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Necessary Documents
In Germany, you will need the following documents in order to take care of all of the official formalities. Please take note that you should bring certified/notarized copies of your documents, and when possible with German or English translations thereof, with you when you travel to Germany.

  • valid passports or personal identity cards for yourself and for the members of your family travelling with you
  • visa (if required)
  • certified/notarized copies of certificates of achievement
  • school diploma
  • university degree(s)
  • doctoral certificate
  • birth certificate
  • birth certificates of the members of your family travelling with you
  • marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • vaccination card, declaration stipulating necessary medications
  • disabled person identity card (if applicable)
  • international driver’s license
  • a number of passport-sized pictures for various documents
  • a signed chronological curriculum vitae
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