Our service

Would you like to know more about our team, who we are and who we work with in our network? Or would you like to know more about the migrant economies and start-up activities of people with an immigrant or refugee background in Germany? Are you personally interested in becoming self-employed in Germany - whether you already live in Germany or are still in your country of origin and want to come to Germany - and do not know exactly which forms, documents and other papers you need for your visa, your residence permit or for registering your company? We will provide you with more information and checklists on the following pages.

About us

We inform and support entrepreneurs and self-employed people from all countries if they want to start their own business in Germany or are already self-employed in Germany. Here, you will learn more about us.

Read more


On this page, we have compiled current and interesting publications, essays, brochures and dossiers on the topics of founding and self-employment in Germany as well as on residence rights.

Read more

Forms, documents and other papers

You need numerous documents to apply for a visa or a residence permit or to register your self-employment. We have compiled checklists and forms for you on this page.

Read more