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Residence Act (Aufenthaltsgesetz, AufenthG)

Long Title: Gesetz über den Aufenthalt, die Erwerbstätigkeit und die Integration von Ausländern im Bundesgebiet (Act on the Residence, Economic Activity and Integration of Foreigners in the Federal Territory)

In the version of 30 October 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1106 ff. Valid as from 1 August 2017)

For an older version of this statute see: AufenthG (07/2007)

Translation provided by the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of the Interior

Übersetzung durch den Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums des Innern


Residence Act (Aufenthaltsgesetz, AufenthG)(07/2007)

In the version published on 30 July 2004 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1950), last amended by the Act on Implementation of Residence- and Asylum-Related Directives of the European Union of 19 August 2007 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1970), taking into account the amendments required by the Act Amending the Passport Act and Other Legislation of 20 July 2007 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1566), which affect sections 48, 49, 71, 89, 95.

For a more recent version of this statute see: AufenthG

Asylum Procedure Act (Asylverfahrensgesetz, AsylVfG)

Version information: In the version promulgated on 2 September 2008, Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1798; Most recently amended by Art. 2, Act of 23/12/2014, I 2439. This Act replaces Act 26-5 of 16/7/1982, I 946 (Asylum Procedure Act)


Aliens Act (Ausländergesetz, AuslG) – Excerpt

Long title: Gesetz über die Einreise und den Aufenthalt von Ausländern im Bundesgebiet

In the version published on 9 July 1990 (Federal Law Gazette I pp. 1354, 1356), as last amended by Article 2 of the Act of 23 July 1999 (Federal Law Gazette I pp. 1620 ff.)

Translation provided by Inter Nationes and reproduced with kind permission.

Passport Act (Passgesetz, PassG)

of 19 April 1986 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 537), last amended by Article 1 of the Act of 20 July 2007 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1566, 2317)

Nationality Act (Staatsangehörigkeitsgesetz, StAG)

of 22 July 1913 (Reich Law Gazette I p. 583 – Federal Law Gazette III 102-1), as last amended by Article 1 of the Second Act Amending the Nationality Act of 13 November 2014 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1714)