What do I need to do to move to Germany?

I live in the UK, but I want to move to Germany (or anywhere in Europe). I’m only 16 so I know it’s going to be a while before I actually can go, but I would just like to know what I have to do or if anything will make it easier.

Answer #1

A Jewish person

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Answer #3

the best thing to do is to get a job in teh said country… my mates daughter is only 18 and she moved to spain for a few months but before she did she searched for barmaid jobs and because your in the uk you dont require a visa.. infact 99% of europe you wont need a visa

Answer #4

dont tell them ur english!!!!!

Answer #5

Don’t tell them you’re a Jew. xD Nah, just kidding.

If you want to move to the said country, first you have to understand the language. This is Europe, not America, not everyone there speaks a form of English. Also, secure a job position in this country before moving. This way, you’ll have a job already so you can work and gain some money to live.

Also, study and know the laws of the country you want to live in. I know that some countries like Saudi Arabia look down and punish those who go nude on beaches, whereas here in the U.S. it’s okay. Be safe and don’t do anything stupid that might get you into serious troubles. Like smuggling contraband over.

Answer #6

Go to Germany with some money saved. Register at the ‘Einwohneranmeldeamt’ - department of local council. Apply for an id card and carry it - this is compulsory. Until you have it carry your passport.

If you are a UK citizen, you are entitled to live in Germany without asking permission. You can claim benefits on the same basis as German citizens.

You will be more easily accepted in the North of the country e.g. Kiel, Hamburg, than in the south where there is still resentment about the war.

Learn German. It is above average difficulty, but not desperate.

Don’t cross the street against the red man - it is illegal.

Examine why you want to go there. The standard of living is now lower than in Britain. There is more space, however.

I have lived in various parts of Europe. Paris is relatively easy to live in, but in other parts of France you may face resentment for being English (or not French)..

Be aware that almost all continental countries are far more bureaucratic and authoritarian than Britain. Spain is an exception, and outside the tourist areas they are friendly. Sweden is a briilliant country in summer, but has long and terrible winters. In all the above countries UK citizens have the same rights as locals except to vote in national elections.

I would say Spain if you want a rural life; Paris if you want city life.

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