§30 AufenthG – Spousal reunification with Non-EU citizens 

Erforderliche Unterlagen

Required documents:

  • Application form - filled out and signed (Issuance or extension of a residence permit)
  • 1 new biometric passport photo
  • Valid passport & copies (data sheet, entry visa, stamps, labels)
  • Current health insurance membership certificate, not older than 3 months (no chip card)
  • Current proof of residence (housing form from the Potsdam Foreigners' Registration Office , filled out and stamped by the homeowner/landlord, homeowners must submit an excerpt from the land register)
  • Joint declaration of marriage for one another (one form per spouse)
  • Proof of financing/income, if applicable (also) of the spouse: e.g. employment contract + salary slips for the last 6 months
  • If applicable, certificate of attendance or completion of language and integration course
  • If applicable, other proof of financing (e.g. housing subsidy notice, Jobcenter notice, BAföG notice)
  • Residence registration from the City Hall (Bürgerservice)
  • Marriage certificate – if necessary with translation and apostille



  • First application: 100,00 Euro
  • Prolongation: 93,00 Euro


Method of payment

  • Debit card or cash