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hello ...i am from Macedonia and my girlfriend have a resident permit in germany !
she have AUFENTHALTSKARTE (familienanehoriger EU) for 5 years.!
We are planning to marry and i want to know if i will have also a residents permit  to stay in germany after we get married !
thank you
asked Jan 7, 2019 in Legal advice by beti

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Dear @beti

Welcome to the Wefugees community and thank you for reaching out to the community! 

Generally, if you get married with a German citizen or with someone holding a residence title in Germany, you can apply for family union in order to live with your spouse. You would then also be granted a residence permit. I'm unsure if there are any exceptions for people holding said "Aufenthaltskarte" (as it's already granted to her because of a family member), but technically, she has a residence title. 

Here is some more information on that matter: 

You can also have a look at our platform and search for "residence permit Germany" to have a look at similar cases. 

I hope this helps for now. Please feel free to contact us again if you need any further assistance! 

All the best, 


answered Jan 14, 2019 by Isa
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