Would you like to be self-employed in Germany and establish your own business? As it goes, anyone can be self-employed in Germany. But in addition to knowledge of the German economic system and the most important players, as well as the different forms of self-employment and the necessary professional qualifications, it is essential for you to know which residence permit you need and how you can obtain this residence permit. This applies to EU citizens as well as non-EU citizens, regardless of whether they already live in Germany or are still living abroad. We have compiled the most important information for you.
Are you from the EU, the EEA or Switzerland? Then you can start a business in Germany without any special permission. However, some regulations must still be observed. You can find out what these are here.