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Kohlfahrt 2024

Local Worldwide Relocation has partnered with Hanse Expat Hub to offer our clients and assignees a variety of social and intercultural experiences. We would like to share an upcoming event with you. Please feel free to forward to anyone, who might be interested in joining. Kale (Grühkohl) season begins here in Germany with the first … more …

January Effect

January is slowly coming to a close. I am looking forward to warmer, sunnier days ahead. I wanted to start today’s blog post with an update on the recent voting from last Friday on the Modernisation of the German Nationality/Dual Citizenship Act. –The draft law was voted on with the following outcome:382 Voted for234 Voted … more …

A New Path to Dual Citizenship?

The German Parliament is set on Friday to discuss the dual citizenship law, which is officially listed on the (Bundestag) Parliament’s agenda for its second and third (final) reading before being voted upon. Overall, the new law hopes to provide a faster route to German citizenship and overturn laws that prevented dual citizenship for non-EU … more …

Happy New Year

Local Worldwide Relocation wishes our clients and partners worldwide a good start to the new year. This year we will continue to see changes for immigration and citizenship laws in Germany. More specifically the dual citizenship law will be further discussed and if approved could go into effect this April.  In June, candidates can apply for … more …

Immigration Updates

The Skilled Immigration Act & Changes to the Blue Card Application Process The new Skilled Immigration Act boasts a variety of positive changes for Blue Card Applicants. These six changes became effective in November 2023. Change 1: Lower Salary ThresholdsThe minimum salary or earning requirements have been reduced to a pre-tax annual salary of 43,800€ … more …

Hanse Expats Hub

We are excited to announce our partnership with HanseExpatsHub. HanseExpatsHub offeres exclusive membership services, including access to Meetups, a WhatsApp Group, Resource Guide, remarkable Events and more. Enjoy priority registration and discounts on Hanse Expats Hub’ seminars and workshops, tailored to enhance your expat experience along with personalized support to navigate the challenges of relocating … more …

Brexit updates Germany

Questions and Answers for status updates on the ‘Withdrawal Agree-ment’ of UK nationals living in Germany What is the Withdrawal Agreement? The UK left the EU on January 31st 2020 with a deal – the ‘Withdrawal Agreement’. The withdrawal agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU andproves for a deal … more …

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