Within Germany there is no specific visa for individuals looking for or want to retire within the country. You will need to apply for a Residence Permit. For more details on what is required, please refer to the “You have a job and need to relocate” section of this guide.

Please note, to be eligible for application you will need to provide the following:

  • proof of sufficient funds (bank statement covering the last 3 months, credit cards, proof of income etc.)
  • proof of medical insurance.