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How to work remotely in Germany with a digital nomad visa

Announced in 2023, Germany is opening a new door to skilled non-EU workers. Discover more here about the upcoming Chancenkarte and the existing freelance and digital nomad visa in Germany.

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Everything you need to know before you travel to Germany

Land of sausages, beer, and mountains, Germany has it all. Whether you're an adventure traveler, or you're looking for a family-friendly trip, here's where you should go if you travel to Germany.

8 min read

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To Tip or Not to Tip? Navigating Tipping Culture in Germany

Cultural norms around tipping are different everywhere, but a bit of insider info can help you avoid any awkward situations. In this guide, learn all about standard practices for tipping in Germany.

6 min read

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Here’s how to rent a flat in Germany—the ultimate guide

Apartment, flat, flatshare, WG, housing, accommodation—whatever you want call it, we’ll show you how to get it.

11 min read

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How to open a bank account in Germany the easy way

Open a German bank account without any paperwork or bureaucracy, and without even needing to speak German. Perfect for expats, foreigners and non-residents from abroad.

6 min read

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What is the German Schufa score? And how to get one—a guide

Starting out in Germany but you don’t know yet what a Schufa score is? Read on to find out everything about creditworthiness in Germany.

4 min read

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How to switch your bank account in Germany

Learn how to switch your German bank account manually with a few simple steps, or automatically with an online service.

3 min read

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How to be a freelancer in Germany

Learn how to handle everything as a freelancer—from your anmeldung and health insurance to your bank account, residence permit, and more.

7 min read

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How to get your residence permit in Germany

Is that the same thing as a visa? What if you’re a freelancer? Here’s what you need to do to live and work in Germany.

8 min read

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How to register your address in Germany, and get your Anmeldung

Learn how to take care of Germany’s most notorious piece of bureaucracy, and prepare your documents in advance.

4 min read