Münster is international! The city’s child-friendly nature makes it the perfect place for family life. With its many playgrounds, childcare facilities and schools of all kinds, Münster boasts great cultural diversity. If you have decided to make your life in Münster for the sake of your family, we would like to offer you a warm welcome!
If you are not a German citizen or a citizen of an EU member state, your stay in Germany is governed by the German Residence Act (AufenthG).
The following pages thus contain a summary of the requirements stipulated by the German Residence Act in connection with the granting and extension of a residence permit for the purposes of family reunification.