Germany

Germany is the biggest open economy and wealthy nation in Europe.  Germany is the world’s top location for trade fairs. Germany has a social market economy characterized by a highly qualified labor force, a developed infrastructure, a large capital stock, a low level of corruption and high levels of innovation in science and technology. Germany has highly qualified, educated, english speaking labor force.  Germany was the world’s fourth largest producer and largest exporter of automobiles. Germany is a developed country with modern transportation by sea, land and air.  Germany is also one of the leading countries in developing and using green technologies.

Investment Name

Investment & Entrepreneurial activities

Minimum Investment

€250,000 (no limits)

Qualifying investments

Invest in a business/entrepreneurial activities through german firm and create jobs. Major investments are done in..

  • Automotive & Aviation
  • Chemicals & Materials
  • Consumer Industries
  • Financial Services (banking, insurance)
  • Demographic Change
  • Digital Economy
  • Electronics & Micro-technology
  • Green Energy
  • IT Industry (software, data and consulting)
  • Life Sciences
  • Logistics
  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Shipping / Maritime

Visa type

Entrepreneur business visa (short term / long term) / Residence permit

Processing time

1 month

Permanent residency

After 5 years of living

Citizenship

After 8 years of living

Dual nationality

Allowed

VAT

19%