with you
    • Registration certificate
    • Marriage certificate
    • Birth certificate
  • Other reasons to avoid hardship
    • Detailed justification
    • Medical certificate
  • Integration measure
    • Certificate of participation in an integration course, a professional language course according to, a qualification measure of a duration of at least three months, which leads to a professional recognition, or a further education measure according to the Third Book of the Social Security Code

Other foreign person subject to a residence regulation

  • Gainful employment
    • Employment contract
    • The last three pay slips
  • place of study or apprenticeship
    • Training contract
    • Confirmation from the person giving the job that the training position has been taken up
    • Certificate of study
    • Integration courses
    • Professional language courses
    • Qualification measures
    • Further education measures
  • Place of residence of the person/partnership/minor child in a marriage with you
    • Registration certificate
    • Marriage certificate
    • Birth certificate
    • Acknowledgement of paternity
    • Joint declaration of custody
  • Other humanitarian reasons
    • Z. E.g. medical certificates
    • Detailed written justification
What are the fees?

Cost amount (variable): from 0 to 50,00

Prepayment:

Name of the cost:

Remark:

If you receive social benefits, this application is free of charge.
For exemptions and reductions, see the Residence Ordinance.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Fictitious approval

If the immigration authority of the new place of residence does not respond to the request of the immigration authority of the current place of residence within four weeks, approval is automatically granted and the applicant is allowed to move.

Processing duration

The duration depends on the immigration authority.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Objection
  • Action before the administrative court
What else should I know?
  • A personal audition is required.
  • A move is only possible after your previous immigration authority has given its approval. Therefore, please avoid already moving as long as you have not yet received this approval.
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Ministry for Social Affairs, Youth, Family, Senior Citizens, Integration and Equality of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Professionally released on

04.10.2023

Teaser

If you are in possession of a residence permit and are subject to a residence regulation and wish to move, this is possible under certain conditions.

Process flow

  • If you would like to apply for the change or cancellation of a residence requirement of your residence permit, you must first submit an application for this to your competent immigration authority.
  • Please discuss in advance which documents you need to include with your application.
  • The immigration authority will review your application and usually ask the immigration authority of your new place of residence for approval.
  • After the review has been completed, you will receive a corresponding decision.

Competent authority

In the place of residence responsible immigration/foreigners authority of the district or independent city.

Requirements

The requirements can also be met by a family member of the applicant.

Person entitled to asylum, refugee or recognized as being in need of subsidiary protection.

  • Employment subject to social security contributions (at least 15 hours per week and a net income of at least 820.00 (as of April 2022)) or an income that ensures subsistence
  • Training or study place
  • The person in a marriage with you, your registered civil partnership, or the minor child with whom you are related and live or have lived together as a family lives in another place of residence
  • Avoidance of hardship (e.g., humanitarian reasons).

Other foreign person who is subject to a residence regulation

  • An income that ensures subsistence
  • Training or study place
  • The person in a marriage with you, your registered civil partnership or minor child lives in another place of residence

Other humanitarian reasons

Which documents are required?

The required documents always refer to the particular reason for the request to move. The prerequisites must be proven. The requirements can also be fulfilled by a family member of the applicant. In addition to the documents listed below, the responsible immigration authorities may request further documents from you in individual cases.


Person entitled to asylum, refugee or recognized person in need of subsidiary protection

  • Gainful employment
    • Employment contract or job offer for an employment subject to social insurance contributions with a scope of at least 15 hours, through which at least an income in the amount of the monthly average need according to the Second Book of the Social Security Code for an individual is generated
  • Place of study or training
    • Training contract or certificate of study
  • Residence of the person/partnership/minor child in a marriage with you
    • Registration certificate
    • Marriage certificate
    • Birth certificate
  • Other reasons to avoid hardship
    • Detailed justification
    • Medical certificate
  • Integration measure
    • Certificate of participation in an integration course, a professional language course according to, a qualification measure of a duration of at least three months, which leads to a professional recognition, or a further education measure according to the Third Book of the Social Security Code

Other foreign person subject to a residence regulation

  • Gainful employment
    • Employment contract
    • The last three pay slips
  • place of study or apprenticeship
    • Training contract
    • Confirmation from the person giving the job that the training position has been taken up
    • Certificate of study
    • Integration courses
    • Professional language courses
    • Qualification measures
    • Further education measures
  • Place of residence of the person/partnership/minor child in a marriage with you
    • Registration certificate
    • Marriage certificate
    • Birth certificate
    • Acknowledgement of paternity
    • Joint declaration of custody
  • Other humanitarian reasons
    • Z. E.g. medical certificates
    • Detailed written justification

What are the fees?

Cost amount (variable): from 0 to 50,00

Prepayment:

Name of the cost:

Remark:

If you receive social benefits, this application is free of charge.
For exemptions and reductions, see the Residence Ordinance.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Fictitious approval

If the immigration authority of the new place of residence does not respond to the request of the immigration authority of the current place of residence within four weeks, approval is automatically granted and the applicant is allowed to move.

Processing duration

The duration depends on the immigration authority.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Objection
  • Action before the administrative court

What else should I know?

  • A personal audition is required.
  • A move is only possible after your previous immigration authority has given its approval. Therefore, please avoid already moving as long as you have not yet received this approval.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Ministry for Social Affairs, Youth, Family, Senior Citizens, Integration and Equality of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Professionally released on

04.10.2023

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