Setting up a business in Germany is not so hard at all. But to be a successful business person you need to have a unique idea, and of course a certain amount of money! In this small article, you will be able to know how to get a German Business Visa very easily. German organization ‘Make it in Germany‘ explain that very easily too. We will try to elaborate it here.
There are two ways to set up a business in Germany. You can either work as a freelancer (Freiberufler) or set up a business as a self-employed entrepreneur (Gewerbe). You will find out more about the best approach on how to set up a business in Germany in an article on ‘Make it in Germany‘ called ‘Ways of setting up your own business‘.
Actually, the Germany Business Visa is a short-term Schengen visa, and that permits its holder to enter and stay in Germany up to 90 days (three months) within 6 months (180 days) unless it is not specified differently in the visa-sticker. Normally business visa takes two to four months to be processed.
The very first thing is: if you would like to set up a business in Germany as a self-employed entrepreneur, you will need to apply for a residence permit for the purpose of that so-called ‘self-employment’. To get that permit, you will need to fulfill a number of general and very easy criteria. In addition, there are some other requirements too, which you should ideally cover convincingly in your business plan:
» There is commercial interest or regional demand for your products or services.
» Your business activity is likely to have a positive impact on the economy.
» You have secured financing for your business by way of capital or a loan commitment.
If you can meet these criteria we are over sure that you will be able to achieve your goal and set up your business in Germany and will find your next home. If you wanna know more about how to get a business visa you may download this PDF file which provided by ‘Make it in Germany‘. In that file, you will see step by step guide to setting up a business in Germany.
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