IHK Berlin

Business Immigration Service

Who we are
If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU and if you are:
  • an university graduate who wants to set up a business in Berlin
  • a Berlin company interested in employing foreign workers
  • a foreign company or a foreign entrepreneur wishing to set up a regional branch in Berlin 
Then you’ve come to the right place and our Business Immigration Service can help you!
The Business Immigration Service is a source of assistance set up by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) to help foreign companies, entrepreneurs and skilled workers do business in Berlin. The IHK provides quick, sound advice - also in English - on the key issues arising.
You'll find answers to the most important questions regarding visa-issues for citizens from outside the EU by clicking on the following links:
Residence permits are issued by the Immigration Office in Berlin and the relevant German diplomatic missions abroad, and NOT by Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce.