Relocation To Germany

All you need to know when relocating to a different country

What you need to know for relocation to Germany
Before relocating to Germany it is worth doing some research. The country is known for being modern, cosmopolitan and innovative. Anyone making the move to Germany should find it a straightforward process, with an excellent standard of infrastructure. Most German cities have superb public transport systems, which reduces the need to own a car and with the availability of low cost flights, it is easy to travel around the continent from Germany.

Anyone moving to Germany with children will be reassured to know that the standard of education is exceptionally high with a good choice of international schools available.

Germany boasts excellent healthcare facilities. It has public and private hospitals, which meet international standards, anyone with specific healthcare needs will be pleased to know that the country is home to a number of specialist facilities. LSS Relocation offer an excellent service for relocating employees to Germany

Visa requirements

TEU citizens are entitled to live and work in Germany without a visa; there are still some documents that will be required to obtain the necessary residency permit.

Applications for a residency permit (Aufaenhait) must either be done in person at a German embassy or consulate, or through the immigration authorities in Germany. As EU nationals have the right to live and work in Germany, obtaining a residency permit is simply a formality.

Visa regulations are subject to change at short notice and expats should contact their respective embassy or consulate for the latest details.

Visa and work permit requirements may change at short notice; it is advisable to contact your respective embassy or consulate for the latest details.


The official currency in Germany is the euro (€). One euro (EUR) is divided into 100 cents.

Time difference

Germany is 1 hour (GMT +2 from the end of March to the end of October).ahead of London Useful facts when relocating to Germany

Useful facts

  • Capital city: Berlin
  • Official Language: German
  • Unit of measure: Metric
  • Electricity supply: 240/250 volts, 50Hz
  • USA flag: Old Glory, The Stars and Stripes, The Star-Spangled Banner.
  • Emergency numbers: 110 – for police, 112 for ambulance

Travel connections


  • Frankfurt
  • Munich
  • Berlin


Route 1 is a ring road around the whole country.


Frankfurt,Munich,Düsseldorf,Berlin,Hamburg, Stuttgart

Relocating to Frankfurt

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Property prices

As a general guide you will find property prices are influenced by location and demand. Your choice of location will be influenced by your place of work. Local agents will be the best place to start. The process of buying any type of property or land is strictly regulated. The services of certain professionals are usually required for the process. The local estate agent should be able to give an estimation of all fees and the property charges the buyer will be responsible for when they become the owner.

Typical property prices

Average price per square meter in a city centre – 3965.00 euros

Property estate agents

Berlinovo GmbH


Hallesches Ufer 74-76


+49 30 25441-0


UK Expats will often send their children to the American Schools, which teach the syllabus in English.

Guidelines on schools in


Other information

  • British representation when relocating to Germany Visit the British Embassy via their website
  • Restaurants when relocating to Germany

    Valle Bar – Ristorante


    Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 3


    +49 711 2202727



    Immermannstraße 35


    +49 211 16099580



    Johann-Fichte-Straße 7


    +49 89 3619590

    Im Herzen Afrikas

    Frankfurt am Main

    Gutleutstraße 13


    +49 69 24246080

    The Bird


    Am Falkpl. 5


    +49 30 51053283

    Relocation Companies

    Location Strategy Solutions (LSS) was established in 1986. The Company has grown through innovation and excellent customer service provision and now includes many major international companies among its clients.

    LSS is very much engaged with and involved in the world of national and international relocation with memberships and council involvement within the ARP, EuRA to name but a few. Through LSS’s long history within the relocation arena, deep rooted partnerships have been established across the globe allowing LSS to deliver to their corporate clients the right service for their particular needs, whether requiring seamless coordination across multiple jurisdictions or delivery in a single location.

    We understand the need to combine a professional service with the personal touch, so important when dealing with the inherent stress of relocation and the particular requirements of each individual and family. Through maintaining our independence we can treat your employees as human beings and not a number in a database.

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